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The San Francisco Folk Music Club

in association with
The City of El Cerrito Arts and Culture Commission

The First Annual

El Cerrito Free Folk Festival

Saturday, October 10, 2009 
12:00 noon to 10:00 pm.

Windrush School
1800 Elm Street, El Cerrito, California


Welcome to the first El Cerrito Free Folk Festival, a daylong arts and music festival that is free of charge and open to the public.

This exciting event features performances and workshops from world renowned and local musicians alike, with open microphone, jam sessions, and much, much more. 

Bands performing include Eric and Suzy Thompson, Mudlark, Leftover Dreams with Tony Marcus and Patrice Haan, Euphonia, Misner and Smith, Faith Petric, West of Shannon, Duck River Band with Chad Manning, Jump-In, Khadejha Valere, Alan Smithline, Jugtown Pirates, and Happenstance.

The event will be held at the historic Windrush School in El Cerrito, California, who as a co-sponsor of the Festival, has kindly donated the use of the school. Activities and performances will start at 12:00 noon and last until 10:00 p.m. 

More about the schedule and directions can be found on this website.