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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 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Feb 24th - 8pm - Groupe LeLièvre Mar 3rd - 2pm to 6pm - Colin Grant Mar 17th - 2pm to 6pm - Mike Hall Mar 24th - 8pm - take 4 Mar 31st - 2pm to 6pm - Robbie Fraser, Howie MacDonald, Joey Beaton - 8pm - tba 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: Mar 4th - 2pm & 7pm - Spectacle annuel/ Annual Concert , Colin Grant with Jason Roach and Chrissy Crowley Apr 1st - 2pm & 7pm - Rainbow Rockstarz ROCKIN' Variety show 2018; all proceeds to Relaly for Life & CB Cancer Patient Care Fund; @$ 10 Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: Apr 20th - Eddie Cummings-Live Acoustic-sponsored by Studio 7 & 101.5 the Hawk 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 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. every Thursday - 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521.

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SouthWestern Inverness Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: Feb 24th, Mar 10th, 24th, Apr 7th, & 21st - 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Mabou (An Drochaid) Alexander Doyle Public Library in Dalbrae Academy-: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: Feb 22nd - 7pm to 9pm - Mabou Gaelic History Book Club: [ Frances MacEachen, Gaelic Affairs 902-945-2114, frances.maceachen@novascotia.ca ] Feb 21st - 7pm - Learn to be your own Heritage Detective, with host Meghan Rankin; light refreshments Seniors Centre: Birch St.: 901-945-2108: Feb 22nd - 7pm to 8pm - music by Rodney MacDonald and Pius Macisaac Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: Apr 8th - 7:30pm - Bi-Annual fundraiser-Old Fashioned Super Concert; Think Cape Breton First; @$ 25 with Kenneth MacKenzie, Blair MacDonald, Ian MacDougall, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Sgiobalta, Amanda MacDougall, Lisa Cameron, Vern MacDougall and more! supported by 101.5 The Hawk and The Municipality of the County of Inverness. 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: Feb 24th - Hailee LeFort & Maggie Beaton Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: every Saturday - 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Feb 24th - 6pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & Alan Dewar Mar 3rd - 6pm - Dara Smith-MacDonald Mar 10th - 6pm - Dj MacGillivary & Darlene Ellis Mar 31st - 6pm - Robert Bouchard St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: Mar 2nd, 16th, 30th, & Apr 13th - 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: Feb 25th - 2pm to 5pm - Dawn & Margie Beaton; @$ 8 Mar 4th - 2pm to 5pm - Joe MacMaster & friends; @$ 8 Mar 11th - 2pm to 5pm - TBA; @$ 8 Mar 18th - 2pm to 5pm - Rodney MacDonald & Allan Dewar; @$ 8 Mar 25th - 2pm to 5pm - Danelle Doucet & friends; @$ 8 Apr 1st - 2pm to 5pm - Robbie Fraser & friends; @$ 8 Apr 8th - 2pm to 5pm - Dara Smith MacDonald & Adam Young; @$ 8 Apr 15th - 2pm to 5pm - Robert Deveaux & Allan Dewar; @$ 8 Apr 22nd - 2pm to 5pm - Chrissy Crowley & friends; @$ 8 Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Mar 22nd - 7:30pm to 10:30pm - Fretless; @$ 20; All ages; St. Margaret’s of Scotland Catholic Church: River Denys Mountain: Mar 4th - Mass on the Mountain; just grab your sled and a warm coat. There is always a bite to eat along the route and smiles… 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 & FB ); Feb 22nd, Mar 8th, 22nd, Apr 5th, & 19th - 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Feb 22nd - Olivier Broussard & Paryse Broussard Mar 8th - Mac Campbell & pianist: TBD Mar 22nd - Julien Broussard & Paryse Broussard Apr 5th - Dara MacDonald & pianist: TBD Apr 19th - Donna-Marie DeWolfe & pianist: TBD

