Winners of the Young Tradition competition in Burlington, Vermont (2009) and Prix de la Culture Desjardins in Québec (2010), the five members of “the latest and youngest band out of the hot Québécois traditional music scene” (fRoots) are inspired by roots music passed down from their families and learned at music camps and in jams. Their performances are entrancing and sparkle with unpretentious, natural talent and respect for their repertoire – including beautifully arranged original and folk-trad songs and tunes (both French and English). As the offspring of veteran trad musicians, they have grown up with and learned their craft firsthand from some of Québec’s finest in a region famous for its traditions.
Buffy Sainte-Marie (Thursday Only)
Serena Ryder (Sunday Only)
Joel & Bill Plaskett (Friday Only)
Ruthie Foster (Saturday Only)
Delhi 2 Dublin
The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer
Olivia & the Creepy Crawlies
Coco Love Alcorn
The Jerry Cans
Turbo Street Funk
The Friends of Fiddler’s Green
Trevor MacKenzie Band
Scenic City Film Festival
Vita Twirlin’ Diva
Todd Crowley & the Musical Petting Zoo
Taylor Holden and the Law of Averages (Youth Discoveries)
Bare Sierra (Youth Discoveries)
Clarissa Fortin (Youth Discoveries)
Paige Ballagh (Youth Discoveries)
Moscow Apartment (Youth Discoveries)
Circle’s Corner Dance Band
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