Tucson Folk Festival – What a Blast!

The story is in the captions. These are but a small taste of a magnificent yearly event that makes Tucson such a great city for Music.

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I played the Kick-off Party at La Cocina Friday night. Great venue filled with great musician friends. One of the best parts of the Festival.

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La Cocina is a great setting with audience right up close.

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JC & Laney at the Kick-off Party.

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Laney’s sister from back East came and surprised her and got serenaded.

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Saturday, Eb Eberlein delivered a rendition of “Song for Zula” that about ripped hearts out.

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Eb Eberlein with friends to fill out the sound. Good stuff.

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Saturday, we follwed Eb. I’m told, we “rocked”. It sure was fun!

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By the time we started, the courtyard was shady and filled with folks glad for it.

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The view from behind Michael. It was great audience.

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The Darrell Elmer Rodgers Trio

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The Darrell Elmer Rodgers Trio

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The shade drew in a crowd on a day that reached 95-F

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“The Determined Luddites” (who could not be better named) with Kevin Schramm, Tucson’s dancing accordian wildman.

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Our new friend Dan Weber from Vancouver, WA. Award winning songwriter and very entertaining guy.

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Dan Weber played the Plaza stage mid-day when the audience spreads out to find shady spots. Welcome to Tucson Dan!

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“Muhlenberg County” a band that loves John Prine as much as I do. Nice harmonies and fine Dobro work.

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Sandy Hathaway and friends doing a tribute to her dad.

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Our friend Sabra Faulk rockin with her MOM (on bass) and partner Deanna (on percussion)

 

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JC Scott – one of best songwriters I have ever met. He and Laney Greynolds perform as “JC & Laney” and blow away everyone, every time.

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About Darrell

Singer, Songwriter, Performer, Humorist
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