Tag Archives: Dara Smith-MacDonald

August 25, 2016 Ceilidh

The final ceilidh of the Chestico Museum’s 2016 summer ceilidh series was held on Thursday, August 25 and we had a big crowd in attendance! We were thrilled to have Dara Smith-MacDonald as our fiddler and Joey Beaton of Mabou was here to accompany her on the piano. Joey also played a couple of solo pieces for us. Bill MacDonald… (more…)

Final Ceilidh: August 25, 2016

The final ceilidh of our 2016 summer ceilidh series will be Thursday, August 25 at 7 PM at the museum. This week our entertainment will be: Dara Smith-MacDonald – Fiddle Joey Beaton – Piano Marie Aucoin – Vocals Bill MacDonald – Guitar & Vocals Admission is $5. Tea and light refreshments will be served following the show. We hope to see you Thursday as… (more…)

July 16, 2015 Ceilidh

The third ceilidh of the Chestico Museum’s 2015 summer ceilidh series was held on July 16th. Dara Smith MacDonald was our fiddler and did a fine job as always. Dara has played at all of our Thursday evening ceilidhs since they began in 2007! Dara brought Marcellin Chaisson along to accompany her on guitar. Lots of people were happy to see… (more…)

August 21, 2014 Ceilidh

The 7th ceilidh of the Chestico Museum’s 2014 summer ceilidh series was held on August 21st. The evening was dedicated to the memory of renowned Cape Breton fiddler Buddy MacMaster who passed away on August 20th. Dara (Smith) MacDonald was our fiddler. She reflected on how she had played once with Buddy and it was at the Chestico Museum. She… (more…)

Next Ceilidh: August 21, 2014

The next ceilidh in our 2014 summer ceilidh series will be Thursday, August 21st at 7 PM at the museum. This week we will feature: Dara Smith MacDonald – Fiddle Adam Young – Piano Hughie John Beaton – Guitar & Vocals Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Tea and light refreshments will be served following the show. Hope… (more…)