Previous performances

  • 2015 Events

    July 28 (Tuesday, 8-10:30PM): Dave joins Eric Eid-Reiner to play for the MIT Contra Dance, Cambridge, MA.

    July 29 (Wednesday, 6-8PM): Dave plays on the bandstand in Memorial Park, Antrim, NH, with the Longhorns (Western Swing).  Free; rain location Antrim town hall.

    July 31 (Friday, 6-7:30PM): Dave plays at Music in Depot Park, Peterborough, NH, at the confluence of the Contoocook and Nubanusit rivers, with the Longhorns (Western Swing).   Bring your picnic, lawn chairs, friends and families. Free; Rain location inside Twelve Pine.

    September 6 (Sunday, 1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass (Bluegrass and more) at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    September 7 (Monday, Labor Day, 1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass (Bluegrass and more) at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    October 10 (Saturday, 10AM-4PM): Dave, Paul Harty, and Eric Eid-Reiner at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT. Free. Alternating sets with Andy Reiner, with a lot of guest appearances back and forth :-)

    October 12 (Monday, Columbus Day, 10AM-4PM): Dave, Paul Harty, and Nancy Koch at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT. Free. Alternating sets with Andy Reiner, with a lot of guest appearances back and forth :-)

    October 17 (Saturday, 10:30AM - 3:30PM): Dave, Paul Harty, and Eric Eid-Reiner headline the music stage at Farm Day Festival at Daniel Webster Sanctuary of the Mass Audubon Society, Marshfield, MA. $5 for Mass Audubon members, $7 for non-members, kids 3 and under are free.

    November 7 (Saturday, 7:00-9:30 PM): Fiddle Hell Concert, Westford Regency Inn, Westford, MA, ($15 for walkins (includes contra dance afterwards), free if you're attending Fiddle Hell).  Lots of free parking.

    November 6-8 (noon Friday to 6PM Sunday): Fiddle HellWestford Regency Inn, Westford, MA. (2015 fees are posted here). Great weekend of jam sessions, fiddle workshops, and more, hosted by Dave, Andy, Eric, and Cindy. Lots of free parking.

  • 2014 Events

    November 7-9 (noon Friday to 6PM Sunday): Fiddle HellWestford Regency Inn, Westford, MA. (2014 fees are posted here). Great weekend of jam sessions, fiddle workshops, and more, hosted by Dave, Andy, Eric, and Cindy. Three times the space of last year's Fiddle Hell in Concord. Lots of free parking.

    November 8 (Saturday, 7:00-9:30 PM): Fiddle Hell Concert, Westford Regency Inn, Westford, MA, ($15 for walkins (includes contra dance afterwards), free if you're attending Fiddle Hell).  Lots of free parking.

    October 26 (Sunday, 1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.October 19 (Sunday, 1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    October 18 (10:30AM - 3:30PM): Dave, Paul Harty, and Stu Ervin headline the music stage at Farm Day Festival at Daniel Webster Sanctuary of the Mass Audubon Society, Marshfield, MA. $5 for Mass Audubon members, $7 for non-members, kids 3 and under are free.

    October 13 (Monday, Columbus Day, 10AM-4PM): Dave, Eric, and Paul Harty at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT. Free. Alternating sets with Andy Reiner, with a lot of guest appearances back and forth :-)

    October 11 (Saturday, 10AM-4PM): Dave, Paul Harty, and Stu Ervin at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT. Free. Alternating sets with Andy Reiner, with a lot of guest appearances back and forth :-)

    September 20 (Saturday, 1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    September 13 (Saturday, 1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    September 6 (Saturday, 1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    September 1 (Monday, noon-3:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    August 31 (Sunday, noon-3:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass (with our new GG bass player, Claudia Landell!) at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    June 14 (Saturday, noon - 12:45PM): Dave Reiner (fiddle), John Robinson (guitar), and Cindy Eid (banjo and bodhran) play bluegrass, oldtime, Irish and more at Riverfest, Waltham, MA, Embassy Park Stage, free.

    April 26 (Fiddle Workshop, Jam Session): Dave teaches at Boston Bluegrass Union's Spring Jam'n Weekend at Colonial Inn, Concord, MA. Runs all weekend; see details and costs on website.

  • 2013 Events

    November 8-10 (noon Friday to 6PM Sunday): Fiddle Hell, Colonial Inn, Concord, MA. Great weekend of jam sessions, fiddle workshops, and more, hosted by Dave, Andy, Eric, and Cindy

    November 9 (9:15-10:45PM): Fiddle Hell Contra Dance, Concord Scout House, Concord, MA ($8 for walkins, free if you attended the concert or are attending Fiddle Hell

    November 9 (7:00-9:00 PM): Fiddle Hell Concert, Concord Scout House, Concord, MA, ($15 for walkins (includes contra dance afterwards), free if you're attending Fiddle Hell).

