Booklyn Folk Festival – May 18-20, 2012

Down Home Radio Show and The Fabulous Jalopy Theatre present…
4th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival
A 3-day festival including 30+ bands, vocal and instrumental workshops, a family-friendly square dance, film screenings and as well as the return (in a new form) of the much loved “Banjo Toss” competition.

The Brooklyn Folk Festival will feature the best in old-time string-band music, folk, blues, song writers, bluegrass, Klezmer, Caribbean and Balkan folk music, songwriters and much more
RSVP via facebook
May 18 – 20
at:
345 Jay St. (between Metrotech and Willoughby St.)
Brooklyn, NY
BrooklynFolkFest.com

Schedule:

Friday, May 18
6:30pm doors open
7:30pm Woody Guthrie’s 100th Birthday Sing
8:30pm Elizabeth Butters
9:15pm Michael Daves featuring Noam Pikelny
10pm Dennis Lichtman’s Brain Cloud
10:45pm Peter Stampfel & the Ether Frolic Mob
11:30pm The Whiskey Spitters
12:15am Four O’Clock Flowers
Afterparty:
Official Folk Fest after party at:
The Jalopy Tavern
317 Columbia St. (between Woodhull & Hamilton St.)
Brooklyn, NY
JalopyTavern.biz

Saturday, May 19
11:45am Doors open
12pm Book Reading:
Scott Alarik “Revival: A Folk Music Novel” and Ray Allen, Folklorist at Brooklyn College “Gone to the Country: The New Lost City Ramblers”
1:30pm Jackson Lynch
2pm Workshop: Kentucky Banjo Styles with Brett Ratliff
2pm The East River String Band
2:45pm Jessy Carolina and the Hot Mess
3pm WORKSHOP: Tennessee Blues Mandolin with Ernie Vega
3:30pm M. Shanghai String Band
4:15pm Harmonica Competition
5pm Bodoma
5:45pm The Calamity Janes
6:30pm Willy Gantrim
7:15pm Piedmont Bluz
8pm The Feral Foster
8:45pm John, Eli, Walker and Jack
9:30pm The Little Brothers
10:15pm Cherven Traktor
11pm Blind Boy Paxton
11:45pm Whistling Wolves
12:30am Veveritse
Afterparty:
Official Folk Fest after party at:
The Jalopy Tavern
317 Columbia St. (between Woodhull & Hamilton St.)
Brooklyn, NY
JalopyTavern.biz

Sunday, May 20
11:45am doors open
12pm – 2pm WORKSHOP:
Vocal Harmony Duos and Trios Workshop Taught by Emily Eagen and Don Friedman
12:30pm – 2pm KIDS:
Jarana Beat Family Concert Kids under 14 are free!
2:30pm Alan Friend and Friends
3:15pm Heather Wood, Alice Backer and Bob Malenky
4pm Square Dance
5pm Pat Conte
5:45pm Wretched Refuse String Band
6:30pm Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues
7:15pm Brett Ratliff & the Giant Rooster Sideshow
8pm Pat Conte & Joe Bellulovich
8:45pm Alice Gerrard & Beverly Smith
9:30pm Lydia Sylvia
10:15pm Litvakus
11pm Stephanie Nilles
Afterparty:
Official Folk Fest after party at:
The Jalopy Tavern
317 Columbia St. (between Woodhull & Hamilton St.)
Brooklyn, NY
JalopyTavern.biz

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