2006 Schedule

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2006 San Francisco Free Folk Festival    SATURDAY (June 24)
TIME Cafeteria Music 1
Room 308
Music 2
Room 313
Music 3
Room 311
Songwriter Showcase
Room 309
CHOIR ROOM (to right of Auditorium) Dance 1
1 st Floor Gym
Dance 2
3 rd Floor Gym
Dance 3
Room 315
Family
Here & There
TIME
12:00

Open Mic

(sign up in the cafeteria!)

Traditional Acappella Song Session
In Harmony's Way
Cajun Music Jam
Blair Kilpatrick
Celtic Mountain Dulcimer
Peter Tommerup
Aaron Mort
Celtic Showcase
Tinker's Damn
Intimate Embrace Tango
pre-beginner

Sonja Riket
Bulgarian
Carol Friedman
Kids' Dance
Ann Brown

Arts & Crafts all day by first floor gym

Kids' dance: room 315

12:00
Dave Lionelli
1:00

Open Mic

Exceptional Guest Performers!

Playing traditional music on the Harmonica
Winslow Yerxa
Skiffle Band Music and Other Fun Stuff
Quake City Jug Band
Greg Cross
Family Concert
Max Millard and Janet Sirett
Israeli Dances
Yale Rosenblatt
Irish Ceili
John Slaymaker & Starry Plough dancers
Greek
Edith Bourbin
Family concert: choir room 1:00
Jacqui Foreman
2:00

Open Mic

This could be you

French Music Jam
Gary Breitbard
Outrageous Songs
Faith Petric
Concertina
Daniel Hersh and Riggy Rackin
WEE
Family Concert
Robert Rodriquez and J. Byrd Hosch
Finnish
Anja Miller
Palestinian Folklore/Dance - Dabka
Iyad Abuhajjaj
Indonesian
Michael Ogi
Family concert: choir room 2:00
Mica Lee Williams
3:00

Café Cabaret

3:00 The Shut Ins
3:25 Russ Michaels Band
3:50 Thornhill Road

Sacred Harp
Gary Breitbard
Utah Phillips' Songs
Ed Hilton
Beginning Swing Guitar
Sylvia Herold
Matthew Heller

Li'l Ol' Opry
hosted by Jeanie and Chuck Poling

3:00 Julay Brandenburg and the Nightbirds

3:30 Deb Berne/David Murray and Gordon Clegg

4:00 Sam Misner and Megan Smith

4:30 Misisipi Cree

5:00 J. Byrd Hosch

5:30 Jeanie & Chuck’s Country Roundup

Hambo
Bob Fraley
International
Carol Friedman
Sabar (Senegal)
Asan Azu
  3:00
Anthony Pulsipher
4:00

4:15 Creeping Lovely
4:40 Pickpocket Ensemble

Songs of Women's Work and Protest
Estelle Freedman
Ballads
Robert Rodriquez
Orkney Tuning One Hour Immersion
Steve Baughman
Claudia Russell
French Country
Gary Breitbard & Jena Rauti
Irish Set
Michael Murphy
Hawaiian
Michael Ogi
  4:00
Chris Volpe
5:00

5:05 Shakey Bones
5:30 Whoreshoes
5:55 Howdy!
6:15 Robert Rodriquez

Mouth Music Around The World
Pam Swan
Where Do Songs Come From?
Steve Seskin
Italian Mandolin
Nicola Swinburne
Melissa Rapp
Cotswold Morris
Berkeley Morris
Lancers & Other Quadrilles
Cathleen Myers
Tap
Natasha Haugnes

Arts & Crafts Finishing Up

5:00
Jason Debo
6:00
and on-
wards

Evening Concerts: Auditorium

 6:00 Harmon's Peak

 6:40

Slainte of San Francisco Bay

 7:20

Sylvia Herold & Euphonia

 8:00

In Harmony's Way

 8:40

Sauce Piquante

 9:20

Steve Seskin

 10:00

The Polka Cowboys
June 24th & 25th, 2006

Roosevelt Middle School
460 Arguello at Geary, San Francisco


www.sffolkfest.org

Everyone welcome at all events!

Schedule as of 19-mar-07
Evening Dances: 3rd floor Gym

6:00: International Dance! with VECERNICA International Folk Dance Band - music from Russia, Scandinavia, Germany, the Balkans, Greece, Israel, and the US. Meryl Lee Corcoran; Gary Breitbard; Ned Gault; Jena Rauti; Pete Showman; Sue Ellen Porter; Dave Bogdanoff.

