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Lair Auditorium
Sasquatch
Underground
Littlefoot
Cafeteria Stage
Bluegrass/Oldtime Stage
Small Gym
Workshops/kids
Jams
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Fall Folk Festival Schedule  

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

LAIR AUDITORIUM

            11-1 p.m. KPBX FM 91.19 Live Radio Show – Audience Welcome

1:30 Sesitshaya Marimba (Moscow, Id) – sounds of Zimbabwe

            2:30 Back Adit (Libby, MT)- folk jazz and forties style swing

            3:30 Ashe Drum and Dance - West African music and dance

4:30  Kamaka 'O Pono and Ken Glastre perfomming Hawaiian music and stories

5:30 Northwest Hula - Hawaiian and Polynesian Dance

6:30 Wide River - eclectic Americana


SASQUATCH - ROOM 124C

            11-11:30 Slim Chance with Beese & Malakowsky – rockabluesabilly

            11:45-12:15 Folk Remedy – folk harmonies –

            12:30-1 Kathy Colton & the Reluctants - folk blues

            1:15-1:45 Holladay & Siems – old-time cowboy and swing

            2-2:30 Che oke’ten (Seattle, WA) - Native American stories and flute

            2:45-3:15 Bridges Home (Sandpoint, Id) – songs from around the world

            3:30-4 Consort Bon Accord – Celtic baroque

            4:15-4:45 There She Goes (Vancouver, Wa) alternative folk duo

5-5:30 Humphrey, Hartman & Cameron (Tri-Cities, Wa) - original tunes with quirky humor

            5:45-6:15 Sidhe - guitar and voice duo


LITTLEFOOT ROOM 124A

            11-11:30 Brian MacLeod - Scotsman sings Celtic songs

            11:45–12:15 Rick Ross (Sweet Home, OR)- blues with slide guitar

            12:30 –1 Amy Bleu (Portland, OR) – contemporary folk

            1:15 –1:45 Dave McRae– folkabilly

            2 – 2:30 Tamara Lewis (Seattle, WA) - passionate folk

            2:45– 3:15 Todd Milne – world flute

            3:30 –4 Hannah Siglin - youth singer-guitarist

            4-15–4:45 Tim Platt – solo fingerstyle guitar

            5 –5:30 “Lonesome” Lyle Morse – acoustic blues

            5:45-6:15 “Banjo Bill” Wylie - song poems, ballads

            6:30-7 p.m. Allan Surdez - singer/songwriter


GAME ROOM - Room 114

            Noon-12:30 Bruised Orange – Prine and other delights

            12:45-1:15 Uncle Joe’s Banjo Band (Richland, Wa) - old-timey tunes

            1:30-2 Dead Man’s Pants - country, folk, blues, jug band 2:15-2:45 Keeler Melvin & Morse – American roots music

3-3:30 Occasional String Band - original songs – politics/relationships

3:45-4:15 Silverstrings – fiddle tunes

4:30-5 Frank Delaney - country blues

5:15-5:45 Dead Fiddler’s Society – old-time string band

            6-6:30 Kosher Red Hots _ klezmer

BLUEGRASS/OLDTIME STAGE (Room 109)

            11:30-Noon Rainbow Fiddle Kids – old-time-fiddle tunes

            12:15-12:45 Stony River Band – traditional and original bluegrass

            1-1:30 Engell Family Band (Colville,WA) – bluegrass,gospel, etc.

            1:45-2:15 Turner Sisters - tight harmonies and good fun

            2:30-3 Bluegrass Conspiracy – bluegrass and more

            3:15-3:45 Red Wing – 3-part fiddle tunes and harmonies

            4- 4:45 Panhandle Polecats – family bluegrass band from Idaho

            5- 5:45 Kettle Creek Bluegrass Band - red-hot bluegrass


CAFETERIA STAGE

11:30 South Indian Folkdance with Sree Nandagopal

12:30 Valley Crosstrailers Square Dance

1:30-2 Desert Silk Dance Company - Middle Eastern Dance

2 –2:45 Introduction to Bellydance with Nizana

3-3:30 Silver Spurs Youth Folk Dancers - dances of the world

3:30-4:30 Family Dance – easy American and international dance

4:45-5:15 Stevens County Stompers (Colville, Wa) - clogging

5:30-6:30 Beginning International Folk Dance with Karen Wilson-Bell

6:30-7:30 Spokane Tango – Argentine Tango demonstration

7:30-8 Contra Dance Introductory Workshop with Joseph Erhard-Hudson

8- 10:30 Contra Dance with Dancing Trout and callers Joseph Erhard-Hudson and Ray Polhemus