    November 2 (5PM Fiddle Workshop, 6:30PM Jam Session): Dave teaches at Boston Bluegrass Union's 2nd Annual Jam'n Weekend at Colonial Inn, Concord, MA. Runs all weekend; see details and costs on website.

    October 27 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    October 19 (10:30AM - 3:30PM): Dave, Eric, and Paul Harty headline the music stage at Farm Day Festival at Daniel Webster Sanctuary of the Mass Audubon Society, Marshfield, MA. $5 for Mass Audubon members, $7 for non-members, kids 3 and under are free.

    October 14 (Monday, Columbus Day, 10AM-4PM): Dave, Eric, and Paul Harty at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT. Free. Alternating sets with Andy Reiner, with a lot of guest appearances back and forth :-)

    October 12 (10AM-4PM): Dave, Paul Harty, and Stu Irvin at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT. Free. Alternating sets with Andy Reiner, with a lot of guest appearances back and forth :-)

    September 29 (noon-1PM) Fiddle Contest at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Kid and Adult Divisions, cash prizes.  All the rules are here.

    September 29 (10AM-noon) Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    September 21 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    September 1 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    August 10 (7:30-10:00PM): Dave and John Robinson back up bones players, individually and collectively, at the Bones Fest XVII public concert. First Church Unitarian, 15 West St., Leominster, MA. Further information at (978)-297-1104 for this unique event, which runs August 9-11. Modest admission charge.

    March 15 (7PM): Reiner Family Band performs at evening concert at Brandeis FiddleDeis, Waltham, MA.

    March 15-17: Dave and Andy teach multiple fiddle workshops at Brandeis FiddleDeis, Waltham, MA.

    February 17 (1-2PM): Dave teaches a fiddle workshop on Fiddle Bowing at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA.

    February 16 (1-2PM): Dave teaches a fiddle workshop on the famous bluegrass tune Down Yonder at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA.

    February 16 (10-10:45AM): Dave plays Texas Swing with the Longhorns, Showcase Stage at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA.

     

  • 2012 Events

    November 2-4 (noon Friday to 6PM Sunday): Fiddle Hell, Colonial Inn, Concord, MA. Great weekend of jam sessions, fiddle workshops, and more, hosted by Dave, Andy, Eric, and Cindy.

    November 2 (Friday, 7:30PM): Fiddle Hell Concert, Colonial Inn, Concord, MA, ($10 for walkins, free if you're attending Fiddle Hell).October 27 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    October 21 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    October 20 (10:30AM - 3:30PM): Dave, Eric, and Paul headline the music stage at Farm Day Festival at Daniel Webster Sanctuary of the Mass Audubon Society, Marshfield, MA. $5 for Mass Audubon members, $7 for non-members, kids 3 and under are free.

    October 8 (Monday, Columbus Day, 10AM-4PM): Dave, Eric, and Paul at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT. Free. Alternating sets with Andy Reiner, with a lot of guest appearances back and forth :-)

    September 9 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    September 8Lowell Fiddle and Banjo Contest (Dave tentatively teaches bluegrass fiddle workshop at 10AM, contest at noon), Lowell, MA.

    September 2 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    September 1 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    April 13-15: Dave teaches fiddle at Fiddle Camp North, Charleton, MA. If you've never been there before, mention Dave's name when you sign up. First timers at the camp receive $100 discount if signed up by Feb 19th. Dave is the "Fiddle Coordinator" and other fiddle teachers include Alan Kaufman and Neil Rossi, with a few classes from Skip Gorman and Martin Grosswendt. Fiddle Camp North is held in conjunction with Mandolin Camp North.

    February 18 (2-3PM): Dave plays Texas Swing with the Longhorns, Wayland North Room at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA.

    February 18 (noon-1PM): Dave teaches a workshop on the famous bluegrass tune where the fiddle imitates a train, "Learn Orange Blossom Special," Wayland North Room at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA.

    February 4 (Saturday, 7 PM): Eric Eid-Reiner and fellow pianist Jacqueline Schwab play a concert featuring each of them on solo piano at Follen Church in Lexington, MA.

  • 2011 Events

    November 4 (Friday, 7:30PM): Fiddle Hell Concert, Colonial Inn, Concord, MA, ($10 for walkins, free if you're attending Fiddle Hell).

    November 4-6 (6PM Friday to 6PM Sunday): Fiddle Hell, Colonial Inn, Concord, MA. Great weekend of jam sessions, fiddle workshops, and more, hosted by Dave, Andy, Eric, and Cindy.

    October 22 (10:30AM - 3:30PM): Dave, Eric, and Paul headline the music stage at Farm Day Festival at Daniel Webster Sanctuary of the Mass Audubon Society, Marshfield, MA. $5 for Mass Audubon members, $7 for non-members, kids 3 and under are free.

    October 10 (Monday, Columbus Day, 10AM-4PM): Dave, Eric, and Paul at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT. Free.

    September 11 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH.

    September 10Lowell Fiddle and Banjo Contest (Dave teaches bluegrass fiddle workshop at 10AM, contest at noon), Lowell, MA.

    September 4, 5 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH.

    August 28th (1-5PM): Dave and JR play at a Regional Bones Fest at the Red Apple Farm in Phillipston, MA, in tribute to Elwin "Shorty" Boulet, a fine bones player who passed away in February at the age of 90.  Workshops in the morning, more in the afternoon, public performance 3:30-5:00PM.  More info at Rhythm Bones Society or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Donation of $5 to $10 requested.

    May 13-15: Dave teaches fiddle at Banjo Camp North, Charleton, MA. If you've never been there before, mention Dave's name when you sign up.

    May 8 (5-6:30PM Eastern time): Dave and Andy teach an online bowing workshop: "Bowing Patterns in Traditional Fiddle Styles" at the Fiddle Hangout.  $20 fee; read the description and sign up here in advance.

    April 8-10: Dave (and Andy) teach fiddle at Fiddle Camp North, Charleton, MA. If you've never been there before, mention Dave's name when you sign up. Dave is the "Fiddle Coordinator" and other fiddle teachers include Michael Cleveland, Alan Jabbour, and Kimberley Fraser.  Fiddle Camp North is held in conjunction with Mandolin Camp North.

    February 27: Dave and Andy teach an online bowing workshop: "Bowing Patterns that Make Your Fiddling Come Alive!" at the Fiddle Hangout.  $20 fee; read the description and sign up here in advance.

    February 20 (12:30PM) Dave plays on the Showcase Stage with Too Blue at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA.

    February 19 (noon-1PM): Dave teaches a workshop on "A Bluegrass Fiddler's Bag of Tricks" at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA. Free if you're at the Festival; in the Wayland South room with Betsy and Joan from Too Blue.

    February 19 (2-3PM): Dave plays Texas Swing tunes at a workshop with August Watters' band The Longhorns at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA. Free if you're at the Festival; in the Wayland South room.

  • 2010 Events

    November 12-14 (6PM Friday to 6PM Sunday): Fiddle Hell, Olde Groton Inn, Groton, MA. Great weekend of jam sessions, fiddle workshops, and more, hosted by Dave.

    November 12 (Friday, 8PM): Fiddle Hell Concert, Olde Groton Inn, Groton, MA ($10 for walkins, free if you're at Fiddle Hell or the Pre-Fiddle-Hell workshops).  Featuring 4 individual fiddlers (including Dave) plus the incredible Blue Moose and the Unbuttoned Zippers.

    November 12 (Friday, 9:30AM-5PM): Amazing Pre-Fiddle-Hell workshops, prior signup requested. Olde Groton Inn, Groton, MA.

    October 24 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH. Free.

    October 23 (3-5PM): Dave plays with Andy Reiner at the Autumn In Store Tasting (fine wines and bourbon!) at Colonial Spirits of Stow, 117 Great Road (Rt. 117), Stow Shopping Center, Stow, MA.  Free.

    October 11 (Monday, Columbus Day, 10AM-4PM): Dave, Eric, and Paul at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT. Free.

    September 24-26 : Dave teaches fiddle at the unique Banjo and Mandolin Camp North, Charlton, MA.

    September 12 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH.

    September 11: Lowell Fiddle and Banjo Contest (Dave teaches bluegrass fiddle workshop at 10AM, contest at noon), Lowell, MA.

    September 4, 5, and 6 (1-4:30PM): Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH.

    July 12: Reiner Family Band (Dave, Andy, Eric, Cindy) at "BCMFest Celtic Monday" at Club Passim, 47 Palmer St., Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. $10 members, $5 kids, $15 general public.

    May 14-16: Dave teaches fiddle at Banjo Camp North, Groton, MA. If you've never been there before, mention Dave's name when you sign up.

    May 13 (Thursday, 7:30PM): Dave plays fiddle at Banjo Extravaganza Concert, National Heritage Museum, Lexington, MA.

    April 16-18: Dave teaches mandolin and fiddle at Mandolin Camp North, Groton, MA. If you've never been there before, mention Dave's name when you sign up.

