for 40 Years and Counting...
president producer/gen. mgr./empress festival consultants office staff staff coordinators corporate sponsor liaison range boss off-season ranch mgr / foreman all kids crew assistant to the producer- backstage backstage hospitality - kennedy theater backstage hospitality - threadgill theater beverages
Texas Folk Music Fdn. Board of Directors & Officers MICHAEL D’EATH - CHAIRPERSON, (Legal Affairs) THOMAS CHAPMOND - VICE CHAIRPERSON (Membership) THERESA TOD - SECRETARY, (Non-profit Policy) LARRY WEST - TREASURER (Finance) JON CHARLES - (Fundraising, Endowments) ADAMS KIRKPATRICK - (Buildings and Grounds “BaG”) THERESE SPINA - (Design and Graphics) BILL STACY - (Sales, Marketing, IT) STAN BERKEFELT - (Procedures) LLOYD MAINES - (Music Industry) CLINT MORRIS - Vice President (Community Affairs) Other Staff LEE ANDERSON, CPA - Accountant BRACEWELL & GIULIANI - Legal Affairs ELECTRATO GRAPHICS - Web Master Kerrville Folk Festival Operating Committee CHARLES LAND - PRESIDENT VAL STINSON - VICE PRESIDENT ARY BILL MCNEAL - SECRET VIRGINIA PLATTS - TREASURER STUART VEXLER - CHAIRPERSON VERN CRAWFORD BILL STACY RICK WRIGHT Quiet Valley Ranch Board of Directors & Officers LENORE LANGSDORF - PRESIDENT MARK GRIFFIN - VICE PRESIDENT JACK FIELDS - VICE PRESIDENT ARY PAM CENTER - SECRET WOODY WOODWARD - TREASURER LINDSEY LEE - LEGAL ADVISER REV. WALTER LEE - CHAIRPERSON RICK RUBOTTOM - VICE CHAIRPERSON BOBBY TOD ANDREW SEIDEL NANCYLEE KENNEDY ROBERT MORRISON Honorary Festival Advisors DAVID AMRAM BOBBY BRIDGER STEVE GILLETTE NANCI GRIFFITH BUTCH HANCOCK TISH HINOJOSA CAROLYN HESTER GARY P. NUNN TOM PAXTON GAYLE ROSS SHAKE RUSSELL DON SANDERS REV. CHARLES SUMNERS JOSH WHITE JR. PETER YARROW
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CHARLIE LAND DALIS ALLEN ROD KENNEDY, JOHN EDDLEMAN SYD FRANZ / CHEYANNE PEARL / MELODY BAKER JOSEPH NIPPER / RICHARD NELSON TOM HOPKINS NANCYLEE KENNEDY RICK WRIGHT / DAVE BELANGER OWL MORRISON JASON WAKEFIELD MELANIE WILLSON GAYLE MCELWEE JACOB PRICE / JEFF BUETTNER beer PATTY PEEBLES cokes COLE WALKER PHILLIP MEGGISON / GEOFFREY COPE TRISTA RIZK / SARAH SIRES-BENTLY / PAM DURHAM LUCAS DERBY POKEY HARRIS / JON MAXWELL ERIC “RADAR” CONRAD JULIE DAVIS ERIKA WEST / MIKE KITCHEN / ROBERT “DOBBS” GRIFFITH CHRISTINE MILLER PATY McCLURE LUNA WILSON JOHANN WAGNER / SARAH FLANNIGAN DAVE BELANGER / LOU TESSIER / MARTY SMILEY ANN STEPHEN transportation BRUCE POPPE vip JACQUE DICKINSON SUSAN ROADS LIZ CARSON / CAROL PETERSON / TEEL STAR FLEMING MARGHI ALLEN VERN CRAWFORD / BRUCE CHANDLER GANO HARRIS / JANE REH LUKE FLETCHER pottie patrol TERRI BLACKARD recycling “KELLY WHOA” FALGOUT trash COURTNEY EMERSON / JEREMY VOSS / DAN GREENLEE DAVID THORNHILL / HONDO CROUCH / MICHAEL ADAMS backstage DAVID FISHER theater LENORE LANGSDORF campground STEVE SMITH / WILLIE KINSEY parking NICK HORNUNG / JOE LAMBERSON ranch central DICK LAWLER / JOE MONTGOMERY mix-master DAVE WILMOTH / GRETCHEN HINKLE / WENDY JACKSON DOUG GESSAMAN CARI KAHN ALLI REECE JASON WEEMS / BRIAN URBAN MOLLY JONES / RAINA LEIGH NED MEFFORD CORRINA RACHEL / ERICA TOWER / PETER HACKMAN JACOB KINZIE DAVID BELL MARY BETH GRADZIEL KAT ROSE JACOBS AUDIO - BOULDER, CO TRAVIS COUNTY REACT STRAIT MUSIC, AUSTIN TX RIVER CITY SPORTSWEAR, AUSTIN TX PARRISH & ASSOCIATES, KERRVILLE, TX SHWEIKI MEDIA, AUSTIN TX HERRING PRINTING, KERRVILLE, TX CHRIS ADAMS, KERRVILLE, TX
FESTIVAL FOOD SERVICE
HEALTH FOODS...................................................................................................................................................................................................Jim O’Brien, Austin SOUPS, SANDWICHES, WRAPS...............................................................................................................................................................Loviní Spoonful, Kerrville BARBEQUE & FRIED FISH.......................................................................................................................................................................Moe’s Barbeque, Kerrville GOURMET COFFEES.....................................................................................................................................................................Imperial Expresso - Round Rock BEER, WINE, COKES......................................................................................................................................................................................Kerrville Festival Staff POPCORN / PIZZA..................................................................................................................................................................................................David Bell, Austin SMOOTHIES & DESSERTS......................................................................................................................................................................Graham Warwick, Comfort KERR-CAFE… in the CAMPGROUNDS...............................................................................................................................................................Moe’s Kafe, Kerrville ICE CREAM & TREATS in the CAMPGROUNDS........................................................................................................................................Rachel Dorner, Taos NM POTATOES, ROASTED CORN & SNACKS in the CAMPRGOUNDS.......................................................................................................The Potato Shak, Orange APPLE TREATS & SNACKS in the CAMPGROUNDS...............................................................................................................................The Apple Store, Medina THE KENNEDY OUTDOOR THEATER, FOOD SERVICE, CRAFTS VENDORS OPEN AT 6 PM ON MAIN STAGE PERFORMANCE NIGHTS
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KERRVILLE FOLK FESTIVAL NO. 40 OUR 40TH FESTIVAL!
