17th Annual Fete in 2018
“Bon Anniversaire” Lagniappe, Happy 20th Birthday
March 8-10, 2018 with morning gospel jam on March 11, 2018
West Baton Rouge Community Center
16th Annual Fete in 2017
“Yankee Doodle Dulcimer”
Join us for a patriotic fete on the bayou.
March 9, 10, 11, 12, 2017 at the West Baton Rouge Community Center.
15th Annual Fete in 2016
Join Captain Henry Gaspard and His Motley Crew of “River Rat Strummers”
Our group successfully completed the fete on March 10, 11, 12, & 13, 2016 at the Port Allen Community Center. A great fete!
Performers and Instructors in 2016 Fete:
Our line-up of instructors and performers for 2016 come from all over the country. We are especially pleased to have new and returning talent which highlight a variety of dulcimer playing styles from slow fingerpicking ballads to fast fiddle strumming. The instructors are dedicated to making our festival successful.
Richard Ash – Mountain Dulcimer
Folkcraft Instruments, Inc.
Sue Carpenter — Mountain Dulcimer
Joe Collins — Mountain Dulcimer, Singing
Shelby, North Carolina
Guy and Sharrie George — MC, Vendor, Ukulele, Penny Whistle, Steel Drum, Hammered Dulcimer
Port Orange, Florida
Van Glynn — Fiddle
Craig Kaster — Autoharp
Zachary , Louisiana
Jim Miller — Orchestra, Mountain Dulcimer, Bowed Dulcimer, Bass Dulcimer
Butch Ross — Mountain Dulcimer
Margaret Wright (cancelled – but classes continue) — Mountain Dulcimer, Sacred Harp
Instructors and Performers in 2015 Fete’s “Gator Jam”: