Mari Black

Mari Black
Main Stage at 2:45

Multistyle violinist and champion fiddler Mari Black is gaining a reputation as one of the most dynamic young artists of her generation. Her energetic playing, engaging stage presence, and commitment to bringing people together through music have made her a favorite with audiences across the country and around the world. She is the 2015/2013 U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion, the 2014 Glenfiddich Scottish Fiddle Champion, the 2014/2012 Canadian Maritime Fiddle Champion, and the 2011 Canadian Novelty Fiddle Champion, among other distinctions. She creates shows that draw from jazz, tango, folk, Western classical, as well as Celtic, American, and Canadian fiddling. She’s performed in many countries including Brazil, China, Zimbabwe, Poland, and Italy and will bring her skills and charm to Woodstock this summer. She will be on WFMT/98.7FM’s “Folkstage” on Saturday night, April 22, from 8-9 p.m./CDT; you can listen online at www.wfmt.com.

Visit Mari Black at www.MariBlack.com