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July 2019

A Summer Ceilidh with Spyder Macdonald, Doris Mason & Jason Brushett

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July 16 @ 7:30 pm - July 18 @ 9:30 pm
$25

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

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Join us for a fun evening of songs, stories and laughter with three of the regions busiest and best artists. Spyder Macdonald has been sharing his songs and good cheer for over 30 years, celebrating Pictou County’s rich history and stories. He has graced the deCoste stage hundreds of times and is in engaging, talented host and performer. Doris Mason is a celebrated songwriter, pianist and a well-known performer on the East Coast music scene. Over the years she has…

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August 2019

Rum Ragged – from Newfoundland

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August 5 @ 7:30 pm - August 6 @ 9:30 pm
$25

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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 sound of their own. Formed by singer/guitarist  Mark Manning and singer/accordion player Aaron Collis just three years ago, they have expanded to a four-piece with Anthony Chafe on bodhran and Michael Boone on bass and banjo. Together they deliver the full traditional musical experience, whether it is an intimate pub show or a spirited…

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Celebrating the Music of Don Messer with Heather Cameron and Friends

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August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25

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

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Don Messer was a Canadian musician, band leader, radio broadcaster, and defining icon of folk music during the 1960s. His CBC Television series Don Messer’s Jubilee (1959-69) featured Messer’s down-east fiddle style and the “old-time” music of Don Messer and His Islanders. It was one of the most popular and enduring Canadian television programs of the 1960s. The show became a Launchpad for many up-and-coming artists of the day; Catherine MacKinnon and Stompin' Tom to name a few. Heather Cameron…

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Musical Buddies | Buddy MacDonald, the Putnam Family & Mary Beth Carty

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August 13 @ 7:30 pm - August 14 @ 9:30 pm
$25

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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 musically talented individuals, leads this entertaining cast of artists for a two night series. Buddy has toured the world from the Shetland Islands to Dollywood, sharing his uplifting spirit and songs. You might know some favourites like “Getting Dark Again” and “Wild Mountain Thyme”. The Putnam Family, comprised of Alycia on fiddle, her father Robert on guitar and mother Kelly on electric bagpipes makes for a dynamic, high energy family band blending traditional…

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Across the Pond- The British Invasion

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August 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$32 - $35

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

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After the Fab Four appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, North American music was never the same! Across the Pond celebrates over 50 years of British pop and rock music. You’ll hear hits of The Beatles, Dave Clark Five, Herman’s Hermits, Elton John, Petula Clark, Tom Jones, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Shirley Bassey, Gerry & the Pacemakers, The Animals, Dusty Springfield, Rod Stewart, Adele, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Sting, Annie Lennox, Led Zeppelin, Joe Cocker, Lulu, The Hollies - and more! Join Leisa Way and…

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