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18 October 2012 / Read more

Young Artist Spotlight: Jeh Kulu Junior

Jeh Kulu Jr. is one component of Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum Theater, which has been teaching, performing and celebrating traditional West African music and dance in the Burlington area since 1993. In the Bambara language of Mali, ‘Jeh Kulu’ means ‘community’ and this is exactly what the group hopes to build.  They bring together […]

18 October 2012 / Read more

Finest Kind to benefit Champlain Valley Folk Festival: 10/28/12

Finest Kind, long among the folk world’s most stellar attractions, will make a rare appearance in Burlington in a ‘Get Out of Debt’ benefit for the Champlain Valley Folk Festival. The Canadian vocal trio,

12 August 2012 / Read more

Young Tradition Musicians at the Calais Concert, 8/19

On Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 4:00 pm, the 14th Annual Calais Concert will be held at the Old West Church in Calais, Vermont. This year, Young Tradition Vermont is co-sponsoring this event which highlights traditional music of New England in honor of Vermont song catcher Helen Hartness Flanders.  

30 July 2012 / Read more

Trad Camp is this week!

Grab your banjo or ukulele, put on your dancing shoes or just hum a fiddle tune to celebrate because TRAD CAMP is this week!  YTV kids and instructors will be in residence at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Vermont  from July 20th through August 3rd  learning about playing, singing and dancing in a variety of traditional and […]

Dermot Byrne, Brid Harper and Floriane Blancke
18 July 2012 / Read more

Dermot Byrne, Brid Harper and Floriane Blancke

Dermot Byrne from Donegal is best known as Altan’s accordion player, the best known Irish band in the world. Bríd Harper also from Donegal is the fiddler many of Ireland’s traditional musicians cite as a major influence, having been senior All-Ireland champion and Fiddler of Dooney winner.  Floriane Blancke, from Paris is a harpist, fiddler, pianist and vocalist […]

20 June 2012 / Read more

David Boulanger and Paul Marchand

David Boulanger is best known as La Bottine Souriante’s fiddler, the best known Quebecois band in the world. He is an exceptional Quebecois player and is also a respected jazz violin player and composer and arranger in Montreal. Paul Marchand is from the Lanaudiere region of Quebec and one of the premier accompanists in the traditional music […]

13 April 2014 / Read more

2014 Young Tradition Weekend

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

22 May 2012 / Read more

Sign up for Trad Camp!

There’s still space at Trad Camp!  Trad Camp is a week long day camp at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Vermont  from July 20th through August 3rd, presented by Burlington Parks and Recreation and Young Tradition Vermont with 242 Main Academy and others, where children and youth aged 7 to 18 can learn about playing, singing and […]