650 Festivals and Camps – 2007 Calendar
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This is the launch of our regularly updated Festival guide focusing on places where you are expected to stay off-grid in tents or vehicles but including every kind of Fest.

Thanks to Sing Out! for much of the information. Please email us at Off-grid if you want to add to our listing. This is a free listing, from a variety of sources. To have your event listed, e-mail the information to us.

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5/1-6; SHENANDOAH APPLE BLOSSOM FEST–Where: Winchester, Va. Info: John H. Rosenberger II, Exec. Director, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, 135 N. Cameron St., Winchester, VA 22601; Ph: 540-662-3863; Fx: 540-662-7274. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.thebloom.com >). 649 to go….

5/2; PONDEROSA STOMP–Where: House of Blues, New Orleans, La. Featuring: Wardell Quezergue & the New Orleans Rhythm & Blues Revue, Dan Penn, Dale Hawkins, Little Jimmy Scott, Augie Meyers, Skip Pitts, Barbara Lynn, AI “Carnival Time” Johnson, Lazy Lester, Willie Tee, Rockie Charles, Jay Chevalier, Roy Head, Joe Clay and more. Info: Skipper Bond, Bond PR & Brand Strategies; Ph: 504-897-0462 or 504-598-6225. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ponderosastomp.com >)

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5/2-5; ST. LOUIS STORYTELLING FEST–Where: St. Louis, Mo. Tix: FREE. Info: University of Missouri, St. Louis, Continuing Education & Outreach, St. Louis Storytelling Fest, One University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121-4400; Ph: 314-516-4000 or 314-516-6590; Fx: 314-516-6414. (E-mail:
; Web: < www.umsl.edu/ storytelling>)

5/3-5; BOXCAR PINION MEMORIAL BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Raccoon Mtn. Cmpgrnd., Chattanooga, Tenn. Featuring: The Country Gentlemen, Michael Cleveland & Flame Keeper feat. Audie Blaylock, Cherryholmes, IIIrd Tyme Out, Jeanette Williams Band, David Peterson & 1946, The Dismembered Tennesseans, The Lone Mountain Band, Fritts Family Band, Bent Creek, Cumberland Gap, Hurricane Creek, Reliance and Curtis Hicks & The Old Time String Band. Tix: 3-day $45-60, daily $10-25. Info: Cindy Pinion, Boxcar Pinion Forever Bluegrass Corp., 1546 Burnt Mill Rd., Flintstone, GA 30725; Ph: 706-820-2228 or 423-704-3236. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.boxcarforeverbluegrass.com >)

5/3-5; LEWIS FAMILY HOMECOMING & BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Elijah Clark State Park, Lincolnton, Ga. Featuring: The Lewis Family, Cherryholmes, Mac Wiseman, Jimmy C. Newman & Cajun Country, Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, The Chuck Wagon Gang, The Gary Waldrep Band, The Carolina Road Band, The Bluegrass Brothers, Honi Deaton & Dream, Heaven’s Echoes, New Found Road, Wildfire, LeRoy Troy, The James King Band and Lonesome Will Mullins & The Virginia Playboys. Crafts. Tix: 3-day $75-85, daily $30. Info: Norman Adams, Adams and Anderson, LLC, P.O. Box 98, Dahlonega, GA 30533; Ph: 706-864-7203; Fx: 706-864-1037. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.aandabluegrass.com >) CO HO A

5/3-5; MEADOWGREEN PARK SPRING BLUEGRASS BEST–Where: Meadowgreen Park, Clay City, Ky. Info: Don Rogers, Kentucky Friends of Bluegrass, 675 E. Loudon Ave., Lexington, KY 40505; Ph: 859-254-4781. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.kyfriends.com >) CO CR HO HR A

5/3-6; FESTIVAL OF NATIONS–Where: RiverCentre, St. Paul, Minn. Featuring: Folk dance, authentic ethnic cafes, cultural exhibits, folk art demos and an international bazaar. Info: Steve Heckler, Festival Director, Int. Institute of Minnesota, Festival of Nations, 1694 Como Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108; Ph: 651-647-0191 x308; Fx: 651-647-9268. (E-mail: ; Web: )

5/3-6; GOLDEN VALLEY JAMBOREE–Where: Lester Foster Music Park, Clinton, Mo. Info: Don Kaiser, Golden Valley Bluegrass Assoc., P.O. Box 473, Clinton, MO 64735; Ph: 660-885-3751. (E-mail: )

5/4-5; JACKSON STORY FEST–Where: Michigan Theater, Jackson, Mich. Workshops in storytelling. Tix: FREE. Info: Jackson Storyfest, P.O. Box 1839, Jackson, MI 49204; Ph: 517-784-8827. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.jacksonstoryfest.org >)

5/4-5; JACOB’S LADDER FOLK FEST–Where: Sea of Galilee, Israel. Featuring: The Taverners, The Abrams Bros, Steve Suffet, Fortuity, Jug O’Punch, Yolki-Polki, Mollycoddles, Havura Atomit and many more. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $55. Info: Jacob’s Ladder Folk Fest, Menachem Vinegrad, Nimron 2, Katzrin, 12900, Israel; Ph: +972-(0)4-6962231; Fx: +972-(0)4-6962231. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.jlfestival.com >) CO A

5/4-5; OUTPOST BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Tallapoosa, Ga. Info: Ivan Garner, Outpost Bluegrass Festival, 2125 Old Hwy. 100, Tallapoosa, GA 30176; Ph: 770-574-2698.

5/4-5; WASHINGTON STATE FIDDLE CONTEST–Where: Prosser, Wash. Contests in fiddle. Info: Ray Stenberg, 602 Hillside Dr., Yakima, WA 98903; Ph: 509-575-6320. CO A

5/4-6; BREAUX BRIDGE CRAWFISH FEST–Where: Parc Hardy, Breaux Bridge, La. Featuring: Cajun and zydeco bands. Contests in etouffee cookoff, crawfish eating and dancing. Workshops in music. Crafts. Info: Byron Blanchard, Breaux Bridge Crawfish Fest, P.O. Box 25, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517; Ph: 337-332-6655; Fx: 318-332-5917. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bbcraw lest.com>)

5/4-6; GAMBLE ROGERS FOLK FEST–Where: St, Augustine Amphitheatre, St. Augustine, Fla. Featuring: Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Claire Lynch, Jim Hurst and Missy Raines, Kate Campbell, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, Jack Williams, Mary Flower and The Waybacks. Workshops. Info: Paul Linser, Gamble Rogers Festival, 6713 Hidden Creek Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32086; Ph: 904-819-8700 or 904-794-4163; Fx: 904-979-5631. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gamblefest.com >) CR A

5/4-6; MEMPHIS IN MAY BEALE STREET MUSIC FEST–Where: Downtown Memphis, Tenn. Featuring: 4 stages of blues, rock, Gospel r&b, alternative and soul music. Info: Memphis in May, 88 Union Ave. #301, Memphis, TN 38103-5134; Ph: 901-525-4611 or 800-447-8278; Fx: 901-525-4686. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.memphisinmay.org >)

5/4-6; MOOR & COAST FEST–Where: Whitby, North Yorkshire, U.K. Featuring: Luka Bloom, John Wright Band, Back of the Moon, The Pipers Sons, Tom McConville & David Wood, George Welch, The Alan Bell Band, Winter Wilson, The Hall Brothers, Widdershins, Copper Kettle, Tina Taylor, Geoff Turner, Ember, Something Nasty in the Woodshed, Sheila Lure, David Livingstone, Coblers Monday, Judie Knight, Jim McDonald and Paul Sheldon. Workshops. Info: Moor and Coast Fest, 9 Windsor Terrace, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1ET, U.K.; Ph: +44-194-782-0408 or +44-194-782-1873. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.moorandcoast.co.uk >)

5/4-6; OCONEE BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE–Where: North Shore Resort, Greensboro, Ga. Featuring: Apostles of Bluegrass and more. Crafts. Tix: $10-15. Info: Chee Ammen, Dharmaland Productions, 1600 Parks Mill Trace, Greensboro, GA 30642; Ph: 706-454-0151; Fx: 706-453-4053. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.lakeoconeefestivals.com >)

5/4-6; WATH FEST–Where: Wath Upon Dearne, Rotherham, S. Yorkshire, England. Featuring: Chris Difford, Dougie MacLean, Eliza Carthy & The Ratcatchers, John Tams & Barry Coope, Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies, Ivan Drever & Duncan Chisholm, Pete Coe, Tom Bliss, Jon Strong, Ray Hearne, Skyhook, Ruth & Gary Wells, and Alan & Liam Wilkinson. Info: Wath Festival, 61 Avenue Road, Wath Upon Dearne, Rotherham, S63 7AG, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)775-418-8714. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.syfolk.co.uk/ festival>)

5/4-7; UPTON RIVERSIDE FOLK FEST–Where: Upton upon Severn, U.K. Featuring: Traditional and modern folk music and dance. Workshops. Tix: 40 [pounds sterling] sterling. Info: Riverside Folk Festival, Tudor House, 9 Kinnersley, Severn Stoke, Worcester, WR8 9JR, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)7816-022839. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.uptonfolk.org >)

5/5; CLAREMONT FOLK FEST–Where: Claremont, Calif. Featuring: Mariachi Reyes, Squeakin’ Wheels, Sligo Rags, Ben Harper, Taiko Drumming, Angela Lloyd and more. Workshops in banjo, folk harp, didgeridoo, mtn dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, harmonica, percussion, djembe, contra dance, Maypole dance, instrument making, storytelling and more. Crafts. Tix: $25, adv $20 / students & seniors $15, adv $10. Info: Claremont Spring Folk Festival, Folk Music Center, 220 Yale Ave., Claremont, CA 91711; Ph: 909-624-2928 or 909-624-8803; Fx: 909-624-8803. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkmusiccenter.com >)

5/5; HIGH LONESOME STRINGS PICKIN’ IN THE PARK–Where: Hagan-Stone Park Marina, Greensboro, N.C. Featuring: Kenny & Amanda Smith and 6 local bands. Workshops. Tix: FREE. Info: Pammy Davis, High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Assoc., Inc., P.O. Box 482, Pleasant Garden, NC 27313; Ph: 336-420-0238 or 336-674-1277. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.highlonesomestrings.org >)

5/5; INTERNATIONAL BUEHL BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Burgerhaus Neuer Markt, Buehl, Germany. Featuring: The Claire Lynch Band, The Wilders, Turquoise, Sacred Sounds of Grass, and Roland Heinrich & The Jimmie Rodgers Experience. Info: Marriane & Walter Fuchs; Ph: +49-(0)7223-250076 or +49-(0)7223-931616. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrass-buehl.de >)

5/5; KAMLOOPS OLD-TIME FIDDLERS CONTEST–Where: St. John Vianney Parish Hall, Kamloops, B.C., Canada. Contests in old-time fiddling. Info: Ed McLean or Leo Ready, BC Old Time Fiddlers Assoc. Branch #12, P.O. Box 1213, Kamloops, BC V2C 6H3, Canada; Ph: 250-374-1838 or 250-376-5088; Fx: 250-314-0748. (Web: )

5/5; MAY PLAY DAY–Where: University Presbyterian Church, Rochester Hills, Mich. Featuring: Dance and music. Workshops. Info: Jim Foley/May Play Day, Paint Creek Folklore Society, 1385 S. Adams Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48309; Ph: 248-879-6516 or 734-913-9235. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.paintcreekfolkloresociety.org >)

5/5; MEDIEVAL & RENAISSANCE FEST–Where: South Oval at Ohio State Univ., Columbus, Ohio. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Ph: 614-688-7554 or 614-292-8763. (Web: < www.osu.edu/students/guild >)

5/5; ROBERT JOHNSON BLUES FOUNDATION SPRING FEST–Where: Hazelhurst, Miss. Featuring: Rory Block, Bobby Rush, Rocky Lawrence, Patrick Droney, T.K. Soul and more. Info: Robert Johnson Blues Foundation, P.O. Box 1005, Crystal Springs, MS 39059; Ph: 601-892-7883 or 866-892-7889; Fx: 601-892-7884. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.robertjohnsonbluesfoundation.org >)

5/5-6; CLUCULZ LAKE BLUEGRASS COUNTRY JAMBOREE–Where: Cluculz Lake Community Hall, B.C., Canada. Ph: 250-441-3365 or 250-441-3533. (E-mail: ) A

5/5-6; THUNDER BAY FOLKLORE FEST–Where: Thunder Bay, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Music, dance and food from around the world, with demos, exhibits and a children’s area. Tix: $5. Info: Thunder Bay Multicultural Assoc., 17 N. Court Street, Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4T4, Canada; Ph: 807-345-0551; Fx: 807-345-0173. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folklorefestival.ca >)

5/5-6; TUCSON FOLK FEST–Where: Downtown Tucson, Ariz. Featuring: Sisters Morales, Trout Fishing in America and over 90 other regional and local acts on 4 stages. Tix: FREE. Info: Tucson Folk Festival, Tucson Kitchen Musicians Assoc., P.O. Box 26531, Tucson, AZ 85726; Ph: 520-792-6481 or 520-326-9021. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.tkma.org >) CR HR A

5/5-27; BRIGHTON FEST–Where: Brighton, U.K. Featuring: More than 500 events, including music, street theater, fireworks and a circus. Info: Tanya Ashdown; Ph: +44-(0)1273-260819. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.brighton-festival.org.uk >)

5/6; DEL-SE-NANGO TRAD SQUARE DANCE CALLERS CONTEST–Where: Music Haven, McDonough, N.Y. Contests. Info: Florence Milk, Del-Se-Nango OT Fiddlers Assoc., 733 Hattie Clark Rd., Green, NY 13778; Ph: 607-843-6745 or 607-674-5039. CO CR HR A

5/7-12; MEMPHIS IN MAY INTERNATIONAL FEST–Where: Various locations, Memphis, Tenn. Featuring: Art exhibits, traditional and modern performance troupes; spotlight on Spain. Crafts. Info: Memphis in May, 88 Union Ave. #301, Memphis, TN 38103-5134; Ph: 901-525-4611 or 800-447-8278; Fx: 901-525-4686. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.memphisinmay.org >)

5/9-12; FESTIVAL IN THE PINES–Where: Tripple Creek Music Cmpgrnd., Rocky Mount, Va. Featuring: The Larry Stephenson Band, The Lewis Family, Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys, Randy Waller & The Country Gentlemen, The James King Band, Mark Templeton & Pocket Change, The Bluegrass Brothers, Patrick Henry Travelers Dance Team, Dark Hollow, Big Country Bluegrass, The Little Mountain Boys, The Wright Kids, In the Tradition, Marcie Horn & Next Step, Mountain Music String Band, Wayne T. Hold Band, Kill Basa Bills Road Show and The Midnight Ramblers. Contests. Tix: 4-day $74, adv $58 / daily $8-25. Info: Sterling Belcher, Festival in the Pines, 1184 Tripple Creek Rd., Rocky Mount, VA 24151; Ph: 540-483-9839. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.tripplecreek.com >)

5/9-12; WOMAD FEST–Where: Caceres, Extremadura, Spain. Featuring: Music from around the world and a global market. Workshops. Info: WOMAD, Millside, Mill Lane, Box, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 8PN, U.K.; Ph: +44-122-574-4494 or +44-118-939-0930; Fx: +44-122-574-3481. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.womad.org >)

5/10-12; DOYLE LAWSON & QUICKSILVER BLUEGRASS MUSIC FEST–Where: Denton Farm Park, Denton, N.C. Featuring: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Isaacs, The Grascals, James King, The Cockman Family, Ronnie Bowman, Claire Lynch, Gibson Brothers, Seldom Scene, Larry Sparks, Bobby Osborne, Cherryholmes, Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeanette Williams. Crafts. Tix: $35 per day, $20 after 5 pm. Info: Karen Miller, Denton Park Farm, 1366 Jim Elliott Rd., Denton, NC 27239; Ph: 336-859-2755; Fx: 336-859-2567. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.dentonbluegrass.com >)

5/10-13; TEJANO CON JUNTO FEST–Where: Rosedale Park, San Antonio, Tex. Info: Tejano Conjunto Fest, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, 1300 Guadalupe St., San Antonio, TX 78207; Ph: 210-271-3151. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.guadalupeculturalarts.org >) CR A

5/11-12; BRENHAM MAIFEST–Where: Fireman’s Park, Brenham, Tex. Featuring: A celebration of German heritage with music and dance. Crates. Tix: FREE. Info: Donna Cummins, Director of Tourism, Brenham/Washington Co. Convention & Visitors Bureau, 314 S. Austin St.,. Brenham, TX 77833; Ph: 800-225-3695 or 888-BRENHAM. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.maifest.org >)

5/11-12; DIXIE BLUEGRASS GOSPEL FEST–Where: Sullivan Family Homeplace Park, St. Stephens, Ala. Info: Enoch & Margie Sullivan, P.O. Box 69, St. Stephens, AL 36569; Ph: 251-246-4553 or 251-246-2913; Fx: 251-246-4499. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.thesullivanfly.com >) CO HO

5/11-12; HEMPSTEAD CO. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Fair Park, Hope, Ark. Tix: FREE. Info: Mark Keith, Hope/Hempstead Co. Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 250, Hope, AR 71802; Ph: 870-777-3640; Fx: 870-722-6154. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hopemelonfest.com >) CO HO

5/11-12; NINE MILE FIRE CO. BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Pikeville, Tenn. Info: Louis Edmons, 122 Edmons Cir., Pikeville, TN 37367; Ph: 423-533-2455.

5/11-12; TENNESSEE STRAWBERRY FEST–Where: Dayton, Tenn. Featuring: Live entertainment, children’s area, auction, parade, pageants and tournaments. Tix: FREE. Info: Cynthia Rodriguez, Tenn. Strawberry Fest, Dayton Chamber of Commerce, 107 Main St., Dayton, TN 37321; Ph: 423-775-0361; Fx: 423-570-0105. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.tnstrawberryfestival.com >) CR HR A

5/11-13; CALICO BLUEGRASS HOOTENANNY–Where: Calico Ghost Town, Yermo, Calif. Info: Calico Ghost Town, P.O. Box 638, 36600 Ghost Town Rd., Yermo, CA 92398; Ph: 800-TO-CALICO or 760-254-2122; Fx: 760-254-2047. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.calicotown.com >)

5/11-13; LAKE EDEN ARTS FEST–Where: Camp Rockmont, Black Mountain, N.C. Featuring: The Duhks, Grupo Fantasma, Menage, Billy Jonas,Chairman of The Board, Olu Dara, Notorians, Hot Point, Frigg, Malcolm Holcombe, Bonerama, Afromotive, Rosie Ledet & The Zydeco Playboys, Gokh-BiSystem and many more. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $25-130. Info: Jennifer Pickering, Lake Eden Arts Fest (LEAF), 377 Lake Eden Rd., Black Mountain, NC 28711; Ph: 828-686-8742; Fx: 828-686-0035. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.theleaf.com >)

5/11-13; NJ FOLK PROJECT SPRING FEST–Where: Sussex Co., N.J. Featuring: Joe Crookston, John Roberts & Tony Barrand, Modern Man, Carla Ulbrich, Christine DeLeon, Ellen Musikant, Nils Fredland and Elixer. Info: Karyn Grunwald, Folk Project, P.O. Box 472, Roosevelt, NJ 08555; Ph: 609-426-9064. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkproject.org >) CO A

5/11-13; STYX RIVER BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE–Where: Styx River Resort, near Mobile, Ala. Featuring: Apostles of Bluegrass and more. Crafts. Tix: $10-15. Info: Chee Ammen, Dharmaland Productions, 1600 Parks Mill Trace, Greensboro, GA 30642; Ph: 706-454-0151; Fx: 706-453-4053. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.lakeoconeefestivals.com >)

5/11-13; SUSQUEHANNA MUSIC & ARTS FEST–Where: Camp Ramblewood, Darlington, Md. Featuring: Spirit Wing, Dar Williams, Disappear Fear, Don Conoscenti, Eric Schwartz, Annie Wenz, Women in Docs, Danny Bakan, Anne Feeney, Wishing Chair, Terri Allard, Christine Haviralla, Jonathan Byrd, Tim Kimmell, Jess Klein, Spook Handy, Nadine Davenport and more. Contests in songwriting. Tix: $10-100. Info: Pam Burns, Susquehanna Music & Arts Festival, P.O. Box 139, Abingdon, MD 21009-0139; Ph: 410-372-0807; Fx: 410-372-0251. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.smaf.info >)

5/11-13; TEXAS STATE MOUNTAIN & HAMMER DULCIMER CHAMPIONSHIP–Where: Oakdale Park, Glen Rose, Tex. Featuring: Music, dance and musical instrument show. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Events Coordinator, Oakdale Park, P.O. Box 548, Glen Rose, TX 76043; Ph: 254-897-2321 or 817-275-3872. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.oakdalepark.com >)

5/12; BLUEGRASS FOR THE BIRDS FEST–Where: Umpqua Valley Art Center, Roseburg, Ore. Featuring: Joe Ross Band, HotQua String Band, Girls Can Jam, Moonglow, Roots of Bluegrass, Gorsetones, Zephyr Celtic Duo and No Strings Attached. Tix: FREE. Info: Roli Espinosa, BLM, 777 NW Garden Valley Blvd., Roseburg, OR 97470; Ph: 541-464-3351 or 541-440-4930; Fx: 541-440-4948. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.birdday.org >)

5/12; BLUEGRASS ON THE WACCAMAW–Where: Riverfront Park, Conway, S.C. Info: Jennings Chestnut, Sr., 304 Main St., Conway, SC 29526; Ph: 843-248-5399; Fx: 843-248-4338. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrassonthewaccamaw.com >)

5/12; CAROLINA LEGENDS FEST–Where: Andrew Jackson State Park, Lancaster, S.C. Featuring: Bluegrass, Gospel, newgrass and Celtic music. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Lancaster Co. Council of the Arts, P.O. Box 613, Lancaster, SC 29721; Ph: 803-285-7451; Fx: 803-285-7452. (Email: ) CO A

5/12; OLD-TIME FIDDLERS’ & BLUEGRASS CONVENTION–Where: Clement Grove Picnic Grnds, Mocksville, N.C. Contests in bluegrass and old-time music. Crafts. Info: William Davis, Cooleemee Civitans, P.O. Box 517, Cooleemee, NC 27014; Ph: 336-284-4167 or 336-998-8877. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cooleemeecivitans.org >)

5/12; SPRING BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Willisau, Switzerland. Featuring: Dan Paisley & Southern Grass, The Wilders, Bluegrass Family, Jussi Syren & The Groundbreakers and others. Tix: 33-45 Swiss Francs. Info: Paolo Dettwiler, Steinenweg 8, Pratteln, CH-4133, Switzerland; Ph: +41-(0)61-821-8363; Fx: +41-(0)61-821-8364. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrass-willisau.ch >)

5/12-13; GAYS MILLS FOLK FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & DANCE–Where: Gays Mills, Wis. Featuring: Concerts, square dance, maypole dance and kids events. Workshops. Info: Jane Keeley, 50671 Johnstown Rd., Soldiers Grove, WI 54655; Ph: 608-735-4740. (Web: < www.gaysmills.org/ spring.html>) CO

5/12-19; JAZZ SOUS LES POMMIERS–Where: Coutances, Normandy, France. Info: Festival Organizers, Festival Jazz sous les Pommiers, Les Unelles BP 524, Coutances Cedex, 50205, France; Ph: +33-(0)23-376-7850 or +33-(0)23-376-7860 Fx: +33 (0)23-345-4836. (E-mail: ; Web: )

5/12-26; INTERNATIONAL NEWBURY SPRING FEST–Where: Newbury, Berkshire, U.K. Featuring: Music, film, arts, lectures and children’s events in and around the city. Info: Newbury Spring Festival, 1 Bridge St., Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5BH, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1635-32421 or +44(0)1635-528766; Fx: +44-163-552-8690. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.newburyspringfestival.org.uk >)

5/13-19; ARBUCKLE MTN. SPRING BLUEGRASS JAM–Where: Arbuckle Mtn. Park, Wynnewood, Okla. Contests in band scramble. Info: Allen & Rosemary Bowen, Arbuckle Mountain Park, Rt. 2 Box 216, Wynnewood, OK 73098; Ph: 405-665-5226. (E-mail: ; Web: ) CO HO A

5/16-19; HILLSIDE SPRING BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Hillside Bluegrass Park, Cochran, Ga. Featuring: Randy Kohrs, The Stringdusters, Cadillac Sky, The Gandy Brothers Bluegrass Band, Sweetwater Special and The Bruce Weeks Family Band. Contests in guitar. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Wendy Kalinowski, 592 Highway 87 South, Cochran, GA 31014; Ph: 478-934-6694 or 478-697-5460. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hillsidebluegrassrvpark.com >) CO HO A

5/17-19; AMELIA BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Amelia Family Cmpgrnd., Amelia, Va. Featuring: James King, Nathan Stanley, Lost and Found, Rand Waller, Honi Deaton, Blue Moon Rising, Rhonda Vincent, Big County Bluegrass and Carolina Road. Crafts. Tix: adv $50, daily $20-25. Info: John B. Hutchinson, Amelia Family Campground, 9650 Military Rd., Amelia, VA 23002; Ph: 804-561-3011 or 804-370-4862; Fx: 804-561-1954. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ameliafamilycampground.com >)

5/17-19; BLUEGRASS GOSPEL FEST–Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Velonia, Ark. Info: C. Elizabeth Kuykendall, Lester Flail Memorial Park, 50 Lester Flatt Dr., Vilonia, AR 72173; Ph: 501-835-2451 or 501-796-2030; Fx: 501-835-2476. CO HO

5/17-19; EUROPEAN WORLD OF BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Trefpunt, Voorthuizen, The Netherlands. Featuring: Approximately 40 bluegrass bands from Europe and the U.S. Contests in Best European Bluegrass Band. Workshops in bluegrass instruments and more. Tix: 3-day 45 euros, daily 20 eurus, Info: Rienk Janssen, European Bluegrass Music Assoc., Postbus 32, Vlagtwedde, 9540 AA, The Netherlands; Ph: +31-(0)59-931-2663; Fx: +31-(0)59-931-3285. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ewob.eu >)

5/17-19; FIRE ON THE STRINGS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Havens Landing, Montgomery, Tex. Featuring: Special Consensus, Hickory Hill, Classical Grass, Daybreak Express, Bluegrass Solution, Lonestar Bluegrass Band, The Seiker Band, White Dove, Midland Express, Chinquapin Flat and Buffalo Nickel Bluegrass Band. Tix: $10-35. Info: Rick Kirkland, 5820 Misty Meadow, League City, TX 77573; Ph: 281-636-9419 or 281-488-2244. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bayareabluegrass.org >)

5/17-19; WASHINGTON CATTLE CO. FLOMOT BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Flomot, Tex. Featuring: Triple L, Pecos Valley, Now & Again, The Dyson Family, From the Heartland, Texas Country and Wichita Mountain Bluegrass. Tix: Thurs. $8, Fri. $8, Sat. $12. Info: Seab Washington, HCR 2, Box 6, Flomot, TX 79234; Ph: 806-469-5278 or 806-269-1578; Fx: 806-347-2410. (E-mail: )

5/17-20; GETTYSBURG BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Granite Hill Cmpgrnd., Gettysburg, Pa. Featuring: Anita Fisher Band, Biscuit Burners, Bluegrass Brothers, Cherryholmes, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Good Deale Bluegrass with Mike Auldridge, Honi Deaton & Dream, J.D. Crowe & The New South, John Cowan Band, John Starling & Carolina Star, Larry Sparks, Lewis Family, Lonesome River Band, Mike Cleveland & Flamekeeper with Audi Blaylock, Pete & Joan Wernick, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Grascals, The Seldom Scene and US Navy Bluegrass Band. Workshops. lnfo: Granite Hill Campground, Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, 3340 Fairfield Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325; Ph: 800-642-8368 or 717-642-8749; Fx: 717-642-8025. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gettysburgbluegrass.com >)

5/17-20; MAYFEST–Where: Kent Co. 4-H Frgrnds., Lowell, Mich. Contests. Workshops. Info: Bobble Dundas, WMBMA, 5851 W. Parmalee, Middleville, MI 49333; Ph: 269-795-9072. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.wmbma.org >)

5/17-20; SPBGMA MAY IN MISSOURI BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Nemo Frgrnds., Kirksville, Mo. Info: Chuck Stearman, SPBGMA, P.O. Box 271, Kirksville, MO 63501; Ph: 660-665-7172; Fx: 660-665-7450. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.spbgma.com >)

5/17-20; SPRING GULCH FOLK FEST–Where: Spring Gulch Resort Cmpgrnd., New Holland, Pa. Featuring: Music, sing-a-long campfires, dancing and children’s activities. Crafts. Info: Lisa Kurtz, Spring Gulch Resort Campground, 475 Lynch Rd., New Holland, PA 17557; Ph: 717-354-3100; Fx: 717-355-9739. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.springgulch.com >)

5/17-20; WINCHESTER MAYFEST–Where: Winchester, Hampshire, U.K. Featuring: Waterson Carthy, Spiers & Boden, Albatross Pie, Pete Harris, Mick Ryan, Teej Osbourn, wynndebagge, Les Barker, Hekety and many others. Crafts. Tix: 8-15 [pounds sterling]. Info: Richard Brecknock, Winchester MayFest, 7 Marston Road, Farnham, GU9 7BN, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1252-727895. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.winmayfest.co.uk >)

5/17-6/3; DRESDEN MUSIC FEST–Where: Dresden, Germany. Info: Barbara Groh, Dresdner Musikfestspiete, P.O. Box 20 27 23, Dresden, 01193, Germany; Ph: +49-(0)351-486-6308 or +49-(0)351-486-6666; Fx: +49-(0)351-486-6307. (Web: < www.musikfestspiele.com >)

5/18-19; JUBILEE OF ACOUSTIC MUSIC–Where: Longview Community College, Lee’s Summit, Mo. Featuring: Neal & Coleen Waiters, John & Heidi Cerrigione, Paul & Win Grace, Linda Lowe Thomson, Teresa Bachman, Trinity, Turloch Boylan, Steve Gouge, Cindy Egger and many others. Workshops in hammered and mtn dulcimer, fiddle, banjo, pennywhistle, guitar and more. Crafts. Tix: $60. Info: Michael Connelly, Jubilee of Acoustic Music, PMB 109, 10308 Metcalf, Overland Park, KS 66212; Ph: 816-331-5728. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.jubileeofacousticmusic.org >)

5/18-19; MARIETTA SPRING BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Jim R. Miller Park, Marietta, Ga. Featuring: Ducktown Station, Cedar Hill, Potter’s Clay, Out of the Blue, Bluegrass Sound and more. Tix: wknd $20, daily $10-12. Info: Jack Masters, Marietta Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 187, Forest Park, GA 30298; Ph: 770-961-5974; Fx: 678-422-5712. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.jackgrass.com >)

5/18-19; OHIO RIVER VALLEY FOLK FEST–Where: Madison, Ind. Info: Ann Mulligan, Ohio River Valley Folk Fest, 601 W. 1st Street, Madison, IN 47250; Ph: 812-265-2956; Fx: 812-273-3694. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ohiorivervalleyfolkfestival.com >)

5/18-19; OREGON STATE FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIPS–Where: Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Ore. Contests. Ph: 503-391-5377 or 541-745-5130. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.oregonoldtimefiddling.org >) CO A

5/18-20; AMERICAN BANJO FRATERNITY SPRING RALLY–Where: Genetti Hotel, Williamsport, Pa. Workshops in banjo history, theory and technique. Tix: FREE. Info: Mary E. Smith, American Banjo Fraternity, 636 Pelis Rd.,Newark, NY 14513; Ph: 315-331-6717. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.abfbanjo.org >) CR HR A

5/18-20; BAY AREA STORYTELLING FEST–Where: Kennedy Grove Rec. Area, El Sobrante, Calif. Featuring: Sheila Kay Adams, Charlotte Blake Allston, Bill Harley, Kevin Kling and Motoko. Tix: $11-60. Info: Jean Ellisen, Storytelling Association of Alta, P.O. Box 11891, Berkeley, CA 94712-289I; Ph: 510-527-1141. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bayareastorytelling.org >)

5/18-20; DUBUQUEFEST ART & CRAFTS FAIR–Where: Washington Park, Dubuque, Iowa. (Web: < www.dubuquefest.com >)

5/18-20; DULCIMER DAYS–Where: Coshocton Lake Park Pavilion, Coshocton, Ohio. Featuring: Old-time music, jam sessions and more. Contests in hammered & mtn dulcimer, vocals. Workshops in hammered & mtn dulcimer, harp, bowed psaltery and guitar. Info: Angie Ianniello, Historic Roscoe Village, 381 Hill St., Coshocton, OH 43812; Ph: 800-877-1830 or 740-622-9310; Fx: 740-623-6555. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.roscoevillage.com >)

5/18-20; HOCKHOCKING FOLK FEST–Where: Hocking College Campus, Nelsonville, Ohio. Contests in flatpick guitar, clawhammer banjo, old-time fiddle, clogging and storytelling. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $10-25. Info: Ken Bowald, Hockhocking Folk Festival, 3301 Hocking Parkway., Nelsonville, OH 45764; Ph: 740-753-6285; Fx: 740-753-6289. (E-mail: ; Web: )

