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October 24, 2014

October 2014 performance with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony

Article in The Record about the Barra MacNeils in concert with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony October 24 and 25, 8 p.m. Centre In the Square, 101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON.

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October 17, 2014

Massey Hall brings Celtic Christmas to Toronto audiences

The music, memories and magic that is the Barra MacNeils will be coming to Massey Hall on December 13, 2014 for one show only at 8 pm. This holiday season they are celebrating 27 years of music with their annual Christmas tour from the Pacific West to the Atlantic East coast.

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March 11, 2014

Vote for the Barra MacNeils!

The Barra MacNeils are nominated for PEI 2014 Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year and The PEI 2014 Fan’s Choice Video of the Year Awards! These awards are the only East Coast Music Awards voted on by the public so we encourage you to place your votes in support of the group! Winners will […]

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The Barra MacNeils and the CPO

Article by Carey Rutherford,

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December 25, 2013

Barras to honour tickets

GLACE BAY — Disappointed fans who didn’t get to see the Barra MacNeils perform Sunday, Dec 22, in Glace Bay will be given complimentary vouchers for next year’s show. While the Barras were able to make the drive from Halifax to the Savoy Theatre on Sunday for two performances, their producation company has said many […]

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December 17, 2013

The Barra MacNeils release third Christmas album, touring the country

The Cape Breton Post Tour lands in Mabou Thursday, Glace Bay on Sunday SYDNEY — The Barra MacNeils looked to their musical friends for inspiration on their latest Christmas album. “O Christmas Three,” a play on the fact that it’s their third seasonal recording, was released earlier this month, and the Sydney Mines siblings have […]

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December 14, 2013

A Barra MacNeils Christmas

By Stephen Cooke, The Halifax Herald Beloved Cape Breton family band gets set for festive concert tour. Some Christmas traditions just never get old. Just as anticipated as fruitcake and broadcasts of A Charlie Brown Christmas comes the annual holiday tour by Cape Breton’s Celtic family band the Barra MacNeils. If you have ever been […]

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August 21, 2013

Music, food part of Open Hearth Park opening

The Cape Breton Post SYDNEY  — The official opening of Open Hearth Park, which was created following the remediation of the Sydney tar ponds, will have a three-day celebration of cultural performances and concerts next month. Details on the new chapter in Sydney’s history were unveiled at a news conference at the Joan Harriss Cruise […]

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June 6, 2013

Concert to celebrate Immaculate Conception planned for Sunday

The Cape Breton Post SYDNEY MINES — The rich history of the Immaculate Conception parish will be celebrated during a special concert on Sunday at 7 p.m. at the parish. Performers scheduled to take the stage include a long list of current and former parishioners like the Barra MacNeils, Andrew Doyle, Leanne Aucoin, Kimberley Fraser […]

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