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February 2023

Ruby John and John Warstler

Friday, February 17, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Ruby John and John Warstler

Ruby John has been captivating audiences with her driving fiddle style. She with John Warstler will present a night full of a variety of fiddle tunes, sing some songs, and tell stories of Ruby's life in her journey to blend her fiddling with her Native heritage.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, February 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Laurie Pietravaile; Band: The Johns

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
$10 for members, $12 for non-members, and $6 for students and first time dancers

From Nova Scotia, Cassie & Maggie

Friday, February 24, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Cassie and Maggie

“With songs ranging from heartbreakingly beautiful and soft to loud and boisterous, Cassie and Maggie's sisterly voices blend in such a way that you automatically know it is genetic… theirs are voices that wrap themselves around each other more than others.” -No Depression

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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March 2023

Drummunity Percussion Experience with Lori Fithian

Saturday, March 4, 2023 @ 10:30 am
Lori Fithian

Celebrate the return of Fiddle Scouts with the return of Lori Fithian and her “Drummunity” circle!

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
Suggested donation of $5 per child or $10/family collected at each gathering.

Afternoon: English Country; Evening: Contra & Square Dance

Saturday, March 4, 2023 @ 2:00 pm

English : Gaye Fifer; Music: Debbie Jackson, Josh Burdich, and Susie Lorand
Contra: Gaye Fifer; Music: Meg Dedolph, Jonathan Whitall & Peter Martin

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
$10 for members, $12 for non-members, and $6 for students and first time dancers

MOVED TO SUNDAY, 3PM: Matt Watroba and Claudia Schmidt

Sunday, March 5, 2023 @ 3:00 pm
Matt Watroba and Anne Hills

Fiddle favorites Matt Watroba and Claudia Schmidt return for a heartwarming evening of song and story.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Deidre McCalla

Friday, March 10, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

Singer-songwriter Deidre McCalla, the "dreadlocked troubadour" celebrates the power and diversity of the human spirit.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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From Ireland, Karan Casey Trio

Thursday, March 16, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

"...the Irish equivalent of Emmylou Harris." - WASHINGTON POST

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, March 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Carol Steiner; Band: Tana and the Tall Boys & Friends (Fred Johnson, Tana Denning, Charlie Anderson, and Sarah Tyriver)

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
$10 for members, $12 for non-members, and $6 for students and first time dancers

Postponed: Violet Bell

Friday, March 24, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Violet Bell

“In a crowded field of Americana artists who claim influence from disparate genres…. Violet Bell truly pushes against the limitations and expectations of genres and genders.. Ross’s soulful vocal gymnastics sound downright wild… defying stylistic bounds.” Indyweek

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM

Jake Blount, Nic Gareiss & Laurel Premo + Fiddle’s Annual Membership Meeting

Friday, March 31, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Jake Blount, Nic Gareiss & Laurel Premo

Jake Blount, Nic Gareiss and Laurel Premo, award-winning folk performers, have joined forces in a bewitchment of rich tones, deft movements and stories long untold. Through traditional songs familiar and arcane, this new trio celebrates the deep rhythms and subtle harmonies of America’s eldest musics.

Annual Ten Pound Fiddle Membership Meeting, 6 pm – 7 pm. All are welcome. (Only) Fiddle members vote on any issues. Meet the Fiddle Board of Directors. Held at the UUMC before the concert.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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April 2023

Youngman & Oldman feat. Peter Madcat Ruth (Frank Youngman, Mark Schrock, & Madcat Ruth)

Saturday, April 1, 2023 @ 10:30 am
Youngman & Oldman feat. Peter Madcat Ruth (Frank Youngman, Mark Schrock, & Madcat Ruth)

This eclectic Michigan-based trio has a quirky repertoire performed on a variety of instruments that will delight children of all ages.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
Suggested donation of $5 per child or $10/family collected at each gathering.

Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, April 1, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Patricia Reeser; Band: Call Us What You Will ( John Hatton, Mike Ross, Marilyn Branch, and Jim Cooper)

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
$10 for members, $12 for non-members, and $6 for students and first time dancers

‘Performer’s Workshop’ presented by James Keelaghan

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 @ 6:00 pm
'Performer's Workshop' presented by James Keelaghan

You are invited to spend an evening exploring elements that make up a top notch artistic presentation.

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The Robin Theatre 1105 Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48901 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 5:30 PM
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SOLD OUT – James Keelaghan – In Concert at The Robin Theater

Thursday, April 6, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
James Keelaghan - In Concert at THE ROBIN THEATRE

James Keelaghan returns to the Fiddle in support of his CD release for 'Second Hand.'

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The Robin Theatre 1105 Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48901 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM

Lady of the Lake – Karrie Potter Richards, Pooh Stevenson, and Wanda Degen and many special guests

Friday, April 14, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Lady of the Lake - Karrie Potter Richards, Pooh Stevenson, and Wanda Degen

A forty-year anniversary celebration with special guests Doug Berch, Kay Rinker-O'Neil, Dave Langdon, John Mikelsavage, and Mike Ross

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, April 15, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Laurie Pietravaile; Band: Big Fun

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
$10 for members, $12 for non-members, and $6 for students and first time dancers

April Verch and Cody Walters

Friday, April 21, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
April Verch and Cody Walters

The Fiddle welcomes a world-class duo of virtuosic fiddle, dance, banjo & song from the Ottawa Valley to the Hills of Appalachia.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Katie Dahl

Friday, April 28, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Katie Dahl

“Katie Dahl’s songs aren’t just melodies and words, they’re journeys that are firmly grounded in a sense of place—beautiful, real landscapes that help you feel places that you may have never been before. That’s the very best kind of songwriting. - Dar Williams

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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May 2023

Miss Wanda & Mister Dan (Wanda Degen & Dan Giacobassi)

Saturday, May 6, 2023 @ 10:30 am
Miss Wanda & Mister Dan

Musicians Wanda Degen & Dan Giacobassi present a fun, educational, interactive concert for children & families.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
Suggested donation of $5 per child or $10/family collected at each gathering.

Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, May 6, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Mike Clark; Band: Liberty String Band

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
$10 for members, $12 for non-members, and $6 for students and first time dancers

Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, May 20, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Darlene Underwood; Band: Pimento Mori

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
$10 for members, $12 for non-members, and $6 for students and first time dancers

June 2023

Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, June 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Kathy Anderson; Band: Banjo Tramps

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
$10 for members, $12 for non-members, and $6 for students and first time dancers

September 2023

SOLD OUT! Lone Piñon at the Robin Theatre

Thursday, September 14, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
Lone Piñon

Co-presented with the Robin Theatre. Lone Piñon is a New Mexican string band, or “orquesta típica”, whose music celebrates the integrity and diversity of their region's cultural roots.

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The Robin Theatre 1105 Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48901 United States
$25 General Admission, includes $1 online purchase fee. Tickets available at: therobintheatre.com
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, September 16, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Carol Steiner; Band: Tana and the Tall Boys

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

The Very Last Not-So-Annual Fiddle Scouts Used CD and LP Fundraiser

Friday, September 22, 2023 @ 9:00 am

Your last opportunity to sift through thousands of classic folk, blues and Americana CDs and LPs, most for $1 each. All proceeds go to fund Fiddle Scouts, a program where musicians play music with children.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
No admittance fee to day-long fundraising sale of 1000s of CDs and LPs. Most are $1 each.
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Anne Hills wsg Matt Watroba

Friday, September 22, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Anne Hills wsg Matt Watroba

Old friends Anne Hills and Matt Watroba will join together to share a night of new songs and old favorites.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Miko Marks

Friday, September 29, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Miko Marks

This Flint native leans into life through her exquisite songs and stories. A veteran of the country / Americana music scene, The Fiddle is excited to finally host Miko Marks!

