On Friday, May 7 of the Mother’s Day weekend, locals and visitors to the culturally-rich Inverness County have the opportunity to enjoy a lively evening of traditional music and dance at the Judique Community Centre.
Presented by the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre and Cape Breton Live, the Mother’s Day concert will showcase performances of fiddle, piano, guitar, and stepdance from a variety of local musicians. The evening’s featured entertainers include Rodney MacDonald, Shelley Campbell, Kinnon Beaton, Helen MacDonald, Douglas Cameron, Mike Hall, Mac Morin, Betty Beaton, Sandy MacDonald, Chris Babineau and many more talented performers.
Featured vocalist Patrick Lamey will serve as MC for the evening.
The Celtic Music Interpretive Centre works to preserve Cape Breton’s Celtic music traditions through community-based efforts, education, research and performance. For more information on the Judique-based Centre, visit www.celticmusicsite.com.
Cape Breton Live provides webcasts of live traditional music performances. Launched in 2005 by renowned Inverness fiddler Natalie McMaster and her husband Donnell Leahy, the online radio project at www.capebretonlive.com strives to bring the sounds of Cape Breton’s musical performers to a global audience.
Tickets are $15 general seating, and can be booked in advance at 902-787-2708. The show starts at 7:30pm, with doors open at 7:00pm. Tickets will also be available at the door on the night of the concert. The Judique Community Centre is a wheelchair accessible venue.