Shows

“She got the crowd singing along. It was something else!” – Bill Roach, CBC

“The young singer songwriter went through her two sets of mostly original songs, but interspersed these with several Polkas and amazing covers, all the while giving in-depth and often humorous background to her catalogue.”

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Mary Beth Carty  

Date City Venue Country
08/06/21 Harbourville, Nova Scotia North Mountain United Tapestry Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3201 Long Point Road. Big Turnips Records Presents a night of Songs, Ballads, and Musical History featuring Eric Stephen Martin, Big Turnip Dylan, and me, Mary Beth! Advance tickets, email unitedtapestry@gmail.com
08/07/21 Halifax, Nova Scotia Seaforth Studios Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. With the Big Turnips Records crew with Dylan Jewers and Eric Stephen Martin! This is a deck show, email me for more info!
08/14/21 On Zoom Colchester – East Hants Public Library Canada
Time: 11:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Come celebrate La Fête Nationale de l’Acadie with some sing-along songs and beginner step dance lessons! This will be hosted by the Colchester library via Zoom and everyone is welcome to attend, regardless of where you are in the world!
08/21/21 Lunenburg Lunenburg Saturdays in the Park Canada
Time: 2:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Venue phone: 902-634-3180. Bradley Murphy will be joining me! Concerts will take place at the Bandstand on Saturdays from 2 to 3 pm and are family friendly and free of charge. In case of rain, the concerts will move to an indoor venue (usually the Lunenburg Opera House) at the same time (Saturday from 2 to 3 pm), in front of a limited audience determined by public health guidelines. Admission will be on a first come, first served basis. The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society will be updating its website (www.folkharbour.com) and social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) to keep everyone informed of any changes to the series.
08/23/21 On Zoom Nova Scotia Provincial Library Canada
Time: 10:30am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Family Show : Got the Gaelic! Nova Scotia public libraries are presenting a series of virtual shows and workshops with Canadian children’s performers and educators, as part of the libraries’ Summer Reading Program. All are welcome to join us! Mary Beth Carty from Antigonish is excited to share her living Gaelic culture with all ages for this year’s library tour!
08/27/21 - 09/04/21 Cape Breton, NS KitchenFest! Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Sydney. Oh yes. It’s going to be A TIME! Stay tuned for the line-up release, venues, and cool collaborations!!!
09/07/21 Whitney Pier Shore Road Sessions Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages. With Morgan Toney in our friend Shauna’s backyard! Email to reserve a spot : shaunawalters@hotmail.com
09/25/21 Grand Pré Deep Roots Grand Pré Canada
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Three day festival! Only 125 event passes available for only $150 (taxes and fees included). Check the Deep Roots website for the other amazing artists and more information!

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PAST PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

2021
Gaelic College Wednesday Night Ceilidhs, CB
Gaelic College Step Dance Workshops, CB
CBC Radio East Coast Music Hour The Story and the Song
Ottawa Blues Festival Blues in the Schools, ON with Chrissy Crowley

2020
KitchenFest! Feis a’Chidsin, CB
Celtic Colours At Home Festival, CB
Cabot Trail Writers Festival, CB
Full Circle Music Festival, NS
Carolyn Mark’s Virtual Hootenany, BC
Canadian Parents For French Network Conference, ON
Grimross Brewing Fredericton, NB
Eskasoni Church Fundraiser Concert, CB
Fredericton Pub Choir St. Patrick’s Day show, NB

2019
East Coast Music Week Showcasing Artist, PEI
Celtic Colours International Festival, CB
Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition, NS
Festival International de la Chanson de Granby Showcasing Artist, QC
The Scotties Tournament of Hearts Opening Ceremonies, CB
Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Summer Games, CB
Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling, CB
DeCoste Performing Arts Centre Festival of Summer Sounds, NS
Congrès Mondial Acadien Sommet des Femmes, PEI
Ceilidh Acadien Research Tour, Madeleine Islands QC, Charlottetown PEI, & Cheticamp CB
Dartmouth Heritage Museum, NS
Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs, CB
Ballantyne’s Cove Concert at the Wharf, NS
Mulgrave Scotia Days, NS
Weekend Mornings Live in Shediac, NB
Antigonish Highland Games Street Fair, NS
Festiville Baddeck, NS
KitchenFest! Feis a’Chidsin, CB
Whycobagh Mawitmak Street Dance, CB
CBRM Multicultural Day, CB
Cancer Patient Care Fund Benefit, Center 200, CB
Tellebration, hosted by The Irish Canadian Cultural Association of NB
St. Ninian’s Remembrance Day Concert, NS
Big Spruce Brewery, CB
Governor’s Wednesday Night Celtic Session Host, CB

2018
East Coast Music Week Showcasing Artist, Charlottetown, PEI
FrancoFete en Acadie Showcasing Artist, Dieppe,NB
Nova Scotia Music Week Showcasing Artist, Truro, NS
FrancoFest Halifax, Marquee Club, NS
Celtic Colours International Festival, CB
Franco Festival Charlottetown, PEI
Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition, Antigonish NS
Lunenburg Waterfront Acadian Festival, NS
Festival Quinzou, Halifax, NS
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Keltic Lodge, Ingonish, CB
DeCoste Performing Arts Centre, NS
KitchenFest! Feis a’chidsin, CB
Governor’s Pub Celtic Session Host, Sydney, CB
Tunes at Noon Halifax, NS
The Guild Theatre Charlottetown – Acadie Story, PEI

