Cape Breton Traditional Group Performs Dec. 11

courtesy photo | Darren McMullen, Chrissy Crowley, Rachel Davis and Thierry Clouette, members of Còig, will perform in a holiday concert at the Barre Opera House on December 11

BARRE – The Cape Breton traditional group Còig will perform at a holiday show at the Barre Opera House on December 11, at 7:30 p.m.

Atlantic Canada’s Còig is a North American Celtic group that offers a mix of traditional tunes, lively instrumentals and contemporary songs performed on over a dozen instruments (vocals, fiddles, guitar, banjo, mandolin, viola, bouzouki, whistles, and more) in a lot of non-traditional ways.

Còig features the fiddling and step-dancing duo of Chrissy Crowley and Rachel Davis, multi-instrumentalist Darren McMullen, and Thierry Clouette’s guitar.

Còig has collected awards and nominations for their catalogue of recordings, “Carols Too” (2019), “Rove” (2017), “Carols” (2016) and “Five” (2014) including a Canadian Folk Music Award, a JUNO nomination, and multiple East Coast Music Awards and Music Nova Scotia Awards.Tickets and more information are at barreoperahouse.org or call the Barre Opera House at (802) 476-8188. The Opera House, located at 6 North Main Street in Barre, is handicapped accessible and equipped for the hearing impaired.