Join us for lively tunes,
great local food & good times!
The Celtic Music 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" and the Official Cultural
Archives for the County of Inverness, the CMIC offers an
in-depth look into the history, culture and music
Cape Breton Island in an authentic and lively atmosphere.
Live music 7 days/weekfrom June 4-October 14,
2018 & Sundays all year!
Howie MacDonald & Mac Morin
Watch over 100
videos from CMIC Sunday Ceilidhs, Lunch
Ceilidhs, Concerts & more!
Lunch & Supper Ceilidhs
(June 4-October 14, 2018)
restaurant & bar offers lunch service 7
days/week as well as Wednesday evening Supper
Ceilidhs (June-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
(June 4-October 14, 2018)
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
Buddy MacMaster Fiddle Camp (October 8-12,
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.
Musical Walking Tours - An Authentic Cape Breton
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 the ocean.
Music, Dance &
Gaelic Lessons (June-August)
From June-August, we offer on-demand lessons for
beginners of all ages in
stepdance, fiddle and Scottish Gaelic. Private
lessons for all levels also offered based on
instructor availability in stepdance, piano
accompaniment, fiddle and highland piping.
Celtic Culture Demonstrations (June-August)
Take part in a 20-minute demo with one of our
basics of Cape Breton's unique Celtic music, culture and
Gaelic language. Our musician will cover an array of
fun facts, explain and demonstrate the different tune
types commonly played, teach you a few Gaelic
words & more.