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Year 2017 Appearances
DATE & TIME
EVENT & LOCATION  
Jan 4
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - First practice of the new year
* Practices are every Wednesday night and visitors are welcome
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Jan 11
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Jan 18
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Jan 25
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Jan 28
8:30 AM
Ivan and Vivian and Sussex Avenue Fiddlers play for Multiple Sclerosis Breakfast fundraiser
Lions Hall, Coverdale Rd - Riverview NB
Fev 1
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Fev 4
8:30-11 AM
Ivan, Vivian, Sussex Ave Fiddlers and guests entertain at Pancake breakfast
Bethel Presbyterian Church
600 Coverdale Rd, Riverview NB
Fev 8
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Fev 15
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Fev 18
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
Fev 19
7:00 PM
Ivan and Vivian - Concert
Carson Dr Apartment Complex event
190 Carson Dr., Moncton NB
Fev 22
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Mar 4
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
Senior Resource Centre, Hampton NB
*Note: Ivan and Vivian will not be present
Apr 1
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
Seaman's Hospital, Miramichi NB
Apr 5
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Apr 9
8-9 AM
Ivan, Vivian and Sussex Avenue Fiddlers play for
100th Anniversary Lions District Convention Breakfast
Lions Hall, Coverdale Rd - Riverview NB
Apr 12
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Apr 19
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Apr 22
Maritime Fiddler Association Spring Workshop and Concert
Bible Hill Junior High School, Truro, NS
Apr 26
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
May 3
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
May 6
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
Murray Christian Centre, Kensington PEI
May 10
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
May 12
2:00 PM
Ivan and Vivian play for the folks at Parkland Riverview Royal Court
Coverdale Road, Riverview NB
May 13
7:30 PM
29th Annual Super Fiddle Show
Riverview Arts Centre, 400 Whitepine Rd - Riverview NB
This will be a most interesting and enjoyable program of
fiddling, stepdancing and vocals with some very special moments
A show you won't want to miss
With well over 500 years of accumulated fiddling experience on stage
This year's show will feature performers from 8 to 95
Besides Ivan and Vivian and the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers,
other eatured guests will include young NB fiddlers Sara and James Nelson,
teachers and performers, Stacey Read & Scarlett Whittleton , Samantha Robichaud & Ari Corkum , NB 10 year old fiddler, Luka Hall from PEI, young brother and sister duo Sara and James Nelson, NB the Carter Family from Aulac, NB, vocalist Jimmy Lawlor, NB and
90 year old fiddler Thérèse Albert and daughter, Doria, from Bertrand, NB
Proceeds from this show go to Riverview High School Safe Grad
Get your tickets early! $20 Adv / $25 Door (plus service fees),
www.RiverviewArtsCentre.ca, Franks Music (Moncton),
Jean Coutu (Riverview), Sobeys Smoke Shop (Riverview)
May 17
2:00 PM
Ivan, Vivian and Sussex Avenue Fiddlers play for seniors
at Lakeview Tower Crystal Drive, Riverview, NB
May 17
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
May 20
Nation Fiddling Day - Across Canada
Keep an eye out for events in your area
May 20
Afternoon
National Fiddling Day Under the Tent
Sussex, NB
May 20

