Celtic Fiddle Festival

Even in these enlightened globally-connected times, it's still a tad surprising to find that a group called the Celtic Fiddle Festival features two Frenchmen (Christian Lemaitre, fiddle; Nicolas Quemener, guitar), and a French Canadian (Andre Brunet, fiddle). Even the group's lone Irishman, the amazing fiddler Kevin Burke (of Bothy Band fame), was born and raised in London, and has spent the bulk of his adult life in the Pacific Northwest, in Portland. That just goes to show the great reach and popularity of Celtic music, which has always been prevalent in parts of France, Canada, and Spain, and certainly cherished here at Cedar Cultural Center and The Celtic Junction. Nobody puts strings to bow better than the Celtic Fiddle Festival folks, who celebrated their 20th anniversary last year with a splendid concert CD titled, "Live In Brittany." It's highlighted by a medley of two lovely tunes with the unlikely titles of "Soggy" and "Waterboogie." Tom Surwicz

Price: $25 - $28

Where

Cedar Cultural Center

416 Cedar Av. S.Minneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 04/19/14

Upcoming events

12/10 – Dosh
12/28 – Nahko
12/30 – Lizz Winstead
01/15 – Joshua Davis
01/22 – We Banjo 3
01/27 – Ilusha
01/29 – Catie Curtis
01/31 – Dan Layus
02/02 – Phox
02/08 – White Lies
02/09 – Anda Union
02/11 – Keller Williams
02/22 – Valerie June
03/02 – Solas
03/05 – Dervish
03/08 – David Lindley
03/13 – Noam Pikelny
03/15 – Samite
03/16 – Boiled in Lead
03/18 – Why?
03/29 – Agnes Obel
03/30 – Andy Shauf
04/01 – Lucy Kaplansky
04/08 – Tift Merritt
05/04 – Paul Thorn
06/07 – Byrne and Kelly