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Festival and Camp Listing (Autumn 2010)

September through November 2010


September 2010

9/1-4; SWEET CORN FEST — Where: Millersport, Ohio. Featuring: David Frizzel, Daryl Worley. Contests. Info: Creative Arts Institute, Inc., Donna Foster, 8021 Kennedy Rd., Blacklick, OH 43004; Ph: 614-759-9407.Web: www.sweetcornfest.com

9/2-4; J.D. CROWE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Icthus Farm, Wilmore, Ky. Tix: $45 wknd. Info: Dean Osborne, J. D. Crowe Bluegrass Festival, 201 S. Lexington Ave, Wilmore, KY 40390; Ph: 859-266-1991.Web: www.jdcrowefestival.com

9/2-4; TIMPANOGOS STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Orem, Utah. Featuring: Elizabeth Ellis, Lyn Ford, Delores Hydock, Andy Offutt Irwin, Bil Lepp, Motoko, Antonio Sacre, Ed Stivender, Tim Tangle, Kim Weitkamp, more. Workshops in storytelling. Tix: $40wknd, $8-20 day. Info: Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem, UT 84057; Ph: 801-229-7050.Web: www.timpfest.org CR HR A I

9/2-5; CHICAGO JAZZ FEST — Where: Grant Park, Chicago, Ill. Info: Mayor's Office of Special Events, City Hall, Room 703, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60602; Ph: 312-744-8524 or 312-744-4306. Web: www.chicagojazzfestival.us

9/2-5; SALMON LAKE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Salmon Lake Park, Grapeland, Tex. Featuring: Appointed, The Coleman Brothers, The Gillette Brothers, Goldwing Express, Bill Grant, Louisiana Grass, The Marksman Quartet, Nothin' Fancy, Salt Grass, Shady Grove Ramblers, Triple L Band, Welch Mountain Bluegrass. Tix: $45 wknd, $10-15 day. Info: Salmon Lake Park, P.O. Box 483, 357 Salmon Lake Road, Grapeland, TX 75844; Ph: 936-687-2594.Web: www.salmonlakepark.com CO CR HO A

9/2-6; STRAWBERRY FALL MUSIC FEST — Where: Camp Mather, Yosemite, Calif. Featuring: Tommy Emmanuel, Los Pinguos, Marcus James and The Wassonrai, Eliza Gilkyson and Nina Gerber, Railroad Earth, more. Workshops. Info: Strawberry Music Festivals, P.O. Box 664, Jamestown, CA 95327; Ph: 209-984-8630.Web: www.strawberrymusic.com CO

9/3; HOWLIN' WOLF MEMORIAL BLUES FEST — Where: West Point, Miss. Tix: $20, $15 adv. Info: Richard Ramsey, Howlin' Wolf Blues Society, P.O. Box 1334, West Point, MS 39773; Ph: 662-605-0770.Web: www.wpnet.org HR A

9/3-4; INDIANA STATE PICKING & FIDDLING CHAMPIONSHIPS — Where: Gibson County Frgrnds, Princeton, Ind. Contests. Info: Vi Wickam, ; Ph: 812-589-0000.Web: www.indianastatefiddle.org CO CR HR A

9/3-4; SMOKY MOUNTAIN FOLK FEST — Where: Stuart Auditorium, Lake Junaluska, N.C. Tix: $10-$12 per night. Info: Haywood County Arts Council , 86 N. Church Street, PO Box 306, Waynesville, NC 28786; Ph: 828-452-0593.Web: www.smokymountainfolkfestival.com CR HR A

9/3-5; BARNES FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Mercer Co. Frgrnds, Aledo, Ill. Featuring: Dailey & Vincent, Red Wine, The Rarely Herd, Art Stevenson and Highwater, Blue Moon Rising. Info: Cathy Wonderlich, 1504 13th Ave., Moline, IL 61265; Ph: 309-737-7706.Web: www.barnesbluegrass.com

9/3-5; BLUES IN HELL — Where: Hell, Stjørdal, Norway. Info: Blues In Hell, P.O. Box 14, Stjørdal, 7501, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)95-22-4677 .Web: www.bluesinhell.no

9/3-5; CHILLIWACK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Chilliwack Heritage Park, B.C., Canada. Featuring: G2, Special Consensus, John Reischman and The Jaybirds, Midnight Flight, Josh Slone and CoalTown, Story House, The Larsgard Family. Workshops. Info: Rod Hudson, Chilliwack Arts Council, 45899 Henderson Ave., Chilliwack, BC V2P 2X6, Canada; Ph: 604-792-2069.Web: www.chilliwackartscouncil.com CO CR HO A

9/3-5; DELAWARE VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Salem Co. Frgrnds, Woodstown, N.J. Featuring: Kenny & Amanda Smith Band, Dan Paisley & the Southern Grass, The Quebe Sisters, The Lonesome River Band, Riders in the Sky, Cherryholmes, Chris Jones & the Nightdrivers, Chris Stuart & Backcountry, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Country Current, The Red Stick Ramblers, Kathy Mattea, The Wolfe Brothers String Band, Big Country Bluegrass, The Seldom Scene, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper . Tix: $85, $30-40 day. Info: Carl Goldstein, Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music, P.O. Box 3672, Greenville, DE 19807; Ph: 302-635-3001 or 302-234-1771. Web: www.delawarevalleybluegrass.org CO CR HR A

9/3-5; FOUR CORNERS FOLK FEST — Where: Reservoir Hill Park, Pagosa Springs, Colo. Featuring: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Sam Bush, The Infamous Stringdusters, Solas, Over the Rhine, Crooked Still, Sarah Jarosz, John Jorgenson Quintet, Sarah Siskind, Caravan of Thieves, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Anne & Pete Sibley, Sweet Sunny South & more. Workshops in instruments, songwriting, vocals. Crafts. Tix: $35-45 day, kids free. Info: Crista Munro, Four Corners Folk Festival, P.O. Box 3665, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147; Ph: 970-731-5582.Web: www.folkwest.com CO CR HR A

9/3-5; FYLDE FOLK FEST — Where: Marine Hall, Fleetwood, Lancashire, U.K. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: £60 wknd, events from £7.50, children free. Info: Alan Bell, Director, Fylde Folk Festival, 55 The Strand, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 8NP, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)125-387-2317 or +44-(0)1253-885203. Web: www.fylde-folk-festival.com CR A

9/3-5; KANSAS CITY IRISH FEST — Where: Crown Ctr. Square, Kansas City, Mo. Featuring: The Elders, Pogey, Kila, Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Screaming Orphans, McPeake, Cara, Eileen Ivers & Emigrant Soul, Danny Burns and the Defectors, Evans & Dherty, Teada, Eddie Delahunt & Friends, Guggenheim Grotto, Rattle & Hum, Captain Mackey's Goatskin and Stringband, 2 Duos, Girsa, Andreas Transo, Bob Reeder, Kelly, Darren Raleigh, O'Riada Academy of Irish Dance. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $10, children free. Info: Keli O'Neill Wenzel, Kansas City Irish Fest, P.O. Box 5891, Kansas City, MO 64171; Ph: 816-561-7555 or 816-997-0837. Web: www.kcirishfest.com CR A

9/3-5; KERRVILLE WINE & MUSIC FEST — Where: Quiet Valley Ranch, Kerrville, Tex. Crafts. Info: Dalis Allen, Kerrville Folk Festival, P.O. Box 291466, Kerrville, TX 78029-1945; Ph: 830-257-3600 or 800-435-8429. Web: www.kerrville-music.com CO HO A

9/3-5; LABOR DAY WEEKEND GOSPEL SING — Where: Dominion Valley Park, Stuart, Va. Featuring: Primitive Quartet, Harvesters Quartet, Mike Upright Crossroads Station, Singing Cookes, Smoky Mountain Boys, Quinton Mills, The Churchmen, Buck & Co. . Tix: $25/wknd; $15/day. Info: James Cecil Hall, 481 Dominion Valley Ln., Stuart , VA 24171; Ph: 276-694-7009.Web: www.dominionvalleypark.net CO HO A

9/3-5; NORTH BRANCH BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Bridgewater, Vt. Featuring: Blackstone Valley Bluegrass, Mad Mountain Scramblers, Cardigan Mountain Tradition, Big Spike Bluegreass, Staber & Chasnoff Trio, Possum Haw, Boots N' Shorts, The Bagboys, Reunion Hill, more. Tix: $50, $45 adv, $15-22 day. Info: Randy and Heather Kennedy, North Branch Bluegrass Fest, 74 Chateauguay Rd, Bridgewater Corners, VT 05035; Ph: 802-672-3042.Web: www.nbbluegrass.com CO HO

9/3-5; RHYTHM & ROOTS FEST — Where: Charlestown, R.I. Workshops in Cajun, zydeco, blues. Crafts. Tix: $110-175, $25-50 day. Info: Lisa Husted, Office Mgr., Rhythm and Roots Festival, P.O. Box 535, Utica, NY 13503-0535; Ph: 888-855-6940 or 315-738-0356. Web: www.rhythmandroots.com CO CR HR A

9/3-5; SHELTER VALLEY FOLK FEST — Where: Henkel Farm, Grafton, Canada. Featuring: Andrew Queen, Beaucoup Blue, The Dardanelles, Ariana Gillis, Connie Kaldor, David Woodhead's Confabulation, Fred Eaglesmith, Joy Kills Sorrow, Joshua Cockerill, J P Hoe, LAL, Michael Jerome Browne, Shelly O'Brien, The Sojourners, Tamarack, Tannis Slimmon. Tix: $60, $50 avd. Info: Aengus Finnan, The Shelter Valley Folk Festival, P.O.Box 29, Grafton, ON K0K 2G0, Canada; Ph: 905-355-1244 or 866-612-SVFF. Web: www.sheltervalley.com CO CR A

9/3-5; TMSA KIRRIEMUIR TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland. Featuring: Scottish traditional music and song including competitions, ceilidhs and concerts. Info: Patrick Newman, Rose Cottage, Cortachy, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland, DD8 4LX, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1575-540-261.Web: www.kirriefestival.org

9/3-6; BLANDFORD FAIR FIDDLE CONTEST — Where: Blandford, Mass. Featuring: Jamming and more. Contests in fiddle. Info: Chris Keenan, P.O. Box 3, Blandford, MA 01008; Ph: 413-848-2177.Web: www.theblandfordfair.com CR HR A

9/3-6; LABOR DAY GETAWAY — Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Cmpgrnd, Live Oak, Fla. Featuring: Great family weekend with live music and kids' activities. Crafts. Info: Darrell, Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, 3076 95th Dr., Live Oak, FL 32060; Ph: 386-364-1683.Web: www.musicliveshere.com CO HO A

9/3-12; BLAS FEST — Where: Across the Highlands of Scotland. Featuring: Gaelic and Highland music and culture. Info: Blas Festival, Co Crask of Aigas, Inverness-shire, IV4 7AD, Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)1463-783032.Web: www.blas-festival.com

9/4; DC BLUES FEST — Where: Carter Baron Amphitheatre, Washington, D.C. Featuring: Teeny Tucker, Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges, Eddie Turner, Michael Hill's Blues Mob, Billy Thompson and Friends. Tix: FREE. Info: Felix McClairen, D.C. Blues Society, P.O. Box 77315, Washington, DC 20013-7315; Ph: 202-962-0112.Web: www.dcblues.org HR A

9/4; LONG BRANCH JAZZ & BLUES FEST — Where: Great Lawn, Long Branch, N.J. Tix: FREE. Info: Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation, P.O. Box 8713, Red Bank, NJ 07701-8713; Ph: 732-933-1984.Web: www.longbranchfestival.com/

9/4; SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA ZYDECO FEST — Where: Zydeco Park, Plaisance, La. Tix: $10. Info: Kelly Strenge, P.O. Box 52066, Lafayette, LA 70505; Ph: 337-232-3737 or 337-942-2392. Web: www.zydeco.org

9/4-5; BIG MUDDY BLUES FEST — Where: St. Louis, Mo. Tix: FREE. Info: , Laclede's Landing Merchant's Assoc., 710 North 2nd St., Suite 310N, St. Louis, MO 63102; Ph: 314-241-5875.Web: www.lacledeslanding.com CR HR A I

9/4-5; CAPITAL DISTRICT SCOTTISH GAMES — Where: Altamont Frgrnds, Altamont, N.Y. Contests in pipe bands, Highland athletics, piping & drumming solos, Highland dancing. Tix: $23 wknd adv, $12-20 day, children free. Info: Altamont Fairgrounds, P.O. Box 2135, Scotia, NY 12302; Ph: 518-785-5951 or 518-456-3510. Web: www.scotgames.com CO HO A

9/4-5; FESTIVAL OF IROQUOIS ARTS — Where: Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave, N.Y. Featuring: Iroquois singers, dancers, storytellers, plus a large Iroquois art market. Crafts. Info: Erynne Ansel-McCabe, Iroquois Indian Museum, P.O. Box 7 , Howes Cave, NY 12092; Ph: 518-296-8949.Web: www.iroquoismuseum.org CR HR A

9/4-5; MEMPHIS MUSIC & HERITAGE FEST — Where: Memphis, Tenn. Featuring: 5 Stages featuring blues, jazz, Gospel, rockabilly, soul and more. Tix: Free. Info: The Center for Southern Folklore, 119 S. Main St., Memphis, TN 38103; Ph: 901-525-3655.Web: www.southernfolklore.com CR HR A

9/4-5; OFF THE TRACKS FEST — Where: Isley Walton, U.K. Featuring: Adrian Edmonson & The Bad Shepherds, The Quireboys, No Right Turn, Strange World, Claymore, The Misers, more. Tix: £60 adv. Info: Andy Cooper, Off the Tracks, P.O. Box 68, Derby, DE1 3XY, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)782-551-2168.Web: www.offthetracks.co.uk CO CR HO A

