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September through November 2011


September 2011

9/1-5; STRAWBERRY FALL MUSIC FEST — Where: Camp Mather, Yosemite, Calif. Featuring: The Acousticats, 8th Avenue String Band, Altan, Avalon Blues and many more.. Workshops. Info: Strawberry Music Festivals, P.O. Box 664, Jamestown, CA 95327; Ph: 209-984-8630.Web: www.strawberrymusic.com CO

9/1-4; BLUEGRASS PICKIN' TIME LABOR DAY WEEKEND — Where: Carol's Memorial Bluegrass Park, Dixon, Mo. Crafts. Info: Bill Jones, Bluegrass Pickin' Time, 19452 Hwy 133, Dixon, MO 65459-6279; Ph: 573-759-3544 or 336-675-5863. Web: www.bluegrasspickintime.com CO A

9/1-3; 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

9/1-4; 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

9/1-4; SALMON LAKE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Salmon Lake Park, Grapeland, Tex. Featuring: Larry Stephenson Band, Gary Waldrep Band, The Marksmen and more.. 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

9/1-4; NORTH BRANCH BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Bridgewater, Vt. Featuring: Appalachian Uprising, Jim Hurst, Big Spike Bluegrass and 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

9/1-3; LIL JOHN'S MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL — Where: Cane Creek Campground, Snow Camp, N.C.. Featuring: Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers, The Steeldrivers, Big Country Bluegrass, New Found Road, Bobby Osborne and the Rocky Top Express, Josh Williams Band, Constant Change, Ralph Stanley II, Al Batten and Bluegrass Reunion, Daren and Brooke Aldridge and more.. Tix: $20-75. Info: John D. Maness, 1256 Longest Acres Rd, Snow Camp, NC 27349; Ph: 336-376-8324.Web: www.littlejonsmountainmusic.com CO

9/2-4; 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: John Lupton, 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

9/2-4; 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

9/2-5; 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

9/2-3; 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

9/2-5; SEPTEMBERFEST — Where: Quest Ctr, Omaha, Neb. Featuring: Fireworks display, petting zoo, live music and entertainment, parade, vendors and artists. Tix: $2. Info: Septemberfest Committee, 3000 Farnam St., Ste. 5 East, Omaha, NE 68131; Ph: 402-346-4800.Web: www.septemberfestomaha.com

9/2-5; SOBER IN THE SUN — Where: Treasure Valley Scout Reservation, Rutland, Mass. Featuring: An alcohol- and drug-free weekend with live music. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $70 wknd, $57 adv, $25 day. Info: Paul Schutz, Sober In The Sun, P.O. Box 60545, Worcester, MA 01606; Ph: 508-832-4040.Web: www.soberfestival.org CO HO A I

9/2-3; 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

9/2-4; 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

9/2-4; 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

9/2-3; ILLINOIS BLUES FEST — Where: Riverfront Park, Peoria, Ill. Featuring: Walter Wolfman Washington and The Roadmasters, Bryan Lee and The Blues Power Band, Janiva Magness, Chris Cain, Darell Nulish Band, Little Joe McLerran, more. Tix: $15 one-day, $25 two-day. Info: Jay Goldberg, Illinois Blues Festival, 1115 Oregon St., Ste. A, Urbana, IL 61801; Ph: 217-278-7400 or 309-208-4300. Web: www.canopyclub.com/jaytv.php

9/2-4; NATIONAL FOLK FEST — Where: Butte, Montana. Featuring: Zydeco, blues, Gaelic, polka, Cajun, bluegrass, fado music and more, plus dance, storytelling and food. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: National Folk Festival Office, c/o Mainstreet Uptown Butte, P.O. Box 696, Butte, MY 59703; Ph: 406-497-6464.Web: www.nationalfolkfestival.com CR HR A

9/2-4; PORTPATRICK FOLK FEST — Where: Portpatrick, Stranraer, Scotland. Featuring: Concerts, pub gigs, sessions, workshops, family ceilidhs, street entertainment and children’s events. Info: Catherine Buchanan, Portpatrick Events, 45 Main Street, Portpatrick, Stranraer, DG9 8JW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)177-681-0717.Web: www.portpatrickfolkfestival.org

9/2-4; 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

9/2; 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

9/2-4; DUSK 'TIL DAWN BLUES FEST — Where: Down Home Blues Club, Rentiesville, Okla. Contests in battle of the bands. Workshops. Tix: $15. Info: Selby Minner, Friends of Rentiesville Blues, Inc, 701 DC Minner St., Rentiesville , OK 74459; Ph: 918-473-2411.Web: www.dcminnerblues.com/bluesfest.htm CO CR HR A

9/2-4; OFF THE TRACKS SPRING FEST — Where: Castle Donington, Leics., U.K.. Featuring: The Christians, Los Pacaminos (feat. Paul Young), System 7 (feat. Steve Hillage), Mirror System, No Right Turn, many more. Tix: £60. Info: Andy Cooper, Off the Tracks , P.O. Box 68, Derby, DE1 3EH, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1332-384518 or +44-(0)7899-826955. Web: www.offthetracks.co.uk CO HO A

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; BARNES FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Mercer Co. Frgrnds, Aledo, Ill. Featuring: Monroe Crossing, Ashley Lewis, the Bankester Family, The Expedition Show and more. Info: Cathy Wonderlich, 1504 13th Ave., Moline, IL 61265; Ph: 309-737-7706.Web: www.barnesbluegrass.com

9/2; LABOR DAY WEEKEND GOSPEL SING — Where: Dominion Valley Park, Stuart, Va. Featuring: Harvesters Quartet, Damascus Ridge and others. 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

9/2-4; KANSAS CITY IRISH FEST — Where: Crown Ctr. Square, Kansas City, Mo. Featuring: The Elders, McPeake, The Killdares, Kila and more.. 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

9/2-4; SHELTER VALLEY FOLK FEST — Where: Henkel Farm, Grafton, Canada. Featuring: Grit Laskin, Dominic Mancuso, Eliza Gilkyson, James Keelaghan and more.. 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

9/2-4; RHYTHM & ROOTS FESTIVAL — Where: Ninigret Park; Charlestown, RI. Featuring: Steve Earle & the Dukes (& Duchesses) featuring Allison Moorer, Richard Thompson, Marcia Ball, Delbert McClinton, Raul Malo Band, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, 7 Walkers (featuring Bill Kreutzmann of Grateful Dead & Papa Mali), Nation Beat, Red Stick Ramblers, Mitch Woods & his Rocket 88's, Sarah & the Tall Boys, Harper & the Midwest Kind, Swamp Cabbage, Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band, Greely Savoy Duo, Occidental Gypsy Jazz Band, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, Jesse Lege, Joel Savoy & Bayou Brew & more. Tix: $25-$175. Info: Lisa Husted, PO Box 535, Utica, NY 13503; Ph: 888-855-6940 or 401-783-3926. Web: www.rhythmandroots.com CR

9/3-5; 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

9/3-4; 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

9/3-5; 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

9/3-4; 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

9/3-6; 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; FIESTA SEPTIEMBRE — Where: Wickenburg Community Ctr, Wickenburg, Ariz. Info: Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, 216 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, AZ 85390; Ph: 928-684-5479.Web: www.wickenburgchamber.com

9/3-5; NEWPORT WATERFRONT IRISH FEST — Where: Newport Yachting Ctr, R.I. 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

9/3-4; LONG BEACH BLUES FEST — Where: North Athletic Field, Cal-State Long Beach, Calif. Featuring: Johnny Winter, Funky Meters, Homemade Jamz Blues Band, Bobby Womack, Mavis Staples, Blind Boys of Alabama. Tix: $300-$5,000. Info: KKJZ 88.1 FM, 1288 N. Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90815; Ph: 562-985-1686 or 562-985-5566. Web: www.kkjz.org

9/3-4; 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

9/3-5; 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

9/3-4; MOON DANCER FOLK FESTIVAL — Where: Wrightsville, Pa.. Tix: 2 days $20. Info: Moon Dancer Winery, 1282 Klines Run Rd., Wrightsville, PA 17368; Ph: 717-252-9463.Web: www.moondancertwinery.com HR

9/4-5; FOX VALLEY FOLK MUSIC & STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Island Park, Geneva, Ill. Featuring: 30 National & Regional Feature Performers and 8 Chicago area Folklife support organizations present two days of Roots Music, Dance & Storytelling on 8 stages. 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

9/4; NEW WORLD FEST — Where: Historic Chandler Music Hall, Randolph, Vt. Featuring: Adina Gordon, The Amidons, Crow Foot, Can Trip and more.. 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; McLAIN CELTIC FEST — Where: Two Mile House, Carlisle, Pa. Featuring: Irish and Scottish dancers, music, Highland athletics, Scottish clans, vendors and authentic food. Tix: $10. Info: Joan McBride, Two Mile House, 1189 Walnut Bottom Rd., Carlisle, PA 17015; Ph: 717-243-3437 or 717-249-7610 . Web: www.historicalsociety.com HR

9/5-28; DOLLYWOOD'S BBQ & BLUEGRASS — Where: Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Info: Dollywood, 1020 Dollywood Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4101; Ph: 800-DOLLYWOOD or 865-428-9488. Web: www.dollywood.com

9/6-7; PIONEER FLORIDA DAYS FEST — Where: Pioneer Florida Museum, Dade City, Fla. Crafts. Info: Barbara Russ, Pioneer Florida Museum, P.O. Box 335, Dade City, FL 33525; Ph: 352-567-0262.Web: www.pioneerfloridamuseum.org CR HR A

9/6; HARVEST FEST — Where: Nashoba Valley Winery, Bolton, Mass. Featuring: Live music, apple-picking, a traditional barbecue, hay rides and children's entertainment. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Music In The Orchard, Nashoba Valley Winery, 100 Wattaquadoc Hill Rd., Bolton, MA 01740; Ph: 978-779-5521.Web: www.nashobawinery.com

9/6-7; HARVEST MOON FOLK FEST — Where: Warwick Valley Winery, Warwick, N.Y. Tix: (per day) $10/adv; $15/gate. Info: Jeremy Kidde, Warwick Valley Winery, 114 Little York Rd., Warwick, NY 10990; Ph: 845-258-4858 or 845-258-6020. Web: www.wvwinery.com

