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Festival and Camp Listing (Summer 2013)

June through August 2013


FESTIVALS


June 2013


6/1; 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


6/1; 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


6/1; BONNIE BRAE SCOTTISH FEST & HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Liberty Corner, N.J.. Crafts. Info: Bill & Karen Reid, East of the Hebrides Entertainment, P.O. Box 102, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462; Ph: 610-825-7268.Web: www.eohebrides.com


6/1; 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


6/1-2; KELOWNA OLD-TIME FIDDLERS CONTEST — Where: Kelowna, B.C., Canada. Contests in fiddle. Info: Conny Stamhuis, 569 Spruceview Place, N., Kelowna, BC V1V 1S7, Canada; Ph: 250-763-4406.Web: bcfiddlers.org


6/1-2; SHARLOT HALL MUSEUM FOLK ARTS FAIR — Where: Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Ariz.. Crafts. Tix: $5, $3 members, kids free. Info: Barbara Cook, Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ 86301; Ph: 928-445-3122 x18.Web: www.sharlot.org CR A


6/1-2; 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


6/1-3; KIRTLINGTON LAMB ALE MORRIS FEST — Where: Kirtlington, Oxon, U.K.. Info: Steve Hanley, ; Ph: +474-(0)1280-705858.Web: www.kirtlington-morris.org.uk


6/1-26; HOLLAND FEST — Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Info: Holland Festival , Piet Heinkade 5, Amsterdam, 1015 BS, The Netherlands; Ph: +31-(0)20-788-2100 or +31-(0)20-788-2101. Web: www.hollandfestival.nl A I


6/2; 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. CR HR A


6/2-5; SASKATOON CHILDREN'S FEST — Where: Kiwanis Park, Saskatoon, Sask., Canada. 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


6/6-8; 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


6/6-8; BLUEGRASS IN THE HILLS — Where: Mickey's Mtn, Hopedale, Ohio. Featuring: For His Glory, The Martin Family, No One You Know, Karl Shiflett & Big Country, Donna Hughes, Tall Grass, Hillbilly Gypsies, and more.. 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


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


6/6-8; 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


6/6-9; 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


6/6-9; 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


6/6-9; FESTIVAL OF THE BLUEGRASS — Where: Kentucky State Horse Park, Lexington, Ky.. Workshops. Info: Jean or Bob Cornett, Festival of the Bluegrass, P.O. Box 644, Georgetown, KY 40324; Ph: 859-846-4995 or 606-846-4995. Web: www.festivalofthebluegrass.com CO HO A


6/6-9; NORFOLK HARBORFEST — Where: Town Point Park, Norfolk, Va.. Crafts. Info: Norfolk Festevents, 120 W. Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510; Ph: 757-441-2345.Web: www.festeventsva.org A


6/6-9; 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


6/6-9; 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


6/6-9; 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


6/6-9; THE GATE TO SOUTHWELL FOLK FEST — Where: Southwell, Notts, U.K.. 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


6/6-9; 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


6/6-9; WIRRAL FOLK ON THE COAST FEST — Where: O.C. Sports & Leisure Centre, Merseyside, U.K.. 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


6/6-17; BARRIE JAZZ & BLUES FEST — Where: Barrie, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Over 450 individual artists performing in over 120 jazz and blues acts from throughout Canada and the United States.. Info: FESTIVENT World, 14 Radenhurst Crescent, Barrie, ON L4M 6C6, Canada; Ph: 800-668-9100.Web: www.barriejazzbluesfest.com HR A


6/7-8; CANTON BLUES FEST — Where: Canton, Ohio. Info: Marci Saling, Event Manager, ; Ph: 330-458-2072 or 800-533-4302. Web: www.cantonbluesfest.com


6/7-8; 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


6/7-8; MOUNT AIRY BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Veterans Memorial Park, Mt. Airy, N.C.. Contests in Bluegrass band, old-time band, fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, bass, Dobro, dulcimer, autoharp, folk song, dance and more. Info: Gary Willard, Mt. Airy Bluegrass & OT Fiddlers Convention, P.O. Box 445, Mount Airy, NC 27030; Ph: 336-345-7388 or 800-286-6193. Web: www.mtairyfiddlersconvention.com CO HO


6/7-8; NISSWA-STÄMMAN SCANDINAVIAN FEST — Where: Nisswa, Minn. Workshops in fiddle and dance. Info: Paul Wilson, 16586 Nokay Lake Rd., Brainerd, MN 56401; Ph: 218-764-2994 or 800-950-9610. Web: www.nisswastamman.org


6/7-8; 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


6/7-8; 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


6/7-8; 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


6/7-8; 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


6/7-8; 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


6/7-9; 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


6/7-9; 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


6/7-9; KLUANE MOUNTAIN BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Yukon Arts Centre in Whitehorse. Workshops in banjo, mandolin, guitar, bass, vocal, fiddle. Tix: $130 wknd. Info: Harvey Jessup, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5T5, Canada; Ph: 867-668-4917.Web: www.yukonbluegrass.com CR HR A


6/7-9; OCRAFOLK FEST — Where: Ocracoke Island, N.C.. Crafts. Info: David Tweedie, Ocrafolk Festival, P.O. Box 604, Ocracoke , NC 27960; Ph: 252-928-3411 or 252-928-4280. Web: www.ocrafolkfestival.org HR A


6/7-9; 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


6/7-9; 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


6/7-9; RUOTSINPYHTAA BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Ruotsinpyhtaa, Finland. Info: Wasel Arar, Merimiehenk 36D, Helsinki, 00150, Finland; Ph: +35-850-050-5031.Web: www.bluegrass.fi


6/7-9; 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


6/7-15; FČS FESTIVAL OF WORLD SACRED MUSIC — Where: Fčs, Morocco. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Fčs Festival of World Sacred Music , Association Fčs-Saļss, Sidi El Khayat BP 629 , Fčs-Médina, 30200, Morocco; Ph: +212-(0)55-74-05-35 or +212-(0)35-63-62-99. Web: www.fesfestival.com


6/7-16; ÉIGSE CARLOW ARTS FEST — Where: Carlow, Ireland. Info: Forresters Hall, College St, Carlow, , Ireland; Ph: +353-59-9140491.Web: www.eigsecarlow.ie


6/7-22; SPITALFIELDS MUSIC SUMMER FEST — Where: Spitalfields, London, U.K.. Info: , 61 Brushfield St, London, E1 6AA, England; Ph: +44(0)20-7377-1362.Web: www.spitalfieldsmusic.org.uk


6/8; FAIRBANKS SUMMER FOLK FEST — Where: Alaskaland/Pioneer Park, Fairbanks, Alaska. 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; 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


6/8; STATE STREET STROLL — Where: Media, Pa.. Tix: $20 adv., $25. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.statestreetblues.com


6/8-9; CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TATTOO — Where: Copps Coliseum, Hamilton, Ont., Canada. 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


6/8-9; 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


6/8-9; 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


6/8-15; W.C. HANDY BLUES AND BARBECUE FEST — Where: Henderson, Ky.. Tix: Free. Info: Rob Toerne, Henderson Music Preservation Soceity, PO Box 1456, Henderson, KY 42419; Ph: .Web: www.handyblues.org


6/9; BILLTOWN BLUES FEST — Where: Hughesville, Pa.. Info: , Billtown Blues Association, PO Box 2, Hughesville, PA 17737; Ph: 570-584-4480.Web: www.billtownblues.org


6/9; 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


6/9-16; BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FEST — Where: Cambridge, Mass. Info: David Cronin, Boston Early Music Festival & Exhibition, 161 1st St., Ste. 202, Cambridge, MA 02142; Ph: 617-868-BEMF or 617-661-1812. Web: www.bemf.org


6/10-14; SOUTHERN GOSPEL SINGING — Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Otto, Ark. 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


6/10-14; SUMMER BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Otto, Ark. 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


6/12-15; TURKEY TRACK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Turkey Track Park, Waldron, Ark.. Tix: $60, $10-20 day. Info: , Turkey Track Bluegrass Park, 9423 Hwy 250, Waldron, AR 72958; Ph: 479-637-3717.Web: turkeytrackbluegrass.com 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


6/13-15; 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


6/13-15; WASHBOARD MUSIC FEST — Where: Downtown Logan, Ohio. 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


6/13-16; 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


6/13-16; 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


6/14-15; 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


6/14-15; MISSOURI RIVER BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Cross Ranch State Park, N.D.. Workshops in bluegrass. Tix: $30 wknd, $15-20 day. Info: John Andrus, 210 7th Ave., Litchville, ND 58461-7150; Ph: 701-762-4891.Web: http://www.bluegrassnd.com/ CO HR A


