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Tuesday, March 21st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Corey Gulkin & Corinna Rose ; @$ 10; 19+ www.coreygulkin.com Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - 10 week Gaelic with Joyce MacDonald. No previous knowledge of Gaelic required. @ $10 per class Sponsored by Gaelic Agam with the support of the Office of Gaelic Affairs. Fàilte ro’n a h-uile duine. (All are welcome) [ joyce.macdonald@gmail.com ] Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 9:30pm - Tyler & Scott The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7pm - Open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Crystal Samson & more Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Mi-Carême festival http://vacay.ca/2017/03/in-cheticamp-a-twist-on-mardi-gras/#ixzz4aMU64lhd Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm - Book Pub James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 7pm to 9pm - Film Fest-Zurkhaneh: The House of Strength Music and Martial Arts of Iran http://globalmusics.ca

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Wednesday, March 22nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish International Film Festival: 23 Hillcrest St.: 7pm - Before the Flood; FREE Municipality of the County of Antigonish: Beech Hill Rd.: 7pm - Before the Flood; FREE in celebration on World Water Day. Antigonish International Film Festival http://www.antigonishfilmfest.org/ Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: 5:30pm to 8:30pm - Ceilidh House – A Proposed Development, Consultation Meeting Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: 6:45pm - 90's bash-local talent spotlight series; @$ 5 Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 9:30pm - Dodge Levatte Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Dave Sampson & Kim Harris The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Halifax Pier 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: - “Stone Carving” with Perry MacKinnon 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: - 'Spring Cape Breton Step Dance & Square Set Lessons’ -6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Beginners ages 7 and up. [ Instructor - Melody Cameron 902-945-2393 ] -7:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Intermediate & Advanced http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Please note : Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration fee - 8 weeks - $100; Adults and youth age 7 and up will be grouped together for these classes. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Crystal Samson & more Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Mi-Carême festival http://vacay.ca/2017/03/in-cheticamp-a-twist-on-mardi-gras/#ixzz4aMU64lhd Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: - Music, Folklore & Culture at CBU; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Return Of The Cape Breton Liberation Army ; @ $42.39 w/service fee Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION

