Fiddle player with 35 years of experience. I'm very professional, thorough, and a "seasoned" performer and instructor.
I play many styles of music, mainly Folk and Classical, or a combination of both. I lead the band "Down the Road," whose focus is American Folk instrumental music with some vocals featured. I work with many different musicians who play various instruments (including fiddles, cello, banjo, etc.) and can provide different groupings according to need.
Weddings are a specialty, especially with a focus on the "Classical-Folk" sound which many people request.
Contact me for a "live calling card." I look forward to working with you.
Price Range: Contact for rates
What to Expect
I offer professional, courteous service in everything I do. Looking to book my Old Time string band, Down the Road for private parties, public events, etc.
I'm a fiddler with a blend of styles, mainly Old Time with a bit of French Canadian, Acadian, and a smattering of Irish overtones. I compose new tunes in the old traditions. I do improv too with vocalists, either traditional songs, covers, or originals. Folk/Americana/Rock or a combination suit me well.
Have an Old Time string band (with some vocals) available to play for any event or occasion.
I also play English country dance music, which is a bit more classical, as well as classical music for weddings and other events.
Seeking a band to gig with on a regular basis. Willing to travel. Also looking to play weddings and other special events.
I also teach fiddle, music theory, and composition and am available to give lessons.
Contact me for a "live calling card."
Some places I've performed:
House Of Blues
Beachland Ballroom & Tavern
Cafe Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY
Old Songs, Altamont, NY
Jam & Sing Thing Festival, Troy, NY
Cleveland Yachting Club
Great Lakes Brewing Company
Logan's Irish Pub, Findlay
St. Columba's Cathedral, Youngstown
Avenue Tap House
Hooley House Brooklyn
Hooley House Westlake
Hooley House Mentor
Sully's Irish Pub
Cedar Valley Settlers and Music Festival
Medina Candlelight Walk
Cleveland Irish Festival
Cuyahoga Falls Irish Festival
Jamestown, NY Celtic Festival
St. Paul's Last Gaspe Festival, Medina
Past Booked Events
|July 09, 2016 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
|September 20, 2015||Wedding Reception|
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