2014 Schedule


Date: Saturday, May 31
  |  Hours: 10 am – 8 pm

The festival program features traditions from a dozen different cultures—plus a host of strolling musicians who spread the festival spirit up and down Main Street. Learn more about our wonderful performers here.

Note: The 2014 schedule is being finalized and is still subject to change. A full schedule in grid format for easy printing will be available in late May.



10:30-11:00 | Indian Dancers of the Seacoast:
Classical Dances of India

11:00-11:30 | Mini-City Hip Hop Dance Crew

11:30-12:30 | Accordion Man Gary Sredzienski: Music of the Old Country

12:30-1:00 | Natasin Laotian Dancers of Newmarket

1:00-2:00 | Flamenco Dance Project: Spanish Flamenco Dancing

2:00-2:30 | Mini-City Hip Hop Dance Crew

2:30-3:30 | New England Irish Harp Orchestra and
the McDonough-Grimes Dancers:
Irish Music & Dance

3:30-4:00 | John Grimes of Riverdance

4:00-5:00 | Chinese Folk Art Troupe: Diabolo, dragon dance, and more

5:00-5:30 | Diabolo Workshop

5:30-6:30 | Fabulous Bel Airs: Doo Wop & Oldies Favorites

7:00-8:00 | Akwaaba Ensemble: West African Drumming & Dancing


10:30-1:30 | TBD:
American Jazz
2:00-5:00 | Opa’s Oompah Band:


10:30-1:30 | Sax Pack:
American Favorites
10:30-1:30 | Opa’s Oompah Band:
Bavarian Music
10:30-1:30 | Vibe Quartet (with the Vibettes): Barbershop Tunes

1:30-4:30 | Dick Kaplan’s Jazz Band:
Jazz Favorites
1:30-4:30 | Eastern Sound Trio:
Polish Music
1:30-4:30 | Myschyffe Managed:
Medieval Madrigals

4:30-7:30 | Patriot Fife and Drum: Colonial American
4:30-7:30 | Snap Four:
Gypsy Jazz
4:30-7:30 |
Myschyffe Managed:
Medieval Madrigals

The North Venue is packed with artisans at work and “try-it-yourself” traditional arts. Watch, learn, and be inspired! more


Fine arts and crafts, great gifts, delicious food–be sure to enjoy the festival vendors in both the South and North venues, plus dozens of local merchants in the Newmarket Mills and along Main Street. more





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