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June through August 2012


June 2012

6/1-2; WALLINGFORD BLUES & BEER FEST — Where: Wallingford, Oxon, U.K.. Info: Norma Whelan, 48 Croft Rd, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 0HH, England; Ph: +44-(0)1491-834665.Web: www.bluesandbeer.co.uk

6/1-3; BLUE PLUM MUSIC & ARTS FEST — Where: Johnson City, Tenn.. Crafts. Info: Blue Plum, P.O. Box 1823, Johnson City, TN 37605; Ph: 423-467-2583.Web: www.blueplum.org HR A

6/1-3; DUNDAS INTERNATIONAL BUSKERFEST — Where: Dundas, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Buskers, pavement performers, crafts, bazaar, workshops, boot camp, more. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Lynn Sutton, 2 Victoria St., Dundas, OT L9H 2B8, Canada; Ph: 905-627-5461.Web: www.downtowndundas.ca CR A

6/1-3; MICHAEL ARNONE'S CRAWFISH FEST — Where: Sussex Co. Frgrnds, Augusta, N.J.. Crafts. Tix: $125 wknd, $35-60 day. Info: Michael Arnone's Crawfish Fest, 90-100 Rt. 206, PMB 144, Stanhope, NJ 07874; Ph: .Web: www.crawfishfest.com CO HO A

6/1-3; WATERFRONT BLUES — Where: Toronto, Ont., Canada. Info: , Waterfront Blues, 1798 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4L 1G8, Canada; Ph: 416-423-2224.Web: www.waterfrontblues.ca

6/1-3; WESSEX FOLK FEST — Where: Weymouth, Dorset, U.K.. Info: , ; Ph: +44-(0)1305-821611.Web: www.wessexfolk.co.uk/

6/1-4; THE GATE TO SOUTHWELL FOLK FEST — Where: Southwell, Notts, U.K.. Featuring: Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Ortchestra, Dougie MacLean, Le Vent Du Nord, Brass Monkey, Breabach, Jon Boden and the Remnant Kings, Beoga, Martyn Joseph, Karine Polwart Trio, Morris On, Calan, The Wilson Family, Melrose Quartet, Isla St Clair, Fay Hield Trio, GloryStrokes, Steamchicken, The Toy Hearts. Tix: £69. Info: Mike Kirrage, PO Box 9149, Newtown,, Notts, NG24 9DZ, England; Ph: +44(0)-1636-816678 or +44(0)-1636-812933. Web: www.southwellfolkfestival.co.uk

6/2; ALBUQUERQUE FOLK FEST — Where: State Fairgrounds, Expo, N.M.. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $30 Advance (2-day); $35 Gate (2-day); FREE for children under 18. Info: Erika Gerety, Albuquerque Folk Festival, P.O. Box 4837, Albuquerque, NM 87196; Ph: 505-710-9641 or 505-294-6909. Web: www.abqfolkfest.org CO CR HO HR A

6/2; Appel Farm Arts and Music Festival — Where: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center, Elmer, N.J. Tix: $40. Info: Sean Timmons, Appel Farm Arts & Music Center, P.O. Box 888, Elmer, NJ 08318; Ph: 856-358-2472.Web: www.appelfarm.org HR A

6/2; FIELD DAY — Where: Victoria Park, London E9. Info: , ; Ph: +44-(0)870-264-333 or +44-(0)8444-771-000. Web: www.fielddayfestivals.com

6/2; MORRO BAY MUSIC FEST — Where: Morro Bay, Calif.. Info: , Morr Bay Music Fest, 714 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442; Ph: 800-366-6043 or 805-772-1155. Web: www.mbmusicfest.com

6/2; SAM HINTON FOLK HERITAGE FEST — Where: Poway, Calif.. Workshops. Info: San Diego Folk Heritage, P.O. Box 270562, San Diego, CA 92192; Ph: 760-746-8061 or 858-566-4040. Web: www.sdfolkheritage.org A

6/2-3; VINTAGE VIRGINIA WINE FEST — Where: Bull Run Regional Park, Centreville, Va.. Info: Across the Way Productions, P.O. Box 243, Floyd, VA 24091; Ph: 540-745-FEST.Web: http://across-the-way.com/index.php?pr=vvhome

6/3; BACK FORTY FOLK FEST — Where: Morden Park, Morden, Man., Canada. Info: JP Lepage, 147 2nd St., Morden, MB R6M 1C6, Canada; Ph: 204-822-1915.Web: www.back40folkfest.com CR HR A

6/3-6; SASKATOON CHILDREN'S FEST — Where: Kiwanis Park, Saskatoon, Sask., Canada. Featuring: Puppetry, dance, theatre, storytelling, circus arts, music, more. Workshops in circus arts. Crafts. Tix: TBA. Info: Saskatoon Children's Fest, 706, Delta Bessborough, 601 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G8, Canada; Ph: 306-664-3378.Web: www.potashcorpchildrensfestival.com/ CR HR A

6/7-9; AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSIC FEST — Where: Grove Civic Center & Snider's Camp, Grove, Okla.. Contests in fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro. Crafts. Info: Kathleen Pixley, Grand Lake Festivals, P. O. Box 451590, Grove, OK 74345-1590; Ph: 918-786-8896 or 800-526-2523. Web: www.grandlakefestivals.com CO CR HO HR A

6/7-9; KOETZ INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC FEST — Where: Guenzhalle, Koetz, Bavaria, Germany. Tix: Fri 12-14 euros, Sat 16-18 euros. Info: Peter Wroblewski, Country & Western Music Friends Koetz, Koetz, 89359, Germany; Ph: +49-(0)8221-34671 or +49-(0)8221-8150. Web: www.cwf-koetz.de CO HO A

6/7-9; PRAIRIE LAKE PICKIN' PARTY — Where: Prairie Lake, Kan.. Workshops. Info: Dave Thorpe, ; Ph: 785-478-1728 or 785-887-6314 . Web: www.accesskansas.org/kppa CO HO

6/7-9; SEEDTIME ON THE CUMBERLAND — Where: Appalshop, Whitesburg, Ky. Crafts. Tix: $15. Info: Art Menius, Director, Appalshop, 91 Madison Ave., Whitesburg, KY 41858; Ph: 606-633-0108.Web: www.appalshop.org/seedtime A

6/7-10; BLAST FROM THE BAYOU CAJUN / ZYDECO FEST — Where: Strawberry Park, Preston, Conn.. Info: Strawberry Park Resort, 42 Pierce Rd., Preston, CT 06365; Ph: 860-886-1944 or 888-794-7944. Web: www.strawberrypark.net CO HO A

6/7-10; LICHFIELD REAL ALE, JAZZ & BLUES FEST — Where: Lichfield, Staffs, U.K.. Info: Brian Perry, Lichfield Arts, Donegal House, Bore St, Lichfield, WS13 6LU, England; Ph: 01543 262223.Web: www.lichfieldarts.org.uk

6/7-10; ORILLIA SPRING BLUES FEST — Where: Orillia, Ont., Canada . Info: Orillia Spring Blues Festival, 323 Rodgers Road, Orillia, ON L3V 6M1, Canada; Ph: 705-325-8508.Web: www.orilliaspringblues.com

6/7-10; ROOTS ON THE RIVER — Where: Bellows Falls, Vt. Tix: $20-$150. Info: Ray Massucco, Michelle Zdunek , Vermont Festivals LLC, 90 Westminster St., Bellows Falls, VT 05101-1537; Ph: 802-463-9595.Web: www.rootsontheriver.com CO CR HR A

6/7-10; SEA MUSIC FESTIVAL — Where: Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, Conn.. Workshops. Info: Rick Spencer, Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355-0990; Ph: 860-572-5315 or 888-973-2767. Web: www.mysticseaport.org A

6/7-10; SMOKY HILL RIVER FEST — Where: Oakdale Park, Salina, Kan.. Crafts. Info: Smoky Hill River Fest, Salina Arts and Humanities Commission, P.O. Box 2181, Salina, KS 67402-2181; Ph: 785-309-5770.Web: www.riverfestival.com CR HR A I

6/7-10; WIND GAP BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL — Where: Mountain View Park, Wind Gap, Pa. Workshops. Info: Harry J. Grant, Appalachain Fiddle & Bluegrass Assoc., 51 Main St., Flanders, NJ 07836; Ph: 800-WIND-GAP or 973-584-2324. Web: www.windgapbluegrass.com CO CR A

6/7-10; WIRRAL FOLK ON THE COAST FEST — Where: O.C. Sports & Leisure Centre, Merseyside, U.K.. Featuring: Barbara Dickson, Kieran Goss, Haarvey Andrews, Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies, Mike Silver & Jo Partridge, Tom McConville Band, Keith Donnelly, Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Bernard Wrigley, The Young 'Uns, Anthony John Clarke, Elbow Jane, Edwina Hayes, Jaywalkers, Ildanach, Jones Family Band, Dawn Beth Evans & Steve Hesford, Sarah Horn & James Cudworth. Tix: See Website. Info: Ticket Box Office, 34 St David Road, Claughton, Bomborough, Wirral, Merseyside, CH43 8SN, England; Ph: 0151 652-0734 or 0151 678-9902. Web: www.wirralfolkonthecoast.com CO CR A

6/8-9; CANTON BLUES FEST — Where: Canton, Ohio. Info: Marci Saling, Event Manager, ; Ph: 330-458-2072 or 800-533-4302. Web: www.cantonbluesfest.com

6/8-9; CHARLIE POOLE MUSIC FEST — Where: Eden Frgrnds, Eden, N.C.. Crafts. Info: Louise W. Price, Charlie Poole Music Festival, P.O. Box 867, Eden, NC 27289-0867; Ph: 336-623-1043 or 336-627-0375. Web: www.charlie-poole.com CO HO A

6/8-9; OVERTON BLUEGRASS & GOSPEL MUSIC FEST — Where: Overton City Park, Overton, Tex.. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Don Eaves, Overton Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Drawer D, Overton, TX 75684; Ph: 903-834-3171 or 903-834-7226. Web: www.overtonbluegrass.com CO CR HO HR A

6/8-9; XFEST — Where: Country Creek Winery, Salford, Pa.. Crafts. Tix: $45. Info: Kevin Lynch, Xtreme Folk Scene, 912 Paterson Avenue, East Rutherford, NJ 07073; Ph: 973-809-1930.Web: www.xfsmusic.org CO CR

6/8-10; CHICAGO BLUES FEST — Where: Grant Park, Chicago, Ill.. Tix: FREE. Info: Chicago Blues Festival, Mayor's Office of Special Events, 121 N. LaSalle St., Rm. 806, Chicago, IL 60602; Ph: 312-744-3315 or 312-744-3370. Web: www.cityofchicago.org/specialevents A I

6/8-10; COASTLINE BLUEGRASS MUSIC EVENT — Where: nr Llandudno, N. Wales. Info: John Prytherch, , Wales; Ph: 07711-244418.Web: www.coastlinebluegrass.co.uk

6/8-10; FAIRBANKS SUMMER FOLK FEST — Where: Alaskaland/Pioneer Park, Fairbanks, Alaska. Featuring: Local folk performers. Contests. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Fairbanks Summer Folk Festival, P.O. Box 84199, Fairbanks, AK 99708; Ph: .Web: www.alaskasbest.com/fairbanksfolkfest CO CR HR A

6/8-10; GOWER FOLK FEST — Where: Parkmill, Gower Peninsula, S. Wales. Info: Joy Toole, Blue Anchor Cottage, Blue Anchor, Penclawdd, Swansea, , Wales; Ph: 01792-850803.Web: www.gowerfolkfestival.co.uk

6/8-10; PAGOSA FOLK N' BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Reservoir Hill Park, Pagosa Springs, Colo.. Info: Crista Munro, FolkWest, P.O. Box 3665, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147; Ph: 970-731-5582.Web: www.folkwest.com CO CR HR A

6/8-10; RUOTSINPYHTAA BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Ruotsinpyhtaa, Finland. Info: Wasel Arar, Merimiehenk 36D, Helsinki, 00150, Finland; Ph: +35-850-050-5031.Web: www.bluegrass.fi

6/8-10; ST NEOTS FOLK FEST — Where: Bedford, U.K.. Info: The Festival Office, The Mill House, St Neots Road, Bolnhurst, Bedfordshire, MK44 2ER, U.K.; Ph: +44(0)1234-376278.Web: www.stneotsfolkclub.co.uk HR A

6/8-10; TEXAS FOLKLIFE FEST — Where: Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, Tex.. Info: , Texas Folklife Festival, 801 S. Bowie St., San Antonio, TX 78205-3296; Ph: 210-458-2227.Web: www.texasfolklifefestival.org

6/8-10; WIMBORNE FOLK FEST — Where: Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England. Workshops in instruments, song and dancing. Crafts. Info: Linda Wild, 32A Sea View Rd., Upton, Poole, Dorset, BH16 5NG, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)120-262-3740.Web: www.wimbornefolkfestival.co.uk A

6/8-10; WYCHWOOD MUSIC FEST — Where: Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, U.K.. Info: Wychwood Festival, 10 Spinners Court, West End, Whitney, OX28 1NH, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1993-772580.Web: www.wychwoodfestival.com CO HO A

6/8-11; NATIONAL CELTIC FOLK FEST — Where: Portarlington, Victoria, Australia. Workshops in instrument, dance, singing and language. Crafts. Info: Una McAlinden, National Celtic Folk Fest, P.O. Box 1314, Geelong, Victoria, 3220, Australia; Ph: +61-(0)403-19-2631 or +61-(0)35241-2499. Web: www.nationalcelticfestival.com CO CR HO A

6/8-16; FÈS FESTIVAL OF WORLD SACRED MUSIC — Where: Fès, Morocco. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Fès Festival of World Sacred Music , Association Fès-Saïss, Sidi El Khayat BP 629 , Fès-Médina, 30200, Morocco; Ph: +212-(0)55-74-05-35 or +212-(0)35-63-62-99. Web: www.fesfestival.com

6/8-17; ÉIGSE CARLOW ARTS FEST — Where: Carlow, Ireland. Info: Forresters Hall, College St, Carlow, , Ireland; Ph: +353-59-9140491.Web: www.eigsecarlow.ie

6/9; COLOMA BLUES LIVE — Where: Lotus, Calif.. Info: El Dorado Arts Council, ; Ph: 530-295-3496.Web: www.colomablueslive.com

6/9; STATE STREET STROLL — Where: Media, Pa.. Tix: $20 adv., $25. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.statestreetblues.com

6/9-10; AKKORDEON FEST — Where: Wien, Austria. Info: Friedl Preisl, Akkordeon Festival, Salierigasse 42/3, Wien, A-1180, Austria; Ph: +43-(0)676-512-9104.Web: www.akkordeonfestival.at

6/9-10; GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FEST — Where: Gebhard Woods State Park, Morris, Ill. Workshops in Hammered dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, autoharp and more. Tix: Donation. Info: Neal Peck, Gebhard Woods Dulcimer Festival, P.O. Box 803, Morris, IL 60450; Ph: 708-331-6875 or 815-942-0609. Web: http://www.gebharddulcimer.org CO CR HR A

6/9-10; SAN FRANCISCO FREE FOLK FEST — Where: City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.. Workshops in music, song and dance . Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Ken Hayes, San Francisco Folk Music Club, 885 Clayton St., San Francisco, CA 94117; Ph: 415-661-2217.Web: http://www.sffolkfest.org I

6/10; GREATER CHICAGO JEWISH FOLK ARTS FEST — Where: Caldwell Woods, Chicago, Ill. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Jewish POCET, P.O. Box 5215, Skokie, IL 60076; Ph: 847-933-3000.Web: www.pocet.org A

6/10; LOUISIANA SWAMP ROMP — Where: Filene Ctr, Wolf Trap, Vienna, Va.. Tix: $. Info: Filene Center Box Office, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182; Ph: 877-965-3872 or 703-255-1900. Web: www.wolftrap.org

6/10; STRAWBERRY FEST — Where: Riverfront Park, Beacon, N.Y.. Crafts. Info: Saul Rozinsky, P.O. Box 116, Blooming Grove, NY 10914; Ph: 845-496-5617.Web: www.beaconsloopclub.org HR A

6/10-14; MAURY RIVER FIDDLERS' CONVENTION — Where: Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, Va.. Tix: $20 wknd, daily $15, kids free. Info: Janice Burguieres, Maury River Fiddlers' Convention, P.O. Box 702, Buena Vista, VA 24416; Ph: 540-570-1328 or 800-555-8845. Web: www.glenmaurypark.com CO HO A

6/11-15; SOUTHERN GOSPEL SINGING — Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Otto, Ark. Featuring: No scheduled performances, ""just jamming."". Crafts. Info: C. Elizabeth Kuykendall, Lester Flatt Memorial Park, 50 Lester Flatt Dr., Vilonia, AR 72173; Ph: 501-835-2451 or 501-796-2030. Web: www.angelfire.com/ar/Sunshinexpress/Otto.html CO HO A

6/11-15; SUMMER BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Otto, Ark. Featuring: No scheduled performances, ""just jamming."". Info: C. Elizabeth Kuykendall, Lester Flatt Memorial Park, 50 Lester Flatt Dr., Vilonia, AR 72173; Ph: 501-835-2451 or 501-796-2030. Web: www.angelfire.com/ar/Sunshinexpress/Otto.html CO HO

6/12-16; DANCE GRAND PRIX: ITALIA — Where: Adriatic Coast, Emilia Romagna, Italy. Featuring: Hundreds of dancers from around the world, competing for prizes in various categories. Info: Company of Prosa Buonarroti, Dance Grand Prix: Italia, Via Coveting, Civitavecchia, Rome, 00053, Italy; Ph: +39-(0)547-51299 or 0039-335-6141846. Web: www.dancegrandprix.org

6/14-16; WASHBOARD MUSIC FEST — Where: Downtown Logan, Ohio. Featuring: Dixieland Jazz, Cajun, Zydeco, Celtic and Skiffle music. Info: Jacqui Barnett, Columbus Washboard Co., Washboard Music Festival, 14 Gallagher Ave., Logan, OH 43138; Ph: 740-380-3828 or 800-343-7967. Web: www.washboardmusicfestival.com CR HR A

6/14-17; BBQ RIBFEST — Where: Fort Wayne, Ind.. Tix: $6-25. Info: , 14808 Harborside Ct, Fort Wayne, IN 46814; Ph: 260-602-1831.Web: www.bbqribfest.com

6/14-29; GRASSINGTON FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ARTS — Where: Grassington, nr Skipton, North Yorkshire, U.K.. Info: Gill Driver, Festival Box Office, Grassington, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5AA, England; Ph: +44-(0)176-752691.Web: www.grassington-festival.org.uk

6/15; SPIRIT OF THE WOODS FOLK FEST — Where: Dickson Township Park, Brethren, Mich.. Crafts. Info: Tim and Wanda Joseph, Spirit of the Woods Music Assoc., 11171 Kerry Rd., Brethren, MI 49619; Ph: 231-477-5381 or 231-233-2559. Web: www.spiritofthewoods.org CR HR A

6/15-16; BLUES ON THE FOX — Where: Aurora, Ill.. Info: , Mayor's Office of Special Events, 44 E. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60507; Ph: 630-844-4731.Web: www.bluesonthefoxaurora.com

6/15-16; OLD-TIME MUSIC AND OZARK HERITAGE FEST — Where: West Plains, Mo.. Info: West Plains Council on the Arts, P.O. Box 339, West Plains, MO 65775; Ph: 888-256-8835 or 417-255-7966. Web: www.oldtimemusic.org HR A

6/15-16; POSTON LAKE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Guysville, Ohio. Info: Myron ""Pete"" Hart, The Hart Brothers, 21344 Potter Rd., Guysville, OH 45735; Ph: 740-662-2051.Web: www.idletymesband.com CO CR HR A

6/15-17; ALCESTER & ARDEN FOLK FEST — Where: Alcester, near Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England. Tix: £60, £55 adv. Info: Alcester and Arden Folk Festival, P.O. Box 12619, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 9AU, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)7788-536605.Web: www.alcesterfolkfestival.org CO CR A

6/15-17; HUCK FINN'S JUBILEE — Where: Mojave Narrows Regional Park, Victorville, Calif.. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $85-90 wknd, $15-20 day. Info: Don V. Tucker, Huck Finn's Jubilee, P.O. Box 56419, Riverside, CA 92517; Ph: 951-341-8080 or 909-780-8810. Web: www.huckfinn.com CO CR HO HR A

6/15-17; LIVE OAK MUSIC FEST — Where: Live Oak Camp, Santa Barbara Co., Calif.. Workshops. Info: Elany Mueller, KCBX Public Radio, 4100 Vachell Ln., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401; Ph: 805-781-3020 or 805-549-8855. Web: www.liveoakfest.org CO A

6/15-17; TOTTENHAM BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Tottenham Conservation Park, Ont., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Tottenham Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 922, Tottenham, ON L0G 1WO , Canada; Ph: 1-888-258-4727 or 905-936-4100. Web: www.tottenhambluegrass.ca CO CR HO A

6/15-24; CARROUSEL OF THE NATIONS — Where: Windsor, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Two consecutive weekends of ethnic food, arts, music and dance. Crafts. Info: Chris Spiroff, Multicultural Council of Windsor & Essex Cty., 245 Janette Ave., Windsor, ON N9A 4Z2, Canada; Ph: 519-255-1127.Web: www.themcc.com CR HR A

