New World Festival in Randolph, VT
Celebrate Vermont’s Celtic and French Canadian heritage with traditional – and sometimes not so traditional – music and dance. Each year more than 70 exceptional musicians are drawn from New England, Canada and the British Isles. Concerts, music and dance workshop sessions, children’s activities, and open dancing unfold on five continuous stages from noon until 11 PM. Food and drink provided by the area’s finest chefs and breweries.
2019 Lineup includes John Doyle, Mick McAuley & Oisin McAuley, Genticorum, Anita MacDonald, Ben Miller and Zakk Cormier, Wendy MacIsaac, Mairi Rankin and Mac Morin, Maire Ni Chathasaigh & Chris Newman and Mango Jam. Local Luminaries to include Pete’ Posse, Pierre Chartrand, Sarah Blair, Keith Murphy and More!
The festival takes place in downtown Randolph, Vermont in Chandler Music Hall and Gallery, in all-weather tents on both sides of Main Street, and in historic Bethany Church. Main Street is closed to traffic, and the festival site becomes an intimate pedestrian village.
In recognition of the Festival’s designation as a Top Ten Event more than ten times, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce has awarded the New World Festival status as a permanent Time-Honored Event for Vermont. Come join us. You’ll be glad you did!