2017
Home Roots Borealis Tour of Saskatchewan & Manitoba
Planète BRBR – TFO Music Reality Television Show, ON
Festival de la chanson de Tadoussac – Hommage à Édouard Hovington, QC
Nova Scotia Public Libraries Provincal Tour, NS
Lunenburg Folk Festival – Guitarst for Ashley MacIsaac, NS
Deep Roots Music Festival – Duo with Howie MacDonald, NS
KitchenFest! Feis a’Chidsin! CB
Antigonish Highland Games Street Fair – Guitarist for Colin Grant, NS
Casino Nova Scotia Holland-America Shore Excursion Entertainer, CB
Breton Brewing Tasting Room, CB
Big Spruce Brewery Tasting Room, CB
Governor’s Pub & Eatery, Sydney, CB
Inverness Arts Centre InFlux! Festival, CB
Accoustic Roots Festival – Guitarist for Gillian Head, CB
CD Release Show at The Townhouse Antigonish, NS
CD Release Show at The Anchor Pub, NS
Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition, NS
TALO Café Bar, CB

2016
Festival La Semaine Acadienne, Normandy, FR, with Gillian Boucher
Artiste en Résidence, Ville de Joliette, QC
Holland America Line Guest Entertainer
Festival Mémoire et Racines, QC
Festival of Summer Sounds, Pictou, NS
Antigonish Highland Games, NS, with Howie MacDonald & Jackie Dunn MacIsaac
KitchenFest! Feis a’Chidsin, Cape Breton, NS
Ceilidh’s Pub, Dartmouth, NS
The Townhouse, Antigonish, NS with Gillian Boucher
Mabou Farmer’s Market, Cape Breton, NS
Government House, Charlottetown, PEI with Ward MacDonald
Celtic Spring Caravan Tour, Austria, Italy, Switerland with Gillian Boucher
CPF Concours Oratoire, NS with Mary Beth de Scène band
Durty Nellie’s, Halifax, NS
Festival Chantez-vous bien chez nous, QC with Cassie & Maggie MacDonald
Woodlawn United Church, NS
CFB Greenwood Robbie Burn’s Night, NS, with Cassie & Maggie, Colin Grant

2015
Halifax Jazz Festival, NS
Institut Français, Kinshasa, DRC
Inema Arts Center, Kigali, Rwanda
Hants County Exhibition 250th Anniversary, NS
Broad Cove Scottish Concert, NS, with Gillian Boucher & Ashley MacIsaac
Decoste Center, Pictou, NS with Gillian Boucher
Governor’s Pub, Sydney, NS
Durty Nellie’s, Halifax, NS
Hometown Hockey Jimmy Rankin & Friends Hootenany, Sydney, NS
Inverary Resort, Baddeck, NS
Arisaig Lighthouse Concert, NS
The Townhouse, Antigonish, NS
Forum Français pour l’Avenir, Halifax, NS
Holland America Line Guest Entertainer, At Sea
Coady International Institute Welcome Party, Antigonish, NS
Mabou Farmer’s Market, NS
Inverness Legion, NS
HMCS Wardroom, Halifax NS
GénieArts Workshops at SAJS, Tamarac, and École Acadienne de Pomquet

2014
AntigoNight Art After Dark Festival, NS
Holland America Line Guest Entertainer, At Sea
Music Nova Scotia New Music Fridays at Casino Nova Scotia, NS
Tunes at Noon, Parade Square, Halifax, NS
Mabou Farmer’s Market, NS
Lochaber Strawberry Festival, NS
Prissy Pig Café and Deli, Antigonish, NS
Midi-Musique Oak Summer, Moncton, NB
Hivers Divers Festival, PEI
The Townhouse Brewpub and Eatery, Antigonish, NS
VIA Rail Entertainer
Chantez Vous Bien Chez Nous Festival, with Celtic Umbrella, QC
GénieArts Workshops at Tamarac Education Center, NS

2013
Halifax Pop Explosion Showcasing Artist, NS
Norwegian Cruise Lines Musician with Celtic Umbrella, At Sea
Alderney Landing Noontime Concert Series, NS
St.Peter’s Courthouse Theatre, PEI
Music Nova Scotia Kitchen Party Thursdays, NS
Maritime Summer Tour with Gillian Boucher, NS, NB, PEI
Artists on the Boardwalk Festival, NB
Lunenburg Folk Harbour Heritage Bandstand, NS
Festival de la chanson de Tadoussac, QC
Split Crow Antigonish, NS
GénieArts Workshops at St.Andrew Junior School, NS

2012
Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week, NS
Norwegian Cruise Lines Musician with Celtic Umbrella, At Sea
Music Nova Scotia New Music Fridays, NS
Festival Mémoire et Racines with Celtic Umbrella, QC
A Band On Ship Festival with Celtic Umbrella, NS
Vancouver Folk Festival with Bette & Wallet, BC
Bringin’ it Home Tour with Celtic Umbrella, NS
Les Soirées Franglais, Plan B, Moncton NB
VIA Rail Entertainer
ImagiNation Festival, Morrin Center, QC
Vue Sue la Relève Festival with Les Rencontres qui Chantent, QC