5/18-20; MAY MADNESS CONTRAFEST DANCE WEEKEND–Where: Grace Sparkes Prescott Activity Center, Prescott, Ariz. Featuring: Latter Day Lizards, Privy Tippers, Joseph Pimentel and Peggy Hesley. Crafts. Tix: $110, adv $100. Info: Judy Norman, Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley, Prescott, AZ 86301; Ph: 623-979-4875 or 928-445-3122; Fx: 928-776-9053. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sharlot .org/madness>) CR HR A

5/18-20; PENNINE FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & DANCE–Where: Shepley Village, near Holmfirth, Yorkshire, England. Featuring: Roy Bailey, John Tams & Barry Coope, The Peatbog Faeries, Waterson Carthy and many others. Info: Shepley Spring Festival, P.O. Box 645 (Scissett), Huddersfield, HD8 8WR, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1484-222444 or +44-(0)1422-833552. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.shepleyspringfestival.com >)

5/18-20; SEMBA BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Cushon’s Peak Cmpgrnd., Houston, Minn. Featuring: Martin Family, Terry Smith, Highway Home, Tangled Roots Bluegrass, Courier, Furls Family and The Jameses. Workshops in fiddle, guitar, banjo, Dobro, bass and mandolin. Tix: 3-day $25, daily $9-13. Info: Darrell Ottman, Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Assoc., 914 51st Ave. SE, Rochester, MN 55904; Ph: 507-288-1785 or 507-251-1884. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.semba.tv >)

5/18-20; WILDFLOWER! ARTS & MUSIC FEST–Where: Galatyn Park, Richardson, Tex. Featuring: 2 stages, kids area, strolling entertainers, interactive displays and exhibits, and world and cultural performances. Contests in singer-songwriter. Crafts. Info: Sandra Risk, 2100 E. Campbell Rd., Ste. 100, Richardson, TX 75081; Ph: 972-680-7909; Fx: 972-497-9689. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.wildflower festival.tom>) A

5/18-6/3; BATH INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FEST–Where: Bath, U.K. Info: Bath Festivals Box Office, Bath Festivals Trust, 5 Broad St., Bath, BA1 5LJ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)122-546-3362; Fx: +44-(0)122-531-0377. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bathfestivals.org.uk >)

5/19; ATLANTA CELTIC FEST–Where: Downtown Duluth, Ga. Crafts. Info: Ralph or Margaret Anderson, Atlanta Celtic Festival, P.O. Box 567602, Atlanta, GA 31156-7602 ; Ph: 404-572-8045. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.atlantaceltic festival.org>) A

5/19; BLUE RIVER FOLK MUSIC FEST–Where: Shelbyville Middle School, Shelbyville, Ind. Workshops. Info: Blue River Folk Music Festival, Shelbyville Middle School, 1200 W. McKay Rd., Shelbyville, IN 46176; Ph: 317-392-4634 or 317-392-3608. (Web: < www.grovermuseum.org >)

5/19-20; RED, WHITE & BLUEGRASS ON HOLLYWOOD BEACH BOARDWALK–Where: Hollywood, Fla. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Toni Bridget, South Florida Bluegrass Assoc.; Ph: 954-921-3404 or 954-600-8958. (Web: < www.hollywoodfl.org >)

5/19-20; WILLAMETTE VALLEY FOLK FEST–Where: Cuthbert Amphitheatre, Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, Ore. Featuring: 5 stages of folk, folk-rock and international music. Tix: FREE. Info: Willamette Valley Folk Fest, EMU Cultural Forum, 1228 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403; Ph: 541-346-4373 or 541-346-0635 ; Fx: 541-346-4400. A

5/20; CENTRAL FRASER VALLEY FIDDLE CONTEST–Where: Abbotsford, B.C., Canada. Info: Keith Wilson, Central Fraser Valley Fiddle Contest, P.O. Box 2246, Abbotsford, BC V2T 4X2, Canada; Ph: 604-852-3582. (E-mail: ; Web: )

5/20; TOPANGA BANJO FIDDLE CONTEST & FOLK FEST–Where: Paramount Movie Ranch, Agoura, Calif. Featuring: Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan, Molly’s Revenge, Peter Feldmann and the Very Lonesome Boys, Fur Dixon and Steve Werner, John Weed, Dan Slosberg, Stuart Mason and more. Contests in banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, band and singing. Crafts. Tix: $12, kids & seniors $7, under 10 free. Info: Warren Garfield, Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest, P.O. Box 571955, Tarzana, CA 91357; Ph: 818-382-4819 or 323-656-5813. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.topangabanjofiddle.org >)

5/20-28; FLEADH NUA–Where: Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland. Featuring: Street and pub sessions. Workshops. Info: Frank Whelan, Fleadh Nua Info Centre, c/o Ennis Chamber of Commerce, 54 O’Connell St., Ennis, County Clare,, Ireland; Ph: +353-(0)65-684-2988; Fx: +353-(0)65-682-4783. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.fleadhnua.com >)

5/21-26; CATHEDRAL VILLAGE ARTS FEST–Where: Cathedral Area, Regina, Sask., Canada. Featuring: Music, dance, literary, visual arts, theatre and more. Tix: FREE. Info: Cathedral Village Arts Festival, 2900 13th Ave., Regina, SK S4T 1N7, Canada; Ph: 306-569-8744; Fx: 306-569-8743. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.eathedralartsfestival.ca >)

5/23-27; HOMETOWN FESTIVAL OF THE LONESOME WHISTLE BAND–Where: Mossy Oak Music Park, Guyton, Ga. Featuring: Marly Raybon, Goldwing Express, Palmetto Bluegrass, New Found Road, Lonesome Whistle Band and more. Crafts. Tix: wknd $35, daily $15. Info: Rebecca Rose, Mossy Oak Music Park, 533 Old Louisville Rd., Guyton, GA 31312; Ph: 912-7725142 or 866-MOSSY-OAK; Fx: 912-722-4190. ( E-mail: ; Web: < www.lonesomewhistlehand.com >) CO HO A

5/23-28; BURNS AN’ A’ THAT–Where: Ayrshire, Scotland. Featuring: Music, theater, poetry, comedy and more. Info: Burns An’ A’ That, Burns Festival, County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayrshire, KA7 1DR, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)129-229-0300 or +44-(0)129-267-8100; Fx: +44-(0)129-247-1832. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.burnsfestival.com >)

5/24-26; ALTON & BERTHA WALTERS MEMORIAL BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Clem’s Shoal Creek Music Park, Lavonia, Ga. Tix: 3-day adv $35, daily $10-15. Info: W.J. Clem Sayer, Clem’s Shoal Creek Music Park, 3191 Providence Church Rd., Lavonia, GA 30553; Ph: 706-356-1092 or 706-371-5435; Fx: 706-356-1092. CO CR HO A

5/24-26; AMVETS POST 61 BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Amvets Park, Hillsboro, Ohio. Info: Ray Alexander, 10671 State Rt. 124, Hillsboro, OH 45133; Ph: 937-466-9674; Fx: 937-393-4233. (E-mail: )

5/24-27; BASS MOUNTAIN MEMORIAL WEEKEND BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Bass Mountain Music Park, Snow Camp, N.C. Featuring: National and regional bluegrass groups. Crafts. Info: Mike Wilson, Crosstie Productions LLC, 4060-M Harper Trail, Burlington, NC 27215; Ph: 336-229-9055. (E-mail: ; Web: )

5/24-27; BLUEGRASS PICKIN’ TIME MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND–Where: Carol’s Memorial Bluegrass Park, Dixon, Mo. Featuring: Midnight Flight, O’Brien Family, High Strung, Oliphant Family Band, Harvest Wind, Vern Young, Ozark Alliance, Jerry Stevenson, Rowden Review, Piney River Boys, Guy Stevenson & The Winning Team, Frank Ray & Cedar Hill, Southern Reign and Bill Jones & The Bluegrass Travelers. Crafts. Tix: wknd $28-30, daily $8-12. Info: Bill Jones, Bluegrass Pickin’ Time, 19452 Hwy 133, Dixon, MO 65459; Ph: 573-759-3544 or 573-759-7716. (Web: < www.bluegrasspickintime.com >) CO HO A

5/24-27; ORKNEY FOLK FEST–Where: Stromness, Orkney, Scotland. Featuring: Trad and contemporary folk music from Orkney and beyond. Workshops. Info: Orkney Folk Festival, Victoria Street, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1856-851331; Fx: +44-(0)1856-851636. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.orkneyfolkfestival.com >)

5/24-6/10; KERRVILLE FOLK FEST–Where: Quiet Valley Ranch, Kerrville, Tex. Contests in emerging songwriters. Workshops in songwriting, blues guitar, harmonica and music in schools. Crafts. Info: Dalis Allen, Kerrville Folk Festival, P.O. Box 291466, Kerrville, TX 78029; Ph: 830-257-3600 or 800-435-8429; Fx: 830-257-8680. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.kerrvillefolkfestival.com >)

5/25-26; 1890s DAYS JAMBOREE–Where: Courthouse, downtown Ringgold, Ga. Featuring: A variety of entertainment, including Gospel music, food, clogging, children’s activities and a parade. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Ronal D. Graham or Judy Gass, City of Ringgold, 896 LaFayette St., Ringgold, GA 30736; Ph: 706-935-2251; Fx: 706-935-5355. (E-mail: ) CR HR A

5/25-26; ARMUCHEE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Armuchee Saddle Club, Rome, Ga. Crafts. Info: Chuck Langley, Armuchee Memorial Bluegrass Fest, P.O. Box 857, Armuchee, GA 30105-0857; Ph: 706-766-6353. (E-mail: )

5/25-26; MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND GOSPEL SING–Where: Dominion Valley Park, Stuart, Va. Info: James Cecil Hall, 481 Dominion Valley Ln., Stuart, VA 24171; Ph: 276-694-7009. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.dominionvalleypark.net >)

5/25-27; DULCI-MORE FEST–Where: BSA Camp McKinley, Lisbon, Ohio. Featuring: Karla Armstrong, Mitzie Collins, Russell Cook, Four Shillings Short, Don Pedi, Sweetwater and Bill Schilling. Contests. Workshops in mountain and hammered dulcimer, Autoharp, guitar, harmonica, songwriting/songfinding, vocals, various musical styles, storytelling and more at all levels, including children’s workshops. Crafts. Info: Bill Schilling, Dulci-More Fest, 984 Homewood Ave., Salem, OH 44460-3816; Ph: 330-332-4420. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.dulcimore.org >)

5/25-27; FLORIDA FOLK FEST–Where: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, White Springs, Fla. Workshops in music, dance and storytelling. Crafts. Info: Stephen Foster State Park, Elaine McGrath, Florida Folk Festival, P.O. Drawer G, White Springs, FL 32096; Ph: 386-397-4462 or 386-397-7005; Fx: 386-397-4262. (Web: < www.floridafolkfestival.com >)

5/25-27; GOTTAGETGON–Where: Saratoga Co. Frgrnds., Ballston Spa, N.Y. Featuring: Beaucoup Blue, Raisin Pickers, Jeff Warner, Maria Gillard and others. Tix: Fri $5, Sat $20. Sun $20. Into: Howie Eskin, 460 Sweetman Road–PSG/GGG, Ballston Spa, NY 12020; Ph: 518-882-6809 or 518-674-8646. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.pickingandsinging.org >)

5/25-27; NIAGARA FOLK ARTS FEST–Where: St. Catherines, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Folk Arts Council of St. Catherines, 85 Church St., St. Catherines, ON L2R 3C7, Canada; Ph: 905-685-6589; Fx: 905-685-8376. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folk-arts.ca >)

5/25-27; OFF THE TRACKS SPRING FEST–Where: Castle Donington, Leics., U.K. Info: Andy Cooper, Off the Tracks, P.O. Box 68, Derby, DEI 3EH, U.K.; Ph: +44-(051332-384518 or +44-(0)7899-826955. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.offthetracks.co.uk >}

5/25-27; OLE TIME FIDDLER’S & BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Fiddler’s Grove Cmpgrnd., Union Grove, N.C. Workshops. Info: Jessica Cockman, Fiddler’s Grove, P.O. Box 364, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673; Ph: 828-478-3735 or 704-539-4417. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.fiddlersgrove.com >)

5/25-27; PITTSBURGH FOLK FEST–Where: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. Crafts. Info: Pittsburgh Folk Fest, Our Lady of Victory Church Center, 1000 Lindsay Rd., Carnegie, PA 15106; Fx: 412-281-1267. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.pghfolkfest.org >) A

5/25-27; SALMON LAKE BLUEGRASS GOSPEL FEST–Where: Salmon Lake Park, Grapeland, Tex, Featuring: The Marksmen, The Salt Grass Band, Lindley Creek, Jerry & Tammy Sullivan, White Dove, Village Singers, The Williams Family and Bowels Creek. Tix: 3-day $32, daily $10-15. Info: Fannie Salmon, P.O. Box 483, Grapeland, TX 75844: Ph: 936-687-2594: Fx: 936-687-2594. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.salmonlakepark.com >)

5/25-27; SHOAL CREEK BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Clem’s Shoal Creek Music Park, Lavonia, Ga. Info: W.J. Clem Sayer, Clem’s Shoal Creek Music Park, 3191 Providence Church Rd., Lavonia, GA 30553: Ph: 706-356-1092. CO CR HO A

5/25-27; TRADITIONAL ARTS WEEKEND–Where: Remus, Mich. Featuring: Evening performances and dances, including square, contra, swing, ceili and Cajun. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Lola Tyler, Wheatland Music Organization, P.O. Box 22, Remus, MI 49340; Ph: 989-967-8879 or 989-967-8561; Fx: 517-967-8562. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.wheatlandmusic.org >) CO CR HR

5/25-27; VANDALIA GATHERING–Where: Charleston, W.Va. Featuring: Celebration of W.Va. trad arts and folk heritage. Contests. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Vandalia Gathering. WV Div. Culture & History, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, WV 25305-0300; Ph: 304-558-0220 or 304-722-2343; Fx: 304-558-2779. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.wvculture.org/vandalia >)

5/25-28; AFRICA FEST–Where: Mainauwiesen, Wurzburg, Germany. Featuring: 250 musicians, bazaar, exhibition, kids’ program and more. Info: Afro Project, Kaiserstrasse 16, Wurzburg, D-97070, Germany: Ph: +49-(0)931-15060: Fx: +49-(0)931-15080. (E-mail: : Web: < www.africafestivahorg >)

5/25-28; BLACK HORSE MUSIC FEST–Where: Telham, East Sussex, U.K. Featuring: Internat’l and local performers. Workshops. Crafts. Info: John Shotton, Black Horse Music Festival P.O. Box 126, Battle, East Sussex. TN33 3AQ, U.K.: Ph: +44-(0)1424-429840: Fx: +44-(0)1424-729982. (E-mail: : Web: )

5/25-28; CHIPPENHAM FOLK FEST–Where: Chippenham, England. Featuring: Concerts, ceilidhs, dances, displays, storytelling, pub sessions and children’s programs. Contests. Workshops. Info: Bob Berry, The Cause Music and Arts Centre, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3DD, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)124-965-7190. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.chippfolk.co.uk >)

5/25-28; CLEETHORPES FOLK FEST–Where: Cleethorpes, U.K. Workshops. Info: Cleethorpes Folk Festival, 7 Collingwood Crescent, Laceby Acres, Grimsby, DN34 5RG, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1472-322094 or +44-(0)150-746-2045: Fx: +44-(0)1511-746-2045. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.telinco.co.uk/cleethorpes-folk-festival >)

5/25-28; DIAMOND DANCE CIRCLE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE FEST–Where: Cherry Hill Conf. Ctr., College Park, Md. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Phyllis & Brandon Diamond, Diamond Dance Circle. 2414 East Gate Dr., Silver Spring, MD 20906; Ph: 301-871-8788: Fx: 301-871-3287. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.diamonddancecircle.com >) CO A

5/25-28; HALF MOON SOBER FEST–Where: Rochester Frgrnds., Rochester, N.H. Featuring: Music, dance and family-oriented activities. Crafts. Info: Half Moon Sober Fest, P.O. Box 521, Derry, NH 03038: Ph: 603-557-3726 or 603-595-0672. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.halfmoonsober.org >)

5/25-28; NORTHWEST FOLKLIFE FEST–Where: Seattle Center, Seattle, Wash. Featuring: Music, dance, exhibits, films and food, representing the cultures and traditions of the Pacific Northwest and around the globe. Workshops in music and dance. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Michael Herschensohn, Northwest Folklife, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98109-4623; Ph: 206-684-7300 or 206-684-7321; Fx: 206-684-7190. (E-mail: : Web: < www.nwfolklife.org >)

5/25-28; STRAWBERRY SPRING MUSIC FEST–Where: Camp Mather, Yosemite, Calif. Featuring: Tim O’Brien’s Cornbread Nation, Utah Phillips, Eddie from Ohio, Iris Dement, J.D. Crowe & the New South, Three Ring Circle and many more. Tix: $50-175. Info: Strawberry Music Festivals, P.O. Box 664, Jamestown, CA 95327: Ph: 209-984-8630. (Web: < www.strawberrymusic.com >)

5/25-6/10; SWALEDALE FEST–Where: Swaledale, North Yorkshire, U.K. Workshops in music and theater. Crafts. Info: Swaledale Festival, Hudson House, High Row, Reeth, Richmond. DL11 6TB, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1748-880018; Fx: +44-196-962-2217. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.swaledale-festival.org.uk >)

5/26; ECHO IN THE MOUNTAINS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Frozenhead State Park, Wartburg, Tenn. Featuring: Lone Mountain Station and others. Tix: FREE. Info: David Howard, Echo in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival, 408 Clayton Howard Rd., Wartburg, TN 37887; Ph: 423-346-3529 or 423-319-6326. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.echointhemountains.com >)

5/26: MONUMENTAL FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIP–Where: National Homestead Monument, Beatrice, Neb. Contests. Tix: FREE. Info: Deborah Greenblatt, The Old Schoolhouse. P.O. Box 671, Avoca, NE 68307-0671: Ph: 402-275-3221. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mastercall.com/g-s >)

5/26-27; EAST DURHAM IRISH FEST Where: Irish Cultural & Sports Ctr., East Durham, N.Y. Tix: $12-15. Info: Tom McGoldrick, Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, P.O. Box 320, East Durham, NY 12423; Ph: 518-634-2286 or 800-434-FEST; Fx: 518-634-2058, (E-mail: ; Web: < www.east-durham.org >) CR HR

5/26-27; IROQUOIS MAY FEST–Where: Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave, N.Y. Featuring: Iroquois singers, dancers, artists, food, children’s activities and more. Tix: $8, kids $5. Info: Erynne Ansel-McCabe, Iroquois Indian Museum, P.O. Box 7,324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave. NY 12092; Ph: 518-296-8949; Fx: 518-296-8955. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.iroquoismuseum.org >) CO CR HR A

5/26-27; POCONO IRISH FEST Where: Jack Frost Mountain Ski Area, Blakeslee, Pa. Info: Jack Frost Mt., Box 703, Blakeslee. PA 18610; Ph: 800-468-2442 or 570-443-8433. (Web: < www.jfbb.com >) CR HR A

5/26-27; ROCKOME GARDENS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Rockome Gardens, Arcola, Ill. Featuring: The Mueller Family, The Baker Boys, The Harmans, Southern Drawl, Bluegrass 101, The Martin Family and Diamond Hill Station. Workshops, Crafts. Info: Terry M. Lease, Rockome Gardens Bluegrass Fest., P.O. Box 456, Jacksonville, IL 62651; Ph: 217-243-3159. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrassmidwest.com >) CO A

5/28; BIG BEAR FEST–Where: De Kimme, Zuidlaren, The Netherlands. Featuring: Dan Paisley & the Southern Grass, Suzanne & Jim and others. Tix: 15 euros. Info: Rienk Janssen, Strictly Country Records, Postbus 32, Vlagtwedde, 9540 AA, Netherlands; Ph: +31-59-931-2663; Fx: +31-59-931-3285. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.strictlycountry.nl >) A

5/29-6/24; HOLLAND FEST–Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Featuring: Internat’l music, dance, theatre, opera, film and more. Tix: 10-145 euros. Info: Holland Festival, Piet Heinkade 5, Amsterdam, 1015 BS, The Netherlands; Ph: +31-(0)20-788-2100 or +31-(0)20-788-2101; Fx: +31-(0)20-788-2102. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hollandfestival.nl >)

5/31-6/2; GRAVES MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL OF BLUEGRASS MUSIC–Where: Graves Mtn. Lodge, Syria, Va. Featuring: The Grascals, Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys, The Bluegrass Brothers, The Mark Newton Band, The Seldom Scene, The Isaacs, Mountain Heart, Cherryholmes, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Bradley Walker & Friends, IIIrd Tyme Out, The Steep Canyon Rangers, Dark Hollow, David Davis & the Warrior River Boys, The Infamous Stringdusters, Nothin Fancy, The Lewis Family, Blue Moon Rising, The Wells Family and The Biscuit Burners. Info: Jim Graves, Graves Mountain Lodge, Rt. 670, Syria, VA 22743; Ph: 540-923-4231; Fx: 540-923-4312. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gravesmountain.com >)

5/31-6/2; MAGNOLIA STATE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Stone Co. Music Park, Wiggins, Miss. Info: Margie Sullivan, P.O. Box 723, Wiggins, MS 39577; Ph: 251-246-4553 or 601-928-3831; Fx: 601-928-7281. (Web: < www.thesullivanfly.com >) CO HO

5/31-6/2; MOSAIC: A FESTIVAL OF CULTURES–Where: Various pavilions throughout Regina, Sask., Canada. Featuring: International music, dancing and crafts. Crafts. Tix: $10, youth/seniors $7, ages 6 and under free. Info: Brenda Heisler, Regina Multicultural Council, 2144 Cornwall St., Regina, SK S4P 2K7, Canada; Ph: 306-757-5990; Fx: 306-352-1977. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.reginamulticulturalcouncil.ca >)

5/31-6/3; OLD GRASSY SPRING BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Arrowhead Cmpgrnd., Grassy, Mo. Crafts. Info: Lee Roy Brown, Arrowhead Campgrounds, Inc., 610 Hickory St., Jackson, MO 63755; Ph: 573-243-5063 or 573-495-2851. CO CR HO HR A

5/31-6/3; STRAWBERRY PARK BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Strawberry Park Resort, Preston, Conn. Featuring: Rhonda Vincent, Chris Thile, Mountain Heart, The Grascals, Cherryholmes, Greencards, Infamous Stringdusters, Dale Ann Bradley, The Lovell Sisters, April Verch, Nothin’ Fancy, Cadillac Sky, Steep Canyon Rangers, Amy Gallatin, Gibson Brothers and Dry Branch Fire Squad. Info: Strawberry Park Resort, 42 Pierce Rd., Preston, CT 06365; Ph: 860-886-1944 or 888-794-7944; Fx: 860-886-1943. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.strawberrypark.net >)

JUNE

6/1-2; BLUE PLUM ARTS & MUSIC FEST–Where: Johnson City, Tenn. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Christine Murdock, P.O. Box 1823, Johnson City, TN 37605; Ph: 423-928-3479. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.blueplum.org >)

6/1-2; BLUEGRASS ‘N MORE–Where: Moonlight School, Morehead, Ky. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Georgia S. Grigsby, Kentucky Folk Art Center, 102 W. 1st St., Morehead, KY 40351; Ph: 606-287-0600 or 606-783-9001. (Web: < www.morehead-st.edu >) CR HR A

6/1-2; COKE OVENS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Coke Ovens Park, Dunlap, Tenn. Featuring: Regional bands. Tix: $5 donation. Info: Edward Brown, Sequatchie Valley Historical Assoc., 317 Lockhart Rd., Dunlap, TN 37327; Ph: 423-949-2294 or 423-949-3060. CO HO A

6/1-2; FOGGY HOLLOW BLUEGRASS GATHERIN’–Where: Gadsden, Ala. Featuring: IIIrd Tyme Out, Gary Waldrep Band, Tim Graves & Cherokee, Bent Creek, Foggy Hollow, Kudzu, Distant Cousins and The Baileys. Tix: $30, Fri $15, Sat $25. Info: Glen Williams, Foggy Hollow Farm, 439 Ross Lake Rd., Wellington, AL 36279; Ph: 256-543-1118 or 256-492-3700. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.foggyhollow.com >)

6/1-2; MELFEST BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL–Where: Melwood Music Park, White Lake, N.C. Featuring: The Grass Cats, Carolina Road, Al Batten & The Bluegrass Reunion, Carolina Sonshine, None of the Above, Black River Express and Constant Change. Tix: Fri $15, Sat $20. Info: James R. Melvin, MelFest, 1994 White Lake Dr., White Lake, NC 28337; Ph: 910-862-8894 or 910-862-2416; Fx: 910-862-2299. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.melfestbluegrass.com >)

6/1-2; MOUNT AIRY BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME FIDDLERS CONVENTION–Where: Veterans Memorial Park, Mr. Airy, N.C. Contests. Info: Carlyle Whitaker, Mr. Airy Bluegrass & OT Fiddlers Convention, P.O. Box 445, Mount Airy, NC 27030; Ph: 336-786-2236 or 800-286-6193. (E-mail: ; Web: ) CO HO

6/1-2; YELLOWBANKS DULCIMER FEST–Where: English Park, Owensboro, Ky. Featuring: Russell Cook, Stephen Seifert, Joe Collins and Sweet Song String Band. Workshops in mtn and hammered dulcimer, bowed psaltery, tin whistle and banjo. Tix: FREE. Info: Thelma Newman, 4113 Mason Woods Ln., Owensboro, KY 42303; Ph: 270-684-1631. (E-mail: )

6/1-3; BLUEGRASS ON THE RIVER–Where: Greenway & Nature Ctr., Pueblo, Colo. Crafts. Info: Director of Development, Greenway & Nature Center, 5200 Nature Center Rd., Pueblo, CO 81003; Ph: 719-549-2414 or 719-549-2327; Fx: 719-549-2547. (E-mail: or ; Web: < www.gncp.org >) CR HR A

6/1-3; CHESTNUT RIDGE DULCIMER FEST–Where: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Pa. Featuring: Tull Glazner, Molly McCormack, Maureen Sellers, Louise Ziegler, Chris Cooper-rider & Joe Steiner, Guy George, Walt Michael, Ivan Stiles, Mike Herr, Kathy Wieland and Kathy Gravlin. Workshops in mountain and hammered dulcimer, Autoharp, guitar, banjo, ukulele, pennywhistle and more. Tix: $7.50-10 per day. Info: Don and Betty Brinker, 4889 Route 982, Latrobe, PA 15650; Ph: 724-539-7983. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.chestnutridgefest.com >)

6/1-3; CHICAGO GOSPEL MUSIC FEST–Where: Millennium Park, Chicago, Ill. Featuring: More than 50 performances on 3 stages and activities for the whole family, including a Gospel art fair. Tix: FREE. Info: Pam Morris, Chicago Gospel Music Festival, Mayor’s Office of Special Events, 121 N. LaSalle St., City Hall Rm. 703, Chicago, IL 60602; Ph: 312-744-3315 or 312-744-3370; Fx: 312-744-8523. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cityofchicago.org >) A

6/1-3; DUNDAS INTERNATIONAL BUSKERFEST–Where: Dundas, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Ph: 905-627-5461. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.downtowndundas.ca >) CR A

6/1-3; EUREKA SPRINGS BLUES FEST–Where: Various locations, Eureka Springs, Ark. Workshops. Info: City Advertising and Promotion Commission, P.O. Box 522, Eureka Springs, AR 72632; Ph: 866-566-9387 or 479253-7333. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.eurekasprings.org >)

6/1-3; MINNESOTA HOMEGROWN KICKOFF–Where: El Rancho Manana Cmpgrnd., Richmond, Minn. Featuring: Bluegrass, old-time, stringband and more. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: adv: daily $10, $26 wknd w/camping. Info: Jed Malischke, MBOTMA, P.O. Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 55416; Ph: 800-635-3037; Fx: 715-635-2479. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.minnesotabluegrass.org >) CO HO

6/1-3; OCRAFOLK FEST–Where: Ocracoke Island, N.C. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: David Tweedie, Ocrafolk Festival, P.O. Box 553, Ocracoke, NC 27960; Ph: 252-928-3411 or 252-928-4280. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ocrafolkfestival.org >) CR HR A

6/1-3; SUMMERLAND BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Oliver Rodeo Grnds, Summerland, B.C., Canada. Info: Roy Potter, Summerland Bluegrass Festival, 52-8712 Steuart St., Summerland, BC V0H 1Z6, Canada; Ph: 250-404-0407 or 250-495-8001; Fx: 250-494-4169. (E-mail: ; Web: ) CO CR HR A

6/1-3; TEXAS SCOTTISH FEST–Where: Maverick Stadium, Arlington, Tex. Ph: 800-363-SCOT. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.texasscottishfestival.com >)

6/1-3; WESTOVER FIRE CO. BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Westover, Pa. Info: Gene Hagens, 120 N. Main St., Westover, PA 16692; Ph: 814-247-8696 or 814-247-8711; Fx: 814-247-8596.

6/1-3; WILD IRIS FOLK FEST–Where: Mendocino Co. Fairgrounds., Boonville, Calif. Contests. Workshops. Info: Bruce Hering, Wild Iris Folk Fest, P.O. Box 262, Philo, CA 95466; Ph: 707-895-3653 or 707-895-3589. (E-mail: ; Web: ) CO CR HO HR A

6/1-3; WYCHWOOD MUSIC FEST–Where: Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, U.K. Info: Wychwood Festival, P.O. Box 1000, Cheltenham, GL53 9WY, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1993-772580. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.wychwoodfestival.com >)

6/1-10; FES FESTIVAL OF WORLD SACRED MUSIC–Where: Fes, Morocco. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Fes Festival of World Sacred Music, Association Fes-Saiss, Sidi El Khayat BP 629, Fes-Medina, 30200, Morocco; Ph: +212-(0)55-74-05-35 or +212-(0)35-63-62-99; Fx: +212-(0)55-74-06-92. (E-mail: or ; Web: )

6/2; APPEL FARM ARTS & MUSIC FEST–Where: Appel Farm Arts and Music Center, Elmer, N.J. Crafts. Info: Sean Timmons, Appel Farm Arts & Music Center, P.O. Box 888, Elmer, NJ 08318; Ph: 856-358-2472 or 800-394-1211; Fx: 856-358-6513. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.appelfarm.org >)

6/2; BIG SKY GOSPELGRASS–Where: Billings, Mont. Info: Suzie Solomon, GospelGrass Productions, P.O. Box 9306, Denver, CO 80209; Ph: 866-PSALM 33. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gospelgrass.com >)

6/2; BONNIE BRAE SCOTTISH FEST & HIGHLAND GAMES–Where: Liberty Corner, N.J. Crafts. Info: Bill & Karen Reid, East of the Hebrides Entertainment, P.O. Box 102, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462; Ph: 610-825-7268; Fx: 610-825-8745. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.eohebrides.com >)

6/2-3; BULL MTN. BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Crum, W.Va. Info: Bobby Marcum, RR l, P.O. Box 156, Crum, WV 25669-9661; Ph: 304-393-3597.

