Upcoming events:


    From Toronto – The Fitzgeralds

    Friday, October 27 @ 7:30 pm

    "The Fitzgeralds are standout musicians in our Canadian music industry...The caliber of musicianship is very high- I think together they are beautiful blend of gorgeous fiddle music, and top rate, absolutely exhilarating dance routines." -Natalie MacMaster, Cape Breton Fiddling Sensation

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  2. Joel Mabus

    Joel Mabus

    Friday, November 3 @ 7:30 pm

    "Joel Mabus is one of contemporary folk music's most eclectic performers. A skilled guitar, fiddle, banjo, and mandolin player and melodic songwriter, Mabus has played everything from traditional folk tunes to bluegrass, blues, and original songs." -Craig Harris at AllMusic.com

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  3. Organic Vaudeville Folk with Jack and Kitty

    Saturday, November 4 @ 10:00 am

    Jack and Kitty are an Emmy Award winning musical duo specializing in organic vaudeville and jug band folk. Based in Minnesota, they love to perform concerts nationwide and play a variety of folk instruments including: banjo, guitar, ukulele, washboard, jug, kazoo, harmonica and much more.

  4. English, Contra and Square Dance – Celebrate Laura Stein’s 80th Birthday

    Saturday, November 4 @ 2:00 pm

    English Dance - 2-5pm, Caller: Lisa Greenleaf, Music: Brad Battey & Debbie Jackson; Pot luck dinner 5-7 pm; Contras & Square Dance 7-10 pm, Caller: Lisa Greenleaf, Music: Top Drawer String Band (Brian Bishop, Joel Mabus, Chris Rietz & Laura Stein)


    Women In The Arts Festival presents We’re Not Dead Yet, featuring Jamie Anderson, Dianne Davidson, and Deidre McCalla

    Friday, November 10 @ 7:30 pm

    Dianne Davidson, Deidre McCalla, and Jamie Anderson perform in-the-round for an evening of humor and grace running the gamut from gut-wrenching blues to heartbreakingly tender ballads.

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    Windborne – An A Cappella Quartet

    Friday, November 17 @ 7:30 pm

    "The singers of Windborne have a deep understanding, both musically and culturally, of the traditions from which they draw much of their repertoire. Their singing is a feast of a cappella harmony." -Peter Amidon

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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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