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Northern Inverness Area Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: every Saturday - 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Dec 22nd - 8:30pm - Benefit Dance for Gelas (à Loubie) Chiasson -- Local Talent Dec 23rd - 2pm to 6pm - Celine and Dabei Doucet Dec 24th - 2pm to 6pm - Donnie Leblanc, Andrė Leblanc, Howie MacDonald Dec 26th - 2pm to 6pm - Rodney, Joël, Patrick - 9pm to 1am - Bandit Dec 30th - 2pm to 6pm - Robbie Fraser, Douglas Cameron, Mike Hall Dec 31st - 9pm to 1am - New Year's Eve dance with Groupe Lelievre Kinsmen 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 & Friends 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: Dec 19th - 7:30pm - Le Choeur du Havre Dec 21st - 7pm - Christmas Variety Concert; Hosted by the Margaree Kinette Club; @$ 7 Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann) St Margaret’s of Scotland church: Dec 20th - 7:30pm - Le Choeur du Havre 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. 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 Fundraiser Royal 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 tickets Strathlorne (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; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521.

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SouthWestern Inverness Hillsborough Hillsborough & 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 Hill Strathspey 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. @$ 30 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: Dec 23rd - with Dawn Beaton & Margie Beaton. @$ 8 Dec 31st - Olivier Broussard, Paryse Broussard & Mike Hall; @$ 10 Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: every Saturday - 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Dec 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 Road St. 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; @$ 8 Dec 31st - 2pm to 5pm - Glenn Graham, Kenneth MacKenzie, Patrick Gillis, Allan Dewar; @$ 8 2018 Jan 7th - 2pm to 5pm - Rodney MacDonald & Allan Dewar; @$ 8 2018 Jan 14th - 2pm to 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & friends; @$ 8 2018 Jan 21st - 2pm to 5pm - Howie MacDonald & Mac Morin; @$ 8 2018 Jan 28th - 2pm to 5pm - Ian MacDougall & friends; @$ 8 2018 Feb 4th - 2pm to 5pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends; @$ 8 2018 Feb 11th - 2pm to 5pm - TBA; @$ 8 Creignish (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; @$ 10 Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); Dec 28th & 2018 Jan 11th - 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Dec 28th - Joe MacMaster, Cathy Hawley 2018 Jan 11th - to be determined,

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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: 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 & guests 2018 Jan 18th - Dave Gunning & James Keelaghan Fire 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 Chapel Knights 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 @ $5 Dec 31st - New Year’s Eve Dance with Final Cut 2018 Jan 1st - New Year’s Day Levee with Final Cut St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2018 Jan 7th & Feb 4th - 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 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]

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Bras d’Or Lakes Area Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: every Thursday - 7pm - jam sessions; Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: every Saturday - 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Dec 23rd - Buddy MacDonald Dec 30th - Darrell Keigan Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: Dec 31st - 9pm to midnight - New Year’s Eve with Pretty Archie; @$ 25 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 - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 2018 Jan 11th, 18th, 25th, Feb 1st, & 8th - second 5 week session; @$ 25; feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca Baddeck (Badaig) Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: Dec 23rd - 8pm - tipsy Eve with Michael & Tracy Cavanaugh Dec 31st - 7pm to 1am - New Year's Eve dinner & dance with Keith Mullins & Chris Kirby 2018 Jan 1st - 2pm to 6pm - polar bear dip feat with Jason Kempt 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.: 2018 Jan 7th & Feb 4th - 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Knox 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; @$ 25 Library: 526 Chebucto St.: 902-295-2055: Dec 20th - 6:30pm to 8pm - Film: The Nightmare Before Christmas Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: every Tuesday - 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Dec 31st - 10pm to 3pm - New Year's Eve Kitchen Party with Michael & Tracey Cavanaugh; @$ -10-advance;

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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 ] 2018 Feb 10th & 11th - Mini Sessions-Adult session-with instructor Howie MacDonald Gaelic 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 @ $ 5 Ingonish Ski 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 noon Dec 20th - Danny Robinson “Adventures around the Queen Charlotte Islands”

