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Ivan & Vivian Hicks

1631 Route 112

Upper Coverdale NB E1J 1X9
Canada

​E  /  ivan@ivanhicks.com

​T  /  506-386-2996

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2019

Each Wednesday evening at 7pm - Sussex Avenue Fiddlers Practice
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, Woolridge St - Riverview NB

Visitors are welcome to attend.   If you're a fiddler, come see what we're about and join the group.

*No practices Feb 20 to Apr 3 and June to the first week of Sept.

Jan 26

8:30am

MS Breakfast Fundraiser with music by Ivan & Vivian Hicks and Sussex Avenue Fiddlers

Lions Hall, Coverdale Rd - Riverview NB

Feb 16

2:00pm

Fiddle Doo & Potluck

All are welcome to play or listenAdmission by donation.

Please bring an item to share for the potluck.

Lions Hall, Peter St - Salisbury NB

Apr 11

Noon

Maple Sugar Brunch - with music by Ivan and Vivian Hicks

Adairs Wilderness Lodge, 900 Creek Rd - Shepody NB

For information or booking contact Burgess Tours 506-386-3180  linda@burgesstours4u.ca

Apr 13

8:30am

Maritime Fiddle Association Fiddle/Piano Workshop

(also evening concert with Ivan as MC and one of the guest perfomers)

Bible Hill School - Truro NS

May 4

7:30pm

Dance with Ivan, Vivian and Gordon Tucker

Onslow School - Truro NS

May 11

7:30pm

30th Anniversary Super Fiddle Show

Featuring guests including Patti Kusturok and Jeremy Rusu, Tipsy 3 (Jocelyne Bourque, Susie LeMay and Kim Holmes), steel guitarist Floyd Spicer, vocalist Jo-Ann Newman, Crystal Jones and Stacey Read (who were both on the first show in 1989), Sussex Avenue Fiddlers and Ivan and Vivian Hicks.  

Proceeds go to Riverview High School Safe Grad.
Riverview Arts Centre - 400 Whitepine Rd - Riverview NB

Tickets available online at www.riverviewartscentre.ca or:

Riverview - Sobeys  Smoke Shop and Jean Coutu

Moncton - Frank's Music

May 16

2:30pm

Ivan and Vivian  entertain residents

Drew Nursing Home - Sackville NB

May 18

National Fiddling Day - There will be events in many areas across Canada.  Please support fiddling and keep the tradition alive.

May 25

2:00pm

Fiddle Doo & Potluck  All are welcome to play or come listen.

Please bring a meal item to share for the potluck supper. 

Admission by donation.  Lions Hall, 4722 Route 640, Harvey Station NB

July 3-7

Ivan, Vivian and Sussex Avenue Fiddlers will be touring Nova Scotia (Great Tour 2019) as part of the 40th Anniversary of the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers.  Look for them in your ara area.  They will be making a guest appearance during the 70th Anniversary of the Maritime Fiddle Festival.  For information call Hazel or Lorne McMullin 506-854-1930

July 5-7

Various times

70th Anniversary Martime Fiddle Festival (oldest fiddle festival and contest in Canada).  For information and tickets contact their website www.maritimefiddlefestival.ca or email marfiddlefest@ns.sympatico.ca

Aug 2-4

Various times

North Rustico Country Festival - Ivan and Vivian Hicks are guests as well as a wealth of other amazing Country artists from the Maritimes.

North Star Arena - North Rustico PEI
For info contact Mary Smith 902-963-2356,  cell 902-330-2237 or mary@rainbowvalley.pe.ca

Aug 4

7:00pm

Ivan and Vivian and other guests  in concert

Mont Carmel Community Hall - Mont Carmel PEI

Oct 19

4:00pm

New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies and Banquet.   Inductees to be announced early in 2019.

Coverdale Centre - Runneymeade Rd, Riverview NB

8:00pm
New Brunsiwick Country Music Hall of Fame Gala Concert - Featuring Hall of Famers. 

Riverview Arts Centre - 400 Whitepine Rd, Riverview NB

www.nbcmhf.com  For details in 2019 to be added.

Email ivan@ivanhicks.com to have your name added to a list for tickets.

