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Sudbury FolkTrad organizes and promotes folk and traditional music, dance and folklore events in Sudbury, Northern Ontario, Canada. Our organizers are Lou Hayden, Melanie Makela and Charlotte Stone. 

Fiddlers, folk musicians and step dancers of all ages and levels come together for various fiddle and step dance focused events.

SFT hosts;

  •  music & dance workshops

  • jam sessions

  • kitchen parties

  • live music events & house concerts

  • ceilis/square dances

Events put on by other local folk and trad organizations will also be promoted on our calendar, so stay tuned for a variety of amazing events!

Upcoming Events

  • Hannah Shira Naiman & Nathan Smith Live in Concert Dec 7th
    07 Dec, 19:00 – 21:30 GMT-5
    Knowhere Pub Sudbury, 130 Elm St, Greater Sudbury, ON P3C 1T6, Canada
    Honoured with Traditional Singer of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards for her album Know the Mountain (2016), Hannah Shira Naiman combines her powerful songwriting and impressive musicianship to deliver exciting contemporary versions of the traditional music she was raised on.
  • Mostly Brit Trad Singalong at AlgomaTrad Camp with Lou Hayden
    Aug 8th onwards
    AlgomaTrad Music Camp, Algoma Music Camp - Main lodge, 1249 F & G Line Rd, Richards Landing, ON P0R 1J0, Canada
    if you're coming along to the singalong at AlgomaTrad here are some resources for you! *No need to RSVP, you're already registered if you're coming to camp!
  • Ceili dance practice workshop
    Time is TBD
    Parkside Centre (at the YMCA)
    Time is TBD
    Parkside Centre (at the YMCA), 140 Durham St, Greater Sudbury, ON P3E 3M7, Canada
    *Tues 7th June class has had to be cancelled!! This class to TBC this week A practice workshop to learn how to dance at a ceili (or barn dance/square dance) lead by Lou Hayden. Dances will be a combination of Irish, Scottish, English & French Canadian.

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