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For identical twins, fiddling around is a family affair – Winnipeg Free Press

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2015528 Views

Grade 5 ended for Luc and Aidan Wrigley this week.

On July 2, the school of folk sessions begin for the 11-year-old identical-twin fiddlers.

Luc and Aidan, along with their father, guitarist Rob Wrigley, are Double the Trouble; they play traditional Métis fiddle songs and reimagined versions of popular tunes.

While the boys are still in middle school, they’ve become veterans of Winnipeg’s folk-music scene. Double the Trouble played the Winnipeg Folk Festival as minstrels wandering throughout the festival grounds, and have also taken the stage at Festival du Voyageur, the Matlock Festival of Music, Art and Nature and the Trout Forest Music Festival in Ear Falls, Ont.

They’ve also taken Manitoba’s biggest stage — the MTS Centre. When they were just six years old, they were part of a group of fiddlers performing a tribute to Métis culture at the Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards.

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