Schedule / Past Festivals

Guitarist/ composer Dominic Frasca and visual artist Roy Wiemann will present a preview of "Fixations.” a collaboration combining the visual art of Wiemann, who will present a series of new paintings/constructions along with music and film by Frasca .

 
Dan Zanes & Friends

Dan Zane picked up the guitar when he was only eight and started listening to Lead Belly records as soon as he could snag a library card. In the 80s, he found fame with the Del Fuegos, a group dubbed the “Best New Band” by Rolling Stone in 1984.

 

Dan Zane picked up the guitar when he was only eight and started listening to Lead Belly records as soon as he could snag a library card. In the 80s, he found fame with the Del Fuegos, a group dubbed the “Best New Band” by Rolling Stone in 1984.

 

Guitarist/composer Gyan Riley will play an evening of music from his latest CD release, Melis Mantra. He will be joined by  Tracy Silverman on electric violin and Scott Amendola on Drums. Gyan’s awards include First Prize in the Portland International Guitar Festival Competition and First Prize in the San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Concerto Competition.

 

Guitarist /composer Gyan Riley will play an evening of music from his latest CD release, Melis Mantra. He will be joined by  Tracy Silverman on electric violin and Scott Amendola on Drums. Gyan’s awards include First Prize in the Portland International Guitar Festival Competition and First Prize in the San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Concerto Competition.

 
Jorma Kaukonen, G.E. Smith, Little Toby Walker, Larry Campbell, and friends.

Hank Williams achieved much in his short life. Taught everything he knew by a bluesman known as “Tee-Tot”, he went on to write and sing some of the best loved country music. His love for the blues gave his music a lasting quality that has kept him in the spotlight for over fifty years after his death.

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Jorma Kaukonen, G.E. Smith, Little Toby Walker, Larry Campbell, and friends.

Hank achieved much in his short life. Taught everything he knew by a bluesman known as “Tee-Tot”, Hank went on to write and sing some of the best loved country music. His love for the blues gave his music a lasting quality that has kept him in the spotlight for over fifty years after his death.

 
Opening Night of our 2008 Festival…and it’s free!

A very special tribute to the music of Bob Dylan, honoring Dylan’s storied 1966 concert - long the Dylan bootleggers' favorite, and released legit by Sony on CD in 1998.

 
Taj Mahal, Mike Seeger, Jolie Holland and Carla Kihlstedt & Mark Orton

Elizabeth Cotten was a true original and among the most influential guitarists to surface during the roots music revival era. Turning her instruments upside-down to play them left-handed, she developed a truly distinctive guitar style and sound. Her song “Freight Train”has become a fingerpicker’s classic.

 
Julia Sarr (vocals), and Patrice LaRose (flamenco guitar)

One of the most original vocal artists to emerge from West Africa in decades, Julia Sarr honed her reputation as a backing vocalist in Paris for Lokua Kanza, Manu Dibango, MC Solaar, and other luminaries. Her and Patrice Larose’s first album, Set Luna (So I’ve Observed), and their recent U.S.

 

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