I have to admit that as I am planning the details, I stop to marvel at our history. Marvel, that’s kind of a cool word. Ok, just picture me at my desk in the office on the Ranch late at night just marveling away....how long so many folks have been coming to Kerrville. How I became that "30 year overnight success" that means I am now the Producer of Kerrville. How much we have survived together, the storms both Mother Nature wise and personally. How much the love of the music and each other overrides all of those storms. How I will forever marvel at Rod’s perseverance and tenacity that kept the Festival going for 31 years, truly against all odds. And how, the legacy that he's left is our gift to continue for another 40 years. We wanted this Festival to be a gathering of artists that have supported us throughout that history. Many have been coming out regularly, some not so much, but all a part of what has made the Kerrville experience what it is today. Staying true to our mission of support for songwriters new to the industry or just new to Kerrville, you will find many discoveries amongst the 18 days of artists. I can’t help but point out that so many of the artists I discover to bring to the Festival come from my attendance at the Folk Alliance Conference. We are honored to have joining us this year Suzy Bogguss on opening night Thursday May 26, and Rodney Dillard on Friday June 10, both met there just this year. The first time I heard Seth Glier (Friday May 27), John Fullbright (Saturday June 4) and Martyn Joseph (twice on Sunday May 29), that’s where I was. My job is to find great songwriters that I recognize are ready to come to Kerrville for you to hear and love, too. It is just as good as it gets! We have another movie night on Tuesday May 31st. The Anderson Fair Movie, "For the Sake of the Song" will be shown after a set by Eric Taylor, Ken Gaines, Don Sanders and Greg Klyma, all artists in the movie. Anderson Fair is 40 years young as well! What a great collaboration, both of us celebrating songwriters for 40 years. Wow! June 12th will be a very special night celebrating the lives of our friends and family that have left the planet. Will Taylor and Strings Attached, joined by a few additional orchestra players and conducted by David Amram, will accompany Marcia Ball, Trout Fishing in America, Bonnie Koloc and Jon Vezner, each doing two of their original songs that have been charted for orchestra. Not meant to be sad, but to remember the joys of their presence on earth and our wonderful memories of them. But I would bring some hankies just in case... I would really love to tell you right here right now about each and every artist on the schedule and how I found them and what is so special about them. But I know. I can’t. So I applaud you for carrying on the magic of Kerrville by continuing to believe that if you come, you will discover what is special about them all by yourself. I know you must agree or Kerrville would not be 40. So thank you, each and every one of you, for being here! And for reading to the end of my letter :) Much love, Dalis
TOGETHER WE’RE A DIFFERENCE MAKING
Vendors do not provide throw-away beverage cups. Please bring your own permanent cup or purchase souvenir cups at food &beverage stands. We also provide recycling and composting tubs throughout the campgrounds for your convenience. Please help our Festival volunteers by separating your green, brown & clear glass, aluminum, plastic (no lids!) and flattening cardboard. Composting buckets are located at most established camps around the ranch. If you are interested in having a composting bucket in your established camp, please contact the Kerrmaculture Krew or stop by the Festival Office.
Please help us maintain the beauty of the Texas Hill Country and Quiet Valley Ranch by picking up trash and placing it in the trash barrels.
