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Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival 2009

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Jon Bartlett 04 Feb 09 - 07:04 PM
Anglo 04 Feb 09 - 11:21 PM
Barry Finn 04 Feb 09 - 11:35 PM
Bob the Postman 05 Feb 09 - 08:02 AM
r.padgett 05 Feb 09 - 09:02 AM
GUEST,Blake Williams 05 Feb 09 - 02:45 PM
Jon Bartlett 16 Feb 09 - 04:59 AM
Barry Finn 16 Feb 09 - 07:53 AM
GUEST,Dick Bagwell 17 Feb 09 - 12:26 AM
Sailargh 12 Jun 09 - 02:41 PM
Jon Bartlett 19 Jun 09 - 08:27 PM
Jon Bartlett 20 Jun 09 - 09:43 PM
Barry Finn 21 Jun 09 - 01:12 AM
Jon Bartlett 21 Jun 09 - 02:19 AM
Jon Bartlett 11 Aug 09 - 04:03 AM
Banjiman 11 Aug 09 - 04:06 AM
Barry Finn 11 Aug 09 - 12:05 PM
Jon Bartlett 11 Aug 09 - 05:58 PM
GUEST,Georgina in Oliver 13 Aug 09 - 01:23 PM
Jon Bartlett 13 Aug 09 - 06:28 PM
Bob the Postman 24 Aug 09 - 08:15 AM
Bob the Postman 24 Aug 09 - 07:35 PM
Eric Armstrong 25 Aug 09 - 02:42 AM
Deckman 25 Aug 09 - 08:30 AM
Jon Bartlett 25 Aug 09 - 05:10 PM
Barry Finn 26 Aug 09 - 08:41 AM
Jon Bartlett 02 Nov 09 - 01:25 AM
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Subject: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 04 Feb 09 - 07:04 PM

Date: August 21-23
Title: 2nd Annual Princeton Traditional Music Festival
Location: Princeton, BC Canada

A free festival, open to all performers of traditional music. Two outdoor stages. The festival starts Friday night with a free public dance in the town square. Presentations, workshops, concerts, panels, from 10am to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday. About 150 performers. Glorious countryside, an ideal vacation spot, too.

Email: Princetonfestival@telus.net
Weblog: Princetonfestival.wordpress.com

Cheers!

Jon Bartlett
Coordinator


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Anglo
Date: 04 Feb 09 - 11:21 PM

Very good, John, and well done mate.

But it's a bit far to travel from upstate New York.

Good luck!


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Barry Finn
Date: 04 Feb 09 - 11:35 PM

Even farther from New Hampshire

Barry


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Bob the Postman
Date: 05 Feb 09 - 08:02 AM

Pretty close to Nelson though. I hope I can be there.


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: r.padgett
Date: 05 Feb 09 - 09:02 AM

Rather far from Yorkshire

Ray


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: GUEST,Blake Williams
Date: 05 Feb 09 - 02:45 PM

Hi John,

You can count on The Irish Wakers to join in and help year two build upon your incredible beginnings last year!

Slainte,

Blake


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 16 Feb 09 - 04:59 AM

The Application Form's now up on the weblog in .pdf format. http://princetonfestival.wordpress.com/ The deadline is 15 April 2009. Anglo and Barry - sure wish you could both make it, and Bob, we'll be looking out for you!

Jon Bartlett


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Barry Finn
Date: 16 Feb 09 - 07:53 AM

Hi Jon, I'd love to go but it's a far way's for this poor church mouse to travel for a weekend of fun & frolicing, it's hard enough for me to pay my way to the local festivals. Medical retirement just isn't what it used to be, I'm getting sick of it.

I saw in your last yrs list you had Bob Doucet. I always wondered where he ended up after he left Boston 30 or so yrs ago. I knew him some what through my singing partner Neil Downey, they lived across the street. Wonderful singer with a great store of songs. I'll have to let Neil know where he is.

Barry


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: GUEST,Dick Bagwell
Date: 17 Feb 09 - 12:26 AM

My band Across the Pond, SF Bay Area, played the premiere festival last year and had a fine old time. We played our own set, and also with Rattlebone out of Vancouver. The local folks were very supportive. Year #2 should be great.


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Sailargh
Date: 12 Jun 09 - 02:41 PM

See you there Jon!

NWF/Folklife in Seattle this, end of an impromptu beer garden sing, drinking & some nautical songs, (couldn't hear the friendly planned one, so we started one) I mentioned Brian R. (who'd been in the sing) and I'd be there. Some interest then and after so throw up some info on the PTMF blog!

Our Morris side's F/X team is having fun getting ready for the after hours activity.

