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Just Fiddlin’ and friends come together to play

Just Fiddlin’ and Friends. - Courtesy photo
Just Fiddlin’ and Friends.
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Music fans can rediscover American roots music in an upcoming Vashon Allied Arts New Works concert.

Just Fiddlin’ and Friends will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at Blue Heron Art Center. Tickets are $12 and $14, and are available at Books by the Way, Heron’s Nest, Blue Heron Art Center and, if not sold out, at the door. Call 463-5131 to reserve.

The concert will feature members of Vashon’s all-girl band, Just Fiddlin’ ’Round, joined by several of their musical mentors.

The band is comprised of 13-year-old Megan Hackett on fiddle, mandolin and vocals and her sister 10-year-old Merideth Hackett on banjo and vocals.

They will be joined by Paul Colwell on mandolin; Rochelle Wolf on banjo; Steve Amsden on lead guitar; Stan Voynick on bass; Jean Richstad on fiddle and vocals and Lanora Hackett on rhythm guitar.

Just Fiddlin’ ’Round has played Straw-berry Festival, Lavender Farm Tour, Farmer’s Market, North-west Folklife and Kitsap County Fair. They also performed on Seattle Channel 21’s “Big Night Out,” hosted by Kevin Joyce.

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