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Winter Folk Festival Schedule of Events

Sat Jan 16th, 2016 - Sun Jan 17th, 2016

  • Sat, Jan 16th (All day) - Sun, Jan 17th (All day)
    Florence Oregon Winter Folk Festival

    Artisan Fair:  All Day Saturday and Sunday  10:00 - 4:00  January 16 & 17

    Pie Sale:  Starting @ 10:00 Saturday until the pie runs out on Sunday!!

    And then there is the music!

    Saturday January 16

    11:00-11:30 Billy Jones     Florence’s own.  Bay Street’s favorite busker.  Hear Mr. Jones now before he hits the big time!

    11:45-12:30 Bob Haworth  Bob toured internationally with The Brothers Four and The Kingston Trio for over 20 years.  This duo will perform a banjo and guitar driven set of traditional folk, just like the good ol’ days!   

    12:45-1:30 Danny Barnes  Danny won the Steve Martin prize for excellence in banjo this fall.  His self described "bluegrass/barnyard electronics coming at you, high and inside on a 3-2 count." will be a crowd pleaser with its blend of tradition and new sounds.

    1:45 -2:30 Pretty Gritty   Voted audience favorite at our Winter Fest in 2015.   “Soulful Americana,” with Blaine Heinonen providing the gritty and Sarah Wolff the softer, pretty side.

    3:00- 4:00   John Craigie  A modern day troubadour in the tradition of Woody Guthrie and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, this Portland native performs at all of the major U.S. Festivals. His witty and talented songwriting and storytelling makes him a masterful performer.

    Saturday Night  Co-Headliners   

    7:00 Jonathan Edwards & Shook Twins:  Jonathan brings his experience as an American Acoustic legend including performing with dozens of American folk icons to our Saturday night stage.  Shook Twins bring their innovative "quirky" folk style front and center as featured on both NPR and Oregon Public Broadcasting, as well as the Oregon Country Fair.

    Sunday January 17

    11:00-11:45 Molly Hardin  This singer songwriter will give our audiences an early listen to her debut full-length album being released in January 2016.

    12:00-12:45 Ian McFeron   Seattle-based singer/songwriter.  Tireless road warrior who lives to perform … building his loyal audiences since 2003.  Songs including “Don’t Look Back,” “No Way to Freedom,” and “Summer Nights” have brought him an international following.  

    1:05-1:50 Cabin Fever NW   With their foot stompin’ good times music, this is a tried and true country/folk quartet of the very purest ilk.  A previous Florence Winter Fest favorite, Cabin Fever will not disappoint.

    2:15-3:05 True North    This Salem-based quartet will bring their tasty blend of bluegrass and folk.  Their recent release earned it the #1 spot on The Roots Music Report. 

    3:25-4:25 Crow and the Canyon   Named a “band on the rise” by True Blue music website, this Portland based acoustic quartet delights audiences with their original songs of travelin,’ drinkin,’ pickin,’ and heartbreak.