9/4-5; TUMBLEWEED MUSIC FEST — Where: Howard Amon Park, Richland, Wash. Featuring: Over 100 acts in trad and contemporary folk, blues, bluegrass, ballet, Gospel, Cajun, Celtic, Caribbean, classical, jazz, western and country, opera, drama, Middle Eastern, folklorico, old-time music and dance, and more. Contests in songwriting. Workshops in music and dance. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Three Rivers Folklife Society, P.O. Box 1098, Richland, WA 99352; Ph: 509-528-2215.Web: www.3rfs.org CR HR A

9/4-6; BUMBERSHOOT: THE SEATTLE ARTS FEST — Where: Seattle Center, Seattle, Wash. Featuring: Bob Dylan, Mary J. Blige, Weezer, Hole, Rise Against, Neko Case, The Decemberists, J. Cole. Crafts. Tix: $80-$420 wknd, $35 day. Info: One Reel, Bumbershoot, PO Box 9750 , Seattle, WA 98109; Ph: 206-281-7788.Web: www.bumbershoot.org A I

9/4-6; GREAT TRAIL FEST WEEKEND II — Where: Malvern, Ohio. Featuring: 2 consecutive weekends of music, fiddlers, clogging, Scottish pipers, historical lectures, demos and more. Crafts. Tix: $6. Info: Barbara Garduno, Great Trail Festival, P.O. Box 552, Malvern, OH 44644; Ph: 330-794-9100.Web: www.greattrailfestival.com CR HR A

9/4-6; NEWPORT WATERFRONT IRISH FEST — Where: Newport Yachting Ctr, R.I. Featuring: . Crafts. Tix: $15-18, Children under 12 FREE with Adult. Info: Newport Waterfront Events, P.O. Box 5399, Newport, RI 02840; Ph: 401-846-1600.Web: www.newportwaterfrontevents.com A

9/5; NEW WORLD FEST — Where: Historic Chandler Music Hall, Randolph, Vt. Featuring: Peter & Mary Alice Amidon, Les Batinses, Cantrip, Dent-de-lion, John Doyle, Fiddleheads, Kimberley Fraser, Gadelle, Adina Gordon, Hot Flannel, Long Time Courting, Jennings & Ponder/Sheefra, Lynd & Santoro, Jeremiah McLane, Midnight Capers, No Strings Marionette Co., Reveillons, Lissa Schneckenburger Trio, David Surette, Telford & Green, Trio 7. Crafts. Tix: $30, $25 adv, $10 students. Info: Rebecca McMeekin, Chandler Music Cultural Arts Foundation, 71-73 Main St., Randolph, VT 05060 ; Ph: 802-728-9878 or 802-728-6464. Web: www.newworldfestival.com HR A

9/5-6; FOX VALLEY FOLK MUSIC & STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Island Park, Geneva, Ill. Featuring: Lou & Peter Berryman, Bob Bovee & Gail Heil, Bryan Bowers, Cooper & Nelson, Judy Cook, Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen, Joel Mabus, Bill Robinson & Friends, Brian Peters, more. Tix: $15 day, $40 family. Info: Juel Ulven, Fox Valley Folk Festival, 755 N. Evanslawn Ave., Aurora, IL 60506; Ph: 630-897-3655 or 630-639-9684. Web: www.foxvalleyfolk.com HR A

9/8-12; BERKELEY OLD-TIME MUSIC CONVENTION — Where: Various locations, Berkeley, Calif. Featuring: Jimmy Triplett, Scott Prouty & Andy Fitzgibbon, Kenny Hall & the Sweets Mill String Band, Bobby McMillon, Laurel Bliss & Cliff Perry, the Macrae Sisters, Del Rey & Suzy Thompson, Bill Martin, Evie Ladin, Squirrelly String Band, Striped Pig, Caroline Oakley & Maggie Lind, Candy Goldman, Alice Gerrard . Tix: $4-25. Info: Suzy Thompson, BOTMC, c/o Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94705; Ph: 510-848-5018.Web: www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org A

9/8-12; LINLITHGOW FOLK FEST — Where: Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland. Featuring: Singing sessions, songwriting for adults and for children, playing the spoons and other musical instruments, dance. Info: Linlithgow Folk Festival, co Black Bitch Tavern, Westport, Linlithgow, EH49, Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)1506-433634.Web: www.linlithgowfolk.com A

9/9-11; COUNTRY MUSICFEST AND RV RALLY — Where: Adams County Fairgrounds, Hastings, Neb. Featuring: Three days of traditional country music, old-time barn dances, cowboy tunes, more. Info: Mary Schutz, ; Ph: 903-467-9545.Web: www.texandmary.com

9/9-11; PHILADELPHIA IRISH MUSIC & DANCE FEST — Where: Philadelphia, Pa. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Tom O'Malley, Philadelphia Ceili Group, 6815 Emlen St., Rm 2, Philadelphia, PA 19119 ; Ph: 215-242-4280.Web: www.philadelphiaceiligroup.org

9/9-11; TWIN OAKS PARK BLUEGRASS CONVENTION — Where: Twin Oaks Park, Hoboken, Ga. Featuring: Volume 5, Midnight Ramblers, Constant Change, The Wilson Family, more. Crafts. Tix: $. Info: Ira W. Crews, Twin Oaks Park Bluegrass Convention, 401 Twin Oaks Drive, Hoboken, GA 31542; Ph: 912-458-2365.Web: www.twinoakspark.com CO HO A

9/9-12; BEAN BLOSSOM BIKER'S FEST — Where: Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park, Bean Blossom, Ind. Info: Dwight Dillman, Bill Monroe's Music Park and Campground, 5163 State Rd. 135 North, Bean Blossom, IN 46160; Ph: 812-988-2116 or 812-988-6422. Web: www.ballsbiker.com CO HO A

9/9-12; LONGS PEAK SCOTTISH/IRISH HIGHLAND FEST — Where: Stanley Park, Estes Park, Colo. Featuring: Albannach, Alex Beaton, Brigadoone, Prickly Pair & The Cactus Chorale, Mythica, Munnelly, Rathkeltair. Contests in piping, Irish & Highland dance, jousting, athletics, dogs of the British Isles. Tix: $20-50. Info: Longs Peaks Scottish/Irish Highland Fest, P.O. Box 1820, 251 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517; Ph: 800-90-ESTES or 970-586-6308. Web: www.scotfest.com HR A

9/9-12; NATIONAL COWBOY SYMPOSIUM & CELEBRATION — Where: Memorial Civic Ctr, Lubbock, Tex. Featuring: Cowboy poets, musicians and storytellers. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration, P.O. Box 6638, Lubbock, TX 79493; Ph: 806-798-7825 or 806-795-2455 . Web: www.cowboy.org CR HO HR A

9/10; BULL DURHAM BLUES FEST — Where: Durham, N.C. Info: Dianne Pledger, St. Joseph's Historic Foundation, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 27707; Ph: 800-845-9835 or 919-683-1709. Web: www.hayti.org CR HR A

9/10-1; GREATER OZARKS BLUES FEST — Where: Chesterfield Village Springfield, Mo. Tix: $40, $35 adv, $20-30 day. Info: Janis Bennett, Springfield Symphony Assn, 411 N Sherman Pkwy, Springfield, MO 65802-3652; Ph: 417-864-6683 or Call 417-869-1334. Web: www.greaterozarksbluesfest.com

9/10-11; BLUES, BREWS & BBQ — Where: Charlotte, N.C. Featuring: A celebration of art, culture and community. Info: Devon O'Shaughnessy, Charlotte Shout, 200 S. Tryon St. Ste. 1600, Charlotte, NC 28202; Ph: 704-332-2227.Web: www.bluesbrewsandbbq.com

9/10-11; MOUNTAINFEST — Where: Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena, Ark. Featuring: Live music performances during arts and crafts show. Info: City of Mena, Advertising & Promotion / Mountainfest, 520 Mena Street, Mena, AR 71953; Ph: 479-394-8355.Web: www.visitmena.com

9/10-11; OKLAHOMA CITY STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Downtown Oklahoma City, Okla. Workshops in storytelling. Tix: $15 per evening. Info: Arts Council of Oklahoma City, 400 W. California Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73102; Ph: 405-270-4848.Web: www.artscouncilokc.com A I

9/10-11; SMOKY MOUNTAIN FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Legion Field, Loudon, Tenn. Contests in bluegrass individual and band. Crafts. Tix: $15 Fri., $10 Sat., Children under 12 FREE. Info: , ; Ph: 865-986-6822.Web: www.visitloudoncounty.com CO CR HO A

9/10-12; BLUES AT THE BEACH FEST — Where: 17th Street Park, Virginia Beach, Va. Featuring: The Freeborn Blues Band, The Billy Price, Jackie Scott & THe Housewreckers, Charles "Big Daddy" Stallings & The Evolution Band, Lil' Ray Neal, The Zac Harmon Band, Jimmy Hall, Mike Zito and more. Info: Beach Events, 302 22nd St., 2nd Fl., Virginia Beach, VA 23451; Ph: 757-425-3111.Web: www.beacheventsfun.com

9/10-12; BROMYARD FOLK FEST — Where: Bromyard, Herefordshire, U.K. Featuring: The Waterson Family, Show of Hands, The Doonans, Whapweasel, Belshazzar's Feast, The Old Dance School, Angles, Rosie Doonan and The Snapdragons, Keith Donnelly, Rallion, Damien Barber & Mike Wilson, Fay Hield with Rob Harbron & Sam Sweeney, Flossie Malavialle, Tom Kitching & Glen Bartley, Jack McNeill & Charlie Heys, Grace Notes, Mick Ryan & Paul Downes, Steamchicken, Ian Wilson, Martyn Harvey, Emma & The Professor, Ceridwen Davies, Vicky Swan & Jonny Dyer, Jim Mageean, Issy & David Emeney with Kate Riaz, Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman, Paul & Liz Davenport, Dr Sunshine, Jan Edgecombe Blackboard Van, Tunewrights, Niamh Boadle, Tri, Dave Bordewey & Dave Young, Malthouse Passage, Graeme Knights. Workshops. Info: Bromyard Folk Festival, P.O. Box 729, Suckley , Worcester, WR6 5WQ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)777-283-1860.Web: www.bromyard-folk-festival.org.uk CO A

9/10-12; CELTICFEST MISSISSIPPI — Where: Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum, Jackson, Miss. Workshops. Tix: $12. Info: The Celtic Heritage Society, Agricultural and Forestry Museum, P.O. Box 5166, Jackson, MS 39216-4701; Ph: 601-366-2775.Web: www.celticfestms.org CR HR A

9/10-12; HARVEST FEST — Where: Cashman Ctr, Las Vegas, Nev. Featuring: John Park, the Funny Waiter, The Fargo Brothers Band, Big Mama Sue and Fast Eddie, Derek the Mime, WC Willy, more . Tix: $9. Info: Lori Walker, Western Exhibitors, 2181 Greenwich St., San Francisco, CA 94123; Ph: 415-447-3205 or 415-447-3217. Web: www.harvestfestival.com

9/10-12; MARYLAND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL — Where: Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis, Md. Featuring: Kelly Bell Band, Old Mill High School Steel Drum Band, Rob Levit Trio, Virgil Cain. Tix: $10, $8 with a nonperishable Item. Info: Ayrianne Parks, DC; Ph: 202-263-2574.Web: www.mdseafoodfestival.com A

9/10-12; SISTERS FOLK FEST — Where: Sisters, Ore. Featuring: National, regional and local singers and musicians who represent the American folk tradition. Contests in singer-songwriter. Workshops in various facets of the American folk tradition, including instruments, music and songwriting. Tix: vary, contact or see website. Info: Kathy Deggendorfer, Sisters Folk Festival, Squaw Creek Ranch, P.O. Box 1784, 70300 Camp Polk Rd., Sisters, OR 97759; Ph: 541-549-4072 or 541-549-4979. Web: www.sistersfolkfestival.com

9/10-12; SWANAGE FOLK FEST — Where: Dorset, U.K. Tix: £40. Info: Swanage Tourist Information Centre, Shore Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1LB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)8704-420680 or +44-(0)1924-422885 . Web: www.swanagefolkfestival.co.uk HR A

9/10-12; TURTLE HILL FOLK FEST — Where: Rotary Sunshine Campus, Rush, N.Y. Featuring: Susan Trump, Burning Boots, Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart, Cliff Eberhardt, David Francey, Red Rooster. Workshops. Info: Diane Walker, Festival Chair, Golden Link Folksinging Society, P.O. Box 28, Perkinsville, NY 14529; Ph: 585-229-4963 or 585-728-5572. Web: www.goldenlink.org CO A

9/10-12; WHEATLAND TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Remus, Mich. Featuring: The Paschall Brothers, Slide, Jeff & Vida Band, Rory Block, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women, Laura Cortese's Acoustic String Proeject, Nic Gareiss and Friends, Big Medicine, The Hotmud Family, Genticorum, Joel Mabus, The Read Sea Pedestrians, The Corn Fed Girls. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Wheatland Music Organization, P.O. Box 22, Remus, MI 49340; Ph: 989-967-8879.Web: www.wheatlandmusic.org CR

9/11; FIGHTING BOB FEST — Where: Sauk Co. Frgrnds, Baraboo, Wis. Info: Laura Boyd, Fighting Bob Festival, P.O. Box 2131, Madison, WI 53701; Ph: 608-256-1339 or 608-354-8010. Web: www.fightingbobfest.org

9/11; LOWELL NATIONAL PARK BANJO & FIDDLE CONTESTS — Where: Boarding House Park, Lowell, Mass. Workshops in banjo, fiddle, mountain dulcimer. Tix: FREE. Info: Alexander Demas, Lowell National Historical Park, 67 Kirk St., Lowell, MA 01852; Ph: 978-970-5000 or 978-970-5028. Web: www.lowellsummermusic.org HR A