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Thursday, March 23rd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] St. FX -Bauer Theatre: 2013 March 15th to 17th-one act play festival: 902-867-3333: - One-Act Play festival The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); - tba 7:30pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands Halifax (Halafacs) Cheers Bar & Grill: 1743 Grafton St.: 10:30pm - Michael Lloyd Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: 7:30pm - Lemieux and Lee Play Vaughan Williams Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald 10:30pm - Dodge Levatte Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 5101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Lemieux and Lee Play Vaughan Williams=Symphony Nova Scotia Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: 7pm to 9pm - Winter Warm Up-Hosted by Ship's Company Theatre; @$ 35; live music Participating vendors include: Ironworks Distillery, Eileanan Brèagha Winery, No Boats on Sunday Cider, and Triders Craft beer. The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Matthew Pickup-CD release with Bark, Scott Saccary The Company House: 2202 Gottingen St.: 902-404-3050: 8:30pm to 11:30pm - Blue Spirits; @$ 5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Halifax Pier 7:30pm - Chris Mitchell and Ron Hynes; in An Seanchai : Halifax Jazz fest Inverness (An Sithean) Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. 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 Lower Sackville Freeman's Pizza: 552 Sackville Drive: 902-865-2555: 8pm - FreeJam w/ Danny Banfield New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 9pm - Dennis Ellsworth & The Mercy Dolls 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-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Crystal Samson & more River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Mi-Carême festival http://vacay.ca/2017/03/in-cheticamp-a-twist-on-mardi-gras/#ixzz4aMU64lhd Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Return Of The Cape Breton Liberation Army ; @ $42.39 w/service fee James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 7pm to 9pm - Film Fest-The Enemy: A Partisan Hymnbook http://globalmusics.ca 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, March 24th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 5pm - the Trews acoustic show Split Crow-Bar: 25 James St.: 902-863-1957: 10pm - music every Friday nite; with Glen Aker, Carl Lavdadio & Chris Bjornson St. FX -Bauer Theatre: 2013 March 15th to 17th-one act play festival: 902-867-3333: - One-Act Play festival Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Benacadie town: 335 Benacadie: 10am to 3pm - Weekly Gaelic Immersions for 8 weeks; @ $ $80 for 8 sessions. Stacey MacLean: 902-622-2888 steiseag76@gmail.com. Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dartmouth Montes Showbar Grill: 245 Waverly Rd.: 9pm to 1am - Son Latino; @$ 10 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM Cheers Bar & Grill: 1743 Grafton St.: 10:30pm - Michael Lloyd Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 10:30pm - Mac & Hawes Freeman's Fairview: ...2017 Feb 18th to March 2nd-Fairview Winter Jamboree: 3671 Dutch Village Road: 902-429-0241: 5pm - Theo MacIntosh Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 10pm - Three Sheet The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Three Sheet The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Halifax Pier 8pm - Danny Martin Trio w/Danny on trombone and vocals, in An Seanchai : Halifax Jazz fest Dave Staples-piano/trombone and Tom Easley-bass Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 6:30pm - River Hill Players dinner theatre; 'Finnigan's Farewell'; @$ 40 with 16 to 17 performers, and a band = James Ryan, Bernie MacDougall, and Patty Ryan,” [ Tom Ryan at 902- 258-2603.] an interactive Irish Comedy; & a hot roast beef dinner Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm 7pm to 10pm - free ceilidh with Corner Crew Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 9pm - Full Circle Blues Band 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 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Derek Edwards - Alls I'm Saying Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Crystal Samson & more Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Mi-Carême festival http://vacay.ca/2017/03/in-cheticamp-a-twist-on-mardi-gras/#ixzz4aMU64lhd Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 6pm to 9pm - after work party with Cyril MacPhee Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Return Of The Cape Breton Liberation Army ; @ $42.39 w/service fee The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 3:30pm to 7:30pm - Farmer's market opens

