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Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

If you haven’t booked your wedding band for this summer – now is the time to do it! I was just reading a great post on the Washington Post titled “Wedding engagement season is in full swing with flurry of holiday marriage proposals.“  Here are some interesting tidbits… According to WeddingWire 33 percent of engagements happen […]

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Lots of great music happening this weekend! 08/16 Tweed River Music Festival, Stockbridge, VT 08/16 Peacham Acoustic Music Festival, Peacham, VT 08/16 Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival, North Creek, NY 08/16 Hickory Fest Bluegrass Music Festival, Wellsboro, PA 08/16 Philadelphia “Folk” Festival, Harleysville, PA 08/17 Maine Highland Games, Topsham, ME 08/17 Rochester Fiddle Contest, Rochester, MA […]

Monday, July 1st, 2013

There’s a new Trad music school in New England (http://acadiatradschool.com). The Acadia School of Traditional Music & Arts (Acadia Trad School) offers a new opportunity to learn traditional music styles and techniques on fiddle, pipes, button and piano accordion, piano, guitar, banjo, mandolin, whistle, bodhran, dance, voice and more, from world class musicians in an […]

Friday, July 6th, 2012

The band had the pleasure of playing at a wedding in Damariscotta, Maine last weekend.  While we’ve provided music for a lot of weddings, and have met/worked with a lot of caterers, the catering crew at this last wedding was pretty unique. The group providing the vittles was Maine Lobsterbake Company.  The Maine Lobsterbake Co. is […]

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

This this was created by the New Hampshire Acoustic Music Association (NHAMA). Starting this month: Portsmouth Singer/Songwriter Festival, April 20 – 22, 2012, Portsmouth Music Hall Historic Theatre and the Loft, http://www.themusichall.org/calendar/program/portsmouth_singer_songwriter_festival call box office at 603-436-2400. Features Merle Haggard, Rosanne Cash and many more!! New England Folk Festival April 20 -22, 2012,Mansfield, MA www.neffa.org Bluegrass […]

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

DATES OF ANNUAL LOCAL OLD TIME EVENTS John Putnam Fiddlers Reunion: Greenfield, Ma.  Sept. 22,2012, noon to dusk, Greenfield Energy Park    LINK Round House Party: Colrain, Ma.  Feb. 17-19, 2012 Black Creek Fiddlers Reunion: Altamont, NY,  May 25-27, 2012   LINK Harry Smith Frolic: Greenfield, Ma.,  July 13-15, 2012  LINK Champlain Valley Folk Festival: Burlington, Vt.,  Aug. 2012 ? LINK Vermont […]

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Big news! Details have been announced for the Joe Val Bluegrass Festival to be held February 12 – 14 in Framingham, Massachusetts. This premier bluegrass music festival commemorates the legacy of Joe Val -who is arguably one of the finest bluegrass musicians to emerge from New England. In 2006, the Joe Val Bluegrass Festival received […]

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Come Celebrate Spring!!! — Join us for the First Annual “Apple Blossom Festival” Click here to download the flyer Raven Hill Orchard (Certified Organic) 255 Ossipee Hill Rd. E. Waterboro, ME 04030 (207)247-4455 The event will occur this Memorial Day Weekend (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) from 9am-6pm. The Goodtime Stringband will be providing fun live […]