SIDNEY — Everything Fitz, a family band featuring the high-energy fiddling and percussive step dancing of four of Canada’s finest young musicians, is set to hit the stage this weekend in Sidney.
With roots in the Canadian old-time fiddle tradition and Ottawa Valley step dancing, their unique stage show combines a variety of musical styles. Everything from traditional jigs and reels, bluegrass, jazz and swing standards, Celtic, gospel as well as novelty numbers and choreographed dance routines.
Julie (24), Kerry (23) and Tom (20), are all champion fiddlers and provide intricate three-part fiddle harmonies as well as solo improvisations on fiddle, mandolin and guitar.
Additional instrumentation includes Pat (25) on percussion along with parents Pam and Paddy providing accompaniment on piano and bass guitar. The spirited young performers are noted for their polished performances and provide wholesome, captivating entertainment for a diverse audience.
Performing in a variety of venues and for diverse audiences, Everything Fitz has received glowing reviews from promoters, organizers and fans across Canada and the United States.
Everything Fitz takes the stage at the Charlie White Theatre at the Mary Winspear Centre Sunday, Oct 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $25, are available through the Mary Winspear box office by calling 250-656-0275 or by visiting www.marywinspear.ca.
— News staff