FEST: The Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music & Dance Announces 2018 Line-Up

Happy Traum and Jim Kweskin
Veteran folk greats Happy Traum and Jim Kweskin are headed to the 2018 Old Songs Fest

Photograph by Joseph Deuel

The Old Songs Folk Festival of Traditional Music & Dance takes over the Altamont Fairgrounds in Altamont on Friday-Sunday, June 22-24 for three days of concerts, workshops and participatory sessions of singing, dancing and jamming.

The 38th annual Old Songs gathering is a family-friendly festival of folk, traditional, Celtic and regional music and dance, featuring a relaxed atmosphere and more than 100 daytime workshops, dances and performance in addition to the main stage concerts.

While tickets for the fest aren’t slated to go on sale until mid-February, the folks at Old Songs have announced the initial round of festival performers:

Happy Traum & Jim Kweskin
The Yanks
Bon Debarras
Low Lily
Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton
The Gaslight Tinkers w/ Choc’late
Vox Hunters
Eliz Laprelle & Fruit Dodgers
Christine Lavin
Bob Franke
Joel Mabus
Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman
Anne Hills
Joe Jencks
Stu Fuchs
3 Ravens
Stefan Amidon

and more TBA…

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