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$25 Public; $20 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, September 30, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Julie Levy-Weston; Band: Banjo Tramps

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

October 2023

Joel Mabus

Friday, October 6, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Joel Mabus

"It's hard to imagine another artist on the folk scene who combines the same concise, deceptively understated, lyrical insight and sometimes devastating wit with such world-class instrumental prowess." -MUSICHOUND FOLK

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$25 Public; $20 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Corn Potato String Band at The Robin Theatre

Thursday, October 12, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
Corn Potato String Band at The Robin Theatre

Co-presented with the Robin Theatre. This trio of virtuoso multi-instrumentalists are immensely fun. Performing expertly curated songs from bygone eras, in antiquated styles, they deliver delightful and memorable shows every time.

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The Robin Theatre 1105 Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48901 United States
$25 General Admission, including $1 online service fee. Tickets at robintheatre.com
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Annie Capps and a Band of Badass Women

Friday, October 13, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Annie Capps and a Band of Badass Women

Featuring Annie Bacon, Fay Burns, Emily Slomovits, Sara Gibson, and Julianna Wilson... what does Annie Capps have in store?

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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John Doyle

Friday, October 20, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
John Doyle

You have seen him in Solas or playing with Liz Carroll. Don't miss this very rare solo visit by one of Celtic musics superstars!

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$25 Public; $20 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, October 21, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Mike Clark; Band: Askin for Trouble

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

A Duo of Duos: The Dangling Participles and Dave Boutette and Kristi Lynn Davis

Friday, October 27, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
A Duo of Duos: The Dangling Participles, and Dave Boutette and Kristi Lynn Davis

Two of Michigan's finest acoustic duos team up for a night of original songs, old favorites, and a lot of laughs.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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November 2023

May Erlewine

Friday, November 3, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
May Erlewine

May Erlewine returns to her roots to present a rare, solo acoustic performance. Now an annual Fiddle event, May presents masterful songs describing real people living real lives in today's world.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$25 Public; $20 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Rick Szumski; Band: Banjo Tramps

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

Violet Bell at the Robin Theatre

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Violet Bell

“In a crowded field of Americana artists who claim influence from disparate genres…. Violet Bell truly pushes against the limitations and expectations of genres and genders.. Ross’s soulful vocal gymnastics sound downright wild… defying stylistic bounds.” -Indyweek

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The Robin Theatre 1105 Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48901 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Adrienne Torf and Voices of the Revolution performing Torf’s and June Jordan’s “Collaboration”

Friday, November 10, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Adrienne Torf and Voices of the Revolution performing Torf's and June Jordan's "Collaboration"

A powerful, local performance poetry troupe teams with pianist Adrienne Torf to recreate her classic work, "Collaboration." Co-sponsored with the East Lansing Women in the Arts Festival.

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Edgewood United Church 469 N Hagadorn Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Carolyn Koebel & Samuel Nalangira

Saturday, November 11, 2023 @ 11:00 am
Carolyn Koebel & Samuel Nalangira

Join world percussionist/music therapist Carolyn Koebel and Ugandan drummer/dancer/singer/multi-instrumentalist Samuel Nalangira for a fun-filled, interactive African musical jamboree! 

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
Suggested donation of $5 per child or $10/family collected at each gathering.

Joe Jencks, Alternative Holiday Sale Concert

Friday, November 17, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Joe Jencks

Co-Produced with The Peace Education Center/ Alternative Holiday Sale. A veteran of the peace and justice caucus under the folk music umbrella, Joe Jencks presents songs to make us laugh, cry and sing along.

