Music Festival 2008 coming soon

  • Jul. 14, 2008 7:00 a.m.

Submitted by Pat Carrie Smith for the Edge of the World Music Festival-We are Home on the Edge this year as we return to the Tlell Fairgrounds on Aug. 8, 9 and 10. Discount tickets are being sold until Aug. 1 in all island villages. This is your chance to save 20 percent on a weekend ticket! Our amazing program of music includes country from The Higgins, the world music of Tambura Rasa, blues by Summer & the Sinners, and the exciting Mamaguroove band. The Crabapple Creek Electric Jug Band and the Charlotte Misfits have been selected as our local headliners, and we will also present featured artists, including Julie Blue, who was a sensation last year, the aboriginal women’s group M’Girl, Celtic rhythms by Celtic Fringe, and music from Uruguay’s Joseph (Pepe) Danza. Other local and off-island talent add to our line-up, and special events including workshops, the children’s tent, vendors, and fringe events will also be available.Check out our website, www.edgefestival.com, for more details on our musicians for 2008, photos from 2007, and a sample of music from the Crabapple Creek Electric Jug Band. The Edge of the World Music Festival is a family event. Come and enjoy the weekend!

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