Sound Bites — Francophone folk and rock roundup

North America has a sizeable contingent of French speakers, including much of the Canadian province of Quebec, and much of southern Louisiana. The two regions are connected by history, too; the ancestors of the Louisiana Cajuns were driven out of parts of Canada that were originally francophone when the British consolidated their hold there. The . . . → Read More: Sound Bites — Francophone folk and rock roundup

Celtic Colours: October 12, 2013 — Tee and Tunes, Acadian Celtic Crossroads

Fiddler Martin Hayes and guitarist John Doyle brought the capacity crowd to their feet in a spontaneous standing ovation at the conclusion of a stunning set of reels, the climax of an evening of traditional and contemporary music in the Mi’kmaw First Nation village of Wagmatcook Saturday, Oct. 12. It was a wonderful way to . . . → Read More: Celtic Colours: October 12, 2013 — Tee and Tunes, Acadian Celtic Crossroads