Celtic Spring Fling Concert , April 18, 7:30 pm, at Grace United Church, 11 Prince William Street, Digby. Featuring Paul McKenna Band from Scotland with guests Cassie & Maggie MacDonald from Antigonish. Tickets $30.00 at Marshall’s Gifts, Digby or celticspringfling.com
Celebrating Celtic music, story, song with award-winning performers! If you enjoy pipes, fiddles, bodhran; join us for a night with Glasgow’s The Paul McKenna Band. Featuring Paul McKenna on lead vocals; winner of Vocalist of the Year at the Scots Trade Awards and joined by Ewan Baird (bodhran), Conal McDonagh (uilleann pipes, whistles), Jack Smedley (fiddle) and Conor Markey (banjo), this band has travelled the globe and last year performed in Canada at The Edmonton, Canmore, Winnipeg, Vancouver Folk Festivals as well as The Stan Rogers and Small Halls Festivals on the East Coast.
Joining the lads are our lassies from closer to home! The pride of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, are Cassie and Maggie MacDonald who have just been announced as JUNO nominees in the Roots Traditional category for 2018. Their new release, The Willow Collection was also awarded a Canadian Folk Music Award. These 7 exceptional purveyors of tradition, will be joined by a surprise special guest nightly, to round out a rousing chorus of all things Celtic.
A traditional night for all ages, steeped in Irish, Scottish and Maritime culture both old and new.