6/14-15; 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


6/14-15; 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


6/14-15; VIRGINIA BLUES AND JAZZ FEST — Where: Hot Springs, Va. Tix: $25-40 day adv., $50 wknd. Info: , Garth Newel Music Center, PO Box 240, Warm Springs, VA 24484; Ph: 540-839-5018 or 877-558-1689. Web: www.vabluesfest.org


6/14-16; 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


6/14-16; 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


6/14-16; 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


6/14-23; CARROUSEL AROUND THE CITY — Where: Windsor, Ont., Canada. 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


6/14-29; 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


6/14-1016; 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


6/15; BENTONIA BLUES FEST — Where: Bentonia, Miss.. Info: , ; Ph: 662-746-1815 or 1-800-381-0662. Web: www.yazoo.org


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; 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


6/15-16; 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


6/15-16; 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


6/15-16; 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; 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


6/17-22; 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


6/18; SOUTHERN SHORE MUSIC FEST — Where: Cumberland Co. Fairgrounds, Millville, NJ. Tix: $35, $25 adv. Info: Bob Rose, BCTA, PO Box 472, Bridgeton, NJ 08302; Ph: 856-453-2184.Web: www.southernshoremusicfestival.com


6/19-22; RUDYFEST BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL — Where: Carter Co. Frgrnds, Grayson, Ky.. Tix: $7 wknd, $25-40 day. Info: Rudy Burchett, Rudyfest, P.O. Box 745, Grayson, KY 41143; Ph: 606-474-2876 or 606-316-5011. Web: www.rudyfest.com


6/20-22; BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL AND COMPETITION — Where: Sedalia Ctr, Big Island, Va.. Tix: $40 wknd. Info: The Sedalia Center, 1108 Sedalia School Road, Big Island, VA 24526; Ph: 434-299-5080.Web: /www.sedaliacenter.org CO HO


6/20-22; 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


6/20-22; RENFRO VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Renfro Valley, Ky.. Crafts. Info: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley, KY 40473; Ph: 606-256-2638 or 800-765-7464. Web: www.renfrovalley.com CO HO


6/20-23; BAYOU BOOGALOO & CAJUN FOOD FEST — Where: Town Point Park, Norfolk, Va. Info: Norfolk Festevents, 120 W. Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510; Ph: 757-441-2345.Web: www.festeventsva.org A


6/20-23; BLISTERED FINGERS FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Litchfield Fairgrounds, Litchfield, Maine. Crafts. Tix: $60 adv, $10-25 day. Info: Sandy Cormier, Blistered Fingers Production, Inc, 263 Trafton Rd., Waterville, ME 04901; Ph: 207-873-6539.Web: www.blisteredfingers.com CO CR HO HR A


6/20-23; 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


6/20-23; 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


6/20-23; 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


6/20-28; ST. MAGNUS FEST — Where: Kirkwall and Stromness, Orkney, U.K.. Info: St. Magnus Festival, 60 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DN, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)185-687-1445.Web: www.stmagnusfestival.com


6/21-22; LAUREL HIGHLANDS BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Ligonier, Pa.. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $25. Info: Keith Neiderhiser, Laurel Highlands Bluegrass Festival, 1012 Harvey Rd., Ligonier, PA 15658; Ph: 724-238-8646.Web: www.laurelhighlandsbluegrass.com CO CR A


6/21-22; 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


6/21-22; 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


6/21-22; 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


6/21-23; 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.uk CO CR A


6/21-23; Beverley Folk Festival — Where: East Yorkshire, U.K.. Tix: £70.00 adv., £80.00 gate. Info: Festival Office, The Stables, Westwood House, Main Street, North Dalton, East Yorkshire, YO25 9XA, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1377-217569 or +44-(0)1377-217754. Web: www.beverleyfestival.com CO CR A


6/21-23; 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


6/21-23; TEIGNMOUTH FOLK FEST — Where: Teignmouth, Devon, England. Info: Anne Gill, Maleth, 11 Cleveland Rd., Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5BD, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1803-290427.Web: www.teignmouthfolk.co.uk A


6/21-23; TOWERFEST COUNTRY MUSIC FEST — Where: Drax, nr Selby, North Yorkshire, U.K.. Info: Nigel Green, Samanddance Limited, 8 Gray St, Goole, DN14 6EG, England; Ph: +44I(0)1757-611309 or 07734 983828. Web: www.towerfest.co.uk


6/22; MANITOBA HIGHLAND GATHERING — Where: Selkirk, Man., Canada. Contests in heavy games, piping, drumming, dance, sheep shearing and more. Info: Wes Sheppard, Manitoba Highland Gathering, Selkirk, MB R1A 2B1, Canada; Ph: 800-894-2621.Web: www.manitobahighlandgathering.org CO HO A


6/22-23; AFRICA OYÉ — Where: Sefton Park, Liverpool, U.K.. 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


6/22-23; GREENFARM FEST — Where: Halbergmoos, nr Munich, Germany. Info: Frank McLynn, Carlo-Schmid-Straße 7, Munich, D-81739, Germany; Ph: +49-89-634-99-848.Web: www.greenfarmfestival.de


6/22-23; 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


6/22-23; LONG DAY'S NIGHT MUSIC FEST — Where: Swift Current, Sask., Canada. Tix: $20-50. Info: Shann Gowan, PO Box 133, Swift Current, SK S9H 3V5, Canada; Ph: 306-778-2686 or 306-778-2736. Web: www.windscapekitefestival.ca A


6/22-23; 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


6/22-23; 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


6/22-30; GOLOWAN FEST — Where: Penzance, Cornwall, U.K.. Info: , ; Ph: +44(0)1736-334675.Web: www.golowan.org


6/23-7/26; CITY OF LONDON FEST — Where: London, U.K.. Info: Emily Caket, ; Ph: +44(0)20-7583-3585.Web: www.colf.org


6/24-28; CRAICEANN TEADA INIS OIRR INTERNATIONAL BODHRAN SUMMER SCHOOL — Where: Galway, Ireland. Info: David Lewis and Rolf Wagels, ; Ph: .Web: www.craiceann.com


6/24-30; 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


6/24-7/5; BLAS SUMMER SCHOOL OF IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND DANCE — Where: University of Limerick, Ireland. Info: Ernestine Healy/Ellen Byrne, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, Limerick, , Ireland; Ph: +353-61-202653.Web: www.blas.ie


6/26-30; GLASTONBURY FEST — Where: Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, U.K.. Info: Dick Vernon, Glastonbury Festival office, 28 Northload St, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9JJ, England; Ph: +44(0)1458-834596.Web: www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk


6/26-30; MILWAUKEE SUMMERFEST — Where: Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, Wis.. Crafts. Info: Kristi Chuckel, Milwaukee Summerfest, 200 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53202; Ph: 414-273-2680.Web: www.summerfest.com A


6/26-30; MOUNTAIN LAUREL AUTOHARP GATHERING — Where: Little Buffalo Family Cmpgrnd, Newport, Pa.. Contests in autoharp. Workshops in autoharp. Info: Limberjack Productions, Carey Dubbert, 18 Burd Rd., Newport, PA 17074; Ph: 717-567-6506.Web: www.mlag.org CO CR HO HR A limited


6/26-7/7; SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FEST — Where: National Mall, Washington, D.C.. 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


6/27-29; 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


6/27-29; ROMP (RIVER OF MUSIC PARTY) — Where: International Bluegrass Music Museum, Owensboro, Ky.. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: Advance 3-Day Pass $55 students, $70 adults. Info: Mike Lawing, International Bluegrass Music Museum, 207 E. 2nd St., Owensboro, KY 42303; Ph: 888-MY-BANJO or 270-926-7891. Web: www.bluegrassmuseum.org CO CR HR A


6/27-30; 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


6/27-30; 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


6/27-30; 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


6/27-30; 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


6/27-30; 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


6/28-29; GRAYSON COUNTY FIDDLERS' CONVENTION — Where: Elk Creek, Va.. Contests in individual and band. Tix: wknd $12, $6-8 day. Info: Brian Billings, Elk Creek Valley VFD, PO Box 36, Elk Creek, VA 24326; Ph: 276-655-4866.Web: www.ecvfd.net CO A


6/28-30; 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


6/28-30; CITYFOLK FEST — Where: RiverScape, Dayton, Ohio. 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


6/28-30; COULEUR CAFÉ — Where: Brussels, Belgium. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.couleurcafe.be


6/28-30; CRAWLEY FOLK FEST — Where: Hawth, Crawley, U.K.. Workshops. Tix: £14. Info: Lyndsay Bowen / Hawth Theatre, Box Office, Hawth Ave., Crawley, W. Sussex, RH10 6YZ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)129-343-8111 or +44-(0)129-343-8112. Web: www.hawth.co.uk CO A


