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September through November 2012


September 2012

9/1; DC BLUES FEST — Where: Carter Baron Amphitheatre, Washington, D.C. Info: Felix McClairen, D.C. Blues Society, P.O. Box 77315, Washington, DC 20013-7315; Ph: 202-962-0112.Web: www.dcblues.org HR A

9/1; FIESTA SEPTIEMBRE — Where: Wickenburg Community Ctr, Wickenburg, Ariz. Info: Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, 216 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, AZ 85390; Ph: 928-684-5479.Web: www.wickenburgchamber.com

9/1; THUMBFEST — Where: Lexington, Mich. Workshops in harmonica, songwriting, more. Crafts. Info: Shirley Barnett, 1809 Caughill Road, Columbus, MI 48063; Ph: 586-727-5197.Web: www.bluewaterfolk.org HR A

9/1-2; BIG MUDDY BLUES FEST — Where: St. Louis, Mo. Tix: FREE. Info: , Laclede's Landing Merchant's Assoc., 710 North 2nd St., Suite 310N, St. Louis, MO 63102; Ph: 314-241-5875.Web: www.lacledeslanding.com CR HR A I

9/1-2; MEMPHIS MUSIC & HERITAGE FEST — Where: Memphis, Tenn. Info: The Center for Southern Folklore, 119 S. Main St., Memphis, TN 38103; Ph: 901-525-3655.Web: www.southernfolklore.com CR HR A

9/1-3; BUMBERSHOOT: THE SEATTLE ARTS FEST — Where: Seattle Center, Seattle, Wash. Crafts. Info: One Reel, Bumbershoot, PO Box 9750 , Seattle, WA 98109; Ph: 206-281-7788.Web: www.bumbershoot.org A I

9/1-4; BLANDFORD FAIR FIDDLE CONTEST — Where: Blandford, Mass. Featuring: Jamming and more. Contests in fiddle. Info: Chris Keenan, P.O. Box 3, Blandford, MA 01008; Ph: 413-848-2177.Web: www.theblandfordfair.com CR HR A

9/2; NEW WORLD FEST — Where: Historic Chandler Music Hall, Randolph, Vt. Featuring: Celebrating Northern New England's Celtic and French Canadian heritage with traditional music and dance on 6 performance stages, featuring De Temps Antan, Clayfoot Strutters, Rapetipetam, Dentdelion, Sarah Blair, Nils Fredland and Elixir, Triptych and Roberts & Barrand. Crafts. Tix: $37, Children $5. Info: Rebecca McMeekin, Chandler Music Cultural Arts Foundation, 71-73 Main St., Randolph, VT 05060 ; Ph: 802-728-9878 or 802-728-6464. Web: www.newworldfestival.com HR A

9/2-3; CAPITAL DISTRICT SCOTTISH GAMES — Where: Altamont Frgrnds, Altamont, N.Y. Contests in pipe bands, Highland athletics, piping & drumming solos, Highland dancing. Tix: $23 wknd adv, $12-20 day, children free. Info: Altamont Fairgrounds, P.O. Box 2135, Scotia, NY 12302; Ph: 518-785-5951 or 518-456-3510 . Web: www.scotgames.com CO HO A

9/2-3; FOX VALLEY FOLK MUSIC & STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Island Park, Geneva, Ill. Featuring: See Website. Tix: $15. Info: Juel Ulven, Fox Valley Folk Festival, 755 N. Evanslawn Ave., Aurora, IL 60506; Ph: 630-897-3655 or 630-639-9684. Web: www.foxvalleyfolk.com HR A

9/3; BREAD AND ROSES HERITAGE FEST — Where: Campagnone Common, Lawrence, MA. Tix: FREE. Info: , Lawrence, MA ; Ph: 978-794-1655.Web: www.breadandroses.net

9/3; PIONEER FLORIDA DAYS FEST — Where: Pioneer Florida Museum, Dade City, Fla. Crafts. Info: Barbara Russ, Pioneer Florida Museum, P.O. Box 335, Dade City, FL 33525; Ph: 352-567-0262.Web: www.pioneerfloridamuseum.org CR HR A

9/5-8; FESTIVAL IN THE CORNFIELDS — Where: Wapakoneta, Ohio. Info: Laura Ritchie, Famous Old Time Music, 20322 US 33, Wapakoneta, OH 45895; Ph: 419-568-1220.Web: www.fotmc.com CO CR HR A

9/5-9; LINLITHGOW FOLK FEST — Where: Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland. Featuring: Singing sessions, songwriting for adults and for children, playing the spoons and other musical instruments, dance. Info: Linlithgow Folk Festival, co Black Bitch Tavern, Westport, Linlithgow, EH49, Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)1506-433634.Web: www.linlithgowfolk.com A

9/6-8; COUNTRY MUSICFEST AND RV RALLY — Where: Adams County Fairgrounds, Hastings, Neb. Info: Mary Schutz, ; Ph: 903-467-9545.Web: www.texandmary.com

9/6-8; TWIN OAKS PARK BLUEGRASS CONVENTION — Where: Twin Oaks Park, Hoboken, Ga. Crafts. Tix: $. Info: Ira W. Crews, Twin Oaks Park Bluegrass Convention, 401 Twin Oaks Drive, Hoboken, GA 31542; Ph: 912-458-2365.Web: www.twinoakspark.com CO HO A

9/6-9; BLUES IN HELL — Where: Hell, Stjørdal, Norway. Info: Blues In Hell, P.O. Box 14, Stjørdal, 7501, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)95-22-4677 .Web: www.bluesinhell.no

9/6-9; LONGS PEAK SCOTTISH/IRISH HIGHLAND FEST — Where: Stanley Park, Estes Park, Colo. Contests in piping, Irish & Highland dance, jousting, athletics, dogs of the British Isles. Info: Longs Peaks Scottish/Irish Highland Fest, P.O. Box 1820, 251 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517; Ph: 800-90-ESTES or 970-586-6308. Web: www.scotfest.com HR A

9/6-9; NATIONAL COWBOY SYMPOSIUM & CELEBRATION — Where: Memorial Civic Ctr, Lubbock, Tex. Featuring: Cowboy poets, musicians and storytellers. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration, P.O. Box 6638, Lubbock, TX 79493; Ph: 806-798-7825 or 806-795-2455 . Web: www.cowboy.org CR HO HR A

9/6-10; OTTAWA FOLK FEST — Where: Britannia Park, Ottawa, Ont., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Tatiana Nemchin, Ottawa Folk Festival, 100 - 858 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K2P 0W6, Canada; Ph: 613-230-8234.Web: www.ottawafolk.org CR HR A I

9/6-30; PAWTUCKET ARTS FEST — Where: Slater Memorial Park, Downtown Pawtucket, R.I. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Diane Agostini, Slater Memorial Park, 401 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860; Ph: 401-724-5200.Web: www.pawtucketartsfestival.org A

9/7-8; BLUES AT THE BEACH FEST — Where: 17th Street Park, Virginia Beach, Va. Info: Beach Events, 302 22nd St., 2nd Fl., Virginia Beach, VA 23451; Ph: 757-425-3111.Web: www.beachstreetusa.com

9/7-8; GREATER OZARKS BLUES FEST — Where: Chesterfield Village Springfield, Mo. Info: Janis Bennett, Springfield Symphony Assn, 411 N Sherman Pkwy, Springfield, MO 65802-3652; Ph: 417-864-6683 or Call 417-869-1334. Web: www.greaterozarksbluesfest.com

9/7-9; BROMYARD FOLK FEST — Where: Bromyard, Herefordshire, U.K. Workshops. Info: Bromyard Folk Festival, P.O. Box 729, Suckley , Worcester, WR6 5WQ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)777-283-1860.Web: www.bromyard-folk-festival.org.uk CO A

9/7-9; CELTICFEST MISSISSIPPI — Where: Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum, Jackson, Miss. Workshops. Info: The Celtic Heritage Society, Agricultural and Forestry Museum, P.O. Box 5166, Jackson, MS 39216-4701; Ph: 601-366-2775.Web: www.celticfestms.org CR HR A

9/7-9; HARVEST FEST — Where: Cashman Ctr, Las Vegas, Nev. Info: Lori Walker, Western Exhibitors, 2181 Greenwich St., San Francisco, CA 94123; Ph: 415-447-3205 or 415-447-3217. Web: www.harvestfestival.com

9/7-9; SISTERS FOLK FEST — Where: Sisters, Ore. Contests in singer-songwriter. Workshops in various facets of the American folk tradition, including instruments, music and songwriting. Info: Kathy Deggendorfer, Sisters Folk Festival, Squaw Creek Ranch, P.O. Box 1784, 70300 Camp Polk Rd., Sisters, OR 97759; Ph: 541-549-4072 or 541-549-4979. Web: www.sistersfolkfestival.com

9/7-9; SWANAGE FOLK FEST — Where: Dorset, U.K. Info: Swanage Tourist Information Centre, Shore Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1LB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)8704-420680 or +44-(0)1924-422885 . Web: www.swanagefolkfestival.co.uk HR A

