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Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster coming to Utah

Published March 1, 2013 11:22 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The Cache Valley Center for the Arts will present multi-platinum Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7:30 pm in the Ellen Eccles Theatre, Logan, Utah.

Tickets range from $24 to $35 and are available at the CVCA ticket office located at 43 South Main, online at http://www.CacheArts.org or by calling 435-752-0026. CVCA offers discounts for USU students, 50-percent-off kids ages 5-18, & 15% of groups of 15 or more. No discounts will be available on day-of-show.MacMaster will be performing with the Utah Symphony next season.

From the press release:

Equally at home on the concert stage or at a folk festival, Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster is one of the most versatile and exciting young musicians on both the Folk music and Celtic music scenes. Featuring foot-tapping rave-ups, heart-rending ballads, and world-class step dancing, MacMaster's live performances are amazing. MacMaster is equally adept at hypnotizing a crowd while alone in the footlights. Natalie's fiddling fireworks on traditional and contemporary Celtic melodies generate a kind of "Traditional Fusion" delivered with uplifting energy felt by the musicians and audiences of all ages.It's her dedicated work ethic and signature sound that has seen her accomplish so much: professionally, her three-decade career has watched her amass multiple gold albums, two Grammy nominations and one win (for her contribution to Yo-Yo Ma's Songs Of Joy & Peace, for which she received "a nice bottle of champagne"); a Juno Award for Best Instrumental Album for In My Hands; eight Canadian Country Music Awards, 10 East Coast Music Awards, an honorary doctorate from St. Thomas University and honorary degrees from Niagara University, NY, Trent University and – most recently – the Arts & Letters Award from the Canadian Association of New York. For more info about the Cache Valley Center for the Arts visit http://www.CacheArts.org. The Center is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and one hour prior to all show times.