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<p>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 &amp; Master Bob</p> <p>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</p> <p>12:00</p> <p>Free Waltz with Addison Bleufonte</p> <p>Lynn Hollyfield &amp; Grace Griffith Fiddle Showcase Mynoni &amp; Friends Washington Toho Koto Society Christylez Bacon Ralph Chatham Furia Flamenca Paraguayan Harp Ian Walters &amp; Matt Kelley Swing Dance/Lindy Hop Honkytonk Dance</p> <p>Samovar Russian Folk Music Ensemble 1:00</p> <p>Tom Paxton 2:00</p> <p>Snakehead Run 3:00</p> <p>3:00</p> <p>Alan Oresky Debbie Griffin &amp; Barbara Effron Jonny Grave Margaret Chatham</p> <p>Cathy Fink &amp; Marcy Marxer with Andy Offut Irwin</p> <p>Chakavak-Sama Collaboration</p> <p>Greek Dance</p> <p>4:00 Bill &amp; Owen Danoff One String Willie 5:00 Reed Martin Laura Bobrow Bill Mayhew 6:00 Samia Ahmad Cletus Kennelly &amp; Lori Kelley 7:00Page 1/31</p> <p>Alan Jabbour Michael Fleming Yankee Frolics Diane Macklin Flower Hill String Band Joe Uehlein &amp; the U-Liners KanKouran</p> <p>Sligo Creek Hedge School--Broken Hoovers</p> <p>4:00</p> <p>Natyabhoomi School of Dance 5:00</p> <p>Soul in Motion Trio Sefardi New Century American Irish-Arts Company</p> <p>Hammered Dulcimer Showcase</p> <p>Irish/Sean Nos Dance</p> <p>Big Chimney 6:00</p> <p>Linda Goodman Harley String Band</p> <p>Cajun Zydeco Dance</p> <p>The Musgrave Family Band 7:00May 9, 2012 5:36 pm</p> <p>32nd Washington Folk Festival Schedule Sunday June 3, 2012Yurt Village Stage Storytelling Stage 12:00Eric Rice-Johnson/MacMillan Band</p> <p>Cuddle-Up Stage Potomac Palisades Chautauqua Stage Spanish Ballroom Crystal Pool Stage Stage 12:00 The Bog Band Hoag, Kelley &amp; Pilzer OCEAN Magpie Bob Rychlik Back Porch Blues Hot Square Babes Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance 3:00 2:00 Linn Barnes &amp; Music for the 99% Allison Hampton Popular Music of 19th-Century America: Greg Adams Charm City Rapper Sword 1:00 Klezmer Dance Blue Panamuse</p> <p>Jane Dorfman &amp; Anne Sheldon 1:00Music from Cape Breton: Adam Bern &amp; Liz Donaldson</p> <p>Noa Baum 2:00Mark Jaster &amp; Sabrina Mandell as Pinot &amp; Augustine</p> <p>Lisa Moscatiello 3:00</p> <p>Jake Simpson Baba Jamal Koram</p> <p>19th Street Band</p> <p>Karma Gyaltsen, Music of Tibet Dead Men's Hollow Soumya Chakraverty</p> <p>Orrin Star Twinbrook Tellers 4:00 Glyn Collinson &amp; Andrew Marcus Marc Young Zoe Sagalow Tim Livengood Bumper Jacksons 6:00 George Lewett Ballads Swap Big Cheese 7:00Page 2/31</p> <p>Little Bit a Blues</p> <p>Family Dance</p> <p>Klezcentricity</p> <p>4:00 Speedy Tolliver &amp; 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 &amp; Ricardo: Persian &amp; Flamenco Fusion English Ceilidh</p> <p>5:00</p> <p>Bill Baker</p> <p>Geraldine Buckley</p> <p>Lilt</p> <p>Tierra Morena 6:00</p> <p>New Sunshine Skiffle Band</p> <p>Stacy Brooks Band</p> <p>Washington Chinese Erhu Society 7:00May 9, 2012 5:36 pm</p> <p>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 &amp; 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</p> <p>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 &amp; 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 &amp; 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.</p> <p>Page 4/31</p> <p>May 9, 2012 5:36 pm</p> <p>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 &amp; 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</p> <p>Page 5/31</p> <p>May 9, 2012 5:36 pm</p> <p>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.</p> <p>Page 6/31</p> <p>May 9, 2012 5:36 pm</p> <p>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 &amp; Marcy Marxer with Andy Offut Irwin Performers: Cathy Fink Andy Offut Irwin Marcy Marxer Description: Two-time Grammy award winners, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer bring superb harmonies and instrumental virtuosity to traditional and contemporary tunes, with a witty stage presence that delights audiences of all ages. Storyteller Andy Offut Irwin joins them. Recordings: LATEST CD: ROCKIN THE UKE A FEW FAVORITE CDS: BANJO TALKIN, BANJO TO BEATBOX, COLLECTION FOR KIDS Upcoming Performances: THE OLD TIME BANJO FESTIVAL- July 14,15 @ The Birchmere (concert) &amp; House of Musical Traditions (workshops)</p> <p>Page 7/31</p> <p>May 9, 2012 5:36 pm</p> <p>32nd Washington Folk Festival ScheduleUKEFEST 2012- 4 day camp at www.strathmore.org August 11-14, concert August 15 with The Hula Honeys, Keola &amp; Moana Beamer, Bruce Hutton 3:45-4:15 Alan Jabbour Performers: Alan Jabbour Description: Old-time fiddler Alan Jabbour shares his love of tunes learned from the old masters and his career as an ethnomusicologist at the Library of Congress and National Endowment for the Arts. Recordings: CD's - A Henry Reed Reunion, Hollow Rock String Band, Hollow Rock Legacy. DVD or VHS - Learning Old-Time Fiddle Appalachian Style. New CD also available. 