Cape Breton family group playing two shows this weekend in Truro
TRURO - Cape Breton's Barra MacNeils are bringing their Celtic Colour to the Marigold Cultural Centre this weekend.
As a group, the six MacNeil siblings are widely regarded as one of the greatest live concert acts in the Celtic world and they will be featured at the Marigold Friday and Saturday. Tickets are available at www.marigoldcentre.ca or by calling 897-4004.
Hailing from Sydney Mines on Cape Breton Island, the family group is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture, dance, language and history. Their numerous critically acclaimed recordings have included their own original songs as well as tried and true standards, both instrumental and vocal.
The Barra MacNeils live concert experience brings multiple lead vocalists, beautiful sibling harmonies, top drawer instrumental prowess on a wide variety of acoustic, stringed, percussion and wind instruments blended with dancing, storytelling, Gaelic songs and a journey through an ancient culture; it is family entertainment at its highest level.
Steeped in Cape Breton tradition with strong Celtic roots and musical artistry, this diverse and talented family group continues to wow audiences around the world with their captivating vocals, harmonies and extraordinary musicianship.
Since their debut album in 1986, the Barra MacNeils have gone on to release another 13 recordings, with two new ones on the way this year.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the Marigold at 897-4004.