6/2-3; FOLK ARTS FAIR–Where: Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Ariz. Featuring: Music, arts and dance of central Arizona. Crafts. Info: Warren Miller, Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley, Prescott, AZ 86301; Ph: 928-445-3122; Fx: 928-776-9053. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sharlot.org >) CR HR A

6/2-3; GENESEE HIGHLAND GATHERING–Where: Genesee Country Village & Museum, Mumford, N.Y. Featuring: Music and Scottish culture events. Contests in highland games. Info: Kathy Marfione, Ganesee Country Village & Museum, Flint Hill Rd., Mumford, NY 14511; Ph: 585-538-6822. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gcv.org >) CR HR A

6/2-3; MICHAEL ARNONE’S CRAWFISH FEST–Where: Sussex Co. Frgrnds., Augusta, N.J. Featuring: The Pine Leaf Boys, Lil’ Anne and Hot Cayenne, Bonerama, Sonny Landreth, Papa Mali, Superchief Trio, Corey Ledet and more. Crafts, Tix: $95 incl. camping, $25-30 daily. Info: Michael Arnone’s Crawfish Fest, 90-100 Rt. 206, PMB 144, Stanhope, NJ 07874; Ph: 212-539-8830. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.crawfishfest.com >)

6/2-3; VINTAGE VIRGINIA WINE FEST–Where: Bull Run Regional Park, Centreville, Va. Info: Brian Gearing, Publicist; Ph: 540-745-FEST. (E-mail: )

6/3; BACK FORTY FOLK FEST–Where: Morden Park, Morden, Man., Canada. Featuring: Local and national talent in country, blues, Gospel and jazz roots styles. Info: JP Lepage, 147 2nd St., Morden, MB R6M 1C6, Canada; Ph: 204-822-1915; Fx: 204-325-5894. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.back40folkfest.com >)

6/3; QUESNEL FIDDLE CONTEST–Where: Quesnel, B.C., Canada. Info: Connie Goulet; Ph: 250-992-5776. (E-mail: ; Web: )

6/5-9; SASKATOON CHILDREN’S FEST–Where: Kiwanis Park, Saskatoon, Sask., Canada. Workshops in circus arts. Crafts. Info: Bonney Walters, NSI Children’s Festival, Box 1642, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3R8, Canada; Ph: 306-664-3378; Fx: 306-664-2344. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.saskatoonchildrensfestival.org >) CR HR A

6/6-9; SANDERS FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: McAlester, Okla. Featuring: About 20 bluegrass bands. Crafts. Tix: 4-day $50, daily $15. Info: Freddie Sanders, Rt. 6 Box 15, McAlester, OK 74501; Ph: 918-423-4891 or 918-423-0450; Fx: 918-423-4891. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sandersfamilybluegrass.com >)

6/6-9; SOUTHERN GOSPEL SINGING–Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Otto, Ark. Crafts. Info: Elizabeth Kuykendall, Lester Flatt Memorial Park, 50 Lester Flatt Dr., Vilonia, AR 72173; Ph: 501-835-2451 or 501-796-2030; Fx: 501-835-2476. CO HO A

6/6-10; AGRIUM BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Spruce Meadows, Calgary, Alb., Canada. Ph: 403-974-4200. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sprucemeadows.com/blue _ grass.htm>)

6/7-9; AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSIC FEST–Where: Grove Civic Center, Grove, Okla. Contests in fiddle, flatpicking, mandolin, Dobro and clogging. Crafts. Info: Kathleen Pixley, Grand Lake Festivals, P.O. Box 451590, Grove, OK 74345-1590; Ph: 918-786-8896 or 800-526-2523; Fx: 918-786-8897. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.grandlakefestivals.com >)

6/7-9; KOETZ INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC FEST–Where: Guenzhalle, Koetz, Bavaria, Germany. Featuring: Rudiger Helbig & Huckleberry Five, Mandy Strobel & Malty Wolfe, Slow Horses, Bill Conlon & Emerald, Pinchitos Caliente and more. Tix: Fri 12-14 euros, Sat 16-18 euros. Info: Peter Wroblewski, Country & Western Music Friends Koetz, Koetz, 89359, Germany; Ph: +49-(0)8221-34671 or +49-(0)8221-8150; Fx: +49-(0)8221-34671. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cwf-koetz.de >) CO HO A

6/7-10; BLAST FROM THE BAYOU CAJUN ZYDECO FEST–Where: Strawberry Park, Preston, Conn. Featuring: Steve Riley, Geno Delafose, Chris Ardoin, The Pine Leaf Boys, The Iguanas, Lil Anne & Hot Cayenne, Jesse Lege and many more. Info: Strawberry Park Resort, 42 Pierce Rd., Preston, CT 06365; Ph: 860-886-1944 or 888-794-7944; Fx: 860-8861943. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.strawberrypark.net >) CO HO A

6/7-10; CHICAGO BLUES FEST–Where: Grant Park, Chicago, Ill. Tix: FREE. Info: Chicago Blues Festival, Mayor’s Office of Special Events, 121 N. LaSalle St., Rm. 806, Chicago, IL 60602; Ph: 312-744-3315 or 312-744-3370; Fx: 312-744-8523. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cityofchicago.org/specialevents >)

6/7-10; FESTIVAL OF THE BLUEGRASS–Where: Kentucky State Horse Park, Lexington, Ky. Workshops, Info: Jean or Bob Cornett, Festival of the Bluegrass, P.O. Box 644, Georgetown, KY 40324; Ph: 859-846-4995 or 606-846-4995; Fx: 606-846-5632. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.festivatofihebluegrass.com >) CO HO A

6/7-10; ROOTS ON THE RIVER–Where: Bellows Falls, Vt. Featuring: Fred Eaglesmith and the Flying Squirrels, Iris Dement, Red Molly and others. Info: Charlie Hunter, P.O. Box 653, 30 Village Square, Bellows Falls, VT 05101; Ph: 802-463-3669. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.rootsontheriver.com >) CR HR A

6/7-10; SMOKY HILL RIVER FEST–Where: Oakdale Park, Salina, Kan. Crafts. Info: Smoky Hill River Fest, Salina Arts and Humanities Commission, P.O. Box 2181, Salina, KS 67402-2181; Ph: 785-309-5770; Fx: 785-826-7444. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.riverfestival.com >)

6/7-10; TEXAS FOLKLIFE FEST–Where: Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, Tex. Featuring: Texas musicians, dancers, storytellers and demos. Tix: $10, $4 kids. Info: Jo Ann Andera, Texas Folklife Festival, 801 S. Bowie St., San Antonio, TX 78205-3296; Ph: 210-458-2249 or 210-458-2224; Fx: 210-458-2218. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.texasfolklifefestival.org >)

6/7-10; WIND GAP BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Mountain View Park, Wind Gap, Pa. Featuring: The Lewis Family, Rhonda Vincent, Randy Waller & The Country Gentlemen, Marty Raybon, Eddie & Martha Adcock, US Navy Band, Karl Shiflett, Valerie Smith, Smokey Greene, Nothin’ Fancy, Williams & Clark Expedition, Dan Paisley, Biscuit Burners, The Abram’s Brothers, Junior Barber, Carolina Sonshine, The Cabin Fever Band, Tony Trischka, The Doerfels, Stained Glass Window, Blue Harvest, Bill & Maggie Anderson, Louie Setzer, Outskirts and Gold Heart. Workshops in fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, voice, Dobro and more. Tix: $15-70. Info: Harry J. Grant, Appalachain Fiddle & Bluegrass Assoc., 51 Main St., Flanders, NJ 07836; Ph: 973-584-2324 or 973-584-0585; Fx: 973-584-2326. (E-mail: ; Web: )

6/8-9; BLUEGRASS IN THE WOODS–Where: Otter Creek Cmpgrnd., Airville, Pa. Featuring: Shiloh Ridge, Greenbraneh, Fair Mountain Band, Bluegrass Mountain Boys and many more. Tix: $15, ages 6-15 $8, kids under 6 free. Info: Lori Heiland, 1101 Furnace Rd., Airville, PA 17302; Ph: 717-862-3628 or 877-336-8837; Fx: 717-862-3278. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ottercreekcamp.com >)

6/8-9; CRAWFORD CO. COONHUNTER’S BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Crestline, Ohio. Info: Andy Hamilton, 8388 Swanger Rd., Shiloh, OH 44878; Ph: 419-896-2683. CO HO A

6/8-9; GEORGIA MOUNTAIN FAIR BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds., Hiawassee, Ga. Crafts. Info: Hilda Thomason, Georgia Mountain Fair, Inc., 1311 Music Hall Rd., P.O. Box 444, Hiawassee, GA 30546; Ph: 706-896-4191; Fx: 706-896-4209. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.georgia-mountain-fair.com >) CO HO A

6/8-9; KENTUCKY LAKE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Kenlake State Resort Park, Aurora, Ky. Featuring: Blue Highway, Nothin’ Fancy, Williams & Clark Expedition, The Circuit Riders, The River Bottom Band, The McKendrees, The Boohers, Cedar Hill and more. Workshops. Tix: wknd $25, daily $15. Info: Randy Newcomb, Marshall Co. Tourist Commission, P.O. Box 129, Gilbertsville, KY 42044; Ph: 800-467-7145; Fx: 270-527-9193. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.kylakebluegrassfestival.com >)

6/8-9; MOUNTAIN VISTA BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Blue Knob State Park, Pavia, Pa. Info: George Code, Pavia Sportsmen Assoc., 1850 Burnt House Rd., Imler, PA 16655; Ph: 814-276-9345. (E-mail: )

6/8-9; NISSWA-STAMMAN SCANDINAVIAN FEST–Where: Nisswa, Minn. Featuring: 140 performers on 5 stages and children’s activities. Workshops in fiddle and dance. Info: Paul Wilson, 16586 Nokay Lake Road, Brainerd, MN 56401; Ph: 218-764-2994 or 800-950-9610. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.nisswastamman.org >)

6/8-9; OVERTON BLUEGRASS & GOSPEL MUSIC FEST–Where: Overton City Park, Overton, Tex. Workshops in banjo, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass and songwriting. Crafts. Info: Don Eaves, Overton Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Drawer D, Overton, TX 75684; Ph: 903-834-3171 or 903-834-7226; Fx: 903-834-3174. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.overtonbluegrass.com >) CO CR HO HR A

6/8-9; THREE SISTERS PARK BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Three Sisters Park, Chillicothe, Ill. Info: Terry Lease, P.O. Box 456, Jacksonville, IL 62651; Ph: 217-243-3159. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrassmidwest.com >)

6/8-9; WHISPERING WINDS BLUEGRASS & COUNTRY WEEKEND–Where: Whispering Winds Cmpgrnd., Nirvana, Mich. Crafts. Info: Wendy Smith, Whispering Winds Weekend, 26104 Groveland, Madison Heights, MI 48071; Ph: 248-546-7424. GO

6/8-9; WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIDDLERS FEST–Where: Crockett Civic Center, Crockett, Tex. Featuring: Fiddlers and local singers. Contests in fiddle. Info: Barbara Kolessar, Crockett Area Chamber of Commerce, 1100 Edmiston Dr., Crockett, TX 75835; Ph: 936-544-2359; Fx: 936-544-4355. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.eroekettareachamber.org >)

6/8-10; 9TH ST. BLUEGRASS GOSPEL FEST -Where: Spooner, Wis. Info: Verna Shell, N5701 9th St., Spooner, WI 54801; Ph: 715-635-9130. (E-mail: <9thstreetfestival@centurytel.net>; Web: < www.9thstreetfestival.homestead.com >)

6/8-10; BILL JORGENSON’S HERITAGE FARM BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Kewaunee, Wis. Featuring: Bill Jorgenson and 10 bluegrass bands. Workshops. Tix: wknd $40. Info: Rob Billings, 3102 N. Bluemound Dr., Appleton, WI 54914; Ph: 920-716-1655. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bjorgensonbluegrass.com >)

6/8-10; CARROUSEL BY THE RIVER CULTURAL FEST Where: Riverfront Festival Plaza, Windsor, ont., Canada. Featuring: Intern’l music, song and dance. Crafts. Tix: wknd $5. Info: Chris Spiroff, Multicultural Council of Windsor & Essex Co., 245 Janette Ave., Windsor, ON N9A 4Z2, Canada; Ph: 519-255-1127; Fx: 519-255-1435. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.themcc.com >)

6/8-10; CHARLIE POOLE MUSIC FEST–Where: Eden Frgrnds., Eden, N.C. Contests in banjo and other old-time and bluegrass instruments. Workshops in old-time and bluegrass instruments. Crafts. Tix: wknd $15, daily $10, kids under 12 free. Info: Louise W. Price, Charlie Poole Music Festival, P.O. Box 867, Eden, NC 27289-0126; Ph: 336-623-3128 or 336-623-1043; Fx: 336-623-4138. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.charliepoole.com >)

6/8-10; GREAT FALLS GOSPELGRASS & BALYEAT ART SHOW–Where: Montana ExpoPark, Great Falls, Mont. Info: Suzie Solomon, GospelGrass Productions, P.O. Box 9306, Denver, CO 80209; Ph: 866-PSALM 33. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gospelgrass.com >)

6/8-10; IRISH CONNECTIONS FEST–Where: Stonehill College, North Easton, Mass. Info: The Irish Cultural Center, P.O. Box 246, Canton, MA 02021; Ph: 781-821-8291 or 508:583-2244. (Web: < www.irishculture.org >)

6/8-10; KLUANE MOUNTAIN BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Haines Junction, Y.T., Canada. Featuring: The James King Band, The Steep Canyon Rangers, The Wilders, Down to the Wood, Four Chords of Wood and regional bands. Workshops in various instruments. Tix: wknd $70. Info: Bob Hayes; Kluane Mtn. Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 5499, Haines Junction, YT Y0B 1L0, Canada; Ph: 867-634-2765; Fx: 867-634-7046. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.kluanemountainbluegrassfest.com >)

6/8-10; NIGHT DRIFTERS DETROIT BLUEGRASS FEST Where: Night Drifters Snow: mobile Club, Detroit, Maine. Info: Jean Johnson, P.O. Box 154, Troy, ME 04987; Ph: 207-948-5819. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.detroitbluegrass.com >)

6/8-10; NORFOLK HARBORFEST–Where: Town Point Park, Norfolk, Va. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Norfolk Festevents, 120 W. Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510; Ph: 757-441-2345; Fx: 757-441-5198. (Web: < www.festeventsva.org >) A

6/8-10; NORTH FORK BLUEGRASS & ROOTS MUSIC FEST–Where: Hotchkiss, Colo. Featuring: Blue Moon Rising, Kieran Kane/Kevin Welch/Fats Kaplin, Diana Jones, Cadillac Sky, Bearfoot, Wayword Sons, Hi Beams, Long Road Home, Spring Creek, Stray Grass and more. Workshops in instruments and vocals. Tix: $20-65. Info: Jody Andrews, P.O. Box 442, Hotchkiss, CO 81419; Ph: 970-872-8000 or 970-928-6633. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.northforkbluegrass.com >)

6/8-10; ODUNDE DAY FEST–Where: Philadelphia, Pa. Featuring: African dancers from the continent and diaspora. Tix: FREE. Info: ODUNDE, Inc., P.O. Box 21748, Philadelphia, PA 19146; Ph: 215-732-8510; Fx: 215-546-5275. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.odundeinc.org >)

6/8-10; SEA MUSIC FEST–Where: Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, Conn. Featuring: Chantey and folk singers. Workshops. Info: Michael O’Farrell, Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355-0990; Ph: 860-572-5315 or 860-572-0711; Fx: 860-572-5326. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mysticseaport.org >) A

6/8-10; WIMBORNE FOLK FEST–Where: Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England. Featuring: Chris Newman & Maire Ni Cathasaigh, Arty McGlynn & Noillaig Casey, At First Light, Swarb’s Lazarus, Teada, Stephen Fearing, Liadan, Shona Kipling & Damien O’Kane, James Chadwick, Four Hand Reel, Peeping Tom, Random and more. Workshops in instruments and dancing. Crafts. Info: Linda Wild, 32a Sea View Rd., Upton, Poole, Dorset,, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)120-262-3740. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.wimbornefolkfestival.co.uk >)

6/8-10; XFEST–Where: Country Creek Winery, Salford, Pa. Crafts. Tix: wknd $40, daily $25. Info: Kevin Lynch, XFest, 912 Paterson Ave., East Rutherford, NJ 07073; Ph: 973-809-1930; Fx: 973-777-3063. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.xfsmusic.org >)

6/8-11; NATIONAL CELTIC FOLK FEST–Where: Portarlington, Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. Featuring: Celtic culture, incl. a ceili, clan displays, a marketplace and more. Contests. Workshops in dance, poetry and instruments. Crafts. Info: Una McAlinden, National Celtic Folk Fest, P.O. Box 1314, Geelong, Victoria, 3220, Australia; Ph: +61-(07403-19-2631 or +61-(0735241-2499. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.nationalcelticfestival.com >) CR A

6/9; CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TATTOO–Where: Copps Coliseum, Hamilton, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Caledonian Pipe Band, The Hellcats, Hamilton Police Pipes and Drums, Argyll Sutherland, Highlanders Pipes and Drums, Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Military Band, Salvation Army Meadowlands Band and Canadian Guards Military Band. Tix: $15-29. Info: Richard Seager, Canadian International Tattoo Assoc., 101 York Blvd., Hamilton, ON L8R 3L4, Canada; Ph: 905-523-1753; Fx: 905-523-1754. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hamiltontattoo.ca >)

6/9; INTERNATIONAL FAMILY FEST–Where: Medford, Mass. Featuring: Music, fun activities, informational displays and international food. Info: Springstep, 98 George P. Hassett Dr., Medford, MA 02155; Ph: 781-393-2106 or 781-395-0402; Fx: 781-395-0403. (Web: < www.springstep.org >)

6/9; POTOMAC CELTIC FEST–Where: Morven Park Equestrian Center, Leesburg, Va. Crafts. Info: Patty Kloss-McCay, Potomac Celtic Alliance, 525K E. Market St. #295, Leesburg, VA 20176; Ph: 800-214-6053 or 703-404-3123; Fx: 703-451-4492. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.pcfest.org >)

6/9; RHODE ISLAND SUSTAINABLE LIVING FEST–Where: Apeirun Institute for Environmental Living. Providence, R.I. Tix: $20, adv $10. Info: Bekah Greenwald, 451 Hammet Rd., Coventry, RI 02816; Ph: 401-397-3430 or 401-397-9293; Fx: 401-397-4756. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.livingfest.org >)

6/9; SAM HINTON FOLK HERITAGE FEST Where: Old Poway Park, Poway, Calif. Workshops. Info: Tim Day, San Diego Folk Heritage, 2844 Big Pine Rd., Escondido, CA 92027; Ph: 760-746-8061. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sdfolkheritage.org >)

6/9; SHAKIN’ DOWN THE ACORNS APPALACHIAN MUSIC FEST–Where: Shreve, Ohio. Info: Teresa Morrison, Northern Appalachian Music Alliance, 7001 TR 501, Big Prairie, OH 44611; Ph: 330-378-5339 or 330-390-0191. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hometown.aol.com/musicfest >)

6/9-10; FOLKWEST INDEPENDENT MUSIC FEST–Where: Reservoir Hill Park, Pagosa Springs, Colo. Featuring: Todd Snider, Public Property and more. Tix: 2-day $50-70, daily $28-38. Info: Crista Munro, FolkWest Indiefest, P.O. Box 3665, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147; Ph: 970-731-5582 or 877-472-4672; Fx: 970-731-5582. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkwest.com >)

6/9-10; GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FEST–Where: Gebhard Woods State Park, Morris, Ill. Workshops in mtn and hammered dulcimers, Autoharp, Celtic harp and more. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Diane Bruske, Gebhard Woods Dulcimer Festival, P.O. Box 801, Morris, IL 60450-0801; Ph: 708-331-6875 or 815-942-0609. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gwdf.org >) CO CR HR A

6/9-10; KELOWNA OLD-TIME FIDDLERS CONTEST–Where: Kelowna, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Peter Dawson. Contests in fiddle. Info: Conny Stamhuis; Ph: 250-763-4406. (Web: )

6/9-10; LBL PICKIN’ PARTY–Where: The Homeplace, Land Between the Lakes Nat’l Recreation Ctr., Tenn. Featuring: Mark Dvorak, The Dixie Volunteers and more. Crafts. Tix: $5.50, kids $4, ages 4 and under free. Info: Cindy Earl, Land Between the Lakes Natnl. Rec. Area, The Homeplace, 100 Van Morgan Dr., Golden Pond, KY 42211-9001; Ph: 270-924-2000 x2174. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.lbl.org >) CR HR A

6/9-16; BILL MONROE BEAN BLOSSOM BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Bill Monroe Music Park and Cmpgrnd, Bean Blossom, Ind. Featuring: Dr. Ralph Stanley, The Grascals, Cherryholmes, Bobby Osborne, J.D. Crowe, IIIrd Tyme Out, Marry Raybon and more. Workshops in music, instruments, vocals, history and songwriting. Crafts. Tix: 8-day $125-165, daily $15-30. Info: Gaby Zimmerman, Bean Blossom Bluegrass, 5163 State Rd. 135 North, Morgantown, IN 46160; Ph: 812-988-6422; Fx: 812-988-1203. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.beanblossom.com >)

6/10; FAIRBANKS SUMMER FOLK FEST -Where: Moose Creek Pavilion, Alaskaland/Pioneer Park, Fairbanks, Alaska. Featuring: Local folk performers. Contests in band scramble. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Fairbanks Summer Folk Festival, P.O. Box 84199, Fairbanks, AK 99708; Ph:. (Web: < www.alaskafolkmusic.org/faifolkfest >) CO CR HR A

6/13-16; FLATROCK BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE–Where: Fudfest Music Grounds, Antigo, Wis. Info: Randall G. Wilson, P.O. Box 87, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-0087; Ph: 920-373-7773. (Web: < www.geocities.com/flatrock_music >)

6/13-16; TURKEY TRACK BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Turkey Track Park, Waldron, Ark. Info: Bill Lovett, HC67, Box 63, Waldron, AR 72958; Ph: 479-637-3717; Fx: 479-637-4312. (E-mail: ; Web: )

6/14-16; BLUEGRASS IN THE HILLS–Where: Mickey’s Mountain, Hopedale, Ohio, Crafts. Info: Calvin Mickey, Bluegrass in the Hills, 88233 Mickey Rd., Hopedale, OH 43976; Ph: 740-391-5631 or 740-946-5631. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mickeysmtn.com >)

6/14-16; BRAMPTON FOLK FEST–Where: Gage Park, Brampton, Ont., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Glenn McFarlane, Brampton Folk Festival, 39 Windermere Ct., Brampton, ON L6X 2L5, Canada; Ph: 647-233-3655. (E-mail: ; Web: ) A

6/14-16; COWTOWN BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Holly Ridge Ranch, Bloomfied, Mo. Info: Jerry Moore, Cowtown Bluegrass Festival; Ph: 573-568-2250 or 573-568-2599. (E-mail: )

6/14-16; LEGENDS OF WESTERN SWING MUSIC FEST–Where: Multi-Purpose Events Center, Wichita Falls, Tex. Featuring: Ray Price, Johnny Bush & The Bandelaros, Justin Trevino & Band, John England & The Western Swingers, Clyde Brewer & The River Road Boys, Jody Nix & The Texas Cowboys, Tom Morrell & The Time Warp Tophands, Eddie McAlvain & The Mavericks, Bobby Glores & The Yellow Rose Band, Ted Scanlon & The Desperados, Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition, The Quebe Sisters Band and Texas Sand. Crafts. “Fix: $25-35 per day. Info: Gloria Miers, 4461 Ringgold Ln., Piano, TX 75093; Ph: 972-612-9598 or 318-792-3303. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.legendsofwesternswing.com >)

6/14-16; MAURY RIVER FIDDLERS’ CONVENTION–Where: Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, Va. Info: Janice Burguieres, Maury River Fiddlers’ Convention, 403 Hillside Dr., Buena Vista, VA 24416; Ph: 540-262-1328. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.glenmaurypark.com/ mrfc>)

6/14-16; NASHUA OLD-TIME COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Big Four Fairgrounds., Nashua, Iowa. Featuring: Laurentian Divide, Keniston Family, Highway Home, Buddy & Tina Wright Band, Courier, Good Friends, Max Hubbard Band and Silver Creek Cloggers. Workshops in guitar, mandolin and more. Tix: wknd $28, $10 per show. Info: Charley & Sandy Good, 111 Randall Dr., Decorah, IA 52101; Ph: 563-382-2048. (E-mail: )

6/14-16; NORTH CAROLINA STATE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Happy Holiday Campground., Cherokee, N.C. Featuring: The James King Band, The Bluegrass Brothers, The Gary Waldrep Band, Alicia Nugent, Jesse McReynolds and The Virginia Boys, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, NewFound Road, Goldwing Express, The Country Gentlemen, IIIrd Tyme Out, Blue Highway, The Grascals, Raymond Fairchild & The Maggie Valley Boys, Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press, Mac Wiseman, Seneca Rocks and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Crafts. Tix: wknd $75-85, daily $30-35. Info: Norman Adams, Adams and Anderson, LLC, RO. Box 98, Dahlonega, GA 30533; Ph: 706-864-7203; Fx: 706-864-1037. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.aandabluegrass .com>) CO HO A

6/14-16; SEDALIA BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Sedalia Center, Big Island, Va. Info: Bobby Brown, P.O. Box 312, Big Island, VA 24526; Ph: 434-299-5056. (E-mail: )

6/14-16; STRINGBEAN MEMORIAL BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Stringbean Memorial Music Park, Tyner, Ky. Featuring: The Mule Band, Phillip Akemon & Flatlick, The Virginia Cross Ties, The Fritts Family, J. Max McGee, Larry Sigman & Barbra Poole and many more. Crafts. Tix: $15 per day. Info: Phillip Akemon, Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Fest, RO. Box 359, Hwy. 421, Gray Hawk, KY 40434; Ph: 606-287-0600 or 877-800-7344; Fx: 606-287-0600. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.geocities.com/stringfest >) CO HO A

6/14-16; WILLOW OAK BLUEGRASS FEST Where: Willow Oak Music Park, Roxboro, N.C. Workshops. Info: Clyde & Katherine Solomon, 965 Blalock Dairy Rd., Roxboro, NC 27574; Ph: 336-599-7387; Fx: 336-599-1919. (E-mail: )

6/14-17; BLISTERED FINGERS FAMILY BLUEGRASS–FEST Where: Silver Spur Riding Club, Sidney, Maine. Featuring: The Lewis Family, Alecia Nugent, Dan Paisley & The Southern Grass, IIIrd Generation, White Mountain Bluegrass, Bluegrass Diamonds, Smokey Greene, Wilf Clark & The Misty Mountaineers, The Carolina Rebels, Diamonds & Rust, The Muellers and Blistered Fingers. Crafts. Tix: $55, adv $45. Info: Sandy Cormier, 263 Trafton Rd., Waterville, ME 04901; Ph: 207-873-6539. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.blisteredfingers.com >)

6/14-17; CBA FATHER’S DAY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Nevada Co. Frgrnds., Grass Valley, Calif. Featuring: Del McCoury, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, John Reischman and the Jaybirds, Danny Paisley and Southern Grass, Claire Lynch, The Green Cards and more. Workshops in various bluegrass instruments and traditional dancing. Crafts. Info: Diana Donnelly, California Bluegrass Assoc., PMB 314, 3801 Yosemite Blvd., Ste. E, Modesto, CA 95357-0528; Ph: 209-491-2725 or 877-258-4777. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cbaontheweb.org >) CO HO A

6/14-17; POCONO MOUNTAINS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: GDS Frgrnds., Newfoundland, Pa. Featuring: James King Band, Blue Ridge Mountain Boys, Louie Seizer & the Appalachian Mountain Boys, Chester Johnson & the Foggy Mountain Grass, Second Wind, Heavy Traffic, The Lost Ramblers, The Mill Creek Boys, Mark Miklos & the Raritan Valley Ramblers and Like Father–Like Son. Tix: wknd $35. Info: Craig Parsons, P.O. Box 12, Saylorsburg, PA 18353; Ph: 610-863-7093; Fx: 610-863-1210. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.poconobluegrassfestival.com >)

6/15-16; JUBILEE! JAM: JACKSON ARTS & MUSIC FEST–Where: Downtown Jackson, Miss. Info: Richard Hudson, P.O. Box 23413, Jackson, MS 39225; Ph: 601-960-2008; Fx: 601-960-1018. (Web: < www.jubileejam.com >) A

6/15-16; LAUREL HIGHLANDS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Ligonier, Pa. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Keith Neiderhiser, Laurel Highlands Bluegrass Festival, 1012 Harvey Rd., Ligonier, PA 15658; Ph: 724-238-8646. (Web: < www.laurelhighlandsbluegrass.com >)

6/15-16; PENINSULA BLUEGRASS FEST Where: Georgetown, Del. Featuring: Carolina Rebels, Smith Mtn. Grass, Cedar Hill, Blue Mtn. Gang, Mill Creek, Shiloh Ridge, Born Stormers and Bitter Creek. Tix: Fri $12, Sat $24. Info: Marie Whaley, Peninsula Bluegrass, Inc., P.O. Box 2, Laurel, DE 19956; Ph: 302-875-2595 or 302-875-3708.

6/15-16; POSTON LAKE BLUEGRASS FEST-Where: Guysville, Ohio. Featuring: IIIrd Tyme Out, Lonesome River Band, Moron Bros., Dry Branch Fire Squad, Melvin Goins & Windy Mtn., Bo Isaac, Northwest Territory, Bluegrass Strangers, Hart Brothers, Lonesome Meadow, Buck & Company, Stoneycreek and Higher Ground. Info: Myron Pete Hart, The Hart Brothers, 21344 Potter Rd., Guysville, OH 45735; Ph: 740-6622051. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.thehartbrothers.com >) CO CR HR A

6/15-17; ALCESTER & ARDEN FOLK FEST–Where: Alcester, near Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England. Featuring: Jez Lowe, Bryony, Tania Opland & Mike Freeman, Keith Kendrick, Jon Harvison, Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner, John Bartlett & Pete Luscombe, Martin Curtis, Laners, Kimbers Men, George Papavgeris, Speake & Lowe, Dave Bordewey & Dave Young, Tony Barrett, Tina Taylor and Jon Loomes. Info: Alcester and Arden Folk Festival, P.O. Box 12619, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 9AU, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)7788-536605 or +44-(0)1527-69390. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.alcesterandardenfolkfestival.co.uk >)

6/15-17; BEVERLEY & EAST RIDING FOLK FEST–Where: Beverley Leisure Center, East Yorkshire, U.K. Featuring: Bellowhead, Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band, New Rope String Band, Rory Mcleod and Tickled Pink. Info: Chris Wade, Festival Office, The Stables, Westwood House, Main Street, North Dalton, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 9XA, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)377-217569. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.beverleyfestival.com >)

6/15-17; CHEROKEE MUSIC FEST–Where: Cherokee Frgrnds., Cherokee, Iowa. Featuring: Country, bluegrass, old-time and Gospel music. Tix: wknd $12, daily $5, kids under 12 free. Info: Merlyn Hansen, 1040 Minnesota Ave., Pierson, IA 51048-8048; Ph: 712-375-5921. (E-mail: ) CO HO A

6/15-17; CITY STAGES FEST–Where: Downtown Birmingham, Ala. Featuring: 10 stages with 150 acts from a wide range of genres. Tix: $40, adv $35. Info: Jeff Maddox, City Stages, P.O. Box 2266, Birmingham, AL 35201; Ph: 205-251-1272; Fx: 205-323-7074. (Web: < www.citystages.org >)

6/15-17; COUNTRY STAGE BLUEGRASS FEST Where: Country Stage Music Park, Nova, Ohio. Featuring: Harbourtown, Muddy Krick Mountain Boys, Ottawa County Bluegrass, Cedar Bluff, Kentucky Club and The New Grass Boys. Tix: $25. Info: Olen Bittinger, The Country Stage Music Park, 40 A Twp. Rd. 1031, Nova, OH 44859; Ph: 419-652-3232; Fx: 419-652-3231. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.countrystagemusicpark.com >)

6/15-17; HUCK FINN’S JUBILEE–Where: Mojave Narrows Regional Park, Victorville, Calif. Featuring: Rhonda Vincent, Cherryholmes, The Dillards, Claire Lynch, Jim Hurst, Missy Raines, The Seldom Scene, Ronnie Reno & The Reno Tradition, Lou Reid and Carolina, Sandi Castleberry, Riley’s Mountaineers and Roy Clark. Contests in National Bluegrass Playoffs, raft building and more. Workshops in fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, Dobro, band, vocal harmony, line dancing and country dancing. Crafts. Tix: $15-20. Info: Don V. Tucker, Huck Finn’s Jubilee, P.O. Box 56419, Riverside, CA 92517; Ph: 951-341-8080 or 909-780-8810; Fx: 909-780-3765. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.huckfinn.com >) CO CR HO HR A

6/15-17; LIVE OAK MUSIC FEST–Where: Live Oak Camp, Santa Barbara Co., Calif. Workshops. Info: Frank Lanzone, KCBX Public Radio, 4100 Vachell Ln., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401; Ph: 805-781-3030; Fx: 805-781-3025. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.liveoakfest.org >) CO CR HR A

6/15-17; MIDDLEWICH FOLK & BOAT FEST–Where: Middlewich, Cheshire, U.K. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Middlewich Folk & Boat Festival, AGP, Sycamore House, Clifton, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 3EH, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)160-683-4575; Fx: +44-(0)160-683-4575. (Web: < www.midfest.org >)

6/15-17; SOOKE RIVER BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Sooke Flats Cmpgrnd., Sooke, B.C., Canada. Info: Eric Day, Sooke River Bluegrass Festival, Box 61, Sooke, BC V0S 1N0, Canada; Ph: 250-642-3553. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sookebluegrass.com >)

6/15-17; WASHBOARD MUSIC FEST–Where: Downtown Logan, Ohio. Featuring: Buffalo Ridge Jazz Band and Robin Lacy & Dezydeco. Tix: FREE. Info: Jacqui Barnett, Columbus Washboard Co., Washboard Music Festival, 14 Gallagher Avenue., Logan, OH 43138; Ph: 740-380-3828 or 800-343-7967; Fx: 740-380-1528. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.washboardfestival.com >)

6/16; ALBUQUERQUE FOLK FEST–Where: Albuquerque Frgrnds., Albuquerque, N.M. Featuring: Boulder Acoustic Society, Elliott’s Ramblers and many others. Workshops in music, dance, crafts, children’s, folk crafts and storytelling. Crafts. Tix: $15, adv $10. Info: Erika Gerety, Albuquerque Folk Festival, P.O. Box 4837, Albuquerque, NM 87196; Ph: 505-710-9641 or 505-294-6909; Fx: 505-856-2566. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.abqfolkfest.org >)