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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 Chuck Boudreau 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-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: Jan 26th to Mar 31st - Danny Abriel Exhibit Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; Mar 10th - 7:30pm - Evans and Doherty Apr 20th - 8pm - Eddie Cummings-Live Acoustic-sponsored by Studio 7 & 101.5 the Hawk; @$ 15-advance Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: Mar 18th & Apr 15th - 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: Feb 25th, Mar 25th, & Apr 22nd - 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: every Friday - 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Mar 16th - 7pm - Johnny Cash Tribute; Shindigs Pub: 510 Granville St.: 902-625-0263: Mar 2nd - Jon Hines St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: Mar 4th & Apr 1st - 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; Mar 30th - Eddie Cummings-Live Acoustic-sponsored by Studio 7 & 101.5 the Hawk 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 Feb 24th - 5pm - Richard Schaller Mar 3rd - 5pm - Michael Hall Mar 10th - 5pm - Rachel Davis Mar 17th - 5pm - tba Mar 24th - 5pm - tba Mar 31st - 5pm - tba 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 Feb 23rd - : TBA Mar 2nd - : The Corner Crew Mar 9th - : Richard Schaller Mar 16th - : Legion Legends-- St. Patrick's day corned beef & cabbage Baddeck (Badaig) Academy-gymnasium: 320 Shore Rd.: 902-295-2359: Mar 3rd - 7:30pm - March MUSIC Madness-variety show; hosted by band students-fundraising for their PEI trip in June. band students, & Ferris Asaph & Shauna Matthews Asaph, James Nicholson, Joe Harvie, Country Gentleman, Jackie MacLellan, Michael J Hall, Sarah’s School of Music Steppers , Keith Mullins Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: every Wednesday - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: every Tuesday - 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: Mar 4th & Apr 1st - 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: every Saturday & Tuesday - 11am to 2:30pm - weaving instruction for all ages; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 10 weekly sessions @ $ 100 ] Mar 9th to 12th - ▪ March Break Youth Session 1: Mar 14th to 17th - ▪ March Break Youth Session 2: Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: Feb 21st - featuring: Kyle MacDonald, Jeff MacDonald, Hailee LeFort, Colin MacDonald, and Brittany MacDonald [ Sponsored by District #7 Wayne Budge ] Feb 28th - featuring: Dwayne Coté, Doug MacPhee, Hailee LeFort, Brittany MacDonald, and David Rankin [ Sponsored by District #8 Norman MacDonald ] Mar 7th - featuring: Howie MacDonald, Douglas Cameron, Hailee LeFort, and Brittany MacDonald Mar 14th - No ceilidh during March Break Mar 21st - featuring: Buddy MacDonald, Dawn and Margie Beaton, Hailee LeFort, and Brittany MacDonald Mar 28th - featuring: Donna Marie DeWolfe, Joanne MacIntyre, Hailee LeFort, Colin MacDonald, and Brittany MacDonald Apr 4th - featuring: Troy MacGillivray, Joel Chiasson, Hailee LeFort, and Brittany MacDonald Ingonish Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 105: 35169 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2308: Feb 24th - 9pm - 60s-90s DANCE; “Dancing Through the Decades” with DJ Tommy Capstick; @$ 5, 19+ Mar 10th - 8pm - Johnny Cash Tribute Band; @$ 20-advance ONLY-limited tickets, 19+ 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: every Wednesday - 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon

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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 10th - 7:30pm - St Patrick's Pub Night with Darrell Kiegan ; @ $10 Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) John Nugent Firefighter’s Centre: 1 Elliot St: 902-736-6664: Mar 16th - 9pm to 1am - St.Patrick's Day party with Kintyre; @$15 The Underground: every Tuesday - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: every Tuesday - 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: every Friday - 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free every day - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: every Thursday - 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Mar 10th - 9pm to 1am - 90s dance with music by Firehounds DJ; @$ 6; 19+ The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: every Tuesday - 5pm - free movie night every Saturday - 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith Coxheath Riverview Rural High School: 57 Coxheath Rd: 902-564-5411: Feb 23rd - 7pm to 9pm - all-ages square dance; Music by Kyle & Sheumas MacNeil , & featuring RHS student musicians. @$ 8 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's