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Schedule

The next Richmond Folk Festival is October 11-13, 2013.

Friday, October 10, 6 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 11, Noon - 9:30 PM
Sunday, October 12, Noon - 6:00 PM


The following is information from the 2013 festival. The new performance schedule for 2014 will be posted in the Fall.


Schedules: Friday | Saturday | Sunday

Friday, October 11, 2013

Altria Stage

6:30-7:30 Alex Meixner Band (polka)
7:45-8:45 Aurelio Martinez (Garifuna)
9:00-10:00 Stooges Brass Band (New Orleans)

MWV Stage

7:15-8:00 Christine Salem (maloya)
8:15-9:00 Yves Lambert Trio (Québécois)
9:15-10:00 Rhythm of Rajasthan (Rajasthani music and dance)

The Community Foundation Stage

7:45-9:00 Don Carlos and the Dub Vision Band (reggae)

Dominion Dance Pavilion

7:30-8:00 Cajun dance lessons with Talia Moser
8:00-8:45 Jesse Lége and Joel Savoy (Cajun)
9:00-10:00 Lurrie Bell Blues Band (blues)

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Schedules: Friday | Saturday | Sunday


Saturday, October 12, 2013

Altria Stage

12:00-12:45 The Dardanelles (Newfoundland)
1:00-1:45 Abdoulaye Diabaté & Super Mande (Mali)
2:00-2:45 Nathalie Pires (Portuguese fado)
3:00-3:45 Lurrie Bell Blues Band (blues)
4:00-5:00 Spanish Harlem Orchestra (salsa dura)
5:30-6:30 Chuck Brown All-Star Tribute Band with special guests Sugar Bear, Jas. Funk, Buggs and Big Tony (go-go)
6:45-7:30 Marshall Ford Swing Band (western swing)
7:45-8:30 Mighty Sam McClain (soul/R&B)
8:45-9:30 Don Carlos and the Dub Vision Band (reggae)

MWV Stage

12:00-12:30 The Chankas (Peruvian Scissors Dance)
12:45-1:30 Alash (Tuvan throat-singing)
1:45-2:45 Old & New World Fiddle Traditions – Emilia Bartellas (Dardanelles), Chris Gray (Thomas Maupin), Bady-Dorzhu Ondar, Habib Khan Langa (Rhythm of Rajasthan), Robin Boulianne (Yves Lambert), Joel Savoy
3:00-3:45 Rhythm of Rajasthan (Rajasthani music and dance)
4:00-5:00 Singing Traditions From Around the World – Nathalie Pires, Matthew Byrne (Dardanelles), Emily Gimble (Marshall Ford Swing Band), Abdoulaye Diabaté, Elizabeth LaPrelle, Aurelio Martinez, Kachra Khan (Rhythm of Rajasthan)
5:15-6:00 The Brotherhood Singers (a cappella gospel quartet)
6:15-7:00 Nathalie Pires (Portuguese fado)
7:15-8:15 Alash (Tuvan throat-singing)

The Community Foundation Stage

12:00-12:45 Christine Salem (maloya)
1:00-1:45 The Brotherhood Singers (a cappella gospel quartet)
2:00-2:45 Stooges Brass Band (New Orleans)
3:00-3:45 James King Band (bluegrass)
4:00-4:45 Alex Meixner Band (polka)
5:00-5:45 The Prusinowski Trio (music of Central Poland)
6:00-6:45 Abdoulaye Diabaté & Super Mande (Mali)
7:00-7:45 Lurrie Bell Blues Band (blues)
8:00-8:45 Aurelio Martinez (Garifuna)

Dominion Dance Pavilion

12:15-1:15 Alex Meixner Band (polka)
1:30-2:30 Marshall Ford Swing Band (western swing)
2:45-3:45 Mighty Sam McClain (soul/R&B)
4:00-5:00 Jesse Lége and Joel Savoy (Cajun)
5:30-6:30 Don Carlos and the Dub Vision Band (reggae)
6:30-7:00 Salsa dance lesson with Eileen Torres
7:00-8:00 Spanish Harlem Orchestra (salsa dura)
8:30-9:30 Chuck Brown All-Star Tribute Band with special guests Sugar Bear, Jas. Funk, Buggs and Big Tony (go-go)

