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Saturday, May 25 • 11:40am - 3:00pm
Maple Folk

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Kierah 11:40 AM 12:10 PM

Blackthorn 12:20 PM 12:50 PM

Samantha and Tom Braman 1:00 PM 1:30 PM

La Famille Leger 1:40 PM 2:10 PM

Podorythmie 2:20 PM 2:50 PM

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High-Energy Celtic Folk Bio: Blackthorn’s repertoire celebrates the traditional music of Ireland, Scotland and Canada. First formed in 1988, the group has travelled a long road of traditional and not-so-traditional Celtic music. Website: http://www.blackthornband.com Get Recordings: http://www.blackthornband.com/pages/recordings.php Performers: Michelle Carlisle - lead vocals, flute, whistles Rosie Carver - fiddle, background vocals Tim... Read More →
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Dynamic Celtic Fiddler-Kierah Bio: Kierah is a multi award winning Celtic fiddler from B.C. who has recently achieved her classical violin teaching level with the Royal Conservatory of Music, receiving the highest mark in Canada. However, Kierah's passion is learning, composing and performing Celtic fiddle music. Her fiery performance style and outstanding ability always fascinates her audiences. She has a newly released 3rd cd and a newly... Read More →
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La Famille Leger

Quebec & Acadian Trad Music Bio: Born of a time when family and friends would gather in the warmth of the kitchens of Québec and New Brunswick to play and dance time-honoured tunes together, La Famille Léger keeps that rich tradition. Website: http://www.lafamilleleger.com Get Recordings: Yep! www.cdbaby.com/cd/lafamilleleger Performers: Devon Leger - fiddle, feet Louis Leger - accordion, fiddle, vocals Dejah Leger - piano, guitar, vocals, feet... Read More →
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French Canadian Tunes & Dance Bio: Playing music in the backyard cabin has morphed into a group of rhythmic women playing tunes and having fun! Get Recordings: Not available Performers: Pascale Lelong - accordian & vocals Julia Derby - guitar & feet Emily Doolittle - fiddle Alicia Guinn - fiddle & feet Sue Truman - fiddle & feet Cil Pierce - guitar & feet
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Samantha and Tom Braman

Cape Breton Father/Daughter Duo Bio: Sami, who turned 15 on May 23, has played fiddle since age six. She plays acoustic string music with The Onlies, and Cape Breton tunes with her dad. She's a freshman at Garfield High School. Get Recordings: Sami's group The Onlies recently released its second CD, "Setting Out To Sea," and it's available in the NW Folklife store, and it includes Cape Breto Performers: Samantha Braman, fiddle Tom Braman, piano... Read More →

Saturday May 25, 2013 11:40am - 3:00pm
Northwest Court Stage