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RACCOON COUNTY MUSIC FESTIVAL

 

 

Saturday, August 13, 2016  --  Noon To 7:30 PM

 

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 GEAUGA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 CENTURY VILLAGE MUSEUM

14653 East Park Street

(South end of Burton Square)

(Rt. 168 & Rt. 87)

Burton, Ohio 44021

440 834 1492

 

 

Admission:  $10 for 13 Years and Older

$5 for 6 - 12 Years

Free for 5 Years and Under

 

 

 

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There is a call for rain on Saturday, August 13, but the show will go on!

A rain plan will be inserted in the program flyers, so come on out and enjoy some great music with us

 

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PERFORMANCE AND ACTIVITIES SCHEDULE

 

 

                             TIME                     MAIN STAGE

 

                            12 - 1       HIRAM RAPIDS STUMBLERS - Old-Time Stringband Rock

                             

                              1 - 2       BAYOU RHYTHMS - Cajun

 

                              2 - 3       THE OAK ISLAND SKUNK JUMPERS - Old-Time Originals

 

                              3 - 4       THE PORTERSHARKS - Irish 

 

                              4 - 5       CLEAR FORK BLUEGRASS QUARTET - Bluegrass

 

                              5 - 6       THE CROOKED RIVER STOMPERS - Blues    

 

                              6 - 7       SQUARE DANCE WITH CALLER LYNN FREDERICK

 

 

CHURCH STAGE

 

 

 

                           12 - 1     SONGWRITERS - Pete, McDonald, Rebecca Wohlever,

                                                              Mark Haas,& Charlie Mossbrook

 

                             1 - 2     A to Z STRINGBAND - Eclectic Traditionsl 

 

                             2 - 3     AUSTIN WALKIN’ CANE - Blues

 

                             3 - 4     DADDY AND THE CHICKENHAWKS - Children’s Songs

 

                             4 - 5     NEW ORLEANS JAZZ ENSEMBLE - Dixieland Jazz

 

                             5 - 6     HAL WALKER - Folk

 

 

                                           WORKSHOPS (Bond Building)

 

                            2 - 3      BLUEGRASS BANJO WITH PAUL KOVAC

 

                            3 - 4      CLOGGING WITH LAURA LEWIS

 

                            4 - 5      OLD-TIME BANJO WITH MARK OLITSKY

 

 

EAST FIELD 

 

                       2 - 3:30     KITE FLYING

 

EMCEE -- BILL KENNEDY 

 

T SHIRT ARTIST -- ZACH SMOLKO

 

  • Historical village buildings & Crossroads Museum Store open
  • Spontaneous jamming -- start a jam and play all day
  • Food for sale (or you can bring food, too), bring chairs, blankets, etc.
  • $10 admission for 13 years and older, $5 for 6 - 12 years; FREE for 5 years & under 

 

 

 

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FESTIVAL MISSION:   To showcase performers of traditional folk music common to America, including old-time, bluegrass, Cajun, Irish, blues, and more and to bring together the essential supporters of American roots music in a historic beautiful setting.

 

EVENT DETAILS: Local and regional musicians will perform traditional folk music common to America in a continuous series of concerts throughout the day on one main stage beginning at noon.     Workshops/performances will take place in the old church. There will be a square dance to end the festivities. Everybody is welcome to dance - no experience necessary. All dances will be taught on the spot. The dance will run from approximately 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm. In addition to excellent music and historical exhibits, there will be activities for children. Food, refreshments, CDs from the performers, and festival t-shirts will be available for purchase. And as always, musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments. Spontaneous jamming is strongly encouraged.  Tickets will be available at the gate on the day of the festival. Bring lawn chairs and blankets! If it rains, the event will take place inside, so don’t let any wet weather scare you away!

 

 

 

 

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