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Wednesday, April 19th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art 7pm to 9pm - celebrate National Canadian Film Day, with a special screening of great Canadian films such as, "Hollywood Bollywood; Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Citadel High-Spatz Auditorium: 1855 Trollope St.: 902-491-4444: 6pm to 8:30pm - intermediate Gaelic classes with Beth Anne MacEachern; @$ 100 Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Roger Stone The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 7:30pm to 11pm - Stewart Legere - Quiet The Station Album Release Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 7pm to 9pm - Movie nite with 'Iron Road' Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: - 'Spring Cape Breton Step Dance & Square Set Lessons’ -6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Beginners ages 7 and up. [ Instructor - Melody Cameron 902-945-2393 ] -7:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Intermediate & Advanced http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Please note : Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration fee - 8 weeks - $100; Adults and youth age 7 and up will be grouped together for these classes. Musquodoboit Bicentennial Theatre & Cultural Centre: #12390 Highway # 224 -Middle Musquodoboit: 902-384-2819: 7pm - movie-Goin' down the Road' New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 9pm - Cryptic Wisdom North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 8pm - Nova Scotia Music Hall of Fame Induction Gala; Inductees include Natalie MacMaster (NS), Gene MacLellan (PEI), Harry Hibbs (NL), Ken Tobias (NB), and Joella Foulds (Industry). entertainment by Rachel Davis & many more Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence @ $26.87 + Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION 6:30pm - Andrew Doyle

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Thursday, April 20th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] St. FX-Schwartz -Room # 152: 7pm - 'Crapshoot'-A FREE FILM SCREENING; in anticipation of Earth Day The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art 7pm - Film Night: You CAN Do It - The Story of the Antigonish Movement with Collen Cameron & Moraig MacGillivray The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); - Olivier Brassard 7:30pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 8pm - Bill & Joel Plaskett & Mayhemingways.; $39.50 in advance Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Bill & Joel Plaskett ; new Album & Cross Country Tour; with Mayhemingways Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - The Forward Bound; @ $5 The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Jenny Berkel + Corey Isenor + Handy Jam Stringboard + Kim Barlow The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm to 3am - Mauno, Jon McKiel & Heat Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 10am to 1pm - Mother & Baby -learn Gaelic together; @$ 100 with instructor Stacey MacLean; supported by NS Gaelic Affairs & Communities, Culture & Heritage gaeliclearning@gmail.com 902-623-0455 New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 10pm - Dope House with Tommy Knuckles North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 10am - Rumpelstiltskin-by The Maritime Marionettes Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence @ $26.87 + Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: - Keith Mullins 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 6:30pm - Andrew Doyle Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, April 21st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Erin Costelo Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM The Auction House: 1726 Argyle St.: 902-431-1726: 11:15pm - Skin & Jones The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 8pm - July Talk @ The Marquee - Sold Out. 10pm - Ghettosocks & Friends Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: - 7pm to 9pm family ceilidh with Rodney MacDonald 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm 7pm to 9pm - monthly Family Square Dancing Ceilidh; FREE; Music by: Rodney MacDonald sponsored by the County of Victoria, CB District Health Authority, RCL # 124 Grandona. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: - Strawman Band from Halifax 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 10am & 7pm - Rumpelstiltskin-by The Maritime Marionettes Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: 9pm to 12:30am - Gary Chew & John Kendall Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence @ $26.87 + James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 6pm - Teddy Bear Sleepover; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in 5pm - “After Work Party” with Taylor Burton 9:30pm - Andrew Doyle & Cory Keeping The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) John Nugent Firefighter’s Centre: 1 Elliot St: 902-736-6664: 9pm - The Privateers

