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The 10th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival
The 10th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Afternoon Concerts
Main Stage
12:00pm King Isto’s Tropical String Band – String band music of the South Seas
12:45pm Suzy & Eric Thompson – Old time string duet
1:30pm Piedmont Bluz – Country Blues guitar, harmonica, washboard
2:15pm The HickHoppers – Amazing old time string band from the great state of Georgia!
3:00pm Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues – Traditional and original jug band music
3:45pm Clifton Hicks – Ballads and banjo songs from Georgia!
4:30pm Bruce Molsky’s Mountain Drifters – Old time string band
5:15pm The Horse-Eyed Men – Disgruntled country songs
6:00pm The Birdman of Rome – The Birdman returns, all the way from Rome, Italy! Not to be missed.
Parish Hall Stage
12:30pm Exceedingly Good Singing Session with Ken Schatz
1:30pm Old Time Jam with Stephanie Coleman
3:00pm First ever! Brooklyn Fiddle Contest – Who is the greatest fiddler in Brooklyn!? Find out! Compete for prizes!
4:00pm Square Dance!! with Johanna Sims and Alex Udis calling (all the way from Louisville, KY!)
5:30pm Poorboy Krill – Blues and Ragtime
Evening Concerts
Main Stage
7:15pm Wyndham Baird – Folk, Blues and Country songs with guitar, piano and harmonica
8:00pm Eva Salina & Peter Stan – Vintage Balkan Roma ballads
8:45pm Bulla En El Barrio – Afro-Colombian percussion and vocal band, exploring new and classic Bailes Cantados of Bullerengue
9:30pm Jerron Paxton – Blues, Old Time and Ragtime Music
10:15pm Spirit Family Reunion – Original and Folk songs
11:00pm Feral Foster – Original and Folk songs
11:45pm Steel City Jug Slammers – Jugband music from Alabama!
Parish Hall Stage
7:00pm Special guest – Songs with piano all the way from Italy!
8:30pm Skalopy – The Jalopy Theatre’s own ska band!
9:30pm Salsa Dance with Willie Martinez and the NYC Salsa All Stars

Workshop Room
2pm Bruce Molsky – Old Time Fiddle Workshop
3pm Songs from the Freedom Highway: Protest Music, Past and Present – w/ Nick Panken (of Spirit Family Reunion) & Special Guests
4pm Film: Linefork – Documentary on legendary KY banjo player Lee Sexton, followed by Q&A with the filmmaker
6pm Film: How They Got Over – Documentary about the golden age of Black gospel quartets, followed by Q&A with the filmmaker


Saturday, April 7th, 2018


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