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Date Name Location
3-5 March, 2017 Beginner's Mountain Dulcimer Workshop Mountain View, AR

Beginner's Mountain Dulcimer Workshop

3-5 March, 2017

Details

Charlie Mink, veteran mountain dulcimer player and instructor, will provide group lessons and one-on-one instruction in an intimate class-style setting. New players to beginners.

Cost: $120 per person + Cost of Room

Getting more information

Contact: Mountain View Meeting Place
Call: 8702694383
Email: innkeeper [at] thewildflowerbandb [dot] com

Venue Information

100, E Washington
Mountain View, AR 72560
United States
8-12 March, 2017 Buckeye Dulcimer Festival Ashley, OH

Buckeye Dulcimer Festival

8-12 March, 2017

Details

This festival runs Wednesday through Sunday. Thursday and Friday features 5 hours of intensive instruction each day, with additional workshops and jams. Friday evening takes on a festival feel with concert, Saturday mini workshops, concert, and Sunday morning Gospel Sing.

Times/hours/schedule: Extended Package - Wed through Sunday am
Weekend Package - Friday afternoon through Sunday am
Saturday only

Cost: Extended Package:
$380 (with housing) $278 (commuting) Everything else included
Weekend Package:
$230 (with housing) $190 (commuting) Everything else included
Saturday only: $85 (2 meals, workshops, vendors, concert

Getting more information

Website: http://www.buckeyedulcimerfestival.com
Contact: Shari Wolf
Call: 9372955253
Email: buckeyedulcimer [at] yahoo [dot] com

Venue Information

7700 Piper Road, Ashley, OH 43003
Ashley, OH 43003
United States

Directions: About 30 miles north of Columbus along I-71; See website for directions.

Other comments: Buckeye has the feel of a dulcimer camp, weekend festival and a family reunion. Our instructors and staff come to BDF knowing that it's all about the participants whether it's during class, jams, eating meals, or chattingby the fire. This year's instructors are: Mountain Dulcimer - Jeff Furman, Gary Gallier, John Cerrigione, Diane Hochstetler; Hammered Dulcimer - Dan Duggan, Heidi Cerrigione (also with autoharp), Pam Bowman, Chris Steiner; Harp - Lorinda Jones; Clawhammer Banjo - Joe Steiner; Band-it! (All Instruments) - Shari Wolf Hope to see you in March!

9-11 March, 2017 16th Annual Lagniappe Dulcimer Fete Port Allen, LA

16th Annual Lagniappe Dulcimer Fete

9-11 March, 2017

Details

Join us for a Patriotic Fete on the Bayou, with a Music Conference and Festival. West Baton Rouge Community Center, 749 N. Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen, LA 70767.
Visit our Web site for Registration Forms, Schedule, Performers and Info. www.laniappedulcimerBR.org or email mayleesam@aol.com or hmbankston@cox.net. 225-924-9063 or 225-753-7917

Times/hours/schedule: See website

Cost: See websote

Getting more information

Website: http://www.lagniappedulcimerBR.org
Contact: Maylee Samuels or Helen Bankston
Call: 225-924-9063 or 225-753-7917
Email: mayleesam [at] aol [dot] com

Venue Information

West Baton Rouge Community Center, 749 N. Jefferson Ave.
Port Allen, LA 70767
United States
23-25 March, 2017 Palestine Old-Time Music & Dulcimer Festival Palestine, TX

Palestine Old-Time Music & Dulcimer Festival

23-25 March, 2017

Details

The 16th annual "Old Pal" festival features 5 concerts, plus workshops and jamming for all skill levels.

Times/hours/schedule: Thu. 3/23: evening concert
Fri/Sat 3/24-25:
Workshops 9AM-12N (2 slots) and 2:45-4PM
Concerts 1:30-2:30PM and 6:45-10PM
Jamming: whenever!