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Saturday, April 22nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Bible Hill Bible Hill Junior High School: 741 College Rd: 7pm to 10pm - The Maritime Fiddler's Association - Fiddle Concert; @ $ 7 Keith Ross, Julie Johnstone, Kimberley Holmes and many more. Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh 2pm to 6pm - Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar 9pm to 1am - Glen Roache Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Port Wallis United Church: 263 Waverly Rd.: 1pm to 4pm - Milling Frolic practice- hosted by An Cliath Clis practicing for a performance for Gaelic Awareness Month [MAY]. Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Good Robot Brewing Company: 2736 Robie St.: 902-446-1692: noon - Day of Beer and Vinyl Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment The Auction House: 1726 Argyle St.: 902-431-1726: 11:15pm - Skin & Jones The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 10pm - The Carletones The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 8pm - July Talk @ The Marquee 10pm - Dub Kartel Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - bi-weekly Saturday jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: 2pm to 4pm - Ceilidh in celebration of Allan MacMaster's PC nomination; ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' noon - workshop by Celtic Music Centre & Gaelic College 1pm-reception for exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County'; story telling, dinner 1:30pm-storytelling session with Patty & Andy John A. MacDonald, Carmen MacArthur, Jeff MacDonald wrapping up the day with the traditional marag and roast beef dinner (by presale). @$ 20 [reserved tickets ] The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Rachel Davis & Buddy Macdonald 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Knoydart (Cnoideart2) Culloden Memorial Cairn: 11am - Culloden Remembered #36th Annual Culloden Celebration from highway in Knoydart to cairn reception and hot dinner to follow in Lismore hall. Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 6pm - silent auction with Alfie MacLeod; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Black Spoon Cafe & Pastry Shop: 7 Convent St: 902-794-9379: 7pm to 10pm - The Boularderie Mammo Warriors are planning the best “Night At The Nunnery”; 19+ live auction , hors d'oeuvres, music by Cindy & Shelley; @$ 30; proceeds to the Cape Breton Cancer Patient Care Fund. K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: - Bill & Joel Plaskett ; new Album & Cross Country Tour; with Mayhemingways Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm - adult dance with 'Makin' U Dance' ; 19+ Sydney (Suidni) Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: 8:30pm to midnight - Square Dance-with Howie MacDonald, Ian MacDougall. Shelley Campbell and Allan Dewar Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: 9pm to 12:30am - Dan MacCarthy & Mike Wadden Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence @ $26.87 + James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 6pm - Teddy Bear Sleepover; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8:30pm - Andrew Doyle 9:30pm - Andrew Doyle & Cory Keeping Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: - youth dancing featuring Nora, Joe MacMaster, Jessie Helen, Orianna & Katie Agnes MacNeil, Elizabeth & Sarah MacInnis, Olivier & Paryse Broussard, Ben Vanzutphen, Keigan MacLennan, Tracey MacNeil 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, April 23rd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Good Robot Brewing Company: 2736 Robie St.: 902-446-1692: - Earth Day Hangover 12 - 1:30 - Goats 2 - 3:30 - Plant & Seed swap, Fruitful Forest seedling/cutting sale 2 - 3:30 - Solar panel building demonstration 4 - Slam poetry by Birds of a Feather Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - Andrea Beaton -'Crossing Borders' Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, http://youngtraditionvermont.org [ upstairs] in the Seanchai room; 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Havre Boucher Community Centre: ...former... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 9th season; [# 80th show on Nov 22nd 2015] @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Kyle MacDonald & Colin MacDonald; @ $ 8 Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: 2:30pm - Mark Fewer, Adrian Brendel & Walter Delahunt-Piano trio North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments St. Matthew -Wesley United Church: 2 Peppett St.: 902-794-3651: 7pm - "Godsent Reunion Concert"; with The Cape Breton Chordsmen, Colin Grant & Cecil Clarke; @$ 10 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence @ $26.87 + Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Alan Doyle Trio; @$ 55

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Monday, April 24th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic #2 ; 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7am - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat La Picasse Centre Communautaire Culturel: 3435 Highway #206: 902-226-0149: 7pm - 'Crossing Borders' with Trina Samson's dance school & Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, @$ 5-advance Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, April 25th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art 7pm - NFB Film Club= 'Limit is the Sky' Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: 7pm to 8:30pm - a commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of Confederation, by graduating students of the Costume Studies Program at the Fountain School of Performing Arts at Dalhousie University who will stage 1867 historical reproductions, Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - 'Crossing Borders' with Trina Samson's dance school & Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, http://youngtraditionvermont.org Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 10am to 1pm - Mother & Baby -learn Gaelic together; @$ 100 with instructor Stacey MacLean; supported by NS Gaelic Affairs & Communities, Culture & Heritage gaeliclearning@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 1:30pm to 3:30pm - Family Caregiver Education Series; [ register with Beth Jackson 902-867-7683] FREE- registration required presented by Alzheimer Society Nova Scotia Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes

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Wednesday, April 26th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Art Gallery of Nova Scotia: 1723 Hollis St.: 902-424-5280: 12:15pm to 1:30pm - Formal Presentation and Gathering following Raising of Flag of the Gaels, 2017 theme=Gaelic Runs Deep Here. Citadel High-Spatz Auditorium: 1855 Trollope St.: 902-491-4444: 6pm to 8:30pm - intermediate Gaelic classes with Beth Anne MacEachern; @$ 100 Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: 7:30pm - Musically Speaking Dalhousie University-David Mark Murray Theatre [Studio One].: 6100 University Ave.: 902-494-3820, 1-800-874-1669: 7:30pm - Raven in the Rain by Margot Dionne; FREE, presented by the Irish Association of Nova Scotia; [seats must be reserved in advance =Pauline Sutow pauline.sutow@alumni,utoronto.ca 902-889-2220] Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Province House: 1726 Hollis Street: noon - Raising of the Flag of the Gaels and Reading of Month Proclamation 2017 theme: Gaelic Runs Deep Here. Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - 'Crossing Borders' with Trina Samson's dance school & Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, http://youngtraditionvermont.org Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: - 'Spring Cape Breton Step Dance & Square Set Lessons’ -6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Beginners ages 7 and up. [ Instructor - Melody Cameron 902-945-2393 ] -7:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Intermediate & Advanced http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Please note : Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration fee - 8 weeks - $100; Adults and youth age 7 and up will be grouped together for these classes. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION

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Thursday, April 27th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: - 'Crossing Borders' with Trina Samson's dance school & Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, http://youngtraditionvermont.org D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: 7:30pm - Dvořák’s Cello Concerto Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Festival: Dvořák’s Cello Concerto=Symphony Nova Scotia Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Charles Mingus Tribute; @ $5 The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Jim Beam Presents - Jim Dan Dee + Tri City Villains Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 10am to 1pm - Mother & Baby -learn Gaelic together; @$ 100 with instructor Stacey MacLean; supported by NS Gaelic Affairs & Communities, Culture & Heritage gaeliclearning@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence @ $26.87 + Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Dance Ceompetition & Convention; http://www.elitedanceproductions.ca Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: - Bill Appleby 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, April 28th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 7pm - evening with Psychic Medium Tracey Fuller; @4 30-advance; [Trina 902-631-2563] presented by Trina Samson's Dance School Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM The Auction House: 1726 Argyle St.: 902-431-1726: 11:15pm - Skin & Jones The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - Party Boots Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm 7pm to 10pm - Richard Schaller Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7:30pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: - Gerald MacIntyre 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Crossing Borders' with Trina Samson's dance school & Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, http://youngtraditionvermont.org Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: 9pm to 12:30am - Jason Kempt & Brandon Collier Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Dance Ceompetition & Convention; http://www.elitedanceproductions.ca The Martin Arms Hotel-the triple crown Bistro: 100 Kings Rd.: 902-567-3311, 1-866-999-6700: 8pm to 10pm - Funny Bone Friday with Comedian TRIXX; @$ 25+ The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in

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Saturday, April 29th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 2pm to 4pm - Print Preview - Poetic License; with William Kowalski, Nanci Lee, Beloved Green, Brendan Ahern, Eva Hippieheart, Tyler MacDonald, and Susan Walsh. Music by Jan Mackay. Hosted by Angus MacCaull. @ $ 10 Baddeck (Badaig) Gaelic Immersion Day: 1687 Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 3pm to 4pm - Gaelic Immersion Day; with Joyce MacDonald & Brittany Rankin Pre-registration for this event is required, @ Adult: $30, Youth (8 years and up): $20. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Douglas Cameron 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh 9pm to 1am - Brian Mallery ~ CD Release ; @$ 20 Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: noon - RE-OPENING PARTY with ROSS RANKIN & THE STRAWMEN 7pm-Live music at 7pm - FREE Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Songs of the Rat Pack with Geordie Brown; @$ 39.50 Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Festival Hits: Dvořák And Tchaikovsky=Symphony Nova Scotia Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment St. Agnes Church Hall-Leo Day Auditorium: 6903 Mumford Rd: 902-434-9237: 6pm to 9pm - All ages family Cape Breton Dance & Ceilidh, with Andrea Beaton & Wendy MacIsaac Cape Breton Square sets, ceilidh & stepdance showcase. @ $7 Everyone welcome, [ 902-580-2736 ]. presented by The Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax The Auction House: 1726 Argyle St.: 902-431-1726: 11:15pm - Skin & Jones The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 10pm - The Mellotones The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - Monthly Dance Party, Retro Night The Shriners' Hall: ....Cape Breton Adult Dance: 3530 Connolly St.: 9:30pm to 1am - Cape Breton Adult Dance with Wendy MacIsaac & Andrea Beaton; @ $ 10; 19+ presented by the Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - a story telling sessions with the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Donnie/Jinx 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: 8pm - Dan Weiss & Miles Okazaki-Jazz L’Ardoise Community Centre: 206 Shore Rd; Hwy # 247: 7:30pm - 50s & 60s Dinner & 9pm to 1am-dance with Rock & Roll; [ chinese dinner & dessert, ] @$ 20; sponsored by L;Ardoise Men's club. Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: - Mira Gala Pub Crawl fundraiser ; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: 6:30pm to 8pm - Steak Barbeque & 8:30pm-Dance -@$ 25 Entertainment - "Harbor Town"-Formerly "The Outlaws" North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Black Spoon Cafe & Pastry Shop: 7 Convent St: 902-794-9379: noon to 2pm - Feis Cape Breton will hosting monthly youth sessions K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm - adult dance with 'Rockin' Country' ; 19+ Sydney (Suidni) Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: 9pm to 12:30am - The Ayl Men Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence @ $26.87 + Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Dance Ceompetition & Convention; http://www.elitedanceproductions.ca Polish Village Hall: 972 Victoria Rd.: 902-564-8494: 9pm to 1am - 80's Dance; @$ 10; 19+; Music by DJ Jimmy MacKinnon Hosted by Stone Church Restoration Society; proceeds will support the Stone Church Restoration Society Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, April 30th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: 7:30pm - Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Festival: Tchaikovsky's Fifth=Symphony Nova Scotia The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Andrea Beaton & friends; @ $ 8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Andrews (Cill Rìmhinn) Community Centre: 81 Pomquet River Rd.: 902-863-9222: 2pm - Classic Country Tribute Show with Jim Richards, Gertie Grant, Gary Williams, Neil DecCoff, Roger Grant, @ $ 10 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Dance Ceompetition & Convention; http://www.elitedanceproductions.ca Tatamagouche Roach Hall: 170 Bkair Ave.: 3:30pm - a Mi'Kmaq History of the Maritimes with Gerald Gloade; sponsored by the Outreach Committee of Sharon United, Brule & Bayhead Union Churches; Valley Mills Volunteer fire Department: 902-756-2322: 1pm to 3pm - event in honor of the re-opening of Crowdis Bridge; 1pm-ribbon cutting. silent auction & music by Rob Woodley [Squeezy Bob] & Crowdis Bridge; also Martins Fine Bakery & A1 Cape Breton Sausage will be there

