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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.
http://www.bbu.org/ed_kids_jams.html

Maine Fiddle Camp (June-August)
Our instructors and members have attended this awesome summer camp, featuring lessons, concerts, workshops, and dancing.
http://mainefiddle.org/index.shtm

 

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.

https://www.fiddlehell.org/
 

Joe Val Bluegrass Festival (February)

Held in Framingham, MA, this festival features a bluegrass Kids Academy, workshops and dozens of featured bands.

http://www.bbu.org/events/joe-val-festival/ 

"The folk tradition 

builds a LIFE of musical 

PARTICIPATION and GROWTH"

Robert Guillemin

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