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.


Jenny Brook Bluegrass Festival, June 23-26, 2016, Tunbridge, Vermont. Performers include Del McCoury Band, Lonesome River Band, Claire Lynch, many more. Info: jennybrookbluegrass.com

Boston's Celtic Music Fest, July 3, 2016.
Free outdoor concert on Palmer Street (directly adjacent to Club Passim) 2:30-5 p.m. with Afro-Celtic funk band Soulsha and Step About Boston, Boston University’s Irish dance club. Ticketed show beginning 7 p.m. in Club Passim featuring innovative fiddler Mariel Vandersteel and friends, plus the Coyne Family Band. Info/Tickets: 617-492-7679; www.passim.org.

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

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

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

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/


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

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