Nominated for Young Performer of the Year at the 2016 Canadian Folk Music Awards
- Opened for Ashley MacIsaac and Joined Him for a Couple Tunes for the 2017 Festival of Small Halls Ontario
- Advanced to the Semi-Final Round at the 2017 Canadian National Exhibition Rising Star Talent Competition; Performed at the 2016 Havelock Jamboree
Jessica Wedden is a 15 year old fiddler, trick fiddler, step dancer, composer and 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award nominee with an upbeat Celtic and East Coast repertoire, who thoroughly enjoys any opportunity to share her music.
Jessica Wedden is a 15 year old fiddler, trick fiddler, step dancer & composer who plays an upbeat Celtic & East Coast repertoire. In 2016 she was nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award for Young Performer of the Year based on her first CD recorded at age 12 & was profiled in Halifax’s Celtic Life
Magazine– December 2014 issue (https://celticlife.com/jessica-wedden). Jessica has performed at the Havelock Jamboree, Ottawa’s Marvest at CityFolk Music Festival & many others.
A cherished performance was opening for three time Juno Award winning fiddler Ashley MacIsaac at the 2017 Festival of Small Halls Ontario, where she received a standing ovation & accompanied him on stage for a couple of tunes. Jessica thoroughly enjoys any opportunity to share her music. Fiddling is her passion!