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Festival Schedule

2017 Children’s Performer Schedule 


11am  Frank Youngman, “Children’s Open Mic” 

12pm  Papa Crow 

1 pm  Lake Effect 

2 pm  Luunappi, “Songs and Stories for you” 

3pm  Ron Fowler – ” Jaw Harp workshop for kids 6 and up 

4pm  Randy Kaplan 

5:30pm  Sones De Mexico, “Fiesta Americana” 

7pm  Ron Fowler, “Bedtime Stories and songs for little ones”

8 pm  Ron Fowler “Semi scary stories and songs for little chickens” (age6-12) 



11am  Randy Kaplan 

12pm  Papa Crow

1pm   Lake Effect 

2pm  Jan Fowler and Sarah York “Family Maypole Dance” 

3pm  Frank Youngman “Children’s Parade”

2017 Teen Scene Schedule

Black Jake & The Carnies  Workshop at 5pm, Teen Dance at 10pm

Chris Crown Workshop at 2pm, Teen Dance at 8pm

2017 Mainstage Line Up

The Cactus Blossoms

The Sweet Water Warblers

Pert Near Sandstone

Jayme Stone’s Folklife

Sone de Mexico Ensemble

The Barley Jacks

Dan Newton & the Cafe Accordion Orchestra

John Gillette & Sarah Mittelfehld

The Bucking Mules

Main Stage Schedule 


11:00 – 12:10 pm       Open Mic

12:20 – 1:20 pm         John Gillette & Sarah Mittelfehldt

1:40 – 2:40 pm           Sones de Mexico

2:55 – 3:55 pm           The Bucking Mules

4:15 – 5:15 pm           The Sweet Water Warblers

5:30 – 6:30 pm           Jayme Stone’s Folklife

6:45 – 7:45 pm           Dan Newton & the Café Accordion Orchestra

8:10 – 9:10 pm           The Cactus Blossoms

9:30 – 10:30 pm         The Barley Jacks

10:45 – 12:00 am       Pert Near Sandstone



11:00 – 12:10 pm       Open Mic

12:20 – 1:15 pm         The Bucking Mules

1:25- 2:20 pm             John Gillette & Sarah Mittelfehldt

2:35 – 3:30 pm           The Barley Jacks

3:40 – 3:55 pm           (Kid’s Parade)

4:05 – 5:00 pm           The Sweet Water Warblers

5:15 – 6:10 pm           Sones de Mexico

6:35 – 7:30 pm           Jayme Stone’s Folklife

7:50 – 8:45 pm           Pert Near Sandstone

9:05 – 10:00 pm         The Cactus Blossoms


Friday Dance

6:30 – 7:30                 All Strings Considered w/Sarah York, caller
7:30 – 9:30                 Dan Newton & the Café Accordion Orchestra
9:45 – midnight        The Bucking Mules


Workshop Tent- Saturday

9-10 a.m. Rise Up Singing with Delight Lester, Larry Gephart, Mike and Michelle Lane
10-11 a.m. Ukulele 101 with Ben Hassenger

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. What is Valse-musette? with Café Accordion
12:30-1:30 p.m. Fiddle Workshop with Brian Wicklund (The Barley Jacks), Joe Decosimo (The Bucking Mules), and Sumaia Jackson (Jayme Stone’s Folklife)  

                     1:45-2:45 p.m. In Harmony Together with The Sweet Water Warblers, Upper Yooper Barbershop Quartet and Moira Smiley (Jayme Stone’s Folklife)
3-4 p.m. Guitar Workshop with John Warstler, Derrell Syria and The Cactus Blossoms
4:15-5:15 p.m. 45 North Songwriter’s Show with Wildhack, Kerry Yost and The Cactus Blossoms

5:30-6:30 p.m. Old Time Techniques with Luke Richardson and Karen C. Heil (The Bucking Mules), and Dutch Weidlich.

Dance Tent – Saturday

8:30-9:45 a.m. Yoga with Barb Knox & Jim Pennell

10-11:15 a.m. Family Traditional Dance
with Sarah York & Jan Fowler, and The Barley Jacks
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Contra/Square Dance with Marge Sklar & Sarah York, and All Strings Considered
1-2:15 p.m. Belly Dance with Maggie Barch, Kerry Yost and Friends
2:30-3:45 p.m. Waltz with Jan Fowler and Café Accordion
4-5:15 p.m. Clogging with Matt Cartier and PerNear Sandstone

5:30-6:45 p.m. Charleston
with Camilla Mingay &Alex Riley, and Who Dat Brass Band

Jamming Tent- Saturday 

10 a.m.-Noon Banjo Bob’s Principles of Jamming with Brent Graves, Dutch Weidlich and Bill Hart

Noon-1:30 p.m. Bones Workshop with Da Bones Man and Gail Brayden
1:30-3 p.m. Modern Folk Jam with Wildhack
3-4:30 p.m. Barbershop Vocal Jam with Barbershop Chorus

                         4:30-6 p.m. Folkgrass Jam with John Gillette and Sarah Mittelfehlt, and Joe Bass (The Bucking Mules)

 6-7:30.m. Subterranean Homesick Blues Jam: with Brent Graves, Mark Hamari and Mark Rizzardi


Workshop Tent – Sunday

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Rise Up Singing with Delight Lester, Mike and Michelle Lane and Larry Gephart
1-2 p.m. Transitions in Traditional Music with Jayme Stone’s Folklife and Pert Near Sandstone

2:15-3:15 p.m. Mexican Folk Heritage with Sones De México

3:30-4:30 p.m. Songs My Pappy Taught Me with The Cactus Blossoms and John Gillette

4:45-5:45 p.m. Stompin’, Thumpin’ and Shakin’ – Rhythm with Joel Arpin (The Barley Jacks), Carrie Biola, Da Bones Man
6-7 p.m. Become One with the Strum with Ben Hassenger

Dance Tent – Sunday 

8:30-9:45 a.m. Yoga with Barb Knox & Jim Pennell
9:45 – 11:30 a.m. Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down Gospel Hour with The Sweet Water Warblers, The Cactus Blossoms and Jayme Stone’s Folklife  

          11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Percussive Foot Tapping with Rene Cardoza and Sones De México

             1:15-2:30 p.m. Celtic Dance with Marge Sklar and The Johns
2:45-4 p.m. Contact Improv with Tamamara Dance Co. and Carrie Biolo

Jamming Tent- Sunday

10 a.m.-Noon Open Jam
Noon-2 p.m. Old Time Jam with Dave Prychitko and All Strings Considered
2-4 p.m. Blues Jam with Bill Hart, Randy Seppala and Fast Eddie
4-5 p.m. Funny Finnish Jam with Derrel Syria and Jack Bowers
5-6:30 p.m. Hiawatha Ukulele Orchestra with Ben Hessenger