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Friday, August 16
 

2:00pm

Friday Afternoon Concert
2:00PM – 2:45PM Sharon Katz & The Peace Train
2:55PM – 3:40PM Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys
3:50PM – 4:35PM Mwenso & the Shakes
4:50PM – 5:35PM The Way Down Wanderers
5:45PM – 6:30PM Digging Roots

Artists
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Digging Roots

Digging Roots utilize traditional and contemporary artistic practices, themes, traditions, forms, and are committed to and influenced by, the broad and diverse music community and creative culture that we live in. They pursue their art as a means of survival personally and culturally... Read More →
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Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys

There’s no other band out around like Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys. Led by fiddling wiz Gordie “Crazy Legs” MacKeeman, the roots quartet features all-star pickers and singers, with everything from down-home country to reckless rockabilly to intricate bluegrass. Now... Read More →
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Mwenso and the Shakes

Mwenso and the Shakes are a unique troupe of global artists who present music that merges the highest form of entertainment and artistry while commanding a formidable timeline of jazz and blues expression through African and Afro American music. Immigrating from Sierra Leone, London... Read More →
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Sharon Katz & The Peace Train

The multicultural South African band of Sharon Katz & The Peace Train helped Nelson Mandela end Apartheid and have continued spreading their message of peace and reconciliation at festivals, colleges, schools and performing arts centers around the world. Their pulsating rhythms, rich... Read More →
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The Way Down Wanderers

Often referred to by fans as one of the hardest-working, hardest-touring bands on the circuit today, the 5-piece Illinois-based act not only proves that classification with their jam-packed tour schedule but also on stage every night, with youthful exuberance and a lively stage show... Read More →


Friday August 16, 2019 2:00pm - 6:30pm
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7:00pm

Friday Evening Concert
In order of appearance:
The East Pointers
YOLA
Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan
Cha Wa
Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Hosted by Christine Lavin!

**SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

Artists
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Cha Wa

From the funk-laced beats and bass-heavy sousaphone blasts that kick off their album “Spyboy” to the gritty warmth of singer J’Wan Boudreaux’s voice, New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian outfit Cha Wa radiates the fiery energy of the best features of the city’s... Read More →
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Christine Lavin

Christine Lavin began her professional life as a waitress at the Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs in 1975. That's where she met Dave Van Ronk, who encouraged her to relocate to NYC so that he could teach her how to play her guitar properly. Forty-two years later she’s recorded 23... Read More →
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Gene Shay

For more than 45 years, Gene Shay has been the Philadelphia folk scene's most visible representative, producing folk radio shows every Sunday since 1962 (currently on 88.5, WXPN). A founder of the Philadelphia Folk Festival and the event's emcee since its inception, he has been called... Read More →
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Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan

Joan Osborne has rightfully earned a reputation as one of the great voices of her generation -- both a commanding, passionate performer and a frank, emotionally evocative songwriter. A multi-platinum selling recording artist and seven-time Grammy nominee, the soulful vocalist is a... Read More →
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Preservation Hall Jazz Band

At a moment when musical streams are crossing with unprecedented frequency, it’s crucial to remember that throughout its history, New Orleans has been the point at which sounds and cultures from around the world converge, mingle, and resurface, transformed by the Crescent City’s... Read More →
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The East Pointers

There’s a reason, beyond their dazzling musicianship and wildly entertaining live shows, that The East Pointers have connected with audiences right across the globe, making new, original roots music the hippest, most vibrant thing going. The reason? The East Pointers - fiddler/singer... Read More →
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YOLA

Yola’s debut album Walk Through Fire, produced by Dan Auerbach, is a genre-bending release from one of the most powerful emerging British voices in music today. The singer/songwriter first came to the attention of Auerbach (The Black Keys) after a chain of people, starting with... Read More →


Friday August 16, 2019 7:00pm - Saturday August 17, 2019 12:00am
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Saturday, August 17
 

4:00pm

Saturday Evening Concert
  • The Lee Boys                                                  4:00PM – 4:40PM
  • Kim So Ra                                                        4:50PM – 5:20PM
  • Dave Gunning                                                5:30PM – 6:10PM
  • Jeffrey Foucault                                              6:20PM – 7:05PM
  • Steve Poltz                                                       7:15PM – 7:55PM
  • Kathy Mattea                                                   8:05PM – 8:50PM
  • Talisk                                                                 9:00PM – 9:45PM
  • Langhorne Slim & The Lost at Last Band   9:55PM – 10:45PM
  • The Mavericks.                                              11:00PM – 12:00PM


Hosted by Christine Lavin!

