Our 18th annual festival, August 29-31, 2014
Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA

Presented by Three Rivers Folklife Society
Co-sponsored by The City of Richland

Program with performer bios (841 kB PDF)

The festival begins Friday evening with a free concert featuring local young musicians. Saturday and Sunday will be filled with free acoustic music (Evening events will be by admission.) Relax in your lawn chair or on a blanket as you enjoy performances on several outdoor stages, or come inside to the air-conditioned Community Center to watch dance performances, participate in dance lessons, or take in a free music workshop. We also have an open mike stage. Several hours each day will be devoted to music and storytelling for kids.

Friday Evening Youth Concert
6:30 - 10:15 PM

Saturday Evening Concert
7:00 - 9:30 PM - North Stage
With Dan Maher, MC

Sunday Evening Contra Dance
8:00 - 11:00 PM - Near tennis courts

Saturday and Sunday
Daytime Performers and Workshop Presenters

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Academy of Scottish Dance
AE and the IOUs
Alice Winship
Anita LaFranchi
Atomic Town Hot Club
Badland Nomad
Banjo Grannies & Chad
Blue Mountain Spanish Sound
Brendan Wires
Brian Dunbar
Brian Maskew
Brian Olsen
Bridges Home
Brown Mountain Boys
Burgundy Pearl
Campbell Road
Carl Allen
Chinese Dancers
Chris Roe
Dan Clark
Dan Maher
Dan Weber
Dana Lyons
Ed Kramer
Estrellas de Mexico
Fine Company
Finn Doxie
Garth Osborn
Gone Fiddling Again
Greenwood & Oullette
Hal & Beverly
Hank & Claire
Hank Cramer
Heather Stearns
Hounds @ Bay
Humor & Heart
Humphrey, Hartman & Cameron
James Nason
Jeff Knoch
Jen Hajj
Jenny Olsen
Jess McKeegan
Jim Coleman
Joe Prater
John & Robin Elwood
John Bartholomew
John Paul Shields
Jon Pfaff
Julie Reddick
JW McClure & Friends
Karl Smiley
Kat & Tony
Kerry Grombacher
Laddie Ray Melvin
Larry & Lynette
Leaves of Grass
Leslie van Winkle
Linda Khandro
Lindsay Street
LuLu La Fever
Mare Wakefield & Nomad
Mark Iler
Matt Price
Michael "Hawkeye" Herman
Michael Guthrie
Michael Henchman
Micki Perry
Mike & Val James
Mike Murray
Mike Skalstad
Mimi Geibel
Mountain Thyme
Murphy & Middaugh
Mystic Mirage Middle-Eastern dancers
Nancy Elliot
Nancy K. Dillon
Nautical Round Robin
Paul Knight
Pete Tomack
Phil & Vivian Williams
Rebecca, Robin & Matt
Rob & Sadie Newsom
Rob Thran
Robin Landis
Sandy Bly
Scott Balsai
Scott Katz
Sea Star
Serendipity Strings
Shanghaied on the Willamette
Silver Lining
Skweez the Weezle
Spanaway Bay
Steff Kayser
Steve Beck
Steve Peterson
Steve Wacker
Sultana Dancers & Drummers
Sweet Wednesday
Tania Opland
Thaddeus Spae
The Backroads Trio
The Dandelion Family String Band
The Great Sänger & Didele
The Unpaid Bills
The Whateverly Brothers
Three Rivers Dulcimer Society
Tom Rawson
Tony Reese
Troupe du Soleil
Uncle Joe’s Goodtime Band
Vinyl Transit
Wes Weddell

We expect to have over one hundred acts offering traditional and contemporary folk, blues, bluegrass, ballet, gospel, Cajun, Celtic, Caribbean, classical, jazz, western and country, Middle Eastern, folklorico, old-time music and dance, and more. A songwriting contest and a participatory band scramble will showcase special talents and offer prizes for the adventurous.