6/16; JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION — Where: Fireman’s Park, Downtown Brenham, Tex. Featuring: Various entertainment, parade and food. Crafts. Info: Juneteenth Celebration, Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 314 Austin St., Brenham, TX 77833; Ph: 979-836-9738.Web: www.brenhamtexas.com

6/16; WAYNE HENDERSON MUSIC FEST & GUITAR COMPETITION — Where: Grayson Highlands State Park, Mouth of Wilson, Va. Contests in guitar. Tix: $10, $3 parking. Info: Production Committee Chair, Wayne Henderson Music Fest, Inc., P.O. Box 531, Galax, VA 24333-0531; Ph: 276-236-5991.Web: www.waynehenderson.org CO HO A

6/16-17; CLEARWATER GREAT HUDSON RIVER REVIVAL — Where: Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson, N.Y.. Crafts. Tix: $45/day or $75-130 for weekend pass (advance) or $80/day $125-150 at the gate. Info: Jon Dindas, Festival Director, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, 112 Little Market St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601; Ph: 845-454-7673 or 800-67-SLOOP. Web: www.clearwaterfestival.org CO HO A I

6/16-17; IRISH FAIR & MUSIC FEST — Where: Irvine Meadows Frgrnds, Irvine, Calif.. Info: Allyn Anderson, Great American Irish Foundation, P.O. Box 2429, Toluca Lake, CA 91610-0429; Ph: 949-489-1172.Web: www.irishfair.org CR HR A

6/16-17; LEAMINGTON PEACE FEST — Where: Leamington Spa, Warks, U.K.. Tix: Free. Info: Tash Daly, PO Box 1686, Lamington Spa, Warks, CV31 1WS, England; Ph: +44(0)845-388-4207.Web: www.peacefestival.org.uk

6/16-17; Steamboat Folk Weekend — Where: Ipswich, Suffolk, U.K.. Info: Val, Steamboat Tavern, 78 New Cut West, Ipswich, IP2 8HW, England; Ph: +44(0)1473-601902.Web: www.irfmf.org.uk

6/16-19; CBA FATHER'S DAY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL — Where: Nevada Co. Frgrnds, Grass Valley, Calif.. Workshops in various bluegrass instruments and traditional dancing. Crafts. Tix: $110-140 wknd, $35-55/day. Info: California Bluegrass Association, ; Ph: or 877-258-4777 . Web: www.cbaontheweb.org CO HO A

6/16-7/22; ARBUCKLE MTN. PARK 4TH OF JULY 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

6/18-23; NATIONAL OLD-TIME FIDDLERS' CONTEST & FEST — Where: Weiser High School, Weiser, Idaho. Featuring: Live music, parade, vendors, contests, bluegrass battle of the bands, carnival and jams. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $14-19 day. Info: National Oldtime Fiddlers' Contest, P.O. Box 447, 2235 Paddock Avenue, Weiser, ID 83672; Ph: 208-414-0255 or 800-437-1280. Web: www.fiddlecontest.com CO CR HR A

6/20-23; TELLURIDE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Town Park, Telluride, Colo. Contests in troubadour, band. Info: Planet Bluegrass, P.O. Box 769, 500 W. Main St., Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 800-624-2422 or 303-823-0848. Web: www.bluegrass.com/telluride/ CO CR A

6/20-24; JENNY BROOK FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge, Vt.. Workshops in guitar, banjo, acoustic bass, fiddle, mandolin. Crafts. Info: Candi Sawyer, Jenny Brook Family Bluegrass Festival, 164 Church Ave., Bellows Falls, VT 05101; Ph: 802-463-1184 or 802-463-6689. Web: www.jennybrookfestival.com CO CR HO A

6/21-23; CHARLOTTE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Eaton Co. Frgrnds, Charlotte, Mich.. Tix: See Website. Info: Jim Wilder, P.O. Box 1939, Royal Oak, MI 48073; Ph: 248-435-2828 or 248-435-0049. Web: www.wilderfestival.com/charlotte-bluegrass-festival/ CO A

6/21-23; FLATROCK BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE — Where: Fudfest Music Grnds, Athelstane, Wis. Tix: $75, $60 adv, $25-35 day. Info: Randall G. Wilson, P.O. Box 87, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-0087; Ph: 920-373-7773 or 920-421-1037. Web: www.flatrockbluegrass.com

6/21-23; OHIO SCOTTISH GAMES — Where: Lorain Co. Frgrnds, Wellington, Ohio. Contests in fiddle and harp. Workshops in fiddle, harp, highland dancing, piping, drumming and pipe bands. Crafts. Info: Liz Mull, 3181 Corydon Rd., Cleveland, OH 44118; Ph: 440-835-9794.Web: www.ohioscottishgames.com CR HO HR A

6/21-23; RENFRO VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Renfro Valley, Ky.. Featuring: Three days of outdoor festival fun. Includes nationally known bluegrass performers, vendors, food vendors, camping and more. Free Soup Bean dinner for early bird ticket holders! Contact Ticket Office for prices.. Crafts. Info: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley, KY 40473; Ph: 606-256-2638 or 800-765-7464. Web: www.renfrovalley.com CO HO

6/21-24; BIG SKY GOSPELGRASS — Where: El Paso County Fairgrounds, Calhan, Colo.. Info: Suzie Solomon, GospelGrass Productions, P.O. Box 9306, Denver, CO 80209; Ph: 866-PSALM 33 or 303-638-3725. Web: www.gospelgrass.com A

6/21-24; CHICAGO GOSPEL MUSIC FEST — Where: Millennium Park, Chicago, Ill.. Info: Pam Morris, Chicago Gospel Music Festival, Mayor's Office of Special Events , 121 N. LaSalle St., City Hall Rm. 703, Chicago, IL 60602; Ph: 312-744-3315 or 312-744-3370. Web: www.cityofchicago.org A

6/21-24; FOX MOUNTAIN BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Berwick, N.S., Canada. Workshops. Info: Darrell Frail, 563 Sarty Rd., New Canada, NS B4V 2V9, Canada; Ph: 902-543-9732 or 902-847-3734. Web: www.foxmountaincampingpark.com CO CR HO A

6/21-24; LEIGH FOLK FEST — Where: Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, U.K.. Info: Tony Prior, 60 The Ridgeway, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 8NU, England; Ph: +44(0)1702-715111.Web: www.leighfolkfestival.co.uk

6/21-24; SELDOVIA SUMMER SOLSTICE MUSIC FEST — Where: Seldovia, Alaska. Workshops in singing, various instruments, more. Info: Susan Mumma, Seldovia Arts Council, P.O. Box 41, Seldovia, AK 99663-0270; Ph: 907-234-7416 or 907-299-1612. Web: seldoviamusicfestival.wordpress.com/ CR A

6/21-24; THE SUNRISE CELEBRATION: CROSSING THE EVENTS HORIZON FEST OR ORGANIC ARTS, MUSIC & CULTURE — Where: Bruton, Somerset, U.K.. Info: Vicky Steward, Unit 12C, Abbey Mews, 56 High St, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8ST, England; Ph: +44-(0)845-009-4463.Web: www.sunrisecelebration.com

6/22-23; RIVERFRONT BLUES FEST — Where: Fort Smith, Ark.. Info: Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Society, P.O. Box 8307, Fort Smith, AR 72902; Ph: .Web: www.riverfrontbluesfest.org

6/22-23; T-BONE WALKER BLUES FEST — Where: Linden, Texas. Info: Russ Wright, Executive Producer, PO Box 987, Linden, TX 75563; Ph: 903-756-7774.Web: www.tbonewalkerfest.com

6/22-24; BLACK HILLS BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Mystery Mountain Resort, Rapid City, S.D.. Workshops in Guitar, Mandolin, Kids Fiddle, Bass, Banjo, Harmony/Song, Fiddle. Info: , Rapid City Arts Council, 713 7th Street, Rapid City, SD 57701; Ph: 605-394-4101 or 605-348-1198. Web: www.blackhillsbluegrass.com CO CR HO HR A

6/22-24; CELTIC FLING AND HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Mount Hope Estate and Winery, Manheim, Pa.. Info: Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, 2775 Lebanon Rd, Manheim, PA 17545; Ph: 717-665-7021.Web: www.parenfaire.com CR HR A

6/22-24; EAST ANGLIAN BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME FEST — Where: Steeple Morden, South Cambridgeshire, England. Info: John Pearman, East Anglian Bluegrass/OT Fest, 6 Jubilee Way, Steeple Morden, Royston, Harts, SG8 O9F, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)124-526-4450 or +44-(0)124-526-4450. Web: www.eabg.blue-apples.co.uk CO CR A

6/22-24; ENGLISH COUNTRY MUSIC WEEKEND — Where: Ampthill, Bedfordshire, U.K.. Info: Taz Tarry, 22 Oughton Close, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 2QY, England; Ph: 0787 028 1945.Web: www.mustrad.org.uk/ecmw.htm

6/22-24; SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN SUMMER SOLSTICE FEST — Where: Gravelbourg, Sask., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Shelley Hirstwood & Guylaine Ostrosky, Box 390, Gravelbourg, SK S0H 1X0, Canada; Ph: 306-648-3525 or 306-648-2127. Web: www.summersolsticefestivaldete.com CO CR HO HR A

6/22-27; ST. MAGNUS FEST — Where: Kirkwall and Stromness, Orkney, U.K.. Featuring: Music, theatre, literature and visual arts. Info: St. Magnus Festival, 60 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DN, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)185-687-1445.Web: www.stmagnusfestival.com

6/23-24; AFRICA OYÉ — Where: Sefton Park, Liverpool, U.K.. Featuring: JupiterOkwess International DR Congo, 'The eEternal Journey' NigerChad, Samba Mapangala, Tanzania, Dele Sosima, Nigeria, Yabba Funk, Ghana, Mansour Seck, Senegal, The Mighty Diamonds and Yellowman, Jamaica, Ferro Gaita, Cabo Verde, Mokoomba, Zimbabwe. Tix: FREE. Info: Paul Duhaney, Africa Oyé, Gostin Building, 32-36 Hanover St, Liverpool, L1 4LN, England; Ph: +44(0)151-708-6305.Web: www.africaoye.com A

6/23-24; CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TATTOO — Where: Copps Coliseum, Hamilton, Ont., Canada. Featuring: See website. Tix: $48.45. Info: Lyn McBride, Canadian International Tattoo Assoc., 101 York Blvd., Hamilton, ON L8R 3L4, Canada; Ph: 905-523-1753.Web: www.canadianmilitarytattoo.ca CR HR A

6/23-24; LONG BEACH BAYOU FEST — Where: Rainbow Lagoon Park, Long Beach, Calif.. Featuring: Cajun and zydeco music. Workshops in children's arts and crafts. Crafts. Tix: $10-30. Info: Kimberly Benoit, 3505 Long Beach Blvd, Suite 2G, Long Beach, CA 90806; Ph: 562-427-8834 or 562-427-3713. Web: www.longbeachfestival.com A

6/23-24; PRESCOTT BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Courthouse Plaza, Prescott, Ariz.. Info: Scott Currey, Prescott Bluegrass Events Assoc., P.O. Box 2407, Prescott, AZ 86302-2407; Ph: 928-445-2000 x20 or 928-771-9274. Web: www.prescottbluegrassfestival.com CR A

6/24-7/27; CITY OF LONDON FEST — Where: London, U.K.. Info: Emily Caket, ; Ph: +44(0)20-7583-3585.Web: www.colf.org

6/25-29; CRAICEANN TEADA INIS OIRR INTERNATIONAL BODHRAN SUMMER SCHOOL — Where: Galway, Ireland. Info: David Lewis and Rolf Wagels, ; Ph: .Web: www.craiceann.com

6/25-7/1; HAAPAVESI FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Haapavesi, Finland. Info: Sirpa Lahti, Lallunniementie 2, Haapavesi, FIN-86600, Finland; Ph: +358-44-337-1077.Web: www.haapavesifolk.com

6/25-7/6; ST ALBANS FOLK AT THE FESTIVAL — Where: St Albans, U.K.. Info: Alison Macfarlane, 40 Warwick Rd, St Albans, Herts, AL1 4DL, England; Ph: +44(0)17272-852111.Web: www.stalbansfolkmusic.org.uk

6/28-7/1; NATIONAL WOMEN'S MUSIC FEST — Where: Middleton, Wis. Info: Jane Weldon, National Women's Music Festival, P.O. Box 8462, Madison, IN 53708-8462; Ph: 317-713-1144.Web: www.wiaonline.org CO CR HO HR A I

6/28-7/1; OATS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL — Where: Benton Rodeo Grnds, Benton, Pa. Info: Matt McBriarty, OATS Festival, 193 Bennington Ct, Clifton, NJ 07013; Ph: 908-464-9495.Web: www.oatsfestival.com CO

6/28-7/1; SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FEST — Where: National Mall, Washington, D.C.. Featuring: First weekend of musicians and cultural exhibits. Tix: Free. Info: The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 2001, Washington, DC 20024; Ph: 202-633-6440.Web: www.folklife.si.edu A I

6/28-7/7; FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE JAZZ DE MONTRÉAL — Where: Downtown Montreal, Que., Canada. Tix: Prices vary by performer. Info: , 400, de Maisonneuve West Blvd., 9th Floor, Montreal, PQ H3A 1L4, Canada; Ph: 1-888-515-0515 or 514-523-3378. Web: www.montrealjazzfest.com

6/29-30; MED FEST — Where: Loulé, Portugal. Info: Joaquim Guerreiro, Câmara Municipal de Loulé, Praça de Republica, 8100-270, Loulé, , Portugal; Ph: +351-289-400-811.Web: www.festivalmed.com.pt

6/29-7/1; BEYOND THE BORDER — Where: St Donats, Wales. Info: St Donats Art Centre, St Donats Castle, Vale of Glamorgan, , Wales; Ph: +44(0)1446-799100.Web: www.beyondtheborder.com

6/29-7/1; BLUES FROM THE TOP — Where: Winter Park, Colo.. Info: , GCBS, PO Box 1530, Winter Park, CO 80482; Ph: 970-726-5144.Web: www.grandblues.org

6/29-7/1; CITYFOLK FEST — Where: RiverScape, Dayton, Ohio. Featuring: Folk, world, traditional and ethnic music. Workshops in folk craft art. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Festival Director, Cityfolk Festival, 126 N. Main St., Ste. 220, Dayton, OH 45402; Ph: 937-223-3655 x3003 or 937-496-3863. Web: www.cityfolk.org CR HR A I

6/29-7/1; CORNBURY FESTIVAL — Where: nr Chadbury, Oxfordshire. Info: Cornbury Music Festival Ltd, 4b Ledbury Mews North, London, W11 2AF, England; Ph: +44-(0)20-7229-2219.Web: www.cornburyfestival.com

6/29-7/1; COULEUR CAFÉ — Where: Brussels, Belgium. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.couleurcafe.be

6/29-7/1; KALAKA FOLK FEST — Where: Diosgyor Castle, near Miskolc, Hungary. Featuring: Exhibitions, film, church concerts, children's programs, Hungarian and international musicians, more. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Lajos Fogarasi, Petöfi Csarnok, Zichy Mihaly int.14 , Budapest, H-1146, Hungary; Ph: .Web: www.kalakafesztival.hu A

6/29-7/1; MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BLUES FEST — Where: Davenport, Iowa. Info: , 102 S. Harrison St, Ste 300, Davenport, IA 52801; Ph: 563-322-5837.Web: www.mvbs.org

6/29-7/1; NEWCASTLETON TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Newcastleton, Borders, Scotland. Featuring: Ceilidh and dance bands, with concerts and endless sessions and sing-a-rounds. Contests. Workshops. Info: Malcolm McEwen, Shankend Station, Hawick, Scotland, TD9 9UA, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1450-377165.Web: www.newcastleton.com CO A

6/29-7/1; SARK FOLK FEST — Where: Sark, Channel Islands. Featuring: The Shee, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Leakeman, Emily Poartman, Emily Barker and The Red Clay Halos, Lucy Ward and Three Daft Monkeys. Tix: See website. Info: Simon Harvey, Sark Folk Festival HQ, Honeysuckle Cottage, Les Dunes, Vazon, Guernsey, GY5 7LQ, England; Ph: +44-(0)7781-452365.Web: www.sarkfolkfestival.com

6/29-7/1; THE BEATHERDER FEST — Where: Ribble Valley, Lancs. Info: , ; Ph: +44-(0)1535-673399.Web: www.beatherder.co.uk

6/29-7/1; WAIDHOFEN MUSIKFEST — Where: Waidhofen-Thayapark, Austria. Crafts. Info: Folk-Club Waidhofen / Thaya, Box 61, Waidhofen, A-3830, Austria; Ph: +43-2842-54904.Web: www.folkclub.at CO

6/30; LADIES OF COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS MUSIC — Where: Albert Music Hall, Waretown, N.J.. Tix: $5. Info: Elaine & Roy Everett, Pinelands Cultural Society, P.O. Box 657 , Waretown , NJ 08758; Ph: 609-971-1593.Web: www.alberthall.org CR A

6/30-7/8; KUTZTOWN FOLK FEST — Where: Kutztown Frgrnds, Kutztown, Pa. Featuring: 200 demonstrating craftsmen, 2000 hand-made quilts, folklife demonstrations, 6 stages of entertainment, children’s activities, Pennsylvania Dutch food and more. Info: Dave Fooks, Kutztown Festival, P.O. Box 306, Kutztown, PA 19530; Ph: 888-674-6136 or 610-683-1597. Web: www.kutztownfestival.com CR HR A

July 2012

7/1-6; CEOLAS SUMMER MUSIC SCHOOL — Where: South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Info: Daliburgh, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS, Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)1878-700-154.Web: www.ceolas.co.uk

7/4; JULY 4TH CELEBRATION & ANVIL SHOOT — Where: Museum of Appalachia, Norris, Tenn. Featuring: Music, old-time demos and anvil shoot. Info: Elaine Irwin Meyer, Museum of Appalachia, 2819 Andersonville Hwy, Clinton, TN 37716; Ph: 865-494-0514 or 865-494-7680. Web: www.museumofappalachia.org CR HR A

7/4-7; BRANTFORD INTERNATIONAL VILLAGES FEST — Where: Brantford, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Multicultural foods, energetic entertainers, heritage performances, more. Info: Frank Wdowczyk, Chairperson, Brantford International Villages Festival, PO Box 26005, 260 St. Paul Ave, Brantford, ON N3R 7X4, Canada; Ph: 519-752-1229.Web: www.brantfordvillages.ca A

7/4-8; SAFEWAY WATERFRONT BLUES FEST — Where: Portland, Ore. Info: Festival Director, P.O. Box 55370, Portland, OR 97238; Ph: 503-282-0555.Web: www.waterfrontbluesfest.com

7/4-8; SALLY MOUNTAIN PARK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Sally Mtn. Park, Queen City, Mo.. Featuring: See website. Workshops. Tix: $15. Info: Johnny & Carolyn Vincent, Rt. 2, Box 15, Greentop, MO 63546; Ph: 660-949-2345.Web: www.sallymountainshow.com CO CR HO A

7/4-8; SIGLUFJÖRDUR FEST — Where: Iceland. Info: Gunnsteinn Ólafsson c/o pjódlagasetur sr, Bjarna porsteinssonar, Nordurgötu 1, 580 Siglufirdi, , Iceland; Ph: .Web: festival.fjallabyggd.is

7/4-8; SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FEST — Where: National Mall, Washington, D.C. Featuring: Second weekend of musicians and cultural exhibits. Info: The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 2001, Washington, DC 20024; Ph: 202-633-6440.Web: www.si.edu/folklife A I

7/4-8; WINNIPEG FOLK FEST — Where: Birds Hill Park, Winnipeg, Man., Canada. Featuring: See Website. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: See Website. Info: Festival Director, Winnipeg Folk Festival, #203-211 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3B 3P2, Canada; Ph: 204-231-0096.Web: www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca CO CR HR A

7/4-15; CISCO OTTAWA BLUESFEST — Where: Ottawa, Ont., Canada. Info: Mark Monahan, Executive Director, 265 Catherine St, Ottawa, ON K1R 7S5, Canada; Ph: 613-247-1188 or 866-258-3748. Web: www.ottawabluesfest.ca

7/5-7; POHODA FEST — Where: Trecin, Slovakia. Featuring: Lou Reed, Kasabian, Public Enemy, Elbow, The Horrors, Emiliana Torrini, The Kooks, Bat for Lashes, Two Door Cinema Club, White Lies, Anna Calvi, Caribou, Aloe Blacc, and many more. Tix: 85-99 euros. Info: Pohoda Agency, KZP Rovnainkova 3, Bratislava, 85102, Slovakia; Ph: +421-2-207-08-251.Web: www.pohodafestival.sk

7/5-7; SKÅNEVIK BLUESFEST — Where: Skånevik, Norway. Tix: £200-1600. Info: , ; Ph: +47 91716989.Web: www.skaanevik-blues.com

7/5-7; STARVY CREEK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Starvy Creek, Conway, Mo. Tix: $35 wknd, $10-15 day. Info: Don Day, 2229 Bluegrass Rd., Conway, MO 65632; Ph: 417-589-2013.Web: www.starvycreek.com

