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MAIN STAGE (downstairs)

01:00 – 01:50 Open Cajun Jam
02:00 – 03:20 Cajun Dance with Cajun Vagabonds
03:30 – 04:20 Sonic Rewrites Workshop with Hearth & Hymn
04:30 – 06:20 Barn Dance feat. The New Hoosier Broadcasters with calling by Tamara Loewenthal
06:30 – 07:20 Banjo Workshop with Hubby Jenkins
08:00 – 08:25 Hearth & Hymn
08:35 – 09:00 Mariachi Sirenas
09:10 – 09:50 Hubby Jenkins
10:00 – 10:30 Las BomPleneras


(only accessible via stairs — we regret the inconvenience!)
01:00 – 01:50 Freedom Sing with Freedom Song Leaders
02:00 – 02:50 Round Peak Fiddle Workshop with Ben Thompson of The New Hoosier Broadcasters
03:00 – 03:50 Open Old-time Jam
04:00 – 04:50 Mariachi Workshop with Mariachi Sirenas
05:00 – 06:50 Pub Sing with Kathy Whisler

Workshop Detail

Sonic Rewrites Workshop with Hearth & Hymn
You know that old split where you love a melody but you’re miffed by the message? Rewriting is a gateway into writing original music and a powerful, subversive part of the folk tradition. One of our motivations as Hearth & Hymn is to center the feminine and soften the binary in the old songs that move us. We often replace loaded imagery and pronouns with more inclusive, expansive language. The art of rewriting is a potent practice; it can make timeless melodies accessible to those whose values and realities aren’t often reflected. We invite you to come reimagine a song with us. We’ll open by sharing a rewrite of our own. After a brief discussion, we’ll break into group and/or solo writing spaces. Expect song lists, brainstorms, prompts, experimentation and general fun-poking at the ill fitting lyrics in our lives. To close, a few brave rewriters among us can sing or speak their works in progress.

Round Peak Fiddle Workshop with Ben Thompson of New Hoosier Broadcasters
An in-depth study on the fast-paced fiddle and banjo duets of the Round Peak Tradition, specifically focused on Tommy Jarrell and Charlie Lowe. Focus will be on bowing techniques and stylistic characteristics that define the early Round Peak sound, and how they interact with the banjo to create hard-driving square dance music.

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