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Alasdair Fraser´s Ceilidh In The Park
Event ID: 191631
June 23, 2018
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Pioneer Park - Nevada City
Nevada City, CA 95959
Pioneer Park, 423 Nimrod Street, Nevada City, California
SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 7:30PM
TICKETS $20, $10 CHILDREN 12 & UNDER
For Group Discounts & Information call 530-477-0708
A rollicking celebration of music, song and dance featuring top soloists from Scotland, Appalachia & Shetland
On Saturday, June 23, Alasdair Fraser's Sierra Fiddle Camp will celebrate the joy of traditional music in Nevada City at beautiful Pioneer Park with their twelfth annual 'Ceilidh in the Park' picnic concert.
Alasdair Fraser, renowned performer and master teacher, is founder and music director of 5 music camps in his native Scotland, Appalachia & Shetland.
Alasdair has once again assembled an international faculty of some of the best traditional musicians in their genre and encourages all revelers and listeners to come and celebrate the traditional music with the Sierra Fiddle Camp Orchestra and featured soloists.
Alasdair FraserALASDAIR FRASER
Alasdair Fraser is one of the greatest carriers of the Scottish fiddle music tradition, a fiddler whose warmly expressive playing, mastery of his instrument and deep understanding of his native music as a venerable and continually evolving art is an inspiration to generations of musicians on both sides of the Atlantic.
Bruce MolskyBRUCE MOLSKY
Bruce Molsky, “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar and song. He is a special guest on legendary guitarist Mark Knopfler’s latest CD, Tracker and is working on his 3rd album with Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny’s supergroup Mozaik. You can also hear Bruce on BBC TV Transatlantic Sessions singing with Joan Osborne, Julie Fowlis and fiddling with Scottish legend Aly Bain and America’s great dobroist Jerry Douglas. Bruce is also Berklee College of Music’s Visiting Scholar in the American Roots Program.
Kevin HendersonKEVIN HENDERSON
Kevin Henderson comes from the Shetland Islands, one of Scotland´s archipelagos with one of the richest fiddle traditions in the world. He is regarded as one of Shetlands finest fiddle players and is in hot demand playing with some of the best known groups and musicians in the folk music scene. He is a founding member of award winning Shetland powerhouse, Fiddlers’ Bid, formed in 1991, has been a member of folk music legends, Boys of the Lough, since 2001, a member of Scottish super group Session A9 since 2004 and co-founded the Nordic Fiddlers Bloc in 2009. Kevin has toured extensively throughout the world including the US, Canada, Japan, Australia and throughout Europe.
FIDDLES, CELLOS, GUITARS, PIANO, PERCUSSION
and BAGPIPES of the SIERRA FIDDLE CAMP ORCHESTRA!!
Alasdair Fraser ▪ Bruce Molsky ▪ Kevin Henderson
Hanneke Cassel ▪ Deby Grosjean ▪ Laura Risk ▪ Janette Duncan
Conor Hearn ▪ Eamon Sefton
Natalie Haas ▪ Joel Cohen ▪ Aria DiSalvio
Allison de Groot
Summer McCall ▪ Phil Jamison
ENSEMBLE/DANCE BAND GURU
PIPER & BARD
'Alasdair Fraser is recognized throughout the world as one of the finest fiddle players Scotland has ever produced; [his] name is synonymous with the vibrant cultural renaissance which is transforming the Scottish musical scene.' —Scots Magazine
|This listing courtesy of
Nevada County Arts
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