The Barra MacNeils
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 19:00, UCCPA
2013 marks 26 years for the Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Island based family group, The Barra MacNeils.
As a group, the six MacNeil siblings are widely regarded as one of the greatest live concert acts in the Celtic world. Hailing from Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the family group is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture, dance, language and history. Their numerous critically acclaimed recordings have included their own original songs as well as tried and true standards, both instrumental and vocal.
The Barra MacNeils live concert experience brings so much more to the stage than most live acts ever can. Multiple lead vocalists, beautiful sibling harmonies, top drawer instrumental prowess on a wide variety of acoustic, stringed, percussion and wind instruments blended with dancing, storytelling, Gaelic songs and a journey through an ancient culture; it is family entertainment at its highest level. Steeped in Cape Breton tradition with strong Celtic roots and musical artistry, this diverse and talented family group continues to wow audiences around the world with their captivating vocals, harmonies and extraordinary musicianship.
The Barra MacNeils are being presented at the Unity College Center For the Performing Arts by New England Celtic Arts.
Tickets are $25 (Buy Tickets). Limited number of FREE tickets available for Unity College Students.