Oct 20

TBA
Church Service with music by New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Famers

St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall - Woolridge Ave, Riverview NB

Keep checking back for more dates

2018

Feb 17
2:00 PM

Fiddle Doo and Potluck
All are welcome to play or listen
Admission by donation
Please bring an item to share for the potluck
Lions Hall, Peter St - Salisbury NB

 

Apr 4
7:00 PM

Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB

Apr 6 

Noon 

Burgess Tours at Adair’s Lodge  Brunch followed by a musical kitchen party with Ivan and Vivian . To book, contact Linda Burgess 506-386-3180  www.burgesstours4u.ca

 

Apr 21 

8:30am (workshops)

7:00pm (concert)

Maritime Fiddlers Association Fiddle/Piano Workshop & Concert. 
Workshop: Fiddle, piano and guitar instruction by a number of wonderful teachers.  
Fees for Workshop & Concert

$30 adults and $20 for Kids 12 and under

Concert features: Ivan & Vivian, Kim Holmes and Julie Johnstone

 

If you wish to only attend the concert it's $10 at the door.   Kids 12 and under free.
Bible Hill Jr High School, 714 College Rd, Bible Hill, NS (Truro area)

 

Apr 28 

7:30pm

House Concert at Hicks Residence featuring:

Roxeen and Dalrymple - Award winning vocal, guitar and mandolin duo.  Featuring bluegrass, country, folk and gospel.  $20.00   Only 50 tickets available Must reserve ahead: phone or email: 386-2996  ivan@ivanhicks.com1631 Route 112, Upper Coverdale NB  (15min on the Riverview side towards Salisbury)

 

May 12

7:30pm

Super Fiddle Show  Royal Theatre – Riverview Arts Centre

Riverview High School – 400 Whitepine Rd, Riverview NB

Featured artists include: Ivan and Vivian Hicks, Sussex Avenue Fiddlers,

Martha Pitre, Reg Gallant, Terri Croft and Shelby Murray, Sara and James Nelson and more guests to be added, stay tuned. Proceeds to Riverview High School Safe Grad Program. Reserved seating tickets:  $22 advance/$25 door plus HST

Available at: Frank’s Music Moncton,  Sobeys Riverview (Smoke Shop),  Jean Coutu Riverview, Ivan Hicks 386-2996  Online: www.RiverviewArtsCentre.ca

 

May 19 

2pm

Canadian National Fiddling Day – Jam Event featuring Elias Richard, Leo Cormier and Ivan Hicks (leaders).  Bring your fiddles.  St Antoine Community Centre -  Rue Principale, St. Antoine NB.  Donation at door. 

May 19 

Canadian National Fiddling Day – Support fiddling. Take in a fiddling event.  Check your local area for events.

 

 

May 26

2pm 

Fiddle Doo & Potluck  All are welcome to play or come listen.

Please bring a meal item to share for the potluck supper. 

Admission by donation.  Lions Hall, 4722 Route 640, Harvey Station NB

May 27 CANCELLED( may be rescheduled)

2pm 

House Concert at Hicks Residence featuring:

Teresa Doyle - 3 time ECMA winning PEI performer. Accompanied by her son, Patrick Buston on guitar/mandolin.    $20.00  Only 50 tickets available.  Must reserve ahead: 386-2996 or ivan@ivanhicks.com   1631 Route 112, Upper Coverdale NB  (15min on Riverview side towards Salisbury)

​June 4  7pm   Norm Breau’s Monday Jam Night – Featuring guest fiddler, Allison Inch.  St. Antoine Golden Age Club, St. Antoine NB. Donation at door.

June 9 

6:30pm

40th Anniversary event for Renfrew County Fiddlers – Renfrew Ontario.  Ivan and Vivian are special guests.   Tickets $20   (free for 18 & under with adult)

Bob Prudhomme for tickets 613-717-3757

 

June 16 

11am(Ivan & Vivian) and 12:30pm(Ivan & Vivian with Sussex Ave Fiddlers)

Ivan and Vivian along with other guests entertain at: Moncton Highland Games presented by the Greater Moncton Scottish Association.  Hal Betts Sportsplex – Assomption Blvd, Moncton

June 22  3:30pm  Ivan & Vivian along with Sussex Avenue Fiddlers entertain at Moncton Rotary Ribfest – Riverfront Park, Assomption Blvd, Moncton

June 28

2pm

Ivan & Vivian perform at Parkland Riverview (Royal Court) for Riverview NB’s Sunfest activities.

June 30 

Afternoon

Fiddles on the Tobique – Canoe river run from Nictau to Riley Brook, NB.

