Monday, May 26

The Big Jewish Show

This community-supported showcase features an intergenerational lineup of artists working to carrying on the Jewish heritage of klezmer music in the Pacific Northwest. From jazz to bluegrass, these bands fuse klezmer with the best of traditional American music.

Heimish Klezmer
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Rich Full Tasty Klezmer Music
11:00AM Bagley Wright Theatre
Kesselgarden
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Klezmer Music
11:35AM Bagley Wright Theatre
Jewbilee
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Jewgrass
12:15PM Bagley Wright Theatre
Marc Smason & the Katatonics
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Jewish Music Through the Ages
12:50PM Bagley Wright Theatre
The Klez Katz
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Klezmer Mit a Spritz of Jazz
1:30PM Bagley Wright Theatre

The Many Shades of Gospel Music

The annual Folklife gospel show, organized by Pastor Pat Wright, will lift you up! Performances by the Total Experience Gospel Choir, Sparkling Choir of Love, Choir of Light, STANDance, Michelle Lang & Still Water, and A Moment in Time.

Gospel Show pt 1 a
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Gospel Show pt 2 a
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Gospel Show pt 3 a
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Gospel Show pt 4 a
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Gospel Show pt 5 a
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The Pike Place Buskers' Showcase

Street performer extraordinaire Jim Hinde coordinated this show, bringing in all the most outstanding buskers who perform daily on the sidewalks of Pike Place Market in Seattle.

The artistry required to be a successful street performer is brought to the stage in this annual show, which combines social protest music with gospel, Rhythm & Blues, and country rags.

A Moment in Time a
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A Capella R&B and Gospel
1:00PM Fisher Green
Brother Willie & Eddie Tenderloin a
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Acoustic Gospel and R&B
1:30PM Fisher Green
Slimpickins a
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Southern Roots Music
2:00PM Fisher Green
Jerin Falkner a
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Clever Folk-Rock
2:35PM Fisher Green
Jim Hinde a
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Folksinger/Songwriter
3:05PM Fisher Green
Jim Page a
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Folk Music with Teeth
3:35PM Fisher Green

Alki Court Stage

All day on Monday, a line-up of Northwest artists took the stage at the intimate Alki Court. Audiences heard folk songs and country blues, tunes from Ireland and Scandinavian singing as they browsed the craft booths or lounged near the stage.

3 D'vas a
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Dynamic Female Harmony
11:00AM Alki Court Stage
Waterbound a
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Celtic-Fired Mando and Autoharp
11:40AM Alki Court Stage
Rebel Voices a
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Topical Punch
12:20PM Alki Court Stage
The Wanderers a
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Sweet Songs from Yesterday
12:50PM Alki Court Stage
So Low Lew a
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Country Blues Piedmont Style
1:30PM Alki Court Stage
Anna & Ingrid a
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Sweet Scandinavian Sounds
2:10PM Alki Court Stage

Center House Theatre

Monday afternoon in the Center House Theatre features performances by tremendously talented Northwesterners performering global traditions. Brian Falconer performed Japanese music for solo koto, followed by his parents Elizabeth and John, as Duo En. Zimbabwean music on mbiras was next, with Mahonyera. Finally, Los Guayaberos Errantes delivered beautiful songs from Venezuela, with the help of their friends in the Seattle Peace Choir.

Brian Falconer a
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Energetic Koto Solos
3:40PM Center House Theatre
Duo En a
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Japanese Flue and Koto Harp
4:10PM Center House Theatre
Mahonyera Mbira Ensemble a
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Mbira Music of Zimbabwe
4:50PM Center House Theatre
Los Guayaberos Errantes a
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Venezuelan Folk Music
5:30PM Center House Theatre

 


     

 

 
 
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