6/28-30; 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


6/28-30; INDIANA FIDDLERS' GATHERING — Where: Battle Ground, Ind.. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $30 wknd, $5-22 day. Info: Kirk Hallman, Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering, P.O. Box 49, Battle Ground, IN 47920; Ph: 765-742-1419.Web: www.indianafiddlersgathering.org CO CR HR A


6/28-30; OLD SONGS FEST OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC & DANCE — Where: Altamont Frgrnds, Altamont, N.Y. Workshops in singing, instruments, dance. Crafts. Tix: $25-110. Info: Andy Spence / Old Songs, Inc., 37 S. Main, P.O. Box 466, Voorheesville, NY 12186; Ph: 518-765-2815 or 518-479-9701. Web: www.oldsongs.org CO CR A I


6/28-30; ROOTS N' BLUES AND FOOD — Where: Parma, Italy. Info: , Roots'n'Blues Association, PO Box 29, San Polo di Torrile, 43056, Italy; Ph: .Web: www.rootsandblues.org


6/28-30; 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


6/28-7/7; 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; 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


6/29; TOGFEST ALL MUSIC FEST — Where: Bradwell Abbey, Milton Keynes, U.K.. Info: The Midieval Centre, City Discovery Centre, Bradwell Abbey, Milton Keynes, MK13 9AP, England; Ph: +44(0)1908-311557.Web: www.togfest.org


6/29-30; FESTIVAL MUNDIAL — Where: Leijpark, Tilburg, The Netherlands. Info: Mundial Productions BV, Noordstraat 111, 5038 EH Tilburg, , Netherlands; Ph: +31-13-543-13-35.Web: www.mundialproductions.nl


6/29-7/7; 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


6/29-7/7; ROSKILDE FEST — Where: Roskilde, Denmark. Tix: DKK 850 - DKK 2700. Info: Jette Hansen, Roskilde Festival, Havsteensvej 11, Roskilde, 4000, Denmark; Ph: +45-4636-6613.Web: www.roskilde-festival.dk CO A



July 2013


7/1-7; WELCOME AMERICA CELEBRATION — Where: Philadelphia, Pa.. Tix: Free. Info: Welcome America Festival, One Parkway, 1515 Arch Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102; Ph: 215-683-2200.Web: www.welcomeamerica.com A


7/2-7; COGNAC BLUES FEST — Where: Cognac, France. Info: Michel Rolland, ; Ph: .Web: www.bluespassions.com


7/2-7; MILWAUKEE SUMMERFEST — Where: Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, Wis.. Crafts. Info: Kristi Chuckel, Milwaukee Summerfest, 200 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53202; Ph: 414-273-2680.Web: www.summerfest.com A


7/3-7; 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


7/3-7; SIGLUFJÖRDUR FEST — Where: Iceland. Info: Gunnsteinn Ólafsson c/o pjódlagasetur sr, Bjarna porsteinssonar, Nordurgötu 1, 580 Siglufirdi, , Iceland; Ph: .Web: festival.fjallabyggd.is


7/3-7; 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; INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION — Where: Genesee Country Village and Museum, Mumford, N.Y. Featuring: Fourth of July celebrations from different American time periods, naturalization ceremony, music, dancing, food. Tix: $15, $12 seniors, $9 kids 4-16-years-old. Info: Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd., Mumford, NY 14511; Ph: 585-538-6822.Web: www.gcv.org CR HR A


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


7/4-6; 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


7/4-6; 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


7/4-6; SKÅNEVIK BLUESFEST — Where: Skånevik, Norway. Tix: £200-1600. Info: , ; Ph: +47 91716989.Web: www.skaanevik-blues.com


7/4-6; 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


7/4-7; FŲRDE FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Fųrde, Norway. Workshops. Tix: NOK 750 wknd adult, NOK 370 wknd student. Info: Hilde Bjųrkum, P.O. Box 295, Fųrde, 6800, Norway; Ph: +47-5-772-1940 .Web: www.fordefestival.no CO A


7/4-7; 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


7/4-7; 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


7/4-7; 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


7/4-7; 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


7/4-7; SKAGEN FEST — Where: Skagen, Denmark. Info: Peer Andersen, Skagen Fest, Drosselvej 18, P.O. Box 33, Skagen, 9990, Denmark; Ph: +45-9844-4969 or +45-2169-8793. Web: www.skagenfestival.dk CO CR HO A


7/4-7; 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


7/4-7; 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


7/4-7; 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


7/4-14; 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


7/4-14; LICHFIELD FEST — Where: Lichfield, Staffs. Info: Peter Bacon, 7 The Close, Lichfield, Staffs, WS13 7LD, England; Ph: +44-(0)1543-306270.Web: www.lichfieldfestival.org


7/4-14; QUÉBEC CITY SUMMER FEST — Where: Québec City, P.Q., Canada. Info: Louis Leclerc, Québec City Summer Festival, 226, Saint-Joseph East, Québec City, QC G1K 3A9, Canada; Ph: 418-523-4540 x228 or 888-992-5200. Web: www.infofestival.com A


7/4-28; STIMMEN — Where: Lörrach, Germany / Basle, Switzerland. Info: , Burghof Lörrach, Herrenstr. 5, Lörrach, , Switzerland; Ph: +49-76-21-940-890 or +49-76-21-940-89-11. Web: www.stimmen.com


7/5-6; KIHAUS FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Rääkkylä, Finland. Info: Kihaus Folk Music Festival, Rääkkylän Kansanmusiikki, Kinnulantie 14, Rääkkylä, F-82300, Finland; Ph: +358-13-229901 or +358-13-229903 . Web: www.kihaus.fi


7/5-6; 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


7/5-7; 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


7/5-7; 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


7/5-7; 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


7/5-7; MARIPOSA FOLK FESTIVAL — Where: Tudhope Park, Orillia. Featuring: Folk and Country performers from Canada and the United States. Info: Kelly Evans, 37 Mississauga Street West, Orillia, ON L3V 3A5, Canada; Ph: 705-326-3655.Web: www.mariposafolk.com HO


7/5-7; MIDSUMMER FEST — Where: Smithers, B.C., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Info: James Emerton, Bulkley Valley Folk Music Society, P.O. Box 2209, Smithers, BC V0J 2N0, Canada; Ph: 250-877-3603 or 250-847-5697. Web: www.bvfms.org CO CR HR A


7/5-7; NATIONAL FOREST FOLK FEST — Where: The Moira Miners? Welfare Club, Bath Lane, Moira, near Ashby de la Zouch, Leichershire, UK. 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


7/5-7; 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


7/5-7; 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


7/5-7; SARK FOLK FEST — Where: Sark, Channel Islands. 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


7/5-7; THE BEATHERDER FEST — Where: Ribble Valley, Lancs. Info: , ; Ph: +44-(0)1535-673399.Web: www.beatherder.co.uk


7/5-7; THUNDER BAY BLUES FEST — Where: Thunder Bay, Ont., Canada . 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


7/5-7; WEST SOMERSET FOLK FEST — Where: Carhampton, Nr Minehead, Somerset. Tix: £10. Info: Mike Dibble, 3 The Glebe, Timberscombe, Somerset, TA24 7TS, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1643-841597.Web: www.westsomersetfolkfestival.co.uk


7/5-8; 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


7/5-14; 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


7/5-14; EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL STREET PERFORMERS FEST — Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alb., Canada. Featuring: Over 1500 performances by musicians, magicians, dancers, clowns, jugglers, acrobats, face painters, comics, circus artists, stilt walkers and puppeteers from Alberta and around the world. Workshops. Info: Shelley Switzer, Edmonton Street Performers Fest, 7 Churchill Sq., Ste. 650, Edmonton, AB T5J 2V5, Canada; Ph: 780-425-5162.Web: www.edmontonstreetfest.com CR HR A


7/5-14; 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


7/5-14; LES SUDS Ą 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


7/5-14; MONT TREMBLANT BLUES FEST — Where: Mon Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.tremblantblues.com


7/5-20; MONTREUX JAZZ FEST — Where: Montreux Congress and Convention Ctr, Switzerland. Info: Montreux Jazz Festival, Sentier de Collonge 3, CP 126, Montreux, CH -1820, Switzerland; Ph: +41-21-966-4439 or +41-21-966-4444. Web: www.montreuxjazz.com CR HR A


7/5-21; 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


7/6-14; 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


7/7-12; 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


7/7-13; 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


7/8-11; 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


7/8-14; 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


7/8-21; COLOURS OF OSTRAVA — Where: Ostrava, Moravia, Czech Republic. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.colours.cz


