Mckayla MacNeil - joined on stage by fellow St. Peter's native Kevin Levesconte – performed as part of the Lower River Inhabitants Celtic Colours show last Tuesday evening.
Photo by Dana MacPhail Touesnard
Fiddler Colin Grant and Scott Macmillan combined their considerable talents on a recent CD release, which features photos from Marty MacDougall and graphic design from Greg Silver – both of St. Peter’s – and were very much at home on stage in the village on Wednesday evening for the Concert by the Canal.
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Known collectively as Talisk, Hayley Keenan (fiddle), Mohsen Amini (concertina) and Graeme Armstrong (guitar) delighted the audience in Lower River Inhabitants with tunes and stories from Scotland.
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Alison Brown is a banjo player, guitarist, composer, and producer from the USA. Her performance featured some of her own original tunes.
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Ray Legere of New Brunswick performed on guitar at Thursday night’s concert. Like many of his fellow performers for the evening, he is multi-talented, and he is also a well-known bluegrass fiddler.
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The audience was treated to some traditional Cape Breton fiddle music from Paul MacDonald on guitar (left), Kolten MacDonell on fiddle and piano, and Brenda Stubbert on fiddle and piano.
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The audience enjoyed instrumental music by the group, MacIsaac & MacKenzie, which featured Paul Hawtin (left), John Dahms, Alexis MacIsaac and her husband and Mabou native, Calum MacKenzie.
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Gaelic speaker and vocalist Lewis MacKinnon (left) performed with Brian England at Wednesday’s concert in Glendale as part of the Celtic Colours International festival. The concert featured lively dance tunes and Gaelic song from both sides of the Atlantic.
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Leanne Aucoin brought her new band The Narrows to the Acadian Roots show in D’Escousse on Monday evening.
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Richmond County’s own Décota McNamara performed during the Acadian Roots show in D’Escousse on Monday evening.
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No stranger to Celtic Colours, Cyril MacPhee performed original material, the appropriate “L’Acadie” as well as covers of songs by John Denver and Buddy MacDonald.
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As part of his opening set for the October 12 Celtic Colours concert “A Full Slate,” which took place at the L’Ardoise Community Centre, St. Peter’s native Roger Stone performed a musical tribute to Jane Martell, a longtime schoolteacher, church organist and music mentor who passed away this past June.
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East Coast Music Award-winner Andrea Beaton of Creignish was joined by Cheticamp native Joel Chiasson for a lively set of Celtic tunes on the fiddle and piano, during Thursday night’s Celtic Colours concert “A Full Slate,” which took place at the L’Ardoise Community Centre.