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Leaving for England and Scotland
northumbrian map

The Young Tradition Touring Group leaves for its England/Scotland tour on Sunday April 20th.  We bus from Burlington to Montreal, then fly to Amsterdam and from there to Newcastle.  We meet Richard Johnstone from the Northumberland Ranters at the airport, then bus to Bromley Grange, our home-away-from-home for the week.   We have social gathering with the Ranters late Monday afternoon, and travel to Edinburg the next morning for the day and evening.  If you’re interested in daily updates and photos from the tour, send a request to

2014 Young Tradition Weekend
Les Poules a Colin

May 9th through May 11th

Young Tradition Vermont Burlington Parks and Recreation, Integrated Arts Academy, Queen City Contras, Vermont Children’s Hospital, Shelburne Museum, New City Galerie, Vermont Folklife Center and others will present a weekend of young folks doing old stuff….. dancing, singing and playing



New Neighbors Music Project Workshop

Migmar Tashi playing his dramyin

5/2/14 in Randolph

The Vermont Folklife Center and Young Tradition Vermont will host a daylong New Neighbors workshop at the Langevin House on the Vermont Technical College campus in Randolph Center. The workshop is intended for educators, grades 4-12, who have a special interest in exploring the changing face of Vermont and the state’s growing diversity.


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Sessions & Jams

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Every year hundreds of artists appear at Young Tradition Vermont events.  We’ve started to ask them why young folks should be interested in traditional music and dance. This month Canadian fiddler, step-dancer and singer-songwriter April Verch talks about the value of traditional dance and music.


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