Fiddle and String Fest
Featured instrumentalists at this concert in Lexington, MA, included Canadian residents J.P. Cormier, Cindy Thompson, statesiders (and Canadian-born) Gerry Robichaud (fiddle), Bobby Robichaud (guitar), Joe Cormier (fiddle), and Edmond Boudreau (mandolin, guitar, bass), and two of Cape Breton's finest pianists: Doug MacPhee and Hilda Chiasson-Cormier. To boot, Ross Butineau (guitar) will accompanied his wife Cindy Thompson-Butineau, and Andy Cormier sat in for a special set on trumpet and flugelhorn with his dad Joe Cormier on Fiddle.... Quite a family show it was!
All proceeds were donated to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre Foundation. The concert also featured the Release of both J.P. ormier's "X8... a mandolin collection" CD and "The North Atlantic Strings" album featuring Joe, Edmond, Gerry, Bobby, and Doug.