Irish Sean-nos with Emma O’Sullivan

Dance Building

Emma O’Sullivan hails from Connemara, Co. Galway, in the West of Ireland. An All-Ireland Champion, she has toured the globe with many of the top names in traditional Irish music. She is an experienced workshop facilitator and has spent over ten years sharing this beautiful tradition, both as a performer and through her Sean Nós […]

John Kirk & Trish Miller

1890 Building

John Kirk & Trish Miller present fiery fiddle tunes, folksongs, and fancy footwork to audiences of all ages. John’s lyric voice, good sense of humor, and versatile instrumental skills — fiddle, mandolin, and several other instruments—have earned him widespread recognition in folk and traditional music circles. Trish is best known for her clogging, guitar, and banjo. […]

Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen

Dutch Barn

Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen bring together their love of traditional music and their wealth of original songs. Steve is considered one of the finest singer-songwriters around, with a warm baritone voice. He is also an accomplished fingerstyle guitarist (using a flat-pick and two fingers), Cindy also writes some original songs, but she is probably […]

Matthew Byrne

1890 Building

With parents who were both singers and song collectors and a strong family focus on sharing songs, Matthew Byrne has inherited a unique repertoire as well as a fascination with unearthing and reimagining traditional songs. But Byrne is also a student of history whose love of traditional music goes well beyond the words and music. For […]

English Country Dance with Frost and Fire Trio & Val Medve

Dance Building

Vermont-based Frost and Fire Trio features a blend of new and traditional Celtic music that will keep you tapping your toes all year long. You’ll hear music for contra dances and waltzes, songs by Robert Burns or Stephen Foster, and a host of original tunes. The music ranges from stately and elegant to wild and […]

Ustad Shafaat Khan

Dutch Barn

World-renowned Indian classical musician Ustad Shafaat Khan has enthralled audiences around the world with his unique concert presentations. The first artist known to attain excellence on the sitar, the surbahar, and the tabla, Mr. Khan’s performances include Indian classical and folk music on sitar, tabla, and vocal; Sufi-inspired compositions; and a multi-cultural fusion of genres […]

Sam Gleaves & Deborah Payne

1890 Building

Singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter Sam Gleaves is rooted in Appalachian sounds, while his original songs tell stories about love, the home place, working people, and current social issues in the mountains. His performances combine traditional Appalachian ballads, dance tunes, original songs, and the stories that surround the music. He’ll perform with Deborah Payne.

The Vox Hunters & Friends

1890 Building

The Vox Hunters (Armand Aromin and Benedict Gagliardi) are seekers and singers of old songs, cultivators of local (Rhode Island) music, and chronic multi-instrumentalists. They are touted as strong tradition-bearers in their generation, and their genuine affinity for the music is evident in the emotion they draw from it. With a pair of oft-harmonizing voices […]

Hubby Jenkins

1890 Building

Hubby Jenkins is a talented singer and multi-instrumentalist (especially banjo, guitar, and bones). Having delved into his Southern roots, he follows the thread of African American history that wove itself through country blues, ragtime, fiddle and banjo, and traditional jazz. After years of busking around the country and playing with the Carolina Chocolate Drops, as […]

Cedar Stanistreet & Donal Sheets

Cattle Building

Cedar Stanistreet graduated from the North Bennet Street school of violinmaking in 2012. He then worked in the Boston area before moving to western Massachusetts. He has worked at Stamell Strings (shops in Amherst, MA; and Poughkeepsie, NY) since 2015, where he does restoration and set-up work on violins, violas, and cellos. He is a master […]

Young Tradition Vermont

Dutch Barn

Young Tradition Vermont The 2020/2021 Young Tradition Touring Group consists of teen players, singers and dancers who focus on learning and performing a variety of traditional music and dance repertoire over the course of 9 months, starting in September 2020. Group members learn from and are supported by manager Mark Sustic and artist leaders Oliver Scanlon, Fern Tamagini-O’Donnell and […]

Sunday Afternoon Concert

Main Stage

Lost & Found with Roger the Jester • The Great Groove Band • The Vox Hunters • Sam Gleaves & Deborah Payne • Sally Rogers & Howie Bursen • the Byrne Family • Cedar Stanistreet & Donal Sheets • Bethany Yarrow • the Amidons • and Jim Lloyd with Hunter Wilson & Sophia Pucket   […]