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Event Archive - Coast to Coast Celebration Featuring: Barra MacNeils, The Ecclestons

Thu. March 18th 2010 7:30pm - 10pm The ACT Maple Ridge BC (All Ages) 7:30pm - 10pm
$40
Tickets at: www.theactmapleridge.org, 604 476-2787
Come celebrate St Patty’s with us as we experience the joyful wild spirit of the Ecclestons followed by the magical Barra MacNeil Family.







The Barra MacNeils are Canada’s first family of Celtic Music. Steeped in Cape Breton tradition with strong Celtic roots and musical artistry, this diverse and talented family group continues to wow and sell out audiences with their captivating vocals, harmonies and extraordinary musicianship and distinctive brand of Celtic flavour.



The Ecclestons are like an old fashioned folk band: Real songs, Real harmony. Good time ‘Celtic inspired’ Kitchen music. For years this trio has been fascinating audiences with their unique musicality, riveting original material, stunning harmonies and energizing stage presence.

Barra MacNeils

Kyle MacNeil: vocals, backing vocals, guitar, violin Lucy MacNeil: vocals, backing vocals, bodhran, Celtic harp Sheumas MacNeil: backing vocals, keyboards, piano Stewart MacNeil: vocals, backing vocals, accordion, tin whistle There is something refreshing about a band that can stare in the face of "flavour of the moment" pop music, smile disa... more info

The Ecclestons (we are all singer/songwriters as well)

This band - formed by brother and sister, Kelt and Colleen Eccleston, and their 'adopted' brother Greg Madill, blends the spirit of an Atlantic Canadian kitchen party with the beauty of a warm Pacific summer's night. The stage pulses with harmony in their amazing original songs and in the fresh-found delight of traditional Celtic songs rediscovered... more info
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