THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 07

21c museum HotelKick-off/Appalshop benefit
167 W. Main St., Lexington, KY

A celebration of Appalshop’s 50th Anniversary!
($5 suggested donation. Located on the 2nd floor of 21c)


Concerts, Film Screenings, Jam Sessions, Square Dance, Silent Auction, Food and Drinks by Lockbox

main gallery

7:00-7:50 p.m. - The New Beckham County Ramblers
8:00-8:50 p.m. - The Handshake Deals
9:00-9:50 p.m. - Square Dance
Dance Caller: Abby Huggins
Dance Band: TBA
10:00-10:50 p.m. - Brett Ratliff & The York Street Hustle

gallery three

7:00-11:00 p.m. - Old-Time Jam

gallery four

7:00-10:00 p.m. - Film Screenings: Appalshop Films


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 08

The Thirsty Foxpre-gathering sessions
215 W Main St., Lexington, KY

(Free Admission)

2:00-5:00 p.m. - Old-Time Jam


Niles CenterSpecial presentation
160 Patterson Dr, Lexington, KY

(Free Admission)

3:30-4:30 p.m. - Drum & Banjo: African Roots/American Branches (Joan Brannon/Randy Wilson)


Artsplace
The Gathering
161 N Mill St., Lexington, Ky

(Tickets available here)

showcases, Square Dance, and Jam Sessions

Food by Vegan Nepal
Drinks by West Sixth

main gallery

5:00-7:00 p.m. - Welcome Reception
6:00-6:50 p.m. - MSU Mountain Music Ambassadors

Friday Showcases

performance hall

7:00-7:10 p.m. - Ancestral Call (Joan Brannon)
7:15-7:50 p.m.
- Tatiana Hargreaves/Sonia Badigian
8:00-8:50 p.m. - Alice Gerrard/Kay Justice

Friday Night Square Dance

9:00-10:00 p.m. - Square Dance
Dance Callers: Abby Huggins/Joe Burdock
Dance Band: Kentucky Wild Horse


The Thirsty Foxlate-night pub sessions
215 W Main St, Lexington, KY

(Free Admission)

9:00-11:00 p.m. - Old-Time Jam


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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 09

ArtsPlaceThe Gathering
161 N Mill St., Lexington, Ky

(Tickets available here)

showcases, Square Dances, Workshops, presentations,, Jam Sessions, Vendors, and more!

Food by Vegan Nepal
Drinks by West Sixth

Concurrent Sessions

performance hall

10:30 a.m.-NoonCommunity Morning Sing
(Kay Justice/Sam Gleaves)
Noon-12:50 p.m.Square Dancing for Beginners
Dance Caller: Abby Huggins
Dance Band: TBA
1:00-1:50 p.m.West Virginia Squares
Dance Caller: Joe Burdock
Dance Band: Forkland Ramblers
2:00-2:50 p.m.Dancing Up On Carcassonne
Dance Caller: Randy Wilson
Dance Band: Kentucky Wild Horse
3:00-3:50 p.m.Western Squares and Circle Dances
Dance Caller: Tyler Hughes
Dance Band: TBA

studio I (third floor)

Noon-12:50 p.m.Songs of Freedom & Struggle (Sam Gleaves)
1:00-1:50 p.m. Music from Lebanon and Egypt (George Wakim)
2:00-2:50 p.m.Non-Professional Women Songwriters in Appalachia (Emily Hilliard)
3:00-5:00 p.m. Cowan Creek Mountain Music School Showcases
Hosted by Randy Wilson
3:00-3:25 p.m. - Grace Ann Rogers
3:30-3:55 p.m. - The Webb Twins
4:00-4:25 p.m. - John Harrod/Tona Barkley
4:30-4;55 p.m. - Nora Brown

studio II (3rd floor)

12:30-1:20 p.m.Drum & Banjo: African Roots/American Branches (Joan Brannon/Randy Wilson)
(Presented by UK Appalachian Center and The Niles Gallery)
1:30-2:20 p.m.East Kentucky Banjo Styles and Repertoire
(John Haywood)
2:30-3:20 p.m.Mountain Music of the Andes (Fernando Moya/Yani Vozos) (Presented by Cornbread & Tortillas)
3:30-4:30 p.m. Folk Dances of Mexico and Appalachia (Paulina Vasquez/Carla Gover/Yani Vozos/Fernando Moya)
(Presented by Cornbread & Tortillas)

Saturday Showcases

performance hall

5:00-5:25 p.m. – Sarah Kate Morgan
5:30-5:55 p.m. – The Codgers
6:00-6:25 p.m. – The Whiskey Bent Valley Boys
6:30-6:55 p.m. – John Haywood/Brett Ratliff
(Presented by KNLT’s Pine Mountain Sessions)
7:00-7:25 p.m. – The Other Years
(Presented by KNLT’s Pine Mountain Sessions)
7:30-7:55 p.m. – Don Rogers

Saturday Night Square Dance

performance hall

8:00-10:00 p.m. - Square Dance
Dance Callers: Randy Wilson/Abby Huggins
Dance Band: Empty Bottle String Band


The Thirsty Fox
late-night pub sessions
215 W Main St, Lexington, KY

(Free Admission)

9:00-11:00 p.m. - Old-Time Jam


SUNDAY FEBRUARY 10

The Thirsty FoxClosing sessions
215 W Main St, Lexington, KY

(Free Admission)

2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. - Old-Time Jam