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The Cape Cod Fiddlers
TBA Harbor View Music Festival - The Cape Cod Fiddlers return for their 11th year!
Concert begins 6 PM at the bandstand; Children's Beach, Nantucket(10 minutes walk from the ferries).
Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the free concert.
Sponsored by the Nantucket Park and Rec Commission.
Sunday July 31 Music for a Summer's Night series
First United Methodist Church
Main and Cross Streets, Chatham, MA
Performance begins at 8 PM
2nd Saturday in September

24th Annual Lowell Banjo & Fiddle Contests
10 am dulcimer, banjo & fiddle workshops; contest begins at noon
Lowell National Historical Park
Lowell, MA
Thanks to the hard work and dedication of Park Ranger Alex Demas !

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Sessions & Jams:(weekly)

Saturdays: The Claddagh Inn, 4 - 7 pm
Fine food and drink in an intimate setting
Mix of traditional Irish and American tunes and songs
Greg Johnson(fiddle, banjo), Bill Black(guitar, banjo and vocals), Alice Van Buren(mandolin), Lou Roten(fiddle)
We are joined by accordians, basses, harmonicas, guitars, mandolins, whistles, bodhrans and spoons.
We all sing along and have a great time. All are welcome.
Route 28, East Harwich, MA

Sundays: The Olde Inn at West Dennis, 7 -11 pm
Great food, drink and traditional Irish music next to the fireplace
Usually hosted byBill Black(tenor banjo and songs)
Route 28, West Dennis, MA

Thursdays: The Thursday Night Chefs Jam, starting around 8 pm
A weekly eclectic jam now celebrating its 18TH year !! - lots of bluegrass,
some old time, celtic, old songs, old RR
at a different home each week
e-mail for information

1st Sunday of each month through the winter, 3 - 6 pm
Bluegrass at the Prodigal Son, Hyannis

4th Sunday of the month through the winter, 2 - 5 pm
Music at Boyce's, North Falmouth
call or e- mail Jim Boyce, 508-563-9494

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Contra Dances on Cape Cod - Saturdays from 8 to 11 PM
(Phone #'s are included for directions if you need them)

Every 1st Saturday of the Month
Woods Hole Community Center, Woods Hole(508-548-6229 or 508-548-6661)

Every 2nd Saturday of the Month
(moved to)Freedom Hall, Cotuit(508-563-6750)

Every 3rd Saturday of the Month
East Sandwich Grange Hall, Old County Road(508-888-4968)

Every 4th Saturday of the Month

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(please e-mail if any links below do not work - I do test them periodically)

Festivals, Music Camps, Contests
Appalachian String Band Festival at Clifftop, Camp Washington Carver, WV
Ashokan Music Camps with Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
Augusta Heritage Center Music & Crafts Workshops, Elkins, WV
Ceilidh Trail Music Camp, Inverness, Cape Breton Canada
Festival Finder Information on music festivals nationwide
Indiana State Picking & Fiddling Contest
Cuzin Isaac's Bluegrass Festival Guide
Lowell Annual Banjo & Fiddle Contests
Lowell Folk Festival, Lowell National Historical Park
Merlefest Wilkesboro, NC Home Page
Minnesota Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival Zimmerman, MN
Newburgh Fiddler Fest Newburgh, Indiana
NOMAD Festival Traditional Music, Art, and Dance
Noppett Hill Bluegrass Festival Lanesboro MA
Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival Guthrie OK, (home of Byron Berline)
Old Songs Festival, Guilderland, NY (near Albany)
Orangeville Fiddle and Step Dance Camps Ontario, Canada
Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Festival Homepage - Cornish, Maine
Roanoke Bluegrass weekend Roanoke, VA
Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp, near Denver, CO
Rocky Mountain Fiddle Contest
Rhythm and Roots Festival, Charlestown, RI (Labor Day Weekend)
Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival, Brunswick, ME (Labor Day Weekend)
Union Grove Home Page, Union Grove, NC
Walnut Valley Festival Winfield KS
Vandalia Gathering, Charleston, WV
Weiser Contests Home Page, Weiser, ID
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, Ancramdale, NY, July 17-20, 2003

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Music Information, Publications
Music for Robin logo Music-For-Robin Billie Hockett's Folk Music Events Calendar
An extensive listing of events, concerts and artist appearances for the Northeastern United States(mostly New England)

