Festival Fever: Old Songs Festival, 6/28-30/13

Oldsongs Festival: (clockwise from upper left) Molly Andrews, Genticorum, Lea Gilmore and The Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble

(clockwise from upper left) Molly Andrews, Genticorum, Lea Gilmore and The Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble

The Old Songs Festival returns to the Altamont Fairgrounds in Altamont for its 33rd annual fest from Friday-Sunday, June 28-30.

Old Songs is a family-friendly festival of folk, traditional, Celtic and world music and dance, known for its relaxed atmosphere, interactive sessions and workshops, hands-on experience and participatory nature. In addition to the daily main stage concerts, there are 120 daytime workshops given by performers. Workshop schedules should be available in early May. Also featured are a juried craft show, food and instrument vendors and a fun-filled children’s activity area.

All-fest three-day tickets are $105; students & seniors $95; youth (ages 13-18) $55; children 12 and under FREE. Single-day tickets and camping are also available.

Here’s the schedule of performers for the main stage concerts at the 2013 Old Songs Festival:

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FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 6:30pm
MC: John Roberts
Joe Jencks
Maggie Boyle & Paul Downes
Matt Munisteri Trio
Kapriol’!
Archie Fisher
Sheesham & Lotus
Hanneke Cassel
Genticorum

AFTER-CONCERT CONTRA DANCE with Corachree and caller Joe De Paolo
AFTER-CONCERT SING with Chuck Irose
AFTER CONCERT OPEN JAM with Genticorum

SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 6:30pm
MC: Scott Alarik
The Johnson Girls
Gordon Bok
Chris Norman & David Greenberg
Footworks
The Claire Lynch Band
Séamus Begley & Oisín Mac Diarmada
Sally Rogers, Claudia Schmidt & Howie Bursen
Beppe Gambetta

AFTER-CONCERT CONTRA DANCE with the Clayfoot Strutters and caller Beth Molaro
AFTER-CONCERT SING with Michael Eck
AFTER-CONCERT OPEN JAM: Celtic Jam

SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 3:30pm
MCs: Bill Spence and Roger the Jester
The Fourth Wall
Sara Grey & Kieron Means
Lea Gilmore
Jody Kruskal & Paul Friedman
Molly Andrews
The New Boys of Old New York

OTHER PERFORMERS AT WORKSHOPS
Footworks
Magpie
Heather Wood, Julia Friend & Ken Schatz
Groovemama
George Wilson
Jake Thomas
Toby Stover
Peter & Mary Alice Amidon

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2013:
10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival @ various locations, 2/14-24/13
Snoe.down @ Killington Ski Resort, Killington & Rutland, 3/21-24/13
Move Music Festival @ various locations, Albany, 4/26-27/13
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/6-9/13
A Taste of Country Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/13-15/13
Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival @ Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson, 6/15-16/13
Solid Sound Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 6/21-23/13

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