9/7-9; TMSA KIRRIEMUIR TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland. Featuring: Scottish traditional music and song including competitions, ceilidhs and concerts. Info: Patrick Newman, Rose Cottage, Cortachy, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland, DD8 4LX, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1575-540-261.Web: www.kirriefestival.org

9/7-9; TURTLE HILL FOLK FEST — Where: Rotary Sunshine Campus, Rush, N.Y. Workshops. Info: Diane Walker, Festival Chair, Golden Link Folksinging Society, P.O. Box 28, Perkinsville, NY 14529; Ph: 585-229-4963 or 585-728-5572. Web: www.goldenlink.org CO A

9/7-9; WHEATLAND TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Remus, Mich. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Wheatland Music Organization, P.O. Box 22, Remus, MI 49340; Ph: 989-967-8879.Web: www.wheatlandmusic.org CR

9/7-15; BLAS FEST — Where: Across the Highlands of Scotland. Featuring: Gaelic and Highland music and culture. Info: Blas Festival, Co Crask of Aigas, Inverness-shire, IV4 7AD, Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)1463-783032.Web: www.blas-festival.com

9/8; LOWELL NATIONAL PARK BANJO & FIDDLE CONTESTS — Where: Boarding House Park, Lowell, Mass. Featuring: Alex Demas, DOn PEdi, Jim Bollman, Larry Ungar, Rich Stillman, Dave Reiner, Pete Anick, Spirit Fiddle with Robin Warren. Workshops in banjo, fiddle, mountain dulcimer. Tix: FREE. Info: Alexander Demas, Lowell National Historical Park, 67 Kirk St., Lowell, MA 01852; Ph: 978-970-5000 or 978-970-5028. Web: www.lowellsummermusic.org HR A

9/8-9; MARYLAND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL — Where: Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis, Md. Info: Ayrianne Parks, DC; Ph: 202-263-2574.Web: www.mdseafoodfestival.com A

9/8-9; STOKES STOMP — Where: Moratock Park, Danbury, N.C. Crafts. Info: Eddy McGee and Nancy Markle, Stokes County Arts Council, P.O. Box 66, 500 N. Main St., Danbury, NC 27016; Ph: 336-593-8159.Web: www.stokesarts.com CR HR A

9/8-9; THE MAYOR'S THAMES FEST — Where: Victoria Embankment, South Bank, London, U.K. Featuring: Open air arts, pyrotechnics, illuminations, river events, street theater, massed choirs and music. Tix: FREE. Info: The Mayor's Thames Festival, 99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, SE1 9PP, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)207-928-8998.Web: www.thamesfestival.org

9/8-23; YANKEE PEDDLER FEST — Where: Clay's Park Resort, Canal Fulton, Ohio. Featuring: 3 consecutive weekends of old-time bands, wandering musicians, children's theater, puppet shows and more. Crafts. Info: Frank Cajka, Yankee Peddler Fest, P.O. Box 458, Sharon Center, OH 44274; Ph: 800-535-5634 or 330-665-3669. Web: www.yankeepeddlerfestival.com CO CR HR A

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

9/11-15; SUMMERTIME FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Poppy Mtn, Morehead, Ky. Info: Poppy Mountain Bluegrass, 3715 US 60 East, Morehead, KY 40351; Ph: 606-784-2277 or 606-780-4192. Web: www.poppymountainbluegrass.com CO HO

9/11-16; HARVEST JAZZ & BLUES FEST — Where: Fredericton, N.B., Canada. Workshops. Info: Erin Pelerine, Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival , 81 Regent Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 3W3, Canada; Ph: 888-NB-BLUES or 506-454-2583. Web: www.harvestjazzandblues.com A

9/12-16; BERKELEY OLD-TIME MUSIC CONVENTION — Where: Various locations, Berkeley, Calif. Featuring: Riley Baugus with Travis and Trevor Stuart, Thomas Maupin, Daniel Rothwell & Friends, Jason & Pharis Romero, Rafe & Clielia Stefanini, The STairwell Sisters, Squirrelly Stringband and more. Tix: $5-20. Info: Suzy Thompson, BOTMC, c/o Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94705; Ph: 510-848-5018.Web: www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org A

9/12-16; MERCAT DE MÚSICA VIVA DE VIC — Where: Vic, Catalunya, Spain. Info: MMVV, Historiador R. d'Abadal i Vinyals, 5, 2N, Vic, E-08500, Spain; Ph: +34-(0)93-883-31-00.Web: www.mmvv.cat CR HR A

9/12-16; WALNUT VALLEY FEST & NATIONAL FLATPICKING CHAMPIONSHIPS — Where: Winfield, Kan. Featuring: 3 Trails West, Bill Barwick, Stephen Bennett, Roz Brown, Dan Crary & Thunderation, Julie Davis, Driven, Steve Eulberg, The Greencards, Michael Reno Harrell Trio, Jim Hurst, Claire Lynch Band, Markey's Ghost, Andy May, John McCutcheon, Mountain Heart, NewFound Road, Notorious, Barry Patton, The Quebe Sisters Band, Revival, Jo Ann Smith & Friends, Richard SMith & Julie Adams, The Steel Wheels, Still on the Hill, Teada & Seamus Begley, Linda Tilton, Mark Alan Wade Trio and Barry Ward. Contests in guitar, mandolin, autoharp, mountain dulcimer, hammer dulcimer & banjo. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $90. Info: Bob Redford, President, Walnut Valley Assoc., Inc., P.O. Box 245, Winfield, KS 67156; Ph: 620-221-3250 or 620-221-3251. Web: www.wvfest.com CO CR HO HR A I

9/13-16; CAMP JAM IN THE PINES — Where: Old Cedar Campground, Monroeville, N.J . Featuring: Entrain, Leo Nocentelli, Billy Hector, more. Crafts. Tix: $80 wknd, $60 2-day, $30-50 day. Info: Lori Dean, Camp Jam in the Pines , 123 Setauket Trail, Medford Lakes, NJ 08055; Ph: 856-983-8878 or 609-206-3787. Web: www.campjam.org CO A

9/13-16; INDY IRISH FEST — Where: Military Park, Indianapolis, Ind. Featuring: The Indy Irish Festival is the Midwest's premiere celebration of Irish heritage, offering traditional music, dance, cultural activities and family fun. Info: Terry Sweeny, Festival Organization & Philanthropy, 7430 Sunset Kn, Indianapolis, IN 46260-3466; Ph: 317-713-7117.Web: www.indyirishfest.com

9/13-16; POLKAMOTION BY THE OCEAN — Where: Rehoboth Beach, Del. Info: Polkamotion, Gilbert & Michael Ziemski, 229 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971; Ph: 410-729-9697 or 410-654-4724. Web: www.rbpolka.com CR HR A

9/14-16; BLUEGRASSIN' IN THE FOOTHILLS — Where: Amador Co. Frgrnds, Plymouth, Calif. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Larry Baker , L & S Promotions, P.O. Box 444, Copperopolis, CA 95228; Ph: 209-785-4693 or 209-480-4693. Web: www.landspromotions.com CO CR HO HR A

9/14-16; FOOTMAD OLD TIME MUSIC AND DANCE FALL FLING — Where: Fayette Co. 4-H Camp, Beckwith, W.Va. Workshops. Info: FOOTMAD, P.O. Box 1684, Charleston, WV 25326-1684; Ph: 304-415-3668 or 304-344-4314 . Web: www.footmad.org CO HO

9/14-16; INGENUITYFEST — Where: Detroit Superior Bridge, Cleveland, Ohio. Featuring: Drumming, jazz, hip-hop, folk, techno, classical, rock, polka, opera, theater, poetry, dance and more, focusing on the intersection of art and technology. Info: Ingenuity Cleveland, 2475 E. 22nd St. #103, Cleveland, OH 44115; Ph: 216-589-9444.Web: www.ingenuitycleveland.com

9/14-16; MICHIGAN DANCE HERITAGE FALL DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Camp Cavell, Lexington, Mich. Featuring: Dancing, campire singing, jamming, workshops. Workshops in dance and singing. Crafts. Info: Martha Vander Kolk, Michigan Dance Heritage, 14427 Penrod, Detroit, MI 48223; Ph: 734-658-8228.Web: www.mdh-online.org/Fall CO

9/14-16; MICHIGAN IRISH MUSIC FEST — Where: Downtown Muskegon, Mich. Info: Michigan Irish Music Festival, 2340 Glade Street, Muskegon, MI 49444; Ph: 231-739-2028.Web: www.michiganirish.org

9/14-16; NORTHEAST SQUEEZE-IN — Where: Bucksteep Manor, Washington, Mass. Workshops in free-reed instruments. Info: Douglas Creighton, The Button Box, Inc., P.O. Box 372, 42 Amherst Rd., Sunderland, MA 01375-0372; Ph: 413-665-7793.Web: http://squeeze-in.org/ CO CR A

9/14-16; SQUIRREL MOON CONTRA DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Folklore Village, Dodgeville, Wis. Info: Bonnie Miller, Folklore Village, 3210 Co. Hwy. BB, Dodgeville, WI 53533; Ph: 608-924-4000.Web: www.folklorevillage.org CO