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Edgewood United Church 469 N Hagadorn Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, November 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Laurie Pietravaile; Band: Pimento Mori

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

December 2023

The Don Julin Trio

Friday, December 1, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Don Julin Trio

In his return to the Fiddle, Michigan's mandolin guru Don Julin and friends Joe Wilson and Kevin Gills team up to present a night of musical magic.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, December 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Mae Wilson
Band: Whitt Meade and Kathy Anderson

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

20th Annual Holiday Sing, hosted by Sally Potter wsg Doug Austin, Doug Berch, Ruelaine Stokes and special guest Cruz Villarreal

Friday, December 8, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
20th Annual Holiday Sing, hosted by Sally Potter wsg Doug Austin, Doug Berch and Ruelaine Stokes

For 20 years, song leader and banjoist Sally Potter has invited the community to sing holiday songs - together. With familiar faces Doug Austin on the grand piano and Doug Berch on hammered dulcimer, and spoken word artist Ruelaine Stokes, Potter leads familiar selections surrounding winter, Solstice, peace, Christmas, and beyond. Lyric sheets provided.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, December 16, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Dwayne Johnson
Band: The Scarlet Runner String Band

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

New Years Eve Contra and Square Dance

Sunday, December 31, 2023 @ 6:30 pm Monday, January 1, 2024 @ 12:15 am

Celebrating John and Christy English! Caller: Gaye Fifer; Band: The Johns. Come early for the potluck!

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Dewitt Township Community Center 16101 Brook Rd.
Lansing, MI 48906 United States
Sliding scale donation $5-30 ($20 suggested)

January 2024

Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, January 6 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Julie Levy-Weston
Band: Askin for Trouble

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

True Blues: Cedric Watson and Corey Harris

Friday, January 12 @ 7:30 pm
True Blues: Cedric Watson and Corey Harris

Two masters of the blues together for one very special evening!

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$25 Public; $20 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Liz Carroll, Nic Gareiss and Allison de Groot

Friday, January 19 @ 7:30 pm
Liz Carroll and Nic Gareiss and Allison De Groot

Chicago Irish fiddler Liz Carroll joins Old Time banjoist Allison De Groot and percussive dancer extraordinaire Nic Gareiss for a night of music and dance exploration.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$25 Public; $20 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, January 20 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Martha Vanderkolk
Band: Josiah Panning, Luke Panning, and Myron Grant

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

February 2024

Mid-Winter Singing Festival Friday Night Community Sing

Friday, February 2 @ 7:30 pm
Song Leaders: Rachael Davis, Joel Mabus, Robert B. Jones, Frank Youngman.

The 20th Mid-Winter Singing Festival starts with the huge Community Sing, led by veterans Rachael Davis, Joel Mabus, Robert B. Jones, and Frank Youngman. Lyric sheets provided.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$25 Public; $20 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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MWSF Children’s Concert – Lake Effect Family Band

Saturday, February 3 @ 11:00 am
Lake Effect Family Band

Northern Michigan family roots band with tight harmonies, hilarious original songs and traditional music, featuring
Tiyi Schippers, David Bunce, Rachael Davis, and more.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
Suggested donation of $5 per child or $10/family collected at each gathering.

Mid-Winter Singing Festival Saturday Afternoon Community Sing

Saturday, February 3 @ 12:30 pm
Mid-Winter Singing Festival Saturday Community Sing

At this 20th Singing Festival, the Saturday afternoon community sing will pull songs from the two books that have sustained the community singing movement: Rise Up Singing and Rise Again. A group of experienced song leaders will take turns leading their favorites. Books welcome but not necessary; lyric sheets provided.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
Donations accepted at the door

Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, February 3 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Maeve Devlin
Band: Pimento Mori

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

SOLD OUT: Wilson Thicket

Thursday, February 8 @ 7:30 pm

Co-produced with the Robin Theatre. A Michigan-based supergroup of bluegrass virtuosos featuring Jason Dennie, Scott Kendall, Keith Billik, and Aaron Markovitz.

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The Robin Theatre 1105 Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48901 United States
$21 General Admission, available from the Robin Theatre.
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RUNA

Friday, February 16 @ 7:30 pm
RUNA

RUNA breathes fresh life into traditional Celtic music by digging into the songs and tunes to find the universal thread that binds past to present.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, February 17 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Larry Dyer
Band: Banjo Tramps

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

Feufollet

Friday, February 23 @ 7:30 pm
Feufollet

The young and vibrant Southwest Louisiana band takes Cajun, honky-tonk, and string-band music as their starting point, and keeps an open mind about where their song craft will lead them. Food and Drinks available on site at Urban Beat.

