The Celtic Music Interpretive Centre is a not-for-profit society and a one-of-a-kind facility located in the tiny village of Judique, Cape Breton Island. Our mandate is to collect, preserve and promote the traditional Celtic music of Cape Breton Island through Education, Research and Performance. The CMIC offers an in-depth look into the history, culture and music of Cape Breton Island and we are very proud to have been designated the "Official Celtic Music Centre of Nova Scotia" in 2013 by the Nova Scotia Legislature.

We offer year-round Ceilidhs with live traditional music, educational workshops in fiddle, piano and dance, Gaelic language immersion classes, The Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling, a growing collection of archival materials and resource library, a recording studio, an interactive exhibit room, one-on-one music demonstrations with our in-house musicians, a full service restaurant and bar, a gift shop and online store offering locally made products, music books, one of the largest collections of traditional music CDís and more. We look forward to your visit!

August 5, 2014
First look at the Right Some Good night in Judique
Right Some Good eDish Newsletter

Our second of three pop-up dinners in Cape Breton will take place on Friday, September 5 at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre in the small village of Judique on Cape Bretonís West coast. American award-winning chef, Tommy Klauber, will commandeer the Centreís kitchen to prepare four unforgettable courses....




Celtic Music Interpretive Centre
sets stage for Summer

Posted: June 12, 2014

Our May newsletter is now online covering the latest news and
upcoming events.

Posted: May 24, 2014

Our March newsletter is now online covering our latest news and upcoming events.

Posted: Mar 30, 2014

Our January newsletter is now online covering our latest news and upcoming events.

Posted: Feb. 5, 2014


Planning an office party?  A family gathering?  A wedding?  A Workshop/Presentation?
The Celtic Music Interpretive Centre is available for private rentals. We provide a beautiful space to host your private event with an available stage, piano, background music of your choice, fully licensed bar, bartender and more. The CMIC has become a popular choice for people getting married nearby that need a space for their wedding guests to go between the church and dinner to gather for cocktails. We also frequently rent for workshops and private parties of all kinds. 

Contact us to discuss your needs and we will be glad to set up your rental.

Please view our rental contract for pricing and general guidelines (note that not all guidelines apply to all events)


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