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Participants: Ferryport Fiddlers

 Ferryport Fiddlers

Ferryport Fiddlers were formed in 2000 to give Tayport-based fiddlers a chance to play folk music together.  Starting with eight members, they have grown to be a group of more than twenty, with an age range of 8 to infinity.

They meet once a month to practise, and perform anywhere people ask them.  Their geographical base is now north-east Fife, but they still play only folk music, mostly Scottish. At present, as well as fiddles, the group includes guitar, mandolin, flute, whistle, drum and double bass.

StAnza 2009 Events:

Wed 18 March | Exhibitions Launch
StAnza Directors, artist in residence Al Buntin; music from Ferryport Fiddlers
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Café Bar

Wed 18 March | Festival Launch
First Minister Alex Salmond, poets Bill Manhire & Kate Clanchy, singer Sheena Wellington, Burning Burns with David Mach; music from Ferryport Fiddlers
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Level 2 Foyer

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