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Northern Inverness Area Chéticamp town-La Société Saint-Pierre: ..2017 June 15th to 18th -#3rd Annual -'Roots to Boots Festival': ; 15584Cabot Trail,: Jun 15th to 18th - #3rd Annual -'Roots to Boots Festival; Chéticamp & Louisbourg Jun 15th - Chéticamp 10am-CBHNP: Guided Hike :- Salmon Pools 7pm-Place du Pêcheurs -Learn to square dance 8pm-Doryman Pub & Grill -Tribute to Arthur Muise, well-known Chéticamp fiddler Jun 16th - Chéticamp 10am-CBHNP: Guided Hike : Mountain of donkey 10am--CBHNP: Guided Hike : Salmon Pools 6:30pm-- Retirees Room - Community Kitchen Party Jun 17th - Chéticamp 10am-CBHNP: Explore a trail. Planting trees on The Skyline Trail 1pm-CBHNP: Guided Hike : Corney Brook 9pm- A tyme @ the Doryman with : Daniel Payne, Christine Melanson & Adam Young Jun 18th - Chéticamp 10am-CBHNP: Guided Hike : Salmon Pools 10am to 1pm-Parish Hall of Saint-Joseph-du-Moine -Father's Day Brunch with Entertainment 9pm-CBHNP: Campfire with music at the Grande Falaise Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: every Saturday - 2pm to 5pm - ceilidh Apr 22nd - 2pm to 6pm - Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar - 9pm to 1am - Glen Roache Apr 29th - 2pm to 6pm - Douglas Cameron - 9pm to 1am - Brian Mallery ~ CD Release ; @$ 20 May 13th - 2pm to 6pm - Rachel Davis & Jason Roach Jun 15th - tribute to the fiddler-Arthur Muise 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 27th - 'Crossing Borders' with Trina Samson's dance school & Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, http://youngtraditionvermont.org 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 East Margaree St. Michael’s Hall: 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2970: May 21st - 7pm to 10pm - Variety Concert! Public ; @$ 8; hosted by The Margaree Kinette Club. All proceeds are being donated to Relay For Life 2017. Our team is called "Kin"dred Spirits. 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 $75. caroline_camer@hotmail.com 902 258-5768 With the support of NS Office of Gaelic Affairs Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: Apr 22nd - 2pm to 4pm - Ceilidh in celebration of Allan MacMaster's PC nomination; ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: Apr 18th to May 1st - the storytelling tradition of the Gaels in the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' Apr 22nd - noon - workshop by Celtic Music Centre & Gaelic College 1pm-reception for exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County'; story telling, dinner 1:30pm-storytelling session with Patty & Andy John A. MacDonald, Carmen MacArthur, Jeff MacDonald wrapping up the day with the traditional marag and roast beef dinner (by presale). @$ 20 [reserved tickets ] Apr 29th - a story telling sessions with the exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' May 1st - Gaelic Month in Nova Scotia; 2017 theme=Gaelic Runs Deep Here. - exhibit 'Shared Stories of Inverness County' closing with a tree planting event, which marks the beginning of the Gaelic Pathway project, May 6th to 21st - 11am to 4pm - Young artists at work gallery exhibit May 28th to Jun 24th - 11am to 5pm - NS Printmakers Group Exhibition 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

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SouthWestern Inverness Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: Apr 22nd, May 6th, 20th, Jun 3rd, & 17th - 7pm to 10:30pm - bi-weekly Saturday jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: May 21st - 7pm - annual May concert;; @$ 8; 902-258-5934 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca Dalbrae Academy-Alexander Doyle Public Library: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: every Thursday(from 2017 May 4th) - 7:30pm - weekly Gaelic history book club; [ frances.maceachen@novascotia.ca 902-945-2114]. May 4th - 7pm to 8:30pm - Gaelic History Book Club discussing 'Memory Keeper of the Forest' by Michael Newton; Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: May 6th - 7:30pm - Classic Concert # 2-Strathspey Notes, the 2nd of a six- concert series, hosted by singer-songwriter Buddy MacDonald. with guests Rachel Davis & Iain MacQuarrie May 12th - 6:30pm to 8pm - Dance Debut-Proud to be Canadian ;@$ 10; our 28th Annual Recital The dancers range in age from 2 – 14 years; May 20th - 7:30pm - 'Four Strong Winds'-boardwalk productions -Canadian #150 music sea to sea with Brian Doyle, Neil Campbell, Cameron & Neil MacQuarrie, Lawrence Cameron, Mike Murdock, Adrian Aucoin. Barry Fougere, Jesse Ryan, James Ryan, Abby Mullendore, Glenn MacEachern, John Gillis, Christine Campbell, Jeannie Beks, and Judy McIsaac. The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: Apr 19th, 26th, May 3rd, & 10th - '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 - $100; Adults and youth age 7 and up will be grouped together for these classes. every Tuesday & Thursday(through 2017 May 11th) - 10am to 1pm - Mother & Baby -learn Gaelic together; @$ 100 with instructor Stacey MacLean; supported by NS Gaelic Affairs & Communities, Culture & Heritage gaeliclearning@gmail.com 902-623-0455 May 7th - 2pm - a presentation highlighting the significant contributions of the Gaelic community during the Great War The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: May 26th - opening night 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@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Apr 22nd - youth dancing featuring Nora, Joe MacMaster, Jessie Helen, Orianna & Katie Agnes MacNeil, Elizabeth & Sarah MacInnis, Olivier & Paryse Broussard, Ben Vanzutphen, Keigan MacLennan, Tracey MacNeil May 27th - Stephanie MacDonald, Mike Barron, Kolten MacDonell, Dara Smith-MacDonald fundraiser for Cape Breton Fiddlers’ Association trip to Glengarry, Ontario. Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: Apr 28th, May 12th, 26th, & Jun 9th - 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Apr 23rd - 2pm to 5pm - Kyle MacDonald & Colin MacDonald; @ $ 8 Apr 30th - 2pm to 5pm - Andrea Beaton & friends; @ $ 8 May 7th - 2pm to 5pm - Troy MacGillivray & friends ;@$ 8 May 14th - 2pm to 5pm - Chrissy Crowley & friends ;@$ 8 May 21st - 2pm to 5pm - tba ;@$ 8 May 28th - 2pm to 5pm - Donny LeBlanc & Allan Dewar ;@$ 8 Jun 4th - 2pm to 5pm - Danelle & Celine Doucet ;@$ 8 Jun 11th - 2pm to 5pm - tba ;@$ 8 Jun 18th - 2pm to 5pm - tba ;@$ 8 Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Jun 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, & 16th - 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Apr 26th - 'Crossing Borders' with Trina Samson's dance school & Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, http://youngtraditionvermont.org May 19th - 7:30pm - concert with Mairi Rankin and Ailie Robertson; @$ 15+HST in advance Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: every day(from 2017 Jun 12th) - 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: Jun 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, & 16th - 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 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 ); Apr 20th, May 4th, 18th, Jun 1st, & 15th - 7:30pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Apr 20th - Olivier Brassard May 4th - Joe MacMaster May 18th - Kayla Jun 1st - Dara Smith Jun 15th - Donna-Marie DeWolfe

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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: Apr 22nd - Bill & Joel Plaskett ; new Album & Cross Country Tour; with Mayhemingways Jun 3rd - Heather Rankin Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: Apr 23rd & May 28th - 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Apr 25th, May 2nd, & 9th - 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 Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: every Friday - 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Apr 21st - Strawman Band from Halifax Apr 28th - Gerald MacIntyre St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: May 7th & Jun 4th - 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 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 Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: Jun 14th - 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; local talent; Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. lite lunch 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) Firehouse Iron Works: 109 Main St.: 902-756-4766: May 20th & 21st - Backyard Brand BBQ​, the only KCBS registered competition BBQ team serving up Carolina style BBQ and West Texas style brisket. Backyard Brand BBQ is representing Traeger Grills. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church hall: Village Road: May 5th - 7pm - concert in St. Andrew’s Church. “Stormy Weather,” [ Burton MacIntyre (902-756- 2769), Fred Matthews (902- 756-2764), Marilyn Macleod (902-756-2627), or Kennena MacFadyen (902-756-2883) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: every Thursday - 7pm - jam sessions; Valley Mills Volunteer fire Department: 902-756-2322: Apr 30th - 1pm to 3pm - event in honor of the re-opening of Crowdis Bridge; 1pm-ribbon cutting. silent auction & music by Rob Woodley [Squeezy Bob] & Crowdis Bridge; also Martins Fine Bakery & A1 Cape Breton Sausage will be there 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 Apr 22nd - Rachel Davis & Buddy Macdonald Apr 29th - Donnie/Jinx May 6th - Chrissy Crowley May 13th - Paul Cranford May 20th - Buddy MacDonald May 27th - Keith Mullins Jun 3rd - Chrissy Crowley Jun 10th - Bill Cameron Jun 17th - Darrell Keigan Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: May 2nd & Jun 6th - 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 Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Apr 21st - 7pm to 9pm family ceilidh with Rodney MacDonald Apr 28th - 7pm to 10pm - Richard Schaller Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: Apr 21st - 7pm to 9pm - monthly Family Square Dancing Ceilidh; FREE; Music by: Rodney MacDonald sponsored by the County of Victoria, CB District Health Authority, RCL # 124 Grandona. Wharf: ...2017 June 8th to 11th..