The Barra MacNeils

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The Barra MacNeils

November 21, 2022 @ 7:30 pm9:30 pm PST

Trail & District Arts Council & Kootenay Concert Connection presentThe Barra MacNeils – An East Coast ChristmasA highly entertaining musical potpourri that blends traditional MacNeil family favourites gleaned from Christmas ceilidhs, midnight masses, and the general festive frolic that accompanies each holiday season. With their captivating vocals, distinctive harmonies and extraordinary musicianship, The Barra MacNeils inject new life and energy into the sights and sounds of Christmas. Fans can look forward to classic favourites including “O Holy Night”, “Ave Maria”, “Christmas in Killarney” and “Auld Lang Syne”, where a rousing chorus may be followed by a hauntingly beautiful Gaelic ballad, then a flurry of foot-stomping instrumentals accompanied by step-dancing revelry.Based in Cape Breton, The Barra MacNeils have been thrilling audiences of all ages with their sparkling repertoire, vocals, instrumental prowess and vibrant showmanship for nearly three decades. This family group features Kyle (vocals, guitar, violin, mandolin), Lucy (vocals, bodhran, Celtic harp, fiddle, stepdancing), Sheumas (keyboards, piano, bodhran, fiddle, bouzouki, vocals), Stewart (vocals, accordion, tin whistle, flute, bouzouki, guitar, stepdancing), Boyd (mandolin, fiddle, guitar, banjo, percussion, stepdancing) and Jamie Gatti (bass). Check out The Barra MacNeils on their website, join the Barra MacNeils this Christmas for their own spin on traditional seasonal fare, along with entertaining stories and new musical twists for a delightful seasonal celebration!Reserved seating. All tickets $48.50Two sets witih 20 minute intermission. Building doors open 60 minutes before show time with theatre doors opening 30 minutes before show time. Tickets can be picked up at the door on show night. Or at the Bailey Theatre Box Office Monday – Friday between 12 – 4 pm until June 30th. Box office summer hours for July & August are Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 12-4 pm.The Barra MacNeils – An East Coast Christmas is presented by the Trail & District Arts Council and Kootenay Concert Connection, with support from 99.3 The Goat and 103.5 The Bridge.


November 21, 2022
7:30 pm–9:30 pm PST
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The Bailey Theatre, 1501 Cedar Ave.
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Trail & District Arts Council