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September through November 2013


September 2013

9/1; NEW WORLD FEST — Where: Historic Chandler Music Hall, Randolph, Vt. Crafts. Tix: $37, Children $5. Info: Rebecca McMeekin, Chandler Music Cultural Arts Foundation, 71-73 Main St., Randolph, VT 05060 ; Ph: 802-728-9878 or 802-728-6464. Web: www.newworldfestival.com HR A

9/1-2; FOX VALLEY FOLK MUSIC & STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Island Park, Geneva, Ill. Tix: $15. Info: Juel Ulven, Fox Valley Folk Festival, 755 N. Evanslawn Ave., Aurora, IL 60506; Ph: 630-897-3655 or 630-639-9684. Web: www.foxvalleyfolk.com HR A

9/4-8; OTTAWA FOLK FEST — Where: Britannia Park, Ottawa, Ont., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Tatiana Nemchin, Ottawa Folk Festival, 100 - 858 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K2P 0W6, Canada; Ph: 613-230-8234.Web: www.ottawafolk.org CR HR A I

9/5-7; COUNTRY MUSICFEST AND RV RALLY — Where: Adams County Fairgrounds, Hastings, Neb. Info: Mary Schutz, ; Ph: 903-467-9545.Web: www.texandmary.com

9/5-7; ELLNORA GUITAR FESTIVAL — Where: Krannert Center, Urbana, Ill. Tix: $192, $80 student. Info: Krannert Center for Performing Arts, 500 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801-3788; Ph: 217-333-6700.Web: ellnoraguitarfestival.com

9/5-7; TWIN OAKS PARK BLUEGRASS CONVENTION — Where: Twin Oaks Park, Hoboken, Ga. Crafts. Tix: $. Info: Ira W. Crews, Twin Oaks Park Bluegrass Convention, 401 Twin Oaks Drive, Hoboken, GA 31542; Ph: 912-458-2365.Web: www.twinoakspark.com CO HO A

9/5-8; BLUES IN HELL — Where: Hell, Stjørdal, Norway. Info: Blues In Hell, P.O. Box 14, Stjørdal, 7501, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)95-22-4677 .Web: www.bluesinhell.no

9/5-8; LONGS PEAK SCOTTISH/IRISH HIGHLAND FEST — Where: Stanley Park, Estes Park, Colo. Contests in piping, Irish & Highland dance, jousting, athletics, dogs of the British Isles. Info: Longs Peaks Scottish/Irish Highland Fest, P.O. Box 1820, 251 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517; Ph: 800-90-ESTES or 970-586-6308. Web: www.scotfest.com HR A

9/5-8; NATIONAL COWBOY SYMPOSIUM & CELEBRATION — Where: Memorial Civic Ctr, Lubbock, Tex. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration, P.O. Box 6638, Lubbock, TX 79493; Ph: 806-798-7825 or 806-795-2455 . Web: www.cowboy.org CR HO HR A

9/6-7; BLUES AT THE BEACH FEST — Where: 17th Street Park, Virginia Beach, Va. Info: Beach Events, 302 22nd St., 2nd Fl., Virginia Beach, VA 23451; Ph: 757-425-3111.Web: www.beachstreetusa.com

9/6-7; GREATER OZARKS BLUES FEST — Where: Chesterfield Village Springfield, Mo. Info: Janis Bennett, Springfield Symphony Assn, 411 N Sherman Pkwy, Springfield, MO 65802-3652; Ph: 417-864-6683 or Call 417-869-1334. Web: www.greaterozarksbluesfest.com

9/6-7; MOUNTAINFEST — Where: Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena, Ark. Info: City of Mena, Advertising & Promotion / Mountainfest, 520 Mena Street, Mena, AR 71953; Ph: 479-394-8355.Web: www.visitmena.com

9/6-8; CELTICFEST MISSISSIPPI — Where: Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum, Jackson, Miss. Workshops. Info: The Celtic Heritage Society, Agricultural and Forestry Museum, P.O. Box 5166, Jackson, MS 39216-4701; Ph: 601-366-2775.Web: www.celticfestms.org CR HR A

9/6-8; HARVEST FEST — Where: Cashman Ctr, Las Vegas, Nev. Info: Lori Walker, Western Exhibitors, 2181 Greenwich St., San Francisco, CA 94123; Ph: 415-447-3205 or 415-447-3217. Web: www.harvestfestival.com

9/6-8; SISTERS FOLK FEST — Where: Sisters, Ore. Contests in singer-songwriter. Workshops in various facets of the American folk tradition, including instruments, music and songwriting. Info: Kathy Deggendorfer, Sisters Folk Festival, Squaw Creek Ranch, P.O. Box 1784, 70300 Camp Polk Rd., Sisters, OR 97759; Ph: 541-549-4072 or 541-549-4979. Web: www.sistersfolkfestival.com

9/6-8; TMSA KIRRIEMUIR TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland. Featuring: Scottish traditional music and song including competitions, ceilidhs and concerts. Info: Patrick Newman, Rose Cottage, Cortachy, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland, DD8 4LX, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1575-540-261.Web: www.kirriefestival.org

9/6-8; TURTLE HILL FOLK FEST — Where: Rotary Sunshine Campus, Rush, N.Y. Workshops. Info: Diane Walker, Festival Chair, Golden Link Folksinging Society, P.O. Box 28, Perkinsville, NY 14529; Ph: 585-229-4963 or 585-728-5572. Web: www.goldenlink.org CO A

9/6-8; WHEATLAND TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST — Where: Remus, Mich. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Wheatland Music Organization, P.O. Box 22, Remus, MI 49340; Ph: 989-967-8879.Web: www.wheatlandmusic.org CR

9/6-14; BLAS FEST — Where: Across the Highlands of Scotland. Info: Blas Festival, Co Crask of Aigas, Inverness-shire, IV4 7AD, Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)1463-783032.Web: www.blas-festival.com

9/6-15; THE MAYOR'S THAMES FEST — Where: Victoria Embankment, South Bank, London, U.K. Tix: FREE. Info: The Mayor's Thames Festival, 99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, SE1 9PP, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)207-928-8998.Web: www.thamesfestival.org

9/7; FIESTA SEPTIEMBRE — Where: Wickenburg Community Ctr, Wickenburg, Ariz. Info: Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, 216 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, AZ 85390; Ph: 928-684-5479.Web: www.wickenburgchamber.com

9/7; FIGHTING BOB FEST — Where: Sauk Co. Frgrnds, Baraboo, Wis. Info: Laura Boyd, Fighting Bob Festival, P.O. Box 2131, Madison, WI 53701; Ph: 608-256-1339 or 608-354-8010. Web: www.fightingbobfest.org

9/7-8; MARYLAND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL — Where: Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis, Md. Info: Ayrianne Parks, DC; Ph: 202-263-2574.Web: www.mdseafoodfestival.com A

9/7-8; Washington Music Festival — Where: Route 57, Washington NJ 07840. Info: Monique Grimme, 507 Route 46, Suite A, Belvidere, NJ 07823; Ph: 908-455-1576.Web: www.festivalintheborough.com

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

9/8; TAKOMA PARK FOLK FEST — Where: Takoma Park Middle School, Takoma Park, Md. Info: Kevin Adler, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd, Takoma Park, MD 20912; Ph: 301-589-0202.Web: www.tpff.org

9/10-15; HARVEST JAZZ & BLUES FEST — Where: Fredericton, N.B., Canada. Workshops. Info: Erin Pelerine, Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival , 81 Regent Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 3W3, Canada; Ph: 888-NB-BLUES or 506-454-2583. Web: www.harvestjazzandblues.com A

9/11-15; LINLITHGOW FOLK FEST — Where: Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland. Info: Linlithgow Folk Festival, co Black Bitch Tavern, Westport, Linlithgow, EH49, Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)1506-433634.Web: www.linlithgowfolk.com A

9/12-15; FESTIVAL DES NUITS DE NACRE — Where: Tulle, France. Info: Laurence Lamy, La Cité de l'Accordéon, 8 Rue du 9 Juin 1944, Tulle, Corrèze 19 000, France; Ph: +33-(0)5-55-20-2854.Web: www.accordeon.org A

9/12-15; MERCAT DE MÚSICA VIVA DE VIC — Where: Vic, Catalunya, Spain. Info: MMVV, Historiador R. d'Abadal i Vinyals, 5, 2N, Vic, E-08500, Spain; Ph: +34-(0)93-883-31-00.Web: www.mmvv.cat CR HR A

9/12-15; POLKAMOTION BY THE OCEAN — Where: Rehoboth Beach, Del. Info: Polkamotion, Gilbert & Michael Ziemski, 229 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971; Ph: 410-729-9697 or 410-654-4724. Web: www.rbpolka.com CR HR A

9/12-22; WORLD MUSIC FEST: CHICAGO — Where: Chicago, Ill. Featuring: . Workshops. Info: World Music Festival, Department of Cultural Affairs Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602 ; Ph: 312-742-1938 or 312-744-6630. Web: www.cityofchicago.org/WorldMusic/

9/13-15; BROMYARD FOLK FEST — Where: Bromyard, Herefordshire, U.K. Workshops. Info: Bromyard Folk Festival, P.O. Box 729, Suckley , Worcester, WR6 5WQ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)777-283-1860.Web: www.bromyard-folk-festival.org.uk CO A

9/13-15; INDY IRISH FEST — Where: Military Park, Indianapolis, Ind. Info: Terry Sweeny, Festival Organization & Philanthropy, 7430 Sunset Kn, Indianapolis, IN 46260-3466; Ph: 317-713-7117.Web: www.indyirishfest.com

9/13-15; MICHIGAN IRISH MUSIC FEST — Where: Downtown Muskegon, Mich. Info: Michigan Irish Music Festival, 2340 Glade Street, Muskegon, MI 49444; Ph: 231-739-2028.Web: www.michiganirish.org

9/13-15; NORTH AMERICAN JEW'S HARP FEST — Where: Bay City Arts Ctr, Bay City, Ore. Featuring: . Info: Kathi Vinson, The Jew's Harp Guild, 1617 W Belmont St, Springfield, MO 65802-4810; Ph: 503-322-9607.Web: jewsharpguild.org

9/13-15; TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FEST — Where: Town Park, Telluride, Colo. Info: Steve Gumble, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, P.O. Box 2966, Telluride, CO 81435; Ph: 970-728-8037 or 866-515-6166. Web: www.tellurideblues.com CO A

9/14; MOUNTAIN MUSIC FEST — Where: Vogel State Park, 11 miles south of Blairsville, Ga., via U.S. Hwy. 19/129. Crafts. Tix: $2-$6 plus $6 parking. Info: Randy Gambrell, Vogel State Park, 7485 Vogel State Park Road, Blairsville, GA 30512; Ph: 706-745-2628.Web: gastateparks.org/info/vogel

9/14; Wachusett Valley Folk Fest — Where: Wachusett Village Inn, Westminster, Mass. Tix: $40-85. Info: Wachusett Music Series, P.O. Box 245, Lancaster, MA 01523; Ph: 978-365-2043 or 978-368-0227. Web: www.wachusettmusic.com A

9/14-15; HARVEST FEST — Where: Farmers' Museum, Cooperstown, N.Y. Crafts. Tix: $11 adults, $9.50 seniors, $5 children. Info: Farmers' Museum, P.O. Box 30, Cooperstown, NY 13326; Ph: 888-547-1450 or 607-547-1412. Web: www.farmersmuseum.org A-limited

9/14-15; STOKES STOMP — Where: Moratock Park, Danbury, N.C. Crafts. Info: Eddy McGee and Nancy Markle, Stokes County Arts Council, P.O. Box 66, 500 N. Main St., Danbury, NC 27016; Ph: 336-593-8159.Web: www.stokesarts.com CR HR A

9/15; LYONS FIDDLE FEST — Where: Lyons Community Park, Lyons, Pa. Featuring: See Website. Contests in fiddle. Crafts. Tix: $2 donation. Info: Lyons Fiddle Fest, P.O. Box 108, 316 S. Kemp St., Lyon Station, PA 19536; Ph: 610-682-7267 or 610-682-0899. Web: www.lyonsfiddlefest.com HR A

9/15-21; ARBUCKLE MTN. BLUEGRASS JAM — Where: Arbuckle Mtn Park, Wynnewood, Okla.. Contests in band scramble. Info: Rosemary Bowen, Arbuckle Mountain Park, Rt 2 Box 216, Wynnewood, OK 73098; Ph: 405-665-5226.Web: www.arbucklemtbluegrasspark.com CO HO A

9/17-21; SUMMERTIME FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Poppy Mtn, Morehead, Ky. Info: Poppy Mountain Bluegrass, 3715 US 60 East, Morehead, KY 40351; Ph: 606-784-2277 or 606-780-4192. Web: www.poppymountainbluegrass.com CO HO

9/18-22; BERKELEY OLD-TIME MUSIC CONVENTION — Where: Various locations, Berkeley, Calif. Tix: $5-20. Info: Suzy Thompson, BOTMC, c/o Freight & Salvage, 1111 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94705; Ph: 510-848-5018.Web: www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org A

9/18-22; WALNUT VALLEY FEST & NATIONAL FLATPICKING CHAMPIONSHIPS — Where: Winfield, Kan. Contests in guitar, mandolin, autoharp, mountain dulcimer, hammer dulcimer & banjo. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $90. Info: Bob Redford, President, Walnut Valley Assoc., Inc., P.O. Box 245, Winfield, KS 67156; Ph: 620-221-3250 or 620-221-3251. Web: www.wvfest.com CO CR HO HR A I

9/19-21; STARVY CREEK FALL BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Conway, Mo. Info: Don & Bobbie Day, 2229 Bluegrass Rd., Conway, MO 65632; Ph: 417-589-2013.Web: www.starvycreek.com

9/19-22; FRANKENMUTH OKTOBERFEST — Where: Heritage Park, Frankenmuth, Mich. Info: Pam Mossner, Frankenmuth Festivals, P.O. Box 204, Frankenmuth, MI 48734; Ph: 800-386-3378.Web: www.frankenmuthfestivals.com CR A

9/19-22; KENT STATE FOLK FEST — Where: Kent, Ohio. Contests. Workshops. Info: Kent State Folk Festival, WKSU Offices, 1613 E. Summit St., Kent, OH 44242; Ph: 330-672-9154 or 800-672-2132. Web: www.kentstatefolkfestival.org CR HR A I I - Call in advance

