The Cabot Trail Acoustic Festival “Concert Series” is held during the summer months from May-Oct each year @ Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort and all visitors to our Island of Cape Breton are welcome !! Whether you are traveling the Cabot Trail or here on business, Cabot Shores has something for everyone!

This year we are featuring a number of Chef’s Tastings combined with live concerts and jams one per month.

A True Players Festival

Cabot Trail Acoustic Festival located at Cabot Shores Cape BretonThis festival is truly a Players Festival as we not only feature main stage acts throughout the weekend, but all are welcome to take part in the many open-air jams throughout the entire weekend.

The “acoustic” focus again this year will be sharing the music from many genres including folk, bluegrass, roots, country, blues and original styles. Aside from the many live performances from artists around the local Cape Breton area, we will be featuring an atmosphere of friendly service and musical jams. All are welcome!

Amateur’s and Professionals Welcome

amateurs and professionals alike welcome We hope to grow our festival by encouraging amateur and professionals alike to participate in our open-mic performances held Saturday and Sunday.

People from all over the Maritimes have attended previous versions of this festival in the past few years and all are welcome to participate by playing their instrument of choice for the many open aired jams and live performances right in the main lodge at Cabot Shores.

Friendly Staff

friendly staff

Looking to visit Cabot Shores this year?

Check out the website – Cabot Shores Cape Breton

Stay overnight with us in one of our many Cabins, Yurts, Geodesic domes, lodges, or camp nearby to the sound of the Atlantic Ocean.

Enjoy Kayaking, swimming, and just walking on the beach.

Can’t find what your looking for or need to contact administration to arrange lodging or if you want to find out more information regarding playing, contact Paul at



Website & Content Management: Cape Breton Web Design