2011 MEMBERS OF TEXAS FOLK MUSIC FOUNDATION THREADGILL LEVEL MEMBERSHIP Michael D'Eath - Stonewall TX Kim McDowell - Shady Shores TX Neale Eckstein - Sudbury MA John Eddleman - Kerrville TX BRIDGER LEVEL MEMBERSHIP Jennifer Emerson - Houston TX Carter Blackburn - Austin TX Lisa Fancher - Austin TX FOLKIE LEVEL MEMBERSHIP Jack Fields - Kerrville TX Ed Cavazos - Austin TX Brenda Freed - Stonewall TX E.P. Keiffer - Dallas TX Jeff Gavin - Kerrville TX Kelly Wallin - Houston TX Laura Gibson - Houston TX BASIC MEMBERSHIP Mike Golas - Benbrook TX Michael Abild - San Marcos TX Patrick Green - Austin TX Dalis Allen - Kerrville TX Darren Groce - Longview TX Ron Armbruster - Austin TX Mike Hall - Lewisville TX Don Baker - Alvarado TX Jack Harrison - Wimberley TX Stanley Berkefelt - Lake Jackson TX Keith Hoak - Houston TX Chris Berkefelt - Lake Jackson TX Thomas Hopkins - Mena AR William Bernard - Souix Falls SD Debbie Huffman - Houston TX Alan Bray - Spicewood TX Lane Hunnicutt - Arlington TX Regan Brown - Austin TX Dino Jobe - Austin TX Charles Carr - Sunset Valley TX John Kelley - Fort WorthTX Jon Charles - Kempner TX Austin Kessler - Austin TX Francie Charles - Kempner TX Charlie Land - San Antonio TX Amy E. Coffman - Amarillo TX Lenore Langsdorf - Center Point TX Phillip Collins - Austin TX Paul A Lechowick - San Antonio TX John M. Cook - Dallas TX Walter Lee - La Grange TX Vern Crawford - Center Point TX Priscilla Magouirk - New Braufels TX Bob Crockett - Austin TX Rick Martin - Fredericksburg TX Stephanie Crouch - Marble Falls TX John McCarver - Houston TX Tony Cunningham - Norwich OS Laura McCarver - Houston TX
Bob McMurrer - Georgetown TX Bill McNeal - Luling TX Dan Meador - Austin TX Motorcycle Michael - Bastrop TX Harold Morgan - Austin TX Robert F. Morrison - Denton TX Jon Nicholson - Cypress TX Beverly Noble - Pearland TX Jim Noble - Pearland TX David Obermann - Austin TX Mary Parker - Austin TX Diana Payne - Kyle TX Virginia Platts - Houston TX Mary Potter - Dallas TX Helen Preddy - Northfield MN Jeff Provost - Lakeway TX Sheila Raines - Garland TX Jane Reh - Mena AR Karen Robinson - San Antonio TX Deb Rouse - Houston TX Rick Rubottom - Houston TX Judy Sampieri - Houston TX Jose Sanchez - San Antonio TX Richard Schultze - La Grange TX Courtney Sheppard - Little Rock AR Phyllis Shuffield - Cameron TX Scott Shults - Houston TX Mark Smith - Lytle TX Bill Stacy - Franklin TX
Cynthia Standley - Burton TX Ann Stephan - Bastrop TX Harold Stevens - McKinney TX Valarie Stinson - Houston TX Tom Taylor - Austin TX Dennis Thompson - Lakeway TX Danette Tidwell - Dallas TX Theresa Tod - Dripping Springs TX Bobby Tod - Dripping Springs TX Gary Trobridge - Portola Hills CA Ernest Troost - Los Angeles CA Brian Urban - Georgetown TX Larry Vetter - Austin TX Stuart Vexler - Austin TX Brant Weatherford - Crossroads TX Wendy Wentworth - Austin TX Beth West - Austin TX Catherine West - Austin TX Larry West - Austin TX Mitch Weynand - Manchaca TX Michael Williams - Lakeway TX Thomas Witanek - Houston TX Todd Withers - Round Rock TX Woody Woodward - Arlington TX Eddie Yarbrough - Houston TX Chris Yost - Austin TX Trish Yost - Austin TX Laurel Zydney - State College PA
2011 KERRVILLE FESTIVAL BUSINESS SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS TEXAS MONTHLY MAGAZINE - Austin TX SHWEIKI MEDIA - Austin TX GRASSY HILL - Lyme CT WOLFMUELLERíS BOOKS - Kerrville TX HILL COUNTRY MUSIC - Fredericksburg, TX KERRVILLE CVB - Kerrville TX ELIZABETH R LANGSTON,INC - Kerrville TX ROUSE HOUSE CONCERTS - Houston TX BERKALIN RECORDS - Houston TX
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2011 KERRVILLE FESTIVAL PERSONAL SUPPORTERS Mike & Suzie Alkek - Kerrville TX Eileen Alter - Austin TX Mark Altgelt, DDS - Kerrville TX Joe & Beverly Angel - Austin TX Justin Arecchi - San Antonio TX Paul Arguijo, Laura Clark & Gabby Gary & Linda Armijo - Round Rock TX Scott Carson Ausburn ~ Lover of Music Seth Avant - Laredo TX Bruce Bair - Wilson KS Don Baker - Alvarado TX John & Maureen Baker - Kerrville TX Doug & Dora Barker - Blanco TX Dale Barnard - AustinTX Southwest Llama Rescue Thomas Belinoski - Austin TX Bill Bernard - Sioux Falls SD Cindy Weston Blue - Burnet TX Alan and Boomer Bray - Spicewood TX Eric & Kevin Brenner - Austin TX Hamp & Janet - Beeville TX Regan Brown & Camp Kerrfuffle Jeffrey Busbee - Kirkwood MO Diane Calvert & Mary Moses - Denton TX Laura and Dale Carpenter - Garland TX Joe & Carol Cartwright - Richmond TX Good Road, Michael Terry Thomas Chapmond & Gail Penney-Chapmond Francie Charles - Kempner TX Javier and Dyanne Cortez - Austin TX David Coulter & Shelley Cushman-Denton TX Steve Crow - Leverett TX Him & Her - Albert TX Carolyn Davis - Sugarland TX Jim & Deanne Dirden - Roanoke TX Farrell Droke, Jazz in June - Norman OK Thomas Ducker - Kerrville TX David P Dunn - Austin TX Gina & Jerry Earwood - Denton TX Fox Run John Eddleman & Pete Keedy Mike Martin & Carey Collie - Pflugerville TX Deanne Croan & Ingrid Ellerbee ìCamp Toadî Nigel Egg - Minneapolis MN Jennifer Emerson - Houston TX Stuart Michael Burns - Tin Cup Productions Earl Eubanks - San Antonio TX
