Summer 2019 - Schedule & Events

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I will be on vacation from the last week in June through the first week in July.  I will be back on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Please mark your calendars!

The Summer Schedule is as follows:  Tuesday - Thursday, 5pm-9pm.  Check my schedule here for a more recent update. 
  • There will be no morning hours available until September.  
  • If you had a previously scheduled morning slot, make sure you've moved to an open slot in the evening if you still want lessons.  If the slot you wanted is not available, contact me asap to find another.
  • Several people will be traveling or vacationing this summer, so their slots will be available during the summer months.  
  • If you don't see the slot you want, contact me asap

Festivals:

I will be attending the following outdoor events this summer.  If you would like to meet me there, we can sit together!
  • The Busy Bird Bluegrass Festival is held in Berkshire, New York and is set for July 11-14 (Thursday thru Sunday), 2019.
  • The Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is held in Oak Hill, New York on the famous Walsh Farm and is set for July 18-21, 2019.
  • The Ossipee Valley Music Festival is held in South Hiram, Maine at the County Fairgrounds and is set for July 25-28 (Thursday thru Sunday), 2019.  I'll be there on the 25th - in the afternoon around 5.
  • The 11th Annual Brantling Bluegrass Festival dates are set for July 25-28, 2019 (Thursday thru Sunday), and is held in Sodus, New York.  I'll be there on the 26th in the afternoon around 5.
  • The Pemi Valley Bluegrass Festival is held in Thornton, New Hampshire at the Sugar Shack campground. This year’s festival is set for August 1-4 (Thursday thru Sunday), 2019.
  • The Plattsburgh Bluegrass Festival is held in Plattsburgh, New York at the Clinton County Fair Grounds. This year’s event is scheduled for August 8-11 (Thursday thru Sunday), 2019.
  • The 22nd Annual Pickin’ in the Pasture Bluegrass Festival is held in Lodi, New York and is scheduled for August 22-25 (Thursday thru Sunday), 2019.  I'll be there on the 23rd in the afternoon around 5.
  • August 22-25 (Thursday thru Sunday), 2019, the August edition of the Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival in Litchfield, Maine at the Fairgrounds.  I'll be there on the 24th in the afternoon around 5.
  • The Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival is held in Brunswick, Maine and this year’s event is scheduled for Aug 29 – Sep 1 (Thursday thru Sunday), 2019.

Events:


  • Celtic Calamity (the Thursday night Celtic group class) performing and singing Thursday June 20, 2019 at 7pm at Mill 180 Park in Easthampton
  • Granby Mandolin Ensemble (the Tuesday night Classical group class) performing Bach and Mozart on Sunday, July 28 at 2:30pm at Porter Phelps Museum in Hadley.



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