Cost: All-festival $80. Single day $40.
All-festival, no workshops: $55. Single day, no workshops $25.
Family all-festival: $160.
Additional tickets to evening concerts are $15 each.

Getting more information

Website: http://oldpalmusic.com/
Contact: Margaret Wright
Email: margaretgwright [at] yahoo [dot] com

Venue Information

400 S Micheaux Ave
Palestine, TX 75801
United States

Directions: Palestine is in East Texas, roughly between Tyler and College Station. About 2 hours from Dallas or 2 1/2 from Houston.

Other comments: For 2017 there is a long list of headline teachers/performers including Stephen Seifert and Gary Gallier (MD), Rick Thum and David Lindsey (HD), singer Alice Gerrard, and many more: see http://oldpalmusic.com/Headliners.html.
There is also a concertina track (for a small additional fee); for 2017 the concertina instructors are Ann Kirrane (Ireland) and Roger Digby (England). For information on the concertina program, email Dan Worrall (danworrall@msn.com).
Plus, it's a great time of year to be in East Texas - the air is warm, the dogwoods are blooming and the BBQ is excellent.

24-26 March, 2017 Upper Potomac Spring Dulcimer Fest Shepherdstown, WV

Upper Potomac Spring Dulcimer Fest

24-26 March, 2017

Details

Workshops, classes, concerts and jam sessions for hammered dulcimer, fiddle, and mixed instruments with special guest instructors including hammered dulcimer players Ann Lough, Steve Schneider, Randy Marchany, and Jody Marshall, multiinstrumentalist Paul Oorts; plus Scandinavian fiddlers Lydia Ievins and Andrea Larson on fiddle and nykelharpa, teaching a Scandinavian music class for all instruments. All workshops take place in the relaxed retreat setting of Shepherd University campus and the surrounding historic town of Shepherdstown.

Times/hours/schedule: Friday, March 24 at 1PM-Sunday, March 26 at 4PM

Cost: A weekend tuition fee of $190 ($175 Early Bird Tuition Rate until February 15th) covers all program events including the evening concert, sessions and 8 hours of instruction in classes and workshops. Partial weekend tuition options are also available. For partial weekend fees, see the application form.

Getting more information

Website: http://upperpotomacmusic.info/dulcimerfest
Contact: Joanie Blanton
Call: 304-263-2531
Email: upperpotomac [at] gmail [dot] com

Venue Information

210 N. King street
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
United States

Other comments: Weekend features 2 Friday afternoon workshops for hammered dulcimer only. Showcase concert on Friday evening.
Weekend long workshops on single topic for hammered dulcimer and other instruments. See web page for full details.
This workshop is designed for in-depth study with a single teacher. Instruments do not need to be moved.

1 April, 2017 Waterbound Dulcimers Workshop Kinston, NC

Waterbound Dulcimers Workshop

1 April, 2017

Details

One day mountain dulcimer workshop with Joe Collins, Lois Hornbostel, Ehukai Teves, Nancy Galambush, Margit Roberson, Barbara Strickland and Carolyn Roberts. Concert following workshop.

Times/hours/schedule: 8:30am to 4:45pm, concert at 5:00

Cost: $50 for non-Waterbound members, includes lunch

Getting more information

Contact: Nancy Galambush
Call: (252) 521-6207
Email: galambushn [at] gmail [dot] com

Venue Information

Queen Street United Methodist Church, 500 Queen Street
Kinston, NC 28501
United States

Directions: Corner of Queen and Peyton. Call or email for directions

5-8 April, 2017 MENUCHA DULCIMER FESTIVAL (formerly Columbia Gorge Dulcimer Festival) Corbett, OR

MENUCHA DULCIMER FESTIVAL (formerly Columbia Gorge Dulcimer Festival)

5-8 April, 2017

Details

Our 8th annual festival - 4 days of making beautiful music April 5-8 in Oregon's spectacular Columbia River Gorge! Or if you can't come mid-week, come for Dulcimersion Day on Saturday, April 8.

