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Kootenay Fiddlers presents Cavin Vollrath

October 30 7:30 to 9:30 pm

Kootenay Fiddlers presents Canada's fiddling sensation, Cavin Vollrath, with special guests Jeremy Rusu and Rhea Labrie. An evening of old-time fiddling entertainment.

Calvin Vollrath is a Canadian fiddler and composer and is one of the few European-Canadian fiddle players playing professionally in the Métis style. He lives in St. Paul, Alberta. 

At 13, he entered his first fiddle contest and since then, has been twice crowned Grand North American Fiddle Champion. To date, he has composed nearly 600 tunes many of which have become standard contest and dance tunes across North America & Europe. Calvin was commissioned to compose 5 fiddle tunes for the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010 Opening Ceremonies to represent the various styles of fiddling our country has to offer. 

Calvin has recorded with many country artists over the years, most notably the legendary Ian Tyson. Calvin has appeared on many television shows including CTV’s "Sun Country", CTV's "Number I West" and was musical director for CBC's "Native Nashville North". CBC's 'Adrienne Clarkson Presents' aired a documentary on Métis fiddle music featuring Calvin Vollrath & John Arcand.

All seats reserved. Tickets $25.

 

 

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Town: Trail, BC
Venue: The Bailey Theatre
Address: 1501 Cedar Ave., Trail