Union First Market Bank/University of Richmond Stage

12:00-12:45 Thomas Maupin, Daniel Rothwell & the Overall Creek Band with Kory Posey (Appalachian buckdance & old-time string band)
1:00-1:45 Khac Chi (Vietnamese)
2:00-3:00 Band in a Box: Accordion Traditions (Yves Lambert, Jesse Lége, Aaron Collins (Dardanelles), Janusz Prusinowski, Alex Meixner)
3:15-3:45 The Chankas (Peruvian Scissors Dance)
4:00-4:45 Yves Lambert Trio (Québécois)
5:00-5:45 Christine Salem (maloya)
6:00-6:45 The Dardanelles (Newfoundland)

Genworth Financial Family Stage

12:00-12:45 Silly Bus (presented by JAMinc)
12:45-1:15 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts) – family area grounds
1:15-1:45 Anna Roberts-Gevalt (Appalachian songs & ballads)
2:00-2:45 Andrew Alli Harmonica Workshop (presented by JAMinc)
2:45-3:15 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts) – family area grounds
3:15-4:00 Bamboo Music From Vietnam with Khac Chi
4:15-5:00 Appalachian Buckdance Workshop with Thomas Maupin & Company

Family Area Grounds – interactive performances

12:45-1:15 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts)
2:45-3:15 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts)

 

Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia Folklife Stage

12:00-12:45 Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt (family ballads)
1:00-1:45 Snyder Family (bluegrass)
2:00-2:45 Harris Brothers (Appalachian blues)
3:00-3:45 The Knicely Family Band (Shenandoah Valley string band)
4:00-4:45 From Central Asia to Virginia: Featuring Alash with Ganna, Zana, and Maral Natsag (Mongolian dance & Tuvan throat-singing)
5:00-6:00 Cheick Hamala Diabaté and Family (West African traditions)

Documentary Film Series

Film screenings will take place in the National Park Service Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works.

10:30 a.m. The Mountain Music Project (57 min.)
11:30 a.m. Let Your Feet Do the Talkin’ (27 min.)  
12:00 p.m. Mask Tradition Reborn (8 min.)
12:15 p.m. All the Past We Leave Behind (22 min.)
12:45 p.m. Red Bull Street Kings (50 min.)
1:45 p.m. Industrial Heart of the Confederacy: Tredegar Iron Works (12 min.)
2:00 p.m. Scissors Dance in New York: Supaypa Wasin Tusuq (16 min.)
2:20 p.m. Marc & Ann (27 min.)
2:50 p.m. The Battle of Fort McHenry (11 min.)
3:05 p.m. Let Me Do My Thang: Rebirth Brass Band (16 min.)
3:25 p.m. Counting Oysters (10 min.)
3:40 p.m. The Music District (10 min.)
3:55 p.m. All the Past We Leave Behind (22 min.)
4:25 p.m. Gimble’s Swing (25 min.)
4:55 p.m. The Garifuna Journey (46 min.)
5:50 p.m. Hamper McBee: Raw Mash (29 min.)

 

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Schedules: Friday | Saturday | Sunday


Sunday, October 13, 2013

Altria Stage

12:00-12:45 James King Band (bluegrass)
1:00-1:45 Marshall Ford Swing Band (western swing)
2:00-2:45 The Brotherhood Singers (a cappella gospel quartet)
3:00-3:45 Yves Lambert Trio (Québécois)
4:00-4:45 The Prusinowski Trio (music of Central Poland)
5:00-6:00 Mighty Sam McClain (soul/R&B)

MWV Stage

12:00-1:00 Masters of Percussion – Christine Salem & group, Ayan Shirizhik (Alash), Shakoor Khan Langa & Chanda (Rhythm of Rajasthan), Rolando "Chichiman" Sosa, Carlos Varela, Onan Castillo Fernandez (Aurelio Martinez), Thomas Maupin, Daniel Rothwell, Kory Posey, Kolipe Camara (Abdoulaye Diabaté and Super Mande)
1:15-2:00 Instrumental Traditions: Asia, Africa and the Americas – Khac Chi, Ayan-ool Sam (Alash), Shakoor Khan Langa (Rhythm of Rajasthan), Daniel Rothwell, Alejandro and Ignacio Velasquez (The Chankas), Yakouba Sissoko, Famoro Dioubate (Abdoulaye Diabaté & Super Mande)
2:15-3:00 Rhythm of Rajasthan (Rajasthani music and dance)
3:15-4:00 Thomas Maupin, Daniel Rothwell & the Overall Creek Band with Kory Posey (Appalachian buckdance & old-time string band)
4:15-4:45 The Chankas (Peruvian Scissors Dance)
5:00-5:45 Global Guitar Traditions – Ramon Cedeño (Aurelio Martinez), Olivier Rondeau (Yves Lambert Trio), Jose Silva, Viriato Ferreira (Nathalie Pires), Greg Harkins (Marshall Ford Swing Band), Lurrie Bell, Danny Knicely

