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Fresh Is The Word

262 EpisodesProduced by Kelly "K-Fresh" FrazierWebsite

Since its launch in November 2015, Fresh is the Word has been a documentation of your host K-Fresh as they journey through their love of music and pop culture, as well as using this platform to share they growth on topics important to women, people or color and the LGBTQ community through the artist… read more

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Episode #180: Kiana June Weber – Fiddle Player in Come From Away Musical Coming to the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, Formerly in BARRAGE and GAELIC STORM

Who's our guest?

Kiana June Weber, a classically trained, Celtic fiddler born and raised in Chelsea, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan where she studied violin with Stephen Shipps. She previously performed with the violin-based ensemble Barrage and the Celtic band Gaelic Storm. Currently, Kiana June Weber plays the fiddle on the touring company of the Broadway musical Come From Away.



Why should you care?

Kiana June Weber shares with us her experiences with Come From Away, a musical based on a true story of 7,000 passengers diverted to a small town in Newfoundland for five days after the events of 9/11. She also tells about her upbringing in Michigan and attending the University of Michigan, along with her time in Barrage and Gaelic Storm. She shares her knowledge of the Celtic culture in North America and why she has always been drawn to it.



Where to purchase tickets?

Come From Away comes to the Fisher Theatre in Detroit from 11/1-11/13. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit broadwayindetroit.com.



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Follow Kiana June Weber:

Web: kianajune.com

Instagram: instagram.com/kianajuneweber

Twitter: twitter.com/kianajuneweber

Facebook: facebook.com/kianajuneweber



Follow Come From Away:

Web: comefromaway.com

Facebook: facebook.com/ComeFromAway

Twitter: twitter.com/wecomefromaway

Instagram: instagram.com/wecomefromaway

YouTube: youtube.com/comefromaway



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