( Top of Page )Northern Inverness AreaChéticampDoryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: every Saturday - 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidhDec 22nd - 8:30pm - Benefit Dance for Gelas (à Loubie) Chiasson -- Local TalentDec 23rd - 2pm to 6pm - Celine and Dabei DoucetDec 24th - 2pm to 6pm - Donnie Leblanc, Andrė Leblanc, Howie MacDonaldDec 26th - 2pm to 6pm - Rodney, Joël, Patrick - 9pm to 1am - BanditDec 30th - 2pm to 6pm - Robbie Fraser, Douglas Cameron, Mike HallDec 31st - 9pm to 1am - New Year's Eve dance with Groupe LelievreKinsmen club: Belle Marche: every Tuesday - 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual;
everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743]Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: Dec 24th - 2pm to 6pm - Raymond, Billy & FriendsRadio 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)
( Top of Page )Margaree AreaEast MargareeSt. Michael’s Hall: 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2970: Dec 19th - 7:30pm - Le Choeur du HavreDec 21st - 7pm - Christmas Variety Concert; Hosted by the Margaree Kinette Club; @$ 7Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann)St Margaret’s of Scotland church: Dec 20th - 7:30pm - Le Choeur du HavreGillisdalehouse: 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; email@example.com, 902-248-2521.every Thursday - 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks
and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; firstname.lastname@example.org, 902-248-2521.Inverness (An Sithean)Raceway: Forest Street: Dec 20th - Christmas Dances- music b Sean OC of Blazin Sounds ; @$ 8
Grades P to 4 =4pm to 5:30pm Grades 5 to 8= 6pm to 7:30pm- Saddle Cloth FundraiserRoyal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-2340: Dec 31st - 9pm to 1am - New Year's Eve Dance with Loch Band; @$ 25, limited ticketsStrathlorne (Srath Lathurna)Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: every Tuesday - 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks
and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; email@example.com, 902-248-2521.
( Top of Page )SouthWestern InvernessHillsboroughHillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: Dec 30th, 2018 Jan 13th, 27th, & Feb 10th - 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly 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: Dec 26th - 10pm - Annual Boxing Day bash with Beech HillStrathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 2018 Jan 21st - 2pm - A Mother's Love Concert=In support of Dalbrae’s Gaelic class travelling to Ireland in March; @$ 25
as we honour Donna MacDonald, the late Elizabeth (Lizzie) O'Brien, Margie MacInnis, & the late Maureen MacKenzie.
With Cailean Dòmhnullach, Kyle Kennedy MacDonald, Keith Kennedy MacDonald, Melody Cameron, Derrick Cameron,
Peter MacInnis, Marg Macinnis, K.C. Beaton, Tracey E MacNeil, Jenny MacKenzie, Rankin Alexander MacInnis,
Kenneth MacKenzie and Cheryl MacQuarrie.2018 Feb 4th - 3pm - Grand Ole Opry with Lynn Chisholm with Minnie Pearl, Little Jimmy Dickens, George Jones & Tammy
Wynette, Patti Loveless, Randy Travis, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Glenn Frey, John Allan Cameron & more. @$ 30West 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: Dec 23rd - with Dawn Beaton & Margie Beaton. @$ 8Dec 31st - Olivier Broussard, Paryse Broussard & Mike Hall; @$ 10Port Hood (Sestico)Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: every Saturday - 6pm to 9pm - local entertainmentDec 23rd - 6pm to 9pm - Mitch & Brennan MacDonald-Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: Dec 31st - 9pm - New Year's Eve with Company RoadSt. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: Dec 22nd, 2018 Jan 5th, 19th, Feb 2nd, & 16th - 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5;
-lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [ next Nov 10th, 24th ]Judique (Siudaig Mhór)Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Dec 24th - 2pm to 5pm - No Ceilidh;Dec 26th - 2pm to 5pm - BOXING DAY Ceilidh-Troy MacGillivray & Allan Dewar; @$ 8Dec 31st - 2pm to 5pm - Glenn Graham, Kenneth MacKenzie, Patrick Gillis, Allan Dewar; @$ 82018 Jan 7th - 2pm to 5pm - Rodney MacDonald & Allan Dewar; @$ 82018 Jan 14th - 2pm to 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & friends; @$ 82018 Jan 21st - 2pm to 5pm - Howie MacDonald & Mac Morin; @$ 82018 Jan 28th - 2pm to 5pm - Ian MacDougall & friends; @$ 82018 Feb 4th - 2pm to 5pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends; @$ 82018 Feb 11th - 2pm to 5pm - TBA; @$ 8Creignish (Creiginnis)Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Dec 22nd - 9pm to 2am - Christmas Dance with Jeremy White; @$ 10Community 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 );Dec 28th & 2018 Jan 11th - 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21stDec 28th - Joe MacMaster, Cathy Hawley2018 Jan 11th - to be determined,
( Top of Page )Port Hawkesbury AreaPort Hawkesbury (An Gut)101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: every Sunday - 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachernevery Sunday - 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.comevery Sunday - 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streamingCivic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: Dec 22nd - 7:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac & Friends Christmas Tour, with guest Robert Bouchard!
' A Celtic Christmas seasoned with some country 'Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: Dec 22nd - 7:30pm - Celtic Christmas with Ashley MacIsaac & guests2018 Jan 18th - Dave Gunning & James KeelaghanFire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2018 Jan 21st - 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.: Dec 24th & 2018 Jan 28th - 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the ChapelKnights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: every Wednesday - 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St.
All levels of learners welcome.Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: every Friday - 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5Dec 31st - New Year’s Eve Dance with Final Cut2018 Jan 1st - New Year’s Day Levee with Final CutSt. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2018 Jan 7th & Feb 4th - 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 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]
( Top of Page )Bras d’Or Lakes AreaWhycocomagh (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; @$ 5Dec 23rd - Buddy MacDonaldDec 30th - Darrell KeiganIona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: Dec 31st - 9pm to midnight - New Year’s Eve with Pretty Archie; @$ 25Royal 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 - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pmChristmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig)Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 2018 Jan 11th, 18th, 25th, Feb 1st, & 8th - second 5 week session; @$ 25; firstname.lastname@example.orgBaddeck (Badaig)Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: Dec 23rd - 8pm - tipsy Eve with Michael & Tracy CavanaughDec 31st - 7pm to 1am - New Year's Eve dinner & dance with Keith Mullins & Chris Kirby2018 Jan 1st - 2pm to 6pm - polar bear dip feat with Jason KemptFarmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: every Wednesday - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's MarketLearn 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 email@example.com 902-294-0013
classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic SocietyGreenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 2018 Jan 7th & Feb 4th - 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each monthKnox Presbyterian Church Hall: 39 Grant St.: Dec 20th - 7pm - “Songs For A Winter’s Eve”; with Robyn Cathcart, Joella Foulds, Michele Stephens,
Rosie MacKenzie, Brendan Begley; @$ 25Library: 526 Chebucto St.: 902-295-2055: Dec 20th - 6:30pm to 8pm - Film: The Nightmare Before ChristmasRoyal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: every Tuesday - 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREEDec 31st - 10pm to 3pm - New Year's Eve Kitchen Party with Michael & Tracey Cavanaugh; @$ -10-advance;
( Top of Page )St Anns Bay AreaSouth 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 firstname.lastname@example.org ]
[ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ]2018 Feb 10th & 11th - Mini Sessions-Adult session-with instructor Howie MacDonaldGaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: Dec 20th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5IngonishSki Cape Smokey-The Eagles Nest Lounge: 38696 Cabot Trail, Ingonish Beach: 902-285-2572: Dec 23rd - 9pm to 1am - Tipsy Eve At Ski Cape Smokey;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 noonDec 20th - Danny Robinson “Adventures around the Queen Charlotte Islands”
( Top of Page )Urban Cape Breton AreaBras d’OrSt. James Presbyterian Church: Dec 19th - 7pm - Variety Seasonal Concert with The Boularderie Lakeview Choir; free will offering.Little Bras d'OrBlue 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; FREEMillville (Baile A´ Mhuilinn)Community Centre: 1-902-674-2258: Dec 31st - 10pm to 2am - New Years Eve Dance with music by JAAMFlorenceRoyal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: Dec 31st - New Year's Eve dance; #$ 15Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni)Robs Underground: 2 Eliot St.: Dec 31st - new Year's Eve dance with BanditRoyal Canadian Legion Branch #8-Breton: 769 Main St.: 902-736-3206: Dec 31st - 10pm to 2am - New Year's Eve dance with music by T. Capstick; @$ 15St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church hall: 643 Main St.: 902-736-6394: Dec 29th - 7pm - 'the Miner's First Noel'-Kevin Evans, Bob Quinn, Cameron and MacKenzie Clarke, Jennifer Whalen,
Stewart MacNeil, Lucy MacNeil with her daughters Amelia and KennaThe Underground: every Tuesday - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe TargettNorth 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 BoutilierEmera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: every Friday - 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community RoomDec 31st - 10pm to 2am - New Year's Eve with ClockWorks; [Ron Leadbeaater, Gary Chew, John Kendall, Jeff Stapleton]