6/16; BRIDGETON FOLK FEST–Where: Donald Rainear Amphitheater, Bridgeton, N.J. Featuring: Gene Shay, Terri Hendrix, Lloyd Maines and more. Crafts. Info: Bob Rose, Bridgeton Folk Fest, P.O. Box 472, Bridgeton, NJ 08302; Ph: 856-451-9208 or 800-319-3379; Fx: 856-457-8840. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bridgetonfolkfestival.com >)

6/16; GOSPELGRASS AT THE RANCH–Where: Triangle Cross Ranch, Galeton, Colo. Tix: $5-10. Info: Suzie Solomon, GospelGrass Productions, P.O. Box 9306, Denver, CO 80209; Ph: 866-PSALM 33. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gospelgrass.com >)

6/16; SPIRIT OF THE WOODS FOLK FEST–Where: Dickson Township Park, Brethren, Mich. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Wanda Joseph, Spirit of the Woods Music Assoc., 11171 Kerry Rd., Brethren, MI 49619; Ph: 231-477-5381 or 231-889-3226; Fx: 231-477-5252. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.spiritofthewoods.org >)

6/16; ST. PAUL BLUES FEST–Where: Raspberry Island, St. Paul, Minn. Tix: $28, adv $25. Info: Dan, St. Paul Blues Festival, P.O. Box 1193, Moorhead, MN 56561-1193; Ph: 218-287-7775 or 866-55-BLUES. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.stpaulblues fest.com>)

6/16; WAYNE HENDERSON MUSIC FEST & GUITAR COMPETITION–Where: Grayson Highlands State Park, Mouth of Wilson, Va. Featuring: 5 bands. Contests in guitar. Tix: $10. Info: Production Committee Chair, Wayne Henderson Music Fest, Inc., P.O. Box 531, Galax, VA 24333-0531; Ph: 540-579-7092. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.waynehenderson.org > )

6/16-17; CLEARWATER GREAT HUDSON RIVER REVIVAL–Where: Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson, N.Y. Crafts. Info: Ron Aja, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, 112 Little Market St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601; Ph: 845-454-7673; Fx: 845-454-7953. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.clearwater.org >) A

6/16-17; HERITAGE CRAFT & OLDE TIME MUSIC FEST–Where: Roscoe Village, Coshocton, Ohio. Contests in flatpick guitar. Workshops in hammered dulcimer, fiddle, guitar and dance. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Angle Ianniello, Historic Roscoe Village, 381 Hill St., Coshocton, OH 43812; Ph: 800-877-1830 or 740-622-9310; Fx: 740-623-6555. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.roscoevillage.com >)

6/16-17; KIDS PIRATE FEST–Where: Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, Vt. Featuring: Champlain Troubadour and others. Workshops in kids music and activities. Tix: $9, ages 5-17 $5, under 5 free. Info: Matthew Witten, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Basin Harbor Rd., Vergennes, VT 05491; Ph: 802-475-2022; Fx: 802-475-2953. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.lcmm.org >)

6/16-17; SAN FRANCISCO FREE FOLK FEST–Where: City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif. Workshops in music, song and dance. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Ken Hayes, San Francisco Folk Music Club, 885 Clayton St., San Francisco, CA 94117; Ph: 415-661-2217. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sffolkfest.org >)

6/18-23; NATIONAL OLD-TIME FIDDLERS’ CONTEST & FEST–Where: Weiser High School Gym, Weiser, Idaho. Contests. Workshops in fiddle, banjo, mandolin and harmonica. Crafts. Tix: $8-16. Info: Layna Haler, Director, National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest, 115 W. Idaho, Weiser, ID 83672; Ph: 208-414-0255 or 800-437-1280; Fx: 208-414-0256. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.fiddlecontest.com >)

6/20; LADIES OF COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS MUSIC–Where: Albert Music Hall, Waretown, N.J. Info: Elaine & Roy Everett, Pinelands Cultural Society, P.O. Box 657, Waretown, NJ 08758; Ph: 609-971-1593. (Web: < www.alberthall.org >) CR A

6/20-23; FREE STATE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Civic Center, Canton, Tex. Featuring: Larry Stephenson Band, David Parmley & Continental Divide, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper with Audie Blaylock, Ronnie Reno & The Reno Tradition, Salt Creek, The Acousticatz, Clear River, Mack Smith Family Band, Michelle Nixon & Drive, The Abrams Brothers, The Louisiana Grass and more. Crafts. Tix: 4-day $60, daily $16. Info: Jim and Doye Fuller, P.O. Box 934, Canton, TX 75103; Ph: 800-243-6502 or 903-567-0575. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrasscanton.com >)

6/20-24; MOUNTAIN LAUREL AUTOHARP GATHERING–Where: Little Buffalo Family Cmpgrnd., Newport, Pa. Featuring: Ron Wall, Will Smith, Kathy Larisch and Carol McComb, Carole Outwater and Carolina Gator Gumbo, Lucille Reilly and Ivan Stiles. Contests. Workshops. Info: Limberjack Productions, Carey Dubbert, 18 Burd Rd., Newport, PA 17074; Ph: 717-567-6506. (E-mail:
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6/21-23; CHARLOTTE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Eaton Co. Frgrnds., Charlotte, Mich. Info: Jim Wilder, 1518 W. Windemere, Royal Oak, MI 48073; Ph: 248-435-2828 or 810-757-8362; Fx: 248-435-0049. CO A

6/21-23; LONG DAY’S NIGHT MUSIC FEST–Where: Swift Current, Sask., Canada. Featuring: Blues, klezmer and funk. Tix: $15-25. Info: Shann Gowan, P.O. Box 133, Swift Current, SK S9H 3V5, Canada; Ph: 306-778-2686. (E-mail: )

6/21-23; ROMP (RIVER OF MUSIC PARTY)–Where: Yellow Creek Park, Owensborn, Ky. Featuring: Grascals, Lonesome River Band, Goins Brothers, Michael Cleveland with Audie Blaylock and Flamekeeper, Adrienne Young and Little Sadie, Kentucky Bluegrass AllStars, Blue Moon Rising and Cadillac Sky. Workshops in guitar, banjo, fiddle and mandolin. Crafts. Tix: $15-65. Info: Mike Lawing, International Bluegrass Music Museum, 207 E. 2nd St., Owensboro, KY 42303; Ph: 270-926-7891 or 888-MY-BANJO; Fx: 270-689-9440. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrass-museum.org >)

6/21-23; RUDY FEST–Where: Carter Co. Frgrnds., Grayson, Ky. Featuring: IIIrd Tyme Out, Lonesome River Band, Larry Cordle, Cherryholmes, New Found Road, Blue Moon Rising and many others. Tix: wknd $50-60, daily $25-30. Info: Rudy Burchett, Rudy Fest, P.O. Box 745, Grayson, KY 41143; Ph: 606-474-9200 or 606-474-7730. (E-mail: ; Web: )

6/21-23; SUMMER BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Otto, Ark. Info: C. Elizabeth Kuykendall, Lester Flatt Memorial Park, 50 Lester Flatt Dr., Vilonia, AR 72173; Ph: 501-835-2451 or 501-796-2030; Fx: 501-835-2476. CO HO

6/21-24; DOWNERS GROVE HERITAGE FEST–Where: Downers Grove, Ill. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Dave Humphreys, Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove, IL 60515; Ph: 800-934-0615 or 630-969-9720. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.twowaystreet.org >)

6/21-24; JENNY BROOK FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Weston Recreation Area, Weston, Vt. Workshops in vocal harmony, guitar, banjo, Dobro and mandolin. Crafts. Info: Candi Sawyer, Jenny Brook Family Bluegrass Festival, 164 Church Ave., Bellows Falls, VT 05101; Ph: 802-463-1184 or 802-463-1310; Fx: 802-463-3673. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.jennybrookfestival.com >)

6/21-24; MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Summersville Music Park, Summersville, W.Va. Featuring: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, IIIrd Tyme Out, Lost Highway, Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top X-Press, Larry Stephenson Band, Nothin’ Fancy, Williams & Clark Expedition, Goldwing Express, Special Consensus, Carolina Road, The Hart Brothers, The Gillis Brothers, The Lonesome River Band, Jesse & The Virginia Boys, The Grascals, Lewis Family, Wildwood Valley Boys, The Churchmen and more. Tix: 4-day $110-130, 3-day $105-125, daily $45, kids under 12 free. Info: Cindy Pourbaix, WV Nazarene Camp Music Park, P.O. Box 660, Summersville, WV 26651; Ph: 304-872-6853 or 304-872-6698. (Web: < www.summersvillemusicpark.com >) CO HO A

6/21-24; SPBGMA CASEY FAMILY BLUEGRASS WEEKEND–Where: Fairview City Park, Casey, Ill. Info: Chuck Stearman, SPBGMA, P.O. Box 271, Kirksville, MO 63501; Ph: 660-665-7172; Fx: 660-665-7450. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.spbgma.com >)

6/21-24; TELLURIDE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Town Park, Telluride, Colo. Featuring: Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Sam/Jerry/Edgar/ Bryan, Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush Band, Chick Corea & Bela Fleck, Emmylou Harris, Tony Rice & Alison Krauss & Union Station, Yonder Mountain String Band, Jerry Douglas Band, Chris Thile & How to Grow a Band featuring Bryan Sutton, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile, John Cowan Band, Dougie MacLean Band, Peter Rowan & Crucial Country, Jackie Green, Mike Marshall & Hamilton de Holanda, Sparrow Quartet, Crooked Still, Infamous Stringdusters, Avett Brothers, Greensky Bluegrass and many more. Contests in troubadour and band. Tix: $145. Info: Planet Bluegrass, P.O. Box 769, 500 W. Main St., Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 800-624-2422 or 303-823-0848; Fx: 303-823-0849. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrass.com >) CO CR A

6/21-24; WEST VIRGINIA STATE FOLK FEST–Where: Glenville, W.Va. Contests in banjo and fiddle. Workshops in dulcimer, banjo and fiddle. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Ginny Hawker, West Virginia State Folk Festival, Rt. 1, Box 132, Cox’s Mill, WV 26342; Ph: 304-462-8427. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.etc4u.com/folkfest >) CR HR A

6/21-25; DANCE GRAND PRIX: ITALIA–Where: Adriatic Coast, Emilia Romagna, Italy. Featuring: Hundreds of dancers from around the world, competing for prizes in various categories. Info: Company of Prosa Buonarroti, Dance Grand Prix: Italia, Via Coveting, Civitavecchia, Rome, 00053, Italy; Ph: +39-(0)547-51299; Fx: +39-1782205864. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.dancegrandprix.org >)

6/22-23; ADENA MUSIC PARK JUNE BASH–Where: Adena Music Park, Jackson, Ohio. Crafts. Info: Melodae Farley, 1225 Hanley Rd., Jackson, OH 45640; Ph: 740-286-2307 or 740-286-3175. (E-mail: ) CO CR A

6/22-23; GRAYSON COUNTY FIDDLERS’ CONVENTION–Where: Elk Creek, Va. Contests in old-time and bluegrass. Info: Grayson Co. Fiddlers Convention Chairman, P.O. Box 36, Elk Creek, VA 24326; Ph: 276-655-4866. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ls.net/graysonfiddlers >) CO A

6/22-23; NINE MILE EDMONDS PARK FEST–Where: Pikeville, Tenn. Info: Louis Edmons, 122 Edmons Cir., Pikeville, TN 37367; Ph: 423-533-2455.

6/22-23; OLD-TIME FIDDLER’S CONTEST & JAM–Where: Snyder Music Park, Halltown, Mo. Featuring: Folk, bluegrass, country and Gospel music and clogging. Contests in fiddle. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Virginia Snyder, Snyder Music Park, 1347 E. Broadmoor St., Springfield, MO 65804; Ph: 417-882-6621. (E-mail: ; Web: )

6/22-23; RENFRO VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Renfro Valley, Ky. Crafts. Info: Sharon Stevens, P.O. Box 19, Renfro Valley, KY 40473; Ph: 606-256-2638 or 800-765-7464; Fx: 606-256-0092. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.renfrovalley.com >)

6/22-23; SELDOVIA SUMMER SOLSTICE MUSIC FEST–Where: Seldovia, Alaska. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Susan Mumma, Seldovia Arts Council, P.O. Box 41, Seldovia, AK 99663-0270; Ph: 907-234-7614; FX: 907-234-7514. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.xyz.net/ ~seldarts>) CO CR A

6/22-24; BAYOU BOOGALOO & CAJUN FOOD FEST–Where: Town Point Park, Norfolk, Va. Info: Norfolk Festevents, 120 W. Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510; Ph: 757-441-2345; Fx: 757-441-5198. (Web: < www.festeventsva.org >) A

6/22-24; BLACK HILLS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Mystery Mountain Resort, Rapid City, S.D. Featuring: Tangled Roots, Bull Harman & Bull’s Eye, High Plains Tradition, Slipstream and others. Workshops in bluegrass instruments and harmony singing. Tix: $15-35. Info: Carol McConnell, Black Hills Bluegrass Festival, 3405 Wisconsin Ave., Rapid City, SD 57701; Ph: 605-394-4101 or 605-348-1198; FX: 605-394-6121. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.thedahl.org >) CO HO

6/22-24; CELTIC FLING & HIGHLAND GAMES–Where: Penn Renaissance Frgrnds., north of Lancaster, Pa. Featuring: Celtic music, dance and games. Contests in Scottish & Irish dance, Highland games. Workshops in dance. Crafts. Info: Barb Lacek, PA Renaissance Faire, P.O. Box 685, Cornwall, PA 17016; Ph: 717-665-7021 x134. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.parenfaire.com >)

6/22-24; INDIANA FIDDLERS’ GATHERING–Where: Battle Ground, Ind. Featuring: The Foghorn Stringband and The Woodstove Flapjacks. Workshops in fiddle, mandolin, guitar arid Singing. Crafts. Tix: $5-30. Info: Kirk Hallman, Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering, P.O. Box 49, Battle Ground, IN 47920; Ph: 765-742-1419; Fx: 765 742-5724. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.indianafiddlersgathering.org >)

6/22-24; MIDSUMMER FEST–Where: Bulkley Valley Fall Frgrnds., Smithers, B.C., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Bulkley Valley Folk Music Society, P.O. Box 2209, Smithers, BC V0J 2N0, Canada; Ph:. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bvfms.org >) CO A

6/22-24; OLD SONGS FEST OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC & DANCE–Where: Altamont Fairgrounds., Altamont, N.Y. Featuring: Magnolia Sisters, Jeremy Kittel Trio, Paul Rishell and Annie Raines, Mamadou Diabate, Brian McNeill Simple Gifts and more. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: wknd $90, daily $30. Info: Andy Spence, old Songs, Inc., P.O. Box 466, Voorheesville, NY 12186; Ph: 518-765-2815. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.oldsongs.org >)

6/22-24; SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN SUMMER SOLSTICE FEST–Where: Gravelbourg, Sask., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $12. Info: Kirk Clements, Box 390, Gravelbourg, SK S0H. 1X0, Canada; Ph: 306-648-3525; Fx: 306-648-3493. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gravelbourg.ca >)

6/22-24; SUMMER SOLSTICE FOLK MUSIC, DANCE & STORYTELLING FEST–Where: Woodland Hills, Calif. Featuring: April Vetch and many others. Workshops in acoustic instruments. Tix: $25 per day. Info: Chris Warber, California Traditional Music Society, 4401 Trancas Place, Tarzana, CA 91356-5399; Ph: 818-817-7756; Fx: 818-817-7734. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ctmsfolkmusic.org >)

6/22-24; TEIGNMOUTH FOLK FEST–Where: Teignmouth, Devon, England. Info: Anne Gill, Maleth, 11 Cleveland Rd., Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5BD, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1626-866395 or +44(0)1803-290427. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.teignmouthfolk.co.uk >)

6/22-24; TORONTO CITY ROOTS FEST–Where: Toronto, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Toronto City Roots Festival, 8-601 Magnetic Dr., Toronto, ON M3J 3J2, Canada; Ph:. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.torontocityroots.com >)

6/22-24; TOTTENHAM BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Tottenham Conservation Park, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Mountain Heart, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Wells Family, Eddie LeBlanc & Friends, Backroad, Hometown Bluegrass, Silverbirch, Concession 23 and Mike O’Reilly. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: wknd $55-65, daily $15-25. Info: Tottenham Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 922, Tottenham, ON L0G 1WO, Canada; Ph: 888-BLUGRAS or 905-936-4100. (E-mail: ; Web: ) CO A

6/22-27; ST. MAGNUS FEST–Where: Kirkwall and Stromness, Orkney, U.K. Featuring: Music, theatre, literature and visual arts. Info: St. Magnus Festival, 60 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DN, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)185-687-1445;.Fx: +44-(0)185-687-1170. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.stmagnusfestival.com >)

6/23; FLYE POINT MUSIC & ARTS FEST–Where: Brooklin,. Maine. Featuring: Little River Band, Melanie, The Duhks, The Mammals, Jennifer Armstrong and Paradise Ranch. Tix: $45. Info: Jeff Salzmann, Flye Point Music & Arts Festival, P.O. Box 305, Brooklin, ME 04616; Ph: 207-359-2127. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.fpmusicfest.com >)

6/23; GOSPELGRASS IN THERMOPOLIS–Where: Hot Springs State Park, Thermopolis, Wyo. Tix: FREE. Info: Suzie Solomon, GospelGrass Productions, P.O. Box 9306, Denver, CO 80209; Ph: 866-PSALM 33. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gospelgrass.com >)

6/23; OHIO SCOTTISH GAMES–Where: Lorain Co. Frgrnds., Wellington, Ohio. Contests in fiddle and harp. Workshops in fiddle and harp. Crafts. Info: Debbie Doty, Director, Scottish American Cultural Society, 30460 Adams Ln., Westlake, OH 44145; Ph: 440-835-4157; Fx: 440-835-5083. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ohioscottishgames.com >) CR HO BR A

6/23-24; FORKSVILLE FOLK FEST–Where: Sullivan Co. Frgrnds., Forksville, Pa. Crafts. Info: Dan& Marianne Jackson, Forksville Folk Festival, P.O. Box 3, Forksville, PA 18616; Ph: 570-924-4142. (E-mail: )

6/23-24; IRISH FAIR & MUSIC FEST–Where: Irvine Meadows Fairgrounds., Irvine, Calif. Featuring: 16 entertainment areas with over 2000 performers, Info: Allyn Anderson, Great American Irish Foundation, P.O. Box 2429, Toluca Lake, CA 91610-0429; Ph: 949-489-1172. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.irishfair.org >)

6/23-24; PRESCOTT BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Courthouse Plaza, Prescott, Ariz. Featuring: Rand Y Waller & the Country Gentlemen, The Kirby Knob Boys, Palmer Divide, Elliott’s Ramblers and Desperate Measures. Tix: FREE. Info: John Nielsen, P.O. Box 2407, Prescott, AZ 86302-2407; Ph: 928-771-9827 or 928-771-9274. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.prescottbluegrassfestival.com >) CO A

6/23-25; OLE TYME MUSIC FEST–Where: Caesar’s Creek Pioneer Village, Waynesville, Ohio. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Info: John Noftsger, P.O. Box 224, Spring Valley, OH 45370-0224; Ph: 937-862-5551. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.strothers.com/ccpv.htm >)

6/27-28; ONTARIO OPEN FIDDLE & STEP DANCE CONTEST–Where: Bobcaygeon Arena, Bobcaygeon, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Step dancers and fiddlers. Contests in fiddle and step dance. Tix: wknd $25, Fri & Sat morn $10, Sat eve $12. Info: Mary Stockdale, Ont. Open Fiddle & Step Dance Contest, P.O. Box 119, Bobcaygeon, ON K0M 1A0, Canada; Ph: 705-738-3569. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.fiddlecontest.ca >)

6/27-7/1; SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FEST–Where: National Mall, Washington, D.C. Featuring: First weekend of musicians and cultural exhibits centered around this year’s themes of the Mekong River, Northern Ireland and the roots of Virginia’s culture. Tix: FREE. Info: The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Ste. 4100, Washington, DC 20560-0953; Ph: 202-275-1150 or 202-357-2700; Fx: 202-275-1119. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.si.edu/folklife >) A I

6/28-30; ALL AMERICAN BLUEGRASS JAM–Where: Orange, Va. Featuring: Larry Sparks, IIIrd Tyme Out, Larry Stephenson Band, Ralph Stanley II, Wildwood Valley Boys, Nothin’ Fancy, Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, George Clark & Dixie Flyer, Williams & Clark Expedition, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, Carolina Sunshine, Bluegrass Brothers, The Bluegrass Strangers, Cedar Hill, Larry Gillis and Dave Leatherman & Stone County. Tix: wknd: $70, adv $60 / daily $25-30. Info: Nashville Music Promotions, Inc., All American Bluegrass Jam, P.O. Box 882, Portland, TN 37148; Ph: 615-337-8166. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.allamericanbluegrass.com >)

6/28-30; MOOSE JAW PRAIRIE ARTS FEST–Where: Moose Jaw, Sask., Canada. Featuring: Local, provincial, Canadian and international performances from all art genres, Info: Prairie Arts Festival, Box 586, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 4P5, Canada; Ph: 306-630-6870; Fx: 306-693-5753. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.prairieartsfestival.com >)

6/28-7/1; FOX MOUNTAIN BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Fox Mtn. Camping Park, Berwick, N.S., Canada. Featuring: Canadian and U.S. bluegrass bands. Workshops. Tix: $40, adv $35. Info: Darrell Frail, RR#1, Bridgewater, NS B4V 2V9, Canada; Ph: 902-543-9732. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.foxmountaincampingpark.com >) CO HO A

6/28-7/1; HELL MUSIC FEST–Where: Hell, Stjordal, Norway. Featuring: Blues, jazz, rock, country and folk music, Info: Hell Music Festival, Box 50, Hell, N-7517, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)74-82-7200 or +47-(0)92-03-9981; Fx: +47-(0)74-82-5545. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hellmusicfestival.com >)

6/28-7/8; FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE JAZZ DE MONTRRAL–Where: Downtown Montreal, Que., Canada. Info: Montreal International Jazz Festival, 822 Sherbrooke St. East, Montreal, PQ H2L 1K4, Canada; Ph: 514-523-3378. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.montrealjazzfest.com >)

6/28-7/8; MILWAUKEE SUMMERFEST–Where: Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, Wis. Featuring: Over 700 performers on 11 stages. Crafts. Tix: $15. Info: Kristi Chuckel, Milwaukee Summerfest, 200 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee, W153202; Ph: 414-273-2680; Fx: 414-273-2681. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.summerfest.com >)

6/28-7/8; SUNSET MUSIC FEST–Where: Newport Yachting Center., Newport, R.I. Tix: FREE. Info: Chris Perrotti, 4 Commercial Wharf, P.O. Box 550, Newport, RI 02840; Ph: 401-846-1600 x221 or 401-846-1600×229; Fx: 401-847-7754. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.newportfestivals.com >) A

6/29-7/1; CRAWLEY FOLK FEST–Where: Hawth, Crawley, U.K. Workshops in traditional dance and music. Info: Dave Watmore / Hawth Theatre, Box Office, Hawth Ave., Crawley, W. Sussex, RH10 6YZ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)129-343-8113; Fx: +44-(0)129-353-3362. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hawth.co.uk >) CO A

6/29-7/1; MOUNTAIN HEIR BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Old Washington, Ohio. Info: Ray Ferrell, P.O. Box 266, Old Washington, OH 43768; Ph: 740-489-5576; Fx: 740-432-8465. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mountainheir.com >)

6/29-7/1; OATS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Benton Rodeo Grnds, Benton, Pa. Featuring: Cherryholmes, The Gibson Brothers, Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike, The Bluegrass Brothers, Kickin’ Grass, Michael Cleveland and the Flamekeepers featuring Audie Blaylock, Blue Roots, Stained Grass Window, and Louie Setzer and the Appalachian Mountain Boys. Info: Oats Festival, EYE-YEE, Inc., 3 Commonwealth Ave., New Providence, NJ 07974; Ph: 908-464-9495 or 610-874-0675; Fx: 610-595-6727. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.oatsfestival.com >)

6/29-7/1; ROCKY MOUNTAIN SUMMER GOSPELGRASS–Where: Elbert Co. Frgrnds., Calhan, Colo. Info: Suzie Solomon, GospelGrass Productions, P.O. Box 9306, Denver, CO 80209; Ph: 866-PSALM 33. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gospelgrass.com >)

6/29-7/1; SUMMERTIME FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Poppy Mtn., Morehead, Ky. Info: Marly Stevens, Poppy Mountain Bluegrass, 8030 US 60 East, Morehead, KY 40351; Ph: 606-784-2277; Fx: 606-784-5439. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.poppymountainbluegrass.com >)

6/29-7/2; SCANDINAVIAN MIDSUMMER FEST–Where: Folklore Village, Dodgeville, Wis. Featuring: Scandinavian summer solstice traditions. Workshops in Scandinavian dance, music and crafts, Info: Melissa Leef, Folklore Village, 3210 Co. Hwy. BB, Dodgeville, WI 53533; Ph: 608-924-4000; Fx: 608-924-3725. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folklorevillage.org >) CO CR HR A

6/29-7/8; TASTE OF CHICAGO–Where: Grant Park, Chicago, Ill. Tix: FREE. Info: Mayor’s Office of Special Events, 121 N. LaSalle, Rm. 806, Chicago, IL 60602; Ph: 312-744-3315; Fx: 312-744-8523. (Web: < www.cityofchicago.org >) A

6/30; ST. CROIX VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Carpenter Nature Ctr., Hastings, Minn. Featuring: Monroe Crossing, Joy Kills Sorrow, True Life Travelers, Triple L Band, Platte Valley Boys, Kimmel, Granger & Hinkley, Pert’ Near Sandstone, Switched At Birth, The Alzen Family and Sawtooth. Info: Art Blackburn, 17625 Argon St. NW, Ramsey, MN 55303; Ph: 763-213-1349 or 612-325-4011. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.steroixvalleybluegrass.com >)

6/30-7/1; CHICAGO COUNTRY MUSIC FEST–Where: Grant Park, Chicago, Ill. Tix: FREE. Info: Erin Bauer, Chicago Country Music Fest, Mayor’s Office of Special Events, 121 N. LaSalle St., City Hall, Rm. 703, Chicago, IL 60602; Ph: 312-744-3315; Fx: 312-744-8523. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cityofchicago.org >) A

6/30-7/2; CITYFOLK FEST–Where: RiverScape, Dayton, Ohio. Featuring: Folk, world, traditional and ethnic music. Workshops in folk craft art. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Festival Director, Cityfolk Festival, 126 N. Main St., Ste. 220, Dayton, OH 45402; Ph: 937-223-3655 x3003 or 937-496-3863; Fx: 937-223-2842. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cityfolk.org >)

6/30-7/3; WESTMORELAND ARTS & HERITAGE FEST–Where: Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg, Pa. Featuring: Live entertainment on 4 stages, encampments and reenactments. Contests in poetry and short story, Westmoreland Art Nationals and youth art. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Nicole J. Gorman, Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, 252 Twin Lakes Road, Latrobe, PA 15650; Ph: 724-834-7474; Fx: 724-850-7474. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.artsandheritage.com >)

6/30-7/8; KUTZTOWN FOLK FEST–Where: Kutztown Frgrnds., Kutztown, Pa. Featuring: 200 demonstrating craftsmen, 2000 hand-made quilts, folklife demonstrations, 5 stages of entertainment, children’s activities, Pennsylvania Dutch food and more. Tix: $12, seniors $11, kids free. Info: Dave Fooks, Kutztown Festival, P.O. Box 306, Kutztown, PA 19530; Ph: 888-674-6136 or 610-683-1597; Fx: 610-683-4638. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.kutztownfestival.com >)

6/30-7/21; SHINDIG ON THE GREEN–Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, Asheville, N.C. Featuring: 4 consecutive Saturday evenings of bluegrass and old-time string bands, ballad singers, storytellers, big circle mountain dancers and cloggers. Tix: FREE. Info: Folk Heritage Committee, Shindig on the Green, P.O. Box 1010, Asheville, NC 28802; Ph: 828-258-6101 x345 or 828-667-5591. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkheritage.org >)

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7/1-2; BLUFF CREEK BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Bluff Creek Music Park, Phil Campbell, Ala. Crafts. Tix: Fri $6, Sat $8. Info: Lonnie & Helen Strickland, Bluff Creek Music Park, 1250 Co. Hwy. 123, Phil Campbell, AL 35581; Ph: 205-993-4471.

