July 14, 2008

Falcon Ridge Showcase Announcement

The following artists are confirmed for this year's Falcon Ridge/Grassy Hill Emerging Artist Showcase from 465 total applicants. This is the order in which they will appear on our mainstage Fri July 25 from noon to 4:30P.

Jenee Halstead - Boston
Ashleigh Flynn - Portland OR
The Low Anthem - Providence RI
Katie Sawicki - Portland OR
Robby Hecht - Nashville
Gretchen Witt - NYC
Michael Tiernan - San Diego CA
Lucy Wainwright-Roche - Brooklyn NY
Brad Colerick - S Pasadena CA
Carrie Elkin - Austin TX
Blue Moose & the Unbuttoned Zippers - Boston
Abi Tapia - Austin TX
Emily Mure - NYC
Rj Cowdery - Columbus OH
Danny Schmidt - Austin TX
Brooke Brown Saracino - Northampton MA
Blind Willies - San Francisco
Anne Heaton - Somerville MA
Amy Speace - NYC
Luke Brindley - Vienna VA
Juliana Finch - Atlanta GA
Ian Fitzgerald - Somerville MA
Erin Sax Seymour - NYC

Our thanks for a wonderful job to this year's judging committee, John Sanders from the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton, Cindy Cogbill of the North American Folk Music & Dance Alliance and producer/engineer Glenn Drinkwater, our own man behind the curtain at FRFF for many years. Much thanks to Jim and Tom at Sonicbids as well.

The FRFF Artist Showcase is celebrating it's 17th year and has become one of the most popular segments of the entire weekend. Thanks, Anne
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Anne Saunders
Falcon Ridge Folk Festival
Always on the fourth weekend in July
20 years of Folk Music & Dance in the Berkshires

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