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Welcome! 
Fledge Fest 2023 will be two days this year! 
Friday July 28th and Satruday July 29th 

Fledge Fest is a unique collabortive event brought to you by the inhabitants of fledgling farmstead. Located on a  remote hill top with sweeping mountain views, this is not your average festival experience!
After a wonderful event last year were a thrilled to be expanding the offerings this year with more music, food, arts and activities. Fledge Fest at its heart is a Family oriented festival to celebrate community while enjoying music, food, the arts and the mountainous and agrarian beauty of Tunbridge, VT. 
We welcome you to join us for this event! 

OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

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 Media sponsor

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7/15/23 Update: Change in Fundraising Goal

In light of the recent, devastating flooding, 50% of the proceeds from this event will be donated to flood relief and NOFA VT's Farmer Emergency Fund.

Learn more about this fund or make an additional donation here. 

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We will also contribute 20% of proceeds to the Fledgling Farmstead

'Pay it Forward' CSA fund for mid -low income CSA shares in 2024

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Mal Mai 

Maiz “Brujo” Vargas Sandoval  started making music in the USA 10 years ago, at the epicenter of the vermont music sceneBurlington, selecting  some of the most profesional musicians that Vermont has to bring to the contemporaneous music Scene.

His  delivery of explosive and complex sounds will make you dance, celebrate and heal your soul.

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LILY SEABIRD BURLINGTON, VT




Elijah Berlow  is a Chicago-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist folk musician. Pulling influence from greats such as Townes Van Zandt, Tom Waits, Roseanne Cash and Missispi John Hurt, Berlow creates music that is complex, soulful and in conversation with a rich rhythmic history. 


 

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Dariaby  is the music project of Zach James. Orginally from Guilford Vermont, Daribay is now based in Burlington VT

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Seth Gallant grew up in a mill town in rural western Maine to a family that played music on the front porch at almost any occasion. These traditions of folk, country, and Acadian music would shape the songs he would come to create over decades of writing and performing. 

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Sage Palm  Resonant Healing (11.11.2022) is an ambient experience created with the intention to facilitate deep relaxation, introspection, and self-healing. Based in Rice mills vermont.

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The Pillsbury Slow Boys  play a wide selection of harmonica driven, danceable blues, from Little Walter to Muddy Waters to the Butterfield Blues Band and more.  The band is Mark Chute on harmonica and vocals, Paul Kifner on bass and vocals, Randy Snipes on drums and Chris Byrne on guitar and vocals and Amber Wylie on guest vocals.

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So it was So It Was is an agile, bossa-flavored indie-rock outfit, described by Various Small Flames as marked by their "earnest heart and laidback charm." Hailing from Louisville, KY, they are about to set out on tour ahead of the release of their sophomore full-length LP. 



 

With a style honed through years of studying Joanna Newsom and Grizzly Bear, songwriter Daniel Lobb encourages self-reflection amidst patriarchy, white supremacy, and runaway climate disaster, all the while maintaining a "sense of casual ease" with his "distinctively welcoming delivery."

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THE TENDERBELLIES are a Vermont-based string band that seamlessly blends Americana, bluegrass, new grass, jazz and rock. Their music ranges from bold and brazen to delicate and somber through tightly arranged songs and improvisational exploration.

They have New album out now called  “One by One” and it is available now on all streaming platforms.

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Bull & Prairie  was formed in 2014 in the top level of an old hay barn! The songs are a mix of high energy and melodic lyrical ponderings. While the band no longer rehearses in the hay barn with the pigeons and bats, if you listen closely, you can hear the echoes and reverberations of the songs and band forming in that space.

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Ellie Ruth Band louisville, Kentucky

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Alex Ellsworth is a cellist-songwriter who draws inspiration from American folk, bebop jazz, ambient electronics and classical string playing in his looping improvisations and original songs. His cello sometimes evokes the sound of a guitar, other times a flute, a fiddle, bird calls, a hurdy gurdy or the human voice. 

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henry Geraghty Chicago, Illanois



Brennan WEdl Poignant and meaningful storytelling meets bare bone presentation

Dirty Bird  hails from the concrete woodlands of New York City, and consists of Christie Woods-Lucas, Melissa Escudero, Natasha Thweatt, Nick Katz, Eli Greenhoe and Blake Suben. Each member has spent his or her life grounded in music. With roots going back to New York’s renowned arts school LaGuardia High School, the members of Dirty Bird reconnected in 2016, and in true New York style bring a wide variety of musical backgrounds—ranging from jazz to bluegrass to classical—together in one vibrant and wholly original folk sound.

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