Summit School of Traditional Music and Culture presents its 3rd annual Winter Folk Music Festival featuring Dirk Powell and Riley Baugus with Corey Porsche, Anna Lindblad, Pete Sutherland, Ken Perlman, Jim Prendergast, Ryan Dricky, Sarah Blair, Jeremiah McLane, Mayfly, and more.|
January 18, 19, 20, 2013
Join us for a weekend of Traditional music with concerts, workshops in banjo, fiddle, a Cajun dance party, meet and greet with the artists, a guitar pull and a special film screening for Traditional music lovers.
Advance tickets, including an "All Access Winter Festival Pass", are available for purchase. $100 adults; $75 children 16 and under.
Dirk Powell and Riley Baugus are two of the most respected names on the Traditional Music circuit having crafted music for the film Cold Mountain and playing alongside some of the most renowned Traditional artists of our time. Anna Lindblad is a rising star in the Swedish Folk Music scene and Ken Perlman, Pete Sutherland, Jeremiah McLaine, Sarah Blair and Mayfly continue to share their artistry throughout the region.
The Summit School Winter Folk Festival will be held throughout downtown Montpelier, Vermont, at various venues.
Friday, January 18, 2013
5:15 - 7:15 pm -GUITAR PULL: Local Showcase (FREE/By Donation), MSAC, 58 Barre St, Montpelier.
7:30 - 9:30 pm -CONCERT: Ken Perlman and Jim Prendergast, Anna Lindblad and Ryan Dricky, ($15.00 Advance/$20.00 Door), Bethany Church Sanctuary, Main Street, Montpelier.
9:45 - 11:15 pm - VIP MEET AND GREET: Roots Music Showcase - Dirk Powell, Riley Baugus, Corey Porsche, Katie Trautz and others, ($10.00 Advance/$12.00 Door) The Black Door, Main Street, Montpelier.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
10:30am - 12:00pm - WORKSHOP: Melodic Clawhammer Banjo with Ken Perlman, ($20.00 Advance/$25.00 Door), Bethany Church A, Main Street, Montpelier.
10:30am - 12:00pm - WORKSHOP: DADGAD Guitar with Jim Prendergast ($20.00 Advance/$25.00 Door), Bethany Church B, Main Street, Montpelier.
10:30am - 12:00pm - WORKSHOP: Swedish Fiddle with Anna Lindblad ($20.00 Advance/$25.00 Door), MSAC, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier.
1:15 - 2:45pm - WORKSHOP: Old Time Fiddle with Dirk Powell ($20.00 Advance/$25.00 Door), Bethany Church B, Main Street, Montpelier.
3:00 - 4:30pm - WORKSHOP: Roundpeak Clawhammer Banjo & Singing with Riley Baugus ($20.00 Advance/$25.00 Door) Bethany Church A, Main Street, Montpelier.
4:45 - 6:15pm - WORKSHOP: Cajun & Zydeco Dance with Corey Porsche ($10.00 Advance/$12.00 Door) Summit School, 46 Barre Street, Montpelier.
7:00 - 9:00 pm. - CONCERT: Dirk Powell, Riley Baugus with Mayfly ($20.00 Advance/$25.00 Door) Bethany Church Sanctuary, Main Street, Montpelier.
9:30 - Midnight - CAJUN DANCE PARTY: Dirk Powell, Riley Baugus, Corey Porsche ($10.00 Advance/$12.00 Door) The Black Door, Main Street, Montpelier.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
10:30am - 12:00pm - FILM & TALK: "Blues House Party" with Mark Greenberg, (Free/ By Donation) MSAC, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier.
12:45 - 1:45pm - WORKSHOP: American Harmony Singing with Pete Sutherland ($20.00 Advance/$25.00 Door) MSAC, 58 Barre Street, Montpelier.
2:00 - 3:30pm - WORKSHOP: Irish and Celtic Tunes with Jeremiah McLane and Sarah Blair ($20.00 Advance/$25.00 Door) Bethany Church A, Main Street, Montpelier.
4:00 - 6:00pm - CONCERT: Pete Sutherland, Sarah Blair, Jeremiah McLane ($15.00 Advance/$20.00 Door) Bethany Church Sanctuary.
Our main stage is at Bethany Church; with workshops there as well as at Summit School (46 Barre Street) and at the Montpelier Senior Arts Center also on Barre Street.
The Winter Folk Festival is made possible in part by: Montpelier City Arts, Young Traditions Vermont, The S&C Harvest Foundation, The Skinny Pancake, Vermont Violins, and all our generous Kickstarter friends.
For more information, contact, Mary L. Collins, Executive Director @ 802-917-1186 (or via cell) 802-371-8125. Email: email@example.com
Summit School of Traditional Music and Culture, co-founded in 2007 by Rebecca Singer and Katie Trautz, is a nonprofit 501c3 organization based in Montpelier, Vermont, which serves the greater North/Central region of Vermont. Summit School promotes cross-cultural understanding through music, dance and the exploration of diverse cultures through the arts. We offer classes and seminars for all ages, summer music camps for children, workshops with visiting regional, national and international artists, and a schedule of concerts by renowned traditional artists from the region, country and abroad.
In the past 6 years Summit School has hosted a stellar list of national and international artists in our effort to expand cultural understanding within our own state and nation. We have hosted musical artists from Africa, Ireland, Norway, Canada and other countries. These intimate workshops and classes give students an opportunity to learn from masters at their craft close to home in a format that is appealing to both children as well as adults.
Summit School also provides outreach opportunities by offering workshops on Traditional Music and Culture to schools and community groups. It is our hope that nurturing our local cultural economy will also foster awareness and acceptance of diverse cultures.
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