9/19-22; OTLEY BLACK SHEEP FOLK FEST — Where: Otley, West Yorkshire, U.K. Info: Steve Fairholme, Otley Black Sheep Folk Festival, P.O. Box 55, Otley, W. Yorkshire, LS21 1XP, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)194-346-4858.Web: otleyfolkfestival.com CO

9/20-21; ARKANSAS STATE FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP — Where: Ozark Folk Ctr, Mountain View, Ark. Info: Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, 1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 870-269-3851.Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com CR HR A

9/20-21; COUNTRY STAGE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Country Stage Music Park, Nova, Ohio. Info: Kurt Hickman, The Country Stage Music Park, 40A Twp. Rd. 1031, Nova, OH 44859; Ph: 440-213-8358.Web: www.countrystagemusicpark.com CO HO A

9/20-21; GLOBALQUERQUE — Where: National Hispanic Cultural Ctr, Albuquerque, N.M. Tix: $60, $50 adv, $35 day. Info: ¡Globalquerque! / AMP Concerts, Neal Copperman, 1013 Vassar Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106; Ph: 505-232-9868.Web: www.globalquerque.com A

9/20-21; OLD TOWN BLUES FEST — Where: Downtown Lansing, Mich. Tix: FREE. Info: Terry Terry, Old Town Business & Arts Development, 1208 Turner St., Lansing, MI 48906-4340; Ph: 517-371-4600 or 517-482-3333. Web: www.oldtownbluesfest.com

9/20-22; BERLIN FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Atlantic Hotel, Berlin, Md. Contests in fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Steve Frene, Chairperson, Berlin, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 14 South Main Street, Berlin, MD 21811-2436; Ph: 410-641-4775 or 410-219-3118. Web: www.berlinchamber.org

9/20-22; BLUEGRASSIN' IN THE FOOTHILLS — Where: Amador Co. Frgrnds, Plymouth, Calif. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Larry Baker , L & S Promotions, P.O. Box 444, Copperopolis, CA 95228; Ph: 209-785-4693 or 209-480-4693. Web: www.landspromotions.com CO CR HO HR A

9/20-22; ELIJAH CLARK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Elijah Clark State Park, Lincolnton, Ga. Tix: $5.00 parking. Info: Elijah Clark Bluegrass Fest, 2959 McCormick Highway, Lincolnton, GA 30817; Ph: 800-864-7275.Web: gastateparks.org/info/elijah CO CR HO HR A

9/20-22; FOOTMAD OLD TIME MUSIC AND DANCE FALL FLING — Where: Fayette Co. 4-H Camp, Beckwith, W.Va. Workshops. Info: FOOTMAD, P.O. Box 1684, Charleston, WV 25326-1684; Ph: 304-415-3668 or 304-344-4314 . Web: www.footmad.org CO HO

9/20-22; INGENUITYFEST — Where: Detroit Superior Bridge, Cleveland, Ohio. Info: Ingenuity Cleveland, 2475 E. 22nd St. #103, Cleveland, OH 44115; Ph: 216-589-9444.Web: www.ingenuitycleveland.com

9/20-22; MICHIGAN DANCE HERITAGE FALL DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Camp Cavell, Lexington, Mich. Featuring: Dancing, campire singing, jamming, workshops. Workshops in dance and singing. Crafts. Info: Martha Vander Kolk, Michigan Dance Heritage, 14427 Penrod, Detroit, MI 48223; Ph: 734-658-8228.Web: www.mdh-online.org/Fall CO

9/20-22; MILLPOND MUSIC FEST — Where: Millpond Co. Park, Bishop, Calif. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Lynn Cooper, INYO Council for the Arts, 137 S. Main St., Bishop, CA 93514; Ph: 800-874-0669 or 760-873-8014. Web: www.inyo.org CO HO

9/20-22; NEW HAMPSHIRE HIGHLAND GAMES — Where: Loon Mtn Ski Resort, Lincoln, N.H. Contests. Info: New Hampshire Highland Games, P.O. Box 4197, Concord, NH 03302-4197; Ph: 603-229-1975 or 603-745-2113. Web: www.nhscot.org

9/21; MISSISSIPPI DELTA BLUES & HERITAGE WEEK — Where: Washington County Convention Ctr Frgrnds, Greenville, Miss. Info: Howard Boutteé, Jr., MACE, 119 S. Theobald St., Ste. 205, Greenville, MS 38701; Ph: 662-335-3523 or 888-81-BLUES. Web: www.deltablues.org

9/21; National Jug Band Jubilee — Where: Brown-Forman Amphitheater, Louisville, KY. Tix: FREE. Info: Heather Leoncini, 218 S. Keats Ave, Louisville, KY 40206; Ph: 502-417-1107.Web: www.jugbandjubilee.org A

9/21; SHELBURNE FARMS HARVEST FEST — Where: Shelburne Farms Courtyard, Shelburne, Vt. Crafts. Info: Judy Christensen, 380 Acorn Lane, Shelburne, VT 05482; Ph: 802-985-8686.Web: www.shelburnefarms.org CR HR A

9/21-22; CENTERFEST ARTS FEST — Where: Downtown Durham, N.C. Crafts. Tix: FREE, donations accepted. Info: CenterFest, Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St., Durham, NC 27701; Ph: 919-560-2722.Web: www.centerfest.durhamarts.org CR A

9/21-22; SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN RODEO & CHILI COOK-OFF — Where: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, Shawnee on Delaware, Pa. Crafts. Info: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, P.O. Box 339 Hollow Rd., Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA 18356; Ph: 570-421-7231.Web: www.shawneemt.com CR HR A

9/22; RIVERSING ALONG THE CHARLES — Where: Banks of the Charles River, Cambridge, Mass. Tix: FREE. Info: Alan Casso, Revels, 80 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472; Ph: 617-972-8300.Web: www.revels.org

9/24-26; IBMA'S WORLD OF BLUEGRASS — Where: Nashville, Tenn. Info: IBMA / Jill Crabtree, World of Bluegrass, 2 Music Circle South, Ste. 100, Nashville, TN 37203; Ph: 615-256-3222 or 888-438-4262. Web: www.ibma.org HR A

9/26-28; MIDPOINT MUSIC FEST — Where: Cincinnati, Ohio. Info: Midpoint Music, LLC., 811 Race Street, 5th floor, Cincinnati, OH 45202; Ph: 513-665-4700 or 877-572-8690. Web: www.mpmf.com

9/26-28; NOTHIN' FANCY MUSIC FEST — Where: Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, Va. Info: Sandy Davis, 14 Equestrian Lane, Lexington, VA 24450; Ph: 540-461-0954.Web: www.nothinfancybluegrass.com CO CR HR A

9/26-28; VINE GROVE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Optimus Club Park, Vine Grove, Ky. Info: Vine Grove Bluegrass Fest, Cecilian Bank, 530 Highland Avenue, Vine Grove, KY 40175; Ph: 270-877-5636.Web: www.vinegrovebluegrass.com

9/26-10/6; SMALL WORLD FEST — Where: Toronto, Ont., Canada. Info: Small World Music, 60 Atlantic Ave., #219, Toronto, ON M6K 1X9, Canada ; Ph: 416-536-5439 or 416-631-3879. Web: www.smallworldmusic.com

9/26-10/6; TULSA STATE FAIR — Where: Tulsa State Frgrnds, Tulsa, Okla. Contests. Crafts. Info: , Tulsa State Fair Fiddle Contest, 4145 E. 21st St., Tulsa, OK 74114; Ph: 918-744-1113.Web: www.exposquare.com