9/6; SOUTHERN & BLUEGRASS GOSPEL MUSIC FEST — Where: Snyder Music Park, Halltown, Mo. Crafts. Tix: $9. Info: Virginia Snyder, Snyder Music Park, 1347 E. Broadmoor St., Springfield, MO 65804; Ph: 417-882-6621.Web: virginiasnyder.netfirms.com CO HO A

9/7-9; SWALLOW HILL FOLK FEST — Where: Swallow Hill, Denver, Colo. Contests. Workshops. Info: Swallow Hill Music Assoc., 71 E. Yale Ave., Denver, CO 80210; Ph: 303-777-1003 or 877-214-7013. Web: www.swallowhill.com

9/7-10; FESTIVAL IN THE CORNFIELDS — Where: Wapakoneta, Ohio. Featuring: Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass, Lori Lyn with New Outlook, Bobby Hutch with Grand Ole Country, Muleskinner, Rock Island Plow Company. Tix: $37 wknd, $5-15 day. Info: Laura Ritchie, Famous Old Time Music, 20322 US 33, Wapakoneta, OH 45895; Ph: 419-568-1220.Web: www.fotmc.com CO CR HR A

9/8-11; 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

9/8-11; LONGS PEAK SCOTTISH/IRISH HIGHLAND FEST — Where: Stanley Park, Estes Park, Colo. Featuring: 1st Battalion Scots Guards Pipes & Drums, US Marine Air Ground Combat Center Band, Centennial State Pipes & Drums, Fort Collins Pipe Band and The Texas Camel Corps. 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

9/8-10; 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

9/8-11; BEAN BLOSSOM BIKER'S FEST — Where: Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park, Bean Blossom, Ind. Tix: $30-$60. 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

9/8-10; ELLNORA GUITAR FESTIVAL — Where: Krannert Center, Urbana, Ill. Featuring: Russ Barenberg Trio, Beijing Guitar Duo, Adrian Belew, Rory Block, Lexico, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Cindy Cashdollar, Taj Mahal Trio, Dan Zanes, and more. Tix: $192, $80 student. Info: Krannert Center for Performing Arts, 500 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801-3788; Ph: 217-333-6700.Web: ellnoraguitarfestival.com

9/8-10; 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

9/9-13; FRALEY MOUNTAIN MUSIC GATHERIN' — Where: Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill, Ky. Featuring: Ann & Phil Case, Robin Kessinger, Bill & Connie Lowe, The 1937 Flood, Roger Cooper, The Corndrinkers, Bobby Taylor, John Harrod, Reed Island Rounders, John Tierney, The Morgans, Alan Freeman, Paul David Smith, Nick & Kathy Hallman, Sunset Dawn, Carl & Betty Ross, Wiley Dew, Jesse Wells, Michael Garvin, Jonathan Wood, more. Workshops. Tix: $25 wknd, $4-10 events. Info: Coy Ainsley, Carter Caves State Resort Park, 344 Caveland Dr., Olive Hill, KY 41164; Ph: 606-286-4411 or 800-325-0059. Web: www.reedisland.com/RIR/fraleyfest.htm CO HO A

9/9; TURTLE HILL FOLK FEST — Where: Rotary Sunshine Campus, Rush, N.Y. Featuring: Jamcrackers, Jay Ungar and Molly Mason and others.. 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

9/9-10; 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

9/9; SLATER MILL FAMILY FUN FEST — Where: Slater Mill Grnds, Pawtucket, R.I. Featuring: Performers, speakers, family activities, ethnic foods and more. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Slater Mill Family Fun Festival, Slater Mill Historic Site, P.O. Box 696, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02862-0696; Ph: 401-725-8638.Web: www.slatermill.org A

9/9-11; CELTICFEST MISSISSIPPI — Where: Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum, Jackson, Miss. Featuring: Tea Merchants, Troen, Wild Irish Roots and others. 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

9/9-11; 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

9/9-17; 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

9/9-10; MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST BLUES & HERITAGE FEST — Where: Jackson Co. Frgrnds, Pascagoula, Miss. Info: Jackson County Fairgrounds, P.O. Box 998, Pascagoula, MS 39568; Ph: 228-497-5493.

9/9-10; 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

9/9-10; 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

9/9-11; 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

9/9-11; 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

9/9-25; 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

9/9-17; 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

9/9-11; 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

9/9-10; 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

9/9-10; 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; 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

9/10-25; 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

9/10-11; 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

9/10-11; 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; 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

9/10-11; 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.beachstreetusa.com

9/10-11; 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

9/10-11; 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


9/10-14; SISTERS OREGON ANNUAL FOLK MUSIC DANCE FESTIVAL — Where: Sisters, Ore. . Featuring: William Wylie. Tix: $20 per lesson. Info: William Wylie, Remote Music Productions, P.O. Box 2031, Spokane, WA 99210, USA; Ph: 509-624-3723. CO

9/11; 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

9/11-12; PARK SLOPE OLD-TIME & BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE — Where: Park Slope, Brooklyn, N.Y. Workshops in fiddle, banjo, mandolin, vocals, guitar, more. Tix: $10 Friday, $4 Saturday. Info: James Reams / Tina Aridas, Mountain Redbird Music, 565 9th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215; Ph: 718-965-8490 or 718-788-2048. Web: www.gchmusic.org

9/11; TAKOMA PARK FOLK FEST — Where: Takoma Park Middle School, Takoma Park, Md. Info: Kevin Adler, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd, Takoma Park, MD 20912; Ph: 301-589-0202.Web: www.tpff.org

9/11-17; ARBUCKLE MTN. BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Arbuckle Mtn. Bluegrass Park, Wynnewood, Okla. Featuring: Southern Raised, Young Family, Joe Bass & The Double Mt. Boys, Hunt Family, Grubb Creek, Boggy River Bluegrass, Bluefield Express, Backroads Bluegrass, Saltgrass, Honey Creek Hwy, Curreykorn and Lonesome Ridge, with MC Richard McGlothlin. 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

9/12-13; IRISH CONNECTIONS FEST — Where: The Irish Cultural Centre, Canton, Mass. Tix: $15, $10 members. Info: The Irish Cultural Centre, P.O. Box 246, Canton, MA 02021; Ph: 781-821-8291.Web: www.irishculture.org

9/13-14; WYE MARSH FEST — Where: Wye Marsh Wildlife Ctr, Midland, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Local performers, displays, exhibits, vendors and seminars. Crafts. Info: Wye Marsh Wildlife Center, 16160 Hwy 12, P.O. Box 100, Midland, ON L4R 4K6, Canada; Ph: 705-526-7809.Web: www.wyemarsh.com CR HR A

9/13-18; 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

9/13-17; SUMMERTIME FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Poppy Mtn, Morehead, Ky. Featuring: ?Custom Made Bluegrass, Summertown Road, Weary Jammers, Rowan County Ramblers, Whiskey Bent Valley Boys, Poacoeus, Billie Renee & Cumberland Ga and 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

9/13-14; FOLK AND FALL HARVEST FEST — Where: Cook Forest Sawmill Ctr. for the Arts, Cooksburg, Pa. Info: Brian Brubaker, Cook Forest Sawmill Ctr for the Arts, P.O. Box 180, Cooksburg, PA 16217; Ph: 814-927-6655 or 814-744-9670. Web: www.sawmill.org CR HR A

9/14-18; WALNUT VALLEY FEST & NATIONAL FLATPICKING CHAMPIONSHIPS — Where: Winfield, Kan. Featuring: Julie Davis, Bluestem, Bill Barwick, John McCutcheon and many more.. 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

9/14-15; 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

9/14-18; 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

9/14-18; 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

9/14-15; SPOONER HERITAGE FEST — Where: Downtown Spooner, Wis. Info: Ruth Skiei, Spooner Heritage Festival, 122 N. River St., Spooner, WI 54801; Ph: 715-635-2168 or 800-367-3306. Web: www.spoonerheritagefestival.com

9/14-18; BERKELEY OLD-TIME MUSIC CONVENTION — Where: Various locations, Berkeley, Calif. Featuring: Mike Bryant & Joseph Decosimo; Pilot Mountain Bobcats; Ginny Hawker & Tracy Schwarz; Thomas Maupin, Daniel Rothwell & Friends; Craig Ventresco & Meredith Axelrod; Triple Chicken Foot; Chad Manning, Alan Senauke, Eric & Suzy Thompson; New Omatics; Roots Revue; Susan Michaels; Erik Hoffman. Tix: $5-20, others free. Info: Suzy Thompson, BOTMC, c/o Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94705; Ph: 510-848-5018.Web: www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org A

9/15-17; ARIZONA COWBOY POETS GATHERING — Where: Yavapai College, Prescott, Ariz. Featuring: Don Edwards, Bill Snow J.R., Eil Barsi, Desert Sons. Workshops. Tix: $16 per event. Info: Jim Dunham, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, AZ 86301; Ph: 928-776-2000 or 928-772-0301. Web: www.azcowboypoets.org CR HR A

9/15-17; MOHICAN BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Mohican Wilderness, Glenmont, Ohio. Featuring: Northwest Territory, Buck and Company, Copus Hill and more.. 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

9/15-18; FESTIVAL DES NUITS DE NACRE — Where: Tulle, France. 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

9/15-18; 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

9/15-22; CORK FOLK FEST — Where: Cork City Ctr, Co. Cork, Ireland. Featuring: Folk musicians, storytellers and dancers from Ireland and throughout Europe. Workshops in dance and fiddle. Info: William Hammond, Cork Folk Festival, Civic Trust House, 50 Popes Quay, Co. Cork, , Ireland; Ph: +44-(0)872-759-311.Web: www.corkfolkfestival.com CR HR

9/15-18; 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

9/15-17; MOHICAN BLUES FEST — Where: Mohican Reservation Camp, Loudonville, Ohio. Featuring: Copus Hill, The Allegheny Drifters, Buck and Company, Northwest Territory, Nora Jane Struthers, Sierra Hull, Steep Canyon Rangers, Lonesome River Band, more. Crafts. Tix: $25, adv $20. Info: Fred R. Coffin, Event Coordinator, Mohican Entertainment Ltd., 316 Twp. Rd. 2352, Loudonville, OH 44842-9615; Ph: 419-368-3090 or 877-NEW-FEST. Web: www.bluesinvasion.com CO CR HO HR A

