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Get ready for the 2014 Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival!

The 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held on:

July 18-19th, 2014.

This year's theme is:

 "Tricentennial Natchitoches:Celebrating Louisiana's Folk Heritage"

The Louisiana State Fiddle Championship will be held on:

 Saturday, July 19th, 2014

 

Join us for 2 days of fun-filled activites!!

Music, dancing, craft demonstrations, delicious cuisine, narrative sessions and KidFest.  Something for everyone!

 

This year’s performers include musical legends Al Ferrier and Jo-El Sonnier. 

 

This will be a Festival to remember!

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Friday July 18, 2014   

         West Stage

             Main Stage

         East Stage

         

4:30 Doors Open

 

         

5:00-5:45

Gospel

 

5:00-5:45

Cajun Dance Lessons

5:15-6:00

Jesus Rhythm

 

6:00-7:15

Smithfield Fair

 

6:00-7:15

Line Dancing with Katrice LaCour!

 

 

6:15-7:30

Hardrick Rivers and the Rivers Revue Band

 

7:30-9:30

Open Bluegrass and Country Jam with Max and Marcy

 

 

 

 

 

7:45-9:00

Reverend Charley's Patent Medicine Show

 

9:00-11:00

Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band

 

 

  

 

 Saturday July 19, 2014 

          West Stage

             Main Stage

           East Stage

 

 

9:00-10:15

Grassfire

9:00-10:45

Caddo Culture Club

 

9:00-9:45

Ed Huey

10:30-11:45 

Back Porch Band

 

10:00-11:15

Jeffrey LeBlanc and the Delta Drifters

11:00-12:15

Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours

11:30-12:30

Steve Wells Music

 

12:00-1:15

Caddo Culture Club

12:30-1:00

Welcome Ceremony

Festival Honorary Chair:

LA Folklife Hall of Master Folk Artists Inductees: Jeffery Broussard, Al Ferrier, and Jo-El Sonnier

1:30-2:30

Steve Wells Music

1:15-2:00

Cajun Dance Lessons

12:45-2:00

Grassfire

2:45-3:45

Smithfield Fair

2:15-3:45

Jo-El Sonnier and Louisiana Pride

 

 2:15-3:00

Al Ferrier

4:00-5:00

Jeffrey LeBlanc and the Delta Drifters

4:00-5:15

Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys

 3:15-4:15

Goldman Thibodeaux and the

Lawtell Playboys

5:15-6:00

Al Ferrier

5:30-6:00

Louisiana State Fiddle Champion

4:30-5:45

Bonsoir, Catin

6:15-7:15

Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours

6:15-7:30

Line Dancing with Katrice LaCour!

6:00-7:15

Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys

7:30-8:30

Reasonable Facsimile

7:45-9:00

Bonsoir, Catin

7:30-8:45

Goldman Thibodeaux and the

Lawtell Playboys

8:45-10:30

Open Bluegrass and Country Jam with Max and Marcy

9:15-10:45

Hardrick Rivers and the Rivers Revue Band

 

  

Louisiana State Fiddle Championship

Magale Recital Hall

1:00-4:00

 

Richard Smith and Julie Adams

Magale Recital Hall  

11:30-12:45

 

Fiddle Championship Late Registration

2nd Floor Recital Hall Foyer

12:00-1:00

 

Louisiana State Fiddle Championship

Recital Hall

1:00-4:00  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday July 19, 2014 

Narrative Sessions/Music Informances

  

N-Club Room

Basketball Room

9:00-9:45

 

Moderator:

9:00-9:45
Smithfield Fair

 

Moderator:

10:00-10:45

The Importance of Louisiana Traditional Music with Jo-El Sonnier

 

Moderator: 

10:00-10:45

Rockabilly and Louisiana  with Al Ferrier

 

Moderator: 

11:00-11:45

The Legacy of Clementine Hunter

 

Moderators: Tommy Whitehead

11:00-11:45

Music Informance with Bonsoir, Catin

 

Moderator:

12:00-12:45

Regional Folk Architectural Styles

 

Moderator: 

12:00-12:45

Blues in the Delta with Ed Huey, Jeffrey LeBlanc, and Hardrick Rivers

 

Moderator: 

1:00-2:30

Accordion Workshop and Jam Session with

Jeffery Broussard and Goldman Thibodeaux

(Free for the Festival audience)

1:00-1:45

Hambone Workshop

(Free for the Festival audience)

 

Moderator: Ed Huey

 

2:00-2:45

Regional Creole Cuisine

 

Moderator: 

3:00-3:45

Bluegrass Music Informance with Grassfire

 

Moderator: Marcy Frantom

3:00-3:45

Wood Carving

 

Moderator:

 

 

4:00-4:45

 

Moderator:

4:00-4:45

Phil Cross and the Caddo Culture Club

 

Moderator:

5:00-5:45

Music Informance with Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours

 

Moderator:

5:00-5:45

The El Camino Real

 

Moderator:

 

If you would like to donate please refer to the information below:

 

YES, I would like to help keep the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival "ALIVE AND KICKING!"  My donation level is marked below:

_____$25 Friend - 1 pass (all events)                      _____$50 Member - 2 passes (all events)

_____$100 Sponsor - 4 passes (all events)           _____$250 Patron - 8 passes (all events)

                1 t-shirt (Size_____)                                                       2 t-shirts (Sizes _____, ____)

_____$500 Grand Patron - 10 passes (all events), 3 t-shirts (Sizes ____, ____, ____)

_____$1,000 Benefactor - 20 passes (all events), 4 t-shirts (Sizes ____, ____, ____)

Logo on Main Stage, mention in news releases, advertising, and social media, and acknowledgement on our website, Festival flyer, newsletter, and program

_____$2500 Grand Benefactor - 30 passes (all events), 5 t-shirts (Sizes ____, ____, ____, ____, ____)

Logo on Main Stage, mention in news releases, advertising, and social media, and acknowledgment on our website, Festival flyer, newsletter, and program

In addition, all contributors will receive listing in the Festival Program and on our website.

 

Name: ______________________________________________________

 

 

Address: _____________________________________________________

 

 

Phone: ______________________________________________________

 

 

Email: _______________________________________________________

 Please make check payable to the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival.

All contributors whose contributions are received prior to June 15, 2014, will be listed in the Festival Program. Fair market value of items received may not be deducted from your Federal Income Tax. All contributors donating $25 or more become honorary members of the Folklife Society of Louisiana.

 

Mail your contribution to:  Northwestern State University

                                                     Louisiana Folklife Center

                                                     NSU Box 3663

                                                     Natchitoches, LA  71497

Thank you so much!

 

 

 

 

 Supported in part by grants from the following:

  • National Endowment for the Arts 
  • Dept of Culture, Recreation, & Tourism:Louisiana Division of the Arts --Shreveport Regional Arts Council
  • Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission
  • Cane River: National Heritage Area
  • New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival