MacGillivray heads back to Unity

Nov 16, 2012
Troy MacGillivray

Unity — Skye Theatre will bring Troy MacGillivray back to Unity Colleg Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St., Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15.

Raised in Lanark, Nova Scotia, MacGillivray has a musical prowess can be attributed to an especially rare combination of commitment and bloodline. Whether playing piano or fiddle or showcasing his stepdancing capabilities, MacGillivray displays a distinctive sense of pride and commitment to his Celtic heritage. His music continues to add to the history and development of the traditional music that is the epitome of the Maritimes.

MacGillivray has showcased at a number of prestigious events, including the East Coast Music Awards, Celtic Connections in Glasgow, Celtic Colours International Festival in Cape Breton, the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, the Barbados Celtic Festival and the Edinburgh Fiddle Festival, not to mention numerous dances, concerts and ceilidhs throughout Canada and the United Kingdom.

Upcoming at the Centre is Roosevelt Dime, whose members include Camden native Eben Pariser, Saturday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. ($10 advance; $12 at door). To reserve tickets to shows by sending email to mfournier@unity.edu or calling 948-7469. For more information, visit uccpa.unity.edu.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

Comments (0)
If you wish to comment, please login.