Time: June 18, 2011 from 10am to 11pm
Location: pm, and all day Saturday,June 18, 10:00 am - 11:00 pm at EXPO New Mexico (State Fairgrounds, Gate 3/San Pedro, 300 San Pedro NE)
Street: 300 San Pedro NE Gate 3
City/Town: Albuquerque, NM
Website or Map: http://www.abqfolkfest.org
Event Type: folk, festival, childrens, events, musical, acts, dancing, and, more
Organized By: Jane S. Blume
Latest Activity: Jun 13, 2011
13th Annual Albuquerque Folk Festival June 17-18, 2011, EXPO NM
Two-day festival, Friday evening June 17, 6-10 pm, and all day Saturday, June 18, 10:00 am - 11:00 pm at EXPO New Mexico (State Fairgrounds, Gate 3/San Pedro, 300 San Pedro NE). 150+ non-stop events at 16 different venues
on EXPO grounds, including Villa Hispana and Indian Village. Performances on 5 stages by national, regional, and local bands and singer/songwriters, including new sign-up stage for 30-min. segments.
HEADLINERS/VILLA HISPANA MAIN STAGE: Jonathan Edwards Trio (folk rock), Dixie Bee-Liners (bluegrass/celtic), Kim & Reggie Harris (folk gospel), Antonia Apodaca with Bayou Seco (Northern New Mexico roots), Los Martinez
(New Mexico mariachi), Carolyn Martin Trio (western swing), Goddess of Arno (Balkan Rock). OTHER STAGES: Atomic Grass, Holy Water and Whiskey, Coyote
Crossing and more.
OTHER EVENTS: Intrument, Dancing, and Singing Workshops; Instrument Petting Zoo; Youth Talent Showcase; Band Scramble; Storytelling; Arts & Crafts Workshops and Demonstrations; Jams of all sorts for every level; Woody
Guthrie-Weavers-Leadbelly sing-along; four evening dances (Friday: African/Latin/Roots Dance with Wagogo and Ceili Irish Dance with Bo y Yo; Saturday: Barn Dance with Michael Hearne and South by Southwest and annualFolkMADS contra dance).
TICKET PRICES: ADVANCE TICKET S, 2-DAY PACKAGE: $30 adults, abqfolkfest.org or local music stores. GATE: $15-35; FREE ADMISSION for anyone under 18,plus students 19-24 and active-duty military with valid Ids; $5 discounts for seniors 65+. EXPO parking not included.
Complete information: www.abqfolkfest.org