    February 14 (1:30PM) Dave plays with Too Blue at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA.

    February 13 (3PM): Dave teaches Bluegrass Fiddle Workshop at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA.

    Jan 30: Dave and Andy play a house concert in Salt Lake City, UT.

  • 2009 Events

    2009

    December 27 (Sunday, 7:30PM): Reiner Family Band (Andy, Cindy, Dave, Eric) play a concert in Key West. Congregation B'Nai Zion, 750 United Street, Key West, FL, $15.

    November 13-15 (6PM Friday to 6PM Sunday): Fiddle Hell, Stagecoach Inn, Groton, MA. Almost free jamming and fiddle workshops, run by Dave.

    November 13 (Friday, 9:30AM-5PM): Pre-Fiddle-Hell workshops, prior signup requested. Stagecoach Inn, Groton, MA.

    October 31: Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH.

    October 25: Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH.

    October 17: Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH.

    October 12: Dave, Eric, and Paul at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT.

    September 26 (noon-2PM): Burlington Fall Fair, Dave, Eric, and Paul at Burlington, MA, Town Common

    September 12: Lowell Fiddle & Banjo Contest (Dave teaches bluegrass fiddle workshop at 10AM, contest at noon), Lowell, MA.

    September 5-7: Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH.

    August 18: Dave plays at a benefit for the Lowell Fiddle and Banjo Contest, at Johnny D.'s, Somerville, MA, $15, 21+.

    May 17: CD release show for Eric Eid-Reiner's CD at Club Passim in Cambridge, MA ("On a Meadowlark Night: Dance Music from New England, Ireland, Scotland, Québec, and Cape Breton.") Eric (on piano) is joined by fiddlers Julie Metcalf, Andy Reiner, and David Reiner; flutist Anna Grosslein; and mandolin player Eric McDonald, at Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street, Cambridge, MA.

    May 15-17: Dave teaches fiddle at Banjo Camp North, Groton, MA.

    April 10: CD release show for Eric's new CD at Wheaton College, Norton, MA. Eric is joined by fiddlers Kimberley Fraser and David Reiner, flutist Anna Grosslein, and mandolin player Eric McDonald.

    April 3-5: Dave teaches mandolin and fiddle at Mandolin Camp North, Groton, MA.

    March 15: Dave, Eric and all-Ireland bones champion Steve Brown play Irish music for St. Patrick's Day at Joco's Bar & Kitchen, 450 Moody St., Waltham, MA.

    March 14: Dave, Eric and all-Ireland bones champion Steve Brown play Irish music for St. Patrick's Day at Morey's Tavern, 27 Main St., Maynard, MA.

    March 14: Dave teaches a workshop on "Making Oldtime, Bluegrass, and Irish Fiddle Tunes Come Alive!" at String Workshop Day at South Shore Conservatory in Hingham, MA.

    February 15: Dave teaches "A Bluegrass Fiddler's Bag of Tricks" at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA. Free at JV.

  • 2008 Events

    2008

    November 14-16: Fiddle Hell, Groton, MA. Free jamming and fiddle workshops, run by Dave.

    October 26: Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH.

    October 13: Dave, Eric, and Paul at Buell's Orchard, Fall Festival, Eastford, CT.

    September 20: Reiner Family Band at Codman Farms Harvest Festival, Lincoln, MA.

    September 7: Dave plays with Granite Grass at Applecrest Farm Orchards, Hampton Falls, NH.

    September 6: Lowell Fiddle & Banjo Contest (Dave teaches bluegrass fiddle workshop at 10AM, contest at noon), Lowell, MA

    June 28: Dave, Eric, Cindy and Paul at Carlisle Old Home Day, Carlisle, MA.

    May 16-18: Dave teaches fiddle at Banjo Camp North, Groton, MA.

    May 15: Dave plays at Banjo Extravaganza Concert, National Heritage Museum, Lexington, MA.

    April 25-27: Dave teaches at Mandolin Camp North, Groton, MA.

    March 29: Reiner Family Band at Alliance for Children's Multicultural Fair, Wellesley High School, MA.

    March 15: Dave, Eric and all-Ireland bones champion Steve Brown play Irish music for St. Patrick's Day at Morey's Tavern, 27 Main St., Maynard, MA.

    February 17: Dave teaches Bluegrass Fiddle Chords Workshop at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA.

    January 20: Dave and Eric play for afternoon family contra dance, Concord Scout House, 74 Walden St., Concord, MA.

    February 17: Dave teaches Bluegrass Fiddle Chords Workshop at Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Framingham, MA.

    January 20: Dave and Eric play for afternoon family contra dance, Concord Scout House, 74 Walden St., Concord, MA.

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