Instructors: Lorinda Jones, Tull Glazener, Janita Baker and Lance Frodsham

Cost: Total cost depends on lodging chosen:
Community (3 per room) - $527
Semi-Private (2 per room) - $627
Private (only 4 available) - $727

Getting more information

Website: http://menucha.org/programs/music-programs/dulcimer-festival
Contact: Lori Nance
Call: 503-695-2243
Email: lori [at] menucha [dot] org

Venue Information

38711 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Corbett, OR 97019
United States

Directions: Menucha is just 30 minutes from the Portland, Oregon, airport or downtown. Visit this page for specific directions from north, south, east or west.
http://menucha.org/about-us/directions

Other comments: For photos and information about this terrific festival, visit... https://www.facebook.com/Columbia.River.Gorge.Dulcimer.Festival

Video created by a 2013 festival guest:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUOvBxGtlAw

For information on the history of Menucha, here's a TV clip:
http://www.kgw.com/travel/destinations/grants-getaways/grants-getaways-menucha-in-the-columbia-river-gorge/72538095

7-9 April, 2017 Mystery of Modes Maryland Weekend Adamstown, MD

Mystery of Modes Maryland Weekend

7-9 April, 2017

Details

A weekend of exploring modes used for relaxation, in therapeutic music, and in Celtic and American traditional music, taught by Karen Ashbrook. We'll cover defining characteristics and basic chord progressions as well as improvising. This workshop is geared to hammered dulcimers and harps, but other instruments are welcome. There will also be a guitar track taught by Paul Oorts.

Times/hours/schedule: Friday, 8 pm- Sunday 2:30 pm

Cost: Shared Room (includes 5 meals, lodging workshop) $370 if registered by 21/1/6; $395 after.
Private Room (includes 5 meals, lodging workshop) $400 if registered by 21/1/6; $425 after.
Commuter (includes lunch and dinner Sat , lunch Sun, workshop) (includes 5 meals, lodging workshop) $250 if registered by 21/1/6; $275 after.

Getting more information

Website: http://karenashbrook.com/lessons/mystery.html
Contact: Karen Ashbrook
Call: 301-655-0103
Email: mail [at] karenashbrook [dot] com

Venue Information

Claggett Center, 3035 Buckeystown Pike
Adamstown, MD 21710
United States

Directions: It is one exit south of Frederick, MD off 270. It is within an hour of Dulles International Airport and BWI.

Other comments: Loaner harps and hammered dulcimers available.

7-9 April, 2017 Mystery of Modes Maryland Weekend Adamstown, MD

Mystery of Modes Maryland Weekend

7-9 April, 2017

Details

A weekend of exploring modes used for relaxation, in therapeutic music, and in Celtic and American traditional music, taught by Karen Ashbrook. We'll cover defining characteristics and basic chord progressions as well as improvising. This workshop is geared to hammered dulcimers and harps, but other instruments are welcome. There will also be a guitar track taught by Paul Oorts.

Times/hours/schedule: Friday, 8 pm- Sunday 2:30 pm

Cost: Shared Room (includes 5 meals, lodging workshop) $370 if registered by 21/1/6; $395 after.
Private Room (includes 5 meals, lodging workshop) $400 if registered by 21/1/6; $425 after.
Commuter (includes lunch and dinner Sat , lunch Sun, workshop) (includes 5 meals, lodging workshop) $250 if registered by 21/1/6; $275 after.

Getting more information

Website: http://karenashbrook.com/lessons/mystery.html
Contact: Karen Ashbrook
Call: 301-655-0103
Email: mail [at] karenashbrook [dot] com

Venue Information

Claggett Center, 3035 Buckeystown Pike
Adamstown, MD 21710
United States

Directions: It is one exit south of Frederick, MD off 270. It is within an hour of Dulles International Airport and BWI.

