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Fiddle & Folk Foliage Farewell

691 Egypt Road


The Barn Music and Theatre Society of Margaree will be holding our Fiddle & Folk Foliage Farewell, a 3-day all-ages music festival from Oct. 21 to 23.

Thurs. Oct.21. Fiddler Gillian Head with piano wizard Jason Roach. Gillian was an ECMA Nominee in 2019 for Instrumental Recording of the Year. Jason’s bio for the Celtic Colours International Festival rates him as:  one of the most impressive piano players you will ever hear.”

Fri.,Oct.22. Elizabeth MacInnis on Fiddle and Mary Elizabeth MacInnis on Piano. Elizabeth is one of Cape Breton’s finest young fiddlers. Mary Elizabeth often played piano with her father, legendary fiddler, Buddy MacMaster

Sat. Oct.23. Singer-Songwriter Neil McDaniel on Guitar, Vocals, Tin Whistles, Mandolin and Celtic Pian. Neil, from Margaree Forks, has performed frequently at the Keltic  Lodge, Glenora Distillery and the iconic Red Shoe Pub in Mabou.

The Barn is located on the grounds of the Normaway Inn and Barn Society Accommodation Partners  (Normaway Inn, Green & White Cabins, MacPherson Suites) are providing FREE ADMISSION ( 2 passes per unit) for their guests for this festival..Rooms from $99, Jacuzzi Cabins from $149. Extra nights save $15 or book 3 nights and get the 4th night free. Please see for availability or call 1-902-248-2987 or 1-800-565-9463 for information or reservations for music, accommodations, or dining.

Concerts begin at 8 p.m. Nova Scotia requires Masking and Vaccination Proof. Second dose must be 14 days prior to concert.The Barn is known for its authenticity and its superb acoustics. A visit to the Barn is in The Nova Scotia Book of Musts. Besides the Foliage and our Music, nearby attractions include: 1) The Cabot Trail and its spectacular scenery  2) Hiking  3) Fishing 4) Golfing at world ranked Cabot Cliffs and Cabot Links and the fine courses at Cheticamp and Baddeck  Cabot’s Nova Scotia rate drops from High Season of $325 to $120  from Oct. 11 to 24. Cape Breton Twilight rate is just $65 5) The Cabot Trail Food Truck Rally Oct 23-24. Hike and Eat. 6) Taste of Nova Scotia Day at the Baddeck Farmers’ Market Oct. 23 where Margaree Wild Frozen Blueberries, Blueberry Jam, & Pure Blueberry Juice made at the Barn and the Normaway will be on sale.You can also buy them at the Barn or the Inn. 7) Fiddler Colin Grant is performing from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Doryman in Cheticamp on Oct.23.

Covid Protocols: Masks, Proof of Double Vaccination 2 weeks previous.


Reserved seating: $10, $15, $20 depending on closeness to stage and quality of view. To reserve, phone directly to Inn at 902-248-2987 or 1-800-565-9463. All ages concert. For this concert, anyone booking rooms at the Normaway Inn will be provided with complimentary tickets ( Two $10 tickets). More information in detailed section.

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