Liz Carroll (US) www.lizcarroll.com
American-born Irish fiddler Liz Carroll is a prolific composer of tunes, her melodies finding their way into sessions and onto CDs all around the world. She won the 1975 All-Ireland Senior Fiddle Championship and in 1999 had Chicago’s mayor proclaim September 18 as “Liz Carroll Day.” She was also nominated for a 2010 Grammy for Double Play, a recording she made with Irish guitar hero John Doyle. On St. Patrick’s Day 2009, she and John were invited to play for President Obama. Liz is a powerhouse on stage, a joy to watch and listen to. She will be accompanied on guitar by talented young Canadian musician, Jake Charron.