Friday, July 09, 2010

Chicago Folk and Roots Festival

Image from the Old Town School site

This weekend is the annual Chicago Folk and Roots Festival presented by the Old Town School of Folk Music.  I've seen a lot of great performances there over the years like Ozomatli and groups who've flown in from around the world.

Here's the list of main stage performers.  There's a full schedule for all the music stages posted at their site, as well as descriptions and links to videos.

Saturday, July 10th
8th Annual Midwest Invitational Fiddle Contest - 12:55pm
Hoyle Brothers - 2:00pm
James King Band - 2:55pm
Red Stick Ramblers - 4:05pm
Gingarte Capoeira Chicago - 5:05pm
Occidental Brothers Dance Band Int'l featuring Samba Mapangala - 5:30pm
Shemekia Copeland - 7:00pm
The Budos Band - 8:30pm
Sunday, July 11th
Wiggleworms 25th Birthday Party - 12:00pm
Wazo County Warblers & The Fly Boys - 1:00pm
The Boils - 1:45pm
Sanctified Grumblers - 2:30pm
Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo - 3:15pm
Leonard Jacome - 4:05pm
Red Baraat - 5:30pm
Les Saltimbanks -7:00pm
Etran Finatawa - 8:30pm

Welles Park
Lincoln and Montrose Ave (2 blks south of the Western Brown Line CTA station)
Chicago, IL 

Saturday and Sunday, July 10 & 12, 2010
Noon to 10 pm
Suggested admission is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and children

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