Lisa Fancher, Inks Lake Music, Firewater Richard Ferraniz - Planet Earth Jack & Barbara Fields- Kerrville TX Andy Flack - Huntsville TX Jim Fowler & Pam Herndon - Houston TX Mini Mart - Kerrville TX John Sanders & Wanda Fuchs - Jonestown TX Alan Gann - Plano TX Jeff Gavin - Cabin Productions Donna D. Gillespie, LPC - Kerrville TX Bill & Laurie Glaze - Houston TX Mike Golas, hoping for 40 more years! James Gordon - Utopia TX Ann & Dan Greenlee - Houston TX Kamp Tequila Mockingbird Alexander Gustafson - Austin TX Mike Hall & Gary Martin - Lewisville TX Deanie and Norris Hammers - Buda TX Jim Hancock - jimusic studios - Austin TX BiG WiDE GRiN says “Happy 40th KFF!” Karrie Chambless - Plano TX Don and Frieda Harper - Sulphur LA Mike & MA, Camp Fork in the Road Darryl Harris - Austin TX Charles Hastings - Hendley NE Pam Haylock & Don Wilson - Medina TX Bubba & Kitty Heinsohn - Freeport TX Jake & Marci Hernandez & Family - SA TX Courtney Henslee & Michelle Cox - Austin TX Keith & Susan Hoak - Houston TX Ned Hobgood & Linda Rodriguez - Slidell LA Judy Hoover - San Antonio TX Mike & Ada Houston - Boerne TX Dean Jones & Ardis Howell - San Antonio TX Kathleen Hudson - Kerrville TX Energy Tree-Tom & Debbie - Camp Thoroughfaire Dino Jobe & Lee Anderson - Austin TX David Johnson - Walters OK Glenn Johnson - Austin TX Karen Johnson - Austin TX Allison Kassebaum - Austin TX Margie Kelley - Kerrville TX Austin Kessler & Connie Gray - Austin TX Carole Landrum - Rosenburg TX Andrea LeBlanc - Kerrville TX Paul A Lechowick - San Antonio TX Rev Walter & Mary Lee - La Grange TX
Chuck & Franny Lesniak - Pflugerville TX Valerie Lieberman & Lori Schofield CAMP ON THIS Joshua Lightfoot - Weatherford OK Kelly Bruce Lobley - Spring TX Joseph Lukan - San Antionio TX Priscilla E Magouirk - New Braunfels TX Jack and Diane Mann - San Antonio TX Rick, Becke & Matt Martin - Fredericksburg TX Jon W Maxwell - Center Point TX Scott McCarley “Inventor of Simple Stuff” Joe McClure / JoeSongs Music Kim McDowell - Shady Shores TX Brad McGrew, CPA - Austin TX Jack McKenzie - Fort Worth TX Kelly McQuerns - Austin TX Dan Meador - Austin TX Daniel “The Tire Man” Merry - Booneville AR Melissa Meyer - Fredericksburg TX Sherry & Greg Moe - Camp Bungee John M. (singer/songwriter) www.johnm.com Camp Bayou Love, Greg & Jules Harold Morgan & Kathy Silberman - Austin TX Teresa Morris - Garland TX Ted Morris - Comfort TX Robert Francis Morrison - Denton TX Jack Motley - Edna TX Al & Anita Murray - Austin TX Jane Murray - Mertzon TX Elaine Nangle - Cedar Creek TX Benevolent King of Camp NashBill Jon & Kay Nicholson - Cypress TX James & Beverly Noble - Pearland TX David Obermann - Austin TX Bob Orenstein & Nancy Pfau - Dallas TX Marco, Juliette & Lilia Palacios - San Antonio TX Pete Palacios - CAMP MIXíD NUTS Susie Parrent - Lake Forest Park WA Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus - Austin TX Marianne Payne - McQueeney TX Diana Payne - Kyle TX Leon Ashley and Lulu Peek - Denton TX Ken and Mary Jude Peterson - Austin TX Michael Pierce - Spicewood TX Henry Platts & Debra Heart - Houston TX Mary Potter - Dallas TX Helen Pretty - Northfield MN Sheila Raines - Garland TX
Randy Renter - Dallas TX James Reynolds - Kerrville TX Liz Richardson - Austin TX Diana & George H Richardson - San Antonio TX Howie Richey - Austin TX Scott & Lina Rigrod - Houston TX Julie Rogers - Houston TX Jim Ross Family-Vicki, Greg, Rel, Trish Kathy Royer - San Antonio TX Rick Rubottom - Houston TX Kay Edwards, Judy Sampieri - Houston TX Rene & Frank Scanio III - Corpus Christi TX Papa DuctTape & Mama Dragonfly Tom Schnorr & Vicki Bell- Austin TX Phyllis Shuffield - Cameron TX Scott & Sarah Shults - Houston TX Kathryn & Marc Smith - Lytle TX John & Joanne Speer - Sugarland TX Ken Stallman - San Antonio TX Jill & Ray Stanley - Prescott AZ Tom & Lorraine Stehn - Aransas Pass TX Harold Stevens - McKinney TX Valarie Stinson & Cathy Mullins - Houston TX Lewis Sussman - Camp La Tuna Tom & Sharon Taylor - Austin TX Joanne & David Tinder - Kerrville TX Bobby & Theresa Tod - Dripping Springs TX Mary K. Trumble - Austin TX Lee & Marty VanWagner - Lorena TX Larry Vetter - Kerrville TX Brant Weatherford - Crossroads TX Julie & Troy Weir - Hearne TX David Wells - Baltimore MD Larry & Beth West - Austin TX Stanley & Annie - Camp RioHaHa 26-years Don L. Williams - Columbus GA Ruby & Charlie Williams - Cresson TX Conn Worth - Houston TX Todd & Andrew Withers - Round Rock TX Linda Wofford - Austin TX Jon and Sandy Wolfmueller - Kerrville TX Brian (Breadman) Wolfsohn & Ellen Bukstel Scheryl Wood - Norman OK Eddie Yarbrough - Houston TX H.C. and Victoria Yeager - Kerrville TX Tricia, Chris, Sara & Rachel Yost - Austin TX Lee Zvonek - Austin TX
STAFF KITCHEN FOOD PROVIDERS
Since our dedicated volunteer staff is the heart and soul of this festival, it is important that we keep them happy and well nourished. It is no small task to feed this army of volunteers, staff and performers. The Kerrville Folk Festival would like to acknowledge the hard work of Cari Kahn, Stuart Vexler and Julie Davis for taking the time out of their busy lives to secure donations from the following companies. Please consider these brands when you purchase quality natural products.
