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Authentic / East Coast style / Celtic / Acadian music, traditional and original (English and French). Ideal

for Maritime kitchen parties, festivals, concerts, pubs, gallery openings, conventions, black tie events, anniversaries, weddings, garden parties, family fun events and fundraisers. We can even design a shin-dig or tailored event just for you!

Bio: FRANTICALLY ATLANTIC (Don Rigley and Michelle Daigle) is a musical duo based in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Our instruments include fiddle (violin), vocals, hammered dulcimer, Irish bouzouki, banjo, ukulele, bodhran (Irish drum), tin whistles, guitar, concertina and spoons.


In our combined history we have served up our bill of fare in the Maritimes, Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario, New England and Ireland.


Our digital album “FRANTICALLY ATLANTIC” was on the “Top 60 Albums of Atlantic Canada List” of 2017 through East Coast Rising, CIOE 97.5 FM. Our self-titled album “Frantically Atlantic” was nominated for the 2018 Music NB Awards in the category of traditional/roots artist of the year ||| artiste traditionnel/roots de l’année. Our CD features six original and six traditional tunes. You can find our album at:


Two of original songs are highlighted on a CD compilation entitled “Songs of the Fundy Trail”.



" I wanted to let you know how much everyone enjoyed your performance on August 11th..."

Julia Clarke

Sales Manager, Conference Services

University of New Brunswick

Fredericton, NB


" I so enjoyed your performance ... during the Association Museum visit ...It was a lot of fun and everyone really enjoyed it. Everyone was still talking about what a great time they had had the next two days at our meetings."

Alice Folkins

Activities Coordinator

Keillor House Museum

Dorchester, NB



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