Other comments: Loaner harps and hammered dulcimers available.
10 CEUs are available for therapeutic musicians for a small extra fee.

27-30 April, 2017 Hammered Dulcimer Rendezvous Sandy, OR

Hammered Dulcimer Rendezvous

27-30 April, 2017

Getting more information

Website: http://nwdulcimer.com/
Email: mick [at] nwdulcimer [dot] com

Venue Information

Oral Hull Park
Sandy, OR
United States
29 April, 2017 Lap Dulcimer Workshops with Karen Buglass Takoma Park, MD

Lap Dulcimer Workshops with Karen Buglass

29 April, 2017

Details

Two great workshops at House of Musical Traditions! "String Side Up" is for new players. "Growing Left-Hand Technique" introduces chords and efficient fingering skills. Loaner dulcimers available!

Times/hours/schedule: String Side Up: 12:00-1:30 PM
Growing Left Hand Technique: 2:00-3:30 PM

Cost: $30 per workshop; $55 for both

Getting more information

Website: https://hmtrad.com/products/sat-april-29-lap-dulcimer-workshops-w-karen-buglass
Contact: Kristen Jones
Call: 301-270-9090
Email: Workshops [at] hmtrad [dot] com

Venue Information

7010 Westmoreland Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
United States

Other comments: To learn more about Karen, visit her website: www.sweetstrings.biz

6 May, 2017 Winston-Salem Dulcimer Festival Winston-Salem, NC

Winston-Salem Dulcimer Festival

6 May, 2017

Details

A one-day mountain dulcimer festival in Winston-Salem, NC. This year our featured instructors include Jeff Furman, Jim Miller, Anne Lough, Carol Crocker, and Judy House.

One "long" class in the morning, according to skills levels; plus two 90-minute "electives" in the afternoon. Also includes an instructors' concert following the classes.

Times/hours/schedule: 8:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 6

Cost: $55 before April 8, $70 after that ($10 extra for lunch - optional)

Complete registration information can be found on our website (see below)

Getting more information

Website: http://www.winstonsalemdulcimerfestival.com/
Contact: Kirk House
Call: 336-775-7826
Email: info [at] winstonsalemdulcimerfestival [dot] com

Venue Information

Hope Presbyterian Church, 2050 N Peace Haven Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
United States

Directions: address is easily found on google

Other comments: Also see our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/WSDulcimerFest/

6 May, 2017 Dulcimer Day in Duluth festival DULUTH, MN

Dulcimer Day in Duluth festival

6 May, 2017

Details

A day to celebrate dulcimers -- classes, concerts and crafts plus meals together and open mic. Classes in mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, rhythm guitar, ukulele and autoharp. Concerts at 1 pm and 7 pm. See www.DulcimersInDuluth.com for the guest instructors and performers. Don Pedi, Susan Trump, Linda Thomas and more.

Times/hours/schedule: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Cost: Varies.

Getting more information

Website: http://www.DulcimersInDuluth.com
Contact: Wendy Grethen
Call: 2185255098
Email: wendyupnorth [at] yahoo [dot] com

Venue Information

230 E. Skyline Parkway
DULUTH, MN 55811
United States

Directions: Right at the Interaction with Rice Lake Road/Mesaba, 6th Ave. E and Central Entrance. Great view of Lake Superior. Plenty of parking.

Other comments: Please pre-register for lunch and dinner and classes.

7-12 May, 2017 5th Annual Spring Hammered Dulcimer Chord Camp Asheville, NC

5th Annual Spring Hammered Dulcimer Chord Camp

7-12 May, 2017

Details

It's all about the chords! Learn how to identify, play and use chords on your Hammered Dulcimer for both ensemble backup and creating beautiful solo arrangements. Intense, participatory workshops for a limited number of intermediate and advanced students.