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Urban Cape Breton Area Bras d’Or St. James Presbyterian Church: Dec 19th - 7pm - Variety Seasonal Concert with The Boularderie Lakeview Choir; free will offering. 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 Millville (Baile A´ Mhuilinn) Community Centre: 1-902-674-2258: Dec 31st - 10pm to 2am - New Years Eve Dance with music by JAAM Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: Dec 31st - New Year's Eve dance; #$ 15 Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Robs Underground: 2 Eliot St.: Dec 31st - new Year's Eve dance with Bandit Royal 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; @$ 15 St. 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 Kenna 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 Dec 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 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 Dec 23rd - 8pm to midnight - TIPSY EVE -dance music by The Outlaws. Dec 31st - 9pm to 2am - NEW YEARS EVE DANCE ; @ $ 15- Music By FIREHOUND DJ 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 Sydney 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.com United Protestant Church: 1524 King’s Rd.: Dec 22nd - 7pm - “Songs For A Winter’s Eve” ; with Robyn Cathcart, Joella Foulds, Michele Stephens, ; @$ 25 Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: Dec 23rd - 5pm to 9pm - Bobby Currie & Mike Wadden Dec 30th - 5pm to 9pm - Bobby Currie & Mike Wadden Sydney (Suidni) Allure: 418 George St.: Dec 31st - 10pm - New Year's Eve Party Boardwalk: 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-fireworks Breton Brewing: ......2017 Oct 7th--Hoptober Fest.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: Dec 30th - 8pm - Buddy MacDonald & Cyril MacPhee Breton 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 MacIsaac Cineplex: .....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 Kendall Dec 23rd - Jason Kempt & Mark MacIntyre Dec 29th - Brandon Collier Dec 30th - the Ashbys Dec 31st - 9pm to 2am - Mike Wadden & Dan McCarthy Curling 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, @$ 15 Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE 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 Dec 23rd - 8pm to 1am - Tipsy Eve with Slowcoaster, Sunfish, Ashley MacIsaac Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Dec 27th - 8:30pm - Jordan Musycsyn Band & friends; @$20-advance Dec 28th - 8pm - Dave Sampson 2018 Jan 6th - 4pm to 8pm - 'Cape Trad Celtic Concert' -presents a non profit live streamed global event- 'Live from Sydney'@$ 20-advance with Dwayne Côté, Richard Wood, Colin Grant, Jason MacDonald Highland 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 & Jasp 2018 Feb 6th to 10th - 8pm - The Glass Menagerie Joan 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 sets Joan 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 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: 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, @$30 2018 Feb 3rd - 8pm - Matt Minglewood band-Lose the Winter Blues-Birthday bash; @$30 2018 Feb 10th - 9pm - Port Cities; @$ 30 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. Dec 21st - MIchelle Stephens; Dec 28th - Michael Cavanaugh Dec 31st - 5:30pm to 8:30pm - Carl Getto 2018 Jan 4th - Rob Murphy 2018 Jan 11th - Bill Appleby 2018 Jan 18th - Darrell Keigan 2018 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; @$ 10 Wentworth 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 Wadden Dec 30th - Bobby Currie & Mike Wadden Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: Dec 21st to 23rd - noon to 2pm - Michele Stephens Dec 29th & 30th - Drake Jensen Home for the Holidays launch of the Glace Bay Community Fund 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: Dec 23rd - 3pm & 7:30pm - the Barra MacNeils-a Celtic Christmas; @$40.50 2018 Feb 2nd to 4th - 7pm - Disney's Beauty & the Beast; @$ 49 2018 Feb 10th - 7pm - the Jim Cuddy Band, Barney Bentall :@$ 56 2018 Feb 14th to 17th - 7pm - WKRP in Cape Breton Dinner Theatre; @$ 49:50

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Louisbourg Area Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment Dec 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; Louisbourg Louisbourg 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

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Big Pond Area East 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)

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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: Dec 27th, 2018 Jan 10th, 24th, & Feb 7th - 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 Dec 19th - Myles Davidson Dec 22nd - 9pm to 1am - The Maclellan Brothers Dec 23rd - RG Shaller Dec 26th - Jason Williams Macdonald with Ricky Carter Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: Dec 31st - New Year's Eve Ball with ''Rockin' Country''; @$10 ; 19+ Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 2018 Jan 19th & Feb 16th - 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 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 Samson Petit-de-Grat Radio 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 Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep L’Ardoise Royal 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

