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Songs For Martin

A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. at the western entrance to Westminster Abbey in London
photo by Nadiastrid
photo courtesy of Wikimedia
A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. at the western entrance to Westminster Abbey in London

Songs for Martin Luther King Jr., gardening songs for the dead of winter, singing sisters, Ethel Merman's birthday, and much more !

This program will air on Sunday January 16th from 7 - 10 p.m.

The Celtgrass quartet We Banjo 3 will be performing at the Barre Opera House on Saturday January 22nd.

This year, the Summit School board of directors and the Spice on Snow festival committee have decided to move the festival to an online platform with a limited schedule, with the anticipation of a follow-up live concert with the festival headliners this summer.The online version of Spice on Snow will include performances by Vermont-based puppet theater group Modern Times Theater, Worcester area banjoist and songwriter Fern Maddie, the Young Tradition Vermont Youth Commission Ensemble, and the S. VT based old-time band the Slide Grinders. Each group will perform from their own home or studio, and the Summit School will stream the performances online on our Facebook page and website. The Slide Grinders will also be offering instrumental workshops for intermediate musicians. The updated schedule is posted on Summit School’s website. To learn more about the festival, buy tickets, and to see a full list of the 2022 sponsors, please visit our website:

5 Town Friends of the Arts in collaboration with The Lawrence Memorial Library and NEAT TV will be presenting a series of monthly concerts this winter featuring some stellar local musical talent. There will be no in person audience but will be broadcast live on NEAT TV. The shows will also be streamed live through the NEAT TV website For those unable to see the original broadcasts, the show can be seen afterwards on the NEAT archives. This month's featured performer is Patrick Fitzsimmons on Thursday January 20th at 7:30pm.

The Lost Dog Street Band will be performing at the Higher Ground Ballroom in South Burlington on Saturday January 22nd.

Robert Resnik has been the host of All the Traditions, VPR's folk and world music show, since 1996. He is the winner of the 2019 Herb Lockwood Prize In the Arts, an honor that "aims to reward the pinnacle of arts leadership in a state blessed with creative energy disproportionate to its population." He is also the recipient of the 2022 Magaret Kannestine Arts Advocacy Award from the Vermont Arts Council, and is a 2023 inductee to the International Folk Alliance's FolkDJ Hall of Fame.