9/15; FIDDLETOWN FIDDLER'S JAM — Where: Fiddletown Park, Fiddletown, Calif. Featuring: Open jam for various instruments. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Dan Slater, Fiddletown Community Club, P.O. Box 236, Fiddletown, CA 95629; Ph: 209-296-0918 or 209-296-6476. Web: www.fiddletownca.org/FCC-Events.htm CR HR A

9/15; FIGHTING BOB FEST — Where: Sauk Co. Frgrnds, Baraboo, Wis. Info: Laura Boyd, Fighting Bob Festival, P.O. Box 2131, Madison, WI 53701; Ph: 608-256-1339 or 608-354-8010. Web: www.fightingbobfest.org

9/15; MISSISSIPPI DELTA BLUES & HERITAGE WEEK — Where: Washington County Convention Ctr Frgrnds, Greenville, Miss. Info: Howard Boutteé, Jr., MACE, 119 S. Theobald St., Ste. 205, Greenville, MS 38701; Ph: 662-335-3523 or 888-81-BLUES. Web: www.deltablues.org

9/15; National Jug Band Jubilee — Where: Brown-Forman Amphitheater, Louisville, KY. Featuring: See Website . Tix: FREE. Info: Heather Leoncini, 218 S. Keats Ave, Louisville, KY 40206; Ph: 502-417-1107.Web: www.jugbandjubilee.org A

9/15-16; TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FEST — Where: Town Park, Telluride, Colo. Info: Steve Gumble, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, P.O. Box 2966, Telluride, CO 81435; Ph: 970-728-8037 or 866-515-6166. Web: www.tellurideblues.com CO A

9/16; LYONS FIDDLE FEST — Where: Lyons Community Park, Lyons, Pa. Featuring: See Website. Contests in fiddle. Crafts. Tix: $2 donation. Info: Lyons Fiddle Fest, P.O. Box 108, 316 S. Kemp St., Lyon Station, PA 19536; Ph: 610-682-7267 or 610-682-0899. Web: www.lyonsfiddlefest.com HR A

9/16-22; ARBUCKLE MTN. BLUEGRASS JAM — Where: Arbuckle Mtn Park, Wynnewood, Okla.. Contests in band scramble. Info: Rosemary Bowen, Arbuckle Mountain Park, Rt 2 Box 216, Wynnewood, OK 73098; Ph: 405-665-5226.Web: www.arbucklemtbluegrasspark.com CO HO A

9/19-22; BILL MONROE BLUEGRASS HALL OF FAME & UNCLE PEN DAYS FEST — Where: Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park and Cmpgrnd, Bean Blossom, Ind. Featuring: Randy Waller, Country Gentlemen, Russell Moore, IIIrd Tyme Out, Karl Schiflett, The Grascals, Grasstowne, Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top X-Press, JD Crowe, Paul Williams, more. Tix: See Website. Info: Gaby Zimmerman, Bean Blossom Bluegrass, 5163 State Rd. 135 North, Bean Blossom, IN 46160; Ph: 800-414-4677 or 812-988-6422. Web: www.beanblossom.com CO CR HO

9/20-22; ARCADIA FALL BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Firemen's Activity Grnds, Upperco, Md. Tix: $60, $55 adv, $20-30 day. Info: William Hale, Jr., Arcadia Bluegrass Festival, 15723 Dover Rd., Upperco, MD 21155; Ph: 410-374-2895 or 410-374-4111. Web: www.bluegrassville.com/arcadia

9/20-22; KENT STATE FOLK FEST — Where: Kent, Ohio. Contests. Workshops. Info: Kent State Folk Festival, WKSU Offices, 1613 E. Summit St., Kent, OH 44242; Ph: 330-672-9154 or 800-672-2132. Web: www.kentstatefolkfestival.org CR HR A I I - Call in advance

9/20-22; NOTHIN' FANCY MUSIC FEST — Where: Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, Va. Info: Sandy Davis, 14 Equestrian Lane, Lexington, VA 24450; Ph: 540-461-0954.Web: www.nothinfancybluegrass.com CO CR HR A

9/20-22; VINE GROVE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Optimus Club Park, Vine Grove, Ky. Info: Vine Grove Bluegrass Fest, Cecilian Bank, 530 Highland Avenue, Vine Grove, KY 40175; Ph: 270-877-5636.Web: www.vinegrovebluegrass.com

9/20-23; FRANKENMUTH OKTOBERFEST — Where: Heritage Park, Frankenmuth, Mich. Info: Pam Mossner, Frankenmuth Festivals, P.O. Box 204, Frankenmuth, MI 48734; Ph: 800-386-3378.Web: www.frankenmuthfestivals.com CR A

9/20-23; JOHNNY KEENAN BANJO FEST — Where: Longford, Ireland. Info: Chris Keenan, Johnny Keenan Banjo Festival, 1-A Market Square, Longford, , Ireland; Ph: +353-87-281-7825.Web: www.johnnykeenan.com CR HR A

9/20-23; OTLEY BLACK SHEEP FOLK FEST — Where: Otley, West Yorkshire, U.K. Info: Steve Fairholme, Otley Black Sheep Folk Festival, P.O. Box 55, Otley, W. Yorkshire, LS21 1XP, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)194-346-4858.Web: otleyfolkfestival.com CO

9/20-27; SMALL WORLD FEST — Where: Toronto, Ont., Canada. Info: Small World Music, 60 Atlantic Ave., #219, Toronto, ON M6K 1X9, Canada ; Ph: 416-536-5439 or 416-631-3879. Web: www.smallworldmusic.com

9/21-22; CHOWDER, BLUES & BREWS — Where: Florence, Ore. Featuring: Blues bands, seafood vendors and microbrews. Info: Florence Chamber of Commerce, Chowder, Blues & Brews, 290 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439; Ph: 800-524-4864 or 541-997-3128. Web: www.florencechamber.com

9/21-22; COUNTRY STAGE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Country Stage Music Park, Nova, Ohio. Featuring: Harbourtown, Stevens Family, New Outlook and others. Info: Kurt Hickman, The Country Stage Music Park, 40A Twp. Rd. 1031, Nova, OH 44859; Ph: 440-213-8358.Web: www.countrystagemusicpark.com CO HO A

9/21-22; FOGGY HOLLOW BLUEGRASS GATHERIN' — Where: Webster's Chapel, Gadsden, Ala. Info: Glen Williams or David Boley, Foggy Hollow Farm, 439 Ross Lake Rd., Wellington, AL 36279; Ph: 256-492-3700.Web: www.foggyhollow.com CO HO A

9/21-22; GLOBALQUERQUE — Where: National Hispanic Cultural Ctr, Albuquerque, N.M. Tix: $60, $50 adv, $35 day. Info: ¡Globalquerque! / AMP Concerts, Neal Copperman, 1013 Vassar Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106; Ph: 505-232-9868.Web: www.globalquerque.com A

9/21-22; OLD TOWN BLUES FEST — Where: Downtown Lansing, Mich. Tix: FREE. Info: Terry Terry, Old Town Business & Arts Development, 1208 Turner St., Lansing, MI 48906-4340; Ph: 517-371-4600 or 517-482-3333. Web: www.oldtownbluesfest.com

9/21-23; BERLIN FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Atlantic Hotel, Berlin, Md. Contests in fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Steve Frene, Chairperson, Berlin, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 14 South Main Street, Berlin, MD 21811-2436; Ph: 410-641-4775 or 410-219-3118. Web: www.berlinchamber.org

9/21-23; FALL SUWANNEE RIVER JUBILEE — Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Cmpgrnd, Live Oak, Fla. Tix: $30 3-day adv., $13 per night, $38 3-day, $15 per night, kids 12 & under FREE. Info: Jubilee Productions, 481 Ronda Street, Pensacola, FL 32534; Ph: 386-364-1683.Web: www.musicliveshere.com CO HO A

9/21-23; MILLPOND MUSIC FEST — Where: Millpond Co. Park, Bishop, Calif. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Lynn Cooper, INYO Council for the Arts, 137 S. Main St., Bishop, CA 93514; Ph: 800-874-0669 or 760-873-8014. Web: www.inyo.org CO HO

9/21-23; NEW HAMPSHIRE HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Loon Mtn Ski Resort, Lincoln, N.H. Contests. Info: New Hampshire Highland Games, P.O. Box 4197, Concord, NH 03302-4197; Ph: 603-229-1975 or 603-745-2113. Web: www.nhscot.org

9/21-27; WORLD MUSIC FEST: CHICAGO — Where: Chicago, Ill. Featuring: . Workshops. Info: World Music Festival, Department of Cultural Affairs Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602 ; Ph: 312-742-1938 or 312-744-6630. Web: www.cityofchicago.org/WorldMusic/

9/22; FESTIVAL OF THE MABON — Where: Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, Colo. Crafts. Info: Planet Bluegrass, P.O. Box 769, 500 W. Main St., Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 800-624-2422.Web: www.bluegrass.com CO A

