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Illinois Creoles, French Canadians, and Louisiana Cajuns (AND Their Fiddling) with Dennis Stroughmatt

Sep 22 2015 6:30 pm

This presentation by Dennis Stroughmatt, a master musician and an expert on French-American folkways, explains the historical and cultural similarities and differences among three of those groups:  Illinois Creoles, French Canadians, and Louisiana Cajuns.

Stroughmatt performs fiddle tunes representing these three communities and compares their traditional fiddle repertoires and playing styles.

This event is FREE and Open to the Public.

Please phone the library, 815-538-5142 to sign-up so we may provide adequate seating!

 

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