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Spice on Snow Winter Music Festival

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Multiple Venues - Downtown Montpelier

130 Main St.

Montpelier, VT 05602

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Spice on Snow winter music festival is a four-day celebration of roots and contemporary folk music.

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Festival Website: www.summit-school.org

Ticket Menu Includes:

  • All Festival Pass with workshops - $100
  • All Festival Pass no workshops - $75
  • All Friday Night - $20
  • All Saturday with workshops - $85
  • All Saturday no workshops - $55
  • Workshops only - $25
  • Saturday Dinner & Concert Combo - $35
  • Kids (16 or younger) admitted to all events for free! (half price for workshops)
  • Admission for the 4 Saturday Afternoon Concerts at the Unitarian
    • Sliding Scale $10-$20 (see one show or see them all!)
    • "All Saturday” and "All Festival” wristband wearers

The Spice on Snow Winter Music Festival is a four-day celebration of roots and contemporary folk music.  The festival features outstanding Cajun and Old-Time musicians from Louisiana and Southern Appalachia, together with premier touring folk musicians and regional performers. There are concerts, dances, workshops, family events, jam sessions and free performances city-wide in Montpelier, Vermont. 

There will be 60 musicians performing 45 events at 14 venues throughout downtown. With concerts, dances, workshops, jam sessions, sing-alongs, family programs, and a community dinner.

Headliners include: From Bryson City, North Carolina – The Freight Hoppers. The Freight Hoppers are United States premier old-time string band. Since 1992, the Freight Hoppers have been presenting authentic hard-driving Old Time music with an emotional and raw excitement.

From Louisiana – Joel Savoy and Kelli Jones. Grammy Award winning, Joel Savoy has been at the forefront of the Louisiana music revival of the last 20 years. Together, Joel and Kelli are a powerhouse of superb fiddling and singing that blend Cajun, Country, and Oldtime traditions. Accompanying Joel and Kelli for the Friday Night Dance at City Hall Arts will be Vermont’s own Green Mountain Playboys.

From the Hudson Valley, New York – Mike and Ruthy. Singer-songwriters armed with fiddles, guitars, banjos and voices, Mike Merenda and Ruthy Ungar (aka Mike + Ruthy) represent the vanguard of todays folk music revival and carry the torch of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie.

From Morganton, West Virginia– Rachel Eddy. Rachel is one of the most in-demand teachers of oldtime banjo and fiddle on the workshop circuit today.

From throughout Central Vermont – Young Tradition Touring Group. After wowing capacity audiences at Bethany Sanctuary in 2017 and 2018, Spice on Snow welcomes Vermont’s own “Young Tradition Touring Group” back for a double encore performance! The Touring Group consists of 22 teen players, singers, and dancers who focus on learning and performing traditional music and dance repertoire. Touring Groups have previously traveled to Cape Breton, New York State, Northumberland in England, Scotland, and the West Coast of Ireland.

Rounding out the bill will be: The Hokum Brothers, Green Mountain Playboys, Patti Casey, Chris Kleeman, Two Cents in the Till,  Ida Mae Specker, Chris Dorman, Jeremiah McLane & Alex Kehler, Dana & Susan Robinson, Pitz Quattrone, Brian Slattery, The Bradford Bog People, Fiddlin` Zac Johnson, Meredith Holch, and Mark LeGrande

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130 Main St.

Montpelier, VT 05602

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