2024 Summer Concert Series: Sarah the Fiddler

Next date: Thursday, July 11, 2024 | 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM

CONCERT 7 – SARAH THE FIDDLER

Sponsored by Eastern States Exposition

Thursday, July 11, 2024 – 7:00 PM
Storrowton Village Green Gazebo
  1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA 01089

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Sarah’s musical journey began at the age of 4 when she started violin lessons using the Suzuki Method. By the age of 6, she was introduced to fiddle music and began competing in fiddle contests all over New England. Her grandparents suggested having a signature look....so she was known as the girl with the little red hat. Eventually it was her playing that was being recognized as she won hundreds of competitions.

These contests and festivals instilled Sarah’s passion for old-time music as she learned and played alongside some of the best old-timers. Even her fiddle was given to her by New England fiddler Willie “Uncle Willie” Lapman and carries a history of over 200 years of song.

The moment her bow touches the strings, Sarah's passion for music is evident. Combining her influences of Old-Time, Irish, World and Classical music, Sarah takes her audiences on a musical journey from old-time sing-alongs, to lively polkas and rousing reels.

Sarah will be performing with her husband Keith DaSilva on drums, Joe Dziok on piano & accordion and special guest Will Gorry on guitar & mandolin. The influences of these four musicians makes for a high energy show loved by audiences of all ages.

www.sarahthefiddler.com

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If inclement weather occurs, please call our Current Events Line at 413-781-3020 or visit the Weather Cancellations page on our website, wsparkandrec.com, for an update on time and venue. Both will be updated after 3:30PM.

 

When

  • Thursday, July 11, 2024 | 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Location

Storrowton Village Green Gazebo, 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield, 01089, View Map

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