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Northern Inverness Area Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: every Saturday - 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh Mar 4th - 2pm to 6pm - Colin Grant - 8pm to 11pm - Eddie Cummings ; For anybody 19 and over, that comes on Saturday night to eat supper and pays the admission of $6 for the evening music, will receive 10% off their food!! (Kitchen open until 8pm) Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: every Tuesday - 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] 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: Apr 9th - 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: every Saturday - 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' every Sunday - 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. every Monday - 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow)

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Margaree Area Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: every Monday - 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 every Tuesday - 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 Inverness (An Sithean) Namara Club: 21 Varnier Lane: every Thursday - 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 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: every Saturday - 6:30pm to 9pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts TBA 2017 Jan 28th-hosts are Dara Smith-MacDonald & Daibhidh MacFhraing

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SouthWestern Inverness Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: Mar 11th, 25th, Apr 8th, & 22nd - 7pm to 10:30pm - bi-weekly Saturday jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: Mar 10th - 7pm - A Forever Frozen Story; http://www.aforeverfrozenstory.com Mar 25th - 7:30pm - Classic Concert # 1, the first of a six- concert series, hosted by singer-songwriter Buddy MacDonald. with guests Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle; @$ 30 Apr 16th - 7:30pm - Old Fashioned Scottish Supper Concert The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: Mar 2nd - Winter Cape Breton Step Dancing Lessons; Please note : Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration fee - 8 weeks - $100; Private- One on One lessons by Appointment - $20 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/ 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: every Saturday - 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: Mar 3rd, 17th, 31st, Apr 14th, & 28th - 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Mar 5th - 2pm to 5pm - tba Mar 12th - 2pm to 5pm - Hailee LeFort & Amanda MacDougall; @ $ 8 Mar 19th - 2pm to 5pm - Rachel Davis & Allan Dewar ; @ $ 8 Mar 26th - 2pm to 5pm - Howie MacDonald & friends; @ $ 8 Apr 2nd - 2pm to 5pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends; @ $ 8 Apr 9th - 2pm to 5pm - Glen Graham & friends; @ $ 8 Apr 16th - 2pm to 5pm - Shelly Campbell & friends; @ $ 8 Apr 23rd - 2pm to 5pm - Kyle MacDonald & Colin MacDonald; @ $ 8 Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Mar 4th - 7:30pm - Sisters Cassie & Maggie MacDonald- CD Release "The Willow Collection". @ $12+HST in advance Apr 26th - Young Tradition Vermont Cape Breton Touring Group Worldwide - Cape Breton Live: every day - 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. Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Mar 17th - 10pm to 2am - 🍀St. Patrick's Day🍀 Pub Night. Tunes by 🎶Jeremy White🎶! @ $10. 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 ); Mar 9th, 23rd, Apr 6th, & 20th - 7:30pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Mar 9th - tba Mar 23rd - tba

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Port Hawkesbury Area Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: every Sunday - 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern every Sunday - 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com every Sunday - 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: Mar 11th - Evans & Doherty Apr 22nd - Bill & Joel Plaskett ; new Album & Cross Country Tour; with Mayhemingways Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 2016 Nov 17th to 2017 Mar 30th - People's Art exhibition -amateur artists. Works include paintings, drawings, fibre pieces, photography and more. Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: Mar 26th & Apr 23rd - 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel KOC: 31 Napean St.: every Monday(through 2017 Apr 17th) - 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 Maritime Inn-Miller's Tap & Grill: 902-625-0320: Mar 17th - 6pm to 10pm - 'Chase the Leprechaun' - a fundraiser for the Port Hawkesbury Rotary Club; with Adam Cooke and Patrick Lamey & more; free; St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: Mar 5th & Apr 2nd - 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]

