Thanks to everybody who made the festival such a big success. See ya next year!
(Look out for audio, pictures and video from the festival coming up real soon here on DHR)
Friday, May 15th thru Sunday, May 17th at the Jalopy Theater.
Down Home Radio is proud to announce the 1st annual Brooklyn Folk Festival. This festival will feature the best in old-time music, blues, pre-blues, jug band music, New Orleans jazz, folk style songwriting, African folk music and Mexican folk music and dance. Come down and check it out, its gonna be fun!
*This festival is brought to you by Down Home Radio, and will be MCed by Down Home Radio host Eli Smith.
$10 Per Day or $25 for 3 days – Afternoon Workshop Included!
8:00 Stephen Strohmeier (Folk and Original Songs)
8:45 East River String Band (Country Blues)
9:30 Hubby Jenkins (Country Blues)
10:00 The Cangelosi Cards (New Orleans Jazz, and more!)
11:00 Jessy Carolina (Blues, Ballads, Original Songs, etc.)
11:40 Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues (Jugband, Blues, Original Songs, etc.)
12:20 Frank Hoier (Originals and Folk songs)
7:30 Willy Gantrim (Originals, Slide Guitar Blues, Country and Folk songs)
8:00 Whistling Wolves (World Champion Whistling + Amazing Harmonica & More!)
8:45 Sana Ndiaye & the Ekonting Peace Band (West African Traditional Music from the Gambia River Delta Region)
9:30 Pat Conte (Blues and Old Time on Banjo, Guitar, Fiddle, Zither & More!)
10:05 Alex Battles w/ Banjorama (Jugbandy, Blues Original Songs)
10:45 Elizabeth Butters (Ballads & Folk Songs on with Guitar & Dulcimer)
11:20 The Dust Busters (Old Time String Band, Jug Band Music, Ballads, Originals, – Fiddle, Guitar, Banjo, etc.)
12:05 Feral Foster (Blues, Folk & Original Songs)
12:40 John Houx (Folk and Original Songs)
Jam Session at Moonshine 2-6:30pm
5:00pm Music of the Ekonting – workshop with Sana Ndiaye (West African banjo predecessor instrument styles)
6:30 Ernie Vega (Blues, Folk & Original Songs)
7:00 Mamie Minch (Blues, Folk & Original Songs)
7:35 Bob Malenky (Country Blues Guitar Master)
8:10 John Cohen & Annabel Lee (Old-Time Duets on Banjo & Guitar)
9:00 Semilla (Son Jarocho, Folk Music and Dance from Mexico)
10:00 Strung Out String Band (Old-Time String Band)
10:45 Danny Kalb (Blues Guitarist)
Jam Session at Moonshine 2-6pm
4:00pm Bob Malenky – Blues guitar workshop
5:00pm John Cohen – Old-time banjo styles & tunings workshop
Check out the feature article in The Brooklyn Paper:
“That’s folk, all! Bklyn Folk Festival offers jam-packed lineup”