The Spice on Snow Winter Music Festival is a four-day celebration of roots and folk music, January 23rd-26th 2020. The festival features outstanding Cajun and Old-Time musicians from Louisiana and Southern Appalachia, together with premier touring folk musicians and regional performers. There are concerts, dances, workshops, family events, jam sessions and performances city-wide in Montpelier, Vermont.
There will be 40 musicians performing 30 events at 14 venues throughout downtown.
2020 Headliners include: Molsky Mountain Drifters (with Grammy Nominated fiddler Bruce Molsky), The Old Fashioned Aces (from Louisiana), the Moonshells (Old-time from W.Mass.), and Matt Downer (from TN). Other Vermont-based performers include: Young Tradition Touring Group, Chaque Fois, Kick em Jenny, Two Cents in the Till, Old Sky, Last Train to Zinkov, Mark Legrand and Turning Stile. With events happening all over downtown Montpelier, many of the festival events are free or low cost. Please see our website for the full schedule and more info on our performers: www.summit-school.org
ALL FESTIVAL PASS — Buy early and save!
Festival Schedule — Prices vary for specific concerts, workshops, and events.
Friday, January 24
8-10 p.m. — Cajun Dance w/Old Fashioned Aces, City Hall
Saturday, January 25: Afternoon Workshops
11-12:15pm — Matt Downer - Intermediate Old time Fiddle, Bethany Church
11-12:15pm — Cajun Songs with the Aces, Bethany Church
11-12:15pm — Cajun Fiddle with the Aces, Bethany Church
12:30-1:45pm — Allison De Groot - Intermediate Old time Banjo, Bethany Church
12:30-1:45pm — Cajun Band with the Aces (for fiddle, singers, guitar, accordian, bass), Bethany Church
2-3:15pm — Bruce Molsky - Intermediate Old-time Fiddle, Bethany Church
2-3:15pm — Stash Wyslach - Intermediate (Old-time) Guitar, Bethany Church
Saturday, January 25 Evening: Main Events
3-4:45pm — Matt Downer/Old Fashioned Aces, Unitarian Church
5:30-6:45pm — Cajun Dinner with Chef Bill Koucky and the Moonshells, Unitarian Church
7-10pm — Molsky Mountain Drifters, with Young Tradition Vermont Touring Group opening, Bethany Church
10pm-12am — Late Night Cajun Dance with Aces, Positive Pie