This year’s performers will include David Lindley, Tom Russell, Eliza Gilkyson with special guest Nick Forster, The Steel Wheels, Elephant Revival, Gregory Alan Isakov, Marley’s Ghost, Joshua James, the Parker Millsap Trio, 3 Penny Acre and Moors and McCumber, according to a news release from festival organizers. Ellis, the Moab Folk Festival 2012 People’s Choice winner, will also return for the upcoming season.
Tickets range in price from $35 for single concert admission, to $120 for a three-day pass. The pass includes admission to the evening concerts at either Star Hall or the Grand County High School Auditorium as well as entry to all concerts at the Moab Ball Field throughout the weekend. Moab residents can purchase tickets with check or cash only after Sept. 1, at local ticket outlets and receive a 10 percent discount on all venues. Local residents may also purchase tickets by calling the festival office at 435-259-3198 prior to September, according to the news release.
The festival also has arranged several lodging packages, which include local motel lodging and tickets for those who may be traveling from out of town and who need accommodations. Discounts apply to festival passes only, according to the news release.
All venues are located within walking distance of downtown Moab.
Evening performances will be held at Star Hall, 125 E. Center St., and the Grand County High School auditorium, 608 South 400 East.
Daytime performances will be at the Center Street Ballpark in Moab, located at the corner of 200 East and Center Street. This outdoor venue includes arts, crafts, food vendors, and a beer garden. The venue has a family friendly atmosphere, organizers say. Children under 10 years of age are admitted free of charge and those age 10-15 receive a 10 percent discount.
Late night jam sessions will be held after the evening performances on Friday and Saturday nights, Nov. 1 and 2, at Eddie McStiff’s, 57 S. Main St.
Workshops that are free of charge and open to the public will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2 and 3, from 9 a.m. until noon. The location for workshops has not been announced.
For more information visit the event website at www.moabfolkfestival.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-259-3198.