Matt Bauer - gifted young singer/songwriter steeped
in folk traditions
Last of the Blacksmiths -
dark, moody alternative bluegrass.
Pam Brandon - lead singer
of Belle Monroe and her Brewgolass Boys performs solo.
Eric Thompson and the
Wet Mountain Boys - well-known local roots / Americana singer/songwriter
performing acoustic set .
Sons of San Quentin - fans
of Sons of the Pioneer-style singing won't want to miss that ol' singing
cowboy Chuck Wheeler with his accordian
slinging sidekick Art Peterson.
Hali Hammer, Randy Berge, Paul
Pete Olson's Honky Tonk Band
Traditional & original Country & Western Music. "Roots, Grooves,
Twang, and Tradition"
Serna Band - strong vocals from up and
coming local singer/songwriter.
Trusting Lucy - two South
Bay singer / songwriters Linda Arceo and Lisa Long team up to deliver
dynamic, melodic originals and fine harmony singing.
El Capitan - traditional
mountain song style filtered through modern sensibility.
Sibling Brothers -
popular local bluegrass band making their Free Folk Festival debut.
Talented Berkeley singer/songwriter in the forefront of the Bay Area
folk song army.
Moody, melodic three part harmonies, independent acoustic spawn of Hotel
Utah scene. Who would've ever imagined coffeehouse folk would become
and hip again?
Western Swing and related mischief - dancing in the back encouraged.