@$ 25;K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial freeevery day - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; FreeNorth Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: every Thursday - 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and ToddDec 23rd - 8pm to midnight - TIPSY EVE -dance music by The Outlaws.Dec 31st - 9pm to 2am - NEW YEARS EVE DANCE ; @ $ 15- Music By FIREHOUND DJThe Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: every Tuesday - 5pm - free movie nightevery Saturday - 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & KeithSydney River (Abhainn Shuidni)CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: Dec 30th & 2018 Jan 27th - 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.comUnited Protestant Church: 1524 King’s Rd.: Dec 22nd - 7pm - “Songs For A Winter’s Eve” ; with Robyn Cathcart, Joella Foulds, Michele Stephens,
; @$ 25Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: Dec 23rd - 5pm to 9pm - Bobby Currie & Mike WaddenDec 30th - 5pm to 9pm - Bobby Currie & Mike WaddenSydney (Suidni)Allure: 418 George St.: Dec 31st - 10pm - New Year's Eve PartyBoardwalk: 320 Esplanade: Dec 31st - 6pm - New Year's Eve celebrations; New Country Ceilidh stage features modern, Mi’kmaq and Irish
dancing followed by square dance; The Giant Breakout stage features rock, hip hop and electronic music,
headlined by Scientists of Sound; Cape Breton Post Mainstage features Port Cities from 8-9 p.m.
9pm-fireworksBreton Brewing: ......2017 Oct 7th--Hoptober Fest.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: Dec 30th - 8pm - Buddy MacDonald & Cyril MacPheeBreton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: every Friday - 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover;Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 2018 Jan 23rd to 27th - 7pm - • “Marat/Sade”2018 Jan 28th - 2pm - • “Marat/Sade”Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: Dec 21st - 7:30pm - Second Wind Community Concert; in support of the Every Woman's Centre; free will offering.Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: Dec 23rd - 8pm - Tipsy Eve with Slowcoaster, Sunfish & Ashley MacIsaacCineplex: .....movies from ..Passport to the World: 325 Prince St.: 902-539-9050: 2018 Jan 15th - 7pm - movie-'Bolivia '-2018 Feb 12th - 7pm - movie- ' The Atlantic by catamaran' .Crown & Moose Pub -Delta Hotel: 300 Esplanade: 902-562-7500, 1-888-343-6426: Dec 22nd - Gary Chew & John KendallDec 23rd - Jason Kempt & Mark MacIntyreDec 29th - Brandon CollierDec 30th - the AshbysDec 31st - 9pm to 2am - Mike Wadden & Dan McCarthyCurling Club: 619 George St.: 902-539-4012: Dec 26th - 8pm - Joe Waye's Night of Jazz Standards; with Jody Cail, John Hawkins, Bette MacDonald,
Charlotte MacDonald, Red Mike MacDonald, Maynard Morrison & more.Dec 31st - New Year's Eve 'House Party'-music by DJ, @$ 15Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREEevery Thursday - 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’severy Saturday - 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike HallDec 23rd - 8pm to 1am - Tipsy Eve with Slowcoaster, Sunfish, Ashley MacIsaacHighland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Dec 27th - 8:30pm - Jordan Musycsyn Band & friends; @$20-advanceDec 28th - 8pm - Dave Sampson2018 Jan 6th - 4pm to 8pm - 'Cape Trad Celtic Concert' -presents a non profit live streamed global event-
'Live from Sydney'@$ 20-advance with Dwayne Côté, Richard Wood, Colin Grant, Jason MacDonaldHighland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 2018 Jan 16th to May 19th - see all 5 plays for #75=book by Dec 24th,2018 Jan 16th & 17th - 8pm - of Mice and Morro & Jasp2018 Feb 6th to 10th - 8pm - The Glass MenagerieJoan Harriss Cruise Pavilion--Main Concourse: 74 Esplanade: Dec 31st - 9pm to 2am - New Year's Eve with the Privateers & High Society; @$ 45 advance ; 19+ DJ between setsJoan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: Dec 31st - New Year's Eve; dinner 4pm to 9pm-dance with DJ Majestic, High Society & the Privateers; @$ 45-advance, 19+Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: every Wednesday - 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band ForgedMembertou 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: Dec 22nd - 7pm to 1am - Christmas Social--dinner, & dance; @$ 45; entertainment by the Relatives; @$ 100; 19+2018 Jan 19th - 8pm - Mebertou Decades Series=the 50's & 60's with Terrance Murphy, Jenn Sheppard, Margaret MacPherson,
Welsey ColFord, @$302018 Feb 3rd - 8pm - Matt Minglewood band-Lose the Winter Blues-Birthday bash; @$302018 Feb 10th - 9pm - Port Cities; @$ 30Membertou 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'Neillevery Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week.Dec 21st - MIchelle Stephens;Dec 28th - Michael CavanaughDec 31st - 5:30pm to 8:30pm - Carl Getto2018 Jan 4th - Rob Murphy2018 Jan 11th - Bill Appleby2018 Jan 18th - Darrell Keigan2018 Jan 25th - The Ayl Men [ John Aylward and Joe Menchefski ]The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: Dec 27th & 28th - 8:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac's Christmas Ceilidh; @$ 10Wentworth Park: Band Shell: Dec 23rd - 7pm - John Gracie Returns for 11th Annual Christmas Concert with daughter Samantha Gracie & his band
