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Folk and Roots Festival Main Tent Lineup

By Tatum Bartlett | Friday, July 2, 2010

Chicago Folk & Roots Festival. Photo by Flickr user Matt Stratton. Licensed under Creative Commons.

The Old Town School of Folk Music knows how to throw a party! Since its inception in 1998, the school’s annual Chicago Folk and Roots Festival has shaken things up in Welles Park. For those of you whose hips are already swaying and toes are already tapping in anticipation of next weekend?s music lovers? extravaganza, we have the official main tent lineup for you here:

Saturday, July 10
12:55 p.m. ? Midwest Fiddle Championship
2 p.m. ? Hoyle Brothers
2:55 p.m. ? James King Band
4:05 p.m. ? Red Stick Ramblers
5:05 p.m. ? Gingarte Capoeira Chicago In The Park
5:30 p.m. ? Occidental Brothers, feat. Samba Mapangala
7 p.m. ? Shemekia Copeland
8:30 p.m. ? The Budos Band

Sunday, July 11
12 p.m. ? Wiggleworms 25th Anniversary Birthday Party
1 p.m. ? Wazo County Warblers & The Fly Boys
1:45 p.m. ? The Boils
2:30 p.m. ? Sanctified Grumblers
3:15 p.m. ? Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo
4:05 p.m. ? Leonrad Jacome
5:30 p.m. ? Red Baraat
7 p.m. ? Les Saltimbanks
8:30 p.m. ? Etran Finatawa

Be sure to check out the Kids? Tent, Dance Tent, Staff Stage, Welles Park Gazebo, and Nuestra M?sica Tent for a wealth of additional performances. And, of course, check back next week for our full event coverage.

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