Maine musician Owen Kennedy is an award-winning fiddler rooted in the Maine Maritime tradition and immersed in his growing passion for Scottish music, splitting time between Maine and Cape Breton where he's studying Gaelic language, culture, and music at Beinn Mhàbu.  Owen's love of traditional music and enthusiasm for performing has taken him all over New England, up to Maritime Canada, and over to Scotland and Shetland, where he has played with the Pineland Fiddlers, the Young Tradition Vermont Touring Group and the Youth Commission (now Sap Line) and in duos with Seán Heely, Ethan Tischler, and Ben FossOwen is the 2022 New England Regional Open Scottish Fiddle Champion, and the 2021 Junior US National Scottish Fiddle Champion.  His debut album "Oh When: Now" recorded with Owen Marshall features tunes from the Maine Maritime tradition as well as newer favorites from Scotland, Cape Breton, and Shetland.  

Coming up . . . in June, Owen is joined by champion fiddler Seán Heely and All-Ireland champion singer & multi-instrumentalist Kevin Elam to play Celtic Fiddle & Song in Maine and New Hampshire.  Catch Owen & Ben Foss after that, for the Vassalboro Contra Dance June 29th and a Wilson Hill Porch Concert July 6th in Cherryfield.  And in August, Sap Line, will be playing several dates in Vermont and Quebec.   Who's Sap Line?  Old Time fiddler Fiona Stowell, New England piano and Old Time banjo player Emmett Stowell, Scottish fiddler and tenor banjo player Owen Kennedy, Irish fiddler and dancer Fern Tamagini-O’Donnell, and singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Grace Martin bring a fresh and youthful flavor to everything they do, from energetic jigs and reels to lyrical 3-part harmony singing, captivating sean-nós dancing, and foot-stomping Old Time favorites. 

Details on the Events page!