9/15-18; CAMP JAM IN THE PINES — Where: Old Cedar Campground, Monroeville, N.J . Featuring: Uncle Monster, BD Mylo and the Go Daddys, and more. Crafts. Tix: $80 wknd, $60 2-day, $30-50 day. Info: Lori Dean, Camp Jam in the Pines , 123 Setauket Trail, Medford Lakes, NJ 08055; Ph: 856-983-8878 or 609-206-3787. Web: www.campjam.org CO A

9/15-17; PONDEROSA STOMP — Where: New Orleans, La. Tix: $50 per night. Info: The Knights, ; Ph: 504-598-6225 or 718-522-7171. Web: www.ponderosastomp.com

9/15-17; ARBUCKLE MTN. BLUEGRASS JAM — Where: Arbuckle Mtn Park, Wynnewood, Okla.. Contests in band scramble. Info: Rosemary Bowen, Arbuckle Mountain Park, Rt 2 Box 216, Wynnewood, OK 73098; Ph: 405-665-5226.Web: www.arbucklemtbluegrasspark.com CO HO A

9/15-17; 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

9/15-17; 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/

9/16-18; 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

9/16-7; 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

9/16-17; BELL WITCH BLUEGRASS COMPETITION — Where: Bell Witch School Grnds, Adams, Tenn. 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

9/16-18; SQUIRREL MOON CONTRA DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Folklore Village, Dodgeville, Wis. Featuring: The Groovemongers with caller Tom Hinds. Info: Bonnie Miller, Folklore Village, 3210 Co. Hwy. BB, Dodgeville, WI 53533; Ph: 608-924-4000.Web: www.folklorevillage.org CO

9/16-18; 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

9/16-18; 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

9/16-18; 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

9/16-18; 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

9/16-17; 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

9/16-18; 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

9/16-17; COUNTRY STAGE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Country Stage Music Park, Nova, Ohio. Featuring: Harbourtown, Stevens Family, New Outlook and others. 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

9/16-18; 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

9/16-18; 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

9/16-17; GLOBALQUERQUE — Where: National Hispanic Cultural Ctr, Albuquerque, N.M. Featuring: Gaida, Frigg, Los Amigos Invincibles, Baraka Moon, Te Vaka and more.. 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

9/16; 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

9/16-18; 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

9/16-18; 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

9/16-20; DOONHAME HAIRTH — Where: Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. Featuring: Peatbog Faeries, 3 Daft Monkeys, Tofu Love Frogs, Tiger Style, Latin Dub Sound System, Warblefly, more. Tix: £80. Info: Liz Holmes - Knockengorroch CIC, Knockengorroch, Carsphairn, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 3TJ, Scotland; Ph: +44[0]1644 460662 or +44[0]771 8358160. Web: www.knockengorroch.org.uk CO CR A

9/17; 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

9/17; STORYTELLING 2011 — Where: Livonia Public Library, Livonia, Mich.. Featuring: Diane Ferlatte and Laura Pershin-Raynor. Workshops in storytelling techniques and topics. Tix: Fri $15, Sat $25, wknd $40. Info: Barbara Schutzgruber, 2855 Kimberly Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48104; Ph: 734-761-5118.Web: www.detroitstorytelling.org A

9/17; FESTIVAL OF THE MABON — Where: Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, Colo. Featuring: Adam Aijala and Ben Kaufmann, Yonder Mountain String Band, more. Crafts. Info: Planet Bluegrass, P.O. Box 769, 500 W. Main St., Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 800-624-2422.Web: www.bluegrass.com CO 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; 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

9/17-19; JAM'N BLUEGRASS STYLE FALL FEST — Where: Laurel Lakes Cmpgrnd, Salemburg, N.C. Featuring: Lonesome River Band, Carolina Sonshine, Remington Ride, Pine Mountain Railroad, Lorraine Jordan, Carolina Road, more. Info: Nancy Canaday, 7007 Scarlett Ln., Garner, NC 27529; Ph: 919-422-8413.Web: www.laurellakescampground.com/

9/17; National Jug Band Jubilee — Where: Brown-Forman Amphitheater, Louisville, KY. Featuring: 1:00pm – Andrew Francis & Pamela Maurer, 2:00pm – Boo Bradley, 3:00pm – Jug Band Workshop – for kids and adults of all ages!, 4:00 – Juggernaut Jug Band, 4:45 – special tribute to Mrs. W.L. Lyons “Sally” Brown, 5:00 – The Cincinnati Dancing Pigs, 6:00 – The Roe Family Singers, 7:00 - The Barbecue Orchestra, 8:00 – The Barehand Jugband, 9:00 – Blind Boy Chocolate & The Milk Sheiks, 10:00 – Jim Kweskin. Tix: FREE. Info: Heather Leoncini, 218 S. Keats Ave, Louisville, KY 40206; Ph: 502-417-1107.Web: www.jugbandjubilee.org A

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; 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

9/18; 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

9/18-19; TRIBUTE TO JIMMY RODGERS — Where: Ozark Folk Ctr, Mountain View, Ark. Workshops in the life and career of Jimmy Driftwood. Crafts. Info: Ozark Folk Center, Tribute to Jimmy Driftwood, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 800-264-3655 or 870-269-3851. Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com CR HR 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

9/18; 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

9/18; 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

9/19-11; WHEATLAND TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Remus, Mich. Featuring: Lafayette Rhythm Devils ,The Freight Hoppers, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, Ray Bonneville, The Laws, Grey Larsen & Cindy Kallet and more.. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Wheatland Music Organization, P.O. Box 22, Remus, MI 49340; Ph: 989-967-8879.Web: www.wheatlandmusic.org CR

9/19; SHELBURNE FARMS HARVEST FEST — Where: Shelburne Farms Courtyard, Shelburne, Vt. Crafts. Info: Judy Christensen, 380 Acorn Lane, Shelburne, VT 05482; Ph: 802-985-8686.Web: www.shelburnefarms.org CR HR A

9/19-21; FESTIVAL ITALIANO — Where: Crystal Garden at Navy Pier, Chicago, Ill. Featuring: Musical entertainment and food. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Barbara Perfetti, Italian American Chamber of Commerce, 500 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 506, Chicago, IL 60611-7442; Ph: 312-553-9137.Web: www.italianchamber.us A

9/20-21; AUTUMNFEST — Where: Historic Town Square of Dahlonega, Dahlonega, Ga. Contests in cake walk and blue ribbon pie. Info: Dahlonega Merchants Assoc., 13 S. Park St., Dahlonega, GA 30533; Ph: 800-231-5543 or 706-864-3711 . Web: www.dahlonega.org

9/21-25; 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

9/22-24; ARCADIA FALL BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Firemen's Activity Grnds, Upperco, Md. Featuring: Audey Blaylock, David Davis & The Warrior River BOys, Iron Ridge and Goldwing Express, 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

9/22-24; 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

9/22-23; CENTRAL VALLEY BLUES FEST — Where: Courthouse Park, Merced, Calif. Crafts. Tix: $25 daily. Info: Linda Benson, Central Valley Blues Festival, P.O. Box 310, Merced, CA 95341-0310; Ph: 209-383-4958.Web: www.centralvalleybluesfestival.com A

9/22; MICHIGAN FIDDLERS JAMBOREE -- NASHVILLE — Where: Maple Leaf Grange, Nashville, Mich.. Featuring: Old-time music and dance. Tix: donations. Info: Original Michigan Fiddlers Assoc., c/o Patti Greenman, 8701 E. Seven Mile Rd., Big Rapids, MI 49337; Ph: 231-796-1438.Web: www.michiganfiddlers.com CO

9/22-24; 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

9/22-25; 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

9/22; FARM PARK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Danton Farm Park, Denton, NC. Featuring: The Bartley Brothers, Grass Cats, Darrell Webb Band, Next Best Thing, Bill Yates & Friends, The Snyder Family, The Beachley & Scott Band, Bluegrass Brothers, Dave Peterson & 1946, Goldwing Express, Michelle Nixon & Drive, Jr. Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Big Country Bluegrass, Lonesome River Band. Tix: $75, $65 adv, $25 day. Info: Karen Miller, Denton Farm Park, 1072 Cranford Rd, Denton, NC 27239; Ph: 336-859-2755.Web: www.dentonbluegrass.com CO CR HO A

9/23-25; HARVEST MOON DANCE FEST — Where: Carrillo Ballroom, Santa Barbara, Calif. Featuring: Notorious & The Sevens, Sue Rosen & Frannie Marr. Workshops in dance and folk singing. Tix: $110-$120. Info: Kelli Butler , Santa Barbara Country Dance Society, P.O. Box 21904 , Santa Barbara, CA 93121-1904; Ph: 805-969-1511. Web: www.sbcds.org CR HR

9/23-25; ROCKY MOUNTAIN SACRED HARP SINGING CONVENTION — Where: Colorado Christian University, Denver, CO. Tix: FREE. Info: David McPherson, 1600 5th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-1302; Ph: 303-447-9379.Web: www.sacredharpcolorado.org/Conv2009.html

9/23-25; CELTIC CLASSIC HIGHLAND GAMES & FEST — Where: Bethlehem, Pa. Featuring: Blackwater, Paul McKenna Band, Screaming Orphans and 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

9/23-25; 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

9/23-25; 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, 14 South Main Street, Berlin, MD 21811-2436; Ph: 410-641-4775 or 410-219-3118. Web: www.berlinchamber.org

9/23-25; 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

9/23-25; NOTHIN' FANCY MUSIC FEST — Where: Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, Va. 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

9/23-24; THRESHERMEN'S BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Threshermen's Park, Pontiac, Ill. 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

9/23-24; 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

9/23-25; PORTSMOUTH MARITIME FOLK FEST — Where: Market Square, Portsmouth, N.H. Featuring: Gordon Bok, Tom Hall and Linn Schulz, Emery Hutchins and more.. Tix: FREE. Info: Tom Hall, PO Box 83, Nottingham, NH 03290; Ph: 603-942-7604.Web: www.newenglandfolknetwork.org A

9/23; PARADISE IRON POUR BBQ COOK-OFF — Where: Mill Race Park, downtown Columbus, IN. Featuring: Great music, food and atmosphere.. Tix: FREE. Info: Columbus Area Arts Council, 417 3rd Street, Columbus, IN 47201; Ph: 812-376-2539 or 812-376-2534. Web: www.artsincolumbus.org A

9/24-25; 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

9/24; 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

9/24; 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

9/24-25; 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

9/24-25; 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

9/24-10/4; SMALL WORLD FEST — Where: Toronto, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Local, national and international acts. Info: Small World Music, 60 Atlantic Ave., #219, Toronto, ON M6K 1X9, Canada ; Ph: 416-536-5439 or 416-631-3879. Web: www.smallworldmusic.com

