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Monday, December 18th 2017

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) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils ' Celtic Christmas show The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, December 19th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Bras d’Or St. James Presbyterian Church: 7pm - Variety Seasonal Concert with The Boularderie Lakeview Choir; free will offering. 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, East Margaree St. Michael’s Hall: 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2970: 7:30pm - Le Choeur du Havre Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7:30pm - Andrew Machum SOLD OUT The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Lunenburg Central United Church: - Tomato Tomato's Maritime Christmas- [John and Lisa McLaggan], with special guests, Heather Rankin, Dave Gunning, and Ray Legere http:// www.tomatotomato.ca North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 5pm - free movie night Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Ashley MacIsaac 'Celtic Christmas Tour', with Hilda Chaisson, Maxim Cormier & guest Robert Bouchard ' A Celtic Christmas seasoned with some country ' Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: - Myles Davidson 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett

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Wednesday, December 20th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. 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) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Knox Presbyterian Church Hall: 39 Grant St.: 7pm - “Songs For A Winter’s Eve”; with Robyn Cathcart, Joella Foulds, Michele Stephens, Rosie MacKenzie, Brendan Begley; @$ 25 Library: 526 Chebucto St.: 902-295-2055: 6:30pm to 8pm - Film: The Nightmare Before Christmas Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann) St Margaret’s of Scotland church: 7:30pm - Le Choeur du Havre Digby The Grace United Church: - concert with Tomato Tomato; & Dave Gunning, Heather Rankin and Ray Legere. 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 Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8pm - Barbra Lica , James Ervin , Martin Davidson , Matt Giffin , Willem Paynter , Will Fisher + guests @$ 10 The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Dame Alexander & Friends ; @ $8 at the door Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: - Danny Robinson “Adventures around the Queen Charlotte Islands” 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) Raceway: Forest Street: - Christmas Dances- music b Sean OC of Blazin Sounds ; @$ 8 Grades P to 4 =4pm to 5:30pm Grades 5 to 8= 6pm to 7:30pm- Saddle Cloth Fundraiser 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) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 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/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Thursday, December 21st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session East Bay (Bàgh Na h-Àird´ An Ear) St. Mary's Church: 3944 East Bay Highway: 7pm - Sing: The Cape Breton Voice Studio; @$ 10; limited capacity for this concert. (902-217-2409) East Margaree St. Michael’s Hall: 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2970: 7pm - Christmas Variety Concert; Hosted by the Margaree Kinette Club; @$ 7 Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: noon to 2pm - Michele Stephens Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle 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: - Mozart’s Messiah · by Symphony Nova Scotia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Sunfish + Slowcoaster ; @ $15 at the door The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 8pm to 10pm - As We Stumble Along ~ A Holiday Cabaret-with Stuart Hiseler and Karen Myatt ; @$ 15; 19+ & Scott Taylor , Chris Churchill , Craig Jennex . 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: 7:30pm - Second Wind Community Concert; in support of the Every Woman's Centre; free will offering. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s 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: - MIchelle Stephens; 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, December 22nd 2017

Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8:30pm - Benefit Dance for Gelas (à Loubie) Chiasson -- Local Talent Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 9pm to 2am - Christmas Dance with Jeremy White; @$ 10 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: noon to 2pm - Michele Stephens The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Pier 21-The Canadian Museum of Immigration: 1055 Marginal Road: 1-855-526-4721: 10am to 4pm - family fun day Disney's Moana screenings: 11:00 am (English), 2:00 pm (French.) Mobile Planetarium with Discovery Centre : 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Bilingual presentation.) Art making activity with Andrea Tsang Jackson: 10am - 4pm. Hula dance performance and workshop with Serpentine Studios: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - No Music 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 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm - Mighty Fortress Christmas Concert with Aaron Lewis, Sheldon Chant, Kimberley Fraser, Terry Tynes, Jule & Jolene Martell, Beudah Chant, Meredith Chant, Ryha Chant & Tyce Chant; FREE Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 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) Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: 7:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac & Friends Christmas Tour, with guest Robert Bouchard! ' A Celtic Christmas seasoned with some country ' Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm - Celtic Christmas with Ashley MacIsaac & guests 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 ; [ next Nov 10th, 24th ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: 9pm to 1am - The Maclellan Brothers Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: - Gary Chew & John Kendall Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: 7pm to 1am - Christmas Social--dinner, & dance; @$ 45; entertainment by the Relatives; @$ 100; 19+ Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) United Protestant Church: 1524 King’s Rd.: 7pm - “Songs For A Winter’s Eve” ; with Robyn Cathcart, Joella Foulds, Michele Stephens, ; @$ 25 Yarmouth The Red Knight Pub: 79 Starrs Rd.: - Ryan Cook -The Red Knight 2nd Annual Christmas Blitz!

