For families interested in great educational opportunities for traditional folk/bluegrass music, here are our top choices.
Boston Bluegrass Union's Kidsjam
This free monthly educational jam session for kids and parents is held at homes in the Boston Area.
Maine Fiddle Camp (June-August)
Our instructors and members have attended this awesome summer camp, featuring lessons, concerts, workshops, and dancing.
Fiddle Hell (November)
Fiddle Hell Massachusetts is a yearly gathering of fiddlers, cellists, and mandolin/guitar/banjo players to meet, jam, learn and have fun. It's both friendly and diverse, crossing all ages and including many traditional fiddle styles.
Joe Val Bluegrass Festival (February)
Held in Framingham, MA, this festival features a bluegrass Kids Academy, workshops and dozens of featured bands.
"The folk tradition
builds a LIFE of musical
PARTICIPATION and GROWTH"