ABC Shareware information, Jim Vint
Acoustic Guitar Magazine
All Music website musician's discographies, biographies
Les Blank Films Flower Films - American Music documentaries
Captain Fiddle - Ryan Thompson's Home Page
Celtic tunes listing with standard and abc notation
Delta Blues song lyrics data base
Donegal Fiddle Pages
Fiddle links page, maintained by T David Van Zandt
Fiddle-L ABC Tune Archive
Fiddler Magazine
Fiddler's Companion Huge data base for fiddle tune histories & source information
Flat 5 Press & Recording Studio On-Line store
Flatpick Guitar Magazine Home Page
Flatpick-L Home Page
Flatpicker Home page - by Jerry Garland Everything you need to know about fretted instruments
Stefan Grossman's Videos Catalog Vestopol instructional and historic performance videos
Harmony Central Guitar information / luthier comparisons
Homespun Home Page - Instructional Videos, CD's and tapes
Injuries & Musicians
The Klezmer Shack
Mandolin Cafe Home Page
Mudcat Cafe Home Page
Muse Home Page - download music and tab writing software.
MP3 site, traditional tunes in MP3 format
Mugwumps Home Page
Old Time Herald, on line edition
Southern Music Home Page - Roots music of the American South, from 1900 - 1999
Strings Magazine Home Page
The Tao of the Mandolin A book in progress by John Bird
Violink The World of Violins
Wings and Strings Festival, South Florida
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Bluegrass sites

Barb Diederich's Bluegrass Events Calendar
An extensive and indexed listing of events, concerts, jams and artist appearances
for the Northeastern United States

