PENETANGUISHENE, ON, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian "Masters of the Fiddle" Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy will perform an outdoor evening concert at Discovery Harbour, Penetanguishene, Ontario, on Saturday August 9, as part of the site's "Festival of Peace" Event and 200th Year Celebrations.
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy have been captivating audiences all over North America with their exceptional musical skills and obvious joy of playing together. The duo has received industry acclaim and built an enthusiastic loyal following wherever they perform. MacMaster is also both a Grammy and Juno award winner. Their music combines the best of French, Celtic, American Bluegrass, and even Cajun styles. Riveting original pieces, traditional Cape Breton tunes, step dancing, storytelling, and unbounded energy will all translate the provide a remarkable musical evening for the entire family. Opening for the concert will be another Juno award winner the Devin Cuddy Band. Food and a beer tent will be provided by Rotary Club of Penetanguishene. Bring a lawnchair or blanket. The magical night will be topped off with a spectacular fireworks show. Tickets for the evening concert are just $20.00 per person and are now available for purchase at Discovery Harbour and Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, or by calling 705-526-7838. Concert goes rain or shine.
The "Festival of Peace" event runs the weekend of August 9-10 and will feature live daily music throughout the historic site, family activities, and much more. On August 8 at 1:30 p.m., an Ontario Heritage Trust provincial plaque will also be unveiled and a Peace Garden dedicated. FREE DAYTIME ADMISSION to the historic site will be offered to past and present Canadian military personnel August 8-10.
For further information on Discovery Harbour's 200th Year Celebrations, visit hhp.on.ca.
Editors please note: Advance Interviews/Audio interviews can be set up with Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy. Please contact Bill Brodeur at the coordinates below if you wish to set up.
Discovery Harbour is operated by Huronia Historical Parks,
and is an Attraction of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.
Image with caption: ""Masters of the Fiddle" Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy will perform an evening concert at Discovery Harbour, Penetanguishene, Ontario August 9 as part of the historic site's 200th Year celebrations. (CNW Group/Huronia Historical Parks)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140702_C9337_PHOTO_EN_41867.jpg
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