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O’Byrne excited about appearing at the Broad Cove Scottish Concern Sunday

A Newfoundland entertainer best known for his work with the band Ryan’s Fancy is looking forward to his appearance the Broad Cove Scottish Concert this weekend.  Fergus O’Byrne will perform with another Newfoundland musican Jim Payne.  The two have been playing together for more than 20 years.
O’Byrne says Newfoundland music has a long tradition of story-telling, a hybrid of both Irish and English influences.  O’Byrne says their set will be diverse.
The Broad Cove concert will begin at 3 Sunday.
Among the performers are a women’s drumming group from the Waycobah First Nation, the La Swing du Suete from Cheticamp, and Nathan Rogers.  Ashley MacIsaac and Joey Beaton will also perform a tribute to Buddy MacMaster.
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Broad Cove Scottish Concert includes honouring Canadian Culture in Canada 150 and Buddy MacMaster Tribute

It’s one of the highlights of the summer in Inverness County.  The 61st annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert is this weekend.  It will be on Sunday starting at 3 p.m., and continuing until 9 that evening.

The chair of the event, Lois MacIsaac, says one of the highlights of the concert will include a celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday.
Among the performers are a women’s drumming group from the Waycobah First Nation , La Swing du Suete from Cheticamp, Nathan Rogers, and Newfoundland’s Fergus O’Byrne from Ryan’s Fancy and Jim Payne.  Inverness County entertainer Ashley MacIsaac and Joey Beaton will also provide a tribute to Buddy MacMaster.