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CANCELLED Contest Awards and Mentor-Student Showcase at the 2020 Young Tradition Festival

2 May 2020
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Contois Auditorium at City Hall

The Mentor-Student Showcase is a part of Young Tradition Festival (April 27-May 3).

Reception, Contest Awards, and Mentor-Student Showcase

Dana Hartshorn and Jeremiah McLane at 2015 Young Tradition Showcase Concert

After contest votes have been tallied, the winners will be announced before the mentor-student showcase.

Then, mentors and students of traditional music and dance will come together across generations to showcase their talents and share the vibrant community in which these traditions are passed from person to person. With teachers and students from near and far, this event has grown in popularity over the last 10 years to become an annual favorite! Guest musicians, including 2019 contest winners Spintuition, will make appearances. The contest awards and showcase are preceded by a reception with FREE pizza at 5pm.


Other festival events include school and hospital programs during the week, a weekday evening acoustic concert series (featuring Alasdair Fraser, Liz Carroll, Fiachra O’Regan & Sophie Lavoie & AndrĂ© Marchand, Eric Wright & Mairi Rankin, Pete’s Posse, and Spintuition), and the mentor/student showcase (6pm) on May 2nd at City Hall.

Tickets for the evening concerts will be available soon at through Seven Days Ticketing. Limited seating for all evening concerts-purchase your tickets early!

Admission to the contest finals, the mentor-student showcase are by suggested donation (no advance tickets). Questions or additional info about the festival from mark.sustic@gmail.com