Part of the Hammered Dulcimer Academy at Perelandra

Times/hours/schedule: Mon-Fri 9:00AM -4:30PM

Cost: Around $1100 for the week including meals and lodging. See website for details

Getting more information

Website: http://www.jonweinberg.com/ChordCamp
Contact: Jon Weinberg
Call: (978) 500-0600
Email: jon [at] jonweinberg [dot] com

Venue Information

Jerry Read Smith's Perelandra studio and performance center
Asheville, NC
United States

Directions: (provided upon enrollment)

Other comments: Annual event held each spring in Asheville, NC and each fall in New England

25-28 May, 2017 Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival Ferrum, VA

Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival

25-28 May, 2017

Details

Our 6th annual event with wonderful instructors offering classes for all levels of mountain dulcimer player. Unique arrangement of classes that are taught on Friday and repeated on Saturday for a different group of participants.

Times/hours/schedule: May 25 check in 2:00 pm - Sunday 12:00 pm.

Cost: Check website for information.

Getting more information

Website: http://crookedroaddulcimerfestival.org
Contact: Blue Ridge Institute & Museum
Call: 540-365-4412
Email: bri [at] ferrum [dot] edu

Venue Information

20 Museum Drive
Ferrum, VA 24088
United States
25-28 May, 2017 The Way of the Dulcimer Retreat Little Switzrlnd, NC

The Way of the Dulcimer Retreat

25-28 May, 2017

Details

Traditional and Contemporary music for dulcimer, Dulcimer History, gentle relaxation exercises at a beautiful Retreat Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Great food and lodging.

Times/hours/schedule: Starts 4:00pm Thursday and continues to 11:00am Sunday.

Cost: $340. includes Classes, Concerts, Lodging (double occupancy), and meals.

Getting more information

Website: http://www.donpedi.com
Contact: Don Pedi
Call: 828-689-9126
Email: donpedi [at] hotmail [dot] com

Venue Information

1565 Wild Acres Rd
Little Switzrlnd, NC 28749
United States

Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/''/wildacres+retreat+nc/@35.8246067,-82.1766261,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x8850a5943fffffff:0x39a0f8932730f18e!2m2!1d-82.106586!2d35.824627

Other comments: The Way of the Dulcimer Retreats take place twice yearly.
One in the Spring and one in the Fall.
The dates change from year to year.
Saturday night concerts feature Legendary Traditional Mountain Musician, and collector Bruce Greene together with Don Pedi.

10-11 June, 2017 Gebhard Woods Dulcimer and Traditional Music Festival Morris, IL

Gebhard Woods Dulcimer and Traditional Music Festival

10-11 June, 2017

Details

A folk and traditional music lovers dream...live music all day for two days, workshops, jam sessions and vendors. Children's activities, food vendors and a Saturday night old tyme dance.

Times/hours/schedule: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM each day

Cost: Day: $20 Individual
$35 Family
$15 Senior, 60+
Weekend: $30 Individual
$50 Family
$25 Senior, 60+

Getting more information

Website: http://www.gebharddulcimer.org
Contact: Donna Tufano
Call: 815-630-4657
Email: dtufano1 [at] aol [dot] com

Venue Information

Goold Park, Route 6
Morris, IL 60450
United States

Other comments: Family friendly fun, in a beautiful, shady park setting.

16-18 June, 2017 Maryland Folk Musician's Retreat Centreville, MD

Maryland Folk Musician's Retreat

16-18 June, 2017

Details

The Maryland Folk Musicians Retreat features workshops with skilled and compassionate instructors. There is ample time for jamming, socializing or just taking some time to be by yourself in a beautiful setting away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday world.