4:30-5:15 Flower Hill String Band Performers: Flower Hill String Band Description: The lively young members of Flower Hill String Band serve up bluegrass with a few Celtic fiddle tunes, traditional gospel, and country songs on the side. Upcoming Performances: Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival (DC) June 11, Columbia Lakefront (Columbia MD) June 20 Montgomery Village Lawn Theater (Gaithersburg MD) July 15 Montgomery County Fair (Gaithersburg MD) August 13 5:30-6:15 Trio Sefardi Performers: Trio Sefardi Description: Combining a respect for the traditions of Sephardic music with a creative approach to arranging and scoring, Trio Sefardi (Howard Bass, Tina Chancey, and Susan Gaeta) bring the vibrant past into the living present. 6:30-7:00 Harley String Band Performers: Harley String Band Description: Songwriters Jim Clark, Steve Coffee, and Jim Johnson mine the deep veins of American music and breathe new life into traditional musical forms in arrangements featuring a variety of acoustic instruments. Recordings: Their new CD, Didn't Come to Stay Long highlights the "sin and misery" theme the band for which the band is know. The band's first CD was (Surprise!) a children's album. Subtitled "Nature songs for kids, parents, and teachers," the Cougar of Haycock Woods celebrates outdoor learning and nature's power to inspire.</p> <p>Page 8/31</p> <p>May 9, 2012 5:36 pm</p> <p>32nd Washington Folk Festival Schedule Saturday June 2, 2012 Potomac Palisades Stage12:00-12:45 Flamenco Aparicio Performers: Flamenco Aparicio Description: The dancers and musicians of Flamenco Aparacio present a showcase of choreographies by Edwin Aparicio, the company's founder and director. Company members come from several cultural backgrounds to celebrate flamenco, the legendary art form rooted in ancient Andalusia. 1:00-1:45 Mynoni &amp; Friends Performers: Maureen Andary Drew Angerer Sara Curtin Ethan Foote Kristian Kiuru Nicky Majnoni Description: Multi-instrumentalist Nicky Majnoni and his friends create lush vocal harmonies and interesting musical arrangements on his thoughtful and melodic original songs. Friends are Maureen Andary, Drew Angerer, Sara Curtin, Ethan Foote, and Kristian Kiuru. 2:00-2:45 Furia Flamenca Performers: Furia Flamenca Description: With ferocity and passion, Furia Flamenca transports audiences to sunny Andalusia. The dance company's unique style combines flamenco's gypsy heritage with modern flamenco choreography for an enthralling performance with an elegant balance of motion and energy. 3:00-3:45 Ian Walters &amp; Matt Kelley Performers: Matt Kelley Ian Walters Description: Catch the good vibes when Ian Walters and Matt Kelley play spirited and soulful interpretations of classic blues and standard tunes. With great respect for the masters who came before them, Ian plays a mean piano while Matt blazes on guitar. 4:00-5:00 Yankee Frolics Performers: Greg C. Adams Peter Brice Judy Cook Catherine Marafino Zan McLeod Lisa NullPage 9/31 May 9, 2012 5:36 pm</p> <p>32nd Washington Folk Festival ScheduleDescription: Judy Cook, Peter Brice, and Lisa Null present songs and tunes from the era of the War of 1812, with Greg Adams (1850s reproduction banjo), Catherine Marafino (percussive dance), and Zan McLeod (guitar). 5:15-6:00 Soul in Motion Performers: Soul in Motion Description: Through an exciting program of dancing and drumming, Soul in Motion shares the richness and experiences of African-American culture. Recordings: will have CDs 6:15-7:00 New Century American Irish-Arts Company Performers: New Century American Irish Arts Company Description: Washingtons own Irish Traditional music and dance company, the New Century pairs original and historic choreography with music from the living Irish tradition.</p> <p>Page 10/31</p> <p>May 9, 2012 5:36 pm</p> <p>32nd Washington Folk Festival Schedule Saturday June 2, 2012 Chautauqua Stage12:00-12:30 Slaveya Performers: Slaveya Vocal Ensemble Description: From dissonant laments of unrequited love to soothing lullabies and engaging dance songs, Slaveya presents an exploration of the a cappella harmonies of Balkan and Eastern European women's traditions. 12:45-1:15 Lynn Hollyfield &amp; Grace Griffith Performe...</p>