7/9-14; LLANGOLLEN INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL EISTEDDFOD — Where: Llangollen, North Wales. Featuring: U.K. and competitors from 50 countries competing in music and dance. Contests. Workshops. Info: Janet Major, Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, Royal Int'l Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, North Wales, LL20 8SW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)197-886-2000 or +44-(0)197-886-2001. Web: www.international-eisteddfod.co.uk CR HR A


7/9-21; 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


7/10-13; 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


7/10-14; EXIT FEST — Where: Petrovaradin Fortress, Novi Sad, Serbia. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.exitfest.org


7/10-14; RIDDU RIDDU INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE — Where: Gįivuotna/Kåfjord, Northern Norway. Info: , Pb 237, Samuelsberg, NO-9144, Norway; Ph: +47-777-16-404.Web: www.riddu.com


7/10-14; 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


7/10-14; 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


7/11-13; 2000 TREES — Where: Upcote Farm, Nr Cheltenham, Glos. Info: Andy Rea, ; Ph: .Web: www.twothousandtreesfestival.co.uk


7/11-13; GREENWOOD BLUES CRUISE — Where: Greenwood, S.C. Info: Gary Erwin, P.O. Box 13525, Charleston, SC 29422; Ph: 843-762-9125.Web: www.greenwoodbluescruise.com


7/11-13; HONDARRIBIA BLUES FEST — Where: Hondarribia, Spain. Tix: Free. Info: Katalin Erauso, 11-1 °, Hondarribia, 20280, Spain; Ph: (34) 679473161.Web: www.blueshondarribia.com


7/11-13; 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


7/11-13; POHODA FEST — Where: Trecin, Slovakia. Tix: 85-99 euros. Info: Pohoda Agency, KZP Rovnainkova 3, Bratislava, 85102, Slovakia; Ph: +421-2-207-08-251.Web: www.pohodafestival.sk


7/11-14; 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


7/11-14; 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


7/11-14; GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Grandfather Mtn, Linville, N.C. Featuring: Various Scottish musicians and bands. Contests. Workshops. Tix: $55 4-day adv., daily $15-30. Info: Grandfather Mtn Highland Games, P.O. Box 1095, Linville, NC 28646; Ph: 828-733-1333.Web: www.gmhg.org CO HO A


7/11-14; 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


7/11-14; 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; SAINT-CHARTIER FEST — Where: La Chātre, France. Contests in hurdy gurdy, bagpipes and duets. Info: Comité George Sand, 7 avenue George Sand, La Chātre, 36400, France; Ph: +33-(0)2-5406-0996 or +33-(0)2-5448-6060 . Web: www.rencontresdeluthiers.org


7/11-14; SPBGMA GARDEN CITY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Shady Oaks Cmpgrnd, Garden City, Minn. Info: Chuck Stearman, SPBGMA, P.O. Box 271, Kirksville, MO 63501; Ph: 660-665-7172.Web: www.spbgma.com


7/11-14; STONEHAVEN FOLK FESTIVAL — Where: Stonehaven, North East Scotland. Info: Stonehaven Folk Festival, , U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1569-766211.Web: www.stonehavenfolkfestival.co.uk


7/11-15; AMERICANA INTERNATIONAL — Where: Newark, Notts. Info: Chris/Bev Jackson, ; Ph: +44-(0)115-939-0595 or +44-(0)870-863-2100. Web: www.americana-international.co.uk


7/12-13; RACCOON CREEK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Dallas, Ga. Tix: $25 wknd, $12-$15 day. Info: Wendell Hardy, 4635 Macland Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127; Ph: 770-943-2721.Web: www.raccooncreekmusic.com CO HO


7/12-14; 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


7/12-14; 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


7/12-14; 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


7/12-14; 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


7/12-14; 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


7/12-14; CLOGFEST — Where: Skipton, N. Yorkshire. Info: Paul Hudson, ; Ph: +44-(0)1282-868040.Web: www.clogfest.org


7/12-14; 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


7/12-14; 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


7/12-14; FURNESS TRADITION FEST — Where: Ulverston, Cumbria, U.K. Workshops. Crafts. Info: M Kermonde, 60 Soutergate, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7ES, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1229-588290.Web: www.furnesstradition.org.uk CO


7/12-14; 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


7/12-14; HEART OF THE ALLEGHENIES FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Bradford, Pa. Featuring: Claudia Schmidt, Randy Miller, Bill Thomas, Gordon Peery, and many more. Workshops in singing, dance, various instruments, more. Tix: $50 wknd, $10-15 day, children under 12 FREE. Info: HOTAfest, c/o Howard Blumenthal, 6 Valleybrook Dr., Bradford, PA 16701; Ph: 814-368-4057.Web: www.hotafest.org CO A


7/12-14; NORTH SEA JAZZ FEST — Where: Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Tix: E78,- day, E189,- wknd, E365,- package. Info: Jan Willem Luyken, North Sea Jazz/ MOJO Concerts, P.O. Box 3325, Delft, ZH 2601 DH, The Netherlands; Ph: +31-(0)15-214-8900.Web: www.northseajazz.com


7/12-14; PRIDDY FOLK FEST — Where: Priddy, Som. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.priddyfolk.org


7/12-14; 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


7/12-14; 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


7/12-14; 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


7/13; ANIMAS RIVER BLUES FEST — Where: Aztec, N.M. Tix: $25. Info: Festival Director, P.O. Box 1746, Aztec, NM 87841; Ph: 505-333-8560.Web: www.animasriverblues.com


7/13; BEGGARS FAIR — Where: Romsey, Hampshire. Info: Beggars Fair Information, 12 Church Lane, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8EP, England; Ph: .Web: www.beggars-fair.org.uk


7/13; 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


7/13; 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


7/13-14; BROSELLA FOLK & JAZZ FEST — Where: Brussels, Belgium. Info: Henri Vandenberghe / Peter Van Rompaey, Brosella Folk & Jazz Fest, Chrysantenstraat 28 rue des Chrysanthčmes, Brussels, 1020, Belgium; Ph: +322-(0)2-474-0641.Web: www.brosella.be A


7/13-14; NORTH ATLANTIC BLUES FEST — Where: Harbor Park, Rockland, Maine. Crafts. Tix: $50 wknd, day $25. Info: Paul Benjamin / Jamie Isaacson, 70 Lake Ave., Rockland, ME 04841; Ph: 207-593-1189 or 207-596-6055. Web: www.northatlanticbluesfestival.com


7/14; MAIDENCREEK OLD TIME MUSIC FESTIVAL — Where: Maier's Grove, Grove Road, Blandon, Pa.. Tix: $25-60. Info: Betty Druckenmiller, 2354 Huckleberry Road, Allentown, PA 18104, USA; Ph: 610-395-5908.Web: http:www.meadowoodmusic.com HR


7/14-19; EUROASIA CULTURE FEST — Where: Istanbul, Turkey. Featuring: Many varieties of traditional and contemporary music, dance and theater. Info: Harman Culture & Festival Org, Yeldeširmen Macit Erbulak Sok, No 34 / 1 Tuzmen, Apt. 81330, Kadżköy, Żstanbul, , Turkey; Ph: +90-(0)216-346-1354 .Web: www.harmanfolk.com/avrasya.htm


7/14-20; HUMBOLDT FOLKLIFE FEST — Where: Blue Lake, Calif. Featuring: Local Humboldt County performers, dances and workshops. Workshops. Tix: weeknights $10, wknd free. Info: Patrick Cleary, Humboldt Folklife Society, P.O. Box 1061, Arcata, CA 95536; Ph: 707-822-5394.Web: www.humboldtfolklife.org A


7/15-28; 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


7/17-20; 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


7/17-21; LARMER TREE FEST — Where: Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Tix: See Website. Info: , PO Box 1790, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5WA, U.K.; Ph: +44(0)-1725-552300.Web: www.larmertreefestival.co.uk


7/17-21; YN CHRUINNAGHT INTER-CELTIC FEST — Where: Ramsey and Peel, Isle of Man. Info: Breeshe Maddrell or Chloe Woolley, YN Chruinnaght, MHF Music Team, The Stable Building, University Centre, Old Castletown Rd, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 1QB, U.K.; Ph: .Web: www.ynchruinnaght.com


7/17-28; 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


7/18-21; 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


7/18-21; 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


7/18-21; 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


7/18-21; 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


7/18-27; FMM SINES - FESTIVAL MUSICAS DO MUNDO — Where: Sines and Porto Covo, Portugal. Info: Carlos Siexas, Cāmara Municipal de Sines, Largo Ramos Coasta, Sines, 7520-159, Portugal; Ph: +351-269-860-080.Web: www.fmm.com.pt


