RACCOON COUNTY MUSIC FESTIVAL

 

 

 

 

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The 2022 festival will be held

 

August 20

 

from Noon Until 6:00 pm

 

 

 

        Come on out for some music fun!

 

 

  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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Raccoon County Music Festival 2022

 

Performance Schedule

 

 

    OUTSIDE STAGE

 

    12-1 pm --  The Hickory Rockers (Roots Rock)

 

     1-2 pm  --  Ten Penny Bit (Irish)

 

     2-3 pm  --  Barefoot in the Briar Patch (Old Time String Band)

 

    3-4 pm  --  Young and Blue (Bluegrass)

 

    4-5 pm  --  Alla Boara (Italian Folk)

 

    5-6 pm  --  Bonnis & the King (Americana, Swing & Soul)

 

 

   CHURCH STAGE

 

   12-1 pm --  Little Ol’ Me’s (Eclectic Traditional Music)

 

    1-2 pm  --  Mike Lenz (Blues)

 

    2-3 pm  --  Tiffany Schaefer (Harp & Song)

 

    3-4 pm  --  Guy Pernetti (Slack Key Hawaiian Guitar)

 

    4-5 pm  --  The Oak Island Skunk Jumpers (Original Music in 

                                                                            Old-Time Tradition)

 

    5-6 pm  --   One-Song Showcase (Traditional Songs 

                                                           - Seven Acts in Succession)

 

 

 

  WORKSHOPS*

 

   12-2 pm  --  Learn an Old-Time Fiddle Tune --  Instruction on

                        banjo, fiddle, and guitar followed by a

                     

                       Community Old-Time Jam -- Instruction and jam led

                       by Joel Specht (fiddle), Mark Olitsky (banjo) and

                       Bill Braun (guitar)

 

    2-3 pm  --  Beginning Bluegrass Banjo -- Rick Campbell

 

    3-4 pm  --  Ukele for All -- Sheela Das

 

    4-6 pm  --  Learn an Irish Tune -- Instruction of fiddle, whistle,

                      and bodhran followed by a 

 

                      Community Irish Jam -- Instruction and jam led by

                      Maureen Reich (fiddle), Marty Anne Beach (whistle),

                      and Sheldon Firem (Bodhran)

 

*Workshops sponsored by the

Northeast Ohio Musical Heritage Association (NEOMHA)

                        

 

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FESTIVAL MISSION:   To showcase performers of traditional folk music common to America, including old-time, bluegrass, 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 two stages beginning at noon.  In addition to excellent music and historical exhibits, there is 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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