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/

9/24; ROCKY RIVER BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Piedmont High School, Monroe, N.C.. Info: Joan Fraley, 2014 Wilson Ave, Monroe, NC 28110; Ph: 704-283-0215 or 704-283-2844. Web: www.deepershadeofblue.com A

9/24-25; WORKING WATERFRONT FEST — Where: New Bedford, Mass. Featuring: Ana Vinagre Ensemble, Calico Jack, Castlebay and more.. 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

9/25-26; OLD CAPITOL TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: O'Bannon Woods State Park, Corydon, Ind. Featuring: Corydon Dulcimer Society. Workshops. Info: Kathy Weathers, Corydon Dulcimer Society, P. O. Box 638, corydon, IN 47112; Ph: 812-951-3042 or 812-989-8637. Web: www.corydondulcimersociety.org CR HR A

9/25-27; OPEN STRINGS INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FEST — Where: Osnabrück, Germany. Featuring: Muriel Anderson, Sabine Kühlich & Adam Rafferty, Valérie Duchâteau, Clive Carroll, Martin Hegel, Franco Morone & Raffaella Luna, Dave Goodman, The Shin, Manfred Leuchter, Ian Melrose Duo, with special guest: Afra Mussawisade, Hands on Strings, Julia Malischnig,Quique Sinesi & Carlos Dorado, Giovanni Palombo. Tix: €EUR, €22-33 day. Info: Acoustic Music, P.O. Box 1945, Osnabrück, 49009, Germany; Ph: +49-(0)54-171-0020.Web: www.open-strings.de A

9/25-27; FLAT ROCK MUSIC FEST — Where: Camp Ton-A Wandah, Flat Rock, N.C. Contests in songwriting. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Kathlene Stith, Flat Rock Music Festival, P.O. Box 1322, Flat Rock, NC 28731; Ph: 828-692-2005.Web: www.flatrockmusicfestival.com CO A

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

9/25-26; KENTUCKY LAKE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Kenlake State Resort Park, Aurora, Ky. Featuring: The Josh Williams Band, Dale Ann Bradley, Jr. Sisk & Rambler’s Choice, Mike Cleveland & Flamekeeper, The Donna Hughes Band, The McKendrees, Old Santa Fe, The Rigney Family, The Cope Brothers Band, Drive Tyme, Summertown Road. Workshops. Info: Jackson Purchase Friends of Bluegrass, P.O. Box 852, Benton, KY 42025; Ph: 270-527-3839.Web: www.kylakebluegrassfestival.org CO CR HR A

9/25-27; KINGS RIVER BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Grove Park, Sanger, Calif. Featuring: The Brombies, The Barefoot Nellies, The Anderson Family, Deep Elem, Dalton Mountain Gang, Baloney Creek Grasskickers, Bluegrass Conspiracy, Uncle Ephus, Red Rag Andy with Amber Cross, Grass Less Traveled,Grassfire, Groundspeed, The Kings River,Gospelaires, Frank Solivan with Kids on Bluegrass, others. Info: Kelly Broyles, Kings River Bluegrass Assoc., 236 E. Cortland Ave., Fresno, CA 93704; Ph: 559-977-3598 or 559-440-0444. Web: krblue.net CO

9/26-10/2; 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

9/27-30; OVER THE WATER HURDY-GURDY FEST — Where: Fort Flagler State Park, Marrowstone Island, Wash. Info: Alden Hackmann, Over the Water Hurdy-Gurdy Assoc., P.O. Box 24332, Federal Way, WA 98093; Ph: 360-779-4620.Web: www.overthewater.org CR HR A

9/27-10/2; JERUSALEM RIDGE BLUEGRASS CELEBRATION — Where: Historic Monroe Family Farm, Rosine, Ky. Tix: $25-$80. Info: Campbell Mercer, Monroe Brother Foundation, P.O. Box 429, Rosine, KY 42370; Ph: 270-274-9181 or 270-256-1430. Web: www.jerusalemridgefestival.org CO CR HR A

9/28-10/29; SOUTHERN 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

9/29-10/2; TENTERDEN FOLK FEST — Where: Tenterden, near Ashford, Kent, U.K. Featuring: Alchemy, Band of Two, Barron Brady, Capella, Pete Castle, Karen and Colin Cater, The Claque, Roy Clinging, Cross O' Th Hands, Paul and LIz Davenport, Vic Ellis, Doug Euson and Sarah Matthews, Roy Harris, Keith Kendrick, Dick Miles, Sylvia Needham, Mike Nicholson, Goeorge Papavergeris, The Ram Company, Mike Silver, Suffolk Step Dancers, John and Karen Sweeney, Barrie and INgrid Temple, Ticklish Allsorts Show, and more. Workshops in harmony singing, concertina, song writing, birds in folk song, more. Crafts. Tix: £30 wknd, some events free. Info: Alan Castle, Tenterden Folk Festival, 15 Repton Manor Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HA, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)123-362-6805 or +44-(0)1580-763572. Web: www.tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk CO CR HR A

9/29-10/2; REX ALLEN DAYS — Where: Historic Railroad Ave., Willcox, Ariz. Crafts. Tix: $15-20 (concert), $5 button for Western Music & Poetry. Info: Delcie Schultz, Rex Allen Museum, 150 N. Railroad Ave., Willcox, AZ 85643; Ph: 520-384-4583 or 877-234-4111. Web: www.rexallenmuseum.org CO CR HO HR A

9/29-10/1; OKLAHOMA INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Cottonwood Flats, Guthrie, Okla. Featuring: Quebe Sisters Band, Kruger Brothers, Fragment and more.. Workshops in fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo. Tix: $25-40. Info: Tom Webb, OK Int'l Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 1585, Guthrie, OK 73044; Ph: 405-282-4446.Web: www.oibf.com CO CR HO HR A

9/29-10/9; 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

9/29-10/1; PINEY WOODS LAKE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Piney Woods Lake Cmpgrnd, Glenwood, Ga. Tix: $22. Info: Howard Swinson, Piney Woods Lake BG Fest, 3227 Piney Woods Lake Rd., Glenwood, GA 30428; Ph: 478-463-3301.Web: www.pineywoodslake.com CO HO A

9/29-10/1; PALUXY RIVER BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL — Where: Oakdale Park, Glen Rose, Tex. Featuring: Lonesome River Band, Audie Blaylock, Frank Ray & Cedar Hill and many more.. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Oakdale Park, 1019 NE Barnard St., P.O. Box 548, Glen Rose, TX 76043; Ph: 254-897-2321 or 817-275-3872. Web: www.oakdalepark.com CO HO

9/30-10/2; FOLK PROJECT FALL FEST — Where: Star Lake Camp, Bloomingdale, NJ. Featuring: Christine Lavin, John Carlini, Gathering Time, Mara Levine, Laura Birdsong. Info: Carl Croce; Ph: 973-808-6837.Web: www.folkproject.org CO HO

9/30-10/2; 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

9/30-10/10; TULSA STATE FAIR — Where: Tulsa State Frgrnds, Tulsa, Okla. Contests. Crafts. Info: , Tulsa State Fair Fiddle Contest, 4145 E. 21st St., Tulsa, OK 74114; Ph: 918-744-1113.Web: www.exposquare.com

9/30-10/2; FALL SUWANNEE RIVER JUBILEE — Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Cmpgrnd, Live Oak, Fla. Featuring: Charlotte Ritchie, Down East Boys, Naomi & the Segos, Mark Trammell Trio, and more. Tix: $30 3-day adv., $13 per night, $38 3-day, $15 per night, kids 12 & under FREE. Info: Jubilee Productions, 481 Ronda Street, Pensacola, FL 32534; Ph: 386-364-1683.Web: www.musicliveshere.com CO HO A

9/30; TEXAS HERITAGE MUSIC 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

9/30-10/2; SELKIRK SESSIONS TRAD MUSIC FEST — Where: Selkirk, Scottish Borders, Scotland, U.K.. Contests in song and instruments. Workshops in fiddle, whistle, spoons, singing, slide guitar. Tix: FREE. Info: Selkirk Sessions, co The Town Arms, Market Square, Selkirk, TD7 5, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1750-22304 or +44-(0)7801180471. Web: www.selkirksessions.com CO CR HO HR

9/30-10/2; BRANCHES & ROOTS MUSIC FEST — Where: Ormstown Frgrnds, Ormstown, Que., Canada. Info: Gordon Furey, Ormstown Branches & Roots Music Festival, 80 Route 138A, Dewittville, QC J0S 1C0, Canada; Ph: 450-264-6530.Web: www.ormstownmusicfestival.com CO HO

9/30-10/2; IBMA'S BLUEGRASS FANFEST — Where: Nashville Convention Ctr, Nashville, Tenn. Featuring: Indoor bluegrass festival and jam session. Info: Dan Hays, IBMA, 2 Music Circle South, Ste. 100, Nashville, TN 37203; Ph: 888-438-4262.Web: www.ibma.org CR HR A

October 2011

10/1; 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

10/1-2; 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

10/1-2; 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

10/1-2; 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

10/1-2; 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

10/1-2; OKTOBERFEST I — 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

10/1-2; 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

10/1-2; 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

10/1-2; 15th Anniversary KVMR Celtic Festival — Where: Nevada County Fairgrounds. Featuring: The Old Blind Dogs Wake, the Dead Emily Smith, The Young Dubliners. Tix: $17 - $45. Info: Therese Tesene, 401 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959; Ph: 530-265-9073.Web: www.kvmr.org CO

10/2; 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

10/2; 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

10/2-30; 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

10/5-8; 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

10/6-8; 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

10/6-8; 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

10/6-8; 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

10/7-8; 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

10/7-9; 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

10/7-9; FALL FESTIVAL ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR — Where: Main Street Historic District, Van Buren, Ark. 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

10/7-9; 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. Web: www.cowboysymposium.org

10/7-9; 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

10/7-15; 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

10/7-9; 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

10/7-9; 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

10/7-9; SAVANNAH FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Savannah, Ga. Featuring: Tom Chapin, Boo Hanks, Four Shillings Short and 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

10/7-8; 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

10/7-9; 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

10/7-9; 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

10/7-8; 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

10/7-9; RURAL ROOTS MUSIC GATHERING — Where: Christensen Field House, Fremont, Neb. Featuring: Some 100 performers come to participate in this old-time acoustic music gathering. Main stage offerings plus workshops and jamming areas provided. 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

