FEST: The Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance Announces 2018 Line-Up
Photograph by Joseph Deuel
The Old Songs Folk Festival of Traditional Music & Dance takes over the Altamont Fairgrounds in Altamont on Friday-Sunday, June 22-24 for three days of concerts, workshops and participatory sessions of singing, dancing and jamming.
The 38th annual Old Songs gathering is a family-friendly festival of folk, traditional, Celtic and regional music and dance, featuring a relaxed atmosphere and more than 100 daytime workshops, dances and performance in addition to the main stage concerts.
While tickets for the fest aren’t slated to go on sale until mid-February, the folks at Old Songs have announced the initial round of festival performers:
Happy Traum & Jim Kweskin
Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton
The Gaslight Tinkers w/ Choc’late
Eliz Laprelle & Fruit Dodgers
Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman
and more TBA…