Monday, October 16th, 2023 @ 7pm
A live music event featuring the music of Calvin Vollrath.
For more information click here or come and visit us at the Gallery.
Calvin is a musical prodigy. Having received his first fiddle at the age of 8 and raised on Don Messer’s Jubilee, Calvin has never looked back. To date, he has composed over 800 tunes, many of which have become standard contest and dance tunes played across North America & Europe. His influence in the fiddle world is very evident. He has to his credit, 72 of his own albums & numerous music books of his original tunes. He has played on countless recordings of other artists. In 2010, Calvin was commissioned to compose 5 fiddle tunes (Fiddle Nation) for the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010 Opening Ceremonies to represent the various styles of fiddling our country has to offer. In 2011, he was inducted into the ‘North American Fiddler’s Hall of Fame. In 2023, he was inducted into the Country Music Alberta Hall of Fame. Calvin is very active in the teaching aspect of fiddle music and is touted by the Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange Society as one of the driving forces behind the revitalization of fiddle music. Calvin makes his home in St. Paul Alberta where you will find his name on the ‘Welcome to St. Paul’ sign.
303 – 50 Street
Thursday & Friday: 12noon – 5:30pm
Saturday: 11am – 3pm