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2011 NEW FOLK 40TH ANNUAL COMPETITION FOR EMERGING SONGWRITERS These 32 GRASSY HILL KERRVILLE NEW FOLK FINALISTS were selected from 800 entries we received this year. This year we had entries from 46 of the United States, plus Canada, Australia, Denmark, Russia, Jamaica, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, and the United Kingdom. Each of the 32 Finalists will receive a registration scholarship for the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference in Austin, TX (Sept 29 - Oct 2, 2011).
Saturday, May 28 Noon - 3:00 p.m. Threadgill Theater (in order of appearance)
Sunday, May 29 Noon - 3:00 p.m. Threadgill Theater (in order of appearance)
Karyn Oliver (Boring MD) Bobby Sweet (Becket MA) Philip Gibbs (Austin TX) Eliot Bronson (Atlanta GA) Rob Lytle (Apex NC) Terry Holder (Olympia WA) A.J. Roach (Brooklyn NY) Jen Cass (Bay City MI) Set 2
Tom Corbett (Woodland Hills CA) Chet O'Keefe (Nashville TN) Megan Burtt (Colorado) Owen Temple (Austin TX) Grace Pettis (Harrisonburg VA) Steve Chizmadia (Peekskill NY) Arlon Bennett (Northvale NJ) Roy Schneider (Ft Myers FL)
Friction Farm (Greenville SC) B. Sterling Archer (Austin TX) Cassie Peterson (Nashville TN) Aaron Nathans (Wilmington DE) Tommy Byrd (Austin TX) David Moss (Austin TX) The YaYas (Mohegan Lake NY) Set 2
Wyatt Easterling (Nashville TN) David Stukenberg (Austin TX) Mai Bloomfield (Venice CA) Randy Palmer (Amarillo TX) Twangtown Paramours (Nashville TN) Phil Henry (Rutland VT) Jane Eamon (Hastings Ont CAN) Ben Suchy (Bismarck ND)
Six New Folk Winners will be selected by judges Michael Camp, Johnsmith, and Patrice Pike and will be announced on Sunday, May 29 during the evening concert. These six winners will be invited to return the following weekend to perform at the Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Award Winners concert on Sunday, June 5. New Folk Winners receive a cash honorarium from the Texas Folk Music Foundation, Vic & Reba Heyman, and the Jim Ross Memorial Fund. Other prizes were provided by Music & Musician Magazine, Kyser Capos, and Intellitouch Tuners from On-Board Research, Texas Music Magazine and Dolphin Blue eco- business cards. In addition, we selected regional performers to appear at the BALLAD TREE to sing one of their songs on the following date(s).
Thursday, May 26 (host: Buddy Mondlock) - Michael Nero (San Antonio TX), Leslie Krafka (Houston TX), Nicolette Good (San Antonio TX), Jon Hogan (Austin TX) Friday, May 27 (host: Ronny Cox) - Heather McCready (Arlington TX), Corrina Rachel (Austin TX), Tim Mueting (Cedar Park TX)
MUSIC LAW 1 - 3PM * FRIDAY MAY 27 * THREADGILL THEATER A panel discussion presented by Bracewell & Giuliani Austin, Texas
This panel is open to everyone, free of charge, to all Friday (June 4) ticket holders from 1-3 pm. It will discuss legal and business issues This panel is open to everyone, free of charge, to all Friday (May27) faced by songwriters and performers. These issues include a ticket holders from 1-3 It will discuss legal business issues review of copyright lawpm. (who owns what?), keyand issues in publishing and recording agreements, and the challenges of modern faced by songwriters and performers. These issues includeday a distribution (including Internet and other direct-to-fan sales).
review of copyright law (who owns what?), key issues in publishing and recording agreements, and the challenges of modern day distribution (including Internet and other direct-to-fan sales).
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KERRVILLE FOLK FESTIVAL is grateful for the continuation of one of Austinâ€™s great acoustic music traditions since 1979!
Grassy Hill is a Folk Music Support Organization that produces
* Grassy Hill Radio * Grassy Hill Barn Concerts * Internet Support for a variety of folk related activities * Sponsorship of Folk Festivals and Conferences
Thanks to Grassy Hil for providing support to the Kerrvil e Folk Festival and our Annual New Folk Competition for Emerging Songwriters. Check out Grassy Hil at:
Thanks to Grassy Hill for providing support to the Kerrville Folk Festival and our Annual New Folk Competition for Emerging Songwriters, as well as providing major funding for the renovation of the Threadgill Theater. Check out Grassy Hill at
ADDITIONAL FOOD PROVIDERS FOR THE STAFF KITCHEN
31st ANNUAL SONGWRITERS SCHOOL Faculty: Rick Beresford, Dir (Nashville TN) Lyric Technique Dr. Dick Goodwin (Columbia SC) Find the Music Terri Hendrix (San Marcos TX) Part That Ainâ€™t Art Lloyd Maines (Austin TX) In The Studio Vance Gilbert (Arlington, MA) Performance Tom Kimmel (Nashville, TN) -Creative Writing
Both beginning and advanced songwriters can benefit from this experience through shared examples. By pre-paid reservation only at $215 per student. Includes lunch, camping, t-shirt, and admission to Sundown Concerts for class days. Limited enrollment. Visit the Festival Office to register.
