June 6 – 7 p.m. John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC. Lorraine and Bennett in concert, Thursday. https://folkschool.org/event.php?event_type_id=1
June 2 – 8. John C. Campbell Folk School. Lorraine and Bennett lend “Surviving and Thriving in Jam Sessions” class https://folkschool.org/event.php?event_type_id=1
July 27 – Café Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY. Lorraine and Bennett: Masters of the Banjo.
June 30 – July 6, Mountain Collegium at Western Carolina University. Lorraine teaches harp, dulcimer, Appalachian folk ensemble in this Early Music program.
Wall-to-wall banjos of every description, new and old; great players and teachers; fun workshops and demonstrations; astonishing faculty concert; lots o’ jamming; Natural setting; good food and plenty of it; yup, it’s a real good time! Check it out at…
Our second year at the Brookline Music School, at 25 Kennard Road, Brookline MA. Phone: 617 277-4593. This is a much friendlier and beautifuller venue than Harvard Square ever was for a dulcimer drove. www.dulcimerfestival.org
New England Folk Festival, at Mansfield (MA) High School. Lotsa beautiful young people in colorful dance costumes, and plenty of beautiful formerly young people picking and singing together. Great food and thoroughly world-class arts-and-crafts. All musical presenters perform for love…
April 12 – 14. Mandolin Camp North, Prindle Pond Centre, Charlton MA. Lorraine teaches beginners, Bennett backs up the jams. mugwumps.com
Cornwall, CT native Lorraine will feature in concert for the The Historical Society, Cornwall, CT. 860/672-0505 http://www.cornwallhistoricalsociety.org/ in their Cornwall Women series. Bennett will accompany, naturally.
Yeah, so they misspell my name. Just a reminder that the experts can be wrong! Great venue, though. Acoustics? Oh, yes. We’ll pick and sing American mountain music, including traditional music from the Northern Appalachians, which was largely ignored by scholars,…