9/11; MOUNTAIN MUSIC FEST — Where: Vogel State Park, 11 miles south of Blairsville, Ga., via U.S. Hwy. 19/129. Featuring: Appalachian, bluegrass and Gospel music. Crafts. Tix: $2-$6 plus $6 parking. Info: Randy Gambrell, Vogel State Park, 7485 Vogel State Park Road, Blairsville, GA 30512; Ph: 706-745-2628.Web: gastateparks.org/info/vogel

9/11; PAWTUCKET ARTS FEST — Where: Slater Memorial Park, Downtown Pawtucket, R.I. Featuring: Outdoor arts festival featuring art vendors & craft demonstrations. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Diane Agostini, Slater Memorial Park, 401 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860; Ph: 401-724-5200.Web: www.pawtucketartsfestival.org A

9/11-12; STOKES STOMP — Where: Moratock Park, Danbury, N.C. Featuring: Local and regional entertainment, children's area and vendors. Crafts. Info: Eddy McGee and Nancy Markle, Stokes County Arts Council, P.O. Box 66, 500 N. Main St., Danbury, NC 27016; Ph: 336-593-8159.Web: www.stokesarts.com CR HR A

9/11-12; THE MAYOR'S THAMES FEST — Where: Victoria Embankment, South Bank, London, U.K. Featuring: Open air arts, pyrotechnics, illuminations, river events, street theater, massed choirs and music. Tix: FREE. Info: The Mayor's Thames Festival, 99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, SE1 9PP, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)207-928-8998.Web: www.thamesfestival.org

9/11-26; YANKEE PEDDLER FEST — Where: Clay's Park Resort, Canal Fulton, Ohio. Featuring: 3 consecutive weekends of old-time bands, wandering musicians, children's theater, puppet shows and more. Crafts. Info: Frank Cajka, Yankee Peddler Fest, P.O. Box 458, Sharon Center, OH 44274; Ph: 800-535-5634 or 330-665-3669. Web: www.yankeepeddlerfestival.com CO CR HR A

9/12; OCEAN COUNTY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Albert Music Hall, Waretown, N.J. Tix: $8, children $1. Info: Ocean County Bluegrass Festival, Pinelands Cultural Society, P.O. Box 657, Waretown, NJ 08758; Ph: 609-971-1593.Web: www.alberthall.org CR A

9/12-18; ARBUCKLE MTN. BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Arbuckle Mtn. Bluegrass Park, Wynnewood, Okla. Featuring: Mark Phillips & IIIrd Generation, Midnight Flight, Joe Bass & The Double Mt. Boys, Lonesome Prairie, Ellis County Bluegrass, Boggy River Bluegrass, Saltgrass, Digger Davis, Bowels Creek and more. Tix: Thurs $12; Fri & Sat $14; 3 Day Pass $35; CHILDREN UNDER 14 FREE. Info: Allen & Rosemary Bowen, 37620 E. County Rd. 1693, Wynnewood, OK 73098; Ph: 405-665-5226.Web: www.arbucklemtbluegrasspark.com CO HO A

9/14-18; SUMMERTIME FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Poppy Mtn, Morehead, Ky. Featuring: Marty Stevens, IIIrd Tyme Out, Hillbilly Gypsies, Ralph Stanley & Marty Raybon, more. Tix: $100 adv $115, $15-$50 day. Info: Poppy Mountain Bluegrass, 3715 US 60 East, Morehead, KY 40351; Ph: 606-784-2277 or 606-780-4192. Web: www.poppymountainbluegrass.com CO HO

9/14-19; HARVEST JAZZ & BLUES FEST — Where: Fredericton, N.B., Canada. Featuring: The Acorn, Beast, Big Sugar, Champion & His G-Strings, David Myles, Downtown Blues Band, Eden Brent, Garrett Mason, Gordon Tucker, John Hiatt, Johnny Lang, Kurt Elling, Maria Muldaur, MonkeyJunk, Share, More. Workshops. Tix: $175 week, day available. Info: Erin Pelerine, Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival , 81 Regent Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 3W3, Canada; Ph: 888-NB-BLUES or 506-454-2583. Web: www.harvestjazzandblues.com A

9/15-19; MERCAT DE MÚSICA VIVA DE VIC — Where: Vic, Catalunya, Spain. Info: MMVV, Historiador R. d'Abadal i Vinyals, 5, 2N, Vic, E-08500, Spain; Ph: +34-(0)93-883-31-00.Web: www.mmvv.cat CR HR A

9/15-19; TEMECULA VALLEY INTERNATIONAL FILM & MUSIC FEST — Where: The Movie Experience, Temecula, Calif. Featuring: Music acts and a selection of films. Info: Jo Moulton, Temecula Valley Int'l Film & Music Fest, 27740 Jefferson Ave., Ste. 100, Temecula, CA 92590; Ph: 951-699-5514 or 951-551-4689. Web: www.tviff.com A

9/15-19; WALNUT VALLEY FEST & NATIONAL FLATPICKING CHAMPIONSHIPS — Where: Winfield, Kan. Featuring: Bill Barwick, Roz Brown, The Chapmans, Nick Charles, Julie Davis, The Farewell Drifters, The Greencards, Hickory Project, The Hillbenders, Houston Jones, Sierra Hull & Highway 111, Pat Kirtley, The Randy Kohrs Band, Andy May, John McCutcheon, MilkDrive, Mountain Heart, Mountain Smoke, No Strings Attached, Notorious, Barry Patton, Prickly Pair & The Cactus Chorale, Kevin Roth, Small Potatoes, Trevor Stewart & Earthlines, Still on the Hill, Téada, Linda Tilton, The Wilders, Josh Williams Band, The Wiyos . Contests in guitar, mandolin, autoharp, mountain dulcimer, hammer dulcimer & banjo. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $90. Info: Bob Redford, President, Walnut Valley Assoc., Inc., P.O. Box 245, Winfield, KS 67156; Ph: 620-221-3250 or 620-221-3251. Web: www.wvfest.com CO CR HO HR A I

9/16-18; MOHICAN BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Mohican Wilderness, Glenmont, Ohio. Featuring: Safire Sun, The Hart Brothers, Kentucky Border, Northwest Territory, Tennessee Gentlemen, G2, Northwest Territory, The Hillbilly Gypsies, Blue Highway, Special Consensus, Dale Ann Bradley. Tix: wknd $50-$55, daily $12-33. Info: Ken Wobbecke, Mohican Wilderness Camp, 22462 Wally Rd., Glenmont, OH 44628; Ph: 740-599-6741.Web: www.mohicanwilderness.com CO HO A

9/16-18; STARVY CREEK FALL BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Conway, Mo. Info: Don & Bobbie Day, 2229 Bluegrass Rd., Conway, MO 65632; Ph: 417-589-2013.Web: www.starvycreek.com

9/16-19; FESTIVAL DES NUITS DE NACRE — Where: Tulle, France. Featuring: Richard Galliano, Caroline Loeb, Johnny Clegg, Maurice Larcange Tribute, Juliette Greco. Info: Laurence Lamy, La Cité de l'Accordéon, 8 Rue du 9 Juin 1944, Tulle, Corrèze 19 000, France; Ph: +33-(0)5-55-20-2854.Web: www.accordeon.org A

9/16-19; FRANKENMUTH OKTOBERFEST — Where: Heritage Park, Frankenmuth, Mich. Info: Pam Mossner, Frankenmuth Festivals, P.O. Box 204, Frankenmuth, MI 48734; Ph: 800-386-3378.Web: www.frankenmuthfestivals.com CR A

9/16-19; MADISON WORLD MUSIC FEST — Where: Wisconsin Union Theater and Union Terrace in Madison, Wisc. Tix: FREE. Info: Heather Good, Wisconsin Union Theater, 800 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53706; Ph: 608-262-2201.Web: www.union.wisc.edu/worldmusic/

9/16-19; OTLEY BLACK SHEEP FOLK FEST — Where: Otley, West Yorkshire, U.K. Featuring: Vin Garbutt, Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies, Martha Tilston, Pete Morton, Flossie Malavialle, Les Barker, Duncan McFarlane Band, Clive Gregson & Patsy Matheson, Vicki Swan &, Jonny Dyer, Anna Shannon, Maggie Boyle, Emma & The Professor, Boyle Tyrrall Boyle, Bayou Gumbo, Nick Hall & Michelle Plum, Gloria, The Hall Brothers, Brian Peters, Dave Vermond, Jim Lawton, BlackWing, Sue Burgess & Paul Wrigley, Cartouche, Gerry McNeice, Silsden Singers, Mike Wood, Monkey's Fist, Jon Palmer, Gerry Cooper, In No Particular Order, Copper Kettle, Lime Scurvy, Mahogany Monkey, Howard & Harriet. Tix: £50 weekend, £24-£30 daily. Info: Steve Fairholme, Otley Black Sheep Folk Festival, P.O. Box 55, Otley, W. Yorkshire, LS21 1XP, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)194-346-4858.Web: otleyfolkfestival.com CO

9/16-19; POLKAMOTION BY THE OCEAN — Where: Rehoboth Beach, Del. Info: Polkamotion, Gilbert & Michael Ziemski, 229 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971; Ph: 410-729-9697 or 410-654-4724. Web: www.rbpolka.com CR HR A

9/17-18; BELL WITCH BLUEGRASS COMPETITION — Where: Bell Witch School Grnds, Adams, Tenn. Featuring: Bluegrass bands from five states. Tix: Fri. $6, Sat. $8. Info: City of Adams / Bell Witch Fest, 7721 Highway 41N , PO Box 67, Adams, TN 37010; Ph: 615-696-2593 or 615-696-2331. Web: www.adamstennessee.com CO HO A

9/17-18; COUNTRY STAGE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Country Stage Music Park, Nova, Ohio. Featuring: Harbourtown, Summertime Road, Blue Storm, The Blanton Family, Hardryde. Info: Kurt Hickman, The Country Stage Music Park, 40A Twp. Rd. 1031, Nova, OH 44859; Ph: 440-213-8358.Web: www.countrystagemusicpark.com CO HO A

9/17-18; OLD TOWN BLUES FEST — Where: Downtown Lansing, Mich. Tix: FREE. Info: Terry Terry, Old Town Business & Arts Development, 1208 Turner St., Lansing, MI 48906-4340; Ph: 517-371-4600 or 517-482-3333. Web: www.oldtownbluesfest.com

9/17-18; VIVA! CHICAGO LATIN MUSIC FEST — Where: Millennium Park, Chicago, Ill. Featuring: Salsa, Latin pop, mariachi, ranchera music and more. Tix: Free. Info: Veronica Resa, Viva! Chicago Latin Music Fest, Chicago Mayor's Office of Special Events, 121 N. LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60602; Ph: 312-744-3315 or 312-744-5648. Web: www.vivachicago.us A

9/17-19; BLUEGRASSIN' IN THE FOOTHILLS — Where: Amador Co. Frgrnds, Plymouth, Calif. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: wknd w/camping $90, daily $20-25. Info: Larry Baker , L & S Promotions, P.O. Box 444, Copperopolis, CA 95228; Ph: 209-785-4693 or 209-480-4693. Web: www.landspromotions.com CO CR HO HR A

9/17-19; ELIJAH CLARK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Elijah Clark State Park, Lincolnton, Ga. Tix: $5.00 parking. Info: Elijah Clark Bluegrass Fest, 2959 McCormick Highway, Lincolnton, GA 30817; Ph: 800-864-7275.Web: gastateparks.org/info/elijah CO CR HO HR A

9/17-19; FOOTMAD OLD TIME MUSIC AND DANCE FALL FLING — Where: Fayette Co. 4-H Camp, Beckwith, W.Va. Workshops. Info: FOOTMAD, P.O. Box 1684, Charleston, WV 25326-1684; Ph: 304-415-3668 or 304-344-4314 . Web: www.footmad.org CO HO

9/17-19; INDY IRISH FEST — Where: Military Park, Indianapolis, Ind. Featuring: The Indy Irish Festival is the Midwest’s premiere celebration of Irish heritage, offering traditional music, dance, cultural activities and family fun. Info: Terry Sweeny, Festival Organization & Philanthropy, 7430 Sunset Kn, Indianapolis, IN 46260-3466; Ph: 317-713-7117.Web: www.indyirishfest.com

9/17-19; MAPLE CREEK COWBOY POETRY GATHERING & WESTERN ART & COWBOY GEAR SHOW — Where: Maple Creek, Sask., Canada. Featuring: Poets, musicians and artisans. Info: Shelley Drever, P.O. Box 1504, Maple Creek, SK S0N 1N0, Canada; Ph: 306-662-2434.Web: www.jaspercentre.ca CR HR

9/17-19; MICHIGAN DANCE HERITAGE FALL DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Camp Cavell, Lexington, Mich. Featuring: Dancing, campire singing, jamming, workshops. Workshops in dance and singing. Crafts. Info: Martha Vander Kolk, Michigan Dance Heritage, 14427 Penrod, Detroit, MI 48223; Ph: 734-658-8228.Web: www.mdh-online.org/Fall CO

9/17-19; MICHIGAN IRISH MUSIC FEST — Where: Downtown Muskegon, Mich. Tix: $10; 3 day $25. Info: Michigan Irish Music Festival, 2340 Glade Street, Muskegon, MI 49444; Ph: 231-739-2028.Web: www.michiganirish.org

9/17-19; MILLPOND MUSIC FEST — Where: Millpond Co. Park, Bishop, Calif. Featuring: Joe Craven Trio, Jo Henley, Celtic Fiddle Festival, Los Pinguos, Idle Hands, Marc Atkinson Quartet, Sage Romero & Aca Mya Dancers, David Jacobs-Strain, Slaid Cleaves, Richard Smith & Julie Adams . Workshops. Crafts. Info: Lynn Cooper, INYO Council for the Arts, 137 S. Main St., Bishop, CA 93514; Ph: 800-874-0669 or 760-873-8014. Web: www.inyo.org CO HO

