Dave MacIsaac

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Dave MacIsaac
Dave MacIsaac (right) on stage in 2019
Background information
Born1955 (age 68–69)
OriginNova Scotia, Canada
Instrument(s)Violin, guitar

Dave MacIsaac (born 1955) is a Canadian musician from Nova Scotia who plays the fiddle and guitar, specialising in the Celtic music style.[1] He has two children, a daughter Mary Clare and a son named Angus.

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • 1996: East Coast Music Awards - winner: Male Artist of the Year; Instrumental Artist of the Year; Celtic Recording of the Year (Nimble Fingers)
  • 2017 : Honorary Doctorate from Cape Breton University


  • 1986 Celtic Guitar
  • 1993: with Scott Macmillan, Guitar Souls
  • 1995: Nimble Fingers
  • 1999: From the Archives
  • 2001: with Ashley MacIsaac, Fiddle Music 101


  1. ^ Orkin, David (5 March 2017). Nova Scotia. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 30–31. ISBN 978-1-78477-040-2.

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