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Saturday, December 23rd 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) Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 8pm - tipsy Eve with Michael & Tracy Cavanaugh Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 2pm to 6pm - Celine and Dabei Doucet 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) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: noon to 2pm - Michele Stephens 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: 3pm & 7:30pm - the Barra MacNeils-a Celtic Christmas; @$40.50 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Marquee Club: 2037 Gottingen St.: 9pm - the Mellotones-#20th Anniversary dance party; @$ 20-advance. Ingonish Ski Cape Smokey-The Eagles Nest Lounge: 38696 Cabot Trail, Ingonish Beach: 902-285-2572: 9pm to 1am - Tipsy Eve At Ski Cape Smokey; 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 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 - TIPSY EVE -dance music by The Outlaws. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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 Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - Mitch & Brennan MacDonald- 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - RG Shaller Sydney (Suidni) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 8pm - Tipsy Eve with Slowcoaster, Sunfish & Ashley MacIsaac Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: - Jason Kempt & Mark MacIntyre Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall 8pm to 1am - Tipsy Eve with Slowcoaster, Sunfish, Ashley MacIsaac Wentworth Park: Band Shell: 7pm - John Gracie Returns for 11th Annual Christmas Concert with daughter Samantha Gracie & his band supported by Sobeys, Cape 94.9/CJCB 1270/MAX 98.3 (MBS), Cape Breton Post, The Cambridge Suites, and CBRM. Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: - Bobby Currie & Mike Wadden Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - Bobby Currie & Mike Wadden 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: - with Dawn Beaton & Margie Beaton. @$ 8

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Sunday, December 24th 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, Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Donnie Leblanc, Andrė Leblanc, Howie MacDonald Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 2pm to 6pm - Raymond, Billy & Friends 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 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' 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) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 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 - No Ceilidh; 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) 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market 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, December 25th 2017

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) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, December 26th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 59: Saturday-music Mic-jam: 294 Main St.: 902-863-3666: 9pm to 1am - Tom Curry & Friends 10th annual Boxing Day Bash.; with Jake Hanlon Blues Band, UFO, Gerald Benoit scrapes /with some special guests!! All Prodeeds Going To The Antigonish Womens Resource Centre Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: 9pm - The Stanfields; @$ 35-advance; opening act=The Royal Volts Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Rodney, Joël, Patrick 9pm to 1am - Bandit 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, Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 11am - boxing day brunch & More Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8pm - Rasta Gumbo's annual boxing day party; @$ 10 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - Hot Boxing Day (III) w/ Dead Horse Beats, WNA, KDZ, Moonwake; @$ 8 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 - BOXING DAY Ceilidh-Troy MacGillivray & Allan Dewar; @$ 8 Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 10pm - Annual Boxing Day bash with Beech Hill North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 5pm - free movie night Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: - Jason Williams Macdonald with Ricky Carter 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) Curling Club: 619 George St.: 902-539-4012: 8pm - Joe Waye's Night of Jazz Standards; with Jody Cail, John Hawkins, Bette MacDonald, Charlotte MacDonald, Red Mike MacDonald, Maynard Morrison & more. Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett

