Wendy MacIsaac

Cape Breton

Wendy MacIsaac is a renowned fiddle player and culture bearer from Creignish, Cape Breton who has been playing music for close to 40 years. She is recognized as one of the old-school style of players who has kept the traditional sound going, and has a deep respect for it. Wendy is also a sought-after piano accompanist and step dancer. In addition to performing as a solo artist, she has toured extensively with Mary Jane Lamond and in her band Beòlach, who had an incredible year in 2021 earning several awards and nominations including a nomination for a Juno award. Wendy has recorded on over a dozen albums including four of her own, three with Beòlach, and one with Mary Jane, and has also produced two albums. Wendy will be performing with Beòlach during the Festival this year, as well as playing in a trio with Mairi Rankin and Mac Morin.

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