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Bras d’Or Lakes Area Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: every Friday - 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: every Thursday - 7pm - jam sessions; 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: every Saturday - 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Mar 4th - Mike Barron Mar 11th - Dara Smith Mar 18th - Buddy MacDonald Mar 25th - Dawn/Margie Beaton Apr 1st - Anita MacDonald Apr 8th - Brad Reid Apr 15th - Gillian Head Apr 22nd - Rachael Davis Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: every Tuesday - 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: every Friday - 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. free music Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: every Monday - 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] . Benacadie town: 335 Benacadie: every Friday - 10am to 3pm - Weekly Gaelic Immersions for 8 weeks; @ $ $80 for 8 sessions. Stacey MacLean: 902-622-2888 steiseag76@gmail.com. Baddeck (Badaig) Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: every Tuesday - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: Feb 28th, Mar 7th, 14th, & 21st - 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 ] Mar 5th & Apr 2nd - 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday - 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins every Sunday & Monday - 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: every Friday & Saturday - 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Mar 16th to 19th - March Break for adults Mar 16th - 8pm to 11pm - Movie Night with popcorn and soda Mar 17th - 3pm to 5pm - Wine and Cheese with Devonian Coast Wineries 6pm to 9pm-Ceilidh in the Pub Saturday, Mar 18th - 12:30pm to 2:30pm - Hike to Uisge Ban Falls with hot chocolate 6pm to 9pm-Ceilidh in the Pub Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: every Tuesday - 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE

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St Anns Bay Area South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: every Thursday - 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: every Saturday - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Mar 11th to 13th - March break Youth camp # 1 Mar 16th to 18th - March break Youth camp # 2 Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: every Monday - 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic

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Urban Cape Breton Area Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: every Thursday - 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: Mar 11th - 8pm - St. Patrick’s Day Warm-up Bash: Island Folk (Darrell Keigan, Stuart MacDonald, Fitzgerald Irish Dancers). Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: every Saturday - 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Feb 28th - 2pm - Seniors Social; http://www.tasteofwinter.ca St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church hall: 643 Main St.: 902-736-6394: Mar 10th - 7pm - Evans & Doherty-celebration raising the roof fundraiser concert, @$ 25 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Black Spoon Cafe & Pastry Shop: 7 Convent St: 902-794-9379: Mar 25th - noon to 2pm - Feis Cape Breton will hosting monthly youth sessions Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: every Friday - 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 every day - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free every Wednesday & Sunday - 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: every Thursday - 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Mar 17th - 10pm to 2am - St. Patrick's Day DANCE ; @$ 5 Mar 25th - 9pm to 1am - benefit dance details tBA Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: every Saturday - 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: every Saturday - 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: every Friday - 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: Feb 3rd to Apr 13th - ProletariArt 2017 exhibit; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: Mar 22nd - Music, Folklore & Culture at CBU; Apr 20th - 10am - Rumpelstiltskin-by The Maritime Marionettes Apr 21st - 10am & 7pm - Rumpelstiltskin-by The Maritime Marionettes Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: every Thursday - 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: Apr 13th - 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: every Tuesday - 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes every Thursday - 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Mar 5th - Keith Mullins Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: every Friday - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Forrester's Ceilidh on the Court: 60 Kristin Court, Mira Road: Mar 11th - 7:30pm - Ceilidh on the Court with Leanne Aucoin, Kolten MacDonell, Jesse Lewis; & Danielle MacDonald, Elizabeth Dieltgens ; presented by Forrester Tartan Productions @$30 [ reservations at Shannon@forresterdancers.com ] Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Mar 11th - 10pm - RG Schaller with Ben Young & Tyler Myalls & John Robia Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Mar 10th - 7:30pm - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; with Harold Mabern, Kirk MacDonald Mar 22nd to 26th - 8pm - Return Of The Cape Breton Liberation Army ; @ $42.39 w/service fee Apr 2nd - 8pm - Buddy Wasisname & The Other Fellers - The Last Laff ; @ $42.39 w/service fee Apr 4th - 7:30pm - Derek Edwards="Alls i"m Saying"-comedy; @ $47.57 w/service fee Apr 19th to 23rd - 8pm - The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence @ $26.87 w/service fee James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: Feb 28th - 7pm to 9pm - Film Fest-The Sunjata Story: Glimpse of a Mande Epic http://globalmusics.ca Mar 7th - 7pm to 9pm - Film Fest-Dominion– an iCreate Cape Breton project http://globalmusics.ca Mar 21st - 7pm to 9pm - Film Fest-Zurkhaneh: The House of Strength Music and Martial Arts of Iran http://globalmusics.ca Mar 23rd - 7pm to 9pm - Film Fest-The Enemy: A Partisan Hymnbook http://globalmusics.ca Mar 30th - 7pm to 9pm - Film Fest-Kosovo through the Eyes of Local Romani Musicians http://globalmusics.ca Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Lighthouse Concourse: 60 Esplanade: Mar 17th - 8pm to 1am - St.Paddy' Day Bash with music by Colin Grant, Mikey LeLievre, Red Shed, Pretty Archie the Jordan Musyscyn Band, green beer!!; @$ 30-in advance; [902-567-1043 ] presented by Flavor on the Water Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: every Wednesday - 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: every Thursday - 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: Apr 27th to 30th - Dance Ceompetition & Convention; http://www.elitedanceproductions.ca Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: every Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Mar 19th - 7:30pm - Hank Williams Live: 1952. New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation: 37 Nepean St.: 902-539-8729: 902-539-8729 Ext.2 Mar 15th to 18th - 7pm to 9pm - March Music Madness - An Adult Vocal Performance Workshop· Hosted by Robyn Vaughn Cathcart & Stephanie Higgins ; 902-217-2409 : robynvaughncathcarttenor@gmail.com Mar 16th to 18th - March Music Madness - An Youth Vocal Performance Workshop· Hosted by Robyn Vaughn Cathcart & Stephanie Higgins ; [ singers ages 12 and up. ] @$ 150 limited enrollment Mar 19th - 7pm to 9pm - March Music Madness -final performance concert The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: every Friday - 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in every Wednesday - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: Mar 10th, 24th, Apr 7th, & 21st - 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: every Wednesday - 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. every Friday - 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair every Saturday - 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil every Saturday - 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters every Saturday - 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville every Sunday - 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: Mar 3rd - 7pm - Are you Being Served Cape Breton?-dinner theatre; @$ 49 Mar 4th - 7pm - Salem 1692; @ $ 28.50 Mar 9th to 12th - 7pm - Are you Being Served Cape Breton?-dinner theatre; @$ 49 Mar 14th - 7pm - The Celtic Concert with Donnie Campbell and Friends,; @$ 27.50 Mar 18th - 7pm - Are you Being Served Cape Breton?-dinner theatre; @$ 49 Mar 25th - 8pm - Master Hypnotist - TJ FOX ; @ $28.50 19+ Apr 1st & 2nd - 7pm - Down Home Classic Concert Series # 1 ; @$ 42,50 with Peter Gillis, Greg Donaghey, Aaron Lewis Apr 4th - 6:30pm - Bubble Guppies live-ready to rock; @$ 32.50 Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance

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Louisbourg Area Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: Mar 10th - Keith Mullins with Colin Grant and Jason MacDonald, Adam Young. @$ 15; 19+ Louisbourg Firehall: Main St.: Mar 14th - 2pm - Seniors Social; George D. Lewis School: 21 Kent St.: 902-733-2515: Mar 4th - 9am - Louisbourg Slush Run & Walk;

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Big Pond Area Ben Eoin (Beinn Eòin) Ski Ben Eoin Pub-Broken Buckle: 4 Ave.: Mar 11th - 1pm - Makin' Waves Music Festival with Quake Matthews, Jofo, and Fire Valley Fire

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St Peter's Area River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: every Thursday - 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Lion’s Hall: 32 Lions Avenue: 902-535-2482: Apr 14th - 9:30am to 11:30am - Easter Fun Day for the Children's Wish Foundation pancake breakfast, entertainment by Jason MacDonald; egg decorating, crafts, games, MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: every Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: Mar 4th - 9pm - adult dance with 'Roundhouse' 19+ Mar 11th - 9pm - adult dance with 'One Plus One' 19+ Mar 18th - 9pm - adult dance with 'Rockin' Country' 19+ Mar 25th - 9pm - adult dance with 'Makin' U Dance' 19+ Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: Mar 17th & Apr 21st - 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Telile Community TV: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: Mar 15th & Apr 19th - 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2016 Aug 10th to 15th--#43rd Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: Mar 4th - 7pm - variety show; [ Magdalen Samson, 902-226-3117 ] Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Mar 12th, 26th, Apr 9th, & 23rd - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Rocky Bay Irish Club: 751 Rocky Bay Road: Mar 14th - 2pm to 4pm - St.Patrick's Irish Hooley D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: Mar 23rd & Apr 27th - 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: Mar 11th & Apr 8th - 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Louisdale Felix Marchand Education Centre: Apr 8th - 6pm - Ducks Unlimited-#21st annual Dinner & Auction; http://www.ducks.ca/events/?id=NS07262018001