7/1-7; 4TH OF JULY BLUEGRASS JAM–Where: Arbuckle Mountain Bluegrass Park, Wynnewood, Okla. Info: Allen & Rosemary Bowen, Arbuckle Mountain Park, Rt 2 Box 216, Wynnewood, OK 73098; Ph: 405-665-5226. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.arbucklemtbluegrasspark.com >) CO HO A

7/1-8; FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN FIDDLE TUNES–Where: Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Wash. Workshops. Info: Warren Argo, Centrum, Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, P.O. Box 1158, Port Townsend, WA 98368; Ph: 360-385-3102 or 800-733-3608; Fx: 360-385-2470. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.centrum.org >)

7/4; CAJUN FEST–Where: Grove Civic Ctr., Grove, Okla. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Kathleen Pixley, Grand Lake Festivals, P.O. Box 451590, Grove, OK 74345-1590; Ph: 918-786-8896 or 800-526-2523; Fx: 918-786-8897. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.grandlakefestivals.com >)

7/4; GO FOURTH ON THE RIVER–Where: Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, La. Tix: FREE. Info: Audubon Zoo Promotions Dept., Go Fourth on the River, P.O. Box 4327, New Orleans, LA 70178; Ph: 800-774-7394 or 504-378-2694. (Web: < www.auduboninstitute.org >)

7/4; INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION–Where: Genesee Country Village and Museum, Mumford, N.Y. Featuring: Naturalization ceremony, parade, singing, music and more. Info: Michelle Worden, Special Events, Genesee Country Village & Museum, Flint Hill Road, Mumford, NY 14511; Ph: 585-538-6822; Fx: 585-538-6927. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gcv .org>) CR HR A

7/4; JULY 4TH CELEBRATION & ANVIL SHOOT–Where: Museum of Appalachia, Norris, Tenn. Featuring: Music, old-time demos and anvil shoot. Info: Elaine Irwin Meyer, Museum of Appalachia, P.O. Box 1189, Norris, TN 37828; Ph: 865-494-0514 or 865-494-7680; Fx: 423-494-8957. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.museomofappalachia.com >) CR HR A

7/4-7; JAM’N BLUEGRASS STYLE INDEPENDENCE WEEK CELEBRATION–Where: Laurel Lakes Cmpgrnd., Salemburg, N.C. Featuring: Marly Raybon Band, Lonesome River Band, James King, Randy Kohrs Band, Nothin’ Fancy, Goldwing Express, Nu-Blu, Lynwood Lunsford & the Misty Valley Boys, Al Batten & the Bluegrass Reunion, T.R. & the Boys, Carolina Road, Carolina Sonshine, Mark Templeton & Pocket Change, Hickory Hill, Ted Jones & the Tarheel Boys, Southern Bluegrass, Martin Family, Constant Change, Grass Cats, IIIrd Generation and Doug Crabtree Sound. Info: Nancy Canaday, 7007 Scarlett Ln., Garner, NC 27529; Ph: 919-422-8413. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.jam-n-bluegrass.com >)

7/4-8; FESTIVAL FOR THE ENO–Where: West Point on the Eno. Durham City Park, Durham, N.C. Featuring: Over 100 performers of old-time, bluegrass, blues, Gospel, world, klezmer, Celtic music and more on 5 stages. Crafts. Tix: 3-day $20-25, daily $8-13. Info: Greg Bell, Eno River Assoc., 4419 Guess Rd., Durham, NC 27712; Ph: 919-477-4549; Fx: 919-477-4549. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.enoriver.org >) CR A

7/4-8; MOUNTAIN TOP BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Mm. Top Cmpgrnd., Tarentum, Pa. Featuring: Kenny Baker, Eddie Adcock, Tom Gray, Mac Martin & Michael Cleveland, Audie Blaylock, Karl Shiflett, Ronnie Stoneman, Tim Graves, The Moron Brothers, VW Boys, 6 Rascals, Mountain Therapy and Francine & The Mountain Top Band. Tix: adv $60, daily $30. Info: Edward Michaels, Mountain Top Bluegrass, 873 Sun Mine Rd., Tarentum, PA 15084; Ph: 724-224-1511; Fx: 724-224-1511. (E-marl: ; Web: < www.mountaintopbluegrass.com >) CO HO A

7/4-8; SALLY MOUNTAIN PARK BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Sally Mm. Park, Queen City, Mo. Featuring: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, The James King Band, Danny Paisley & Southern Grass, Lloyd Allen, Art Stevenson & High Water, Tommy Brown & The County Line Grass, The Mueller Family and Brian Vincent. Workshops in fiddle. mandolin, banjo, guitar, bass and vocals. Tix: 5-day $35, daily $10-15, kids under 12 free. Info: Johnny & Carolyn Vincent, Rt. 2, Box 15, Greentop, MO 63546; Ph: 660-949-2345; Fx: 660-949-2568. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sallymountainshow.com >)

7/4-8; SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FEST–Where: National Mall, Washington, D.C. Featuring: Second weekend of musicians and cultural exhibits centered around this year’s themes of the Mekong River, Northern Ireland and the roots of Virginia’s culture. Tix: FREE. Info: The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Ste. 4100, Washington, DC 20560-0953; Ph: 202-275-1150 or 202-357-2700; Fx: 202-275-1119. (E-mail: : Web: < www.si.edu/folklife >) A I

7/4-9; McCULLOUGH PARK FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: McCullough Park Cmpgrnd., Chillicothe, Mo. Crafts. Info: Pat McCullough. McCullough Park Bluegrass. 1560 Calhoun. Chillicothe, MO 64601; Ph: 660-646-2795 or 660-646-2735. (E-mail: ) CO HO A

7/5-7; STARVY CREEK BLUEGRASS EEST–Where: Starvy Creek, Conway, Mo. Info: Don Day, 2229 Bluegrass Rd., Conway, MO 65632; Ph: 417-589-2013. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.starvycreek.com >)

7/5-8; FORDE FOLK MUSIC FEST–Where: Forde, Norway. Featuring: 250 artists from all over the world performing trad folk and world music. Workshops in dance, song and trad instruments. Info: Forde Internasjonale Folkemusikkfestival, Angedalsvegen 5, Postboks 395, Forde, N-6802, Norway: Ph: +47-5-772-1940 : Fx: +47-5-772-1941. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.fordefestival.no >)

7/5-8; HIGH SIERRA MUSIC FEST–Where: Plumas Fairgrounds., Quincy, Calif Workshops in various instruments. Crafts. Info: Debbie Crockett, High Sierra Music, Inc.. P.O. Box 99529, Emeryville. CA 94662-9529: Ph: 510-595-1115 or 510-420-1529: Fx: 510-420-1589. (Web: ) CO CR HO HR A

7/5-8; NATIONAL WOMEN’S MUSIC FEST Where: Illinois State Univ., Bloomington/Normal, 111. Info: Jane Weldon. National Women’s Music Festival, P.O. Box 1427, Indianapolis, IN 46206-1427; Ph: 317-713-1144. (E-mail: : Web: )

7/5-8; ROSKILDE FEST–Where: Roskilde, Denmark. Featuring: Approximately 160 acts on 8 stages. Tix: $255. Info: Jette Hansen, Roskilde Festival, Havsteensvej II, Roskilde, 4000, Denmark; Ph: +45-4636-6613; Fx: +45-4632-1499. (E-marl: : Web: < www.roskilde-festival.dk >)

7/5-8; SKAGEN FEST–Where: Skagen, Denmark. Featuring: Folk, roots, blues, folk-rock, Cajun, zydeco and singer-songwriter music. Contests. Info: Peer Andersen. Skagen Fest, P.O. Box 33. Skagen, 9990, Denmark; Ph: +45-9844-4969 or +452169-8793; Fx: +45-9844-6377. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.skagenfestival.dk >)

7/5-8; SUNFEST–Where: Victoria Park, London, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Celebration of world cultures. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Alfredo Caxaj, Sunfest, London Committee for Cross Cultural Arts, P.O. Box 1063. London. ON N6A 5K2. Canada: Ph: 519-672-1522; Fx: 519-663-8088. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sunfest.on.ca >)

7/5-8; WINNIPEG FOLK FEST–Where: Birds Hill Park, Winnipeg, Man., Canada. Featuring: About 80 performers of country, bluegrass, old-time, world, blues, alternative and other genres. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $185 CAN. Info: Karen Press, Winnipeg Folk Festival, #203-211 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg. MB R3B 3P2, Canada; Ph: 204-231-0096 x227 or 888-655-5354: Fx: 204-231-0076. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca >)

7/5-9; MARITIME FIDDLE FEST–Where: Akerley Campus, Dartmouth. N.S., Canada. Featuring: Jamborees, dance, reception, fish chowder and more. Contests. Workshops. Info: James Delaney, Maritime Fiddle Festival, P.O. Box 3037 Dartmouth East, Dartmouth, NS B2W 4Y3. Canada; Ph: 902-434-5466 or 902-835-5988; Fx: 902-435-4168. (E-mail: or : Web: )

7/5-15; DRUMMONDVILLE WORLD FOLKLORE FEST–Where: Drummondville, Que., Canada. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Rene Frechette, 405 rue St-Jean, Drummondville, QC J2B 5L7, Canada; Ph: 819-472-1184. CR HR

7/5-15; QUEBEC CITY SUMMER FEST–Where: Quebec City, Que., Canada. Tix: $25 CAN. Info: Louis Leclerc, Quebec City Summer Festival, 226, Saint-Joseph East, Quebec City, QC G1K 3A9, Canada: Ph: 418-523-4540 x228 or 888-992-5200; Fx: 418-523-0194. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.infofestival.com >)

7/6-7; GOVAN FIDDLE FEST–Where: Govan School & Gym, Govan, Sask., Canada. Featuring: Troy MacGillivray, Ivonne Hernandez, Lucas Welch, Freddie and Shiela Pelhier, Rodney Krip and Spirit Led. Contests in fiddle. Workshops in step dancing. Tix: wknd $30, daily $20. Info: Carolyn Mortenson, Govan Fiddle Assoc., Box 70, Govan, SK S0G 1Z0, Canada: Ph: 306-484-2115 or 306-484-4380; Fx: 306-484-2199. (E-mail: ; Web: )

7/6-7; SOUTHEAST COLORADO GOSPELGRASS–Where: Enchanted Forest Park, Lamar, Colo. Tix: FREE. Info: Suzie Solomon, GospelGrass Productions, P.O. Box 9306, Denver, CO 80209; Ph: 866-PSALM 33. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gospelgrass.com >)

7/6-7; THE OFFICIAL STATE & NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SMITHVILLE FIDDLERS’ JAMBOREE & CRAFTS FEST–Where: Downtown Smithville, Tenn. Contests in 32 categories of music and dance. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Nell Dudney, President & Coordinator, Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree, P.O. Box 83, Smithville, TN 37166; Ph: 615-597-8500 or 615-597-4163; Fx: 615-597-7799. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.smithvillejamboree.com > or < www.dekalbtn .com>t CR A

7/6-8; CELEBRATE TORONTO STREET FEST–Where: Yonge Street, Toronto, Ont., Canada. Tix: FREE. Info: Toronto City Hall, Special Events, 100 Queen St. West, 6th Floor West Tower, Toronto, ON M5H 2N2, Canada: Ph: 416-395-0490; Fx: 416-395-1230. (E-mail: or : Web: < www.city.toronto.on.ca/special_events >)

7/6-8; CLECKHEATON FOLK FEST Where: Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, U.K. Featuring: Cherish the Ladies, Vin Garhutt. Ruth Fuga & Ken Powell, Craig/Morgan/Robson. Colin Henderson, Something Nasty in the Woodshed, Hissyfit, Martin Curtis, Real Time, Brian Peters, Duncan McFarlane Band, Keith Donnelly and more. Workshops. Info: Neil Benton, 2 Moorland Drive, Birkenshaw, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD11 2BU, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)113-241-0525 or +44-(0)1274-682095; Fx: +44-(0)113-241-0525. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cleckbeatonfolkfestival.org >)

7/6-8; MARIPOSA FOLK FEST–Where: Tudhope Park, Orillia, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Info: Mariposa Folk Festival, Box 383, Orillia, ON L3V 6J8, Canada; Ph: 705-329-2333; Fx: 705-329-4099. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mariposafolk.com >)

7/6-8; PEI BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME MUSIC FEST–Where: The Festival Grnds, Rollo Bay, P.E.I., Canada. Featuring: The Bluegrass Brothers, Lonesome Will Mullins & The Virginia Playboys, New River Line, The Bluegrass Diamonds, Bill Elliott & The Economy Mountain Boys, Grass Roots, The Douthwrights, Bluestreak and many more. Workshops in bluegrass instruments and vocals. Tix: wknd $40-45 CAN. Info: Serge Bernard, 9 MacPherson Ave., 69 Cornwall Rd., Stratford, PEI C1B 1E2, Canada; Ph: 902-569-3864 or 902-368-5143; Fx: 902-628-1844. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrasspei.com >)

7/6-8; TANZ & FOLKFEST RUDOLSTADT–Where: Rudolstadt, Germany. Featuring: 100 performers of world and roots music. Contests. Workshops in dancing. Crafts. Info: Peter Uhlman, Tanz & Folkfest, Kulturburo, Stadt Rudolstadt, Kulturdezemaf, Markt 7, Rudolstadt, 07407, Germany; Ph: +49-(0)3672-412651 or +49-(0)3672-486406; Fx: +49-(0)3672-486419. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.tff-rudolstadt.de >) CO A

7/6-8; VANCOUVER ISLAND MUSICFEST–Where: Courtenay, B.C., Canada. Featuring: 50 performers on 6 stages. Workshops in various instruments. Crafts. Info: Doug Cox, Artistic Director, Vancouver Island Musicfest, Box 338, Cumberland, BC V0R 1S0, Canada; Ph: 250-336-7929 or 250-336-7981; Fx: 250-336-7982. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.islandmusicfest.com >) CO CR HR A

7/6-13; WORLD FESTIVAL OF FOLKLORE–Where: Schoten, Belgium. Info: Patrick Beauquesne, Kasteeldreef 61, Schoten, 2900, Belgium; Ph: +32-36-85-0058; Fx: +32-36-581399. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.festivalschoten.be >) A

7/6-15; EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL STREET PERFORMERS FEST–Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alb., Canada. Featuring: Over 1500 performances by musicians, magicians, dancers, clowns, jugglers, acrobats, face painters, comics, circus artists, stilt walkers and puppeteers from Alberta and around the world. Workshops in husking. Info: Shelley Switzer, Edmonton Street Performers Fest, 7 Churchill Sq., Ste. 650, Edmonton, AB T5J 2V5, Canada; Ph: 780-425-5162; Fx: 780-426-0853. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.edmontonstreetfest.com >)

7/6-21; MONTREUX JAZZ FEST–Where: Montreux Congress and Convention Center, Switzerland. Info: Montreux Jazz Festival, P.O. Box 126, Montreux, CH-1820, Switzerland; Ph: +41-21-966-4439 or +41-21-966-4444; Fx: +41-21-966-4433. (Web: < www.montreuxjazz.eom >) CR HR A

7/7; PENNSYLVANIA SINGS–Where: Greensburg, Pa. Featuring: Sing-a-longs in a wide variety of styles including Broadway, jazz, bluegrass, folk, WWII songs, Pete Seeger and Gospel. Tix: $15, kids $10. Info: Bobble Hineline, Greensburg Ministerium, 308 Foster St., Greensburg, PA 15601; Ph: 724-850-9342. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.pasings.org >)

7/7-8; AFROFEST–Where: Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ont., Canada. Featuring: African music and dance groups, children’s village and African marketplace. Workshops in traditional and contemporary African music and dance. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Music Africa, P.O. Box 68540, 360A Bloor St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1X0, Canada; Ph: 416-469-5336; Fx: 905-873-7700. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.musicafriea.org >)

7/7-8; COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL ROOTS MUSIC & ARTS FEST–Where: Carroll Co. Farm Museum, Westminster, Md. Crafts. Info: Common Ground on the Hill, 2 College Hill, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD 21157; Ph: 410-857-2771 or 410-857-2772; Fx: 410-386-4629. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.commongroundonthehill.org >)

7/7-8; GREATER NEW BEDFORD SUMMERFEST–Where: New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, New Bedford, Mass. Workshops in folk music. Crafts. Info: Helene Korolenko, New Bedford Summerfest, 794 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA 02740; Ph: 508-673-8523 or 508-999-5231; Fx: 508-999-5237. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.barrel-of-music.com >) CR HR A

7/7-15; HARRISON FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS–Where: Harrison Hot Springs, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Jorge Miguel Flamenco Company, Beolach, Watermelon Slim & the Workers, Alex Cuba, Maracatu Nunca Antes and Maryem Tollar Ensemble. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Ed Stenson, Harrison Festival Society, P.O. Box 399, Harrison Hot Springs, BC V0M 1K0, Canada; Ph: 604-796-3664 or 604-681-2771; Fx: 604-796-3694. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.harrisonfestivahcom >) CR HR A

7/7-15; KAUSTINEN FOLK MUSIC FEST–Where: Kaustinen, Finland. Featuring: 300+ bands and dance groups from all over the world. Workshops in Finnish folk instruments, songs and dances. Crafts. Tix: 22-27 euros per day. Info: Festival Office, Kaustinen Folk Music Festival, P.O. Box 24, Kaustinen, 69601, Finland; Ph: +358-207-2911 or +358-207-291-204; Fx: +358-207-291-200. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.kaustinen.net >)

7/8-14; MIDDLEBURY SUMMER FESTIVAL ON-THE-GREEN–Where: Town Green, Middlebury, Vt. Tix: FREE. Info: Patricia A. Boera, Middlebury Festival on-the-Green, P.O. Box 451, Middlebury, VT 05753; Ph: 802-462-3555 or 802-324-7430. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.festivalonthegreen.org >)

7/9-15; BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FEST–Where: Cambridge, Mass. Info: David Cronin, Boston Early Music Festival & Exhibition, 161 1st St., Ste. 202, Cambridge, MA 02142; Ph: 617-868-BEMF or 617-661-1812; Fx: 617-661-1816. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bemf.org >)

7/10-15; LLANGOLLEN INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL EISTEDDFOD–Where: The Royal International Pavilion, Llangollen, Wales. Featuring: U.K. and competitors from 50 countries competing in music and dance. Contests in group and solo music and dance. Workshops in culture and art for children. Tix: from 5 [pounds sterling]. Info: Andi Wilkinson, Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, Royal Int’l Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, North Wales, LL20 8SW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)197-886-2000 or +44-(0)197-886-2001; Fx: +44-(0)197-886-2002. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.international-eisteddfod.co.uk >)

7/11-14; HEBRIDEAN CELTIC FEST–Where: Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Workshops. Info: Caroline MacLennan, Hebridean Celtic Festival Trust, P.O. Box 9909, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland, HS2 9DW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1851-621234. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hebcelt fest.com>)

7/11-14; WAYSIDE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Wayside Park, Stuart, Va. Featuring: Kill-Basa Bill, The Lewis Family, The Bluegrass Brothers, The Cana Ramblers, No Speed Limit, Jeanette Williams Band, Michelle Nixon & Drive, The James King Band, Locust Mtn. Boys, Big Country Bluegrass and The Lonesome River Band. Tix: adv $55. Info: Patty Hazelwood, Wayside Bluegrass Festival, 1988 Wayside Rd., Stuart, VA 24171-2589; Ph: 276-694-7718 or 276-692-5239; Fx: 276-694-7232. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.waysidepark.com >)

7/11-15; WOODY GUTHRIE FOLK FEST–Where: Okemah, Okla. Info: Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, P.O. Box 661, Okemah, OK 74859; Ph: 918-623-2440. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.woodyguthrie.com >) CO CR HO HR A

7/12-14; BLUEGRASS IN THE HILLS–Where: Mickeys Mtn., Hopedale, Ohio. Crafts. Info: Calvin Mickey, Bluegrass in the Hills, 88233 Mickey Rd., Hopedale, OH 43976; Ph: 740-391-5631 or 740-946-5631. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mickeysmtn.com >)

7/12-14; CENTRAL OHIO BLUEGRASS SUMMER FEST–Where: Hartford Frgrnds., Croton, Ohio. Info: Sami Payne, 2556 Ross Rd., Sunbury, OH 43074; Ph: 740-965-2887; Fx: 740-965-5712. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.centralohiobluegrass.com >)

7/12-14; RISOR BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Risor, Norway. Featuring: About 20 bands from Norway and Europe. Tix: $75-90, daily $30-40. Info: Dagfinn M. Pedersen, Risor Bluegrass Festival, Klingra, Gjernes, Soendeled, N-4990, Norway; Ph: +47-3715-0096 or +47-9700-0055; Fx: +47-3715-2022. (E-mail: ; Web: )

7/12-15; ATHY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Carlton Abbey Hotel, Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Workshops in banjo and guitar, Info: Tony O’Brien, 21 Kilkenny Road, Ballylinan, Athy, Ireland; Ph: +353-(0)59-8625266 or +353-(0)87-9801867. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.athybluegrass.com >)

7/12-15; CALIFORNIA WORLDFEST–Where: Grass Valley Frgrnds., Grass Valley, Calif. Featuring: 8 stages with music and dance from around the world. Workshops in vocals, instruments and dance. Crafts. Tix: $10-135. Info: Christine Myers, California WorldFest, P.O. Box 3339, Chico, CA 95927-3339; Ph: 530-891-4098; Fx: 530-891-4098. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.worldfest.net >)

7/12-15; GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN HIGHLAND GAMES–Where: Grandfather Mtn., Linville, N.C. Featuring: Various Scottish musicians and bands. Contests. Workshops. Info: Frank Vance, Grandfather Mtn. Highland Games, P.O. Box 1095, Linville, NC 28646; Ph: 828-733-1333; Fx: 828-733-0092. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gmhg.org >) CO HO A

7/12-15; HIGH MOUNTAIN HAY FEVER BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Westeliffe, Colo. Featuring: The Gibson Brothers, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Sons and Brothers, Bobby Osborne and the Rocky Top X-Press, Lou Reid and Carolina, Ginny Hawker & Tracy Schwarz, Kantankerous, Sweet Sunny South, The Ackermans, Coal Creek Bluegrass, Bluegrass Patriots, Mike Compton and David Grier and Bill Lowe. Workshops in bluegrass instruments. Crafts. Info: Butch Gemin, High Mountain Hay Fever Festival, P.O. Box 1199, Westcliffe, CO 81252; Ph: 719-783-9637. (Web: < www.highmountainhay fever.org>)

7/12-15; KINGSTON BUSKERS RENDEVOUZ Where: Downtown Kingston, Ont., Canada. Tix: FREE. Info: Kingston Buskers Rendevouz, Jackson Press Bldg., 177 Wellington St., Ste. 202, Kingston, ON K7L 3E3, Canada; Ph: 888855-4555 or 613-548-4415; Fx: 613-542-0274. (E-mail: ; Web: ) CR HR A

7/12-15; NATIONAL STORY LEAGUE CONVENTION–WEST–Where: Takoma, Wash. Info: Eileen Becknwitz, Treasurer; Ph: 253-759-0941.

7/12-15; SAINT-CHARTIER FEST–Where: La Chatre, France. Contests in hurdy gurdy, bagpipes and duets. Info: Comite George Sand, 7 avenue George Sand, La Chatre, 36400, France; Ph: +33-(0)2-5406-0996 or +33-(0)2-5448-6060 ; Fx: +33-(0)2-5448-2129. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.saintchartier.com >)

7/12-22; NUITS D’AFRIQUE FEST–Where: Montreal, Que., Canada. Info: Productions Nuits d’Afrique Inc., 4374, boul. St-Laurent, 1st floor, Montreal, QC H2W 1Z5, Canada; Ph: 514-499-9239; Fx: 514-499-9215. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.festivalnuitsdafrique.com >)

7/13-14; ED HAMILTON MEMORIAL BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Sam Music Park, Indianapolis, Ind. Info: Sam Hamilton, 2560 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203-4802; Ph: 317-353-2725. CO

7/13-14; RACCOON CREEK BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Dallas, Ga. Info: L.W. Rakestraw, 1265 Tibbitts Rd., Dallas, GA 30132; Ph: 770-445-3574.

7/13-15; BASIN BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Wyman’s Fields, Brandon, Vt. Featuring: Lonesome Whistle Band, Dean Sapp & Harford Express, Yonder Hill, Andy Pawlenko & the Smokey Hollow Boys, Southern Rail, Blistered Fingers, Cabin Fever, Smokey Greene, Steel Rail, Dave Nichols & Spare Change, Acoustic Blue, Snake Mountain and Cannonball Express. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: wknd: $40, adv $35 / daily $10-20. Info: Linda Berry, Basin Bluegrass Festival, 91 Charberry Ln., Brandon, VT 05733; Ph: 802-247-3275: Fx: 802-247-3275. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.brandon.org/bluegrass.htm >) CO CR HR A

7/13-15; BITTERROOT VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Ravalli Co. Frgrnds., Hamilton, Mont. Workshops in banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle and bass. Crafts. Tix: wknd $30-40, daily $15-20. Info: Perry Vose, Bitterroot Valley Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 1371, Hamilton, MT 59840-1371; Ph: 406-381-0135 or 406-363-1250; Fx: 406-363-2796. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrassfestival.org >)

7/13-15; BLISSFEST–Where: Harbor Springs, Mich. Featuring: Alvin Youngblood Hart, Donna The Buffalo, Millish, Ray Bonneville, The Infamous String Dusters, Robin Nolan, Manouche and many more. Workshops in songwriting, instruments and kids. Crafts. Tix: wknd $75-80, daily $25-35. Info: Jim Gillespie, Blissfest Music Organization, 325 E. Lake St., Petoskey, MI 49770; Ph: 231-348-7047 or 213-348-7554; Fx: 231-348-7047. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.blissfest.org >)

7/13-15; BROMSGROVE FOLK FEST–Where: The Bowling Green, Bromsgrove, U.K. Featuring: Anthony John Clarke, Fairfield and more. Workshops. Info: Yvonne Barton, 2 Malvern View Cottages, Whinfield Road, Dodford, Bromsgrove, Worc., B61 9BG, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)152-783-1577 or +44-(0)152-787-4069. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk >) CO

7/13-15; CANTERBURY FOLK FEST–Where: Ingersoll, Ont., Canada. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Don Wolan, 89 Concession St., Ingersoll, ON N5C 1E9, Canada; Ph: 519-485-5763; Fx: 519-485-6346. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.canterbury folk festival.on.ca>)

7/13-15; FOLK ON THE ROCKS–Where: Yellowknife, NW Terr., Canada. Featuring: Canadian, traditional, world and folk music. Tix: wknd $60, daily $40 / kids & seniors: wknd $40, daily $30. Info: Ruth Heijne, Folk on the Rocks, Box 326, 2nd Fl., Centre Square Hall, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N3, Canada; Ph: 867-920-7806; Fx: 867-873-6535. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkontherocks.com >)

7/13-15; FOUNDERS TITLE CO. FOLK & BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, Salt Lake City, Utah. Contests in Utah State Championships: banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin, Info: Tony Polychronis, Intermountain Acoustic Music Assoc., P.O. Box 2187, Salt Lake City, UT 84110-2187; Ph: 801-532-5218 or 801-933-2070. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.foundersfestival.org >)

7/13-15; FURNESS TRADITION FEST–Where: Ulverston, Cumbria, U.K. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Gordon Jones, P.O. Box 25, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7UN, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1229-588290. (E-mail:
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7/13-15; NORTH SEA JAZZ FEST–Where: Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Info: Jan Willem Luyken, North Sea Jazz Fest, P.O. Box 3325, Delft, DH-2601, The Netherlands; Ph: +31-(0)15-214-8900; Fx: +31-(0)15-214-8393. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.northseajazz.com >)

7/13-15; UNCLE DAVE MACON DAYS–Where: Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro, Tenn. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Gloria Christy, Uncle Dave Macon Days, P.O. Box 5016, Murfreesboro, TN 37133-5016; Ph: 615-893-2369 or 800-716-7560; Fx: 615-890-7600. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.uncledavemacondays.com >)

7/13-15; VANCOUVER FOLK MUSIC FEST–Where: Jericho Beach Park, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Folk and roots musicians from around the world. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Kevin McKeown, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, 207 Hastings St. West #1114, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H7, Canada; Ph: 604-602-9798 or 800-883-3655; Fx: 604-602-9790. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.thefestival.bc.ca >) A I

7/13-16; BLUESFEST INTERNATIONAL–Where: Riverfront Festival Plaza, Windsor, Ont., Canada. Tix: 4-day $50, daily $15-25. Info: Louise Knowles, Bluesfest International, 1185 Argyle Rd., Windsor, ON NSY 3K2, Canada; Ph: 519-977-9631 or 519-259-4316; Fx: 519-977-9519. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.thebluesfest.com >)

7/13-8/5; ELORA FEST–Where: Village of Elora, Ont., Canada. Info: Cheri Allen, 33 Henderson St., P.O. Box 370, Elora, ON N0B 1S0, Canada; Ph: 519-846-0331 or 800-265-8977; Fx: 519-846-5947. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.elorafestival.com >) CR A

7/14; BLACK HAWK FOLK FEST–Where: Town Park, Mt. Morris, Wis. Crafts. Tix: $12, adv $10. Info: Betty Trowbridge, Black Hawk Folk Society, P.O. Box 1093, Wautoma, WI 54982; Ph: 920-787-7475; Fx: 920-787-4683. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.focol.org/~bhfs/ index.html>) CR A

7/14; BLUEGRASS ON THE GRASS FEST–Where: Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa. Featuring: Grass Cats, The Dismembered Tennesseans and more. Tix: FREE. Info: Davis C. Tracy, Dickinson College, P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013-2896; Ph: 717-245-1485; Fx: 717-245-1910. (E-mail:
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7/14; FIDDLE CONTEST & SUMMER ON THE FARM–Where: Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio. Featuring: The Well Spring Fiddlers and regional fiddlers. Contests in adult and youth fiddle. Crafts. Tix: $12, students $6. Info: Jan Nofziger, Sauder Village, P.O. Box 235, 22611 State Rt. 2, Archbold, OH 43502; Ph: 800-590-9755 or 419-446-2541; Fx: 419-445-5251. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.saudervillage.org >) CO CR BO HR A

7/14; HIGH MOUNTAIN MUSICFEST–Where: Main Street, Leadville, Colo. Tix: FREE. Info: Suzie Solomon, GospelGrass Productions, P.O. Box 9306, Denver, CO 80209; Ph: 866-PSALM33. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gospelgrass.com >)

7/14-15; BROSELLA FOLK & JAZZ FEST–Where: Groentheater & Theatre de Verdure, Brussels, Belgium. Tix: FREE. Info: Henri Vandenherghe, Brosella Folk & Jazz Fest, Onze Lieve Vrouwstraat 15, Grimbergen, 1850, Belgium; Ph: +322-(0)2-270-9856; Fx: +322-(0)2-270-9856. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.brosella.be >) CR HR A

7/14-15; CHICAGO FOLK & ROOTS FEST–Where: Old Town School of Folk Music, Welles Park, Chicago, Ill. Featuring: An array of music, dance, children’s events, food and more. Crafts. Tix: $5 donation. Info: Nick Macri, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60625; Ph: 773-728-6000 or 773-751-3352; Fx: 773-506-2414. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.oldtownschool.org >) A

7/14-15; CORN HILL ARTS FEST–Where: Corn Hill, Rochester, N.Y. Featuring: U.S. and Canada artists, music on 4 stages and children’s entertainment. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Festival Chairperson, Corn Hill Neighbors Assoc., 133 S. Fitzhugh St., Rochester, NY 14608-2204; Ph: 585-262-3142; Fx: 585-546-4788. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.comhill.org >) A

7/14-15; NORTH ATLANTIC BLUES FEST–Where: Harbor Park, Rockland, Maine. Featuring: Walter Trout, Bernard Alison and more. Crafts. Info: Jamie Isaacson, 70 Lake Avenue, Rockland, ME 04841; Ph: 207-596-0377 or 207-596-6055. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.northatlanticbluesfestival.com >)

7/14-15; SOLARFEST–Where: Forget-Me-Not Farm, Tinmouth, Vt. Contests in singer-songwriter. Workshops in renewable energy, energy conservation and sustainable living. Tix: wknd $25, Sat $20, Sun $15. Info: SolarFest, 12 McNamara Road, Middletown Springs, VT 05757; Ph: 802-235-1513 or 802-235-2707. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.solarfest.org >)

7/14-15; WHITE OAK MOUNTAIN BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Tri-State Exhibition Ctr., Cleveland, Tenn. Info: John Everhart, P.O. Box 90233, Nashville, TN 37209; Ph: 423-476-9310 or 615-383-5775; Fx: 423-476-7181. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.tsec.org >)

7/14-16; BLUESFEST LONDON–Where: Downtown London, Ont., Canada. Tix: 3-day $45, daily $15-25. Info: Ted Boomer, 1185 Argyle Road, Windsor, ON N8Y 3K2, Canada; Ph: 519-977-9631 or 519-259-4316; Fx: 519-977-9519. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.thebluesfest.com >)

7/15; WOODSTOCK FOLK FEST–Where: Woodstock Town Square, Woodstock, Ill. Info: Annemarie Serra, Woodstock Folk Fest, P.O. Box 1628, Woodstock, IL 60098-1628; Ph: 815-479-9933. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.woodstockfolkmusic.com >) CR HR A

7/15-21; CATSKILLS IRISH ARTS WEEK–Where: Irish Cultural & Sports Center, East Durham, N.Y. Featuring: Mary Bergin, Matt Cranitch, Jackie Daly, David Munnelly, Edel Fox, Michael Rooney, June McCormack, Catherine McEvoy, Roisin White, Mulcahy Family and Tim Dennehy, Billy McComiskey, Brian Conway, Patrick Ourceau, Myron Bretholz, Gearoid O’hAllmhurain, Mike McHale, Mike Rafferty, Cillian Vallely and Benedict Koehler. Workshops in trad Irish music, song and dance. Info: Paul Keating, Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, P.O. Box 624, East Durham, NY 12423; Ph: 800-434-3378 or 518-634-2286; Fx: 518-634-2058. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.east-durham.org >)

7/15-22; BIG POND SUMMER FEST–Where: Big Pond, Cape Breton, N.S., Canada. Featuring: Fiddlers, pipers, singers, guitarists, pianists and step dancers. Info: Fred White, Big Pond Summer Fest, 575 Gillis Lake Rd., Northside East Bay, NS B1J 1L6, Canada; Ph: 902-828-2373: Fx: 902-563-1453. CR HR A

7/16-17; CELTIC HERITAGE FAIR–Where: City Hall grounds, Warren. Ohio. Featuring: Pipe bands, Highland dancing, Scottish country dancing, storytellers and more. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Celtic Heritage Fair, 2694 Wilson-Sharpesville Rd., Courtland, OH 44410; Ph: 216-856-3432. (E-mail: )

7/16-30; FOLKMOOT USA: THE NORTH CAROLINA INTERNATIONAL FOLK FEST–Where: Waynesville, N.C. Workshops in music and dance. Crafts. Info: Folkmoot USA, P.O. Box 658, 112 Virginia Ave., Waynesville, NC 28786; Ph: 828-452-2997 or 877-FOLK USA; Fx: 828-452-5762. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkmootusa.org >) CR HR A

7/19-21; CARTER COUNTY SHRINE CLUB BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Carter Co. Shrine Park, Olive Hill, Ky. Featuring: IIIrd Tyme Out, J.D. Crowe, Ralph Stanley II, Blue Highway, Continental Divide, Honi Deaton, Darvin Sturgill & Willow Creek, Anita Fisher with Ray Deaton, Scott Tackett & Kentucky Sunrise, Bluegrass Strangers, Dusty Valley Grass, Hart Bros., Bottom Line and many more. Crafts. Info: Darvin Sturgill, Carter County Shrine Club, P.O. Box 1298, Olive Hill, KY 41164; Ph: 606-286-4611 or 606-286-4075. (E-mail: ) CO HO A

7/19-21; MINERAL BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Walton Park, Mineral, Va. Featuring: Lonesome Will Mullins & The Virginia Playboys, The Gary Waldrep Band, The Country Gentlemen, Blue Highway, Cherryholmes, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Williams and Clark Expedition. Goldwing Express, Seneca Rocks, The Lewis Family, Jesse McReynolds, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, Dark Hollow, Nothin’ Fancy, Alicia Nugent, The Bluegrass Brothers. The Grascals and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Crafts. Tix: wknd $75-85, daily $30-35. Into: Norman Adams, Adams and Anderson, LLC, P.O. Box 98, Dahlonega, GA 30533; Ph: 706-864-7203 or 804-399-9928: Fx: 706-864-1037. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.aandabluegrass.com >) CO HO A

7/19-22; FINGER LAKES GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & DANCE–Where: Trumansburg, N.Y. Featuring: 60 bands from all over the world on 4 stages. Contests in fiddle and dance. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Leslie Puryear, Finger Lakes Grassroots Fest, P.O. Box 941, Trumansburg, NY 14886; Ph: 607-387-5098; Fx: 607-3875630. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.grassrootsfest.org >) CO CR A

7/19-22; GREY FOX BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Rothross Farm, Ancramdale, N.Y. Featuring: Doyle Lawson, Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives, Mountain Heart, Uncle Earl, Infamous Stringdusters, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Michael Cleveland and Flame Keeper, Greencards, Dismembered Tennessearts and many more. Workshops in bluegrass instruments, slow jams, bluegrass academy for kids and dancing. Crafts. Info: Lisa Husted, Office Manager, Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 535, Utica, NY 13503: Ph: 888-946-8495 or 315-404-5738. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.greyfoxbluegrass.com >)

