Kate Wolf Memorial Music Festival 2011

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The Taj Mahal Trio with Bill Rich on bass and Chester Smith on drums. Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Taj Mahal Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans Mark Braud of Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans Mark Braud of Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans Ben Jaffe on tuba with Preservation Hall Jazz Band Freddie Lonzo on trombone, Joseph Lastie, Jr. on drums, Ben Jaffe on tuba, Mark Braud on trumpet, Rickie Monie on piano. Freddie Lonzo of Preservation Hall Jazz Band Freddie Lonzo of Preservation Hall Jazz Band Charlie Gabriel of Preservation Hall Jazz Band Clint Maedgen of Preservation Hall Jazz Band Mark Braud sings with backing vocals by Charlie Gabriel and Clint Maedgen Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans Freebo sits in on tuba with Preservation Hall Jazz Band Charlie Gabriel of Preservation Hall Jazz Band Mark Braud leads the band off the stage and into the audience Preservation Hall Jazz Band parades through the audience Charlie Gabriel of Preservation Hall Jazz Band Ben Jaffe on tuba with Preservation Hall Jazz Band Freebo sitting in on tuba with Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans These are the trees that Black Oak Ranch is named after. A metal sunburst and Kate Wolf themed batik art adorn the entrance to the backstage dining area. David Bromberg and Jorma Kaukonen backstage David Bromberg jamming backstage David Bromberg jamming backstage Poor Buttered Rumskey, a combination of Poor Man's Whiskey and Hot Buttered Rum Poor Buttered Rumskey, a combination of Poor Man's Whiskey and Hot Buttered Rum Poor Buttered Rumskey, a combination of Poor Man's Whiskey and Hot Buttered Rum Poor Buttered Rumskey, a combination of Poor Man's Whiskey and Hot Buttered Rum Poor Buttered Rumskey Poor Buttered Rumskey Audience enjoys Poor Buttered Rumskey Poor Buttered Rumskey fans Poor Buttered Rumskey Poor Buttered Rumskey Poor Buttered Rumskey Poor Buttered Rumskey Poor Buttered Rumskey Poor Buttered Rumskey Poor Buttered Rumskey Poor Buttered Rumskey Audience applauds Hot Buttered Rumskey John Wilson is the model happy camper and backstage kitchen volunteer. Denizens of Bear Camp Sign for the Hagler stage The Houston Jones band at the Arlo Hagler Stage Houston Jones band at the Hagler stage Saturday afternoon Travis Jones of the Houston Jones band Peter Tucker and Chris Kee of Houston Jones band Travis Jones of the Houston Jones band Henry Salvia of the Houston Jones band Glenn Houston of the Houston Jones band Chris Kee of Houston Jones band Peter Tucker of Houston Jones band Travis Jones of the Houston Jones band The Arlo Hagler stage audience enjoys the Houston Jones band Henry Salvia of the Houston Jones band Henry Salvia of the Houston Jones band Activist Alley is the location for booths run by nonprofit orgs. Humane Society booth Vendor booths line the pathway to the main concert bowl. Vendor booths line the pathway to the main concert bowl. Vendor booths line the pathway to the main concert bowl. Vendor booths line the pathway to the main concert bowl. Vendor booths line the pathway to the main concert bowl. A bit of Riverside campground A bit of Riverside campground Freebo at the Revival Tent Singer/songwriter Freebo at the Revival Tent Singer/songwriters Kimball Hurd and Alicia Fineman From left, Kimball Hurd, Alicia Fineman, Freebo, Eleanore MacDonald and Paul Kamm. The full cast of the singer/songwriter program at the Revival Tent. Alicia Fineman Sound board at Revival Tent Eleanore MacDonald and Paul Kamm Kimball Hurd, Alicia Fineman, Freebo, Eleanore MacDonald and Paul Kamm Freebo Freebo Freebo, Eleanore MacDonald and Paul Kamm Vendors at the main concert bowl Vendors at the main concert bowl Vendors at the main concert bowl Vendors at the main concert bowl. This dude is wearing a cargo kilt! David Bromberg and Jorma Kaukonen David Bromberg Jorma Kaukonen David Bromberg The audience enjoys David Bromberg and Jorma Kaukonen. A handsome couple enjoys the scene Saturday evening. The CD booth is well stocked with artists' products. Kate Wolf's family booth has festival clothing and other items. Wavy Gravy takes a break backstage. Mavis Staples and her band Saturday night Mavis Staples and her band Saturday night Mavis Staples and her band as seen from the main sound booth. Mavis Staples and her band Saturday night Send in the clown! Wavy Gravy enters stage left. Mavis Staples greets Mr. Gravy Mavis Staples and her band Saturday night The Main stage against a twilight sky at 9:30 PM Saturday night. Sunset Radio announcer's booth near the main stage. Wavy Gravy makes an announcement on the main stage. David Hidalgo of Los Lobos David Hidalgo of Los Lobos David Hidalgo of Los Lobos Louis Perez of Los Lobos Cesar Rosas of Los Lobos Cesar Rosas of Los Lobos Cesar Rosas of Los Lobos Louis Perez of Los Lobos David Hidalgo of Los Lobos Cesar Rosas of Los Lobos David Bromberg with David Hidalgo and Los Lobos David Bromberg with David Hidalgo and Los Lobos Louis Perez of Los Lobos Cesar Rosas and Conrad Lozano of Los Lobos Conrad Lozano of Los Lobos Conrad Lozano of Los Lobos Catfish Jack sits in with Los Lobos Catfish Jack with David Hidalgo and Los Lobos Catfish Jack with David Hidalgo and Los Lobos Los Lobos with Catfish Jack sitting in on mouth harp Los Lobos with David Bromberg and Catfish Jack sitting in Cesar Rosas of Los Lobos Los Lobos with David Bromberg and Catfish Jack sitting in Preservation Hall Jazz Band on the Utahpia stage after the main show ended Saturday night Preservation Hall Jazz Band on the Utahpia stage. Preservation Hall artistic director Ben Rickie Monie, piano, Ben Jaffe, tuba, and Joseph Lastie, Jr. drums The campfire song circle by the river runs late into the night Friday and Saturday, with