Show/Info:Coming from a family of fiddle players in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, his music is deeply rooted in tradition. Dan continues this tradition not only by performing in theaters, folk festivals, folk clubs and on recordings all over North America, and Europe.
Achievements:Dan MacDonald band leader performs in theaters, folk festivals, folk clubs and all over North America, Europe and the UK . 2018 Nominee – Solo Artist of the Year, Canadian Folk Music Awards. Dan was a Nominee - Instrumental Solo Artist of the Year.
Performs:Guitar/Banjo, Fiddler, Irish Pipes/Flute Brian Tahaney is a guitar fiddle and tenor banjo player, Dan is a fiddler from Cape Breton and Ross plays Irish pipes and flute. Dan is a traditional Scottish and Irish fiddle player. Originally from Ironville, Cape Breton, Dan MacDonald began playing the fiddle at a young age, under the instruction of his father, Lloyd MacDonald, himself a well-known and respected Cape Breton fiddler.