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Schedule

The Richmond Folk Festival is October 10-12, 2014.

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


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2014 Performance Schedule

Friday | Saturday | Sunday


Friday, October 10, 2014

Altria Stage

6:30-7:00 Tezcatlipoca Voladores (Mayan sundance)

7:00-7:45

Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano (Mexican mariachi)

8:00-8:45

The Holmes Brothers (blues, gospel, R&B)

9:00-10:00

Boban and Marko Marković Orkestar (Balkan brass band)

MWV Stage

7:15-8:00 Chaksam-pa (Tibetan opera, folk song and dance)

8:15-9:00

Debashish Bhattacharya & Family (Indian slide guitar)

9:15-10:00

Le Vent du Nord (Québécois)

The Community Foundation Stage

7:45-9:00 William Bell (soul/R&B)

Dominion Dance Pavilion

7:30-8:00 merengue dance lesson with Eileen Torres

8:00-8:45

Joaquin Diaz (Dominican merengue)

9:00-10:00

Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers (zydeco)

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Altria Stage

12:00-12:30 Tezcatlipoca Voladores (Mayan sundance)
12:30-1:30 Masters of Hawaiian Music: Led Ka’apana, George Kahumoku, Jr., & Richard Ho’opi’i (Hawaiian)
1:45-2:30 Jesse McReynolds & The Virginia Boys (bluegrass)
2:45-3:45 The Bailey Hummingbirds (gospel brass “shout band”)
4:00-5:00 Boban and Marko Marković Orkestar (Balkan brass band)
5:30-6:15 Trouble Funk (go-go)
6:15-6:45 Tezcatlipoca Voladores (Mayan sundance)
6:45-7:30 Lafayette Gilchrist & the New Volcanoes feat. Shodekeh (jazz)
7:45-8:30 Le Vent du Nord (Québécois)
8:45-9:30 William Bell (soul/R&B)

MWV Stage

12:15-12:45 Supaman (Native American hip hop)

1:00-1:45

Ann Yao Trio (Chinese string ensemble)

2:00-2:45

Debashish Bhattacharya & Family (Indian slide guitar)

3:00-3:45

Masters of Hawaiian Music: Led Ka’apana, George Kahumoku, Jr., & Richard Ho’opi’i (Hawaiian)

4:00-4:45

Chaksam-pa (Tibetan opera, folk song and dance)

5:00-6:00

Global Rhythms – Rasaki Aladokun (West African Highlife Band); Subhasis Bhattacharya (Debashish Bhattacharya); Naghib Shanbehzadeh (Ensemble Shanbehzadeh); Shodekeh; Peter Barzey, Juan Carlos Teruel Blanco, Miguel Fenton (Joaquin Diaz)

6:15-7:00

Ensemble Shanbehzadeh (Afro-Persian music and dance)

7:15-8:15

Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano (Mexican mariachi)

The Community Foundation Stage

12:00-12:45 Kayton Roberts & Friends (country & western)

1:00-1:45

Southern Roots: Masters of Soul and R&B – William Bell, The Holmes Brothers

2:00-2:45

West African Highlife Band (West African highlife)

3:00-3:45

Le Vent du Nord (Québécois)

4:00-4:45

Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano (Mexican mariachi)

5:00-6:00

Song Journeys – Simon Beaudry (Le Vent du Nord); Anandi Bhattacharya (Debashish Bhattacharya); Richard Ho’opi’i (Masters of Hawaiian Music); Raul Cuellar, Jesus “Chuy” Guzman, Jonathan Palomar (Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano); Whitetop Mountaineers

6:15-7:00

The Holmes Brothers (blues, gospel, R&B)

7:15-8:00

Joaquin Diaz (Dominican merengue)

8:15-9:00

Boban and Marko Marković Orkestar (Balkan brass band)

Dominion Dance Pavilion

12:00-1:00 Joaquin Diaz (Dominican merengue)

1:15-2:15

Throwdown on Brown: Breakdance Competition (urban dance)

2:30-3:15

Kayton Roberts & Friends (country & western)

3:30-4:45

William Bell (soul/R&B)

4:45-5:15

zydeco dance lesson with Talia Moser

5:15-6:30

Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers (zydeco)

6:45-8:00

West African Highlife Band (West African highlife)

8:30-9:30

Trouble Funk (go-go)

Richmond Times-Dispatch/Richmond.com Stage

12:15-1:00 Kostas Fetfatsidis and Evan Karapanagiotides (Pontic Greek)

1:15-2:00

Ensemble Shanbehzadeh (Afro-Persian music and dance)

2:15-3:00

Hip Hop Nations – Lafayette Gilchrist, Shodekeh, Supaman

3:15-4:00

Whitetop Mountaineers (old-time)

4:15-5:00

Kostas Fetfatsidis and Evan Karapanagiotides (Pontic Greek)

5:15-6:15

Ann Yao Trio (Chinese string ensemble)

Genworth Financial Family Stage

12:00-12:45 Chaksam-pa (Tibetan opera, folk song and dance)

12:45-1:30

Derek McAlister (circus arts) – Family Area grounds

1:30-2:15

The Hot Seats (presented by JAMinc)

