RACCOON COUNTY MUSIC FESTIVAL

 

2018

 

 

 

 

AUGUST 18

 

Noon - 7 pm

 

 

  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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2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

               

                                           Main Stage

 

              12-1  THE WAXWINGS STRINGBAND -  old time

                1-2  THE CROOKED RIVER STOMPERS - blues

                2-3  POLKA PIRATES - polka

                3-4  BILL LESTOCK - original mandolin music

                4-5  OHIO CROSSROADS - bluegrass

                5-6   ERIC SEDDONS HOT CLUB - New Orleans Jazz

                6-7   SQUARE DANCE -- Caller LYNN FREDERICK 

                               with the HOUSE OLD TIME PLAYERS

 

 

     

                                        Church Stage

 

             12-1  JESSE HUGE - THE NEXT NOLAN - original folk

               1-2  SHEELA DAS- Ukulele Workshop

               2-3  MEN OF INDEPENDENCE - barbershop quartet

               3-4  THE OAK ISLAND SKUNK JUMPERS - old time originals

               4-5  KATE & RAY RITCHIE - folk

               5-6   LITTLE OL ME’S - eclectic traditional music

 

               

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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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