June 22, Saturday  6:00-9:00pm
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 is a sold-out event so we encourage you to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets can be purchased at Surreybrooke, or email:, or call: 301-606-3310.

July 21-27 Dulcimer Celebration Week
John C. Campbell Folk School
1 Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902.
Workshops and concert

Sept 6-8 Mountain Craft Days
Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County

10649 Somerset Pike
Somerset, PA 15501

Sept 27-29 Mountain Arts & Crafts Festival
Sam Michaels Park
1330 Job Corp Road
Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442

Oct 5 Saturday, Southern California Dulcimer Heritage Festival
Daytime hammer dulcimer workshops and evening concert.
Culver-Palms United Methodist Church
4464 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90230 (I-405 & Culver Blvd.).

Oct 6 Sunday, Hammer Dulcimer Focus Workshop (4 hours)
Island Bazaar
Huntington Beach, CA.

Oct 30 Wednesday, 6-9 PM. Musical instruments demonstration program.
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
901 Amherst Street
Winchester, Virginia 22601
Sam will demonstrate the playing and discuss the history and making of traditional Appalachian musical instruments such as the mountain dulcimer, hammer dulcimer, guitar, Native American flute, and other folk instruments. Sam will be joined by Charlie Casabona on banjo, fiddle, and mandolin.
Dec 2013 Christmas Concerts

Dec 1 Sunday 2 PM Sam Rizzetta
Tamarack Sunday@Two Concert
Acoustic instrumental Christmas music along with traditional tunes of West Virginia and original compositions all played on hammer dulcimer and mountain dulcimer.
In the auditorium at:
Beckley, WV

Dec 14 Saturday 2 PM to 4 PM, Christmas Concert with Shenandoah Circle
(Becky Lidgerding – flute, Madeline MacNeil – vocals and hammer dulcimer, Dan Wegh – bass, Don Moore – guitar, Sam Rizzetta – hammer dulcimer).
Rest Haven Funeral Home
1601 Pennsylvania Avenue
Hagerstown, MD

Dec 15 Sunday 5 PM, Annual Christmas Concert
Sam Rizzetta and Madeline MacNeil
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
1914 Ballenger Creek Rd.
Point of Rocks, MD
Free, but a goodwill offering is taken to benefit hospice. Please join us for a delightful concert that helps support good works in the local community. Concert will be about one hour long and without intermission.


Mar 7-9 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 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

Oct 17-18 Fri & Sat, New Mexico Dulcimer Festival
New Mexico Dulcimer Association
Albuquerque, NM


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