If Celtic music is what draws you to Cape Breton then staying at Chisholm’s Coastal Cottages & Suites puts you in the best location to take in all these events. Daily and nightly Ceilidhs are on offer seven days a week in season, all with easy driving distance from your suite or cottage.
Monday – Sunday
There is live Cape Breton music seven days and nights at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre located in Judique, a short fifteen minute drive along the coast. Daily Ceilidhs (pronounced kay-lees) and Gaelic for small music party are on from 11:30am-1:00pm Monday to Saturday inclusive. Wednesday nights at 7:30pm there are weekly ceilidhs and Sunday from 3:00pm to 6:30 pm is their Sunday afternoon Ceilidh. All music sessions have a full bar and food menu available, no better spot to spend a few hours enjoying the best of traditional Cape Breton Scottish music seven days a week.
Tuesday & Sunday
Port Hawkesbury, only a ten minute drive from the cottages have their own Ceilidhs on every Tuesday evening at the new Civic Centre. A take off from their original Ceilidhs at the Creamery, some of the finest Cape Breton musicians will entertain you for about two hours every Tuesday. Granville on the Green offers free outdoor concerts every Sunday night at the harbourfront.
Father John Angus Rankin cultural Centre in Glendale, fifteen minutes from our property have their weekly on all summer. Small quaint music gathering with tea & oatcakes served.
The Red Shoe Pub is a thirty minute drive down the coast in Mabou, offering evening time Celtic Music and great food and beverage. Featuring live suppertime music Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday and late music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and afternoon session on Sunday.
Staying at our property will ensure that you are only minutes away from the best music on offer during the festival. The opening night is in the town of Port Hawkesbury, ten minutes away and what a night to experience both the best in national and international Celtic music on offer. All week the CMIC in Judique, fifteen minutes away is alive and kicking with great music, food & bar service. Glendale, Whycocomagh, Lower River, Mabou and Inverness are all within easy driving distance from the cottages, so come and enjoy.