10/7-9; 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

10/8; 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

10/8-10; 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

10/8-9; 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

10/8-9; 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

10/8-9; 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

10/8-9; OKTOBERFEST II — 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

10/8-23; GRAVES MOUNTAIN APPLE HARVEST FEST — Where: Graves Mtn. Lodge, Syria, Va. Featuring: Three consecutive weekends of apples, arts & crafts, music and 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; 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; OLD-TIME FIDDLERS' CONVENTION — Where: Rancho La Patera & Stow House, Goleta, Calif. Featuring: Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum, Hot Buttered Rum, Eric & Suzy Thompson and more.. 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

10/9-15; 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

10/9; 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; SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLING BEE — Where: Avoca, Neb. Tix: $5, $1 child. Info: Deborah Greenblatt, 504 Garfield St., PO Box 671, Avoca, NE 68307; Ph: 402-275-3221.Web: www.greenblattandseay.com

10/12-16; 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

10/13-16; CELEBRATION OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC — Where: Berea College, Berea, Ky. Featuring: Eddie Pennington; James Bryan and Carl Jones; Betty Vornbrock, Billy Cornette, and Kirk Sutphin as the Reed Island Rounders; and Caroline Herring. Workshops. Tix: Free, except Saturday Concert. Info: Genevieve Reynolds, Loyal Jones Appalachian Center, Berea College, Berea, KY 40404; Ph: 859-985-3140.Web: www.berea.edu/apcenter HR A

10/13-15; 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

10/13-5; BIG OAK BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL — Where: Luray, Va. Featuring: Mark Templeton Carolina Road Page County Ramblers Jollet Lane Maury River Bluegrass Band The Little Mountain Boys Dark Hollow Bluegrass Band The Shenendoah Shakers Dixie Sunrise Whiskey Bent Valley Boys. Tix: $60 three-day, $25 day. Info: Mark Templeton, 200 West Parris Ave, High Point, NC 27262; Ph: 336-889-2001.Web: www.bigoakbluegrass.com CR HR

10/14-16; LOOKING GLASS FEST — Where: Central United Methodist Church, Lansing, Mich. Featuring: Ladder Day Lizards, The Money Creek Boys and more.. 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

10/14-16; 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

10/14-16; FESTIVALS ACADIENS ET CREOLES — Where: Girard Park, 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

10/14-16; 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

10/14-16; 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

10/14-15; 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

10/14-16; 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

10/14-16; 17TH ANNUAL FOREST STORYTELLING FESTIVAL — Where: Peninsula College, Port Angeles, Wash.. Featuring: Charlotte Blake Alston, Pennsylvania Patrick Ball, California Michael Reno Harrell, North Carolina Ingrid Nixon, Alaska Paul Che oki' Ten Wagner, Washington plus members of The Story People. Tix: $12-$20 Single Events, $70 Full Fest Pass. Info: The Story People of Clallam County, P.O. Box 285, Port Angeles, WA 98362, USA; Ph: 360-417-5031.Web: www.dancingleaves.comstorypeople HR

10/15-16; FESTIVAL OF IROQUOIS ARTS — Where: Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave, N.Y. Featuring: Iroquois singers, dancers, storytellers, plus a large Iroquois art market. Crafts. Tix: $10 adults, $8.50 SeniorStudent, $5 kids. 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

10/15; 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

10/15-29; 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

10/15; 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; 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

10/16; 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

10/20-23; 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

10/20-23; 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

10/20-22; 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/

10/21-23; RED STEAGALL COWBOY GATHERING — Where: Ft. Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, Tex. Featuring: Red Steagal, Don Edwards, Dan Roberts 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

10/21-30; 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

10/21-23; 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

10/21-22; 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

10/21-23; 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; 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

10/22; 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

10/22-30; BLACK CREEK PIONEER VILLAGE HOWLING HOOTENANNY — Where: Toronto, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Two consecutive weekends of entertainment. 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

10/26-11/6; 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

10/28-30; 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

10/28-30; 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

10/28-30; TUCSON BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Desert Diamond Casino, Tuscon, Ariz. Featuring: Blue Highway, Kickin Grass Band, Crucial County, Titan Valley Warheads, Steve Smith & Hard Road and more. 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

10/28-29; 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

10/28-29; LIL JOHN'S MOUNTAIN MUSIC HALLOWEEN CAMP AND JAM — Where: Cane Creek Campground, Snow Camp NC. Tix: $10.00 per adult, children under 12 FREE. Info: John D. Maness, Cane Creek Campground, 1256 Longest Acres Rd, Snow Camp, NC 27349; Ph: 336-376-8324.Web: www.littlejohnsmountainmusic.com CO

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 2011

11/1-7; FOLK IN THE FALL — Where: South Bank Ctr, London, U.K. Workshops. Info: Mrs. Casey Music, P.O. Box 296, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3XU, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1629-827012 or +44-(0)1629-821874. Web: www.mrscasey.co.uk/sbank A

11/2-4; NOMAD FESTIVAL OF FOLK MUSIC, ART AND DANCE — Where: Wilbur Cross High School, New Haven, Conn. Featuring: Friday night dance and meet the performers concert, participatory contras, squares and English country dances, concerts of folk music from the US and around the world, musical instrument workshops, sing-alongs, song-swaps, family song, craft activities, storytelling, handcrafts, folk bazaar, food and more. Workshops. Tix: $8-40. Info: Kurt Acker, NOMAD Festival, 32 Green Hill Rd., Hamden, CT 06514; Ph: 203-372-3890 or 203-287-1528. Web: www.nomadfest.org A

11/2; ROLLING THUNDER REVUE — Info: Scott Bradford, 735 NE 15th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33304-2923; Ph:.Web: www.rollingthundertour.org

11/2-6; OSLO WORLD MUSIC FEST — Where: Oslo, Norway. Info: Anne Moberg / Tonje Parsons, Rikskonsertene, PB 4261 Nydalen, Oslo, NO-0401, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)22-01-5900.Web: www.world-music.no

11/3-5; VANCOUVER STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Vancouver Museum, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Adult, family and children-oriented storytelling performances. Contests. Workshops in storytelling. Crafts. Info: Vancouver Society of Storytelling, c/o Canterbury Tales Book Store, 1990 4th Ave. West, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M5, Canada; Ph: 604-876-2272.Web: www.vancouverstorytelling.org CR HR A I

11/3-5; TERLINGUA INTERNATIONAL CHILI COOK-OFF — Where: Terlingua, Tex. Info: Alan Dean, ; Ph: 512- 567-2835.Web: www.abowlofred.com

11/3-6; RIVERHAWK MUSIC FEST — Where: Sertoma Ranch, Brooksville, Fla. Crafts. Tix: $15-110. Info: Riverhawk Music Festival, Mitch Lind, P.O. Box 694, Polk City, FL 33868; Ph: 863-984-8445.Web: www.riverhawkmusic.com CO CR HO A

11/3-6; MEDITERRANIA — Where: Manresa, Spain. Featuring: Mediterranean music, theatre, dance and street activities. Info: Fira Mediterrània de Manresa , C/ Àngel Guimerà, 5, 5è pis, Manresa, E- 08241, Spain; Ph: +34-93-875-35-88. Web: www.tradifiramanresa.com

11/3-4; PEE DEE BLUES BASH — Where: Florence, SC. Tix: FREE. Info: Gary Erwin, PO Box 13525, Charleston, SC 29422; Ph: 843-762-9125.Web: www.peedeebluesbash.com

11/4-6; SALOME FIDDLERS JAMBOREE — Where: Salome, Ariz. Featuring: TBA. Tix: tba. Info: Linda Darland, P.O. Box 161, Salome, AZ 85348; Ph: 928-859-3466.Web: sites.netscape.net/azfiddlers/

11/4; MOUNTAIN MUSIC IN THE OCEAN STATE — Where: Stone Soup Coffeehouse, NEW LOCATION! Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave. , Pawtucket, RI. Featuring: Jean Ritchie, Vesta Johnson and Stephen Hall, Dana Hamilton, Michelle Kaminsky, Martin Grosswendt, Elwood Donnelly, John & Heidi Cerrigione, Aubrey Atwater and more. Workshops. Tix: $25 day & evening concert, $15 day, $15 concert, children half price. Info: Aubrey Atwater, Stone Soup Folk Arts Foundation, 19 Walker Rd., Foster, RI 02825; Ph: 401-392-1909.Web: www.mountainmusic.org CR HR A

11/4-6; MUSICPORT WORLD MUSIC FEST — Where: Spa Bridlington, Bridlington, U.K. Featuring: Amsterdam Klezmer Band, Sail Pattern, Sea Fret, East Riding Youth Dance, Geoff Berner, Blair Dunlop, Kath Canoville’s Global Meltdown, Flying Chilli Beats and many more. 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

11/4-6; DENHOLM FOLK FEST — Where: near Hawick, Scottish Borders, Scotland. Info: Will Roberts, Wester Middles, Cavers, Harwick, , Scotland; Ph: +47-(0)1450-375-610.Web: www.denholmfolkfest.co.uk

11/4-5; CHAMPAIGN URBANA FOLK AND ROOTS FESTIVAL — Where: Urbana, Illinois. Featuring: Pokey Lafarge and the South City Three Blind Boy Paxton Liz Carroll Ashley Lewis Deep Fried Pickle Project Reverend Robert Viper & his Famous Orchestra. Tix: $20-$25. Info: Cu Folk and Roots, PO Box 331, Urbana, IL 61803; Ph: 217-351-6409.Web: cufolkandroots.org A

11/5; 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

11/5; LEGEND OF THE JERSEY DEVIL SHOW — Where: Albert Music Hall, Waretown, N.J. Featuring: Heidi Olsen & The Night, Basement Musicians, Acoustic Thunder, Custom Blend, Pickin' Shed Jam. Tix: $5. Info: Elaine Everett, Pinelands Cultural Society, P.O. Box 657, Waretown, NJ 08758; Ph: 609-971-1593 or 732-269-6418. Web: www.alberthall.org CR A

