Maine Fall Fiddle Fest


Arts & Entertainment
Oct 15, 2021
All Day

In a celebration of Maine’s music heritage, The Waldo Theatre, 916 Main St., Waldoboro, hosts a two-day, multi-venue event.

Friday, Oct. 15: 6 to 8 p.m., Traditional music jam session at Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route One. The event is open and attendees can purchase pizza, farm brews, and other food and drink while enjoying the music.

Saturday, Oct. 16: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., fiddle workshop with Erica Brown at the Waldo Theatre; 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., guitar workshop with Matt Shipman; 12:15 to 1 p.m., fiddler Frank Ferrel offers a workshop at the Broad Bay Church, 941 Main St.

Saturday, Oct. 16: Performances begin at 2 p.m. with a Youth Fiddlers’ Showcase hosted by Ellen Gawler and the Pineland Fiddlers, and featuring the Franklin County Fiddlers led by Steve Muise and the Oyster Creek Fiddlers led by Kaity Newell. This pay-what-you-can event takes place at the Broad Bay Church.

Saturday, Oct. 16: 7 p.m., Fiddle Fest presents a multi-generational concert at The Waldo. Smokey McKeen hosts this culminating event with Darlin Corey’s Erica Brown and Matt Shimpan and Frank Farrell. The Pineland Fiddlers will open the show. This concert will also be live-streamed in real-time.

The Waldo is keeping up-to-date with CDC COVID-19 recommendations for Lincoln County. Masks and COVID-19 vaccinations are required for audience members, volunteers and staff.

Concert tickets to Saturday night’s show are $25 and workshop tickets are $10. Multi-event packages are available. Visit waldotheatre.org/pages/fiddle-fest for all details and waldotheatre.org/pages/fiddle-fest-tickets to purchase tickets.