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Fourth Annual Midwest Mandolin Festival

By Mandolin Cafe
May 5, 2008 - 9:00 pm

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Fourth Annual Midwest Mandolin Festival

Fourth Annual Midwest Mandolin Festival

Indianapolis, Ind. — The Fourth Annual Midwest Mandolin Festival, presented by the Mandolin Society of Central Indiana will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2008, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Eagle Creek Park, Marina Stage.

Enjoy a day outdoors with acoustic mandolin music, including old time, traditional, jazz, blues, contemporary, Celtic, progressive, orchestrated, and bluegrass music by regional performing artists.

There will also be 2 free mandolin workshops, one beginner level and one intermediate level. Enjoy seating in the surrounding grassy area with a picnic lunch. Free with paid admission to the park. The following are confirmed to perform:

Andra Faye - mandolin player for Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women
Rich Del Grosso - blues mandolin player and author of mandolin instruction materials
Mandolindy (Mandolin orchestra)
Deep Fryed Acoustiblasters (Bluegrass)
Johnandrew Bellner (Celtic)
Dave Bagdade and John Boyer (Original boundary-stretching mandolin music)
Myra Dworski and Jon Hall (Acoustic duets)
Central Indiana Folk Music and Mountain Dulcimer Society (Traditional)
Hamilton Creek (Bluegrass)
Gordon Bonham and Jim Richter (Blues)
The Sloes (Progressive acoustic)
Slates Family Band (Down home music served up family style)
il Troubadore (Indy's 16th century rock band)
Homer Pass and Mike Butler (Country Blues)
Mark Kurkowski and Mario Joven (Jazz)

The following day, Rich DelGrosso will be teaching a mandolin workshop that's part of a Yank Rachell Tribute Concert also held in Indianpolis.

Click map pin for driving directions to the Fourth Annual Midwest Mandolin Festival, Eagle Creek Park, Marina Stage, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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