2016 Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee - "World Artist of the Year"
West Coast Canadian, award-nominated touring musician, Jocelyn Pettit, is a vibrant fiddler, stepdancer and singer.
With grace and passion, Jocelyn delivers an engaging and uplifting performance of traditional and original music, inspired from the folk music cultures of Canada, Ireland, Scotland, Brittany (France), Galicia (Spain), and Scandinavia.
With her band, Jocelyn has ignited stages across Canada, the U.S., the U.K., and Europe. She has performed on national television and radio; performed with Irish supergroup, The Chieftains; and earned multiple award nominations, including Canadian Folk Music Awards’ "World Artist of the Year" and "Young Performer of the Year”.
Also nominated for "World Artist of the Year" at the 2016 Canadian Folk Music Awards, Jocelyn’s second release, “Caravan” celebrates folk traditions from around the world – featuring, foot-stompin' dance sets, lyrical melodies, and rhythmic grooves. Accompaniment is provided by band members on piano, guitar, and percussion, with guest musicians on bass, whistle, flute, and percussion.
“An exceptionally enjoyable CD.”
- The Living Tradition, UK
“An incredible fiddle player, who blew away the audience with her expertise.”
- The Celtic Connection, Canada
"A top-notch musician, and major emerging talent.
- FolkWorld Magazine, Germany