Cape Breton Music Camp on the Canal

June 1, 2012

The C B Music Camp on the Canal is set to take place June 1-3 and will feature jam sessions, a concert, and workshops for beginner and intermediate level musicians.

Workshops will be one of the main focuses of the weekend withCapeBretonmusicians offering instruction in guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, tin whistle, as well as songwriting. There will also be workshops in square dancing, luthier, and a band lab class where musicians will work together to learn a tune or song to perform at a luncheon showcase set for the final day of the camp.


A concert, set for Saturday, June 2, will take place at theUnitedChurchin St. Peter’s and will feature performances by the workshop instructors including   J.P. Cormier, Roger Stone, Hank Middleton, Anthony Rissesco, Darren MacMullen and Paul Davis.

Tickets for the concert are available in St. Peter’s at MacDonnell

Pharmacy, Home Hardware and the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn.

For more information


Admission to the concert is included in the $150 registration fee for those who take part all aspects of the camp — workshops, three meals, jam sessions and the concert. A special rate is available for partners of players who want to take part in most of the camp festivities, but not the workshops..



One Response to “Cape Breton Music Camp on the Canal”

  1. Amanda on September 29th, 2014 3:06 am

    Hello, Cape Bretoners! I am a Scottish Ethnology student at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. For my third year Scottish Emigrant Traditions csoure, we have been asked to analyse symbols that contribute to Cape Breton’s collective identity and sense of community. What has helped to maintain your connection to An t-Seann Df9thaich (‘The Old Country’) through the generations? If you would like to submit a response to this query, kindly e-mail me at . I look forward to hearing from you. All the best,Resa

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