Rosie MacKenzie


Rosie MacKenzie, originally of Baddeck, has been a professional fiddler and singer for over fifteen years, touring, recording and teaching internationally extensively. She first came onto the scene at age 11 as an original member of The Cottars. The group successfully recorded three full-length albums under Rounder Records, toured throughout North America, Europe and Japan, and shared the stage with The Chieftains, Elvis Costello, and Natalie MacMaster. The band earned themselves two East Coast Music Awards, and their televised performance was nominated for a Gemini Award.

Rosie’s latest album was recorded in Dingle, Ireland with guitarist Matt Griffin and is a collection of original songs and compositions. She released her first solo album in 2010 titled The MacKenzie Project and continues to work with many well known local and international artists. Alongside acts like John McDermott, Nathan Rogers, Glen Hansard, Dominique Dodge, and the Tom Fun Orchestra, she’s been a part of many sold out performances and appeared at several major North American music festivals.
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