Old-Time Music in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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New Mexico

ABQ Folk Festival
June 3, 2017

Schedule includes old-time music performances and jams
Camping and parking-lot jamming on-site the night before and the night of the festival.


Santa Fe Friends of Traditional Music
Santa Fe Traditional Music Festival
August 25-27, 2017
Camp Stoney
7855 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM

Lots of musical genres, including these old-time bands:

 · East Mountain Serenaders (Saturday)
 · Fast Peso String Band (Friday)
 · Virginia Creepers (Saturday)


Southwest Traditional and Bluegrass Association (aka Southwest Pickers)
Annual Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival

Red River, NM
September 14-17, 2017


Neighboring states


Southwest Old Time String Band Gathering
March 2-4, 2018


7th Annual Rocky Mountain Old-Time Music Festival
Central Rockies Old-Time Music Association (CROMA)
July 5-9, 2017
Berthoud, CO

The 2017 lineup thus far:

•Eddie Bond and the New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters
•The Ozark Highballers
•Jesse Milnes and Emily Miller
•Kim Lansford, Nathan Lee McAlister, and David Scrivner
•Larry Edelman and Phil Jamison



Austin Stringband Festival
October 20-22, 2017
Austin, TX

Lineup for 2017 coming soon!
Lots of dancing at this one -- Southern Squares, Honky-Tonk, Cajun, Mexican...


And Beyond...


Stickerville (the old-time component of the National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest & Festival in Wieser, Idaho)

Centralia Old-Time Music Campout
Centralia, Washington (halfway between Seattle and Portland)


Golden Old-Time Campout
Lake Sonoma, CA

Berkeley Old Time Music Convention
Berkeley, CA

Portland Old Time Music Gathering
Portland, OR



Appalachian Stringband Festival (Clifftop)
Clifftop, WV
August 2-August 6, 2017
Pre-Festival Camping:
July 28-August 1, 2017 (Gates open Friday, July 28 at 1pm)

Old Fiddlers' Convention (Galax)
Galax, VA

Mt. Airy Blue Grass and Old-Time Fiddlers Convention
Mt. AIry, North Carolina


This is by no means a comprehensive list. Have one to add?
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