 

July 1  2pm  Fundy Trail Concert – Fundy Trail Parkway – Parking Lot #6,  near St. Martins NB

July 6-8

​Various times 

Maritime Fiddle Festival – Dartmouth, NS

July 17

7pm

Outdoor Concert – Ivan & Vivian – Gazebo at Parkland Saint John, Millidge Ave., Saint John NB.  (If raining then Portland United Church, 50 Newport Cr., Saint John NB)

 

July 27

7pm

Kitchen Party at Kingston Parish Hall -

Ivan and Vivian will be attending this open mic event.  Bring your instruments!

$5 fee at the door

3946 Route 845, Kingston Peninsula, NB

 

Aug 1

2:30pm (tickets available)
and 7:30pm (evening show sold out)

House Concert Featuring: The Paul McKenna Band and The Lumber Jills

Join us for an evening of folk vocals direct from Scotland as the Paul McKenna Band visits our area.  They will be joined by New Brunswick's fiddle group, The Lumber Jills.  This is a show to see.

Tickets $20.00  Only 50 tickets available.  Must reserve ahead: 386-2996 or ivan@ivanhicks.com  1631 Route 112, Upper Coverdale NB (15 min on the Riverview side towards Salisbury.

 

Aug 2 

7pm  BUY TICKETS

Ivan & Vivian Hicks Down Home Fiddle Productions present: “A Life of Sorrow – The Life and Times of Carter Stanley” (of bluegrass band, the Stanley Brothers).  A theatrical performance with music – by Gary Reid from Virginia, USA    $20.00   Only 50 tickets available.  Must reserve ahead: 386-2996  ivan@ivanhicks.com     1631 Route 112, Upper Coverdale NB  (15min on the Riverview side  towards Salisbury) 

For more info on this event visit our Facebook Events Page HERE

Or official website  A Life Of Sorrow

 

Aug 3-5

North Rustico Country Music Festival, featuring many guests including Ivan and Vivian.  North Star Arena, North Rustico PEI.

For info contact Mary Smith: 902-963-2356

 

Aug 5

7pm 

Ivan and Vivian make an appearance and perform at the Atlantic Fiddlers Jamboree.  Mont Carmel, PEI

Aug 7 

7pm 

Ivan, Vivian & Sussex Ave Fiddlers in Concert - Victoria Park, Moncton NB (cancelled if raining)

 

 

Aug 9

7:30pm 

Ivan and Vivian perform at the Miramichi Folksong Festival  Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 New Castle Blvd, Miramichi NB

For advance tickets contact Susan Butler 506-622-1780 or susanbutler@xplornet.com  www.miramichifolksongfestival.com

Aug 16  7pm  Scott Woods Show – Ivan, Vivian and Sussex Ave Fiddlers are special guests.  Coverdale Rec Centre, Riverview NB

Aug 31 

7pm 

Concert featuring NB Country Music Hall of Famers – Saint John Exhibition, McAllister Ave, Saint John, NB

Sept 8 

12:30pm

Grand Opening of the Moncton Events Centre

Festivities will be held throughout the day with various entertainment on the new outdoor stage starting at 10am.   You can even tour the inside of the new facility.  Free admission
Moncton Events Centre - Main Street, Moncton, NB

 

Sept 8   BUY TICKETS

7:30pm 

House Concert at Hicks Residence featuring: Ray Legere and Adam Olmstead.  Multi-instrumentalists and vocalists.  NB Country Music Hall of Famers. $30.  Only 50 tickets available.  Must reserve ahead: phone or email: 386-2996 ivan@ivanhicks.com  1631 Route 112, Upper Coverdale, NB (15min on the Riverview side towards Salisbury)

Sept 9

2:00pm

Fiddle Doo & Potluck Supper

All are welcome to play or come listen and enjoy the fellowship.

Please bring a food item to share for the meal.

St. Antoine Golden Age Club - 11 Rue Age D'Or, St. Antoine NB

 

Sept 15 

7:00pm 

Second Mile Food Bank 2nd Annual Concert – Featuring Ivan & Vivian Hicks, Sussex Avenue Fiddlers, Shelby Murray and others.

Moncton Wesleyan Life Centre, Moncton NB

 

Sept 16  5pm  Harvest Festival Dinner & Concert with Ivan and Vivian, Allison Inch and Living Waters – Adair’s Wilderness Lodge, Shepody NB (near Poley Mountain) – For tickets call Betty Ann Conley 506-832-5867

Sept 22

2pm

**Fiddle Doo & Potluck Supper

All are welcome to play or come listen and enjoy the fellowship.

Please bring a food item to share for the meal.