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Monday, May 1st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St FX Celtic Society: noon - Gaelic Month in Nova Scotia; Venue to be confirmed 2017 theme=Gaelic Runs Deep Here. Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic #2 ; 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - Gaelic Month in Nova Scotia; 2017 theme=Gaelic Runs Deep Here. - exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' closing with a tree planting event, which marks the beginning of the Gaelic Pathway project, - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course

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Tuesday, May 2nd 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 10am to 1pm - Mother & Baby -learn Gaelic together; @$ 100 with instructor Stacey MacLean; supported by NS Gaelic Affairs & Communities, Culture & Heritage gaeliclearning@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 1:30pm to 3:30pm - Family Caregiver Education Series; [ register with Beth Jackson 902-867-7683] FREE- registration required presented by Alzheimer Society Nova Scotia Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes

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Wednesday, May 3rd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: - Jerry Leger Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Citadel High-Spatz Auditorium: 1855 Trollope St.: 902-491-4444: 6pm to 8:30pm - intermediate Gaelic classes with Beth Anne MacEachern; @$ 100 Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Diana Gabaldon -book reading and signing @$ 23 Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: - 'Spring Cape Breton Step Dance & Square Set Lessons’ -6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Beginners ages 7 and up. [ Instructor - Melody Cameron 902-945-2393 ] -7:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Intermediate & Advanced http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Please note : Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration fee - 8 weeks - $100; Adults and youth age 7 and up will be grouped together for these classes. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION

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Thursday, May 4th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); - Joe MacMaster 7:30pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Cape Breton TapTakeOver weekend & Kitchen Party; Kolten MacDonell, Andrew Mollow, Chuck Hann, Randy Feener, Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Alfie Zappacosta Tickets $25 in advance $30 at the door The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Dave Gunning $25 Inverness (An Sithean) Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy-Alexander Doyle Public Library: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 7pm to 8:30pm - Gaelic History Book Club discussing 'Memory Keeper of the Forest' by Michael Newton; 7:30pm - weekly Gaelic history book club; [ frances.maceachen@novascotia.ca 902-945-2114]. The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 10am to 1pm - Mother & Baby -learn Gaelic together; @$ 100 with instructor Stacey MacLean; supported by NS Gaelic Affairs & Communities, Culture & Heritage gaeliclearning@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: - Darrell Keigan 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 9:30pm to 1:30am - Michael Lloyd & Jesse T McGillivary; Truro Cobequid Education Centre (CEC): 34 Lorne St.: 7pm - A musical tribute to Frankie Valli & the 4 Seasons Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: - Sonic Concerts presents an evening with "City & Colour" @$ 66.50-advance Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, May 5th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish International Film Festival: 23 Hillcrest St.: - First Friday Film Festival (FFFF); 902-863-5095; antigonishfilmfest@gmail.com different venues Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Cape Breton TapTakeOver weekend & Kitchen Party; Kolten MacDonell, Andrew Mollow, Chuck Hann, Randy Feener, Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Matt Earhart CD Release PartyA Savoy Theatre Studio Production; FREE Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Alfie Zappacosta Tickets $25 in advance $30 at the door The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - ODDs & Steven Page + Jerry Leger & The Situation $32.5 Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; 6pm - Mira Players spring dinner theatre - 'Hotbed Hotel'; @ $ 25 with cast members Harvey Pyke, Doug Wrathall , Allen White and Bob Lewandowski [ 902-727-2325 ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course - Gaidhlig as t-Earrach ~ Spring Gaelic Weekend for Adults; 19+ with Beth Ann MacEachen, Margie Beaton, Tiber Falzett Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Centre 200: 481 George St.: 902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 6:30pm to 10pm - NS Craft Beer Week Event; live music by Town Heroes, Ian MacDougall, & more 6:30pm to 10pm - A Nova Scotia Craft Beer Week Event hosted by Big Spruce Brewing and Breton Brewing; music by The Town Heroes and Ian MacDougall and Friends; All profits will be donated to Loaves an Fishes. Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: 8pm - comedy with Mike MacDonald & Marc Souv Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kluskap Room: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 8pm - Comedy Legend Live with Mike MacDonald & guest, Mark Sauve. Steel City Sports Bar & Steakhouse: 252 Townsend St.: 8pm to 11:30pm - MacLellan Brothers Band The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Whycocomagh (Hogamah) St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church hall: Village Road: 7pm - concert in St. Andrew’s Church. “Stormy Weather,” [ Burton MacIntyre (902-756- 2769), Fred Matthews (902- 756-2764), Marilyn Macleod (902-756-2627), or Kennena MacFadyen (902-756-2883)

