Festival Fever: Old Songs Festival Announces Line-Up of Performers

With a family-friendly cavalcade of folk, traditional, Celtic and world music, the 32nd annual Old Songs Festival takes over the Altamont Fairgrounds from Friday-Sunday, June 22-24.

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The three-day fest features a relaxed atmosphere with plenty of participatory sessions and workshops. In addition to each day’s main concert, the fest also offers 120 daytime workshops given by the performers. Throughout the festival grounds, you’ll also find a juried craft show, food and instrument vendors and a lively children’s activity area.

Here are some of the performers slated for the 2012 Old Songs Festival:

Sharon Katz & the Peace Train
Archie Fisher
Patrick Ball
The Nuala Kennedy Trio
John McCutcheon
Galant Tu Perds Ton Temps
Ken Whiteley
Bruce Molsky
The Amidons
The Andrew & Noah Band
Anne Hills
David Roth
Ron Gordon, Michael Eck & the Festival Jug Band
Fennig’s All-Star Stringband
Brother Sun
Kim & Reggie Harris
Joe Hickerson
Steve & Betsy Fry
Susan Trump
Cassi & Maggie MacDonald
John Roberts
Ric Palieri
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
Larry Hanks & Deborah Robbins
Dan Berggren
Bob Nicholson
John Kirk & Trish Miller
The Storycrafters
Roger the Jester
The Greenfield Dance Band
Dennis Stroughmatt

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