OTHER INTERESTING INFORMATION
DEFFA (DownEast Friends of the Folk Arts)
Visit this site to find out when and where the kind of music we learn at the Maine Fiddle Camp is being played – and danced to – around the state of Maine.
Good articles on fiddling, as well as music sales and links to more fiddle sites.
Old Time Herald
Magazine devoted to homegrown music and dance and grassroots tradition. Some back issue articles online.
Country Dance and Song Society
“Celebrating a Living Tradition of English and Anglo-American Folk Dance and Music since 1915”. Comprehensive online catalog of books and recordings of and about the kinds of music we play at Maine Fiddlecamp. (Of course we also encourage you to support your local music stores!)
Links to all things folk. Literally thousands of them! Maintained by New England Folk Festival Association.
Fiddle-icious is comprised of a diverse group of enthusiastic fiddlers and other musicians of all ages and all walks of life. The group’s music features tunes passed on from our Scottish, Irish, Quebecois, and Acadian ancestors. The primary goal of Fiddle-icious is to keep the tradition alive by sharing Maine’s musical heritage with the community.
Other Camps We Know Of
Acadia School of Traditional Music & Arts
Acadia Trad School is a music school in Bar Harbor Maine where students come for one whole week of traditional music intensive learning and fun with world-class faculty.
Fiddle and Dance at Ashokan
In the Catskills of New York. The title says it all!
Mainewoods Dance Camp
Also right here in Maine. Folk dancing of all varieties
A list of regular jams that we know about.