The Chatham Fiddle Company, 875 Main Street, Chatham, MA
We delighted to welcome the legendary Frankie Gavin to The Chatham Fiddle Company. Frankie will be conducting a group fiddle workshop at 5:30 cost $45.00. Concert at 7:30. Please reserve your seats for the workshop and/or concert at 508-348-1885.
Frankie started playing the tin whistle at age four, making his first T.V. appearance three years later. At the age of ten years old Frankie began to play fiddle and at the age of seventeen he placed first in the All Ireland Fiddle Competition and in the All Ireland Flute Competition, both on the same day. Frankie is well known for playing with De Dannen, his powerful virtuoso fiddle playing has always been at the core of the De Dannan sound. He has recorded 16 albums with De Dannan as well as a number of solo albums, and three collaborations. He has also guested with The Rolling Stones on their ‘Voodoo Lounge’ album, with Keith Richards on ‘Wingless Angels’ and with Earl Scruggs the great banjo man. Frankie has also been invited to play for numerous State officials including President John F. Kennedy on historic visit to Ireland in 1962, French president Francois Mitterand and England's Prince Charles.