Upcoming events:


    Tim Eriksen

    Friday, March 23 @ 7:30 pm

    Tim Eriksen is acclaimed for transforming American tradition with his startling interpretations of old ballads, love songs, shape-note gospel and dance tunes from New England and Southern Appalachia.

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    Michigan Songwriters II: Roger Brown, Monte Pride and Sam Corbin

    Thursday, March 29 @ 7:30 pm

    SPECIAL THURSDAY SHOW! The Fiddle features three fine Michigan-based singer songwriters in a round robin format at Lansing's Robin Theatre, REO Town.


    “Precious Memories” performed by Sue Massek

    Friday, April 6 @ 7:30 pm

    Written by Si Kahn, and performed by Sue Massek, this one woman musical is about the life of labor organizer and musician, Sarah Ogan Gunning.

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  4. Story Rhythms with Karen Bonnici

    Saturday, April 7 @ 10:00 am

    As a storyteller, musician, and teaching artist Karen Bonnici Czarnik’s unique performances combine music and stories to teach, engage, encourage and tickle the funny bone. Her collaboration of character and tale reveal colorful images in the minds of listeners.

  5. Contra and Square Dance

    Saturday, April 7 @ 7:00 pm

    Band: Fromage a Trois, Caller: Bob Stein


    Uncle Bonsai – An Incredible Trio from Seattle

    Friday, April 13 @ 7:30 pm

    "A folk-pop trio from Seattle, performs funny original songs whose exquisite musical detail and subtle needling wit attain a level of craft not often seen in pop" - NY Times

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About the Fiddle

We like to joke that the Ten Pound Fiddle is more a “state of mind” than it is a “place.”

However, The Fiddle is best described as an organization of volunteers that has presented concerts and dances in a variety of  Lansing/East Lansing area venues since our inception in 1975.  Click here for more info about our venues. For more about our formative years, take a look at Bob Blackman’s A Brief History of the Ten Pound Fiddle.

If you think bringing this wide range of music and dance to the community is important or would enjoy seeing how it happens “behind the scenes” – please consider joining us! Volunteers are always welcome. Learn more.

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