Cheers, JD
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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 19 Jun 09 - 08:27 PM

Planning for the 2nd Annual Princeton Traditional Music Festival continues. The line-up is all but complete and in the next day or so, our website at princetonfestival.wordpress.com will carry full descriptions of the following:

Annie and Margaret, Eric and Betty Armstrong, Mike Ballantyne, The Banquo Folk Ensemble, Marion Barschel, Jon Bartlett and Rika Ruebsaat, The Billy Gals, Bob Bossin, Flip Breskin and Zeke Hoskin, Moira Cameron, Chris Corrigan and Colin McLean, Bob Doucet, Joseph Dube, Lorne Dufour, Jim Edmondson, John Erskine, Glen Esdale, Fiddle Frazzle, Don Gilbert, John Gothard, Rosaleen Gregory, The Irish Wakers, King's Shilling, Peter Kratoska, Little Mountain Step and Clog, Mike & Nakos Marker, Lyn Melnechenko, Graham Metcalfe, Bob Morgan and Lynn Graves, Philip Morgan, North by West, The Psycho Acoustic Ceili Band, Quicksbottom Morris, Rabbleberries, Rattlebone Band, Tom Rawson, Doug Reid, Brian Robertson, Chris Roe, Sassenach Rebellion, Jeff Scouten, Soft Focus, Solidarity Notes Labour Choir, Simon Trevelyan and Steve Quattrocchi, The Vancouver Morris Men, Ellen Vander Hoeven, the Wanderers, Lorne Warr, the Westside Ramblers, Angelique Wood.

The Festival is 21-23 August 2009 and is free. Our thanks to all the musicians, dancers and volunteers who enable it to be free!

Jon Bartlett


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 20 Jun 09 - 09:43 PM

Vancouver Folk Song Society is going to book a bus Vancouver-Princeton & back. Contact Simon Trevelyan at akikoh@telus.net.

Jon Bartlett


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Barry Finn
Date: 21 Jun 09 - 01:12 AM

That bus wouldn't by any chance go by NH Jon?


I didn't think so

Have a great festival

Barry


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 21 Jun 09 - 02:19 AM

Jeez, wouldn't that be nice?

Jon Bartlett


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 11 Aug 09 - 04:03 AM

Last reminder for the Festival, 21-23 August: 2 full days of concerts and workshops; 120+ performers; great party on Saturday night; a lovely place for a holiday - Princeton BC, 300 km E of Vancouver. Come one, come all!

webpage: princetonfestival.wordpress.com.

Jon Bartlett


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Banjiman
Date: 11 Aug 09 - 04:06 AM

We're coming next year!

Can't wait.

Paul


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Barry Finn
Date: 11 Aug 09 - 12:05 PM

Princeton Traditional Music Festival

What a great line up Jon

Barry


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 11 Aug 09 - 05:58 PM

Banjiman, next year is the 150th Anniversary of the Town, so we'll have a bunch of special guests (including you!)

Jon Bartlett


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: GUEST,Georgina in Oliver
Date: 13 Aug 09 - 01:23 PM

This all sounds great to me.Hope to be there although I had other plans with ''a Bluegrass festival''.Love fiddles and celtic music!!
Would this be happening at the rodeo grounds?


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 13 Aug 09 - 06:28 PM

No, downtown. The Vermilion Square Stage is on, you guessed it, Vermilion Square (newly renovated with grass and a "water feature", aka a fountain), and the Museum Stage is alongside (what else?) the Museum. See you here!

Jon Bartlett


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Bob the Postman
Date: 24 Aug 09 - 08:15 AM

So how'd it go, eh?


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Bob the Postman
Date: 24 Aug 09 - 07:35 PM

Surprisingly, I am now able to answer my own question. It turns out that the brother of one of my co-workers performed at Princeton and she attended, not so much to hear his act as to dandle his new baby. Anyway, my informant informs me that the festival was totally awesome and magical, the main-stage doings of course but even more so the informal sessions taking place in every nook and cranny at the organisers' place, chez Jon and Rika presumably. Apparently the buzz is that the event is going to really take off next year so book your accomodations early


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Eric Armstrong
Date: 25 Aug 09 - 02:42 AM

I can confirm all of the above.
Beginning with a wonderful street dance on Friday evening and continuing throughout the weekend with a marvelously varied line-up of performers playing to large enthusiastic crowds.
The Town of Princeton was spectacular, the music incredible and the weather perfect.
Indeed on every level the festival was an absolute triumph.
Congratulations Jon & Rika


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Deckman
Date: 25 Aug 09 - 08:30 AM

Sounds like a good time was had by all. Bob(deckman)Nelson


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 25 Aug 09 - 05:10 PM

Thanks for your kind words, Bob and Eric. We were blessed with glorious weather and the site (downtown Princeton) was perfect.Photos are just beginning to come in, and we'll post when we've got a few more. Thanks again to all the performers, who came for free. Our porch was certainly the best sing we've had for a while!

Jon Bartlett


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Barry Finn
Date: 26 Aug 09 - 08:41 AM

Looking forward to the pictures Jon, bring them with you

Barry


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 02 Nov 09 - 01:25 AM

I'm sorry to say that Barry never saw the pics, dying shortly after we sang with him at Portsmouth and at the GW Getaway. What pleasure we would have had to sing together at Princeton in 2010!

The pics are now mounted on our website at http://princetonfestival.wordpress.com

Jon Bartlett


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Subject: RE: Princeton BC Traditional Music Festival
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 02 Nov 09 - 01:28 AM

The dates for next year's festival are 20-22 August 2009. We sure hope to welcome a bunch of Mudcat traditional enthusiasts.


Date: August 20-22
Title: 3nd Annual Princeton Traditional Music Festival
Location: Princeton, BC Canada

A free festival, open to all performers of traditional music. Two outdoor stages. The festival starts Friday night with a free public dance in the town square. Presentations, workshops, concerts, panels, from 10am to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday. About 100 performers. Glorious countryside, an ideal vacation spot, too.

Email: Princetonfestival@telus.net
Weblog: Princetonfestival.wordpress.com

Cheers!

Jon Bartlett
Coordinator


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