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Intersection Sessions: Every Other Wednesday Fiddle Jam


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The Every Other Wednesday session takes over downtown Orlando's Harp & Celt. Photo: Brendan Byrne

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Pint glasses full of stout and cider pepper a small table in the back corner of downtown Orlando’s Harp and Celt.

Around it, musicians are unpacking fiddles, flutes, banjos and guitars ahead of the Every Other Wednesday session.

90.7’s Brendan Byrne chats with jam session leaders Vicki Gish and Scott Vocca, who started the group more than fifteen years ago at another Irish pub. When that spot closed down, they found a new place to play traditional Irish folk tunes.

EOWS musicians:

Scott Vocca- octave mandolin, banjo

Kathleen Dugan Cavanagh – uilleann pipes and whistle

Justin Murphy – flute, whistle & uilleann pipes

John Benton – guitar, mandolin & banjo

Chris Johnson – fiddle

Sharon Hartmann – fiddle

Jason VanSteenwyk -fiddle

Michael Dugger – button accordion

This interview first aired on Intersection in December 2017


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A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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