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Mainland Area Mulgrave Fire Hall: Mar 17th - 10pm - St. Patrick's Day Dance with Eastbound entertainment & DJ; @$ 7; 19+ Havre Boucher Community Centre: ...former... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: Mar 26th & Apr 23rd - 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 9th season; [# 80th show on Nov 22nd 2015] @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: Mar 12th & Apr 9th - 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Whitehead community centre: Mar 4th & Apr 1st - 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: every Sunday - 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ every Sunday - 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Farmers' Market-Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition grounds: 30 James St.: every Saturday - 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: every Thursday - 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] every Thursday(from 2017 Feb 28th) - 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: every Wednesday - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: every Sunday - 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] Split Crow-Bar: 25 James St.: 902-863-1957: Mar 1st - 9pm to 11:30pm - Antigonish Ladies Night f/Playboyz - 50 Shades Darker every Friday - 10pm - music every Friday nite; with Glen Aker, Carl Lavdadio & Chris Bjornson St. FX -Bauer Theatre-green room lounge: 902-867-3333: Mar 18th & Apr 15th - 8pm - Saturday night cabaret with music, song and spoken word; Melanie MacKay x2013gyj@stfx.ca or Mike Melchin mmelchin@stfx.ca Mar 4th - 10pm - 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 ] Apr 1st - 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 -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: Mar 30th - 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 St. FX -Bauer Theatre: 902-867-3333: Mar 7th - 7:30pm - preview of Eurydice written by Sarah Ruhl pay what you can. Mar 8th to 11th - 7:30pm - Eurydice written by Sarah Ruhl Mar 23rd to 25th - One-Act Play festival St. FX-Immaculata Hall-room @205: 902-867-2196: Mar 4th - 8pm - Rebecca Caine,Robert Kortgaard ;@ $20 Mar 11th - 8pm - Architek Percussion Quartet ;@ $20 Apr 1st - 8pm - Emma Rush-Classical Guitar, ;@ $20 St. James United Church: 197 Main St.: Mar 5th - 3pm to 5pm - Cassie & Maggie-album launch concert; @$ 18-advance The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: every Sunday - 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, every Thursday - 9pm - Jazz session Townhouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: every Thursday - 9pm - live jazz every Sunday - 6:30pm - Irish music Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: Mar 31st & Apr 28th - 7:30pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Highland Square Mall: Mar 11th - 10am to 3pm - Shay MacMullin celebrating Gaelic language and traditions; @$ 35 Wendy.Mcinnis@nscc.ca Pictou County Wellness Centre: 2756 Westville Rd.: 902-755-8870: Mar 10th - 8pm to 11pm - “The East Coast Production Group” PRESENTS “Roots & Boots Tour” featuring: Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye; @$ 56 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: Mar 15th - 7:30pm - Bill & Joel Plaskett & Mayheimingways; @$ 50 Mar 24th - Derek Edwards - Alls I'm Saying Pictou County Wellness Center: 2756 Westville Rd: Mar 10th - 8pm to 11pm - “The East Coast Production Group” PRESENTS “Roots & Boots Tour” featuring: Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye!; @ $56 Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: Mar 2nd - 7pm - A Marigold Variety Show; @$ 15; presented by the Cobequid Arts Council Mar 15th - Bill & Joel Plaskett ; new Album & Cross Country Tour; with Mayhemingways Apr 15th - 7:30pm - JP Cormier; @$ 35 Apr 23rd - 7:30pm - Alan Doyle Trio; @$ 55 Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: Mar 17th - Broke with Money-St. Patrick's Day Dartmouth Alderney Landing Theatre: 2 Ochterloney Street: 1-888-311-9090, 902-461-8401: Mar 30th & 31st - Limelight Halifax; Hosted by Limelight Productions Inc. Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: every Sunday - 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. Mar 12th - guest is Kevin Dugas Mar 26th - Hailie LeFort & Brad Reid; Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: Mar 11th & Apr 8th - 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests every Sunday - 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Mar 5th - 5pm - Celine and Danelle Doucet Mar 12th - 5pm - Kevin Dugas and Brad Reid Mar 19th - 5pm - Alycia Putnam and family Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: every Sunday - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: Mar 17th - noon - St.Patrick's Day Cape Breton Ceilidh with Wendy MacIsaac & Brad Reid Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: every Saturday - 8pm - entertainment Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: every Friday - 9pm - Music Nova Scotia-'Free music Friday; Presented by Music Nova Scotia, Casino Nova Scotia and 929 JACK FM Casino Nova Scotia -Schooner Showroom: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: Apr 13th - 8pm - Port Cities Full Band - CD Launch Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: Mar 11th - 8pm to 11pm - Half Moon Run in Halifax; # $40.50 in advance, Apr 20th - 8pm - Bill & Joel Plaskett & Mayhemingways.; $39.50 in advance Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: Mar 5th - 7:30pm - Two Orchestras Play Romeo and Juliet Mar 18th - 7:30pm - Flying on Your Own: A Tribute to Rita MacNeil; Featuring: the Men of the Deeps, Katriona MacNeil, vocals-Lucy MacNeil of the Barra MacNeils, Scott Macmillan, conductor Mar 19th - 2pm - Flying on Your Own: A Tribute to Rita MacNeil; Featuring: the Men of the Deeps, Katriona MacNeil, vocals-Lucy MacNeil of the Barra MacNeils, Scott Macmillan, conductor Mar 23rd - 7:30pm - Lemieux and Lee Play Vaughan Williams Apr 13th - 7:30pm - Lara St. John Plays Mendelssohn Apr 26th - 7:30pm - Musically Speaking Apr 27th - 7:30pm - Dvořák’s Cello Concerto Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: every Thursday - 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Freeman's Little New York: 2017 Feb 18th to March 2nd-Fairview Winter Jamboree: 3671 Dutch Village Road: 902-429-0241: Mar 3rd - 8pm to midnighth w/ Host Troy Arseneault & Lindsay Misiner Mar 10th - 8pm to midnighth w/ Host Troy Arseneault & Jason Szeto Mar 17th - 8pm to midnighth w/ Host Troy Arseneault & Tyler Mullendore Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: Feb 28th - 7pm to 8:30pm - a performance by The Sanctified Brothers of their innovative and stirring gospel music, Mar 14th - 7pm to 8:30pm - a recital of traditional Chinese flute music by Buning Liu, member of the China Nationalities Orchestra Society, Mar 28th - 7pm to 8:30pm - a presentation on the Halifax Explosion Relief Commission by David Sutherland and Barry Cahill, Apr 11th - 7pm to 8:30pm - a presentation on the Battle of Vimy Ridge, by Christopher Bell, professor of history at Dalhousie University, Apr 25th - 7pm to 8:30pm - a commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of Confederation, by graduating students of the Costume Studies Program at the Fountain School of Performing Arts at Dalhousie University who will stage 1867 historical reproductions, Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: every Sunday - 7pm to 10pm - Jam session; Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: every Wednesday - 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Menz & Mollyz Bar: 2182 Gottingen St.: Mar 3rd - 10pm to 1am - The GetUP! and Mawiomi; @$ 5 Olympic Community Centre: http://saintantonios.ca/: 2304 hunter St.: 902-422-7373: Mar 17th - 9pm to 1am - Hosted by GroundSwell Music Festival -The Stanfields w/ Like A Motorcycle & The Royal Volts a St Patrick’s Day bash; @$ 35+ Mar 18th - #2nd annual GroundSwell Music Festival; with Ria Mae w/ In-Flight Safety & Arsoniste http://www.groundswellmusic.ca // www.tickethalifax.com; sponsored by The City of Halifax, The Province of NS, Select Nova Scotia, FACTOR and the Government of Canada. Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 5101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Mar 5th - 7:30pm - Two Orchestras Play Romeo and Juliet Mar 11th - 8pm - Half Moon Run Mar 15th - 12:30pm - Launch of your 2017 -2018 season Mar 18th - 7:30pm - Flying on Your Own: A Tribute to Rita MacNeil; Symphony Nova Scotia, Scott Macmillan-conductor, the Men of the Deeps, Lucy MacNeil of the Barra MacNeils, and Rita’s niece Katriona MacNeil; @$ 30 Mar 19th - 2pm - Flying on Your Own: A Tribute to Rita MacNeil; Symphony Nova Scotia, Scott Macmillan-conductor, the Men of the Deeps, Lucy MacNeil of the Barra MacNeils, and Rita’s niece Katriona MacNeil; @$ 30 Mar 23rd - 7:30pm - Lemieux and Lee Play Vaughan Williams Apr 2nd - 2pm - Baroque Masterworks with Mathieu Lussier Apr 7th & 8th - 7:30pm - Swan Lake Apr 9th - 2pm - Swan Lake Apr 13th - 7:30pm - Lara St. John Plays Mendelssohn Apr 20th - Bill & Joel Plaskett ; new Album & Cross Country Tour; with Mayhemingways Apr 27th - 7:30pm - Festival: Dvořák’s Cello Concerto Red Fox Bar & Grill: 7071 Bayers Rd.: 902-455-0604: every Wednesday - 9pm to 1am - Busker Wednesdays Rockbottom Brewery & Pub: 5686 Spring Garden Rd.: 902-423-2938: every Saturday - 9:30pm to 12:30am - entertainment Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: Mar 16th - #2nd annual GroundSwell Music Festival; with Rawlins Cross and Heather Rankin http://www.groundswellmusic.ca // www.tickethalifax.com; sponsored by The City of Halifax, The Province of NS, Select Nova Scotia, FACTOR and the Government of Canada. Apr 1st & 2nd - noon to 6:30pm - Limelight Halifax; Hosted by Limelight Productions Inc. St. Andrew's United Church: 6036 Coburg Road: Mar 11th - 7:30pm - Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos; https://symphonynovascotia.ca/ Mar 12th - 2pm - Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos; https://symphonynovascotia.ca/ Apr 2nd - 2pm - Baroque Masterworks with Mathieu Lussier; https://symphonynovascotia.ca/ Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: Mar 2nd - 9pm - Garrett Mason + Noah Tye Mar 4th - 9pm - Sam Moon Mar 6th, 20th, Apr 3rd, & 17th - 8:30pm - Scott Macmillan & 'Scott n' the Rocks' [12 talented and versatile jazz musicians ]; FREE Mar 11th, 18th, & 25th - 4:30pm to 7:30pm - Theo MacIntosh Mar 17th - 3:30pm to 11:30pm - St Paddy's Day; @$ 5 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm German polka Band, The Roving Steins. 8:30 pm until 11:30 pm-Tj King, Mar 20th - 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage Mar 24th - 10pm - Three Sheet Apr 1st - 4:30pm to 7:30pm - Theo MacIntosh The Anchor-restaurant: 3625 Dutch Village Rd.: Apr 1st - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Mary Beth Carty-CD release The Bus Stop Theatre: 2203 Gottingen St.: 1-888-639-1169: Mar 1st - The Art of Working While Black: An Art Exhibit of the Black exp Mar 3rd to 5th - Groupthink Presented By Nostos Collectives Mar 7th - 8pm to 9:30pm - Cory Bowles Unleased; @$ 20; with Cory Bowles, Norm Adams, D'Arcy Gray Mar 28th - 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: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Mar 20th - 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage Mar 22nd - 8pm - Dave Sampson & Kim Harris Mar 24th - 10pm - Three Sheet Apr 26th - 7:30pm - Festival-musically speaking The Company House: 2202 Gottingen St.: 902-404-3050: Mar 23rd - 8:30pm to 11:30pm - Blue Spirits; @$ 5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: every Monday - 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; every Tuesday - 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Mar 3rd - 8pm - Cassie & Maggie-album launch concert in An Seanchai! ; @$ 20 The Shriners' Hall: ....Cape Breton Adult Dance: 3530 Connolly St.: Mar 25th - 9:30pm to 1am - Cape Breton Adult Dance with tba ; @ $ 10; 19+ presented by the Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax; Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: Apr 2nd - Martha Argerich Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance with Walter Delahunt Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: every day - 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas



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