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Mainland Area Havre Boucher Community 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 Association Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 2018 Jan 14th & Feb 11th - 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 Whitehead community centre: 2018 Jan 6th & Feb 3rd - 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Winter Market: ........#4th Annual Antigonish Winter Market: 75 St. Ninian St.: 2018 Jan 27th, Feb 3rd, & 10th - 10am to 2pm - winter market in the former National Philatelic Centre Building 2018 Jan 27th - entertainment by "Set Free" = Jeff Stearns , Sara Green, Sophie Gerrior, Jamie Spaulding, Daniel Donnelly & Stephanie Forsythe 2018 Feb 3rd - entertainment by 'The Broussard Family'=siblings, Julien, Claudine, Paryse and Olivier, 2018 Feb 10th - entertainment by 'Tyrus Wallace' CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: every Sunday - 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM every Sunday - 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ every Sunday - 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: every Saturday - 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: every Wednesday - 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Dec 31st - 9pm - New Year's Eve with Working Class Band; @$ 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 Centre 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: 2018 Jan 20th - 8pm - Saturday night Cabaret in Green room lounge 19+ ; LGBTQ pride 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: 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 ' Truro Glengarry Best Western Hotel: 2018 Jan 27th - 9pm - dance with January Thaw: Asia & NuGruv; @$ 25 Marigold 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; @$ 30 2018 Jan 12th - 7:30pm - Hal Bruce; @$ 30 2018 Jan 19th - 7:30pm - Roxeen & Dalrymple; @$ 30 2018 Feb 2nd - 7:30pm - Reeny Smith; @$ 30 2018 Feb 9th - 7:30pm - Còig; @$ 30 Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: Dec 26th - 9pm - The Stanfields; @$ 35-advance; opening act=The Royal Volts Digby The Grace United Church: Dec 20th - concert with Tomato Tomato; & Dave Gunning, Heather Rankin and Ray Legere. Dartmouth Alderney Landing Theatre: 2 Ochterloney Street: 1-888-311-9090, 902-461-8401: 2018 Jan 28th - 2pm - Magnificent Mozart; Symphony Nova Scotia 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' Dec 31st - 8pm to midnight - New year's Eve-Cape Breton Kitchen Party with Brad Reid, Grace MacMaster, Cailean MacLean, and guests Jamieson'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 - entertainment Halifax (Halafacs) town: 2018 Jan 18th to 21st - Brooklyn Doran at I'll be a part of In the Dead of Winter Music Festival 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 Dec 26th - 11am - boxing day brunch & More Dec 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 Wednesdays Neptune 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/upcominglectures Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Dec 18th - 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils ' Celtic Christmas show Dec 21st - Mozart’s Messiah · by Symphony Nova Scotia 2018 Jan 14th - “Frozen in Time” are $ 25 2018 Jan 17th - 7:30pm - The Kronos Quartet· by Symphony Nova Scotia 2018 Jan 19th & 20th - The Music of David Bowie; · by Symphony Nova Scotia 2018 Jan 25th to 28th - 7:30pm - Magnificent Mozart, =Symphony Nova Scotia 2018 Feb 2nd to 4th - 2pm - The Music of Simon & Garfunke with Jim Witter 2018 Feb 8th - 7:30pm - Rachel Barton Pine Plays Wieniawski, =Symphony Nova Scotia 2018 Feb 14th - 8pm - Live Art presents Compagnie Marie Chouinard Split Crow-Bar: 1855 Granville St.: 902-422-4366: Dec 31st - 9:30pm - New Year's Eve with Christine Campbell St. 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. @ $7 Everyone welcome, [ 902-580-2736 ]. presented by The Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: Dec 20th - 8pm - Barbra Lica , James Ervin , Martin Davidson , Matt Giffin , Willem Paynter , Will Fisher + guests @$ 10 Dec 22nd - 8:30pm - No Music Dec 26th - 8pm - Rasta Gumbo's annual boxing day party; @$ 10 Dec 29th - 8:30pm - No Music 2018 Jan 13th - 9pm - The Funk Family-Dance R & B 2018 Jan 15th & 29th - 8:30pm to 11pm - Scottn' the Rocks; FREE 2018 Feb 12th & 26th - 8:30pm to 11pm - Scottn' the Rocks; FREE The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Dec 18th - 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage Dec 19th - 7:30pm - Andrew Machum SOLD OUT Dec 20th - 8pm - Dame Alexander & Friends ; @ $8 at the door Dec 21st - 9pm - Sunfish + Slowcoaster ; @ $15 at the door 2018 Jan 18th - 7pm - IDOW 2018 presents Fiver-Stewart Legere, Lydia Persaud, Brooklyn Doran 2018 Jan 19th - 7pm - IDOW Presents - Kaia Kater + Meaghan Blanchard + Camille Delean + Leanne Hoffman - 7PM 2018 Jan 20th - 7pm - IDOW Presents - Terra Lightfoot + Dana Sipos + Cassie Josephine & Gabriel Minnikin + Campbell Woods - 2018 February 9th-7pm-Daniel Champagne @ $12.5 2018 Feb 14th - 7pm - Valentine's Day With Ariana Nasr's Edith Piaf Show @ $22.5 The Marquee Club: 2037 Gottingen St.: Dec 23rd - 9pm - the Mellotones-#20th Anniversary dance party; @$ 20-advance. 2018 Jan 19th - 6:30pm to 11pm - Idow2018 presents Waxahatchee; [ Corey Gulkin, Owen Meany's Batting Stance, the Weather Station 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 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; @$ 8 Dec 29th - 10pm - Floodland plays the beatles Dec 31st - 10pm - New Year's Eve with two floors of dance fun; @$ 9; Retro Night NYE Party Extravangaza! 2018 Feb 9th - 8pm - The East Pointers Lunenburg Central 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.ca Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: every Friday - 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 1-902-354-2711: 2018 Feb 10th, Mar 30th, & 31st - 8pm - Makayla Lynn Yarmouth The Red Knight Pub: 79 Starrs Rd.: Dec 22nd - Ryan Cook -The Red Knight 2nd Annual Christmas Blitz! 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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