9/22-23; FEAST OF THE HUNTERS' MOON — Where: Fort Ouiatenon Historic Park, West Lafayette, Ind. Featuring: Re-enactors, vendors, traditional craftsmen and professional period performers. Crafts. Info: Feast of the Hunters' Moon, Tippecanoe County Historical Assoc., 1001 South St., Lafayette, IN 47901; Ph: 765-476-8411 x204 or 765-476-8402. Web: www.tcha.mus.in.us CR HR A I

9/22-23; ROCKY MOUNTAIN SACRED HARP SINGING CONVENTION — Where: Colorado Christian University, Denver, CO. Tix: FREE. Info: David McPherson, 1600 5th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-1302; Ph: 303-447-9379.Web: www.sacredharpcolorado.org/

9/22-23; SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN RODEO & CHILI COOK-OFF — Where: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, Shawnee on Delaware, Pa. Crafts. Info: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, P.O. Box 339 Hollow Rd., Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA 18356; Ph: 570-421-7231.Web: www.shawneemt.com CR HR A

9/23; RIVERSING ALONG THE CHARLES — Where: Banks of the Charles River, Cambridge, Mass. Featuring: Area Choruses, Revels Children's Chorus, Stan Kirkland, David Coffin. Tix: FREE. Info: Alan Casso, Revels, 80 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472; Ph: 617-972-8300.Web: www.revels.org

9/24-30; IBMA'S WORLD OF BLUEGRASS — Where: Nashville, Tenn. Info: IBMA / Jill Crabtree, World of Bluegrass, 2 Music Circle South, Ste. 100, Nashville, TN 37203; Ph: 615-256-3222 or 888-438-4262. Web: www.ibma.org HR A

9/27-29; MIDPOINT MUSIC FEST — Where: Cincinnati, Ohio. Info: Midpoint Music, LLC., 811 Race Street, 5th floor, Cincinnati, OH 45202; Ph: 513-665-4700 or 877-572-8690. Web: www.mpmf.com

9/28-29; TEXAS HERITAGE MUSIC DAY — Where: Schreiner Univ., Kerrville, Tex. Featuring: More than 50 performers and presenters. Workshops in songwriting. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Kathleen Hudson or Tim Wilton, Texas Heritage Music Foundation, P.O. Box 291945, Kerrville, TX 78029-1945; Ph: 830-792-1945.Web: www.texasheritagemusic.org HR A

9/28-30; BRANCHES & ROOTS MUSIC FEST — Where: Ormstown Frgrnds, Ormstown, Que., Canada. Info: Gordon Furey, Ormstown Branches & Roots Music Festival, 80 Route 138A, Dewittville, QC J0S 1C0, Canada; Ph: 450-264-6530.Web: www.ormstownmusicfestival.com CO HO

9/28-30; CELTIC CLASSIC HIGHLAND GAMES & FEST — Where: Bethlehem, Pa. Contests in pipe band, highland games, fiddle. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: John Sweeney, 532 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018; Ph: 610-868-9599.Web: www.celticfest.org CR HR A

9/28-30; IBMA'S BLUEGRASS FANFEST — Where: Nashville Convention Ctr, Nashville, Tenn. Featuring: Indoor bluegrass festival and jam session. Info: Dan Hays, IBMA, 2 Music Circle South, Ste. 100, Nashville, TN 37203; Ph: 888-438-4262.Web: www.ibma.org CR HR A

9/28-30; PRAIRIE FEST — Where: The Land Institute, Salina, Kan. Info: The Land Institute, 2440 E. Water Well Rd., Salina, KS 67401; Ph: 785-823-5376.Web: www.landinstitute.org CO CR HR

9/28-10/7; STATE FAIR OF VIRGINIA: OLD-TYME & BLUEGRASS FIDDLE & BANJO CONTEST — Where: The Meadow Event Park, Doswell, Va. Contests in harmonica, fiddle and banjo. Info: State Fair of Virginia, P. O. Box 130, Doswell, VA 23047; Ph: 804-994-2800 or 804-569-3232. Web: www.statefair.com CR HO HR A

9/29; BIG LICK BLUES FEST — Where: Elmwood Park, Roanoke, Va. Info: Roanoke Special Events Committee, Blues Fest, P.O. Box 8276, Roanoke, VA 24014; Ph: 540-342-2640.Web: www.biglickblues.org

9/29; HIGHWAY 61 BLUES FEST — Where: Holy Ridge, Miss.. Tix: $10 adv, $15. Info: Billy Johnson, P.O. Box 251, Leland, MS 38756; Ph: 662-686-2063 or 662-347-4223. Web: www.highway61blues.com CR HR

9/29; MOUNTAIN HERITAGE DAY — Where: Western Carolina Univ., Cullowhee, N.C. Featuring: Trad music, dance and old-fashioned mountain merrymaking. Contests. Crafts. Info: Michele Glover, Mountain Heritage Center, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723-9017; Ph: 828-227-3193 or 828-246-2300. Web: www.wcu.edu/mhd CR HR A

9/29-30; JORDBRUKSDAGARNA — Where: Bishop Hill, Ill. Featuring: Traditional 19th-Century harvest activities and demos, hands-on activities, children's games, music, farm produce and Colony stew. Info: Bishop Hill Fine Arts, 106 Bishop Hill St., P.O. Box 102, Bishop Hill, IL 61419; Ph: 309-927-3899 or 309-927-3345. Web: www.bishophill.com

9/29-30; KVMR CELTIC FESTIVAL — Where: Nevada County Fairgrounds . Info: Therese Tesene, 401 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959 ; Ph: 530-265-9073 .Web: www.kvmr.org CO

9/29-30; NEW ENGLAND SACRED HARP CONVENTION — Where: Byfield Cultural Center, Byfield, Mass. Tix: FREE. Info: Matthew Wojcik, 7 Ventura Circle, Kingston, RI 02881; Ph: 401-524-1390.Web: www.neconvention.net A

9/29-30; PORTSMOUTH MARITIME FOLK FEST — Where: Market Square, Portsmouth, N.H. Info: Tom Hall, PO Box 83, Nottingham, NH 03290; Ph: 603-942-7604.Web: www.newenglandfolknetwork.org A

9/29-30; WORKING WATERFRONT FEST — Where: New Bedford, Mass. Featuring: Gordon Bok, Johnson Girls, Jon Campbell, Souls of the Sea, Dave Densmore, Jackson Gillman, Ana Vinagre Ensemble. Tix: FREE. Info: Working Waterfront Festival, Laura Orleans, P.O. Box 6553, New Bedford, MA 02742-6553; Ph: 508-993-8894.Web: www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org A

9/29-10/7; OKTOBERFEST I — Where: Hunter Mountain, N.Y. Featuring: Traditional celebration with performers from Germany and Bavaria. Contests. Info: Ginny Terry, Hunter Mountain, Rte. 23C, Hunter, NY 12442; Ph: 518-263-4224 x2350.Web: www.huntermtn.com

October 2012

10/3-7; CORK FOLK FEST — Where: Cork City Ctr, Co. Cork, Ireland. Featuring: Folk musicians, storytellers and dancers from Ireland and throughout Europe. Workshops in dance and fiddle. Info: William Hammond, Cork Folk Festival, Civic Trust House, 50 Popes Quay, Co. Cork, , Ireland; Ph: +44-(0)872-759-311.Web: www.corkfolkfestival.com CR HR

10/4-6; BLUES & HERITAGE FEST — Where: Downtown Helena, Ark. Featuring: B.B. King, Dr. John & The Lower 911, Taj Mahal. Info: Rayne Gordon, Blues & Heritage Festival, P.O. Box 118, Helena, AR 72342; Ph: 870-338-8798 or 870 995-2852. Web: www.bluesandheritagefest.com

10/4-6; OKLAHOMA INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Cottonwood Flats, Guthrie, Okla. Workshops in fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo. Info: Tom Webb, OK Int'l Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 1585, Guthrie, OK 73044; Ph: 405-282-4446.Web: www.oibf.com CO CR HO HR A

10/4-6; PINEY WOODS LAKE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Piney Woods Lake Cmpgrnd, Glenwood, Ga. Info: Howard Swinson, Piney Woods Lake BG Fest, 3227 Piney Woods Lake Rd., Glenwood, GA 30428; Ph: 478-463-3301.Web: www.pineywoodslake.com CO HO A

10/4-7; JERUSALEM RIDGE BLUEGRASS CELEBRATION — Where: Historic Monroe Family Farm, Rosine, Ky. Featuring: . Tix: $25-$80. Info: Campbell Mercer, Monroe Brother Foundation, P.O. Box 429, Rosine, KY 42370; Ph: 270-274-9181 or 270-256-1430. Web: www.jerusalemridgefestival.org CO CR HR A

