Having fun with live music - Cape Breton style
St. Peter's, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: On this web site we'll bring you information about upcoming live music events in our neighbourhood. Everything from open jam sessions to concerts, music and dance workshops, ceilidhs, square dances & all kinds of dances, open mikes...and any kind of excuse to play live traditional music together. All traditions are fair game.
If you have traditional music events to promote here - or news and pics of your recent events to share, please Contact Us.
It's in our blood to celebrate with live music of all kinds. Although there is a definite Celtic twist to some of what you'll experience here - we love to play Old Time, Appalachian, Bluegrass, Blues, Acadian and Cajun, Folk, Country and Klezmer. We delight in hosting musical guests from around the world and invite you to come and mix your stuff up with ours.
We love to jam - and welcome visiting players to sit in on our sessions. All styles of music are welcome - we have a very democratic circle-jam approach where everybody gets to lead their own tune or song in turn, with back-up from everybody else. We want to learn from you and for you to learn from us.
On Now: St. Peter's Summer Sessions 2014
Please see our schedule of great stuff to do here this summer, including lots of music plus hikes and nature tours, sailing races and excursions, square dance sessions and more here, Summer Sessions
Coming back soon - Kitchenrackets @ Celtic Colours In St. Peter's from October 13 thru 17, 2014
Workshops During Celtic Colours
Once again we are hosting instrument and voice workshops for visitors, during the weekdays of Celtic Colours. All workshops will take place at the Bras d'Or Lakes Inn in St. Peter's. All fees paid for workshops go 100% to the performers/instructors.
KitchenRackets Jam Sessions
During 4 nights, when the Celtic Colours concerts are in close range to St. Peter's, we invite everyone, players and listeners, to join us for an authentic acoustic jam session. Sorry, no minors due to liquor license regulations. Jams will begin with a short performance by a local player who will then kick-off the jam. Free for participating players. Modest admission fee goes to support our youth music programs.
More info on both these programs at Kitchenrackets @ Celtic Colours