Plan Your Day

Plan your day for the Lake Erie Folk Fest on April 30, 2022 at Shore Cultural Centre, 291 E. 222nd St. in Euclid, Ohio 44123.

Doors open at noon. Food all day in the Center Gym, the place to meet friends, jam, relax, and enjoy fresh cuisine available from our vendors.

Concessions all day in Shore’s Landing, Room 152, thru evening concert intermission.

Wine + beer sales, Shore’s Landing, Room 152, 3pm thru evening concert intermission.

1 – 6pm
26 FREE Community Concerts, Presentations, Music Workshops, Community Jams, Dance Workshops, and more 

Each session is 45 minutes long unless otherwise stated.


Tim Wallace Community Concerts   Room 125  

Steve Madewell/John Barile, Songs from the Heartland (1pm)

SpYder Stompers, Traditional American (2pm)

Young and Blue, Bluegrass (3pm), John McGrail Trio

The Dark Prince of Cleveland Folk (4pm)

Patty C and the Guys, Polka (5pm).

Presentations   Band Room 158   

Poetry Music Jam with Tongue in Groove (1pm)

The Craft of Songwriting with Mark Freeman, Rachel Brown and John McGrail (2pm)

Guitar Genius with John Doyle (Irish), Jon Banuelos (flamenco), Anthony Papaleo (Americana; Moderator: Mark Laskey (3:30pm)

What is Old-Time Music? with Dave Rice & Friends (4:45pm).

Music Workshops   Room 111    

Beginning Upright Bass with Raymond DeForest (1pm)

Beginning Slide Guitar with John Barile & Steve Madewell (2pm)

Intermediate Old-Time Banjo with Riley Calcagno & Vivian Leva (3pm)

Intermediate Old-Time Fiddle with Riley Calcagno & Vivian Leva (4pm)

Beginning Backup Guitar with Kevin Richards (5pm)

Music Workshops and Jams   Room 115  

Afghan Frame Drumming with Sheela Das (1pm)

Intro to Fiddle with Janice Pohl (2pm)

Ukuleles for Peace: Ukrainian Folk Songs with Sheela Das (3pm)

Bluegrass Jam with Rick Campbell (4pm)

Beginning Bluegrass Banjo with Rick Campbell (5pm).

Dance Workshops and Jams   Room 109  

Youth Jam with Erin Thomas & Joel Specht (1pm)

Intermediate Ukulele with Mark Laskey (2pm)

Irish Ceili Dance with Leneghan Academy of Irish Dance (3pm),

Irish Step Dance with Leneghan Academy of Irish Dance (4pm), Flamenco Dance with ABREPASO (5pm).

Jams   Room 152 (Shore’s Landing)    

Old-Time Jam hosted by Fair to Fiddlin’: Joel Specht, Erin Thomas and Joe Kengor (2pm to 3:45pm)

Irish Jam hosted by Samantha and Michael McNamara (4pm to 5:45).

Pop-up jamming all day.

6 – 7:30pm
Dinner Break

Dine in our Center Gym or nearby Euclid restaurants.


Grand Finale Concert

Concert admission $20; prepay $15 thru Friday midnight; age 12 & under free.
Doors Open 7pm.  Tickets will be available at the door until they sell out. More info on Grand Finale Concert


JOHN DOYLE, Dublin-born guitarist and singer-songwriter

Watch John Doyle video “The Arabic”

VIVIAN LEVA & RILEY CALCAGNO, new old-fashioned music sung and played from the heart

ABREPASO FLAMENCO, an award-winning Cleveland based flamenco company

VOICES OF REVELATIONS, African American acapella gospel quartet

– More info on Grand Finale Concert –






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

(216) 289-8578

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