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Wednesday, December 27th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8:30pm - Jordan Musycsyn Band & friends; @$20-advance Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac's Christmas Ceilidh; @$ 10

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Thursday, December 28th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session 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, Cathy Hawley 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dave Sampson Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: - Michael Cavanaugh 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac's Christmas Ceilidh; @$ 10 Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, December 29th 2017

Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: - Drake Jensen Home for the Holidays launch of the Glace Bay Community Fund The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - No Music The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - Floodland plays the beatles 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: 7pm - 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 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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; Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: - Brandon Collier Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church hall: 643 Main St.: 902-736-6394: 7pm - 'the Miner's First Noel'-Kevin Evans, Bob Quinn, Cameron and MacKenzie Clarke, Jennifer Whalen, Stewart MacNeil, Lucy MacNeil with her daughters Amelia and Kenna

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Saturday, December 30th 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 Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Robbie Fraser, Douglas Cameron, Mike Hall 2pm to 5pm - fiddle 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) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: - Drake Jensen Home for the Holidays launch of the Glace Bay Community Fund 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 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon 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 - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] 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: - Darrell Keigan 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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 Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 ] Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: ......2017 Oct 7th--Hoptober Fest.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 8pm - Buddy MacDonald & Cyril MacPhee Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: - the Ashbys Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: - Bobby Currie & Mike Wadden 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 Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - Bobby Currie & Mike Wadden

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Sunday, December 31st 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 Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 9pm - New Year's Eve with Working Class Band; @$ 20-advance. 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) Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 7pm to 1am - New Year's Eve dinner & dance with Keith Mullins & Chris Kirby Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 10pm to 3pm - New Year's Eve Kitchen Party with Michael & Tracey Cavanaugh; @$ -10-advance; Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 9pm to 1am - New Year's Eve dance with Groupe Lelievre 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 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' 8pm to midnight - New year's Eve-Cape Breton Kitchen Party with Brad Reid, Grace MacMaster, Cailean MacLean, and guests Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: - New Year's Eve dance; #$ 15 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) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: - New Year's Eve Party; Split Crow-Bar: 1855 Granville St.: 902-422-4366: 9:30pm - New Year's Eve with Christine Campbell The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - New Year's Eve with two floors of dance fun; @$ 9; Retro Night NYE Party Extravangaza! Inverness (An Sithean) Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-2340: 9pm to 1am - New Year's Eve Dance with Loch Band; @$ 25, limited tickets Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 9pm to midnight - New Year’s Eve with Pretty Archie; @$ 25 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 - Glenn Graham, Kenneth MacKenzie, Patrick Gillis, Allan Dewar; @$ 8 Millville (Baile A´ Mhuilinn) Community Centre: 1-902-674-2258: 10pm to 2am - New Years Eve Dance with music by JAAM Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - New Year's Eve party; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 10pm to 2am - New Year's Eve with ClockWorks; [Ron Leadbeaater, Gary Chew, John Kendall, Jeff Stapleton] @$ 25; 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: 9pm to 2am - NEW YEARS EVE DANCE ; @ $ 15- Music By FIREHOUND DJ 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 Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: - New Year’s Eve Dance with Final Cut Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 9pm - New Year's Eve with Company Road Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: - New Year's Eve Ball with ''Rockin' Country''; @$10 ; 19+ Sydney (Suidni) Allure: 418 George St.: 10pm - New Year's Eve Party Boardwalk: 320 Esplanade: 6pm - New Year's Eve celebrations; New Country Ceilidh stage features modern, Mi’kmaq and Irish dancing followed by square dance; The Giant Breakout stage features rock, hip hop and electronic music, headlined by Scientists of Sound; Cape Breton Post Mainstage features Port Cities from 8-9 p.m. 9pm-fireworks Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: 9pm to 2am - Mike Wadden & Dan McCarthy Curling Club: 619 George St.: 902-539-4012: - New Year's Eve 'House Party'-music by DJ, @$ 15 Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion--Main Concourse: 74 Esplanade: 9pm to 2am - New Year's Eve with the Privateers & High Society; @$ 45 advance ; 19+ DJ between sets Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - New Year's Eve; dinner 4pm to 9pm-dance with DJ Majestic, High Society & the Privateers; @$ 45-advance, 19+ Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 5:30pm to 8:30pm - Carl Getto Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Robs Underground: 2 Eliot St.: - new Year's Eve dance with Bandit Royal Canadian Legion Branch #8-Breton: 769 Main St.: 902-736-3206: 10pm to 2am - New Year's Eve dance with music by T. Capstick; @$ 15 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: - Olivier Broussard, Paryse Broussard & Mike Hall; @$ 10