9/17-19; MISSOURI RIVER IRISH FEST — Where: Downtown St. Charles, Mo. Featuring: Bua, Barleyjuice. Tix: FREE. Info: Jerry Dyer, 330 S. Main St., St. Charles, MO 63301; Ph: 636-946-2449.Web: www.moriveririshfest.com

9/17-19; NEW HAMPSHIRE HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Loon Mtn Ski Resort, Lincoln, N.H. Contests. Info: New Hampshire Highland Games, P.O. Box 4197, Concord, NH 03302-4197; Ph: 603-229-1975 or 603-745-2113. Web: www.nhscot.org

9/17-19; PENNSYLVANIA ENERGY & SUSTAINABLE LIVING FEST — Where: Kempton Community Ctr, Kempton, Pa. Featuring: Ben Sollee. Tix: $12, under 21 $6. Info: Archie Follweiler, Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Assoc., P.O. Box 84, Kutztown, PA 19530; Ph: 610-451-8268 or 610-683-8175. Web: www.paenergyfest.com CO CR

9/17-19; TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FEST — Where: Town Park, Telluride, Colo. Info: Steve Gumble, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, P.O. Box 2966, Telluride, CO 81435; Ph: 970-728-8037 or 866-515-6166. Web: www.tellurideblues.com CO A

9/18; FIDDLETOWN FIDDLER'S JAM — Where: Fiddletown Park, Fiddletown, Calif. Featuring: Open jam for various instruments. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Dan Slater, Fiddletown Community Club, P.O. Box 236, Fiddletown, CA 95629; Ph: 209-296-0918 or 209-296-6476. Web: www.fiddletownca.org/FCC-Events.htm CR HR A

9/18; MISSISSIPPI DELTA BLUES & HERITAGE WEEK — Where: Washington County Convention Ctr Frgrnds, Greenville, Miss. Info: Howard Boutteé, Jr., MACE, 119 S. Theobald St., Ste. 205, Greenville, MS 38701; Ph: 662-335-3523 or 888-81-BLUES. Web: www.deltablues.org

9/18-19; CENTERFEST ARTS FEST — Where: Downtown Durham, N.C. Featuring: Continuous live music by a variety of regional talent on two stages, plus a children's activity area. Crafts. Tix: FREE, donations accepted. Info: CenterFest, Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St., Durham, NC 27701; Ph: 919-560-2722.Web: www.centerfest.durhamarts.org CR A

9/18-19; HARVEST FEST — Where: Farmers' Museum, Cooperstown, N.Y. Crafts. Tix: $11 adults, $9.50 seniors, $5 children. Info: Farmers' Museum, P.O. Box 30, Cooperstown, NY 13326; Ph: 888-547-1450 or 607-547-1412. Web: www.farmersmuseum.org A-limited

9/19; LYONS FIDDLE FEST — Where: Lyons Community Park, Lyons, Pa. Contests in fiddle. Crafts. Tix: $1 donation. Info: Lyons Fiddle Fest, P.O. Box 108, 316 S. Kemp St., Lyon Station, PA 19536; Ph: 610-682-7267 or 610-682-0899. Web: www.lyonsfiddlefest.com HR A

9/19; OLD FASHIONED HARVESTFEST & FIDDLERS CONTEST — Where: Historic Woodstock Square, Woodstock, Ill. Featuring: A farmer's market, old-time craftspeople (weavers, spinners, quilters), vintage farm equipment, blacksmithing, woodworking, wagon rides, children's activities and more. Info: Woodstock CoC & Industry, Old Fashioned Harvestfest, 136 Cass St., Woodstock, IL 60098; Ph: 815-338-5300.Web: www.woodstockilchamber.com

9/19; RIVERSING ALONG THE CHARLES — Where: Banks of the Charles River, Cambridge, Mass. Featuring: Actors' Shakespeare Project, David Coffin, George Emlen. Tix: FREE. Info: Alan Casso, Revels, 80 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472; Ph: 617-972-8300.Web: www.revels.org

9/23; CHINQUAPIN FOLK MUSIC & STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Camp Wokanda, Peoria, Ill. Info: , Peoria Park District, 2218 N. Prospect, Peoria, IL 61603; Ph: 309-579-2157 or 309-682-1200. Web: www.peoriaparks.org

9/23-25; ARCADIA FALL BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Firemen's Activity Grnds, Upperco, Md. Featuring: Lost & Found, The James King Band, Darren Beachley & The Legends of the Potomac, Bluegrass Brothers, Iron Ridge, Highland Grass, Lonesome Highway and more. Tix: $60, $55 adv, $20-30 day. Info: William Hale, Jr., Arcadia Bluegrass Festival, 15723 Dover Rd., Upperco, MD 21155; Ph: 410-374-2895 or 410-374-4111. Web: www.bluegrassville.com/arcadia

9/23-25; MIDPOINT MUSIC FEST — Where: Cincinnati, Ohio. Featuring: Over 200 bands and solo artists. Info: Midpoint Music, LLC., 811 Race Street, 5th floor, Cincinnati, OH 45202; Ph: 513-665-4700 or 877-572-8690. Web: www.mpmf.com

9/23-25; NOTHIN' FANCY MUSIC FEST — Where: Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, Va. Featuring: Rhonda Vincent, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Marty Raybon, Nothin' Fancy, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Lost and Found, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, Bluegrass Brothers, Josh Williams, Paul WIlliams & Victory Trio, Lonesome Will Mullins, Lonesome HIghway, Little Mountain Boys, Plain & Simple, Allegheny Blue. Tix: $70-$85 wknd, $25-$30 day . Info: Sandy Davis, 14 Equestrian Lane, Lexington, VA 24450; Ph: 540-461-0954.Web: www.nothinfancybluegrass.com CO CR HR A

9/23-25; VINE GROVE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Optimus Club Park, Vine Grove, Ky. Info: Vine Grove Bluegrass Fest, Cecilian Bank, 530 Highland Avenue, Vine Grove, KY 40175; Ph: 270-877-5636.Web: www.vinegrovebluegrass.com

9/23-26; JOHNNY KEENAN BANJO FEST — Where: Longford, Ireland. Featuring: Rodney Crowell, Iris DeMent, Brian Kennedy, Mountain Heart, Gerry O'Connor, Shaskeen, We Banjo 3, Rig the Jig, Niall Toner Band, Chris Meehan & His Redneck Friends, George Harper Band, Tupelo, Bending the Strings, more. Info: Chris Keenan, Johnny Keenan Banjo Festival, 1-A Market Square, Longford, , Ireland; Ph: +353-87-281-7825.Web: www.johnnykeenan.com CR HR A

9/23-10/3; STATE FAIR OF VIRGINIA: OLD-TYME & BLUEGRASS FIDDLE & BANJO CONTEST — Where: The Meadow Event Park, Doswell, Va. Contests in harmonica, fiddle and banjo. Info: State Fair of Virginia, P. O. Box 130, Doswell, VA 23047; Ph: 804-994-2800 or 804-569-3232. Web: www.statefair.com CR HO HR A

9/24; TEXAS HERITAGE LIVING HISTORY DAY — Where: Schreiner Univ., Kerrville, Tex. Featuring: More than 50 performers and presenters. Workshops in songwriting. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Kathleen Hudson or Tim Wilton, Texas Heritage Music Foundation, P.O. Box 291945, Kerrville, TX 78029-1945; Ph: 830-792-1945.Web: www.texasheritagemusic.org HR A

9/24-25; ARKANSAS STATE FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP — Where: Ozark Folk Ctr, Mountain View, Ark. Info: Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, 1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 870-269-3851.Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com CR HR A

9/24-25; FOGGY HOLLOW BLUEGRASS GATHERIN' — Where: Webster's Chapel, Gadsden, Ala. Tix: $32, $15-25 day, kids free. Info: Glen Williams or David Boley, Foggy Hollow Farm, 439 Ross Lake Rd., Wellington, AL 36279; Ph: 256-492-3700.Web: www.foggyhollow.com CO HO A

9/24-25; GLOBALQUERQUE — Where: National Hispanic Cultural Ctr, Albuquerque, N.M. Featuring: Khaira Arby, Deolinda, Flatlanders with Tom Russel, Inti-Illimani & Francesca Gagnon, Kenge Kenge, Emeline Michel, Pietra Montecorvino, Oreka Tx, Simon Shaheen. Tix: $60, $50 adv, $35 day. Info: ¡Globalquerque! / AMP Concerts, Neal Copperman, 1013 Vassar Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106; Ph: 505-232-9868.Web: www.globalquerque.com A

9/24-26; BERLIN FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Atlantic Hotel, Berlin, Md. Contests in fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Steve Frene, Chairperson, Berlin, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 212, Berlin, MD 21811-2436; Ph: 410-641-4775 or 410-219-3118. Web: www.berlinchamber.org

9/24-26; CELTIC CLASSIC HIGHLAND GAMES & FEST — Where: Bethlehem, Pa. Featuring: Enter the Haggis, Bua, Glengarry Bhoys, more. Contests in pipe band, highland games, fiddle. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: John Sweeney, 532 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018; Ph: 610-868-9599.Web: www.celticfest.org CR HR A

9/24-26; DUNBAR TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland. Tix: FREE. Info: Margaret Legget, , Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)1368-862731 or +44-(0)1368-863903. Web: www.dtmf.dunbar.org.uk

9/24-26; INGENUITYFEST — Where: Detroit Superior Bridge, Cleveland, Ohio. Featuring: Drumming, jazz, hip-hop, folk, techno, classical, rock, polka, opera, theater, poetry, dance and more, focusing on the intersection of art and technology. Tix: $15 wknd, $10 day. Info: Ingenuity Cleveland, 2475 E. 22nd St. #103, Cleveland, OH 44115; Ph: 216-589-9444.Web: www.ingenuitycleveland.com

9/24-26; PRAIRIE FEST — Where: The Land Institute, Salina, Kan. Info: The Land Institute, 2440 E. Water Well Rd., Salina, KS 67401; Ph: 785-823-5376.Web: www.landinstitute.org CO CR HR

9/24-26; THRESHERMEN'S BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Threshermen's Park, Pontiac, Ill. Featuring: James King, Dailey & Vincent, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, Kody Norris & The Watauga Mountain Boys, Tommy Brown, Truman's Ridge, Templeton Family, River Ramblers, Kentucky Blue, The Harmans. Tix: Fri Night $14; Saturday All Day $20; Saturday Night $14; Sunday Morning $5; All Weekend $35; UNDER 12 FREE. Info: Doyle Hurd, Threshermen's Bluegrass, 19924 N. 1300 E. Rd., Pontiac, IL 61764; Ph: 815-844-3560.Web: threshermenbluegrass.com CO HO A

9/24-30; WORLD MUSIC FEST: CHICAGO — Where: Chicago, Ill. Workshops. Info: World Music Festival, Department of Cultural Affairs Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602 ; Ph: 312-742-1938 or 312-744-6630. Web: www.cityofchicago.org/WorldMusic/

9/25; FAMILY DAY — Where: Springton Manor Farm, Glenmoore, Pa. Featuring: Hayrides, kids activities, games, displays, farm animals and fall harvest theme. Crafts. Tix: FREE, $5 parking. Info: Chester Cty Parks & Rec, 601 Westtown Road, Suite 160, P.O. Box 2747, West Chester, PA 19380-0990; Ph: 610-344-6415.Web: www.chesco.org/ccparks A

9/25; MOUNTAIN HERITAGE DAY — Where: Western Carolina Univ., Cullowhee, N.C. Featuring: Trad music, dance and old-fashioned mountain merrymaking. Contests. Crafts. Info: Michele Glover, Mountain Heritage Center, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723-9017; Ph: 828-227-3193 or 828-246-2300. Web: www.wcu.edu/mhd CR HR A

9/25-26; JORDBRUKSDAGARNA — Where: Bishop Hill, Ill. Featuring: Traditional 19th-Century harvest activities and demos, hands-on activities, children’s games, music, farm produce and Colony stew. Info: Bishop Hill Fine Arts, 106 Bishop Hill St., P.O. Box 102, Bishop Hill, IL 61419; Ph: 309-927-3899 or 309-927-3345. Web: www.bishophill.com

9/25-26; PORTSMOUTH MARITIME FOLK FEST — Where: Market Square, Portsmouth, N.H. Featuring: Jeff Warner, Bob Webb, Tom Hall & Linn Schulz, Emery Hutchins, Mudhook, more. Tix: FREE. Info: Tom Hall, PO Box 83, Nottingham, NH 03290; Ph: 603-942-7604.Web: www.newenglandfolknetwork.org A

9/25-26; SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN RODEO & CHILI COOK-OFF — Where: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, Shawnee on Delaware, Pa. Featuring: Music, country line dancing and rodeo events. Crafts. Tix: $20-$24 wknd., $12-$15 day, Kids 5-12 $10-$12 day, 4 and under FREE. Info: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, P.O. Box 339 Hollow Rd., Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA 18356; Ph: 570-421-7231.Web: www.shawneemt.com CR HR A

9/25-26; WORKING WATERFRONT FEST — Where: New Bedford, Mass. Featuring: Barnacle Jon Campbell, Dave Densmore, The Good Old Plough, Grupo Fuerza Quichelence, Sue and April Grant, The Iron River Singers, The Johnson Girls, Jim McGrath, Joel Nelson, New Bedford Sea Chantey Chorus, Bobby Quinn, Sharks Come Cruising, The Souls of the Sea Trio, Three Cats and a Dog, Ana Vinagre Ensemble. Tix: FREE. Info: Working Waterfront Festival, Laura Orleans, P.O. Box 6553, New Bedford, MA 02742-6553; Ph: 508-993-8894.Web: www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org A