#3rd Annual World Oceans Day ..: # Highway # 223: 902-622-2439: Jun 8th to 11th - noon to 4:30pm - #3rd Annual World Oceans Day Baddeck (Badaig) Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: May 18th - Chris Kirby, Keith Mullins and Ian Sherwood on tour Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3500: every Tuesday - our Circle of Friends, all welcome, bring your favorite instrument. Gaelic Immersion Day: 1687 Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: Apr 29th - 3pm to 4pm - Gaelic Immersion Day; with Joyce MacDonald & Brittany Rankin Pre-registration for this event is required, @ Adult: $30, Youth (8 years and up): $20. Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: May 7th & Jun 4th - 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 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 ] May 1st to 26th - An Cùrsa Bogaidh - a Four-Week Immersion Course May 5th to 7th - Gaidhlig as t-Earrach ~ Spring Gaelic Weekend for Adults; 19+ with Beth Ann MacEachen, Margie Beaton, Tiber Falzett Jun 5th to 9th - Masters Weaving Program Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: every Monday - 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Ingonish Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 105: 35169 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2308: May 20th - Michael Lloyd & Jesse T McGillivary; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: every Monday - 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. ] St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: every Wednesday - 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon

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Urban Cape Breton Area Bras d’Or St. Joseph's Community Hall: 24 Villa Drive: May 20th - 9pm to 1am - Spring dance with Full Circle ; Sponsored by the Raise the Roof Committee. @$ 10; 19+ [ Helen at the office: 902-736-9633 - ] 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 Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) John Nugent Firefighter’s Centre: 1 Elliot St: 902-736-6664: Apr 21st - 9pm - The Privateers Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: every Saturday - 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Black Spoon Cafe & Pastry Shop: 7 Convent St: 902-794-9379: Apr 29th & May 27th - noon to 2pm - Feis Cape Breton will hosting monthly youth sessions Apr 22nd - 7pm to 10pm - The Boularderie Mammo Warriors are planning the best “Night At The Nunnery”; 19+ live auction , hors d'oeuvres, music by Cindy & Shelley; @$ 30; proceeds to the Cape Breton Cancer Patient Care Fund. 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 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. St. Matthew -Wesley United Church: 2 Peppett St.: 902-794-3651: Apr 23rd - 7pm - "Godsent Reunion Concert"; with The Cape Breton Chordsmen, Colin Grant & Cecil Clarke; @$ 10 St.Joseph’s Church: 82 Pierce St. & Archibald Ave.: May 21st - 7pm to 10pm - Victory Park Variety Concert Fundraiser The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: May 6th - 3pm to 2am - opening day with live entertainment 11pm-Tom Fun Orchestra ; @ $ 10 Westmount (A´ Bheinn An Iar) Holy Rosary Church hall: just off Westmount Rd.: May 13th - 7:30pm - Nova Voice, provincial men's choir. Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: Apr 29th & May 27th - 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: every Friday - 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: May 26th - 6:30pm to 9pm - Little Gems, a Small Works Fundraiser; Cape Breton University: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: Apr 28th - 'Crossing Borders' with Trina Samson's dance school & Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, http://youngtraditionvermont.org Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 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. Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: Apr 22nd - 8:30pm to midnight - Square Dance-with Howie MacDonald, Ian MacDougall. Shelley Campbell and Allan Dewar Centre 200: 481 George St.: 902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: Apr 19th - 8pm - Nova Scotia Music Hall of Fame Induction Gala; Inductees include Natalie MacMaster (NS), Gene MacLellan (PEI), Harry Hibbs (NL), Ken Tobias (NB), and Joella Foulds (Industry). entertainment by Rachel Davis & many more May 5th - 6:30pm to 10pm - A Nova Scotia Craft Beer Week Event hosted by Big Spruce Brewing and Breton Brewing; music by The Town Heroes and Ian MacDougall and Friends; All profits will be donated to Loaves an Fishes. - 6:30pm to 10pm - NS Craft Beer Week Event; live music by Town Heroes, Ian MacDougall, & more May 26th - I Love the 90s Tour presented by Vogue Optical with Feat. Salt N Pepa, Rob Base, All-4-One, Color Me Badd, Biz Markie, Young MC and C+C Music Factory! Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: Apr 21st - 9pm to 12:30am - Gary Chew & John Kendall Apr 22nd - 9pm to 12:30am - Dan MacCarthy & Mike Wadden Apr 28th - 9pm to 12:30am - Jason Kempt & Brandon Collier Apr 29th - 9pm to 12:30am - The Ayl Men 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 May 21st - Chris Kirby, Keith Mullins and Ian Sherwood on tour 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. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE every Saturday - 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head May 16th - 7pm to 9pm - Book Pub -Book Pub; authors with glasses [every month on 3rd Tuesday ] - May 13th - 10pm to 1am - T. Thomason//CAMERON//Fire Valley Fire May 27th - Midnight Vesta 'Seconds tour' with Brooklyn Kate Doran http://midnightvesta.com/ http://www.brooklyndoran.com Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Apr 19th to 23rd, 27th, & 29th - 8pm - The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence @ $26.87 + May 17th to 21st - 8pm - Next To Normal ; Music by Tom Kitt, Lyrics & Book by Brian Yorkey , Directed by Ron Jenkins; Mature Language and Situations; @ $42.39 w/service fee May 28th - 7pm - the Cape Breton Chorale& the Northside Honour Choir & guests='A Salute to Canada'; @$ 25+ Jun 1st - 7:30pm - The Coast 89.7 Concert Series presents " Dave Gunning and Buddy MacDonald - Songs and Stories", Jun 10th - 8pm - '2017 Hat-A-Versary Variety Spectacular'-Celebrate our 3rd anniversary with over 100 performers from the dozens of productions weve enjoyed since 2014. @ $42.39 w/service fee James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: Apr 21st & 22nd - 6pm - Teddy Bear Sleepover; Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: May 17th & 18th - The Annual Sydney Harbour Port Days Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: every Wednesday - 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: every Thursday - 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: Apr 27th to 30th - Dance Ceompetition & Convention; http://www.elitedanceproductions.ca May 5th - 8pm - comedy with Mike MacDonald & Marc Souv May 10th - 7:30pm - Corb Lund Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: every Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Apr 20th - Keith Mullins Apr 27th - Bill Appleby May 4th - Darrell Keigan May 11th - Allie Bennett May 18th - Cyril MacPhee May 25th - Brian Martin, George MacDonald and Duncan Wells Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kluskap Room: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: May 5th - 8pm - Comedy Legend Live with Mike MacDonald & guest, Mark Sauve. Polish Village Hall: 972 Victoria Rd.: 902-564-8494: Apr 29th - 9pm to 1am - 80's Dance; @$ 10; 19+; Music by DJ Jimmy MacKinnon Hosted by Stone Church Restoration Society; proceeds will support the Stone Church Restoration Society Steel City Sports Bar & Steakhouse: 252 Townsend St.: May 5th - 8pm to 11:30pm - MacLellan Brothers Band The Martin Arms Hotel-the triple crown Bistro: 100 Kings Rd.: 902-567-3311, 1-866-999-6700: Apr 28th - 8pm to 10pm - Funny Bone Friday with Comedian TRIXX; @$ 25+ 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 @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION Apr 19th - 6:30pm - Andrew Doyle Apr 20th - 6:30pm - Andrew Doyle Apr 21st - 5pm - “After Work Party” with Taylor Burton Apr 21st & 22nd - 9:30pm - Andrew Doyle & Cory Keeping Apr 22nd - 5pm to 8:30pm - Andrew Doyle May 4th - 9:30pm to 1:30am - Michael Lloyd & Jesse T McGillivary; The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: Apr 21st, May 5th, 19th, Jun 2nd, & 16th - 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: May 6th - 9am to 1pm - Cape Breton's 50+ expo @ Whitney Pier Legion; FREE Royal Canadian Legion Branch #128: 10 Wesley St.: 902-539-4112: May 6th - 9am to 1pm - Cape Breton's 50+ expo @ Whitney Pier Legion; FREE Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: Jun 9th, 27th, Jul 4th, 11th, 18th, Aug 15th, 22nd, 29th, & Sep 5th - Men of he Deeps' Concerts The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: every Wednesday - 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. every Friday - 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair every Saturday - 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil every Saturday - 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters every Saturday - 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville every Sunday - 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: Apr 29th - 7pm - Songs of the Rat Pack with Geordie Brown; @$ 39.50 May 5th - 7pm - Matt Earhart CD Release PartyA Savoy Theatre Studio Production; FREE May 11th - 8pm - an evening with City & Colour-solo @$ 56-advance May 13th - 7pm - Down Home Classic # 2-return of the three pianos @ $ 42.50 May 14th - 2pm - Down Home Classic # 2-return of the three pianos @ $ 42.50 May 27th - 7pm - The Legends-their story; Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, The Everly Brothers May 28th - 2pm - The Legends-their story; Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, The Everly Brothers Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance