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Saturday, March 25th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre: 2013 March 15th to 17th-one act play festival: 902-867-3333: - One-Act Play festival Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: 8pm - Kickin' Mule [Caleb Miles]; @$ 15 Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh 2pm to 6pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & Allen Dewar Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Cheers Bar & Grill: 1743 Grafton St.: 10:30pm - Michael Lloyd Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon 8pm - Dodge Levatte 10:30pm - Mac & Hawes Freeman's Fairview: ...2017 Feb 18th to March 2nd-Fairview Winter Jamboree: 3671 Dutch Village Road: 902-429-0241: 9pm - Karaoke w/ Raymond Rocket Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 5pm - Floyd King 7:30pm - Halifax Pier 8pm - Nadia Moore Trio [ Nadia, Georges Hebert & Jorge Loza ] in An Seanchai : Halifax Jazz fest The Shriners' Hall: ....Cape Breton Adult Dance: 3530 Connolly St.: 9:30pm to 1am - Cape Breton Adult Dance with Wendy MacIsaac and friends; @ $ 10; 19+ presented by the Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax; Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - bi-weekly Saturday jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 6:30pm - River Hill Players dinner theatre; 'Finnigan's Farewell'; @$ 40 with 16 to 17 performers, and a band = James Ryan, Bernie MacDougall, and Patty Ryan,” [ Tom Ryan at 902- 258-2603.] an interactive Irish Comedy; & a hot roast beef dinner The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA 2017 Jan 28th-hosts are Dara Smith-MacDonald & Daibhidh MacFhraing 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: - Dawn/Margie Beaton 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Lower Sackville Freeman's Pizza: 552 Sackville Drive: 902-865-2555: 9pm - Guy Paul Thibault Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Classic Concert # 1-Strathspey Notes, the first of a six- concert series, hosted by singer-songwriter Buddy MacDonald. with guests Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle; @$ 30 New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 9pm - The Kitchen Criminals North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Black Spoon Cafe & Pastry Shop: 7 Convent St: 902-794-9379: noon to 2pm - Feis Cape Breton will hosting monthly youth sessions K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 9pm to 1am - benefit dance details tBA Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Crystal Samson & more Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Andrews (Cill Rìmhinn) Community Centre: 81 Pomquet River Rd.: 902-863-9222: 8pm to midnight - adult dance with 'Killing time' ; @ $ 10; ID's St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm - adult dance with 'Makin' U Dance' 19+ St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Mi-Carême festival http://vacay.ca/2017/03/in-cheticamp-a-twist-on-mardi-gras/#ixzz4aMU64lhd Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm - ceilidh with Paul & Mario 10pm to 2am - fundraiser for a volunteer art program at NSCC for special needs individuals. with Jordan Hines, JOFO, DJ Cymmatics and 10 Slip ; @$ 10 Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Return Of The Cape Breton Liberation Army ; @ $42.39 w/service fee Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: - Howie MacDonald & Mac Morin 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, March 26th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: - Hailie LeFort & Brad Reid; 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 2pm - Sheumais MacLeod & guests with Ursula Ryan ; @$ 10 all proceeds for G.O.A.L.S . sponsors= 101.5 The Hawk, NS Dept of Communities, culture & Heritage Halifax (Halafacs) Citadel High-Spatz Auditorium: 1855 Trollope St.: 902-491-4444: 3pm to 8pm - Cape Breton Square Dance Workshop with Leanne Aucoin; All ages. 3pm to 3:45pm-Parent & Tot (2-5yrs) - $20 [ leanne.aucoin@gmail.com ] space is limited 3:45pm to 4:45pm-Children's Stepdancing - $25 4:45pm to 6pm-Adult Beginner Stepdancing - $30 (teens welcome) 6pm to 7pm-Adult Intermediate Stepdancing - $30 (teens welcome) 7pm to 8pm-Adult Advanced Stepdancing - $30 (teens welcome) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 3pm - Sunday Ceilidh with Shannon Quinn Freeman's Little NY: 6092 Quinpool Rd.: 902-429-0241: 2pm - Joe Butcher Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #27-Vimy: 6160 Almon St.: 3:30pm to 5pm - Makayla Lynn-CD release party; 19+ www.makaylalynn.com The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 7pm - Bill Stevenson Duo with Bill and Tom Easley-bass in An Seanchai : Halifax Jazz fest 7:30pm - Roger Stone 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 Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Lower Sackville Freeman's Pizza: 552 Sackville Drive: 902-865-2555: 2pm - Adam Cameron Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 7:30pm to 9:15pm - A CD Release Ceilidh celebrating the new compact disk "Rooted In Tradition - A Musical Journey With Buddy MacMaster and Joey Beaton"; music by Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Sarah MacInnis, Elizabeth MacInnis, Karen Beaton, and Joey Beaton. @$ 7; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Crystal Samson & more Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Return Of The Cape Breton Liberation Army ; @ $42.39 w/service fee

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Monday, March 27th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 6:30pm - Gaelic Classes for 10 weeks. [start Monday, Nov. 7th for 5 weeks, then resume Monday, Jan. 9th for 5 weeks.] Beginner/Intermediate 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Advanced 7:30 - 9:30 pm. @ $50 10 weeks. ] No charge for students & native speakers. [ call Beth 902- 871-2187] . Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic #2 ; 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Crystal Samson & more KOC: 31 Napean St.: 7pm to 9pm - Gaelic immersion classes for 10 weeks; @$ 50; presented by the Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic [ George at 902-227-5208 ] all levels welcome Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit;

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Tuesday, March 28th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: - Zachary Lucky Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 9:30pm - Tyler & Scott Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: 7pm to 8:30pm - a presentation on the Halifax Explosion Relief Commission by David Sutherland and Barry Cahill, The Bus Stop Theatre: 2203 Gottingen St.: 1-888-639-1169: 7pm to 9pm - Crippled: Table Read and Community Discussion; Hosted by Power Productions http://www.paulpower.ca/crippled FREE The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Remembering Jay Smith - A Benefit For The Unison Benevolent Fund ; @ $27.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Crystal Samson & more Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes

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Wednesday, March 29th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 9:30pm - Dodge Levatte Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Remembering Jay Smith - A Benefit For The Unison Benevolent Fund - $27.5 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: - Nicole Cammaert, Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia. 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: - 'Spring Cape Breton Step Dance & Square Set Lessons’ -6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Beginners ages 7 and up. [ Instructor - Melody Cameron 902-945-2393 ] -7:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Intermediate & Advanced http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Please note : Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration fee - 8 weeks - $100; Adults and youth age 7 and up will be grouped together for these classes. New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 8pm - Open Mic- Hosted by Adam Makbain North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Crystal Samson & more Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION

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Thursday, March 30th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 7:30pm - St. FX Celtic Society Fundraising concert with Glenn Graham, Jackie Dunn MacIsaac, John Pellerin, Jeff MacDonald, David Rankin & more. admission by donation-all proceeds support summer Gaelic study bursaries The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Dartmouth Alderney Landing Theatre: 2 Ochterloney Street: 1-888-311-9090, 902-461-8401: - Limelight Halifax; Hosted by Limelight Productions Inc. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald 10:30pm - Dodge Levatte Saint Mary's University-Sobeys 255: 923 Robie St.: 902-420-5400: 7pm - Irish Studies presents Biopolitical Beckett with Dr Sean Kennedy Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: 7pm - Psychic Medium John Holland and Aboriginal Medium Shawn Leonard Inverness (An Sithean) Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. 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 Lower Sackville Freeman's Pizza: 552 Sackville Drive: 902-865-2555: 8pm - FreeJam w/ Danny Banfield 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-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Crystal Samson & more River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 7pm to 9pm - Film Fest-Kosovo through the Eyes of Local Romani Musicians http://globalmusics.ca 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, March 31st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Split Crow-Bar: 25 James St.: 902-863-1957: 10pm - music every Friday nite; with Glen Aker, Carl Lavdadio & Chris Bjornson The Tall & Small Cafe: Main St.: 902-863-4682: 6:30pm - all ages show with Mary Beth Carty Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Benacadie town: 335 Benacadie: 10am to 3pm - Weekly Gaelic Immersions for 8 weeks; @ $ $80 for 8 sessions. Stacey MacLean: 902-622-2888 steiseag76@gmail.com. Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dartmouth Alderney Landing Theatre: 2 Ochterloney Street: 1-888-311-9090, 902-461-8401: - Limelight Halifax; Hosted by Limelight Productions Inc. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 10:30pm - Plank'r Down The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Delta Hotels Presents - Ron Hawkins (Lowest Of The Low) & The Halifax All Stars + Scrapes @ $22.5 Indian Harbour Rhubarb restaurant: 8650 Peggys Cove Rd.: 902-821-3013: 7:45pm - music by John Gracie Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm 7pm to 10pm - free ceilidh with Joe Gillis Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7:30pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [March 31st ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7pm to 9pm - 3rd annual beat the winter blues with Dan Doiron; @$ 39 ; beer & wine tasting

