Festival Fever: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival @ Dodds Farm, 8/2-4/13

The Falcon Ridge Folk Festival returns to Dodds Farms in Hillsdale this weekend (August 2-4) with three days of folksingers, singer-songwriters and more cool bands. Among the weekend’s headliners are the Grand Slambovians, Red Molly, Vance Gilbert, Dar Williams, the Kennedys and Mary Gauthier.

In addition to the big Main Stage concerts, three additional performance ares will be hosting music throughout the festival – the Dance Stage, the Family Stage and the Workshop Stage.

TICKET PRICES (at the festival gate)
3-Day All-Festival ticket: $130
3-Day All-Festival ticket (ages 13-18): $45
3-Day All-Festival ticket with camping: $160
3-Day All-Festival ticket (ages 13-18) with camping: $65
Children 12 and under: FREE
Friday-only single day ticket: $45
Saturday-only single day ticket: $50
Sunday-only single day ticket: $40
College students and seniors: $10 discount on single day tickets

Here’s the schedule of performers for the Main Stage at the 2013 Falcon Ridge Folk Fest:

FRIDAY (August 2)
12noon: Emerging Artist Showcase with Darlingside, Roosevelt Dime, the Boxcar Lilies, Rachael Sage, more
6:30pm: The Jason Spooner Band
7:30pm: Chester River Runoff
8:30pm: Dar Williams
9:30pm: Red Molly
10:35pm: Summer’s Eve Song Swap with Ellis Paul, Mary Gauthier, Susan Werner and Vance Gilbert

SATURDAY (August 3)
12noon: Patti O & the Hip Hooligans
1pm: Most Wanted Song Swap with Poor Old Shine, the YaYas and Gathering Time
2:10pm: Mary Gauthier
3:10pm: The Kennedys
4:10pm: Susan Werner
6:30pm: The Stray Birds
7:30pm: Eliza Gilkyson
8:30pm: The Andrew & Noah Band
9:30pm: Mike Ford & Dave Matheson (formerly of Moxy Früvous)
10:40pm: The Grand Slambovians

SUNDAY (August 4)
11am: Gospel Wake-Up Call with the Kennedys, Red Molly, Mike & Dave and Vance Gilbert
12:10pm: Dan Navarro
1:10pm: Nerissa & Katryna Nields
2:10pm: CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band
3:10pm: Ellis Paul
4:10pm: Spuyten Duyvil
5:15pm: Vance Gilbert

African American Family Day @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 8/3/13 (FREE)
The Big Up @ Hemlock Hollow Farm, Clavarack, 8/8-10/13
New York State Food Festival @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 8/14/13 (FREE)
Albany Latin Festival @ Washington Park, Albany, 8/24/13 (FREE)
The Felice County Fair @ Opus 40, Saugerties, 8/31/13
Restoration Festival @ Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, Troy, 9/6&7/13
Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Jennings Landing, Albany, 9/7/13 (FREE)
New Music Festival @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/7/13 (FREE)
Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ the Empire State Plaza, 9/14/13 (FREE)
FreshGrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/20-22/13
Farm Aid @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 9/21/13 (SOLD OUT)
PearlPalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany, 9/28/13 (FREE)

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