Saturday, February 23, 2019

The Lake Erie Folk Fest

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


A Community Celebration of Music & Dance

On Saturday, February 23, the Lake Erie Folk Fest will offer an array of hands-on music workshops, jams, dances and performances — all for free from 1 to 6 p.m.

Richie and Rosie

Richie and Rosie


Then the Grand Finale concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in Shore’s historic auditorium. Tickets are $15 day of show, $10 in advance.

The evening concert features the acclaimed Americana duo Richie and Rosie who present traditional and original music in unique and wonderful ways.   Other featured performers include:




Journeywork: Traditional Irish music featuring flute, whistle, Uillean pipes and guitar

Jim Volk: Progressive Roots Guitarist

Jim Volk: Progressive Roots Guitarist


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Questions? Email  producer Laura Lewis, or call Shore Cultural Centre at (216) 289-8578.


Friday night dance kicks off 2019 festival 

dancingPut on your dancing shoes for our LEFF Community Dances at Shore Cultural Centre on designated Fridays from 7:30 to 10 p.m.

The next dance is February 22, 2019 on the eve of the Lake Erie Folk Fest. Enjoy smooth contras and fast moving squares to the tunes of the Saints and OpossumsLynn Frederick, Beth Braden, Susie Goehring and Mark Olitsky – with caller Kenny Wilson. More information here.


Kids School Program on Friday morning, February 22

The Lake Erie Folk Fest will present “Pass It On,” an exciting educational music program for students in grades 2-6 on Friday, February 22, 2019. The program will feature the entertaining Chardon Polka Band performing at the Shore Cultural Centre auditorium in the city of Euclid, the seat of Cleveland’s polka tradition. The band will introduce students to their musical instruments, musical concepts and Cleveland’s rich polka history, all while having a blast!     Here’s information.


Pass It On! The 2019 Lake Erie Folk Fest

The Lake Erie Folk Fest depends on donations, large and small, from generous individuals such as yourself.  Dollars raised help to make this event affordable and to encourage the preservation of and participation in the traditional arts. Do your part to Pass It On by making a donation!

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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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