Provincial fiddle champion Michael Burnyeat and Irish Bodhran award winner Blake Williams will bring East Coast maritime musical to the opening celebration of our new exhibit The Pull of the Net: Commercial Fishing in Canada.
Michael Burnyeat and Blake Williams are members of The Irish Wakers, a musical group that celebrates the songs and dance of Ireland, with nods to the Canadian Maritimes and to seafarers everywhere. Their repertoire of instruments includes vocals, the fiddle, Irish flute, mandolin, guitar and Irish bodhran (frame drum).
Don’t miss their performance at the Pull of the Net multicultural celebration on Saturday May 6th, starting at 1 pm inside the Cannery at the performance stage.
Admission for this event is FREE with many other cultural performances, demonstrations, food tastings and activities for the whole family to enjoy, 11am to 4pm.