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Cape Breton Fiddle Concert

Cape Breton Fiddle Concert

Honourable Rodney J. MacDonald, E.C.N.S., is an accomplished Cape Breton musician and dancer who has performed throughout Atlantic Canada, Eastern USA, Central Canada, and Scotland. He is the grandson of the great fiddler and composer, the late Donald Angus Beaton and comes from a family of musicians. He began step dancing at home at a young age and began playing the fiddle at the age of 12 as a result of lessons from his uncle, Kinnon Beaton. He is a former Premier of Nova Scotia and Cabinet Minister and currently the CEO of Colaisde na Gaidhlig / The Gaelic College and resides in Mabou.
Rodney is on his way home to Cape Breton after playing in Celtic Connections and Benbecula. He is joined by two other great musicians from Cape Breton, Colin Macdonald and Britney Rankin.