is a family band featuring the high-energy fiddling and percussive step dancing of four of Canada’s finest young musicians. With roots in the Canadian old-time fiddle tradition and Ottawa Valley step dancing, their unique stage show combines a variety of musical styles- everything from traditional jigs and reels, bluegrass, jazz and swing standards, Celtic, gospel as well as novelty numbers and choreographed dance routines.
Julie (24), Kerry (23), and Tom (20), are all champion fiddlers and provide intricate 3-part fiddle harmonies as well as solo improvisations on fiddle, mandolin, and guitar. Additional instrumentation includes Pat (25) on percussion along with parents Pam and Paddy providing accompaniment on piano and bass guitar. An audience favourite is their award-winning group step dancing.
These spirited young performers are noted for their polished performances and provide wholesome, captivating entertainment for a diverse audience. Performing in theatres, on festival stages, at fairs and exhibitions as well as corporate and fund-raising events and outreach programs in schools, Everything Fitz has received glowing reviews from promoters, organizers and fans across Canada and the United States.
“The Fitzgeralds succeeded in captivating the Border Concert audience with their enthusiasm, warmth and stunning abilities as musicians and dancers. They were given a rousing, well-earned standing ovation…”
“The precision and intricacy of their footwork was breathtaking and the complex choreography left many in the audience shaking their heads in amazement.”
“… keep them on the list to come back!”
“…this was a fun, uplifting, and inspirational performance!”
“… one of the best programs we have had.”
Various Presenters- Allied Concert Services (2009-2010)