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Back Porch Stage [clear filter]
Friday, May 25
 

4:00pm PDT

Todd Butler
Vancouver Island Spunky Originals

Performers
TB

Todd Butler

Beyond genre, Todd Butler's songs and legendary guitar artistry adventure into multifaceted realms.Brimming over with original songs and legendary guitar artistry, Todd has learned the hard way and come out on top. After 40 years actively performing music,, including writing and performing... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 4:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:35pm PDT

Wes Weddell
Singer, Songwriter, Citizen

Performers
WW

Wes Weddell

Wes Weddell wears many hats in the Northwest music scene: frontman; sideman; presenter; educator. His latest CD features literature-inspired songs written for The Bushwick Book Club Seattle. He sits on the boards of FAR-West, Bushwick, & his own community-music non-profit, Puget's... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 4:35pm - 5:05pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Steve Itterly
Passionate Folk-Blues Musician

Performers
SI

Steve Itterly

Steve is a singer-songwriter who draws from a deep well of American musical traditions to create distinctively personal music that is timeless without being overly nostalgic.Steve’s musical journey began in his teens when his father introduced him to Bob Dylan, Robert Johnson, and... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 6:00pm - 6:30pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:35pm PDT

Eric Madis
Wide Spectrum of Blues

Performers
EM

Eric Madis

Luna Records recording artist Eric Madis’ music has appeared in four film soundtracks. He has received 18 nominations from Washington Blues Society and acclaim from NW Folklife, Guitar World and Kerrville National Folk Festival. He has performed through the US and Canada, and has... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 6:35pm - 7:05pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:10pm PDT

Brian Butler
Original Blues Guitar

Performers
BB

Brian Butler

Brian is a singer of original and classic blues. He plays acoustic guitar and harmonica and is a compelling and exciting performer.


Friday May 25, 2018 7:10pm - 7:40pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:50pm PDT

Eric Apoe
Pop Underground.

Performers
EA

Eric Apoe

Songwriter Eric Apoe, a Seattle native has been an active member of the Asylum of the Musically Insane for some time, both locally and overseas. The release of COOTIES OR CHECKMATE YOUR MOVE, will mark the 7th CD by Eric Apoe and THEY over a span of 21 years. Currently working on... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 7:50pm - 8:20pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:30pm PDT

Timberbound
Northwest Folk Songs

Performers
T

Timberbound

Timberbound is a collective of musicians led by Joe Seamons, based in the Pacific Northwest. Their performances take audiences on a tour of old sawmills, logger's cabins, and fisheries of the Pacific Northwest. They take their name from the Timberbound Songbook, which was published... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 8:30pm - 9:00pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Saturday, May 26
 

11:00am PDT

Percy Hilo & Friends
Uplifting Original Modern Folk

Performers
PH

Percy Hilo & Friends

Percy Hilo & Friends is songs of Percy which have been sung and published in many states and several countries. Percy Hilo is a sing-songwriter, bass, dobro and harmonica player. Percy Hio & Friends have been together for three decades, but play infrequently. All have long history... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

11:45am PDT

Nelson Wright
Americana

Performers
NW

Nelson Wright

Nelson came of age in rural upstate New York, and his musical life has been spent deep in American roots music. An award-winning songwriter, his guitar work has been compared to Mississippi John Hurt and Dave Van Ronk, and his writing to early Bob Dylan and John Prine. His album Orphans... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 11:45am - 12:15pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:30pm PDT

Angela Soffe Band
Americana Artistry with Soul

Performers
AS

Angela Soffe Band

The Angela Soffe Band is Yakima Valley's premier Americana roots band featuring folk tunes and Angela's original songs. Their music makes you want to get up and dance, sway, and stop and listen all at once. Their unique sound is a blend of Americana, folk, with a hint of bluegrass... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 12:30pm - 1:00pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

Jim Marcotte Music
Soulful, Bluesy Eclectic Originals

Performers
JM

Jim Marcotte Music

Soulful, Bluesy "Eclectric" Rock- Jim Marcotte brings elements of multiple musical genres to delight your mind. After a lifetime of music since the tender age of 12, Jim has played an array of venues with several different bands and on his own in the 1980's and 1990's in the Southern... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:30pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:35pm PDT

Hannah Mayree
Banjo for Ancestral Healing

Performers
HM

Hannah Mayree

Hannah Mayree is a Sacramento born singer, songwriter, and educator whose intrepid journeys crisscrossing the United States have given birth to music which serves as a bridge between the opposing forces in our world. Raised in a mixed-race family, Hannah's music connects urban and... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:35pm - 3:05pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:15pm PDT

Scratchdog Stringband
Performers
SS

Scratchdog Stringband

The four members of Scratchdog Stringband hail from the four corners of the US: Maine, Georgia, California and Washington. James and Drew met on the streets of Arcata busking catty corner from each other. They met, jammed, and went on to form the Scratchdog Stringband. Max and Steve... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:15pm - 3:45pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:55pm PDT

Unassuming Beekeepers
Unassuming Acoustic Mischief

Performers
UB

Unassuming Beekeepers

The Unassuming Beekeepers are Barry Goldstein on mandolin and guitar and Gen Obata on guitar and mandolin. This Tacoma-based acoustic duo plays a wide variety of acoustic music including blues, bluegrass, celtic, folk, old country, and rock and roll.