9/27; TEXAS HERITAGE MUSIC DAY — Where: Schreiner Univ., Kerrville, Tex. Workshops in songwriting. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Kathleen Hudson or Tim Wilton, Texas Heritage Music Foundation, P.O. Box 291945, Kerrville, TX 78029-1945; Ph: 830-792-1945.Web: www.texasheritagemusic.org HR A

9/27-29; CELTIC CLASSIC HIGHLAND GAMES & FEST — Where: Bethlehem, Pa. Contests in pipe band, highland games, fiddle. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: John Sweeney, 532 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018; Ph: 610-868-9599.Web: www.celticfest.org CR HR A

9/27-29; KVMR CELTIC FESTIVAL — Where: Nevada County Fairgrounds . Info: Therese Tesene, 401 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA 95959 ; Ph: 530-265-9073 .Web: www.kvmr.org CO

9/27-29; NORTHEAST SQUEEZE-IN — Where: Bucksteep Manor, Washington, Mass. Workshops in free-reed instruments. Info: Douglas Creighton, The Button Box, Inc., P.O. Box 372, 42 Amherst Rd., Sunderland, MA 01375-0372; Ph: 413-665-7793.Web: http://squeeze-in.org/ CO CR A

9/28; MOUNTAIN HERITAGE DAY — Where: Western Carolina Univ., Cullowhee, N.C. Contests. Crafts. Info: Michele Glover, Mountain Heritage Center, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723-9017; Ph: 828-227-3193 or 828-246-2300. Web: www.wcu.edu/mhd CR HR A

9/28-29; CALICO DAYS — Where: Calico Ghost Town, Yermo, Calif. Contests. Info: Calico Ghost Town, Calico Days, P.O. Box 638, Yermo, CA 92398; Ph: 800-TO-CALICO or 760-254-2122. Web: www.calicotown.com CO A

9/28-29; JORDBRUKSDAGARNA — Where: Bishop Hill, Ill. Info: Bishop Hill Fine Arts, 106 Bishop Hill St., P.O. Box 102, Bishop Hill, IL 61419; Ph: 309-927-3899 or 309-927-3345. Web: www.bishophill.com

9/28-29; PORTSMOUTH MARITIME FOLK FEST — Where: Market Square, Portsmouth, N.H. Info: Tom Hall, PO Box 83, Nottingham, NH 03290; Ph: 603-942-7604.Web: www.newenglandfolknetwork.org A

9/28-29; WORKING WATERFRONT FEST — Where: New Bedford, Mass. Tix: FREE. Info: Working Waterfront Festival, Laura Orleans, P.O. Box 6553, New Bedford, MA 02742-6553; Ph: 508-993-8894.Web: www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org A

October 2013

10/3-5; CAROLINA DOWNHOME BLUES FEST — Where: Camden, S.C. Tix: $15-40. Info: Gary Erwin, Carolina Downhome Blues Festival, P.O. Box 13525, Charleston, SC 29422; Ph: 843-762-9125.Web: www.bluesfestivalguide.com

10/3-5; OKLAHOMA INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Cottonwood Flats, Guthrie, Okla. Workshops in fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo. Info: Tom Webb, OK Int'l Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 1585, Guthrie, OK 73044; Ph: 405-282-4446.Web: www.oibf.com CO CR HO HR A

10/3-5; PINEY WOODS LAKE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Piney Woods Lake Cmpgrnd, Glenwood, Ga. Info: Howard Swinson, Piney Woods Lake BG Fest, 3227 Piney Woods Lake Rd., Glenwood, GA 30428; Ph: 478-463-3301.Web: www.pineywoodslake.com CO HO A

10/3-5; PONDEROSA STOMP — Where: New Orleans, La. Tix: $50 per night. Info: The Knights, ; Ph: 504-598-6225 or 718-522-7171. Web: www.ponderosastomp.com

10/3-6; JERUSALEM RIDGE BLUEGRASS CELEBRATION — Where: Historic Monroe Family Farm, Rosine, Ky. Featuring: . Tix: $25-$80. Info: Campbell Mercer, Monroe Brother Foundation, P.O. Box 429, Rosine, KY 42370; Ph: 270-274-9181 or 270-256-1430. Web: www.jerusalemridgefestival.org CO CR HR A

10/4-5; NUTMEG DULCIMER FEST — Where: Milford, Conn. Workshops in mtn and hammered dulcimer, more. Info: Sam Edelston, Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival, 34 Daffodil Lane, Cos Cob, CT 06807; Ph: 203-661-0503.Web: www.nutmegdulcimer.com

10/4-5; TENNESSEE VALLEY OLD-TIME FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Athens State Univ., Athens, Ala. Contests. Crafts. Info: Rick Mould, Athens State Univ. Campus, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611; Ph: 256-233-8215.Web: www.athens.edu/fiddlers/ CO A

10/4-6; BAYFEST — Where: Downtown Mobile, Ala. Info: Bayfest, P.O. Box 1827, Mobile, AL 36633; Ph: 251-208-7835.Web: www.bayfest.com A I

10/4-6; DERBY TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL — Where: Carsington Water, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire, U.K. Info: PR Promotions, PO Box 200, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2ZL, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)17-7385-3428.Web: www.prpromotions.org.uk CO CR HO HR

10/4-6; HARVEST FEST — Where: Seaside Park , Ventura, Calif. Info: Lori Walker, Western Exhibitors, 2181 Greenwich St., San Francisco, CA 94123; Ph: 415-447-3205 or 415-447-3217. Web: www.harvestfestival.com A

10/4-6; NATIONAL STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Jonesborough, Tenn. Tix: See Website. Info: Carla Papy, International Storytelling Center, 116 W. Main St., Jonesborough, TN 37659-0309; Ph: 800-952-8392 or 423-753-2171. Web: www.storytellingcenter.net CR HR A I

10/4-6; REX ALLEN DAYS — Where: Historic Railroad Ave., Willcox, Ariz. Crafts. Tix: $15-20 (concert), $5 button for Western Music & Poetry. Info: Delcie Schultz, Rex Allen Museum, 150 N. Railroad Ave., Willcox, AZ 85643; Ph: 520-384-4583 or 877-234-4111. Web: www.rexallenmuseum.org CO CR HO HR A

10/4-6; SELKIRK SESSIONS TRAD MUSIC FEST — Where: Selkirk, Scottish Borders, Scotland, U.K.. Contests in song and instruments. Workshops in fiddle, whistle, spoons, singing, slide guitar. Tix: FREE. Info: Selkirk Sessions, co The Town Arms, Market Square, Selkirk, TD7 5, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1750-22304 or +44-(0)7801180471. Web: www.selkirksessions.com CO CR HO HR

10/5; LITTLE BUFFALO FEST — Where: Little Buffalo State Park, Newport, Pa. Featuring: . Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE, donations accepted. Info: Melanie Wertz, The Buffaloes, 3315 Little Buffalo Rd., Newport, PA 17074; Ph: 717-275-2762 or 717-567-6795. Web: littlebuffalofestival.blogspot.com CR HR A

10/5; VIRGINIA CHILDREN'S FEST — Where: Town Point Park, Norfolk, Va. Info: Norfolk Festevents, Ltd., 120 W. Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510; Ph: 757-441-2345.Web: www.festeventsva.org

10/5-6; HIGHWAY 61 BLUES FEST — Where: Greenville, Miss.. Tix: $10 adv, $15. Info: Billy Johnson, P.O. Box 251, Leland, MS 38756; Ph: 662-686-2063 or 662-347-4223. Web: www.highway61blues.com CR HR

10/5-6; NEW ENGLAND SACRED HARP CONVENTION — Where: Lakehurst Lodge, Damariscotta, Maine. Tix: FREE. Info: Matthew Wojcik, 7 Ventura Circle, Kingston, RI 02881; Ph: 401-524-1390.Web: www.neconvention.net A

10/5-6; OKTOBERFEST I — Where: Hunter Mountain, N.Y. Contests. Info: Ginny Terry, Hunter Mountain, Rte. 23C, Hunter, NY 12442; Ph: 518-263-4224 x2350.Web: www.huntermtn.com

10/5-6; ROBERTS COVE GERMANFEST — Where: St. Leo Church Grnds, Rayne, La. Info: Sherry Rimmer / Shirley Leonards, Roberts Cove Germanfest Assoc., 7212 Roberts Cove Rd., Rayne, LA 70578; Ph: 337-334-8354.Web: www.robertscovegermanfest.com CR HR A

10/5-6; SHARLOT HALL FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Ariz. Contests. Workshops. Tix: FREE. Info: Barbara Cook, Events Coordinator, Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ 86301; Ph: 928-445-3122.Web: www.sharlot.org CR HR A

10/6; AMERICAN MUSIC CELEBRATION — Where: Kiawah Island, SC. Tix: FREE. Info: Gary Erwin, PO Box 13525, Charleston, SC 29422; Ph: 843-762-9125.Web: www.freshfieldsvillage.com

10/6; APPLEFEST — Where: Downtown Warwick, N.Y. Crafts. Info: Warwick Applefest, P.O. Box 22, Warwick, NY 10990; Ph: 845-987-8300.Web: www.warwickapplefest.com CR HR A

10/9-12; TURKEY TRACK BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Turkey Track Park, Waldron, Ark. Info: Bill Lovett, Turkey Track Bluegrass Park, 9423 Hwy 250, Waldron, AR 72958; Ph: 479-637-3717.Web: turkeytrackbluegrass.com CO HO

10/9-13; AUTUMN GLORY FEST — Where: Downtown Oakland and surrounding areas in Garrett Co., Md. Contests. Crafts. Info: Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, 15 Visitors Center Dr., McHenry, MD 21541; Ph: 301-387-4FUN or 301-387-4386. Web: www.autumngloryfestival.com A

10/10-13; CORK FOLK FEST — Where: Cork City Ctr, Co. Cork, Ireland. Workshops in dance and fiddle. Info: William Hammond, Cork Folk Festival, Civic Trust House, 50 Popes Quay, Co. Cork, , Ireland; Ph: +44-(0)872-759-311.Web: www.corkfolkfestival.com CR HR

10/11-12; ALABAMA TALE-TELLIN' FEST — Where: Pickard Auditorium, Selma, Ala. Tix: $10, $5 child. Info: Kathryn T. Windham, P.O. BOX 1021, Selma, AL 36702; Ph: 800-457-3562 or 334-875-7241. Web: taletellin.selmaalabama.com

10/11-13; BANBURY CANALSIDE FOLK FEST — Where: Banbury, Oxon, U.K. Info: Banbury Folk Festival, P.O. Box 622 , Banbury, Oxon , OX16 6ET , U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1295-709881 or +44-(0)1295-770952 . Web: www.banburyfolkfestival.co.uk

10/11-13; FALL FESTIVAL ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR — Where: Main Street Historic District, Van Buren, Ark. Featuring: . Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Patty Howard , P.O. Box 1634, Van Buren, AR 72956; Ph: 479-410-3026.Web: www.vanburen.org CR HR A

10/11-13; FESTIVALS ACADIENS ET CREOLES — Where: Girard Park, Lafayette, La. Info: Kelly Strenge, P.O. Box 52066, Lafayette, LA 70505; Ph: 337-981-5652.Web: www.festivalsacadiens.com

10/11-13; FOLK PROJECT FALL FEST — Where: Star Lake Camp, Bloomingdale, NJ. Info: Carl Croce, ; Ph: 973-808-6837 .Web: www.folkproject.org CO HO

10/11-13; LINCOLN COUNTY COWBOY SYMPOSIUM — Where: Ruidoso Downs Race Track, Ruidoso Downs, N.M. Info: Sunny Hirschfeld, Hubbard Museum of the American West, 1461 Hwy 70 W., Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346; Ph: 575-378-4431 or . Web: www.cowboysymposium.org

10/11-13; SAVANNAH FOLK MUSIC FEST — Where: Savannah, Ga. Contests in youth songwriting. Info: Bob Beattie, Savannah Folk Music Fest, 9521 Whitfield Ave, Savannah, GA 31406; Ph: 912-355-7172.Web: www.savannahfolk.org A

10/11-13; TENNESSEE FALL HOMECOMING — Where: Museum of Appalachia, Clinton, Tenn. Crafts. Info: Elaine Meyer, Museum of Appalachia, P.O. Box 1189, Norris, TN 37828; Ph: 865-494-7680 or 865-494-0514. Web: www.museumofappalachia.org CR HR A

10/11-20; CELTIC COLOURS INTERNATIONAL FEST — Where: Cape Breton, N.S., Canada. Workshops. Info: Celtic Colours International Festival, 850 Grand Lake Road , Suite 8, Sydney, NS B1P 5T9, Canada; Ph: 902-562-6700 or 877-285-2321. Web: www.celtic-colours.com CR HR A I

10/12; FALL CHILI FEST — Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Vilonia, Ark. Info: Elizabeth Kuykendall, Lester Flatt Memorial Park, 50 Lester Flatt Dr., Vilonia, AR 72173; Ph: 501-835-2451.Web: www.angelfire.com/ar/Sunshinexpress/Otto.html

10/12; FALL ON THE FARM — Where: Historic Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio. Crafts. Info: Kim Krieger / Sauder Village, 22611 State Route 2, P.O. Box 235, Archbold, OH 43502; Ph: 800-590-9755.Web: saudervillage.com CO CR HO HR A

10/12-13; INTERNATIONAL OKTOBERFEST — Where: Newport, R.I. Crafts. Info: Newport Waterfront Events, P.O. Box 399, Newport, RI 02840; Ph: 401-846-1600 .Web: www.newportwaterfrontevents.com A

10/12-13; OKTOBERFEST II — Where: Hunter Mountain, N.Y. Contests. Tix: FREE. Info: Ginny Terry, Hunter Mountain, Rte. 23C, Hunter, NY 12442; Ph: 518-263-4224 x2350.Web: www.huntermtn.com

10/12-13; TIMBER FEST — Where: Shawnee Mtn. Ski Area, Shawnee-On-Delaware, Pa. Crafts. Info: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, P.O. Box 339 Hollow Rd., Shawnee-On-Delaware, PA 18356; Ph: 570-421-7231.Web: www.shawneemt.com CR HR A

10/13; OLD-TIME FIDDLERS' CONVENTION — Where: Rancho La Patera & Stow House, Goleta, Calif. Contests in fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, and song. Info: Fiddle, guitar, more TBA, 4026 Via Lucero, Santa Barbara, CA 93117; Ph: 805-450-2243 or 805-450-2243. Web: www.fiddlersconvention.org HR A

10/13; PUMPKIN FEST — Where: Riverfront Park, Beacon, N.Y. Crafts. Info: Saul Rozinsky, P.O. Box 116, Blooming Grove, NY 10914; Ph: 845-496-5617.Web: www.beaconsloopclub.org HR A

10/13; SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLING BEE — Where: Avoca, Neb. Info: Deborah Greenblatt, 504 Garfield St., PO Box 671, Avoca, NE 68307; Ph: 402-275-3221.Web: www.greenblattandseay.com

10/13-18; ARBUCKLE MTN. PARK FALL JAM — Where: Arbuckle Mtn. Bluegrass Park, Wynnewood, Okla. Info: Rosemary Bowen, Arbuckle Mountain Park, Rt. 2, Box 216, Wynnewood, OK 73098; Ph: 405-665-5226.Web: www.arbucklemtbluegrasspark.com CO HO A

10/17-20; CELEBRATION OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC — Where: Berea College, Berea, Ky. Workshops. Info: Genevieve Reynolds, Loyal Jones Appalachian Center, Berea College, Berea, KY 40404; Ph: 859-985-3140.Web: www.berea.edu/apcenter HR A

10/17-20; LAKE EDEN ARTS FEST — Where: Camp Rockmont, Black Mountain, N.C. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Jennifer Pickering, Lake Eden Arts Fest (LEAF), 377 Lake Eden Rd., Black Mountain, NC 28711; Ph: 828-686-8742.Web: www.theleaf.com CO CR HR A

10/17-20; MAGNOLIA FEST — Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Cmpgrnd, Live Oak, Fla. Workshops in instrument care and musical instruction. Crafts. Info: Magnolia Music & Events, Inc., P.O. Box 51597, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32240-1597; Ph: 904-249-7990.Web: magnoliafest.com CO HO A

10/18-19; BLUES MASTERS AT THE CROSSROADS — Where: Blue Heaven Studios, Salina, Kan. Info: Marc Sheforgen , Blue Heaven Studios, 201 S. Eighth Street, Salina, KS 67401; Ph: 785-825-8609 or 800-716-3553. Web: www.blueheavenstudios.com CR HR

10/18-20; APPLE BUTTER STIRRIN' FEST — Where: Roscoe Village, Coshocton, Ohio. Crafts. Info: Kori Hardesty, 600 N. Whitewoman Street, Coshocton, OH 43812; Ph: 800-877-1830 or 740-622-9310. Web: www.roscoevillage.com HR A

10/18-20; HARVEST FEST — Where: Del Mar Frgrnds, Del Mar, Calif. Info: Lori Walker, Western Exhibitors, 2181 Greenwich St., San Francisco, CA 94123; Ph: 415-447-3205 or 415-447-3217. Web: www.harvestfestival.com A

10/18-20; LOOKING GLASS FEST — Where: Central United Methodist Church, Lansing, Mich. Workshops in contra dance, Cajun dance, couples dance, fiddle, guitar, more. Info: Bonnie Wheeler / Looking Glass Festival, Looking Glass Music & Arts Assoc, P.O. Box 1403, East Lansing, MI 48826; Ph: 517-896-8665 or 517-337-0235. Web: www.lgmaa.org A

10/18-27; SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING FEST — Where: Scottish Storytelling Ctr, Edinburgh, Scotland. Workshops in storytelling. Info: Caroline Budge, Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR, Scotland; Ph: +44-(0)131-556-9579.Web: www.scottishstorytellingcentre.co.uk CR HR A

10/19-20; HOME CRAFT DAYS — Where: Mountain Empire Community College, Big Stone Gap, Va. Crafts. Info: Sue Ella Boatright-Wells, Mountain Empire Community College, 3441 Mountain Empire Rd., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219-4634; Ph: 276-523-7489 or 276-523-7464. Web: www.homecraftdays.org CR HR A

10/19-27; BLACK CREEK PIONEER VILLAGE HOWLING HOOTENANNY — Where: Toronto, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Info: Geri Smith, Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto, ON M3J 2P3, Canada; Ph: 416-736-1733 x5402.Web: www.blackcreek.ca

10/19-11/2; CANTERBURY FEST — Where: Canterbury, Kent, U.K. Info: Festival Office, Christ Church Gate, The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2EE, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)122-745-2853 or +44-(0)122-776-2952. Web: www.canterburyfestival.co.uk

10/23-27; OZARKS FOLK FEST — Where: Eureka Springs, Ark. Info: Eureka Festivals, 36 S Main St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3639; Ph: 888-855-7823 or 479-253-2586. Web: www.ozarkfolkfestival.com

10/24-26; AMERICAN BANJO FRATERNITY FALL RALLY — Where: Pantall Hotel, Punxsutawney, Pa. Featuring: Performance and jamming. Info: Paul Heilman, American Banjo Fraternity, 6929 Tuckahoe Rd., Williamson, NY 14589; Ph: 315-589-2276.Web: www.banjofraternity.org/

10/25-26; ESLÖV BLUES FEST — Where: Eslöv, Sweden. Workshops. Info: Ralph Svensson, Klövabäcksvägen 13, Stehag, SE-240 36, Sweden; Ph: +46-702-442825.Web: www.bluesieslov.se A I

10/25-27; HARMONICA — Where: Folk House, Bristol, U.K. Contests in Harmonica. Info: Roger Trobridge, 112 Hag Hill Rise, Taplow, Maidenhead, Berks, SL6 0LT, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)162-860-4069.Web: harmonica.co.uk

10/25-27; RED STEAGALL COWBOY GATHERING — Where: Ft. Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, Tex. Contests. Crafts. Info: Debbie Bowman, Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering, P.O. Box 4507, Fort Worth, TX 76164; Ph: 817-444-5502 or 817-625-1025. Web: www.redsteagallcowboygathering.com HO HR A

10/25-27; RETURN TO CAMDEN TOWN — Where: Camden Town, London, England. Workshops. Info: Karen Ryan, Artistic Director, London Irish Cantre, 50-52 Camden Square, London, NW1 9XB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)7871-088121.Web: www.returntocamden.org

10/25-27; SEA WITCH HALLOWEEN & FIDDLER'S FEST — Where: Rehoboth Beach, Del. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Kate Bell, Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach C of C, P.O. Box 216, 501 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-0216; Ph: 302-227-2233 or 800-441-1329 x12. Web: www.beach-fun.com

10/25-11/3; PERTHSHIRE AMBER — Where: Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Perthshire, U.K. Info: Butterstone Managements & Events, The Old Schoolhouse, Butterstone, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0HA, Scotland; Ph: +44 (0)1350 724281.Web: www.perthshireamber.com CR A

10/26; BLUE RIDGE FOLKLIFE FEST — Where: Ferrum College, Ferrum, Va. Crafts. Info: Roddy Moore, Blue Ridge Institute & Museum, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088; Ph: 540-365-4416.Web: www.blueridgeinstitute.org CO CR HR

10/29-11/3; OSLO WORLD MUSIC FEST — Where: Oslo, Norway. Info: Anne Moberg / Tonje Parsons, Rikskonsertene, PB 4261 Nydalen, Oslo, NO-0401, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)22-01-5900.Web: www.world-music.no

10/4-6; FLORIDA STATE FIDDLERS CONVENTION — Where: Otter Spring Campground, Trenton, Fla. Contests. Workshops. Info: Leslie Green, Florida State Fiddlers Association, P.O. Box 713, Micanopy, FL 32667; Ph: 352-371-9801 or 386-454-1853. Web: www.nettally.com/fiddler CO A I

November 2013

11/1-2; Champaign Urbana Folk and Roots Festival — Where: Urbana, Illinois . Info: Cu Folk and Roots, PO Box 331 , Urbana, IL 61803; Ph: 217-351-6409 .Web: cufolkandroots.org A

11/2; HARVEST FEST — Where: Mullet Hall Equestrian Ctr, Johns Island Co. Park, Charleston, S.C. Contests. Crafts. Info: Mandi Starnes, Charleston County Park/Recreation Comm., 861 Riverland Dr., Charleston, SC 29412; Ph: 843-795-4386 or 843-762-2172. Web: www.ccprc.com CO CR HR A

11/2; LEGEND OF THE JERSEY DEVIL SHOW — Where: Albert Music Hall, Waretown, N.J. Featuring: Heidi Olsen & The Night, Basement Musicians, Acoustic Thunder, Custom Blend, Pickin' Shed Jam. Tix: $5. Info: Elaine Everett, Pinelands Cultural Society, P.O. Box 657, Waretown, NJ 08758; Ph: 609-971-1593 or 732-269-6418. Web: www.alberthall.org CR A

11/2-3; FALL COUNTRY JAMBOREE — Where: Pioneer Settlement, Barberville, Fla. Featuring: Folk art, entertainment, living history displays, farm animals, children?s stage and hands-on area. Crafts. Tix: $6. Info: Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts, Inc., 1776 Lightfoot Lane, P.O. Box 6, Barberville, FL 32105; Ph: 386-749-2959 or 386-749-2087. Web: www.pioneersettlement.org HR A

11/6-10; ETNOSOI! — Where: Helsinki, Finland. Featuring: International music, with artists from all over the world. Info: Jaana-Maria Jukkara, Global Music Centre, Hämeentie 34D, Helsinki, FIN-00530, Finland; Ph: +358-(0)9-696-2790.Web: www.globalmusic.fi

11/7-10; RIVERHAWK MUSIC FEST — Where: Sertoma Ranch, Brooksville, Fla. Crafts. Info: Riverhawk Music Festival, Mitch Lind, P.O. Box 694, Polk City, FL 33868; Ph: 863-984-8445.Web: www.riverhawkmusic.com CO CR HO A

11/8-9; SOUTHERN OHIO INDOOR MUSIC FEST — Where: Roberts Convention Ctr, Wilmington, Ohio. Info: Megan Brugger, Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, 23 E. Second St., Xenia, OH 45385; Ph: 937-372-5804 or 937-372-3531 x102. Web: www.somusicfest.com CO CR HR A

11/8-10; BLUES AT BRIDGETOWN — Where: Bridgetown, W.A., Australia. Info: , Blues at Bridgetown, PO Box 206, Bridgetown, WA 6255, Australia; Ph: +61-(08)9761-2921.Web: www.bluesatbridgetown.com

11/8-10; FOUR CORNER STATES BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Everett Bowman Rodeo Grnds, Wickenburg, Ariz. Info: , Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, 216 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, AZ 85390; Ph: 928-684-5479 or 928 684-0977. Web: www.wickenburgchamber.com

11/8-10; GREATER DOWNSTATE BLUEGRASS FEST — Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, Ill. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Bluegrass Festival , P.O. Box 456, Jacksonville, IL 62651; Ph: 217-243-3159.Web: www.bluegrassmidwest.com A

11/9; COLUMBIA'S ANNUAL BLUES FEST — Where: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, Columbia, S.C. Info: Geoffrey B. Graves, Word of Mouth Productions, P.O. Box 50105, Columbia, SC 29250; Ph: 803-783-6420.Web: www.wordofmouthproductions.org A

11/9; Nameless All-Stars Night — Where: The Nameless Coffeehouse 3 Church St Harvard Sq Cambridge, MA. Featuring: Jim Infantino, Bartley & Tarnower, Jennifer Kimball and Barbara Kessler. Tix: $8. Info: Mare Streetpeople, 37 Drake Rd., Arlington, MA 02476; Ph: 781-316-0090 .Web: www.namelesscoffeehouse.org A

11/9-17; LUCERNE BLUES FEST — Where: Grand Casino, Lucerne, Switzerland. Info: Guido Schmidt, Lucerne Blues Fest, P.O. Box 7564, Luzern 7, CH-6000, Switzerland; Ph: .Web: www.bluesfestival.ch

11/16-12/22; AFRICOLOR — Where: Paris, France. Info: Philippe Conrath, 5 rue Arthur Groussier, Paris, 75010, France; Ph: +33-1-47-97-69-99.Web: www.africolor.com

11/18; ARKANSAS VALLEY HARVEST SINGING — Where: North La Junta Community Center, La Junta, Colorado. Featuring: Sacred Harp Shapenote traditional, music is religious, but non-denominational and apolitical. Tix: Free w. donations. Info: Pete Mathewson, 417 Carson Ave, La Junta, CO 81050; Ph: 719-469-5241.Web: www.sacredharpcolorado.org CO

11/22-24; FIDDLE 2013 — Where: Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Scotland. Workshops in fiddle and cello. Info: The Scots Fiddle Festival Ltd., St George's West, 58 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RT, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)131-555-7669.Web: www.scotsfiddlefestival.com CR HR A

11/22-24; HARVEST JAMBOREE — Where: Marriott West Hotel, Minneapolis MN. Info: Jed Malischke, PO Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 55416; Ph: 800-635-3037.Web: www.minnesotabluegrass.org A

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

11/29-12/1; SONORA CHRISTMAS FEST — Where: Mother Lode Frgrnds, Sonora, Calif. Featuring: Tessie Marie & Poor Man Band, Joe Craven Band, Sourdough Slim & Robert Armstrong, Mirth & Clee Carolers, more. Crafts. Tix: See Website. Info: Rich Burleigh, Fire on the Mountain, P.O. Box 148, Soulsbyville, CA 95372; Ph: 209-533-3473 or 530-823-4533. Web: www.fireonthemountain.com

11/29-12/1; SUNDOG ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT FAIRE — Where: CREDIT UNION PLACE, Saskatoon, Sask., Canada. Featuring: Non-stop entertainment stage, demos, children's area. Crafts. Info: Diane Boyko, Sundog Arts Society, Box 7183, Saskatoon, SK S7K 4J1, Canada; Ph: 306-384-7364.Web: www.sundoghandcraftfaire.com

Camps & Schools

September 2013

9/1-7; BEGINNING FOLK HARP — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Lorraine Lee Hammond . Tix: $546 plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/1-7; BEGINNING FOLK HARP — Where: Brasstown, NC. Featuring: Lorinda Jones.. 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

9/1-7; SCOTTISH HERITAGE WEEK — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Tix: $478 tuition plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH or 828-837-2775. Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/5-8; AMERICAN BANJO CAMP — Where: Fort Flagler State Park, Nordland, Wash. Workshops in old-time and bluegrass banjo. Info: Peter Langston & Ken Perlman, American Banjo Camp, 9228 1st Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98117; Ph: 206-781-5026 or 978-534-6407. Web: www.americanbanjocamp.com HR

