Schoodic Arts for All: Acadian Kitchen Party with Fiddler Gus La Casse

  • Date: August 9, 2019
  • Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Location: Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor

Join Downeast Maine’s own Acadian fiddler Gus La Casse in one of his final area shows before he heads off to college.  Join fiddler Gus LaCasse as he keeps the tradition alive playing lively bold tunes that embody the Acadian kitchen party feeling.  

Described as a "passionate and masterful player who values traadition...," Gus La Casse is explorin the future of fiddle music.  Gus' repertoire reflects his innovative spirit and dedication to the Cape Breton and Acadian fiddle traditions, playing both standards of the genre and his original material.

The Order of Good Cheers (L'Ordre de Bon Temps) was originally a French Colonial order founded by suggestion of Samuel de Champlain upon arrival in New France, present day Nova Scotia, Canada.  Champlain enouraged his men to hold regular dinners as an antidote to their difficult conditions.  It is said he laid the foundations for the hospitality and music you'll still find all along the Acadian coast and at Acadian kithen parties.


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Hammond Hall

427 Main St.
Winter Harbor  ME  04693 

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