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11 February 2013 / Read more

Trad Camp 2013 – We’re on! Pre-registration is open.

Join us for the 4th annual Trad Camp sponsored by Young Tradition Vermont, being held in 2013 at a new location.  We are happy to be partnering with our hosts at the Lake Champlain Waldorf School at 359 Turtle Lane in Shelburne, Vermont.  At Trad Camp kids ages 7 – 18 learn traditional dance, music […]

11 February 2013 / Read more

Big Heavy World Call to VT Musicians!

James Lockridge, Executive Director of Big Heavy World, a Vermont based music label and radio station, issued this invitation to Vermont musicians to come on the air for their live concert series:  “You’re making music in Vermont, and we’re here to support that effort with projects that help bring new audiences to you. Take advantage […]

11 February 2013 / Read more

2/13, 7pm – Mayfly and the Zeichners at Farmer’s Night

Featured at the YTV sponsored Farmer’s Night this year will be Mayfly (Katie Trautz and YTV board member Julia Wayne) and Louli, Yasi and Oli Zeichner.  Farmers’ Night performances in the Vermont State House in Montpelier are free, featuring music, poetry, historic displays and more.

29 January 2013 / Read more

Young Tradition Vermont Featured in South Burlington Life

The current issue of South Burlington Life magazine has a cover story by Justin Macaneny about Young Tradition Vermont.  Cover photo of Mikaela Moore, and inside photos of Ian Watkins and Haliana Burhans were taken by Steve Mease at last year’s Young Tradition Showcase at City Hall in Burlington.  Don’t know of a web link […]

29 January 2013 / Read more

Geordie Lynd’s ‘Nutrient Rich’ Music at River Arts

Maybe it was having something fun and warm to do on such a cold night, or the solid meal from Stub Earle’s fish fry, or the great vibe we always catch at River Arts…….. whatever the reason, Geordie Lynd (fiddle, guitar and tales and perspectives about mostly West Clare Irish musicians pre-1925) and his guests […]

29 January 2013 / Read more

Young Artist Spotlight: Hannah Beth Crary

Hannah Beth Crary is a traditional fiddler from northern Vermont who will soon be graduating from St. Michael’s College.  She has been involved with Young Tradition Vermont at a deeper level, for longer, and with more spectacular success than anyone we can think of.  She has performed at a wide variety of YTV events, including […]

22 January 2013 / Read more

Young Tradition Showcase on 2/2/13

YTV and Burlington Parks and Recreation presents the annual showcase concert as part of the Burlington Winter Festival, welcoming young people and their teachers/mentors from throughout the region, many who are well known regionally, nationally and internationally as respected performers, composers and recording artists.

17 January 2013 / Read more

Tony Demarco Holds Fiddle Class at Burlington Violin Shop

Tony Demarco’s held a well-attended Irish fiddle class at the Burlington Violin Shop on 1/12/13.  

17 January 2013 / Read more

YTV Young Artist Spotlight: Anna Lindblad

Anna Lindblad‘s powerful fiddle playing is steeped in groove, joy and presence. With a heart beating for tradition she is not afraid to mix it up with new influences. Besides her Swedish fiddling she also plays Québecois and Irish traditional music, always with a smile and a contagiously positive attitude and spirit. Music plays an important […]

17 January 2013 / Read more

Celtic Winter Gathering

Jan. 18-Jan. 20, 2013 at various locations in Richmond, Shelburne, Charlotte and Waterbury The CWG will kick off with a Friday evening concert featuring performances by Mance Grady, Tony DeMarco, Siobhan Butler and guests at All Souls Interfaith Gathering (ASIG) in Shelburne at 7pm.  The weekend includes a Scottish Highland Dance Competition at ASIG on […]

9 January 2013 / Read more

Reunion Concert Showcases YTV Talent

Another amazing evening of talent at the Flynn Space with the Young Traditions Vermont Reunion. Four hours of music, dozens of fiddles, banjos, a harp, dancing, guitars, original songs, new instruments and a whole lot of talent. You can see more photos and download your favorites here.  Thanks Steve Mease for all the wonderful photos! […]

9 January 2013 / Read more

Diversity Rocks! Performs at First Night

Diversity Rocks put on a stellar performance on New Year’s Eve at City Hall for First Night Burlington….. Click here for a video clip from First Night!, with some Diversity Rocks members included.

9 January 2013 / Read more

Acoustic concert with Boston-born accordion player Colm Gannon will play at the Richmond Free Library at 7.30pm on Friday 11th January, 2013. Colm has recently completed the MA in Irish Traditional Music Performance at the University of Limerick, and he will be touring in January to promote his second, highly-acclaimed solo CD, ‘The Rights of […]

12 April 2014 / Read more

Farewell Reunion

We have scheduled our 2014 Farewell Reunion concert the Grace Church in Sheldon for Friday, May 23.  The evening includes a BBQ with the usual potluck between 6pm and 7pm on the lawn in front of the church followed by the concert starting at 7pm.  

29 December 2012 / Read more

Young Artist Spotlight: Jaden Gladstone

Jaden is the fiddler and banjo player with Appalachia North, the overall winners of the 2012 Young Tradition Weekend Contest.   The trio (also including Nick Dauphinais on guitar and Nick’s brother Lucas Dauphinais on bass) have been playing traditional bluegrass and old time music together for close to 2 years, though all of them […]

29 December 2012 / Read more

From Cirque du Soleil to BBQ Dance Bar

Tessa Bangs (front, second from right in the photo) and her sister Ella are experienced performers with Cirque du Soleil, with whom they have toured worldwide, and have performed (fiddle and step dance) for YTV several times, including last year’s YT Reunion at FlynnSpace, where they performed music they’d learned while on tour with Cirque […]

29 December 2012 / Read more

Celia Woodsmith and Della Mae Tour Central Asia

The gals returned from their monumental tour of Kazakhstan, Tajikstan, Pakistan and beyond……. Here are a couple of their recent travel photos we just had to share…… and here is a really cool video of the song ‘Aged Pine’ done at the US Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, a song Celia wrote for her late father, with the help […]

29 December 2012 / Read more

Young Tradition Reunion Concert, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at FlynnSpace

This is an all-star lineup of performers who have been involved with YTV over the years.  Young artists reunite at the Flynn Space for a spectacular evening of music, dance and song. Get your tickets now!  Much of the most influential traditional and folk music was made by artists in their teens and twenties.  YTV […]

17 December 2012 / Read more

Young Artist Spotlight: Nicholas Babineau

A native of the Bois-Francs region of Québec, Nicolas Babineau is bursting with a passion for music. The 16-year old’s interest in music started when at age 7 he borrowed his grandfather’s old, untouched fiddle. He first learned guitar and then dedicated himself to fiddle. Nicolas’s playing is based on classical training but it was […]

17 December 2012 / Read more

Young Artist Spotlight: The Turning Stile (Aaron Marcus and Joanne Garton) with Mikaela Moore

Both Aaron Marcus and Joanne Garton began playing their main instruments at age 5.  Early classical training as soon complimented by varieties of folk dancing and the “trad bug” bit… tunes and steps from Scotland,England, Ireland and Appalachia soon infiltrated their childhoods. An impromptu meeting of the two in the Montpelier metropolis in 2009 led […]