Market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: Feb 24th & Mar 31st - 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: Mar 24th - 7pm to 10pm - #8th Annual 'Stems & Legs' wine tasting fundraiser ; @$ 50; limited tickets Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: Feb 20th to 24th - 7pm - • “Home and Away – a hockey musical” Feb 25th - 2pm - • “Home and Away – a hockey musical” Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: One Act Play Festival: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: Mar 22nd to 25th - One Act Play Festival Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: Youth Theatre Festival: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: Apr 9th to 15th - Youth Theatre Festival Cape Breton University-Verschuren Centre, Room CS 104: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: Feb 22nd - 12:45pm - Viola Desmond's Canada: A presentation and discussion by Graham Reynolds Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: Apr 21st - 7pm - Johhy Reid-revival live tour Cineplex: .....movies from ..Passport to the World: 325 Prince St.: 902-539-9050: Mar 5th - 7pm - movie- ' Utah' Apr 16th - 7pm - movie- ' Loire castles (France) ' Curling Club: 619 George St.: 902-539-4012: Mar 17th - 9pm - St. Patrick;s Day with Jordon Musyesyn & Brian Cathcart ; @ $15 Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: every Friday - 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil every Thursday - 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s every Saturday - 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Feb 1st to 23rd - Robot Orbison Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Mar 13th to 17th - 7:30pm - Disco Street Apr 17th to 22nd - 8pm - The Penelopiad Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: every Friday - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Feb 23rd - Wayne Bedecki Feb 24th - Deron Donovan Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: every Wednesday - 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Mayflower Shopping Centre-: 800 Grand LakeRd.: Mar 13th - 6pm - Taste of Winter-Youth in Music Songwriters' Circle Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: every Thursday - 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: Mar 2nd - 7pm - Membertou Country Classics-Trio; with Jenn Sheppard, Jennifer Dingwall, Ashley Buckinham; @$ 30 Mar 29th - 8pm - a tribute to Fiddlers Past, hosted by Wendy Bergfeldt; celebrating music of Jerry Holland, Lee Cremo, Winston Scottie Fitzgerald, Dan Rory MacDonald; with Shawn MacDonald, Howie MacDonald, Kimberley Fraser, Brenda Stubbert, Kyle MacNeil, Duane Cote; @$ 30 Mar 31st - 7:30pm - 3rd Annual CB Guitar night with JP Cormier, The Elliot Brothers, Pretty Archie, Jordan Musycsyn Band, Curtis Matheson, Glen Parker MacNeil, Joe Waye Jr. supporting Loaves and Fishes Food Kitchen; @$ 35 advance http://www.cbguitarnight.com Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: every Wednesday - 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill every Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Membertou Heritage Park: Feb 22nd, Mar 29th, & Apr 26th - 6pm to 8pm - Drum Making workshop Mar 7th & Apr 17th - 6pm to 8pm - Dream Catcher workshop The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: Feb 21st - 6pm - Wayne Bedecki Feb 22nd - 6pm - The Tristan Legg Duo Feb 23rd - 5:15pm - “After Work Party” with Duane Nardocchio - 9:45pm - The Tristan Legg Duo Feb 24th - 5pm - The Tristan Legg Duo Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: every Saturday - 5pm to 9pm - local live music Feb 24th - tba New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #15-Allan MacDonald Memorial: 3457 Plummer Ave.: 902-862-3367: Mar 17th - 9pm - St Paddy's Bash ; fundraiser for Stone Church Restoration Society New Waterford, NS The Rack 'n Roll Pub: 3345 Plummer Ave.: 902-862-8701: Feb 24th - 6pm - Benefit dance for Anita who had undergone Spinal Cord surgery this past summer. entertainment by Andrew Doyle Band, Full Circle, Kick, Cherry Bomb, Random Order, Members of High Society and Privateers , Matt Minglewood. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: Feb 28th - 7pm - a short film-'THE ROSE '-[ directed by Kenn Crawford]; is being screened for ONE NIGHT ONLY 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 2nd, 3rd, & 10th - 7pm - WKRP in Cape Breton Dinner Theatre; @$ 49:50 Mar 15th to 17th - 7pm - WKRP in Cape Breton Dinner Theatre; @$ 49:50 Mar 23rd, 24th, & 29th - 7pm - WKRP in Cape Breton Dinner Theatre; @$ 49:50 Apr 21st & 22nd - 7pm - 'Island Girls -Music & Comedy' with Bette MacDonald, Heather Rankin, Lucy MacNeil, Jenn Sheppard, Colin Grant

