saturday, feb 3rd
music, dancing & more
All-day-and-night entertainment starts at 11am in Ashokan's beautiful wooden performance hall with music and dancing for kids & families. This year's rousing revue of independent folk and roots music for all age includes a number of artists premiering new work and goes all day long, culminating in a rowdy midnight square dance.
The lineup includes: gospel-folk stompers Spirit Family Reunion, Hoot Hosts The Mammals, old-time song keepers Anna & Elizabeth, traditional Mexican ensemble Radio Jarocho, anthemic rocker turned country explorer Connor Kennedy, caller Megan Downes and stringband Little Leatherwood (feat. Stephanie Coleman + Little Nora Brown), vintage folk-blues-swingers The Wiyos, kid-rocker Uncle Rock, and "As The Crow Flies"; a musical storybook by Tracy Bonham (and friends.)
Enjoy local food from Ashokan & Veggie Oasis, local beer & cider, blacksmithing, sledding, all-ages crafts in the FiberFlame room (leave your child for an additional childcare fee), an array of upstairs parent-child activities, an instrument petting zoo by Hungry For Music (please bring an instrument to donate to kids in need) and intimate mini-concerts in the Pewter Shop filmed and recorded by Beehive Productions.
11:00am "As The Crow Flies"; a musical storybook by Tracy Bonham (and friends)
a new self-discovery tale for all ages by the amazingly talented vocalist and songwriter, cast to include Jay Collins, Robert Burke Warren, and Jeremy Bernstein.
NOON Family Dance with caller Megan Downes and music by Little Leatherwood (feat. Stephanie Coleman & Little Nora Brown)
fun dances for all - no experience necessary
2:00pm The Wiyos
early swing, rural folk, old-time blues & Appalachian
3:30pm Radio Jarocho
lively traditional music & dance from southern Veracruz, Mexico
5:00pm Connor Kennedy
presenting new work in a country vein
6:30pm The Mammals (Mike + Ruthy)
premiering new songs from Sunshiner
8:30pm Spirit Family Reunion
joyful, current, unifying, gospel-folk enthusiasm
10:00 Square Dance to Little Leatherwood (feat. Stephanie Coleman & Little Nora Brown) with caller Megan Downes
kick up your heels and do-si-do your partner
MIDNIGHT Anna & Elizabeth
ballads, tunes, and stories from the time before television, with lovingly hand-crafted "crankies"
PEWTER SHOP SESSIONS:
3 songs, recorded & filmed with an intimate audience
KIDS ZONE SCHEDULE:
12:30pm - 4:30pm - kids activities tba, including a percussion workshop with Joakim Lartey
4:30 Uncle Rock - shake your head like the head of a mop with the Hudson Valley's beloved kid-connected rocker
6:00 Kids Movie Lounge - relax and unwind from the big day in front of the "big" screen
please note: schedule times are subject to change
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