10/4-7; TENTERDEN FOLK FEST — Where: Tenterden, near Ashford, Kent, U.K. Featuring: Acoustic Straws, Brian Peters, Chris Sarjeant, The Climax Ceilidh Band, Jeff Warner, Jim Causley, Jody Kruskal, The Keelers, Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham, Nic Dow, Pete Castle, Rude Albvert, Sara Grey, Steve Turner, Swinging the Lead, Tom & Barbara Brown, Abbie Broom, The Bedlam Boys, Coco and the Butterfields, Frankie the Gambler, Green Diesel, The Jones Boys, Na Mara, Nina Clark, Old Country Crows, Pierre Vincent, Sally Ironmonger, Simon Stanley-ward, Stuart Forester. Workshops in harmony singing, concertina, song writing, birds in folk song, more. Crafts. Tix: £30 wknd, some events free. Info: Alan Castle, Tenterden Folk Festival, 15 Repton Manor Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HA, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)123-362-6805 or +44-(0)1580-763572. Web: www.tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk CO CR HR A

10/5-6; DELMARVA FOLK FEST — Where: New Hartly, Del. Crafts. Info: Delaware Friends of Folk, Delmarva Folk Festival, P.O. Box 1006, Dover, DE 19903-1006; Ph: 877-DEL-FOLK.Web: www.delfolk.org CO

10/5-6; TENNESSEE VALLEY OLD-TIME FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Athens State Univ., Athens, Ala. Contests. Crafts. Info: Rick Mould, Athens State Univ. Campus, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611; Ph: 256-233-8215.Web: www.athens.edu/fiddlers/ CO A

10/5-7; BAYFEST — Where: Downtown Mobile, Ala. Info: Bayfest, P.O. Box 1827, Mobile, AL 36633; Ph: 251-208-7835.Web: www.bayfest.com A I

10/5-7; CALICO DAYS — Where: Calico Ghost Town, Yermo, Calif. Contests. Info: Calico Ghost Town, Calico Days, P.O. Box 638, Yermo, CA 92398; Ph: 800-TO-CALICO or 760-254-2122. Web: www.calicotown.com CO A

10/5-7; DERBY TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL — Where: Carsington Water, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire, U.K. Info: PR Promotions, PO Box 200, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2ZL, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)17-7385-3428.Web: www.prpromotions.org.uk CO CR HO HR

10/5-7; FOLK PROJECT FALL FEST — Where: Star Lake Camp, Bloomingdale, NJ. Info: Carl Croce, ; Ph: 973-808-6837 .Web: www.folkproject.org CO HO

10/5-7; MUSICPORT WORLD MUSIC FEST — Where: Spa Bridlington, Bridlington, U.K. Tix: £89.50. Info: Katy, The Port Hole, 16 Skinner St., Whitby, N. Yorks, YO21 3AJ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)-845-3732760 or +44-(0)1947-605089. Web: www.musicportfestival.com A

10/5-7; NATIONAL STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Jonesborough, Tenn. Featuring: See Website. Tix: See Website. Info: Carla Papy, International Storytelling Center, 116 W. Main St., Jonesborough, TN 37659-0309; Ph: 800-952-8392 or 423-753-2171. Web: www.storytellingcenter.net CR HR A I

10/5-7; OLD TIME RURAL MUSIC GATHERING — Where: Christensen Field House, Fremont, Neb. Featuring: See Website. Tix: $15/day $35/wknd. Info: Bob Everhart, National Traditional Country Music Association, P.O. Box 492, 650 Main St., Anita, IA 50020; Ph: 712-762-4363 or 712-249-5989. Web: www.orgsites.com/ia/oldtimemusic CO CR HO HR A

10/5-7; SELKIRK SESSIONS TRAD MUSIC FEST — Where: Selkirk, Scottish Borders, Scotland, U.K.. Contests in song and instruments. Workshops in fiddle, whistle, spoons, singing, slide guitar. Tix: FREE. Info: Selkirk Sessions, co The Town Arms, Market Square, Selkirk, TD7 5, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1750-22304 or +44-(0)7801180471. Web: www.selkirksessions.com CO CR HO HR

10/5-13; CELTIC COLOURS INTERNATIONAL FEST — Where: Cape Breton, N.S., Canada. Featuring: Performers from all over the world. Workshops. Info: Celtic Colours International Festival, 850 Grand Lake Road , Suite 8, Sydney, NS B1P 5T9, Canada; Ph: 902-562-6700 or 877-285-2321. Web: www.celtic-colours.com CR HR A I

10/6; LITTLE BUFFALO FEST — Where: Little Buffalo State Park, Newport, Pa. Featuring: Fiddlekicks, Voxology, The Ken Jankura Quartet, The Julie Shreiber Band, The Don Johnson Project, Eclectic Spirit Fusion / Lara Vracarich & Ensemble, more . Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE, donations accepted. Info: Melanie Wertz, The Buffaloes, 3315 Little Buffalo Rd., Newport, PA 17074; Ph: 717-275-2762 or 717-567-6795. Web: littlebuffalofestival.blogspot.com CR HR A

10/6; VIRGINIA CHILDREN'S FEST — Where: Town Point Park, Norfolk, Va. Featuring: Bells, balloons, flags, stuffed animals, cute costumes. Info: Norfolk Festevents, Ltd., 120 W. Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510; Ph: 757-441-2345.Web: www.festeventsva.org

10/6-7; INTERNATIONAL OKTOBERFEST — Where: Newport, R.I. Featuring: Alpenblumen dancers, strolling musicians, international showbands, German food, Biergarten, Weingarten and children's area. Crafts. Info: Newport Waterfront Events, P.O. Box 399, Newport, RI 02840; Ph: 401-846-1600 .Web: www.newportwaterfrontevents.com A

10/6-7; ROBERTS COVE GERMANFEST — Where: St. Leo Church Grnds, Rayne, La. Featuring: German bands, singing, dancing, folklore and more. Info: Sherry Rimmer / Shirley Leonards, Roberts Cove Germanfest Assoc., 7212 Roberts Cove Rd., Rayne, LA 70578; Ph: 337-334-8354.Web: www.robertscovegermanfest.com CR HR A

10/6-7; TIMBER & BALLOON FEST — Where: Shawnee Mtn. Ski Area, Shawnee-On-Delaware, Pa. Featuring: Hot air balloons, log rolling, pole climbing, ax and chainsaw competitions and buck sawing. Crafts. Info: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, P.O. Box 339 Hollow Rd., Shawnee-On-Delaware, PA 18356; Ph: 570-421-7231.Web: www.shawneemt.com CR HR A

10/6-7; Washington Music Festival — Where: Route 57, Washington NJ 07840. Info: Monique Grimme, 507 Route 46, Suite A, Belvidere, NJ 07823; Ph: 908-455-1576.Web: www.festivalintheborough.com

10/10-13; TURKEY TRACK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Turkey Track Park, Waldron, Ark. Info: Bill Lovett, Turkey Track Bluegrass Park, 9423 Hwy 250, Waldron, AR 72958; Ph: 479-637-3717.Web: turkeytrackbluegrass.com CO HO

10/10-14; AUTUMN GLORY FEST — Where: Downtown Oakland and surrounding areas in Garrett Co., Md. Featuring: Several events to celebrate the fall foliage season. Contests. Crafts. Info: Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, 15 Visitors Center Dr., McHenry, MD 21541; Ph: 301-387-4FUN or 301-387-4386. Web: www.autumngloryfestival.com A

10/10-21; GRAVES MOUNTAIN APPLE HARVEST FEST — Where: Graves Mtn. Lodge, Syria, Va. Info: Jim Graves, Graves Mountain Lodge, 205 Graves Mountain Lane, Rte 670, Syria, VA 22743; Ph: 540-923-4231.Web: www.gravesmountain.com CO CR HR A

10/11-13; Lil John's Mountain Music Halloween Camp and Jam — Where: Cane Creek Campground, Snow Camp NC. Info: John D. Maness, Cane Creek Campground, 1256 Longest Acres Rd, Snow Camp, NC 27349; Ph: 336-376-8324.Web: www.littlejohnsmountainmusic.com CO

10/12-14; BANBURY CANALSIDE FOLK FEST — Where: Banbury, Oxon, U.K. Info: Banbury Folk Festival, P.O. Box 622 , Banbury, Oxon , OX16 6ET , U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1295-709881 or +44-(0)1295-770952 . Web: www.banburyfolkfestival.co.uk

10/12-14; FESTIVALS ACADIENS ET CREOLES — Where: Girard Park, Lafayette, La. Featuring: Concerts, dance, jamming, children's events and more. Info: Kelly Strenge, P.O. Box 52066, Lafayette, LA 70505; Ph: 337-981-5652.Web: www.festivalsacadiens.com

10/12-14; LINCOLN COUNTY COWBOY SYMPOSIUM — Where: Ruidoso Downs Race Track, Ruidoso Downs, N.M. Info: Sunny Hirschfeld, Hubbard Museum of the American West, 1461 Hwy 70 W., Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346; Ph: 575-378-4431 or . Web: www.cowboysymposium.org

10/12-14; SAVANNAH FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Savannah, Ga. Contests in youth songwriting. Info: Bob Beattie, Savannah Folk Music Fest, 9521 Whitfield Ave, Savannah, GA 31406; Ph: 912-355-7172.Web: www.savannahfolk.org A