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Louisbourg Area Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment Mar 17th - 6:30pm - St. Patrick's Day steak BBQ & dance with First Choice; @$ 22 Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: Mar 2nd & Apr 6th - 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market;

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Big Pond Area Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Sarah Denny Cultural Centre: 65 Mini Mali Drive.: 902-379-2298: Mar 9th - 6pm - Taste of Winter Concert; with William Prince and Digging Roots ; FREE

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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 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: every Saturday - 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: Feb 21st, Mar 7th, 21st, Apr 4th, & 18th - 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: every Sunday - 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's Market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: every Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller West Arichat Acadiaville Community Centre: # 1436 Highway 206: 902-226-2233: Mar 31st - 11am to 5pm - Benefit Fundraiser for Lisa & Boyd Babin (Hayley, Nick & Richard) lost their Home due to a fire; lunch, a Silent Auction, Bake Sale, Local Entertainment, (Jason Williams Macdonald, Cameron Landry, possibly, Krista + Jay Luddington, with a few others Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: Mar 16th & Apr 20th - 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: Feb 21st, Mar 21st, & Apr 18th - 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Feb 25th, Mar 11th, 25th, Apr 8th, & 22nd - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Little Anse Social Action Centre: Feb 24th - 1pm to 4pm - benefit for Elizabeth Zabeth Cole; [ Agnes Boudreau 902-226-3451 ] D’Escousse Groundswell Pub: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: Mar 31st - Jon Hines L’Ardoise Community Centre: 206 Shore Rd; Hwy # 247: Mar 8th - 7pm - “Senior Moments.” The theatrical production, written and performed entirely by Richmond County seniors; door collect for local food bank; “New Horizons Arts for Seniors of Richmond County.” Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: Mar 10th & Apr 14th - 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday

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Mainland Area Havre Boucher Community Centre: ..... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: Feb 25th, Mar 25th, & Apr 22nd - 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 9th season; @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association Community Centre: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: Mar 10th - 3pm to 1am - Benefit for Anthony Green; Hosted by Tiffany Ann Green and Jason Green; 9pm-dance with music by Barrett's Privateer; 19+ Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: Mar 11th & Apr 8th - 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Canso (Baile Chanso) A.J.'s Dining Room & Lounge: 237 Main St.: 902-366-2281: Apr 14th - Jon Hines Whitehead community centre: Mar 3rd & Apr 7th - 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Larry's River Seawind Landing Country Inn: 159 Wharf Rd,: 902-525-2108, 1-800-563-4667: Feb 23rd - 7pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins . Local musician Coady Avery will open; @$ 15 Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Winter Market: ........