11th Annual Austin Stringband Festival

October 14 - 16, 2016
Camp Ben McCulloch, Driftwood, Texas

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Fri- Dance 'Til You Drop Night

7:00 Big Muhly Square Dance, Rich Macmath, caller
6:45 Mini-sets: Britt Irick and Tim Keough,Peter Keane and Vanessa Gordon,The Mayflies
8:15 Jenny and The Corn Ponies, vintage honky tonk
9:45 Eddie Bond and Josh Ellis Square Dance caller Caroline Oakley (Mrs Ellis and Mrs Bond will be accompanying)


11-1:30 Chris E. Peterson & Nathan Quiring, Contra dance with workshop 11-12 Marc Airhart, caller
11:00 Workshops session 1. Details here
12:15 Workshops session 2. Details here
1:45 Mini-sets: Black Diamond, Taylor Lutrell-Williams & Tim Callahan, Toad Road Trio, Rose Griffith and Tim Keough, Ralph White & Little Mazarn, Eliana Salinas, Britt Irick, Aaron Zischkale,Little Mazarn, Silas Lowe et al, Matt Harmon & Mira Dickey
2:00 Bottom Dollar String Band, bluegrass ( with scholarship recipient Josh Moore on banjo)
3:00 Stovetop Rangers, old time/swing/rags
3:00 For kids: Puppet Making Workshop, Natasha LaGuitana
4:00 Christy and The Plowboys , a set of John Clay gems
5:00 Carolina Rowdies from Portland,OR, Old Time (may be 1 or 2 called dances from Caroline Oakley)
6:00 Chansons et Soulards, Cajun (dance music)
7:00 The Barn Owls, Square Dance, Caroline Oakley, caller
8:00 Conjunto Los Pinkys, traditional conjunto (dance music)
9:00 Eddie Bond and Josh Ellis, amazing old time fiddle and banjo duo from Galax area of VA
10:00 High Plains Jamboree, old time/bluegrass/vintage country (dance music)
11:00 Crazy Late Night Square Dance with Carolina Rowdies et al, Caroline Oakley caller


10:00 a.m. Gospel Sing in the main pavilion.

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