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7/20/14
thru
7/27/14
Seattle, AK
Norwegian Pearl
4:00 pm

Danny O'Flaherty's Folk Music Cruise

Tom Sweeney, Aoife Clancy, Danny O'Flaherty, Jack Geary, The St. Pat's Dancers

Music, Merriment and Memories await you on the Danny O'Flaherty Folk Music Cruise Alaskan Cruise! Danny O'Flaherty invites you to join him and a wonderful array of world-class talent on board the incredible Norwegian Pearl for a 7 day Glacier Bay Alaskan Cruise. The week promises to be filled with fantastic food, breath taking scenery, magical memories, merriment and the finest folk music, song and dance as you ride the waves to Alaska.

www.dannyoflahertycruise.com
7/25/14
thru
7/26/14
Renner, SD
Strawbale Winery
July 25 6-9pm,July 26 10am-9pm.

Folk Off

Various

Strawbale Winery is proud to host Folk Off, a folk and Americana music competition at the end of July. Up to 28 musical acts will compete for cash prizes and a chance to perform at the Sioux River Folk Festival the following weekend. This is a fund raiser for the Friends of Traditional Music and The Nashville Songwriters Association International. Friday evening, 6 pm, songwriters will be performing their original compositions, in a round, which is each talented songwriters taking turns to perform until the rotation is complete. Saturday, the competition begins at 10am until 5pm. Then the awards will be presented to the winners of the People's Choice and Judges Choice. At 6pm, Strawbale Winery and the Nashville Songwriters will present this years Headliner to close the event. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and available at Strawbale Winery and on www.BrownPaperTickets.com. Tickets are $20.00 the day of the events and good for both days. It's all about the Music, Wine, Beer, Food, Shopping and Folk Off. Please no food, beverages, or pets.....all will be provided. For more information contact Strawbale Winery, contact us here or call 605-543-5071. Back to Events page

http://strawbalewinery.com/folk-off
7/25/14
thru
7/26/14
Renner, SD
Strawbale Winery
Fri:6-8:30pm and Sat:10am-9:00pm

Folk Off

Folk Off at Strawbale Winery is a two day folk music competition, and concert. Up to 28 musical acts will compete for cash and a slot to play at the Sioux River Folk Festival, the following week. There will be food, beverages, and shopping vendors during the event. Folk Off is a fundraiser for the Friends of Traditional Music and the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event. Tickets are good for admission for both days. Relax, enjoy the outdoors, and listen to your favorite music all day and evening. Music, Wine, Beer, and a beautiful country setting. Online Tickets: Brown Paper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com

http://www.strawbalewinery.com/folk-off
8/1/14
thru
8/2/14
Dublin, OH
Ceili tent at the Irish fest
10:30 - 11:30 both nights

Irish Roots Cafe band at Dublin fest

Mike O'Laughlin, vocals, bodhran; Stevie Wilson Davis-fiddle, vocals; Megan Illidge-mandolin, vocals; Robert Koke-guitar, chorus

The worlds the largest 3 day Irish fest ! Set on 36 acres in Dublin, Ohio. 100,000 visitors expected. We play at the Ceili tent Friday & Saturday evenings 10:30-11:30 pm; T-shirts and CDs on hand... Performing old style and traditional song in the Irish and English language.

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8/22/14
thru
8/24/14
Olivebridge, NY
The Ashokan Center
3 pm gates, 6 pm music on Friday until 7 pm Sunday

The Summer Hoot II

David Bromberg, John Cohen, Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, Mike + Ruthy, Simi Stone, The Saints of Swing featuring Rene Bailey, The Revelers, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason

Folk roots duo Mike + Ruthy present the Summer Hoot II, at The Ashokan Center’s 374-acre campus at 477 Beaver Kill Road, Olivebridge, NY. The down-home celebration of music, food and community will feature world class music from the great state of New York and beyond. In addition to continuous live music on two side-by-side stages The Summer Hoot offers children’s activities, local food & beer, handmade crafts, hiking, blacksmith demonstrations, a late night square dance and two short indoor film screenings. Gates open at 3 pm on Friday, August 22 and music begins at 6 pm. Festivities continue until Sunday, August 24 at 7 pm. The Hoot raises money for The Ashokan Center’s vital environmental education and natural history programs that run year-round.

Camping passes are $25. Limited on site lodging is available at http://homeofthehoot.com/tickets.html.