7/19-22; NESS CREEK MUSIC FEST–Where: Northeast of Big River, Sask., Canada. Featuring: A wide variety of traditional and contemporary music. Crafts. Tix: $70, adv $60. Info: Dale Jack, Ness Creek Music Festival, 804 Dufferin Ave., Saskatoon, SK S7H 2B8, Canada; Ph: 306-652-6377; Fx: 306-664-6331. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.nesscreek.com >)

7/19-22; ODPC FUNFEST–Where: Osceola Co. Frgrnds., Evart, Mich. Workshops in various instruments at all levels, Info: ODPC, Donna Beckwith, 3596 Greenview Ct. SE, Apt. 214B, Grand Rapids, MI 49546-5946; Ph: 616-459-6716. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.dulcimers.com/ evartpage.html>) CO CR HR A

7/19-22; SPBGMA GARDEN CITY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Shady Oaks Cmpgrnd., Garden City, Minn. Info: Chuck Stearman, SPBGMA, P.O. Box 271, Kirksville, MO 63501 ; Ph: 660-665-7172; Fx: 660-665-7450. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.spbgma.com >)

7/19-22; TELEMARK INTERNATIONAL FOLK MUSIC FEST–Where: Bo i Telemark, Norway. Featuring: More than 25 concerts of Norwegian folk musicians and artists from abroad. Contests in Hardingfele. Workshops in trad dances and instruments. Crafts. Info: Oystein Akselberg, Telemarkfestivalen, Gullbringvegen 34, Bo, N-3800, Norway; Ph: +47-(0)3-595-1919; Fx: +47-(0)3-595-3546. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.telemarkfestivalen.no >)

7/19-22; TROWBRIDGE VILLAGE PUMP FEST–Where: Stowford Manor Farm, Wingfield, Trowbridge, Wilts., U.K. Featuring: 4 stages featuring folk, blues, world music and dance. Workshops in dance, instruments and vocals. Crafts. Tix: 4-day 75-85 [pounds sterling], daily 10-38 [pounds sterling]. Info: Alan Briars, Romsey Oak Farmhouse. Bradford Road, Wingfield, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 9LS, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)122-576-9132 or +44-(0)117-929-9008; Fx: +44-(0) 122-575-3950. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.trowbridgefestival.co.uk >)

7/20-21; ALLEGHANY COUNTY FIDDLER’S CONVENTION–Where: Higgins Agricultural Frgrnds., Sparta, N.C. Contests. Info: Trevor Nichols, 334 Reynolds Rd., Sparta, NC 28675; Ph: 336-372-8809. (E-mail: ) CO A

7/20-21; OFFICIAL KENTUCKY STATE CHAMPIONSHIP OLD-TIME FIDDLER’S CONTEST–Where: Rough River Dam State Park, Rough River, Ky. Contests in guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dulcimer and jig dancing. Tix: Fri night $6, Sat and Sun nights $i0. Info: Brent Miller / OT Fiddle Contest, Grayson Co. Rotary Club, P.O. Box 4042, Leitchfield, KY 42755-4042; Ph: 270-259-3578. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.kentuckyfiddler.com >)

7/20-21; SUMMER BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Lester Flatt Memorial Park, Otto, Ark. Info: C. Elizabeth Kuykendall, Lester Flatt Memorial Park, 50 Lester Flatt Dr., Vilonia, AR 72173; Ph: 501-835-2451 or 501-796-2030; Fx: 501-835-2476. CO HO

7/20-22; BADGERLAND BLUEGRASS CLASSIC–Where: Jefferson Co. Fair Park, Jefferson, Wis. Featuring: Chicago Bluegrass Band, Pickin’ Up Speed, Bill Jorgenson, Round the Bend, James Creek Road, Spare Time, Sawdust Symphony, Jefferson County Bluegrass Band, Prairie Smoke and more. Workshops in guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, Autoharp, dulcimer, band dynamics and harmony. Crafts. Tix: wknd $30, daily $10-20. Info: Linda Sandersen, Milwaukee Area Bluegrass Music Assoc., 4856 N. Shoreland Avenue, Whitefish Bay, W1 53217; Ph: 414-961-0660. (E-mail: : Web: < www.mabma.org >)

7/20-22; CANANDAIGUA ARTS FEST–Where: Canandaigua, N.Y. Tix: FREE. Info: Canandaigua Arts Festival, Canandaigua C of C, 113 S. Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424-1903; Ph: 585394-7110 or 585-394-4400. (E-mail: or ; Web: < www.bardeenenterprises.com >)

7/20-22; CLEVELAND’S IRISH CULTURAL FEST–Where: Berea Fairgrounds., Berea, Ohio. Workshops in musical instruments and Irish heritage. Crafts. Info: John O’Brien, Cleveland’s Irish Cultural Festival, 14615 Triskett Road, Cleveland, OH 44111 ; Ph: 330-321-6174 or 800-485-8013; Fx: 216-251-0711. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.clevelandirish.org >)

7/20-22; DARRINGTON BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Darrington Bluegrass Music Park, Darrington, Wash. Crafts. Info: Diana Morgan, Bluegrass & Country Music Makers Assoc., P.O. Box 519, Darringtun, WA 98241; Ph: 360-436-1179. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.glacierview.net/bluegrass >)

7/20-22; DAWSON CITY MUSIC FEST–Where: Minto Park, Dawson City, Y.T., Canada. Featuring: Folk, rock, trad, blues and jazz. Crafts. Tix: wknd $90. Info: Dylan Griffith, Dawson City Music Festival, Box 456, Dawson City, YT Y0B 1G0, Canada; Ph: 867-993-5584; Fx: 867-993-5510. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.dcmf.com >) CR HR A

7/20-22; FESTIVAL AT THE EDGE–Where: Stokes Barn, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England. Featuring: Storytellers, street performers and music. Workshops in storytelling and song. Crafts. Info: Festival Administrator, Festival at the Edge, Morgan Library, Aston Street, Wem, SY4 5AU, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)193-923-6626. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.festivalattheedge.org >)

7/20-22; HIAWATHA TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST–Where: Marquette, Mich. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Maggie Morgan, Hiawatha Music Coop, P.O. Box 414, Marquette, MI 49855; Ph: 906-226-8575. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hiawathamusic.org >)

7/20-22; HOME COUNTY FOLK FEST–Where: Victoria Park, London, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Music, dance and children’s activities. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Home County Folk League, c/o LCRC, Unit 115,652 Elizabeth Street, London, ON N5Y 6L3, Canada; Ph: 519-432-4310; Fx: 519-432-6299. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.homecounty.ca >)

7/20-22; ISLANDS FOLK FEST–Where: Duncan, Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Over 130 Canadian and internat’l artists performing on 6 stages. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: wknd $50-75. Info: Islands Folk Festival, Cowichan Folk Guild, P.O. Box 802, Duncan, BC V9L 3Y1, Canada; Ph: 250-748-3975; Fx: 250-748-3975. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folklest.be.ca >)

7/20-22; OLD MILL BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Lutes Mountain, N.B., Canada. Info: Jim Smith, 3420 Rt. 126, Lutes Mountain, NB E1G 2X4, Canada; Ph: 506-858-8747.

7/20-22; PICKIN’ ON THE PLAINS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Thomas Co. Frgrnds., Colby, Kan. Featuring: Spontaneous Combustion, Blue Canyon Boys, Ozark Alliance, McLemore Family and more. Contests in youth band, instrumentals and vocals. Crafts. Tix: wknd: $25, adv $20. Info: Leilani Thomas, Colby Bluegrass Committee, 350 S. Range #10, Colby, KS 67701; Ph: 785-460-7643 or 800-611-8835; Fx: 785-460-4509. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.colbychamber.com >) CO HO A

7/20-22; SIERRA STORYTELLING FEST–Where: North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center, Nevada City, Calif. Featuring: Bill Lepp, Barbara McBride-Smith, Awele Makeba, John Deadrick, Vicki Juditz and Robert Greygrass. Tix: $80, separate events $5-25. Info: Marilyn Mociun, North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center, 17894 Tyler Foote Rd., Nevada City, CA 95959; Ph: 530-265-2826 or 530-292-3550. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sierrastorytellingfestival.org >)

7/21; BUCKS COUNTY RHYTHM & BLUES PICNIC–Where: Trease Picnic Grnds, Morrisville, Pa. Info: Tom Cullen, Bucks County Blues Society, P.O. Box 482, Levittown, PA 19058-0482; Ph: 215-946-4794 or 215-946-9424; Fx: 215-788-0069. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bucksbluessociety.com >) CR A

7/21; IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEST–Where: Irish Cultural & Sports Center, East Durham, N.Y. Info: Michael J. Quill, Irish Cultural & Sports Centre, Box 320, Rt. 145, East Durham, NY 12423; Ph: 518-634-2286 or 800-434-FEST; Fx: 518-634-2058. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.east-durham .org>) CR HR

7/21-22; EVANSTON ETHNIC ARTS FEST–Where: Dawes Park, Evanston, Ill. Featuring: Internat’l art vendors and musicians. Workshops in youth arts and crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Martha Watterson, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street, Evanston, IL 60201; Ph: 847-448-8260 or 847-448-8041; Fx: 847-448-8051. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cityofevanston.org >) CR HR A

7/21-22; NATIVE AMERICAN DANCE & MUSIC FEST–Where: Ganondagan State Historic Site, N.Y. Crafts. Info: Ganondagan, P.O. Box 113, 1488 State Rt. 444, Victor, NY 14564-0113; Ph: 585-742-1690 or 585-924-5848. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ganondagan.org >) CR HR A

7/21-23; COUNTRY STAGE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Country Stage Music Park, Nova, Ohio. Featuring: Harbourtown, The Spence Family, Highland Grass & Donna, Coney Carver & The Rainbow Valley Boys, The West Virginia Cut Ups and The Red Lantern Bluegrass Band. Tix: $25. Info: Olen Bittinger, The Country Stage Music Park, 40 A Twp. Road 1031, Nova, OH 44859; Ph: 419-652-3232; Fx: 419-652-3231. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.countrystagemusicpark.com >)

7/22; COAL HERITAGE OLD-TIME MUSIC & FIDDLE FEST–Where: Eckley Miners’ Village, Freeland, Pa. Featuring: Celtic, trad, folk, country and bluegrass music. Tix: $5, children $2. Info: Bill Strassner, Museum Educator, Eckley Miners’ Village, 2 Eckley Main Street, Weatherly, PA 18255; Ph: 570-636-2070; Fx: 570-636-2938. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.eckleyminers.org >)

7/22-29; FIDDLER’S GREEN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & ARTS FEST–Where: Rostrevor, Co. Down, Northern Ireland. Workshops in arts and music. Tix: from FREE to 20 [pounds sterling]. Info: Kate Murphy, Fiddler’s Green Festival, 6 Mary Street, Rostrevor, Newry, BT34 3AY, Northern Ireland; Ph: +44-(0)284-173-9819

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7/22-29; W.C. HANDY MUSIC FEST–Where: Florence, Ala. Workshops. Info: W.C. Handy Festival, Music Preservation Society, Inc., P.O. Box 1827, Florence, AL 35631; Ph: 256-766-7642; Fx: 256-766-7549. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.wchandymusicfestival.org >) A

7/22-29; WELSH HERITAGE WEEK–Where: Madison, Wis. Featuring: Rhodri & Chris Jones and others. Workshops in Welsh language, music, literature and harp. Info: Beth Landmesser, Welsh Heritage Fest, P.O. Box 241, Bear Creek, PA 18602; Ph: 570-814-7689 or 570-472-3663. (E-mail: ; Web: )

7/23-29; MIDSUMMER IN THE NORTHWOODS BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Cozy Cove Campgrounds, Manitowish Waters, Wis. Info: Jerry Florian, 32 N. US Highway 51, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545; Ph: 715-543-2166. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.onemorebluegrassshow.com >)

7/24-29; PALEO FEST–Where: Nyon, Switzerland. Crafts. Info: Jacques Monnier, Paleo Festival Nyon, CP 177, Nyon, CH 1260, Switzerland; Ph: +41-(0)22-365-1010; Fx: +41-(0)22-365-1020. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.paleo.ch >) CO A I

7/25-28; MUSICIANS AGAINST CHILDHOOD CANCER: BLUEGRASS CLASSIC–Where: Hoover Y Park, Columbus, Ohio. Tix: adv $75, daily $30. Info: Darrel Adkins, Musicians Against Childhood Cancer, 1434 S. 3 B’s & K Rd., Galena, OH 43021; Ph: 740-548-4199; Fx: 740-548-4948. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrassclassic.com >)

7/25-29; FESTIVAL MEMOIRE ET RACINES–Where: Downtown and Bosco Park, Joliette, Que., Canada. Featuring: Bruce Molsky, J.P. Cormier, Les Tireux d’Roches, The Black Bears, Alain Lamontagne, L’Attisee and many others. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: wknd $60 CAN, daily $25-40 CAN. Info: Gilles Pitre, Director, Memoire et Racines, 200, rue de Salaberry, Ste. 123, Joliette, PQ J6E 4G1, Canada; Ph: 450-752-6798; Fx: 450-759-8749. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.memoireracines.qc.ca >) CR HR A

7/25-29; FISH, FUN & FOLK FEST–Where: Twillingate, N.L., Canada. Crafts. Info: Audrey Dalley, Festival Committee, P.O. Box 237, Twillingate, NL A0G 4M0, Canada; Ph: 709-884-2678; Fx: 709-884-2836. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.fishfunfolkfestival.com >) A

7/26-28; MARSHALL BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Calhoun Co. Fairgrounds, Marshall, Mich. Featuring: New Found Road, Tommy Brown, The McEntyres. Great Lakes Grass, Harbourtown, Spanky Moore Band, Bluegrass Revival & The Swartzbangers, and more. Contests in band scramble. Tix: wknd: $30, adv $25 / daily $10-15. Info: Burke Cole, 6991 14 1/2 Mile Rd., Tekonsha, MI 49092; Ph: 269-781-5909 or 269-781-8161. (Web: < www.calhouncountyfair.org >)

7/26-28; RED LICK VALLEY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Red Lick Valley, Irvine, Ky. Info: Tracy Jenkins, 4405 Red Lick Rd., Irvine, KY 40336-8907; Ph: 606-723-4613.

7/26-28; SALT RIVER BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Salt River Acres Cmpgrnd., Shepherd, Mich. Info: Kris Carl 775 N. Homer Rd., Midland, MI 48640; Ph: 989-631-0817 or 989-631-7659. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.saltriveracres.com >) CO HO A

7/26-29; BBC RADIO 2 CAMBRIDGE FOLK FEST–Where: Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, U.K. Featuring: Folk, blues and country performers. Workshops in music, song and dance. Crafts. Info: Eddie Barcan, Cambridge City Council, The Guildhall, Cambridge, CB2 3QJ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)122-345-7555 or +44-(0)122-345-7515; Fx: +44-(0)122-345-7529. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cambridgefolkfestival.co.uk >)

7/26-29; CALGARY FOLK MUSIC FEST–Where: Prince’s Island Park, Calgary, Alb., Canada. Crafts. Info: Folk Fest Society of Calgary, P.O. Box 2897, Station M, Calgary, AB T2P 3C3, Canada; Ph: 403-233-0904; Fx: 403-266-3373. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.calgaryfolkfest.com >) CR A

7/26-29; FALCON RIDGE FOLK FEST–Where: Dodds Farm, Hillsdale, N.Y. Featuring: Over 40 artists on 4 stages. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Falcon Ridge Folk Fest, P.O. Box 144, Sharon, CT 06069; Ph: 860-364-2138 or 860-364-0366; Fx: 860-364-4678. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.falconridgefolk.com >)

7/26-29; FLOYDFEST–Where: Floyd, Va. Featuring: The Duhks, Feufollet, Blue Highway, The Hackensaw Boys, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Erik Mongrain, The Waybacks, Infamous Stringdusters, Lil Brian & the Zydeco Travelers, Donna The Buffalo, Devotchka, 3 Fox Drive. Scythian, Chuch and more. Crafts. Info: Across the Way Productions, P.O. Box 243, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, VA 24091; Ph: 540-745-FEST. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.floydfest.com >) CO

7/26-29; OSSIPEE VALLEY BLUEGRASS & ACOUSTIC MUSIC FEST–Where: Ossipee Valley Frgrnds., Cornish, Maine. Featuring: Nothin’ Fancy, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, April Vetch, The Wilders, Ray Legere and Acoustic Horizons, The New England Bluegrass Band, The Bagboys, The Muddy Marsh Ramblers, Scot Fore and more. Contests in songwriting, flatpicking and banjo. Workshops in songwriting, contra dancing, harmony singing, children’s songwriting, guitar and banjo. Crafts. Tix: adv wknd $58. Info: Raetha Stoddard, Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Assoc., P.O. Box 593, Cornish, ME 04020: Ph: 207-625-8656. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ossipeevalley.com >) CO HO A

7/26-19; SFINKS FEST–Where: Antwerp, Belgium. Crafts. Info: Leen Nonneman, Stinks Animatie, J.F. Willemsstraat 10a, Boechout, B-2530, Belgium; Ph: +32-(03)455-6944; Fx: +32-(03)454-1162. (E-mail: : Web: < www.sfinks.be >) CR A

7/26-29; WESTOVER FIRE CO. BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Westover, Pa. Info: Gene Hagens, 120 N. Main St., Westover, PA 16692; Ph: 814-247-8696 or 814-247-8711: Fx: 814-247-8596.

7/26-29; W1LLAMETTE VALLEY AUTOHARP GATHERING–Where: Florence, Ore. Featuring: Cathy Britell, John and Kathie Hollandsworth, Harvey Reid and Tom Schroeder. Workshops in Autoharp, singing and songwriting. Tix: $65, adv $60. Info: Laura Gregg: Ph: 541-745-7568. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.wvag.com >)

7/27-28; BLUFF CREEK BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Bluff Creek Music Park, Phil Campbell, Ala. Crafts. Tix: Fri $6, Sat $8. Info: Lonnie & Helen Strickland, Bluff Creek Music Park, 1250 Co. Hwy. 123, Phil Campbell, AL 35581; Ph: 205-993-4471.

7/27-28; FENTRESS CO. RESCUE SQUAD BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Fentress Co. Fairgrounds., Jamestown, Tenn. Crafts. Info: Fentress Co. Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1244, Jamestown, TN 38556; Ph: 931-397-1666 or 931-879-6315. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.roundmtnsound.com >) CO HO

7/27-28; IOWA STORYTELLING FEST–Where: City Park, Clear Lake, Iowa. Crafts. Info: Jean Casey/Public Library, Iowa Storytelling Fest, 200 N. 4th St., Clear Lake, IA 50428: Ph: 641-357-6134: Fx: 515-357-4645. CR HR A

7/27-28; ROANOKE FIDDLEFEST–Where: Hollins Univ., Roanoke, Va. Workshops in guitar, banjo, mandolin, Dobro and fiddle. Crafts. Info: Mike Conner, Roanoke FiddleFest, P.O. Box 5883, Roanoke, VA 24012; Ph: 866-883-9466; Fx: 540-366-0805. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.roanokefiddlefest.org >)

7/27-28; ROCKY MOUNTAIN STORYTELLING FEST–Where: Palmer Lake, Colo. Workshops in storytelling. Info: John Stansfield, Rocky Mt. Storytelling Festival, P.O. Box 588, Monument, CO 80132; Ph: 303-660-5849; Fx: 303-660-5849. CR HR A I

7/27-28; SUMMER GOSPEL SING–Where: Dominion Valley Park, Stuart, Va. Info: James Cecil Hall, 481 Dominion Valley Lane, Stuart, VA 24171; Ph: 276-694-7009. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.dominionvalleypark.net >)

7/27-29; ADVENTURE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Rock Creek Cmpgrnd., Stevenson, Wash. Featuring: The Grascals, Steep Canyon Rangers and more. Tix: $20-40. Info: Patrice O’Neill. Acoustic Sound, Adventure Bluegrass Festival, P.O. Box 2356, Tacoma, WA 98401; Ph: 253-428-8056; Fx: 253-428-8056. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.acousticsound.org >)

7/27-29; BACKBONE BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Strawberry Point. Ionia. Featuring: The Farris Family and others. Crafts. Info: Neva Fisher, Backbone Bluegrass Promotion Assoc., P.O. Box 438, Strawberry Point, IA 52076; Ph: 563-427-5386 or 563-933-4957. (Web: < www.strawberrypoint.com >)

7/27-29; BRANCHES & ROOTS MUSIC FEST–Where: Ormstown Frgrnds., Ormstown, Que., Canada. Featuring: Ron Hynes, Terry Tufts, Yonder Hill, Swift Years, Road Scholars. Isabelle Delage, Bruce Murdoch, Chris Rawlings, Osmosaic, Lonesome Pine Special, Bridge End Dairy Company, Kitchen Party, Fat Tuesday Brass Band, Chris Crilly and Christian Laurence, Dave Nichols and Spare Change. Info: Pat Martin, Secretary, Ormstown Branches & Roots Music Festival, 80 Route 138A, Dewittville, QC J0S 1C0, Canada: Ph: 450-264-6530. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ormstownmusicfestival.com >)

7/27-29; BRANDON FOLK MUSIC & ARTS FEST–Where: Keystone Grnds, Brandon, Man., Canada. Featuring: Various local and regional performers. Crafts. Info: Music Director, BFMAS, Box 22091, Brandon. MB R7A 6S8, Canada; Ph: 204-727-3928: Fx: 204-571-9243. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.brandonfolkfestival.com >) CR HR A

7/27-29; BUFFALO RIVER VALLEY BLUEGRASS/GOSPEL FEST–Where: Shady Lane Acres, Mondovi, Wis. Info: Lorn & Kristi Schultz, W579 U.S. Hwy 10. Mondovi, WI 54755; Ph: 715-926-5854. (E-mail: : Web: < www.kingscountrymen.com >)

7/27-29; CRANBERRY DULCIMER & AUTOHARP GATHERING–Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, Binghamton. N.Y. Workshops in Autoharp and dulcimer. Info: Ed Ware, Cranberry Dulcimer Gathering, 1259 Fowler Pl., Binghamton, NY 139113; Ph: 607-669-4653; Fx: 607-669-4370. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cranberrydulcimer.com >)

7/27-29; HILLSIDE COMMUNITY FEST–Where: Guelph Lake Island, Ont., Canada. Featuring: Performers, jam sessions, spoken word, Aboriginal circle, hand drumming, children’s area and more. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Hillside Festival Office, 123 Woolwich St. East, 2nd Fl., Guelph, ON N1H 3V1, Canada: Ph: 519-763-6396; Fx: 519-763-9514. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hillside.on.ca >) CO CR HO HR A I

7/27-29; JOHN HENRY FEST–Where: John Henry Cultural Center. and The Monongalia Arts Center, Morgantown, W.Va. Tix: FREE. Info: Ed Cabbell, John Henry Festival, P.O. Box 1172, Morgantown, WV 26507; Ph: 304-291-6425.

7/27-29; KENTUCKY MUSIC WEEKEND–Where: Iroquois Park, Louisville, Ky. Featuring: Jean Ritchie, Spontaneous Combustion and others. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Nancy Johnson Barker, KMW, Inc., P.O. Box 86, Bardstown, KY 401104; Ph: 502-348-5237. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.kentuckymusicweekend.com >) CO CR HR A

7/27-29; LOWELL FOLK FEST–Where: Downtown Lowell, Mass. Featuring: Trad music and dance, street parades and ethnic food. Contests. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Audrey Ambrosio, Lowell National Historical Park, 67 Kirk St., Lowell, MA 01852: Ph: 301-565-0654 or 978-970-5200; Fx: 301-565-0472. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.lowellfolkfestival.org > or < www.ncta.net >) CR HR A I

7/27-29; MISSION FOLK MUSIC FEST–Where: Mission, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Regional, national and internat’l performers in traditional and contemporary folk music and dance. Workshops. Tix: $35-65. Info: Mission Folk Music Fest, Box 3125, Mission, BC V2V 4J3, Canada: Ph: 604-826-5937; Fx: 604-826-5937. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.missionfolkmusicfestival.ca >)

7/27-29; NORWICH FAMILY BLUEGRASS FEST–Where: Chenango Frgrnds., Norwich, N.Y. Featuring: Delaney Brothers. Dan Paisley & The Southern Grass, The Doerfel Family Bluegrass, Dave Nichols & Spare Change, The Cabin Fever Band. Smokey Greene, Bill & Maggie Anderson, Atkinson Family, The Hunger Mountain Boys and others. Workshops. Tix: 3-day $45, Fri $12, Sat $24. Sun $12. Info: K. William Kleine, 106 Montreal Circle, Port Orange, FL 32127; Ph: 386-760-7954 or 607-334-3040. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.norwichfamilybluegrass.com >)

7/27-29; NOVA SCOTIA BLUEGRASS & OLD-TIME MUSIC FEST–Where: East Stewiacke, N.S., Canada. Workshops. Info: Kay Dillman, Downeast Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Soc., 1766 Hwy. #2 R.R. #2, Stewiacke, NS B0N 2J0, Canada; Ph: 902-465-6410. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.geocities.com/downeastbg >)

7/27-29; OLD MOBEETIE TEXAS MUSIC FEST–Where: Old Court House Square, Mobeetie, Tex. Info: Melba Corcoran, Old Mobeetie Texas Assoc., P.O. Box 66, Mobeetie, TX 79061; Ph: 806-845-2028; Fx: 806-845-2028. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mobeetie.com >) CO HO A

7/27-29; OYSTER RIDGE MUSIC FEST–Where: Triangle Park, Kemmerer, Wyo. Contests in flatpicking and fingerpicking. Workshops in guitar and more. Crafts. Info: Teri Picerno, Kemmerer/Diamondville Chamber, 800 Pine Avenue, Kemmerer, WY 83101; Ph: 307-877-9761; Fx: 307-877-9762. (E-mail: ; Web: ) CR HR A

7/27-29; PHILLIPSBURG OLE TOWNE FEST–Where: Waiters Parks, Phillipsburg, N.J. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Helene Meissner; Ph: 908-454-5500 x362 or 908-859-4786. A

7/27-29; POCONO BLUES FEST–Where: Big Boulder Ski Area, Lake Harmony, Pa. Featuring: 20 national acts on 3 stages. Crafts. Info: Michael Cloeren, Pocono Blues Festival, P.O. Box 1539, Blakeslee, PA 18610; Ph: 570-443-8425 x2690 or 800-468-2442; Fx: 570-443-4710. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.jfbb.com >) CR HR A

7/27-29; PUTNAM COUNTY 4-H FAIR–Where: Veterans Memorial Park, Carmel, N.Y. Featuring: Music, exhibits, games and food. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Patricia Madigan, Cornell Co-op Extension, 1 Geneva Rd., Brewster, NY 10509; Ph: 845-278-6738; Fx: 845-278-6761. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cce.cornell.edu/putnam >) A

7/27-29; ROCKYGRASS–Where: Planet Bluegrass, Lyons, Colo. Featuring: Nickel Creek, Sam Bush Bluegrass Band, Del McCoury Band, Marry Stuart & the Fabulous Superlatives, Peter Rowan & Tony Rice Quartet, Chris Thile & How to Grow a Band featuring Bryan Sutton, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Claire Lynch Band, Kruger Brothers, Cherryholmes, The Biscuit Burners, Bearfoot Bluegrass, Red Molly, Long Road Home and many more. Contests in band and instrument. Workshops in instruments. Tix: $95. Info: Planet Bluegrass, P.O. Box 769, 500 W. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 800-624-2422 or 303-823-0848; Fx: 303-823-0849. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrass.com >)

7/27-29; TWO HARBORS FOLK FEST–Where: Lake Co. Frgrnds., Two Harbors, Minn. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Sue Spencer, Two Harbors Folk Festival, Box 242, Two Harbors, MN 55616; Ph: 218-525-4746 or 800-777-7384. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.twoharborsfolkfestival.org >)

7/27-29; WARWICK FOLK FEST–Where: Warwick School, Warwick, Warwickshire, U.K. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Janny Freeman, Warwick Folk Festival, P.O. Box 1533, Harbury, CV33 9ZU, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1926-614932 or +44-(0)2476-678-738; Fx: +44-(0)2476-678-738. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk >) CO CR HB A

7/27-29; WOMAD FEST–Where: Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, U.K. Featuring: Baaba Maal, Bill Cobham, Sam Tshabalala, Steel Pulse, The Dhol Foundation and many more. Info: WOMAD, Millside, Mill Lane, Box, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 8PN, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)1225-744-494; Fx: +44-(0)1225-743481. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.womad.org >)

7/28-29; BEARTRAP ARTS & MUSIC FEST–Where: The Beartrap, Casper Mountain, Casper, Wyo. Info: Natrona City Parks, P.O. Drawer 848, Mills, WY 82644; Ph: 307-266-5252. (E-mail: )

7/28-29; CODROY VALLEY FOLK FEST–Where: Codroy Valley, N.L., Canada. Featuring: Fiddlers, accordion players, step dancers, square dancers and more. Crafts. Info: Joe Aucoin, Codroy Valley Folk Festival, Box 11, Site 1, RR2, Doyles, NL A0N 1J0, Canada; Ph: 709-955-2094 or 709-955-2933.

