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REGULAR PUBLIC MUSIC SESSIONS

 
There are several genres of Celtic music sessions operating in Halifax these days: including..... Irish, Cape Breton, down-East, bluegrass, old-time & Scottish.
Most of the following sessions are open to all listeners & players. For more specific information, you can contact each session host (listed below). Please notify us of any errors or ommisions.

Each session has its own unique character and style. Please read on...........


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>>> IRISH SESSIONS:
These sessions are comprised mostly of Irish tunes & songs, but generally all Celtic styles are welcome.






** Tuesdays, 8pm - 12am at the The Old Triangle Pub, 5136 Prince Street, Halifax. A large open session co-hosted by Seph Peters and guests. www.oldtriangle.com (mostly Irish; great for novice, intermediate & advanced players)


** Wednesdays, 8pm - 10pm "THE HALIFAX SLOWER SESSIONS" at The Lion's Head Tavern, on Demone Street in the North end of Halifax, near Robie & Young. This is a large, well-organized, friendly group of players. Session hosted by Roy Logan. http://users.eastlink.ca/~philjs/ . (mostly Irish; great for beginner, novice, & intermediate players.)



** Thursday: SESSION CANCELED



** Sundays, 2pm at the Old Triangle Pub, 5136 Prince Street, Halifax. One of the longest running sessions in the region! Play for Irish Set Dancers for first half. (Note: since this session is held in the afternoon, players of all ages are welcome ! All levels welcome.) Session hosted by Kevin Roach & Jane Lombard. - contact: kevmuse@hotmail.com






*There is a rumour about a another session starting up in town soon. We'll keep you posted with the details as they emerge.
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>>> HOUSE SESSIONS: (Locations vary)


** Thursdays, 7-11 pm, once a month The Celtic Song Circle is held in a private house. Great for traditional singers and listeners. English, Irish, and Scottish Gaelic. Please email the host, Adele Megann, for dates and directions: mamegann@gmail.com.




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>>> CAPE BRETON SESSIONS :




** Another Cape Breton-style session has begun in Halifax. The first few meetings are being held at a private residence until enough interest has been generated to locate a regular public location. A relaxed and friendly session. Contact Andrew MacLean for more information: cape_breton@hotmail.com. Location: private home, contact for directions

Next Session:
* TBD

Bring your fiddle, keyboard or guitar.



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>>> SCOTTISH MUSIC SESSIONS:


** There is a rumour of a new Scottish music session in town. Stay posted for details.

last updated April 21st, 2011