The Fine Tuners


The Fine Tuners

Ceremony Musicians, Bands/Live Entertainment

1 wedding, 1 rating, 1 review

Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 2T5


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The Fine Tuners

Cape Breton Celtic fiddle entertainment for your wedding ceremony and/or cocktail hour. The Fine Tuners are available as the duo, fiddle/with Kilt & stand-up bass (the big Cello) since 2009.

- We provide a half hour performance while your guests arrive and wait.
- We play the brides entrance, signing and something upbeat for the exit. -total 1 hours time
- Andrew (fiddler) is dressed in full kilt, Stephen (Bassist) in a black suit.
- one musical request for your ceremony.
- no booking fee
- contracts provided
- contact us directly, anytime with any question.
- Visit our YOUTUBE page to hear options for the brides entrances 'fine tuners halifax'

Make as many requests as you like!!!

Cocktail hour entertainment's available by the hour.

Please contact us for an exact quote and speak with us directly.

We perform live every Saturday morning at the 'Seaport farmers market' Please visit for times and location

Outdoor performances are no problem! We can play acoustically at any venue, big or small.

Don't miss out, we are booking now for 2017.

"You are both very talented and added the maritime feel that we wanted for this very special day"

Please contact us for more info and visit

The Fine Tuners are a Celtic fiddle group based in Halifax, Nova Scotia featuring Andrew Touesnard on fiddle, Stephen MacNeil on double bass and Ross Billard on piano. Andrew and Steve met in 2009 at the Keith’s Brewery Farmers Market and can now be found every Saturday at the Seaport Farmer’s Market.

The Fine Tuners have gone on to perform live for over 1000 events including the grand entrance of Charles Prince of Wales and Justin Trudeaus visit to the Halifax Seaport Market.

The Fine Tuners have recorded three CDs of Cape Breton toe taping fiddle tunes and are working on a new CD featuring all original material, set for release in 2016.

Andrew Touesnard began playing fiddle in 1993 at the age of six. He has gone on to appear in television and film and now performs around Nova Scotia with several acts like Tom Bedel and the Shakes, Jen Miller, Warehouse and the Halifax Music Co­ Op.

Stephen MacNeil is a graduate of the St Francis Xavier University Jazz Performance program. In 2016 you can catch Stephen backing up E.B. Anderson and the Resolutes, Lynnea Rose, The Big Island Trio, lulu Kelly & The Departments and The In Crowd.

Ross Billard is a first call session musician, producer and engineer in Halifax. Catch him on Matt Anderson’s CD ‘Weightless’.

List of venues played
Shobac cottages, Lunenburg
Oak Island Marina and resort
Tallship Sylvia Halifax waterfront
Alderney Landing Park Dartmouth
Private Land in chester Nova Scotia
The Lord Nelson hotel
The Saraguay House
Sir Sanford Flemming Park,the Dingel
The wooden monkey Dartmouth
St. Mary's Boatclub
Residents in Brookfield Nova Scotia
Pier 21
The Seaport farmers market on the roof
Residential house and French Village Tantalon
The old Red Barn Hubbards Nova Scotia
Glen Arbor golf course
Shining waters Peggy's Cove
Westin Hotel
Atlantica Hotel
Fox Harbour


Terry and Jason
September 04, 2011
halifax, nova scotia
Bands/Live Entertainment

Fantastic live music, fiddle and bass player. Celtic tunes. Essential for a maritime wedding!

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