Festivals Featuring DEXTER FIDDLES
2019 - 2020 Season


"Arkansas Traveller" as played by
The French Connection

Deck Nieforth, Cabinetmaker, Musician and Luthier, handcrafts four- and five-string fiddles, priced $1,000-$5,000; Mahogany Violin Stands, $40, and Exotic Wood Musical Spoons, $15. The French Connection CD: “Reels, Jigs and Other Dance Tunes,” [Great for contra dances without live music!] $12, KC Moaners: A Jug Band CD ($10), and Dan Lanier’s book, The Goff Hall Collection of Original Dance Tunes and Favorite Recipes, $10.

Friday-Sunday, April 12-14, 2019

The 75th(!) New England Folk Festival (NEFFA), Middle and High Schools, Mansfield, MA Friday, 7-11:30pm; Saturday, 10am-5:30pm, 4-11:30pm; Sunday, 10am-5:30pm International Dancing, Performances, Singing, Workshops, Juried, Crafts, Kids’ Activities, Food, Folk Bazaar

DexterFiddles Vendor Booth* in Juried Crafts Room throughout the Festival. (Juried Crafts Room closes Friday and Saturday at 9:15pm) Signs posted. Parking lots with shuttles.

Location: Mansfield Middle School, 250 East Street, Mansfield, MA 02048
Directions: I-95x7A onto Rte. 140S. In a mile, turn left at light onto Rte. 106E for 1.8 miles. Then sharp right onto East Street. Festival is in .5 miles. Signs posted. Parking lots. For more information, www.neffa.org

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 11am-6pm

The Blackstone River Theatre (BRT) Summer Solstice Festival

5 stages of Celtic song and dance. Food trucks, performances, craft vendors. DexterFiddles* Sale Booth under the big tree.

Location: Diamond Hill State Park, Rte. 114, Cumberland, RI

Thursday, June 27, 2019, 3-7pm

KC Moaners Jug Band and others Performance

Location: Farmer’s Market, Dexter Park, 85 Parade Street at Hudson Street, Providence, RI 02908

Saturday-Sunday, July 6-7, 2019, 11am-6pm daily. No entry fee. Charge for some performances.

The New Bedford Folk Festival - Historical New Bedford District, MA

Musical performances,multicultural craft vendors, food court. DexterFiddles Vendor Booth open throughout Festival, diagonally across from the Information Building.

Saturday, September 21, 2019 (Rain Date: Sunday Sept. 22), 12-5pm. Free!

Fiddle ‘n Folk Fest

DexterFiddles Booth* throughout Festival. Performances, Old Time Fiddlers, Craft vendors, Facilities, Food trucks and BBQ fireplaces. Sponsored in part by RISCA , The Coffee House, and Barrington Library

Location: Haines Memorial State Park, off the bike path in Barrington (RI)

Sunday, November 3, 2019, 10am-4pm

Creative Hands Art Show - DexterFiddles Booth*

Location: Temple Emanu-El, Corner of Morris and Taft Avenues, Providence, RI 02906

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 10am-3pm

Dexter Fiddles - 90th Annual Harvest Boon Bazaar

Location: First Congregational Church, 281 High Street, Bristol, RI 02809

CANCELLED Friday through Sunday,April 24-26, 2020

NEFFA (New England Folk Festival)

Location: Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, 36 Charter Road, Acton, MA 01720

CANCELLED! Saturday, June 2020

BRT (Blackstone River Theatre) Celtic Festival - Dexter Fiddles