New this year. Dulcimer workshops with Jared Denhard

Times/hours/schedule: Noon on Friday June 16, 2017 to Noon Sunday June 18, 2017

Cost: $400.00 includes all meals, workshops and hotel quality rooms

Getting more information

Website: http://marylandfolk.com
Contact: Pat Costello
Call: 410-968-3873
Email: ask.patrick [at] gmail [dot] com

Venue Information

Riverview Retreat Center 136 Bookers Wharf Road
Centreville, MD 21617
United States

Directions: http://www.marylandfolk.com/directions/

8 July, 2017 Dutchland Dulcimer Gathering III Willow Street, PA

Dutchland Dulcimer Gathering III

8 July, 2017

Details

A low key gathering for dulcimer players of all skill levels - from what side do I play - to experienced players. 6 instructors...good food...good people...beautiful country.

Times/hours/schedule: Friday July 7th - 2 - 8 PM
Saturday July 8th - 8:30 - 4:30 PM

Jam Session Friday Night

Cost: Registration: $20.00
Workshops: $15.00/workshop. Paid directly to instructors.

Getting more information

Website: http://lancasterdulcimer.com
Contact: Jeffrey Hamilton
Call: 717 419 1152
Email: dutchland2017 [at] gmail [dot] com

Venue Information

1730 Hans Herr Drive
Willow Street, PA 17584
United States

Directions: Just south of Lancaster PA. Take 222 South in Willow Street. Hans Herr Drive is on your right - just past the third traffic light.
From the south, take 272 north, turn left on Penn Grant Road. Hans Herr Drive is on your left.

Other comments: This is a great, low key event. The size is limited to 125 - so you may want to register early.
Bing Futch, Susan Trump, Dave Haas, Aubrey Atwater, Butch Ross and Wendy Songe will be there...still looking for a hammer teacher.

17-22 July, 2017 Ozark Roots Dulcimer Week Mountain View, AR

Ozark Roots Dulcimer Week

17-22 July, 2017

Details

Mountain View, Arkansas is hosting the first annual Ozark Roots Dulcimer Week, a hammered dulcimer and mountain dulcimer festival. Workshops, jams, performances, and many other events will be held in the Court Square.

Getting more information

Contact: Christopher Smith
Call: 870-214-2049
Email: csmith13364 [at] gmail [dot] com

Venue Information

Mountain View Court Square
Mountain View, AR 72560
United States
27 July, 2017 Ken and Brad Kolodner - hammered dulcimer, banjo, fiddle West Jefferson, NC, NC

Ken and Brad Kolodner - hammered dulcimer, banjo, fiddle

27 July, 2017

Details

Thu, July 27, 2017 - West Jefferson, NC (rescheduled from Jan. 7th) – hammered dulcimer, banjo and fiddle!
Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio with guest Michael Bell
Ashe County Arts Council

Background info from originally scheduled performance at: http://ashecountyarts.org/event/ken-and-brad-kolodner-concert/

Times/hours/schedule: 7:30-9:00pm

Getting more information

Website: http://ashecountyarts.org
Contact: Ashe County Arts Council
Call: 336-846-2787

Venue Information

School Ave, West Jefferson, NC
West Jefferson, NC, NC 28628
United States

Directions: from Virginia to North Carolina.....Hwy 77 S. to 421 West. Go approx. 25 miles to 221 N. Go 15 miles north to Hwy 194. Turn left toward W. Jefferson downtown. Turn right on E. Main St and go 3 blocks to t-intersection. The Arts Center will be on your right (gray stone building).

Other comments: this event has not been posted as of 2/11/17

11-13 August, 2017 Fort New Salem Dulcimer Festival Salem, WV

Fort New Salem Dulcimer Festival

11-13 August, 2017

Details

Fort New Salem is a representative log house settlement of the frontier period (1800-1900) of West Virginia. It is located in Salem, WV on US Route 50 between Parkersburg and Clarksburg. It is currently owned and operated by the Fort New Salem Foundation.

The dulcimer weekend features hands-on music workshops during the day for all levels of players. The workshops will be primarily on mountain dulcimer and hammered dulcimer with additional workshops on other folk instruments. Our workshop leaders/performers are experienced musicians from Ohio, West Virginia and beyond. They include TBA.

