Ben Miller and Anita MacDonald will play at the Creative Center at Island Watch on May 20. PHOTO COURTESY OF CHRIS GRAY

Miller and MacDonald to bring Gaelic songs to stage

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Ben Miller and Anita MacDonald will play Scottish Border pipes and Cape Breton fiddle and sing Gaelic songs at the Creative Center at Island Watch, 73 Freeman Ridge Road, on Friday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. The concert benefits Village Green Arts.

Combining the fiery edge of the Scottish Border pipes with the rich sounds of the Cape Breton fiddle, Miller and MacDonald join together, merging traditional influences from Cape Breton and Prince Edward Island, as well as the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. This duo pairs driving dance tunes with expressive Gaelic airs and songs, bringing their listeners passion and grace.

This event is brought to you by the Village Green Arts in partnership with the Acadia Trad School. Tickets cost $15. Call 244-7894 for reservations.

The Village Green Arts Association is a new nonprofit dedicated to fostering community and the arts in Southwest Harbor through a revitalized Village Green and through the development of local venues into world-class creative destinations and centers for the arts.

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