The Celtic Music Interpretive Centre is a not-for-profit society and a one-of-a-kind facility located in the tiny village of Judique, Cape Breton Island. Our mandate is to collect, preserve and promote the traditional Celtic music of Cape Breton Island through Education, Research and Performance. Designated the "Official Celtic Music Centre of Nova Scotia", the CMIC offers an in-depth look into the history, culture and music of Cape Breton Island.

We offer year-round Ceilidhs featuring authentic live traditional music, Gift shop, Ceilidh Pub restaurant and bar, an interactive exhibit room, Celtic Music demonstrations, Beginner Gaelic lessons, music workshops, The Buddy MacMaster Fiddle Camp, a growing collection of archival materials, Resource library, a recording studio, online store, music books, one of the largest collections of traditional music CD’s and more.

Join us for great tunes, food and good times!



2015 Year in Review
Newsletter now online

Posted: Dec 29, 2015

Mac Morin hired as Coordinator for Féis Cheap Breatuinn (Féis Cape Breton).

Posted: Mar 23, 2015

Cape Breton music has lost its
master. Remembering fiddling
legend Buddy MacMaster

Posted: August 21, 2014

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre
sets stage for Summer

Posted: June 12, 2014



Planning an office party?  A family gathering?  A wedding?  A Workshop/Presentation?
The Celtic Music Interpretive Centre is available for private rentals. We provide a beautiful space to host your private event with an available stage, piano, background music of your choice, fully licensed bar, bartender and more. The CMIC has become a popular choice for people getting married nearby that need a space for their wedding guests to go between the church and dinner to gather for cocktails. We also frequently rent for workshops and private parties of all kinds. 

Contact us to discuss your needs and we will be glad to set up your rental.


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