The Community Foundation Stage

12:00-12:45 Yves Lambert Trio (Québécois)
1:00-1:45 Jesse Lége and Joel Savoy (Cajun)
2:00-2:45 The Dardanelles (Newfoundland)
3:00-3:45 Lurrie Bell unplugged (acoustic gospel and blues)
4:00-4:45 Christine Salem (maloya)
5:00-5:45 Abdoulaye Diabaté & Super Mande (Mali)

Dominion Dance Pavilion

12:00-1:00 The Prusinowski Trio (music of Central Poland) with dance instruction
1:15-2:15 Alex Meixner Band (polka)
2:30-3:30 Aurelio Martinez (Garifuna)
3:45-4:45 Jesse Lége and Joel Savoy (Cajun)
5:00-6:00 Stooges Brass Band (New Orleans)

Union First Market Bank/University of Richmond Stage

12:00-1:15 Gospel Traditions – The Brotherhood Singers, Lurrie Bell (unplugged)
1:30-2:15 James King Band (bluegrass)
2:30-3:15 Nathalie Pires (Portuguese fado)
3:30-4:15 Alash (Tuvan throat-singing)
4:30-5:15 Khac Chi (Vietnamese)

Genworth Financial Family Stage

12:00-12:30 The Chankas (Peruvian Scissors Dance)
12:30-1:00 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts) – family area grounds
1:00-1:45 Samson Trinh's Uke & Roll (presented by JAMinc)
2:00-2:45 Elizabeth LaPrelle (Appalachian songs & ballads)
3:00-3:45 Khac Chi (Vietnamese)
3:45-4:15 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts) – family area grounds
4:15-5:00 Hot Seats Shortband (presented by JAMinc)

Family Area Grounds – interactive performances

12:30-1:00 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts)
3:45-4:15 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts)

 

Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia Folklife Stage

12:00-12:45 Dry Hill Draggers (old time)
1:00-1:45 Mothers, Brothers, and Sisters: Featuring the Knicelys, the Harris Brothers, Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes, and Emily and Martha Spencer (Virginia musical families)
2:00-2:45 The Moore Brothers (bluegrass)
3:00-3:45 Maggie Ingram & the Ingramettes (gospel)
4:00-4:45 Whitetop Mountain Band (old time/country)
5:00-5:45 The Holmes Brothers (blues/gospel)

Documentary Film Series

Film screenings will take place in the National Park Service Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works.

10:30 a.m. The Keymaster: Patrick Olwell’s Story (1 hr. 16 min.)
12:00 p.m. Counting Oysters (10 min.)
12:15 p.m. Gimble’s Swing (25 min.)
12:45 p.m.  The Battle of Fort McHenry (11 min.)
1:00 p.m.  Mask Tradition Reborn (8 min.)
1:20 p.m.  The Music District (10 min.)
1:35 p.m. All the Past We Leave Behind (22 min.)
2:05 p.m. Anthem: The Story Behind the Star-Spangled Banner (61 min.)
3:15 p.m.  Hamper McBee: Raw Mash (29 min.)
3:50 p.m.  Industrial Heart of the Confederacy: Tredegar Iron Works (12 min.)
4:05 p.m.  Scissors Dance in New York: Supaypa Wasin Tusuq (16 min.)
4:25 p.m. All the Past We Leave Behind (22 min.)
4:55 p.m. Let Me Do My Thang: Rebirth Brass Brand (16 min.)
5:15 p.m. Marc & Ann (27 min.)
5:45 p.m. Let Your Feet Do the Talkin’ (27 min.)

 


Schedules: Friday | Saturday | Sunday

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