C4A and CU Folk & Roots Festival

logo cufrfWe’ll be hosting a number of concerts and workshops at this year’s Folk and Roots Festival coming your way on November 5-7 and C4A personnel will be participating in these events:

Friday, November 6 Performances

  • 5:00 to 7:00 pm at The Iron Post. The Prarie Dogs, with C4A faculty members Josh Houchin & Steve Meadows is a perennial favorite, with their entertaining offering of bluegrass & country-western tunes.

Saturday, November 7 Performances

  • 7:00 to 8:00 pm at the Landmark Hotel: The New Orleans Jazz Machine, with C4A faculty member Josh Houchin,  will knock out a set of Dixieland and Swing tunes.
  • 9:00 to 10:00 pm at Pizza M: The Dump Chickens, with C4A faculty members Tom Faux & Wayne Logue, will offer a rollicking set of old-time tunes.
  • 10:15 to 11:00 pm at The Rose Bowl: The Hot Iron String Band, with C4A faculty members Sam Payne & Jeremy Koch, will share their blend of early bluegrass, honky tonk blues, and gypsy swing.
  • 10:15 to 11:00 pm at Pizza M: Tiny Arms, with C4A faculty member Amanda Ramey, will play a set of old-time tunes for your listening pleasure.

Saturday, November 7 Workshops & Dances with C4A faculty members:

  • 11:30 to 12:30  “Fiddle from Scratch” workshop for absolute beginners.  C4A faculty member Robin Kearton will get you jamming with her on at least one tune! In C4A’s new front room.
  • 3:30 to 4:30  Ukulele workshop with C4A faculty member Steve Meadows. This is a hands-on workshop too! In C4A’s downstairs rehearsal room.
  • 8:15 to 9:15 at Landmark Hotel: Yiddish dancing featuring music by  Don’t Ask! with C4A faculty members Amanda Ramey & Sam Gingher. 

Check the CUFRF website for more about this festival!