Thank you! See you in 2023!



2022 workshops available soon!


The workshops at Ossipee Valley are as dynamic as the main stage and hugely diverse. Workshops provide the opportunity for fans to see their favorite performers up close and personal. It is also an opportunity for instruction. Come and listen, or come and play, either way the Ossipee Valley workshop experience is not to be missed!

Friday 2022 Workshops

Songwriters Circle 12pm

Integrating Jazz and Bluegrass Etc. with Mr Sun 1pm

Integrating Various Musical Traditions & Kora with Diali Cissokho and Keira Ba 2pm

Fiddle Workshop with Carolyn Kendrick 3pm

Gypsy Jazz workshop with John Jorgensen 4pm


Saturday 2022 Workshops

Songwriters Circle 12pm

Harmony Workshop with the Quebe Sisters 1pm

Family Dance! 2pm

Guitar with George Clements 3pm



Slow Jam for Beginning Jam Participants, Led by The Splinters at 1pm Saturday in the Saco Arena starting at 1pm.




Past workshop themes have included the following among hundreds more!

  • The music of Les Paul with Frank Vignola
  • Fiddle with Brittany Haas and Bruce Molsky
  • The music of The Byrds with Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen
  • Bluegrass vs. Rockabilly with The Gibson Brothers
  • Clawhammer Banjo with Allison DeGroot
  • Songwriting with The Gibson Brothers
  • Arranging your song for performance with Mary Maguire
  • Bass workshop with Paul Kowert of The Punch Brothers
  • Songwriting Circle with Ted DeMille
  • Band in a Box with the Mike + Ruthy Band
  • The Music of the Carter Family
  • The Music of Django Reinhardt with John Jorgenson
  • Fiddling with Michael Cleveland, and others
  • Songwriting with Margaret Glaspy, Claire Lynch, and others
  • Celtic Stepdancing with April Verch
  • Harmony Singing with The Once, and The Mary Maguire Band
  • Collecting inspiration from found folk artifacts–field recordings, aural stories and traditional lore–The Lomax Project