7/5-8; AMSTERDAM ROOTS FESTIVAL — Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Info: , Lijnbaansgracht 234a, 1017 PH, Amsterdam, , Netherlands; Ph: +31-20-531-81-81.Web: www.amsterdamroots.nl

7/5-8; FØRDE FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Førde, Norway. Workshops. Tix: NOK 750 wknd adult, NOK 370 wknd student. Info: Hilde Bjørkum, P.O. Box 295, Førde, 6800, Norway; Ph: +47-5-772-1940 .Web: www.fordefestival.no CO A

7/5-8; HIGH SIERRA MUSIC FEST — Where: Quincy, Calif. Workshops in music performance, music business. Crafts. Tix: See Website. Info: Rebecca Sparks, High Sierra Music, Inc., P.O. Box 99529, Emeryville, CA 94662-9529; Ph: 510-595-1115 or 510-420-1529. Web: www.highsierramusic.com CO CR HO HR A

7/5-8; NORTH WALES BLUEGRASS MUSIC FEST — Where: Bodlondeb Park, Conway, N. Wales. Featuring: Highly Strung New Section, Debby McClatchy, Longway, Down County Boys, Britannia Band, Shake The Roots, Chill Until Blue, Biggin Hillbillies, Chris Moreton, Monroe's Revenge, Papa Truck, Morris Boys, Five and Dimers, Kidnap Alive, Cousin Pearl, the Jaywalkers and more. Info: Gill Williams, Woodstock, Llanrwst Rd, Glan Conwy, LL28 5SR, Wales; Ph: +44-(0)1492-580454 or +44-(0)1492-515921. Web: www.northwalesbluegrass.co.uk CR

7/5-8; SCANDINAVIAN MIDSUMMER FEST — Where: Folklore Village, Dodgeville, Wis. Featuring: Scandinavian summer solstice traditions. Workshops. Info: Melissa Leef, Folklore Village, 3210 Co. Hwy. BB, Dodgeville, WI 53533; Ph: 608-924-4000.Web: www.folklorevillage.org CO CR HR A

7/5-8; STONEHAVEN FOLK FESTIVAL — Where: Stonehaven, North East Scotland. Info: Stonehaven Folk Festival, , U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1569-766211.Web: www.stonehavenfolkfestival.co.uk

7/5-8; SUNFEST — Where: Victoria Park, London, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Celebration of world cultures. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Alfredo Caxaj, Sunfest, London Committee for Cross Cultural Arts , P.O. Box 1063, London, ON N6A 5K2, Canada; Ph: 519-672-1522.Web: www.sunfest.on.ca CR HR

7/5-8; TANZ & FOLKFEST RUDOLSTADT — Where: Rudolstadt, Germany. Featuring: 100 performers on 20 stages playing nonstop world, folk and roots music. Workshops in dancing, singing. Crafts. Tix: €65 3-day. Info: Peter Uhlman, Tanz & Folkfest, Kulturburo, Stadt Rudolstadt, Kulturdezernaf, Markt 7, Rudolstadt, 07407, Germany; Ph: +49-(0)3672-412651 or +49-(0)3672-486406. Web: www.tff-rudolstadt.de CO CR HO A

7/5-8; WESTMORELAND ARTS & HERITAGE FEST — Where: Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg, Pa. Contests in fiddle. Crafts. Info: Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, 252 Twin Lakes Rd., Latrobe, PA 15650-9415; Ph: 724-834-7474.Web: www.artsandheritage.com HR A

7/5-9; MARITIME FIDDLE FEST — Where: Akerley Campus, Dartmouth, N.S., Canada. Contests. Workshops. Info: Maritime Fiddle Festival, P.O. Box 3037 - Dartmouth East, Dartmouth, NS B2W 4Y3, Canada; Ph: 902-435-4168 or 902-835-5988. Web: maritimefiddlefestival.ca CO CR HO HR A

7/6-7; THE OFFICIAL STATE & NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SMITHVILLE FIDDLERS' JAMBOREE & CRAFTS FEST — Where: Downtown Smithville, Tenn. Contests in 30+ categories of music and dance. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Neil Dudney, President & Coordinator, Smithville Fiddlers' Jamboree, P.O. Box 83, Smithville, TN 37166; Ph: 615-597-8500 or 615-597-4163. Web: www.smithvillejamboree.com> or CR A

7/6-8; CLECKHEATON FOLK FEST — Where: Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, U.K. Info: Mr. Dave Minich, Cleckheaton Folk Festival, 84 Pyenot Hall Lane, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire BD19 5BA, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1274-879761.Web: www.cleckheatonfolkfestival.org CO CR A

7/6-8; FOLKSTATION — Where: Havenstreet, Isle of Wight. Featuring: . Info: Woodside Lodge, Ashlake Copse Rd, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 4EY, United Kingdom; Ph: +44-(0)1983-882269.Web: www.folkstation.co.uk CO

7/6-8; FUSE: THE EVENT IN A TENT — Where: Lichfield, Staffs. Info: Tim Perks, Lichfield Arts, Donegal House, Bore St, Lichfield, WS13 6LU, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1543-262223.Web: www.fuselichfield.org.uk

7/6-8; GREAT BLUE HERON MUSIC FEST — Where: Sherman, N.Y. Tix: $60-80 wknd, $30-35 day. Info: , Great Blue Heron, PO Box 791, Jamestown, NY 14701; Ph: 716-487-1781.Web: www.greatblueheron.com

7/6-8; NATIONAL FOREST FOLK FEST — Where: The Moira Miners’ Welfare Club, Bath Lane, Moira, near Ashby de la Zouch, Leichershire, UK. Featuring: Seth Lakeman, The Unthanks, John Tams & Barry Coope, Emily Smith & Jamie MacClennan, The Toy Hearts, The Peatbog Faeries, The Monsters, The Baghdaddies, Lucy Ward, Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts. Info: National Forest Folk Fest, 1 Rescue Copse, Spring Hill, New Arley, Coventry CV7 8HN, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1676 540219 or +44-(0)7881 558158. Web: www.affc.demon.co.uk

7/6-8; NORTHERN LIGHTS FESTIVAL BORÉAL — Where: Sudbury, Ont., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Northern Lights Fest Boréal, 19 Grey Street, Ste 3, Sudbury, ON P3E 3L2, Canada; Ph: 705-674-5512.Web: www.nlfbsudbury.com CR HR A

7/6-8; PRIDDY FOLK FEST — Where: Priddy, Som. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.priddyfolk.org

7/6-8; THUNDER BAY BLUES FEST — Where: Thunder Bay, Ont., Canada . Featuring: Blues Traveler, more TBA. Tix: $75 wknd. Info: Bob Halvorsen, General Manager, The Community Auditorium, 1 Paul Shaffer Drive, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6C7, Canada; Ph: 807-343-2309.Web: www.tbayblues.ca

7/6-8; VANCOUVER ISLAND MUSICFEST — Where: Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $149 wknd. Info: , Vancouver Island Musicfest, Box 3788, Courtenay, BC V9N 7P2, Canada; Ph: 866-898-8499.Web: www.islandmusicfest.com CO CR HR A

7/6-8; WEST SOMERSET FOLK FEST — Where: Carhampton, Nr Minehead, Somerset. Featuring: Rob the Rich, Nicola Dlark, Bristol Shantymen, Alice & David Wylde, No Fixed Abode, Capella, Mike Nicholson, Alchemy. Tix: £10. Info: Mike Dibble, 3 The Glebe, Timberscombe, Somerset, TA24 7TS, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1643-841597.Web: www.westsomersetfolkfestival.co.uk

7/6-15; CLONMEL JUNCTION FEST — Where: Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. Info: David Teevan, Central House, 20 Parnell St, Clonmel, Co Tipperary, , Ireland; Ph: +353-52-6129339.Web: www.junctionfestival.com

7/6-15; FROME FESTIVAL — Where: Frome and surrounding area, Somerset. Info: Frome Festival Ltd, 25 Market Place, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1AH, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1373-453889.Web: www.fromefestival.co.uk

7/6-15; MONT TREMBLANT BLUES FEST — Where: Mon Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.tremblantblues.com

7/6-22; BRASS: DURHAM INTERNATIONAL FEST — Where: County Durham. Info: James Lowther, Arts Department Team, Durham County Council, The Rivergreen Centre, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TS, England; Ph: +44-(0)191-370-8820 or +44-(0)191-332-4041. Web: www.brassfestival.co.uk

7/7-8; COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL ROOTS MUSIC & ARTS FEST — Where: Carroll Co. Farm Museum, Westminster, Md. Featuring: John Hammond, Sierra Hull & Highway 111, Kruger Brothers, Nuala Kennedy Band, Comas, Guy Davis, Walt Michael & Co., Masters of the Celtic Harp, Footworks, Josh Hisle, Ronstadt Generations, Phil Wiggins and more. Crafts. Tix: wknd $40, day $20-25. Info: Walt Michael, Common Ground on the Hill, 2 College Hill, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD 21157; Ph: 410-857-2771 or 410-857-2772. Web: www.commongroundonthehill.org CO CR HO A I

7/7-8; HAYWARD RUSSELL CITY BLUES FEST — Where: Hayward, Calif. Info: Ronnie Stewart, Bay Area Blues Society, 408 13th St, Ste 512, Oakland, CA 94612; Ph: 510-836-2227 or 707-647-3962. Web: www.bayareabluessociety.net

7/7-15; HARRISON FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS — Where: Harrison Hot Springs, B.C., Canada. Crafts. Info: Ed Stenson, Harrison Festival Society, P.O. Box 399, Harrison Hot Springs, BC V0M 1K0, Canada; Ph: 604-796-3664 or 604-681-2771. Web: www.harrisonfestival.com HR A

7/8-14; KAUSTINEN FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL — Where: Kaustinen, Finland. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Festival Office, Kaustinen Folk Music Festival, P.O. Box 24, Kaustinen, 69601, Finland; Ph: +358-(0)207-2911 or +358-(0)207-291-204. Web: www.kaustinen.net CO HO A

7/8-14; MIDDLEBURY SUMMER FESTIVAL ON-THE-GREEN — Where: Town Green, Middlebury, Vt. Tix: Free. Info: Middlebury Festival on-the-Green, P.O. Box 451, Middlebury, VT 05753; Ph: 802-462-3555.Web: www.festivalonthegreen.org CR HR A

7/9-15; LES SUDS À ARLES — Where: Arles, France. Info: Marie-José Justamond, 66 rue du 4 Septembre, Arles, 13200, France; Ph: +33-490-96-06-27.Web: www.suds-arles.com

7/10-14; HENLEY FEST — Where: Henley-on-Thames, Oxon. Info: Leslie Metzler, 14 Friday St, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon, RG9 1AH, England; Ph: +44-(0)1491-843400 or +44-(0)1491-843404. Web: www.henley-festival.co.uk

7/10-22; NUITS D'AFRIQUE FEST — Where: Montréal, Que., Canada. Info: Productions Nuits d’Afrique Inc., 4374, boul. St-Laurent, 1st floor, Montréal, QC H2W 1Z5, Canada; Ph: 514-499-9239.Web: www.festivalnuitsdafrique.com

7/11-14; KINGSTON BUSKERS RENDEZVOUS — Where: Downtown Kingston, Ont., Canada. Tix: Free. Info: Kingston Buskers Rendevouz, Jackson Press Bldg., 177 Wellington St., Ste. 202, Kingston, ON K7L 3E3, Canada; Ph: 888-855-4555 or 613-548-4415. Web: www.kingstonbuskers.com CR HR A

7/11-14; WAYSIDE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Wayside Park, Stuart, Va. Tix: $60 adv., $75. Info: Danny & Patty Hazelwood, Wayside Bluegrass Festival, 1988 Wayside Rd., Stuart, VA 24171-2589; Ph: 276-694-7718 or 276-692-5239. Web: www.waysidepark.com CO HO A

7/11-15; LARMER TREE FEST — Where: Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Featuring: Jools Holland, Levellers, Amadou & Mariam, Greg Davies, Tim Minchin, Imagined Village, Caravan Place, Fatoumata Diawara, Edward II, Vintage Trouble, Akala, The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company, Shlomo, Otis Gibbs, Gabrielle Aplin, Jason Ringenberg, Urban Folk Quartet, The Wave Pictures, Crowns, Rachel Sermanni, Keston Cobblers Club and Still Moving DJs. Tix: See Website. Info: , PO Box 1790, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5WA, U.K.; Ph: +44(0)-1725-552300.Web: www.larmertreefestival.co.uk

7/11-15; RIDDU RIDDU INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE — Where: Gáivuotna/Kåfjord, Northern Norway. Info: , Pb 237, Samuelsberg, NO-9144, Norway; Ph: +47-777-16-404.Web: www.riddu.com

7/11-15; TASTE OF CHICAGO — Where: Chicago, Ill.. Tix: Free. Info: Mayor's Office of Special Events, 121 N. LaSalle, Rm. 806, Chicago, IL 60602; Ph: 312-744-3315.Web: www.tasteofchicago.us A

7/11-15; WOODY GUTHRIE FOLK FESTIVAL — Where: Okemah, Okla.. Featuring: Celebrating Woody Guthrie's 100th Birthday. Featuring Arlo Guthrie, Judy Collins, Melanie, Jimmy Lavave, Ellis Paul, Joel Rafael, Don Conoscenti, Red Dirt Rangers, Sam Baker, John Fullbright, Audrey Ault & Anna McCue, Carolyn Hester, Johnsmith, David Amram, Ronny Cox, Terry Hendrix & Lloyd Maines, Butch Hancock and more.. Tix: FREE except Arlo performance. Info: Karen Zundel, PO Box 661, Okemah, OK 74859; Ph: 918-623-2440 or 412-613-3225. Web: www.woodyguthrie.com CO

7/12-13; BRIGGS FARM BLUES FEST — Where: Nescopeck, Pa. Info: , Briggs Farm Concerts, 88 Old Berwick Hwy, Nescopeck, PA 18635; Ph: 570-379-2003.Web: www.briggsfarm.com

7/12-14; CENTRAL OHIO BLUEGRASS SUMMER FEST — Where: Hartford Frgrnds, Croton, Ohio. Info: Sami Payne, 2556 Ross Rd., Hartford Village, Sunbury, OH 43074; Ph: 740-965-2877 or 740-965-2801. Web: www.centralohiobluegrass.com CO CR HO A

7/12-14; KALAMAZOO BLUES FEST — Where: Kalamazoo, Mich. Info: , Kalamazoo Valley Blues Association, PO Box 2413, Kalamazoo, MI 49003; Ph: 269-381-6514.Web: www.kvba.org

7/12-14; RISOR BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Risor, Norway. Featuring: See Website. Tix: See Website. Info: Dagfinn M. Pedersen, Risor Bluegrass Festival, Klingra, Gjernes, Soendeled, N-4990, Norway; Ph: +47-3715-0096 or +47-9700-0055. Web: www.risorbluegrassfestival.no CO CR A

7/12-15; BASIN BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Brandon, Vt. Workshops in bass banjo, rhythm gitar, mandolin. Crafts. Info: Linda Berry, Basin Bluegrass Festival, 91 Charberry Ln., Brandon, VT 05733; Ph: 802-247-3275.Web: http://www.basinbluegrassfestival.com/ CO CR HR A

7/12-15; CALIFORNIA WORLDFEST — Where: Grass Valley Frgrnds, Grass Valley, Calif. Workshops in instrument, vocal, yoga, tai chi. Crafts. Info: Christine Myers, California WorldFest, P.O. Box 3339, Chico, CA 95927-3339; Ph: 530-891-4098.Web: www.worldfest.net CO CR HO A

7/12-15; COLOURS OF OSTRAVA — Where: Ostrava, Moravia, Czech Republic. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.colours.cz

7/12-15; EXIT FEST — Where: Petrovaradin Fortress, Novi Sad, Serbia. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.exitfest.org

7/12-15; HIGH MOUNTAIN HAY FEVER BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Westcliffe, Colo. Workshops. Info: Butch Gemin, High Mountain Hay Fever Festival, P.O. Box 1199, Westcliffe, CO 81252; Ph: 719-783-0883.Web: www.highmountainhayfever.org CO CR HR A

7/12-15; HONDARRIBIA BLUES FEST — Where: Hondarribia, Spain. Tix: Free. Info: Katalin Erauso, 11-1 °, Hondarribia, 20280, Spain; Ph: (34) 679473161.Web: www.blueshondarribia.com

7/12-15; NATIONAL STORYTELLERS LEAGUE CONVENTION - WEST — Where: Las Cruces, NM. Info: Carol Satz, 47 Burnholme Dr., Hamilton, NJ 08691; Ph: 609-890-3378 or 253-759-0941. Web: http://nslstorytellers.org

7/12-15; SAINT-CHARTIER FEST — Where: La Châtre, France. Contests in hurdy gurdy, bagpipes and duets. Info: Comité George Sand, 7 avenue George Sand, La Châtre, 36400, France; Ph: +33-(0)2-5406-0996 or +33-(0)2-5448-6060 . Web: www.rencontresdeluthiers.org

7/13-14; MUSICFEST 'N SUGAR GROVE — Where: Historic Old Cove Creek H.S., Sugar Grove, N.C. Crafts. Info: Cove Creek Preservation & Dev., P.O. Box 344, 207 Dale Adams Rd., Sugar Grove, NC 28679; Ph: 828-297-2200.Web: www.covecreek.net CR HR A

7/13-14; RHYTHMS OF THE WORLD — Where: Hitchin, Herts. Info: , P.O. Box 121, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2WB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1462-454649.Web: www.rotw.org.uk

7/13-15; ATHY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Carlton Abbey Hotel, Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Workshops in banjo and guitar. Tix: €50 weekend. Info: Tony O'Brien, 21 Kilkenny Road, Ballylinan, Athy, , Ireland; Ph: +353-(0)59-8625266 or +353-(0)87-9801867. Web: www.athy-bluegrass.com CO A

7/13-15; BLISSFEST — Where: Harbor Springs, Mich. Tix: $95 wknd. Info: Jim Gillespie, Blissfest Music Organization, 325 E. Lake St., Petoskey, MI 49770; Ph: 231-348-7047 or 213-348-7554. Web: www.blissfest.org CO CR HR

7/13-15; BLUESFEST INTERNATIONAL — Where: Riverfront Festival Plaza, Windsor, Ont., Canada. Info: Louise Knowles, Bluesfest International, 1185 Argyle Rd., Windsor, ON N8Y 3K2, Canada; Ph: 519-977-9631 or 519-259-4316. Web: www.thebluesfest.com CR HR A

7/13-15; BROMSGROVE FOLK FEST — Where: The Bowling Green, Bromsgrove, U.K. Workshops. Tix: £35 wknd, £5-25 day. Info: Bob Bignell, Catshill Club , 13a Meadow Road, Catshill, Bromsgrove, Worc., B61 0JJ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)152-783-1577 or +44-(0)152-787-4069. Web: www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk CO

7/13-15; CANANDAIGUA ART & MUSIC FEST — Where: Canandaigua, N.Y. Featuring: More than 100 artists and craftspeople, food, children’s activities, a family stage and a variety of musical entertainment. Info: Nicole Mahoney, Canandaigua BID, 115 S. Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424-1903; Ph: 585-396-0300.Web: www.downtowncanandaigua.com CR HR

7/13-15; CANTERBURY FOLK FEST — Where: Ingersoll, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Info: Ted Comiskey, 122 Innes Street, Ingersoll, ON N5C 2R5, Canada; Ph: 519-485-6337.Web: www.canterburyfolkfestival.on.ca HR A

7/13-15; ELY FOLK FEST — Where: Ely Outdoor Centre, Ely, Cambs, U.K. Info: Andy Wall, 38 Lynn Road, Ely, Cambs, CB6 1DA, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)7500-527334 or +44-(0)1353-669985. Web: www.elyfolk.co.uk

7/13-15; FESTIVAL DU LOUP — Where: Lafontaine Park & École Sainte-Croix, Lafontaine, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Francophone arts, culture and heritage. Tix: See Website. Info: Martin Lalonde, Festival Du Loup, 434 Cedar Point Road, RR3 Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1R3, Canada; Ph: 705-549-3116 or 705-533-3200. Web: www.festivalduloup.on.ca HR A

7/13-15; GUILFEST — Where: Guildford, Surrey. Info: , 54 Haydon Place, Guildford, Surrey, SY4 5AU, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1483-454159 .Web: www.guilfest.co.uk

7/13-15; NEW YORK STATE BLUES FEST — Where: Syracuse, N.Y. Info: NYS Blues Festival, 120 Walton St, Sycaruse, NY 13202; Ph: .Web: www.nysbluesfest.com

7/13-15; ROTHBURY TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Northumberland. Info: Carole Murray / Lynn Tocker, ; Ph: +44-(0)1669-621000.Web: www.rothbury-traditional-music.co.uk

7/13-15; UNCLE DAVE MACON DAYS — Where: Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro, Tenn. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Teresa Owen, Uncle Dave Macon Days, P.O. Box 5016, Murfreesboro, TN 37133-5016; Ph: 800-716-7560 or 615-893-4953. Web: www.uncledavemacondays.com CO HO A

7/13-15; VANCOUVER FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Jericho Beach Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $175 wknd, $55-85 day. Info: The Vancouver Folk Music Festival, 468 – 411 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1X4, Canada; Ph: 800-883-3655 or 604-602-9798. Web: www.thefestival.bc.ca A I

7/14; BEGGARS FAIR — Where: Romsey, Hampshire. Info: Beggars Fair Information, 12 Church Lane, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8EP, England; Ph: .Web: www.beggars-fair.org.uk

7/14; BLACK HAWK FOLK FEST — Where: Town Park, Mt. Morris, Wis. Crafts. Info: Betty Trowbridge, Black Hawk Folk Society, P.O. Box 1093, Wautoma, WI 54982; Ph: 920-787-7475 or 920-787-4416. Web: www.blackhawkfolk.org CR

7/14; PLEASANTVILLE MUSIC FEST — Where: Parkway Field, Pleasantville, N.Y. Crafts. Info: Sol Skolnick, Pleasantville Music Festival, 80 Wheeler Ave., Pleasantville, NY 10570; Ph: 914-714-2738 or 914-769-1900. Web: www.pleasantvillemusicfestival.com A

7/14-15; BROSELLA FOLK & JAZZ FEST — Where: Brussels, Belgium. Info: Henri Vandenberghe / Peter Van Rompaey, Brosella Folk & Jazz Fest, Chrysantenstraat 28 rue des Chrysanthèmes, Brussels, 1020, Belgium; Ph: +322-(0)2-474-0641.Web: www.brosella.be A

7/14-15; GREEN RIVER FEST — Where: Greenfield, Mass. Featuring: Multiple stages of music, delicious foods, crafts, dancing kids' activities, hot air balloon launching, more. Info: FCCC, P.O. Box 898, Greenfield, MA 01302; Ph: 413-773-5463.Web: www.greenriverfestival.com

7/15; WOODSTOCK FOLK FEST — Where: Woodstock Town Square, Woodstock, Ill. Tix: $15, $25 family, $10 seniors & students. Info: Carol Obertubbesing, Woodstock Folk Fest, P.O. Box 1628, Woodstock, IL 60098-1628; Ph: 815-479-9933 or . Web: www.woodstockfolkmusic.com CR HR A

7/15-21; SOUTH SLIGO SUMMER SCHOOL — Where: Tubbercurry, Co Sligo, Ireland. Info: , ; Ph: +353-71-91-20912.Web: www.sssschool.org

7/16-29; GALWAY ARTS FEST — Where: Galway City, Ireland. Info: , Black Box Theatre, Dyke Rd, Galway, , Ireland; Ph: +353-91-509700.Web: www.galwayartsfestival.ie

7/17-20; HEBRIDEAN CELTIC FEST — Where: Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland. Workshops. Info: Caroline MacLennan, Hebridean Celtic Festival Trust, P.O. Box 9909, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland, HS2 9DW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1851-621234.Web: www.hebceltfest.com A

7/17-22; PALEO FEST — Where: Nyon, Switzerland. Crafts. Info: Jacques Monnier, Paleo Festival Nyon, CP 177, Nyon, CH 1260, Switzerland; Ph: +41-(0)22-365-1010.Web: www.paleo.ch CO A I

7/18-21; MUSICIANS AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCER: BLUEGRASS CLASSIC — Where: Columbus, Ohio. Info: Darrel Adkins, Musicians Against Childhood Cancer, 1434 S. 3 B's & K Rd., Galena, OH 43021; Ph: 740-548-4199.Web: www.bluegrassclassic.com CO CR HR A

7/18-29; FOLKMOOT USA: THE NORTH CAROLINA INTERNATIONAL FOLK FEST — Where: Waynesville, N.C. Featuring: Dancers and musicians from different parts of the world. Workshops in dance. Crafts. Info: Folkmoot USA, P.O. Box 658, 112 Virginia Ave., Waynesville, NC 28786; Ph: 828-452-2997 or 877-FOLK USA. Web: www.folkmootusa.org CR HR A

7/18-29; TRASIMENO BLUES FEST — Where: Trasimeno Lake, Italy. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.trasimenoblues.it

7/19-21; CARTER COUNTY SHRINE CLUB BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Carter Co. Shrine Park, Olive Hill, Ky. Crafts. Info: Darvin Sturgill, 459 Parker Memorial Dr., Olive Hill, KY 41164; Ph: 606-286-4611 or 606-286-4075. Web: www.cartercountyshrineclub.org CO HO A

7/19-21; ETHNOAMBIENT SALONA — Where: Solin, Croatia. Info: Antonia Kavas, Ethnoambient, Kopito d.o.o., E. Kvaternika 3, Kutina, 44320, Croatia; Ph: .Web: www.ethnoambient.net

7/19-22; FINGER LAKES GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & DANCE — Where: Trumansburg, N.Y. Contests in battle of the bands. Workshops in drumming, Cajun dancing, zydeco dancing, squarecontra dancing. Crafts. Tix: $110 wknd, $30-45 day. Info: Finger Lakes Grassroots Fest, P.O. Box 941, Trumansburg, NY 14886; Ph: 607-387-5098.Web: www.grassrootsfest.org CO CR A

7/19-22; FOLK ON THE ROCKS — Where: Yellowknife, NW Terr., Canada. Info: Ruth Heijne, Folk on the Rocks, Box 326, 2nd Fl., Centre Square Hall, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N3, Canada; Ph: 867-920-7806.Web: www.folkontherocks.com CR

7/19-22; GREY FOX BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, N.Y. Workshops in bluegrass, cooking, children's, more. Crafts. Info: Lisa Husted, Office Manager, Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 535 , Utica, NY 13503; Ph: 888-946-8495 or 315-404-5738. Web: www.greyfoxbluegrass.com CO CR HR A

7/19-22; MISSION FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Mission, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Regional, national and internat'l performers in traditional and contemporary folk music and dance. Info: Francis Edwards, Mission Folk Music Fest, Box 3125, Mission, BC V2V 4J3, Canada; Ph: 604-826-5937.Web: www.missionfolkmusicfestival.ca CO CR

7/19-22; NESS CREEK MUSIC FEST — Where: Northeast of Big River, Sask., Canada. Featuring: See Website. Crafts. Tix: See Website. Info: , Ness Creek Music Festival, 804 Dufferin Ave, Saskatoon, SK S7H 2B8, Canada; Ph: 306-652-6377.Web: www.nesscreek.com CO CR A

7/19-22; ODPC FUNFEST — Where: Osceola Co. Frgrnds, Evart, Mich. Workshops. Info: ODPC, Donna Beckwith , 3596 Greenview Ct. SE, Apt. 214B, Grand Rapids, MI 49546-5946; Ph: 616-459-6716.Web: www.dulcimers.com/evartpage.html CO CR HR A

7/19-22; PORETTA SOUL FEST — Where: Porretta Terme, Italy. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.porrettasoul.it

7/19-22; TELEMARK INTERNATIONAL FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Bø, Telemark, Norway. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Annette Winkelmann, Telemarkfestivalen, Gullbringvegen 34, Bø , N-3800, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)3-595-1919.Web: www.telemarkfestivalen.no CO HO A I

7/19-28; FMM SINES - FESTIVAL MUSICAS DO MUNDO — Where: Sines and Porto Covo, Portugal. Info: Carlos Siexas, Câmara Municipal de Sines, Largo Ramos Coasta, Sines, 7520-159, Portugal; Ph: +351-269-860-080.Web: www.fmm.com.pt

7/20-21; BBQ'LOO AND BLUES TOO — Where: Waterloo, Iowa. Info: Sindee Kleckner, ; Ph: 319-291-2038.Web: www.mainstreetwaterloo.org

7/20-21; FIRE ON THE STRINGS BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: League City, Texas. Info: Rick Kirkland, 5820 Misty Meadow, League City, TX 77573; Ph: 281-636-9419 or 281-488-2244. Web: www.bayareabluegrass.org CO HO A

7/20-21; FOLK NIGHT — Where: Turnov Farm, Frydstejn, Czech Republic. Info: Dalibor Cidlinsky, 463 42 Frydstejn 109, Turnev, , Czech Republic; Ph: +420-(0)483-393189 or +420-(0)737-637211. Web: www.folkovanoc.cz

7/20-21; NATCHITOCHES / NSU FOLK FEST — Where: Prather Coliseum, NSU campus, Natchitoches, La. Featuring: See Website. Contests. Crafts. Tix: $11. Info: Dr. Shane Rasmussen, Director, Louisiana Folklife Center, NSU, Box 3663, Natchitoches, LA 71497; Ph: 318-357-4332.Web: www.nsula.edu/folklife CR HR A

7/20-21; TRUCK FEST — Where: Steventon, nr Abington, Oxfordshire. Info: Drew, ; Ph: +44-(0)7811-436791.Web: www.thisistruck.com

7/20-22; CLEVELAND'S IRISH CULTURAL FEST — Where: Berea Frgrnds, Berea, Ohio. Workshops in musical instruments and Irish heritage. Crafts. Info: Cleveland's Irish Cultural Festival, 14615 Triskett Rd., Cleveland, OH 44111-3123; Ph: 216-251-0711 or 800-485-8013. Web: www.clevelandirish.org CO HO A

7/20-22; DAWSON CITY MUSIC FEST — Where: Minto Park, Dawson City, Y.T., Canada. Crafts. Info: Tim Jones, Dawson City Music Festival, Box 456, Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0, Canada; Ph: 867-993-5584 or 888-655-9090. Web: www.dcmf.com CR HR A

7/20-22; FESTIVAL AT THE EDGE — Where: Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England. Featuring: Storytellers, street performers and music. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Sue Chand, Festival at the Edge, Morgan Library, Aston Street, Wem, SY4 5AU, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)193-923-6626.Web: www.festivalattheedge.org CO HO A I

7/20-22; HOME COUNTY FOLK FEST — Where: Victoria Park, London, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Music, dance and children's activities. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Home County Folk Festival, 115-652 Elizabeth St, London, ON N5Y 6L3, Canada; Ph: 519-432-4310 or 519-871-2967. Web: www.homecounty.ca HR A

7/20-22; ISLANDS FOLK FEST — Where: Providence Farm, Duncan, B.C., Canada. Featuring: See website. Workshops in instruments. Crafts. Tix: $100. Info: Islands Folk Festival, Providence Farm, 1843 Tzouhalem Rd., P.O. Box 802, Duncan, BC V9L 3Y1, Canada; Ph: 250-748-3975.Web: www.folkfest.bc.ca CO CR HR A

7/20-22; SOLARFEST — Where: Forget-Me-Not Farm, Tinmouth, Vt. Featuring: Three full days of Americana, folk, rock and blues.. Contests in Singer-songwriter Contest. Workshops in Songwriting. Tix: wknd $39, $15 day. Info: SolarFest, 12 McNamara Rd., Middletown Springs, VT 05757; Ph: 802-235-1513 or 802-235-2707. Web: www.solarfest.org CO CR A

7/20-22; STAINSBY FEST — Where: nr Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Tix: . Info: , Stainsby Box Office, 69 Strettea Ln, Higham, Alfreton, DE55 6EJ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1246-559036.Web: www.stainsbyfestival.org.uk

7/20-22; STEWART PARK FEST — Where: Perth, Ont., Canada. Workshops in music, art, yoga, more. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Heather Hansgen, The Stewart Park Festival, 34 Herriott St., Perth, ON K7H 1T2, Canada; Ph: 613-264-1190.Web: www.stewartparkfestival.com CR HR A

7/20-23; GUILDTOWN BLUEGRASS MUSIC FEST — Where: Guildtown, nr Perth, Scotland. Info: , ; Ph: +44-(0)1968670-038 or +44-(0)7968-124582. Web: www.scottishbluegrass.com

7/20-28; BLUE BALLS FEST — Where: Lucerne, Switzerland. Featuring: Five stages housing over 100 shows featuring blues, jazz, soul, funk, world, rock and pop acts. Info: Urs Leierer, ; Ph: +41-(0)43-243-73-23.Web: www.blueballs.ch

7/20-29; GLOUCESTER INTERNATIONAL RHYTHM & BLUES FEST — Where: Gloucester, Scotland, U.K. Info: Rhythm & Blues Festival, C/o City Council Offices , Kimberley Warehouse , The Docks, Gloucester, , U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)145-239-6755.Web: www.gloucesterblues.co.uk

7/20-29; W.C. HANDY MUSIC FEST — Where: Florence, Ala. Workshops. Info: W.C. Handy Music Festival, 217 E. Tuscaloosa St., Florence, AL 35630; Ph: 256-766-7642.Web: www.wchandymusicfestival.org A

7/21-22; TWAIN HARTE SUMMER ARTS & WINE FEST — Where: Downtown Twain Harte, Calif. Featuring: Tom Rigney & Flambeau. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Fire on the Mountain Festivals, Twain Harte Summer Festival, P.O. Box 148, Soulsbyville, CA 95372; Ph: 209-533-3473 or 209-586-4482. Web: www.fireonthemountain.com

7/21-28; FOLK HOLIDAYS — Where: Namest nad Oslavou, Czech Republic. Info: Michal Schmidt, MeKS, Masarykovo nam. 1000, Namest nad Oslavou, 675 71, Czech Republic; Ph: +420-568-620493.Web: www.folkholidays.com

7/22; FOLK BY THE OAK — Where: Hatfield House, Herts. Featuring: Show of Hands, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Cara Dillon, Chris Wood, Breabach, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan, Emily Barker & the Red Clay Halo. Tix: £34. Info: JSL Productions, P.O. Box 355, Hereford, HR2 9YE, UK; Ph: +44-(0)1432-355-416.Web: www.folkbytheoak.com

7/22-26; ROCKYGRASS — Where: Planet Bluegrass, Lyons, Colo. Contests. Workshops. Info: Planet Bluegrass, P.O. Box 769, 500 W. Main St., Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 800-624-2422 or 303-823-0848. Web: www.bluegrass.com CO CR A

7/22-29; FIDDLER'S GREEN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & ARTS FEST — Where: Rostrevor, Co. Down, Northern Ireland. Workshops in singing, dancing, songwriting . Info: Kate Murphy, Fiddler's Green Festival, 6 Mary Street, Rostrevor, Newry, BT34 3AY, Northern Ireland; Ph: +44-(0)284-173-9819 or +44-(0)775-192-7970. Web: fiddlersgreenfestival.co.uk/ CO A

7/23-29; FISH, FUN & FOLK FEST — Where: Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada. Featuring: Newfoundland music with local performers, craft fair, fireworks, parade, kids' show, variety of fish meals and more. Crafts. Info: Audrey Dalley, Festival Committee, P.O. Box 795, Twillingate, NL A0G 4M0, Canada; Ph: 709-884-2678.Web: www.fishfunfolkfestival.com CR HR A

7/24-28; ONTARIO COUNTY FAIR — Where: Ontario Co. Frgrnds, Canandaigua, N.Y. Info: Ontario County Fair Society, P.O. Box 324, Canandaigua, NY 14424; Ph: 585-394-4987 or 315-462-3168. Web: www.ontariocountyfair.org

7/24-29; FESTIVAL DE CORNOUAILLE — Where: Quimper, Brittany, France. Info: , Quimper, Cedex, , France; Ph: +33-2-98-55-53-53.Web: www.festival-cornouaille.com

7/26-28; NUITS ATYPIQUES — Where: Landon, France. Info: , ; Ph: +44- 5-57-98-08-45.Web: www.nuitsatypiques.org

7/26-29; CAMBRIDGE FOLK FEST — Where: Cambridge, U.K. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Eddie Barcan, Cambridge City Council, The Guildhall, Cambridge, CB2 3QJ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)122-345-7555 or +44-(0)122-345-7515. Web: www.cambridgefolkfestival.co.uk CO A

7/26-29; FLOYDFEST — Where: Floyd, Va. Crafts. Info: Festival Director, Across the Way Productions, P.O. Box 243, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, VA 24091; Ph: 540-745-FEST.Web: www.floydfest.com CO CR HR

7/26-29; OSSIPEE VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Ossipee Valley Frgrnds, Cornish, Maine. Contests in songwriting, flatpicking and banjo. Workshops in harmony, fiddle, guitar, songwriting, children's songwriting, dance, more. Crafts. Info: Raetha Stoddard, Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Assoc., P.O. Box 593, Cornish, ME 04020; Ph: 207-625-8656 .Web: www.ossipeevalley.com CO CR HO A

7/26-29; VILJANDI FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Viljandi, Estonia. Info: , Tasuja pst 6, Viljandi, 71011, Estonia; Ph: +372-43-42-44320.Web: www.folk.ee

7/26-29; WARWICK FOLK FEST — Where: Warwick, Warwickshire, U.K. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Janny Freeman, P.O. Box 49, Coventry, CV5 6ZS, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1926-614932 or +44-(0)1926-776438. Web: www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk CO CR HR A

7/26-29; WILLAMETTE VALLEY AUTOHARP GATHERING — Where: Salem, Ore. Featuring: Tina Louise Barr, Bryan Bowers, Mike Herr, Eileen Kozloff. Workshops in autoharp. Tix: $90. Info: Rose Barber, 1781 Grove St, Eugene, OR 97404; Ph: 541-689-5027.Web: www.wvag.com CO CR HR A

7/27-28; BIG BEND BLUES BASH — Where: Pomeroy, Ohio. Info: PB&Js, 112 Court St, Pomeroy, OH 45769; Ph: 740-992-5983 or 304-743-5986. Web: www.pomeroyblues.org

7/27-28; FARGO BLUES FESTIVAL — Where: Newman Outdoor Field, Fargo, N.D. Tix: $28 adv.. Info: Dan Bredell, Fargo Blues Festival, P.O. Box 11, Fargo, ND 58107-0177; Ph: 218-287-7775 or 866-55-BLUES . Web: www.fargobluesfest.com CR HR A

7/27-28; PRAIRIE DOG BLUES FEST — Where: Prairie du Chien, Wis. Info: Prairie Dog Blues Festival, 318 South Wacouta Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821; Ph: 888-567-1567.Web: www.prairiedogblues.com

7/27-29; CAPE FEAR BLUES FEST — Where: Wilmington, N.C. Info: Cape Fear Blues Society, P.O. Box 1487, Wilmington, NC 28402; Ph: 910-350-8822.Web: www.capefearblues.org

7/27-29; CRANBERRY DULCIMER & AUTOHARP GATHERING — Where: Rensselaerville, N.Y. Workshops in Autoharp and dulcimer. Tix: $70 wknd, $15-40 day. Info: CarolLynn and Gene Langley, Cranberry Dulcimer Gathering, 282 Blue Factory Road, Averill Park, NY 12018; Ph: 518-283-4769.Web: www.cranberrygathering.com CO CR A

7/27-29; FACES ENTOFEST — Where: Billnäs, Finland. Info: , Bruksvägen 8, Billnäs, , Finland; Ph: +358-44-744-6643.Web: www.faces.fi

7/27-29; FALCON RIDGE FOLK FEST — Where: Dodds Farm, Hillsdale, N.Y. Featuring: Holly Near, Rod MacDonald, Ellis, John Flynn, Gandalf Murphy & The Slamboian Circus of Dreams, Spuyten Duyvil, Storyhill, Giant Robot Dance, The Clayfoot Strutters and more. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: See Website. Info: Anne Saunders, Falcon Ridge Folk Fest, P.O. Box 144, Sharon, CT 06069; Ph: 860-364-0366.Web: www.falconridgefolk.com CO CR HR A I

7/27-29; HILLSIDE COMMUNITY FEST — Where: Guelph Lake Island, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Performers, jam sessions, spoken word, Aboriginal circle, hand drumming, children's area and more. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Hillside Festival Office, 123 Woolwich St. East, 2nd Fl., Guelph, ON N1H 3V1, Canada; Ph: 519-763-6396.Web: www.hillsidefestival.ca CO CR HO HR A I

7/27-29; LOWELL FOLK FESTIVAL — Where: Lowell National Historical Park, Lowell, Mass. Featuring: Traditional music and dance, street parades and ethnic food. Crafts. Info: Phil Lupsiewicz, Lowell National Historical Park, 67 Kirk St., Lowell, MA 01852; Ph: 978-970-5000 or 301-565-0654. Web: www.lowellfolkfestival.org A I

7/27-29; MARYPORT BLUES FEST — Where: Maryport, Cumbria. Info: Maryport Festivals, Ltd, The Maritime Museum, 1 Shipping Brow, Maryport, CA15 6AB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1900-817200.Web: www.maryportblues.com

7/27-29; NOVA SCOTIA BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME MUSIC FEST — Where: Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds, Truro, Nova Scotia. Featuring: A New Shade of Blue, Bluegrass Tradition, Close to Home, Rustic Harmony, Mountain River, Newtown, The Pioneers, Shadow River, Janet McGarry & Wildwood.. Workshops. Tix: $50 wknd, $20-25 day. Info: Charles Bryan MacKenzie, 310 Cross Road, RR#1, Belmont, NS B0M 1C0, Canada; Ph: 902-662-2896.Web: www.downeastgrass.com CO A

7/27-29; OYSTER RIDGE MUSIC FEST — Where: Triangle Park, Kemmerer, Wyo. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Oyster Ridge Music Festival Steering Committee, Original Oystergrass Inc., P.O. Box 424, Kemmerer, WY 83101; Ph: 307-877-6958.Web: oysterridgemusicfestival.com CR HR A

7/27-29; PUTNAM COUNTY 4-H FAIR — Where: Kent, N.Y. Featuring: Music, exhibits, games and food. Crafts. Info: Patricia Madigan, Cornell Co-op Extension, Putnam Co., 1 Geneva Rd., Brewster, NY 10509; Ph: 845-278-6738.Web: www.cce.cornell.edu/putnam A

7/27-29; SFINKS FEST — Where: Antwerp, Belgium. Crafts. Info: Patrick De Groote, Sfinks Animatie, J.F. Willemsstraat 10a, Boechout, B-2530, Belgium; Ph: +32-(0)3455-6944.Web: www.sfinks.be CR A

7/27-29; SIERRA STORYTELLING FEST — Where: North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Ctr, Nevada City, Calif. Info: Marilyn Mociun, North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Ctr., 17894 Tyler Foote Rd., Nevada City, CA 95959; Ph: 530-265-2826 or 530-292-3550. Web: www.sierrastorytellingfestival.org CR HR A

7/27-29; WOMAD FEST — Where: Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, U.K. Info: , Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9DG, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)845-146-1735.Web: www.womad.org CO A

7/28; 5 MILERS FOLK MUSIC BENEFIT — Where: Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Appleton, Wis. Featuring: Charity benefit. Tix: $16. Info: Rob Billings, 2601 N Nicholas St, Appleton, WI 54914; Ph: 920-716-1655 or 920-730-3760. Web: www.5milers.com

7/28-29; GEORGE WEIN'S NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL — Where: Fort Adams State Park, Newport, R.I. Crafts. Tix: $125 2-day pass. Info: George Wein's Newport Folk Festival, New Festival Productions, P.O. Box 3865, Newport, RI 02840; Ph: 401-848-5055.Web: www.newportfolkfest.net A

7/28-29; NATIVE AMERICAN DANCE & MUSIC FEST — Where: Ganondagan State Historic Site, N.Y. Featuring: Native American traditional dancers, musicians, storytellers and artists. Crafts. Info: Ganondagan, P.O. Box 113, 1488 State Rt. 444, Victor, NY 14564-0113; Ph: 585-742-1690 or 585-924-5848. Web: www.ganondagan.org CR HR A

7/28-29; NORTH WEST RIVER BEACH FEST — Where: North West River Beach, Labrador, N.L., Canada. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Carolyn Michelin, Box 459, North West River, Labrador, NL AOP 1MO, Canada; Ph: 709-896-8506 or 709-497-8597. Web: www.nwrbeachfestival.com CR A

7/29; MAIDENCREEK OLD TIME MUSIC FESTIVAL — Where: Maier's Grove, Grove Road, Blandon, Pa.. Featuring: Ken Kolodner, Bob Heyer, Tom Druckenmiller, Betty Druckenmiller, Norm Williams, Bob Mallalieu and more. Tix: $25-60. Info: Betty Druckenmiller, 2354 Huckleberry Road, Allentown, PA 18104, USA; Ph: 610-395-5908.Web: http:www.meadowoodmusic.com HR

August 2012

8/1-5; MAINE LOBSTER FEST — Where: Harbor Park, Rockland, Maine. Featuring: Food, lobster crate race, cooking contest, arts, parade, road races, children's activities, more. Contests. Info: Maine Lobster Festival, P.O. Box 552, Rockland, ME 04841; Ph: 207-596-0376 or 800-LOB-CLAW. Web: www.mainelobsterfestival.com

8/1-11; ABERDEEN INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FEST — Where: Aberdeen, Scotland. Workshops. Info: Stewart Aitken, Aberdeen International Youth Festival, Custom House, 35 Regent Quay, Aberdeen, AB11 5EB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1224-213800.Web: www.aiyf.org A

8/2-4; BLUEGRASS IN THE HILLS — Where: Mickeys Mtn, Hopedale, Ohio. Info: Calvin and Nancy Mickey, Bluegrass in the Hills, 88233 Mickey Rd., Hopedale, OH 43976; Ph: 740-391-5631 or 740-946-5631. Web: www.mickeysmtn.com CO CR HO A

8/2-4; MOUNTAIN DANCE & FOLK FEST — Where: Diana Wortham Theatre, Asheville, N.C. Info: Folk Heritage Committee, Mountain Dance & Folk Festival, P.O. Box 1010, Asheville, NC 28802; Ph: 828-258-6101 x345 or 828-257-4530. Web: www.folkheritage.org HR A

8/2-4; PICKIN' IN PARSONS — Where: Five River Cmpgrnd, Parsons, W.Va. Info: Pickin in Parsons, P.O. Box 212, 750 Walnut Street, Parsons, WV 26287; Ph: 304-478-3515.Web: www.fiverivercampground.com CR HR A

8/2-4; URKULT MUSIC & CULTURE FEST — Where: Nåsaker, Västernorrland, Sweden. Info: Mia Tejle, Lärkvägen 1, Näsàker, 880 30, Sweden; Ph: +46-(0)622-100-96 or +46-(0)622-107-89. Web: www.urkult.se

8/2-5; AFBA BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Mountain View Park, Wind Gap, Pa. Tix: $70 wknd, $15-35 day. Info: Appalachian Fiddle & Bluegrass Association, P.O. Box 507, Wind Gap, PA 18091; Ph: .Web: www.afbawindgap.org CO HO A

8/2-5; BALLYSHANNON FOLK FEST — Where: Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Featuring: See Website. Tix: See Website. Info: Brendan O'Reilly, Market Street, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland; Ph: +353-71-9851371.Web: www.ballyshannonfolkfestival.com CR HO A

8/2-5; GOSPORT & FAREHAM EASTER FESTIVAL — Where: Fareham, Hampshire, England, U.K.. Workshops in fiddle, guitar, singing. Crafts. Tix: £15 to £90 wknd. Info: Peter Chegwyn, Festival Organizer, 51 Russell St., Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 3JD, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)23-9252-8017 or +44-(0)1329-231942. Web: http:www.eastfest.co.uk CR HR A

8/2-5; NOTODDEN BLUES FEST — Where: Notodden, Norway. Featuring: Robert Cray Band, The Original Blues Brothers Band, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Clack Country Communion, Warren Haynes Band, Beth Hart, and many more. Workshops in blues. Info: Ed Murphy, Notodden Blues Festival, P.O. Box 211, Notodden, 3672 , Norway; Ph: +47-(0)35-027-650.Web: www.bluesfest.no CO CR HO HR A

8/2-5; PEMI VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Branch Brook Cmpgrnd, Campton, N.H. Featuring: Dailey & Vincent, Sierra Hull & Highway 111, Lou Reid and Carolina, Smokey Greene, Acoustic Blue, Al Hawkes, and Banjo Dan. Workshops in instruments, vocal. Tix: $75-80. Info: Russell and Susan Marsden, Pemi Valley Bluegrass, P.O. Box 1346, Campton, NH 03223; Ph: 603-726-3471 or 603-236-2450. Web: www.pemivalleybluegrass.com CO CR A

8/2-5; Podunk Bluegrass Music Fest — Where: Martin Park, East Hartford, Conn. Contests in bluegrass. Workshops in instruments, vocals, groups. Crafts. Info: Roger Moss, East Hartford Parks & Recreation, 50 Chapman Pl., East Hartford, CT 06108; Ph: 860-528-1458 or 860-282-8241. Web: podunkbluegrass.net CO CR HR A

8/2-5; WICKHAM FESTIVAL — Where: Wickham, Hampshire, England. Info: Peter Chegwyn, 51 Russell Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 3JD, England; Ph: 023-9252-8017.Web: http:www.wickhamfestival.co.uk CO

8/2-5; ZIMBABWEAN MUSIC FEST — Where: Boulder, Colo. Featuring: Demonstrations, concerts, marketplace and more celebrating the music of Zimbabwe. Workshops in marimba, mbira, drum and dance. Crafts. Info: Zimfest 2009, P.O. Box 19409, Boulder, CO 80308-2409; Ph: 541-521-7208.Web: www.zimfest.org CO HR

8/2-11; SASKATOON INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FEST — Where: Saskatoon, Sask., Canada. Crafts. Info: Saskatoon Intl Fringe Fest, #9 -2404 Thayer Ave, Saskatoon, SK S7L 6B4, Canada; Ph: 306-664-2239 or 306-975-1200. Web: www.saskatoonfringe.org CR A

8/2-12; HALIFAX INTERNATIONAL BUSKER FEST — Where: Halifax, N.S., Canada. Featuring: Over 500 shows on 6 outdoor sites.. Info: Billy Comer, ESP Productions, 1150 Belmont on the Arm, Halifax, NS B3H 1J3, Canada; Ph: 902-471-0550 or 902-442-3955 . Web: www.buskers.ca A

8/2-12; THE FESTIVAL AT SANDPOINT — Where: War Memorial Field, Sandpoint, Idaho. Tix: $169 adv.. Info: Diana ""Dyno"" Wahl, The Festival at Sandpoint, P.O. Box 695, Sandpoint , ID 83864; Ph: 888-265-4554 or 208-265-4554. Web: www.festivalatsandpoint.com CR HR A

8/3; PRESCOTT FOLK FEST — Where: Prescott Park, Portsmouth, N.H. Info: Ben Anderson, Prescott Park Arts Festival, P.O. Box 4370, Portsmouth, NH 03802; Ph: 603-436-2848.Web: www.prescottpark.org CR A

8/3-4; CARTER FAMILY MEMORIAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Hiltons, Va. Crafts. Info: Fest Director, Carter Family Memorial Music Ctr, P.O. Box 111, Hiltons, VA 24258; Ph: 276-386-6054 or 276-645-0035. Web: www.carterfamilyfold.org CO

8/3-4; GLENGARRY HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Maxville, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Tartan ball, Scottish fiddling, MacLeod Fiddlers, more. Contests in piping, drumming and dancing. Workshops in Scottish fiddle. Crafts. Tix: $20 day. Info: Neil McCormick, Secretary, Glengarry Highland Games, P.O. Box 106, Maxville, ON K0C 1T0, Canada; Ph: 613-527-2216 or 866-883-8855. Web: www.glengarryhighlandgames.com CO CR HO A

8/3-4; RIVERFRONT BLUES FEST — Where: Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park, Wilmington, Del. Info: Diamond State Blues Society, P.O. Box 863, Middletown, DE 19709-0863; Ph: 302-376-6298 or 410-398-8334. Web: www.diamondstateblues.com

8/3-4; SALEM MARITIME FEST — Where: Derby Wharf, Salem, Mass. Crafts. Info: Derby Wharf/Salem National Historic Site, Salem Maritime Festival, Salem, MA 01970; Ph: 978-356-8540 or 978-740-1652. Web: www.nps.gov/sama CR HR A

8/3-5; CANADA'S NATIONAL UKRAINIAN FEST — Where: Dauphin, Man., Canada. Contests. Crafts. Tix: $75, $65 adv, $25-45 day. Info: Gail Himpe, Canada's National Ukrainian Festival, Box 368, 1550 Main St. South, Dauphin, Manitoba R7N 2V2, Canada; Ph: 204-622-4600 or 877-474-2683. Web: www.cnuf.ca CO CR HR A

8/3-5; DRANOUTER FOLK FEST — Where: Dranouter, Belgium. Info: Geert Gombeir, Folkefestival Dranouter, Dikkebusstraat 234, Dranouter, B-8950, Belgium; Ph: +32-(0)-57-44-6933.Web: www.folkdranouter.be CO A

8/3-5; MILL RACE FEST OF TRADITIONAL FOLK MUSIC — Where: Cambridge, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Info: Brad McEwen, Mill Race Festival, P.O. Box 22148, Galt Centre Postal Outlet, Cambridge, ON N1R 8E3, Canada; Ph: 519-621-7135 or 800-749-7560. Web: www.millracefolksociety.com HR A

8/3-5; MOUNT BAKER BLUES FEST — Where: Deming Log Show Grounds, Bellingham, Wash. Info: Lloyd Peterson, Free Spirit Productions, 4540 Pender Dr, Ferndale, WA 98248; Ph: 360-383-0850.Web: www.bakerblues.com CO CR HO A

8/3-5; NORTH AMERICAN JEW'S HARP FEST — Where: Bay City Arts Ctr, Bay City, Ore. Featuring: . Info: Kathi Vinson, The Jew's Harp Guild, 1617 W Belmont St, Springfield, MO 65802-4810; Ph: 503-322-9607.Web: jewsharpguild.org

8/3-5; OAK GROVE FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Oak Grove Theatre, Verona, Va. Workshops. Info: The Oak Grove Folk Music Festival, P.O. Box 741, Staunton, VA 24401; Ph: .Web: www.theaterwagon.com/MusicFest.html CR HR A

8/3-5; PICKATHON ROOTS MUSIC FEST — Where: Pendarvis Farm, Portland, Ore. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.pickathon.com CO A

8/3-5; SATCHMO SUMMERFEST — Where: French Quarter, New Orleans, La.. Featuring: Traditional jazz, contemporary jazz, and brass bands on three stages. Info: French Quarter Fesitvals, Inc., 400 N. Peters, Ste. 205, New Orleans, LA 70130; Ph: 504-522-5730 or 800-673-5725. Web: www.fqfi.org A I

8/3-5; SIOUX RIVER FOLK FEST — Where: Newton Hills State Park, Canton, S.D. Workshops. Info: South Dakota Friends of Traditional Music, P.O. Box 901, Sioux Falls, SD 57101-901; Ph: 605-987-4205 or 605-987-2582. Web: www.fotm.org CO CR HO A

8/3-6; ISLENDINGADAGURINN (ICELANDIC FESTIVAL OF MANITOBA) — Where: Gimli, Man., Canada. Info: Shelley Narfason, Icelandic Fest of Manitoba, 107-94 1st Ave., Gimli, MB R0C 1B1, Canada; Ph: 204-642-7417.Web: www.icelandicfestival.com CR HR A

8/3-10; SIDMOUTH FOLK WEEK — Where: Sidmouth, East Devon, U.K. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: See Website. Info: Sidmouth Folk Week Box Office, Tourist Information Centre, Ham Lane, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8XR, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)139-551-6551 or +44-(0)139-557-8627. Web: www.sidmouthfolkweek.co.uk CO CR HR A

8/3-12; AUCHTERMUCHTY FEST — Where: Auchtermuchy, Fife, Scotland. Info: Eric Titterington, Auchtermuchty Festival Society, An Treas, Midbank Street, Strathmiglo, FIFE KY14 7QU, Scotland; Ph: .Web: www.auchtermuchty-festival.org.uk

8/3-12; FESTIVAL INTERCELTIQUE DE LORIENT — Where: L'Orient, Brittany, France. Featuring: 4,500 musicians, dancers, painters, writers, craftsmen, etc., from all Celtic countries. Contests in traditional Celtic music. Workshops in crafts, languages and dance. Crafts. Info: Festival Interceltique de Lorient, 8 rue Nayel, Lorient, 56100 , France; Ph: +33-(0)29-721-2429.Web: www.festival-interceltique.com CR HR A

8/3-12; MUSIKFEST — Where: Historic Bethlehem, Pa. Crafts. Tix: FREE, some ticketed events. Info: Mark Demko, 25 W. 3rd St., Ste. 300, Bethlehem, PA 18015-1238; Ph: 601-332-3378 or 610-332-1300. Web: www.fest.org A

8/4; BLUESMORE — Where: Brucemore Mansion, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Info: Linn County Blues Society, P.O. Box 2672, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2672; Ph: 319-399-5105 or 319-362-7375. Web: www.lcbs.org A

8/4-5; BEARTRAP ARTS & MUSIC FEST — Where: Beartrap Meadow, Casper Mtn, Casper, Wyo. Info: Gap West Broadcasting, 150 N. Nichols, Mills, WY 82601; Ph: 307-266-5252.Web: www.beartrapsummerfestival.com

8/4-5; OAKLAND ART & SOUL FEST — Where: Downtwon Oakland, Calif. Info: Ronnie Stewart, Bay Area Blues Society, 408 13th St., Ste. 512, Oakland, CA 94612; Ph: 510-836-2227 or 707-647-3962. Web: www.artandsouloakland.com

8/4-5; PIPERS' GATHERING — Where: Killington, Vt. Workshops in pipes. Info: Mark Stayton, The Pipers' Gathering, Inc., 97 N 3rd Ave, Royersford, PA 19468; Ph: 610-724-7216.Web: www.pipersgathering.org A I

8/4-6; CANMORE FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Centennial Park, Canmore, Alb., Canada. Workshops. Info: Ken Rooks, Canmore Folk Fest, Box 8098, Canmore, AB T1W 2T8, Canada; Ph: 403-678-2524.Web: www.canmorefolkfestival.com HR A

8/4-6; EDMONTON HERITAGE FEST — Where: Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alb., Canada. Featuring: Ethnic entertainment, food, displays and sporting events. Tix: Free. Info: Leanne Letourneau, Edmonton Heritage Festival Assoc., 10125 157th St., Edmonton, AB T5P 2T9, Canada; Ph: 780-488-3378.Web: www.heritage-festival.com A

8/5-10; MIRAMICHI FOLK SONG FEST — Where: Miramichi, N.B., Canada. Info: Susan Butler, Miramichi Folksong Festival, Inc., P.O. Box 13, Miramichi, NB E1V 3M2, Canada; Ph: 506-622-1780 or 506-623-2150. Web: www.miramichifolksongfestival.com CO CR HO HR A

8/5-18; FOLKLORAMA — Where: Winnipeg, Man., Canada. Featuring: Multicultural fest features over 40 pavilions of food, music and more. Info: Debra Fehr, FolkArts Council of Winnipeg, Inc., 183 Kennedy St., 2nd Fl., Winnipeg, MB R3C 1S6, Canada; Ph: 800-665-0234 or 204-982-6210. Web: www.folklorama.ca A

8/6-11; OLD FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Felts Park, Galax, Va. Contests in bluegrass and old-time music. Tix: week $40, daily $6-12. Info: Thomas L. Jones, Jr., Old Fiddlers Convention, P.O. Box 655, Galax, VA 24333-0655; Ph: 276-236-8541.Web: www.oldfiddlersconvention.com CO CR HR A

8/7-11; FRANKENMUTH SUMMER MUSIC FEST — Where: Heritage Park, Frankenmuth, Mich. Info: Pam Mossner, Frankenmuth Festivals, P.O. Box 204, Frankenmuth, MI 48734; Ph: 800-386-3378.Web: www.frankenmuthfestivals.com CR HR A

8/7-12; MICHIGAN WOMYN'S MUSIC FEST — Where: Oceana County, Mich. Workshops. Info: Michigan Womyn's Music Fest, WWTMC, P.O. Box 22, Walhalla, MI 49458; Ph: 231-757-4766.Web: www.michfest.com CO CR HR A I

8/8-12; CANADIAN OPEN OLD-TIME FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP — Where: Shelburne, Ont., Canada. Contests in fiddle. Info: Shelburne Rotary Club, P.O. Box 27, Shelburne, ON L0N 1S0, Canada; Ph: 519-925-2600 x 230 or 519-925-5311. Web: www.shelburnefiddlecontest.on.ca HR A

8/8-13; FEAKLE INTERNATIONAL TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Feakle, Co. Clare, Ireland. Featuring: Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill, and more to be announced. Info: Amy Garvey, 5 Merriman Court, Flagmount, Co. Clare, , Ireland; Ph: +353-872-627-128.Web: www.feaklefestival.ie

8/9-11; FAIRPORT'S CROPREDY CONVENTION — Where: Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, U.K. Info: Gareth Williams, Fairport Convention, Ltd., P.O. Box 263, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 9DF, U.K.; Ph: .Web: www.fairportconvention.com CO

8/9-11; ""LIL"" MARGARET'S BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME MUSIC FEST — Where: Goddard Farm, Leonardtown, Md. Crafts. Info: Joseph H. Goddard, Lil Margaret's Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Fest, 20529 White Point Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650; Ph: 301-475-8191.Web: www.lilmargaretsbluegrass.com CO HO A

8/9-11; RHYTHM BONES FEST — Where: Alexandria, Va. Workshops. Info: Steve Wixson, Rhythm Bones Festival, 1060 Lower Brow Rd., Signal Mountain, TN 37377 ; Ph: .Web: www.rhythmbones.com

8/9-12; EDMONTON FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Gallagher Park, Edmonton, Alb., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Edmonton Folk Music Fest, 10115 - 97a Ave, P.O. Box 4130, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 4T2, Canada; Ph: 780-429-1999 or 780-429-1899. Web: www.edmontonfolkfest.org A

8/9-12; FARMFEST — Where: The Farm, Johannesburg, Mich. Info: Stacy Jo Schiller, Farmhouse Music Organization, P.O. Box 456 / 1865 Roby Road, Johannesburg, MI 49751; Ph: 989-786-3273 or 989-619-3333. Web: www.farm-fest.com CO CR A

8/9-12; GATEWAY DULCIMER MUSIC FEST — Where: Our Lady of the Snows Shrine, Belleville, Ill. Workshops. Info: Sharon Hargus, 280 Falcon Dr. East, Highland, IL 62249; Ph: 618-651-8271.Web: www.gatewaydulcimer.org CR HR A

