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NSU Folk Festival

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 at 8:00am

Prather Coliseum
220 South Jefferson Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Schedule of Events

Exhibits & Demonstrations
Outside Demonstrations

9 am-3 pm: Silent Auction at Prather Coliseum
Must be 18 years or older to bid and must be present to win

1:00-4:00 pm: Louisiana State Fiddle Championship
12:00-1:00 pm: Magale Recital Hall, 1st floor, CAPA Annex Late Registration
12:00-1:00 pm: The Stewart Family & Friends Bluegrass Band
1:00-4:00 pm: LA. State Fiddle Championship, Magale Recital Hall
4:30 pm: Grand Champion will perform on the Festival's mainstage in Prather Coliseum

Music Schedule

10:00-11:15: Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys
11:30-12:30: 50 Man Machine
12:45-1:45: Brandy Roberts
2:00-2:45: Canneci N'de Band of Lipan Apache
3:00-4:15: Wayne & Same Ol' 2 Step
4:30-6:00 Jamie Berzas & the Cajun Tradition Band
6:15-7:30: Celtic Music with the Kitchen Session of Baton Rouge
7:45-9:30: Open Bluegrass and Country Jam with Max and Marcy
Location: West Stage

10:00-10:45: Cajun Dance Lessons by the Cajun French Music Association Dance Troupe
11:00-11:30: Welcome CeremonyFestival Honorary Chair: Tab Benoit LA Folklife Hall of Master Folk Artists Inductees: Tab Benoit, Jamie Berzas, John Oswald Colson, Bruce Daigrepont, Vanessa Niemann
11:30-11:45Folklife Angel:James Christopher Callahan
11:45-1:30: Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band
1:45-2:45: The Louisiane Vintage Dancers and the Kitchen Session Band of Baton Rouge
3:00-4:00: Brandy Roberts
4:00-4:15: Silent Auction Winners Announced
4:30-5:00: Louisiana State Fiddle Champion
5:15-6:45: The Rayo Brothers
7:00-9:00: Tab Benoit
9:15-10:30: Jamie Berzas & the Cajun Tradition Band
Location: Main Stage

10:00-11:00: The Stewart Family & Friends Bluegrass Band
11:15-12:30: The Rayo Brothers
12:45-1:45: Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys
2:00-2:45: Line Dance Lessons by the Cajun French Music Association Dance Troupe
3:00-4:15: Gal Holiday & the Honky Tonk Revue
4:30-5:00: Canneci N'de Band of Lipan Apache
5:15-6:00: Zydeco Dance Lessons
6:15-7:30: Wayne & Same Ol' 2 Step
7:45-9:00: Hardrick Rivers & the Rivers Revue Band
Location: East Stage

8:00 am-5:00 pm: Invited Craftspeople

Narrative/ Informance Sessions
9:00-9:45: The Musical Journey of Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue
10:00-10:45: Americana Songwriting with the Rayo Brothers
11:00-11:45: Louisiana Tall Tales with John Wilson
12:00-12:50: Culture and Costumes in 19th Century Louisiana
1:00-1:45: Tab Benoit: A Man and his Guitar
2:00-2:45: The Voice of the Wetlands Foundation with Tab Benoit
3:00-4:00: Cajun Accordion Workshop with Jamie Berzas and Bruce Daigrepont
4:10-4:55: Choctaw Traditions with Margo Rosas and Waylon Gary White Deer

8am-5pm: Book Signings
Robert Bennett, Karren Bennett, Rebecca Moran

3 pm to 4 pm: Cajun Accordion Workshop

Advance: $13.00 per person
At the door: Friday night only $6.00 per person, Saturday, all day $10.00 per person, Saturday, after 5 pm only $6.00 per person
Free for children 12 and under

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