Jason MacDonald

Cape Breton

Jason MacDonald

Singer/songwriter Jason MacDonald’s passion for music plays out in a driving acoustic fashion, wonderful storytelling and warm personality that connects immediately with audiences. Since 2002, Jason has released three recordings of original material. His music has earned award nominations from Music Nova Scotia, East Coast Music Awards, Independent Singer-Songwriter Association and Top Honours in the Indie International Songwriters Contest. He has showcased at Nova Scotia Music Week, East Coast Music Awards and Canadian Country Music Awards. A track from his last recording was chosen for the Atlantic Film Festival Music and Images Compilation. He has toured in the US several times doing shows booked through New England Celtic Arts. He has performed at several festivals including the Milwaukee Irish Festival, Celtic Colours International Festival, Kempt Shore Acoustic Festival, and Acoustic Roots Festival. In 2017, Jason toured in Western Canada which included performances at Calgary Folk Club and Northern Lights Folk Club in Edmonton. This year at Celtic Colours, Jason will be joining a list of artists who performed on Adam Young’s innovative new double album Yearbook.

Festival Performances

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