11/5-6; LOUISIANA SWAMP FEST — Where: Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, La. Featuring: Celebrates Cajun way of life through cultural demonstrations, music, food and crafts.Features hands-on encounters with live Louisiana swamp animals and special animal feedings. Crafts. Tix: Free with zoo admission. Info: Louisiana Swamp Fest, Audubon Zoo, P.O. Box 4327, New Orleans, LA 70178; Ph: 866-487-2966 or 504-581-4629. Web: www.auduboninstitute.org CO CR HR A

11/5-8; CRICKET ST. THOMAS BLUES WEEKEND — Where: Somerset, U.K. Featuring: Angela Brown & The Mighty 45s, Marcus Malone, Tommy Allen Band, Rollo Markee & The Tailshakers, Guy Tortora Band, Tim Aves, Son Henry Band & Wolfpack with Joel Fisk. Tix: £249. Info: Boogaloo Promotions, Boogaloo House, Vine Way, Wrecclesham, Farnham, GU10 4TB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)125-279-3430 or +44-(0)870-601-6012. Web: www.boogaloopromotions.com

11/5; 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

11/5-8; OZARKS FOLK FEST — Where: Eureka Springs, Ark. Info: Eureka Festivals, 36 S Main St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3639; Ph: 888-855-7823 or 479-253-2586. Web: www.ozarkfolkfestival.com

11/5-13; 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

11/5; BLUES BASH — Where: Taipei, Taiwan. Featuring: Mitch Woods,Ben Hernandez and Nathan James, Tommy Chung, Shun Kikuta, BoPoMoFo, Black Sheep, David Chen & the Muddy Basin Ramblers and more. Info: The Blues Society of Taiwan, Chung Hsiao East Road, Section 4, Lane 170, Alley 6, #4, 5F, Taipei, 106, Taiwan; Ph:.Web: http://www.bsot.org/default.html

11/6; NORTHWEST OHIO SCHOOLHOUSE SINGING — Where: Ebenezer Mennonite Church, near Bluffton, Ohio. Featuring: All day sing and dinner. Tix: FREE. Info: John Bealle, 245 Hosea, Cincinnati, OH 45220; Ph:.Web: www.users.muohio.edu/callistc/ohiofasola.html

11/6-8; PENICUIK FOLK FEST — Where: Craigiebield Hotel, Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland. Info: Alan Murray, 350 Rullion Road, Penicuik, EH26 9AD, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)131-650-5589 or +44-(0)196-867-8610. Web: www.penicuikfolk.org.uk CR A

11/6; EISTEDDFOD NEW YORK — Where: Nevelle Grande Resort and Country Club, Ellenville, N.Y. Featuring: Alice Backer, Joy Bennett, Alan Friend and more. Info: Folk Music Society of New York, Inc, 444 W 54th Street #7, New York, NY 10019; Ph: 718-426-8555 or 212-957-8386. Web: www.eisteddfod-ny.org

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

11/7-8; FALL COUNTRY JAMBOREE — Where: Pioneer Settlement, Barberville, Fla. Featuring: Folk art, entertainment, living history displays, farm animals, children’s stage and hands-on area. Crafts. Tix: $6. Info: Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts, Inc., 1776 Lightfoot Lane, P.O. Box 6, Barberville, FL 32105; Ph: 386-749-2959 or 386-749-2087. Web: www.pioneersettlement.org HR A

11/7-9; TRULY ACOUSTIC FALL FOLK FEST — Where: Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Cambridge, Mass. Featuring: Mark Simos, Joel Mabus, The Hammonds. Workshops in a variety of songwriting topics. Tix: vary, concerts: $5-$15 / day of workshops: $50. Info: Will McMillan, Cambridge Center for Adult Education, P.O. Box 9113, Cambridge, MA 02238; Ph: 617-547-6789 x333.Web: www.ccae.org A

11/7-8; MARIETTA BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Jim Miller Park, Marietta, Ga. Featuring: Whitetop Mountai, The Piatt Family, Miller's Creek, The J. Max McKee Family, and The Suggins Brothers, Counterpoint, the Jot Em Down Boys, Bluegrass Five, Dehlia Low of NC and The Horne Family Band. Tix: wknd $20, $10-12 daily, children free. Info: Jack Masters, Marietta Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 187, Forest Park, GA 30298-0187; Ph: 770-961-5974.Web: www.jackgrass.com CO CR HO HR A

11/8-9; FERNWOOD SCOTTISH & IRISH MUSIC FEST — Where: Fernwood Hotel and Resort, Bushkill, Pa. Featuring: Na Bodach, The Malones, Neil Emberg, Bogside Rogues, Emish, the Sean Fleming Band, Brother, Searson, the Pocono Highland Dancers. Tix: $15, $8 children. Info: Fernwood Hotel and Resort, P.O. Box 447, Rt. 209 North, Bushkill, PA 18324; Ph: 888-FERNWOOD or 570-588-6661 x2118. Web: www.fernwoodhotel.com CR HR A

11/8-13; 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

11/8-11; FIDDLERS' MEET — Where: Ilkley, U.K. Featuring: Lauren McColl and Jenna Reid. Info: Yorkshire Dales Workshops, Glusburn Institute, Colne Road, Glusburn, BD20 8PJ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1535-631166.Web: www.ydw.org.uk

11/9-11; NATIONAL BLUEGRASS FIDDLERS CONVENTION and CHAMPIONSHIPS — Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, Ark. Featuring: Champion bluegrass style fiddlers and stringbands from across the nation. Contests in bluegrass style fiddling, senior and open divisions. Crafts. Info: Events Coordinator, Ozark Folk Center State Park, PO BOX 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 870 269-3851 or 800 264-3655 for lodging. Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com CR HR A

11/9; BOOGALOO BLUES FEST — Where: Farnham Maltings, Farnham, Surrey. Featuring: Dr Feelgood, Ruthless Blues, Ben Waters, Ian Siegal, Sonny Black, Primo Blues, Robin Bibi, Tantrum, Rik Martin, Toby Barelli, Gentleman Tim, Robert Hokum Blues Band and more. Tix: £25. Info: Boogaloo House, Vine Way, Wrecclesham, Farham, GU10 4TB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1252-793430.Web: http://www.boogaloopromotions.com/weekends.html

11/10; CARTER FAMILY CELEBRATION — Where: Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa. Featuring: Kay Justice, Ginny Hawker, Bob Woodcock, John Johnson, The Druckenmiller Family, and members of the Lehigh Valley Folk Music Society and the Bucks County Folk Song Society. Tix: contact for prices. Info: Kristin Benjamin, ; Ph: 610-433-8899.Web: lvfolkmusicsociety.org

11/10; ORIGINAL MICHIGAN FIDDLERS ASSOCIATION JAMBOREE — Where: Coral Community Bldg, Coral, Mich. Featuring: Old-time music and dance. Info: , Original Michigan Fiddlers Assoc., 8701 E. Seven Mile Rd., Big Rapids, MI 49337; Ph: 231-796-1438.Web: www.onagocag.com/omfa

11/11-13; 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

11/11-13; GREATER DOWNSTATE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, Ill. Featuring: The Link Family, Donna Ulisse & Poor Mt. Boys, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper and more. 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

11/11-13; FIDDLE 2011 — 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

11/11-13; CBA VETERAN'S DAY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Yolo Co. Frgrnds, Woodland, Calif. Info: Bob Thomas, 8532 Cumulus Way, Orangevale, CA 95662; Ph: 916-989-0993.Web: www.cbaontheweb.org

11/11-13; DELAND OF BLUEGRASS — Where: Sperling Sports Complex, Deland, Fla. Info: David Thompson or Karen Fuhrman, ; Ph: 386-734-2478.Web: www.floridabluegrass.org

11/11-12; 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

11/11-13; 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; 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

11/12; 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

11/13-14; OLD SAVANNAH BLUES & BBQ FEST — Where: The Roundhouse Railroad Museum, Savannah, Ga. Info: Coastal Heritage Society, 303 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Savannah, GA 31401; Ph: 912-651-6823.Web: www.chsgeorgia.org

11/13-12/17; 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

11/13; NEW MUSIC FROM PENNSYLVANIA & RHODE ISLAND — Where: The Nameless Coffeehouse 3 Church St Harvard Sq Cambridge, MA. Featuring: Appalachian singersongwriter Maya deVitry & The Occidental Gypsy Jazz Quartet. Tix: $8. Info: Mare Streetpeople, 37 Drake Rd., Arlington, MA 02476; Ph: 781-316-0090.Web: www.namelesscoffeehouse.org A

11/14; DO-IT-YOURSELF HARMONICA CONCERT — Where: The Old Schoolhouse, Avoca, NE. Featuring: David Seay. Workshops in harmonica. Tix: Admission includes a harmonica, $12 adults, $9 children. Info: David Seay, The Old Schoolhouse, PO Box 671, Avoca, NE 68307; Ph: 402-275-3221.Web: www.mastercall.com/g-s CR

11/14-15; AUBURN CHRISTMAS FEST — Where: Gold Country Frgrnds, Auburn, Calif. Featuring: Various types of music, street performers. Crafts. Tix: $7, $5 srs, $1 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 CR HR

11/14-15; SUWANNEE MUSIC RETREAT — Where: Stephen Foster Ctr, White Springs, Fla. Featuring: Butch Ross, Bing Futch, Mary Z. Cox, Susan Boyer Haley, Aaron O’Rourke, David Beede, Dan Landrum, Ray Belanger, Will Smith, Cheryl Belanger. Workshops in autoharp, mountain and hammer dulcimer. Tix: $85 wknd, $10 evening concerts. Info: Mitzi Nelson, Stephen Foster Folk Center, P.O. Box G, White Springs, FL 32096; Ph: 386-397-4478.Web: www.floridastateparks.org/stephenfoster

11/16-18; RAISE YOUR BANNERS — Where: Sheffield, England. Workshops in music & censorship, anti-war songs, lesbian music, slave songs from Georgia Sea Islands, choral conducting, gospel, calypso, etc. Info: , ; Ph: +44-(0)114-249-5185.Web: www.ryb.org.uk CR A I

11/16-17; TSBA LAND OF MARK TWAIN BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Hannibal Inn, Hannibal, Mo. Workshops. Info: Erma Spray, Tri-State Bluegrass Assoc., RR 1, Box 71, Kahoka, MO 63445; Ph: 573-853-4344.Web: www.marktwain.net A

11/16-25; ENNISKILLEN WINTER ARTS FEST — Where: Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Info: Diane Henshaw, Fermanagh District Council, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, BT74 7BA, Northern Ireland; Ph: +44-(0)28-66325050 or +44-(0)28-66323110. Web: www.fermanagh.gov.uk

