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Sirena Musical

In conjunction with a special Big Sur Fiddle Camp to be held in Carmel, California, Rebecca Stout is the Vocal Director for the live musical theater production of “Sirena” a new musical entirely written, produced and performed by students and staff of Big Sur Music Camp. Auditions are coming up November 12! Be sure to check the website right away if you are interested in participating as an actor/performer https://bigsurfiddlecamp.org/sirena  

2022-11-09T16:23:24-08:00

Big Sur Fiddle Camp June 2022

Each summer for one week, twenty to fifty string and singing students arrive on a coastal farm, to be part of special gatherings of musicians. They connect with the land, hone their skills with world class teachers, and experience all that is Big Sur while learning to play and perform among the these rugged mountains.

2023-01-27T21:21:28-08:00

Dancers & Harmony Singers Wanted!!

May 17, 2020 That's right folks, it's that time of year again! I'm excited to announced a new and improved version of the dance competition at TBFC 2020. We've been asked by many folks over the years to consider allowing other types of percussive folk dance in the contest. This year, with the help of my mentor and personal hero Mr. Ira Bernstein, we've figured out a way to do it that we think will be fun, fair and exciting for all. Go to TopangaBanjoFiddle.org to learn about the NEW Read More...

2023-02-28T06:43:16-08:00

First Time Offering Full Time Dance Class at Walker Creek Music Camp

November 1-4, 2019 This camp is for people who like traditional American music: largely bluegrass and oldtime, also often including swing, Celtic, Cajun, and country. All ages are welcome, and core classes are offered in instrumental skills, jamming and band dynamics, and vocals. There are classes for beginners as well as intermediate levels. We also offer a special class for younger children who are not yet ready for the full camp program, but would enjoy spending the morning playing music, singing, dancing, and taking breaks for arts and crafts, nature Read More...

2023-02-28T06:43:36-08:00

Buck Dancing and Beyond at Walker Creek Music Camp!

November 1-4, 2019 This camp is for people who like traditional American music: largely bluegrass and oldtime, also often including swing, Celtic, Cajun, and country. All ages are welcome, and core classes are offered in instrumental skills, jamming and band dynamics, and vocals. There are classes for beginners as well as intermediate levels. We also offer a special class for younger children who are not yet ready for the full camp program, but would enjoy spending the morning playing music, singing, dancing, and taking breaks for arts and crafts, nature Read More...

2023-02-28T06:43:56-08:00

Gator by the Bay in San Diego

Dancin’, Pickin’ & Singing w/Clinton Ross Davis and Friends https://www.gatorbythebay.com/ May 11 at 7 pm Spanish Landing Park 3900 North Harbor Drive Across from San Diego Airport More info about Clint: http://clintonrossdavis.com

2019-05-10T08:46:30-07:00

Special St. Paddy’s Day Dance Workshop

Celebrating Cultural Connections! With Rebecca Stout and Afton Coombs Want to learn how to dance a jig for St. Paddy's Day? Celebrate the distinctive relationship between Irish Sean Nos and Appalachian Flatfoot Dance. Learn and practice freestyle dance steps. Enjoy the all-out fun of improvisational percussive dance on a beautiful, well-used, spacious wooden dance floor! This workshop is for dancers of all ages and all levels. Proceeds will go to benefit funding of FolkWorks Folk/Roots Festival: Exploring our roots from Zimbabwe to Appalachia. [gdlr_button href="http://www.goodlayers.com" target="_self" size="medium" background="#FFFFFF" color="#000000"]TICKETS[/gdlr_button] When: Read More...

2019-03-07T09:15:12-08:00

Howdy Dancers!

I'd rather dance than sit in front of my computer so I'll keep it short and sweet. Contestant registration for the Topanga Banjo/Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival is officially over, but a little bird told me if you go ahead and send it in ASAP, it will still be accepted! A ticket to the festival costs $23.....but it only costs $20 to register for the contest. Your registration for the contest includes your entry fee. One $20 fee covers as many contests as you care to enter at the festival Read More...

2019-01-10T22:22:06-08:00

Please help support Folk/Roots Festival

In times like these, nothing soothes the soul and lifts the spirit more than music of the people. Music, dance, laughter, and sharing good times and good food with old friends and new, these are the joyful bonds that have always kept folks around the world together when it looked like everything else was falling apart. This is the “folk power” celebrated and perpetuated by FolkWorks. FolkWorks is presenting a day long Folk/Roots Festival on March 24, 2018, an opportunity to experience the culture of other countries…and our own; an Read More...

2019-01-10T22:22:06-08:00
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