Woody Guthrie Folk Festival

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Country and Region United StatesOklahoma
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Okemah, Oklahoma USA
Festival Contact Information

Woody Guthrie Folk Festival
The Woody Guthrie Coalition
P. O. Box 661
Okemah, OK 74859 USA

Festival Description

The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival program includes performances by legendary folk artists, a songwriting contest, food and crafts vendors over four days in the atmosphere of a family friendly gathering.

Festival Dates July 10 - 14, 2013
Festival Links http://www.woodyguthrie.com

Festival Events:

Lineup 2011:
  • David Crosby and Graham Nash — Opening night concert
  • Stoney LaRue
  • Jimmy LaFave
  • Ellis Paul
  • Sam Baker
  • Slaid Cleaves
  • Grant Peeples
  • Don Conoscenti
  • John Fullbright
  • Ronny Cox
  • David Amram
  • John Wort Hannam
  • Joel Rafael
  • The Red Dirt Rangers
  • Johnsmith
  • Butch Hancock
  • Kevin and Dustin Welch
  • Stonehoney
  • Lauren Lee & Liberty Road
  • Michael Fracasso
  • Mary Reynolds
  • Krishna Guthrie
  • Annie Guthrie Band
  • plus many more… tribute to Jack Hardy,
Artist feature 2012:
  • Grant Peeples
    
Performance — Saturday, July 14th

    • Grant Peeples is a 7th Generation Floridian from Sopchoppy, Florida. He started his music career upon moving back to America after living on a small island off the coast of Nicaragua for eleven years. He is a self-described ‘LeftNeck’ and “liberal with a gun,” whose life’s focus is writing ‘finger-in-your-eye’ songs and then searching for quiet corners in which to play them for people who are still able to pay attention for four minutes or so. His current record, “PawnShop,” which he claims to be an allegory of our Times, spent a little time in the hither regions of the obscure Americana Music Chart.
“Sunshine State,” Grant’s 2007 entry into the Florida State Song Contest…….lost.

  • For more information visit
    http://www.grantpeeples.com/
    http://www.myspace.com/grantpeeplesmusic

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Podcast Interviews:
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    • Stephanie Forryan, singer and songwriter
      http://kadmusarts.com/blog/?p=236
Blogs:
  • Arlo Guthrie returning this summer to Okemah’s Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, by Brandy (BAM’s Blog, February 26, 2010)
    http://blog.newsok.com/bamsblog/

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