Young Fiddler & Composer ~ Trick Fiddling & Step Dancing
2016 Canadian Folk Music Award nominee for Young Performer of the Year!
Thank you for voting for Jessica for the 2018 CBC Music Searchlight Competition!
Presently a semi-finalist for the Canadian Songwriting Competition for Under 18!
Jessica Wedden is a 15-year-old upbeat Celtic and East Coast style fiddler, trick fiddler, step dancer, composer and 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award nominee, influenced by professional teacher, Cindy Thompson. Jessica performed at the Havelock Jamboree, Ottawa’s Marvest at CityFolk, Toronto's WinterFolk, opened for fiddler Ashley MacIsaac with a standing ovation for the Festival of Small Halls Ontario and advanced to the semi-finals in the Rising Star Talent Competition at the Toronto CNE. Fiddling is her passion!
Jessica performs solo or as a duo when available, with one of the following performers:
JonMcLurg: Singer, Songwriter & Guitarist (http://www.JonMcLurg.com)
Bruce Barton: Guitar, Mandolin & Tenor Banjo
Reilly Donnelly: Singer, Songwriter & Guitarist
Jessica performs at music festivals, fairs, private house parties, weddings, schools, fundraisers, and community events.