Austin String Band Festival 2017

October 20-22, Camp Ben McCulloch

Performers

Sponsors

Schedule 

Friday: Dance ‘Till You Drop Night with Spencer & Rains Trio and Sharon Isaac; Jake Penrod & His Million-Dollar Cowboys; Molsky’s Mountain Drifters with Rodney Sutton
 
Saturday: Catching Up the Slack, with Rodney Sutton; The Mar-A-Lago Strugglers; Missy Beth & The Morning Afters; Spencer-Rains trio; Up Around the Sun; The Barn Owls with Sharon Isaac; Rabbit Sanchez & Lorenzo Martinez; Jesse Lege,Peter Schwarz and Cajun Ramble; Molsky’s Mountain Drifters

Then Stay up late and dance like crazy

Workshops and Jams

Saturday- (Details here)
11:00
Old Time Guitar - Stash Wyslouch.
Intro to Contra Dance - Ann Jenneman.  
Spencer Family Fiddling of Kansas - Tricia Specer.
Old Time Banjo - Allison deGroot. 
Old Time Guitar - Stash Wyslouch.
Old Time Dulcimer - Lloyd & Margaret Wright. 

12 Noon
Old Time fiddle - Bruce Molsky. 
Country Dobro Licks - Gary Mortensen. 
Old Style Texas Fiddle Tunes - Howard Rains and Matthew Harmon 
Shape Note Singing - Margaret Wright

1:00
Get Your Kicks Clogging - Rodney Sutton.
Old School Conjunto - Rabbit Sanchez and Lorenzo Martinez

1:30 Bluegrass Jam - Bob Vesta, CTBA
2:00 Puppet workshop for kids - Natasha LaGuitana. 
3:30 Old Time Jam - Bruce Molsky
4:00 Passionate about Possums - Rodney Sutton.  For little kids, big kids and inner kids.
5:30 Cajun Jam - Jesse Lege

More!

coffee-mug.pngFREE COFFEE!

Richard Moore, aka The Coffee Man, will be serving free coffee from 7 - 9 a.m. Bring your own cup please.

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Yummy grub for carnivores and vegetarians alike served at the Festival Cafe. 

Sorry, No Dogs

We love dogs, but please leave them at home.sad-dog.gif

NO DOGS ALLOWED except service animals. 

A Few Reminders

The string band festival is a family friendly event.  If you are planning to come to the festival please note the following.

  • BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR FOR THE WORKSHOPS OR FOR EXTRA COMFORT.
  • BRING YOUR OWN COOLER,  BUT NO GLASS BOTTLES. 
  • NO FIREWORKS OR WEAPONS.