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Family bands work together on music

Laura-Jean Grant, Cape Breton Post SYDNEY — Between talk of the perfect cup of tea and touring schedules, The Barra MacNeils and Ireland’s The Black Family laid down a track of a traditional Irish tune, Monday. A major project of this year’s Celtic Colours International Festival is connecting The Barra MacNeils with some of the […]

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Barra MacNeils headline Hector Group’s lone N.S. summer show set for Saturday

The Chronicle Herald The 25th annual Hector Festival takes place at the deCoste Centre in Pictou on Friday and Saturday. The festival is a celebration of the region’s Celtic music and heritage and recognizes the role the Ship Hector played in Canadian history. Headlining this year’s event are The Barra MacNeils in their only Nova […]

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Concerts on Demand: The Barra MacNeils live in Halifax

When it comes to getting an audience off their seats and to the dance floor – there are few bands better than The Barra MacNeils. This family based band from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, has been touring the world for over twenty years with their unique brand of Celtic music. So, they were the perfect […]

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In concert recording

Photos: Shehab Illyas

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Yarmouth Exhibition

Photos by Kimberley, Island View Creations

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In the Wink of an Eye

Video for the Barra MacNeils’ recording of “In the Wink of an Eye” from their 1993 album “Closer to Paradise”.

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