Events

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Square Dance, Bradford, Pennsylvania, every Tuesday eve., 7 pm. Crook Farm, Seward Ave. Extension. Admission: $3. Music by the Crook Farm All Stars. Info: Howard Blumenthal 814-368-4057; http://bradfordlandmark.org/index.php?Old%20Time%20Music


The Old Fiddlers' Club of Rhode Island (ofcri): www.ofcri.webs.com
The oldest fiddle club in the US., started in 1929.

Quiet Corner Fiddlers, Northeast, CT: www.qcf.webs.com.

California Coast Music Camp, July 10-16 and July 17-23, 2016, Placer County, CA. Workshops, jams, dances... Info: www. musiccamp.org.

Camp Bluegrass July 17-22, 2016 at South Plains College, Levelland, Texas.
Featuring Jim & Jesse and the Virginia Boys. Instructors: Alan Munde, Raymond McLain, Bill Evans, Ned Luberecki, Dede Wyland, Steve Smith, Anne Luna, Roland White, Diane Bouska, Elliott Rogers, Nate Lee, Tim May, Ivan Rosenberg, Chris Sanders, Gerald Jones. Info: http//campbluegrass.com

31st Annual Woodstock Folk Festival, July 17, 2016, Woodstock, IL. Noon to 6 p.m. Folk, pop, country, Celtic, Italian, blues, Americana, swing. Info: woodstockfolkfestival.org

Montrose Fiddle Conntest, July 24, 2016, Montrose County Fair, Montrose, CO. Info: coloradofiddlers.org

Weld County Fiddle Fest, July 30, 2016, Weld County Fair, Greeley, CO. Info: coloradofiddlers.org

Festival Interceltique, August 5-14, 2016, Lorient, France. "Year of Australia: Celts under the Southern Cross." Info: www.festival-interceltique.bzh/

High Plains Fiddle Fest, August 7, 2016, Elbert County Fairgrounds, Kiowa, CO. Info: coloradofiddlers.org

Rustic Roots Primitive Music Camp, Aug. 11-15, 2016, Northeast CT. Workshops in fiddle, cello, mandolin, guitar, harmonica, ukulele, songwriting, sea shanties... Info: rusticroots.net

Strasburg Fiddle Contest, August 13, 2016, Strasburg Hometown Days, Orchard City, CO. Info: coloradofiddlers.org

Orchard City Fiddle Fest, August 20, 2016, Orchard City's Town Picnic, Orchard City, CO. Info: coloradofiddlers.org


41st Annual National Old-Time Country & Bluegrass Music Festival, Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2016, LeMars, Iowa. 500 performers, jams, dances, crafts, fidddlers jubilee, Hall of Fame inductions... Info: www.ntcma.net

Mountain Music by the Sea, Sept. 21-24, 2016, Roanoke Island, NC. Featuring Soggy Bottom Boys, Rhonda Vincent, Basam Range, many more. Band competition, fireworks, jamming. Info: bluegrassisland.com

KVMR Celtic Festival, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016, Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, California. Performers include Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas, The Elders, Wake the Dead, Molly's Revenge, The Angry Brians... Info: http://kvmrcelticfestival.org/

13th annual O’Flaherty Irish Music Retreat, October 14-16, 2016, Hoblitzelle Camp & Conference Center, Midlothian, Texas. Fiddle instructors include Alison Perkins, Colin Farrell, Danny Diamond, Cathal Hayden. Many other instruments will be taught, as well as classes on music history, learning by ear, Gaelic singing, music theory, ceili dancing, session etiquette and more. For more information, visit www.oflahertyretreat.org or call the retreat office at (469) 215-1840 or email info@oflahertyretreat.org.

Fiddle Hell Massachusetts, Westford, MA, Nov. 4-6, 2016. Fiddle styles: Bluegrass, Cajun, Cape Breton, French Canadian, Gypsy Jazz, Irish, Klezmer, New England, Norwegian, Oldtime Southern, Scottish, Swedish, Swing, Texas, Western Swing. Levels: Beginner through Advanced. 12th annual gathering, inexpensive weekend and day rates, adults and children. 200+ workshops and jams throughout the weekend in New England inn (stay there or commute) with lots of free parking. Fiddles, cellos, violas, mandolins welcome; others ask. Saturday night concert and dance open to the public (7PM, Nov. 7). Info: (781) 367-7316; www.reinerfamilyband.com/introduction.html