Christine Melanson
Christine Melanson - The Real Housegirls of the Maritimes
Region: New Brunswick
Genre: Acadien, Celtic, Francophone, Roots, Traditional

Christine Melanson's driving fiddle style and engaging on-stage personality have had her performing at many events and festivals in Ireland, France, the US, and across Canada. Inspired by her grandfather, a fiddler himself, Christine started fiddling at the age of 4. In the past few years, Christine has also been wowing audiences with her talent on piano and is regularly recognized for her work in the field of literature (Antonine-Maillet Prize in 2014, poet in residence for the Frye festival in 2016). In addition to having been featured on many recordings, she has one solo album, Constellations (June 2016) to her name.