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O’Schraves and JF Berthiaume at Downtown Sault Street Dance, July 14

The O’Schraves and caller extraordinaire Jean Francois Berthiaume perform for an AlgomaTrad Street Dance at the Sault Downtown Association Summer Street Party.

AlgomaTrad 2016 Open for Registration!

AlgomaTrad 2016 is now open for registration

The O’Schraves Spring Ontario Tour, April 13 – 17, Toronto, Waterloo, Avening, McKellar, and April 29 – May 1, Owen Sound

The O’Schraves are on tour in Southern Ontario from April 13 to 17, 2016, with concerts in Toronto, Waterloo, and McKellar (near Parry Sound), and a family contra dance in Avening, near Creemore, ON, and the weekend of April 29/May 1 as the house band for the Fiddlefern Spring Fling Dance weekend.

Louis-Simon Lemieux

Louis-Simon Lemieux is performing and teaching at the AlgomaTrad April Québecois Square Dance and Music Weekend, April 1-3, 2016.

The Brian Pickell Band May 2016 Tour

The Brian Pickell Band tours Southern Ontario from May 5 to 8. Concerts will occur in Paris, Dorchester, Markdale, and Toronto,

Big News from AlgomaTrad – We Have a Home

AlgomaTrad announces new development for the organization – involvement in developing a heritage arts center on the site of the old music camp with the help of new owners, Jel Coward and Rebecca Lindley, AlgomaTrad attendees since 2011.

Dan Gorno

Dan Gorno – farewell our dear dear friend.

AlgomaTrad Family Dances, Sat., Dec. 6 and Fri., Jan. 2

AlgomaTrad Family Dances in Richards Landing, Old Town Hall, Saturday, December 6; in Desbarats, ON at the JTCC Hall; and info about Fiddleworks Music and Dance weekend January 9-11, 2015. AlgomaTrad Youth Performers at Moose Tracks Cafe, Tippy Canoe Gallery, Bruce Mines, Saturday, December 13

The O’Schraves and Brian Pickell Band Tours and much, much more

The O’Schraves USA tour October 30-November 11; the Brian Pickell Band in Thessalon, Richards Landing, McKellar, and Toronto, November 20 to 23; Chelmsford Fiddleworks Benefit Concert with 2015 Canadian Grand Master Champion Paul Lemelin.

The O’Schraves at the Searchmont Music Festival, September 19 + More News

The O’Schraves perform at the Searchmont Music Festival, Friday, September 19; Zach Schryer Lefebvre is part of the Sylvan Valley Circle Arts Tour, Saturday, September 20; and a new monthly contradance starts up in the West End of Toronto.

Handcrafted Canoe – AlgomaTrad Fundraiser

Hi, all, A 15-foot, Prospector-style, red cedar-strip canoe is being constructed  at AlgomaTrad this year, under the direction of Steve Willoughby who helped AlgomaTrad campers handcraft a similar canoe in 2010. Here is a photo of the first AlgomaTrad canoe, which was made from white pine and was raffled off as part of an AlgomaTrad […]