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Saturday, May 6th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) 'Music on Main Street' & Chisholm park: Columbus Field: 10am to 2pm - A Piece of Antigonish-performers along Main Street and in Chisholm park, vendors selling art at certain locations along the street, art being exhibited in many local businesses, and the delicious food our fantastic Antigonish Restaurants http://pieceofantigonish.weebly.com Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Cole Harbour Jamieson's Pub: 2pm to 5pm - Cape Breton Ceilidh; with Brad Reid and Kolten MacDonell. Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Cape Breton TapTakeOver weekend & Kitchen Party; Kolten MacDonell, Andrew Mollow, Chuck Hann, Randy Feener, Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 7pm - 'the Outlaws-Heroes of Country'; @ $ 12 ; with Gary Williams, Kyle Delorey, Blair Pellerin, Alanna Hayne, Brian Bouchie, Liz Morrow, Eastwind, Jenna Haines, Dave Myatt, Route16, Dan Mason, Gertie Grant, Neil Decoff, John Simms, Hallorn Cousins, Kevin O'Handley.. pub to follow at legion. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Symphony Nova Scotia presents The National Arts Centre Orchestra Live in Halifax with James Ehnes Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Little Coyote 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - bi-weekly Saturday jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Chrissy Crowley 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Classic Concert # 2-Strathspey Notes, the 2nd of a six- concert series, hosted by singer-songwriter Buddy MacDonald. with guests Rachel Davis & Iain MacQuarrie Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 6pm - Mira Players spring dinner theatre - 'Hotbed Hotel'; @ $ 25 with cast members Harvey Pyke, Doug Wrathall , Allen White and Bob Lewandowski [ 902-727-2325 ] Musquodoboit Bicentennial Theatre & Cultural Centre: #12390 Highway # 224 -Middle Musquodoboit: 902-384-2819: 8pm - Tristan Legg & Anthony Rissesco, Bruce Timmins, @$ 15 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 3pm to 2am - opening day with live entertainment 11pm-Tom Fun Orchestra ; @ $ 10 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] - Gaidhlig as t-Earrach ~ Spring Gaelic Weekend for Adults; 19+ with Beth Ann MacEachen, Margie Beaton, Tiber Falzett - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Tracadie Monsignor Donnelly Hall: 9708 Highway #4: 902-232-2942: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Bluegrass Tradition ; in support of the renovations committee; @$ 10 https://www.facebook.com/BluegrassTradition/ West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: 9am to 1pm - Cape Breton's 50+ expo @ Whitney Pier Legion; FREE Royal Canadian Legion Branch #128: 10 Wesley St.: 902-539-4112: 9am to 1pm - Cape Breton's 50+ expo @ Whitney Pier Legion; FREE

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Sunday, May 7th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm - McKayla MacNeil and Brad Reid 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Cape Breton TapTakeOver weekend & Kitchen Party; Kolten MacDonell, Andrew Mollow, Chuck Hann, Randy Feener, Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; The Music Room: 6181 Lady Hammond Rd.: 7:30pm to 9pm - A Concert of Duets for Flute and Obbligato Harpsichord; @ 20 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Troy MacGillivray & friends ;@$ 8 Louisdale St.Louis Parish Hall: ....2016 May 28th to 31st--Baraco Days-Annual Community Festival: 156 Grandigue Ferry Rd: 902-345-2316: 2pm to 4pm - Spring Tea Hoedown; for Canada #150; @$ 7 square dancing and line dancing; St. Louis CWL Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 2pm - a presentation highlighting the significant contributions of the Gaelic community during the Great War New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square: 155 Riverside Parkway: 902-755-8972: 7pm - Thom Swift North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course - Gaidhlig as t-Earrach ~ Spring Gaelic Weekend for Adults; 19+ with Beth Ann MacEachen, Margie Beaton, Tiber Falzett St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ]