There will be concerts on Friday and Saturday evening. The Friday concert with feature short sets by several of the workshop leaders. The Saturday evening concert will feature Wendy Songe on mountain dulcimer followed by additional short sets by several of the workshop leaders.

Vendors will be available throughout the weekend to sell dulcimers and supplies. There will also be books and CDs available from many of the workshop leaders.

Times/hours/schedule: Friday: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Cost: $45 for full weekend

Getting more information

Website: http://www.lindasigismondi.com/fnsdulcimer.html
Contact: Linda Sigismondi
Call: 7404469244
Email: lsigismondi [at] att [dot] net

Venue Information

81 settlers Ln
Salem, WV 45631
United States

Directions: Just off US Route 50 between Parkersburg and Clarksburg, WV.

13-14 October, 2017 Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival Milford, CT

Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival

13-14 October, 2017

Details

3 featured acts, 2 concerts, over 50 workshops and scheduled jams. Mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, and "other." The 2017 artists haven't been announced yet, but see website for last year's information. One of New England's only two dulcimer festivals, and the only one that includes hammered dulcimers.

Times/hours/schedule: Friday, 2 workshop periods beginning at 3:30. Concert at 7:30.
Saturday Gathering 9:00, first workshop 10:00. Concert at 7:00.

Getting more information

Website: http://www.NutmegDulcimer.com
Contact: Sam Edelston
Call: 2036610503
Email: info [at] NutmegDulcimer [dot] com

Venue Information

168 Broad Street (Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church)
Milford, CT 06460
United States

Directions: Near I-95, Merritt / Wilbur Cross Parkways, and I-91.

Other comments: Nutmeg features all kinds of music -- both traditional and non-traditional -- on dulcimers.

13-14 October, 2017 Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival Milford, CT

Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival

13-14 October, 2017

Details

3 featured acts, 2 concerts, over 50 workshops and scheduled jams. Mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, and "other." The 2017 artists haven't been announced yet, but see website for last year's information. One of New England's only two dulcimer festivals, and the only one that includes hammered dulcimers.

Times/hours/schedule: Friday, 2 workshop periods beginning at 3:30. Concert at 7:30.
Saturday Gathering 9:00, first workshop 10:00. Concert at 7:00.

Getting more information

Website: http://www.NutmegDulcimer.com
Contact: Sam Edelston
Call: 2036610503
Email: info [at] NutmegDulcimer [dot] com

Venue Information

168 Broad Street (Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church)
Milford, CT 06460
United States

Directions: Near I-95, Merritt / Wilbur Cross Parkways, and I-91.

Other comments: Nutmeg features all kinds of music -- both traditional and non-traditional -- on dulcimers.

3-4 November, 2017 8th Annual New Mexico Dulcimer Festival Albuquerque, NM

8th Annual New Mexico Dulcimer Festival

3-4 November, 2017

Details

Approximately 40 workshops focusing on mountain and hammered dulcimers, but also Celtic harp, bowed psaltery, penny whistle, guitar, ukulele, and other folk instruments. Jams, open mic, on-site lunches, on-site music/instrument vendor, and public concerts.

Instructors will include Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly (MD), Joe Collins (MD), Wes Chappell and Randy Marchany of No Strings Attached (HD), David Ellison (MD), Tina Gugeler (HD), and Irma Reeder (MD).

Times/hours/schedule: Both days starting at 8:30am, concerts 7:00-9:00pm

Cost: $105 early bird, $130 after Oct 4. See website for other options.

Getting more information

Website: http://www.NMDulcFest.com
Contact: Debbie Velasquez/Festival Registrar
Call: 505.292.6030
Email: NMDulcFest.register [at] gmail [dot] com

Venue Information

Albuquerque Academy, 6400 Wyoming Blvd, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
United States

Directions: Use south entrance, stoplight at Academy Rd and Moon St

Other comments: No RV/camping at site, see website for lodging/camping options and host hotel.