February 2017

Welcome to the 7th annual Winter Village Music Festival.  While at a new time, Winter Village presents the same eclectic blend of progressive acoustic music – bluegrass, old time & swing with an infusion of celtic music to celebrate the St. Patricks Day season.  This year’s featured performers are the Jeremy Kittel Trio, The Barefoot Movement and 10 String Symphony.  They will be joined by local favorites Paris Texas (Bobby & Doug Henrie and Rick Manning), Suitcase (Judy Hyman & Jeff Claus), and downstate friends Too Blue.  Winter Village features four concerts in the La Tourelle Music Hall, a small 150 seat venue with great sightlines and sound.  During the day there will be instrumental and singing workshops and, like any bluegrass festival, jamming throughout the day and night (yes, there is a quiet wing).  Enjoy great food and drink all weekend at the Bistro and 2 bars.  La Tourelle is a fine place to spend a musical winter weekend – JOIN US!

Tickets range in price from $15 for students to $95 for a weekend pass.

Thanks for your support over the years and feel free to email your questions and comments..

Rick Manning, Director
Winter Village Music
rick@wintervillagebluegrass.org; 607-592-4647


Below is information on the Featured Concerts and Master Classes.  Click on Winter Village Music Festival above to learn more about the schedule, bands, accommodations and weekend passes. 

Thursday,  March 2

Thursday Opening Concert:  DISTINCTIVE DUOS
7:30 pm Suitcase (Judy Hyman and Jeff Claus)
8:15 pm 10 String Symphony


Friday,  March 3

Friday Evening Concert: FIDDLE FEVER
6:30 pm: Too Blue
7:30 pm: 10 String Symphony
8:45 pm: Jeremy Kittel Trio


Saturday,  March 4

Saturday Night Concert:  LITTLE BIG SHOW
6:30 pm Paris Texas
7:30 pm The Barefoot Movement
8:45 pm  Jeremy Kittel Trio


Sunday,  March 5

Sunday Brunch Concert:  CONTEMPLATIVE MUSIC
10:30 am:  The Barefoot Movement – Songs of the Spirit
11:30 am:  Jeremy Kittel Trio – Contemplative Instrumentals




Fiddle Master Class with Jeremy Kittel
1:30 to 3:30pm @ La Tourelle
$40 Adults; $30 Students
RESERVE YOUR SEAT (limited to 25 students)

Mandolin Master Class with Josh Pinkham
4:00 to 6:00pm @ La Tourelle
$40 Adults; $30 Students
RESERVE YOUR SEAT (limited to 25 students)

PS. Check out this video about the 2015 festival to get a flavor of the festival at La Tourelle.