Ontario Fiddle and Step Dance Scene

Keeping the tradition alive

Following the Covid-19 pandemic, traditional arts took a significant hit. Enter the Ontario Fiddle and Step Dance Scene, a source to find teachers, camps, contests and resources, and to discover Ontario traditional artists.

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Pembroke 2018
 

Recurring Events

Upcoming Events

Calvin Vollrath 

September 20

St John the Evangelist Church, London

Canada's Fiddling Sensation Calvin Vollrath along with the great Jeremy Rusu are thrilled to be out playing music again. You don't have to be a fiddle fan to enjoy this show. If you like music & stories, you'll love this show. Entertainment for the whole family.

For more details on each individual concert, please go to https://calvinvollrath.com/tickets

Toronto Fiddle Collective with Calvin Vollrath

September 21, 7:00 pm

West Toronto Baptist Church, 3049 Dundas St. W, Toronto

Workshop 7:00 pm / Concert 8:00 pm 

Workshop/concert - $35.00

Concert only - $25.00

Advance tickets

Celina 416-402-1642

www.torontofiddlecollective.com

fiddleshow@gmail.com

Calvin Vollrath 

September 22

Carling Recreation Centre, Nob

Canada's Fiddling Sensation Calvin Vollrath along with the great Jeremy Rusu are thrilled to be out playing music again. You don't have to be a fiddle fan to enjoy this show. If you like music & stories, you'll love this show. Entertainment for the whole family.

For more details on each individual concert, please go to https://calvinvollrath.com/tickets

Shane Cook & the Woodchippers - Be Here For A While Album Release Tour

September 23

Glencoe

AlgomaTrad Family Dan

September 23

AlgomaTrad Centre, 1249 F&G Line, Richards Landing

All are welcome by donation, no experience necessary. Dances will be guided and called, and we'll start out with fun, easy dances for families. Contras and squares will follow.

Calvin Vollrath 

September 23

Community Centre, Trout Creek

Canada's Fiddling Sensation Calvin Vollrath along with the great Jeremy Rusu are thrilled to be out playing music again. You don't have to be a fiddle fan to enjoy this show. If you like music & stories, you'll love this show. Entertainment for the whole family.

For more details on each individual concert, please go to https://calvinvollrath.com/tickets

Moonshine Cafe Celebration

September 24, 7:30 pm

Moonshine Cafe, 137 Kerr Street, Oakville

Come celebrate the Moonshine Cafe for all the support it has given independent artists in the music industry. If you have ever been to the Moonshine Cafe or have performed at this venue, you will not want to miss this very special evening and celebration! Join guests CMA Ontario 7 time Female Artist of the Year Nominee Tianna Woods, Canadian Fiddle Champion Scott Woods, sing songwriter Chase Stevens and ver special guest Randy Owen. The event will be hosted by Dave Woods from In the Country and will be full of a variety of incredible music, fun, prizes, giveaways and a very specialist surprise you will NOT want to miss. If you are a songwriter, you should not miss this event! Come celebrate with us!

Tickets: $25  https://www.tix.com/ticket-sales/moonshine/5364/event/1277529

Great Northern Exhibition - Fiddle Contest

September 24

Collingwood

M.C. - Paul Lemelin

House Piano - Mika McCairley-Greenwell

House Fiddle - Courtney Drew

Fiddle Judges - Kerry Fitzgerald, Maria Peppler

Dance Judges - Julie Fitzgerald, Charlotte Clare

Bluegrass Sunday

September 25 1:30 - 5:00 pm

Knights of Columbus Hall, 170 Ellis St. Pembroke

All proceeds go to Friends for Life Interantional, a small Pembroke based Canadian charity where 100% of funds raised go towards assisting the "Poorest of Poor"

For more information, contact Ron 819-689-5440

$20.00 at the door only

Metcalfe Fair Fiddle & Step Dance Competition & Showcase

October 1

Metcalfe

Join us for a day full of fiddle and step dancing at the Metcalfe Fair. With competitors from across Ontario and Quebec it promises to be a day filled with great talent!

Rural tradition meets modern family entertainment at the Metcalfe Fair!

We look forward to welcoming you to the 166th edition of the Metcalfe Fair presented by the Metcalfe Agricultural Society, Metcalfe is located in the rural south end of the City of Ottawa. Our fairgrounds are located at 2821 8th Line Road, Metcalfe, Ontario. Find us on Google Maps

The Fiddling and Step Dancing Competition has been a highlight of the fair for over 20 years. 2020 and 2021 required us to hold a virtual event but, for 2022, we are pleased to present an in-person competition.

For inquiries about the competition or showcase, email dkwarren@rogers.com or call (613) 791-1836.

Ontario Festival of Small Halls - Inn Echo

October 7

Dunvegan Recreation Hall, Dunvegan

PJ O'Brien's Celtic Duo

October 7, 9:30 pm

39 Colborne St, Toronto

It's time for some fiddle!

Come on out for some week's end drinks and Celtic Music, featuring tunes from Ireland, Scotland and the Maritimes. Plus of course some OMFG originals.

It's a duo, with Steve and guest musician Emily Yarascavitch. It will be a hell of a fun night and we want to see you out having a time with us. Tell a friend, and come celebrate the end of another week with us!

Sociable!

Ontario Festival of Small Halls - Royal Wood & Inn Echo

October 8

St. John's United Church, Brockville

AlgomaTrad 50/50 Raffle Draw Date

October 10

Get your tickets and help spread the word! Proceeds will go towards our infrastructure project, making the AlgomaTrad Centre a year-round space for classes, performances, community dances, concerts, festivals, and workshops! https://www.rafflebox.ca/raffle/algomatrad?mc_cid=ab66145314&mc_ei=1f1c31ede6

Strait Country

October 15

Parkside Centre, Sudbury

An evening with the music of George Strait with Mark Tarantini, Michel Levac, Jamie Stopes, Donald Jacques & Ken Zoschke at the Caruso Club with opening act The Tarvelles.

Doors open at 6:30 pm, show at 7:30 pm

$40 at the door

$35 advance tickets

Ghostly Hounds

October 15

Knowhere Public House, Sudbury

Our next fabulous event! Check out www.ghostlyhounds.com Sat Oct 15th @ Knowhere Public house, tickets $20 avail from Knowhere (705) 222-1919.

"Like the siren enchanting the sailor into the depths, Francesca Daoust's voice may drown you, but what a sweet death it will be."

- Naked Underground MTL

Ontario Festival of Small Halls - Ashley MacIsaac

October 14

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Prescott

Ontario Festival of Small Halls - Ashley MacIsaac

October 15

Almonte Old Town Hall, Almonte

Ontario Festival of Small Halls - Ashley MacIsaac

October 16

Joshua Bates Centre, Athens

Gatineau Hills Fiddle Festival

October 20-23

Chelsea, Québec

The Fretless * Grosse Isle * Allison de Groot & Tatianna Hargreaves * Howie MacDonald & Beverly MacLean

Community Dance : Thursday at 7 pm

Festival Concerts : Friday at 7:30 pm

                                Saturday at 1 pm and 7:30 pm

                                Sunday at 2:30 pm

Workshops : Saturday at 10 am and 2:30 pm

                      Sunday at 10 am

Slow Jam: Sunday at 1 pm

Early Bird Passes available now!

https://gatineauhillsfiddlefest.ca

The Fretless

September 21

Mary Webb Centre, Highgate

The Fretless 2022 Open House Tour

The Fitzgeralds

December 1, 8 pm

Ingersoll

$35 per performance

call for tickets 519-636-2010