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John Arcand

John Arcand, is internationally known as the Master of the Métis Fiddle. He has made 16 recordings to date and has composed over 370 original tunes. He still plays, records and teaches the traditional tunes handed down from his Grandfather and Father. John has spent his lifetime promoting and preserving the traditions of Fiddle Métis and Dance and old time fiddling. His contribution to the music world encompasses the preservation of these traditions, and his on-going efforts to offer a venue where all of this can be seen, appreciated and shared - The John Arcand Fiddle Fest. Held annually on the second weekend of August on his acreage, the John Arcand Fiddle Fest has become one of the major fiddle events in Western Canada. His life’s work has resulted in him being honoured with many awards including; Lifetime Achievement Awards from; The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation, The Canadian Grand Masters, The Lieutenant Governor’s Saskatchewan Arts Awards and the most recent; the Order of Canada - Canada’s highest civilian honour.

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