This will be our 9th year now paying tribute to the amazing and oracular Anthology of American Folk Music, the Rosetta Stone of pre-war American Roots Music, and raising money for The Penns Valley Hope Fund, a local grassroots organization providing emergency assistance to local people facing sudden and unexpected need.
The dates are , and at Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks in Millheim, PA.
– CHARLIE PARR, the 2016 Harry Smith Festival Headliner:
This year we are very excited to have confirmed Charlie Parr playing http://www.charlieparr.com , and here: http://www.npr.org/event/music
: Harry Smith Festival, Proper
Sunday is the Harry Smith Festival, proper and functions as a benefit for the Penns Valley Hope Fund, a very worthy local grassroots organization providing emergency assistance to local people facing sudden and unexpected need.
This year’s festival lineup is, as in the past, a great one, with acts from both far and near, performing short sets of songs from the Harry Smith Anthology of American Folk Music involves five performers/bands, including Charlie Parr and host band Chicken Tractor Deluxe. Festival starts at 2.
The full 2016 line-up includes...
Chicken Tractor Deluxe (host band)
Erin Condo & Bill Ritzman
Eric Ian Farmer
with Kurt Gegenhuber (general clairvoyance and technical advice)
Please do mark your calendars!