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Third Annual Fall Fiddle Festival Brings Scottish, Irish, Jazz Fiddlers to NH, Oct. 13

CONCORD, NH—Bringing together fiddlers from Scottish, Irish, and Gypsy jazz traditions, the third annual Fall Fiddle Festival will offer Concord a full day of workshops and jam sessions, followed by an upbeat evening concert of fiddle music on October 13.

The Festival will bring together three fiddle players: stellar jazz violinist Jason Anick, whose credits include performances with Stevie Wonder, Delta Rae, and Girls, Guns, and Glory; Scottish fiddling phenom Katie McNally, who has been hailed as “the new face of Scottish fiddling” by The Living Tradition Magazine; and Concord’s own Irish and New England contradance musician Liz Faiella, chair of the Folk, Jazz, and Popular Music Department at Concord Community Music School.

The workshops and concert will take place on Saturday, October 13 at the Concord Community Music School, 23 Wall Street in downtown Concord, NH. Liz Faiella photo 1 b&w

Fall Fiddle Festival Workshops

Saturday, October 13, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Register at www.ccmusicschool.org or 603-228-1196

Space is limited & pre-registration is required

$75, includes full day of workshops & jams and evening concert ticket

Note: Workshops are geared towards teens and adults, but a few spaces are available for kids 9-12.

Fiddle players of various levels and styles are invited to participate in a range of workshop offerings and jam sessions, taught by fiddlers Jason Anick, Gypsy jazz, Katie McNally, Scottish, and Liz Faiella, Irish and New England contradance. Workshops will be offered for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players during each workshop session. Beginner workshops are geared towards musicians who have a basic knowledge of their instrument.

Fall Fiddle Festival Concert

Saturday, October 13, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets $20/adults, $15/students & seniors

Purchase tickets at www.ccmusicschool.org or 603-228-1196

Featuring Jason Anick, Katie McNally, and Liz Faiella on the fiddle, alongside their musical collaborators, the Fiddle Festival’s evening concert will journey through jazz, Scottish, and Irish fiddling traditions.

More information and tickets are available at 603-228-1196 or www.ccmusicschool.org.


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