Roast to hon­our fid­dler and pub­lisher Paul Cran­ford

Cape Breton Post - - Arts/ Entertainment -

ST. ANNS — An evening to roast and cel­e­brate fid­dler, com­poser and pub­lisher Paul Cran­ford and his con­tri­bu­tions to the Cape Bre­ton fid­dle tra­di­tion will take place on Satur­day, May 27, from 6:30 p.m. to mid­night at the Hall of the Clans at Co­laisde na Gàidhlig/the Gaelic Col­lege in St. Anns. Over the years Cran­ford has pub­lished thou­sands of tunes, both old and new, in books, on­line, and his reg­u­lar fea­ture in The Vic­to­ria Stan­dard. Paul has been an artist in res­i­dence for Celtic Colours and in 2015, he was named Pa­tron of World Fid­dle Day.

The evening will be­gin with a meet and greet from 6:30-7:30 pm, fol­lowed by tributes and tes­ti­mo­ni­als from 7:30-9:30 pm. A dance will fol­low un­til mid­night with Brenda Stub­bert and Howie Mac­Don­ald, and Kyle and Sheumas MacNeil. Tick­ets are $30 for the en­tire evening and are avail­able through the Gaelic Col­lege (902) 295-3441 or Highland Vil­lage (902) 725-2272.

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