Royal Canadian Legion, 44 Legion St., Perth Andover NB

***Ivan might not be in attendance

 

Sept 30 

2pm 

Seniors Roundtable event with music by Ivan, Vivian & Sussex Ave Fiddlers.  Chocolate River Station, Coverdale Rd. Riverview NB

Oct 13

4:00pm 

35th Anniversary New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame, Banquet, Induction Ceremonies and Gala Concert – Bathurst, NB     Visit nbcmhf.com for full details.   2018 Inductees: Therese Albert, Sam Aucoin, Donald Bertin, Jeannie Clark & Alysa Collins .   Tickets $60 full event package or $20 for concert only.  For tickets call Kay Morrison: 506-546-6012  For info Connie Whelan : 548-4193  cstitch2nbnet.nb.ca
 

Oct 16 & 18

7:30pm  

House Concert at Hicks' Residence featuring Calvin Vollrath.  Canada's fiddling sensation from Alberta.  Joined by Rhea Labrie (stepdancing) and Kim Holmes (accompaniment)

Tickets $30 and only 50 are available.  Must reserve ahead.

Call 506-386-2996 or email ivan@ivanhicks.com

1631 Route 112, Upper Coverdale NB  E1J 1X9 (15 past Riverview towards Salisbury)

Oct 26

7pm

NB Archives 50th Anniversary Jamboree - with hosts Ivan & Vivian Hicks and Gary Morris.  Featuring recordings and photos of NB classic country musicians plus some live performances.

Tickets $10 at the door (cash only) or reserve 506-453-2122 or at Westminster Books, Jean Coutu (Union St) and the Provincial Archives.
Event location - Wilmot United Church, 473 King St., Fredericton NB

Nov 3 

6:30pm

Concert Fundraiser for Dyslexic Children – Featuring Ivan & Vivian Hicks, Sussex Avenue Fiddlers, Samantha Robichaud & the Plucky Pizzicatos, Gentlemen of Harmony

Admission by donation  First Baptist Church – 157 Queen St., Moncton NB

 

Nov 18

2pm

Tis the Season Concert - Featuring Ivan & Vivian and a large assorment of guests including Sussex Avenue Fiddlers and the Richard Family – Riverview Arts Centre, 400 Whitepine Rd, Riverview NB  Tickets available Frank’s Music (Moncton), Sobeys & Jean Coutu (Riverview) and online www.riverviewartscentre.ca  For info contact Ivan Hicks 386-2996 ivan@ivanhicks.com

Nov 24

7pm Acoustic Christmas Concert - Featuring Harold Wilson and Just Friends, Roxeen & Dalrymple, Ivan & Vivian Hicks - St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 77 Hildegard, Moncton NB  For tickets or info call 506-389-7707

Dec 8  

2pm 

Christmas Fiddle Doo & Potluck  -  Please bring  a non-perishable food item.   All are welcome to play along or come listen and enjoy the fellowship.  Please bring a food item to share for the potluck.

Salisbury Lions Hall – Peter St. Salisbury NB

Admission by donation.

Dec 16

2pm

Valley Jamboree Country Christmas
Featuring: Gary & Tammy Morris, Mavis O'Donnell, Ivan & Vivian Hicks, Austin McGinnis, Eunice P. Doolittle, Jenn Morris, Jack McAffee, Maurice Flemming, Shelby Murray, Cyril McNeill and Carmen Sullivan
Sussex High Community Theatre - Sussex NB
Tickets Morris Music: 433-5556

2019
May 11

7:30pm
30th Anniversary Super Fiddle Show

Since the first show in May, 1989, this annual event has proven to be a favourite with fiddling fans. This year will be a most interesting and entertaining program featuring one of Canada’s elite fiddlers and 3 time Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Champion and recording artist, Patti Kusturok, along with her incredible and multi-talented accompanist Jeremy Rusu from Manitoba. Other guests include Tipsy 3 (Jocelyne Bourque, Susie LeMay & Kimberly Holmes), Sussex Ave Fiddlers, Crystal Jones, Stacey Read, Jo-Ann Newman, Floyd Spicer, Ivan and Vivian Hicks and more. Get your tickets early and be present to enjoy this evening of music, nostalgia and fun. Proceeds to Riverview High School Safe Grad Program.
$22 Adv/ $25 Door plus HST
Riverview Arts Centre - 400 Whitepine Rd, Riverview NB
www.RiverviewArtsCentre.ca or at outlets:  Jean Coutu and Sobey's Riverview or Frank's Music in Moncton.   We have a limited number in the office as well 386-2996 ivan@ivanhicks.com

** denotes that Ivan might not be in attendance.  We like to promote other fiddle events on our page that fiddle enthusiasts might like.