June 24-29, 2018
Kentucky Music Week
Workshops and concerts.
Bardstown, KY

July 19-21, 2018
Old Dulcimer Players Club Evart Funfest
Concert and workshops, hammer dulcimer and mountain dulcimer.
Osceola County Fairgrounds
Evart, Michigan

Sept 7-9, 2018, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM
Mountain Craft Days
Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County
10649 Somerset Pike
Somerset, PA 15501

Nov 11, 2018, Sunday 2 PM
Free Lecture & Demonstration by Sam Rizzetta
Hammer Dulcimers & Mountain Dulcimers In America: A Journey From Tradition To High Tech

An introduction to dulcimers and how they are made and played, with a look at timeless folk designs and modern innovations.
Presented by F.A.M.E., Frederick Acoustic Music Enterprise
C. Burr Artz Public Library
110 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Free admission & refreshments.

Dec 2, 2018, Sunday 5 PM
Christmas Concert – Sam Rizzetta & Madeline MacNeil
Grace Episcopal Church
Corner of Grace & East Streets
Middleway, WV
Admission – adults $10.
$2 of each admission goes to benefit Hospice of the Panhandle.
2018 Christmas Flyer, Sam and Madeline at Grace Church, Middleway

Dec 16, 2018, Sunday 5 PM
Annual Christmas Concert – Sam Rizzetta & Madeline Mac Neil
For 26 years Sam has played a December concert at historic St. Paul’s Church. In recent years Madeline Mac Neil has joined Sam to make for an enchanting seasonal program of hammer dulcimer and singing.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
1914 Ballenger Creek Pike
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.
St. Paul’s Church
2018 Christmas Flyer, Sam and Madeline at St. Paul’s Church, Pt Of Rocks


May 19 – 25, 2019
Dulcimer Celebration Workshops
Anne Lough, Janita Baker, Madeline MacNeil, & Sam Rizzetta
John C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown, NC 28902