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Live Music

With more fiddlers per capita than anywhere else in the world, you can bet music will be on tap wherever you go on our Island. In addition to fiddlers like Natalie MacMaster and Ashley MacIsaac, the Island has produced Grammy-winning songwriter Gordie Sampson, legendary rocker Matt Minglewood, and many others. It’s the heart and soul of Cape Breton Island—so be sure to hear it live at our many community concert series and world-renowned festivals.

Live Music on Cape Breton Island

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Fiddle & Folk Foliage Farewell

Next Date: Oct 21, 2021

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Margaree Valley

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


Cape Breton Winter Jazz Series

Next Date: Jan 8, 2022

Region: Sydney and Area / Marconi Trail

Community: Sydney

The Cape Breton Winter Jazz Series, presented by the Cape Breton Jazz Festival, will present more than 30 high quality jazz shows during Jan...


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