Weekend tickets are $60. At the gate weekend passes are $70, Friday admission is $25, Saturday is $40 and Sunday is $30. Volunteers and kids 12 and younger get in for free. To reserve tickets and guarantee admission please visit www.homeofthehoot.com.  www.ashokancenter.org

homeofthehoot.com
9/5/14
thru
9/6/14
Mountain View, AR
Ozark Folk Center State Park
All day

Flatfoot/Buck Dance Intensive

Aubrey Atwater/Steve Green

Flatfoot/Buck Dance Intensive with Aubrey Atwater & Steve Green at The Ozark Folk Center Mountain View, AR September 5 & 6, 2014 In conjunction with the Folk Dance Days weekend, 7 hours of workshop sessions at the Ozark Folk Center in the charming country town of Mountain View, AR. Workshops will focus on bringing together the rhythms and sounds of buck dance and flatfoot technique in stepping that will bring your step dancing and clogging to the next level. Who should attend – Intermediate level cloggers, flatfoot dancers, and step dancers who want to take charge of their dancing. Participants can expect to: • Learn to use heel rocks, heel digs, and heel stutters to add interest to your sound • Find places for triplets in your stepping • Use the 4 count walking step as a part of steps you already know • Substitute the Buck basic for the clogging basic • Adapt your stepping to maximize movement or to stay on a 2 foot square dance board • Choose tunes that fit your dancing • Choose steps that fit a tune Cost – Covered by your weekend fee for Folk Dance Days. Early registration - $55.00 Register at www.ozarkfolkcenter.com 870-269-3851 Information – Steve Green 479-839-3454 Aubrey Atwater is an acclaimed multi-talented musician & step dancer from Rhode Island. She is a sought after performer across the US and England. www.atwater-donnelly.com Steve Green has taught southern mountain dance for 30 years at the Ozark Folk Center, several states, and in Ireland, England and Scotland. www.ozarkfootsong.com

ozarkfootsong.com
9/25/14
thru
9/28/14
Austin, TX
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
All Day & (Almost) All Night!

Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference

SWRFA Wants You!

The 14th Annual Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference will be in Austin, Texas, at the Holiday Inn, Austin-Midtown, on Sept 25 - 28, 2014. We have open mics, Official Showcases and In Room showcases, seminars and panels during the day on Friday and Saturday which address many facets of the music business - booking and tour planning, agents and managers, music law, the internet, getting airplay, studio know how, song sharing and discussion, wellness while on the road and looking for alternate ways to get our music to the world – such as in schools and films. We eat meals together and form wonderful new relationships and renew old ones. And we are certain to have FUN! Artists, managers, agents, venue operators as well as folks who come to listen enthusiastically are all encouraged to attend. Please join us this year!

www.swfolkalliance.org
9/27/14
thru
9/28/14
Portsmouth, NH
Market Sq Portsmouth
10am-10pm Sat; 1-5pm Sun

Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

Andy Kenna, John Roberts, Jeff Warner, Cliff Haslam, and others

Every September, dozens of folk and sea music performers bring maritime folk music and song to downtown Portsmouth, NH. The 15th annual festival showcases music from the US, British Isles and Canada at venues in the Market Square area, including RiRa Irish Pub (22-26 Market Sq), and the Portsmouth Athenaeum (9 Market Sq). Performers in 2014 include Andy Kenna, John Roberts, Cliff Haslam, Dave Peloquin and more. A Saturday evening concert will be held at the First Methodist Church on Miller Ave. This is an all-ages event with audience participation strongly encouraged! Hours Sat. 10:00AM - 10PM, Sun. 1PM - 5:30PM. All events FREE; donations appreciated. For more, visit www.newenglandfolknetwork.org/pmff/.

http://www.newenglandfolknetwork.org/pmff/
11/7/14
thru
11/9/14
Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Hilton Airport Hotel
10 AM - 11 PM

Acoustic Music Getaway

Dan Miller, Brad Davis, Tim May, Betse Ellis, David Harvey, Alan O'Bryant

The Acoustic Music Getaway is a weekend long event filled with workshops, jam sessions, and concert and good times! We will be offering workshops for guitar, mandolin, banjo and fiddle with some of the best instructors in the country. Our goal is to provide you with an environment where you can totally immerse yourself in your music without any distractions. You’ll be with top instructors and like-minded players who are looking to improve their playing while having fun! The weekend kicks off with workshops at 3:00 on Friday November 7th and wraps up at 3:00 on Sunday November 9th. The registration table will be open staring at noon of Friday and we’ll be there to answer any questions before the workshops begin. During our dinner on Saturday night, we will be announcing the winner of our Player’s Choice Flaptick Challenge. Immediately following dinner, there will be an Instructor Concert that you will not want to miss! The concert will also be open to the general public for a ticket price of $15. The cost of the weekend is $300 which includes: Five, 2 hour long workshops over the course of 3 days. Multiple jam sessions with and without instructors. Saturday boxed lunch and a sit-down buffet dinner. Saturday night instructor concert. A raffle and giveaways.

www.acousticmusicgetaway.com
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FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL
509 Delaware St. #101
Kansas City, MO 64105
TEL: 816-221-FOLK (3655)
FAX: 816-221-3658
fai@folk.org

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