NHPR Folk Festival Calendar 8.21.16

Aug 21, 2016

August 24-27

>>>The Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival Litchfield, Me.  ~   www.blisteredfingers.com    

Performers include: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Gibson Brothers, Band of Ruhks, Nothin’ Fancy, The Baker Family, Zink & Company,  Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters, Phat Burger Deluxe, The Zolla Boys, Original Condition, Bluegrass Sing & Jam, Blistered Fingers

August 26-28

>>>American Folk Festival

Bangor, Maine   ~   www.americanfolkfestival.com

Green Mountain Conservation Group (GMCG) presents

August 27

Freedom, NH

>>>Loons 'n Tunes summer music festival at Camp Calumet on the shores of Ossipee Lake 1 PM to 8 PM featuring Puckerbrush, Mango Groove, Taylor Whiteside, and Sounds Clever and the Valley Horns.  Simultaneously with all of this great music there will be pontoon boat rides on the lake, educational booths, a farmers market, a presentation about loons by the Loon Preservation Society, a catered full barbecue meal at 5:30, a sunset campfire on the beach along with ice cream and quiet piano music by Rebecca Moore.

Tickets must be purchased in advance by August 23. Presented by Green Mountain Conservation Group (GMCG) Go to http://www.gmcg.org/ for more details about the festival and tickets.  

September 10

>>>The Connecticut Folk Festival

Edgerton Park, New Haven, Connecticut   www.ctfolk.com/festival-2016/

Performers TBA

September 16-18

>>>Fresh Grass Festival

North Adams, Massachusetts   www.freshgrass.com   

Performers include: Old Crow Medicine Show, Ricky Skaggs, Aoife O’Donovan, Alison Brown, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Mr. Sun, and more.

September 17 & 18

>>>Grand Point North Music Festival

Burlington, Vermont   ~   www.grandpointnorth.com Performers include: Old Crow Medicine Show, The Wood Brothers,   Iron Eyes Cody and others

September 24 & 25

>>>Portsmouth Maritime Festival

Portsmouth, New Hampshire  www.newenglandfolknetwork.org

Performers include: Great Bay Sailor, Craig Edwards, Cliff Haslam,        The Johnson Girls, Chris Koldewey, London Julie, Dan Milner, Mudhook, Jean Pauley, Two Old Friends, Jeff Warner and more.