Check out the first annual Brooklyn Folk Festival next weekend, May 21st-23rd, at the Jalopy Theater in Red Hook Brooklyn. Tickets are available for “$10 Per Day or $25 for 3 days – Afternoon Workshop Included!” If you are interested in old-time, blues, pre-blues, jug band, New Orleans jazz, folk, African and/or Mexican folk music, this festival is for you! For a full listing of performances, check out the Down Home Radio Show website.
Some few fun bands to keep an eye on:
Hubby Jenkins: http://www.myspace.com/hubbyjenkins
Calamity Janes: [Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eCkegbXY4c]
Which is a great pun on: [YouTube = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MnUrhptPSo%5D
Salieu Suso: http://www.myspace.com/kaleidhaphonic
Radio Jarocho http://www.myspace.com/radiojarocho
Rosie duPont, BC ’10