Another Turn Around the Sun
If you have a tune you would like to share with other Cape Breton fiddlers or a musical event that could be promoted in this column contact The Victoria Standard or Cranford Publications. Email - firstname.lastname@example.org (www.cranfordpub.com).
Lucy Macneil of the Barra Macneils plays fiddle, bodhran and Celtic harp. She composed the above to tune to celebrate her uncle’s 80th birthday (fidder Carl Mackenzie is brother to Lucy mother, Jean. They hailed from Washabuck). This month you can hear Lucy play locally at the following venues: • Wednesday Aug. 1, 7PM, St. Andrew’s Church, Sydney Mines - The Barra Macneils. • Thursday Aug. 2, 7PM, Dingwall, The Markland - The Barra Macneils. • Tuesday Aug. 28, 7:30PM, Celtic Tearoom, Indian Brook - Lucy Macneil & Rob Durando.