Where Toronto Fiddlers Gather
Toronto Fiddle Collective
Entire evening $35 - Workshop or Concert only $20
7pm Workshop 
8pm Concert
9pm Jam

Sept 17/20    Feb 17/21
     Oct 15/20    March 17/21
  Nov 19/20    April 21/21
 Dec 17/20    May 19/21
   Jan 20/21   June 16/21
All ages, levels and folk instruments welcome.

We are thrilled to announce that Stratford based fiddle player, step dancer and composer DAN STACEY will be hosting the Toronto Fiddle Collective on WEDNESDAY JANUARY 20th 2021. Starting with a fiddle workshop at 7pm, followed a concert at 8pm, then jam until 930pm. All ages, levels and folk instruments welcome. The ZOOM LINK will be sent just before the concert. Participants/viewers should make sure they can access ZOOM on their device. You may need to download the app if you are on a phone or tablet. Online Tickets are $35 for entire evening or $20 for workshop or concert only. We hope to see you online. For advanced tickets, email fiddleshow@gmail.com.

A message from Dan: 

Hello, everyone!
I have been playing the fiddle for over 40 years. I started as a step dancer and made
the natural transition to playing the fiddle due to exposure I’d had dancing to fiddle
music. In those days few people did both in the province of Ontario. The contest circuit
was key in my development and taught me technique and how to perform while under
pressure. Eventually showbiz beckoned and I found myself playing in circles that I had
to that point only dreamt of. I’ve had the pleasure of performing all over the world with
traditional Irish music acts such as Altan, Dervish, The Chieftains and Cherish the
Ladies in such venues as The Hollywood Bowl and The Royal Concert Hall Glasgow. I
also toured for a decade with the Celtic Rock super group Seven Nations. I was a
founding member of the Toronto based dance show The StepCrew and now I am
fronting my own band called Dan Stacey and The Black Swans. In 2017 I released a
book of my original compositions entitled “150 Original Canadian Fiddle Tunes” in
honour of Canada’s Sesquicentennial. It consists of jigs, reels, waltzes, polkas,
hornpipes, strathspeys and slip jigs. I have been writing tunes since my days at the
Folklore Centre up in Ottawa in the early 90s.
I look forward to meeting you all.
-Dan Stacey

Brief background:
- North American Fiddle Champ
- Canadian Grandmaster’s Finalist
- 5 Time Canadian Step Dance Champ
- 3 Time Canadian Open Fiddle Finalist
- Dora Mavor Moore Award Nomination for work in ‘The Needfire” (Mirvish Production)
- Hogmanay Celebration live from Edinburgh Castle airing on the BBC


Third WEDNESDAY of the month 7pm start