Roast to honour fiddler and publisher Paul Cranford
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.