BARRA MACNEIL`S CELTIC CHRISTMAS COMING TO CHARLIE WHITE NOVEMBER 15TH SOLD OUT
As a group, the six MacNeil siblings are widely regarded as one of the greatest live acts in the Celtic world. Hailing from Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the family group is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture and history. Their numerous critically acclaimed recordings have included their own original songs as well as tried and true standards, both instrumental and vocal, some of which have reached the Gold record status in Canada.
The Barra MacNeils concert experience brings so much to the stage than most live acts ever can. Multiple lead vocalists, beautiful sibling harmonies, top drawer instrumental prowess in a wide variety of acoustic, string, percussion, and wind instruments , dancing, story telling, Gaelic songs and a journey through an ancient culture. Family entertainment at its highest level.
Steeped in Cape Breton tradition with strong Celtic roots and musical artistry, this diverse and talented family group continues to wow audiences around the world. They were recently nominated for PEI`s Fan`s Choice Award for Entertainers of the year for 2014. They continue to perform to sold out audiences throughout Canada, the USA, the Caribbean, and the United Kingdom. The Barra MacNeil`s one hour Christmas television special filmed a number of years ago, continues to be broadcast in Country Music Television and on PBS in the United States.
In November, they bring that popular Christmas show to fans on Vancouver Island. One of the most beloved Christmas concerts on the seasonal circuit, the Barra MacNeils Christmas shows always feature a highly entertaining blend of seasonal fare mixed with entertaining stories and stamped with their lush harmonies and intricate instrumental stylings. Fans can look forward to all the classic favorites and many other tunes of the season, dance, comedy and of course memories that will extend beyond the season and last a lifetime.