supported by Sobeys, Cape 94.9/CJCB 1270/MAX 98.3 (MBS), Cape Breton Post, The Cambridge Suites, and CBRM.Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: Dec 23rd - Bobby Currie & Mike WaddenDec 30th - Bobby Currie & Mike WaddenGlace Bay (Glasbaidh)TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: Dec 21st to 23rd - noon to 2pm - Michele StephensDec 29th & 30th - Drake Jensen Home for the Holidays
launch of the Glace Bay Community FundThe 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 flairevery Saturday - 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeilevery Saturday - 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald;
interviews with local & regional songwritersevery Saturday - 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Nevilleevery 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-SydneyThe Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: Dec 23rd - 3pm & 7:30pm - the Barra MacNeils-a Celtic Christmas; @$40.502018 Feb 2nd to 4th - 7pm - Disney's Beauty & the Beast; @$ 492018 Feb 10th - 7pm - the Jim Cuddy Band, Barney Bentall :@$ 562018 Feb 14th to 17th - 7pm - WKRP in Cape Breton Dinner Theatre; @$ 49:50
( Top of Page )Louisbourg AreaMira RiverBoat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm-entertainmentDec 31st - New Year's Eve party;Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira)Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 2018 Jan 5th & Feb 2nd - 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market;LouisbourgLouisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: Dec 22nd - 7pm - Mighty Fortress Christmas Concert with Aaron Lewis, Sheldon Chant, Kimberley Fraser, Terry Tynes,
Jule & Jolene Martell, Beudah Chant, Meredith Chant, Ryha Chant & Tyce Chant; FREE
( Top of Page )Big Pond AreaEast Bay (Bàgh Na h-Àird´ An Ear)St. Mary's Church: 3944 East Bay Highway: Dec 21st - 7pm - Sing: The Cape Breton Voice Studio; @$ 10; limited capacity for this concert. (902-217-2409)
( Top of Page )St Peter's AreaRiver BourgeoisAnne Sampson Building: every Thursday - 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonieGrand AnseRoyal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: every Saturday - 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair)Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: Dec 27th, 2018 Jan 10th, 24th, & Feb 7th - 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon SeymourCoastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: every Sunday - 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's marketFire 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 ScallerDec 19th - Myles DavidsonDec 22nd - 9pm to 1am - The Maclellan BrothersDec 23rd - RG ShallerDec 26th - Jason Williams Macdonald with Ricky CarterRoyal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: Dec 31st - New Year's Eve Ball with ''Rockin' Country''; @$10 ; 19+ArichatNew Horizon Seniors Club: 2018 Jan 19th & Feb 16th - 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ];
on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: Dec 20th & 2018 Jan 17th - 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry SamsonPetit-de-GratRadio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Dec 31st, 2018 Jan 14th, 28th, & Feb 11th - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davisevery Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard SleepL’ArdoiseRoyal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 2018 Jan 13th & Feb 10th - 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday
( Top of Page )Mainland AreaHavre BoucherCommunity Centre: ..... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: 2018 Jan 28th - 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 AssociationHeatherton (Baile An Fhraoich)Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 2018 Jan 14th & Feb 11th - 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all agesGuysborough (Baile Mhainisdear)Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each weekWhiteheadcommunity centre: 2018 Jan 6th & Feb 3rd - 7:30pm - Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.Antigonish (Am Baile Mór)Antigonish Winter Market: ........#4th Annual Antigonish Winter Market: 75 St. Ninian St.: 2018 Jan 27th, Feb 3rd, & 10th - 10am to 2pm - winter market in the former National Philatelic Centre Building2018 Jan 27th - entertainment by "Set Free" = Jeff Stearns , Sara Green, Sophie Gerrior, Jamie Spaulding,
Daniel Donnelly & Stephanie Forsythe2018 Feb 3rd - entertainment by 'The Broussard Family'=siblings, Julien, Claudine, Paryse and Olivier,2018 Feb 10th - entertainment by 'Tyrus Wallace'CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: every Sunday - 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFMevery Sunday - 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/every Sunday - 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFMFarmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: every Saturday - 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBAPiper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: every Wednesday - 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music.
Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip.Dec 31st - 9pm - New Year's Eve with Working Class Band; @$ 20-advance.Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 59: Saturday-music Mic-jam: 294 Main St.: 902-863-3666: Dec 26th - 9pm to 1am - Tom Curry & Friends 10th annual Boxing Day Bash.; with Jake Hanlon Blues Band, UFO,
Gerald Benoit scrapes /with some special guests!! All Prodeeds Going To The Antigonish Womens Resource CentreRadio-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: 2018 Jan 20th - 8pm - Saturday night Cabaret in Green room lounge 19+ ; LGBTQ prideThe 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 sessionLismore (Lios Mór)Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: Dec 29th & 2018 Jan 26th - 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society
[ last friday of month]Pictou (Phiogto)DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: Dec 19th - Ashley MacIsaac 'Celtic Christmas Tour', with Hilda Chaisson, Maxim Cormier & guest Robert Bouchard
' A Celtic Christmas seasoned with some country 'TruroGlengarry Best Western Hotel: 2018 Jan 27th - 9pm - dance with January Thaw: Asia & NuGruv; @$ 25Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 2018 Jan 4th - 8pm - Funny Fundraiser presents comedy night with Mike MacDonald; @$ 302018 Jan 12th - 7:30pm - Hal Bruce; @$ 302018 Jan 19th - 7:30pm - Roxeen & Dalrymple; @$ 302018 Feb 2nd - 7:30pm - Reeny Smith; @$ 302018 Feb 9th - 7:30pm - Còig; @$ 30BerwickUnion Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: Dec 26th - 9pm - The Stanfields; @$ 35-advance; opening act=The Royal VoltsDigbyThe Grace United Church: Dec 20th - concert with Tomato Tomato; & Dave Gunning, Heather Rankin and Ray Legere.DartmouthAlderney Landing Theatre: 2 Ochterloney Street: 1-888-311-9090, 902-461-8401: 2018 Jan 28th - 2pm - Magnificent Mozart; Symphony Nova ScotiaCeltic 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'Dec 31st - 8pm to midnight - New year's Eve-Cape Breton Kitchen Party with Brad Reid, Grace MacMaster, Cailean MacLean,
and guestsJamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: every Tuesday - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy,Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: every Saturday - 8pm - entertainmentHalifax (Halafacs)town: 2018 Jan 18th to 21st - Brooklyn Doran at I'll be a part of In the Dead of Winter Music FestivalDurty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: every Thursday - 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonaldevery Saturday - 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnonDec 26th - 11am - boxing day brunch & MoreDec 31st - New Year's Eve Party;Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: every Wednesday - 5pm to 8pm - live music WednesdaysNeptune Theatre-Scotiabank Studio: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: 2018 Jan 18th to 21st - Neptune theatre -4 days of full bands; Makayla Lynn & Smith Curry from Nashville.Pier 21-The Canadian Museum of Immigration: 1055 Marginal Road: 1-855-526-4721: Dec 22nd - 10am to 4pm - family fun day
Disney's Moana screenings: 11:00 am (English), 2:00 pm (French.)
Mobile Planetarium with Discovery Centre : 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Bilingual presentation.)
Art making activity with Andrea Tsang Jackson: 10am - 4pm.
