Pam Weeks is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and contra dance caller from Bowdoin, Maine, who believes in sharing the “joie de vivre” of traditional music and dance with everyone! Pam is fiddler and singer in the Maine-based Cajun dance band, Jimmyjo & the Jumbol’Ayuhs, sings and plays several instruments in the folk trio, T-Acadie, plays fiddle and mountain dulcimer in the Maine contradance band, Scrod Pudding, and also performs solo or with guitar player and caller Bill Olson.
She teaches private lessons in fiddle, viola, cello, guitar, mandolin, mountain dulcimer, piano, flute, sax, and voice and is a mainstay teacher at Maine Fiddle Camp, teaching mountain dulcimer, piano, cello, fiddle, and voice to all ages. Pam is an accomplished tunesmith and has composed scores of tunes, from lively jigs and reels, to entrancing airs and beautifully flowing waltzes. Many of these are recorded on her four albums, the most recent of which is “By the Sea” with her trio, T-Acadie.
Pam is also a past president of the Downeast Friends of the Folk Arts (DEFFA), the Maine traditional music and dance advocacy organization. When not singing, dancing, or playing music, Pam is gardening organically, raising chickens, cutting wood, and living as sustainably as possible on her small homestead.