Concert Preview: July 8 & 9 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes


As the weeklong Festival of American Fiddle Tunes gathering winds to a close, the artist faculty are set to take the stage for two performance showcases on Friday, July 8, 2011 and Saturday, July 9, 2011.

July 8, 2011
Country Cajun Stomp
6:00 PM, Littlefield Green

Dance to the sounds of Cajun artists from The Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, plus Marley’s Ghost on the lawn at Littlefield Green. Bring a picnic and a low-back chair. 

General admission – $15; 18 & Under – Free.
Tickets on sale now.

Marley’s Ghost
(Country roots and classic Americana)

Marc and Ann Savoy, Joel Savoy, Wilson Savoy, Courtney Granger, and friends
(Cajun favorites from the legendary Savoy family)

July 9, 2011
 The Master Hands Project: NEA National Heritage Award Winners Concert
1:30 PM, McCurdy Pavilion

Centrum and the National Endowment for the Arts are proud to present an historic celebration of National Heritage honorees and recognized American treasures.

Read Festival Artistic Director Suzy Thompson’s introduction to the Master Hands Project.

Reserved Seating – $36/$25/$17; 18 & Under – Free.
Tickets on sale now.

Wayne Henderson
(Southern virtuoso guitar)


Dudley and Jacqueline Laufman
(Traditional New England barn dance melodies)

Savoy Family Band
(The first family of Cajun music)

Paul Dahlin and Family
(Traditional sounds of Swedish fiddling)

Liz Carroll and John Doyle
(Legendary Irish-American fiddle champion, with one of Ireland’s most celebrated guitarists)