Hula dance performance and workshop with Serpentine Studios: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.Public Archives of Nova Scotia: 6016 University Ave.: 902-424-6060: 2018 Jan 17th - 7:30pm - RNSHS Public Lecture; -Ordinary People; Extraordinary Times: Minnie and Stewart Ross confront the
aftermath of the Halifax Explosion; with David Sutherland https://rnshs.ca/upcominglecturesRebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Dec 18th - 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils ' Celtic Christmas showDec 21st - Mozart’s Messiah · by Symphony Nova Scotia2018 Jan 14th - “Frozen in Time” are $ 252018 Jan 17th - 7:30pm - The Kronos Quartet· by Symphony Nova Scotia2018 Jan 19th & 20th - The Music of David Bowie; · by Symphony Nova Scotia2018 Jan 25th to 28th - 7:30pm - Magnificent Mozart, =Symphony Nova Scotia2018 Feb 2nd to 4th - 2pm - The Music of Simon & Garfunke with Jim Witter2018 Feb 8th - 7:30pm - Rachel Barton Pine Plays Wieniawski, =Symphony Nova Scotia2018 Feb 14th - 8pm - Live Art presents Compagnie Marie ChouinardSplit Crow-Bar: 1855 Granville St.: 902-422-4366: Dec 31st - 9:30pm - New Year's Eve with Christine CampbellSt. Agnes Church Hall-Leo Day Auditorium: 6903 Mumford Rd: 902-434-9237: 2018 Jan 13th - 6pm to 9pm - All ages family Cape Breton Dance & Ceilidh, with Kolten MacDonell & Kyle MacDonald
Cape Breton Square sets, ceilidh & stepdance showcase. @ $7 Everyone welcome, [ 902-580-2736 ].
presented by The Cape Breton Charitable Association of HalifaxStayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: Dec 20th - 8pm - Barbra Lica , James Ervin , Martin Davidson , Matt Giffin , Willem Paynter , Will Fisher + guests @$ 10Dec 22nd - 8:30pm - No MusicDec 26th - 8pm - Rasta Gumbo's annual boxing day party; @$ 10Dec 29th - 8:30pm - No Music2018 Jan 13th - 9pm - The Funk Family-Dance R & B2018 Jan 15th & 29th - 8:30pm to 11pm - Scottn' the Rocks; FREE2018 Feb 12th & 26th - 8:30pm to 11pm - Scottn' the Rocks; FREEThe Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5Dec 18th - 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open StageDec 19th - 7:30pm - Andrew Machum SOLD OUTDec 20th - 8pm - Dame Alexander & Friends ; @ $8 at the doorDec 21st - 9pm - Sunfish + Slowcoaster ; @ $15 at the door2018 Jan 18th - 7pm - IDOW 2018 presents Fiver-Stewart Legere, Lydia Persaud, Brooklyn Doran2018 Jan 19th - 7pm - IDOW Presents - Kaia Kater + Meaghan Blanchard + Camille Delean + Leanne Hoffman - 7PM2018 Jan 20th - 7pm - IDOW Presents - Terra Lightfoot + Dana Sipos + Cassie Josephine & Gabriel Minnikin + Campbell Woods - 2018 February 9th-7pm-Daniel Champagne @ $12.52018 Feb 14th - 7pm - Valentine's Day With Ariana Nasr's Edith Piaf Show @ $22.5The Marquee Club: 2037 Gottingen St.: Dec 23rd - 9pm - the Mellotones-#20th Anniversary dance party; @$ 20-advance.2018 Jan 19th - 6:30pm to 11pm - Idow2018 presents Waxahatchee; [ Corey Gulkin, Owen Meany's Batting Stance, the Weather StationThe 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 Finneyevery Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set DancingThe Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: Dec 21st - 8pm to 10pm - As We Stumble Along ~ A Holiday Cabaret-with Stuart Hiseler and Karen Myatt ; @$ 15; 19+
& Scott Taylor , Chris Churchill , Craig Jennex .Dec 26th - 10pm - Hot Boxing Day (III) w/ Dead Horse Beats, WNA, KDZ, Moonwake; @$ 8Dec 29th - 10pm - Floodland plays the beatlesDec 31st - 10pm - New Year's Eve with two floors of dance fun; @$ 9; Retro Night NYE Party Extravangaza!2018 Feb 9th - 8pm - The East PointersLunenburgCentral United Church: Dec 19th - Tomato Tomato's Maritime Christmas- [John and Lisa McLaggan],
with special guests, Heather Rankin, Dave Gunning, and Ray Legere http:// www.tomatotomato.caDouble S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: every Friday - 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music AssociationWhite PointWhite Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 1-902-354-2711: 2018 Feb 10th, Mar 30th, & 31st - 8pm - Makayla LynnYarmouthThe Red Knight Pub: 79 Starrs Rd.: Dec 22nd - Ryan Cook -The Red Knight 2nd Annual Christmas Blitz!Saulnierville104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: every day - 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas