Folk Festival Calendar Feb. 16, 2018
Friday, March 2-4, 2018
>>>March Mandolin Festival
Concord Community Music School, 23 Wall Street, Concord NH
Performers include: Marla Fibish, Will Patton, Matt Shipman, and David Surette, with special guest Susie Burke
March 23-25, 2018
>>>Downeast country Dance Festival
Performers include:Notorious with caller Adina Gordon, Velocipede with caller John McIntire, Frigate with caller Dugan Murphy
April 20-22, 2018
Over 200 performers including: Lisa Greenleaf, Bluestockings, Mystic Seaport Chantey Singers, Tony Saletan, and many more. Participatory festival. Equal parts dance and song.
May 25-28, 2018 [Memorial Day Weekend]
>>>Passim Campfire Festival
Club Passim, Cambridge MA
Performers include: [TBA] See Facebook event for current schedule.
June 7-10, 2018
>>>Sea Music Festival
Performers include: Walter Askew – California, Matthew Byrne – Newfoundland, Judy Cook – Ohio, FUNI (Bára Grímsdóttir and Chris Foster) – Reykjavík, Iceland, Sara Grey and Keiron Means – Maine and New York, Jim Mageean and Pat Sheridan – England and Ireland, Mara (Brigitte Kloareg, Katell Kloareg and Yuna Léon) – Carnoet, Bretagne, France w/Mary Ann Roberts from Wales (originally from Trinidad), Dan Milner – New York, Lee Murdock – Illinois, Lynn Noel – Massachusetts, Norman Kennedy – Vermont & Scotland, 3 Ravens (Max Cohen, Lui Collins & Donna Hébert) – Massachusetts, Steve Turner – England, The Vox Hunters (Armand Aromin & Ben Gagliardi) – Rhode Island, Dan Zanes – New York City.
June 8-10, 2018
>>>Roots on the River
Bellows Falls, Vermont
Performers include: Mary Gauthier, Vance Gilbert, Alicia Howe, The end of America, Roger Marin, Freebo, Hayley Reardon, , and many more
June 13-17, 2018
>>>Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival
Performers include: Blue Highway, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, Darve Parmley and Cardinal Tradition, The Little Roy and Lizzie Show, Dan Paisley and the Southern Grass, Dave Adkins Band, Zink and Company, The Misty Mountaineers, Tony and Heather Mabe, The Baker Family, Backwoods Road, The Gibson Brothers, Ralph Stanley II and the Clinch Mountain Boys, and more.
July 19-July 22
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
Oak Hill, New York Host Band ~ Dry Branch Fire Squad (T/F/S/Sun, Artist-in-Residence ~ Billy Strings (T/F/S),The Del McCoury Band (Fri),Sam Bush Band (Sat), Hot Rize 40th Anniversary Celebration (Fri)Jerry Douglas (Fri)The Wood Brothers (Fri) Della Mae (Sat)Dailey & Vincent (Thu)Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers (Fri)Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band (Thu)Sierra Hull (Sat)Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (Sat)Flatt Lonesome (Thu)Molly Tuttle (Fri)Songs From the Road Band (Fri)Front Country (Thu)The Hillbenders (Thu)Country Current (Sun)The Lonely Heartstring Band (Sat)Fireside Collective (Thu/Fri)Joe Newberry & April Verch (Sat) Joe Newberry (Fri) Ginny Mules (Fri)Rapidgrass (Thu)Mile Twelve (Fri)Lindsay Lou (Thu)Horseshoes & Hand Grenades (Sat)Mountain Ride (Fri)Man with a Horse (Sat)Mark Lavengood Band (Fri)Beg, Steal or Borrow (Thu)Kaia Kater (Fri/Sat)Meadow Mountain (Sat)Dirty Grass Players (Thu)Cane MILL Road (Thu)Quickstep w/John Kirk & Trish Miller (Thu/Fri/Sat) and more! http://www.greyfoxbluegrass.com