Gaelic singer, songwriter and author
Nova Scotian Gaelic singer, songwriter and poet Lewis MacKinnon celebrates his culture through Gaelic songs and now a complete volume of contemporary Gaelic poetry.
Lewis is featured on three Celtic folk CDs and one all Gaelic CD. His poetry book has 89 Gaelic poems with English translation. Lewis has performed throughout Eastern Canada, Scotland and Ireland.
Making More of It
This is a first foray into the all-English solo recording world
and it is as much exciting as it is scary. Sometimes, there simply are songs
that you want and would like to get out to a broader audience that convey
themes that you don't always get to focus on during stage performances. Some of
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NEED MUSIC FOR YOUR EVENT ?
News - 12/04/2011
Lewis or the East Coast band Jug in Hand are available to add something special to your event whether it is a small house party or large convention. Choose from one performer to the full compliment of 5 performers accustomed to getting people on their ...click for more
Housecleaning yields new musical treats
Reviews - 04/22/2008
did a bit of 'housecleaning' this past weekend and found a number of
CDs I've had since a while that I haven't talked about yet. Today I'll
mention a pair I received during Celtic Colours....click for more
Lewis previews his poetry book to Gaelic enthusiasts.
News - 10/13/2008
ART AND POETRY - Lewis gave a preview of his poetry book to Gaelic enthusiasts at The Celebration of Gaelic Culture at the Argyle Art Gallery, Halifax, which also featured the artwork of Gordon MacDon ...click for more
Lewis reads in Charlottetown
News - 12/05/2008
CHARLOTTETOWN - The Confederation Centre Public Library held a successful poetry reading by Lewis in November of 2008 when he gave insights into his writings. ...click for more
Book launch in Summerside PEI
News - 12/05/2008
SUMMERSIDE - The LeFergey Cultural Centre was the site of the book launch in Summerside PEI where Lewis read poems for Gaelic enthusiasts and discussed the Gaelic connection to PEI. Congratulating Lew ...click for more
POETRY READING/BOOK SIGNINGS
Shows - 01/01/2009
Catch Lewis at a poetry reading and get your book signed for yourself or for someone special....click for more