7/19-20; BBQ'LOO AND BLUES TOO — Where: Waterloo, Iowa. Info: Sindee Kleckner, ; Ph: 319-291-2038.Web: www.mainstreetwaterloo.org


7/19-20; ETHNOAMBIENT SALONA — Where: Solin, Croatia. Info: Antonia Kavas, Ethnoambient, Kopito d.o.o., E. Kvaternika 3, Kutina, 44320, Croatia; Ph: .Web: www.ethnoambient.net


7/19-20; 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


7/19-20; 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


7/19-20; TRUCK FEST — Where: Steventon, nr Abington, Oxfordshire. Info: Drew, ; Ph: +44-(0)7811-436791.Web: www.thisistruck.com


7/19-20; 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


7/19-21; 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


7/19-21; 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


7/19-21; ETNOSUR — Where: Alcala la Real (Jaen), Andalucia, Spain. Info: Pedro Melguizo, SOKOLO, Apartado de Correos 215, Jaén, 23080, Spain; Ph: +34-953-087-373.Web: www.etnosur.com


7/19-21; 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


7/19-21; GUILDTOWN BLUEGRASS MUSIC FEST — Where: Guildtown, nr Perth, Scotland. Info: , ; Ph: +44-(0)1968670-038 or +44-(0)7968-124582. Web: www.scottishbluegrass.com


7/19-21; HIAWATHA TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Marquette, Mich. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Maggie Morgan, Hiawatha Music Co-op, P.O. Box 414, Marquette, MI 49855; Ph: 906-226-8575.Web: www.hiawathamusic.org CO CR HO A


7/19-21; 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


7/19-21; 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


7/19-21; 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


7/19-21; 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


7/19-25; INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FEST — Where: Cheltenham, Glos. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.igf.org.uk


7/19-27; 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


7/19-27; GEORGIA MOUNTAIN FAIR BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Georgia Mtn Frgrnds, Hiawassee, Ga. Crafts. Tix: $9 daily, $2 parking. Info: Georgia Mountain Fair, Inc., P.O. Box 444, 1311 Music Hall Rd. , Hiawassee, GA 30546; Ph: 706-896-4191.Web: www.georgiamountainfairgrounds.com CO HO A


7/19-28; 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


7/20-21; EVANSTON ETHNIC ARTS FEST — Where: Dawes Park, Evanston, Ill. Featuring: International art vendors and musicians. Workshops. Info: Laura Eckstein, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., Evanston, IL 60201; Ph: 847-448-8260.Web: www.cityofevanston.org/arts CR HR A


7/20-21; 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


7/20-27; 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


7/21; FOLK BY THE OAK — Where: Hatfield House, Herts. Tix: £34. Info: JSL Productions, P.O. Box 355, Hereford, HR2 9YE, UK; Ph: +44-(0)1432-355-416.Web: www.folkbytheoak.com


7/21; 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


7/21-28; 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


7/22-28; 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


7/23-27; 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


7/23-28; FESTIVAL DE CORNOUAILLE — Where: Quimper, Brittany, France. Info: , Quimper, Cedex, , France; Ph: +33-2-98-55-53-53.Web: www.festival-cornouaille.com


7/23-28; 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


7/25-27; MASHALL BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Calhoun County Fairgrounds, Marshall, Michigan. Info: Burke Cole, Leslie Bluegrass Festival, 6991 14 1/2 Mile Rd., Tekonsha, MI 49092; Ph: 248-813-0260 or 517-589-8097 - camping. Web: www.marshallbluegrass.com CO HO


7/25-27; NUITS ATYPIQUES — Where: Landon, France. Info: , ; Ph: +44- 5-57-98-08-45.Web: www.nuitsatypiques.org


7/25-27; 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


7/25-28; CALGARY FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Prince's Island Park, Calgary, Alb., Canada. Crafts. Info: Kerry Clarke, Folk Fest Society of Calgary, P.O. Box 2897, Station M, Calgary, AB T3C 0R1, Canada; Ph: 403-233-0904 or 403-807-7313. Web: www.calgaryfolkfest.com A


7/25-28; 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


7/25-28; 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


7/25-28; 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


7/25-28; NOVA SCOTIA BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME MUSIC FEST — Where: Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds, Truro, Nova Scotia. 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


7/25-28; 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


7/25-28; VILJANDI FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Viljandi, Estonia. Info: , Tasuja pst 6, Viljandi, 71011, Estonia; Ph: +372-43-42-44320.Web: www.folk.ee


7/25-28; 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


7/25-28; WILLAMETTE VALLEY AUTOHARP GATHERING — Where: Salem, Ore. 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


7/25-28; 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


7/26-27; ONTARIO OPEN FIDDLE & STEP DANCE CONTEST — Where: Bobcaygeon Arena, Bobcaygeon, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Step dancers and fiddlers. Contests. Tix: $25 wknd, $10-12 day. Info: Mary Stockdale, Ont. Open Fiddle & Step Dance Contest, P.O. Box 119, Bobcaygeon, ON K0M 1A0, Canada; Ph: 705-738-9171.Web: www.fiddlecontest.ca CO A


7/26-27; 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


7/26-28; BACKBONE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Strawberry Point, Iowa. Crafts. Tix: $25 wknd, $7-15 day. Info: Neva Fisher, Backbone Bluegrass Promotion Assoc., P.O. Box 438, Strawberry Point, IA 52076; Ph: 563-608-1056 or 563-767-4731. Web: www.backbonebluegrass.com CO HO A


7/26-28; 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


7/26-28; 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


7/26-28; 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


7/26-28; 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


7/26-28; LOMOND FOLK FEST — Where: Loch Lomond, Scotland. Info: Katrina Waddington, 37 Lansbury St, Alexandria, Dunbartonshire, , Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)1389-751786.Web: www.lomondfolkfestival.com


7/26-28; 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


7/26-28; 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


7/26-28; 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


7/27; 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


7/27-28; 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


7/27-28; 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


7/27-8/4; 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


7/28; NEW YORK STATE BLUES FEST — Where: Syracuse, N.Y. Info: NYS Blues Festival, 120 Walton St, Sycaruse, NY 13202; Ph: .Web: www.nysbluesfest.com



August 2013


8/1-3; 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


8/1-3; URKULT MUSIC & CULTURE FEST — Where: Nåsaker, Västernorrland, Sweden. Info: Mia Tejle, Lärkvägen 1, Näsąker, 880 30, Sweden; Ph: +46-(0)622-100-96 or +46-(0)622-107-89. Web: www.urkult.se


8/1-4; 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


8/1-4; BALLYSHANNON FOLK FEST — Where: Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Tix: See Website. Info: Brendan O'Reilly, Market Street, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland; Ph: +353-71-9851371.Web: www.ballyshannonfolkfestival.com CR HO A


8/1-4; 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


8/1-4; 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


8/1-4; PEMI VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Branch Brook Cmpgrnd, Campton, N.H. 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


8/1-4; SATCHMO SUMMERFEST — Where: French Quarter, New Orleans, La.. 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


8/1-4; 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


8/1-5; SAULIEU CAJUN & ZYDECO MUSIC, FILM & FOOD FEST — Where: Saulieu, France. Info: Les Nuits Cajun de Saulieu, Didier Lonjard, Bayou Productions, 7 impasse de la Plaine, Mesvres, 71190, France; Ph: +33-(0)6-0853-8875.Web: www.bayouprod.com


8/1-11; 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


8/2-3; 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


8/2-3; 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


8/2-3; GLENGARRY HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Maxville, Ont., Canada. 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


8/2-4; AMERISERV JOHNSTOWN FOLK FEST — Where: Johnstown, Pa. Tix: FREE. Info: Shelley Johansson, Johnstown Area Heritage Assoc., P.O. Box 1889, Johnstown, PA 15907-0889; Ph: 814-539-1889 x308 or 888-222-1889. Web: http://www.floodcitymusic.com/ A


8/2-4; BLUEBERRY BLUEGRASS & COUNTRY MUSIC FEST — Where: Exhibition Park, Stony Plain, Alb., Canada. Info: Jane Tames, P.O. Box 2271, Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1X7, Canada; Ph: 1-888-jamming .Web: www.blueberrybluegrass.com/


8/2-4; 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


8/2-4; 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


8/2-4; FACES ENTOFEST — Where: Billnäs, Finland. Info: , Bruksvägen 8, Billnäs, , Finland; Ph: +358-44-744-6643.Web: www.faces.fi


8/2-4; FALCON RIDGE FOLK FEST — Where: Dodds Farm, Hillsdale, N.Y. 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


