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29th Annual Super Fiddle Show Tickets on Sale!

This will be a most interesting and enjoyable program of fiddling, stepdancing and vocals with some very special moments! A show you won’t want to miss!

With well over 500 years of accumulated fiddling experience on stage. This year’s show will feature performers from 8 to 95!  Besides Ivan and Vivian and the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers, other eatured guests will include young NB fiddlers Sara and James Nelson, teachers and performers, Stacey Read and Samantha Robichaud (NB),
10 year old fiddler, Luka Hall from PEI, the Carter Family from Aulac, NB and 90 year old fiddler Thérèse Albert and daughter, Doria, from Bertrand, NB

Proceeds from this show go to Riverview High School Safe Grad

Get your tickets early! $20 Adv / $25 Door (plus service fees)
www.RiverviewArtsCentre.ca, Franks Music (Moncton)
Jean Coutu (Riverview), Sobeys Smoke Shop (Riverview)

A Busy Summer with Lots of Events!

Please check our Events page, as it has been updated with all of our concerts and practices for the rest of the summer!

Highlights include:

  • Parkindale Hall June 12 at 2PM
  • Harvey Hall June 26 at 2PM
  • Riverview Sunfest July 1 at Noon
  • Steeves 250 Family Reunion July 24 at 6PM
  • Victoria Park Moncton Aug 9 at 7PM
  • Harbourfront Theatre, Summerside PEI 2PM
  • Tis the Season, Riverview Arts Center 2PM

Come check out our many shows! The Sussex Avenue Fiddlers never disappoint!

 

Super Fiddle Show 1 Week Away!

There are still a few tickets left for the Super Fiddle Show at the Riverview Arts Center.

Along with the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers, Julie Johnstone, Billy MacInnis and the Junior Jills will all be performing.

Saturday May 7 at 7:30 PM

 

Ivan and Vivian Hicks Present: Tis the Season

Coming up on Nov 15 at 2PM at the Riverview Arts Center, Ivan and Vivian Hocks are presenting Tis the Season which the proceeds will go to support the Lion’s Sick Children’s Fund and the Albert County Food Bank.

Guests include the Greater Moncton Ecumenical Children’s Choir, Samantha Robichaud, Riversong, Geraldine Charters, Sylvia Campbell, Richard Family, Mark Lloyd, Louise Fyffe, Lori Joudry, the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers, Yvonne Comeau and Craig Murphy.

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Sussex Avenue Fiddlers Performance

The Sussex Avenue Fiddlers will be the entertainment as the Town of Riverview Seniors Roundtable celebrates the International Older Persons Day.

Super Fiddle Show on Rogers TV

super fiddle show 2015

The Super Fiddle Show is one of the most anticipated annual musical shows in New Brunswick.
This show features some of Canada’s fiddling greats, along with step dancing and vocals. Ivan and Vivian Hicks, organizers of this program and featured entertainers and the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers will grace the stage once again.
Guests will include: Patti Kusturok, Manitoba; premier Acadian accordionist, Roger Lanteigne; teacher and fiddler, Stacey Lynn Read and young Canadian Grand Masters Fiddlers.
Proceeds go to the Riverview High School Safe Grad program.

Provincially airing on all English channels:
Wednesday, May 20th @2pm

Saint John and Moncton:
Thursday, May 21st @3pm

Moncton only:
Monday, May 18th @11am
Tuesday, May 19th @12:30pm
Friday, May 22nd @1pm

Just over a Week Away to the Super Fiddle Show!

If you haven’t already gotten your tickets to the Super Fiddle show on May 9th, there aren’t to many left!

I found a very good write up about this years show and the performers over at Jerry’s News

2015 Events Added

Check the events page as we have added many new events for 2015.

Notable events include the Alzheimer’s Pancake Breakfast on Jan 17, the MS Pancake Breakfast on Feb 7, and the Super Fiddle Show on May 9th.

Sussex Avenue Fiddlers News

An article on the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers will be appearing as part of the cover feature for the Salon portion of the Telegraph-Journal. The date of print will be Saturday, September 13, 2014. The article will be on fiddling in New Brunswick, past and present.

The Sussex Avenue Fiddlers have booked a bus for the Fiddle Doo in Perth Andover on Saturday Oct 4th. This fiddle doo which is run by Garold and Dorothy Hanscom and they come to many of our events in this area so this is an opportunity for us to support them. As you know the seats on these trips often fill up quickly so best to sign up early if you plan to go.

Junior Sussex Avenue Fiddlers Competition Results 2014

Our Junior members have all taken part in many competitions over the summer and they all performed very well!

Amelie de Arcos, Martha Pitre, Jaylee hebert and Janelle Melanson were all invited to and competed in this years Canadian Grand Masters in Ottawa, with Martha, Jaylee, and Janelle all making the top 11. We are very proud of them all! Remember, next year the Canadian Grand Masters will take place in Moncton, NB!

Also this summer at the Maritime Fiddle Festival in Dartmouth and our Junior members placed in many classes:
Sara Nelson – First place in 9 Years & Under Fiddle and the Ted MacPherson Award
Janelle Melanson – First place in 18 Years & Under Fiddle, Don Messer Award, and the Fiddlers’ Grand Prize
Jaylee Hebert – Second place in Open Class Fiddle
Martha Pitre – Third place in Open Class Fiddle, Third place in Open Step Dance
Amelie De Arcos – First place in Open Step Dance
Amelie De Arcos & Jaylee Hebert – Second Place in Group Class Fiddle
Christine & Janelle Melanson – Third place in Group Class Fiddle

At the River John Fiddle Competition:
Sara Nelson – second place in 11 years and Under and Youngest Fiddler
Carter MacDonald – Second place in 12-17
Martha Pitre – First in the Open Class
Janelle Melanson – Second in the Open Class
Amelie De Arcos – Third in the Open Class

Congratulations to them all!