Over the past 18 years the trad Quebec group Genticorum has become a fixture on the international world, trad, folk and Celtic music circuit. The band’s six albums met with critical acclaim in Canada, the United States and Europe, assuring the band a brilliant future. Known for its energy and its stage presence, Genticorum has given more than a 1000 concerts in more than 15 countries.
Firmly rooted in the soil of their native land, the energetic and original traditional ‘power trio’ also incorporates the dynamism of today’s North American and European folk cultures in their music. They weave precise and intricate fiddle, flute and accordion work, gorgeous vocal harmonies, energetic foot percussion and guitar accompaniment into a big and jubilant musical feast. Their distinctive sound, sense of humour and stage presence makes them a supreme crowd pleaser.
Katie McNally & Neil Pearlman
Katie grew up in a vibrant Scottish and Cape Breton music community in Boston, and is a Scottish Fiddle Champion! She has been called the “New Face of Scottish Fiddling in the USA”. She attended the University of Glasgow and the National Piping Centre in Glasgow. Neil Pearlman is a gifted pianist, mandolinist and Cape Breton step dancer. He also hosts the Podcast Trad Cafe.