8/9-12; JOHN ARCAND FIDDLE FEST — Where: Windy Acres Vacation Farm, Saskatoon, Sask., Canada. Contests in fiddle, jigging. Workshops in fiddle, jigging, piano, guitar. Info: Vicki Arcand, John Arcand Fiddle Fest, Inc., Box 3 Site 302 RR #3, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3J6, Canada; Ph: 306-382-0111.Web: www.johnarcandfiddlefest.com CO CR

8/9-12; LUNENBURG FOLK HARBOUR FEST — Where: Lunenburg, N.S., Canada. Workshops in voice, instrument, dance & folklore. Info: Peggie Graham, Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society, P.O. Box 655, 125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0, Canada; Ph: 902-634-3180.Web: www.folkharbour.com HR A

8/9-12; Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Fest — Where: El Rancho Manana Cmpgrnd, Richmond, Minn. Workshops in various instruments. Info: Jed Malischke, MBOTMA, P.O. Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 54801; Ph: 800-635-3037 or 612-285-9133. Web: www.minnesotabluegrass.org CO HO

8/9-12; NORTHWEST STRING SUMMIT — Where: Horning's Hideout, North Plains, Ore. Info: String Summit, LLC, 2805 Wilderness Pl., Ste. 100, Boulder, CO 80301; Ph: 866-444-7755.Web: www.stringsummit.com CO HO A

8/9-9/2; EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FEST — Where: Edinburgh, Scotland. Featuring: Music, theater, opera and dance in six major theaters and concert halls, and a number of smaller venues, over a three-week period. Info: Edinburgh International Festival, The Hub, Castlehill, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2NE, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)131-473-2000.Web: www.eif.co.uk

8/10-11; AFRO CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL DAHLIADE — Where: Bredene, Belgium. Tix: Free. Info: Hubert Schmitt, Dienst voor Toerisme Bredene, Kapellestraat 70, Bredene, 8450, Belgium; Ph: +32-059-56-1970.Web: www.afrocaribbean.be

8/10-11; BRONZE, BLUES & BREWS FEST — Where: Joseph, Ore. Info: Gary Court, Bronze, Blues and Brews Festival, P.O. Box 362, Joseph, OR 97846; Ph: 541-432-1015.Web: www.bronzebluesbrews.com CR HR

8/10-11; CINCY BLUES FEST — Where: Sawyer Point Park, Cincinnati, Ohio. Featuring: More than 50 local, national, and international blues acts. Info: Cincy Blues Society, P.O. Box 6098, Cincinnati, OH 45206; Ph: 513-684-GCBS.Web: www.cincyblues.org

8/10-11; OLA BELLE REED HOMECOMING FEST — Where: Lansing, N.C. Info: Beth Rembert, P.O. Box 72, Lansing, NC 28643; Ph: 336-384-5716 or 336-977-1320. Web: www.olabellefest.com CO CR HR A

8/10-12; AUGUST DULCIMER DAZE — Where: West Dover, Vt. Featuring: Sally Rodgers, Doofus. Instructors including Ellen Platt, Lori Deddel, George Haggerty, Dallas Cline, Sandy LeFure, Bonnie Leigh, Carol Walker and more. Workshops in Mtn. dulcimer. Tix: $75 for workshops and concert. Info: George & Mary Haggerty, Folk Craft Music, P.O. Box 88, Jacksonville, VT 05342-0088; Ph: 802-368-7437.Web: www.augustdulcimerdaze.com

8/10-12; AVALON FEST — Where: Avalon, Paw Paw, W.Va. Featuring: To be announced, see website. Crafts. Info: Kathy Forton, Avalon Folk Music & Crafts Fair, RR#1, Box 315, Paw Paw, WV 25434; Ph: 304-947-5600.Web: www.avalon-resort.com CO CR HO HR A

8/10-12; DARTMOOR FOLK FEST — Where: South Zeal, Okehampton, Devon, U.K. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Jane White, Sunnyhill, Zeal Head, South Zeal, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2JL, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)183-784-0102.Web: www.dartmoorfolkfestival.co.uk CO

8/10-12; GODERICH CELTIC ROOTS FEST — Where: Goderich, Ont., Canada. Featuring: . Crafts. Tix: $55 wknd advance, $70 @ gate. Info: Warren Robinson, Goderich Celtic Roots Festival, 20 Caledonia Terrace, Goderich, ON N7A 2M8, Canada; Ph: 519-524-8221 or 519-524-2400. Web: www.celticfestival.ca HR A

8/10-12; GREAT LAKES FOLK FEST — Where: Downtown East Lansing, Mich. Featuring: National and international music, dance and storytelling, traditional foods and children's activities. Info: Festival Organizer for GLFF, Michigan State University Museum, West Circle Dr., East Lansing, MI 48824; Ph: 517-432-4533.Web: www.greatlakesfolkfest.net

8/10-12; LIVE FROM THE ROCK FOLK FEST — Where: Red Rock, Ont., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $70. Info: Denise Krawczuk, Live from the Rock Blues & Folk Soc., P.O. Box 448, Red Rock, ON P0T 2P0, Canada; Ph: 807-886-2741.Web: www.livefromtherock.com CO CR A

8/10-12; MOUNT ST. HELENS BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Toledo, Wash. Featuring: See website. Tix: $35, $25 camping. Info: General Cothren, Washington Bluegrass Association, P.O. Box 490, Toledo, WA 98591; Ph: 360-866-2601.Web: www.washingtonbluegrassassociation.org CO A

8/10-12; NEW BRUNSWICK GOSPEL MUSIC FEST — Where: Rusagonis United Baptist Church, Rusagonis, N.B., Canada. Featuring: Contemporary and country Gospel. Tix: Voluntary donation. Info: Bob Gray, New Brunswick Gospel Music, 1740 Route 655 Hwy, Rusagonis, NB E3B 6G5, Canada; Ph: 506-459-7419.Web: www.nbgmf.com CO CR HR A

8/10-12; REGINA FOLK FEST — Where: Victoria Park, Regina, Sask., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Info: , Regina Folk Festival, #101-1855 Scarth St., Regina, SK S4P 2G9, Canada; Ph: 306-757-7684 or 866-954-5623. Web: www.reginafolkfestival.com CR HR A

8/10-12; SHAWANO MUSIC AND CRAFT FEST — Where: Mielke Art Ctr and Park, Shawano, Wis. Workshops in songwriting, quilting, dobro, Japanese tea, Origami, Japanese flower-arranging. Crafts. Info: Dorothy Zerbe, Shawano Music Festival, PO Box 213, Shawano, WI 54166; Ph: 920-303-5715 or 920-410-5454. Web: www.shawanofestival.com A

8/10-12; SUNFLOWER RIVER BLUES & GOSPEL FEST — Where: Delta Blues Museum, Clarksdale, Miss. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Sunflower River Blues/Gospel Fest., P.O. Box 1562, Clarksdale, MS 38614; Ph: 662-627-6820.Web: www.sunflowerfest.org CR HR A

8/10-12; TROUT FOREST MUSIC FEST — Where: Ear Falls Waterfront Park, Northwestern, Ont., Canada. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: David Hoey, Trout Forest Music Festival, 14-30 Spruce St., Box 372, Ear Falls, ON P0V 1T0, Canada; Ph: 866-TROUT33 or 807-222-2404. Web: www.troutfest.com CO CR HR A

8/10-12; WESTJET FESTIVAL OF FRIENDS — Where: Gage Park, Hamilton, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Info: Hilary Wilson, Creative Arts Inc., 434 King St. West, Hamilton, ON L8P 1B7, Canada; Ph: 905-777-9777 or 905-525-6644. Web: www.creativearts.on.ca A

8/10-17; BROADSTAIRS FOLK WEEK — Where: Broadstairs, Kent, U.K. Info: Jo Tuffs, Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 1JX, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)184-360-4080.Web: www.broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk CO A

8/10-18; BILLINGHAM INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FEST — Where: Billingham, Cleveland, U.K. Tix: vary per event. Info: Joe Maloney, Stockton Business Centre, 70 Brunswick Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1DW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)164-255-3220.Web: www.billinghamfestival.co.uk A

8/11; CHESTER COUNTY OLD FIDDLERS' PICNIC — Where: Hibernia Co. Park, Wagontown, Pa. Featuring: Open stage, jamming in the woods, kids games, dancing and more. Workshops in instruments. Crafts. Info: Chester Co. Parks & Recreation, 601 Westtown Road, Suite 160, P.O. Box 2747, West Chester, PA 19380-0990; Ph: 610-344-6415.Web: www.chesco.org/ccparks CO CR HR A

8/11; HIGH DESERT CELTIC FEST & HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Jefferson County Frgnds, Madrad, OR. Info: High Desert Celtic Society, P.O. Box 272, Redmond, OR 97756; Ph: 541-312-4386.Web: www.hdcs.net

8/11; Merrimack Valley Jazz Festival — Where: Lowell, MA. Tix: free. Info: , 40 French St, Lowell, MA 01852 ; Ph: 978-459-6150 .Web: www.adagioentertainments.com

8/11-12; INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL SAW FEST — Where: Santa Cruz, Calif. Featuring: Workshops, contests, jam sessions and a potluck centered around the musical saw. Contests in musical saw. Workshops in musical saw. Tix: Free. Info: Morgan Cowin, President, California Saw Players Assoc., 5 Windsor Ave., San Rafael, CA 94901-1051; Ph: 415-459-7722.Web: www.sawplayers.org HR A

8/11-18; MORLAND FOLK DANCE WEEK — Where: Penrith, Cumbria, U.K. Info: David Jones, Newby End Farm, Newby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3EX, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)193-171-4338.Web: www.newbyendfarm.co.uk CO HO

8/12; ADIRONDACK FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Town Park, Schroon Lake, N.Y. Featuring: Peggy Lynn & Dan Duggan, Dan Berggren & Ed Lowman, Possumhaw, Patti Casey & Bob Amos, The Modern Grass Quintet. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Adirondack Folk Music Festival, Schroon Lake Arts Council, P.O. Box 812, Schroon Lake, NY 12870; Ph: 518-532-9259.Web: www.schroonlakearts.com HR A

8/12; CORN FEST — Where: Beacon Waterfront, Beacon, N.Y. Crafts. Info: Saul Rozinsky, P.O. Box 116, Blooming Grove, NY 10914; Ph: 845-496-5617.Web: www.beaconsloopclub.org HR A

8/13-15; SEMBA JAM CAMP — Where: Cushon's Peak Cmpgrnd, Houston, Minn. Workshops in fiddle, guitar, banjo, dobro, bass. Info: Darrell Ottman, SEMBA Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 93, Rushford, MN 55971; Ph: 507-288-1785 or 507-251-1884. Web: www.semba.tv CO CR HO A

8/16-19; GETTYSBURG BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Granite Hill Cmpgrnd, Gettysburg, Pa. Workshops. Info: Granite Hill Campground, Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, 3340 Fairfield Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325; Ph: 800-642-8368 or 717-642-8749. Web: www.gettysburgbluegrass.com CO HO A

8/16-19; MILWAUKEE IRISH FEST — Where: Henry W. Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, Wis. Contests in trivia, more. Info: Jane Anderson, Milwaukee Irish Festival, 1532 Wauwatosa Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53213; Ph: 414-476-3378 or 414-217-9793. Web: www.irishfest.com CR HO A

8/16-19; MULL OF KINTYRE MUSIC FEST — Where: Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland. Featuring: Great mix of free outdoor events, concerts, ceilidh's, music sessions, workshops, children's entertainment, parades, cultural and heritage tours in large venues and intimate halls. Bands including Deacon BLue, Capercaillie, the Stranglers, Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Idlewild, Altan, Eddi Reader, the Bootleg Beatles, Peatbog Faeries and Ay Bain & Phil Cunningham. Info: Iain Johnston, Muneroy, Argyll Street, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6AZ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)158-655-2034 or +44-(0)158-655-2056. Web: www.mokfest.com CO CR HR A

8/16-19; SAND ROAD BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Moose Creek, Ont., Canada. Workshops in fiddle, guitar, bass and mandolin. Crafts. Info: Brian Kinnear or Gerry & Julie André, P. O. Box 298, R.R # 1, Moose Creek, ON K0C 1W0, Canada; Ph: 613-538-2991.Web: www.sandroadsugarcamp.com CO CR HR

8/16-19; SEMBA (SOUTH EAST MINNESOTA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION) — Where: Cushon's Peak Cmpgrnd, Houston, Minn. Featuring: See Website. Workshops in fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass, dobro, mandolin, songwriting. Tix: See Website. Info: Darrell Ottman, Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Assoc., PO Box 93, Rushford, MN 55971; Ph: 507-864-8109 or 507-251-1884. Web: www.semba.tv CO HO A

8/16-20; WOMEN IN TUNE WOMEN'S MUSIC FEST — Where: Lampeter, Wales, U.K. Workshops in singing, drumming, comedy. Info: Women in Tune, Swn Y Ddol, Llanfair Clydogau, Lampeter, Ceredigion, SA48 8LD, Wales, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1558-650-831.Web: www.womenintune.co.uk CO CR A I

8/17-18; BIG BULL FALLS BLUES FEST — Where: Fern Island Park, Wausau, Wis. Info: , Big Bull Falls Blues Fest, 316 Scott St, Wausau, WI 54403; Ph: 715-843-0748 or 877-220-7340. Web: www.wausauareaevents.org

8/17-18; CHENANGO BLUES FEST — Where: Norwich, N.Y. Info: Eric Larsen, 54 Borden Ave #B22, Norwich, NY 13815; Ph: 607-334-5653 or 607-226-0213. Web: www.chenangobluesfest.org CO CR HO A

8/17-18; COUNTRY LEGENDS' TRIBUTE FEST — Where: Country Stage Music Park, Nova, Ohio. Info: Kurt Hickman, The Country Stage Music Park, 11007 Main Rd, Berlin Heights, OH 44814; Ph: 440-213-8358.Web: www.countrystagemusicpark.com CO HO A

8/17-19; INNERLEITHEN MUSIC FEST — Where: Innerleithen, Scottish Borders, U.K. Info: Robin Dempsey, , Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)17-217-29949.Web: www.innerleithenmusicfestival.org HR A

8/17-19; NORTHERN LIGHTS BLUEGRASS & OLD-TYME MUSIC FEST — Where: Big River, Sask., Canada. Info: Cathy Sproule, Northern Lights Bluegrass & Old-Tyme Fest, 309 11th Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7N 0E5, Canada; Ph: 306-652-0897 or 306-220-2640. Web: www.northernlightsbluegrass.ca CO HR A

8/17-19; PHILADELPHIA FOLK FEST — Where: Philadelphia, Pa. Workshops in banjo, guitar, duets, songwriting, topical music and more. Crafts. Tix: $105 wknd. Info: Levi Landis, Philadelphia Folksong Society, 7113 Emlen St., Philadelphia, PA 19119; Ph: 800-556-FOLK or 215-247-1300. Web: www.folkfest.org CO CR HR A

8/17-19; PRINCETON TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Princeton, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Presentations, workshops, concerts, panels, and 150 performers. Info: Jon Bartlett, Box 2451, Princeton, BC v0X 1W0, Canada; Ph: .Web: princetonfestival.wordpress.com

8/17-19; ROCKY MOUNTAIN FOLKS FEST — Where: Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, Colo. Info: Planet Bluegrass, P.O. Box 769, 500 W. Main St., Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 303-823-0848 or 800-624-2422. Web: www.bluegrass.com CO CR HR A

8/17-19; SALMON ARM ROOTS & BLUES FEST — Where: Salmon Arm, B.C., Canada. Info: Roots & Blues Fest, Salmon Arm Folk Music Society, Box 21, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N2, Canada; Ph: 250-833-4096.Web: www.rootsandblues.ca CO A

8/17-19; SUMMERFOLK MUSIC & CRAFTS FEST — Where: Kelso Beach Park, Owen Sound, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Matt Anderson, Suzie Vinnick, Dave Gunning, Lynn Miles, Jory Nash, Karen Savoca, Dry Bones, Chic Gamine, Sarah Slean and more. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: See website. Info: Carolyn Bigley, Georgian Bay Folk Society, Box 521, Owen Sound, ON N4K 5R1, Canada; Ph: 519-371-2995 or 888-446-7699. Web: www.summerfolk.org CR HO HR A

8/17-19; SUMMERGRASS BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum, Vista, Calif. Workshops. Info: Michael Tatar, Summergrass , 12405 Whispering Tree Ln., Poway, CA 92064; Ph: 858-679-4854 or 858-386-8459. Web: www.summergrass.net CO CR A

8/17-19; TWIN OAKS WOMEN'S GATHERING — Where: Twin Oaks, Louisa, Va. Featuring: Dancing, singing, Drumming, Swimming, Creative Activities, Ritual Fun and Games. Workshops. Info: Twin Oaks, 138 Twin Oaks Rd., Louisa, VA 23093; Ph: 540-894-5126 or 540-894-5127. Web: www.womensgathering.org CO

8/17-26; NORTH RIVER BLUES FEST — Where: Marshfield Fairgrounds, Marshfield, Mass. Info: , Rhythm Room Records, Rt. 3 Main St., Marshfield, MA 02050; Ph: 781-834-6629 or 781-834-6620 . Web: www.marshfieldfair.org

8/18; HOT AUGUST BLUES FEST — Where: Oregon Ridge Park, Cockeysville, Md. Featuring: Govt Mule, Trombone Shorty, Justin Townes Earle, Locos Por Juana, Cris Jacobs Band, Magic SLim, JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound and more to be announced. Tix: $39-60. Info: Brad Selko, Hot August Blues LLC, 16410 Falls, Monkton, MD 21111; Ph: 877-321-FEST or 443-865-4048. Web: www.hotaugustblues.com HR A

8/18; MAINE HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Topsham Fairgrounds, Topsham, Maine. Featuring: Bag Pipe Bands, Highland and Scottish dancing, Scottish fiddlers, games, and more . Crafts. Info: Sue Redwine, St. Andrews Society of Maine, P.O. Box 2810, Augusta, ME 04338-2810; Ph: 207-443-1165 or 207-364-3063. Web: www.mainehighlandgames.org

8/18; OLALLA BLUEGRASS (& BEYOND) FEST — Where: Olalla Little League Field, Olalla, Wash. Featuring: Bryan Bowers, Titans of Twang, Blackberry Bushes, Eclectic Cloggers and more. Crafts. Tix: $15. Info: Charlee Glock-Jackson, Olalla Bluegrass Festival, 8450 SE Willock Rd., Olalla, WA 98359; Ph: 253-857-5604.Web: www.olallabluegrass.com CO CR HR A

8/18-19; INTERNATIONAL CELTIC FEST — Where: Hunter Mountain, N.Y. Crafts. Info: Ginny Terry, Hunter Mountain, P.O. Box 295, Hunter, NY 12442; Ph: 518-263-4224 x2350.Web: www.huntermtn.com

8/18-19; OLD-TIME FIDDLERS' FAIR — Where: Genesee Country Village and Museum, Mumford, N.Y. Featuring: More than one hundred fiddlers on three stages. Workshops in beginning fiddle. Info: Genesee Country Village and Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd., Mumford, NY 14511; Ph: 585-538-6822 x222.Web: www.gcv.org HR A

8/19; Wachusett Valley Folk Fest — Where: Wachusett Village Inn, Westminster, Mass. Featuring: Joan Osborne, John Gorka, Mustard's Retreat, Lori Diamond & Fred Abatelli, The Rafters, Perry Desmond-Davies, Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards. Tix: $40-85. Info: Wachusett Music Series, P.O. Box 245, Lancaster, MA 01523; Ph: 978-365-2043 or 978-368-0227. Web: www.wachusettmusic.com A

8/22-26; MARYMASS FOLK FEST — Where: Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. Info: Joyce Hodge, 7 Machrie Place, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, KA13 6RW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1294-551047.Web: www.irvinefolkclub.co.uk A

8/23-26; BLISTERED FINGERS FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Litchfield, Maine. Crafts. Info: Sandy Cormier, 263 Trafton Rd., Waterville, ME 04901; Ph: 207-873-6539.Web: www.blisteredfingers.com CO CR HO HR A

8/23-26; PICKIN' IN THE PASTURE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Lodi, N.Y. Workshops in fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, mandolin. Crafts. Info: Andy Alexander, Pickin' in the Pasture, 2515 Covert Rd., Lodi, NY 14860; Ph: 607-582-6363.Web: www.pickininthepasture.com CO CR A

8/23-26; TØNDER FEST — Where: Tønder, southwest coast of Denmark. Info: Carsten Panduro, Tønder Festival, Vestergade 80, Tønder, 6270, Denmark; Ph: +45-(0)74-72-4610 or +45-(0)74-72-1000. Web: www.tf.dk

8/23-27; TOWERSEY VILLAGE FEST — Where: Towersey, Nr Thame, Oxfordshire, U.K. Workshops in song, dance, music. Info: Steve Heap, Towersey Village Festival, P.O. Box 296, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3XU, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)162-98-27016 or +44-(0)162-98-27017. Web: www.towerseyfestival.com CO HO A

8/24-25; HOT AUGUST BLUES FEST — Where: Kenlake State Resort Park, Hardin, Ky. Info: Kenlake State Resort Park, 542 Kenlake Rd., Hardin, KY 42048-9737; Ph: 800-325-0143 or 270-474-2211. Web: parks.ky.gov

8/24-25; OCEAN LAKES BLUEGRASS WEEKEND — Where: Myrtle Beach, S.C. Tix: $40. Info: Kris Ziegler, 6001 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575; Ph: 877-510-1413 or 843-238-5636. Web: www.oceanlakes.com CO HO A

8/24-26; AMERICAN FOLK FESTIVAL ON THE BANGOR WATERFRONT — Where: Bangor, Maine. Crafts. Info: American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront, 40 Harlow St., Bangor, ME 04401-5102; Ph: 207-992-2630.Web: www.americanfolkfestival.com HR A I

8/24-26; BANNOCK COUNTY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Bannock Co. Frgrnds, Pocatello, Idaho. Workshops in Music, beginners and advanced jams, open mic and square dance. Crafts. Tix: $30 adv, $35 wknd. Info: Diana Morgan, P.O. Box 796, Darrington, WA 98241; Ph: 360-436-1179 or 425-210-8277. Web: www.bannockcountybluegrassfestival.com CO HO A

8/24-26; EAGLEWOOD FOLK FEST — Where: Eaglewood Resort, Pefferlaw, Ont., Canada. Featuring: See Website. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: See Website. Info: Eaglewood Folk Festival, c/o P.O. Box 249, Cannington, ON L0E 1E0, Canada; Ph: 800-437-1567 .Web: www.eaglewoodfolk.com CO CR HR A I

8/24-26; EDMONTON'S LABATT BLUES FEST — Where: Heritage Amphitheatre, Edmonton, Alb., Canada. Tix: $75-95, $35-45 day. Info: Cam Hayden, 9334 - 56 St., Edmonton, AB T6B 1J5, Canada; Ph: 780-708-7230.Web: www.bluesinternationalltd.com

8/24-26; GREAT RIVER FOLK FEST — Where: Univ. of Wisconsin at La Crosse, Wis. Workshops. Crafts. Info: , Great River Folk Festival, P.O. Box 1434, La Crosse, WI 54602-1434; Ph: 608-784-3033.Web: www.greatriverfolkfest.org HR A I

8/24-26; NEDFEST — Where: Jeff Guercio Memorial Baseball Field, Nederland, Colo. Tix: $19.99-$159.99. Info: Nederland Music & Arts Festival, Michigan Mike, P.O. Box 830, Nederland, CO 80466; Ph: 303-415-5665 or 877-643-4261. Web: www.nedfest.com

8/24-26; PETERBOROUGH FOLK FEST — Where: Peterborough, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Local and national music, dance and children's events. Crafts. Info: Peterborough Folk Festival, 378 Aylmer St. North, Peterborough, ON K9J 4B9, Canada; Ph: 705-749-3220 or 705-749-1130. Web: www.ptbofolkfest.ca/ A I

8/24-26; PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS MUSIC FESTIVAL — Where: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Ontonagon, Mich. Info: Linda Kermeen, 26156 WM 64, Ontonagon, MI 49953; Ph: 800-344-5355 or 906-884-2653. Web: www.porkiesfestival.org HR A

8/24-26; SANTA FE BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME MUSIC FEST — Where: Frgrnds in Santa Fe, N.M. Featuring: Gibson Brothers, Rayna & Dan Gellert, Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, Soda Rock Ramblers, Mystic Lizard, Deming Fusiliers, and more. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $35. Info: Steve Morgan, Southwest Pickers, SWT & BMA PO Box 90145, Albuquerque, NM 87199; Ph: 505-891-2829.Web: www.southwestpickers.org CO CR HO HR A

8/24-26; SPBGMA Central City Bluegrass Music Festival and Fiddler's Jamboree — Where: Linn County Fairgrounds, Central City, Iowa. Info: Chuck Stearman, SPBGMA, P.O. Box 271, Kirksville, MO 63501; Ph: 660-665-7172.Web: www.spbgma.com

8/24-27; SHREWSBURY FOLK FEST — Where: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, U.K. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Sandra Surtees, Shrewsbury Folk Festival, P.O. Box 1568, Bridgnorth, WV15 6YJ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)174-676-8813.Web: www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk CO A

8/24-9/3; SOUTHERN GOSPEL PICNIC — Where: Silver Dollar City, Branson, Mo. Info: D.A. Callaway, Silver Dollar City Entertainment, 399 Silver Dollar Parkway, Branson, MO 65616; Ph: 800-831-4386 or 417-338-2611. Web: www.silverdollarcity.com CR HR A

8/25; EAST DURHAM FEIS — Where: East Durham, N.Y. Info: Michael J. Quill Irish Centre, P.O. Box 320, East Durham, NY 12423; Ph: 518-634-2286.Web: www.IrishVillageUSA.com

8/25; LONG BRANCH JAZZ & BLUES FEST — Where: Great Lawn, Long Branch, N.J. Tix: FREE. Info: Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation, P.O. Box 8713, Red Bank, NJ 07701-8713; Ph: 732-933-1984.Web: www.longbranchfestival.com/

8/25-26; GREAT TRAIL FEST WEEKEND I — Where: Malvern, Ohio. Featuring: Fiddlers, Scottish pipers, clog dancing, more. Tix: $6. Info: Barbara Garduno, Great Trail Festival, P.O. Box 552, Malvern, OH 44644; Ph: 330-794-9100.Web: www.greattrailfestival.com HR A

8/27-9/2; NATIONAL OLD TIME COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL — Where: Plymouth Co. Frgrnds, LeMars, Iowa. Featuring: There are over 650 performers at this 7-day event, which includes workshops, seminars, celebrities, and tons of performances. Contests in a dozen different categories of acoustic old-time music. Workshops. Tix: $35 week, $15 per day. Info: Bob Everhart, NTCMA, P.O. Box 492, 650 Main St., Anita, IA 50020; Ph: 712-762-4363 or 712-249-5989. Web: www.ntcma.net CO CR HO HR A

8/29-9/1; SWEET CORN FEST — Where: Millersport, Ohio. Contests. Info: Creative Arts Institute, Inc., Donna Foster, 8021 Kennedy Rd., Blacklick, OH 43004; Ph: 614-759-9407.Web: www.sweetcornfest.com

8/31-9/2; DELAWARE VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Salem Co. Frgrnds, Woodstown, N.J. Featuring: Marty Stuart, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, J.D. Crowe & The New South, The Grascals, Suzy Bogguss, Dailey & Vincent, The Boxcars, Dale Ann Bradley, The Seldom Scene, Quebe Sisters, Della Mae, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Dan Paisley & The SOuthern Grass, Blue Moon Rising, Jumpsteady Boys, Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing and Orpheus Supertones. Tix: $90. 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

8/31-9/2; FOUR CORNERS FOLK FEST — Where: Reservoir Hill Park, Pagosa Springs, Colo. Featuring: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Sam Bush, The Infamous Stringdusters, Solas, Over the Rhine, Crooked Still, Sarah Jarosz, John Jorgenson Quintet, Sarah Siskind, Caravan of Thieves, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Anne & Pete Sibley, Sweet Sunny South & more. Workshops in instruments, songwriting, vocals. Crafts. Tix: $35-45 day, kids free. Info: Crista Munro, Four Corners Folk Festival, P.O. Box 3665, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147; Ph: 970-731-5582.Web: www.folkwest.com CO CR HR A

8/31-9/2; OFF THE TRACKS FEST — Where: Isley Walton, U.K. Tix: £60 adv. Info: Andy Cooper, Off the Tracks, P.O. Box 68, Derby, DE1 3XY, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)782-551-2168.Web: www.offthetracks.co.uk CO CR HO A

Camps & Schools

June 2012

6/1-3; GEORGIA STRAIT GUITAR WORKSHOP — Where: Crescent Beach, B.C., Canada. Workshops in guitar, fiddle, drums, vocals and songwriting. Tix: CDN$295. Info: Granville Airton, Georgia Strait Guitar Workshop, 2159 Quenville Rd., Courtenay, BC V9J 2X7, Canada; Ph: 250-890-0499 or 604-327-7811. Web: www.gsgw.ca A

6/1-3; PEOPLE'S MUSIC NETWORK SUMMER GATHERING — Where: Camp Epworth, High Falls, N.Y. Featuring: Si Kahn will be attending as PMN's first artist-in-residence. Workshops, song-swaps, round robin, plenary, songs of the spirit and lots of impromptu jamming and fun. Workshops in music for social change. Info: Diane Crowe, PMN / SFS, 78 Cave Hill Road, Leverett, MA 10154; Ph: 413-548-9394.Web: www.peoplesmusic.org CO CR A

6/1-7/8; NORDIC FIDDLES & FEET — Where: Camp Ogontz, N.H.. Featuring: Ulla and Lennarth Sandberg, Greger Brandstrom and Gunnar Iggendal, Ranveig Bakka and Tom Lovli, Erling Halling, Roo Lester and Larry Harding. Workshops in dance, fiddle, hardingfele, singing, nyckelharpa, torader. Crafts. Tix: $820. Info: Meg Mabbs, Nordic Fiddles and Feet, 4401 Alta Vista Way, Knoxville, TN 37919; Ph: 865-522-0515.Web: www.nordicfiddlesandfeet.org A

6/3-9; BLUE RIDGE OLD-TIME MUSIC WEEK — Where: Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, N.C.. Featuring: Various instructors in banjo, fiddle guitar and mandolin. Workshops in banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, mtn dulcimer, rhythm, dance, country singing and storytelling. Info: Lorretta Shelton / MHC Conferences, Mars Hill College, P.O. Box 6785, Mars Hill, NC 28754; Ph: 828-689-1167 or 828-689-1646. Web: www.mhc.edu/oldtimemusic A

6/8-10; BASS LINES — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass.. Tix: tuition $595, housing $370, application fee $50. Info: Office of Special Programs, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., MS-155 SP, Boston, MA 02115-3693; Ph: 617-747-2245 or 877-BERKLEE. Web: www.berklee.edu/summer A

6/9; DEER CREEK FIDDLERS' CONVENTION — Where: Carroll County Farm Museum, Westminster, Md. Featuring: 40th Anniversary Convention, featuring competitions and prizes in old-time, bluegrass, Celtic and clog dancing.. Info: Walt Michael, Common Ground on the Hill, 2 College Hill, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD 21157; Ph: 410-857-2771 or 410-857-2772. Web: www.commongroundonthehill.org HR A I

6/9-15; STEVE KAUFMAN'S ACOUSTIC KAMP, WEEK 1 — Where: Maryville College, Maryville, Tenn.. Workshops in flatpicking, fingerpicking, dobro, bluegrass and old time banjo, mandolin, fiddle, bass . Tix: $800 incl r&b. Info: Steve Kaufman, Steve Kaufman's Acoustic Kamps, P.O. Box 1020, Alcoa, TN 37701; Ph: 800-FLATPIK or 865-982-3808. Web: www.flatpik.com CR HR

6/10-13; APPALACHIAN FAMILY FOLK WEEK — Where: Hindman Settlement School, Hindman, Ky.. Workshops in instruments, crafts, more. Crafts. Tix: adult $600, child $200. Info: Mike Mullins, Hindman Settlement School, P.O. Box 844, Hindman, KY 41822; Ph: 606-785-5475.Web: www.hindmansettlement.org CR A

6/10-13; CBA MUSIC CAMP — Where: Grass Valley, Calif.. Featuring: The Deadly Gentlemen, Bigfoot, Jack and Molly Tuttle, David Keenan, Jimmy Heffernan, Nicky Sanders, Sylvia Herold, Paul SHelasky, Ed Neff, Jim Nunally, Keith LIttle, Carol McComb, Bill Evans. Workshops in Bluegrass and Old-time music. Tix: $325. Info: Ingrid Noyes, Director, California Bluegrass Music Assoc., P.O. Box 840, Marshall, CA 94940; Ph: 415-663-1342.Web: www.cbamusiccamp.org CO CR HO HR

6/10-14; SUMMERSONGS WEST — Where: Camp Ocean Pines, Cambria, CA. Featuring: Caroline Aiken, Severin Browne, Julie Christiansen, Dale Laduke, Penny Nichols, Tom Prasada-Rao, Rebecca Troon and more. Workshops in songwriting, singing, guitar, piano, performance, creative process and more. Tix: $479. Info: Penny Nichols, SummerSongs, P.O. Box 803, Saugerties, NY 12477; Ph: 845-247-7049 or 845-594-1867. Web: www.summersongs.com CO CR HR A

6/11-15; SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLE CAMP FOR BEGINNERS — Where: The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, Neb.. Workshops in fiddle. Info: Deborah Greenblatt, The Old Schoolhouse, 504 Garfield St., Avoca, NE 68307; Ph: 402-275-3221.Web: www.greenblattandseay.com A

6/15-16; BUSINESS OF MUSIC — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass.. Tix: tuition $580, housing $300, application fee $50. Info: Office of Special Programs, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., MS-155 SP, Boston, MA 02115-3693; Ph: 617-747-2245 or 877-BERKLEE. Web: www.berklee.edu/summer A

6/15-20; WCU MOUNTAIN DULCIMER WEEK — Where: Western Carolina Univ., Cullowhee, N.C.. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Continuing Education , WCU, 138 University Outreach Center, Cullowhee, NC 28723; Ph: 800-928-4968 or 828-227-7211. Web: www.wcu.edu/5046.asp A

6/16-22; STEVE KAUFMAN'S ACOUSTIC KAMP, WEEK 2 — Where: Maryville College, Maryville, Tenn.. Workshops in flatpicking, fingerpicking, dobro, bluegrass and old time banjo, mandolin, fiddle, bass. Info: Steve Kaufman, Steve Kaufman's Acoustic Kamps, P.O. Box 1020, Alcoa, TN 37701; Ph: 800-FLATPIK or 865-982-3808. Web: www.flatpik.com CR HR

6/16-24; ALASDAIR FRASER'S SIERRA FIDDLE CAMP — Where: Nevada City, Calif.. Workshops. Info: Alasdair Fraser's Sierra Fiddle Camp, PO Box 219, Nevada City, CA 95959; Ph: 530-478-9004.Web: www.sierrafiddlecamp.org CO

6/17-22; KENTUCKY MUSIC WEEK — Where: Bardstown, Ky.. Workshops in instruments, dance and crafts. Crafts. Tix: See Website. Info: Nancy Johnson Barker, KMW, Inc., P.O. Box 86, Bardstown, KY 40004; Ph: 502-348-5237.Web: www.kentuckymusicweek.com CR HR A

6/18-22; BERKLEE PERCUSSION FEST — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass.. Info: Office of Special Programs, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., MS-155 SP, Boston, MA 02115-3693; Ph: 617-747-2245 or 877-BERKLEE. Web: www.berklee.edu/summer CO A

6/22-24; BRASS WEEKEND — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass.. Tix: tuition $595, housing $370, application fee $50. Info: Office of Special Programs, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., MS-155 SP, Boston, MA 02115-3693; Ph: 617-747-2245 or 877-BERKLEE. Web: www.berklee.edu/summer A

6/22-24; SAXOPHONE WEEKEND — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass.. Tix: tuition $595, housing $370, application fee $50 . Info: Office of Special Programs, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., MS-155 SP, Boston, MA 02115-3693; Ph: 617-747-2245 or 877-BERKLEE. Web: www.berklee.edu/summer A

6/22-25; GREAT LABOR ARTS EXCHANGE — Where: AFSCME Council 25 Headquarters, Detroit, Mich.. Featuring: Performances, art exhibits, jam sessions, spoken word, coffeehouse, more. Info: Peter Jones, Labor Heritage Foundation, 815 16th St. NW, Washington, DC 20006; Ph: 202-639-6204.Web: www.laborheritage.org CR HR A

6/23-30; BALKAN MUSIC & DANCE WORKSHOP — Where: Mendocino Woodlands Camp, Mendocino, Calif.. Featuring: Classes, workshops and instruction on dance, singing, folk instruments and folklore. Info: Rachel MacFarlane, East European Folk Life Center, P.O. Box 12488, Berkeley, CA 94712; Ph: 510-547-1118 or 510-549-2124. Web: www.eefc.org

6/23-30; NORTHEAST DULCIMER SYMPOSIUM — Where: Blue Mt. Lake, N.Y.. Featuring: Rob Brereton, Dan Landrum, Tom White, Dwain Wilder. Workshops in mountain dulcimer building. Info: David T. Moore, Northeast Dulcimer Symposium, P.O. Box 358, Annapolis Jct. , MD 20701-0358; Ph: 301-445-3273 or 301-704-3262. Web: www.nedulcimer.org A

6/24-29; ALLEGHENY ECHOES SUMMER WORKSHOP — Where: Marlinton, W.Va.. Workshops in vocals, fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, dulcimer and creative writing. Info: Mike Bing, Allegheny Echoes Inc., Rt. 2 Box 128-M, Marlinton, WV 24954; Ph: 304-799-7121.Web: www.alleghenyechoes.com CR HR A

6/24-30; ASHOKAN FIDDLE & DANCE: WESTERN & SWING WEEK — Where: Ashokan, Olivebridge, N.Y.. Featuring: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Paul Anastasio, Larry Baione, Junior Daughtery, Tom Mitchell, Laurel Masse, Gerald Ross, John Krumm, Peter Davis, Vinnie Martucci, Dave Davies, Peter Ecklund, Harry Aceto, Jim Wood, Chas Justus, Eric Frey, GLenn Fields, Billy Lang, COlin McCaffrey, Cindy Overstreet & Steve Ryan, Nathan Bugh & Giselle Anguizola, Swingology and Red Stick Ramblers. Workshops in music, instruments, dance. Tix: $875. Info: Jay Ungar, Molly Mason or Barbara Mermell, Ashokan Fiddle & Dance, P.O. Box 49, Saugerties, NY 12477; Ph: 845-246-2121.Web: www.ashokan.org CO CR HR A

6/24-30; LADY OF THE LAKE MUSIC & DANCE WEEK — Where: Camp N-Sid-Sen, Idaho. Workshops in dance, music, singing and art. Info: Lady of the Lake Music & Dance, Spokane Folklore Society, P.O. Box 141, Spokane, WA 99210; Ph: 208-683-3912 or 509-747-2640. Web: www.spokanefolklore.org CO

6/25-29; COWAN CREEK MOUNTAIN MUSIC SCHOOL — Where: Cowan Community Ctr, Whitesburg, Ky.. Workshops in banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, singing, dancing, storytelling and more. Tix: $150-$200. Info: Nell Fields, Cowan Community Center, 81 Sturgill Branch, Whitesburg, KY 41858; Ph: 606-633-3187.Web: www.cowancreekmusic.org

6/25-29; MARK O'CONNOR STRING CAMP — Where: Montgomery Bell State Park, near Nashville, Tenn. . Workshops. Tix: fiddlers $800, guardians $400. Info: Helen Holzen, Mark O'Connor Fiddle Camp, P.O. Box 110573, Nashville, TN 37222; Ph: 615-941-7426.Web: www.markoconnor.com CO CR HR A

6/29-7/2; SFFMC FOURTH OF JULY CAMP — Where: Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz Mtns, Calif. Workshops. Info: Ken Hayes, San Francisco Folk Music Club, 885 Clayton St., San Francisco, CA 94117; Ph: 415-661-2217.Web: www.sffmc.org CO HO A

6/30-7/7; MENDOCINO FOLKLORE CAMP — Where: Mendocino Woodlands Camp, Mendocino, Calif.. Workshops in dance, singing. Crafts. Info: Russell Linscott, Mendocino Folklore Camp, 6 Grove St, Mill Valley, CA 94941; Ph: 415-225-9956.Web: www.mendocinofolklorecamp.com CO CR

July 2012

7/1-6; CEÒLAS SUMMER MUSIC SCHOOL — Where: Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Featuring: Kathleen MacInnes, ROna Lightfoot, Gillebride MacMillan and Allan MacDonald. Tix: £200 for week. Info: Ceòlas, Daliburgh, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS, Scotland; Ph: .Web: ceolas.co.uk

7/1-6; COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL, TRADITIONS WEEK I — Where: McDaniel College, Westminster, Md. Workshops in instruments, singing, dance, film, drama, crafts, children's. Crafts. Tix: $190 - $420. Info: Walt Michael, Common Ground on the Hill, 2 College Hill, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD 21157; Ph: 410-857-2771 or 410-857-2772. Web: www.commongroundonthehill.org HR A I

7/1-7; DULCIMER WEEK IN THE WALLOWAS — Where: Wallowa Lake Joseph, Ore. Featuring: Stephen Seifert, Heidi Muller, Susan Trump and Bob Webb. Tix: $225. Info: Heidi Muller, PO Box 148, Enterprise, OR 97828; Ph: 304-382-9422 or 304-550-3799. Web: www.wvmusicalliance.org CO

7/4-8; WINNIPEG FOLK FEST - FOLK MUSIC RETREAT — Where: Winnipeg, Man., Canada. Workshops in fiddle, banjo, guitar, songwriting, performance, blues, ensemble playing. Tix: See website. Info: Festival Director, Winnipeg Folk Festival, #203-211 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3B 3P2, Canada; Ph: 204-231-0096 x235.Web: www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca A

7/7-14; MBIRA CAMP, SESSION 1 — Where: Berkeley, Calif. Featuring: Fradreck Mujuru, Leonard Chiyanike, Erica Azim. Workshops. Tix: $850. Info: Erica Azim, MBIRA, P.O. Box 7863, Berkeley, CA 94707-0863; Ph: 510-548-6053.Web: www.mbira.org CO

