Fiona Balestrieri & Seth Swingle @ Albemarle CiderWorks



Fiona Balestrieri's music defies genre categories. Trained and versed in everything from traditional Irish music to rock and middle eastern styles, it's a musical adventure every time she plays.

Seth Swingle is an award-winning musician and scholar. A curious and dedicated practitioner of traditional music, he has studied Southern banjo styles with noted folklorist Mike Seeger, given talks and performances of banjo history at universities throughout the South, and is 2-time Virginia State Banjo Champion. He can pick, strum, pluck, and beat upon the banjo in a half-dozen archaic and modern banjo styles and in over a dozen tunings.

Catch her at Albemarle CiderWorks today, 3-5 pm. No cover charge, picnic fare and cider available for purchase.

All music rain or shine.

  • 2545 Rural Ridge Lane
  • North Garden, VA 22959

Region: Miscellaneous/ Independent of Region

Albemarle CiderWorks is a family-run Cidery and Tasting Room that produces cider from heritage varieties of apples that can thrive in Albemarle County,Virginia. Thomas Jefferson experimented with 18 or more varieties of apples at Monticello, only a few miles from our orchard at Rural Ridge. We grow a dozen or so of those heritage cultivars that are... more