For three days, Tuesday, May 31 thru Thursday, June 2, Rick Beresford and Dr. Dick Goodwin direct some of the nationâ€™s finest songwriters in a curriculum to provide songwriters with a chance to investigate, analyze, and experience their craft and the process of songwriting. Day 1 Focuses on creative possibilities: deriving and developing song ideas and form expansion. Day 2 Addresses music exploration: discovering techniques for creating and improving melodies. Day 3 Emphasizes form, structure and rewriting.
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Once again, the Texas Folk Music Foundation along with the Boys & Girls Clubs located in Central Texas will be providing a Summer Music Camp for teens. The camp, located right here at Quiet Valley Ranch, has provided youth with the opportunity to learn about MUSIC and POETRY and has opened new horizons for the youth who have attended. This year our goal is to provide 100 youth the opportunity to participate. The camp will be held July 17th -21st, 2011.This camp helps youth have their OWN voice through music and poetry. Matching professional singer songwriters and professional poets the kids learn new techniques to hone their skills. Other aspects of the camp include learning about diversity, green building, and how they, as individuals, can make a difference in the world.
Faculty musicians and poets will include: Bill Oliver, Jena Gessaman,Tim Mason, Annie Wenz, SONiA of Disappear Fear, and other musicians still to be announced! A sampling of camp activities includes instructional sessions led by singer-songwriters, an Open Mic Night, and a canoe trip. All youth participants will need to be accompanied by a supervising adult. The cost per participant is just $50, and includes meals, camping, and all programed activities. Participants must bring their own camping gear. The application packet, including a letter for youth, adult sponsor information, etc. can be found at www.bgclubcc.org. For more information contact Jon Charles at email@example.com. We look forward to having you and your child participate.
FESTIVAL FESTIVAL CAMPGROUND RULES CAMPGROUND RULES CAMPGROUND ACCESS: All campers must have a wristband in order to enter the campgrounds during the festival. Wristbands must be worn on the wrist at all times. Broken wristbands may be exchanged at the ticket booth. The remnants of the broken band must be surrendered in order to get a replacement. VEHICLE RULES: x SPEED LIMIT - Ranch speed limit is FIVE MILES PER HOUR. This applies to all vehicles including golf carts, tractors, and even bicycles. This is for safety and to keep the dust down. If you see dust in your rearview mirror you are going too fast. x GOLF CARTS – Golf carts must observe the 5 mph speed limit. Do not overload golf carts. One person is allowed per seat. Standing on side bars or hanging off the back is not allowed. NO HORSEPLAY ON GOLF CARTS. x BICYCLES – Bikes must observe the 5 mph speed limit. No one under 12 may ride a bike on the ranch during the festival. Any cyclist under 18 must wear a helmet. Bike riding is only allowed on ranch roads, not in any grassy areas or on hills. x ILLEGALLY PARKED VEHICLES - Unauthorized or non-permitted vehicles in the campgrounds will be towed at the owner’s expense. Any vehicles blocking roads may be towed without notice. GENERAL RULES: x AGE – No one under 18 years of age may camp without a parent our legal guardian present. x TRASH AND GEAR – Campers are responsible for the trash in their area. Please make sure that all garbage is properly disposed of in the provided trash barrels. Recycle bins are available throughout the campgrounds. IF YOU BROUGHT IT IN, TAKE IT WITH YOU WHEN YOU LEAVE - THIS GOES DOUBLE FOR PALLETS AND BLOCKS. x PETS – PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE RANCH DURING THE FESTIVAL x SMOKING – Smoking is not allowed within 10 feet of any porch or covered structure. This includes the Kerr-try store, crafts booths, food booths and festival offices. PLEASE DO NOT THROW CIGARETTE BUTTS ON THE GROUND! x ALCOHOL – Alcohol consumption by adults of legal age is allowed (during legal drinking hours), although loud, disruptive or violent behavior resulting from intoxication will not be tolerated. It is the responsibility of the camper/tenant to enforce underage drinking laws among all members of their group. Since we are under a beer license in the campgrounds, all TABC rules regarding legal drinking hours must be observed. Public consumption and display of alcohol in common areas (not counting your immediate vicinity of your RV or campsite) such as roads, theater areas, or the Kerr-try Store is prohibited during the following hours: Monday – Saturday, midnight to 7 a.m., Sunday, 1 a.m. to noon. x LOUD, BOISTEROUS OR INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR – We want everyone to have a good time, but please be considerate of others. The odd “howl at the moon” is permitted, but there is no need for incessant screaming. No stereos or recorded music are allowed n the campgrounds at any time during the festival. No public nudity. Public display and/or use of illegal substances are strictly prohibited. Amplified instruments are not permitted. NO DRUMS! x PERSONAL CONDUCT – We are a community. Each and every person here is entitled to respectful and equitable treatment by others. We should all act responsibly toward one another. Mental, verbal, physical or sexual abuse (or unwanted sexual advances) WILL NOT BE TOLERATED and may result in permanent banishment from the festival and/or the Quiet Valley Ranch. Always respect each other and each other’s property. Fighting and other forms of violence are not allowed. Know where your kids, and any other kids in your group, are playing at all times. x SECURING YOUR CAMP – Make sure your tents, canopies, etc. are tied down and secured against the wind and elements. Sudden gusts of wind can roar through the campgrounds at any time and can turn an aluminum poled canopy into a deadly projectile. Tents and/or other gear should not be left unattended for too long - if you go home during the mid-week, you should break down your tent and campsite. x RESPECTING THE RANCH – Maintaining the natural beauty of the Quiet Valley Ranch is important to us. Altering, defacing or damaging the property is prohibited. Cutting of trees or shrubs is not allowed. DO NOT DRIVE NAILS OR SCREWS INTO LIVE TREES! DO NOT TIE OR LEAN ANYTHING ON TO LIVE TREES! Digging, grading, building or planting anything without