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Aleksi Campagne

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January 23 @ 8:00 pm Free, Donations accepted for Food Gatherers

A contemporary take on the fiddler-singer combination

Aleksi Campagne is uniquely qualified to offer a contemporary, indie-folk take on the time-honored fiddle-singing tradition. When playing live, Aleksi floors audiences by singing while bowing his violin and leading his four-piece band. His original music blends folk song writing with an edgy, multi-layered sound resulting from his unique combination of voice, violin and looping-effect pedals. He’s not just a folksinger with a guitar! Although he’s coming to The Ark with his first full-length album, “For the Giving,” Aleksi Campagne is not new to the stage. At five years old, he began performing alongside his mother, Canadian folk icon Connie Kaldor. At 19 he moved  to Paris to study under jazz violin legend Didier Lockwood. At 21, Aleksi became the only student to have ever been accepted into the classical violin, the jazz violin and the jazz voice performance programs at McGill University. And, by 25, Aleksi had graced the lineups of some of Canada’ most beloved folk festivals—including the Mariposa Folk Festival, the Regina Folk Festival, and the Northern Lights Festival, among others.

Details

Date:
January 23 2024
Doors Open:
7:30 PM
Show Starts:
8:00 pm
Cost:
Free, Donations accepted for Food Gatherers
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Website:
https://www.aleksicampagne.com/
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Venue

The Ark
316 S. Main
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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Phone
(734) 761-1818
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