February 24, 2018

The Lake Erie Folk Fest

Shore Cultural Centre   291 E. 222nd Street   Euclid, Ohio 44123


The third annual Lake Erie Folk Fest will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018, in Euclid, OH.  Come out for a free afternoon of engaging workshops, dances, jams and children’s programs, then cap off your day by attending an inspiring evening show in the Shore Cultural Centre’s historic concert hall.


School Program – Friday 10am

This year for the first time the Lake Erie Folk Fest will hold a special concert for middle and high school students on Friday, February 23, at 10am. The featured performers Ten Strings and a Goat Skin, a bilingual group from Prince Edward Island, Canada, will be especially interesting for music and French language students. Click here for more information.


Saturday Afternoon Events – 1-6pm – FREE

With an afternoon of 40+ workshops, community-concerts, community jams, dances, music workshops, kids workshops and an open mic in the Culinary Bistro,  there’s sure to be something for everyone! Click here to see all the options and be sure to map out a plan to get the most out of the day.

Caleb Gallant of Ten Strings And A Goat Skin will lead a workshop on the bodhran.

Evening Concert – Saturday 7:30pm (doors open at 7pm)

Ten Strings And A Goat Skin  FolkFusion from Prince Edward Island

Aaron Jonah Lewis & Lindsay McCaw of The Corn Potato String Band

Emily Keener   Singer/Songwriter

Fantje na vasi   Slovenian Singing Group

Tam Tam Magic   West African Drum and Dance

Purchase tickets for $15 at the festival info desk or concert door. As always, children 12 and under are free.

Online ticket sales have closed. Pick up your tickets at Will Call the day of the show.

Aaron Jonah Lewis and Lindsay McCaw of The Corn Potato String Band have earned high praise in traditional American music and will be performing at the evening concert.


A Community Celebration of Music & Dance

The Lake Erie Folk Fest is a collaboration of the North East Ohio Musical Heritage Association,  producer of the Blue Sky Folk Festival in Kirtland, and the Shore Cultural Centre, a former high school turned innovative arts center in downtown Euclid.

The event brings two communities together in a late-winter cross-pollination of the arts: Euclid’s diverse arts community, and the Northeast Ohio folk music community. Questions? Email  producer Laura Lewis, or call Shore Cultural Centre at (216) 289-8578.

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Lake Erie Folk Fest logoShore Cultural Centre
291 E. 222nd Street
Euclid, Ohio 44123

(216) 289-8578

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