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“AlgomaTrad Presents” FINEST KIND, September 14, 15

“AlgomaTrad Presents” FINEST KIND in concert, September 14, Central United Church, Sault Ste. Marie, and September 15, Bruce Mines United Church, Bruce Mines.

Last Minute Details about the Camp and Other AlgomaTrad News–

AlgomaTrad starts up!

Reminder – AlgomaTrad Presents David Francey, July 28, Richards Landing

“AlgomaTrad Presents” David Francey, Saturday, July 28, 7pm Richards Landing

“AlgomaTrad Presents” 3-time JUNO Winner David Francey, July 28, on St. Joseph Island

David Francey, in concert, Saturday, July 28, 7pm. Presented by AlgomaTrad and St. Joseph Township

Teillhard Frost and Sam Allison

“AlgomaTrad Presents” Sheesham and Lotus May 25, 26, 27

“AlgomaTrad Presents” Sheesham and Lotus May 25, 26 , 27

Our Calves

AlgomaTrad 2012 Open for Registrations!

AlgomaTrad 2012 is open for registration!

Trip to Thunder Bay – O’Schraves and Dan Gorno on the Road Again!

Pierre Schryer has invited The O’Schraves and Dan Gorno to teach and perform in Thunder Bay from March 8 to March 11.

O’Schraves and Dan Gorno on the Road in February: Bruce Station, Quebec, Toronto, Gravenhurst!

O’Schraves hit the road and bring a bit of AlgomaTrad with them….Bruce Station, Quebec, Toronto, Gravenhurst!

“AlgomaTrad Presents” Shane Cook and Troy MacGillivray January 27, 28

“AlgomaTrad Presents” Shane Cook and Troy MacGillivray January 27 at the Shingwauk Hall, Algoma University, Sault Ste Marie, and January 28th, at Central Algoma Secondary School in Desbarats.

January 2012 Dances and Concerts

2 AlgomaTrad Dance opportunities to get your year started right. On Friday, January 6, 2012, beginning at 7:30pm, The O’Schraves and Dan Gorno (with some of our AlgomaTrad students) will be at the Legion Hall in Richards Landing for the FIRST DANCE OF THE YEAR, and on Saturday, January 7, 2012, 7:30pm, we’ll do it all again at the Moose Lodge Hall in Sault Ste Marie, 543 Trunk Rd.
AlgomaTrad is continuing its “AlgomaTrad Presents” series at the end of January with two of Canada’s most amazing young traditional musicians. Shane Cook and Troy McGillivray won the East Coast Music Award for Instrumental Recording of the Year in 2009 for their duet recording “When Here Meets There”.

North Atlantic Drift poster

“AlgomaTrad Presents” Venues Set for North Atlantic Drift, November 25, 26

ALGOMATRAD is excited to announce two Algoma area concerts by a trio of Celtic instrumental wizards at the end of November. Cape Breton fiddler Dan MacDonald, who taught at the AlgomaTrad Camp in ’08 and ’09, is returning to the region to perform with his new group, North Atlantic Drift. North Atlantic Drift, made up of piper Ross Griffiths and tenor banjo/guitar maestro Brian Taheny as well as MacDonald, has just released a self-titled CD. Together they are an entire Celtic orchestra in a trio. In one sitting you’ll hear Cape Breton fiddle, Sligo fiddle, tenor banjo, guitar, mandolin, Irish Uilleann pipes, Scottish Highland and Lowland pipes, whistles and bodhran. Along with this impressive display of multi-instrumental talent is the striking blend of the separate traditions at work from players with deep roots in those traditions.

Dan MacDonald

AlgomaTrad Fall 2011 Dances and Concerts

An AlgomaTrad Dance will be held at the Bruce Station Hall, on Saturday, November 5th. AlgomaTrad is excited to announce two area concerts by North Atlantic Drift, a group made up of Dan MacDonald, Brian Taheny, and Ross Griffiths.