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:55pm - 4:25pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:30pm PDT

Neighborhood Boys
Bluegrass, Country, and Jazz.

Performers
NB

Neighborhood Boys

The Neighorhood Boys are an acoustic trio based in Seattle Washington.Bluegrass, Blues, Old-time, Country, Swing, Jazz. Why not? We play what we love to. Fiddle tunes are always a favorite of ours. We hope you enjoy our music as much as we enjoy making it.


Saturday May 26, 2018 4:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Montana Ramblers
Bluegrass Clawhammer Style

Performers
MR

Montana Ramblers

Stan and Annie Moser have been performing together since they met almost 20 years ago. Stan has been playing banjo most of his life, and has been published in Banjo Newsletter as well as recorded for Fiddler Magazine. Annie has performed with various groups in the greater Seattle... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 6:00pm - 6:35pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:50pm PDT

The Foggy Noggin Band
Lively Bluegrass, Home-brewed Favorites

Performers
TF

The Foggy Noggin Band

The Foggy Noggin Band is a quartet of two musical couples brought together by a fondness for each other, making music together and yes, enjoying a little moonshine from time to time. Gary (guitar, mandolin vocals) and Alyse (banjo, vocals) Read settled in the Seattle area by way of... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 6:50pm - 7:25pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:40pm PDT

Sturbaum,Ellingson and Callender
Three Dudes, Good Tunes!

Performers
SE

Sturbaum, Ellingson and Callender

Alex, Lee, and Joe have been playing together as friends for the last three years, but this is their first year performing together as an act. Though they draw their influences from various musical styles, their material is fairly solidly from the bluegrass tradition. With energy... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 7:40pm - 8:15pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:30pm PDT

The Dunghill Rooster Strutters
Jug Band Country Blues

Performers
TD

The Dunghill Rooster Strutters

The inspiration from our name came from viewing feral chickens in a post-katrina vacant lot next to our old place in New Orleans. We play, old country blues, early jazz, hillbilly and jug band music from the medicine show tradition. Music to tune a jug and strop a razor to.


Saturday May 26, 2018 8:30pm - 9:00pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

11:00am PDT

Bug Hunter
Quick. Clever. Consonance.

Performers
BH

Bug Hunter

Bug’s upbeat, guitar-strummin’, original music has reached thousands of eager listeners both in-person and across the web.From a humble beginning in small-town San Luis Obispo, CA to playing major venues in Seattle, Bug’s style is often compared to 21 Pilots, Blink-182, Weezer... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

11:45am PDT

The Honeyville Rascals
Quirky Folk-Jazz Duo

Performers
TH

The Honeyville Rascals

Whether it's music from early 1900s Hawaii, jazz standards from the Great American Songbook, or their own original songs about everything from scenic road trips to mysterious murders, the Honeyville Rascals are playing what they love. Their music is rooted in the traditions of jazz... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 11:45am - 12:15pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:30pm PDT

Bellows & Squawk
Gems of Early Jazz

Performers
BA

Bellows & Squawk

Bellows & Squawk present popular songs composed between around 1895 and 1920 that form a bridge from minstrelsy and ragtime to the popular standards of the ‘20s and beyond. Their show focuses on the songs themselves, with some historical commentary emphasizing the role of minstrelsy... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:30pm - 1:00pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

The Mossbacks
Seattle's Old-Time Youngsters

Performers
TM

The Mossbacks

The Mossbacks are an old-time band who have been playing together for more than two years. Important influences on the band members are Phil and Vivian Williams and Stuart Williams. The Mossbacks were formed partly with help from Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons.


Sunday May 27, 2018 2:00pm - 2:30pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:45pm PDT

The Bow Weevils
Teen Old Time Band

Performers
TB

The Bow Weevils

We're a teen band from Olympia, Washington and we love to play old time music. Our band members include Anna (12), Ruby (14), Hatcher (15), Rizley (16), and Ellie (15). We play original as well as traditional fiddle tunes, as well as songs and ballads. We play for concerts, square... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 2:45pm - 3:15pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:30pm PDT

$4 Shoe
Satisfies the most fastidious

Performers
4S

$4 Shoe

Tom and Morgan formed $4 Shoe so they could tell all their friends that they're in a band. Turns out to be a good way to sing songs, play tunes, and spend weekends at folk festivals with other people who say they're in bands.


