Long confirmed as one of the most popular events on the Highland festival circuit for spectators and competitors alike, the Montreal Highland Games continue to engage top-notch performers to entertain you throughout the day and evening. Be sure to get a spot in the ceilidh tent after the closing ceremonies for a genuine jam session with the winning pipe bands and for the always-popular drum fanfare. Things really get rocking at this time.
The ceilidh tent features a cash bar.
Anyone lucky enough to visit the historic Hadrian’s Wall bordering Scotland and England is at once filled with awe and excitement by its striking strength and breadth. Those lucky enough to see the Canadian Celtic-rock band of the same namesake enjoy a similar sensory experience.
Hailing from Glengarry County in Ontario, Canada, the seasoned members that make Hadrian's Wall deliver an impressive blend of Irish, Scottish and Canadiana music fused with elements of Jazz and Rock. Hadrian’s Wall has recorded and toured eight albums since 1995 as well performed at some of the biggest Celtic and World Festivals in North America, The Caribbean, and Europe. All of the band’s members enjoy a variety professional music pedigree that together makes Hadrian’s Wall a formidable, professional and entertaining ensemble for all music audiences.
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Mariner's Curse, formed from the bubbling cauldron of several previous bands, features Celtic and Canadiana music with tightly knit counterpoint and multi-part harmonies. Thierry Arsenault, on percussion, imparts a deep seated knowledge of time, meter and space with his precision drumming. Rocky Dalonzo, on guitar, has been a mainstay of the Montreal music scene for many years and his soaring tenor caps our vocal sound. Ron Jenkins, on keyboards, infuses the music with counter melodies and classical voicings and is the glue that fuses the band's sound. Alex Kehler, on fiddle and cittern is an eclectic musician, mastering a wide variety of musical disciplines for his own distinctive sound. Jonathan Moorman, on fiddle and guitar, powers his instruments with raw emotive energy, delivering an amazing connection to the music.
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