I’m Not What I Seem: A Conversation on Rita MacNeil and East Coast Music
with Charlie Rhindress, Heather Rankin, and Bill Roach.
Rita MacNeil has long been recognized as a trailblazer in Canadian music. As the first East Coast artist to achieve mainstream success and continue calling Cape Breton, Nova Scotia her home, she paved the way for future generations of Maritime musicians. Join Charlie Rhindress, author of a new biography of Rita MacNeil, in conversation with Heather Rankin and CBC Weekend Morning host Bill Roach as they reflect on how this strong, complex woman shaped the music industry in Canada.
Event Location: Lindsay Children’s Room
Wednesday, December 14 | 6:30 p.m.