Bluegrass in Antarctica
The Bluegrass Connection
Bluegrass Guitar Joe Carr's Bluegrass Guitar site.
Bluegrass Music Links
Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine
Bluegrass World
Boston Bluegrass Union
Cybergrass, The Internet's Bluegrass Music Magazine, searchable bluegrass database,
artist profiles & performance schedules.
Mike Wright's Flatpick guitar page Link to Flatpick-L
Live Bluegrass On-Line
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Clubs, Coffeehouses, Radio Stations, etc
The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA
The First Encounter Coffeehouse in Eastham, MA
Folk Venues Database Nationwide listing of Folk Music Venues
Johnny D's Music Club, Davis Square, Somerville, MA - performer schedules
Prairie Home Companion Home Page
The Station Inn Home Page, Nashville TN
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West Virginia Public Radio Home Page
WGBH TV & Radio, Boston, MA - Home Page
New Hampshire Public Television Home Page
WOMR Radio, Provincetown, MA - Home Page
WUMB Folk Radio, Boston, MA - Home Page
WSM Radio, Nashville, TN - Home Page
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Dealers, Luthiers
Acoustic Outfitters Music Shop, Stratham, NH
Acoustic Roots, Philadelphia, PA (Larry Broido)
Daniel Blom Guitar Restoration, Nashville TN
Dana Bourgeois custom guitars, Lewiston, ME
Jim Boyce's Musical Instruments web site, North Falmouth, MA
Calton Musical Instrument Cases web site
Collings Clarence White Guitar "unofficial" web site, maintained by David Dugas
Cotten Music Home Page, Nashville, TN
D'Addario Home Page
Dudenbostel String Instruments Home Page
Maurice DuPont guitars, mandolins
Elderly Instruments Home Page - New & Vintage stringed instruments, Recordings and Instructional Materials
First Quality Music SuppliesHome Page, Louisville KY
Flatbush Instruments Home Page - Copenhagen, Denmark
Fossil Ivory-FIK's Home Page - Fossil ivory bridge pins, nuts & saddles
Joe Dobbs Fret 'n Fiddle Home Page - St. Albans WV
Gibson website Instrument Serial # link
Gruhn Guitars Home Page, Nashville, TN
Gryphon Strings Home Page, Palo Alto, CA
Hammond Ashley, Seattle, WA
House of Musical Traditions Home Page, Takoma Park, MD
Johnson String Instruments, John Street, Newton Centre, MA
KC Strings Violin Shop, Merriam, KS
Larrivee Guitars, Vancouver BC, Canada
Lemur Music, San Juan Capistrano, CA
Stewart MacDonald Home Page(luthier supplies)
Mandolin Brothers Home Page, Staten Island, NY
Maton Instruments Home Page - Australia
Martin Guitars Home page
Music City StringsTKL Home Page, Rockport, MA
The Music Explorium, Carrboro, NC
The Music Emporium, Lexington, MA - fine fretted instruments
Musicians & Instrument Makers Forum
Rigel Mandolins, Hyde Park, VT - Home Page
Sandy's Music, Central Square, Cambridge - Sandy Sheehan's music store, the funkiest in Cambridge
Eric Schoenberg Guitars 
Shar Home Page
Southwest Strings Home Page
StringPull Mike Nihen's guitar shop web site, Fairfax, VA
Henry Strobel Violin making books
Steve Swan Guitars, Dealer for Santa Cruz Guitars
Thomastik-Infield Home Page
TKL Home Page - Tweed instrument cases
Woodwinds and Brasswinds Home Page - Discount Strings, Rockin' Rhythm, etc
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Record Companies, Distributors
County Sales Home Page
Flyin' Cloud Records- Old Time, Bluegrass
Green Linnet- Celtic recordings
June Appal Recordings Home Page
Library of Congress
Mid Continent Music Home Page - recordings
Old Homestead Records
Rounder Records Home page
Shanachie Music Home Page
Sierra Records (also Muleskinner records)
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Home Page
Sugar Hill Records Home Page
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American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers
American Folklore Society
Falmouth Fiddlers
Folk Dance Association
Guild of American Luthiers Home Page
Minnesota Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association Home Page
Missouri Old Time Fiddlers Association-MSOTFA Home Page
New England Folk Festival Association (NEFFA)
Bill Shull's North American Fiddle Association (NAFA) events page, NAFA links
NAMM International Music Makers Association
Oregon Fiddlers Association by Lew Holt
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Center for Anatomy - Wood Research
Ceolas Artists- Listing, profiles, discographies, links
Oasis CD Duplication Services Home Page
Pollstar Home Page - performers touring schedules
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Musicians, Bands
Darol Anger/Mike Marshall Band- Home Page
Kenny Baker's Home page - by Jim Moss
Peter Barnes- Home Page
Byron Berline's Home Page
David Bromberg's unofficial web page maintained by fans
Carbon Leaf Home Page -- Best Rock Band in Richmond, VA
John Carlini
Cape Cod Fiddlers Home Page - The Cape's Fiddle band
Vassar Clements Home Page
Crabgrass The Cape Cod Bluegrass band
Brad Davis' Home Page - Instruction Videos, CD's
Adam Dewey & Crazy Creek a New England Bluegrass Band
Dixie Butterhounds, A fine Old Time string band from Arlington, MA
Dwight Diller's New Home Page, banjo from the heart of West Virginia
Dwight Diller's web site by Gordon Banks
Jim Fidler of Newfoundland
Folk Medicine Home Page, a band from Acton MA
Folklore Productions, Doc Watson tour info, discography(Mitch Greenhill)
The Freight Hoppers Home Page
Matt Glaser's Home Page - String Dept head, Berklee College of Music
Gopher Broke Bluegrass Band
Grand Bois Home Page - a fine traditional Cajun band from the Boston area
David Grisman's Home Page
John Hartford's Home Page
Andrew Hill Fan page, discography
David Holt Home Page & High Windy Audio
Hot Club USA - Federico Britos & Frank Vignola Home Page - great jazz violin & guitar
Jim Hurst's Home Page
Steve Kaufman's Home Page
Alison Krauss Band Home Page
Robin Kessinger's Home Page
Laurie Lewis' Home Page
John McGann's Home Page - Transcriptions, Lessons, Tab & Sheet Music, Recordings
Mark O'Connor's Home Page
Stacy Phillips' Dobro & Fiddle Home Page
>Frank Ryan's Home Page (Celtic Clan)
The Red Clay Ramblers Home Page - history, discography, performance schedule, current lineup
Harvey Reid's website, Woodpecker Records
Salamander Crossing's Home Page.
Les Sampou Home Page
The Seldom Scene Home Page
Orrin Star's Home Page
Bobby Taylor's Home Page - Bobby organizes Clifftop every year
IIIrd Tyme Out
Benny Thomasson Home Page, Texas fiddling
Trout Fishing in America Home Page
Joe Venuti Home Page
Roland White's Home Page
Wild Asparagus Home Page
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Old Time Music sites
Old Time Music page Gordon Banks Old Time music page with lots 'o links
Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music Home Page(Delaware)
Old Time Music on the Radio Home Page
Old Time Music Page David Lynch's Old Time Music site - many Old Time Music links
Old Time Recordings listing
Old Time Recordings on CD listing
Jeff Titon's Old Time Music Home Page, Old Time Fiddling, Clyde Davenport-Eastern Kentucky Fiddler
Voyager Records Home Page - Old Time Fiddle Music recordings
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Bullshirts Boutique Boutique for all Listers
Feldenkrais Home Page
Fiddle Net Home Page-hundreds of fiddle links
The Fiddler's Connection Data base for thousands of fiddle tunes, their origins and histories.
Freighttrainboogie CD reviews and more

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