#4th Annual Antigonish Winter Market: 75 St. Ninian St.: every Saturday(through 2018 Apr 21st) - 10am to 2pm - winter Market in the former National Philatelic Centre Building Feb 24th - entertainment by Shane Arsenault Mar 3rd - entertainment by 'The Broussard Family'=siblings, Julien, Claudine, Paryse and Olivier, Mar 10th - entertainment by 'Tyrus Wallace' Mar 17th - entertainment by "Set Free" = Jeff Stearns , Sara Green, Sophie Gerrior, Jamie Spaulding, Daniel Donnelly & Stephanie Forsythe Mar 24th - entertainment by 'Mary Beth Carty' Mar 31st - entertainment by Shane Arsenault Apr 7th - entertainment by 'Tyrus Wallace' Apr 14th - entertainment by The MacLeod School of Highland Dance Apr 21st - entertainment by 'Mary Beth Carty' 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 Tuesday - 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: every Wednesday - 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. 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-main stage: 902-867-3333: Mar 6th to 10th - 7:30pm - All in the timing; @$ 15 Mar 12th - 8pm - StFX Visiting Artist Series with Tom Easley; in the green room Apr 7th - 8pm - Saturday night Cabaret in Green room lounge 19+ ; Canadiana St. FX -Bauer Theatre: 2018 March 22nd to 24th-one act play festival: 902-867-3333: Mar 22nd to 24th - one act play festival St. FX-Immaculata auditorium: 902-867-2196: Feb 25th - 8pm - Antigonish performing arts series-Tayo Aluko-Call Mr Robeson Mar 3rd - 8pm - Antigonish performing arts series-Peter Alien St. FX-Schwartz -Auditorium: Mar 5th - 8pm - St.FX visiting Artist Series with Kirk MacDonald & Harold Mabern Mar 14th - 7pm - StFX Visiting Artist Series-Graduation performance with Yaxin Yang Mar 23rd - 8pm - StFX Visiting Artist Series-St. FX Vocal Jazz Festival 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 Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: Feb 23rd & Mar 30th - 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square Theatre: 155 Riverside Pkwy: 902-752-4800: Mar 17th - 4pm to 8pm - St. Paddy's Day music by Scotial Scene and Albert & Scott; @$ 20 Apr 14th - the Stanfields The Thistle: Apr 21st - Jon Hines Westville Whitetail Pub & Grill: 1988 South Main St.: 902-396-1759: Feb 23rd - 10pm - Westvilladelphia 2.0 music video shoot & show w/ Special guests; Performances by: William Simon, Chell, The Underdogs, Tayo, & Purple Death; & DJ Dirty Dane; @$ 3 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: Mar 3rd - 7:30pm - Black Umfolosi Mar 18th - Classical: Ladom Ensemble Mar 23rd - Derek Sequin Mar 24th - 6pm - Phantom of the Opera-#3rd Annual Spring Fundraising Gala; @$ 30 Apr 21st - a Celtic Spring Fling with the Paul McKenna Band, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald; & more https://www.celticspringfling.com/ McCulloch Heritage Centre: Apr 9th - Tartan Day; in partnership with the Saint Andrews Society. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: Mar 16th - 7:30pm - Hillsburn Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: every Tuesday - 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: Feb 21st to 24th - 7:30pm - Hubtown Theatre: "The Love List" Mar 2nd - 7:30pm - Ben Edwards; @$ 25 Mar 9th - 7:30pm - David Myles; @$ 40 Mar 16th - 7:30pm - Momentary Lapse: A Pink Floyd Show; @$ 40 Apr 5th - 7:30pm - Hillsburn, @$ 35 Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: Mar 23rd - 8pm - Root & Boots 2018 with Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin, Collin Raye' 19+ SpringHill St Andrews Wesley United Church: Apr 16th - a Celtic Spring Fling with the Paul McKenna Band, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald; & more https://www.celticspringfling.com/ Windsor King's Edgehill Fountain Performing Arts Centre: Mar 16th, 17th, 23rd, & 24th - 7pm - The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie; http://qaaw.ca Mar 17th, 18th, & 24th - 2pm - The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie; http://qaaw.ca Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: Apr 20th - Jon Hines Margaretsville Evergreen Theatre: 1660 Stronach Mountain Rd: 902-825-6834: Mar 3rd - Còig Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: Feb 24th - 2pm - Norma-Metropolitan Opera Feb 27th - 7:30pm - Call me by your name Digby The Grace United Church: Apr 18th - a Celtic Spring Fling with the Paul McKenna Band, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald; & more https://www.celticspringfling.com/ Dartmouth Alderney Landing Theatre: 2 Ochterloney Street: 1-888-311-9090, 902-461-8401: Feb 25th - 7:30pm - Students from the Maritime Conservatory School