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In Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Scottish folk traditions brought over by colonists have remained alive, passed down from parent to child in the most authentic “folk” manner. Now some of the current generation are taking those traditions outside the family circle. Natalie MacMaster, who’s been playing since she was 9 years old, is one of the new stars. On her new album, No Boundaries, the fantastically talented fiddler is equally comfortable playing a slow air in a minimal, acoustic setting and leading a syncopated, swingin’ electric folk-rock band through sets of lively dance tunes. At 8 p.m. at the Barns of Wolf Trap, 1624 Trap Rd., Vienna. $15. (703) 938-2404. (Ken Roseman)