Join us for lively tunes
and great local food & drinks!
The Celtic Music Centre is a not-for-profit society and
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
Designated the "Official Celtic Music
Centre of Nova Scotia" and the
Archives for the County of Inverness, the CMIC offers
in-depth look into the history, culture and music
Island in an authentic and lively atmosphere.
Shelly Campbell & friends 2:00pm-5:00pm.
Lunch & Supper Ceilidhs
restaurant & bar offers lunch service 7
days/week as well as Wednesday evening Supper
Ceilidhs (July-August) featuring live traditional Celtic music
with some of Cape Breton's best up and coming
and well-known musicians. Our menu consists of
local favourite dishes and our fully licensed
bar offers a variety of local craft beer, cider,
wine, signature cocktails and more. MORE INFO
If you're visiting Cape
Breton for the first time or maybe just want to learn
more about the culture and types of tunes that make up
Cape Breton music, your first stop should be a visit
through our Interactive Exhibit Room,
custom designed to get you "Tuned
into Cape Breton Music". MORE INFO
Musical Walking Tours
Enjoy a unique guided walk with our musicians
along the beautiful Celtic Shores Coastal Trail.
View stunning scenery, learn fun facts about
Cape Breton's culture, music and history, learn
a few Gaelic words and a dance step if you're up
for it and enjoy lunch and a private Ceilidh by
From June-October, we offer 20 minute lessons for
beginners of all ages in Scottish Gaelic. We
also offer stepdance, fiddle and piano from June
Advanced registration for piano accompaniment
lessons (until Aug 27). Based on instructor availability day to day. MORE INFO
Buddy MacMaster Fiddle Camp
Each October we welcome
students of all ages from around the world for our week-long fiddle
camp during the
Celtic Colours International
The camp is aimed at intermediate and advanced fiddlers
of all styles who want to learn the Cape Breton style.
Learn in a fun,
relaxed and authentic environment from 10 of the finest Cape Breton
fiddlers. Register for individual days or for the full week.
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