9/27-10/3; IBMA'S WORLD OF BLUEGRASS — Where: Nashville, Tenn. Info: IBMA / Jill Crabtree, World of Bluegrass, 2 Music Circle South, Ste. 100, Nashville, TN 37203; Ph: 615-256-3222 or 888-438-4262. Web: www.ibma.org HR A

October 2010

10/1; COLUMBIA'S ANNUAL BLUES FEST — Where: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, Columbia, S.C. Tix: FREE. Info: Geoffrey B. Graves, Word of Mouth Productions, P.O. Box 50105, Columbia, SC 29250; Ph: 803-783-6420.Web: www.wordofmouthproductions.org A

10/1-2; DELMARVA FOLK FEST — Where: New Hartly, Del. Crafts. Info: Delaware Friends of Folk, Delmarva Folk Festival, P.O. Box 1006, Dover, DE 19903-1006; Ph: 877-DEL-FOLK.Web: www.delfolk.org CO

10/1-2; NUTMEG DULCIMER FEST — Where: Milford, Conn. Featuring: Jem Moore, Joshua Horowitz, Aaron O'Rourke, others. Workshops in mtn and hammered dulcimer, more. Tix: $72, $65 adv, $30 student. Info: Sam Edelston, Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival, 34 Daffodil Lane, Cos Cob, CT 06807; Ph: 203-661-0503.Web: www.nutmegdulcimer.com

10/1-2; TENNESSEE VALLEY OLD-TIME FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Athens State Univ., Athens, Ala. Contests. Crafts. Info: Rick Mould, Athens State Univ. Campus, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611; Ph: 256-233-8215.Web: www.athens.edu/fiddlers/ CO A

10/1-3; APPALACHIAN HARVEST FEST — Where: Renfro Valley, Ky. Featuring: Musicians, mule-drawn press molasses, cloggers, puppeteers and more. Contests. Crafts. Info: Sharon Stevens, Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, P.O. Box 19, Renfro Valley, KY 40473; Ph: 800-765-7464 or 606-256-2638. Web: www.renfrovalley.com CO CR HO HR

10/1-3; BAYFEST — Where: Downtown Mobile, Ala. Featuring: 3 David Nail, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire. Tix: $35, $25 day. Info: Bayfest, P.O. Box 1827, Mobile, AL 36633; Ph: 251-208-7835.Web: www.bayfest.com A I

10/1-3; DERBY TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL — Where: Carsington Water, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire, U.K. Featuring: Oysterband Acoustic, Shooglenifty, Jez Lowe and the Big Bad Pennies, Peeping Tom and more.. Info: PR Promotions, PO Box 200, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2ZL, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)17-7385-3428.Web: www.prpromotions.org.uk CO CR HO HR

10/1-3; NATIONAL STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Jonesborough, Tenn. Info: Carla Papy, International Storytelling Center, 116 W. Main St., Jonesborough, TN 37659-0309; Ph: 800-952-8392 or 423-753-2171. Web: www.storytellingcenter.net CR HR A I

10/1-3; OLD-TIME RURAL MUSIC GATHERING — Where: Christensen Field House, Fremont, Neb. Featuring: Folk, bluegrass and old-time country musicians, old-time rural dances, country food and more. Tix: $12 day. Info: Bob Everhart, National Traditional Country Music Association, P.O. Box 492, 650 Main St., Anita, IA 50020; Ph: 712-762-4363 or 712-249-5989. Web: www.orgsites.com/ia/oldtimemusic CO CR HO HR A

10/1-30; NATIONAL GOSPEL & HARVEST CELEBRATION — Where: Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Featuring: Four weeks of free Southern Gospel concerts, visiting crafters, beautiful autumn décor and fantastic foods . Info: Dollywood, 2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863; Ph: 800-365-5996.Web: www.dollywood.com

10/2; LITTLE BUFFALO FEST — Where: Little Buffalo State Park, Newport, Pa. Featuring: Fiddlekicks, Voxology, The Ken Jankura Quartet, The Julie Shreiber Band, The Don Johnson Project, Eclectic Spirit Fusion / Lara Vracarich & Ensemble, more . Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE, donations accepted. Info: Melanie Wertz, The Buffaloes, 3315 Little Buffalo Rd., Newport, PA 17074; Ph: 717-275-2762 or 717-567-6795. Web: littlebuffalofestival.blogspot.com CR HR A

10/2; VIRGINIA CHILDREN'S FEST — Where: Town Point Park, Norfolk, Va. Featuring: Bells, balloons, flags, stuffed animals, cute costumes. Tix: $3. Info: Norfolk Festevents, Ltd., 120 W. Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510; Ph: 757-441-2345.Web: www.festeventsva.org

10/2-3; CELTIC FEST — Where: Nevada Co. Frgrnds, Grass Valley, Calif. Featuring: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas, Leahy, The Elders, Niamh Parsons & Graham Dunne. Info: Peter Wilson, 10857 Vernon Way, Grass Valley, CA 95945; Ph: 530-477-0708 or 530-265-9073. Web: www.kvmr.org/celticfestival CO CR HO A

10/2-3; FALL FOLK FESTIVAL — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Tix: $5 adults, $3 kids. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

10/2-3; FEAST OF THE HUNTERS' MOON — Where: Fort Ouiatenon Historic Park, West Lafayette, Ind. Featuring: Re-enactors, vendors, traditional craftsmen and professional period performers. Crafts. Info: Feast of the Hunters' Moon, Tippecanoe County Historical Assoc., 1001 South St., Lafayette, IN 47901; Ph: 765-476-8411 x204 or 765-476-8402. Web: www.tcha.mus.in.us CR HR A I

10/2-3; NEW ENGLAND SACRED HARP CONVENTION — Where: Byfield Cultural Center, Byfield, Mass. Featuring: Sacred Harp singers from all over the U.S., Canada and the U.K . Tix: FREE. Info: Matthew Wojcik, 7 Ventura Circle, Kingston, RI 02881; Ph: 401-524-1390.Web: www.neconvention.net A

10/2-3; OKTOBERFEST — Where: Hunter Mountain, N.Y. Featuring: Traditional celebration with performers from Germany and Bavaria. Contests. Tix: FREE. Info: Ginny Terry, Hunter Mountain, Rte. 23C, Hunter, NY 12442; Ph: 518-263-4224 x2350.Web: www.huntermtn.com

10/2-3; ROBERTS COVE GERMANFEST — Where: St. Leo Church Grnds, Rayne, La. Featuring: German bands, singing, dancing, folklore and more. Info: Sherry Rimmer / Shirley Leonards, Roberts Cove Germanfest Assoc., 7212 Roberts Cove Rd., Rayne, LA 70578; Ph: 337-334-8354.Web: www.robertscovegermanfest.com CR HR A

10/2-3; SHARLOT HALL FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Ariz. Featuring: Over 200 Ariz. performers, singing, dancing, storytelling, children's events and more. Contests. Workshops. Tix: FREE. Info: Barbara Cook, Events Coordinator, Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ 86301; Ph: 928-445-3122.Web: www.sharlot.org CR HR A

10/2-3; TASTE OF RHODE ISLAND — Where: Newport Yachting Ctr, R.I. Featuring: Culinary demos, 2 stages of live music, strolling entertainment, a marketplace tent and a children's area. Crafts. Info: Newport Yachting Center, P.O. Box 550, 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-9949; Ph: 401-846-1600.Web: www.newportfestivals.com A

10/3; APPLEFEST — Where: Downtown Warwick, N.Y. Featuring: Food, music, games and rides for the children. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Warwick Applefest, P.O. Box 22, Warwick, NY 10990; Ph: 845-987-8300.Web: www.warwickapplefest.com CR HR A

10/6-9; TURKEY TRACK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Turkey Track Park, Waldron, Ark. Featuring: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, David Parmley & Continental Divide, Eddie Sanders & Friends, Bluegrass Brothers, The Martins, Kenny & Amanda Smith, Moron Brothers, Audie Blaylock & Redline, The Batten Family, The Expedition Show, Mark Phillips & III Generation, Louisiana Grass, Turkey Track Band, Boone Carlon's Ole Timey Fiddlin' Session. Tix: $60, $10-20 day. Info: Bill Lovett, Turkey Track Bluegrass Park, 9423 Hwy 250, Waldron, AR 72958; Ph: 479-637-3717.Web: turkeytrackbluegrass.com CO HO

10/6-10; AUTUMN GLORY FEST — Where: Downtown Oakland and surrounding areas in Garrett Co., Md. Featuring: Several events to celebrate the fall foliage season. Contests. Crafts. Info: Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, 15 Visitors Center Dr., McHenry, MD 21541; Ph: 301-387-4FUN or 301-387-4386. Web: www.autumngloryfestival.com A

10/7-9; BLUES & HERITAGE FEST — Where: Downtown Helena, Ark. Featuring: B.B. King, Dr. John & The Lower 911, Taj Mahal. Tix: FREE. Info: Rayne Gordon, Blues & Heritage Festival, P.O. Box 118, Helena, AR 72342; Ph: 870-338-8798 or 870 995-2852. Web: www.bluesandheritagefest.com

10/7-9; PALATKA BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Rodeheaver Boys' Ranch, Palatka, Fla. Featuring: Lonesome Will Mullins & The Virginia Playboys, The Marksmen, The James King Band, The Larry Stephenson Band, Russell Moore & IIIRD Tyme Out, The WIlson Family Band, The Charlie Sizemore Band, Goldwing Express, Lost & Found, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, The California Ramblers, Carolina Sonshine, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and The Grascals. Tix: $85, $75 adv, $35 day. Info: Norman Adams, Adams & Anderson, P.O. Box 98, Dahlonega, GA 30533; Ph: 706-864-7203 or 706-265-0655. Web: www.aandabluegrass.com CO CR A

10/8-9; CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FEST — Where: Grant Park, Chicago, Ill. Featuring: 3 music stages, dance tent, children's tent and art fair. Tix: FREE. Info: Erin Bauer, Chicago Country Music Fest, Mayor's Office of Special Events, 121 N. LaSalle St., City Hall, Rm. 806, Chicago, IL 60602; Ph: 312-744-3315.Web: www.chicagocountrymusicfestival.us A

10/8-10; BANBURY CANALSIDE FOLK FEST — Where: Banbury, Oxon, U.K. Info: Banbury Folk Festival, P.O. Box 622 , Banbury, Oxon , OX16 6ET , U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1295-709881 or +44-(0)1295-770952 . Web: www.banburyfolkfestival.co.uk

10/8-10; CALICO DAYS — Where: Calico Ghost Town, Yermo, Calif. Contests. Tix: $15, $10 day, $5-8 child. Info: Calico Ghost Town, Calico Days, P.O. Box 638, Yermo, CA 92398; Ph: 800-TO-CALICO or 760-254-2122. Web: www.calicotown.com CO A

10/8-10; CHOWDER, BLUES & BREWS — Where: Florence, Ore. Featuring: Blues bands, seafood vendors and microbrews. Info: Florence Chamber of Commerce, Chowder, Blues & Brews, 290 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439; Ph: 800-524-4864 or 541-997-3128. Web: www.florencechamber.com

10/8-10; FESTIVALS ACADIENS ET CREOLES — Where: Lafayette, La. Featuring: Concerts, dance, jamming, children's events and more. Info: Kelly Strenge, P.O. Box 52066, Lafayette, LA 70505; Ph: 337-981-5652.Web: www.festivalsacadiens.com

10/8-10; LINCOLN COUNTY COWBOY SYMPOSIUM — Where: Ruidoso Downs Race Track, Ruidoso Downs, N.M. Info: Sunny Hirschfeld, Hubbard Museum of the American West, 1461 Hwy 70 W., Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346; Ph: 575-378-4431 or . Web: www.cowboysymposium.org

10/8-10; LOGANDALE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Clark Co. Frgrnds, Logandale, Nev. Featuring: The Chapman Family, Jerry Butler and the Blu-J's, Lonesome Otis, Red Desert Ramblers, Just for Fun. Workshops. Tix: $40-$48, $15-$!8 kids 12-16, under 12 FREE. Info: Al Bess , Southern Nevada Bluegrass Music Soc., P.O. Box 363584, North Las Vegas, NV 89030; Ph: 702-566-9372 or 702-655-6201. Web: www.snvbluegrass.com CO HO A

10/8-10; SAVANNAH FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Savannah, Ga. Featuring: Karla Bonoff, Taylor Otis, Sam Pacetti, Carl Jones & Beverly Smith, more. Contests in youth songwriting. Tix: FREE. Info: Bob Beattie, Savannah Folk Music Fest, 9521 Whitfield Ave, Savannah, GA 31406; Ph: 912-355-7172.Web: www.savannahfolk.org A

10/8-10; TENNESSEE FALL HOMECOMING — Where: Museum of Appalachia, Clinton, Tenn. Featuring: Bluegrass, country, old-time and Gospel performers on 5 stages. Crafts. Tix: $25 per day. Info: Elaine Meyer, Museum of Appalachia, P.O. Box 1189, Norris, TN 37828; Ph: 865-494-7680 or 865-494-0514. Web: www.museumofappalachia.org CR HR A

10/8-10; TUCSON MEET YOURSELF FEST — Where: Downtown Tucson, Ariz. Featuring: Music, dance, traditional arts and food of southern Arizona's diverse folk and ethnic communities. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Mia J. Hansen, Tucson Meet Yourself Fest, 349 W. 31st Ave., Tucson, AZ 85713; Ph: 520-370-0588 or 520-806-9004. Web: www.tucsonmeetyourself.org

10/8-16; CELTIC COLOURS INTERNATIONAL FEST — Where: Cape Breton, N.S., Canada. Featuring: Performers from all over the world. Workshops. Info: Celtic Colours International Festival, 850 Grand Lake Road , Suite 8, Sydney, NS B1P 5T9, Canada; Ph: 902-562-6700 or 877-285-2321. Web: www.celtic-colours.com CR HR A I