prior consent of the campground management is prohibited. If you need trimming or grounds maintenance performed in your area, ask for someone on the “Trees and Trails” crew. Do not tie or lean anything on fences. Do not climb over any fences onto adjacent property. Do not break or modify the erosion control terraces or berms. x PEST CONTROL – The use of poisons or insecticides is prohibited. The use of diatomaceous Earth is allowed. If you need ant or pest control performed in your camping area, stations are located around the campground at large, established camps. x CAMPFIRES – Open fires should be within fire rings, bbq grills or outdoor type fireplaces. LARGE BONFIRES ARE NOT ALLOWED! Fires are not allowed during periods of excessive drought or when Kerr County has issued a county wide burn ban. During a burn ban, only charcoal fires in bbq grills are allowed. Gathering firewood on the property is not permitted. Firewood, if available, can usually found near the Kerr-try store. Do not burn fires under trees, branches or next to wooden structures. Fires MUST be attended at all times and must be completely extinguished before retiring for the night or leaving the campsite. Share fires when possible. x FIREARMS – Due to our beer license, firearms are not permitted on the ranch even if the owner has a legal permit. x FIRST AID – We have medical professionals on duty 24 hours a day. The first aid center is located at the east side of the main stage food pavilion. If needed, first aid can be requested through one of our ranch Peace-Keepers (Security). They are the ones in red staff shirts with radios. x CELL PHONES – Cell phone use is prohibited in both the Kennedy Outdoor and Threadgill Theater areas. x UNAUTHORIZED SOLICITORS – The selling of food, beverages, merchandise or services is prohibited in both the theater and the campgrounds, except for registered vendors. x LOST AND FOUND – located in Ranch Central (Pumpkin Shack) just inside the campground gate. Violation of these rules may result in removal from the premises without refund. HAVE A GREAT FESTIVAL! Quiet Valley Ranch: 3876 Medina Hwy, Kerrville, TX 78028 * Phone (830) 257-3600 * Fax (830) 257-8680
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Join Director Steve James, along with Mary Flower and Del Rey for more than 20 fun, learning hours over 3 days. Small group sessions will cover the basics to the fine points. Material includes finger style and slide guitar techniques and repertoire for blues, ragtime, roots country and gospel music. The workshop will be held in the Threadgill Theater (in the campgrounds) Tuesday, May 31 through Thursday, June 2 from 10 AM to 5 PM. Your paid $200 registration fee includes festival access, tent camping fees, lot parking, lunches, and admission to the Sundown Concerts for those days. Guitarists of all levels are welcome. Please bring guitar/accessories, notebook, and a portable cassette recorder (if you have one). Pre-paid reservations are required. Come by the Festival Office for info or to register.
Sherrif Bob Captures the Dog Eating Pickle by Rice Herbert Harrington
November 11, 12, & 13, 2011 Fischer, Texas
Friday Night, all day Saturday and Sunday at Historic Fischer Hall.
Red Horse (John Gorka, Eliza Gilkyson and Lucy Kaplansky) Susan Werner Danny Schmidt
Crooked Still Caroline Herring Him & Her
Kevin Welch Butch Morgan
Big Wide Grin
2011 Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Winners
Hosted by Riceâ€™s friends at Cabin 10, Inc. www.cabin10.com 1-830-739-6986
Warren Hood & The Goods
New folk winners sponsored by
Songwriters from the festival audience have a chance to share their original songs with an appreciative crowd of listeners under the BALLAD TREE on Chapel Hill every weekend during the Kerrville Folk Festival. Chapel Hill is located at the north end of the ranch. The Ballad Tree is held from 3 to 5 p.m. on all Main Stage performance days. Suggested by Bobby Bridger and Tom Paxton, the Ballad Tree has become an important aspect of the song sharing that makes Kerrville so unique. You bring your guitar, fill out a slip and put it in the hat to be drawn by the guest host who will introduce you and others until time runs out. Each day of the Ballad Tree, the guest host will sing a song or two to get things going and then begin to draw the names of participants from the hat. For the first two days, Thur, May 26 and Fri, May 27, Dalis has chosen some regional writers from this year's New Folk competition who will be introduced to share one of the songs they entered in the competition. Dates of the Ballad Tree and hosts on those days are: May 26 - Buddy Mondlock May 27 - Rebecca Loebe May 28 - David Wilcox May 29 - Jonathan Byrd May 30 - Johnsmith June 3 - Joe Jencks June 4 - Justin Roth June 5 - Guy Forsyth June 10 - Graham Warwick June 11 - Butch Hancock June 12 - Brian Cutean If you are not a singer or songwriter, the Ballad Tree is also a great spot to hear two or three dozen original songs each o f t h e 11 M a i n S t a g e performance days.
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PARTIAL CAPO WORKSHOP Sponsored by Kyser Hosted by:
Justin Roth & Randall Williams "So there's finally a map to this territory! Thanks, Randall. I've made my way through this wilderness for years without seeing the big picture." - David Wilcox
Day 9 Friday June 3
DAY 16 Friday June 10
3 - 5 PM Threadgill Theater
3 - 5 PM
(behind the office)
I n s ec onds , the par ti al c apo revolutionizes the sound you can get from the guitar - without having to relearn what you already know. It's a whole new universe, and a great tool for beginners as well as advanced players. Come explore the sounds you can make by covering just a few strings, up and down the neck. These two-hour sessions will cover use of standard, Drop-D, and ShortCut capos, separately and together in more than a dozen different positions i n standard tuni ng. L ear n the structural reasons why capos fit in certain combinations, and wow audiences with the variation you get by playing on both sides of the capo. The first third will be an interactive presentation, followed by practice time and one-on-onecoaching. During the last part, participants will showcase one song that theyĂve adapted to include partial capo techniques. Instructional materials will be provided, Participants will get a free DVD, and everyone should bring a guitar and a notebook, and/or a recording device. For more information and a free instructional video, see http://www.kysershortcut.com.
