Events

Have your fiddle-related event listed here free of charge! Email mary@fiddle.com with the info.

 
Mountain Acoustics Luthier Invitational, May 25-26, 2019, Town Center, Burnsville, NC. This luthier-focused, two-day event is bringing together 30 to 34 of the most recognized luthiers in the southeast. Luthiers from NC, SC, TN, VA, WVA and GA will showcase their handmade instruments including fiddles, guitars, mandolins, violins, ukuleles, banjos, dulcimers and harp. The event will include workshops. For more information, visit MountainAcoustics.com.

70th Maritime Fiddle Festival, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, July 5-8, 2019. Featured artists include Ivan Hicks and the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers. For more information, visit maritimefiddlefestival.ca

Fiddles on the Tobique, Riley Brook, New Brunswick, July 6, 2019. The 25th anniversary event honors the First Nations of Canada and the local Negotkuk community. Participants are asked to gather at the Forks Pool at Nictau and proceed to Riley Brook from there. For more information, contact Thomas Argue at fiddlesonthetobique@gmail.com.

29th Annual North Rustico Country Music Festival, North Rustico, Prince Edward Island, Aug. 2-4, 2019. For more information, call (902) 963-2356, email mary@rainbowvalley.pe.ca or visit their Facebook page.

 
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.