10/12-14; TENNESSEE FALL HOMECOMING — Where: Museum of Appalachia, Clinton, Tenn. Crafts. Info: Elaine Meyer, Museum of Appalachia, P.O. Box 1189, Norris, TN 37828; Ph: 865-494-7680 or 865-494-0514. Web: www.museumofappalachia.org CR HR A

10/13; FALL CHILI FEST — Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Vilonia, Ark. Info: Elizabeth Kuykendall, Lester Flatt Memorial Park, 50 Lester Flatt Dr., Vilonia, AR 72173; Ph: 501-835-2451.Web: www.angelfire.com/ar/Sunshinexpress/Otto.html

10/13; FALL ON THE FARM — Where: Historic Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio. Crafts. Info: Kim Krieger / Sauder Village, 22611 State Route 2, P.O. Box 235, Archbold, OH 43502; Ph: 800-590-9755.Web: saudervillage.com CO CR HO HR A

10/13-14; LAKE COUNTY FOLK FEST — Where: Stages in Alexander Park, and City Hall in historic downtown Eustis, Fla. Info: Wayne Carter, Eustis Main Street Folk Fest, PO Box 164, Eustis, FL 32727; Ph: 352-357-8555 or 352-589-8313. Web: www.lakecountyfolkfest.com

10/13-27; CANTERBURY FEST — Where: Canterbury, Kent, U.K. Info: Festival Office, Christ Church Gate, The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2EE, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)122-745-2853 or +44-(0)122-776-2952. Web: www.canterburyfestival.co.uk

10/14; APPLEFEST — Where: Downtown Warwick, N.Y. Featuring: Food, music, games and rides for the children. Crafts. Info: Warwick Applefest, P.O. Box 22, Warwick, NY 10990; Ph: 845-987-8300.Web: www.warwickapplefest.com CR HR A

10/14; OLD-TIME FIDDLERS' CONVENTION — Where: Rancho La Patera & Stow House, Goleta, Calif. Contests in fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, and song. Info: Fiddle, guitar, more TBA, 4026 Via Lucero, Santa Barbara, CA 93117; Ph: 805-450-2243 or 805-450-2243. Web: www.fiddlersconvention.org HR A

10/14; PUMPKIN 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

10/14; SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLING BEE — Where: Avoca, Neb. Info: Deborah Greenblatt, 504 Garfield St., PO Box 671, Avoca, NE 68307; Ph: 402-275-3221.Web: www.greenblattandseay.com

10/14-20; ARBUCKLE MTN. PARK FALL JAM — Where: Arbuckle Mtn. Bluegrass Park, Wynnewood, Okla. Info: Rosemary Bowen, Arbuckle Mountain Park, Rt. 2, Box 216, Wynnewood, OK 73098; Ph: 405-665-5226.Web: www.arbucklemtbluegrasspark.com CO HO A

10/18; HALLOWEEN MUSIC SHOW — Where: Albert Music Hall, Waretown N.J. Featuring: Bluegrass and country music. Info: Pinelands Cultural Society, P.O. Box 657, Waretown, NJ 08758; Ph: 609-971-1593 or 732-269-6418. Web: www.alberthall.org CR A

10/18-21; CELEBRATION OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC — Where: Berea College, Berea, Ky. Workshops. Info: Genevieve Reynolds, Loyal Jones Appalachian Center, Berea College, Berea, KY 40404; Ph: 859-985-3140.Web: www.berea.edu/apcenter HR A

10/18-21; LAKE EDEN ARTS FEST — Where: Camp Rockmont, Black Mountain, N.C. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Jennifer Pickering, Lake Eden Arts Fest (LEAF), 377 Lake Eden Rd., Black Mountain, NC 28711; Ph: 828-686-8742.Web: www.theleaf.com CO CR HR A

10/18-21; MAGNOLIA FEST — Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Cmpgrnd, Live Oak, Fla. Workshops in instrument care and musical instruction. Crafts. Info: Magnolia Music & Events, Inc., P.O. Box 51597, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32240-1597; Ph: 904-249-7990.Web: magnoliafest.com CO HO A

10/19-20; BLUES MASTERS AT THE CROSSROADS — Where: Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, Kan. Info: Marc Sheforgen , Blue Heaven Studios, 201 S. Eighth Street, Salina, KS 67401; Ph: 785-825-8609 or 800-716-3553. Web: www.blueheavenstudios.com CR HR

10/19-21; APPLE BUTTER STIRRIN' FEST — Where: Roscoe Village, Coshocton, Ohio. Crafts. Info: Kori Hardesty, 600 N. Whitewoman Street, Coshocton, OH 43812; Ph: 800-877-1830 or 740-622-9310. Web: www.roscoevillage.com HR A

10/19-21; FOREST STORYTELLING FESTIVAL — Where: Peninsula College, Port Angeles, Wash. . Featuring: Bill Harley, Lyn Ford, Robert Owens Greygrass, Anne Rutherford, Allison Cox. Tix: See Website. Info: The Story People of Clallam County, P.O. Box 285, Port Angeles, WA 98362, USA; Ph: 360-417-5031.Web: www.dancingleaves.comstorypeople HR

10/19-21; HOME CRAFT DAYS — Where: Mountain Empire Community College, Big Stone Gap, Va. Crafts. Info: Sue Ella Boatright-Wells, Mountain Empire Community College, 3441 Mountain Empire Rd., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219-4634; Ph: 276-523-7489 or 276-523-7464. Web: www.homecraftdays.org CR HR A

10/19-21; LOOKING GLASS FEST — Where: Central United Methodist Church, Lansing, Mich. Workshops in contra dance, Cajun dance, couples dance, fiddle, guitar, more. Info: Bonnie Wheeler / Looking Glass Festival, Looking Glass Music & Arts Assoc, P.O. Box 1403, East Lansing, MI 48826; Ph: 517-896-8665 or 517-337-0235. Web: www.lgmaa.org A

10/19-28; SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Scottish Storytelling Ctr, Edinburgh, Scotland. Featuring: Intn'l and Scottish storytellers. Workshops in storytelling. Info: Caroline Budge, Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR, Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)131-556-9579.Web: www.scottishstorytellingcentre.co.uk CR HR A

10/25-27; AMERICAN BANJO FRATERNITY FALL RALLY — Where: Pantall Hotel, Punxsutawney, Pa. Featuring: Performance and jamming. Info: Paul Heilman, American Banjo Fraternity, 6929 Tuckahoe Rd., Williamson, NY 14589; Ph: 315-589-2276.Web: www.banjofraternity.org/

10/26-27; ESLÖV BLUES FEST — Where: Eslöv, Sweden. Workshops. Info: Ralph Svensson, Klövabäcksvägen 13, Stehag, SE-240 36, Sweden; Ph: +46-702-442825.Web: www.bluesieslov.se A I

10/26-27; NUTMEG DULCIMER FEST — Where: Milford, Conn. Workshops in mtn and hammered dulcimer, more. Info: Sam Edelston, Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival, 34 Daffodil Lane, Cos Cob, CT 06807; Ph: 203-661-0503.Web: www.nutmegdulcimer.com

10/26-28; HARMONICA — Where: Folk House, Bristol, U.K. Contests in Harmonica. Info: Roger Trobridge, 112 Hag Hill Rise, Taplow, Maidenhead, Berks, SL6 0LT, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)162-860-4069.Web: harmonica.co.uk

10/26-28; RED STEAGALL COWBOY GATHERING — Where: Ft. Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, Tex. Contests. Crafts. Info: Debbie Bowman, Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering, P.O. Box 4507, Fort Worth, TX 76164; Ph: 817-444-5502 or 817-625-1025. Web: www.redsteagallcowboygathering.com HO HR A

10/26-28; RETURN TO CAMDEN TOWN — Where: Camden Town, London, England. Featuring: Traditional Irish music, song and dance . Workshops. Info: Karen Ryan, Artistic Director, London Irish Cantre, 50-52 Camden Square, London, NW1 9XB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)7871-088121.Web: www.returntocamden.org

10/26-28; TUCSON BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Desert Diamond Casino, Tuscon, Ariz. Workshops in banjo, fiddle, mandolin, bass, autoharp, guitar, harmony singing, song writting. Crafts. Info: Michael Headrick, 13308 Placita el Algodon, Tucson, AZ 85749; Ph: 520-760-0745 or 520-403-0168. Web: www.desertbluegrass.org CO CR A

10/26-11/4; PERTHSHIRE AMBER — Where: Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Perthshire, U.K. Info: Butterstone Managements & Events, The Old Schoolhouse, Butterstone, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0HA, Scotland; Ph: +44 (0)1350 724281.Web: www.perthshireamber.com CR A

10/27; BLUE RIDGE FOLKLIFE FEST — Where: Ferrum College, Ferrum, Va. Crafts. Info: Roddy Moore, Blue Ridge Institute & Museum, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088; Ph: 540-365-4416.Web: www.blueridgeinstitute.org CO CR HR

