Folkworks: Fiddles on Fire

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, VAMM, Casey Driessen

Sage Two

Please note change of venue. All seats are unreserved. Concert Pass: £99 (£79 concession) – gets you access to all concerts over the weekend*

Come and be wrapped in a full sound that is contrasted by dynamic subtleties and moments of intimate quietness that will take your breath away.

Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland’s premier fiddle ambassador, and the sizzlingly-talented young California cellist Natalie Haas continue to delight audiences with live performances throughout the US, Canada and Europe. |

Inflecting the sound with their own musical traditions, fiddlers Catriona Macdonald (Shetland), Patsy Reid (Perth) and Mandola player Marit Fält (Norway) relish the unlimited possibilities that great melodies possess, and play them in a fun and exuberant fashion. VAMM is an exciting string trio that weave melody and harmony together, creating a rich sound, bursting with texture and groove. | Twitter | Facebook

Opening with a short set, GRAMMY nominated Casey Dreissan plays with enegergetic, percussive style, building an adventurous landscape of fiddle sound. | Facebook | Twitter

*Workshops not included, Friday night you’ll need to choose between Hall One and Hall Two, cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Please book via Ticket Office on 0191 443 4661.

Part of Fiddles on Fire 2013

For Folkworks: Fiddles On Fire 2015 click here. Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th May 2013 The fifth Fiddles on Fire festival to be held at Sage Gateshead. The whole building will come alive with fiddle music representing a huge variety of styles and traditions. The sizzling concert programme...

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