Lizzie & Ken: Volcano Jamboree
Lizzie Thompson plays cello, mandolin, and fiddle, and has long maintained a therapy practice in
Humboldt County in Northern California. Also a writer, a visual artist, and a composer, in autumn
2019 she began traveling with Ken Waldman and now joins him on stage at select shows. She's
attended Alasdair Fraser's Sierra Fiddle Camp where she's studied cello with Natalie Haas. In
and around Arcata, she has played lots of Celtic music, and is now excited to take her love of
traditional music on the road.
Ken Waldman plays fiddle and mandolin, and is a writer with 12 books and a fiddler with 9 CDs.
He's recorded over 100 of his own compositions. He's excited to see where this partnership
When Lizzie and Ken play, expect lots of original tunes and medleys, poetry of music and place,
stories of Alaska, Hawaii, and more. They're both committed to put together shows that are fun,
inspirational, and full of surprises--the kind they themselves enjoy going to see.