Fiddle Tunes articles


2013 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes Concert Preview – July 4, 7:30pm

2013 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes Concert Preview – July 4, 7:30pm

Musical fireworks are on tap for the evening July 4 performance of the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes. The evening show takes place at McCurdy Pavilion, a World War I-era balloon hangar converted into one of the West’s most distinctive performance halls. The fun will start at 7:30pm, and the Pavilion box office will be open


Parlez Vous at Fiddle Tunes

By Fiddle Tunes Artistic Director Suzy Thompson The French presence will be especially strong this summer at Fiddle Tunes! Yvon Mimeault and Guy Bouchard from Quebec, Don and Cindy Roy from Maine, and Milton Vanicor, Blake Miller, Edward Poullard, Cedric Watson from southwest Louisiana all play music that’s got French roots, but all flavored different


David Romtvedt’s Postcard from Basque Country

David Romtvedt, longtime friend of Centrum’s Fiddle Tunes, is a musician, writer, and a champion of Basque culture.  David is traveling in the Basque Country (an autonomous community in northern Spain) during the month of May.  He has been visiting with Joseba Tapia, Arkaitz Miner and Xabier Leturia, three Basque musicians who will be on

Dewey Balfa, Phil Johnson, Marc Savoy

Don Mussell’s Amazing Fiddle Tunes Photos

If you were part of the first handful of Festival of American Fiddle Tunes gatherings, you probably saw and heard Don Mussell. A musical adventurer with an eye for the visual – Don was an avid Fiddle Tunes workshop participant as well as an unofficial documentarian in the late 70s and early 80s. Recently, Don