8/2-4; 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


8/2-4; 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


8/2-4; PICKATHON ROOTS MUSIC FEST — Where: Pendarvis Farm, Portland, Ore. Info: , ; Ph: .Web: www.pickathon.com CO A


8/2-4; 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


8/2-4; 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


8/2-5; 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


8/2-5; 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


8/2-9; 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


8/2-11; 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


8/2-11; FESTIVAL INTERCELTIQUE DE LORIENT — Where: L'Orient, Brittany, France. 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


8/2-11; 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


8/3; 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


8/3; 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


8/3-4; 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


8/3-4; 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


8/3-5; 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


8/3-5; EDMONTON HERITAGE FEST — Where: Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alb., Canada. 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


8/4; BILL KNOWLTON'S BLUEGRASS RAMBLE PICNIC — Where: Little York, N.Y. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: WCNY, 506 Old Liverpool Road, P.O. Box 2400, Syracuse, NY 13220-2400; Ph: 315-453-2424.Web: www.wcny.org CR A


8/4-9; 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


8/4-17; FOLKLORAMA — Where: Winnipeg, Man., Canada. 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


8/5-10; 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


8/6-11; 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


8/6-11; NATIONAL HOBO CONVENTION — Where: Britt, Iowa. Tix: FREE. Info: Linda Hughes, Hobo Foundation, P.O. Box 143, 51 Main Ave. South, Britt, IA 50423; Ph: 641-843-9104 or 641-843-3904. Web: www.hobo.com CO CR HO HR A


8/7-4; 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


8/7-11; 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


8/7-12; FEAKLE INTERNATIONAL TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Feakle, Co. Clare, Ireland. Info: Amy Garvey, 5 Merriman Court, Flagmount, Co. Clare, , Ireland; Ph: +353-872-627-128.Web: www.feaklefestival.ie


8/8-10; ARIZONA COWBOY POETS GATHERING — Where: Yavapai College, Prescott, Ariz. Workshops. Info: Jim Dunham, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, AZ 86301; Ph: 928-776-2000 or 928-772-0301. Web: www.azcowboypoets.org CR HR A


8/8-10; 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


8/8-10; 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


8/8-10; ""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


8/8-10; NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Hillsdale County Fairgrounds, Hillsdale, Mich. Info: Original Michigan Fiddlers Assoc., c/o Patti Greenman, 8701 E. Seven Mile Rd., Big Rapids, MI 49337; Ph: 231-796-1438.Web: www.michiganfiddlers.com


8/8-10; SUBDUED STRINGBAND JAMBOREE — Where: Deming Log Show Frgrnds, Bellingham, Wash. Info: Robert Blake, Subdued Stringband Jamboree, P.O. Box 3154, Bellingham, WA 98227; Ph: 360-733-5376.Web: www.stringbandjamboree.com CO HO A


8/8-11; 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


8/8-11; 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


8/8-11; 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


8/8-11; 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


8/8-11; 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


8/8-11; 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


8/8-11; TELEMARK INTERNATIONAL FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Bų, Telemark, Norway. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Annette Winkelmann, Telemarkfestivalen, Gullbringvegen 34, Bų , N-3800, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)3-595-1919.Web: www.telemarkfestivalen.no CO HO A I


8/9-10; 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


8/9-10; 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


8/9-11; AVALON FEST — Where: Avalon, Paw Paw, W.Va. Crafts. Info: Kathy Forton, Avalon Folk Music & Crafts Fair, RR#1, Box 315, Paw Paw, WV 25434; Ph: 304-947-5600. CO CR HO HR A


8/9-11; BAYFRONT BLUES FEST — Where: Bayfront Festival Park, Duluth, Minn. Tix: $95. Info: Bayfront Blues Festival, 302 43rd Ave. East, Superior, WI 54880; Ph: 800-4DULUTH or 715-394-6831. Web: www.bayfrontblues.com


8/9-11; 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


8/9-11; 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


8/9-11; GREAT LAKES FOLK FEST — Where: Downtown East Lansing, Mich. Info: Festival Organizer for GLFF, Michigan State University Museum, West Circle Dr., East Lansing, MI 48824; Ph: 517-432-4533.Web: www.greatlakesfolkfest.net


8/9-11; HEALDSBURG GUITAR FEST — Where: Santa Rosa, Calif. Workshops in guitar playing, composition. Tix: $12 admission, $35 workshops. Info: Healdsburg Guitar Festival, 7975 Cameron Dr., Building 1600, Windsor, CA 95492; Ph: 800-477-4437.Web: www.festivalofguitars.com A


8/9-11; MOUNT ST. HELENS BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Toledo, Wash. 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


8/9-11; NEW BRUNSWICK GOSPEL MUSIC FEST — Where: Rusagonis United Baptist Church, Rusagonis, N.B., Canada. 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


8/9-11; 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


8/9-11; 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


8/9-11; 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


8/9-11; 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


8/9-11; 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


8/9-11; 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


8/9-11; 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


8/9-11; 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


8/9-16; 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


8/9-17; 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


8/9-9/1; EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FEST — Where: Edinburgh, Scotland. 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; 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


8/10; 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


8/10-11; INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL SAW FEST — Where: Santa Cruz, Calif. 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


8/10-17; 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


8/11; ADIRONDACK FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Town Park, Schroon Lake, N.Y. 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


8/15-17; LE CAJUN FEST & AWARDS SHOW — Where: Cade Community Center, Cade, La.. Info: Ken Walker, Cajun French Music Association, P. O. Box 92575, Lafayette, LA 70509-2575; Ph: 337-367-1526 .Web: www.cajunfrenchmusic.org


8/15-17; 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


8/15-18; 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


8/15-18; 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


8/15-18; 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


8/15-18; SEMBA (SOUTH EAST MINNESOTA BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION) — Where: Cushon's Peak Cmpgrnd, Houston, Minn. 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


8/16-17; 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


8/16-17; 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


8/16-18; AUGUST DULCIMER DAZE — Where: West Dover, Vt. 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


8/16-18; 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


8/16-18; 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


8/16-18; 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


8/16-18; PRINCETON TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Princeton, B.C., Canada. Info: Jon Bartlett, Box 2451, Princeton, BC v0X 1W0, Canada; Ph: .Web: http://princetontraditional.org/festival/


8/16-18; 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


8/16-18; 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


8/16-18; SUMMERFOLK MUSIC & CRAFTS FEST — Where: Kelso Beach Park, Owen Sound, Ont., Canada. 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


8/16-18; 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


8/16-18; TWIN OAKS WOMEN'S GATHERING — Where: Twin Oaks, Louisa, Va. Workshops. Info: Twin Oaks, 138 Twin Oaks Rd., Louisa, VA 23093; Ph: 540-894-5126 or 540-894-5127. Web: www.womensgathering.org CO


8/16-25; 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


8/17; HOT AUGUST BLUES FEST — Where: Oregon Ridge Park, Cockeysville, Md. 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


8/17; MAINE HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Topsham Fairgrounds, Topsham, Maine. 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


8/17; OLALLA BLUEGRASS (& BEYOND) FEST — Where: Olalla Little League Field, Olalla, Wash. 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


8/17-18; 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


8/17-18; OLD-TIME FIDDLERS' FAIR — Where: Genesee Country Village and Museum, Mumford, N.Y. 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


8/21-25; 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: http://www.irvinefolkclub.trad.org.uk/ A


8/22-25; 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


8/22-25; MULL OF KINTYRE MUSIC FEST — Where: Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland. 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


8/22-25; 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


8/22-25; TŲNDER FEST — Where: Tųnder, southwest coast of Denmark. Info: Carsten Panduro, Tųnder Festival, Vestergade 80, Tųnder, 6270, Denmark; Ph: +45-(0)74-72-4610 or +45-(0)74-72-1000. Web: www.tf.dk


8/22-26; 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


8/23-5; 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


8/23-24; 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


8/23-24; 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


8/23-25; 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


8/23-25; 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


8/23-25; EAGLEWOOD FOLK FEST — Where: Eaglewood Resort, Pefferlaw, Ont., Canada. 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


8/23-25; 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


8/23-25; 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


8/23-25; PETERBOROUGH FOLK FEST — Where: Peterborough, Ont., Canada. 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


8/23-25; 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


8/23-25; 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, . 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


8/23-25; TAIWANFEST — Where: Harbourfront Ctr, Toronto, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Info: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 268, Canada; Ph: 416-973-4000 or 416-973-4655. Web: www.harbourfrontcentre.com A


8/23-26; CORNWALL FOLK FEST — Where: Wadebridge, North Cornwall, U.K. Info: Hobgoblin Music, Polmorla Walk, Wadebridge, PL27 7NS, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)120-881-4638 .Web: www.wadebridgefolk.co.uk CO


8/23-26; 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


8/23-9/2; 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


8/24; BARBERSHOP SING — Where: Historic Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio. Crafts. Tix: $15.00. Info: Kim Krieger / Sauder Village, 22611 State Route 2, P.O. Box 235, Archbold, OH 43502; Ph: 800-590-9755 or 419-446-2541. Web: www.saudervillage.com CO CR HO HR A


8/24; FIDDLIN' ON THE FARM — Where: Howell Living History Farm, Titusville, N.J. Contests. Crafts. Info: Kathy Brilla, Howell Living History Farm, 101 Hunter Rd., Titusville, NJ 08560; Ph: 609-737-3299.Web: www.howellfarm.org A


8/24; 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/


8/24-25; GREAT TRAIL FEST WEEKEND I — Where: Malvern, Ohio. 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


8/26-9/1; NATIONAL OLD TIME COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL — Where: Plymouth Co. Frgrnds, LeMars, Iowa. 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


8/28-31; 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


8/28-9/2; NORTH BRANCH BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Bridgewater, Vt. Info: Randy and Heather Kennedy, North Branch Bluegrass Fest, 74 Chateauguay Rd, Bridgewater Corners, VT 05035; Ph: 802-672-3042.Web: www.nbbluegrass.com CO HO


8/29-31; TIMPANOGOS STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Orem, Utah. Workshops in storytelling. Tix: $40wknd, $8-20 day. Info: Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem, UT 84057; Ph: 801-229-7050.Web: www.timpfest.org CR HR A I


8/29-9/1; NORDSJŲFESTIVALEN I FARSUND — Where: Farsund, Norway. Workshops in dance, music. Tix: 800,-. wknd. Info: Tor Steinar Fromreide, Nordsjųfestivalen I Farsund, Kaneheia 54, Farsund, N-4550, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)9112-9863 or +47-(0)3839-1260. Web: www.nordsjofestivalen.no HR A


8/29-9/2; STRAWBERRY FALL MUSIC FEST — Where: Camp Mather, Yosemite, Calif. Workshops. Info: Strawberry Music Festivals, P.O. Box 664, Jamestown, CA 95327; Ph: 209-984-8630.Web: www.strawberrymusic.com CO


8/30; HOWLIN' WOLF MEMORIAL BLUES FEST — Where: West Point, Miss. Tix: $20, $15 adv. Info: Richard Ramsey, Howlin' Wolf Blues Society, P.O. Box 1334, West Point, MS 39773; Ph: 662-605-0770.Web: www.wpnet.org HR A


8/30-31; MINNESOTA FLATPICKING GUITAR CHAMPIONSHIP & DUET COMPETITION — Where: Heritage Stage, Minnesota State Fair, Richmond, Minn. Contests. Info: Jed Malischke, MBOTMA, P.O. Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 55416; Ph: 800-635-3037.Web: www.minnesotabluegrass.org CO HO


8/30-9/1; DELAWARE VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Salem Co. Frgrnds, Woodstown, N.J. 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


8/30-9/1; FOUR CORNERS FOLK FEST — Where: Reservoir Hill Park, Pagosa Springs, Colo. 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


8/30-9/1; KANSAS CITY IRISH FEST — Where: Crown Ctr. Square, Kansas City, Mo. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Keli O'Neill Wenzel, Kansas City Irish Fest, P.O. Box 5891, Kansas City, MO 64171; Ph: 816-561-7555 or 816-997-0837. Web: www.kcirishfest.com CR A


8/30-9/1; KERRVILLE WINE & MUSIC FEST — Where: Quiet Valley Ranch, Kerrville, Tex. Crafts. Info: Dalis Allen, Kerrville Folk Festival, P.O. Box 291466, Kerrville, TX 78029-1945; Ph: 830-257-3600 or 800-435-8429. Web: www.kerrville-music.com CO HO A


8/30-9/1; 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


8/30-9/1; SHELTER VALLEY FOLK FEST — Where: Henkel Farm, Grafton, Canada. Tix: $60, $50 avd. Info: Aengus Finnan, The Shelter Valley Folk Festival, P.O.Box 29, Grafton, ON K0K 2G0, Canada; Ph: 905-355-1244 or 866-612-SVFF. Web: www.sheltervalley.com CO CR A


8/30-9/1; TUMBLEWEED MUSIC FEST — Where: Howard Amon Park, Richland, Wash. Contests in songwriting. Workshops in music and dance. Crafts. Tix: Free. Info: Three Rivers Folklife Society, P.O. Box 1098, Richland, WA 99352; Ph: 509-528-2215.Web: www.3rfs.org CR HR A


8/30-9/2; SEPTEMBERFEST — Where: Quest Ctr, Omaha, Neb. Info: Septemberfest Committee, 3000 Farnam St., Ste. 5 East, Omaha, NE 68131; Ph: 402-346-4800.Web: www.septemberfestomaha.com



Camps & Schools


June 2013


6/2-7; MONTANA FIDDLE CAMP, SESSION 1 — Where: Monarch, Mont.. Workshops. Info: Fred & Jeanne Buckley, 319 Old Divide Rd., Roundup, MT 59072; Ph: 406-323-1198 or 406-236-5548. Web: www.montanafiddlers.org


6/2-8; SURVIVING AND THRIVING IN JAM SESSION — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: 594$. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 823-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


6/6-8; AUTOHARP WORKSHOP — Where: Ozark Folk Ctr, Mountain View, Ark.. Crafts. Tix: $150. Info: Music Director, Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 800-264-3655 or 870-269-3851. Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com CR HR A


6/6-10; SUMMERSONGS WEST — Where: Camp Ocean Pines, Cambria, CA. 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


6/6-22; DANCE CALLER'S WORKSHOP — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: 594$. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 29802, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 823-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


6/7-9; 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


6/7-9; PEOPLE'S MUSIC NETWORK SUMMER GATHERING — Where: Camp Epworth, High Falls, N.Y. 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


6/8; 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


6/8-15; SCANDIA CAMP MENDOCINO — Where: Mendocino Woodlands, Calif.. Workshops in dance and music. Tix: $825. Info: , Scandia Camp Mendocino, 1320 Harleyford Rd, Woodridge, CA 60517; Ph: 630-985-7192 or 562-884-5763. Web: www.scandiacampmendocino.org CO CR


6/9-12; CBA MUSIC CAMP — Where: Grass Valley, Calif.. 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


6/9-14; 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


6/9-14; MONTANA FIDDLE CAMP, SESSION 2 — Where: Monarch, Mont.. Workshops. Info: Fred & Jeanne Buckley, 319 Old Divide Rd., Roundup, MT 59072; Ph: 406-323-1198 or 406-236-5548. Web: www.montanafiddlers.org


6/9-15; 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


6/9-15; BLUE RIDGE OLD-TIME MUSIC WEEK — Where: Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, N.C.. 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


6/9-15; NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Tix: $546 plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A


6/9-15; NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: $594 tuition. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


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


6/10-14; 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


6/14-15; 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


6/14-16; 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


6/15-23; 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


6/16-22; 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


6/17-21; 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


6/21-23; 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


6/21-23; 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


6/22-29; 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


6/22-29; NORTHEAST DULCIMER SYMPOSIUM — Where: Blue Mt. Lake, N.Y.. 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


6/23-28; 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


6/23-29; ASHOKAN FIDDLE & DANCE: WESTERN & SWING WEEK — Where: Ashokan, Olivebridge, N.Y.. 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


6/23-29; CONTINUING BLUEGRASS BANJO — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: $594 tuition. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


6/23-29; 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


6/23-29; NORTHEAST HERITAGE MUSIC CAMP — Where: Johnson, Vt.. Workshops in fiddle, piano, accordion, flute, whistle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, dance. Info: Peter Langston & Ken Perlman, NHMC, 9228 1st Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98117-2003; Ph: 812-334-7992.Web: www.northeastheritagemusiccamp.com


6/24-28; 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


6/28-30; 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


6/29-7/6; 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


6/30-7/5; BEGINNING FIDDLE — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: $532 tuition. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, Brasstown, NC 28902 , United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775 . Web: www.folkschool.org CO


6/30-7/7; NORDIC FIDDLES & FEET — Where: Camp Ogontz, N.H.. 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



July 2013


7/2-27; DULCIMER CELEBRATION (MOUNTAIN AND HAMMERED) — Where: Brasstown, NC. Featuring: Anne Lough, Madeline MacNeil, Sam Rizzetta, Bill Taylor, Ralph Lee Smith. Tix: $594 tuition. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


