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32nd Washington Folk Festival Schedule Saturday June 2, 2012Yurt Village Stage Storytelling Stage 12:00 The Sweater Set Gary Lloyd 1:00 Steve Hung Bob Smith 2:00Organ Grinder Lola & Master Bob

Cuddle-Up Stage Potomac Palisades Chautauqua Stage Spanish Ballroom Crystal Pool Stage Stage Alpha Dog Acoustic Blues Flamenco Aparicio SlaveyaThe Rockville High School Pipe Band


Free Waltz with Addison Bleufonte

Lynn Hollyfield & Grace Griffith Fiddle Showcase Mynoni & Friends Washington Toho Koto Society Christylez Bacon Ralph Chatham Furia Flamenca Paraguayan Harp Ian Walters & Matt Kelley Swing Dance/Lindy Hop Honkytonk Dance

Samovar Russian Folk Music Ensemble 1:00

Tom Paxton 2:00

Snakehead Run 3:00


Alan Oresky Debbie Griffin & Barbara Effron Jonny Grave Margaret Chatham

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer with Andy Offut Irwin

Chakavak-Sama Collaboration

Greek Dance

4:00 Bill & Owen Danoff One String Willie 5:00 Reed Martin Laura Bobrow Bill Mayhew 6:00 Samia Ahmad Cletus Kennelly & Lori Kelley 7:00Page 1/31

Alan Jabbour Michael Fleming Yankee Frolics Diane Macklin Flower Hill String Band Joe Uehlein & the U-Liners KanKouran

Sligo Creek Hedge School--Broken Hoovers


Natyabhoomi School of Dance 5:00

Soul in Motion Trio Sefardi New Century American Irish-Arts Company

Hammered Dulcimer Showcase

Irish/Sean Nos Dance

Big Chimney 6:00

Linda Goodman Harley String Band

Cajun Zydeco Dance

The Musgrave Family Band 7:00May 9, 2012 5:36 pm

32nd Washington Folk Festival Schedule Sunday June 3, 2012Yurt Village Stage Storytelling Stage 12:00Eric Rice-Johnson/MacMillan Band

Cuddle-Up Stage Potomac Palisades Chautauqua Stage Spanish Ballroom Crystal Pool Stage Stage 12:00 The Bog Band Hoag, Kelley & Pilzer OCEAN Magpie Bob Rychlik Back Porch Blues Hot Square Babes Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance 3:00 2:00 Linn Barnes & Music for the 99% Allison Hampton Popular Music of 19th-Century America: Greg Adams Charm City Rapper Sword 1:00 Klezmer Dance Blue Panamuse

Jane Dorfman & Anne Sheldon 1:00Music from Cape Breton: Adam Bern & Liz Donaldson

Noa Baum 2:00Mark Jaster & Sabrina Mandell as Pinot & Augustine

Lisa Moscatiello 3:00

Jake Simpson Baba Jamal Koram

19th Street Band

Karma Gyaltsen, Music of Tibet Dead Men's Hollow Soumya Chakraverty

Orrin Star Twinbrook Tellers 4:00 Glyn Collinson & Andrew Marcus Marc Young Zoe Sagalow Tim Livengood Bumper Jacksons 6:00 George Lewett Ballads Swap Big Cheese 7:00Page 2/31

Little Bit a Blues

Family Dance


4:00 Speedy Tolliver & the New Old Time String Band Woody Guthrie Centennial Spyros Koliavasilis Singo Lodoyo Archie's Blues Barbershop 5:00 Appalachian Dulcimer--Tribute to Keith Young Roya & Ricardo: Persian & Flamenco Fusion English Ceilidh


Bill Baker

Geraldine Buckley


Tierra Morena 6:00

New Sunshine Skiffle Band

Stacy Brooks Band

Washington Chinese Erhu Society 7:00May 9, 2012 5:36 pm

32nd Washington Folk Festival Schedule Saturday June 2, 2012 Yurt Village Stage12:00-12:30 The Sweater Set Performers: The Sweater Set Description: Maureen Andary and Sara Curtin navigate the joys, agonies, and ironies of life, accompanying their gorgeous harmonies on a surprising array of instruments, including ukulele and glockenspiel. 12:30-1:00 Gary Lloyd Performers: Gary Lloyd Description: Tall Tales From America's Trails -- Hunt bear with Davy Crockett, cut timber with Paul Bunyan, and ride the broncos with Pecos Bill. 1:00-1:30 Steve Hung Performers: Steve Hung Description: Guitarist Steve Hung shows his Texas influences. He is firmly rooted in the blues but plays a gumbo of styles including ornamented folk finger style, country, and jazz. 1:30-2:00 Bob Smith Performers: Bob Smith Description: Stories for the Young and the Young at Heart -- Listen to tall tales and folk tales from a teller who promises to only lie upon request. 2:00-2:30 Organ Grinder Lola & Master Bob Performers: Christiana Drapkin Robert Walker Description: Organ Grinder Lola sings popular traditional German street songs while Master Bob cranks their hand-crafted crank organ. Since the 1700s, organ grinders traveled from town to town spreading entertainment, news, and gossip to the working poor. 2:45-3:15 Alan Oresky Performers: Alan Oresky Larry Robinson Description: Master fiddler Alan Oresky specializes in Jewish and Klezmer music, but is equally at home playing a range of styles from classical to bluegrass, swing jazz, Irish, and more, accompanied by Larry Robinson on guitar. 3:15-3:45 Jonny GravePage 3/31 May 9, 2012 5:36 pm