Sunday May 27, 2018 3:30pm - 4:05pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:20pm PDT

Kate & Charmaine
Old-timey Duets & Tunes

Performers
KA

Kate & Charmaine

Kate Lichtenstein (Barn Owls) & Charmaine Slaven (Tallboys & Squirrel Butter) have joined forces to create this dynamic duo, focusing on traditional songs and tunes from early America.


Sunday May 27, 2018 4:20pm - 5:00pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Unstrung Geezers
Old Guys, Older Music

Performers
UG

Unstrung Geezers

Ramon began playing NWFL in 1993 in Fiddlers Showcase, Al began playing NWFL in 2000 with Ramon in Farr and Away. We have endeavored to play here every year since. Together we have played many other festivals, gigs and contests in Washington, Montana, Wyoming and Nevada. We enjoy... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 6:00pm - 6:30pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:45pm PDT

Sarah Comer
Old Time Fiddle Tunes.

Performers
SC

Sarah Comer

We've spent nearly the last 20 years learning and playing fiddle tunes with every old fiddler we could find, and it seems to be paying off: we closer to being an old fiddler with every passing year. Sarah teaches old time music and dance across Pierce and King County, and directs... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 6:45pm - 7:15pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:30pm PDT

Handsome and Gretyl
Upbeat Indie Folk Duo

Performers
HA

Handsome and Gretyl

Handsome and Gretyl have created an earthy folk feel crossed with an imaginative jaunt of pop, a sweet and tangy piece of wild berry pie. The husband and wife duo has toured across both the US and Canada, released 4 albums, and have millions of streams of Spotify. This duo draws from... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 7:30pm - 8:05pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:20pm PDT

Fox and Bones
Folk Pop with Soul

Performers
FA

Fox and Bones

Fox and Bones is a folk collaboration between Portland songwriters Sarah Vitort and Scott Gilmore. The internationally touring duo combines lush harmonies and a complex, heartwarming lyrical landscape with soft-spoken yet rich musical accompaniment. They’ve been called "addictive... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 8:20pm - 9:00pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Monday, May 28
 

11:45am PDT

Damp Town Revival
Original 60's folk

Performers
DT

Damp Town Revival

Damp Town Revival features the original compositions of Alan Ehrlich. Their songs cover a wide range of topics such as immigration, aging, cyber security, homelessness, dietary advice, finding your way, losing your way and finding the right one. Their style is eclectic incorporating... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 11:45am - 12:15pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:30pm PDT

Released From Quiet
Singer-Songwriter Groovin' Rock Duo

Performers
RF

Released From Quiet

Released From Quiet is a Singer Songwriter Groove Centric Rock Duo from Redmond, WA. Chris Kendziorski (guitar/vocals), Mary Yeager (Cajon, percussion). The two of them have been writing together for over a decade. Songs of the road, out of this world love, and introspection weave... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 12:30pm - 1:00pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

3 Hand Stephen
Poetic Cigar Box Adventures

Performers
3H

3 Hand Stephen

3 Hand Stephen is performing, recording, and visual artist Stephen Cohen, who uses voice, acoustic guitar, cigar box guitars, a one of a kind miniature guitar, a homemade beer-can guitar, and whatever other interesting new instrument he might bring, in his performances, workshops... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 2:00pm - 2:35pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:50pm PDT

Maggie Bennett
Folklorist Ballad Singer

Performers
MB

Maggie Bennett

Folklorist Ballad Singer


Monday May 28, 2018 2:50pm - 3:25pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:40pm PDT

McPage & Powell
6 Piece Acoustic Joy!

Performers
MA

McPage & Powell

Mary McPage and Jevon Powell have been making music together for 15 years. Through love, loss & everything that life has thrown at them their musical partnership has endured. McPage and Powell is an acoustic music experience. Purely acoustic music. No place to hide... No electric... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 3:40pm - 4:10pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:25pm PDT

Cosmo's Dream
Pacific Northwest Americana

Performers
CD

Cosmo's Dream

Americana trio Cosmo’s Dream sings original tales of foggy-mountain megamalls, trailer-park guns and guitars, big black cats, Iditarod sled dogs, rising rivers, grandmas online, dark days ahead, beautiful beer, and Superman’s dilemma. This Tacoma-based trio, which features Gen... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 4:25pm - 4:55pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 


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