2:30-3:15

Gerald Anderson & Spencer Strickland (presented by JAMinc)

3:15-4:00

Derek McAlister (circus arts) – Family Area grounds

4:00-4:45

Supaman (Native American hip hop)

Union/University of Richmond Virginia Folklife Stage


12:00-12:45
Crooked Road Ramblers with Martha Spencer (old-time)

1:00-1:45

Virginia Luthiers: Made and Played – Gerald Anderson, Spencer Strickland, Chris Testerman, Jackson Cunningham, Walter Messick, Dale Wise, John Hollandsworth, Don Leister (Virginia instrument makers)

2:00-2:30

Church Crowns (fashion show)

2:45-3:30

Furnace Mountain (bluegrass)

3:45-4:15

Oyster Smackdown IV (oyster shucking competition)

4:30-5:15

Jesse McReynolds & The Virginia Boys (bluegrass)

5:30-6:15

The Bailey Hummingbirds (shout band)

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Altria Stage


12:00-12:45
Lafayette Gilchrist & the New Volcanoes feat. Shodekeh (jazz)

1:00-1:45

Ann Yao Trio (Chinese string ensemble)

2:00-2:45

Kayton Roberts & Friends (country & western)

2:45-3:15

Tezcatlipoca Voladores (Mayan sundance)

3:15-4:30

The Virginia State University Gospel Chorale (gospel choir)

4:45-5:45

West African Highlife Band (West African highlife)

MWV Stage


12:00-12:45
Chaksam-pa (Tibetan opera, folk song and dance)

1:00-1:45

Masters of Hawaiian Music: Led Ka’apana, George Kahumoku, Jr., & Richard Ho’opi’i (Hawaiian)

2:00-2:30

Supaman (Native American hip hop)

2:45-3:45

World String Traditions – Sergio Alonso (Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano); Nicolas Boulerice (Le Vent du Nord); Ann Yao, Yihan Chen (Ann Yao Trio); George Kahumoku, Jr. (Masters of Hawaiian Music); Jesse McReynolds

4:00-4:45

Ensemble Shanbehzadeh (Afro-Persian music and dance)

5:00-5:45

Le Vent du Nord (Québécois)

The Community Foundation Stage

12:00-12:45 Maggie Ingram & the Ingramettes (gospel)

1:00-1:45

Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano (Mexican mariachi)

2:00-2:45

Lafayette Gilchrist & the New Volcanoes (jazz)

3:00-3:45

Debashish Bhattacharya & Family (Indian slide guitar)

4:00-4:45

Guitar Masters: Slide & Slack Key – Kayton Roberts, Debashish Bhattacharya, Led Ka’apana (Masters of Hawaiian Music)

5:00-5:45

Jesse McReynolds & The Virginia Boys (bluegrass)

Dominion Dance Pavilion

12:00-1:00 West African Highlife Band (West African highlife)

1:15-2:15

Throwdown on Brown: Breakdance Competition (urban dance)

2:30-3:30

Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers (zydeco)

3:45-4:45

The Holmes Brothers (blues, gospel, R&B)

5:00-6:00

Joaquin Diaz (Dominican merengue)

Richmond Times-Dispatch/Richmond.com Stage

12:00-12:30

Supaman (Native American hip hop)

12:45-1:45

Debashish Bhattacharya & Family (Indian slide guitar)

2:00-2:45

Kostas Fetfatsidis and Evan Karapanagiotides (Pontic Greek)

3:00-4:00

Fiddle Traditions – Olivier Demers (Le Vent du Nord); Kostas Fetfatsidis and Evan Karapanagiotides; Steve Thomas (Jesse McReynolds); Guowei Wang (Ann Yao Trio); Raul Cuellar, Jesus “Chuy” Guzman, Juan Rodriguez (Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano)

4:15-5:00

Whitetop Mountaineers (old-time)

Genworth Financial Family Stage

12:00-12:45 Whitetop Mountaineers (flatfoot dancing workshop)

1:00-1:45

Silly Bus (presented by JAMinc)

1:45-2:30

Derek McAlister (circus arts) – Family Area grounds

2:30-3:15

Andrew Alli Harmonica Workshop (presented by JAMinc)

3:30-4:15

Shodekeh (beatboxing workshop)

4:15-5:00

Derek McAlister (circus arts) – Family Area grounds

Union/University of Richmond Virginia Folklife Stage

12:00-12:45 Linda Lay and Sammy Shelor with Randy Cook (bluegrass)

1:00-1:45

Wild Ponies (honky-tonk/country)

2:00-2:45

Saturday Night to Sunday Morning – Aimee Curl, Linda Lay, Maggie Ingram & the Ingramettes, Frank Newsome, members of the Family of Praise gospel choir (Virginia vocal styles)

3:00-3:45

From Africa to Appalachia with Sammy Shelor, Danny Knicely and Cheick Hamala Diabate (Malian griot meets bluegrass all-stars)

4:00-4:30

Throwdown on Brown: Breakdance Competition (winners breakdancing demonstration)

4:45-5:30

Maggie Ingram & the Ingramettes (Richmond gospel)

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