RACCOON COUNTY MUSIC FESTIVAL

 

2019

 

 

 

 

AUGUST 10

 

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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PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE 2019

 

   

   OUTSIDE STAGE

 

 

       12 -  The Family Dog - folk

 

         1 -  Brand New Hat - eclectic acoustic bluegrass

 

         2 -  Down the Road - old-time string band

 

         3 -  Paul Pira & the Rattlers - blues

 

         4 -  Bill Lestock - original mandolin music

 

         5 -  The Auld Pitch - Irish

 

         6 -  Square Dance with caller Lynn Frederick & the house old-time players

 

 

 

   CHURCH STAGE

 

 

       12 -  Pete & Nate McDonald  - folk songs & ballads

 

        1 -  Little Ol’ Me’s - eclectic traditional music

 

        2 -  Ohio Crossroads - bluegrass

 

        3 -  Tina Bergmann & Bryan Thomas - grooving dance tunes and ragtime                                                                   

                                                                        on hammered dulcimer and bass   

        4 -   Mr. Haney - old time string band

 

 

        5 -  Wallace Coleman’s Raccoon Quartet - folk blues 

 

 

 

 

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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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