Lagniappe Dulcimer Fete

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”
in 2016

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.
Woodburn, Indiana

Sue Carpenter — Mountain Dulcimer
Quinlan, Texas 

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
Mandeville, Louisiana

Craig Kaster — Autoharp
Zachary , Louisiana

Jim Miller  — Orchestra, Mountain Dulcimer, Bowed Dulcimer, Bass Dulcimer
Hampton, Tennessee

Butch Ross — Mountain Dulcimer
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Margaret Wright (cancelled – but classes continue) —  Mountain Dulcimer, Sacred Harp
Kennard, Texas

Instructors and Performers in 2015 Fete’s “Gator Jam”:

Paul Andry
Larry and Elaine Conger
Dan Delancey
Gina Forsyth
Bob Frazier
Marsha Harris
Denise Guillory
Lisa Oivanki
Debbie Porter
Jak Stallings
Quintin Stephens
Linda Thomas
Lloyd Wright



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