50th anniversary Festival in the Park 2014
Freedom Park
Friday, September 19 - 4:00 pm-9:30 pm
Saturday, September 20 - 10:00 am–9:30 pm
Sunday, September 21- 11:00 am–6:00 pm




Friday, September 21

 4:00 PM:  TBA
 4:30 PM:  TBA 
 5:00 PM:  Ed Gebauer & Phil Lesser – Appalachian fiddle & banjo duet
 5:45 PM:  Rake’s Progress – Celtic ensemble
 6:30 PM:  TBA
 7:00 PM:  Harry Taylor & Friends – Old-time string band
 7:45 PM:  Rob McHale & Friends – Folk, Americana, singer/songwriter
 8:30 PM:  Work Release
– Old-time string band

Saturday, September 22

10:00 AM:  Ramona Moore Big EagleStoryteller
10:30 AM:  Mark Larson – Folk, pop & jazz
11:15 AM:  Randy Rayfield – Storyteller

11:45 am:  Ruth Shumway - Old time fiddle
12:15 pm:  Ethan Alexander – Contemporary Folk

12:45 pm:  Hilary Kearns –
Music Theater, Art Songs
 1:15 pm:  Josh Gerrard – Fiddler
 1:45 pm:  Jake Bartholmew -
 2:15 pm:  Lemonds Family Band - Bluegrass
 3:00 pm:  Davy Fee & Friends -
Gypsy Jazz
 3:45 PM:  Steve Simpson - Singer-Songwriter
 4:30 PM:  Hem & Haw – Country songs & corny humor
 5:15 PM:  Too Wet to Plow – Old-time string band
 6:00 PM:  Community Singers – A cappella folk choir
 6:30 PM:  3 Points of Roguery - Celtic Tunes
 7:00 PM:  Clog Carolina
 7:45 PM:  WBT Briarhoppers – Bluegrass band
 8:30 PM:  Justin Taylor – Singer/songwriter

Sunday, September 23  

11:00 AM:  TBA 
11:30 AM:  Elizabeth Teagarden - Americana
12:15 PM:  Dog Walkers - Honky tonk
  1:00 PM:  Paul Finnican- Singer/songwriter
  1:45 PM:  Maha Gingrich Indian Dancers
  2:30 PM:  Cuppa Joe – Bluegrass
  3:15 PM:  Lando Pieroni – Classic guitar
  3:45 PM:  Men Standing For Christ - A cappella gospel choir
  4:30 PM:  Flat Possum Hoppers – Old-time string band
  5:15 PM:  Maria Reid with Ryan Chapell –

THE CHARLOTTE FOLK SOCIETY - Celebrating Regional Music and Dance and More At Festival in the Park

The Charlotte Folk Society is dedicated to promoting the ongoing enjoyment and preservation of traditional and contemporary folk music, dance, crafts and lore.  Founded in 1982, the organization is celebrating 30 years of bringing the folk arts to the Charlotte community and beyond.

This year’s Folk Stage marks the Charlotte Folk Society’s 19th year at Festival in the Park.  Come by and listen to storytellers, Celtic, old-time, country, honky tonk, and bluegrass musicians.  Enjoy folk and gospel singers, singer/songwriters, and dancers from several traditions.  Feel free to clap your hands, tap your feet, or get up and dance to the music!

A detailed schedule is listed on this website under schedule of events.  Check out the Charlotte Folk Society website at www.folksociety.org for information about free and family-friendly second-Friday concerts at the Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Avenue, Downtown Charlotte.

Festival in the Park * 1409 East Boulevard * Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 704.338.1060
E-Mail: festival@FESTIVALinthePARK.org * Site by: EyeBenders