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Devon Leger

Hearth Music
Director
Seattle, WA
Devon Leger founded Hearth Music in 2010 after spending six years as the lead booker for the Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle. A graduate of the University of Washington’s Ethnomusicology program, Devon brings a wide knowledge of music tradition and a passion for community music making. He’s also a prolific freelance music journalist, writing about and interviewing the best young roots musicians in the US and abroad with a focus on marginalized artists in the folk community. Devon also researches Acadian fiddle traditions, an interest from his own heritage, and has been traveling back to the Maritime provinces to find and record elder fiddlers.