The MacQueens from Skye were a very musical family who contributed to the music of Glengarry for over 50 years both as musicians and promoters.
The Munro family of Apple Hill were well known throughout the county and beyond for their musical ability. Headed by their father, Phillip Ross Munro and his wife, Catherine, they used to put on completer concerts around the county and area. Phillip and his son Sandy played the violins. Sandy also played the pipes along […]
For nearly fifty years, the people of Glengarry and beyond have been so very lucky and blessed to have the Glengarry Pipe Band in their midst. Indeed, it is gratifying to know how the wonderful traditions of Scottish culture have benefited from the influence of this band. So many parades, socials, concerts, galas, competitions, etc. […]
In 1980 Paul Louis Lacombe, Stanley Robinson and I, Jean Marie Lacombe, all from Glen Robertson, Ontario met together regularly to play violin music. At this time we would drive down to Bob’s Hotel in Dalhousie Station, Quebec to hear Viola MacCuaig, well known pianist accompanying Little Jack MacDonald, renowned violinist of Cape Breton, […]