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Monday, January 1st 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 2pm to 6pm - polar bear dip feat with Jason Kempt 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) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: - New Year’s Day Levee with Final Cut Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, January 2nd 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society 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, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 5pm - free movie night Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett

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Wednesday, January 3rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Thursday, January 4th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: - Rob Murphy 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 8pm - Funny Fundraiser presents comedy night with Mike MacDonald; @$ 30 Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, January 5th 2018

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 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week 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; Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 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 ; [ next Nov 10th, 24th ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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;

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Saturday, January 6th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle 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 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 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: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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 Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 ] 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, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 4pm to 8pm - 'Cape Trad Celtic Concert' -presents a non profit live streamed global event- 'Live from Sydney'@$ 20-advance with Dwayne Côté, Richard Wood, Colin Grant, Jason MacDonald Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, January 7th 2018

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 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 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' 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) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 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 - Rodney MacDonald & 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market 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, January 8th 2018

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) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, January 9th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society 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, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 5pm - free movie night Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett

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Wednesday, January 10th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour 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/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Thursday, January 11th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: - second 5 week session; @$ 25; feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca 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 ); - to be determined, 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s 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: - 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, January 12th 2018

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 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week 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 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 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 @ $5 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Hal Bruce; @$ 30

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Saturday, January 13th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle 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 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon St. Agnes Church Hall-Leo Day Auditorium: 6903 Mumford Rd: 902-434-9237: 6pm to 9pm - All ages family Cape Breton Dance & Ceilidh, with Kolten MacDonell & Kyle MacDonald Cape Breton Square sets, ceilidh & stepdance showcase. @ $7 Everyone welcome, [ 902-580-2736 ]. presented by The Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 9pm - The Funk Family-Dance R & B 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 - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] 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: 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 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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 Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 ] 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, or Mike Hall

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Sunday, January 14th 2018

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, 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 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' 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) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - “Frozen in Time” are $ 25 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 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 - Donna Marie DeWolfe & 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market 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, January 15th 2018

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) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm to 11pm - Scottn' the Rocks; FREE The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Cineplex: .....movies from ..Passport to the World: 325 Prince St.: 902-539-9050: 7pm - movie-'Bolivia '-

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Tuesday, January 16th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society 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, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 5pm - free movie night Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 8pm - of Mice and Morro & Jasp Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett

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Wednesday, January 17th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. 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) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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 Public Archives of Nova Scotia: 6016 University Ave.: 902-424-6060: 7:30pm - RNSHS Public Lecture; -Ordinary People; Extraordinary Times: Minnie and Stewart Ross confront the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion; with David Sutherland https://rnshs.ca/upcominglectures Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - The Kronos Quartet· by Symphony Nova Scotia 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 8pm - of Mice and Morro & Jasp Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Thursday, January 18th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: - second 5 week session; @$ 25; feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Neptune Theatre-Scotiabank Studio: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Neptune theatre -4 days of full bands; Makayla Lynn & Smith Curry from Nashville. The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - IDOW 2018 presents Fiver-Stewart Legere, Lydia Persaud, Brooklyn Doran town: - Brooklyn Doran at I'll be a part of In the Dead of Winter Music Festival 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 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: - Dave Gunning & James Keelaghan 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 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. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, January 19th 2018

Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ 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 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Neptune Theatre-Scotiabank Studio: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Neptune theatre -4 days of full bands; Makayla Lynn & Smith Curry from Nashville. Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - The Music of David Bowie; · by Symphony Nova Scotia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - IDOW Presents - Kaia Kater + Meaghan Blanchard + Camille Delean + Leanne Hoffman - 7PM The Marquee Club: 2037 Gottingen St.: 6:30pm to 11pm - Idow2018 presents Waxahatchee; [ Corey Gulkin, Owen Meany's Batting Stance, the Weather Station town: - Brooklyn Doran at I'll be a part of In the Dead of Winter Music Festival 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 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 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 ; [ next Nov 10th, 24th ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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; Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: 8pm - Mebertou Decades Series=the 50's & 60's with Terrance Murphy, Jenn Sheppard, Margaret MacPherson, Welsey ColFord, @$30 Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Roxeen & Dalrymple; @$ 30

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Saturday, January 20th 2018

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-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm - Saturday night Cabaret in Green room lounge 19+ ; LGBTQ pride Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle 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 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Neptune Theatre-Scotiabank Studio: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Neptune theatre -4 days of full bands; Makayla Lynn & Smith Curry from Nashville. Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - The Music of David Bowie; · by Symphony Nova Scotia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - IDOW Presents - Terra Lightfoot + Dana Sipos + Cassie Josephine & Gabriel Minnikin + Campbell Woods - 2018 February 9th-7pm-Daniel Champagne @ $12.5 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 town: - Brooklyn Doran at I'll be a part of In the Dead of Winter Music Festival 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: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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 Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 ] 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, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,

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Sunday, January 21st 2018

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, 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 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' 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) Neptune Theatre-Scotiabank Studio: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Neptune theatre -4 days of full bands; Makayla Lynn & Smith Curry from Nashville. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing town: - Brooklyn Doran at I'll be a part of In the Dead of Winter Music Festival 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 - Howie MacDonald & Mac Morin; @$ 8 Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 2pm - A Mother's Love Concert=In support of Dalbrae’s Gaelic class travelling to Ireland in March; @$ 25 as we honour Donna MacDonald, the late Elizabeth (Lizzie) O'Brien, Margie MacInnis, & the late Maureen MacKenzie. With Cailean Dòmhnullach, Kyle Kennedy MacDonald, Keith Kennedy MacDonald, Melody Cameron, Derrick Cameron, Peter MacInnis, Marg Macinnis, K.C. Beaton, Tracey E MacNeil, Jenny MacKenzie, Rankin Alexander MacInnis, Kenneth MacKenzie and Cheryl MacQuarrie. 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) 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 Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market 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: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,

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Monday, January 22nd 2018

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) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,

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Tuesday, January 23rd 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society 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, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 5pm - free movie night Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Marat/Sade” Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett

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Wednesday, January 24th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Marat/Sade” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Thursday, January 25th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: - second 5 week session; @$ 25; feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle 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 - Magnificent Mozart, =Symphony Nova Scotia 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Marat/Sade” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 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: - The Ayl Men [ John Aylward and Joe Menchefski ] 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, January 26th 2018

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 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Magnificent Mozart, =Symphony Nova Scotia 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: 7pm - 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 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Marat/Sade” Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,

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Saturday, January 27th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Winter Market: ........#4th Annual Antigonish Winter Market: 75 St. Ninian St.: - entertainment by "Set Free" = Jeff Stearns , Sara Green, Sophie Gerrior, Jamie Spaulding, Daniel Donnelly & Stephanie Forsythe 10am to 2pm - winter market in the former National Philatelic Centre Building Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle 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 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle 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 - Magnificent Mozart, =Symphony Nova Scotia 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 - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] 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: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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 Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 ] Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Marat/Sade” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 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 Truro Glengarry Best Western Hotel: 9pm - dance with January Thaw: Asia & NuGruv; @$ 25