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Louisbourg Area Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: Apr 29th - 6:30pm to 8pm - Steak Barbeque & 8:30pm-Dance -@$ 25 Entertainment - "Harbor Town"-Formerly "The Outlaws" Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: May 5th & Jun 2nd - 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Apr 22nd - 6pm - silent auction with Alfie MacLeod; Apr 29th - Mira Gala Pub Crawl fundraiser ; @$ 20 May 5th, 6th, 12th, & 13th - 6pm - Mira Players spring dinner theatre - 'Hotbed Hotel'; @ $ 25 with cast members Harvey Pyke, Doug Wrathall , Allen White and Bob Lewandowski [ 902-727-2325 ] Louisbourg town: ...2017 June 15th to 18th -#3nd Annual -'Roots to Boots Festival': Jun 15th to 18th - #3nd Annual -'Roots to Boots Festival' -Louisbourg & Chéticamp Jun 15th - Louisbourg 2pm-Demonstration - Louisbourg Seafoods; Learn the story of crab; From seas to table. 6pm-Lobster Kettle: Crab Dinner with Entertainment/ Crab dinner and entertainment Jun 16th - Louisbourg 2pm- Old Town and Fortress of Louisbourg Trails: Guided walk 4pm- Louisbourg Fire Hall Fire Hall: Dinner - Fishcakes and bean supper 7pm- Louisbourg Fire Hall Fire Hall:Entertainment with Daniel Payne, Colin Grant and Adam Young 10pm-Louisbourg Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62 - Dance with Final Cut Jun 17th - Louisbourg 2pm- Lighthouse Coastal Trail: Guided Hike 6pm- Louisbourg-Point of View Suites: Beggar's Banquet Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: Apr 19th - 7pm to 9pm - Movie nite with 'Iron Road' Apr 25th - 'Crossing Borders' with Trina Samson's dance school & Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, http://youngtraditionvermont.org

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St Peter's Area St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: May 27th - 7:30pm - concert with Jim Richard & friends 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) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ....2017 June 2nd to 4th-#6th annual Music Camp on the Canal: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-631-5050, 1-800-818-5885: Jun 2nd to 4th - #6th annual Music Camp on the Canal- instructors=Scott Macmillan & Colin Grant, Rachel Davis, Allie Bennet, Leah Campbell, Chelsey Dakai, Paul Davis, Carol Martell, Darren McMullen , Keith Mullins , Roger Stone, Johannes Sturm, Kelli Trottier, Barbara White, Richard Wood, Rob Woodley, Roddie's Square Dance Society, Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Lion’s Hall: 32 Lions Avenue: 902-535-2482: Jun 3rd - 7:30pm - All Star Concert-#6th annual Music Camp on the Canal- ..followed by a late night jam session at the Bras d'Or Lakes Inn, with performers, localy players and Music Campers. MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: every Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller May 13th - 9pm to 1am - MacLellan Brothers Band Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: Apr 22nd - 9pm - adult dance with 'Makin' U Dance' ; 19+ Apr 29th - 9pm - adult dance with 'Rockin' Country' ; 19+ Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: Apr 28th - 7pm - evening with Psychic Medium Tracey Fuller; @4 30-advance; [Trina 902-631-2563] presented by Trina Samson's Dance School New Horizon Seniors Club: Apr 21st, May 19th, & Jun 16th - 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: Apr 19th & May 17th - 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Petit-de-Grat La Picasse Centre Communautaire Culturel: 3435 Highway #206: 902-226-0149: Apr 24th - 7pm - 'Crossing Borders' with Trina Samson's dance school & Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, @$ 5-advance Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Apr 23rd, May 7th, 21st, Jun 4th, & 18th - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: Apr 27th & May 25th - 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands Apr 29th - noon - RE-OPENING PARTY with ROSS RANKIN & THE STRAWMEN 7pm-Live music at 7pm - FREE L’Ardoise Community Centre: 206 Shore Rd; Hwy # 247: Apr 29th - 7:30pm - 50s & 60s Dinner & 9pm to 1am-dance with Rock & Roll; [ chinese dinner & dessert, ] @$ 20; sponsored by L;Ardoise Men's club. Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: May 13th & Jun 10th - 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Louisdale St.Louis Parish Hall: ....2016 May 28th to 31st--Baraco Days-Annual Community Festival: 156 Grandigue Ferry Rd: 902-345-2316: May 7th - 2pm to 4pm - Spring Tea Hoedown; for Canada #150; @$ 7 square dancing and line dancing; St. Louis CWL

