Who We Are

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TuneFolk offers a variety of traditional and original fiddle tunes — lively jigs, rolling reels, stately marches and smooth waltzes (and maybe a song or two). Drawing from Celtic, Southern Old-time, Early American, French-Canadian, and original tunes, TuneFolk will set your feet — and your heart — a dancing!

We’ve picked, strummed and bowed our way through years of music and dance in coffeehouses, churches, dance halls, barns, camps and homes; for private and community events. We’ve played in various bands along the way; from an Old-Time string band to contra and community dance dance bands — playing for events in the NY Capital Region, and throughout Eastern New York and Western New England.

Though we enjoy playing with other bands that we’re a part of, we still like just being a duo, playing for the sheer joy of making music, be it Farmer Markets, barn dances, or wherever the music road takes us. If one person cracks a smile, dances a jig, or just moves a toe to the beat, it’s worth the moment. There’s nothing like watching people react to live music; react to something we’ve just created. It gets into their feet, then works its way up to a smile. It brings us joy to see others enjoy what we do.

We also host a Barn Dance in Charlton, NY — at historic Harmony Hall, 1401 Peaceable St.  See our Barn Dance page for more details.