Artists
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Christine Lavin

Christine Lavin began her professional life as a waitress at the Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs in 1975. That's where she met Dave Van Ronk, who encouraged her to relocate to NYC so that he could teach her how to play her guitar properly. Forty-two years later she’s recorded 23... Read More →
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Dave Gunning

Dave Gunning is best defined as a master craftsman. Over the course of 23 years and 11 earlier albums, the Nova Scotian folk singer/songwriter has diligently sharpened his skills, developing into a poetic storyteller and emotionally convincing singer with few equals. The fruits of... Read More →
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Jeffrey Foucault

BLOOD BROTHERS, the much-anticipated follow-up to Jeffrey Foucault’s critically acclaimed 2015 album Salt As Wolves (“Immaculately tailored… Sometimes his songs run right up to the edge of the grandiose and hold still, and that’s when he’s best… Close to perfection... Read More →
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Kathy Mattea

Hailed by The Washington Post as ‘one of Nashville’s finest song interpreters,’ Kathy Mattea has enjoyed the kind of success many artists only dream of: two GRAMMY wins, four CMA Awards, four #1 country singles, and five gold albums (plus a platinum collection of her greatest... Read More →
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Kim So Ra

A multi-award winning Korean traditional percussionist, composer, and ambassador of Honam Province Jeongeup folk music, Kim So Ra is one of the most skilled and prominent Janggu (Korean double-headed drum) players in Korea. Kim is known for her genre-bending performances combining... Read More →
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Langhorne Slim and The Lost at Last Band

As the phenomena of instant connection and the need for constant self-improvement further implant their tendrils into our culture, the ability to truly connect with each other and ourselves has begun to fade. As we all reach for our smartphones to gaze upon the manufactured perfection... Read More →
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Steve Poltz

Steve Poltz is not normal. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada) but has lived most of his life in Southern California and those geographic poles are quite likely responsible for his unhinged genius. He is a dual citizen - Canada/USA - but has often said that, "should a hostage... Read More →
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Talisk

Barely four years since their formation, Talisk have already stacked up several major awards for their pyrotechnic yet artfully woven sound - including Folk Band of the Year 2017
at the BBC Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, and a 2015 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award. Mohsen Amini - the BBC Radio... Read More →
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The Lee Boys

The Lee Boys are one of America's finest African-American sacred steel ensembles. This family group consists of three brothers, Alvin Lee (guitar), Derrick Lee and Keith Lee (vocals) along with their three nephews, Roosevelt Collier (pedal steel guitar), Alvin Cordy Jr. (7-string... Read More →
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The Mavericks

The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo Recordings, the label they founded in 2016. Brand New Day is the follow-up to the widely praised albums Mono (2015) and In Time... Read More →


Saturday August 17, 2019 4:00pm - Sunday August 18, 2019 12:00am
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Sunday, August 18
 

4:00pm

Sunday Evening Concert
  • Great Groove Band               4:00PM – 4:20PM
  • Kruger Brothers                     4:30PM – 5:15PM
  • Dom Flemons                        5:30PM – 6:15PM
  • Amanda Shires                      6:30PM – 7:20PM
  • Margo Price                            7:35PM – 8:35PM
  • David Crosby & Friends       8:50PM – 9:50PM


Hosted by Christine Lavin!

Artists
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Amanda Shires

“It’s all rock & roll – no golf!” is how acclaimed singer/songwriter/violinist Amanda Shires describes her electrifying fifth album, To The Sunset. She’s borrowed a lyric from the effervescent track “Break Out the Champagne,” one of ten deftly crafted songs that comprise... Read More →
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Christine Lavin

Christine Lavin began her professional life as a waitress at the Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs in 1975. That's where she met Dave Van Ronk, who encouraged her to relocate to NYC so that he could teach her how to play her guitar properly. Forty-two years later she’s recorded 23... Read More →
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David Crosby & Friends

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is heading out on tour in May and June. Joining him will be five musical friends, collectively and affectionately known as the ‘Skytrails Band’. James Raymond on keys, Mai... Read More →
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Dom Flemons

GRAMMY Award Winner, Two-Time EMMY Nominee, 2019 WAMMIE Award Winner- Dom Flemons is originally from Phoenix, Arizona and currently lives in the Washington, D.C. area. He is known as “The American Songster” since his repertoire of music covers over 100 years of American folklore... Read More →
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Kruger Brothers

Born and raised in Europe, brothers Jens and Uwe Kruger started singing and playing instruments at a very young age. Growing up in a family where music was an important part of life, they were exposed to a wide diversity of musical influences. The brothers were performing regularly... Read More →
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Margo Price

A lot can change in a year: markets boom and bust, trends come and go, presidents get elected. In 2015, Margo Price was a country underdog just trying to keep enough gas in the tank to get to the next gig, but by the end of 2016, she was one of the genre’s most celebrated new artists... Read More →


Sunday August 18, 2019 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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