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The Barra MacNeils


The Barra MacNeils

Canada’s Celtic ambassadors! Celebrating three decades in 2016, Cape Breton-based family group the Barra MacNeils have been thrilling audiences of all ages with their sparkling repertoire, vocals, instrumental prowess and vibrant showmanship.

Now in their 28 year as a group the MacNeil siblings are widely regarded as one of the greatest live concert acts in the Celtic world. The family group is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture, dance, language and history. 

They have multiple lead vocalists, beautiful sibling harmonies, top drawer instrumental prowess on a wide variety of acoustic, stringed, percussion and wind instruments blended with dancing, storytelling, Gaelic songs and a journey through an ancient culture; it is family entertainment at its highest level. Multi-award winners, they continue to perform to sold out audiences throughout Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and Europe. 

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