10/9; AUTUMN HARVEST CELEBRATION — Where: Warwick Co. Park, Pottstown, Pa. Featuring: Seasonal stories told around bonfire, plus hayrides and face painting. Tix: $5 parking. Info: Jessica Cirilo, Chester County Parks and Recreation, 601 Westown Rd., Ste. 160, West Chester, PA 19380-0990; Ph: 610-344-6415.Web: www.chesco.org/ccparks CR HR A

10/9; FALL ON THE FARM — Where: Historic Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio. Crafts. Tix: $14.50. Info: Kim Krieger / Sauder Village, 22611 State Route 2, P.O. Box 235, Archbold, OH 43502; Ph: 800-590-9755.Web: saudervillage.com CO CR HO HR A

10/9; PINE BARRENS JAMBOREE — Where: Wells Mills Co. Park, Waretown, N.J. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Amanda Truhan, Well Mills County Park, 905 Wells Mills Rd, Waretown, NJ 08758; Ph: 609-971-3085 or 732-747-3547. Web: www.oceancountyparks.org HR A

10/9-10; GRAVES MOUNTAIN APPLE HARVEST FEST — Where: Graves Mtn. Lodge, Syria, Va. Featuring: Mark Templeton & Pocket Change, Orange Cloggers, Kelley Nelson Band, more. Tix: FREE. Info: Jim Graves, Graves Mountain Lodge, 205 Graves Mountain Lane, Rte 670, Syria, VA 22743; Ph: 540-923-4231.Web: www.gravesmountain.com CO CR HR A

10/9-10; LAKE COUNTY FOLK FEST — Where: Stages in Alexander Park, and City Hall in historic downtown Eustis, Fla. Info: Wayne Carter, Eustis Main Street Folk Fest, PO Box 164, Eustis, FL 32727; Ph: 352-357-8555 or 352-589-8313. Web: www.lakecountyfolkfest.com

10/9-10; OKTOBERFEST — Where: Hunter Mountain, N.Y. Featuring: Traditional celebration with performers from Germany and Bavaria. Contests. Tix: FREE. Info: Ginny Terry, Hunter Mountain, Rte. 23C, Hunter, NY 12442; Ph: 518-263-4224 x2350.Web: www.huntermtn.com

10/9-10; TIMBER & BALLOON FEST — Where: Shawnee Mtn. Ski Area, Shawnee-On-Delaware, Pa. Featuring: Hot air balloons, log rolling, pole climbing, ax and chainsaw competitions and buck sawing. Crafts. Tix: $24 2-day, $15-$12 day. Info: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, P.O. Box 339 Hollow Rd., Shawnee-On-Delaware, PA 18356; Ph: 570-421-7231.Web: www.shawneemt.com CR HR A

10/9-11; INTERNATIONAL OKTOBERFEST — Where: Newport, R.I. Featuring: Alpenblumen dancers, strolling musicians, international showbands, German food, Biergarten, Weingarten and children's area. Crafts. Info: Newport Waterfront Events, P.O. Box 399, Newport, RI 02840; Ph: 401-846-1600 .Web: www.newportwaterfrontevents.com A

10/10; OLD-TIME FIDDLERS' CONVENTION — Where: Rancho La Patera & Stow House, Goleta, Calif. Featuring: Laurie Lewis, Tom Rozum, Steve James, Foghorn Trio, Wild Asparagus, Little Black Train, Triple Chicken Foot. Contests in fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, and song. Tix: $20, $15 seniors. Info: Fiddle, guitar, more TBA, 4026 Via Lucero, Santa Barbara, CA 93117; Ph: 805-450-2243 or 805-450-2243. Web: www.fiddlersconvention.org HR A

10/10; SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLING BEE — Where: Avoca, Neb. Featuring: Deborah Greenblatt. Tix: $5, $1 child. Info: Deborah Greenblatt, 504 Garfield St., PO Box 671, Avoca, NE 68307; Ph: 402-275-3221.Web: www.greenblattandseay.com

10/10-11; FALL FESTIVAL ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR — Where: Main Street Historic District, Van Buren, Ark. Featuring: . Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Patty Howard , P.O. Box 1634, Van Buren, AR 72956; Ph: 479-410-3026.Web: www.vanburen.org CR HR A

10/14-16; GOSPEL MUSIC CELEBRATION WEEK — Where: Renfro Valley, Ky. Crafts. Info: David Brumett, Renfro Valley , P.O. Box 19, Renfro Valley, KY 40473; Ph: 800-765-7464 or 606-256-2638. Web: www.renfrovalley.com CO CR HO HR A

10/14-17; CELEBRATION OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC — Where: Berea College, Berea, Ky. Featuring: Riley Baugus, Gandy Dancer, Sister Lena Mae Perry. Workshops. Tix: $5. Info: Genevieve Reynolds, Loyal Jones Appalachian Center, Berea College, Berea, KY 40404; Ph: 859-985-3140.Web: www.berea.edu/apcenter HR A

10/14-17; LAKE EDEN ARTS FEST — Where: Camp Rockmont, Black Mountain, N.C. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Jennifer Pickering, Lake Eden Arts Fest (LEAF), 377 Lake Eden Rd., Black Mountain, NC 28711; Ph: 828-686-8742.Web: www.theleaf.com CO CR HR A

10/15-16; MOUNTAIN MUSIC HOMECOMING JAMBOREE — Where: Maggie Valley, N.C. Info: Tina Oellerich, 2701 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC 28751; Ph: 828-926-9658.Web: www.eaglenestnc.com CO CR HO HR A

10/15-17; APPLE BUTTER STIRRIN' FEST — Where: Roscoe Village, Coshocton, Ohio. Featuring: Bluegrass and old-time music, food, canal boat rides, history and demos. Crafts. Tix: $3. Info: Kori Hardesty, 600 N. Whitewoman Street, Coshocton, OH 43812; Ph: 800-877-1830 or 740-622-9310. Web: www.roscoevillage.com HR A

10/15-17; FOREST STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Peninsula College Theater, Port Angeles, Wash. Featuring: Laura Simms, Michael Parent, Kim Weitkamp, Heather McNeil, Kirk Waller. Workshops in storytelling. Tix: $65 wknd, events starting at $10. Info: The Story People of Clallam County, P.O. Box 285, Port Angeles, WA 98362 ; Ph: 360-417-5031.Web: www.dancingleaves.com/storypeople HR A

10/15-17; HARVEST FEST — Where: Seaside Park , Ventura, Calif. Featuring: Unique handmade arts & crafts, roaming & stage entertainment, gourmet food and more . Info: Lori Walker, Western Exhibitors, 2181 Greenwich St., San Francisco, CA 94123; Ph: 415-447-3205 or 415-447-3217. Web: www.harvestfestival.com A

10/15-17; HOME CRAFT DAYS — Where: Mountain Empire Community College, Big Stone Gap, Va. Crafts. Info: Sue Ella Boatright-Wells, Mountain Empire Community College, 3441 Mountain Empire Rd., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219-4634; Ph: 276-523-7489 or 276-523-7464. Web: www.homecraftdays.org CR HR A

10/15-17; INTERNATIONAL ACCORDION FEST — Where: La Villita, San Antonio, Tex. Featuring: Multicultural celebration of master accordionists. Workshops. Info: Pat Jasper, P.O. Box 39843, San Antonio, TX 78218; Ph: 210-865-8578 or 512-459-3495. Web: www.internationalaccordionfestival.org

10/15-17; LOOKING GLASS FEST — Where: Central United Methodist Church, Lansing, Mich. Featuring: Beth Molaro, Darlene Underwood, The Tractor Family and Fiddlefire. Workshops in contra dance, Cajun dance, couples dance, fiddle, guitar, more. Tix: $65, $15-20 events. Info: Bonnie Wheeler / Looking Glass Festival, Looking Glass Music & Arts Assoc, P.O. Box 1403, East Lansing, MI 48826; Ph: 517-896-8665 or 517-337-0235. Web: www.lgmaa.org A

10/15-17; NORTHEAST SQUEEZE-IN — Where: Bucksteep Manor, Washington, Mass. Workshops in free-reed instruments. Tix: $20-$275. Info: Douglas Creighton, The Button Box, Inc., P.O. Box 372, 42 Amherst Rd., Sunderland, MA 01375-0372; Ph: 413-665-7793.Web: http://squeeze-in.org/ CO CR A

10/16; ARCHIE LEE MEMORIAL DULCIMER FEST — Where: Tishomingo State Park, Tishomingo, Miss. Featuring: Country and bluegrass music, singing, dulcimer, misc. instruments and accompaniment. Workshops in dulcimer making. Crafts. Tix: FREE, $3 park fee. Info: Tishomingo State Park, P.O. Box 880, Tishomingo, MS 38873; Ph: 662-438-6914.Web: www.reserveamerica.com/tishomingo

10/16; FALL CHILI FEST — Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Vilonia, Ark. Tix: FREE. Info: Elizabeth Kuykendall, Lester Flatt Memorial Park, 50 Lester Flatt Dr., Vilonia, AR 72173; Ph: 501-835-2451.Web: www.angelfire.com/ar/Sunshinexpress/Otto.html

10/16; MICHIGAN FIDDLERS JAMBOREE -- HASTINGS — Where: Barry County Commission on Aging, Hasting, Mich. Featuring: Fiddling jams, open mic and round and square dancing. Info: Mich Fiddlers Jamboree, Barry County Commission, 320 W Woodlawn, Hastings, MI 49058; Ph: 231-796-1438.Web: www.michiganfiddlers.com

10/16-17; GRAVES MOUNTAIN APPLE HARVEST FEST — Where: Graves Mtn. Lodge, Syria, Va. Featuring: The Deane Family, Dark Hollow, Orange Cloggers, Hi Horse Cloggers. Tix: FREE. Info: Jim Graves, Graves Mountain Lodge, 205 Graves Mountain Lane, Rte 670, Syria, VA 22743; Ph: 540-923-4231.Web: www.gravesmountain.com CO CR HR A

10/16-30; CANTERBURY FEST — Where: Canterbury, Kent, U.K. Featuring: 200 events across the art forms in venues throughout Canterbury and the surrounding areas. Info: Festival Office, Christ Church Gate, The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2EE, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)122-745-2853 or +44-(0)122-776-2952. Web: www.canterburyfestival.co.uk

10/17; PUMPKIN FEST — Where: Riverfront Park, Beacon, N.Y. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Saul Rozinsky, P.O. Box 116, Blooming Grove, NY 10914; Ph: 845-496-5617.Web: www.beaconsloopclub.org HR A

10/17-23; ARBUCKLE MTN. PARK FALL JAM — Where: Arbuckle Mtn. Bluegrass Park, Wynnewood, Okla. Info: Rosemary Bowen, Arbuckle Mountain Park, Rt. 2, Box 216, Wynnewood, OK 73098; Ph: 405-665-5226.Web: www.arbucklemtbluegrasspark.com CO HO A

10/21-23; AMERICAN BANJO FRATERNITY FALL RALLY — Where: Pantall Hotel, Punxsutawney, Pa. Featuring: Performance and jamming. Info: Paul Heilman, American Banjo Fraternity, 6929 Tuckahoe Rd., Williamson, NY 14589; Ph: 315-589-2276.Web: www.banjofraternity.org/

10/21-24; MAGNOLIA FEST — Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Cmpgrnd, Live Oak, Fla. Featuring: 7 Walkers, Wet Willie, Railroad Earth, Keller and the Keels, Donna the Buffalo, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, Cornmeal, Col Bruce & The Quark Alliance, Seth Walker, Grayson Capps, The Moiser Brothers with David Blackmon, Dread Clampitt, Mike and Ruthy. Workshops in instrument care and musical instruction. Crafts. Info: Magnolia Music & Events, Inc., P.O. Box 51597, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32240-1597; Ph: 904-249-7990.Web: magnoliafest.com CO HO A

10/22-23; BLUES MASTERS AT THE CROSSROADS — Where: Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, Kan. Tix: $40 per night. Info: Marc Sheforgen , Blue Heaven Studios, 201 S. Eighth Street, Salina, KS 67401; Ph: 785-825-8609 or 800-716-3553. Web: www.blueheavenstudios.com CR HR

10/22-24; BARING-GOULD FOLK FESTIVAL — Where: Bridestowe, Devon, U.K. Featuring: Lauren McCormick, Martin and Shane Greabe, Chris Coe, Nick Wyke and Becki Driscoll, Tom and Barbara Brown, Brian Peters. Info: Kevin Buckland, Wren Music, Baring-Gould Folk Song School, 1 St. James Street, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1DW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)18-375-3754.Web: www.wrenmusic.co.uk CR HR

10/22-24; HARVEST FEST — Where: Del Mar Frgrnds, Del Mar, Calif. Featuring: Unique handmade arts & crafts, roaming & stage entertainment, gourmet food and more . Info: Lori Walker, Western Exhibitors, 2181 Greenwich St., San Francisco, CA 94123; Ph: 415-447-3205 or 415-447-3217. Web: www.harvestfestival.com A

10/22-24; MUSICPORT WORLD MUSIC FEST — Where: Spa Bridlington, Bridlington, U.K. Featuring: Richard Hawley, Angelique Kidjo, The Imagined Village, Marta Sebestyen, Jah Wobble's Japanese Dub, John Cooper Clarke, Erik Mongrain, Amine & Hamza, Anxo Lorenzo Band, Invisible System, Asere, Xova, Norma Waterson, New Rope String Band, Alejandro Toledo & The Magic Tombolinos, Hassan Erraji Trio, Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir, Malinky, Martha Tilston, Steve Phillips, Brigid Kaelin, Lee Harris & River Styx, Albert Ross & The Otters, The Urban Gypsies, Wholesome Fish. Tix: £89.50. Info: Katy, The Port Hole, 16 Skinner St., Whitby, N. Yorks, YO21 3AJ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)-845-3732760 or +44-(0)1947-605089. Web: www.musicportfestival.com A

