Musicians & Composers

Celtic Colours Artists

CAPE BRETON & Nova Scotia

The Barra MacNeils | Jerry Holland | Brenda Stubbert | David Greenberg | Natalie MacMaster | Dougie MacDonald | Scott Macmillan | Kate Dunlay | Rankin Family | Kendra MacGillivray | Andrea Beaton | Mac Morin | Troy MacGillivray | Colin Grant

IRISH & Irish American

Ed Reavy | The McMamara Family |Michael Coleman |
Various Irish Pipers | Liz Carroll | Laoise Kelly | Frank Ferrel |


Universe Of Bagpipes

Highland Pipes
Barry Shears

Irish Pipes
Na Píobairí Uilleann | Kevin Rowsome | Brian McNamara

Tin Whistle

Pennywhistle Press 

Other Canadian Trad Music sites

Maritime Fiddler's Association

Ontario - Toronto Celtic Pages

PEI - Prince Edward Island Fiddlers Society

Newfoundland - Kelly Russell/Pigeon Inlet

Educational Resources

Irish - The Irish Traditional Music Archive | Celtic - Ceolas

UK Music Education | Comhaltas Ceoltóiri Eireann |

The Session (abcs of tunes submitted by the public)

The Fiddler's Companion (abcs and histories of tunes by Andrew Kuntz)

Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings

Allan Snyder's site for identifying tunes found on CB recordings
- If you've got a recording, but no liner notes, this site gives titles & times
PLUS initial 4 bar snippets -- in both standard notation & MIDI

Cape Breton Songs
Allister MacGillivray

ABC resources - Tune of the Month

FREE ABC to music notation on-line form
(Paul Swartz's Convert-o-Matic)

Festivals, Summer Schools, Camps, Venues etc.

Cape Breton & Maritmes

CB Choices _ (A Summary of Events in Cape Breton)

Gaelic College | Ceilidh Trail School of Celtic Music | The College of Piping | Celtic Colours | Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs



Chris Langan Weekend (Irish)



Willie Clancy Week


United States

Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp | North East Heritage Music Camp

Radio Shows etc.

CAPE BRETON LIVE RADIO | Clare FM (5 Streaming or downloadable Podcasts each week)

Instrument & bow makers

Otis Tomas (luthier, composer, fiddler)

David Papazian (violin restoration, luthier, musician)

Roger Treat (bow maker, fiddler)

Live Recording / Digital editing

Paul MacDonald (sound engineer& guitarist)

Silver Apple Articles

Lighthouse and Bird Links

Machias Seal Island
(Lighthouse Island / bird sanctuary)

Other Lighthouse and Bird Sites

Magazines / Publishers

Fiddler Magazine | The Victoria Standard | Cape Bretons' Magazine

Cranford Pub Search Engine