of Dance’s under the direction of Diana Rutherford; – & NSYO member Mimisu Lee, French Horn soloist; – Drs. Rob Rutledge and Timothy Walker 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' Feb 25th - Douglas Cameron & Brad Reid Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: every Tuesday - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Mar 17th - noon - St. Paddy's Day Ceilidh with Kolten MacDonell Montes Showbar Grill: 245 Waverly Rd.: 902-435-1770: Feb 25th - 3pm to 11pm - a concert fundraiser for Floyd Kind with Christine Campbell, Blake Johnston, Razorboy, Sam Moon. Doris Mason, Dan Doiron, Tribute, Frank MacKay & the Allstars; @$ 20 Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: every Saturday - 8pm - entertainment Preston East Preston Family Resource Centre: 1900 Highway 7: Feb 26th - 6:30pm to 8pm - Mental Health Workshop Series East Preston Recreation Centre: 24 Brooks Dr: Feb 25th - 5pm - Black History Month Gospel Concert/Dinner Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: Apr 13th - the Stanfields Cherry Brook United Baptist Church: 331 Cherry Brook Rd: Feb 23rd - 7pm to 10pm - Annual Negro Spiritual Night Citadel High-Spatz Auditorium: 1855 Trollope St.: 902-491-4444: Feb 25th - Cape Breton StepDance Workshops with Leanne Aucoin; All ages. [call for times and prices ] [leanne.aucoin@gmail.com ; 902-455-9056 ] Cornwallis Street Baptist Church;: 5457 Cornwallis St.: Feb 25th - 10:45am - Annual AHM Worship Service Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: Feb 22nd - 7:30pm - Charles Richard-Hamelin Plays Chopin by Symphony Nova Scotia Mar 1st - 8pm to 11pm - Col. Chris Hadfield Mar 8th - 7:30pm - Beethoven’s Eighth and Copland’s Clarinet by Symphony Nova Scotia Mar 16th & 17th - Evans & Doherty with Heather Rankin and Symphony Apr 6th to 8th - Video Games Live Apr 14th & 15th - Anastasia with Ballet Jörgen by Symphony Nova Scotia Apr 20th - 7:30pm - Rhapsody in Blue and West Side Story by Symphony Nova Scotia Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: Feb 24th - 7pm to 9:30pm - 20th Annual ANSMA Awards Show & Gala Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle 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 Halifax Central Library: 5440 Spring Garden Rd.: Feb 27th - 6pm - Celebrating Black Business: Networking Event in the Paul O'Regan Hall Mar 10th - 7pm - Cecilia Concerts presents the awesome Ladom Ensemble at Paul O'Regan Hall Halifax North Memorial Library: 2285 Gottingen St: Feb 21st - 7pm - Author Reading with Wanda Lauren Taylor Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts: 6199 Chebucto Road: 902-423-0143: Mar 10th - 7pm - Ladom Ensemble Mar 24th - 7pm - A Celebration of Spring – Dominic Desautels Apr 8th - 2pm - Red Piano – Amièle-Larivière Duo Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: every Wednesday - 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Neptune Theatre-Scotiabank Studio: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: Feb 26th - all day - Play: The Mountaintop (All day) Apr 10th to Jun 3rd - Mamma Mia Olympic Community Centre: 2304 hunter St.: 902-422-7373: Mar 16th - 9:30pm - The Flatliners with Like a Motorcycle Public Archives of Nova Scotia: 6016 University Ave.: 902-424-6060: Feb 21st - 7:30pm - RNSHS Public Lecture;-The Third Jamaican Contingent and the ‘Halifax Incident of 1916’ with Hyacinth Simpson https://rnshs.ca/upcominglectures Mar 21st - 7:30pm - RNSHS Public Lecture;-The ‘Plague Houses’ in Cape Breton with Ken Murray Apr 18th - 7:30pm - RNSHS Public Lecture;-The Citadel on Stage with Alex Boutilier https://rnshs.ca/upcominglectures Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Feb 22nd - 7:30pm - Charles Richard-Hamelin Plays Chopin, =Symphony Nova Scotia Feb 28th - 6:30pm - Letterkenny Live! Mar 1st - 8pm - Col. Chris Hadfield; @ $46.50 to $76.50 Mar 8th - 7:30pm - Beethoven’s Eighth And Copland’s Clarinet with Dominic Desautels, =Symphony Nova Scotia Mar 16th & 18th - Evans & Doherty with special guest Heather Rankin & with Symphony NS ; St. Patrick's Day Apr 6th to 8th - the greatest video game music of all time presented by Symphony NS, the Soundtrax Choir & Tommy Tallarico. @$ 30+ Apr 14th & 15th - Anastasia; with Ballet Jörgen· by Symphony Nova Scotia Apr 20th - 7:30pm - Rhapsody in