The Cape Breton Fiddlers’ Association was established in 1973.

It promotes traditional Cape Breton style music through fiddle, guitar, piano, singers, step dancers, and lovers of Cape Breton Fiddle Music.

Cape Breton Fiddlers' Association, 70 Station Street, Dominion, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, B1G 1W2

(902) 849-8476

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Cape Breton Fiddlers Association

‘Let the music fill your soul’

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Free Fiddle Lessons for Youth Click here for full details

Sponsored by the Cape Breton Fiddlers’ Association and The Province of Nova Scotia.  The Cape Breton Fiddlers’ Association and the province of Nova Scotia are excited to present an innovative approach to youth in the area who are interested in learning fiddle music at NO CHARGE. The CBFA and the province of NS are sponsoring these workshops which will take place in five different locations throughout the province.

These lessons will be guided by professional and experienced teachers. They include,Boyd MacNeil, CBRM; Rachel Davis, Victoria Co.; Allison Kehoe, Richmond Co.; Andrea Beaton, Inverness Co., and Kendra MacGillivary, HRM.

Many more details about these exciting opportunities will follow in the next week or so via social media and newspapers.

Celtic Cultural Experiences   Click here for full details

The Cape Breton Fiddlers’ Association and the province of Nova Scotia are proud to present and sponsor a multitude of Cape Breton Celtic Cultural Experiences.  Did you ever wonder, “What is the difference between a jig, a reel, a strathspey?” or “What is the hop step?”. Have you ever wanted to participate in a Cape Breton square dance but you’re not quite sure how it all works? Do you want to enjoy a great Cape Breton ceilidh with fiddle music and hospitality?  Most of these entertaining and educational events are without fee and are designed for anyone wanting to understand and explore the music and dance of Cape Breton’s traditional celtic music.

We hope to be coming to your community. Stay tuned! For more information, please contact the office of the CBFA at

We are very excited to share that the Honourable Keith Bain joined us at our Appreciation Banquet this afternoon to announce funding of $50,000 from the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism, and Heritage for the Cape Breton Fiddlers Association’s 50th Anniversary festivities! He shared remarks from the Honourable Allan MacMaster and the Honourable Pat Dunn after hearing some lively tunes from our members. The cheque was accepted by board member, Betty Matheson