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10th Annual Professional Development Program for Teachers Teachers can earn up to 12 HOURS continuing education credit. This program is accredied by the State Board Educator Certification (Course #500546) and is FREE to teachers with festival tickets for the day. Others may attend provided there is room.
Thursday, June 9, 2011 - Threadgill Theater 9am - 12pm Creative Vocalizing with Randall Williams
This three-hour workshop is for anyone who'd like to tap more deeply into their creativity. We'll start by connecting to our breath, learning how it behaves as it moves through us and how it pushes past our vocal cords to make sound. We'll play with vowels and consonants, tossing syllables back and forth like playground balls. We'll wheeeeee and ooooohhhhh and free ourselves to just have fun, with no emphasis whatsoever on doing anything "right," least of all "singing." Most children will tell you they are artists, most adults will tell you they are not. This session encourages grownups be playful and improvise without seeking results. In this session, we'll use our bodies, and a few guitars as tools to generate rhythm and sustain energy, without trying to do anything "correctly." If you already play guitar, great. If you don't, even better. We'll use a method that has been proven effective in getting amputees and spinal cord patients to play full songs in just minutes. Participants will improvise using beats, melodies, and words to build songlets - that can become songs, marching boldly into the classroom as teaching aids, or that can disappear as quickly as they came, like a secret journal exercise. About the instructor: Randall Williams is a conservatory-trained baritone turned folk singer who would much prefer to hitchhike through the Sahara than sing in a bowtie. He's the author of three books and many instructional videos. He's taught singing and creative vocalization internationally for young people and adults, and he's particularly fond of teaching music to folks who are sure they can't learn. www.whereisrandall.com
1pm - 4pm Effortless Singing and Harmonizing with Brenda Freed In this workshop, participants will experience Brenda's effortless singing techniques and how to use them to safely project the voice, avoid hoarseness, increase vocal range and stamina, and improve accuracy and tone. Brenda will also cover the basics of how to find and sing vocal harmonies effortlessly. All ages and all levels of singing experience, from beginners to professionals, will have fun and benefit. The only prerequisite is the desire to improve one's singing or harmonizing skills. Come prepare to sing! About the instructor: Brenda Freed has been teaching voice for over 20 years. She has a Masters Degree in Music Education/Music Therapy and has been performing all her life. The words of her students say it best. “In my very first session with her, Brenda showed me how to breathe properly when singing, which completely changed my voice from a weak, shy voice to a strong confident voice.” “Brenda is intuitive and has the ability to pinpoint exactly what it is that needs improvement and the knowledge to be able to explain it in an understandable way.” “After just one lesson, my bandmate and I had the basics down to learn harmony singing for our original songs.” Brenda offers a line of Effortless Music Instruction Products for ongoing individual practice. www.brendafreed.com
Friday, June 10, 2011 - Threadgill Theater 9am - 12pm Why Songwriting in the Classroom with Martin Swinger About the instructor: Martin Swinger is an international award winning contemporary folk musician performing original and traditional Folk music for Coffeehouse & Festival audiences, classic Jazz standards for Dinner audiences, and Educational & Fun music for Children. ...Some songs are great to dance to, and some feel good to cry to, and others are fun to sing along to, but sometimes you discover songs that simply invite you to stop and listen. Martin Swinger sings Songs Worth Listening To. Keep listening for his new CD, MOON which will be available May 1 with CD release parties in Maine at SLATES May 2, at Synaxis in Asbury Park (fundraiser for ArtsCAP) on May 6, at Grounds and Sounds in Long Island May 13. For more information on Martin, visit www.martinswinger.com
1pm - 4pm Songcrafters - Exploring Song Forms to Construct Great Lyrics & Melodies with Connie Mims About the instructor: Continuing in the long tradition of Texas Singer/Songwriters, Connie Mims began her career in the ‘70’s, appearing everywhere from the Armadillo World Headquarters in Austin to The Troubadour in Los Angeles . She and her band, WHEATFIELD appeared in the inaugural season of the PBS TV series "Austin City Limits". Since then, Connie has enjoyed a multi-faceted career as a performing songwriter and studio vocalist, appearing in numerous radio ads and in the classic Blue Bell Ice Cream TV commercial, "Texas Musicians". She has served on the Board of Governors for the Texas Chapter of The Recording Academy as Education Chair, producing the annual GRAMMY Career Day for high school students. She is the founder and workshop coordinator for the Houston North Metro Chapter of Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). In 2009, she was awarded “Singer/Songwriter of the Year” from the Academy of Texas Music . A songwriter and publishing affiliate with BMI, Connie currently splits her time between Houston and Nashville, writing and co-writing for a variety of projects.
HARMONICA WORKSHOP ROB ROY PARNELL
kennedy outdoor theater
For the seventh year, we are offering a 3-day harmonica workshop. Explore harp techniques with Rob Roy Parnell, J a m e s C o n w a y, a n d Winslow Yerxa. By pre-paid reservations only at $200 per student. Includes lunch, camping, parking and admission to the Sundown Concerts for class days. Limited enrollment. Visit the Festival Office to register.
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