Halifax Celtic Festival
Who: Celtic Cultural Society of Nova Scotia
What: Halifax Celtic Festival
Where: Various Locations (Halifax)
When: January 29-February 2
Why: The 7th annual celebration of all things Celtic returns featuring a variety of activities over its four days. Included this year is another eclectic line-up of performing arts, including Nova Scotia fiddler Alycia Putnam, Halifax’s Big Island Trio and the Nova Scotia Harp Ring among many more. More information at hfxcelticfest.ca.
Vive L’Acadie With Vishtèn
Who: Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra
What: Vive L’Acadie With Vishtèn
Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (6101 University Ave, Halifax)
When: February 1
Why: Hailing from PEI and Magdalen Islands, the Acadian trio Vishtèn joins the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra for a family-friendly symphonic kitchen party. The concert will feature the orchestra alongside the trio’s unique fusion of Celtic and Acadian music with a modern rock and indie-folk vibe. More information at symphonynovascotia.ca.