Open the Door for Three

Open the Door for Three

Friday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. Moore Community Center, 133 State Street, Ellsworth, ME $20 adults / $10 students* *includes $1.50 online ticket fee. Open the Door for Three is a trio that plays its Irish music powerfully. They mine tune books, collections, and...
Local Heroes

Local Heroes

Cròga, Gus La Casse  Forged at the Acadia Trad Festival, Cròga is a hot new Celtic band of unique characters from as far away as the wild shores of New Zealand and as close as Mount Desert Island. Their love for traditional Celtic music — and their irrepressible...
Musical Cousins

Musical Cousins

Vishtèn, David Greely, Andrew Finn Magill, Alexander Allison, Gus La Casse  Prince Edward Island powerhouse band Vishtèn captivates audiences around the world with their intricate harmonies and percussive dance. Grammy nominated Cajun fiddler David Greely brings...
Masters of Their Craft

Masters of Their Craft

Mari Black, Seán Heely, Liz & Dan Faiella Mari Black has won multiple prestigious national and international Scottish fiddling awards, is versed in many fiddle styles, including jazz and swing. Seán Heely is the 2016 U.S. National Scottish Fiddle champion. Liz and...
Upping The Ante

Upping The Ante

Kimberley Fraser, Troy McGillivray, Jenna Moynihan, Màiri Chambeul, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Madelyn Morell  It’s the middle of the week, and we’re pulling out the stops. Kimberley Fraser & Troy McGillivray prove that the laws of physics don’t apply in Cape...
Celtic Traditions

Celtic Traditions

Velocipede, Matt & Shannon Heaton  A distinctive Celtic music style has emerged as the driving force behind a vibrant New England contra dance community. One of the leading contra dance duos, Velocipede has been taking the music to new heights. Matt and Shannon...
Trad Blend

Trad Blend

Liz Carroll, Kieran Jordan, Riley Baugus, Duncan Wickel, Nicole Rabata, Glencoe Lads  This evenings concert blends the best of the best into an unforgettable night of entertainment. Chicago Irish fiddle great Liz Carroll, brings her powerful fiddling to our stage,...
Tunes from the Scottish Isles

Tunes from the Scottish Isles

Jenna Moynihan, Màiri Chambeul The music of Scotland is as haunting and beautiful as the Scottish mountains and the seas that surround them. Jenna Moynihan (fiddle) and Màiri Chambeul (harp) are masters of tradition but not slaves to it. Expect to hear their...
Island Shores

Island Shores

Cillian Vallely, Kevin Crawford, The Alt, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald, Spencer Tate  This evening is a celebration of two great islands of Celtic music, Cape Breton and Ireland. Cillian Valley and Kevin Crawford, from Irish mega band, Lúnasa, share the stage with...
American Roots

American Roots

Allison DeGroot, Jack Devereux, Lillian Chase  Art often emerges from turmoil and human struggles. Old-Time blends the music of immigrants from Celtic nations with that of African slaves. Allison de Groot tours with many of the world’s best Old-Time players. Jack...
Kicking the Top Off the Box!

Kicking the Top Off the Box!

April Verch, Colin Grant & Scott MacMillan, Cróga, Lillian Chase April Verch steps, sings, and fiddles with a fresh and feisty approach to deep North American traditions. Touring the world to share songs from her 11th album (The April Verch Anthology),...
Fiddle Lessons with Jenna Moynihan

Fiddle Lessons with Jenna Moynihan

A limited number of private or semi-private lessons with Jenna Moynihan are available to fiddle students at any age or playing level. Lesson periods are 45-minutes in length. Private lessons are $40. If you would like to share a lesson with another player of similar...
Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

SORRY, THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support and interest in our programming! The Acadia School of Traditional Music & Arts is proud to World-renowned duo Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the First...

CANCELLED: The Dardanelles

UPDATE OCTOBER 17: We deeply apologize for the inconvenience, but due to circumstances beyond our control, the Dardanelles have cancelled their upcoming US tour. All concert tickets already purchased online will be refunded in full.  Please check out other concerts...