Landmark on Main Street will present Natalie MacMaster to help celebrate St. Patrick's Eve on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 8 PM.
Natalie MacMaster is a member of the Order of Canada, a Juno award winner, and the majority of her 11 albums have reached gold status (50,000 records sold), and received an honorary doctorate from St. Thomas University and honorary degrees from Niagara University, NY, and Trent University.
Natalie MacMaster is best known as a virtuoso fiddler, thrilling audiences around the world - including those at Carnegie Hall and Massey Hall -- with her invigorating prowess while serving as a music ambassador to her beloved traditional Cape Breton sound.
Married to fellow fiddler Donnell Leahy of Leahy, the mother of four performs an average of 100 dates a year, co-hosts the annual Leahy Music Camp with her husband and his band in Lakefield, Ontario, has appeared multiple times on the CBC, Canada A.M. and Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion; and warmed TV viewers with guest spots on Christmas specials like Rita MacNeil's Christmas and Holiday Festival On Ice with Olympic ice skaters Jamie Sale, David Pelletier, Kurt Browning and world champion Jeffrey Buttle.
MacMaster's talents have also been in-demand by her peers, contributing to albums by Ma, The Chieftains; children's entertainer Raffi; banjo prodigy Béla Fleck; fellow fiddling marvel Alison Krauss, with whom Natalie played a duet on Krauss's A Hundred Miles Or More: A Collection; Dobro specialist Jerry Douglas, singer Hayley Westenra; former Doobie Brother and classic R&B interpreter Michael McDonald and, most recently, Thomas Dolby's new album Map Of The Floating City.
Tickets: Premium: $45/Standard $40 with discounts for "Friends of Landmark." Tickets and information at the box office phone 516-767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.
Pictured: Natalie MacMaster