7/5-7; Beginning Autoharp — Where: Brasstown, NC. Featuring: Jennifer Cordier.. Tix: $334 tuition. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


7/7-13; CALIFORNIA COAST MUSIC CAMP, WEEK 1 — Where: Placer County, Calif. 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


7/7-13; Contra Dance Musician's Workshop — Where: Brasstown, NC. Featuring: David Kaynor, Sue Songer, Naomi Morse, Peter Siegel.. Tix: $594 tuition. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


7/7-13; SWANNANOA GATHERING TRADITIONAL SONG WEEK — Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Workshops in singing, vocals, choral, songwriting. Tix: $440 tuition, $350 r&b. Info: Liz Brace, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434.Web: www.swangathering.org HR A


7/10-14; 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


7/14-19; 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


7/14-19; 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


7/14-20; ASHOKAN FIDDLE & DANCE - NORTHERN WEEK — Where: Ashokan, Olivebridge, N.Y. 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


7/14-20; CUMBERLAND DANCE WEEK — Where: Nancy, Ky. Workshops in contra, square, English, Irish set, historical, fiddle, percussion, Morris, rapper sword and swing. Tix: $800. Info: Cumberland Dance Week, The Lloyd Shaw Foundation, 359 Triborough Hollow, Lawrenceville, GA 30044-5017; Ph: 770-972-5430 or 618-374-2024. Web: www.lloydshaw.org CO HO A


7/14-20; SWANNANOA GATHERING CELTIC WEEK — Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Tix: $440 tuition, $350 r&b. Info: Liz Brace, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434.Web: www.swangathering.org HR A


7/14-21; LUTE SOCIETY OF AMERICA AT AMHERST — Where: Connecticut College, New London, CT. Info: Phil Rukavina, P.O. Box 6499, Concord, CA 94524; Ph: 651-699-1808 or 925-686-5800. Web: www.lutesocietyofamerica.org


7/15-19; 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


7/18-21; 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


7/20-21; WELSH HERITAGE WEEK — Where: Keuka Collene, Penn Yan, N.Y. Workshops in Welsh language, music, trad hymn singing, dance, literature and harp . Info: Beth Landmesser, Welsh Heritage Fest, P.O. Box 241, Bear Creek, PA 18602; Ph: 570-814-7689.Web: www.welshheritageweek.org


7/20-27; 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


7/20-27; 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


7/20-8/27; FAMILY WEEK — Where: Ogontz Camp, Lyman, N.H. Workshops. Tix: $855. Info: Caroline Batson, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x3.Web: www.cdss.org A


7/21-27; 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


7/21-27; SWANNANOA GATHERING OLD-TIME MUSIC & DANCE WEEK — Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Tix: $440 tuition, $350 r&b. Info: Liz Brace, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434.Web: www.swangathering.org HR A


7/21-8/4; 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


7/22-26; MEITHEAL SUMMER SCHOOL — Where: Limerick City, Ireland. Info: Garry Shannon, Ruan, Co. Clare, , Ireland; Ph: +353-87-670-4465.Web: www.tradweek.com


7/22-28; 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


7/25-27; MOUNTAIN DULCIMER WORKSHOP — Where: Ozark Folk Ctr, Mountain View, Ark. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $200. Info: Music Director, Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 800-264-3655 or 870-269-3851. Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com CR HR A


7/26-8/3; 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


7/27-8/2; 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


7/27-8/2; PUGET SOUND GUITAR CAMP, SESSION I — Where: near Bremerton, Wash. Workshops in guitar, singing, bass, banjo, ukulele, and more. Tix: $799 incl. r&b. Info: Janet Peterson & Peter Langston, Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, 1503 E Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; Ph: 360-647-0741.Web: www.psgw.org CO


7/28-8/2; PLAYING BLUEGRASS IN A GROUP — Where: Brasstown, NC. Featuring: Geoff Hohwald, Rick Taylor.. Tix: $532 tuition. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator , 1 Folk School Road , Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


7/28-8/3; SWANNANOA GATHERING CONTEMPORARY FOLK WEEK — Where: Warren Wilson College, Asheville N.C. Tix: $440 tuition, $350 r&b. Info: Liz Brace, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434.Web: www.swangathering.org HR A


7/28-8/3; SWANNANOA GATHERING GUITAR WEEK — Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Tix: $440 tuition, $350 r&b. Info: Liz Brace, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434.Web: www.swangathering.org HR A


7/29-8/3; 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



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8/1-4; 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


8/2-4; CREATIVE ENTERTAINMENT WITH ODD INSTRUMENTS — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: $334 tuition only. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


8/2-8; SUMMERSONGS EAST — Where: Ashokan, Olivebridge, N.Y. 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


8/3-9; PUGET SOUND GUITAR CAMP, SESSION II — Where: near Bremerton, Wash. Workshops in guitar, singing, bass, banjo, ukulele, and more. Tix: $799 incl. r&b. Info: Janet Peterson & Peter Langston, Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, 1503 E Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; Ph: 360-647-0741.Web: www.psgw.org CO


8/3-10; 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


8/4-9; NOEL HILL IRISH CONCERTINA SCHOOL: WEST COAST CAMPUS — Where: Newberg, Ore. 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


8/4-10; CONTINUING AUTOHARP — Where: Brasstown, NC. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


8/4-10; SWANNANOA GATHERING FIDDLE WEEK — Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Tix: tuition $440, r&b $350. Info: Liz Brace, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434.Web: www.swangathering.org HR A


8/4-11; 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


8/5-9; 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


8/5-10; NASHCAMP BLUEGRASS AND SONGWRITING WEEK — Where: Nashville, Tenn. 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


8/5-11; 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


8/6-13; MIDDLE EASTERN MUSIC & DANCE CAMP — Where: Mendocino Woodlands Camp, Mendocino, Calif. Workshops. Tix: $690. Info: Josh Tamer, Middle Eastern Music & Dance, 3244 Overland Ave. #1, Los Angeles, CA 90034; Ph: 310-838-5471.Web: www.middleeastcamp.com CO


8/8-10; 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


8/10-16; PUGET SOUND GUITAR CAMP, SESSION III — Where: near Bremerton, Wash. Workshops in guitar, singing, bass, banjo, ukulele, and more. Tix: $799 incl. r&b. Info: Janet Peterson & Peter Langston, Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, 1503 E Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; Ph: 360-647-0741.Web: www.psgw.org CO


8/10-16; 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


8/10-17; BALKAN MUSIC & DANCE WORKSHOP — Where: Rock Hill, N.Y. 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


8/10-17; 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


8/10-17; 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


8/11-15; 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


8/11-16; 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


8/11-17; ASHOKAN FIDDLE & DANCE: SOUTHERN WEEK — Where: Ashokan, Olivebridge, N.Y. 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


8/11-17; BEGINNING GUITAR — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: $594 tuition only. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


8/11-18; 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


8/14-17; SUMMER SONGWRITING WORKSHOP — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. 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


8/15-18; 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


8/17-24; 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


8/18-23; CONTINUING GUITAR: OLD TIME RHYTHM — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: $532 tuition only. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


8/18-23; GUITAR SESSIONS — Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. 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


8/18-24; LADY OF THE LAKE FAMILY WEEK — Where: Camp N-Sid-Sen, Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. 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


8/18-24; 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


8/18-24; 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


8/18-25; BACDS ENGLISH DANCE WEEK — Where: Bishop's Ranch, Calif. Workshops in . Info: , 920 32nd St., Richmond, CA 94804; Ph: 510-528-7953 or 510-604-6060. Web: www.bacds.org/eweek


8/23-25; LEARN TO PLAY MOUNTAIN DULCIMER — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: $334 tuition only. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


8/23-25; LEARN TO PLAY MOUTAIN DULCIMER — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: $334. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


8/25-31; 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


8/25-31; BEGINNING HAMMERED DULCIMER — Where: Brasstown, NC. Tix: $594 tuition only. Info: Folk School Music and Dance Coordinator, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States; Ph: 1-800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO


8/25-31; 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


8/30-9/2; BALKANALIA! MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOP — Where: Camp Angelos, Corbett, Ore. Workshops in Balkan singing, music and dance. Info: Susan Reagel, 2733 NE 16th Ave., Portland, OR 97212; Ph: 503-234-9088.Web: www.balkanalia.org CO HO A


8/30-9/2; SAN FRANCISCO FOLK MUSIC CLUB LABOR DAY CAMP — Where: Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz Mountains, Calif. Workshops in music technique, song swaps. Info: Phyllis Jardine, 4132 Cristobal Way, Pleasanton, CA 94566; Ph: 925-846-4549.Web: www.sffmc.org CO HO