Fiddle Tunes articles

Peter McCracken & daughter Miriam, 2015

Peter McCracken Named ‘Best of the West’

Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West) announced this week that Peter McCracken and Centrum, along with legendary songwriter/performer Danny O’Keefe are the recipients of its Best of the West Awards for 2016. The Best of the West awards were established by FAR-West in 2005 to honor individuals who have maintained an enduring presence in the folk and acoustic music scene in

Jesse Lege Added to Fiddle Tunes Faculty

The Festival of American Fiddle Tunes has added Cajun accordion master Jesse Lege, to the workshop faculty for the 40th gathering, July 3-10, 2016. When you think of Jesse Lege, you might think of the accordion, or his tattoo, or his ability to skin a chicken in one piece, or how hard he works, or

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Performance April 17

Centrum brings master Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser with cellist Natalie Haas to Port Townsend at 3 p.m. April 17, 2016 for a special performance in Wheeler Theater at Fort Worden. Purchase tickets online or by calling (800) 746.1982. Fraser is known as a consummate performer. His dynamic fiddling, engaging stage presence, and deep understanding of