THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED THE 

2013 RACCOON COUNTY MUSIC FESTIVAL

ON AUGUST 17

 

THANK YOU MUSICIANS, WORKSHOP CONDUCTORS,

 EMCEES FOR THE STAGES AND FIDDLE CONTEST, JUDGES,   

VOLUNTEERS, VENDORS and SPONSORS

 

ALL OF YOU TOGETHER MADE IT A WONDERFUL EVENT!

 

 

Join us in 2014 for the next Raccoon County Music Festival at 

 

 

   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

 

 

THE 2013 FESTIVAL LINE-UP WAS:

 

 

MAIN STAGE

 (sound by Ed Eakin)

 

12 pm: Hupalowsky & the Slackers - Polka

 

1 pm: Harmonia - Eastern European Music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwyvy8QMsaE 

 

2 pm: Mike Eberle & Friends (Paul Brown canceled)

 

3 pm: Rebekah Jean - Bluegrass/Original

http://www.rebekahjean.org

 

4 pm: Wallace Coleman - Blues

http://wallacecoleman.com

 

5 pm: Stand Bayou - Cajun

 

Square Dance with caller Lynn Frederick

(and the house old-time players)

 

 

CHURCH STAGE

(no sound system is used in the church)

 

1 pm: The Oak Island Skunk Jumpers - Old Time

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAlfb_8ERjQ

 

 2 pm: Kids Guitar Workshop and Song Writing  

w/Sheela Das, Roots of American Music

http://www.rootsofamericanmusic.org/staff-das.htm

 

3 pm: Mr. Haney - Old Time String Band

https://www.facebook.com/mrhaneystringband?fref=ts

 

4 pm: Young and Blue -- bluegrass

http://www.youngandblue.com/Home_Page.php 

 

5 pm: Sacred Harp - Traditional Appalachian Shape Note Singing

 

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS

 (locations to be announced at the festival - the workshops are "lessons" so please bring your instruments (or feet) and be ready to play!)

 

 1 pm: Clogging Workshop

Laura Lewis Kovac

 

2 pm: Bluegrass Banjo Workshop

 Rick Campbell

 

4 pm: Old-Time Banjo Workshop

Mark Olitsky

 

 

3:30 pm Fiddle Contest

(Sign up at the merchandise booth on the day of the festival)

 

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2013 Tee Shirt Artist:  Tim Haas 

http://timhaasart.com/Bio.html

 

M.C.: Bill Kennedy

 

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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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