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Mainland Area Havre Boucher Community Centre: ...former... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: Apr 23rd & May 28th - 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 Tracadie Monsignor Donnelly Hall: 9708 Highway #4: 902-232-2942: May 6th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Bluegrass Tradition ; in support of the renovations committee; @$ 10 https://www.facebook.com/BluegrassTradition/ Jun 2nd - 2pm - Benefit Concert with Jim Richard & Friends. Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: May 14th & Jun 11th - 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: May 6th - 7pm - 'the Outlaws-Heroes of Country'; @ $ 12 ; with Gary Williams, Kyle Delorey, Blair Pellerin, Alanna Hayne, Brian Bouchie, Liz Morrow, Eastwind, Jenna Haines, Dave Myatt, Route16, Dan Mason, Gertie Grant, Neil Decoff, John Simms, Hallorn Cousins, Kevin O'Handley.. pub to follow at legion. Whitehead community centre: May 6th & Jun 3rd - 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. St Andrews (Cill Rìmhinn) Community Centre: 81 Pomquet River Rd.: 902-863-9222: Apr 30th - 2pm - Classic Country Tribute Show with Jim Richards, Gertie Grant, Gary Williams, Neil DecCoff, Roger Grant, @ $ 10 Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish International Film Festival: 23 Hillcrest St.: May 5th - First Friday Film Festival (FFFF); 902-863-5095; antigonishfilmfest@gmail.com different venues CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: every Sunday - 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 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 at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews 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 - 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 'Music on Main Street' & Chisholm park: Columbus Field: May 6th - 10am to 2pm - A Piece of Antigonish-performers along Main Street and in Chisholm park, vendors selling art at certain locations along the street, art being exhibited in many local businesses, and the delicious food our fantastic Antigonish Restaurants http://pieceofantigonish.weebly.com 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] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-green room lounge: 902-867-3333: May 20th & Jun 17th - 8pm - Saturday night cabaret with music, song and spoken word; Melanie MacKay x2013gyj@stfx.ca or Mike Melchin mmelchin@stfx.ca St FX Celtic Society: May 1st - noon - Gaelic Month in Nova Scotia; Venue to be confirmed 2017 theme=Gaelic Runs Deep Here. St. FX-Schwartz -Room # 152: Apr 20th - 7pm - 'Crapshoot'-A FREE FILM SCREENING; in anticipation of Earth Day St. James United Church: 197 Main St.: May 27th - 3pm - St. James Street United Church, -Seton Canata Choir, under the direction of Garth MacPhee with piano accompaniment by Dean Bradshaw, @ $20 regular, The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: every day(through 2017 Apr 30th) - month of Aprii-art on Display by photographer Gabriel MacIsaac' Rail Car Art Apr 19th - 7pm to 9pm - celebrate National Canadian Film Day, with a special screening of great Canadian films such as, "Hollywood Bollywood; Apr 20th - 7pm - Film Night: You CAN Do It - The Story of the Antigonish Movement with Collen Cameron & Moraig MacGillivray Apr 25th - 7pm - NFB Film Club= 'Limit is the Sky' 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 Apr 29th - 2pm to 4pm - Print Preview - Poetic License; with William Kowalski, Nanci Lee, Beloved Green, Brendan Ahern, Eva Hippieheart, Tyler MacDonald, and Susan Walsh. Music by Jan Mackay. Hosted by Angus MacCaull. @ $ 10 May 3rd - Jerry Leger Jun 3rd - Christina Martin http://www.christinamartin.net Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: Apr 28th & May 26th - 7:30pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Knoydart (Cnoideart2) Culloden Memorial Cairn: Apr 22nd - 11am - Culloden Remembered #36th Annual Culloden Celebration from highway in Knoydart to cairn reception and hot dinner to follow in Lismore hall. New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square: 155 Riverside Parkway: 902-755-8972: May 7th - 7pm - Thom Swift May 19th - Chris Kirby, Keith Mullins and Ian Sherwood on tour May 26th - 7pm to 10pm - Pictou County Pop Classics 1960s Tribute The Commune-Lounge: 113 Archimedes St.: 902-755-6227: Apr 19th - 9pm - Cryptic Wisdom Apr 20th - 10pm - Dope House with Tommy Knuckles Jun 2nd - 9pm - Doom Squad -LSD Tour Tatamagouche Big Al's Restaurant & Lounge: 9 station rd.: May 21st - 1pm - #30 Anniversary Concert and Fundraiser for Tatamagouche Regional Academy Enhancements; with Nowwhere Road-Route # 6; Roach Hall: 170 Bkair Ave.: Apr 30th - 3:30pm - a Mi'Kmaq History of the Maritimes with Gerald Gloade; sponsored by the Outreach Committee of Sharon United, Brule & Bayhead Union Churches; Bible Hill Bible Hill Junior High School: 741 College Rd: Apr 22nd - 7pm to 10pm - The Maritime Fiddler's Association - Fiddle Concert; @ $ 7 Keith Ross, Julie Johnstone, Kimberley Holmes and many more. Truro Cobequid Education Centre (CEC): 34 Lorne St.: May 4th - 7pm - A musical tribute to