For 9 days in October and throughout Cape Breton Island, locals and visitors will be celebrating the Celtic Colours International Festival. The island will be immersed in upbeat and unique opportunities to experience and participate in events throughout the island celebrating the island’s Celtic culture, traditional music, dance and food.
The Bras d’Or Lakes in St. Peter’s is proud to play host to the KitchenRackets Jam Sessions Monday October 13 to Thursday, October 15 (see other What’s Happening) as well as Music Workshops. The workshops provide the opportunity for musicians to meet, learn or join in with others throughout the Festival. There are nineteen instructional sessions among ten topics Monday, Oct 13 to Friday, October 17. Costs vary from $10 to $35. There are also artisan demonstrations from Encore Jewellery, Chandler’s Art and others TBA.
Instructors and Topics
Dwayne Côté – Fiddle from Scratch, Beginner+ Fiddle, Advanced Fiddle, Celtic Guitar Chording
Paul Davis – Tin Whistle
JP Cormier – JP’s Guitar A-Z
Johannes Sturm – Luthier workshop
Roger Stone – Celtic Guitar techniques, Tenor Banjo intro
Roddie’s Square Dance session