Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival!
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Bio's of the artist can be found at Seldovia.com, since your webmaster
here is overwhelmed with salmon in the nets.

Performances start with the Open Mic' on Thursday, the 20th, free show. 7:30 PM
at the Susan B English School Commons,
and with Billy Goat at the Linwood Meet And Greet dinner, 5:00 PM.

Advance tickets by June 19, available at Thyme On The Boardwalk
(Corner of olde Seldovia boardwalk)
$39.00 entire event
$20.00 youth

At the door
$49.00 for both nights
$30.00 per night

Schedule of Events … events within walking distance of each other in town

Thursday 20th

11:00 am … Seldovia Bay Ferry leaves Homer. “Let the festivities begin!” Music Jam for 45 min crossing

5 – 7pm … Linwood Bar & Grill:  lets all meet here for dinner ! Local band Billy Goat will serenade

7:30 pm … Open Mic' @ Susan B English (SBE) school commons.
                   Anyone who is not performing in the festival can strut their stuff for 15 minutes.

                   After Open Mic', Billy Goat resumes playing at the Linwood Bar, to raise funds for the Seldovia Fine Arts Camp.


Festival Workshop Schedule

Friday 21st 

1 pm :  Musicians United to save Bristol Bay :
            Music & social action to make the world a better place and to inspire others.
            Led by Si Kahn and Susanne Little @ SBE school.

2 pm :   Is it a fiddle or a violin? :
             All age teleconference to discover the difference between the fiddle and violin led by musicians from the
             Country Music Hall of fame and the National Symphony Orchestra. Held @ the Seldovia Public Library.

Saturday 22nd

9 am :     Betsy Scott :
               Yoga @ Sea Otter Community Center


1 pm :     Thumpers Mother was Right or Playing Well Together :
               Ensemble workshop involving songwriting & harmony together. Led by Food for the Soul @ SBE school

               Songwriting in Local Native Languages : Led by George Holly @ SBE school

2 pm :    Sing-along & Stories from the 60’s :
              Sing some of the great songs of the civil rights and labor movements. Learn the stories behind them and get take home song sheets.
              Led by Si Kahn & Susanne Little @ SBE school

               Strings for all Occasions : Led by members of Super Saturated Sugar Strings @      SBE school
              "Our work shop will be called Strings for all Occasions. It will feature chop and strum rhythms and chords for accompaniment
               and then move on to strings as melodic lead. We will feature violin, cello, viola, and guitar."

3 pm :     Community Chorus :
                Develop back up chorus for song Lean on me with headliner Teresa Thomason
                to be performed with her in her Saturday night set. Held @ SBE school

                Learn a folk Dance :
                Led by Robin Hopper with Sue Biggs and Jack Wills providing the dance music. @ SBE school



FRIDAY JUNE 21st      SOUND CHECK  SCHEDULE :

With Sadi @ the Susan B English School (SBE ) commons area

10 am  Theresa Thomason

11 am   Super Saturated Sugar Strings

1 pm  Brian Slover

1:15  Robin Hopper

1:30  Billy Goat

1:45  Betsy

2:00  John Cook

2:15  Jack & Sue

2:30  Food for the Soul

2:45  Si Kahn & Susan

3:00  George Holly

3:15  Alex Mabey


Please let us know if you cannot make your time. Call 399-8262 

Come 15 min ahead of your scheduled time.

Thanks

 


Friday 21st

10 am -   Sound checks start. Refer to schedule for your time slot.

1 & 2 pm …  Worshops ( see workshop schedule )

Friday meals on your own.

5:30 …  Call time to SBE. Performance starts @ 6:15 pm. Doors open @ 5:30

25 minute sets with 5 min turnaround between acts. We want to keep it tight!


Friday Performance schedule. P.M. times
 6:15 - 6:25
Alliah Wheeler
 6:30 - 6:55
Robin Hopper
 7:00 - 7:25
Food For The Soul
 7:30 - 7:55
Betsy Scott
 8:00 - 8:30
Theresa Thomason
 8:30
Intermission
 8:45 - 9:40
Super Saturated Sugar Strings
 9:45 -10:10
John Cook
10:15 -10:40
Alex Mabey


Saturday 22nd

9-10 am …  Yoga Class @ Sea Otter Community Center behind SBE

10 am … Song Circle Jam @ Tide Pool Restaurant

1 – 4 pm …  Festival Workshops ( see schedule ) @ SBE

4 pm … Community prepared dinner for Performers & staff @ SBE

5:30 pm … doors open. Call to performers



Satyrday Performance Schedule. P.M. times
 6:15 - 6:25
Possible. Surprise? TBA.
 6:30 - 6:55
Brian Slover
 7:00 - 7:25
Billy Goat
 7:30 - 7:55
Jack Will and Sue Biggs
 8:00 - 8:30
Super Saturated Sugar Strings
 8:30
Intermission
 8:45 - 9:40
Theresa Thomason
 9:45 -10:10
Si Kahn and Suzanne Little
10:15 -10:40
George Holly


Sunday. Gospel Jam, at Dancing Eagles. 2:00 P.M.


An article featuring Theresa
http://www.apollotheater.org/2012-apollo-artists/608-theresa-thomason






Applications for 2013's festival performing arists found here.
Closed for this year, will be pretty much identical in years to come.


SeldoviaSolsticeFestival-PerformerApply.pdf

SeldoviaSolsticeFestival-PerformerApply.doc

The PDF can be typed into, printed, and mailed back, but no changes can be saved to the original using Adobe Reader.

The DOC can be edited and saved, sent back via eMail.
Employing care to not use the "enter" key, so as not to increase the number of pages beyond one, should be taken.
Use arrow keys if change of line is desired.

Mail in completes forms to
        Seldovia Arts Council
        P.O.Box 257
        Seldovia Alaska 99663

E-mail completed .doc another option. Attach to email, send to our treasurer,
       Klippfisk@msn.com