10/27-29; BLACK CREEK PIONEER VILLAGE HOWLING HOOTENANNY — Where: Toronto, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Info: Geri Smith, Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto, ON M3J 2P3, Canada; Ph: 416-736-1733 x5402.Web: www.blackcreek.ca

10/28-11/3; OZARKS FOLK FEST — Where: Eureka Springs, Ark. Info: Eureka Festivals, 36 S Main St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3639; Ph: 888-855-7823 or 479-253-2586. Web: www.ozarkfolkfestival.com

10/30-11/4; OSLO WORLD MUSIC FEST — Where: Oslo, Norway. Info: Anne Moberg / Tonje Parsons, Rikskonsertene, PB 4261 Nydalen, Oslo, NO-0401, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)22-01-5900.Web: www.world-music.no

10/31-9/2; RHYTHM & ROOTS FEST — Where: Charlestown, R.I. Workshops in Cajun, zydeco, blues. Crafts. Info: Lisa Husted, Office Mgr., Rhythm and Roots Festival, P.O. Box 535, Utica, NY 13503-0535; Ph: 888-855-6940 or 315-738-0356. Web: www.rhythmandroots.com CO CR HR A

November 2012

11/1-3; TERLINGUA INTERNATIONAL CHILI COOK-OFF — Where: Terlingua, Tex. Info: Alan Dean, ; Ph: 512- 567-2835.Web: www.abowlofred.com

11/1-4; DENHOLM FOLK FEST — Where: near Hawick, Scottish Borders, Scotland. Featuring: . Info: Will Roberts, Wester Middles, Cavers, Harwick, , Scotland; Ph: +47-(0)1450-375-610.Web: www.denholmfolkfest.co.uk

11/2-3; Champaign Urbana Folk and Roots Festival — Where: Urbana, Illinois . Info: Cu Folk and Roots, PO Box 331 , Urbana, IL 61803; Ph: 217-351-6409 .Web: cufolkandroots.org A

11/2-4; EISTEDDFOD NEW YORK — Where: Nevelle Grande Resort and Country Club, Ellenville, N.Y. Info: Folk Music Society of New York, Inc, 444 W 54th Street #7, New York, NY 10019; Ph: 718-426-8555 or 212-957-8386. Web: www.eisteddfod-ny.org

11/3; COLUMBIA'S ANNUAL BLUES FEST — Where: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, Columbia, S.C. Info: Geoffrey B. Graves, Word of Mouth Productions, P.O. Box 50105, Columbia, SC 29250; Ph: 803-783-6420.Web: www.wordofmouthproductions.org A

11/3; HARVEST FEST — Where: Mullet Hall Equestrian Ctr, Johns Island Co. Park, Charleston, S.C. Contests. Crafts. Info: Mandi Starnes, Charleston County Park/Recreation Comm., 861 Riverland Dr., Charleston, SC 29412; Ph: 843-795-4386 or 843-762-2172. Web: www.ccprc.com CO CR HR A

11/3-4; FALL COUNTRY JAMBOREE — Where: Pioneer Settlement, Barberville, Fla. Featuring: Folk art, entertainment, living history displays, farm animals, children's stage and hands-on area. Crafts. Tix: $6. Info: Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts, Inc., 1776 Lightfoot Lane, P.O. Box 6, Barberville, FL 32105; Ph: 386-749-2959 or 386-749-2087. Web: www.pioneersettlement.org HR A

11/8-11; RIVERHAWK MUSIC FEST — Where: Sertoma Ranch, Brooksville, Fla. Crafts. Info: Riverhawk Music Festival, Mitch Lind, P.O. Box 694, Polk City, FL 33868; Ph: 863-984-8445.Web: www.riverhawkmusic.com CO CR HO A

11/9-10; SOUTHERN OHIO INDOOR MUSIC FEST — Where: Roberts Convention Ctr, Wilmington, Ohio. Info: Megan Brugger, Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, 23 E. Second St., Xenia, OH 45385; Ph: 937-372-5804 or 937-372-3531 x102. Web: www.somusicfest.com CO CR HR A

11/9-11; BLUES AT BRIDGETOWN — Where: Bridgetown, W.A., Australia. Info: , Blues at Bridgetown, PO Box 206, Bridgetown, WA 6255, Australia; Ph: +61-(08)9761-2921.Web: www.bluesatbridgetown.com

11/9-11; FOUR CORNER STATES BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Everett Bowman Rodeo Grnds, Wickenburg, Ariz. Info: , Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, 216 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, AZ 85390; Ph: 928-684-5479 or 928 684-0977. Web: www.wickenburgchamber.com

11/9-11; GREATER DOWNSTATE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, Ill. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Bluegrass Festival , P.O. Box 456, Jacksonville, IL 62651; Ph: 217-243-3159.Web: www.bluegrassmidwest.com A

11/10; ARKANSAS VALLEY HARVEST SINGING — Where: North La Junta Community Center, La Junta, Colorado. Featuring: Sacred Harp Shapenote traditional, music is religious, but non-denominational and apolitical. Tix: Free w. donations. Info: Pete Mathewson, 417 Carson Ave, La Junta, CO 81050; Ph: 719-469-5241.Web: www.sacredharpcolorado.org CO

11/10-18; LUCERNE BLUES FEST — Where: Grand Casino, Lucerne, Switzerland. Info: Guido Schmidt, Lucerne Blues Fest, P.O. Box 7564, Luzern 7, CH-6000, Switzerland; Ph: .Web: www.bluesfestival.ch

11/11-12; CAPE MAY JAZZ FEST — Where: Cape May, N.J.. Featuring: Geno White, The Tom Larsen Blues Band, Frank Bey, Eddie Morgan, Blue Bone. Tix: $10 Wknd. Info: , ; Ph: 609-884-7277.Web: www.capemayjazz.org

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

11/16-17; HARVEST JAMBOREE — Where: Marriott West Hotel, Minneapolis MN. Info: Jed Malischke, PO Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 55416; Ph: 800-635-3037.Web: www.minnesotabluegrass.org A

11/16-18; FIDDLE 2012 — Where: Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Scotland. Workshops in fiddle and cello. Info: The Scots Fiddle Festival Ltd., St George's West, 58 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RT, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)131-555-7669.Web: www.scotsfiddlefestival.com CR HR A

11/22-24; OLD TYME FARM DAYS — Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Cmpgrnd, Live Oak, Fla. Info: Cher Skinner, Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, 3076 95th Dr., Live Oak, FL 32060; Ph: 386-364-1683 or 386-364-4641. Web: www.musicliveshere.com CO HO A

11/22-25; THANKSGIVING BLUEGRASS JAM WEEKEND — Where: Sertoma Youth Ranch, Brooksville, Fla. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Steve Dittman, 2181 Trussell Rd., Oglethorpe, GA 31068-3245; Ph: 352-754-3082 or 813-985 2780. Web: www.sertomayouthranch.com CO CR HO HR A

11/23-24; KOLO FEST — Where: Sausalito, Calif. Workshops in Serbian, Greek, Turkish and Macedonian dance . Crafts. Info: Jerry Duke, Kolo Festival, P.O. Box 20181, Piedmont, CA 94620; Ph: 510-266-0560 or 510-847-8665. Web: balkantunes.org/kolofestival A

11/23-25; AUBURN CHRISTMAS FEST — Where: Gold Country Frgrnds, Auburn, Calif. Featuring: Various types of music, street performers. Crafts. Info: Rich Burleigh, Fire on the Mountain, P.O. Box 148, Soulsbyville, CA 95372; Ph: 209-533-3473 or 530-823-4533. Web: www.fireonthemountain.com CR HR

11/23-25; NEWTON THANKSGIVING BLUEGRASS WEEKEND — Where: Newton Best Western Inn, Newton, Iowa. Info: Chuck Stearman, SPBGMA, P.O. Box 271, Kirksville, MO 63501; Ph: 660-665-7172.Web: www.spbgma.com CR HR A

11/23-25; SONORA CHRISTMAS FEST — Where: Mother Lode Frgrnds, Sonora, Calif. Featuring: Tessie Marie & Poor Man Band, Joe Craven Band, Sourdough Slim & Robert Armstrong, Mirth & Clee Carolers, more. Crafts. Tix: See Website. Info: Rich Burleigh, Fire on the Mountain, P.O. Box 148, Soulsbyville, CA 95372; Ph: 209-533-3473 or 530-823-4533. Web: www.fireonthemountain.com

Camps & Schools

September 2012

9/4-7; AMERICANA SONG ACADEMY — Where: Camp Caldera, Sisters, Ore. Workshops. Info: Brad Tisdel, Sisters Folk Festival, P.O. Box 3500, PMB 304, Sisters, OR 97759; Ph: 541-549-4979 or 541-408-0200. Web: www.sistersfolkfestival.org CO

9/6-9; AMERICAN BANJO CAMP — Where: Fort Flagler State Park, Nordland, Wash. Workshops in old-time and bluegrass banjo. Info: Peter Langston & Ken Perlman, American Banjo Camp, 9228 1st Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98117; Ph: 206-781-5026 or 978-534-6407. Web: www.americanbanjocamp.com HR

