Oswego Valley fiddlers to perform June 24

The Oswego Valley Chapter of the New York State Old Tyme Fiddlers’ Association will play a special concert of old time fiddle music Sunday, June 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the North American Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame and Museum, 1121 Comins Rd., Osceola. Pictured are members of the group.

Sunday, June 24, the Oswego Valley Chapter of the New York State Old Tyme Fiddlers’ Association will play a special concert of old time fiddle music, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the North American Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame and Museum, 1121 Comins Rd., Osceola.

The Oswego Valley Fiddlers is noted for striving to vary their repertoire with new and different selections of old-time fiddle tunes. Each year, the group chooses a theme for its concerts and learns new tunes based on that theme.

This year’s theme will be “Old Time Radio” featuring music from some of their favorite Canadian fiddlers. They will “present” a show honoring the Don Messer’s Islanders Show, as well as other Canadian fiddlers, including Ivan and Vivian Hicks, Ned Landry, Andy DeJarlis and Graham and Eleanor Townsend.

The show will incorporate “skits” recalling the classic openings of many great Old Time Radio Shows.

The Oswego Valley Fiddlers are planning a trip to New Brunswick, Canada this summer to play music with the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers and Ivan and Vivian Hicks.

Those seeking more information may visit www.nysotfa.com or call 315-487-8806.

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