Ashley's Bio

Ashley MacIsaac is a fiddler from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is quite versatile, and plays everything from traditional Cape Breton music to disco, with a band to back him up. To find out more about him, see below or read the intro from his debut traditional album.
AGE: 23   (February 24, 1975)
HOME: Creignish, Cape Breton
FAMILY: parents Angus and Carmelita
brother Henry
sister Lisa
EARLY CAREER: Began stepdancing at five, fiddling at nine.
Began touring Cape Breton and clubs in Toronto, Detroit, Boston by age 13.
RECORDINGS: See discography
AWARDS: 1995 East Coast Music Awards
  • Best Instrumental Artist
  • Best Live Act

    1996 Juno Awards
  • Best New Solo Artist
  • Best Roots & Traditional Album hi™, how are you today?

    1997 East Coast Music Awards:
  • Album of the Year hi™, how are you today?
  • Song of the Year Sleepy Maggie

    1997 Juno Awards
  • Instrumental Artist of the Year

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