Frankie Valli & the 4 Seasons Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: Apr 23rd - 7:30pm - Alan Doyle Trio; @$ 55 May 4th - Sonic Concerts presents an evening with "City & Colour" @$ 66.50-advance May 26th - 7:30pm - Ben Caplan; @$ 28 Jun 2nd - Myles Goodwyn; @$ 45 Jun 8th - 7:30pm - Hillsburn ; @$ 30 http://www.hillsburn.com Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: May 19th - 8pm to 11pm - Travis Tritt; Hosted by The East Coast Production Group; @ $49.99 + Windsor Spitfire Arms Alehouse: 29 Water St.: May 19th - 9:30pm to 1:30am - Michael Lloyd & TJ King; Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: Apr 21st - Erin Costelo May 17th - Chris Kirby, Keith Mullins and Ian Sherwood on tour Musquodoboit Bicentennial Theatre & Cultural Centre: #12390 Highway # 224 -Middle Musquodoboit: 902-384-2819: Apr 19th - 7pm - movie-Goin' down the Road' May 6th - 8pm - Tristan Legg & Anthony Rissesco, Bruce Timmins, @$ 15 May 20th - 8pm - Mairi Rankin & Ailie Robertson; Jun 4th - 2pm - Zara Choral Theatre Dartmouth 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. 'Fiddles & fish' May 7th - 5pm - McKayla MacNeil and Brad Reid May 14th - 5pm - Hailee Lefort and Brad Reid May 21st - 5pm - Gillian Head & Brad Reid Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: May 13th & Jun 10th - 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests every Sunday - 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests 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: every Tuesday - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, May 4th to 7th - Cape Breton TapTakeOver weekend & Kitchen Party; Kolten MacDonell, Andrew Mollow, Chuck Hann, Randy Feener, Port Wallis United Church: 263 Waverly Rd.: Apr 22nd - 1pm to 4pm - Milling Frolic practice- hosted by An Cliath Clis practicing for a performance for Gaelic Awareness Month [MAY]. Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: every Saturday - 8pm - entertainment Cole Harbour Jamieson's Pub: May 6th - 2pm to 5pm - Cape Breton Ceilidh; with Brad Reid and Kolten MacDonell. Halifax (Halafacs) Art Gallery of Nova Scotia: 1723 Hollis St.: 902-424-5280: Apr 26th - 12:15pm to 1:30pm - Formal Presentation and Gathering following Raising of Flag of the Gaels, 2017 theme=Gaelic Runs Deep Here. Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: Jun 10th - 8pm - Four Strong Winds 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 Jun 16th - Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle with my daughter Jodi Guthro, son Dylan JA Guthro & Dave Gunning Cheers Bar & Grill: 1743 Grafton St.: May 11th - 10:30pm - Michael Lloyd; Merimac Citadel High-Spatz Auditorium: 1855 Trollope St.: 902-491-4444: every Wednesday(through 2017 May 24th) - 6pm to 8:30pm - intermediate Gaelic classes with Beth Anne MacEachern; @$ 100 Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: Apr 20th - 8pm - Bill & Joel Plaskett & Mayhemingways.; $39.50 in advance May 16th & 17th - 7:30pm - Mulgrave Road Theatre=The West Woods; May 18th & 19th - 9pm - Mulgrave Road Theatre=The West Woods; Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: Apr 26th - 7:30pm - Musically Speaking Apr 27th - 7:30pm - Dvořák’s Cello Concerto Apr 30th - 7:30pm - Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Dalhousie University-David Mark Murray Theatre [Studio One].: 6100 University Ave.: 902-494-3820, 1-800-874-1669: Apr 26th - 7:30pm - Raven in the Rain by Margot Dionne; FREE, presented by the Irish Association of Nova Scotia; [seats must be reserved in advance =Pauline Sutow pauline.sutow@alumni,utoronto.ca 902-889-2220] 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 every Saturday - 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Good Robot Brewing Company: 2736 Robie St.: 902-446-1692: Apr 22nd - noon - Day of Beer and Vinyl Apr 23rd - Earth Day Hangover 12 - 1:30 - Goats 2 - 3:30 - Plant & Seed swap, Fruitful Forest seedling/cutting sale 2 - 3:30 - Solar panel building demonstration 4 - Slam poetry by Birds of a Feather May 28th - matinee with Midnight Vesta 'Seconds tour' with Brooklyn Kate Doran http://midnightvesta.com/ http://www.brooklyndoran.com Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: 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 Murphy's the Cable Wharf: 1751 Lower Water St.: May 11th - 7pm to 11pm= Craft Beer fest 'Sailing and beer: the ultimate Nova Scotia pairing' @$ 28 aboard Tall Ship Silva to tipple some of Nova Scotia’s best craft brews.. Province House: 1726 Hollis Street: Apr 26th - noon - Raising of the Flag of the Gaels and Reading of Month Proclamation 2017 theme: Gaelic Runs Deep Here. Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Apr 20th - Bill & Joel Plaskett ; new Album & Cross Country Tour; with Mayhemingways Apr 27th - 7:30pm - Festival: Dvořák’s Cello Concerto=Symphony Nova Scotia Apr 29th - 7:30pm - Festival Hits: Dvořák And Tchaikovsky=Symphony Nova Scotia Apr 30th - 7:30pm - Festival: Tchaikovsky's Fifth=Symphony Nova Scotia May 3rd - 7:30pm - Diana Gabaldon -book reading and signing @$ 23 May 6th - 7:30pm - Symphony Nova Scotia presents The National Arts Centre Orchestra Live in Halifax with James Ehnes May 16th - 8pm to 11pm - John Prine May 28th to Jun 11th - Scotia Festival of Music is an annual two-week chamber music festival; 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 Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: Apr 25th, May 2nd, 9th, 16th, & 23rd - 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 every Wednesday(through 2017 May 24th) - 6:30pm to 9pm - Advanced Beginner (8 weeks) with Laura Stirling; @ $100 Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: May 24th - I Love the 90s Tour presented by Vogue Optical with Feat. Salt N Pepa, Rob Base, All-4-One, Color Me Badd, Biz Markie, Young MC and C+C Music Factory! May 26th to 29th - Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour; St. Agnes Church Hall-Leo Day Auditorium: 6903 Mumford Rd: 902-434-9237: Apr 29th - 6pm to 9pm - All ages family Cape Breton Dance & Ceilidh, with Andrea Beaton & Wendy MacIsaac Cape Breton Square sets, ceilidh & stepdance showcase. @ $7 Everyone welcome, [ 902-580-2736 ]. presented by The Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: Apr 20th - 8:30pm - The Forward Bound; @ $5 Apr 27th - 8:30pm - Charles Mingus Tribute; @ $5 May 4th & 5th - 8:30pm - Alfie Zappacosta Tickets $25 in advance $30 at the door May 11th - 8:30pm - NSCC Nova Fest; @ $5 May 18th - 8:30pm - TBA May 25th - 8:30pm - The Hughie Awards (NSCC);@ $5 The Auction House: 1726 Argyle St.: 902-431-1726: Apr 21st - 11:15pm - Skin & Jones Apr 22nd, 28th, & 29th - 11:15pm - Skin & Jones The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Apr 22nd - 10pm - The Carletones Apr 20th - 8pm - Jenny Berkel + Corey Isenor + Handy Jam Stringboard + Kim Barlow Apr 24th - 7am - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage Apr 27th - 9pm - Jim Beam Presents - Jim Dan Dee + Tri City Villains Apr 29th - 10pm - The Mellotones May 4th - 8pm - Dave Gunning $25 May 5th - 10pm - ODDs & Steven Page + Jerry Leger & The Situation $32.5 May 6th - 9pm - Little Coyote May 11th - 9pm - Stephen Lewis & The Big Band Of Fun May 12th - 10pm - Slowcoaster + T. Thomason + Cameron May 17th - 9pm - Close Talker + Lost Cousins May 18th - 7pm - Laura Smith & Jay Aymar $27.5 May 22nd - 8pm - Terra Lightfoot - @ $14.5 May 28th - Midnight Vesta 'Seconds tour' with Brooklyn Kate Doran http://midnightvesta.com/ http://www.brooklyndoran.com Jun 3rd - 7pm - Ian Janes - "Yes Man" Album Release -@ $25 Jun 10th - 7pm - STEVE POLTZ - Poltzy, El Poltzo - Returns! $25 Jun 11th - 8pm - STEVE POLTZ - Poltzy, El Poltzo - Returns! $25 The Music Room: 6181 Lady Hammond Rd.: May 7th - 7:30pm to 9pm - A Concert of Duets for Flute and Obbligato Harpsichord; @ 20 Jun 4th - 2pm to 4pm - Scotia Festival - Recital (From Bach to Bagpipes) with David Greenberg, Chris Norman, Dan Trueman ; Hosted by Scotia Festival of Music 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 Apr 19th - 7:30pm - Roger Stone Apr 23rd - Andrea Beaton -'Crossing Borders' Young Traditiona Touring Group of Vermont, http://youngtraditionvermont.org [ upstairs] in the Seanchai room; The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: Apr 19th - 7:30pm to 11pm - Stewart Legere - Quiet The Station Album Release Apr 20th - 10pm to 3am - Mauno, Jon McKiel & Heat Apr 21st - 8pm - July Talk @ The Marquee - Sold Out. - 10pm - Ghettosocks & Friends Apr 22nd - 8pm - July Talk @ The Marquee - 10pm - Dub Kartel Apr 28th - 10pm - Party Boots Apr 29th - 10pm - Monthly Dance Party, Retro Night May 19th - 10pm to 2am - The Barrowdowns Album Release with The Brood, The Drug Rugs The Shriners' Hall: ....Cape Breton Adult Dance: 3530 Connolly St.: Apr 29th - 9:30pm to 1am - Cape Breton Adult Dance with Wendy MacIsaac & Andrea Beaton; @ $ 10; 19+ presented by the Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax; Chester Chester Playhouse: 22 Pleasant Street: May 20th - Chris Kirby, Keith Mullins and Ian Sherwood on tour Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: every Friday - 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association May 14th & Sep 10th - 2pm to 4:30pm - Gospel Show in suppor of IWK Foundation; with South Wind, Ed Worthen & Stoney Ridge, Backhouse Bluegrass, The Grasshoppers; South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: Apr 23rd - 2:30pm - Mark Fewer, Adrian Brendel & Walter Delahunt-Piano trio Apr 29th - 8pm - Dan Weiss & Miles Okazaki-Jazz Jun 3rd - 8pm - Verdi's Luisa Miller-Performed by students of Mid-19th Century Italian Opera Academy Jun 7th - 7pm - Walter Delahunt-Beethoven Piano Sonatas Jun 18th - 2:30pm - An Afternoon of World Premieres-Written by students of 2017 Composition Academy Yarmouth Studio 113: 113 Main St.: May 20th - 7:30pm - Campbell & Green-'2 of Hearts Tour'; @$ 15 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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