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Saturday, April 1st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-green room lounge: 902-867-3333: 8pm - Theatre Antigonish present='The Peter Show'=an evening of Improv & Funny Stuff pay what you can; in the Green Room Lounge; [ Matt McGlashan; x2015kas@stfx.ca ] St. FX-Immaculata Hall-room @205: 902-867-2196: 8pm - Emma Rush-Classical Guitar, ;@ $20 Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh 2pm to 6pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe 8pm to 11pm - Groupe LeLievre For anybody 19 and over, that comes on Saturday night to eat supper and pays the admission of $6 for the evening music, will receive 10% off their food!! (Kitchen open until 8pm) Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Down Home Classic Concert Series # 1 ; @$ 42,50 with Peter Gillis, Greg Donaghey, Aaron Lewis Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: 7pm - ScotianAires Live in Concert with Allison Crowe Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: noon to 6:30pm - Limelight Halifax; Hosted by Limelight Productions Inc. Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 4:30pm to 7:30pm - Theo MacIntosh The Anchor-restaurant: 3625 Dutch Village Rd.: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Mary Beth Carty-CD release The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA 2017 Jan 28th-hosts are Dara Smith-MacDonald & Daibhidh MacFhraing 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: - Anita MacDonald 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 9pm - Keith Hallett // Leah & Kyle Collective North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, April 2nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Down Home Classic Concert Series # 1 ; @$ 42,50 with Peter Gillis, Greg Donaghey, Aaron Lewis Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 5101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - Baroque Masterworks with Mathieu Lussier Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: noon to 6:30pm - Limelight Halifax; Hosted by Limelight Productions Inc. St. Andrew's United Church: 6036 Coburg Road: 2pm - Baroque Masterworks with Mathieu Lussier; https://symphonynovascotia.ca/ 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 Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: - Martha Argerich Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance with Walter Delahunt New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 3pm to 6pm - Mary Beth Carty CD release party North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Buddy Wasisname & The Other Fellers - The Last Laff ; @ $42.39 w/service fee

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Monday, April 3rd 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 6:30pm - Gaelic Classes for 10 weeks. [start Monday, Nov. 7th for 5 weeks, then resume Monday, Jan. 9th for 5 weeks.] Beginner/Intermediate 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Advanced 7:30 - 9:30 pm. @ $50 10 weeks. ] No charge for students & native speakers. [ call Beth 902- 871-2187] . Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic #2 ; 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Scott Macmillan & 'Scott n' the Rocks' [12 talented and versatile jazz musicians ]; FREE The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) KOC: 31 Napean St.: 7pm to 9pm - Gaelic immersion classes for 10 weeks; @$ 50; presented by the Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic [ George at 902-227-5208 ] all levels welcome Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit;

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Tuesday, April 4th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: - Ewan MacIntyre Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 3:30pm & 6:30pm - Bubble Guppies live-ready to rock; @$ 32.50 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 1:30pm to 3:30pm - Family Caregiver Education Series; [ register with Beth Jackson 902-867-7683] FREE- registration required presented by Alzheimer Society Nova Scotia Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 7:30pm - Derek Edwards="Alls i"m Saying"-comedy; @ $47.57 w/service fee

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Wednesday, April 5th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: 2pm - Dulclmer Concert with Ann Wells Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: - Gaelic Social Gathering - All levels of Gaelic welcome. Meeting of Gâidhlig Agam follows Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: - 'Spring Cape Breton Step Dance & Square Set Lessons’ -6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Beginners ages 7 and up. [ Instructor - Melody Cameron 902-945-2393 ] -7:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Intermediate & Advanced http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Please note : Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration fee - 8 weeks - $100; Adults and youth age 7 and up will be grouped together for these classes. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION

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Thursday, April 6th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); 7:30pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. 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.: 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-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, April 7th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Split Crow-Bar: 25 James St.: 902-863-1957: 10pm - music every Friday nite; with Glen Aker, Carl Lavdadio & Chris Bjornson Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Benacadie town: 335 Benacadie: 10am to 3pm - Weekly Gaelic Immersions for 8 weeks; @ $ $80 for 8 sessions. Stacey MacLean: 902-622-2888 steiseag76@gmail.com. Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Mo Kenney; @ $ 25 Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Are you Being Served Cape Breton?-dinner theatre; @$ 49 Halifax (Halafacs) Bearly's-the House of Blues and Ribs: 1269 Barrington St.: 902-423-2526: 10pm - the night with Urban Surf Kings Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM Faith Tabernacle Church: 6225 Summit St: 7:30pm - Sam Moon, The Dalhousie Health Professions Chorale, The Bedford Brass Quintet Harmony & Hope is organized annually by the Harmony & Hope Concert Society, All proceeds of the show are donated to the Canadian Cancer Society http://www.harmonyandhope.com/ Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 5101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Swan Lake The Marqee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 9pm to 2am - Aftermath 2017 - An NSCC Last Class Bash · Hosted by NSCC Music Business, Class of 2017; celebration on two floors at the Marquee Ballroom / Seahorse Tavern with The Town Heroesm, Afterfunk, Roxy and the Underground Soul Sound, Pineo & Loeb, The Brood, Electric Spoonful, The Drug Rugs, Tragic Mindsl @$ 10-advance; Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm 7pm to 10pm - free ceilidh with Buddy MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square: 155 Riverside Parkway: 902-755-8972: - Law & Order: Fairy Tale Unit The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 9pm - Stu Marchand 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 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine,

