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The Fiddle Chicks - Emma Woolcock & Dee Trewartha: Violin, Vocals and Custom Stomp Box

 

Discover something different.

 

The Fiddle Chicks are Dee Trewartha and Emma Woolcock. With only their two fiddles, bass fiddle and stomp boxes they create a unique musical experience for audiences at Festivals and events throughout Australia.Their unique minimalist sound is strong, energetic and vital. From their inspiring originals to unique arrangements of songs from the rich heritage of folk music, The Fiddle Chicks have proven themselves to be one of SA’s most endearing and original acts. Their musical style ranges from Traditional Celtic, European, Gypsy, Blues and Roots and American Folk, but it is their original compositions and rich fiddle soundscapes which really shine through. 

You won't find another band quite like them.

 

 

 

The Fiddle Chicks have played at Festivals all around Australia including:
Adelaide Fringe Festival, the National Folk Festival, Woodford Folk Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival,
Apollo Bay Music Festival, National Celtic Festival, Kapunda Celtic Festival, Semaphore Music Festival,
Prospect Street Fair, Fleurieu Festival & more..
and a wide variety of venues throughout Adelaide,

 

The Fiddle Chicks perform at Festivals all around Australia...and a wide variety of venues throughout Adelaide as well.
"Great choice of material, wonderful arrangements and superb playing.” Dave O'Neil, Artistic Director National Folk Festival

"The Fiddle Chicks sent chills down my spine with their mesmerising fiddle playing, stomp box percussion and beautiful two-part harmonies. They draw you in from the first moment and take you on the wildest trip across the seven seas. They showcase some of the richness and heritage of folk music from around the world. The Fiddle Chicks are not to be missed, their superb arrangements and magical playing makes this one amazing show.Final word: Mesmerising."
Edel Perth & Kathryn Barclay
Rip It Up Magazine

"Emma and Dee were in scintillating form.  Their fiddle playing was breathtakingly beautiful.  They are very clever.  They can effortlessly shift the mood, taking the audience with them – from the romantic to the dramatic; from traditional style to contemporary.  And they can sing too.." Acoustic Peacock review sep 2011

As well as seasoned performers and composers, Emma and Dee are both accomplished instrumental teachers, studying and playing in a broad range of traditions and styles including classical, folk, blues, rock and roots. They have taught many workshops in Adelaide, in regional South Australia and Nationally at Festivals and schools inspiring both children and adults alike

 

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