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July 2018

Hells Bells ~ Ultimate AC/DC Tribute

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July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$35

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Hells Bells were formed in 1994 and have performed over 1500 shows across Canada and the US. When not touring the nation, they continue to rock the concert halls of Ontario on a regular basis. The show is a MUST SEE, with visual effects and stunning reproduction of the music and attitude of AC/DC. Solid tempos, tuned to concert pitch and, note for note reproduction are all part of the performance that set this band apart from all the other…

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Rum Ragged

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July 24 @ 7:30 pm - July 25 @ 9:30 pm
$20

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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From spirited instrumentals to heartfelt ballads, traditional Newfoundland band Rum Ragged pays homage to the greats that came before them while carving out a fresh, unique sounds of their own. Formed by singer/guitarist Mark Manning and singer/accordion player Aaron Collis just two years ago, they have recently expanded to a four piece with Anthony Chafe on Bodgran and Michael Boone on bass and banjo. Together they deliver the full traditional spectrum in a live context, whether it is an intimate…

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Goitse (Ireland)

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July 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$20

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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The multi-award-winning quintet Goitse was forged in the whitehot creative crucible of Limerick University’s Irish World Academy. Recently crowned Live Ireland’s ‘Trad group of the Year’ in the USA, the 2016 ‘Freiburger Leiter’ in Germany, and featuring this years ‘Female Voice of the Year’, Áine Mc Geeney, they have made a name for themselves as one of the most sought after bands in Irish traditional music. Their fourth album, Inspired by Chance, has received rave reviews as the band continues…

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August 2018

Tales, Trails and Tunes: Tony Quinn, Shannon Quinn & Bill Plaskett

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August 1 @ 7:30 pm - August 2 @ 9:30 pm
$20

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Tony Quinn is an entertainment jack-of-all-trades; an engaging emcee and host, a busy producer, a great musician, talented songwriter and a funny, funny guy to boot.  He is a regular at the deCoste and is pleased to be hosting his daughter Shannon and good friend Bill Plaskett to share some tales, trails and tunes. Shannon Quinn grew up immersed in music and has emerged as one of the region's finest fiddlers and traditional musicians.  She has toured the world with…

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Cape Breton Summertime Revue 2018

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August 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$45 - $48

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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The Cape Breton Summertime Revue first took to the stage in 1977 and was an instant hit. It was a longtime favourite of deCoste Centre audiences. The time has come for the "Next Generation" to take the stage. Cape Breton Island has no shortage of talented performers who love nothing better than to celebrate what it means to live there. A stellar cast of performers had been assembled and the music, both traditional and original, speaks to their love of…

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Musical Buddies- Buddy MacDonald, Meaghan Blanchard & Spyder Macdonald

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August 14 @ 7:30 pm - August 16 @ 9:30 pm
$20

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Buddy MacDonald, one of Cape Breton's most famous "buddies", leads this exciting cast of artists for a three night-series.  Buddy has toured the world, from the Shetland Islands, to Dollywood, sharing his uplifting spirit and songs.  You will probably know standards like "Getting Dark Again". Meaghan Blanchard is the "other" spunky redhead from Prince Edward Island, quickly developing a successful touring career on and off the Island. Meaghan is a gifted guitarist, with a crystal pure voice and wonderful character…

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Momentary Lapse- A Pink Floyd Tribute

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August 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$35

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Nova Scotia's ‘Momentary Lapse’ brings the audio and visual sensations of Pink Floyd to the stage, delivering favorite moments from classic Floyd albums: The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall, Momentary Lapse of Reason and the Division Bell. Momentary Lapse takes you on an authentic journey into the past of one of the world’s most timeless and iconic bands by recreating one of the most legendary live shows in rock history. After a completely…

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