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Sunday, January 28th 2018

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, 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 Alderney Landing Theatre: 2 Ochterloney Street: 1-888-311-9090, 902-461-8401: 2pm - Magnificent Mozart; Symphony Nova Scotia 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' 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) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Magnificent Mozart, =Symphony Nova Scotia The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Havre Boucher Community Centre: ..... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 9th season; @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association 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 - Ian MacDougall & 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market 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) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 2pm - • “Marat/Sade” Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,

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Monday, January 29th 2018

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) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm to 11pm - Scottn' the Rocks; FREE The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,

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Tuesday, January 30th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society 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, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 5pm - free movie night Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett

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Wednesday, January 31st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Thursday, February 1st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: - second 5 week session; @$ 25; feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 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, February 2nd 2018

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 - Disney's Beauty & the Beast; @$ 49 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - The Music of Simon & Garfunke with Jim Witter 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; Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 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 ; [ next Nov 10th, 24th ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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; Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Reeny Smith; @$ 30

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Saturday, February 3rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Winter Market: ........#4th Annual Antigonish Winter Market: 75 St. Ninian St.: - entertainment by 'The Broussard Family'=siblings, Julien, Claudine, Paryse and Olivier, 10am to 2pm - winter market in the former National Philatelic Centre Building Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle 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 - Disney's Beauty & the Beast; @$ 49 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - The Music of Simon & Garfunke with Jim Witter The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 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: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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 Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 ] 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, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: 8pm - Matt Minglewood band-Lose the Winter Blues-Birthday bash; @$30 Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, February 4th 2018

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 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 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' 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: 7pm - Disney's Beauty & the Beast; @$ 49 Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - The Music of Simon & Garfunke with Jim Witter The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 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 - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends; @$ 8 Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 3pm - Grand Ole Opry with Lynn Chisholm with Minnie Pearl, Little Jimmy Dickens, George Jones & Tammy Wynette, Patti Loveless, Randy Travis, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Glenn Frey, John Allan Cameron & more. @$ 30 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) 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market 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: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,

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Monday, February 5th 2018

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) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,

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Tuesday, February 6th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society 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, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 5pm - free movie night Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 8pm - The Glass Menagerie Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett

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Wednesday, February 7th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 8pm - The Glass Menagerie Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Thursday, February 8th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: - second 5 week session; @$ 25; feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle 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 - Rachel Barton Pine Plays Wieniawski, =Symphony Nova Scotia 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 8pm - The Glass Menagerie 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, February 9th 2018

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 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 8pm - The East Pointers 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 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 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 @ $5 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 8pm - The Glass Menagerie Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Còig; @$ 30

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Saturday, February 10th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Winter Market: ........#4th Annual Antigonish Winter Market: 75 St. Ninian St.: - entertainment by 'Tyrus Wallace' 10am to 2pm - winter market in the former National Philatelic Centre Building Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle 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 Jim Cuddy Band, Barney Bentall :@$ 56 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon 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 - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] 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: 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 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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 Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 ] - Mini Sessions-Adult session-with instructor Howie MacDonald 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, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 8pm - The Glass Menagerie Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: 9pm - Port Cities; @$ 30 White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 1-902-354-2711: 8pm - Makayla Lynn

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Sunday, February 11th 2018

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, 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 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' 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) 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 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 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: - Mini Sessions-Adult session-with instructor Howie MacDonald St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market 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: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,

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Monday, February 12th 2018

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) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm to 11pm - Scottn' the Rocks; FREE The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Cineplex: .....movies from ..Passport to the World: 325 Prince St.: 902-539-9050: 7pm - movie- ' The Atlantic by catamaran' . Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,

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Tuesday, February 13th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society 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, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 5pm - free movie night Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett

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Wednesday, February 14th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - WKRP in Cape Breton Dinner Theatre; @$ 49:50 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: 8pm - Live Art presents Compagnie Marie Chouinard The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Valentine's Day With Ariana Nasr's Edith Piaf Show @ $22.5 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Thursday, February 15th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - WKRP in Cape Breton Dinner Theatre; @$ 49:50 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald 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 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th, 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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