Midland Folk Music Festival


The Folk Music Society of Midland presents the

2017 MIDLAND FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL

Thursday, August 24 - Sunday, August 27, 2017

Location: Midland County Fairgrounds (6905 Eastman Rd., Midland, MI)
Full Admission: $5/member, $10/nonmember (memberships available at the door)
Camping Available: $20/night (includes electricity)
Camping starts Monday, August 21, 2017, 9 a.m.

Folk Music Society Festival

EVENT SCHEDULE

FULL FESTIVAL SCHEDULE (download and print)

Wednesday, August 23
9:00 p.m.  - Gospel Jam with Johnny Hunt, Area 5

Thursday, August 24

Noon - Open Jam for everybody with Jolly Hammers, Fair Center
6:30 p.m. - Strings of Praise Musicians, Fair Center
7:00 p.m. - 60's Chick Songs Sing-Along with Johnny Hunt and some Sugar Friends, Fair Center
9:00 p.m. - Autoharps And More Jam, Area 5
Vendors Open (check for time), Fair Center

Friday, August 25

9:00 a.m. - Workshops begin & Vendors open
7:00 p.m. - Dance in Fair Center [no charge], Fair Center.
7:00 p.m. - Mt. Haley Jam, Area 1
8:00 p.m. - Ukes And Friends Jam, Area 2
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. - An assortment of folk music instrument and related workshops, including Children's Workshops. SCHEDULE and DESCRIPTIONS - Click to view, download and print out the workshop schedules and descriptions.

Saturday, August 26
9:00 a.m. - Workshops begin & Vendors open, Fair Center
6:00 p.m. - SUGAR performs before the Stage Show, Fair Center
6:20 p.m. - Pre-Show with Jolly Hammers and Strings, Fair Center
7:00 p.m. - Evening Stage Show, Fair Center
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. - An assortment of folk music instrument and related workshops, including Children's Workshops. SCHEDULE and DESCRIPTIONS - Click to view, download and print out the workshop schedules and descriptions.

Sunday, August 27

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. - Gospel Open Stage, Fair Center
12:00 p.m. - Festival closes

JAMS AND SING ALONGS - Held Wednesday - Sunday. Click to view, download and print out the schedule.

Jamming Opportunities Day and Night & Open Stage Opportunities
Safe, clean, family-friendly environment


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FESTIVAL RULES, GUIDELINES AND REMINDERS

You are responsible for bringing your own chair to workshops. Very few workshops provide seating.
Workshop Schedule Changes will be posted on the whiteboard in Campground Registration and also on whiteboard in the Fair Center Pets must be leashed and controlled. No electronic instruments.  Alcohol is PROHIBITED.
Campsite vending of items must stop at noon on Thursday.
Please arrive at workshops with instruments already in tune! No Smoking in workshops or workshop areas.
MUSIC VENDORS ARE LOCATED IN THE FAIR CENTER/GERSTACKER BUILDING
For Information:  http//www.folkmusicsociety.org
Save the dates for next year  Aug 23-26, 2018
This event is sponsored in part by a grant from the Rollin M Gerstacker Foundation

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