CONFERENCE ROOM ROOM 126

Storytelling and Children’s Entertainment

            12:30-1:30 Spokane Storytellers League – stories from around the world

1:45-2:45 Leone Peterson and Diane McHenry singing-play party and old-time

            3-4 Jenny Edgren - songs for kids of all ages

            4:15-5:30 Rocci Hildum (Wenatchee, Wa) - absolutely true stories


SMALL GYM (BUILDING 5)

            Noon-1:15 Scottish Pipers and Dancers

            1:30-2:30 Spokane Taiko and Mukogawa – Japanese drum and dance 2:45-3:15 Baharat – dances from the Arab world

3:30 – 4 Puen Thai – folkdance from Thailand

4:15-4:45 Nah’Joom Dancers – belly dance

5-6 p.m. Coeurimba – African marimbas

6 :15-6:45 Malidoma! World Dance - tribal style bellydance


MUSIC WORKSHOPS SATURDAY

CLASSROOM 1-Room 5-147 (BUILDING 5)

            12-1:30 What Would Woody Do? with the Blue Ribbon Tea Company
            songs, musical influences and the life of Woody Guthrie

2-3: Learn a song in Irish Gaelic: Baidin Fheilimi with Ruby Devine and Steven Schneider - including history, phonetics, and resources

3:30-4:30 An Hour with Woody Guthrie: the Columbia River Songs with Carl Allen and Bill Murlin who have done detailed research of the life and times of Woody Guthrie.

5 – 6 p.m. Bodhran Basics: Learn to play the Irish Drum with Steve Scnheider and Ruby Devinr ––learn basic reel and jig rhythms – some extra drums will be available to share.

6:30-7:30 Songs from the Scottish Highland with Brian MacLeod

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9

LAIR AUDITORIUM

        12:00 Chutzpah – klezmer

        1:00 Hasna Haddiyah – Middle East folkloric and belly dance

         2:00  Urban Coyote Bush Band - Australian and British Isles tunes

           3:00   Cooley Creek – eclectic Americana

            4:00Chiroto Marimba (Clarkston, Wa) music from Zimbabwe


SASQUATCH ROOM 124C

            Noon-12 30 Wild Oats - rich vocal harmonies

           12:45-1:15 Ruby Devine & Friends - Celtic borderlands to Amerikay

           1:30-2 Toasted Toads - old-time, ragtime, blues, hillbilly

           2:15-2:45 Wanderers (Seattle, Wa)- familiar and unfamiliar folk songs

           3 -3:30 Blue Ribbon Tea Company - original songs

3:45-4:15 Sondahl & Hawkins – old-time and original music



LITTLEFOOT ROOM Room 124A

            12:30-1 Brad Keeler – antique music

            1:15 –1;45 Jonathan Nicholson – soothing solo guitar

            2-2:30 Lavinia Ross (Sweet Home, Or) –blues, spirituals, 12-strings

            2:45 – 3:15 Nancy Davis - Celtic harp and vocals

            3:30 – 4 Ron Doyen - blues and folk

            4:15 – 4:45 Laddie Ray Melvin – contemporary folk

GAME ROOM - Room 114

            12:30-1:15 Che oke’ten (Paul Wagner) (Seattle)- Native American flute

            1:30 – 2 Koyasuyo - music from the Andes

            2:15-2:45 Spokane Community Choir - celebrating world songs

3-3:30 Brownhawk - Native American flute and song

            3:45 –4:15 Soileau Family Trio – songs from the Far East

            4:30- 5 p.m. Blue Canoe - original country, blues, rock

BLUEGRASS/OLD-TIME STAGE (Room 109)

            12:30 Bogan/Hall Band - bluegrass

            1:30 Aaron, Tonio & the Afterthoughts –3 kids and 3 old-guys

            2:30 Wide River - bluegrass and beyond

            3:30 Molly & Tenbrooks - window-shakin, barn-burnin bluegrass

CAFETERIA STAGE

            Noon-1:30 Dick Frost – magic show

            2-2:30 Crooked Kilt with An Daire Irish Dancers

            2:30-3 Contra Dance Introductory Workshop with Nora Scott 3-5 Contra Dance- Crooked Kilt with Nora Scott and Mitchell Frey


CONFERENCE ROOM 126

            Storytelling and Children’s Entertainment

    1. Spokane Storytellers League -stories from around the world

            2:15-3:15 Rocci Hildum (Wenatchee, WA ) -absolutely true stories

            3:30-4:30 Jenny Edgren - songs for kids of all ages