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Pam Weeks (New in 2018)


Pam Weeks is an outstanding fiddler, cello player, Appalachian dulcimer player, singer, and tunesmith. She sings and plays with the Maine-based Cajun dance band, Jimmyjo & the Jumbol'Ayuhs; with folk trio T-Acadie, with the Maine contradance band, Scrod Pudding, and performs solo or with guitar player and caller Bill Olson. She has composed scores of tunes, from lively jigs and reels, to entrancing airs and beautiful waltzes played throughout the U.S.and abroad. Pam started on guitar and piano in high school, and picked up fiddle and mountain dulcimer after moving to Boston to attend the BU School of Music and study voice. She became a street musician, and worked as a singing waitress.

After moving to Maine in 1985, Pam started playing for contradances, fiddling in old-time, New England, and Québecoise styles and showing a lively flat-picking dulcimer style. Pam has toured throughout the U.S., playing for contradances in more than 20 states and at festivals from NEFFA to CDSS Pinewoods Camp, and gives performances and workshops in schools. She has taught for many years at Maine Fiddle Camp. Pam has 3 recordings of her own and several with her bands; these include many of her own compositions. and highlight her musical virtuosity and versatility. Pam teaches mountain dulcimer, fiddle, viola, cello, guitar, sax, flute, piano, celtic harp, and voice at her studio locations in Maine. She'll focus on cello, fiddle, and voice at Fiddle Hell.