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June 29 – Dinner & Concert with Rosie MacKenzie, Dominique Dodge & Hilda Chiasson!
June 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm$20 – $49
Come for a night of delicious food and traditional Gaelic music at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort Saturday, June 29!
KitchenFest! is a traditional music festival that showcases local musicians with music that is rooted in Gaelic tradition. Fiddles and bagpipes, concerts and céilidhs, food and drink, Gaelic language and song, cheering and dancing, informality and hospitality — consider this your official invitation to Cape Breton’s biggest kitchen party!
Start off your evening by indulging in a delicious meal at Cabot Shores Bistro. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, a local seafood lover, carnivore or somewhere in between, you’ll be sure to find something on our menu that delights your taste buds! After dinner listen to talented musicians Rosie MacKenzie, Dominique Dodge & Hilda Chiasson! See below for schedule and ticket information.
5:30-7:30pm: Dinner at Cabot Shores Bistro. Meat, Seafood, Vegetarian, and vegan options. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions and we will do our best to accommodate.
8-10pm: Concert with Rosie MacKenzie & Dominique Dodge & Hilda Chiasson
Tickets and Reservations:
About the Performers:
Dominique Dodge is a harper and singer based in Charlotte, VT. She is deeply grounded in the music and song traditions of Ireland and Scotland. Dominique has a passion for melody-driven dance music and creative, rhythmic accompaniment as well as for songs, airs, and 18th century harp music. She is a former Fulbright Scholar and graduate of the University of Limerick, from which she earned an MA in Irish Music Performance in 2012. She also holds a BA honors in Scottish Music from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow. Dominique has extensive experience in traditional arts education, having taught for the Youthworks program at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the Gaelic College in Cape Breton, urban schools projects in St. Louis, and many other programs for students of all ages and abilities. Dominique has a vibrant teaching practice and runs a monthly workshop series called the Champlain Valley Harp Gathering. She has been performing, recording, teaching, and organizing traditional arts events on both sides of the Atlantic for over ten years. She will be releasing a recording this summer.
The island-wide traditional music festival is back for year 6 as Colaisde na Gàidhlig | the Gaelic College presents KitchenFest! Féis a’ Chidsin!, happening June 28 to July 7, 2019. The annual celebration of Cape Breton-based Gaelic music, gives locals and visitors alike up-close-and personal insight into this distinct and vibrant living culture, bringing the kitchen-ceilidh feel to the forefront. Bigger and better than ever, the festival has now grown to 10 days and will be held in 35 venues. Plans include over 100 events with more than 200 performers from the local area and Atlantic region. Each of the over 80 live performances will feature a Gaelic-speaking host or hostess and happen across the island. Fiddles and bagpipes, concerts and céilidhs, food and drink, Gaelic language and song, cheering and dancing, informality and hospitality — consider this your official invitation to Cape Breton’s biggest kitchen céilidh!