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

04/28 – Lagbaja
05/02 – Cheryl Wheeler
05/05 – Salsabrosa
05/08 – Trio Brasileiro
05/18 – Republic
05/25 – Kyle Kinane
05/26 – David Torn
05/30 – The Last Revel
06/10 – Kyle Dunnigan
06/15 – Brian Blade
06/21 – Novalima
06/23 – Active Child
07/13 – King Sunny Ade
08/04 – Bombino
08/07 – Sean Hayes
11/18 – Baladino

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