9/6-8; FIDDLEHEADS ACOUSTIC MUSIC CAMP — Where: Geneva Point Conference Ctr, Lake Winnipesaukee, Moultonboro, N.H. Info: Ellen Carlson, Fiddleheads Acoustic Music Camp, P.O. Box 62, Lochmere, NH 03252; Ph: 603-528-1705 or 315-482-5747. Web: www.fiddleheadscamp.com CO CR

9/6-8; FOLK DANCE DAYS WORKSHOPS — Where: Ozark Folk Ctr, Mountain View, Ark. Tix: $55. Info: Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 870-269-3851.Web: www.ozarkfolkcenter.com CR HR A

9/6-8; GREENWOOD FURNACE FOLK GATHERING — Where: Greenwood Furnace State Park, Huntingdon, Pa. Info: Ilona Ballreich, Huntingdon Co. Arts Council, P.O. Box 216, Huntingdon, PA 16652; Ph: 814-643-6220.Web: www.folkgathering.com CO HO HR A

9/6-8; VANCOUVER ISLAND MUSIC WORKSHOP — Where: Nanoose, Vancouver Island B.C., Canada. Workshops. Info: Granville Airton, 2159 Quenville Rd., Courtenay, BC V9J 1X7, Canada; Ph: 250-890-0499 or 250-218-5048. Web: vancouverislandmusicworkshop.com CO CR A

9/8-13; SINGING WITH CLAWHAMMER BANJO — Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Aubrey Atwater. Tix: $512 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH.Web: www.folkschool.org CO CR HO HR A

9/20-22; ADIRONDACK DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Silver Bay YMCA Conference Ctr, Hague, N.Y. Workshops. Info: Peter Stix, Adirondack Dance Weekend, P.O. Box 448, Latham, NY 12110-0448; Ph: 518-292-0133 or 518-384-3275. Web: www.danceflurry.org/new/silverbay.html A

9/27-29; CONCERTINAS AT WITNEY — Where: Witney, Oxford, England. Workshops in concertina. Info: Dave Townsend, Hands On Music Weekends, P.O. Box 1162, East Oxford D.O., OX4 4WS, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)186-571-4778.Web: www.handsonmusic.org.uk A

October 2013

10/4-7; FSGW GETAWAY — Where: West River Conference Ctr, West River, Md. Workshops. Info: Charlie Baum, 706 Bonifant Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910; Ph: 202-334-1701 or 301-587-2286. Web: www.fsgw.org CO

10/11-14; FOLK ARTS CENTER OF NEW ENGLAND'S OKTOBERFEST DANCE WEEKEND — Where: Hulbert Outdoor Ctr, Fairlee, Vt. Workshops in Balkan dance, English country dance, instruments, singing. Info: Jo Crawford, Folk Arts Center of New England, 42 W. Foster St., Melrose, MA 02176-3811; Ph: 781-662-7475 or 978-692-6217. Web: www.facone.org CO A

10/11-14; MOUNTAIN MUSIC & DANCE RETREAT — Where: Sagamore Institute, Raquette Lake, N.Y. Tix: $299, $165 children. Info: Sagamore Institute, P.O. Box 40, Sagamore Rd., Raquette Lake, NY 13420; Ph: 315-354-5311.Web: www.sagamore.org

10/12-14; FALL GETAWAY WEEKEND — Where: Prindle Pond Conference Center, Charlton, Mass. Contests. Workshops. Info: Lori Fassman, 17 Faulkner Hill Rd., Acton, MA 01720; Ph: 978-264-9710 or 617-623-1806. Web: www.fssgb.org A

10/13-19; BLAZIN IN BEAULY FEST — Where: Beauly, Invernes-Shire, U.K. Info: Lara McDonald, Blazin in Beauly, Plachaig House, Kilmorack, Beuly, IV4 7AL, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)779-294-7269.Web: www.blazininbeauly.com

10/18-20; CHILDREN'S MUSIC NETWORK NATIONAL CONFERENCE — Where: Presentation Center Los Gatos, Calif. Workshops. Info: Caroline Presnell, Children's Music Network, P.O. Box 1341, Evanston, IL 60204-1341; Ph: 847-673-2243 or 847-733-8003. Web: www.cmnonline.org HR

10/25-27; O'FLAHERTY IRISH MUSIC RETREAT — Where: Midlothian, Texas. Info: Ken Fleming, 1320 Navaho Trail, Richardson, TX 75080; Ph: 972-238-8724.Web: www.oflahertyretreat.org CO CR HO HR A

10/25-27; SONNY OSBORNE BANJO CAMP — Where: Nashville, Tenn. Workshops in 5-string bluegrass banjo. Info: Cindy Sinclair, Nash Camp, P.O. Box 210396, Nashville, TN 37221; Ph: 615-952-2267.Web: www.nashcamp.com CR HR A

10/27-11/1; MOAB FOLK CAMP — Where: Moab, Utah. Info: Moab Folk Music Festival, TR Ritchie Cosy Sheridan, PO Box 479, Moab, UT 84532; Ph: 603-731-3240 or 435-259-6230. Web: www.cosysheridan.com HR

November 2013

11/7-9; GEORGIA STRAIT GUITAR WORKSHOP — Where: Crescent Beach, B.C., Canada. Workshops. Info: Granville Airton, Georgia Strait Guitar Workshop, 2159 Quenville Rd., Courtenay, BC V9J 1X7, Canada; Ph: 250-890-0499 or 250-218-5048. Web: www.gsgw.ca A

11/7-17; LAMB'S RETREAT FOR SONGWRITERS — Where: Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs, Mich. Featuring: Two consecutive weekend retreats featuring poetry, music and conferencing.. Workshops in songwriting. Tix: $275 tuition, $495 with r&b. Info: John D. Lamb, Springfed Arts, P.O. Box 304, Royal Oak, MI 48068-0304; Ph: 248-589-3913.Web: www.springfed.org/

11/8-9; SUWANNEE DULCIMER RETREAT — Where: Stephen Foster Ctr, White Springs, Fla. Featuring: Workshop sessions taught by foremost mountain, hammer dulcimer & autoharp players from throughout the United States. In addition, there will be concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:00 pm that will feature your favorite musicians. Workshops in mountain and hammered dulcimers and autoharp. Tix: $85 for all workshops; Evening Concert $10. Info: Stephen Foster Folk Center, P.O. Box G, White Springs, FL 32096; Ph: 386-397-4478.Web: www.floridastateparks.org CO HO A

11/8-11; FUR PEACE RANCH GUITAR CAMP — Where: Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio. Featuring: Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady, Buddy Cage and Michael Falzarano. Workshops in masters fingerstyle guitar, masters bass, pedal steel guitar and jamming. Info: Fur Peace Ranch, 39495 St. Clair Rd., Pomeroy, OH 45769-9434; Ph: 740-992-6228.Web: www.furpeaceranch.com CO HO A

11/15-17; SUNSHINE STATE ACOUSTIC MUSIC CAMP — Where: St. Petersburg, Fla. Workshops. Info: Charley Groth, Director, Sunshine State Acoustic Music Camp, 2900 31st Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712-3715; Ph: 727-585-5678.Web: www.cgmusicman.com CO CR HR A