10/22-24; RED STEAGALL COWBOY GATHERING — Where: Ft. Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, Tex. Featuring: Red Steagall, Don Edwards, Dan Roberts, Jean Prescott, The Quebe Sisters Band and more. Contests. Crafts. Info: Debbie Bowman, Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering, P.O. Box 4507, Fort Worth, TX 76164; Ph: 817-444-5502 or 817-625-1025. Web: www.redsteagallcowboygathering.com HO HR A

10/22-31; SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Scottish Storytelling Ctr, Edinburgh, Scotland. Featuring: Intn'l and Scottish storytellers. Workshops in storytelling. Info: Caroline Budge, Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR, Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)131-556-9579.Web: www.scottishstorytellingcentre.co.uk CR HR A

10/23; BLUE RIDGE FOLKLIFE FEST — Where: Ferrum College, Ferrum, Va. Featuring: Traditional music, food, work animal competitions, quilt show and old-time games for children. Crafts. Tix: $10, $5 kids and seniors. Info: Roddy Moore, Blue Ridge Institute & Museum, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088; Ph: 540-365-4416.Web: www.blueridgeinstitute.org CO CR HR

10/23-24; BLACK CREEK PIONEER VILLAGE HOWLING HOOTENANNY — Where: Toronto, Ont., Canada. Featuring: . Crafts. Info: Geri Smith, Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto, ON M3J 2P3, Canada; Ph: 416-736-1733 x5402.Web: www.blackcreek.ca

10/23-25; SEA WITCH HALLOWEEN & FIDDLER'S FEST — Where: Rehoboth Beach, Del. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Kate Bell, Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach C of C, P.O. Box 216, 501 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-0216; Ph: 302-227-2233 or 800-441-1329 x12. Web: www.beach-fun.com

10/28-30; SPRING CREEK BLUEGRASS CLUB FESTIVAL — Where: Coushatte Ranch, Bellville, Tex. Crafts. Info: Carolyn Brockett, Spring Creek Bluegrass Club , P.O. Box 1294, Bellville, TX 77418-1294; Ph: 979-865-5250 or 979-865-5094. Web: www.springcreekbluegrass.com CO HO A

10/29-31; HARMONICA 2010 — Where: Folk House, Bristol, U.K. Featuring: Rachelle Plas, Olivier Ker Ourio, MIck Kinsella, Alan Glen. Contests in Harmonica. Tix: £12.50 - £17.50. Info: Roger Trobridge, 112 Hag Hill Rise, Taplow, Maidenhead, Berks, SL6 0LT, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)162-860-4069.Web: harmonica.co.uk

10/29-31; TUCSON BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Desert Diamond Casino, Tuscon, Ariz. Featuring: IIIrd Tyme Out, Palmer Divide, Special Consensus, Peter McLaughlin & X Train, Jam Pak Blues 'n' Grass Neighborhood Band, Tangled Strings. Workshops in banjo, fiddle, mandolin, bass, autoharp, guitar, harmony singing, song writting. Crafts. Tix: $30 wknd, $20 day. Info: Michael Headrick, 13308 Placita el Algodon, Tucson, AZ 85749; Ph: 520-760-0745 or 520-403-0168. Web: www.desertbluegrass.org CO CR A

10/29-11/7; PERTHSHIRE AMBER — Where: Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Perthshire, U.K. Info: Butterstone Managements & Events, The Old Schoolhouse, Butterstone, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0HA, Scotland; Ph: +44 (0)1350 724281.Web: www.perthshireamber.com CR A

10/29-11/30; ESLÖV BLUES FEST — Where: Eslöv, Sweden. Workshops. Info: Ralph Svensson, Klövabäcksvägen 13, Stehag, SE-240 36, Sweden; Ph: +46-702-442825.Web: www.bluesieslov.se A I

10/30-11/1; WANNADANCE UPTOWN — Where: Leif Erikson Lodge, Seattle, Wash. Featuring: Rodney Miller with Lise Brown & Bruce Rosen, Queen City Bulldogs featuring David Cahn, Molly Tenenbaum, Armin Barnett & Dan Lockshon, Carol Ormand, Kathy Anderson. Workshops in contra, square & cajun dance. Info: Wannadance, Laurie Andrus, 6712 12th Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98117; Ph: 206-784-3477 or 206-634-2770. Web: www.wannadance.org

November 2010

11/5-14; KENT STATE FOLK FEST — Where: Kent, Ohio. Featuring: 2 consecutive weekends of folk music. Contests. Workshops. Info: Kent State Folk Festival, WKSU Offices, 1613 E. Summit St., Kent, OH 44242; Ph: 330-672-9154 or 800-672-2132. Web: www.kentstatefolkfestival.org CR HR A I I - Call in advance

11/5-14; LUCERNE BLUES FEST — Where: Grand Casino, Lucerne, Switzerland. Info: Guido Schmidt, Lucerne Blues Fest, P.O. Box 7564, Luzern 7, CH-6000, Switzerland; Ph: .Web: www.bluesfestival.ch

11/6; CARL BLACK GMC SARASOTA BLUES FEST — Where: Ed Smith Stadium Complex, Sarasota, Fla. Featuring: Little Feat, Duke Robillard, Larry McCray, Bruce Katz with Floyd Miles, Allstars, ""Mojo"" Myles Band and more. Crafts. Tix: $25, $20 adv, kids free. Info: Sovereign Ventures Inc., 5611 Sheffield Greene, Sarasota, FL 34235; Ph: 877-772-5425 or 941-954-4101 x5454. Web: www.sarasotabluesfest.com HR A

11/6; DISSIDENT FOLK FEST — Where: Greenwich Village, N.Y. Tix: $10. Info: , ; Ph: 845-591-2161.Web: www.flamesofdiscontent.org A

11/6; HARVEST FEST — Where: Mullet Hall Equestrian Ctr, Johns Island Co. Park, Charleston, S.C. Featuring: Crafter market, children's activities, live entertainment, food and more. Contests. Crafts. Info: Mandi Starnes, Charleston County Park/Recreation Comm., 861 Riverland Dr., Charleston, SC 29412; Ph: 843-795-4386 or 843-762-2172. Web: www.ccprc.com CO CR HR A

11/9-23; ETNOSOI! — Where: Helsinki, Finland. Featuring: International music, with artists from all over the world. Info: Jaana-Maria Jukkara, Global Music Centre, Hämeentie 34D, Helsinki, FIN-00530, Finland; Ph: +358-(0)9-696-2790.Web: www.globalmusic.fi

11/11-13; SOUTHERN OHIO INDOOR MUSIC FEST — Where: Roberts Convention Ctr, Wilmington, Ohio. Featuring: Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, The Grascals and more. Tix: $25-85. Info: Megan Brugger, Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, 23 E. Second St., Xenia, OH 45385; Ph: 937-372-5804 or 937-372-3531 x102. Web: www.somusicfest.com CO CR HR A

11/11-14; WOMAD CANARIAS — Where: Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. Featuring: Music from around the world. Tix: FREE. Info: WOMAD Ltd., Millside, Mill Lane, Box, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 8PN, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)122-574-4494 or +44-(0)118-939-0930. Web: www.womad.org

11/12-14; BLUES AT BRIDGETOWN — Where: Bridgetown, W.A., Australia. Tix: $160 wknd, $80-110 day, $65-80 youth. Info: , Blues at Bridgetown, PO Box 206, Bridgetown, WA 6255, Australia; Ph: +61-(08)9761-2921.Web: www.bluesatbridgetown.com

11/12-14; FIDDLE 2010 — Where: Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Scotland. Workshops in fiddle and cello. Info: The Scots Fiddle Festival Ltd., St George's West, 58 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RT, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)131-555-7669.Web: www.scotsfiddlefestival.com CR HR A

11/12-14; FOUR CORNER STATES BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Everett Bowman Rodeo Grnds, Wickenburg, Ariz. Tix: $30, $12 day. Info: , Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, 216 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, AZ 85390; Ph: 928-684-5479 or 928 684-0977. Web: www.wickenburgchamber.com

11/12-14; GREATER DOWNSTATE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, Ill. Featuring: Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Nothin' Fancy, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Barry Scott & Second Wind, Adam Steffey & The Boxcars, Darren Beachley & Legends of the Potomac, Donna Ulisse & Poor Mt. Boys, The Link Family and the Bankesters.. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $55, $5-25 day. Info: Bluegrass Festival , P.O. Box 456, Jacksonville, IL 62651; Ph: 217-243-3159.Web: www.bluegrassmidwest.com A

11/12-12/24; AFRICOLOR — Where: Paris, France. Info: Philippe Conrath, 5 rue Arthur Groussier, Paris, 75010, France; Ph: +33-1-47-97-69-99.Web: www.africolor.com

11/17-21; WESTERN MUSIC FEST — Where: Marriot Albuquerque, Albuquerque, N.M. Featuring: Cowboy and western music. Info: Marsha Short, P.O.Box 648, Coppell, TX 75019; Ph: 505-563-0673 or 325-234-4306. Web: www.westernmusic.org

11/25-27; SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Myrtle Beach Convention Ctr, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Featuring: Easter Brothers, The Crowe Brothers, David Peterson & 1946, Bobby Osborne & The Lonesome Ramblers, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, Rye Holler Boys, Phillip Steinmetz & His Sunny Tennesseans, Goldwing Express, Russell Moore & IIrd Tyme Out, Jesse McReynolds & The VA Boys, The Grascals, Dailey & Vincent, Appalachian Express, Big Country Bluegrass, The Bluegrass Brothers, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, J.D. Crowe & The New South, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Tix: $95 weekend, $40 day. Info: Norman Adams / Tony Anderson, Adams & Anderson, LCC, P.O. Box 98, Dahlonega, GA 30533; Ph: 706-864-7203.Web: www.aandabluegrass.com A

11/25-28; THANKSGIVING BLUEGRASS JAM WEEKEND — Where: Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, Fla. Featuring: The Grascals, Claire Lynch Band, Remington Ryde, David Peterson & 1946, Carolina Road, Crowe Brothers, Eddie & Martha Adcock, Barbwire Bluegrass, Scott & Amanda Anderson, Patsy Dollins Band, Frances Mooney & Sunset and Bits of Grass. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Steve Dittman, 2181 Trussell Rd., Oglethorpe, GA 31068-3245; Ph: 352-754-3082 or 813-985 2780. Web: www.sertomayouthranch.com CO CR HO HR A

11/26-27; OLD TYME FARM DAYS — Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Cmpgrnd, Live Oak, Fla. Featuring: A celebration of old-time farm life, with Gospel, blacksmithing, weaving, storytelling, and musical instrument demos and more. Info: Cher Skinner, Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, 3076 95th Dr., Live Oak, FL 32060; Ph: 386-364-1683 or 386-364-4641. Web: www.musicliveshere.com CO HO A

11/26-28; NEWTON THANKSGIVING BLUEGRASS WEEKEND — Where: Newton Best Western Inn, Newton, Iowa. Info: Chuck Stearman, SPBGMA, P.O. Box 271, Kirksville, MO 63501; Ph: 660-665-7172.Web: www.spbgma.com CR HR A

11/26-28; SONORA CHRISTMAS FEST — Where: Mother Lode Frgrnds, Sonora, Calif. Featuring: Elves, storytellers, all types of music and street performers. Crafts. Tix: $7, $5 srs, $2 kids. Info: Rich Burleigh, Fire on the Mountain, P.O. Box 148, Soulsbyville, CA 95372; Ph: 209-533-3473 or 530-823-4533. Web: www.fireonthemountain.com

11/26-12/6; JULMARKNAD — Where: Bishop Hill, Ill Historical Village. Tix: FREE. Info: Events Coordinator, Bishop Hill Arts Council, P.O. Box 47, Bishop Hill, IL 61419; Ph: 309-927-3345 or 309-927-3899. Web: www.bishophillartscouncil.com

Camps & Schools

September 2010

9/3-5; JANA JAE FIDDLE CAMP — Where: Grove Civic Ctr, Grove, Okla. Featuring: Jana Jae, Junior Marriott, Rick Morton, Susan Wallace, more. Workshops in Fiddle, Mandolin, Guitar. Tix: $100, $80 adv. Info: Kathleen Pixley, Grand Lake Festivals, P.O. Box 451590, Grove, OK 74345; Ph: 918-786-8896 or 800-526-2523. Web: www.grandlakefestivals.com CO CR HO HR A

9/3-6; SAN FRANCISCO FOLK MUSIC CLUB LABOR DAY CAMP — Where: Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz Mountains, Calif. Featuring: Open mic concerts, jamming and more. Workshops in music technique, song swaps. Info: Ken Hayes, San Francisco Folk Music Club, 885 Clayton St., San Francisco, CA 94117; Ph: 415-661-2217.Web: www.sffmc.org CO HO

9/5-11; CONTINUING FOLK HARP — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Lorraine Lee Hammond. Tix: $527. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 800-365-5724. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/5-11; SCOTTISH HERITAGE WEEK — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: David Brose, Lorraine Lee Hammond. Tix: $478 tuition plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/7-10; AMERICANA SONG ACADEMY — Where: Camp Caldera, Sisters, Ore. Workshops. Info: Brad Tisdel, Sisters Folk Festival, P.O. Box 3500, PMB 304, Sisters, OR 97759; Ph: 541-549-4979 or 541-408-0200. Web: www.sistersfolkfestival.org CO

9/9-12; AMERICAN BANJO CAMP — Where: Fort Flagler State Park, Nordland, Wash. Featuring: Janet Davis, Bill Keith, James McKinney, Alan Munde, Pete Wernick, Mac Benford, Adam Hurt, Bruce Molsky, Ken Perlman, Molly Tenenbaum, Mike Stahlman, Laura Smith, Paul Elliott, Peter Langston, Greg Canote, Jere Canote. Workshops in old-time and bluegrass banjo. Tix: $420-540. Info: Peter Langston & Ken Perlman, American Banjo Camp, 9228 1st Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98117; Ph: 206-781-5026 or 978-534-6407. Web: www.americanbanjocamp.com HR

