2009-10-09

Athens Folk Festival

Come One, Come All! to the 25th annual North Georgia Folk Festival, this Saturday at Sandy Creek Park. AND come on down to the big acoustic jam and dance at Memorial Park tonight.
Tommy Jordan and Art Rosenbaum play music to bring awareness to the festival on the It's Friday Radio Show on 91.7 at 4pm.

Visit www.athensfolk.org for more information

Festival Admission: Adults: $10; Students: $5; Children under 12: Free
Park Admission: $2 per person ages 4 - 64

Web page here: http://athensfolk.org/html/index.php?cat=3

Music Performances

12:00 Pam Blanchard and the Sunny Side Up Band (Kid's Program)
12:45 Earl Murphy and Hawk Proof Rooster (Old Time Fiddle)
1:15 Jean-Paul and Dominique Carton (French Canadian Traditions)
2:00 Mary Lomax and Bonnie Loggins (Traditional North Georgia Ballads)
2:30 Blue Ridge Rounders (Award-winning South Carolina String Band)
3:15 Darien Geechee Shouters (African-American Traditional Ring Shout)
4:00 Art Rosenbaum (Old Time Banjo and Traditional Songs)
4:45 Young Goodman Brown (Original folk songs)
5:15 Normaltown Flyers (Athens Country and Folk Favorites)
6:15 Tony Bryant (Traditional Atlanta Blues)
7:00 Georgia Mudcats (North Georgia Old Time Band)
8:00 John McCutcheon (Nationally Renowned Folk Musician)

Music Workshops

1:00 Chip Arnold (North Georgia Two Finger Banjo)
2:00 Moira Nelligan (Irish Fiddle)
3:00 Hawkproof Rooster with Earl Murphy (Old Time Singing and Band)
4:00 Bob Buckingham (Old Time Fiddle)

Art and Craft Demonstrators

Cotton Patch Quilters (Quilts)
Rebecca Gilliard (Sweet Grass Baskets)
Rosa Hall (Brooms)
Peter Loose (Folk Art and Storytelling)
Brenda McCaig (Spinning and Weaving)
Jim Richardson (Silversmithing)

Art and Craft Vendors

Jamie Calkin (Watercolors)
Classic City Carvers (Wood Carving)
John Davis (Walking Canes)
Kim Dean (Knitting)
Will Langford (Pottery)
Kari Lentini (Jewelry)
Cheryl Martinez (Soap)
Alice and Tim Mills (Grits, Corn Meal)
Bill and Lisa Owens (Honey)
Charlie Rakestraw (Metal Sculpture and Knives)
Susan Staley (Glass Jewelery)

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