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Old 10-14-2015, 01:10 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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If the Devil went up to Canada and bet a golden fiddle against the soul of a fiddler, which one(s) would likely win the bet?
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Old 10-14-2015, 01:27 PM
 
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Not very likely; he keeps going to Georgia...and losing.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwEqEBimjy8


However; were he to come "UP" here from "down" there, my money's on this guy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEERrm_CFMY
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Old 10-14-2015, 01:54 PM
 
Location: Hougary, Texberta
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20 years ago it would have been Ashley MacIsaac. Now, I have no idea.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashley_MacIsaac
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Old 10-14-2015, 04:04 PM
 
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A new up-and-comer, April Verch. Here's a nice quick video by April Verch on different Canadian fiddling styles, very interesting:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qghmlPvct4


As a Maritimer I heard both Irish and Acadian styles growing up, then I heard Nova Scotia and Quebec styles later on.
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Old 10-14-2015, 05:44 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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I wonder if French Canadian fiddlers can fiddle bilingually.
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Old 10-14-2015, 08:51 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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I wonder if French Canadian fiddlers can fiddle bilingually.
Uhhhhhh
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Old 10-14-2015, 09:33 PM
 
Location: Alberta, Canada
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Natalie McMaster.

Lesser known, but one helluva fiddler whom I've heard live: Bruce Nasmith.
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