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UrbanBeat 1213 Turner Street
Lansing, MI 48906 United States
$25 Public; $20 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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March 2024

Seth Bernard and Jordan Hamilton

Friday, March 1 @ 7:30 pm
Seth Bernard and Jordan Hamilton 

UPDATE: The Ten Pound Fiddle has just learned that Seth Bernard has COVID and cannot be part of tonight's show. That means that tonight's audience will be treated to a full night of music from the multi-talented, delightful, Earthwork Music Collective member, Jordan Hamilton. See you there!

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, March 2 @ 7:00 pm

Bob Stein Birthday bash!
Caller: Darlene Underwood
Band: Cosmic Otters

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

Sam Robbins

Thursday, March 7 @ 7:30 pm

Co-produced with the Robin Theatre. Often described as an old soul singer songwriter, “what Sam Robbins does looks effortless. He's self-motivated, genuine and has a quiet confidence that simply grabs your attention any time he is on stage.” — Patty Duffey, Music On and Up

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The Robin Theatre 1105 Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48901 United States
$21 General Admission, available from the Robin Theatre.
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David Francey + Fiddle’s Annual Membership Meeting

Friday, March 15 @ 7:30 pm
David Francey

“One of Canada’s best loved troubadours” --Toronto Star, “The closest thing has to Woody Guthrie” --The Georgia Straight
Annual Ten Pound Fiddle Membership Meeting, 6 pm – 7 pm. All are welcome. (Only) Fiddle members vote on any issues. Meet the Fiddle Board of Directors. Held at the UUMC before the concert.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Contra and Square Dance

Saturday, March 16 @ 7:00 pm

Caller: Rick Szumski
Band: Tana and the Tall Boys

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

SOLD OUT Jake Shulman-Ment and Laurel Premo at The Robin Theatre

Wednesday, March 20 @ 7:30 pm
Jake Shulman-Ment and Laurel Premo

What happens when the finest Klezmer fiddler of his generation teams up with a friend, a marvelous multi-instrumentalist? Come find out!

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The Robin Theatre 1105 Washington Ave
Lansing, MI 48901 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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April 2024

Hot Club of Cowtown

Friday, April 5 @ 7:30 pm
Hot Club of Cowtown

America's Premiere Hot Jazz & Western Swing Trio: "An arsenal full of technique and joy." - Jon Caramanica, New York Times

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$25 Public; $20 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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Afternoon: English Country; Evening: Contra & Square Dance

Saturday, April 6 @ 2:00 pm

David Baur Birthday Bash!
English - Caller: Cis Hinkle; Music: Tana, Fred & Sarah
Contra/Square - Caller: Cis Hinkle; Music: The Johns

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Central United Methodist Church 215 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
Sliding scale $5-25

The Springtails CD Release Concert

Friday, April 12 @ 7:30 pm
The Springtails

The Springtails - led by Julianna and Andy Wilson - are a Michigan-based band known for their swing-era style vocals and eclectic instrumentation. Joining forces with the incomparable Joe Wilson, this special show will celebrate the release of their new recording AND their new line-up.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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The Ukulele Kings

Saturday, April 13 @ 11:00 am
The Ukulele Kings

Fun-loving ukulele trio who are who are just big kids at heart, featuring Ben Hassenger, Patrick Malloy, and
Steve Szilagyi. Come dance and sing along to songs about cats, dogs, bugs, and birds and all the other things that make life wonderful.

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
Suggested donation of $5 per child or $10/family collected at each gathering.

Zoe Mulford

Friday, April 19 @ 7:30 pm

Transatlantic Singer-Songwriter from Manchester, UK and the writer of "The President Sang Amazing Grace."

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University United Methodist Church (UUMC) 1120 S. Harrison
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
$20 Public; $18 Fiddle Members; $5 Students. Available online or at the box office at 6:30 PM
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