8:00PM Meredith Axelrod – Blues, Ragtime and Country music
8:45PM The Four o’clock Flowers – Blues, Folk, Gospel and early Jazz
9:30PM Michael Hurley – Legendary folk musician, needs no introduction!
10:15PM Frank Fairfield and Tom Marion – American and Italian string music and songs!
11:00PM Extra Special Guest!!! Who will it be?
11:45PM Clifton Hicks– Old time banjo and ballads from Georgia!
8:30PM-9:30PM DJ Set by Hickerson
10:15pm Jesse Lenat – Folk, Country, Original Songs
& Music Through Out…
2:15PM Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues – Jug band music, original and traditional
3:00PM Willy Gantrim – Blues, Folk, Country and original songs
3:45PM Rafe & Clelia Stefanini – Fiddle and banjo music
4:30PM The Pearly Snaps – Old time string band and folk music
5:15PM Piedmont Bluz – Country Blues guitar, harmonica, washboard
6:00PM The Hickhoppers (Mick & Evan Kinney)- Amazing old time string band from the great state of Georgia!
6:45PM Gaida– Syrian vocalist with her band, traditional Arabic maqams and more!
8:30PM Feral Foster – Original and Folk songs
9:15PM Spirit Family Reunion – Original and Folk songs
10:00PM Jerron “Blindboy” Paxton – Blues, Old Time and Ragtime Music
10:45PM Roy Williams & The Human Hands – Gypsy jazz, country and more!
11:30PM Radio Jarocho – Son Jarocho from Veracruz, Mexico
WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES:
2:00PM Ukulele workshop with Harry Bolles
3:00PM Mississippi Fiddle Tunes workshop with Harry Bolick
4:00PM Film: Mountain Music of Peru plus Q&A with filmmaker John Cohen!
5:00PM Blues guitar workshop with Ernie Vega
6:00PM Film: “The Beauty of Barbara Allen – An exploration of the old time music and ballads in North Carolina.” Q & A with film maker Jack Anthony
6:30PM Film: “The 78s That Saved Folk Music” – a short film produced by BRIC TV. Eli Smith, founder of the Brooklyn Folk Festival, sits down with record collector John Heneghan to discuss an eccentric experimental filmmaker named Harry Smith whose obsession with 78 rpm records helped save American folk music.
Sunday Afternoon Concerts
2:00PM Folk Sing-A-Long for All Ages with Emily Eagan – Grown-ups who love to sing can come together and harmonize, while kids learn songs and sing along. Families leave with songs they can keep singing together!
3:00PM Tim Eriksen and Elizabeth Mitchell: Songs for Sonya- Old-Time Ballads in honor of Sonya Cohen Cramer
3:45PM Freedom Songs of the Civil Rights Movement with activist and singer Mattie Jones
4:30PM Dubl Handi – Oldtime banjo and folk songs
5:15PM Down Hill Strugglers with John Cohen (of the New Lost City Ramblers) – Oldtime string band
6:00PM Bulla En El Barrio – Afro-Colombian percussion and vocal band, exploring new and classic Bailes Cantados of Bullerengue
Sunday Evening Concerts
7:00PM Wyndham Baird – Folk, Blues and Country songs with guitar, piano and harmonica
7:45PM East River String Band – Country Blues and Oldtime music
8:30PM Abay Mengist – Ethiopian krar (lyre, like King David’s harp from the Bible) music
9:15PM The Whiskey Spitters – Jugband, Ragtime, Oldtime, the Jalopy house band!
10:00PM Julia Patinella – Flamenco, Spanish and Latin American vocal and guitar music
WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES:
1:00PM BANJO TOSS COMPETITION!!! – MEET AT SMITH AND 9TH ST TO PROCEED TO BANJO TOSSING ARENA!!!
2:00PM Shape-note Singing with Tim Eriksen
3:00PM Oldtime Jam with Hilary Hawke
4:00PM Puppet show! Presented by: SemiUpright Cultural Workers Collective
6:00PM Kid’s Folk Song Performance-Hootenanny/Jalopy Jr. with Hilary Hawke & Co.
7:00PM Square Dance!! with the 5 Mile String Band and David Harvey of NYC Barn Dance calling!
2:00PM Old Time Banjo workshop
4:45PM Build Your Own DIY Found Object Instruments with Zeke and Special guest!! Good for kids 6+!