Be Here Now: Old Songs Fest @ Altamont Fairgrounds

June 26th, 2009, 12:37 pm by Greg

It’s time once again for the fab Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music and Dance. The 29th edition of the fest rolls into the Altamont Fairgrounds on Friday-Sunday, June 26-28.

The music flows all day long and most of the night, too, at a variety of workshops, mini-concerts, song-swaps and of course campground picking, as well. You can get the whole schedule here.

As for the major concerts each day, here’s the line-up:

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FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 7PM
Lea Gilmore
Lissa Schneckenburger Trio
Little Toby Walker
Nanne & Ankie and the Hudson Crew
Galitcha
Asterisk
Double Decker String Band
Reveillons!
MC: George Ward

SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 7PM
Bill Harley
Elizabeth LaPrelle
Josh White, Jr.
Peggy Seeger
Vanaver Caravan
Bua
Christine Lavin
Jez Lowe & Kate Bramley
MC: Bill Vanaver

SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 3:30 PM
Bill Smith & Don Woodcock
John Roberts & Tony Barrand
Jimmy & Ada McCown with Red Hen
Michael Cooney
Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
Lou & Peter Berryman
MCs: Bill Spence & Roger the Jester