Took the country by storm in the ‘90s, then hit the skids a bit, but is now back with a vengeance — hopefully, anyway. Cause he’s a talented fiddler.

That’s how I put it in the short blurb I did in the 14 Days section of our Oct. 18 issue on this show by the Cape Breton wunderkind which goes at the Artesian on 13th on Friday (Oct. 26) at 8 p.m. To give you a taste of what Ashley MacIsaac’s been up to lately, here’s the video for his take on a traditional step dance fiddle tune called Poka Rokin off his 2011 album Crossover: