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The coronavirus has done away with most live events in the near future, but the online Covid Concerts are still on:
7:30pm EDT Wednesday 1 April – Troy MacGillivray. Brilliant fiddle & piano playing from Nova Scotia. With Sabra MacGillivray, stepdancer.
1:00pm EDT Thursday 2 April – Cookie Segelstein. Virtuoso klezmer fiddle, with Josh Horowitz, button accordion.
7:30pm EDT Friday 3 April – HST - Ed, Lilly & Neil Pearlman. Scottish, Cape Breton, and original tunes on fiddles blended with amazing piano playing.
3:30pm EDT Saturday 4 April – Gráinne Brady. Original and traditional music from Ireland via Glasgow.
2:30pm EDT Sunday 5 April – Jenna Reid. Exciting & thoughtful fiddling of Shetland & beyond, from a member of Blazin’ Fiddles, and RANT.
The concerts are free, but tips for the musicians are appreciated! Details here: fiddle-online.com/concerts/index.php
Nevada State Old-Time Fiddlers' Contest, May 1-2, 2020, Eureka Opera House, Eureka, Nevada. Information: nevadafiddlerscontest.com.
Festival Interceltique de Lorient, 50th anniversary, "The Year of Brittany," Aug. 7-16, 2020, Lorient, France. 10 days of music and dance, performances and workshops, honoring Celtic culture. 800,000 festival-goers, 4,500 artists, 200 concerts and performances, 12 stages, 9 Celtic nations. For more information, visit festival-interceltique.bzh
Mountain Acoustics Luthier Invitational, Oct. 23-25, 2020, Burnsville, NC. Thirty-three luthiers from throughout the Southeast will show their handcrafted, acoustic string instruments, including fiddles, guitars, mandolins, banjos, dulcimers, ukuleles, harps, and more. Talk with the craftsmen and order your dream custom instrument. Admission is $10. There will also be a silent auction and a vintage string instruments exhibit. The Saturday evening concert features Mark and Maggie O'Connor (tickets: $25). For more information, visit www.MountainAcoustics.com.