32nd Washington Folk Festival SchedulePerformers: Jon Musgrave Description: In Jonny Grave's new slide guitar arrangements of old blues tunes and tradition-rooted originals, you will hear the influence of the old masters. 4:00-4:30 Bill & Owen Danoff Performers: Bill Danoff Owen Danoff Description: Two-time Grammy winner with a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Bill Danoff joins forces with his son, Owen Danoff, an excellent songwriter too. 4:30-5:00 One String Willie Performers: David "One String Willie" Williams Description: David Williams (aka One-String Willie) amazes with his unique, percussive style on his homemade folk instrument, the one-string diddley bow. He'll show you how to make one, too. 5:00-5:30 Reed Martin Performers: Reed Martin Description: Among the finest old-time banjo players alive, Reed Martin combines his virtuosic claw hammer style with a musicologist's mindfulness for the history of the tunes he loves. Recordings: "Old Time Banjo" CD released in 1996. (37 solo tunes and a 20-page booklet.) 5:45-6:30 Samia Ahmad Performers: Samia Mahbub Ahmad Description: Award-winning vocalist and teacher Samia Ahmad presents Hindustani classical music, with underlying themes of interfaith and intercultural dialogue and global peace. 6:30-7:00 Cletus Kennelly & Lori Kelley Performers: Lori Kelley Cletus Kennelly Description: Multiple WAMMIE-winners Cletus Kennelly and Lori Kelley bring beautiful vocal harmonies and 6- and 12-string guitar arrangements to songs that speak to the heart.

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32nd Washington Folk Festival Schedule Saturday June 2, 2012 Storytelling Stage2:30-3:00 Ralph Chatham Performers: Ralph Chatham Description: Jack and Bess and Me: An Appalachian Hansel and Gretel -- To become a truly great storyteller you must've been born in the mountains of West Virginia, or maybe North Carolina, but you had better beware of witches. For all ages. Recordings: Jack and the Good Old Things, Clever Jill and the Peach Tree of Doom, Jack and Bess and Me - cassettes all three 3:00-3:30 Debbie Griffin & Barbara Effron Performers: Barbara Effron Debbie Griffin Description: Sister Act: Musical Tales of Tricksters, Trouble, and Tribulations -- Barbara Effron and Debbie Griffin team up to spintales with song and sass and a whole lot of laughs. Perfect for family audiences. 3:30-4:00 Margaret Chatham Performers: Margaret Chatham Description: Aloha! Hawaiian Tales -- Margaret Chatham tells folktales from islands, where she did her first storytelling for the Waipahu Branch of the Hawaii State Library System. Recordings: Cat Tales -- cassette 4:00-4:30 Michael Fleming Performers: Michael Fleming Description: Everything Comes in Threes--Folktales, Fairy Tales, and Fables. Enjoy tales by Michael Fleming, a long-standing favorite among storytellers at the Festival. 4:30-5:00 Diane Macklin Performers: Diane Y Macklin Description: A Feast of Tales -- With her theatrical presence, dancing hands, and lyrical voice, Jane Macklin presents a delicious offering of tales from here there to everywhere. 5:00-5:30 Laura Bobrow Performers: Laura J. Bobrow

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32nd Washington Folk Festival ScheduleDescription: Textured Tales -- With the knack of the bards, expert poet/storyteller Laura J. Bobrow delivers amusing and though-provoking stories made more memorable by rhyme. 5:30-6:00 Bill Mayhew Performers: Bill Mayhew Description: The Boy who Went to the Land of the Dead -- Veteran storyteller Bill Mayhew tells this tale and other fun stories. Recordings: D. Crockett, the Cyclops, and Me 6:00-6:30 Linda Goodman Performers: Linda Goodman, (the story Description: Why, Where, Who, and How? -- Linda Goodman tells Appalachian folk tales that explore some of nature's mysteries. Listen and join in with these humorous and thought-provoking stories.

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32nd Washington Folk Festival Schedule Saturday June 2, 2012 Cuddle-Up Stage12:00-12:30 Alpha Dog Acoustic Blues Performers: Alpha Dog Acoustic Blues Description: Acoustic duo Roger Hart (harmonica/vocals) and Tom Muck (guitar) play blues with a bite, entertaining audiences with their engaging stage personalities while tearing it up on shuffles, boogies, and ballads. 12:45-1:45 Fiddle Showcase Performers: Elke Baker Adam Bern Alan Jabbour Gran Olsson Olga Prokunina Roy "Speedy" Tolliver Description: Old-time fiddler and ethnomusicologist Alan Jabbour hosts a panel of local fiddle players: Gran Olsson and Olga Prokunina (Swedish), Elke Baker and Adam Bern (Scottish), and special guest Roy "Speedy" Tolliver (American). 2:00-2:30 Christylez Bacon Performers: Chris "Christylez" Bacon Description: Grammy-nominated progressive hip-hop artist Christylez Bacon multi-tasks between the West African djembe drum, guitar, and the human beat-box, all while continuing the oral tradition of storytelling. 2:45-3:30 Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer with Andy