8:00: A Vintage Ballroom Dance with Odile Lavault of the Baguette Quartette, James Langdell of the Divertimento Dance Orchestra, various musicians, and caller Cathleen Myers of PEERS for an evening of vintage ballroom dancing. Dance waltzes, polkas, mazurkas, schottisches, one-steps, fox trots, tangos, reels, mixers, and other popular couple and set dances of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

6:00
and
on-
wards
 

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2006 San Francisco Free Folk Festival    SUNDAY (June 25)
TIME Cafeteria Music 1
Room 308
Music 2
Room 313
Music 3
Room 311
Songwriter Showcase
Room 309
CHOIR ROOM
(to right of Auditorium)
Dance 1
1 st Floor Gym
Dance 2
3 rd Floor Gym
Dance 3
Room 315
Family
Here & There
TIME
12:00

Open Mic

(sign up in the cafeteria!)

Folk Vocals & Harmony
Lauren Sheehan
Kids' Songwriting
Laurie Story Vela
Irish Whistle
Tim Hart
Doug Jones
Songs of the Sea & Sea Shanties
Richard Adrianowicz & Peter Kasin
English Country
Alan Winston
Bhangra (from Punjab, India)
Vicki Virk
Children's Dances
Laura Rice-Hall

Arts & Crafts

Kid's Songwriting: room 313

Children's dance: room 315

12:00
1:00

Open Mic

Exceptional Guest Performers

1950's Blues
Rose & Jim Hudson
Song, Movement and Jam for Preschoolers of All Ages
Melisse Leib
Django Jam: Gypsy Guitar
Tom Murray

Steve Taylor

English Regency
Alan Winston
Clogging
Jennifer Eggers
Belly Dance
Antionette
Song, Movement, Jam: room 313 1:00
Cirf Hashins
2:00

Open Mic

This could be you

Songs of Industry and Union
Malcolm Rigby
Harmonica Tunes
Paul Herzoff
Body Rhythms
Brook
Family Concert
Fran Avni and Laurie Vela
Israeli Cha Cha
Marguerite Fishman
Gypsy/Rom Dances Done in a Circle
John Bear
Leading and Following Skills
Phillip Garrison
Family concert: choir room 2:00
3:00

Café Cabaret

3:00 Craig Ventresco
3:25 The Blue Roots
3:50 Sheltering Sky

Rounds
Lani Herrmann
Contradance Band
Joe Cadora and Art Peterson
Tutti Frutti Commedia
Jim Letchworth
Croatian
Edith Bourbin
Waltz
Richard Callicrate
Irish Step
McBride Irish Dancers
Tutti Frutti Commedia: choir room 3:00
4:00

4:15 Radio Rail
4:40 Lauren Sheehan

Songs of Social Significance
Faith Petric
Bluegrass Jam Etiquette
Patricia Garber
Family Concert / Kid's Open Mic
Lisa Atkinson
Salsa
JM Hughes
Scottish
Dunsmuir Scottish Dancers
Romanian
Lone Coleman

Family concert / kids' open mic: choir room

4:00
Donna Hyatt
5:00

5:15 Coyote Moon
5:40 Crooked Roads

Song Circle
Sadie Damascus
How to Read Music
Angeline LeLeux
Polyrhythm Choir
Tony Elman
Harp Showcase Cajun
Yael Schy
Contra
Karen Fontana
Free Movement Dance
Heidi Sapere

Arts & Crafts Finishing Up

 

5:00
6:00
and
on-
wards

Afternoon/Evening Concerts: Auditorium

 3:20 Aswan Dancers
 4:00 Leftover Dreams
 4:40 World Harmony Chorus
 5:20 Golden Gate Clogging Company

 6:00

San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers

 6:40

McBride Irish Step Dancers

 7:20

Dunsmuir Scottish Country Dancers

 8:00

Solstice

 8:40

The Brunos

 9:20

Four Shillings Short
June 24th & 25th, 2006

Roosevelt Middle School
460 Arguello at Geary, San Francisco


www.sffolkfest.org

Everyone welcome at all events!

BASS Irish Slow Session: room 118

2:30 - 6:00: Irish slow session for beginning and intermediate players who enjoy playing music in a fun, non-judgemental and supportive environment. All instruments are welcome (not restricted to "traditional" Irish instruments). All abilities are welcome (if you can play a tune by yourself you can play with us). Must be willing to play slowly, the pace is set by the person who starts the tune. OK to read music. Follow session etiquette

For more information, see www.slowplayers.org

6:00
and on

..plus more

Evening Dance: 3rd floor Gym

6:30: Newcomer's contra dance instruction led by Karen Fontana

7:00: Contra and Square Dance! Until 10pm.

Modern American Contra and Square Dance: flowing and fun moves, danced to Early American and Celtic live music. No partner needed. All dances taught and prompted. All experience levels welcome. Calling by Karen Fontana, Mavis McGaugh, Jim Saxe: (SF Bay Area); Rae Newoman (Miami, Florida). Open Band led by Tinker's Damn.

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