Old Fiddlers Club of Rhode Island

Upcoming Events & Recent News


Spring Meeting on Sunday, April 2, 2017

1:30 – 4:30 pm Westfield Village, Danielson, CT

Bring your fiddles

Jam session & opportunity for solo rehersals after the meeting


Practice Sessions for 2017 Scheduled at Westfield Village, Danielson. CT

These are held on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month beginning in January and continuing through the month of May.

 All practice sessions begin at 10:00 AM and run until 11:30 AM.



Official 2017 Playing Schedule Now Posted

Many of our regular scheduled playing events have already been confirmed

for the 2017 playing season.

Please take a look at the Playing Schedule page and start adding dates

to your, computers, smart phones and good old fashioned paper schedulers.


A recently discovered headline from the Providence Sunday Journal, dated September 27, 1925

Fiddler’s Club Keeps Alive Tunes of Long Ago

Unique Rhode Island Organization Bars “Violin”

Only “Fiddle”, Traditional Name of the Instrument, Being Recognized

Must Play “by Ear” to be eligible to Join.

Recent Clayville Meeting Brought 30 Members Together


Ahola Passes Gavel to Incoming President Sinder

Outgoing president Saul Ahola entertained everyone attending the 2016 OFCRI

Christmas Party with a slide presentation honoring 12 longstanding members

of the Old Fiddler’s Club of Rhode Island.

You can view Saul’s presentation by clicking on the link below (red text).

Non-members are also encouraged to click on the link to learn more about why

folks play the fiddle or join the OFCRI.