7/7-8/10; FIVE WEEK PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Featuring: Berklee faculty. Tix: tuition $4,050, housing $3,050, registration fee $35, application fee $50. Info: Office of Special Programs, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., MS-155 SP , Boston, MA 02115-3693; Ph: 617-747-2245 or 877-BERKLEE. Web: www.berklee.edu/summer A

7/8-13; COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL, TRADITIONS WEEK II — Where: McDaniel College, Westminster, Md. Featuring: Nuala Kennedy Band, Andy Cohen, Blind Boy Paxton, Joyce Scott, Ian Walters, Gaye Adegbalola, Dave Bing, Dave Edmundson, Phil Wiggins, Mark Schatz, Dede Wyland, Howie Bursen, Sally Rogers, Michale & Carrie Kline, Susan Boyer Haley, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker and more. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $200-$400. Info: Walt Michael, Common Ground on the Hill, 2 College Hill, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD 21157; Ph: 410-857-2771 or 410-857-2772. Web: www.commongroundonthehill.org HR A I

7/8-14; CALIFORNIA COAST MUSIC CAMP, WEEK 1 — Where: Placer County, Calif. Featuring: Wayne Henderson, Mike Compton, Alice Gerrard, Doug Smith, Carol McComb, Kristina Olsen, Chris Grampp, Gerald Ross, Kathy Kallick, Libby McLaren, Steve Baughman, Marla Fibish, Josh Rabie, Helen WHite, Kenny Feinstein, Patrick Landeza, Rene Worst, Jennifer Scott, Peter Langston, Sylvia Herold, Ron Peters, Jamie Stillway, Ed Johnson, Jere Canote, Mike WOllenberg, Brian Butler, Ron Peters, Margo LeDuc, Cyd SMith, Steve Kritzer, Mick nicholson, Mike Simpson and Richard Bradenburg. Workshops in vocals, guitar, banjo, bass, fiddle, mandolin, ukulele, songwriting, harmonica, percussion, more. Tix: $800. Info: California Coast Music Camp, P.O. Box 60875 , Palo Alto, CA 94306-0875 ; Ph: 650-306-0699 or 510-769-2171. Web: www.musiccamp.org CO CR A

7/13-15; MUSIC PRODUCTION WORKSHOP — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Featuring: Berklee faculty and industry professionals.. Tix: tuition $1,400, housing $350, application fee $50. Info: Office of Special Programs, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., MS-155 SP, Boston, MA 02115-3693; Ph: 617-747-2245 or 877-BERKLEE. Web: www.berklee.edu/summer A

7/15-20; CAMP BLUEGRASS — Where: South Plains College, Levelland, Texas. Workshops in guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, Dobro, vocals and mandolin. Info: Paula or Joe Carr, South Plains College Continuing Education, 1401 College Ave., Levelland, TX 79336; Ph: 806-894-9611 x2341 or 806-239-2587. Web: www.campbluegrass.com CR HR A

7/15-21; ASHOKAN FIDDLE & DANCE - NORTHERN WEEK — Where: Ashokan, Olivebridge, N.Y. Featuring: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, David Kaynor, Rachel Aucoin, Sabin Jacques, Stuart Kenny, Eric Favreau, John Krumm, Nils Fredland, Mary Alice & Stefan Amidon, Bruce Sagan, Sally Chandler, Rachel Bell, Lydia Levins, Max Newman, Cedar Stanistreet, Julie Vallimont, Nor'Easter, Tidal Wave and Swingology. Workshops in music, instruments, dance. Tix: $875. Info: Jay Ungar, Molly Mason or Barbara Mermell, Ashokan Fiddle & Dance, P.O. Box 49, Saugerties, NY 12477; Ph: 845-246-2121 or 800-292-0905. Web: www.ashokan.org CO CR HR A

7/15-21; CATSKILLS IRISH ARTS WEEK — Where: Irish Cultural & Sports Ctr, East Durham, N.Y. Featuring: Multiple instructors for fiddle, flute, whistle, Irish history and language, arts, painting, singing, dulcimer, harmonica, guitar, piano and many more. Workshops in trad Irish music, song and dance. Info: Paul Keating, Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, P.O. Box 624, East Durham, NY 12423; Ph: 800-434-3378 or 518-634-2286. Web: www.IrishVillageUSA.com CR HR A

7/16-20; KOOTENAY BRANCH #9 FIDDLE & GUITAR WORKSHOPS — Where: Selkirk College Campus, Castlegar, B.C., Canada. Info: Walter Crockett, British Columbia Old Time Fiddlers Assoc., P.O. Box 219, Montrose, BC V0G 1P0, Canada; Ph: 250-367-9473 or 250-365-2695. Web: kootenayfiddlers.com

7/16-20; MEITHEAL SUMMER SCHOOL — Where: Limerick City, Ireland. Info: Garry Shannon, Ruan, Co. Clare, , Ireland; Ph: +353-87-670-4465.Web: www.tradweek.com

7/19-22; HARDANGER FIDDLE WORKSHOPS — Where: Folklore Village, Dodgveville, Wis. Workshops in Hardanger fiddle, Norwegian folk dance, Norwegian singing. Info: , ; Ph: 301-270-4925.Web: www.hfaa.org CO A

7/21-28; FOLK CAMP SCHLOSS ZEILITZHEIM — Where: Schloss Zeilitzheim, Germany. Workshops in folk dance and music. Info: Hedi Killick, Folk Camp Germany E.V., An der Kirche 3, Worms, 67550 , Germany; Ph: +49-6242-990-121 or +49-174-2309601. Web: www.folkcamp.de CO CR HR

7/21-28; JOE MOONEY SUMMER SCHOOL — Where: Drumshanbo, County Leitrim, Ireland. Info: Nancy Woods, , Ireland; Ph: +353-(0)71-964-1213 or +353-(0)71-964-1426. Web: www.joemooneysummerschool.com

7/21-28; MBIRA CAMP, SESSION 2 — Where: Berkeley, Calif. Featuring: Leonard Chiyanike and Erica Azim. Workshops. Tix: $800. Info: Erica Azim, MBIRA, P.O. Box 7863, Berkeley, CA 94707-0863; Ph: 510-548-6053.Web: www.mbira.org CO

7/22-28; BOXWOOD FEST — Where: Lunenburg, N.S., Canada. Workshops. Info: Boxwood Festival and Workshops, P.O. Box 238, 64 Townsend Street, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0, Canada; Ph: 902-634-9994.Web: www.boxwood.org HR A

7/22-28; FOLK MUSIC WEEK — Where: Pinewoods Camp Plymouth, Mass. Workshops. Info: Steve Howe, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 338, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x3.Web: www.cdss.org

7/22-8/5; STOCKTON FOLK DANCE CAMP — Where: Univ. of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif. Workshops. Info: Bruce Mitchell, Stockton Folk Dance Camp, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95211; Ph: 530-888-6586 or 530-474-3231. Web: www.folkdancecamp.org CR HR A

7/27-8/4; LARK CAMP - WORLD SONG, MUSIC & DANCE — Where: Mendocino Woodlands, Mendocino, Calif. Featuring: See Website. Workshops in music, song and dance. Tix: $624. Info: Mickie Zekley, Lark Camp, P.O. Box 1176, Mendocino, CA 95460; Ph: 707-964-4826.Web: www.larkcamp.com CO CR HR

7/28-8/3; BC FIDDLE 'TREAT — Where: Gavin Lake, B.C., Canada. Info: BC Fiddle Workshop, Box 4017, Quesnel, BC V2J 3J2, Canada; Ph: 250-992-5081 or 250-747-1292. Web: members.pgonline.com/~fiddle/ CO

7/29-8/5; JINK & DIDDLE SCHOOL OF SCOTTISH FIDDLING — Where: Valle Crucis, N.C. Workshops in Scottish fiddling. Info: Moira J. Turner, Jink & Diddle Scottish Fiddling School, 11302 Avocet Dr., Chesterfield, VA 23838-8945; Ph: 804-647-2164 or 804-778-4708. Web: www.jinkdiddle.com HR

7/29-8/21; ASHOKAN FIDDLE & DANCE - GUITAR CAMP — Where: Ashokan, Olivebridge, N.Y. Featuring: See Website. Workshops in music, instruments, dance. Tix: $685. Info: Jay Ungar, Molly Mason or Barbara Mermell, Ashokan Fiddle & Dance, P.O. Box 49, Saugerties, NY 12477; Ph: 845-246-2121 or 800-292-0905. Web: www.ashokan.org CO CR HR A

7/30-8/3; ENGLISH ACOUSTIC COLLECTIVE - SUMMER SCHOOL — Where: Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England. Workshops. Info: Chris Wood, RUF Records, 40 Whitstable Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8DL, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)179-553-7906.Web: www.englishacousticcollective.org.uk CO

7/30-8/4; NASHCAMP BLUEGRASS AND SONGWRITING WEEK — Where: Nashville, Tenn. Featuring: Claire Lynch, Missy Raines, Fletcher Bright, Todd Livingston, Tim May, Bill Evans, Matt Flinner and more. Workshops in guitar, mandolin, bass, Dobro, fiddle, banjo and singing. Tix: See Website. Info: Nash Camp, P.O. Box 210396, Nashville, TN 37221; Ph: 615-952-2267 or 888-798-5012. Web: www.nashcamp.com CR HR A

August 2012

8/3-10; SUMMERSONGS EAST — Where: Ashokan, Olivebridge, N.Y. Featuring: Joel Mabus, Sloan Wainwright, Penny Nichols, John Redgate, Glen Roethel, Vito Petrocitto, Mark Dann and more. Workshops in Songwriting, singing, instruments, vocal recording technique, creative process, performance, co-writing, recording demos. Tix: $749 for week. Info: Penny Nichols, SummerSongs Inc., P.O. Box 803, Saugerties, NY 12477; Ph: 845-247-7049 or 845-594-1867. Web: www.summersongs.com or www.summersongs.org CO CR HR A

8/4-11; ENGLISH DANCE WEEK — Where: Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, Mass. Info: Caroline Batson, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x3.Web: www.cdss.org

8/5-10; NOEL HILL IRISH CONCERTINA SCHOOL: WEST COAST CAMPUS — Where: Newberg, Ore. Featuring: Noel Hill. Workshops in concertina. Info: Linda Mann, Noel Hill Irish Concertina School, 35 Champion Hill Rd., East Hampton, CT 06424; Ph: 860-267-2135.Web: www.noelhill.com CO CR A

8/5-12; ROCKY MOUNTAIN FIDDLE CAMP — Where: Denver, Colo. Workshops in fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, cello, more. Tix: $795. Info: Mark F. Luther, 453 E Wonderview Ave #194, Estes Park, CO 80517; Ph: 303-596-9870.Web: www.rmfiddle.com CO CR HO HR A

8/6-10; GODERICH CELTIC COLLEGE KIDS CAMP — Where: Goderich, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Info: Warren Robinson, Goderich Celtic College, Box 171, Goderich, ON N7A 3Z2, Canada; Ph: 519-524-8221.Web: www.celticfestival.ca HR A

8/6-12; WORLDSONGS VOCAL CAMP — Where: The Lodge, Amherst Island, Lake Ontario, Canada. Info: Becca Whitla, WorldSongs Vocal Camp, 1 - 182 Wright Ave., Toronto, ON M6R 1L2, Canada; Ph: 416-588-9050, x2.Web: www.worldsongs.ca

8/7-10; ACCENT ON MUSIC FINGERSTYLE GUITAR SEMINAR — Where: Portland, Ore. Featuring: Mark Hanson, Pat Donohue and Doug Smith. Tix: $995. Info: Mark Hanson, Accent On Music, PMB 252, 19363 Willamette Dr., West Linn, OR 97068; Ph: 503-699-1814 or 800-313-4406. Web: www.accentonmusic.com A

8/9-11; ACOUSTIC MUSIC CAMP — Where: Dallas, Texas. Tix: $345. Info: Gerald Jones, 5435 North Garland Ave, Suite 140, Garland, TX 75040; Ph: 214-236-0783.Web: acousticmusiccamp.com A

8/9-12; NEW MEXICO FOLK DANCE CAMP — Where: Socorro, N.M. Info: Dorothy Stermer, 1201 Cannonade Ct. Se, Albuquerque, NM 87123; Ph: 505-299-1159 or 505-344-0447. Web: www.swifdi.org

8/9-14; THE WOODS MUSIC & DANCE CAMP — Where: Lake Rosseau College, Ont., Canada. Workshops in fiddle, guitar, voice, step-dancing, old-time, blues, traditional music, banjo, mandolin, songwriting, tunewriting and dance. Info: The Woods Music & Dance Society, 18 Simpson Ave., Toronto, ON M4K 1A2, Canada; Ph: 416-461-1864 or 416-536-2135. Web: www.the-woods.ca A

8/10-13; FUR PEACE RANCH GUITAR CAMP: COUPLES WEEKEND — Where: Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio. Workshops in fingerstyle guitar, bass guitar, singing and songwriting. Info: Fur Peace Ranch, 39495 St. Clair Rd., Pomeroy, OH 45769-9434; Ph: 740-992-6228.Web: www.furpeaceranch.com CO HO A

8/10-17; MBIRA CAMP: SESSION 3 — Where: Berkeley, Calif. Featuring: Leonard Chiyanike and Erica Azim. Tix: $800. Info: Erica Azim, MBIRA, P.O. Box 7863, Berkeley, CA 94707-0863; Ph: 510-548-6053.Web: www.mbira.org CO

8/11-18; BALKAN MUSIC & DANCE WORKSHOP — Where: Rock Hill, N.Y. Featuring: Classes, workshops and instruction on dance, singing, folk instruments and folklore. Info: Rachel MacFarlane, East European Folk Life Center, P.O. Box 12488, Berkeley, CA 94712; Ph: 510-547-1118 or 510-549-2124. Web: www.eefc.org

8/11-18; BOSTON HARBOR SCOTTISH FIDDLE SCHOOL — Where: Thompson Island, Boston Harbor, Mass. Featuring: Adam Sutherland, Stan Chapman, Calum Pasqua, Hanneke Cassel, Anne Hooper, Katie McNally, Kolten MacDonnell, Lezlie Webster and Keith Murphy. Workshops in Scottish music. Tix: $780-910. Info: Folk Arts Center of New England, 42 W. Foster St., Melrose, MA 02176; Ph: 781-662-7475.Web: www.scottishfiddle.org

8/11-18; EARLY MUSIC WEEK — Where: Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, Mass. Workshops. Info: Sheila Beardslee (Program Director, recorder), Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 338, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x3.Web: www.cdss.org

8/12-16; THE SONG SCHOOL — Where: Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, Colo. Workshops in songwriting, performance. Tix: $450 tuition. Info: Brian Eyster, P.O. Box 769, 500 W. Main St., Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 303-823-0848 or 800-624-2422. Web: www.bluegrass.com CO CR HR A

8/12-17; OT AZOY! YIDDISH CRASH COURSE — Where: School of Oriental and African Studies, London, U.K. Tix: £135-£235. Info: Jewish Music Institute, SOAS, University of London, P.O. Box 232, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2NN, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)208-909-2445.Web: www.jmi.org.uk

8/12-17; UK SONGWRITING FEST — Where: Bath Spa University, Bath, U.K. Info: Emmanuelle Ginn, Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St. Loe, Bath, BA2 9BN, United Kingdom; Ph: 44(0)-1225-876-360.Web: www.uksongwritingfestival.com HR A

8/12-18; ASHOKAN FIDDLE & DANCE: SOUTHERN WEEK — Where: Ashokan, Olivebridge, N.Y. Featuring: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, Paul Brown, Ginny Hawker & Tracy Schwarz, Ruth Ungar, Mike Merenda, John Schwab, Sharon Leahy & Rick Good, Glenn Fields, Eric Frey, Linzay Young, Jaz Justus, Kathy Anderson, Debra Clifford, Daniel COolick, Blake Miller, The Red Stick Ramblers and more. Workshops in music, instruments, dance. Tix: $875. Info: Jay Ungar, Molly Mason or Barbara Mermell, Ashokan Fiddle & Dance, P.O. Box 49, Saugerties, NY 12477; Ph: 845-246-2121 or 800-292-0905. Web: www.ashokan.org CO CR HR A

8/12-18; MAINEWOODS DANCE CAMP: SESSION 1 — Where: Camp Indian Acres, Fryeburg, Maine. Workshops in Italian, Bulgarian, contra and intn'l folk dance. Info: Helen Blum, registrar, Mainwoods Dance Camp, 926 Bloomfield Ave, Apt 3F, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028; Ph: 973-787-4614 or 207-935-3901. Web: www.mainewoodsdancecamp.org CR HR

8/12-19; ADULT AND FAMILY PROGRAM — Where: Timber Ridge Camp, Hich View, W. Va. Workshops. Info: Caroline Batson, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x3.Web: www.cdss.org

8/13-17; MILWAUKEE IRISH FEST SUMMER SCHOOL — Where: Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, Wis. Workshops in bodhran, bouzouki,concertina, fiddle, flute, guitar, whistle, set dance, sean nos dance. Info: Barb Breed-Heidt, 1532 Wauwatosa Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53213; Ph: 262-367-2649 or 414-839-2813. Web: www.irishfest.com HR A

8/15-18; SUMMER SONGWRITING WORKSHOP — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Featuring: Berklee Songwriting Dept. faculty, guest artists and clinicians. Workshops in songwriting. Info: Office of Special Programs, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02215-3693; Ph: 877-BERKLEE or 617-747-2245. Web: www.berklee.edu/summer A

8/18-23; BULKLEY VALLEY ADULT GUITAR CAMP — Where: Driftwood Camp, Smithers, B.C., Canada. Workshops. Info: Norma Stokes, Bulkley Valley Guitar Workshop, P.O. Box 2209, Smithers, BC V0J 2N0, Canada; Ph: 250-847-9077 or 250-847-3974. Web: www.bvfms.org CO CR A

8/18-25; CAMPERS' WEEK — Where: Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, Mass. Featuring: . Workshops. Crafts. Info: Caroline Batson, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x3.Web: www.cdss.org

8/19-24; GUITAR SESSIONS — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Featuring: Berklee faculty. Workshops in songwriting. Tix: $1,035, housing $710, $50 application. Info: Office of Special Programs, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02215-3693; Ph: 877-BERKLEE or 617-747-2245. Web: www.berklee.edu/summer A

8/19-25; LADY OF THE LAKE FAMILY WEEK — Where: Camp N-Sid-Sen, Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Featuring: Sue Hulsether, Darryl Thomas and Valerie Bergman, Greg and Jere Canote, Charmaine Slavin and Charlie Beck and Susan Michaels. Workshops in Dance, music, storytelling and more. Tix: See Website. Info: Penn Fix, Spokane Folklore Society, PO Box 141, Spokane, WA 99210; Ph: 509-838-2160 or 509-624-4163. Web: www.spokanefolklore.org CO

8/19-25; MAINEWOODS DANCE CAMP: SESSION 2 — Where: Camp Indian Acres, Fryeburg, Maine. Workshops in Romanian, Scandanavian, Armenian and intn'l folk dance. Info: Helen Blum, registrar, Mainwoods Dance Camp, 926 Bloomfield Ave, Apt 3F, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028; Ph: 973-787-4614 or 207-935-3901. Web: www.mainewoodsdancecamp.org CR HR

8/19-25; WUMB SUMMER ACOUSTIC MUSIC WEEK 2 — Where: Moultonboro, N.H. Workshops. Info: Dick Pleasants, WUMB / UMass., Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125-3393; Ph: 617-287-6901 or 617 287-6900. Web: www.wumb.org/samw CO CR

8/19-26; BACDS ENGLISH DANCE WEEK — Where: Bishop's Ranch, Calif. Featuring: A week of dancing, music making, feasting, classes in dance and music. Workshops in . Info: , 920 32nd St., Richmond, CA 94804; Ph: 510-528-7953 or 510-604-6060. Web: www.bacds.org/eweek

8/20-24; BURWELL BASH — Where: Burwell, Cambridge, England. Workshops in fiddle, flute/whistle, guitar, bouzouki and accordion. Info: Stephen Bardwell, Burwell Bash, Clifton Lodge, Bury Road, Kentford, Suffolk, CB8 7PY, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1638-751483.Web: www.burwellbash.info CO

8/24-9/1; VALLEY OF THE MOON SCOTTISH FIDDLING CAMP — Where: Boulder Creek, Calif. Workshops in fiddle, cello, piano, mandolin, dance, guitar, singing. Info: Cherry Clark, Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling School, 1281 Fifth Ave., San Francisco, CA 94122; Ph: 415-566-4355.Web: www.valleyofthemoon.org CO CR

8/25-9/1; ENGLISH & AMERICAN DANCE WEEK — Where: Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, Mass. Workshops in s. Crafts. Info: Caroline Batson, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x3.Web: www.cdss.org

8/26-9/1; ACOUSTIC ALASKA GUITAR CAMP — Where: Wasilla, Alaska. Workshops. Info: Joe Becker, Acoustic Alaska Guitar Camp, 1021 Natalie Dr., Lawrence, KS 66046; Ph: 303-937-1787 or 866-293-6827. Web: www.acousticalaska.com CO CR HO HR A