1:30-4:00 PM
Celebrate National Fiddling Day
Bring your instrument and jam or come listen and enjoy!
Group leaders: Eddie Poirier, Elias Richard, Jocelyne Bourque and Leo Cormier
Admission: $5
Notre Dame Community Centre
3950 rte 115, Notre Dame, NB
May 24
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
May 26
7:30 PM
House Concert at Hicks Residence
with Roxeen & Dalrymple Country, bluegrass and gospel at its best!
Tickets $20 and only 50 seats are available.
Reserve yours now 506-386-2996 or ivan@ivanhicks.com
Upper Coverdale, NB
May 27
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, Harvey Station NB
May 28
2:00 PM
Concert with Ivan & Vivian and Sussex Avenue Fiddlers
with Miramichi guests artists Jimmy Lawlor, Jimmy Morrison and Susan Butler
In conjunction with the 60th Anniversary celebrations of the Miramichi Folksong Festival.
Carrefour Beausoleil School, 300 Beaverbrook Rd, Miramichi NB
A show not to miss. Tickets available at: Brookdale Flower Shop, Kingston Car Wash, Carrefour Beausoleil.
For info contact Susan Butler 506-622-1780
May 31
7:00 PM
Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - Practice (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Jun 3
Evening
Entertainment by Ivan and Vivian
RCAF Women's Reunion
Delta Hotel, Moncton NB
Jun 4
2:00 PM
House Concert at Hicks Residence
with Billy MacInnis, Remi Arsenault and Leon Gallant.
Tickets $25 and only 50 seats available.
Must reserve ahead.
Contact Ivan 506-386-2996 or ivan@ivanhicks.com
Upper Coverdale, NB
Jun 7
7:00 PM
Final Sussex Avenue Fiddlers Practice of the Season (Visitors welcome)
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Jun 11
7:00-9:00 PM
Concert Featuring NB Country Music Hall of Famers
St. Stephen Legion Hall
St. Stephen NB
Tickets $10 avail at door or by calling Gary Sturgeon 466-3272
Jun 17
Noon
Ivan and Vivian entertain at ALS WalkStrong event.
www.alswalkstrong.ca
Chocolate River Station
Coverdale Rd, Riverview NB
Jun 28
2:00 PM
Ivan and Vivian play for the folks at Parkland Riverview - Royal Court
Coverdale Road, Riverview NB
Jul 1
Afternoon & Evening
Canada Day Activities with Ivan and Vivian entertaining
Burton Park (Princess Louise)
Sussex, NB
Jul 16
2:00 PM
Concert on the Green - Along the Fundy Trail Parkway
Concert featuring Ivan and Vivian
Bring a chair
Parking lot #6 at the Fundy Trail Tent
Fundy Trail - St. Martins, NB
Jul 18
7:00 PM
Concert with Ivan and Vivian Hicks
Anglican Church, 819 Millidge Ave (Saint John)
Millidgeville NB
Jul 20 & 21
7:00 PM
Ivan and Vivian Hicks in Concert
St. Mark's Hall, 8091 Shore Rd, Route 14
Burton, PEI
$12 Call to reserve tickets: 902-393-8528 or 902-859-2803
Jul 23
2:00 PM
House Concert at Hicks Residence with Curly Strings.
This amazing, award winning Bluegrass and folk group are coming to us all the way from Estonia, Europe.
They are not to be missed!
Tickets $20 and only 50 seats available. Must reserve ahead.
Contact Ivan 506-386-2996 or ivan@ivanhicks.com
Upper Coverdale, NB
A sample of Country Roads by them: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbmtkjCCNXo
Aug 3
2:00 PM
Ivan and Vivian Entertaining
There will be prizes, meal and music
Legion Hall, Petitcodiac NB
Aug 4-6
Afternooon & Evening
Ivan and Vivian plus many guests.
North Rustico Country Festival - Meals are served
Northstar Arena, North Rustico PEI
For info call Mary Smith 902-963-2356 (home) or 902-330-2237 (cell)
Aug 6
Evening
Atlantic Fiddlers Jamboree
Ivan and Vivian are part of the closing concert
http://www.atlanticfiddlersjamboree.com
Aug 7
6:00 PM
Ivan, Vivian & Sussex Avenue Fiddlers in Concert
Waterfront, Moncton NB
As part of Music NB's concert program
Aug 8
7:00 PM
Ivan, Vivian and Sussex Avenue Fiddlers in Concert
Victoria Park - Moncton NB (cancelled if raining)
Aug 10
7:30 PM
Ivan and Vivian and many guests in concert
Miramichi Folksong Festival (60th Anniversary year)
Beaverbrook Kin Centre, Miramichi NB
(part of the week long festival)
Info: Susan Butler 506-622-1780, susanbutler@xplornet.com, http://www.miramichifolksongfestival.com/
Aug 20
3:00 PM
House Concert at Hicks Residence featuring Tyler Vollrath.
An outstanding Canadian fiddler from the Brett Kissel country band.
Tyler has played for many major stars, including opening for Garth Brooks.
Tickets $20 and only 50 seats available. Must reserve ahead.
Contact Ivan 506-386-2996 or ivan@ivanhicks.com
Upper Coverdale, NB
Sep 1
7:00 PM
New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame concert
featuring Hall of Famers
Saint John Exhibition - Saint John NB
Sep 4
7:00 PM
Regular Monday Fiddle Night with guests Stacey Read and Ivan Hicks
Golden Age Club - St. Antoine NB
Sep 6
7:00 PM
New Season of Sussex Avenue Fiddler Practices
St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall
Woolridge St, Riverview NB
Held every Wednesday evening and guests are welcome.
Bring a fiddle if you have one or come listen.
Sep 10
2:00 PM
House Concert at Hicks Residence with Keith Ross and The Groove Kings
A fun afternoon of Classic Country, pop and fiddle.
Tickets $20 and only 50 seats are available.
Reserve yours now 506-386-2996 or ivan@ivanhicks.com
Upper Coverdale, NB
Sep 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
Club d'Age d'Or, St Antoine NB
Sep 30
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
Legion Curling Club, Legion St., Perth Andover NB
Oct 1
1:00 PM
Afternoon entertainment by Ivan, Vivian and other guests
Community Centre, Bertrand NB
Oct 7
7:00 PM
Concert with Ivan, Vivian and guests
Baptist Church, Middle Sackville NB
Oct 14
5:00 & 8:00 PM
New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame
Gala, Banquet and Induction Ceremonies
St. Stephen High School - St. Stephen NB
GALA CONCERT begins at 8pm, also at St. Stephen High School
Inductees for 2017 - Edgar Barry, Bill Casey, Claudette Norman,
Adam Olmstead and Randy Russell.
Visit www.nbcmhf.com for full details on tickets.
Oct 20
7:00 PM
Concerts with many guests including Ivan and Vivian Hicks,
Allison Inch & Reg Gallant. Jones Creek Legion, Jones Creek
Greenwich NB
Oct 21
Evening
Second Mile Food Bank presents a concert with Ivan & Vivian Hicks and Sussex Avenue Fiddlers.
Other guests will be featured too.
Wesleyan Celebration Centre,
St. George Blvd, Moncton NB
Oct 29
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
Murray Christian Centre, Kensington PEI
Nov 4
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
Apohaqui Community Centre, Jones Memorial Rd, Apohaqui NB
Nov 12
2:00 PM

Tis the Season
This is a family program that presents music associated with the Fall and Winter seasons and gets you in the spirit for the Christmas season.
Guest performers contributing their time and talent to the show include: Moncton Gentlemen of Harmony, Monique Poirier, Third Harmony, Mark Lloyd, Samantha Robichaud Corkum, Plucky Pizzicatos, Frank L. Bowser Elementary School Choir, Ivan & Vivian Hicks and the Sussex Avenue Fiddlers
Proceeds from this year’s show will again support P.R.O. Kids and the Albert County Food Bank Inc.
Those attending are encouraged to bring non-perishable food for the food basket.
Get your tickets quickly; they’ll be gone in a flurry.

Reserved seating tickets:
$25 plus HST Advance
$28 plus HST Door

Tickets also available from the following outlets:
Jean Coutu 438 Coverdale Road,Riverview
Sobeys 1160 Findlay Blvd, Riverview
Frank's Music 245 Carson Drive,Moncton

Nov 18
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
Seaman's Hospital, Miramichi NB
Dec 9
2:00 PM
Christmas Fiddle Doo and Potluck
Please bring a non-perishable food item for foodbank
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

* denotes that Ivan and Vivian will not be at this event.

Stay tuned for more event updates!