Saturday, September 17, the Ferdinand Folk Festival, returns to the beautiful 18th Street Park, for its 12th annual event. Here are the 2022 performers:
Headline artists The Last Revel, who performed at the 2018 Folk Festival, are back with their original line-up and will close out the night playing from 7:30-9 pm. The Last Revel blends the genres of Folk, Old Time String Band, and Indie Rock to create a unique sound known as Front Porch Americana.
Their most recent EP was released in May of this year, featuring 5 brand new songs, including the lead single “Welcome to Hell” and marks the first time the original trio recorded in over five years.
the show opener is MIKRON, consisting of local favorites Mike Cummings and Ronnie Schultz, who have been playing various gigs and venues for over 15 years. They will kick-start this year’s Folk Festival, playing from 12:00 to 12:30 pm.
The Southern Sirens, a female duo out of Louisville, KY, and Georgetown, IN, and who graced our Folk Fest stage in 2017, performs from 12:45 to 1:30 pm.
Strings of Indian Creek, a Southern Indiana-based folk-rock band featuring a male-female vocal duo, who opened the 2019 Folk Festival, will perform from 1:45 to 2:45 pm.
Fort Wayne Indiana’s own Addison Agen, only 20 years old and a first runner-up on Season 13 of The Voice is set to entertain the crowd from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.
Bella White, another young, powerful, and original voice, co-based in British Columbia and Nashville TN, but born in Calgary, will be on the Main Stage from 4:15 to 5:30 pm
Taylor Kingman, who hails from Portland Oregon, and brings a rubbed raw honest sound will play from 5:45 to 7:00 pm, leading into headline artist The Last Revel at 7:30 pm.
The Ferdinand Folk Festival is a free, family-friendly, earth-friendly event that promotes music, the arts, environmental awareness & education, and wellness. The homegrown festival provides multiple fun and educational activities for children and persons of all ages. To find out more about the Folk Festival, visit their website: www.ferdinandfolkfestival.com
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