Jocelyn Pettit & Ellen Gira

  • Date: September 28, 2023
  • Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  • Location: Denmark Arts Center, Denmark

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 Jocelyn & Ellen are a dynamic North American fiddle & cello duo, hailed as “dazzling” (FolkWorld), and “simply exquisite” (Folk London). Come join them for an engaging show of high-energy tunes and soulful songs, with nuanced fiddle-cello interplay, vocal harmonies, lively stepdancing, and French Canadian foot percussion!

Fusing traditional and contemporary music styles, they create a powerfully uplifting and soulful performance, weaving a rhythmically driving and textured sound.  They bring life and fire into original tunes, songs, and high-energy repertoire from Scotland, Ireland, North America, and Scandinavia.

Each an accomplished musician in their own right, with extensive performance history and accolades, Jocelyn & Ellen first joined forces in Glasgow in 2018.  Since then, the duo has been gracing stages and captivating audiences in both North America and the UK.  They have been featured in live broadcasts on BBC Radio 3, and performed at festivals including Celtic Connections (UK), Harrison Festival of the Arts (CAN), Sutton Traditional Fiddle Festival (CAN), New World Festival (USA), and Northwest Folklife (USA).

Released in 2022, Jocelyn & Ellen’s album, “All It Brings”, is a 10-track celebration of hope and resilience, with nuanced fiddle-cello interplay, vocal harmonies, and guest guitar accompaniment.


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Denmark Arts Center

50 W Main Street
Denmark  ME  04022 

Susan Beane
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