9/10-12; FIDDLEHEADS ACOUSTIC MUSIC CAMP — Where: Geneva Point Conference Ctr, Lake Winnipesaukee, Moultonboro, N.H. Featuring: Harvey Reid, Joyce Andersen, Ellen Carlson, Kathy Sommer, Susie Burke, David Surrette, Seth Austen, Beverly Woods, Steve Roy, Diane and Bob Kordas, Darrel Carlson, others TBA. Tix: $198-309. Info: Ellen Carlson, Fiddleheads Acoustic Music Camp, P.O. Box 62, Lochmere, NH 03252; Ph: 603-528-1705 or 315-482-5747. Web: www.fiddleheadscamp.com CO CR

9/10-12; FOLK DANCE DAYS WORKSHOPS — Where: Ozark Folk Ctr, Mountain View, Ark. Featuring: Traditional folk dance styles of England, Scotland, Ireland and America's mountain regions. Tix: $55. Info: Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 870-269-3851.Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com CR HR A

9/10-12; GREENWOOD FURNACE FOLK GATHERING — Where: Greenwood Furnace State Park, Huntingdon, Pa. Featuring: A weekend of music workshops, jamming, concerts and dancing. Info: Sally Driscoll, Huntingdon Co. Arts Council, P.O. Box 216, Huntingdon, PA 16652; Ph: 814-643-6220 or 814-238-5051. Web: www.simplegiftsmusic.com/greenwood/ CO HO HR A

9/10-12; VANCOUVER ISLAND MUSIC WORKSHOP — Where: Nanoose, Vancouver Island B.C., Canada. Featuring: Todd Butler, Rosemary Campbell, June Cannon, Paul Pigat, Don Fraser, Rueben Gurr, Guido Heistek, Nick Hornbuckle, Trish Clair-Peck, Bob Romanow, Jennifer Scott, Rene Worst. Workshops. Tix: $280 Can.. Info: Granville Airton, 2159 Quenville Rd., Courtenay, BC V9J 1X7, Canada; Ph: 250-890-0499 or 250-218-5048. Web: vancouverislandmusicworkshop.com CO CR A

9/17-19; MUSICAL SAW — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Ivan Stiles. Tix: $299. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/19-25; AUTOHARP TECHNIQUES: SUCCESS FROM THE START — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Ivan Stiles. Tix: $527 plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/24-26; ADIRONDACK DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Silver Bay YMCA Conference Ctr, Hague, N.Y. Featuring: Steve Zakon-Anderson, Will Mentor, Scott Higgs, Jay Ungar, Molly Mason, Peter Davis, Bare Necessities (Jacqueline Schwab, Mary Lea, Peter Barnes), Spare Parts with Eric Buddington & Stuart Kenney. Workshops. Info: Peter Stix, Adirondack Dance Weekend, P.O. Box 448, Latham, NY 12110-0448; Ph: 518-292-0133 or 518-384-3275. Web: www.danceflurry.org/new/silverbay.html A

9/24-27; FUR PEACE RANCH PICK & PUTT WEEKEND — Where: Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio. Featuring: Jorma Kaukonen, Bill Kirchen, Spencer Bohren, Oteil Burbridge. Workshops in Repertoire, skillbuilding, fingerstyle, and bass guitar. Info: Vanessa Kaukonen, Fur Peace Ranch, 39495 St. Clair Rd., Pomeroy, OH 45769-9434; Ph: 740-992-2575 or 740-992-2498. Web: www.furpeaceranch.com A

9/25-26; CONCERTINAS AT WITNEY — Where: Witney, Oxford, England. Featuring: All sorts of music for English, Anglo and Duet Concertinas - Individual styles, musical traditions, ensemble playing, modern and classical music. Workshops in concertina. Tix: £80. Info: Dave Townsend, Hands On Music Weekends, P.O. Box 1162, East Oxford D.O., OX4 4WS, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)186-571-4778.Web: www.handsonmusic.org.uk A

9/26-10/1; CONTINUING MOUNTAIN DULCIMER — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Betty Smith. Tix: $460 tuition plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

October 2010

10/1-3; STORYTELLING LIVE: TELLER-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM — Where: International Storytelling Ctr, Jonesborough, Tenn. Featuring: Storytellers from across the U.S. Tix: $42-108 day, $145-165 wknd. Info: Becky Brunson, International Storytelling Center, 116 W. Main St., Jonesborough, TN 37659; Ph: 800-952-8392 or 423-753-2171. Web: www.storytellingcenter.net CR HR A

10/1-3; THE HEALING VOICE — Where: Rowe Camp & Conference Ctr, Rowe, Mass. Featuring: Ysaye M. Barnwell. Workshops. Info: Rowe Camp & Conference Center, 22 Kings Hwy, PO Box 273, Rowe, MA 01367; Ph: 413-339-4954.Web: www.rowecenter.org CO HO A

10/1-4; FSGW GETAWAY — Where: West River Conference Ctr, West River, Md. Workshops. Info: Charlie Baum, 706 Bonifant Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910; Ph: 202-334-1701 or 301-587-2286. Web: www.fsgw.org CO

10/3-9; INTERMEDIATE HAMMERED DULCIMER — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Anne Lough. Tix: $527. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 800-365-5724. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

10/8-10; CHILDREN'S MUSIC NETWORK NATIONAL CONFERENCE — Where: Presentation Center Los Gatos, Calif. Featuring: Peter Alsop. Workshops. Info: Caroline Presnell, Children's Music Network, P.O. Box 1341, Evanston, IL 60204-1341; Ph: 847-673-2243 or 847-733-8003. Web: www.cmnonline.org HR

10/8-11; MOUNTAIN MUSIC & DANCE RETREAT — Where: Sagamore Institute, Raquette Lake, N.Y. Featuring: Trish Miller, John Kirk, Dan Duggan, Peggy Lynn, Dan Berggren, Dick & Carmen Gilman, and Steve Warner. Tix: $299, $165 children. Info: Sagamore Institute, P.O. Box 40, Sagamore Rd., Raquette Lake, NY 13420; Ph: 315-354-5311.Web: www.sagamore.org

10/9-11; FALL GETAWAY WEEKEND — Where: Prindle Pond Conference Center, Charlton, Mass. Contests. Workshops. Info: Lori Fassman, 17 Faulkner Hill Rd., Acton, MA 01720; Ph: 978-264-9710 or 617-623-1806. Web: www.fssgb.org A

10/10-16; CONTINUING FIDDLE — Where: John C. Campbell School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Cathy Grant. Tix: $527 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 800-365-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

10/11-15; BLAZIN IN BEAULY FEST — Where: Beauly, Invernes-Shire, U.K. Info: Lara McDonald, Blazin in Beauly, Plachaig House, Kilmorack, Beuly, IV4 7AL, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)779-294-7269.Web: www.blazininbeauly.com

10/15-17; FLORIDA STATE FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Otter Spring Campground, Trenton, Fla. Featuring: New location at Otter Springs Campground featuring Jake Krack and Florida's finest fiddlers, banjo players, guitarists, string bands and more. Contests. Workshops. Tix: $45 wknd, $25 daily. Info: Leslie Green, Florida State Fiddlers Association, P.O. Box 713, Micanopy, FL 32667; Ph: 352-371-9801 or 386-454-1853. Web: www.nettally.com/fiddler CO A I

10/15-17; SONNY OSBORNE BANJO CAMP — Where: Nashville, Tenn. Featuring: A weekend geared to both new and experienced 5-string banjo players. Workshops in 5-string bluegrass banjo. Info: Cindy Sinclair, Nash Camp, P.O. Box 210396, Nashville, TN 37221; Ph: 615-952-2267.Web: www.nashcamp.com CR HR A

10/17-23; CONTINUING GUITAR: FLATPICKING MELODIES — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Steve and Penny Kilby. Tix: $478 tuition plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

10/17-23; INTERMEDIATE GUITAR: FLATPICKING MELODIES — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Steve and Penny Kilby. Tix: $460 tuition plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

10/22-25; FUR PEACE RANCH GUITAR CAMP: COUNTRY BLUES — Where: Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio. Featuring: Roy Book Binder. Workshops in Country Blues guitar licks and tricks. Info: Fur Peace Ranch, 39495 St. Clair Rd., Pomeroy, OH 45769-9434; Ph: 740-992-6228.Web: www.furpeaceranch.com CO HO A

10/24-31; OCTOBER OLD-TIME WEEK — Where: Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, W.Va. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $435 tuition. Info: Augusta Heritage Center, Davis & Elkins College, 100 Campus Dr., Elkins, WV 26241; Ph: 304-637-1209 or 800-624-3157. Web: www.augustaheritage.com

10/29-31; APPALACHIAN SQUARE DANCE WEEKEND — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Phil Jamison, Bob Dalsemer. Tix: $290 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

10/29-31; AUGUSTA FIDDLERS' REUNION — Where: Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, W.Va. Tix: FREE. Info: Augusta Heritage Center, Davis & Elkins College, 100 Campus Dr., Elkins, WV 26241; Ph: 304-637-1209.Web: www.augustaheritage.com CR HR A

10/29-31; O'FLAHERTY IRISH MUSIC RETREAT — Where: Midlothian, Texas. Info: Ken Fleming, 1320 Navaho Trail, Richardson, TX 75080; Ph: 972-238-8724.Web: www.oflahertyretreat.org CO CR HO HR A

10/31-11/5; BEGINNING CLAWHAMMER BANJO — Where: Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Bob Buckingham. Tix: $474 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

November 2010

11/4-7; LAMB’S RETREAT FOR SONGWRITERS — Where: Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs, Mich. Featuring: Jonathan Byrd, Karen Mal, Michael Smith, Dick Siegel, Annie Capps, Dalis Allen. Workshops in songwriting. Tix: $275 tuition, $495 with r&b. Info: John D. Lamb, Springfed Arts, P.O. Box 304, Royal Oak, MI 48068-0304; Ph: 248-589-3913.Web: www.springfed.org/songwriters.html

11/7-13; PLAYING BLUEGRASS MUSIC IN A GROUP — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Geoff Hohwald, RIck Taylor. Tix: $512 tuition plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

11/11-14; LAMB'S RETREAT FOR SONGWRITERS — Where: Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs, Mich. Featuring: Sally Barris, Don Henry, LJ Booth, Ember Swift, Stewart Francke, Carolyn Striho, James Gordon. There is also another retreat Nov 4-7 featuring Jonathan Byrd, Karen Mal, Michael Smith, Dick Siegel, Annie Capps, Dalis Allen. Workshops in songwriting. Tix: $275 tuition, $495 with r&b. Info: John D. Lamb, Springfed Arts, P.O. Box 304, Royal Oak, MI 48068-0304; Ph: 248-589-3913.Web: www.springfed.org/

11/12-13; SUWANNEE DULCIMER RETREAT — Where: Stephen Foster Ctr, White Springs, Fla. Featuring: Workshop sessions taught by foremost mountain, hammer dulcimer & autoharp players from throughout the United States. In addition, there will be concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:00 pm that will feature your favorite musicians. Workshops in mountain and hammered dulcimers and autoharp. Tix: $85 for all workshops; Evening Concert $10. Info: Stephen Foster Folk Center, P.O. Box G, White Springs, FL 32096; Ph: 386-397-4478.Web: www.floridastateparks.org CO HO A

11/12-14; DANCE IN THE DESERT — Where: Triangle Y Ranch, Oracle, Ariz. Workshops in contra styling, fiddle, shape note singing and more. Tix: $190, $60 children. Info: Dance in the Desert, Tucson Friends of Traditional Music, P.O. Box 40654, Tucson, AZ 85717-0654; Ph: 520-795-2081.Web: www.tftm.org CO CR HR A

11/12-14; GEORGIA STRAIT GUITAR WORKSHOP — Where: Crescent Beach, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Phil Belanger, Keith Bennett, June Cannon, Dave Dunnigan, Don Fraser, Neil Fraser, Guido Heisteck, Don Kellet, Kitty King, Wendy Knudson, Colleen Savage, Brian Tate. Workshops. Tix: $295. Info: Granville Airton, Georgia Strait Guitar Workshop, 2159 Quenville Rd., Courtenay, BC V9J 1X7, Canada; Ph: 250-890-0499 or 250-218-5048. Web: www.gsgw.ca A

11/12-14; SUNSHINE STATE ACOUSTIC MUSIC CAMP — Where: St. Petersburg, Fla. Workshops. Tix: $129. Info: Charley Groth, Director, Sunshine State Acoustic Music Camp, 2900 31st Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712-3715; Ph: 727-585-5678.Web: www.cgmusicman.com CO CR HR A

11/12-15; FUR PEACE RANCH GUITAR CAMP — Where: Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio. Featuring: Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady, Buddy Cage and Michael Falzarano. Workshops in masters fingerstyle guitar, masters bass, pedal steel guitar and jamming. Info: Fur Peace Ranch, 39495 St. Clair Rd., Pomeroy, OH 45769-9434; Ph: 740-992-6228.Web: www.furpeaceranch.com CO HO A

11/14-19; CONTINUING CLAWHAMMER BANJO — Where: Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Mary Cox. Tix: $474 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

11/19-21; DRUMMING — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Bob Grove. Tix: $270 tuition plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

11/19-21; MID WINTER CUSTOMS and TRADITIONS — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Tony Barrand, Margaret Dale Barrand. Tix: $175 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 800-365-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

11/19-21; VANCOUVER FOLK SONG SOCIETY WINTER RETREAT — Where: Camp Alexandra, near Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Singing, jamming, concerts, dances, singarounds and workshops on many topics. Workshops. Info: Allison Campbell, 1028 Nanaimo St, New Westminster, BC V3M 2E6, Canada; Ph: 604-251-5341 or 604-647-1323. Web: www.folksongsociety.org CO A