everyone sharing songs, stories and poems. The campfire song circle by the river runs late into the night Friday and Saturday, with everyone sharing songs, stories and poems. The campfire song circle by the river runs late into the night Friday and Saturday, with everyone sharing songs, stories and poems. The campfire song circle by the river runs late into the night Friday and Saturday, with everyone sharing songs, stories and poems. The campfire song circle by the river runs late into the night Friday and Saturday, with everyone sharing songs, stories and poems. The campfire song circle by the river runs late into the night Friday and Saturday, with everyone sharing songs, stories and poems. Late night jam at a Riverside campsite. Illuminated tiki poles mark the path to the main concert bowl from the parking area. The medical first aid tent is staffed all hours The money machine is available 24 hours. Security Central is of course staffed 24 hours. Sunday morning main concert bowl with Evie Ladin on stage. Evie Ladin and Evil Diane on the Main Stage Sunday morning Dancers enjoy Evie Ladin's set. Red Molly on the Main Stage, with  Abbie Gardner on dobro, Laurie MacAllister on banjo, Molly Venter on guitar. Red Molly Red Molly Red Molly Red Molly takes a bow, with  Abbie Gardner, Laurie MacAllister, Molly Venter. Red Molly Red Molly Red Molly Red Molly Red Molly The Seva Foundation works to prevent blindness The Artist's Merchandise booth sells performers' CDs, T-shirts, etc. Sunset Radio's mobile control room, veteran of many music festivals. Houston Jones on the Main stage Sunday afternoon Travis Jones of the Houston Jones band on the Main stage Sunday afternoon Glenn Houston of Houston Jones on the Main stage Sunday afternoon Jim Baucher of Houston Jones Houston Jones on the Main stage Sunday afternoon Stevie Coyle sits in with the Houston Jones band, including several former members, with Stevie, of The Waybacks. Stevie Coyle sits in with Travis Jones and the Houston Jones band Stevie Coyle Dueling guitars with Travis Jones and Stevie Coyle Travis Jones Travis Jones, Chris Kee and Glenn Houston Henry Salvia of Houston Jones band World's Best Lemonade stand from Albion, CA Ned Huff shakes up a cold freshly squeezed lemonade with ice and honey. Audience for the Wailin' Jennys The Wailin' Jennys Heather Masse of The Wailin' Jennys The Wailin' Jennys Nicky Mehta of The Wailin' Jennys Ruth Moody of The Wailin' Jennys Nicky Mehta of The Wailin' Jennys Heather Masse of The Wailin' Jennys Heather Masse of The Wailin' Jennys Richard Moody, Ruth's brother, accompanies the Wailin' Jennys. Main stage Sunday evening with Todd Snider and Great American Taxi Todd Snider with Great American Taxi Todd Snider (2nd from right) with Great American Taxi Todd Snider with Great American Taxi Todd Snider with Vince Herman of Great American Taxi Todd Snider with Great American Taxi Festival producer Cloud Moss watches the show from the stage sound board. Great American Taxi guitar player Jim Lewin Todd Snider Vince Herman of Great American Taxi Chad Staehly of Great American Taxi Vince Herman of Great American Taxi Todd Snider with Great American Taxi Vince Herman of Great American Taxi Jim Lewin of Great American Taxi Todd Snider Freebo on tuba with Vince Herman of Great American Taxi Freebo sits in on tuba with Todd Snider and Great American Taxi Todd Snider with Great American Taxi Freebo sits in on tuba with Todd Snider and Great American Taxi Freebo sits in on tuba with Todd Snider and Great American Taxi Todd Snider Vince Herman of Great American Taxi Freebo sits in on tuba with Todd Snider and Great American Taxi A yummy chicken curry Sunday dinner was served backstage to performers, production staff and guests. Bruce Cockburn with violinist Jenny Scheinman Bruce Cockburn Bruce Cockburn Bruce Cockburn Bruce Cockburn Jenny Scheinman Bruce Cockburn Jenny Scheinman Bruce Cockburn Jenny Scheinman Jenny Scheinman Jenny Scheinman The Wailin' Jennys sit in with Bruce Cockburn The Wailin' Jennys sit in with Bruce Cockburn The Wailin' Jennys sit in with Bruce Cockburn Bruce Cockburn ends his twilight set with the Wailin' Jennys sitting in. Singer/songwriter Jim Page did a 'tweener set Sunday night as the stage crew sets up for Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Singer/songwriter Jim Page Singer/songwriter Jim Page Singer/songwriter Jim Page The CD booth Sunday night Sunday night headliners Nitty Gritty Dirt Band open the final set on the main stage. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band are Jimmie Fadden (drums, harmonica), Jeff Hanna (guitar), John McEuen (guitar, banjo, mandolin, etc.), Bob Carpenter (keyboard, accordeon), and all of them sing too. Jimmie Fadden, Jeff Hanna and John McEuen of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band John McEuen of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jeff Hanna of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jimmie Fadden of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band John McEuen of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jimmie Fadden of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jimmie Fadden of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jimmie Fadden of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jeff Hanna and John McEuen of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jeff Hanna of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Bob Carpenter of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jeff Hanna of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jeff Hanna and John McEuen of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jeff Hanna of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Jeff Hanna of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Peace, and good night .

 


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