Blue & West Side Story Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: Feb 23rd - Hedley, Shawn Hook, Neon Dreams; Mar 5th - Matthew Good & Our Lady Peace-tour across Canada Mar 16th - Johnny Reid Apr 16th - Johnny Reid Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: Feb 24th - 7:30pm - Students from the Maritime Conservatory School of Dance’s under the direction of Diana Rutherford; – & NSYO member Mimisu Lee, French Horn soloist; – Drs. Rob Rutledge and Timothy Walker St. Agnes Church Hall-Leo Day Auditorium: 6903 Mumford Rd: 902-434-9237: Mar 3rd - 6pm to 9pm - All ages family Cape Breton Dance & Ceilidh, with TBA Cape Breton Square sets, ceilidh & stepdance showcase. @ $7 Everyone welcome, [ 902-580-2736 ]. presented by The Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: Feb 26th - 8:30pm to 11pm - Scottn' the Rocks; FREE Feb 22nd - 8pm - Three O'Cubano feat. Alison Enriquez (Fundraiser) Feb 23rd - 8:30pm - Alfie Zappacosta Feb 24th - 8:30pm - Tony Smith & Soulfinesse Mar 2nd - Patrick Drake "Storytellers" Mar 3rd - 8:30pm - John Campbelljohn Mar 9th - Theo MacIntosh Mar 12th & 26th - 8:30pm to 11pm - Scottn' the Rocks; FREE Mar 23rd - Theo MacIntosh Mar 30th - Good Friday No Music Apr 6th - Theo MacIntosh Apr 9th - 8:30pm to 11pm - Scottn' the Rocks; FREE Apr 21st - 8:30pm - Plaid and Black The Anchor-restaurant: 3625 Dutch Village Rd.: Mar 30th - Jon Hines The Bus Stop Theatre co-op: 2203 Gottingen St.: 1-888-639-1169: Mar 1st to 4th - Peter Fechter: 59 Minutes - Presented by Matchstick Theatre; @$ 15 Mar 10th - 7:30pm - The Black Affair: Fashion Show · Hosted by Carmalina Naturals Bath, Body & Hair Products The Bridge Collaborative Space: 5553 Bloomfield St.: Feb 24th - 2pm to 4pm - The TD Halifax Jazz Festival & Youth Art Connection present JAZZ//LYRICISM//IMPROV Jazz Lab . Open to youth 15-25. The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Feb 22nd - 9pm - The Tom Rich Band + Cameron Nickerson Band Feb 23rd - 10pm - StoneHouse + Brothers - 10PM Mar 1st - 9pm - Moonwake + The Drug Rugs + Aquakultre Mar 2nd - 10pm - Ray Reaves + Maje + Kxng Wooz + Sarah Ellen Band Mar 3rd - 7pm - Jon Bryant Mar 4th - 2pm - The March Hare -@ $22.5 Mar 9th - 10pm - Alfie + Natalie Lynn + Zora The Sultan Mar 14th - 7pm - Craig Cardiff @ $22.5 Mar 15th - 9pm - Craig Cardiff @ $22.5 Mar 18th - 7:30pm - Rachel Beck + Adyn Townes Mar 23rd - 10pm - Liam Corcoran (Full Band) + Tyler Messick Mar 29th - 8pm - Pat LePoidevin + Gabrielle Papillon Apr 4th - 7:30pm - THAW OUT – An In The Dead Of Winter Fundraiser – Don Brownrigg, Kim Harris, Mo Kenney, Gabrielle Papillon, John Mullane & Many More Apr 12th - 9pm - Shae Dupuy + Samantha Power & Brandon Davis + Brooklyn Blackmore The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: Mar 2nd - 10pm - DJ John Acquaviva Mar 16th - The Sheepdogs in Halifax - two shows Apr 13th - 9pm to 11:30pm - Stars in Halifax; @$ $38.49- in advance; 19+ 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 The Shriners' Hall: ....Cape Breton Adult Dance: 3530 Connolly St.: Mar 24th - 9:30pm to 1am - Cape Breton Adult Dance with Joe MacMaster, and Kyle McDonald , @ $ 10; 19+ ; presented by the Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax; Timber Lounge: 2712 Agricola St.: 902-453-8627: Feb 23rd - 7pm to 10pm - Kitchen Party with Brennan MacDonald , Wendy MacIssac and guests; FREE Lunenburg Central United Church: Apr 17th - a Celtic Spring Fling with the Paul McKenna Band, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald; & more https://www.celticspringfling.com/ Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: every Friday - 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: Mar 11th - 2:30pm - Walter Delahunt's Mar 16th - 7pm-A little light music Mar 30th - 2pm - Family concert-free Mar 31st - 7pm - Bruce Dickey, Catherine Motuz, Joelle Morton, Catalina Vicens Apr 22nd - Walter Delahunt's White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 1-902-354-2711: Mar 30th & 31st - 8pm - Makayla Lynn Yarmouth The Rodd Grand Hotel: Apr 12th to 14th - 1st Annual Fundy Bluegrass Weekend; [ Lisa Selig 902-247-0223 ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: every day - 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas



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