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Meet Sara Caswell

Sara Caswell will be teaching in Ithaca on October 23 – 25 at the Violin ImprovExperience and performing with other teachers (Ariana Kim, Susan Waterbury, Duncan Wickel and Joe D’Esposito with camp organizer Rick Manning and guitarist Bobby Henrie) on Saturday evening at the Carraige House Hayloft.

Sara Caswell “is a brilliant world-class violinist…one of […]

By |September 26th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

ithaca Violin ImprovExperience weekend

Violin ImprovExperience is the latest Winter Village music educational weekend.  Join us on Friday, October 23 to Sunday, October 25, 2015 for the first Violin ImprovExperience.  The weekend is designed for violin and fiddler  professionals, performers, teachers and other passional string players.  Our faculty will inform and inspire violinists and fiddlers in the art […]

By |August 9th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Winter Village’s Fabulous Fiddlers

This year’s roster of Winter Village fiddlers is our best yet.  Jason Carter, fidder for the Travelin’ McCoury’s and the Del McCoury Band for past twenty years, is the 2014 IBMA Fiddler of the Year and the consummate bluegrass fiddler.  Brittany Haas started performing with Darol Anger’s Republic of Strings at the age of […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Sunday Morning Soul Features Mazengarb, Burns-Kristy & Cornerstone

A sweet Sunday morning concert has come together that includes the guitarist Mark Mazengarb of Loren and Mark, the Burns and Kristy Trio, and Cornerstone.   The set will begin with a solo guitar set by Mark at 9:30 am, following by a short set of original and cover songs of the spirit by Terry […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Winter Village in Downtown Ithaca_Saturday, January 24

Check out the Winter Village Bluegrass Festival in Downtown Ithaca on Saturday, January 24th.  The Saturday Night Big Show at the State Theatre of Ithaca features The Travelin’ McCourys; Mr Sun with Darol Anger & Tony Trischka; and Michael Daves with great old time fiddler Brittany Haas. Tickets cost $19.50 for the

Your weekend or […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Bobby Henrie’s “Doc Remembrances” to be Released in January

Bobby Henrie is having a series of shows in January to release his brand new CD of his interpretations of his guitar hero Doc Watson and others – BOBBY HENRIE – “Doc Remembrances, Flatpick tunes and songs”

Paris Texas featuring Bobby will be highlighting the CD at Winter Village on Friday evening at 7:00 at […]

By |December 31st, 2014|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Falling Waters’ Fantastic Fiddlers

We have some amazing fiddle teachers at this year’s Falling Waters camp, covering a range of styles including swing, bluegrass, contra, French Canadian, Scandanavian, Irish, and more.  Check out their stories below and visit their web sites to learn more.

Matt Glaser – Fiddle  berklee.edu/people/matt-glaser
Matt is the Artistic Director of the American Roots Music Program […]

By |December 30th, 2014|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Great Guitars at Falling Waters

This year’s music camp features some amazing guitarists eager to share their skills with campers.  From the bluegrass and swing stylings of New York’s Matt Munisteri, to the Celtic and French Canadian accompaniment of Keith Murphy, the Doc Watson and Django Rheinhardt chops of Bobby Henrie, or the Parisien Swing rythms of Ithaca’s own […]

By |December 27th, 2014|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Richie and Rosie

Winter Village is pleased to announce that Richie & Rosie will be performing at ‘Bluegrass & Beyond’, a Saturday afternoon concert at Coltivare in downtown Ithaca with Michael Daves & Brittany Haas, and Paris Texas.  Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton are a dynamic duo performing music rooted in the Americana tradition. Over the past […]

By |November 15th, 2014|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments


New York City is home to so many incredible roots musicians, a majority of which happened to find themselves at Rockwood Music Hall this past Saturday to celebrate one of The Big Apple’s central bluegrass figures — Michael Daves who will be performing at the Winter Village Blue Grass Festival this year.

The show, which […]

By |November 14th, 2014|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments