2018 Performances

Our shows usually take place outside in public spaces so you don't need to do anything except show up and enjoy. We're still waiting on details for some of the gigs later in our schedule, but we'll post more exact schedules when we know them.

April 20 - 22

NEFFA Festival. Weekend Event. Mansfield, MA.

The New England Folk Festival Association (NEFFA) puts on its annual music and dance festival each April. It has become the first dance performance for many morris and sword teams throughout the northeast and features continuous performances at the main entrance throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday.


  • Saturday at 2:00 pm at the main entrance, sharing the timeslot with Half Moon Sword (NY City) and Muddy River Morris (Boston).

May 1

May Day Celebration, Thornden Park Water Tower Hill, Syracuse, NY

This year is the 38th May Day celebrated at Thornden Park by Syracuse's original morris team, Thornden Morris. It is the Hound's 34st appearance. We expect to joined by Ribbonsteel Rapper and Heartwood Morris. Later in the morning, we will be performing at a few other locations.

July 6 - 8

Dog Days Ale. Weekend Event. Trumansburg, NY and environs.

We've held this ale annually since 1994. As usual, we will be hosting it in the Finger Lakes surrounding Trumansburg, NY.


See the Dog Days Ale page for more detailed information.

September 7 - 9

Onion River Ale. Weekend Event. Burlington, VT and environs.

An urban ale hosted by On The Border Morris and A Sworded Affair.


  • 10:00–11:45am – Perkins Pier on Burlington Lake Champlain waterfront
  • 2:15–3:15pm – Bottom Block of Church Street Marketplace (between College & Main Sts)
  • 3:30–4:30pm – Top Block of Church Street Marketplace (between Pearl & Cherry Sts)


  • 10:30am–12:15pm – Ben & Jerry’s, 1281 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Waterbury
  • 1:30–2:30pm – Cold Hollow Cider Mill, 3600 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Waterbury Ctr

September 23

Westcott Street Cultural Fair, Syracuse, NY.

The Westcott Street Cultural Fair is an annual event celebrating the diversity of cultures in the free-thinking university neighborhood long known as the Westcott Nation. We will be sharing a performance slot with Thornden Morris.


* 12:00 - ~12:30 Parade

* 12:50 - 1:10 pm – Harvard Stage

Oct 13

Snowbelt Morris Day of Dance, Rochester area, NY

Snowbelt has put on this day of dance for a number of years and a number of the Syracuse teams often attend. The dance locations and schedule are TBD at this time..


  • TBD

December 9

Dickens Christmas, Skaneateles, NY.

The Hounds and Thornden Morris will again perform at the 25th Annual Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles, NY. As in past years, we will present a winter mummer's play, sing some carols, … and dance, of course.


  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm. – Skaneateles Library

Past Performances