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Left to right: Rutland's Ethnic Festival, photo by Shawn Pemrick; a Catamount Arts concert in 2019; Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Farmers' Night in the Statehouse; JAG Productions' Theater on the Hill, photo by Lars Blackmore; Festival of Fools in Burlington, photo by Kyle Tansley.

Vermont Arts Calendar

The Vermont Arts Calendar is a statewide, crowdsourced, searchable directory of arts and culture events. Listings are free and seen by thousands of people throughout and beyond Vermont. Use the top toolbar to search and to view events in a list format, in a calendar, or on a map. Use the left sidebar options to filter events by category, tag, city, and Creative Zone. See an event you can’t miss? Add it to your calendar app with the click of a button.

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Header image: (Left to right) Rutland’s Ethnic Festival, photo by Shawn Pemrick; a Catamount Arts concert in 2019; Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Farmers’ Night in the Statehouse; JAG Productions’ Theater on the Hill, photo by Lars Blackmore; Festival of Fools in Burlington, photo by Kyle Tansley.

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Josephine Foster + Stella Kola + Ceremonial Abyss

Epsilon Spires 190 Main St., Brattleboro, VT, United States

Colorado-based mezzo-soprano whose unorthodox arrangements fuse folk with the avant-garde, breathing new life into archaic forms while embodying the cultural archaeology of Harry Smith’s old weird America. Opening support by Stella Kola, who create shape-shifting psych-folk ballads and ambient tape collage by Ceremonial Abyss.

$5 – $15

The Young Tradition Touring Group at the Putney School

The Putney School 418 Houghton Brook Rd, Putney, United States

Join us for a performance by the Young Tradition Touring Group, with the Putney Trad Group, and Laurel Swift’s Fiddleheads Trad Ensemble, followed by a community contra dance called by Lauren Swift from 8-9pm! The Touring Group is an auditioned ensemble of 20 teenage musicians, singers, and dancers who rehearse from October to June, ahead […]

By donation

Fellow Pynins

United Community Church, 1352 Main St., St. Johnsbury, VT 1352 Main St, St. Johnsbury

Catamount Arts is pleased to present award-winning contemporary folk duo Fellow Pynins, at United Community Church on Sunday, April 21st, at 7pm. Described by NPR’s Bob Boilen as “folk music with a touch of whimsy,” Fellow Pynin’s live show promises an enchanting escapade of equal parts mirth and woe as the duo, equipped with claw-hammer […]

$25

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Chandler Center for the Arts 71 N. Main street, Randolph, VT, United States

The musical partnership between Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland's premier fiddle ambassador, and the sizzlingly-talented Californian cellist Natalie Haas may not seem an obvious one, but the duo's dazzling teamwork, driving rhythms, and their shared passion for improvising on the melody and the groove of Scottish tunes has helped reconstruct and revive the Scottish […]

$15 – $45

Student/Mentor Showcase at the Young Tradition Festival

Burlington Farmers Market 345 Pine Street, Burlington

Join us at the Burlington Farmers Market for a showcase performance of students performing music and dance from a wide range of traditions alongside their teachers and mentors. Performances will include Burundian dancing, Folk fiddling, Tibetan singing, Nepali Sarangi, and more, with acts from both Vermont Folklife’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program and the Fiddleheads program, […]

Free

Genticorum with the Touring Group at the Young Tradition Festival

Burlington City Hall, Contois Auditorium 149 Chruch St., Burlington, VT, VT, United States

With Juno and ADISQ nominations, and four Canadian Folk Music Awards, Genticorum is one of the leading groups in Quebec's traditional music scene. The concert also features an opening act by the 20 teen performers of the Young Tradition Touring Group. This year’s Young Tradition Festival includes concerts at Contois Auditorium: World-renowned Nepali Sarangi player […]

$20

Young Tradition Festival Family-Friendly Jam

Burlington City Hall, Contois Auditorium 149 Chruch St., Burlington, VT, VT, United States

Join Pascal Gemme & Véronique Plasse for this family-friendly jam session. Pascal and Veronique will lead tunes and provide helpful guidance to newcomers to jams. Adults and youth of all ages and skill levels are welcome to bring instruments and join in the fun. Stick around in the afternoon for a family contra dance! The […]

Free, donations welcome

Matt Quinn of Mt. Joy

Spruce Peak Arts 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, VT, United States

Perhaps one of the most foundational pieces of Mt. Joy’s music points back to Quinn and his songwriting – which has been praised by Billboard, Rolling Stone, NPR, and The Guardian.

$75 – $100

Cabot Folk Club presents Hungrytown

Willey Building Auditorium 3084 Main St, Cabot, VT, United States

Multi-instrumentalist and singer Ken Anderson and writer Rebecca Hall make up Hungrytown, a folk duo with beautiful arrangements, remarkable vocal harmonies, and a literary bent. Hungrytown create pure acoustic American folk songs with predominantly Irish and Scottish influences. Singer Rebecca Hall has composed most of the songs, weaving modern themes into traditional song structures. Based […]

$12 – $15

The Phoenix Presents: Music on the Mountain

Okemo Mountain Resort 77 Okemo Ridge Rd, Ludlow

The Phoenix, a sober active community with 300,000+ members across the country, presents Music on the Mountain, a concert created to celebrate recovery, will be held directly after Divided Sky Foundation’s Fun(d) Run on Saturday, May 18, 2024. Doors open at 2pm EST. Music on the Mountain, held at the base of Okemo Mountain, will […]

Free – $20

May Brattleboro Bal Folk

Broad Brook Community Center 3940 Guilford Center Road, Guilford, VT, United States

Brattleboro Bal Folk Sunday, May 19, 6:30-9 pm Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd, Guilford, VT 05301 (just outside Brattleboro) Fun, accessible French and European traditional dances. No experience or partner necessary. Live music & dance instruction by Eloise & Co. Becky Tracy, fiddle Rachel Bell, accordion Please bring a clean pair of […]

$12 – $25

The Young Tradition Touring Group Plays the Montpelier Contra Dance!

Capital City Grange 6612 VT-12, Berlin

Join the Young Tradition Touring Group at the Capital City Grange for the Montpelier Contra Dance! More about the contra dance: https://capitalcitygrange.org/dancing/contradancing/ The Touring Group is an auditioned ensemble of 20 teenage musicians, singers, and dancers who rehearse from October to June, ahead of a cultural tour to another country or region. This year the […]

$12,