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January 31, 2013 4:36 pm

POSTPONED: Third annual Bates Folk Music Festival

POSTPONED: Third annual Bates Folk Music Festival

The third annual Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place Feb. 8-9.

Friday

February 4, 2011 8:43 am

Folk fest features fiddler Erica Brown, Celtic fusion band the Bridgebuilders

Lewiston fiddler Erica Brown, the Boston-area folk-fusion band the Bridgebuilders, and local and Bates College performers appear at the Bates Community Folk Festival starting at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Following the festival in Chase Lounge at 8 p.m. is the college’s regular second-Friday contradance, featuring caller Chrissy Fowler and the bands Playgroup and Perpetual e-Motion.

Friday

August 29, 2003 10:56 am

Freewill Folk Society presents Old Time Fiddle Festival

Folk music players and fans from around the region will converge in Lewiston on Friday evening and Saturday, Sept. 12-13, for the first annual Old Time Fiddle Festival. Featuring respected musicians from Maine, New Hampshire, Nova Scotia and Ireland, the festival’s workshops, mini-concerts and a contradance will be held on campus, while a Saturday evening concert by the band Be√≤lach takes place at nearby Lewiston Middle School.