TDAC: Upcoming Music in the Park performances and fun events for the Fall!

Kootenay Concert Connections presents
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy
A Celtic Family Christmas
November 28, 2018 at 7:30 pm
The Bailey Theatre

This holiday season join Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, the award-winning fiddle virtuosos, in an intimate and unique Christmas concert series you will never forget. With the duo
accompanied by an incredible array of talented session musicians, including their children, Celtic Family Christmas will guide you into the wonderful world of a true Cape Breton Christmas celebration.

To fans of fiddle music, Natalie MacMaster needs no introduction. Over a recording career now spanning 25 years, this Order of Canada recipient has released 11 albums that have notched
sales of over 200,000 copies. She has won two JUNO and eleven East Coast Music Awards and been nominated for a Grammy, and has collaborated with artists as diverse as Yo-Yo Ma (on the Grammy-winning album Songs of Joy & Peace), Alison Krauss, Jesse Cook, and Bela Fleck.

Donnell Leahy is no stranger to the awards podium himself. He is the oldest brother of the internationally acclaimed family musical group Leahy, winners of three JUNO Awards. Widely recognized as one of the best Celtic fiddlers in the world, his high-energy playing style also makes him a highly popular performer.

“If you really love fiddle music, there are performances here that are nothing short of jaw dropping … that will raise you up and … leave you misty–eyed,” – The Guardian.

Through a mix of both song and dance, they will take you on a journey of virtuoso performances, telling the story of the night before Christmas in the Leahy/Macmaster household. With a
lineup of familiar Christmas songs intermingled with classic Celtic songs sure to warm your heart, Celtic Family Christmas brings you in the door, and welcomes you in as part of the family.

Trail & District Arts Council presents
Kootenay Savings Music in the Park 
June 21, 7-8 pm in Gyro Park

The Trail Pipe Band will be playing pipe band favourites from their huge repertoire.
Joining the Pipe Band will be Scottie School of Dance from Castlegar featuring dancers from Castlegar, Trail and area.
Music in the Park happens every Thursday (and two Tuesdays) from June 14 to August 30. With entrance by donation, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to get outside and listen to some live music. We are thrilled to be bringing in Artists from Jazz, to BlueGrass, to Funk, to Rock and Roll – Music in The Park will surely have something for everybody!
Bring a lawn chair. Admission is by donation – $2 minimum suggested.
Look out for our Night Market events on July 19 and August 16 where we’ll be adding Food Trucks, q Market and an Adult Only Beverage Garden!
Learn more about upcoming shows.
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