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Friday, May 25
 

5:45pm PDT

Michael Connolly and Miller McNay
The Mandolin Casefiles

Friday May 25, 2012 5:45pm - 6:15pm PDT
Folklife Cafe 47.62383, -122.35084
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre MI -- Misc Instrumentals
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  • Biography The Mandolin Casefiles is a duet featuring two of the Northwest's finest pickers sharing their interpretations of traditional and original instrumental tunes on the mighty mandolin.

7:35pm PDT

Vradiazei
Beckoning Nightfall

Friday May 25, 2012 7:35pm - 8:10pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Music Performance, Underground Cascadian Folk: Sponsored by Hex Magazine
  • Genre MI -- Misc Instrumentals
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  • Biography The realization that the darkest days are yet to come inspired us to abandon the use of electricity in our music. We express the anguish of the past, the desperation of the present, and the uncertainty of the future without it. When the world is left in ruin our sound will echo in the empty streets.

8:30pm PDT

Heaney, Parris + Rea Guitar Threesome
Improvisational Guitar Trio

Friday May 25, 2012 8:30pm - 8:50pm PDT
Center House Theatre: Sponsored by KUOW 47.62170, -122.35049
  Music Performance, Legacy of NW Impovised Music
  • Genre MI -- Misc Instrumentals
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  • Biography Three of Seattle's most adventurous guitarists team up for wide-ranging instrumental improvisations touching on jazz, rock, experimental, and world music. Includes members of such acclaimed ensembles as Ask the Ages, Sunship, Moraine, and the Monktail Creative Music Concern.
 
Saturday, May 26
 

11:00am PDT

Seattle Mandolin Orchestra
Mandolins of All Sizes

Saturday May 26, 2012 11:00am - 11:35am PDT
Center House Theatre: Sponsored by KUOW 47.62170, -122.35049
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre MI -- Misc Instrumentals
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  • Biography The Seattle Mandolin Orchestra has been delighting audiences with mandolin ensemble arrangements of folk, Italian, contemporary and classical tunes for over 30 years. Under the current direction of Dr. Joseph White, the orchestra regularly performs with internationally known mandolin soloists and local vocalist Julie Finch.
 
Sunday, May 27
 

11:40am PDT

Cathy Britell
International Autoharp Champ

Sunday May 27, 2012 11:40am - 12:10pm PDT
Folklife Cafe 47.62383, -122.35084
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre MI -- Misc Instrumentals
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  • Biography Cathy has performed and taught all around the US and Great Britan, and has won the International Autoharp Competition in Winfield, KS as well as a number of others. She is known for her lyrical autoharp style as well as clean and fast picking on old-time fiddle tunes, traditional and popular composers. She plays and sings in a number of old-time and folk/rock groups, but right now she wants to show you what an autoharp can do by itself.

2:30pm PDT

Ocheami - Featuring Kofi Anang
Traditional Ghanaian Music

Sunday May 27, 2012 2:30pm - 2:55pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 47.62109, -122.35258

9:15pm PDT

Rattletrap Ruckus
Charming Orchestral Quirkyness

Sunday May 27, 2012 9:15pm - 9:55pm PDT
Northwest Court Stage 47.62285, -122.35476
  Music Performance, Subdued Stringband Jamboree
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  • Biography Comprised of Bellingham musicians with a varied and unscrupulous musical past, Rattletrap Ruckus will just as likely pick your pocket as tip our hat to you. So beware, and enjoy.

9:25pm PDT

Aunt Jamamas Big Band Vigilantes
Dark psychedelic jazz rock

Sunday May 27, 2012 9:25pm - 10:00pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre MI -- Misc Instrumentals
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  • Biography Seattle improv ensemble Aunt Jamamas Big Band Vigilantes blend acoustic and electronic instruments with electronic sampling and effects with liberal usage of wit and melodic structure to create music that straddles avant garde, jazz, and rock.
 
Monday, May 28
 

5:10pm PDT

Dharma Heart Band
Lyrical Keyboard Magic

Monday May 28, 2012 5:10pm - 5:45pm PDT
Folklife Cafe 47.62383, -122.35084
  Music Performance, The Wind Down Show
  • Genre MI -- Misc Instrumentals
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  • Biography Dharma Heart Band is a unique evolution of the two-piano, four-hand genre, applied to electronic keyboards. Frank and Stephanie formed the band in 2007 to explore the healing power of music through the language of melody and the beauty of sound. The music is performed live, in real time, without loops, beat or other pre-recorded techniques.