11/17-19; SNOBIRD & CRACKER BLUEGRASS REUNION — Where: Craig's RV Park, Arcadia, Fla. Featuring: Tim Graves and Cherokee, Jimmy Bowen and Sante Fe, Lonesome Whistle, Newfound Road, Higher Vision, Florida Bluegrass Express, Swinging Bridge and Bits of Grass. Tix: $35. Info: Allen Wickey, 7895 NE Cubitis Ave., Arcadia, FL 34266; Ph: 877-750-5129 or 863-494-1820. Web: www.craigsrv.com/bluegrass.html CO HO A

11/18-20; INTERNATIONAL HACKBRETT FEST — Where: Rundfunkhaus, Munich, Germany. Info: Rudi Zapf, Zapfmusik Bureau, Au des Leiten 32, Pliening Ottersberg, D-85652, Germany; Ph: +49-(0)81-217-9560.Web: www.rudi-zapf.de

11/18-20; HARVEST JAMBOREE — Where: Marriott West Hotel, Minneapolis MN. Tix: $30, $10-20 day. Info: Jed Malischke, PO Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 55416; Ph: 800-635-3037.Web: www.minnesotabluegrass.org A

11/18-19; BLUEGRASS MUSIC EXPO — Where: Twin Oaks Park, Hoboken, Ga. Info: Ira Crews, Rt. 1 Box 115, Hoboken, GA 31542; Ph: 912-458-2365.Web: www.nfbluegrass.org CO HO A

11/18-19; DILLARD'S THANKSGIVING BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Dillard's Music Park, Rome, Ga. Info: Ben Dillard, 64 Berwin Rd. NE, Rome, GA 30161; Ph: 706-291-0216.Web: www.dillardsmusicpark.com

11/18; CONNECTING COMMUNITIES FEST — Where: Duncan United Church, Duncan, B.C., Canada. Info: The Cowichan Folk Guild, P.O. Box 802, Duncan, BC V9L 3Y1, Canada; Ph: 250-748-3975.Web: www.folkfest.bc.ca

11/19; PCS DAY & HOMEPLACE FEST — Where: Albert Music Hall, Waretown, N.J. Featuring: Bluegrass, country and traditional music. Info: Elaine Everett, Pinelands Cultural Society, P.O. Box 657, Waretown, NJ 08758; Ph: 609-971-1593.Web: www.alberthall.org CR A

11/19-21; THE ART OF COMMUNITY WEEKEND — Where: Frost Valley, NY. Workshops in Effective meetings, consensus method, conflict resolution, funding sources and planning. Info: Alexander McGee, Art of Community, Rt 1 Box 155, Rutledge, MO 63563; Ph: 660-883-5545.Web: www.ic.org

11/19-21; UKULELE EXPO 2004 — Where: Poconos, Pa. Info: Ukulele Hall of Fame Museum, 15 Concord Ave., Cranston, RI 02910-3301; Ph: 401-461-1668.Web: www.ukulele.org

11/19-21; HARVEST JAM ACOUSTIC MUSIC EXPERIENCE — Where: Marriott West Hotel, Minneapolis Minn. Featuring: Monroe Crossing, Peter Wernick, Ivory Bridge, The Barley Jacks With Brian Wicklund, Jack Lawrence & Jon Garon, 15 other groups, plus workshops, band contest, banquet dinner, music vendors, jam sessions. Tix: $10-$20 daily, $30 wknd. Info: Jed Malischke, PO Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 55416, United States; Ph: 800-635-3037 or 715-635-2479. Web: www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org

11/20-22; VALDRESSPRINGAR WORKSHOP — Where: Holy Communion Church, University City MO. Featuring: Olaf and Mary Hegge, instructors, and Loretta Kelley, Hardanger fiddle. Workshops in Norwegian Dancing. Tix: $7 per workshop, $32 for the weekend, including food. Info: Rex Couture, Int. Folkdance Assoc. of Univ. Cty, 1304 Gallagher Road, St Louis, MO 63141; Ph: 314-275-8228.Web: www.siue.edu/folkdance

11/22; REMEMBERING FRED — Where: Cecil Sharp House, London, U.K. Info: Peta Webb, English Folk Dance and Song Society, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London, NW1 7AY, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)207-485-2206.Web: www.efdss.org

11/22; ZELJKO ZJUBILEE — Where: West Chester Senior Center, Los Angeles, Calif. Featuring: Zeljko Jurgen. Workshops in Croatian music and dance. Tix: $20 adv. Info: Beverly Barr, Folk Dance Federation of Cal. South, 3200 Sepulveda Blvd. #K29, Los Angeles, CA 90034; Ph: 310-202-6166.Web: www.socalfolkdance.org

11/24-26; SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Myrtle Beach Convention Ctr, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 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

11/24-27; 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

11/24-27; THORESBY HALL BLUES WEEKEND — Where: Ollerton, Notts., U.K. Featuring: Jeremiah Marques, West Wilson, Pete Nash and more. Info: Boogaloo Promotions, Boogaloo House, Vine Way, Wrecclesham, Farnham, GU10 4TB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)125-279-3430.Web: www.boogaloopromotions.com

11/25-27; 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

11/25-26; KOLO FEST — Where: Sausalito, Calif. Workshops in Serbian, Greek, Turkish and Macedonian dance. Crafts. Info: Jerry Duke, Kolo Festival, P.O. Box 20181, Piedmont, CA 94620; Ph: 510-266-0560 or 510-847-8665. Web: balkantunes.org/kolofestival A

11/25-27; 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

11/25-27; 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

11/25-26; 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

11/25-28; LAMU CULTURAL FEST — Where: Kenya. Featuring: Traditional music and dance, dhow races, donkey races, swimming competitions and more. Info: Harsita Waters, ; Ph: +254-20-34005479.Web: www.lamuheritage.com

11/26; BLUEGRASS ON VINE — Where: Famous Old Time Music, Cincinnati, Ohio. Featuring: Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass. Tix: $7, under 12 free. Info: Kitty McIntyre, 20322 US 33, Wapakoneta, OH 45216; Ph: 419-568-1220 or 513-607-1874. Web: www.fotmc.com A

11/27-29; OZARK WINTER HOLIDAY FEST — Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, Ark. Info: Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 870-269-3851.Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com CR HR A

11/27-29; THANKSGIVING BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Clem's Shoal Creek Music Park, Lavonia, Ga. Info: W.J. Clem Sayer, Clem's Shoal Creek Music Park, 3191 Providence Church Rd., Lavonia, GA 30553; Ph: 706-356-1092 or 706-371-5435 cell. Web: www.sebabluegrass.org CO CR HO A

Camps & Schools

September 2011

9/1-5; CARREFOUR MONDIAL DE L'ACCORDEON — Where: Montmagny, Que., Canada. Featuring: Irish, Celtic, traditional and classical music from around the world. Workshops. Info: Chautal Bourget, Administration Dir., Carrefour Mondial de L'accordéon, 301 Boul Taché Est, Montmagny, QC GSV 1C5, Canada; Ph: 418-248-7927.Web: accordeon.montmagny.com CR HR A

9/2-5; 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. Tix: $15/night. Info: Phyllis Jardine, 4132 Cristobal Way, Pleasanton, CA 94566; Ph: 925-846-4549.Web: www.sffmc.org CO HO

9/2-5; BALKANALIA! MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOP — Where: Camp Angelos, Corbett, Ore. Workshops in Balkan singing, music and dance. Info: Susan Reagel, 2733 NE 16th Ave., Portland, OR 97212; Ph: 503-234-9088.Web: www.balkanalia.org CO HO A

9/2-4; 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; LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT PINEWOODS — Where: Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, Mass. Tix: $250. Info: Folk Arts Center of New England, 10 Franklin St, Stoneham, MA 02180; Ph: 781-662-7475.Web: www.facone.orgprogramsprogramlabordaypw.htm

9/4-7; BUFFALO ON THE DANUBE — Where: Timber Ridge Camp, High View, W.Va. Featuring: Tom Bozigian, Roo Lester and Larry Harding, Daniela Ivanova, Kostana, Veselba, Loretta Kelley, John Vartan and Tom Bozigian, Bruce Sagan, Brad Sidqi Sidwell, Stoyan Kostov, Vlado Mollov, Tzvety Dosseva Weiner, Chris Reitz, Julia Borland, Balkan and Bazaar, more. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $380. Info: , ; Ph: 301-466-3018.Web: www.dancingplanetproductions.com/danube.htm

9/4-13; VILLAGE HARMONY WORLD MUSIC SINGING CAMP, ADULT SESSION — Where: St. Benedict's Lodge, McKenzie, Ore. Featuring: Larry Gordon and Patty Cuyler. Tix: $725. Info: Village Harmony, 5748 Hollister Hill Rd., Marshfield, VT 05658; Ph: 802-426-3210.Web: www.villageharmony.org

9/4-10; BEGINNING FOLK HARP — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Lorraine Lee Hammond . Tix: $546 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

9/4-10; BALLADS AND SONGS FROM SCOTLAND TO APPALACHIA — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Sara Grey. Tix: $546 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 800-365-5724. 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

9/6-9; 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

9/6-12; LEARN TO PLAY PENNY WHISTLE — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Guy George. 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 800-365-5724. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/9-11; VANCOUVER ISLAND MUSIC WORKSHOP — Where: Nanoose, Vancouver Island B.C., Canada. 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

9/9-11; 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

9/9-11; SUWANNEE OLD-TIME MUSIC WEEKEND — Where: Stephen Foster Ctr, White Springs, Fla. Featuring: Concerts from Tom Paley and George Gibson and workshops taught by The Haywire Gang, Chuck Levy, Chuck Anton, Fay Baird and Lloyd Baldwin. Workshops in guitar, vocal, fiddle, banjo . Tix: $215. Info: Stephen Foster Folk Center, P.O. Box G, White Springs, FL 32096; Ph: 877-6FLFOLK or 386-397-4478. Web: www.floridastateparks.org CO CR A

9/10; SCHOOLHOUSE TWIN FIDDLING WORKSHOP — Where: The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, Neb. Featuring: Deborah Greenblatt . Tix: $20. Info: Deborah Greenblatt, The Old Schoolhouse, 504 Garfield St. , Avoca, NE 68307, United States; Ph: 402-275-3221.Web: www.greenblattandseay.com A

