How far can you throw a banjo?
Brooklyn Folk Fest: The Whiskey Spitters, Elizabeth LaPrelle, Nathan SalsburgThe Bell House (149 7th Street, Brooklyn, New York, NY) Map it $15
The Brooklyn Folk Festival will feature the best in old-time string-band music, folk, blues, song writers, jug band, bluegrass, traditional Indonesian, Andean and Balkan music, and much more!
Workshops and Film Screenings:
1pm Banjo Toss - The famous banjo throwing competition. Win a free banjo!
2pm Georgia Style Fiddle Workshop
3pm Film: Musuo Song Journey – Documentary about unaccompanied singing among a non-hierarchical tribe in mountainous South Western China.
4pm Films by Alan Lomax Films with hosted by Nathan Salsburg, curator of the Lomax Archive
6pm Film: "Musical Holdouts" - a film by John Cohen, followed by Q&A with the filmmaker
1:15PM Kerri Lowe – Original songs
2:00PM The Spyder Stompers with Sister Sugar Pie - Blues, Oldtime and Folk from Ohio!
2:45PM Hubby Jenkins (of the Carolina Chocolate Drops) – Old time and Blues and banjo and guitar
3:30PM Nathan M. Godfrey – Old time and Blues and banjo and guitar direct from Calgary, Alberta, Canada!
4:15PM Stone Mountain Wobblers – Old-Time String Band, from Georgia!
5:00PM Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt – Ballads and Old Time Music from Virginia!
5:45PM The Whiskey Spitters – Ragtime, Country Blues and Old Time – the Jalopy House Band!
6:30PM Pete Seeger Tribute and Sing-a-long