7/28-29; FULL CIRCLE FAIR–Where: Blue Hill Frgrnds., Blue Hill, Maine. Crafts. Tix: $15, WERU-FM members $10, kids under 16 free. Info: Denis Howard, WERU Community Radio 89.9 FM, P.O. Box 170, East Orland, ME 04431-0170; Ph: 207-469-6600 or 207-266-3708; Fx: 207-469-8961. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.weru.org >)

7/28-29; LITTLE MOUNTAIN HERITAGE FEST–Where: Kirtland Hills, Ohio. Crafts. Info: Karen Sawitke, Lake County Historical Society, 8610 Mentor Rd., Kirtland Hills, OH 44060; Ph: 440-255-8979; Fx: 440-255-8980. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.lakehistory.org >)

7/28-29; MALIBU ARTS FEST–Where: Malibu, Calif. Crafts. Info: Malibu Chamber of Commerce, Malibu Arts Fest: Catherine Garcia, 23805 Stuart Ranch Rd., Ste. 100, Malibu, CA 90265; Ph: 310-456-9025 or 310-456-2489; Fx: 310-456-0195. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.malibu.org >) CR A

7/28-29; NORTH WEST RIVER BEACH FEST–Where: North West River Beach, Labrador, N.L., Canada. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Carolyn Michelin, Box 104, North West River, Labrador, NL AOP 1MO, Canada; Ph: 709-896-8506 or 709-497-8597; Fx: 709-497-8228. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.chamberlabrador.com >) CR A

7/28-29; PACIFIC NORTHWEST SCOTTISH HIGHLAND GAMES & CLAN GATHERING–Where: King Co. Frgrnds., Enumclaw, Wash. Contests in Scottish pipes, drumming, dancing and athletics. Crafts. Tix: $12-18, kids and seniors $9-13. Info: Sharon McBride Ritelis, Seattle Scottish Highland Games Assoc., P.O. Box 75685, Seattle, WA 98175-0685; Ph: 206-522-2541; Fx: 206-522-4403. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sshga.org >) CO CR HO HR A

7/28-29; SOUTHERN SHORE SHAMROCK FEST–Where: Ferryland, N.L., Canada. Featuring: Irish and Newfoundland trad music. Crafts. Info: Keith Mooney, Southern Shore Folk Arts Council, P.O. Box 235, Ferryland, NL A0A 2H0, Canada; Ph: 709-432-2052 or 888-332-2052; Fx: 709-432-2154. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ssfac.com >) CR HR A

7/28-29; TWAIN HARTE SUMMER ARTS & WINE FEST–Where: Downtown Twain Harte. Calif. Crafts. Tix: FREE. Info: Fire on the Mountain Festivals, Twain Harte Summer Festival, P.O. Box 148, Soulsbyville, CA 95372; Ph: 209-533-3473 or 209-586-4482; Fx: 209-533-1049. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.fireonthemountain.com >)

7/28-8/4; BILLINGHAM INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FEST–Where: Billingham, Cleveland, U.K. Info: Joe Maloney, Stockton Business Centre, 70 Brunswick Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1DW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)164-255-3220; Fx: +44-(0)164-260-2839. (E-mail: ; Web: )

7/28-8/5; GLOUCESTER INTERNATIONAL RHYTHM & BLUES FEST–Where: Gloucester, Scotland, U.K. Info: Rhythm & Blues Festival, Central Gloucester Initiative, 43 Clarence St., Gloucester, GL1 1EA, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)145-241-2828: Fx: +44-(0)145-250-2539. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gloucesterblues.co.uk >)

7/29-8/5; COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL, SCOTLAND–Where: University Campus Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland. Workshops. Info: Pete Heywood, Common Ground Scotland, P.O. Box 26064, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA2 0YG, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)156-355-1408; Fx: +44-(0)156-354-4855. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.commongroundscotland.com >)

CAMPS & SCHOOLS

MAY

5/4-6; ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE WEEKEND–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Bruce Hamilton, Bob Dalsemer, A Joyful Noise. Daron Douglas and Atossa Kramer. Tix: $154 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer. John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

5/4-6; SINGING FOR FUN IN OUR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT–Where: Ossabaw Island, Ga. Featuring: Elise Witt and Mary Elfner. Tix: $375. Info: Mary Elfner, 32 Flinn Dr., Savannah, GA 31406; Ph: 912-224-8900 or 404-297-8398. (E-mail: )

5/6-12; CONTINUING GUITAR–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: J.D. Robinson. Tix: $442 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd.. Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: : Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

5/11-12; MERLE TRAVIS GUITAR FEST–Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View. Ark. Contests in National Thumb Picking Championship. Workshops in guitar. Crafts. Tix: $6-9. Info: Music Director, Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph:. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ozarkfolkcenter.com >) CR HR A

5/13-19; BEGINNING BLUEGRASS BANJO–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Geoff Hohwald. Tix: $442 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School. 1 Folk School Road. Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: : Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

5/15-17; PETE WERNICK’S BLUEGRASS JAM CAMP–Where: Granite Hill Cmpgrnd., Gettysburg, Pa. Featuring: Pete & Joan Wernick. Workshops in bluegrass jamming, all instruments welcome. Tix: $185. Info: Pete Wernick, Banjo Camp, 7930-P Oxford Rd., Niwot, CO 80503; Ph: 303-440-5564 or 303-652-8346. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.drbanjo.com >)

5/17-20; BLUFF COUNTRY GATHERING–Where: Lanesboro, Minn. Featuring: Bruce Molsky, Vesta Johnson & Steve Hall, The Canebrake Rattlers, and Kim & Jim Lansford. Workshops in fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, singing and clogging. Info: Gail Hell, Bluff Country Gathering, 18287 Gap Dr., Spring Grove, MN 55974; Ph: 507-498-5452. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.boveeheil.com >)

5/18-20; BANJO CAMP NORTH–Where: Groton, Mass. Workshops in bluegrass and old-time banjo instruction at all levels. Tix: $425. Info: Mike I. Holmes, Banjo Camp North, 237 Moody St. #264, Waltham, MA 02453-4096; Ph: 781-209-1130. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mugwumps.com >)

5/18-20; CALIFORNIA AUTOHARP GATHERING–Where: St. Nicholas Ranch, Mendota, Calif. Featuring: Peggy Seeger, Les Gustafson-Zook, Evo Bluestein, Hans York, Ray Frank, Kevin Hill, Bryan Bowers, Tina Louise Barr, Jo Ann Smith, Eva Scow, Drew Smith, Todd Crowley, Ron Wall, Lindsay Haisley, Pete Daigle, Kenny Hall, Gove Scrivenor and Keith Terry. Workshops in Aatoharp, guitar and hammered dulcimer. Tix: $100, adv $90. Info: Adam Miller, P.O. Box 620754, Woodside, CA 94062; Ph: 650-804-2049. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.californiaautoharp.com >) CO CR HR

5/18-20; NORTH FORK BEGINNER JAM & VOCAL CAMP–Where: Hotchkiss, Colo. Featuring: Coal Creek Bluegrass Band, Rebecca Folsom and Metamoocil Mountain Boys. Workshops in instruments and vocals. Tix: $195. Info: Jody Andrews, North Fork Bluegrass & Roots Music, P.O. Box 442, Hotchkiss, CO 81419; Ph: 970-250-3001 or 970-928-6633. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.northforkbluegrass.com >)

5/18-21; FUR PEACE RANCH GUITAR CAMP–Where: Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio. Featuring: Jorma Kaukonen, Roy Book Binder, Bob Margolin, Marjorie Thompson and Patrick Sweany. Workshops in fingerstyle and electric guitar. Tix: $995. Info: Vancssa Kaukoken, Fur Peace Ranch, 39495 St. Clair Rd., Pomeroy, OH 45769; Ph: 740-992-2575 or 740-992-2498; Fx: 740-992-9126. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.furpeaceranch.com >)

5/20-25; CONTINUING MOUNTAIN DULCIMER–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Anne Lough. Tix: $399 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School. 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

5/25-27; BEGINNING GUITAR–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Rosy DeVane. Tix: $250 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

5/25-27; JUNIATA FOLK COLLEGE–Where: Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pa. Featuring: Simple Gifts, Hickory Project, The Wiyos, Scott Ainslie, Doofus, Clark and Cindy, Terpsichore, Anonyme and Galicha. Workshops in music, band coaching, performance and jamming. Tix: $150. Info: Huntingdon County Arts Council, P.O. Box 216, Huntingdon, PA 16652; Ph: 814-643-6220 or 814-643-3562. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.simplegiftsmusic.com/folkcollege >)

5/25-27; MEMORIAL DAY CAMPOUT–Where: Waterman Creek, Santa Cruz Co. Redwoods, Calif. Featuring: Do-it-yourself concerts, jams and acoustic music. Workshops. Info: Ken Hayes, San Francisco Folk Music Club, 885 Clayton St., San Francisco, CA 94117; Ph: 415-661-2217. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sffmc.org >) CO A

5/25-27; RAMBLIN’ RIVER RETREAT FOR SONGMAKING–Where: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, Ohio. Featuring: Peggy Seeger, Hal Walker, Sally Potter and Michael Grady. Info: Carolyn Rames; Ph: 330-659-5953. (E-mail: ; Web: )

5/25-27; SPRING THING–Where: Camp Nock-A-Mixon, Bucks Co., Pa. Featuring: Music retreat with jamming, dancing, open stage and children’s activities. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Diane Tankle, Phila. Folk Song Society, 1539 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19119; Ph: 215-247-1300; Fx: 215-732-7023. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.pfs.org >)

5/25-28; ALMOST HEAVEN–Where: Timber Ridge Kids Camp, Yellow Spring, W.Va. Featuring: Swallowtail, The Figments, Nils Fredland, Ellen Engle, Marc Shepanek, Steve Gester and Anne Ritterspach. Workshops in swing, waltz and tango. Info: Joyce Duffy-Villanow, 5523 Eaglebeak Rd., Columbia, MD 21045; Ph: 301-596-0487. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.contradancers.com >)

5/25-28; NY PINEWOODS FOLK MUSIC CLUB SPRING FOLK MUSIC WEEKEND–Where: Lake Como, Pa. Workshops. Info: Joy Bennett, NY Pinewoods, 450 7th Avenue #972-D, New York, NY 10123; Ph: 718-575-1906 or 718-549-1344. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkmusicny.org >)

5/25-29; NEW MEXICO FOLKMADNESS CONTRA MUSIC & DANCE CAMP–Where: Socorro, N.M. Featuring: The Canotes, The Elftones, Laura Smith, Tom Hinds, Suzannah Park and Nathan Morrison. Workshops in contra dance, music and singing. Tix: $190 incl. r&b. Info: Lisa Bertelli, NM Folk Music & Dance Society, P.O. Box 1209, Santa Fe, NM 87504; Ph: 505-983-1321 or 505-995-2301; Fx: 505-982-6367. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkmads.org >) CR A

5/27-6/2; BEGINNING MOUNTAIN DULCIMER–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Betty Smith. Tix: $442 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

5/29-10/27; STORYTELLING LIVE: TELLER-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM–Where: International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough, Tenn. Featuring: Storytellers from across the U.S. Info: Carla Papy, International Storytelling Center, 116 W. Main St., Jonesborough, TN 37659; Ph: 800-952-8392 or 423-753-2171; Fx: 423-913-8213. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.storytellingcenter.net >)

5/30-6/1; PETE WERNICK’S BLUEGRASS JAM CAMP–Where: Morehead State University, Morehead, Ky. Featuring: Pete & Joan Wernick. Workshops in bluegrass jamming, all instruments welcome. Tix: $195. Info: Pete Wernick, Banjo Camp, 7930-P Oxford Road, Niwot, CO 80503; Ph: 303-652-8346 or 303-440-5564. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.drbanjo.com >)

JUNE

6/1-3; GEORGIA STRAIT GUITAR WORKSHOP–Where: White Rock, B.C., Canada. Featuring: Laurel Bliss, Brian Butler, Bob Evans, Rueben Gurr, Dave Lidstone, Lauri Lyster, Craig McGregor, Ron Peters, Jaime Rokeby-Thomas, Jennifer Scott, Bob Stark and Rene Worst. Workshops in guitar, fiddle, drums, vocals and songwriting. Tix: $250, adv $230. Info: Granville Airton, Georgia Strait Guitar Workshop, 2159 Quenville Rd., Courtenay, BC V9J 2X7, Canada; Ph: 250-890-0499 or 604-327-7811; Fx: 250-890-0440. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.gsgw.ca >)

6/1-3; PEOPLE’S MUSIC NETWORK SUMMER GATHERING–Where: Camp Epworth, High Falls, N.Y. Featuring: Pete Seeger, Charlie King and others. Workshops in various song topics, Info: Sarah Underhill, PMN / SFS, 1150 Berme Rd., Kerhonkson, NY 12446; Ph: 845-626-4507. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.peoplesmusic.org >)

6/1-4; FUR PEACE RANCH PICK & PUTT WEEKEND–Where: Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio. Featuring: Jorma Kaukonen, Mark Egan, Larry Coryell and Steve James. Workshops in fingerstyle, jazz and bass guitar. Tix: $995. Info: Vanessa Kaukonen, Fur Peace Ranch, 39495 St. Clair Road, Pomeroy, OH 45769; Ph: 740-992-2575 or 740-992-2498; Fx: 740-992-9126. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.furpeaceranch.com >)

6/3; DULCIMER DAY–Where: Ironwood Outdoor Ctr., Lumberton, N.J. Workshops in mtn and hammered dulcimer, Autoharp and guitar. Info: Dave Goss, President, Greater Pinelands Dulcimer Society, P.O. Box 292, Rancocas, NJ 08073; Ph: 609-859-0201 or 609-518-7600. (E-mail: )

6/3-8; MONTANA FIDDLE CAMP, SESSION 1–Where: Monarch, Mont. Featuring: Bobby Hicks, April Verch, Barbara Lamb, Vivian Williams, Emily Callender, Bill McKay, Isaac Callender and Phil Williams. Workshops in fiddle, guitar and mandolin. Tix: $340, discounts avail. Info: Fred & Jeanne Buckley, 319 Old Divide Rd., Roundup, MT 59072; Ph: 406-323-1198 or 406-547-3361; Fx: 406-236-5385. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.montanafiddlers.org >)

6/3-9; BEGINNING HAMMERED DULCIMER–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Anne Lough. Tix: $442 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

6/3-9; BLUE RIDGE OLD-TIME MUSIC WEEK–Where: Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, N.C. Featuring: Laura Boosinger, Bob Buckingham, Bob Carlin, Matt Brown, Helen White, Beverly Smith, Kenny Jackson, David Robinson, Hilary Dirlam, Steve Kilby, Carl Jones, Rhonda Gouge, Margaret Wright & Lloyd Wright, Alice Gerrard, Dorothy Kent, Kerry Blech & John Schwab, Kellie Allen, Lindsey Hogan, Penny Kilby, Jacques Lewin, Pete Peterson, Lynn Chirps Smith, Paul Tooley and Lewis Wills. Workshops in banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, mtn dulcimer, rhythm, dance, country singing and storytelling. Tix: $545, discounts avail. Info: MHC Conferences, Mars Hill College, P.O. Box 6785, Mars Hill, NC 28754; Ph: 828-689-1167 or 828-689-1646; Fx: 828-689-1647. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mhc.edu/ oldtimemusic>) A

6/4-8; SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLE CAMP FOR BEGINNERS–Where: The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, Neb. Featuring: Deborah Greenblatt. Workshops in fiddle and more. Info: Deborah Greenblatt, Greenblatt and Seay, P.O. Box 671, Avoca, NE 68307-0671; Ph: 402-275-3221. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mastercall.com/g-s >)

6/6-8; MUSICAL SAW–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Ivan Stiles. Tix: $250 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

6/6-9; AUTOHARP JAMBOREE–Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, Ark. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Music Director, Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 800-264-3655 or 870-269-3851. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ozarkfolkcenter.com >) CR HR A

6/8-10; BASS LINES–Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Tix: tuition $500, housing $285. Info: Shelly Booth, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115; Ph: 617-747-2245; Fx: 617-262-5419. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.berklee.edu/ summer>) A

6/8-10; KLUANE MOUNTAIN BLUEGRASS MUSIC CAMP–Where: Haines Junction, Y.T., Canada. Featuring: James King Band, The Wilders, The Steep Canyon Rangers, Four Chords of Wood, The Canyon Mountain Boys and more. Workshops in guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, bass and vocals, Info: Thane Phillips, 9 Green Crescent, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 4H8, Canada; Ph: 867-667-2303 or 867-334-4439. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.kluanemountainbluegrassfest.com >)

6/9-16; SCANDIA CAMP MENDOCINO–Where: Mendocino, Calif. Featuring: Nordic music, dance and culture. Workshops in Norwegian and Swedish dance and music. Info: Scandia Camp Mendocino, 1320 Harleyford Rd., Woodridge, CA 60517; Ph: 630-985-7192. (E-mail: ; Web: )

6/10-13; CBA MUSIC CAMP–Where: Nevada Co. Frgrnds., Grass Valley, Calif. Featuring: Claire Lynch, Missy Raines, Jim Hurst, David Harvey, Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, John Reischman, Trisha Gagnon, Jim Nunally, Nick Hornbuckle, Murphy Henry, Bill Evans, Jack Tuttle, Heidi Clare, Butch Waller, Charlie Edsall, Eric Anderson, Andy Alexis, Kathy Barwick and Michael Witcher. Workshops in bluegrass and old-time instruments. Tix: tuition $245, camping $30-60, meals $80. Info: Ingrid Noyes, Director, California Bluegrass Music Assoc., P.O. Box 840, Marshall, CA 94940; Ph: 415-663-1342 or 707-878-9067; Fx: 415-663-9755. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cbamusiccamp.org >)

6/10-15; MONTANA FIDDLE CAMP, SESSION 2–Where: Monarch, Mont. Featuring: Buddy Sphicher, Calvin Vollrath, Danita Rast, Emily Callender and Lori Thompson. Workshops in fiddle and hammered dulcimer. Tix: $340, discounts avail. Info: Fred & Jeanne Buckley, 319 Old Divide Road, Roundup, MT 59072; Ph: 406-323-1198 or 406-547-3361; Fx: 406-236-5385. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.montanafiddlers.org >)

6/10-16; APPALACHIAN FAMILY FOLK WEEK–Where: Hindman Settlement School, Hindman, Ky. Workshops in instruments, dance, storytelling and crafts. Crafts. Info: Mike Mullins, Hindman Settlement School, P.O. Box 844, Hindman, KY 41822; Ph: 606-785-5475; Fx: 606-785-3499. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.hindmansettlement.org >)

6/10-16; NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Billy White Fox. Tix: $442 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

6/10-17; STEVE KAUFMAN’S ACOUSTIC KAMP, WEEK 1–Where: Maryville College, Maryville, Tenn. Featuring: Stephen Bennett, Mark Cosgrove, Roy Curry, Steve Kaufman, Robin Kessinger, Robert Shafer, Steve Kilby, John Goldie, Mary Flower, Pat Kirtley, Eddie Pennington, Larry Cohen, Rusty Holloway, Ashley Broder, Jamie Laval, Bruce Molsky, Doug Cox, Stacy Phillips, Wayne Erbsen, Erie Ladin, Virginia and Ken Miller, Cindy Gray and Mike Clemmer. Workshops in guitar, bass, fiddle, Dobro, old-time banjo, vocals, jam and lap dulcimer. Tix: $750. Info: Steve Kaufman, Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamps, P.O. Box 1020, Alcoa, TN 37701; Ph: 800-FLATPIK or 865-982-3808; Fx: 865-982-3808. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.flatpik.com >) CR HR

6/10-23; BLACK HILLS SUMMER INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS–Where: Spearfish, S.D. Featuring: Lecture series and classes in vocal arts, theater and dance, Info: Laura Hovey, Black Hills Summer Institute of the Arts, 1327 State St., Rapid City, SD 57702; Ph: 605-341-5714 or 605-642-6420. (Web: < www.bhsu.edu/arts >)

6/11-14; AUTOHARP ADVANCED WORKSHOP–Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, Ark. Featuring: Charles Whitmer. Crafts. Tix: $175, daily $55. Info: Music Director, Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 800-264-3655 or 870-269-3851. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ozarkfolkcenter.com >) CR HR A

6/15-18; FUR PEACE RANCH GUITAR CAMP–Where: Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio. Featuring: John Cephas, G.E. Smith, Darrell Scott and Jack Casady. Workshops in acoustic guitar, electric guitar, songwriting and bass. Tix: $995. Info: Vanessa Kaukonen, Fur Peace Ranch, 39495 St. Clair Road, Pomeroy, OH 45769; Ph: 740-992-2575 or 740-992-2498; Fx: 740-992-9126. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.furpeaceranch.com >)

6/16-19; ALASKA MIDNIGHT SUN SONG CAMP–Where: Alaska State Frgrnds., Palmer, Alaska. Featuring: Ellis Paul, Antje Duvekot and Brooks Williams. Workshops in songwriting. Tix: $370 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Rick & Sheila Miller, Alaska Midnight Sun Song Camp, 3404 Woodland Park, Anchorage, AK 99517; Ph: 907-243-5758 or 907-223-0932; Fx: 907-272-1077. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.songcamp.com >)

6/16-23; MENDOCINO FOLKLORE CAMP–Where: Mendocino Woodlands Camp, Mendocino, Calif. Featuring: Yves Moreau, France Moreau, Chris and Lynnanne Miller, Michele Simon and Rumen Shopov. Workshops in Bulgarian dance, French Canadian dance, tango, step dance, Balkan singing and drumming. Crafts. Tix: $650. Info: Deborah Evenich, Mendocino Folklore Camp. 114 Goldman Ln., Petaluma, CA 94952; Ph: 707-765-3351 or 707-795-6926. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mendocinofolklorecamp.com >)

6/17-23; DANCE CALLERS’ WORKSHOP–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Bob Dalsemer. Tix: $442 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

6/17-23; NORTHEAST HERITAGE MUSIC CAMP–Where: Johnson, Vt. Featuring: Sandy MacIntyre, Seamus Connolly, Daniel Lemieux, Alan Jabbour, Pete Sutherland, James Stephens, David Kaynor, Sarah Hotchkiss, Grey Larsen, Peter Langston, Ken Perlman and more. Workshops in fiddle, piano, accordion, flute, whistle, banjo, guitar and mandolin. Tix: $680 incl. r&b. Info: Peter Langston & Ken Perlman, NHMC, 9228 1st Ave. NW. Seattle, WA 98117-2003; Ph: 812-334-7992; Fx: 812-334-7992. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.northeastheritagemusiccamp.com >)

6/17-23; ROCKY MOUNTAIN DANCE ROUND-UP–Where: Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colo. Featuring: Dale Sullivan, Larry Edelman, Joe Fairfield, Lew Cooke, Ron Tomocik, John Bradford, Enid Cocke, Justin Judd del Sol, Paul Moore, Bob Riggs, John & Pat Turner and DeWayne Young. Info: Bob & Allynn Riggs; Ph: 303-741-6375 or 719-598-8624. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.lloydshaw.org >)

6/17-24; STEVE KAUFMAN’S ACOUSTIC KAMP, WEEK 2–Where: Maryville College, Maryville, Tenn. Featuring: Rolly Brown, John Carlini, Beppe Gambetta, Adam Granger, Jeff Jenkins, Mike Kaufman, Marcy Marxer, Tony McManus, Scott Nygaard, Steve Kilby, Butch Baldassari, Alan Bibey, Emory Lester, John Moore, Don Stiernberg, Radim Zenkl, Cathy Fink, Dennis Caplinger, Pat Cloud, Eddie Collins, Murphy Henry, Ross Nickerson, Casey Henry, Tommy Jordan, Dick Daniels, Mike Clemmer, Bryan Kimsey and Jim Grainger. Workshops in guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals, bass, jam and lap dulcimer. Tix: $750. Info: Steve Kaufman, Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamps, P.O. Box 1020, Alcoa, TN 37701; Ph: 800-FLATPIK or 865-982-3808; Fx: 865-982-3808. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.flatpik.com >) CR HR

6/18-21; AUTOHARP BEGINNERS’ WORKSHOP Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, Ark. Featuring: Charles Whitmer. Crafts. Tix: $175. daily $55. Info: Music Director, Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 800-264-3655 or 870-269-3851. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ozarkfolkcenter.com >) CR HR A

6/21-28; FOLK ARTS CENTER OF NEW ENGLAND’S PINEWOOD SESSIONS–Where: Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, Mass. Featuring: David Newitt, Paul Mulders and the Pinewoods Band. Workshops in English and Macedonian dance. Tix: $245-560. Info: Folk Arts Center of New England, 42 W. Foster St., Melrose, MA 02176: Ph: 781-662-7475; Fx: 781-662-6730. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.facone.org >)

6/22-23; BUSINESS OF MUSIC–Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Tix: tuition $475, housing $210. Info: Shelly Booth, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115; Ph: 617-747-2245; Fx: 617-262-5419. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.berklee.edu/ summer>) A

6/22-24; BRASS WEEKEND–Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Featuring: Robynn Amy, Christine Fawson, Charles Lewis, Tiger Okoshi and Phil Wilson. Tix: tuition $500, housing $285. Info: Shelly Booth. Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St. Boston, MA 02115; Ph: 617-747-2245: Fx: 617-262-5419. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.berklee.edu/ summer>) A

6/22-24; SAXOPHONE WEEKEND–Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Tix: tuition $500, housing $285. Info: Shelly Booth, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115; Ph: 617-747-2245; Fx: 617-262-5419. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.berklee.edu/summer >) A

6/22-7/11; VILLAGE HARMONY WORLD MUSIC SINGING CAMP, TEEN SESSION 1–Where: West Hawley, Mass., then New England tour. Featuring: Petty Cuyler, Carl Linich and Evgeny Efremov. Tix: $1175. Info: Village Harmony, 5748 Hollister Hill Road, Marshfield, VT 05658; Ph: 8112-426-3210; Fx: 802-426-3491. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.villageharmony.org >)

6/23-30; BALKAN MUSIC & DANCE WORKSHOP Where: Mendocino Woodlands Camp, Mendocino, Calif. Featuring: Classes, workshops and instruction on dance, singing, folk instruments and folklore. Info: Rachel MacFarlane. East European Folk Life Center, P.O. Box 12488, Berkeley, CA 94712: Ph: 510-549-2124 or 510-547-1118; Fx: 510-549-2124. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.eefc.org >)

6/23-30; MBIRA CAMP, SESSION 1–Where: Berkeley, Calif. Featuring: Erica Azim and Zimabwean co-teacher to be announced. Workshops in traditional Zimbabwean mbira music. Tix: $700, adv $650. Info: Erica Azim, MBIRA, P.O. Box 7863, Berkeley, CA 94707-0863: Ph: 510-548-6053; Fx: 510-548-2454. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mbira.org >) CO

6/23-7/1; ALASDAIR FRASER’S SIERRA FIDDLE CAMP–Where: near Nevada City, Calif. Workshops. Info: Alasdair Fraser’s Sierra Fiddle Camp, 1281 Fifth Ave., San Francisco, CA 94122; Ph: 415-566-4355. (F-mail: ; Web: < www.sierrafiddlecamp.org >)

6/23-8/6; INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS–Where: Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen, Mich. Featuring: Music, dance, theater and arts. Info: Interlochen Center for the Arts. Admissions Office, P.O. Box 199. Interlochen, MI 49643; Ph: 800-681-5912 or 231-276-7472; Fx: 231-276-7464. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.interlochen.org >)

6/24-29; ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS IN SONG, STORY AND DANCE–Where: Sagamore Institute, Raquette Lake, N.Y. Featuring: Dan Berggren, Steve Warner and Dick & Carmen Gilman. Info: Sagamore Institute, P.O. Box 40, Sagamore Rd., Raquette Lake, NY 13420; Ph: 315-354-5311; Fx: 315-354-5851. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sagamore.org >)

6/24-29; GREATER YELLOWSTONE MUSIC CAMP–Where: Grand Targhee Summer Resort, Alta, Wyo. Featuring: Mike Dowling, John Miller, Steve James, Orville Johnson, Dix Bruce, Randy Sabien, Liz Masterson and Cary Black. Workshops in guitar, fiddle, mandolin and upright bass. Tix: $900. Info: Jan Dowling, Greater Yellowstone Music Camp, P.O. Box 1593, Dubois, WY 82513: Ph: 307-455-3748: Fx: 307-455-3749. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.greateryellowstonemusiccamp .com>)

6/24-29; KENTUCKY MUSIC WEEK–Where: Bardstown, Ky. Workshops in instruments, dance and crafts. Crafts. Info: Nancy Johnson Barker, KMW, Inc., P.O. Box 86, Bardstown, KY 40004: Ph: 502-348-5237. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.kentuckymusicweek.com >) CR HR A

6/24-29; NASHCAMP BLUEGRASS CAMP, WEEK 1–Where: Nashville, Tenn. Featuring: Claire Lynch, Missy Raines, Jim Hurst, Roland White, Barbara Lamb. Greg Cahill and Mike Witcher. Workshops in guitar, mandolin, bass, Dobro, fiddle, banjo and singing. Tix: $950. Info: Cindy Sinclair, Nash Camp, P.O. Box 210396, Nashville, TN 37221; Ph: 615-952-2267; Fx: 615-952-2267. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.nashcamp.com >)

6/24-29; SUMMERSONGS WEST–Where: Zaca Lake, Los Olivos, Calif. Featuring: Steve Gillette, Cosy Sheridan, Severin Browne, David Roth, Sloan Wainwright, Penny Nichols, Florence Riggs and more. Workshops in songwriting, singing, guitar, piano, performance, creative process and more. Tix: $650. Info: Penny Nichols, SummerSongs, P.O. Box 803, Saugerties, NY 12477; Ph: 845-750-6871 or 845-594-1867; Fx: 845-750-6170. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.summersongs.com >)

6/24-29; WCU MOUNTAIN DULCIMER WEEK–Where: Western Carolina Univ., Cullowhee, N.C. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Bobby Hensley / Continuing Education, WCU, 138 University Outreach Center, Cullowhee, NC 28723-9017; Ph: 828-227-7129 or 828-227-7397; Fx: 828-227-7115. (E-marl: ; Web: ) A

6/24-30; ALLEGHENY ECHOES SUMMER WORKSHOP–Where: Marlinton Motor Inn, Marlinton, W.Va. Featuring: Robin Kessinger, Brandon Bentley, John Morris, Bobby Taylor, Mike Bing, Charlie Walden, Richard Hefner, David O’Dell, Andrew Dunlap, Kay Justice and Evelyn Hamilton. Workshops in vocals, fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, dulcimer and creative writing. Tix: tuition $350. Info: Mike Bing, Allegheny Echoes Inc., Rt. 2 Box 128-M, Marlinton, WV 24954; Ph: 304-799-7121. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.alleghenyechoes.com >)

6/24-30; ASHOKAN FIDDLE & DANCE: WESTERN & SWING WEEK–Where: Ashokan, Olivebridge, N.Y. Featuring: Jay Ungar, Molly Mason and others. Workshops in fiddle, mandolin, guitar, piano, bass, harmony singing, vocals and band clinics. Info: Jay Ungar, Molly Mason or Barbara Mermell, Ashokan Fiddle & Dance, P.O. Box 49, Saugerties, NY 12477; Ph: 845-246-2121; Fx: 845-246-9121. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ashokan.org >)

6/24-30; CONTINUING FOLK HARP–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Lorinda Jones. Tix: $442 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

6/24-30; LADY OF THE LAKE MUSIC & DANCE WEEK–Where: Camp N-Sid-Sen, north Idaho. Featuring: Wild Asparagus, Darryl Thomas, Valerie Bergman, Greg Canote, Jere Canote, Ginny Snowe and Cis Hinkle. Workshops in dance, music, singing and art. Info: Lady of the Lake Music & Dance, Spokane Folklore Society, P.O. Box 141, Spokane, WA 99210; Ph: 208-683-3912 or 509-747-2640; Fx: 509-624-6654. (E-mail: ; Web.: < www.spokanefolklore.org >)

6/24-30; MARK O’CONNOR FIDDLE CAMP–Where: Montgomery Bell State Park, near Nashville, Tenn. Featuring: Mark O’Connor, Michael Cleveland, Aubrey Haynie, Rachel Barton Pine, Bruce Molsky, DBR, Buddy Spicher, April Verch, Tracy Silverman and others. Workshops in bluegrass, classical, old-time, Texas style, swing, hip hop and other styles. Tix: fiddlers $750, guardians $350. Info: Helen Holzen, Mark O’Connor Fiddle Camp, P.O. Box 110573, Nashville, TN 37222; Ph: 615-941-7426; Fx: 615-333-6641. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.markoconnor.com >)

6/24-7/10; VILLAGE HARMONY WORLD MUSIC SINGING CAMP IN BULGARIA–Where: Rhodope and Pirin Mountain regions, Bulgaria. Featuring: Petrana Koutcheva, Larry Gordon and Emil lvanov. Tix: $1100. Info: Village Harmony, 5748 Hollister Hill Rd., Marshfield, VT 05658; Ph: 802-426-3210; Fx: 802-426-3491. (E-mail: : Web: < www.villageharmony.org >)

6/25; IRISH SET DANCE WEEKEND–Where: The Hexham Violin Shop, Hexham, Northumberland, U.K. Workshops. Info: David Mann, 27 Hencotes, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 2EQ, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)191-286-11264 or +44-(0)1434-607897. (E-mail: : Web: < www.hexham-violins.co.uk >)

6/25-28; AUTOHARP INTERMEDIATE WORKSHOP–Where: Ozark Folk Center. Mountain View. Ark. Featuring: Charles Whitmer. Crafts. Tix: $175, daily $55. Info: Music Director, Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 800-264-3655 or 870-269-3851. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ozarkfolkcenter.com >) CR HR A

6/25-29; BERKLEE PERCUSSION FEST–Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Featuring: Mike Manhini, Terri Lynne Carrington and many more. Tix: tuition $890, housing $610. Info: Shelly Booth, Berklee College of Music, 11411 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115; Ph: 617-747-2245: Fx: 617-262-5419. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.berklee.edu/summer >)

6/25-29; COWAN CREEK MOUNTAIN MUSIC SCHOOL–Where: Cowan Community Center, Whitesburg, Ky. Workshops in banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, singing, dancing, storytelling and more. Info: Nell Fields, Cowan Community Center, 81 Sturgill Branch, Whitesburg, KY 41858; Ph: 606-633-3187. (E-mail: : Web: < www.cowancreekmusic.org >)

6/25-7/1; AMERICAN MANDOLIN & GUITAR SUMMER SCHOOL–Where: Roger Williams University, Bristol. R.I. Workshops. Info: Ralph Costanza, Amer. Mandolin & Guitar School, 248 Broadlake Road, Colchester, VT 05446; Ph: 802-864-7940 or 401-254-3568. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.amguss.com >)

6/29-7/8; VILLAGE HARMONY WORLD MUSIC SINGING CAMP, TEEN RESIDENTIAL SESSION–Where: The Roundhouse, Colrain, Mass. Featuring: Amity Baker, John Harrison and Mary Cay Brass. Tix: $650. Info: Village Harmony, 5748 Hollister Hill Rd., Marshfield, VT 05658; Ph: 802-426-3210; Ex: 802-426-3491. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.villageharmony.org >)

6/30-7/7; BACDS ENGLISH DANCE WEEK–Where: Mendocino Woodlands Camp, Mendocino, Calif. Featuring: Tricky Brits, Noel Cragg, Eden MacAdam-Somer, Larry Unger, Jim Oakden, Anita Anderson, Gene Murrow, Rebecca King, Andrew Shaw, Gene Murrow, Brooke Friendly, Judy Erickson and Jane Hecht. Workshops in English country, Morris and sword dancing and singing, Info: Mary Luckhardt, 920 32nd Street, Richmond, CA 94804; Ph: 510-233-5065 or 510-604-6060. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bacds.org/ eweek>)

6/30-7/7; NORDIC FIDDLES & FEET–Where: Buffalo Gap Camp, Capon Bridge, W.Va. Workshops in Swedish and Norwegian dance, flat fiddle, nyckelharpa, singing, hardingfele, gammaldans band. Crafts. Info: Meg Mabbs, Nordic Fiddles and Feet, 4401 Alta Vista Way, Knoxville, TN 37919; Ph: 865-522-0515. (E-mail: < fiddlesandfeet@bellsouth.net>: Web: < www.nordicfiddlesandfeet.org >)

JULY

7/1-4; INTERNATIONAL, FOLK DANCE WEEKEND W/SASHA–Where: Ellenville, N.Y. Workshops in folk dance. Ph: 212-929-5698.

