The 35th Annual Washington Folk Festival will be held on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31, 2015. The festival runs from Noon to 7:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday at Glen Echo Park. Rain or Shine! The festival is FREE to the public. The 35th Annual Washington Folk Festival showcases the diversity of traditional music in the Washington area. All musicians, storytellers, dancers, and craftspeople live in the the greater Washington metropolitan area and volunteer their talents to put on a first class festival of national renown. With performances representing cultures from around the world as well as around the country, it is your chance to find out what is going on in the folk communities of the area.Tickets Save
JP Block Party Sunday, June 14, 2015 2 pm- 8 pm Perkins Street, JP All ages $10 Donation before 5 pm/ $15 donation after 5 pm ($5 per cover after 5pm will go to the Boston Pride Community Fund) All bags or backpacks will be searched before entry. Boston Pride teams up with Dyke Night once again to host the outdoor JP Block party. Program 2-3pm 2-2:20 pm Crys Matthews 2:20-2:40 pm Triana Wilson 2:40-2:55 Crys Matthews 2:55-3:10 Triana Wilson 3-4pm Divas, Dogs & Drag Show featuring available for adoption rescue dogs showcased by some of Boston’s most celebrity drag queens and kings. 4-8pm DJ LEAHV national award winning DJ ** Cash bar ** Food [Weather Advisory: This is rain or shine, but in case of storm forecast check this page for details].Tickets Save
Sounds Like: Tracy Chapman, Ruthie Foster, Amos Lee, Ray Lamontagne, Melissa Ferrick
Label: Unsigned, GoGirls Elite/GoGirlsMusic.com
Manager: Charlie Tompkey - TOP Productions
Bio: Come What May is the fourth studio release from singer/songwriter Crys Matthews. A departure both musically and lyrically from her earlier works, this album bridges the gap between contemporary folk and Americana with simple, honest storytelling set to great music that helps you feel every word. ...See Full Bio
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"Singer-songwriter Crys Matthews' new album A Lesson Learned sounds like how a glass of iced tea tastes: familiar, comfortable and refreshing..."