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Dennis Stroughmatt

May 2021

Virtual Concert: French Creole Music from the Illinois Country

Saturday May 15 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Fingers and bow flying, Dennis Stroughmatt et L’Esprit Creole take listeners on a musical odyssey not so different from his own musical and cultural education in Upper Louisiana Creole Culture. Taught to play fiddle by local Creole fiddlers Roy Boyer and Charlie Pashia in the tradition of their fathers, Dennis gradually became an adopted son of the French Midwest Creoles living along the Mississippi River south of St Louis, Missouri. A vibrant blend of Celtic, Canadian and Old Time sounds,…

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