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Thread #108148   Message #2400914
Posted By: Jon Bartlett
29-Jul-08 - 10:17 PM
Thread Name: Princeton BC Trad. Music Festival, 16-17 Aug 2008
Subject: RE: Princeton BC Trad. Music Festival, 2008
Just a couple of weeks away:

"The Princeton Traditional Music Society is pleased to announce the First Annual Princeton Traditional Music Festival, taking place on two stages in downtown Princeton on the weekend of l6/17 August 2008. The stages will operate from noon to six pm on both days. Parking is ample and restaurants close at hand.

The Festival, which is free, will feature over eighty performers of traditional music and song. Over the course of the weekend, you will hear Celtic music, cowboy poetry, fiddle tunes, sea shanties, logger's poetry, accordion tunes, traditional ballads, English country dance music, bagpipe music, First Nations drumming and singing, and Inuit throat singing, and you'll see Morris dancing from two Morris "sides".

The performers, from as far away as San Francisco and as near as Hedley, include Across the Pond, Alex Atamanenko, Eric and Betty Armstrong, Jon Bartlett and Rika Ruebsaat, Black Sheep Morris dancers, Celtic Spirit, Chris Corrigan & Brad Ovenell-Carter, The Cutters, Bob Doucet, Joseph Dubé, Lorne Dufour, Jim Edmondson & Lyn Pinkerton, J.D. Erskine, Fintan the Fish, Glen Esdale, Fiddle Frazzle, Flip & Zeke, Don Gilbert, Grist to the Mill, John Henry, The J.D. Howell, Irish Wakers, Sue Irwin, Jill King, Paul Lievesley, Mike Marker & Larry Hanks, Lyn Melnechenko, Bernice Niakrok, Sten Quatrocchi, Rattlebone Band, Tom Rawson, The Rabbleberries, Brian Robertson, Chris Roe, Squeez, The Streels, Simon Trevelyan, Ellen Vander Hoeven, Lyn and Emily Van Lidthe de Jeude and more."

For more info, email at princetonfestival@telus.net

Jon Bartlett