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Monday, May 8th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic #2 ; 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course

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Tuesday, May 9th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 10am to 1pm - Mother & Baby -learn Gaelic together; @$ 100 with instructor Stacey MacLean; supported by NS Gaelic Affairs & Communities, Culture & Heritage gaeliclearning@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 1:30pm to 3:30pm - Family Caregiver Education Series; [ register with Beth Jackson 902-867-7683] FREE- registration required presented by Alzheimer Society Nova Scotia Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes

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Wednesday, May 10th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Citadel High-Spatz Auditorium: 1855 Trollope St.: 902-491-4444: 6pm to 8:30pm - intermediate Gaelic classes with Beth Anne MacEachern; @$ 100 Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: - 'Spring Cape Breton Step Dance & Square Set Lessons’ -6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Beginners ages 7 and up. [ Instructor - Melody Cameron 902-945-2393 ] -7:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Intermediate & Advanced http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Please note : Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration fee - 8 weeks - $100; Adults and youth age 7 and up will be grouped together for these classes. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: 7:30pm - Corb Lund The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION

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Thursday, May 11th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 8pm - an evening with City & Colour-solo @$ 56-advance Halifax (Halafacs) Cheers Bar & Grill: 1743 Grafton St.: 10:30pm - Michael Lloyd; Merimac Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Murphy's the Cable Wharf: 1751 Lower Water St.: - 7pm to 11pm= Craft Beer fest 'Sailing and beer: the ultimate Nova Scotia pairing' @$ 28 aboard Tall Ship Silva to tipple some of Nova Scotia’s best craft brews.. Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - NSCC Nova Fest; @ $5 The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Stephen Lewis & The Big Band Of Fun Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy-Alexander Doyle Public Library: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 7:30pm - weekly Gaelic history book club; [ frances.maceachen@novascotia.ca 902-945-2114]. The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 10am to 1pm - Mother & Baby -learn Gaelic together; @$ 100 with instructor Stacey MacLean; supported by NS Gaelic Affairs & Communities, Culture & Heritage gaeliclearning@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: - Allie Bennett 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, May 12th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Slowcoaster + T. Thomason + Cameron Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 6:30pm to 8pm - Dance Debut-Proud to be Canadian ;@$ 10; our 28th Annual Recital The dancers range in age from 2 – 14 years; Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 6pm - Mira Players spring dinner theatre - 'Hotbed Hotel'; @ $ 25 with cast members Harvey Pyke, Doug Wrathall , Allen White and Bob Lewandowski [ 902-727-2325 ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in

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Saturday, May 13th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh 2pm to 6pm - Rachel Davis & Jason Roach Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Down Home Classic # 2-return of the three pianos @ $ 42.50 Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Paul Cranford 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 6pm - Mira Players spring dinner theatre - 'Hotbed Hotel'; @ $ 25 with cast members Harvey Pyke, Doug Wrathall , Allen White and Bob Lewandowski [ 902-727-2325 ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 9pm to 1am - MacLellan Brothers Band Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head 10pm to 1am - T. Thomason//CAMERON//Fire Valley Fire Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Westmount (A´ Bheinn An Iar) Holy Rosary Church hall: just off Westmount Rd.: 7:30pm - Nova Voice, provincial men's choir.

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Sunday, May 14th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' 5pm - Hailee Lefort and Brad Reid Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 2pm - Down Home Classic # 2-return of the three pianos @ $ 42.50 Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Chrissy Crowley & friends ;@$ 8 Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 2pm to 4:30pm - Gospel Show in suppor of IWK Foundation; with South Wind, Ed Worthen & Stoney Ridge, Backhouse Bluegrass, The Grasshoppers; South Shore Bluegrass Music Association North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ]

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Monday, May 15th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic #2 ; 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course

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Tuesday, May 16th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Mulgrave Road Theatre=The West Woods; Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 8pm to 11pm - John Prine Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 9pm - Book Pub -Book Pub; authors with glasses [every month on 3rd Tuesday ] -

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Wednesday, May 17th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Chris Kirby, Keith Mullins and Ian Sherwood on tour Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Citadel High-Spatz Auditorium: 1855 Trollope St.: 902-491-4444: 6pm to 8:30pm - intermediate Gaelic classes with Beth Anne MacEachern; @$ 100 Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Mulgrave Road Theatre=The West Woods; Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Close Talker + Lost Cousins Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Next To Normal ; Music by Tom Kitt, Lyrics & Book by Brian Yorkey , Directed by Ron Jenkins; Mature Language and Situations; @ $42.39 w/service fee Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: - The Annual Sydney Harbour Port Days Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION

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Thursday, May 18th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: - Chris Kirby, Keith Mullins and Ian Sherwood on tour Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); - Kayla 7:30pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 9pm - Mulgrave Road Theatre=The West Woods; Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - TBA The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Laura Smith & Jay Aymar $27.5 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy-Alexander Doyle Public Library: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 7:30pm - weekly Gaelic history book club; [ frances.maceachen@novascotia.ca 902-945-2114]. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Next To Normal ; Music by Tom Kitt, Lyrics & Book by Brian Yorkey , Directed by Ron Jenkins; Mature Language and Situations; @ $42.39 w/service fee Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: - The Annual Sydney Harbour Port Days Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: - Cyril MacPhee 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, May 19th 2017

Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 9pm - Mulgrave Road Theatre=The West Woods; The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm to 2am - The Barrowdowns Album Release with The Brood, The Drug Rugs Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 7:30pm - concert with Mairi Rankin and Ailie Robertson; @$ 15+HST in advance Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square: 155 Riverside Parkway: 902-755-8972: - Chris Kirby, Keith Mullins and Ian Sherwood on tour North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Next To Normal ; Music by Tom Kitt, Lyrics & Book by Brian Yorkey , Directed by Ron Jenkins; Mature Language and Situations; @ $42.39 w/service fee The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Truro Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: 8pm to 11pm - Travis Tritt; Hosted by The East Coast Production Group; @ $49.99 + Windsor Spitfire Arms Alehouse: 29 Water St.: 9:30pm to 1:30am - Michael Lloyd & TJ King;

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Saturday, May 20th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-green room lounge: 902-867-3333: 8pm - Saturday night cabaret with music, song and spoken word; Melanie MacKay x2013gyj@stfx.ca or Mike Melchin mmelchin@stfx.ca Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Bras d’Or St. Joseph's Community Hall: 24 Villa Drive: 9pm to 1am - Spring dance with Full Circle ; Sponsored by the Raise the Roof Committee. @$ 10; 19+ [ Helen at the office: 902-736-9633 - ] Chester Chester Playhouse: 22 Pleasant Street: - Chris Kirby, Keith Mullins and Ian Sherwood on tour Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - bi-weekly Saturday jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 105: 35169 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2308: - Michael Lloyd & Jesse T McGillivary; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Buddy MacDonald 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - 'Four Strong Winds'-boardwalk productions -Canadian #150 music sea to sea with Brian Doyle, Neil Campbell, Cameron & Neil MacQuarrie, Lawrence Cameron, Mike Murdock, Adrian Aucoin. Barry Fougere, Jesse Ryan, James Ryan, Abby Mullendore, Glenn MacEachern, John Gillis, Christine Campbell, Jeannie Beks, and Judy McIsaac. Musquodoboit Bicentennial Theatre & Cultural Centre: #12390 Highway # 224 -Middle Musquodoboit: 902-384-2819: 8pm - Mairi Rankin & Ailie Robertson; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Next To Normal ; Music by Tom Kitt, Lyrics & Book by Brian Yorkey , Directed by Ron Jenkins; Mature Language and Situations; @ $42.39 w/service fee Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Firehouse Iron Works: 109 Main St.: 902-756-4766: - Backyard Brand BBQ​, the only KCBS registered competition BBQ team serving up Carolina style BBQ and West Texas style brisket. Backyard Brand BBQ is representing Traeger Grills. Yarmouth Studio 113: 113 Main St.: 7:30pm - Campbell & Green-'2 of Hearts Tour'; @$ 15

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Sunday, May 21st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' 5pm - Gillian Head & Brad Reid Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party East Margaree St. Michael’s Hall: 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2970: 7pm to 10pm - Variety Concert! Public ; @$ 8; hosted by The Margaree Kinette Club. All proceeds are being donated to Relay For Life 2017. Our team is called "Kin"dred Spirits. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - tba ;@$ 8 Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 7pm - annual May concert;; @$ 8; 902-258-5934 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments St.Joseph’s Church: 82 Pierce St. & Archibald Ave.: 7pm to 10pm - Victory Park Variety Concert Fundraiser Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: - Chris Kirby, Keith Mullins and Ian Sherwood on tour Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Next To Normal ; Music by Tom Kitt, Lyrics & Book by Brian Yorkey , Directed by Ron Jenkins; Mature Language and Situations; @ $42.39 w/service fee Tatamagouche Big Al's Restaurant & Lounge: 9 station rd.: 1pm - #30 Anniversary Concert and Fundraiser for Tatamagouche Regional Academy Enhancements; with Nowwhere Road-Route # 6; Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Firehouse Iron Works: 109 Main St.: 902-756-4766: - Backyard Brand BBQ​, the only KCBS registered competition BBQ team serving up Carolina style BBQ and West Texas style brisket. Backyard Brand BBQ is representing Traeger Grills.

