Don Roy Trio
Features Don Roy, champion fiddler with roots in French Canadian tradition
followed closely by Celtic music and Cindy Roy, whose piano accompaniment
and "rhythmic feet" add enthusiasm to the music. With Jay
Young on upright bass, this talented trio will entertain you with a
blend of fiddle and piano style common to traditional musicians of Maine.
Internationally known for its dynamic and jovial style of traditional
music from the Beauce region in Québec. Martin Savoie, Mario
Boutin, André Bonneville, Guimond Cyr, and Pierre Grenier will
both thrill and bewitch you with their magic of their music.
- Hightower and Sparks
Known for their original plays, papier maché creations and
wooden replicas of New Orleans tombs. Their one-act play is based on
conversations with Franco-American farmers. They would like to thank
Elaine, Maryette, Laurianne and Romeo Castonguay for their time and
insight as well as Michael
Parent and Greg Boardman for their music. You may also want to check
Micheal and Greg's CD Chantons--Let's
Sing in French and English. Their art
work is on display at the Sugar Wood Gallery in Farmington, Maine
Born in New Brunswick, Canada, and now resides in Jay, Maine.
His "t-bonhomme de bois", wooden twins attached to a stick
that he makes dance by bouncing them on a wooden slat, were featured
at the Manchester, N.H. Franco-American Center. He called for the square
dances at Norland's for 27 years. He is accompanied on guitar by Adele
- The Moose Creek Cloggers
Agroup of high-energy ladies hailing from the towns of Livermore,
Wilton, Farmington and Skowhegan. Their traditional French Canadian
dances will be a treat for the eyes and the ears.
- The Muddy Bottoms
Composed of Carl Legere, Maurice Bélanger, Ned Derod and Jim
Roy. this quartet will have you tapping their feet to traditional French
Canadian reels and jigs.
Born in Quebec and raised in Maine, she has performed for audiences
in Quebec, the US, Germany, New Brunswick and France. Through her music,
which is both traditional and contemporary folk, she will be sharing
her Franco-American upbringing.
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