9/7-9; FIDDLEHEADS ACOUSTIC MUSIC CAMP — Where: Geneva Point Conference Ctr, Lake Winnipesaukee, Moultonboro, N.H. Info: Ellen Carlson, Fiddleheads Acoustic Music Camp, P.O. Box 62, Lochmere, NH 03252; Ph: 603-528-1705 or 315-482-5747. Web: www.fiddleheadscamp.com CO CR

9/7-9; FOLK DANCE DAYS WORKSHOPS — Where: Ozark Folk Ctr, Mountain View, Ark. Featuring: Traditional folk dance styles of England, Scotland, Ireland and America's mountain regions. Tix: $55. Info: Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 870-269-3851.Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com CR HR A

9/7-9; GREENWOOD FURNACE FOLK GATHERING — Where: Greenwood Furnace State Park, Huntingdon, Pa. Featuring: A weekend of music workshops, jamming, concerts and dancing. Info: Ilona Ballreich, Huntingdon Co. Arts Council, P.O. Box 216, Huntingdon, PA 16652; Ph: 814-643-6220.Web: www.folkgathering.com CO HO HR A

9/7-9; VANCOUVER ISLAND MUSIC WORKSHOP — Where: Nanoose, Vancouver Island B.C., Canada. Workshops. Info: Granville Airton, 2159 Quenville Rd., Courtenay, BC V9J 1X7, Canada; Ph: 250-890-0499 or 250-218-5048. Web: vancouverislandmusicworkshop.com CO CR A

9/16-22; INTERMEDIATE MOUNTAIN DULCIMER — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C.. Featuring: Janita Baker. Tix: $568 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH.Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/21-23; ADIRONDACK DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Silver Bay YMCA Conference Ctr, Hague, N.Y. Workshops. Info: Peter Stix, Adirondack Dance Weekend, P.O. Box 448, Latham, NY 12110-0448; Ph: 518-292-0133 or 518-384-3275. Web: www.danceflurry.org/new/silverbay.html A

9/21-23; FALL FLING! — Where: Camp Saginaw, Oxford, Pa. Workshops in Folk, Bluegrass, Blues, Trad, Instrumental, Songwriting, Dance, Tie-Dye & Kid's Activities . Crafts. Info: Fall Fling Chair, Philadelphia Folksong Society, 7113 Emlen St., Philadelphia, PA 19119; Ph: 215-247-1300.Web: www.fallfling.org CO

9/21-23; VANCOUVER FOLK SONG SOCIETY WINTER RETREAT — Where: Camp Alexandra, near Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Singing, jamming, concerts, dances, singarounds and workshops on many topics. Workshops. Info: Allison Campbell, 1028 Nanaimo St, New Westminster, BC V3M 2E6, Canada; Ph: 604-251-5341 or 604-647-1323. Web: www.folksongsociety.org CO A

9/28-30; CONCERTINAS AT WITNEY — Where: Witney, Oxford, England. Workshops in concertina. Info: Dave Townsend, Hands On Music Weekends, P.O. Box 1162, East Oxford D.O., OX4 4WS, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)186-571-4778.Web: www.handsonmusic.org.uk A

9/28-10/1; FSGW GETAWAY — Where: West River Conference Ctr, West River, Md. Workshops. Info: Charlie Baum, 706 Bonifant Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910; Ph: 202-334-1701 or 301-587-2286. Web: www.fsgw.org CO

October 2012

10/5-8; FOLK ARTS CENTER OF NEW ENGLAND'S OKTOBERFEST DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Hulbert Outdoor Ctr, Fairlee, Vt. Workshops in Balkan dance, English country dance, instruments, singing. Info: Jo Crawford, Folk Arts Center of New England, 42 W. Foster St., Melrose, MA 02176-3811; Ph: 781-662-7475 or 978-692-6217. Web: www.facone.org CO A

10/5-8; MOUNTAIN MUSIC & DANCE RETREAT — Where: Sagamore Institute, Raquette Lake, N.Y. Featuring: Trish Miller, John Kirk, Dan Duggan, Peggy Lynn, Dan Berggren, Dick & Carmen Gilman, & Steve Warner as instructors.. Tix: $299, $165 children. Info: Sagamore Institute, P.O. Box 40, Sagamore Rd., Raquette Lake, NY 13420; Ph: 315-354-5311.Web: www.sagamore.org

10/6-8; FALL GETAWAY WEEKEND — Where: Prindle Pond Conference Center, Charlton, Mass. Contests. Workshops. Info: Lori Fassman, 17 Faulkner Hill Rd., Acton, MA 01720; Ph: 978-264-9710 or 617-623-1806. Web: www.fssgb.org A

10/8-11; FINNFEST USA — Where: Tuscson, Ariz. Featuring: Music, food and culture of Finnish-Americans. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Finnfest USA , P.O. Box 156, Naselle, WA 98638; Ph: 218-213-6080 or 612-374-2718. Web: finnfestusa.org CR HR A

10/12-14; BACDS FALL DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Monte Toyon, Aptos, Calif. Workshops in dance music, calling and singing. Crafts. Info: Vanessa Schatmeier, BACDS Fall Weekend, 1122 Hudson St., Redwood City, CA 94061; Ph: 650-365-2913.Web: www.bacds.org

10/12-14; CHILDREN'S MUSIC NETWORK NATIONAL CONFERENCE — Where: Presentation Center Los Gatos, Calif. Workshops. Info: Caroline Presnell, Children's Music Network, P.O. Box 1341, Evanston, IL 60204-1341; Ph: 847-673-2243 or 847-733-8003. Web: www.cmnonline.org HR

10/12-14; SINGING AND SONGWRITING FOR EVERYONE — Where: Rowe Camp & Conference Ctr, Rowe, Mass.. Featuring: David Roth. Workshops in songwriting. Tix: See Website. Info: Paige Cooper, Rowe Camp & Conference Center, 22 Kings Hwy, Rowe, MA 01367; Ph: 413-339-4954.Web: www.rowecenter.org CO HO A

10/15-19; BLAZIN IN BEAULY FEST — Where: Beauly, Invernes-Shire, U.K. Info: Lara McDonald, Blazin in Beauly, Plachaig House, Kilmorack, Beuly, IV4 7AL, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)779-294-7269.Web: www.blazininbeauly.com

10/19-21; FLORIDA STATE FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Otter Spring Campground, Trenton, Fla. Contests. Workshops. Info: Leslie Green, Florida State Fiddlers Association, P.O. Box 713, Micanopy, FL 32667; Ph: 352-371-9801 or 386-454-1853. Web: www.nettally.com/fiddler CO A I

10/19-21; SONNY OSBORNE BANJO CAMP — Where: Nashville, Tenn. Workshops in 5-string bluegrass banjo. Info: Cindy Sinclair, Nash Camp, P.O. Box 210396, Nashville, TN 37221; Ph: 615-952-2267.Web: www.nashcamp.com CR HR A

10/26-28; O'FLAHERTY IRISH MUSIC RETREAT — Where: Midlothian, Texas. Info: Ken Fleming, 1320 Navaho Trail, Richardson, TX 75080; Ph: 972-238-8724.Web: www.oflahertyretreat.org CO CR HO HR A

10/26-28; SWEDISH DANCE & MUSIC WEEKEND — Where: Folklore Village, Dodgeville, Wis.. Workshops. Info: Melissa Leef, Folklore Village, 3210 County Hwy. BB, Dodgeville, WI 53533; Ph: 608-924-4000.Web: www.folklorevillage.org CO CR HR A

10/28-11/2; MOAB FOLK CAMP — Where: Moab, Utah. Featuring: Six days of hands-on workshops with nationally recognized instructors in a variety of courses ranging from songwriting and vocal performance to beginning and advanced guitar, mandolin and more. Info: Moab Folk Music Festival, TR Ritchie Cosy Sheridan, PO Box 479, Moab, UT 84532; Ph: 603-731-3240 or 435-259-6230. Web: www.cosysheridan.com HR

November 2012

11/9-11; DANCE IN THE DESERT — Where: Triangle Y Ranch, Oracle, Ariz. Workshops in contra styling, fiddle, shape note singing and more. Info: Dance in the Desert, Tucson Friends of Traditional Music, P.O. Box 40654, Tucson, AZ 85717-0654; Ph: 520-795-2081.Web: www.tftm.org CO CR HR A

11/9-11; GEORGIA STRAIT GUITAR WORKSHOP — Where: Crescent Beach, B.C., Canada. Workshops. Info: Granville Airton, Georgia Strait Guitar Workshop, 2159 Quenville Rd., Courtenay, BC V9J 1X7, Canada; Ph: 250-890-0499 or 250-218-5048. Web: www.gsgw.ca A

11/16-18; SUNSHINE STATE ACOUSTIC MUSIC CAMP — Where: St. Petersburg, Fla. Workshops. Info: Charley Groth, Director, Sunshine State Acoustic Music Camp, 2900 31st Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712-3715; Ph: 727-585-5678.Web: www.cgmusicman.com CO CR HR A