The Barra MacNeils: A Celtic Christmas* December 12, 2017 7:30 pmTickets: $34"Canada's Celtic ambassadors", the Barra MacNeils celebrate the season with a brand new tribute to their favourite time of the year. A traditional family favourite, their unique seasonal show is crafted each year to bring a special Celtic spin on traditional favourites and original east coast treasures with songs, stories and dance.




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A traditional favourite, the Barra MacNeils' Christmas show is a treat for the whole family. The five siblings are known for their brilliant instrumentals, ringing harmonies and delightful flair for story-telling. Their unique seasonal show is crafted each year to bring a special Celtic spin on traditional favourites and original east coast treasures with songs, stories and dance. Their stunning rendition of O Holy Night is just one of the many highlights that brings audiences to their feet.

Fans can also look forward to favourites including Ave Maria, Christmas in Killarney, and Auld Lang Syne among an array of originals and seasonal delights. For nearly three decades, group has been thrilling audiences of all ages, both both nationally and in the U.S, with their sparkling repertoire, vocals, instrumental prowess and vibrant showmanship. Hailing from Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Islands, they are 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 is family entertainment at its highest level leaving memories that will last beyond the season for a lifetime.

*This performance does not qualify for discounts offered by Confederation Centre of the Arts.