Short bio 2 (Cajun music)

Gina Forsyth is an award-winning singer/songwriter, fiddler and guitarist. Gina is the longtime fiddler with Bruce Daigrepont’s Cajun band, and appears on three of Bruce’s recordings, including his latest, Bienvenu Dans Sud de la Louisiane (2016). Her 2015 CD, Mid-City Aces, is part of the Cajun trio with 18-year old Cameron Dupuy on accordion and his father, Michael Dupuy on guitar. She has also toured with the Cajun rock band Mamou, and played with a number of other Cajun artists, including Sheryl Cormier, Paul Daigle, Lee Benoit, and Waylon Thibodeaux. Known and loved for her songwriting and fiddling, Gina has released three solo CDs of original music, You Are Here (Waterbug, 2001), Promised Land (Waterbug 2012), and Copper Rooster (Waterbug, 2016). She has taught Cajun fiddle at the Augusta Heritage Center, in West Virginia, and at Dewey Balfa Creole and Cajun Heritage Week, in Louisiana. She also teaches private fiddle lessons.