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Aug 10

Harvest Moon Festival

Presented by The Delaware Nature Society

Oct. 4 & 5, 2014

The Harvest Moon Festival will be held Saturday & Sunday, October 4 & 5, from 10 am - 5 pm at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road, Greenville, Delaware 19807. The festival features fun activities for all ages. Enjoy artisan demonstrations, children's activities and crafts, raptor programs, pony rides, corn maze, farm animal experiences, hayrides, food trucks, and great live music all day long. For more info, visit the website: www.delawarenaturesociety.org/hmf.html

Apr 28

2014 Fall Concert Schedule

Submitted by awarnock on Mon, 04/28/2014 - 14:49

Important - Note new concert admissions prices!

Friday, October 10, 2014

Tricia Spencer & Howard Rains

Spencer & RainsSpencer & Rains play old time music. Tricia Spencer  is a Kansas fiddler who grew up learning the tradition of old-time music from her Grandparents.  At an early age, she was perched up on some stage tapping her foot to the beat of fiddles, banjos, mandolins and guitars.  While growing up, her free time was spent traveling to festivals and fiddling contest throughout the Midwest and hanging around listening and learning from Pete McMahan, Cyril Stinnet, Lymon Enloe, Dwight Lamb, Amos Chase, and Lucy Pierce. Tricia is multi-instrumentalist who has studied with some of the great masters in old-time and is highly sought after as a performer, dance fiddler, and instructor. Howard Rains is a native Texas artist and fiddler living in both Austin, TX and Lawrence, KS whose twin obsessions are painting and playing traditional American fiddle music. Howard plays rare, old tunes learned from friends, family and old recordings. His release “The Old Texas Fiddle” reintroduces listeners to the pre-contest styles of Texas fiddling. The New York Times has called Howard “an authority on old Texas-style fiddling.” Info: http://spencerandrains.com/

8 p.m. at the Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 420 Willa Road, Newark, Del. 19711

Tickets online or at the door: Public $20; Seniors $17; BFOTM Members $15; Students with school ID $10; Ages 17 & under FREE!

More info: concerts@brandywinefriends.orgwww.brandywinefriends.org, or (302) 321-6466

Aug 14

Milliner-Koken Fiddle Tune Book Sample

Submitted by awarnock on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 11:49

The Koken-Milliner Collection of American Fiddle Tunes

The Koken-Milliner Collection of American Fiddle Tunes has been completed. You can download a PDF file giving screen shots of the pages of music, various indices, and artists' profiles section, with explanations and ordering info. The book will be released in mid-February. Also check with www.mkfiddletunes.com for updates.

Aug 11

Festival Photos Available

Submitted by awarnock on Sun, 08/11/2013 - 23:50

Memories from Festivals Past

Our official Festival Photographer, Priscilla Warnock, now has a selection of photos she has taken at the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festivals for sale on her web site.  This includes many from the 2008, 2009 and 2010 festivals and a selection of shots from previous festivals, too.  You have probably seen her work on the festival web site, in bluegrass magazines like Bluegrass Unlimited and even on a number of bluegrass CDs.