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Fiddler Michael Forney discusses bluegrass and Irish music on Scenic Route

Michael Forney is an accomplished fiddler from the Twin Cities who grew up playing bluegrass in North Carolina and spent many years in the Irish music scene in Massachusetts. Playing with the band Prairie Potluck, he talks about the connections between Irish and bluegrass music ahead of a few St. Patrick’s Day weekend performances at Cascade Lodge with a trio called Bless Your Heart.