Brooklyn Folk Festival
October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm$30 – $55
The Brooklyn Folk Festival presents the best in American and world folk music, a celebration of down-home music, cultural diversity and memory. The Festival is presented by the Jalopy Theatre & School of Music, a grassroots community space that is a music venue, music school, instrument store and record label. Since 2009, the Jalopy has created a substantial and unique community event that brings together thousands of music lovers and hundreds of musicians to celebrate the valuable musical traditions of the world’s peoples.
2:00pm Dan + Claudia Zanes, music for children and families, Grammy Award winning!
2:50pm Bob Malenky, blues guitar
3:40pm Taylor Plas, original and traditional songs
4:30pm Ernie “Papa” Vega, blues, folk, trad jazz and more!
5:20pm The Down Hill Strugglers, old time string band
6:10 Dueto Dos Rosas, vocal and guitar duet from Oaxaca, Mexico!
Parish Hall Stage
5:00pm The Jalopy Chorus – choral group of the Jalopy Theatre, singing songs from world vocal traditions
2:00pm – Eastern Kentucky Banjo Workshop w/ Brett Ratliff: Learn old time banjo songs, tunes and techniques, traditional from Eastern Kentucky.
3:00pm – Alan Lomax Archive/Association for Cultural Equity, presentation TBA
4:00pm – Dust-to-Digital Listening Session: Lance Ledbetter and April Ledbetter of Dust-to-Digital play and discuss special recordings.