Fiddle Tunes articles


Richard Bowman, RéVeillons!, Tricia Spencer & Howard Rains Highlight 2017 Fiddle Tunes

Richard Bowman, RéVeillons!, Tricia Spencer & Howard Rains Highlight 2017 Fiddle Tunes

2017 promises to be an outstanding year for Fiddle Tunes – the first under Joel Savoy’s artistic direction. Registration is now open for 2017 Fiddle Tunes, and the faculty we have confirmed so far is really exciting (with much more still to come!) View details on each of the confirmed artist faculty on our faculty

Peter McCracken - 1979

Centrum Announces the Peter McCracken Heritage Fund for Traditional Music

In recognition of the 40th Anniversary of the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, Centrum board president Carla Main, executive director Robert Birman and Fiddle Tunes’ Artistic Director Suzy Thompson are pleased to announce the creation of a permanently-restricted endowment fund for Centrum, named in perpetuity in honor of Peter McCracken, longstanding Program Manager at Centrum.

Marley's Ghost at Littlefield Farm

July 8: Rhythm & Roots Dance

Join us for a thrilling night of music and dancing on the sprawling lawn at the McCurdy Pavilion, with two incredible bands! Friday, July 8, 2016, 7:30 p.m. – Littlefield Green outside McCurdy Pavilion, Fort Worden State Park General Admission Tickets: $15 Folk Roots: Marley’s Ghost (shown) Cajun: Savoy Family Cajun Band Marley’s Ghost is nothing less

Peter McCracken & daughter Miriam, 2015

Peter McCracken Named ‘Best of the West’

Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West) announced this week that Peter McCracken and Centrum, along with legendary songwriter/performer Danny O’Keefe are the recipients of its Best of the West Awards for 2016. The Best of the West awards were established by FAR-West in 2005 to honor individuals who have maintained an enduring presence in the folk and acoustic music scene in