Monday, March 1, 2010

BK Folk Fest Preview and Benefit Concert @ Jalopy

Jalopy will once again be hosting a folk festival this May in partnership with the Down Home Radio Show, but for those of you who can't wait that long, you're in luck! There will be a folk festival "preview and benefit concert" on March 13th featuring a strong lineup of folk bands.

According to the website Cross Harp Chronicles Network:

Proceeds from this fabulous show, featuring some of the New York folk scene’s brightest young stars: Mamie Minch, Alex Battles and Banjorama, The Dust Busters, and Blind Boy Paxton, will go towards organizing and producing the 2nd annual Brooklyn Folk Festival, to be held May 21-23rd at the Jalopy Theater.

Lineup for The Brooklyn Folk Fest Preview/Benefit Concert, March 13th:

9pm: Mamie Minch
10pm: Alex Battles and Banjorama
11pm: The Dust Busters
12am: Blind Boy Paxton

$10 Entry /Doors @ 8 /Raffle prizes to include a class at Jalopy, books from Abrams Books and records and goodies from Down Home Radio!

Check out Jalopy's site or the Down Home Radio site for more details on both the preview show and the festival in May.

Image above from Down Home Radio site