Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy

Release Date: November 7, 2017

Buffalo, NY- The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts presents Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $49, $39, Students $29.

This holiday season join Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, the award-winning fiddle virtuosos, in an intimate and unique Christmas concert. With the duo accompanied by an incredible array of talented musicians – and their children – A Celtic Family Christmas guides the audience into the wonderful world of a true MacMaster Leahy Christmas celebration.

To fans of fiddle music, Natalie needs no introduction. Over a recording career now spanning 25 years, this Order of Canada recipient has released 11 albums. She has won two JUNO and eleven East Coast Music Awards, been nominated for a Grammy, and has collaborated with artists as diverse as Yo-Yo Ma, Alison Krauss and Béla Fleck.

Donnell is the incendiary former music leader of the internationally acclaimed family group Leahy, winners of three JUNO Awards. Widely recognized as one of the best fiddlers in the world, his high-energy playing style also makes him a highly popular performer.

Consistent favorites of Center for the Arts audiences, this concert will be the Western New York premiere of the duo’s holiday show and their welcome return to the area after nearly four years.

Tickets: Center for the Arts Box Office (Tue-Fri, 12-6) and For more information call 716-645-2787 or visit or

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