7/1-6; ARLINGTON BEACH FIDDLE CAMP, WEEK 1–Where: Arlington Beach, Sask., Canada. Workshops in fiddle, guitar and piano. Info: Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange Society, 2431 8th Ave.. Regina, SK S4R 5J7, Canada; Ph: 306-780-9494; Fx: 306-780-9487. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sces.ca >) CR HR A

7/1-6; BEGINNING/CONTINUING AUTOHARP–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Ivan Stiles. Tix: $399 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School. 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 289112; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH: Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

7/1-6; COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL, TRADITIONS WEEK 1–Where: McDaniel College, Westminster. Md. Workshops in roots music, fine arts and crafts. Crafts. Info: Walt Michael, Common Ground on the Hill, 2 College Hill, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD 21157; Ph: 410-857-2771 or 410-857-2772; Fx: 410-386-4629. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.commongroundonthehill.org >)

7/2-4; WINNIPEG FOLK FEST–FOLK MUSIC RETREAT–Where: Canadian Mennonite Univ., Winnipeg, Man., Canada. Featuring: James Keelaghan, Bruce Molsky, Tim Sparks. Christine Lavin and Stephen Fearing. Workshops in fiddle. banjo, guitar, songwriting and more. Tix: $350 CAN. adv. $300. Info: Karen Press, Winnipeg Folk Festival, #203-211 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 3P2, Canada: Ph: 204-231-0096 x227 or 888-655-5354: Fx: 204-231-0076. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca >)

7/3-8/31; HARBOURFRONT CENTRE MUSIC CAMP–Where: Harbourfront Center, Toronto, Ont., Canada. Info: Harbourfront Centre Camps, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8, Canada; Ph: 416-973-4093. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.harbourfrontcentre.com >)

7/5-6; WINNIPEG FOLK FEST YOUNG PERFORMERS PROGRAM–Where: Birds Hill Park, Winnipeg, Man., Canada. Featuring: Winnipeg Folk Festival performers mentoring young musicians. Workshops. Tix: $125 CAN. Info: Morgan Hamill, Winnipeg Folk Festival, #203-211 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3B 3P2. Canada; Ph: 204-231-0096 x224 or 888-655-5354; Fx: 204-231-0076. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca >)

7/6-7; NATIONAL SHAPE NOTE GATHERING–Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, Ark. Tix: $9, kids $6. Info: Ozark Folk Center. P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560: Ph: 870-269-3851. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ozarkfolkcenter.com >) CR HR A

7/6-7; SFFMC FOURTH OF JULY CAMP–Where: Boulder Creek Scout Reservation, Santa Cruz Mountains, Calif. Featuring: Do-it-yourself concerts, jams and all kinds of acoustic music. Workshops in various music styles and song circles. Info: Ken Hayes, San Francisco Folk Music Club, 885 Clayton St., San Francisco, CA 94117; Ph: 415-661-2217. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sffmc.org >) CO A

7/7-8/10; STAGE PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP–Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Featuring: Livingston Taylor, Donna McElroy, Nancy Morris and others. Tix: tuition $500, housing $285. Info: Shelly Booth. Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115; Ph: 617-747-2245; Fx: 617-305-2504. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.berklee.edu/ summer>) A

7/8-13; ARLINGTON BEACH FIDDLE CAMP, WEEK 2–Where: Arlington Beach, Sask., Canada. Workshops in fiddle, guitar and piano. Info: Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange Society, 2431 8th Ave., Regina, SK S4R 5J7, Canada; Ph: 306-780-9494; Fx: 306-780-9487. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.sces.ca >) CR HR A

7/8-13; AUGUSTA HERITAGE CENTER CAJUN WEEK–Where: Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, W.Va. Info: Augusta Heritage Center, Davis & Elkins College, 100 Campus Dr., Elkins, WV 26241; Ph: 304-637-1209; Fx: 304-637-1317. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.augustaheritage.com >) CR HR A

7/8-13; COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL, TRADITIONS WEEK 2–Where: McDaniel College, Westminster, Md. Workshops in roots music, fine arts and crafts. Crafts. Info: Walt Michael, Common Ground on the Hill, 2 College Hill, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD 21157; Ph: 410-857-2771 or 410-857-2772; Fx: 410-386-4629. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.commongroundonthehill.org >)

7/8-13; INTERGENERATIONAL HANDBELL CAMP–Where: Heartland Presbyterian Center, Parkville, Mo. Workshops. Info: Christelle Porter or Twila Spencer, Heartland Presbyterian Center, 16965 NW 45 Hwy., Parkville, MS 64152; Ph: 816-891-1078 or 913-345-1256; Fx: 913-345-1198. (Web: < www.heartlandcenter.org >) CO A

7/8-14; CALIFORNIA COAST MUSIC CAMP, WEEK 1–Where: Sonoma Co., Calif. Featuring: Mike Compton, Paul Elliott, Rich DelGrosso, Alice Gerrard, Chris Grampp, Keith Greeninger, Sylvia Herold, James Hill, Jack Joshua, Peter Langston, Frannie Leopold, Keith Little, Carol McComb, Ron Peters, Eric Schoenberg, Shirley Mae Springer-Staten and Orrin Star. Workshops in acoustic guitar, bass, voice, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, percussion, songwriting and more. Info: California Coast Music Camp, P.O. Box 60875, Palo Alto, CA 94306-0875 ; Ph: 650-306-0399. (Web: < www.musiccamp.org >) CO

7/8-14; CONTRA DANCE MUSICIANS’ WEEK–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown. N.C. Featuring: David Kaynor, Susan Conger, Susie Secco and Peter Siegel. Tix: $442 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO HR A

7/8-14; SWANNANOA GATHERING DULCIMER WEEK–Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Featuring: Lois Hornbostel, Ken Kolodner, Bill Troxler, Jody Marshall, Guy George, Joe Holbert, Steve Seifert, Rob Brereton, Neal Hellman and more. Workshops in hammered and mtn dulcimer. Tix: $417 tuition, $317 r&b. Info: Jim Magill, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434; Fx: 828-299-3326. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.swangathering.com >) CR HR A

7/8-14; SWANNANOA GATHERING SING & SWING WEEK–Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Featuring: Elise Witt, Moira Smiley, Velma Frye, Chloe & Leah Smith, Masankho Banda, David Roth, Cate Morrill and more. Workshops in singing, dancing, choral music and improvisation. Tix: $417 tuition, $317 r&b. Info: Jim Magill, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434; Fx: 828-298-3434. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.swangathering.com >)

7/9-14; CORDOVA 4-H MUSIC CAMPS–Where: Cordova, Alaska. Workshops. Tix: $225, adv $200. Info: Kristen Kokborg, Cordova 4H, P.O. Box 1053, Cordova, AK 99574; Ph: 907-424-3535. (E-mail: )

7/12-14; GREAT SMOKEY MOUNTAIN CLOGGERS–Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, Ark. Featuring: Traditional Appalachian style old-time clog dancing. Workshops in clogging. Crafts. Tix: $9, kids $6. Info: Music Director, Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 800-264-3655 or 870-269-3851. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ozarkfolkcenter.com >) CR HR A

7/12-8/2; VILLAGE HARMONY WORLD MUSIC SINGING CAMP, TEEN SESSION 2–Where: Stannard, Vt., then New England tour. Featuring: Larry Gordon, Val Mindel and Tijana Vignjevic. Tix: $1175. Info: Village Harmony, 5748 Hollister Hill Rd., Marshfield, VT 05658; Ph: 802-426-3210; Fx: 802-426-3491. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.villageharmony.org >)

7/13-15; MUSIC PRODUCTION WORKSHOP–Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Tix: tuition $1,200, housing $285. Info: Shelly Booth, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115; Ph: 617-747-2245; Fx: 617-262-5419. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.berklee.edu/summer >) A

7/13-22; VILLAGE HARMONY WORLD MUSIC SINGING CAMP, ADULT SESSION 1–Where: The Roundhouse, Colrain, Mass. Featuring: Peter and Mary Alice Amidon and Pete Sutherland. Tix: $675. Info: Village Harmony, 5748 Hollister Hill Rd., Marshfield, VT 05658; Ph: 802-426-3210; Fx: 802-426-3491. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.villageharmony.org >)

7/13-8/3; VILLAGE HARMONY WORLD MUSIC SINGING CAMP IN THE REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA–Where: Caucasus village of Ushguli, Svaneti, Rep. of Georgia. Featuring: Ketevan Mindorashvili, Shergil Pirtskhelani Patty Cuyler and Emily Miller. Tix: $1400. Info: Village Harmony, 5748 Hollister Hill Rd., Marshfield, VT 05658; Ph: 802-426-3210; Fx: 802-426-3491. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.villageharmony.org >)

7/14-21; EARLY MUSIC WEEK–Where: Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, Mass. Featuring: Sheila Beardslee, Deborah Booth, Michael Cicone, Helene Cornelius, Jolle Greenleaf, Hank Heijink, Larry Lipkis, Margaret Ann Martin, Emily O’Brien, Christa Patton, Bill Peek and more. Workshops in English and American traditional dance, singing and instruments. Tix: $845. Info: Steve Howe, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x 102; Fx: 413-268-7471. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cdss.org >)

7/15-20; AUGUSTA HERITAGE CENTER BLUES WEEK–Where: Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, W.Va. Workshops. Crafts. Info: Augusta Heritage Center Workshops, Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, WV 26241; Ph: 304-637-1350 or 304-637-1209; Fx: 304-637-1317. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.augustaheritage.com >) CR HR A

7/15-20; AUGUSTA HERITAGE CENTER SWING WEEK–Where: Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, W.Va. Info: Augusta Heritage Center Workshops, Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, WV 26241; Ph: 304-637-1350 or 304-637-1209; Fx: 304-637-1317. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.augustaheritage.com >) CR HR A

7/15-20; SOUND ADVICE–Where: Regina, Sask., Canada. Featuring: Stuart Liddell, James MacHattie, Doug Stronach, Tyler Fry, lain MacDonald and Gavin Stoddart. Workshops in Highland bag-pipes, smallpipes and drumming, Info: lain MacDonald, Saskatchewan Pipe Band Association, Box 132, Avonlea, SK S0H 0C0, Canada; Ph: 306-868-2125; Fx: 306-868-2126. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.saskpipebands.org >)

7/15-21; 91.9 FM SUMMER ACOUSTIC MUSIC WEEK 1–Where: Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H. Workshops in songwriting, guitar, singing, banjo, blues, fiddle, dance and more. Tix: $730-795. Info: Dick Pleasants, WUMB / UMass., Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125-3393; Ph: 617-287-6901 or 617 287-6900; Fx: 617-287-6916. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.wumb.org/samw >)

7/15-21; CALIFORNIA COAST MUSIC CAMP, WEEK 2–Where: Sonoma Co., Calif. Featuring: Steve Baughman, Mike Dowling, Nina Gerber, Mary Gibbons, Ed Johnson, David Keenan, Celia Malheiros, Kristina Olsen, Steve Pottier, Bob Reid, Brian Rice, Jennifer Scott, Julian Smedley, Mike Stadler and Rene Worst. Workshops in acoustic guitar, bass, voice, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, percussion, songwriting and more. Info: California Coast Music Camp, P.O. Box 60875, Palo Alto, CA 94306-0875 ; Ph: 650-306-0399. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.musiccamp.org >) CO

7/15-21; RHYTHM AND DRUMS–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Jubal Creech. Tix: $442 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool.org >) CO CR HO BR A

7/15-21; SWANNANOA GATHERING CELTIC WEEK–Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Featuring: Kevin Crawford, Seamus Connolly, Jamie Laval, Donal Clancy, Sean Keane, Sean Regan, Jack Beck, John Sikorski, Margaret Bennett, Billy Jackson, Grainne Hambly, John Skelton, Robin Bullock, Kathleen Conneely, Jane MacMorran and more. Workshops in Celtic fiddle, dance, song, banjo, guitar, harp, flute, whistle and more. Tix: $417 tuition, $317 r&b. Info: Jim Magill, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434; Fx: 828-298-3434. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.swangathering.com >) CR HR A

7/15-28; BALKANFOLK–Where: Bankya, Bulgaria. Featuring: Seminar for Bulgarian, Romanian and Serbian folk dance, music and songs. Workshops. Info: Balkanfolk Ltd., 74 Opalchenska Str., Sofia, 1303, Bulgaria; Ph: +359-283-22010; Fx: +359-293-11346. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.balkanfolk.com >)

7/16-20; KOOTENAY BRANCH #9 FIDDLE & GUITAR WORKSHOPS–Where: Selkirk College Campus, Castlegar, B.C., Canada. Info: John Tribe, President, British Columbia Old Time Fiddlers Assoc., 1530 Woodridge Rd., Kelowna, BC V1W 3B4, Canada; Ph: 250-764-7064 or 250-367-9473. (E-mail: ; Web: )

7/16-22; ACCENT ON MUSIC FINGERSTYLE GUITAR SEMINAR, SESSION 1–Where: Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Ore. Featuring: Al Petteway, Chris Proctor and Mark Hanson. Workshops. Tix: $1095 incl. r&b. Info: Greta Pedersen., Accent On Music, PMB 252, 19363 Willamette Dr., West Linn, OR 97068; Ph: 503-699-1814 or 800-313-4406; Fx: 503-699-1813. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.accentonmusic.com >) CR HR A

7/19-21; SUMMER STRING FLING–Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Featuring: John Blake, Eugene Friesen, Matt Glaser, Chris Howes and Rob Thomas. Tix: tuition $500, housing $285. Info: Shelly Booth, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115; Ph: 617-747-2245; Fx: 617-262-5419. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.berklee.edu/ summer>) A

7/21-27; BOXWOOD FEST–Where: Lunenburg, N.S., Canada. Featuring: The flute in concerts, dances, sessions, classes and lectures. Workshops. Tix: $625. Info: Chris Norman, Director, Boxwood Festival, Ltd., P.O. Box 225, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0, Canada; Ph: 443-845-4850. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.boxwood.org >)

7/21-28; FAMILY WEEK 1–Where: Camp Ogontz, Lyman, N.H. Featuring: Bettie Zakon-Anderson, Steve Zakon-Anderson, Karen Axelrod, Peter Barnes, Michael Cicone, Laurie Cumming, Donald Davis, Merle Davis, Anne Goodwin, Steve Hickman, Dave Langford, John Mayberry, Jeanne Morrill, Matthew Olwell, DeLaura Padovan and Suzannah Park. Workshops in English and American traditional dance, singing and instruments. Crafts. Tix: $795. Info: Steve Howe, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x 102; Fx: 413-268-7471. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cdss.org >)

7/21-28; FOLK MUSIC WEEK–Where: Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, Mass. Featuring: Alistair Brown, Kathy Anderson, Mary Cay Brass. Jean Hewson, Rhys Jones, Louis Killen, Dave Long, Jeanne Morrill, Ian Robb, Steve Rosen, Christina Smith, Danny Spooner, Jeff Warner and Christina Wheeler. Workshops in English and American traditional dance, singing and instruments. Tix: $795. Info: Steve Howe, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x 102; Fx: 413-268-7471. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cdss.org >)

7/21-28; MBIRA CAMP, SESSION 2–Where: Berkeley, Calif. Featuring: Erica Azim and Zimabwean co-teacher to be announced. Workshops in trad Zimbabwean mbira music. Tix: $700, adv $650. Info: Erica Azim, MBIRA, P.O. Box 7863, Berkeley, CA 94707-0863; Ph: 510-548-6053; Fx: 510-548-2454. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.mbira.org >) CO

7/21-28; SQUARE DANCE CALLERS COURSE–Where: Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, Mass. Featuring: Kathy Anderson. Workshops. Tix: $825. Info: Steve Howe, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x102; Fx: 413-268-7471. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cdss.org >)

7/21-28; STORYTELLING WEEK–Where: Ogontz Camp, Lyman, N.H. Featuring: Merle Davis, Donald Davis. Karen Axelrod, Len Cabral, Andy Davis, Daron Douglas, Bill Harley, Laura Pershin and more. Tix: $845. Info: Steve Howe, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x 102; Fx: 413-268-7471. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cdss.org >)

7/22-26; ROCKYGRASS ACADEMY FOR ADULTS–Where: Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, Colo. Featuring: Jim Hurst, Sean Watkins, Uwe Kruger, Sandy Munro, David Harvey, Chris Thile, Ronnie McCoury. Rob McCoury, Jens Kruger, Noam Pikelny, Mark Schatz, Sara Watkins, Jason Carter, Andy Leftwich, Rob Ickes, Sally Van Meter, Missy Raines, Alan Bartram, Joel Landsberg, Claire Lynch and Del McCoury. Workshops in guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, Dobro, bass, vocals, songwriting and instrument building. Tix: SOLD OUT. Info: Planet Bluegrass, P.O. Box 769. 500 W. Main St., Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 800-624-2422 or 303-823-0848; Fx: 303-823-0849. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrass.com >)

7/22-26; ROCKYGRASS BLUEGRASS ACADEMY FOR KIDS–Where: Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, Colo. Featuring: Bearfoot Bluegrass Band (Kate Hamre, Mike Mickelson, Jason Norris, Angela Oudean and Annalisa Tornfelt). Workshops. Tix: SOLD OUT. Info: Planet Bluegrass, P.O. Box 769, 500 W. Main St., Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 303-823-0848 or 800-624-2422; Fx: 303-823-0849. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrass.com >)

7/22-26; THE MANDOLIN BUILDING EXPERIENCE–Where: Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, Colo. Featuring: Michael Hornick, Dan Roberts, Bobby Wintringham, Gary Lunde and Chuck Midgley. Workshops. Tix: tuition $650, incl. kit. Info: Planet Bluegrass, P.O. Box 769, 500 W. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540; Ph: 303-823-0848 or 800-624-2422; Fx: 303-823-0849. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.bluegrass.com >) A

7/22-27; AUGUSTA HERITAGE CENTER IRISH WEEK–Where: Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, W.Va. lnfo: Augusta Heritage Center Workshops, Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, WV 26241: Ph: 304-637-1350 or 304-637-1209; Fx: 304-637-1317. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.augustaheritage.com >) CR HR A

7/22-27; CAMP BLUEGRASS–Where: South Plains College, Levelland, Tex. Featuring: Alan Munde, Wayne Shrubsall, Ned Luberecki, Bill Evans, Adam Granger, Brad Davis, Steve Smith, Joe Cart, Gerald Jones, Ed Marsh, Dale Morris St., Steve Williams, Bill Honker, Swing Jazz Guitar and Slim Richey. Workshops in guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, Dobro, vocals and mandolin, Info: Paula or Joe Cam South Plains College Continuing Education, 1401 College Ave., Levelland, TX 79336; Ph: 806-544-9703 or 806-239-2587. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.campbluegrass.com >) CR HR A

7/22-271 HERITAGE DULCIMER CAMP–Where: Heartland Presbyterian Center, Parkville, Mo. Featuring: Janita Baker Beg, Karen Mueller, Tull Glazener, Steve Eulberg, Peggy Carter and Guy George. Workshops in mtn and hammered dulcimer. Tix: $465, commuters $210. Info: Sharon Lindenmeyer, Heritage Dulcimer Camp, 405 Court, Ellsworth, KS 67439; Ph: 785-472-4285. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.heritagedulcimercamp.org >) A

7/22-28; A DULCIMER CELEBRATION–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Bonnie Carol, Bill Taylor, Jeff Sebens and Anne Lough. Tix: $442 tuition, plus r&b. lnfo: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkschool .org>) CO CR HO HR A

7/22-28; ASHOKAN FIDDLE & DANCE-NORTHERN WEEK–Where: Ashokan, Olive-bridge, N.Y. Featuring: Jay Ungar, Molly Mason and more. Workshops in fiddle, guitar, hardingfele, piano, accordion, bass, singing, calling and band. Info: Jay Ungar, Molly Mason or Barbara Mermell, Ashokan Fiddle & Dance, P.O. Box 49, Saugerties, NY 12477; Ph: 845-246-2121 or 800-292-0905; Fx: 845-246-9121. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ashokan.org >)

7/22-28; BC FIDDLE ‘TREAT–Where: Gavin Lake, B.C., Canada. Info: BC Fiddle Workshop, Box 4017, Quesnel, BC V2J 3J2, Canada; Ph: 250-992-5081 or 250-747-1292; Fx: 250-992-5081. (E-mail: ; Web: )

7/22-28; CUMBERLAND DANCE WEEK–Where: Nancy, Ky. Featuring: Glen & Judi Morningstar, Susan Taylor, Al & Alice White Chicory, The Back Porch Rockers, Bob Tomlinson and The Avant Gardeners. Workshops in contra, square, English, Irish set, historical, fiddle, percussion, Morris, rapper sword and swing. Tix: $680. Info: Cumberland Dance Week, The Lloyd Shaw Foundation, 2924 Hickory Ct., Manhattan, KS 66503; Ph: 770-972-5430 or 304-312-1250. ( E-mail: ; Web: < www.lloydshaw.org >)

7/22-28; MARK O’CONNOR STRINGS CONFERENCE–Where: Point Loma Nazarene Univ., San Diego, Calif. Featuring: Mark O’Connor, Matt Glaser, George Gao, Daniel Carwile, John Blake, Mark Wood, David Wallace and others. Workshops in violin, fiddle, viola and cello. Tix: fiddlers $750 guardians $350. Info: Helen Holzen, Mark O’Connor Fiddle Camp, P.O. Box 110573, Nashville, TN 37222; Ph: 615-941-7426; Fx: 615-333-6641. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.markoconnor.com >)

7/22-28; STOCKTON FOLK DANCE CAMP–Where: Univ. of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif. Featuring: Yves Moruau, Jennifer Kelly, Cristian Florescu, Sonia Dion, Richard Powers, Ahmet Luleci, Germain Hebert and Jerry Helt. Workshops in international dance. Info: Bruce Mitchell, Stockton Folk Dance Camp, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 9521l; Ph: 530-888-6586 or 530-474-3231; Fx: 530-888-7439. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkdancecamp.org >)

7/22-28; SWANNANOA GATHERING OLD-TIME MUSIC & DANCE WEEK–Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Featuring: Matt Brown, Carol Elizabeth Jones, Jim Cauthen, David Holt, Carl Jones, Beverly Smith, Sheila Adams, Gordy Hinners, Phil Jamison, Meredith McIntosh, Ron Pen, Rodney Sutton, John Herrmann, Don Pedi, Alice Gerrard, Brad Leftwich, Tom Sauber and more. Workshops in fiddle, banjo, guitar, Autoharp, bass, dance, song and more. Tix: $417 tuition, $317 r&b. Info: Jim Magill, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434; Fx: 828-298-3434. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.swangathering.com >) CR HR A

7/23-26; MOUNTAIN DULCIMER WORKSHOP–Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, Ark. Workshops. Crafts. Tix: $175, daily $55. Into: Music Director, Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 800-264-3655 or 870-269-3851. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ozarkfolkcenter.com > )

7/23-27; MIDSUMMER & MUSIC–Where: Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Featuring: Alison Kinnaird. Workshops in Scottish harp. Info: Justin Busbridge, 3 Tolstachaolais, Isle of Lewis, Western Isles, HS2 9DW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)7884-310772. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.lochroag.co.uk >)

7/26-29; SUMMER GOSPEL WORKSHOP–Where: Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass. Featuring: Walter Beasley, Jetro da Silva, Renese King, Donna McElroy and Dennis Montgomery III Tix: tuition $600, housing $375. Info: Shelly Booth, Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115; Ph: 617-747-2245; Fx: 617-262-5419. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.berklee.edu/summer >) A

7/27-8/4; FOLK CAMP SCHLOSS ZEILITZHEIM–Where: Schloss Zeilitzheim, Germany. Featuring: Dave Ball. Workshops in folk dance and music. Tix: 220 euros, Info: Hedi Killick, Folk Camp Germany E.V., An der Kirche 3, Worms, 67550, Germany; Ph: +49-6242-990-121 or +49-174-2309601; Fx: +49-721-151-267-444. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkcamp.de >)

7/27-8/4; LARK CAMP–WORLD MUSIC & DANCE–Where: Mendocino Woodlands, Mendocino, Calif. Featuring: Kim Atkinson, Edmond Badoux. Vassil Bebelekov, Mark Bell, Shay Black, Evo Bluestein, Claudette Boudreaux, Hank Bradley, Maureen Brennan, David Brown, Kevin Brown, Carlo Calabi, Dan Cantrell, Danny Carnahan, Kevin Carr, Chris Caswell, Richard Cooper, Dave Cory, Joe Craven, Heath Curdts, Debbie Dawson, Stephen Dick, Connie Doolan, Tony Elman, Sinan Erdemsel, Chuck Ervin, Marla Fibish, Steve Forman. Ryan Francesconi, Philip Gelb, Jack Gilder, Wayne Hankin, Peter Heelan, Karen Hell, James Hendricks, Sylvia Herold, Erik Hoffman, Paul Hostetter, Wael Kakish, Shira Kammen, Jeremy Kammerer, Alan Keith. David Kilpatrick, Rebecca King, Chris Knepper, Robyn Mahelani Kneubuhl, Butch Kwan, Russ Lander, Pam Laughlin, Robert Laughlin, Ian Law, Wanda Law, Georgios Leftheriotis, Franny Leopold, Bertram Levy, Nada Lewis, Richard Mandel, Izzy Martin, Manose, Gregg Moore, Mark Nelson, Dan Newton, Eric Peterson, Robin Petrie, Paul Rangell, WB Reid, Dale Russ, Gregg Schneeman, Erin Shrader, Sami Shumays, Bon Singer, John Skelton, Lila Sklar, Nils Olof Soderback, Judy Stavely, Peter Sumner, Pam Swan, Holly Tannen. Benezra Tergis, Simo Tesla. Katerina Tomas, Francy Vidal, Paul Wernick, Cathie Whitesides, Vickie Yancy, Bonnie Zahnow, Daniel Zamalloa, Radim Zenkl, as well as dance and children’s instructors. Workshops in music, song and dance. Tix: $500. Info: Mickie Zekley, Lark Camp, P.O. Box 1176, Mendocino, CA 95460; Ph: 707-964-4826; Fx: 707-964-8659. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.larkcamp.com >)

7/28; REDWOOD DULCIMER DAY–Where: Bonny Doon, Calif. Featuring: Neal Hellman, Peter Tommerup, Lois Hornbostel, Janet Herman and more. Workshops in mtn dulcimer. Tix: $45, adv $40. Info: Janet Herman, 205 Jackson St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060; Ph: 831429-1691. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkplanet.com >)

7/28-8/3; PUGET SOUND GUITAR CAMP, SESSION 1–Where: near Bremerton, Wash. Workshops in guitar, singing, bass, banjo, ukulele, music theory, jug band and more. Tix: $750 incl. r&b. Info: Peter Langston, Puget Sound Guitar Workshop. 9228 1st Ave. NW. Seattle, WA 98117; Ph: 360-647-0741 or 206-781-5026; Fx: 707-885-7962. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.psgw.org >)

7/28-8/4; FAMILY WEEK–Where: Pinewoods Camp, Plymouth, Mass. Featuring: Robbin Schaffer, Daron Douglas, Brad Foster, Ralph Gordon, Megan Hicks, Andy Kane, Valerie Kosednar, Laura Light, Owen Morrison, Paul Oorts, George Paul, Susie Petrov, Diane Shaw, Seth Tepfer, Kathleen Vetter and Dave Wiesler. Tix: $795. Info: Steve Howe, Country Dance and Song Society, P.O. Box 267, Haydenville, MA 01039; Ph: 413-268-7426 x 102; Fx: 413-268-7471. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cdss.org >)

7/29-8/3; AUGUSTA HERITAGE CENTER BLUEGRASS WEEK–Where: Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, W.Va. Info: Augusta Heritage Center Workshops, Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, WV 26241; Ph: 304-637-1350 or 304-637-1209; Fx: 304-637-1317. (E-mail: ; Web: ) CR HR A

7/29-8/3; AUGUSTA HERITAGE CENTER DANCE WEEK–Where: Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, W.Va. Info: Augusta Heritage Center Workshops, Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, WV 26241; Ph: 304-637-1350 or 304-637-1209; Fx: 304-637-1317. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.augustaheritage.com >) CR HR A

7/29-8/3; CONTINUING GUITAR: OLD TIMEY RHYTHM & BACK-UP–Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N.C. Featuring: Jim Lloyd. Tix: $399 tuition, plus r&b. Info: Bob Dalsemer, John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902; Ph: 800-FOLK-SCH; Fx: 828-837-8637. (E-mail: ; Web: ) CO CR HO HR A

7/29-8/3; NASHCAMP BLUEGRASS CAMP, WEEK 2–Where: Nashville, Tenn. Featuring: Tim Stafford, Chris Jones, Fletcher Bright, Missy Raines, Jim Hurst, Bill Evans, Mike Witcher and Roland White. Workshops in guitar, mandolin, bass, Dobro, fiddle, banjo and singing. Tix: $950. Info: Cindy Sinclair, Nash Camp, P.O. Box 210396, Nashville, TN 37221; Ph: 615-952-2267; Fx: 615-952-2267. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.nashcamp.com >)

7/29-8/3; NOEL HILL IRISH CONCERTINA SCHOOL: EAST COAST CAMPUS–Where: East Durham, N.Y. Workshops in Anglo concertina. Info: Linda Mann, Noel Hill Irish Concertina School, 35 Champion Hill Rd., East Hampton, CT 06424; Ph: 865-992-4890. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.noelhill.com >)

7/29-8/3; VANCOUVER EARLY MUSIC FEST, LUTE WORKSHOP–Where: Vancouver, B.C. Featuring: Robert Barto, Ray Nurse, Pat O’Brien, Paul O’Dette and Grant Tomlinson. Info: Guy Smith, 532 N. 67th St., Seattle, WA 98103; Ph: 206-706-0840 or 604-732-1610; Fx: 604-732-1602. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~1sa/index.html >)

7/29-8/4; STOCKTON FOLK DANCE CAMP–Where: Univ. of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif. Featuring: Yves Moreau, Jennifer Kelly, Cristian Florescu, Sonia Dion, Richard Powers, Ahmet Luleci, Germain Hebert and Jerry Heir. Workshops in international dance. Info: Bruce Mitchell, Stockton Folk Dance Camp, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95211 ; Ph: 530-888-6586 or 530-474-3231; Fx: 530-888-7439. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.folkdancecamp.org >)

7/29-8/4; SWANNANOA GATHERING CONTEMPORARY FOLK WEEK–Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Featuring: Brooks Williams, Andrea Stolpe, Alan Rowoth, Tom Paxton, Kate Campbell, Cliff Eberhardt, Rani Arbo, Siobhan Quinn, Billy Jonas and more. Workshops in songwriting, performance and marketing. Tix: $417 tuition, $317 r&b. Info: Jim Magill, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434; Fx: 828-298-3434. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.swangathering.com >) CR HR A

7/29-8/4; SWANNANOA GATHERING GUITAR WEEK–Where: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, N.C. Featuring: Al Petteway, Rolly Brown, Todd Hallawell, Robin Kessinger, Andy Cohen, Pat Donohue, Paul Asbell, Stephen Bennett, Pat Kirtley, Patrick Landeza, Tony McManus, Sally Van Meter, Robin Bullock, Ed Dodson, Steve Baughman, Vicki Genfan and more. Workshops in flatpicking, fingerstyle, blues, swing, Hawaiian slack key, Dobro, bluegrass, Celtic, banjo and mandolin. Tix: $417 tuition, $317 r&b. Info: Jim Magill, Swannanoa Gathering, P.O. Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000; Ph: 828-298-3434; Fx: 828-298-3434. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.swangathering.com >) CR HR A

7/29-8/6; JINK & DIDDLE SCHOOL OF SCOTTISH FIDDLING–Where: Valle Crucis, N.C. Featuring: John Turner, Colyn Fischer, David Gardner, Melinda Crawford and Andrew Dodds. Workshops in Scottish fiddling. Tix: $695 resident, $495 day. Info: Moira J. Turner, Jink & Diddle Scottish Fiddling School, 11302 Avocet Dr., Chesterfield, VA 23838-8945; Ph: 804778-4708 or 804-647-2164; Fx: 804-778-7540. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.jinkdiddle.com >) CR HR

7/30-8/3; MIDSUMMER & MUSIC–Where: Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Featuring: Wendy Stewart. Workshops in Scottish harp. Info: Justin Busbridge, 3 Tolstachaolais, Isle of Lewis, Western Isles, HS2 9DW, U.K.; Ph: +44-(0)7884-310772 or +44-(0)1851-621265; Fx: +44-(0)1851-621397. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.lochroag.co.uk >) CR HR

7/30-8/3; YOUTH PERFORMANCE CAMP–Where: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, Ark. Workshops in acoustic instruments, rhythm, singing, dance, performance etiquette, songwriting, sound mixing and recording. Tix: $250, plus r&b. Info: Ozark Folk Center, P.O. Box 500, Mountain View, AR 72560; Ph: 870-269-3851. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.ozarkfolkcenter.com >) CR HR A

7/30-8/5; ACCENT ON MUSIC FINGERSTYLE GUITAR SEMINAR, SESSION 2–Where: Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Ore. Featuring: Ed Gerhard, Doug Smith and Mark Hanson. Workshops. Tix: $1095 incl. r&b. Info: Greta Pedersen, Accent On Music, PMB 252, 19363 Willamette Dr., West Linn, OR 97068; Ph: 503-699-1814 or 800-313-4406; Fx: 503-699-1813. (E-mail: ; Web: < www.accentonmusic.com >) CR HR A

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