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Monday, May 22nd 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic #2 ; 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Terra Lightfoot - @ $14.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course

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Tuesday, May 23rd 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes

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Wednesday, May 24th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Citadel High-Spatz Auditorium: 1855 Trollope St.: 902-491-4444: 6pm to 8:30pm - intermediate Gaelic classes with Beth Anne MacEachern; @$ 100 Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - I Love the 90s Tour presented by Vogue Optical with Feat. Salt N Pepa, Rob Base, All-4-One, Color Me Badd, Biz Markie, Young MC and C+C Music Factory! Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION

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Thursday, May 25th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - The Hughie Awards (NSCC);@ $5 Inverness (An Sithean) Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy-Alexander Doyle Public Library: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 7:30pm - weekly Gaelic history book club; [ frances.maceachen@novascotia.ca 902-945-2114]. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: - Brian Martin, George MacDonald and Duncan Wells 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, May 26th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour; Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7:30pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - opening night New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square: 155 Riverside Parkway: 902-755-8972: 7pm to 10pm - Pictou County Pop Classics 1960s Tribute North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: 6:30pm to 9pm - Little Gems, a Small Works Fundraiser; Centre 200: 481 George St.: 902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: - I Love the 90s Tour presented by Vogue Optical with Feat. Salt N Pepa, Rob Base, All-4-One, Color Me Badd, Biz Markie, Young MC and C+C Music Factory! Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Ben Caplan; @$ 28

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Saturday, May 27th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. James United Church: 197 Main St.: 3pm - St. James Street United Church, -Seton Canata Choir, under the direction of Garth MacPhee with piano accompaniment by Dean Bradshaw, @ $20 regular, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Legends-their story; Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, The Everly Brothers Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour; The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Keith Mullins 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Black Spoon Cafe & Pastry Shop: 7 Convent St: 902-794-9379: noon to 2pm - Feis Cape Breton will hosting monthly youth sessions K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7:30pm - concert with Jim Richard & friends Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - Midnight Vesta 'Seconds tour' with Brooklyn Kate Doran http://midnightvesta.com/ http://www.brooklyndoran.com 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: - Stephanie MacDonald, Mike Barron, Kolten MacDonell, Dara Smith-MacDonald fundraiser for Cape Breton Fiddlers’ Association trip to Glengarry, Ontario. 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, May 28th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 2pm - The Legends-their story; Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, The Everly Brothers Halifax (Halafacs) Good Robot Brewing Company: 2736 Robie St.: 902-446-1692: - matinee with Midnight Vesta 'Seconds tour' with Brooklyn Kate Doran http://midnightvesta.com/ http://www.brooklyndoran.com Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Scotia Festival of Music is an annual two-week chamber music festival; Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour; The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: - Midnight Vesta 'Seconds tour' with Brooklyn Kate Doran http://midnightvesta.com/ http://www.brooklyndoran.com The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Havre Boucher Community Centre: ...former... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 9th season; [# 80th show on Nov 22nd 2015] @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - NS Printmakers Group Exhibition Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Donny LeBlanc & Allan Dewar ;@$ 8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 7pm - the Cape Breton Chorale& the Northside Honour Choir & guests='A Salute to Canada'; @$ 25+

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Monday, May 29th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic #2 ; 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Scotia Festival of Music is an annual two-week chamber music festival; Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - NS Printmakers Group Exhibition North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, May 30th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Scotia Festival of Music is an annual two-week chamber music festival; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - NS Printmakers Group Exhibition North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes

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Wednesday, May 31st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Scotia Festival of Music is an annual two-week chamber music festival; Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - NS Printmakers Group Exhibition North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION

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Thursday, June 1st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); - Dara Smith 7:30pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Scotia Festival of Music is an annual two-week chamber music festival; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - NS Printmakers Group Exhibition Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy-Alexander Doyle Public Library: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 7:30pm - weekly Gaelic history book club; [ frances.maceachen@novascotia.ca 902-945-2114]. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 7:30pm - The Coast 89.7 Concert Series presents " Dave Gunning and Buddy MacDonald - Songs and Stories", Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, June 2nd 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Scotia Festival of Music is an annual two-week chamber music festival; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - NS Printmakers Group Exhibition Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 9pm - Doom Squad -LSD Tour North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ....2017 June 2nd to 4th-#6th annual Music Camp on the Canal: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-631-5050, 1-800-818-5885: - #6th annual Music Camp on the Canal- instructors=Scott Macmillan & Colin Grant, Rachel Davis, Allie Bennet, Leah Campbell, Chelsey Dakai, Paul Davis, Carol Martell, Darren McMullen , Keith Mullins , Roger Stone, Johannes Sturm, Kelli Trottier, Barbara White, Richard Wood, Rob Woodley, Roddie's Square Dance Society, Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Tracadie Monsignor Donnelly Hall: 9708 Highway #4: 902-232-2942: 2pm - Benefit Concert with Jim Richard & Friends. Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: - Myles Goodwyn; @$ 45



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"OutFront Productions"

ECMA’s Designer of the year [2005/2006] Cheryl SMITH
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