9/11-16; CONTINUING CLAWHAMMER BANJO — Where: Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Annie Fain Liden. Tix: $488 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

9/11; CONTEST FIDDLING WORKSHOP — Where: The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, Nebra.. Featuring: Deborah Greenbltt. Tix: $20. Info: Deborah Greenblatt, 504 Garfield St, P.O. Box 671, Avoca, NE 68307, USA; Ph: 402-275-3221 . A

9/12-14; UPPER POTOMAC FALL DULCIMER FEST — Where: Hilltop House Hotel, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Featuring: Sam Rizzetta, Bill Spence, Bob Shank, Christie Burns & Butch Ross, Tina Bergmann & Bryan Thomas, Cindy Ribet, Maggie Sansone, Nick Blanton and others. Workshops in hammered dulcimer and other instruments. Tix: wknd $175, Sat. $90. Info: Upper Potomac Music Weekends, P.O. Box 1474, Shepherdstown, WV 25443; Ph: 304-263-2531.Web: www.dulcimerfest.org CR HR A

9/16-18; FALL FLING! — Where: Camp Saginaw, Oxford, Pa. Workshops in Folk, Bluegrass, Blues, Trad, Instrumental, Songwriting, Dance, Tie-Dye & Kid's Activities. Crafts. Tix: $153-Adults $40-Kids. Info: Fall Fling Chair, Philadelphia Folksong Society, 7113 Emlen St., Philadelphia, PA 19119; Ph: 215-247-1300.Web: www.fallfling.org CO

9/16-18; 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

9/16-18; GREENWOOD FURNACE FOLK GATHERING — Where: Greenwood Furnace State Park, Huntingdon, Pa. Featuring: A weekend of music workshops, jamming, concerts and dancing. Info: Ilona Ballreich, Huntingdon Co. Arts Council, P.O. Box 216, Huntingdon, PA 16652; Ph: 814-643-6220.Web: www.folkgathering.com CO HO HR A

9/16-18; CLOGGING WORKSHOP — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Aubrey Atwater. Tix: $308 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 800-365-5724. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/16-18; BANJO CAMP NORTH FALL EDITION — Where: Charlton, Mass.. Featuring: Tony Trischka, Alan Munde, Jim Mills, Bruce Molsky, Riley Baugus, Janet Davis, Janet Beazley, Paul Brown, Casey Henry, Bruce Stockwell, Dick Bowden, Bob Altschuler, Steve Arkin, Bennett Hammond, Lorraine Hammond, Mike Holmes, Mike Kropp, Dave Reiner, Mike Rivers. Tix: $375 early bird, $425 thereafter. Info: Michael Holmes, Banjo Camp North, P.O. Box 1755, Orleans, MA 02653-1755; Ph: 774-207-0284.Web: www.banjocampnorth.com HR 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

9/18-20; STAR HAMPSHIRE TRADITIONAL MUSIC & DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Isle of Shoals, N.H. Featuring: Contras, squares, English Country Dance, couple dances, group singing, more. Workshops in contras, squares, English country dance, couple dances, singing and more. Tix: $290-$355. Info: Chrissy Fowler, Star Hampshire Weekend, 93 Kaler Road, Belfast, NH 04915; Ph: 207-338-0979.Web: www.starisland.org

9/18-20; INTERMEDIATE MOUNTAIN & HAMMERED DULCIMER WITH VOICE WORKSHOP — Where: Weatherbury Farm, Avella, Pa. Featuring: Madeline MacNeil. Workshops in hammered dulcimer. Tix: $120 tuition. Info: Dale & Marcy Tudor, Weatherbury Farm Vacation, 1061 Sugar Run Rd., Avella, PA 15312; Ph: 724-587-3763 or 330-332-4420. Web: www.folkmusic.weatherburyfarm.com

9/18-24; INTERMEDIATE MOUNTAIN DULCIMER — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Aubrey Atwater. Tix: $546 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 800-365-5724. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/18-20; OUR STORY IN SONG — Where: Rowe Camp & Conference Center, Rowe, MA. Featuring: Gordon Bok. Tix: sliding scale. Info: Rowe Camp and Conference Center, PO Box 273, 22 Kings Hwy, Rowe, MA 01367; Ph: 413-339-4954.Web: www.rowecenter.org CO CR A

9/20-26; SINGING WITH CLAWHAMMER BANJO — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Aubrey Atwater. 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.Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/23-25; 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

9/29-10/2; SONGMAKERS' FALL-OUT MUSIC CAMP — Where: Fillmore, CA. Tix: $31 nightsite with hookups; $28 nightsite dry; no other costs. Info: Simon Lucas, 12502 Kenny Drive, Granada Hills, CA 91344; Ph: .Web: www.songmakers.org/kenneygrove-2011-Oct.html CO

9/30-10/2; 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

October 2011

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

10/1-3; 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

10/3-9; 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

10/12-14; 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

10/14-16; 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; THE INSPIRATION AND CRAFT OF SONGWRITING — Where: National Dance Museum in Saratoga Springs, NY. Featuring: Nancy Walker, Michael Jerling and Bob Warren. Tix: $90 dollars - six weeks. Info: Nancy Walker, 58 Wilton Rd, Greenfield Center, NY 12833; Ph: 518-577-8377 or 518-580-5101. Web: saratogasongwriterspanel.blogspot.com

10/17-21; 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

10/17-23; 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

10/21-23; 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

10/21-23; 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

10/24-29; BEGINNING DOBRO — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $474 tuition, plus materials and 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

10/28-11/4; 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

10/28-30; 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

10/28-31; 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

10/30-11/4; MOAB FOLK CAMP — Where: Moab, Utah. Featuring: Six days of hands-on workshops with nationally recognized instructors in a variety of courses ranging from songwriting and vocal performance to beginning and advanced guitar, mandolin and more. Tix: $425 camp tuition. Info: Moab Folk Music Festival, TR Ritchie Cosy Sheridan, PO Box 479, Moab, UT 84532; Ph: 603-731-3240 or 435-259-6230. Web: www.cosysheridan.com HR

10/30-11/5; 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

November 2011

11/3-13; LAMB'S RETREAT FOR SONGWRITERS — Where: Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs, Mich. Featuring: Two consecutive weekend retreats featuring poetry, music and conferencing. 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/

11/7-13; 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

11/9-11; ROANOKE BLUEGRASS WEEKEND — Where: Holiday Inn, Roanoke, Va. Featuring: Allen Shelton, Eddie Adcock, Craig Smith, David Grier, Jack Lawrence, George Shuffler, David McLaughlin, Roland White, Alan Bibey, Michael Cleveland, Jackie Miller, Alan Johnson, Dan Rigsby, Junior Sisk and Eddie Biggerstaff. Info: John Lawless, Roanoke Bluegrass Weekend, P.O. Box 21061, Roanoke, VA 24018; Ph: 540-776-6822.Web: www.roanokebluegrass.com

11/9-15; CONTINUING MANDOLIN — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: J. D. Robinson. 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.Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

11/11-13; 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

11/11-13; 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

11/11-14; 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

11/11-13; GEORGIA STRAIT GUITAR WORKSHOP — Where: Crescent Beach, B.C., Canada. 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; TRADITIONAL ACOUSTIC WORKSHOPS — Where: Berkshire Hills, Mass. Featuring: Mike Dowling. Workshops in American roots guitar techniques. Tix: tuition $750, incl. r&b and more. Info: Michael Erkkinen, Traditional Acoustic Workshops, P.O. Box 124, Monterey, MA 01245-0124; Ph: 413-644-0215.Web: www.webnash.com

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

11/16-18; UPPER POTOMAC CELTIC WEEKEND — Where: Hilltop House, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Featuring: Genticorum, Laura Risk, Kieran Jordan, Ken Kolodner, Robin Bullock, Cleek Shrey and more. Workshops in hammered fiddle, flute, guitar, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, mixed instruments, song and step dance. Tix: $175. Info: Upper Potomac Music Weekends, P.O. Box 1474, Shepherdstown, WV 25443; Ph: 304-263-2531.Web: www.celticfiddle.info CR HR

11/16-21; CONTINUING GUITAR: FINGERPICKING — Where: John C. Campbell, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Hunt Smith. Tix: $430 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Cambell Folk School, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH.Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

11/17; ED FEST and FALL FLING — Where: 270 W. 70th St, New York, N.Y. Featuring: A full day of hands-on music and dance workshops. Workshops in dance and music, jamming, and more. Info: NY Pinewoods Folk Music Club, FMSNY, 450 7th Ave. #972, New York, NY 10123; Ph: 212-563-4099.Web: www.folkmusicny.org A

11/17-19; ADVANCED BEGINNING RECORDER ENSEMBLE WORKSHOP — Where: Weatherbury Farm, Avella, Pa. Featuring: Bill Schilling. Tix: $110 tuition. Info: Dale & Marcy Tudor, Weatherbury Farm Vacation, 1061 Sugar Run Rd., Avella, PA 15312; Ph: 724-587-3763 or 330-332-4420. Web: www.folkmusic.weatherburyfarm.com CO CR HR A

11/19-21; UPPER POTOMAC FIDDLE RETREAT — Where: Shepherd University Campus, Shepherdstown, WV. Workshops. Info: Upper Potomac Music Weekends, P.O. Box 1474, Shepherdstown, WV 25443; Ph: 304-263-2531.Web: www.fiddleretreat.info

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

11/20; SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLE CAMP FOR FOLKS WHO HAVE NEVER FIDDLED — Where: The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, Neb. Featuring: Deborah Greenblatt. Workshops in fiddle. Tix: $20. Info: Deborah Greenblatt, The Old Schoolhouse, 504 Garfield St. PO Box 671, Avoca, NE 68307; Ph: 402-275-3221.Web: www.greenblattandseay.com A

11/20-22; PETE WERNICK'S INTERMEDIATE BLUEGRASS JAM CAMP — Where: Boulder Inn, Boulder, Colo. Featuring: Pete Wernick. Workshops in bluegrass jamming, band skills, harmony singing. Tix: $225. Info: Pete Wernick, Banjo Camp, 7930-P Oxford Rd., Niwot, CO 80503; Ph: 303-652-8346 or 303-319-0561 or 303-319-0561. Web: www.drbanjo.com HR A

11/20-22; NORTHWEST MORRIS WORKSHOP — Where: Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Annie Fain Liden. Tix: $290 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH.Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

11/21-23; THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE FOR ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Christina Myers. Crafts. 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 800-365-5724. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A