Events

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Twin Fiddling Workshop at The Old Avoca Schoolhouse in Avoca, Nebraska, Sept. 28, 1-3 p.m. For fiddlers and violists. This workshop, led by championship fiddler and author, Deborah Greenblatt, is perfect for fiddlers who want to learn to play duets with other fiddlers. Students of all ages will learn how to construct their own harmony parts. Tunes will range in difficulty from easy to intermediate. Fiddle tunes from several traditions will be explored, including Celtic, Scandinavian, Klezmer, etc.  $20.00 per musician; pre-registration required. For more information or to register, e-mail debby@greenblattandseay.com

48th Annual Santa Barbara Old-time Fiddlers' Convention & Festival, Goleta, CA, October 13, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Featuring Rafe Stefanini, Art Rosenbaum, Hog-Eyed Man, David Bragger, Jim & Jamie Fox, and many more. Workshops, contests... To be held at Rancho La Patera & Stow House, 304 N. Carneros Rd., Goleta. $15 gen. admission; $5 students; free for kids under 12. For more information, visit fiddlersfestival.org.

Fiddle Hell Massachusetts Festival, Westford, MA, Nov. 7-10, 2019. Fiddle styles: Bluegrass, Cajun, Cape Breton, French Canadian, Jazz, Irish, Klezmer, New England, Oldtime Southern, Scottish, Swedish, Swing, Texas, Western Swing.  Instruments: Fiddle (of course!), mandolin, cello, guitar, banjo, singing, dances. Levels: Beginner through Advanced. Fifteenth annual gathering, with inexpensive rates for 2, 3, or 4 days, or even just 1 day.  DIscounts for kids, young adults, seniors, and for advance payment. 90 instructors lead 450+ workshops and guided jams and play for 12 mini-concerts throughout the four days in picturesque New England Inn. Free parking all 4 days. Public concert and dance Nov 9 at 7PM (doors open 6:30), $20 at door. More info: Fiddle Hell WebsiteFiddle Hell Massachusetts Facebook Group, or call (781) 367-7316.