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Saturday, April 8th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Are you Being Served Cape Breton?-dinner theatre; @$ 49 Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 5101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Swan Lake Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - bi-weekly Saturday jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA 2017 Jan 28th-hosts are Dara Smith-MacDonald & Daibhidh MacFhraing 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: - Brad Reid 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Louisdale Felix Marchand Education Centre: 6pm - Ducks Unlimited-#21st annual Dinner & Auction; http://www.ducks.ca/events/?id=NS07262018001 L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square: 155 Riverside Parkway: 902-755-8972: - Law & Order: Fairy Tale Unit North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: noon to 7pm - Beneefit for Harold Davidson; with JP Cormier, Buddy MacDonald, Ray Legere, Donnie Campbell, Myles Davidson, Dan Dorion, Glen Parker MacNeil, Joe Waye Jr & more Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 7pm - Cape Breton Orchestra's 23rd annual Spring Concert-an all pops concert; @$ 20 with Demara Maybury, Ross Hunter, Chris McDonald , Heather Sparling ; & Coro Cantabile under the direction of James McNeil. Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, April 9th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 2pm & 7pm - Rainbow Rockstarz ROCKIN' Variety Show 2017- Hosted by Denise Timmons and 5 others; @$ 15 Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 5101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - Swan Lake 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 - Glen Graham & Jackie Dunn MacIsaac; @ $ 8 Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: 2:30pm - Mark Fewer & Walter Delahunt-violin and piano North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit;

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Monday, April 10th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 6:30pm - Gaelic Classes for 10 weeks. [start Monday, Nov. 7th for 5 weeks, then resume Monday, Jan. 9th for 5 weeks.] Beginner/Intermediate 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Advanced 7:30 - 9:30 pm. @ $50 10 weeks. ] No charge for students & native speakers. [ call Beth 902- 871-2187] . Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic #2 ; 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) KOC: 31 Napean St.: 7pm to 9pm - Gaelic immersion classes for 10 weeks; @$ 50; presented by the Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic [ George at 902-227-5208 ] all levels welcome Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit;

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Tuesday, April 11th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: 7pm to 8:30pm - a presentation on the Battle of Vimy Ridge, by Christopher Bell, professor of history at Dalhousie University, The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 1:30pm to 3:30pm - Family Caregiver Education Series; [ register with Beth Jackson 902-867-7683] FREE- registration required presented by Alzheimer Society Nova Scotia Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes

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Wednesday, April 12th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: - 'Spring Cape Breton Step Dance & Square Set Lessons’ -6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Beginners ages 7 and up. [ Instructor - Melody Cameron 902-945-2393 ] -7:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Intermediate & Advanced http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Please note : Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration fee - 8 weeks - $100; Adults and youth age 7 and up will be grouped together for these classes. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION

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Thursday, April 13th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Are you Being Served Cape Breton?-dinner theatre; @$ 49 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Schooner Showroom: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 8pm - Port Cities Full Band - CD Launch Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: 7:30pm - Lara St. John Plays Mendelssohn Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 5101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Lara St. John Plays Mendelssohn=Symphony Nova Scotia Inverness (An Sithean) Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. 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.: 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-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Centre 200: 481 George St.: 902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: - The 2nd Annual Cape Breton Guitar Night - In Support of Loaves and Fishes Sydney ; featuring J.P. Cormier, Dave Gunning & Pretty Archie, Jordan Musycsyn, Keith Mullins, Décota McNamara http://www.cbguitarnight.com/ presented by Sociable Entertainment - New Country 1035 Cape Breton & 902 Advertising Group Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, April 14th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Split Crow-Bar: 25 James St.: 902-863-1957: 10pm - music every Friday nite; with Glen Aker, Carl Lavdadio & Chris Bjornson Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Benacadie town: 335 Benacadie: 10am to 3pm - Weekly Gaelic Immersions for 8 weeks; @ $ $80 for 8 sessions. Stacey MacLean: 902-622-2888 steiseag76@gmail.com. Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Adam Baldwin; @$ 20 Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm 7pm to 10pm - CLOSED Good Friday Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 9pm - Carry the Lost // Old Blood // Hatchet Lake North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [March 31st ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Lion’s Hall: 32 Lions Avenue: 902-535-2482: 9:30am to 11:30am - Easter Fun Day for the Children's Wish Foundation pancake breakfast, entertainment by Jason MacDonald; egg decorating, crafts, games, Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in

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Saturday, April 15th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-green room lounge: 902-867-3333: 8pm - Saturday night cabaret with music, song and spoken word; Melanie MacKay x2013gyj@stfx.ca or Mike Melchin mmelchin@stfx.ca Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA 2017 Jan 28th-hosts are Dara Smith-MacDonald & Daibhidh MacFhraing 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: - Gillian Head 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: 7pm - Aiyun Huang-Percussion as Theatre- North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Tatamagouche Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: 7:30pm - Youth concert for Tatamagouche Regional Academy Enhancements; @$ 10 Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - JP Cormier; @$ 35 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, April 16th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Dominion House of Healing Church of Cape Breton: 5pm - pig and lamb roast ; free Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 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 - Shelly Campbell & friends; @ $ 8 Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Old Fashioned Scottish Super Bi-Annual Concert with performers-Kenneth MacKenzie, Kevin Dugas, Jeff MacDonald, Colin Watson, John and Bill Pellerine, Cheryl and Evelyn MacDonald, Rodney MacDonald, Patrick Gillis, MacNeil Girls, Tracey MacNeil, Melody and Derrick Cameron, Mabou Young Dancers, Pius MacIsaac, Shelly Campbell, and many more! @$ 40 6:30pm-Think Cape Breton First Kitchen Party; supported by 101.5 The Hawk and The Municipality of the County of Inverness. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ]

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Monday, April 17th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 6:30pm - Gaelic Classes for 10 weeks. [start Monday, Nov. 7th for 5 weeks, then resume Monday, Jan. 9th for 5 weeks.] Beginner/Intermediate 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Advanced 7:30 - 9:30 pm. @ $50 10 weeks. ] No charge for students & native speakers. [ call Beth 902- 871-2187] . Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Beginner Gaelic #2 ; 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Scott Macmillan & 'Scott n' the Rocks' [12 talented and versatile jazz musicians ]; FREE The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) KOC: 31 Napean St.: 7pm to 9pm - Gaelic immersion classes for 10 weeks; @$ 50; presented by the Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic [ George at 902-227-5208 ] all levels welcome Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, April 18th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9pm - Carmen MacArthur Conversational Gaelic 10 weeks for $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 1:30pm to 3:30pm - Family Caregiver Education Series; [ register with Beth Jackson 902-867-7683] FREE- registration required presented by Alzheimer Society Nova Scotia Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes

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Wednesday, April 19th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Arichat Telile Community TV: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays 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 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: - Live streaming of the popular online show, ‘Cape Breton Live!’ features live-to-tape broadcasts of musical events recorded at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre as well as other popular music venues around Nova Scotia – from dance halls, to pubs, to house parties. Subscription required. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: - 'Spring Cape Breton Step Dance & Square Set Lessons’ -6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Beginners ages 7 and up. [ Instructor - Melody Cameron 902-945-2393 ] -7:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Intermediate & Advanced http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Please note : Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration fee - 8 weeks - $100; Adults and youth age 7 and up will be grouped together for these classes. New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: 9pm - Cryptic Wisdom North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence @ $26.87 w/service fee Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION



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