Mar 7-9, 2014, Fri., Sat., Sun., Upper Potomac Dulcimer Fest
Sam will teach a class on the Art of Practice to Achieve Musical Goals, for all instruments; Fri only, 1:30 PM – 5 PM.
This is a wonderful weekend festival with many fine classes, jam sessions, and a Saturday night concert.
Upper Potomac Dulcimer Fest
P. O. Box 1474
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Mar 22, 2014, Saturday 6:30 PM, Wind And Wire Spring Concert
(Becky Lidgerding – flute, Madeline MacNeil – vocals and hammer dulcimer, Dan Wegh – bass, Genevieve O’Loughlin – harp, Sam Rizzetta – hammer dulcimer).
Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church
11507 Robinwood Drive
Hagerstown, MD
For more information call 301-733-4411

June 21, 2014, Saturday 6 – 9 pm
Surreybrooke Farms
8537 Hollow Rd
Middletown, MD 21769
Music in the Garden
Tickets Required. $9.00 in advance. Sam Rizzetta and many other musicians perform acoustic music throughout the gardens. This event is usually sold-out, so it is best to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets can be purchased at Surreybrooke, or email:, or call: 301-606-3310.

Sept 5-7, 2014, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM, Mountain Craft Days
Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County
10649 Somerset Pike
Somerset, PA 15501

Oct 17-18, 2014, Friday & Saturday, New Mexico Dulcimer Festival
New Mexico Dulcimer Association
Albuquerque, NM

Dec 14, 2014, Sunday 5 PM, Annual Christmas Concert – Sam Rizzetta & Madeline Mac Neil
For many years Sam has played a December concert at historic St. Paul’s. In recent years Madeline Mac Neil has joined Sam to make for an enchanting seasonal program of hammer dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, and singing.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
1914 Ballenger Creek Rd.
Point of Rocks, MD
St. Paul’s Church
Free, but a goodwill offering is taken to benefit hospice. Please join us for a delightful musical celebration for Christmas that also helps support good works in the local community. St. Paul’s is a small, historic, pre Civil War Church near the Potomac River. Concert will be about one hour long and without intermission.


April 23-26, 2015, Spring Fling Rendezvous
Hammer dulcimer workshops and concerts.
Oral Hull Park
Sandy, OR

June 21-26, 2015, Kentucky Music Week
Workshops and concerts. Sam will teach four hammer dulcimer classes.
Bardstown, KY

July 16-19, 2015, Old Dulcimer Players Club Evart Funfest
Concert and workshops, hammer dulcimer and mountain dulcimer.
Osceola County Fairgrounds
Evart, Michigan

Oct 16-18, 2015, Allegheny Dulcimer Club Hammered Dulcimer Weekend
Workshops and concert.
Whitehall Camp
Emlenton, PA


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