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February 1
St. Mary's Interparochial School, Philadelphia. Morning assembly programs.

February 8
Rydal Park Retirement Community, Jenkintown, PA. Evening program for seniors.

February 11
Multi-Cultural Event, Chestnut Hill Academy, sponsored by Springside School & Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia, PA 19118. FiddleKicks time: 3:30 p.m.

March 2

FiddleKicks presents Spring FeetBeat '07 at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts*, Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6219. 8:00 p.m. 90-minute concert.

Whoop It Up! with FiddleKicks! Join us for a high energy concert of Appalachian clogging and percussive dance - English sword, Cape Breton, tap and more. All set to the toe-tappin’ music of Matt Brown’s Lone Prairie Band, featuring Paul Brown and Beverly Smith, with Bill Quern. Special guest performer and narrator Phil Jamison brings authentic flatfoot to the stage. Audience participation follows the concert.

$20, $12 students. ($5 coupon will be given to audience members who wish to attend flatfooting workshop on March 3.) Annenberg box office: 215-898-3900. Group sales: 215-643-4397.


March 3

Traditional Clogging & Flatfoot Workshop,1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Summit Presbyterian Church, Greene Street & Westview Avenue, Phila., 19119.

Conducted by Phil Jamison, a nationally-known square dance caller, old-time musician, and traditional Appalachian dancer from Asheville, NC. His flatfoot dancing was featured in the film, Songcatcher, for which he also served as Traditional Dance consultant.

This is a rare opportunity to learn interesting and fun traditional steps, as well as to hear Phil share his in-depth knowledge about the history of this uniquely American dance form. Live music will accompany the workshop.

Beginner/intermediate level. Leather shoes with a smooth hard sole that slide are recommended (no taps, please.)

$10 (March 2nd concert attendees will receive $5 coupon toward this workshop)

March 18

Sundays on Stage at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Central Branch. Montgomery Auditorium, 1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

People of all ages will love our high-energy dance and music concert. Then, let your dancing spirit fly as you join us on stage during our audience participation segment.

Free admission. Information: 215-686-5372

April 1
Hope Community Church, King of Prussia, PA. 9:00a.m. & 10:45a.m.

April 13 & 14
Friday & Saturday
Garrett Lakes Arts Festival, Garrett College Auditorium, McHenry, MD 21541. School assembly programs on Friday. 90-minute concert on Saturday at 7:30p.m. Ticket prices: $15 Adults, $7 Students. Free for children five years and younger.

April 15 & 16
Sunday & Monday
ArtsLink, Magnolia High School, New Martinsville, WV 26155. 90-minute concert on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. (Pre-performance workshop at 2:00 for high school students on Sunday. School assembly programs on Monday, April 16)

April 21,
The NEFFA Festival, Mansfield, MA. FiddleKicks time: 8:30 p.m. (Festival is Friday - Sunday)

April 21,

Villanova University Theatre, 900 Lancaster Road, Villanova, PA 19085. 2 - 4:15: Bluegrass musical Robber Bridegroom. 4:30 - 5:00: FiddleKicks performs Appalachian clog dances. Audience participation follows performance.

April 21,
The Society of the Sons of St. George at The Union League, 140 S. Broad Street, Phila, 19102 - English clog, sword & country dances.

May 5,
Berwyn United Methodist Church, 140 Waterloo Avenue, Berwyn, PA 19312. Fundraiser and talent show for Appalachia Service project. $10. Dinner 6:00, FK Performs 6:45 - 7:15 p.m.

May 22,
Eastern Lebanon County School District, 180 Elco Drive, Myerstown Pa. 17543. Afternoon master workshop. 60-minute Celebrate the Arts spring student art exhibition and festival concert, 7:30 - 8:30, open to the public.

June 15,
Fairfax County Park Authority, outside concert at the Mason district Park Amphitheater, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003. 703-941-1730. Schedule of events: 7:30 - 9:00 Concert followed by audience participation. Free to the public.

June 17,
Carlisle Borough Parks & Recreation , outside concert in amphitheater at Thornwald Park, Carlisle, PA 17013, 400 block of Walnut Bottom Road. Rain site: Stuart Community Center. 1-717-243-3318. Schedule of events: 5:45 - 6:15 "Clogging Toys" workshop, 6:30 - 8:00 Concert followed by audience participation. Free to the public.

July 11,
Free Library of Springfield Township, 1600 Paper Mill Road, Wyndmoor, PA 19038. 215-836-5300. 7:00 p.m. Free to the public.

July 16,
Philadelphia City Institute Library, 1905 Locust St, Phila 19103, 215 685-6621. (Located on the northwest corner of Rittenhouse Square.) 6:45 - 7:30 p.m.Performance in the GET A CLUE@ YOUR LIBRARY Free to the public.

July 28,
Stecoah Valley Center, Robbinsville, NC. Schedule of events: 2:00 p.m. Clogging workshop, 5:30 "Meet the Artists", 7:30 - 9:00 Performance followed by audience participation.  

August 11,
Old Fiddler's Picnic, Hibernia Park. 1 Park Road, Wagontown, PA 19376. Sponsored by Chester County Parks & Recreation. 12:30 - 1:30 Performance on stage; 2 - 4:30 Workshops in the pavilion led by FiddleKicks: 2:00 Clogging Toys, Learn to Clog, 3:00 Waltz Workshop, 3:45 Contras & Squares.

Sept 8,

Colonial Crosslands Festival, Pennsbury Manor, 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Pennsbury, PA 19067. Afternoon performance followed by audience participation. On the River Stage at 12:45p.m. with guest musicians Paul Sidlick, Rusty Neithammer & Tom Schaffer.

Sept 8,
Media Arts Council, 2nd Saturday Arts Events, Performance in the Media Fire House, PA. 7:00 p.m. with guest musicians Paul Sidlick, Rusty Neithammer & Tom Schaffer.

Sept 27,
Rydal Park Retirement Community, Jenkintown, PA. Evening program for seniors with guest musicians Bill Dooley, Rik Bourne & Wendi Bourne.

October 29,
The Blue Bell School of Dance, Blue, PA, 921 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422. 7:30 p.m. Demonstration and audience participation for tap dancers. All are welcome. (Classes geared for tap dancers begins January 7th. Mondays at 4:30 p.m. Call 215-643-0345 to register.)

November 13, 14,
Tuesday, Wed.
West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Distinguished Artists Series, College Activities Center, 300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, WV 26104-8647. With guest artists John Devine, Matt Brown & Steve Hickman. Afternoon workshop, 7:00 p.m. 90-minute concert. Wednesday morning: school assembly program.

November 23,
Masonic Village Home, Lafayette Hill, PA. Afternoon program for seniors. Arranged by Art-Reach to reach underserved audiences.


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