Bettman & Halpin play 32nd annual Woodstock Folk Fest

Bettman & Halpin play the 32nd annual Woodstock Folk Fest July 16th.

Nationally touring, award-winning duo, Bettman & Halpin, will be among this years featured artist line up at the 32nd annual Woodstock Folk Festival. The Festival takes place on July 16th 2017, from 12 noon to 6pm, on the Historic Square in Woodstock IL.

Bettman & Halpin play from 12:30pm to 1:15pm. They will be sharing songs from their 5 CDs, including some of their award winning crowd pleasers such as “Flowers and Stone” and “Buttonwillow“.

Also among the performers are David Hawkins, Joan & Joni (Allison Shapira & Kipyn Martin), Michael Johnathon, Mari Black, Pat Donohue, The Malvinas, and Jacquie Manning and Rich Prezioso aka Small Potatoes (who will be receiving a lifetime achievement award at the Festival).

There will also be a Children’s Area and Open Mic Stage. The Featured Performer at the Open Mic Stage will be Briar Road (Dan Zahn, Kate Moretti, and Rusty Winchel). Mark Lyons will give a Ukulele Workshop at Stage Left Cafe. Thank you to sponsors WDCB/90.9FM, WFMT/98.7FM, and WNUR/89.3FM, the City of Woodstock, and Real Woodstock.

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About The Woodstock Folk Festival:

Entrance to the Woodstock Folk Festival is by donation. The suggested donations are:

  • $15/individual
  • $25/family
  • $10/seniors and students

The festival happens in a publicly accessible location. Therefore, our audience pays on the honor system, so please be conscious of this. Plan to give your donation as soon as possible upon arriving. Thank you.

The Woodstock Folk Festival is privileged to have the nation’s best Folk performers grace its Main Stage. Holly Near, Tom Paxton, and Bill Staines are among the long list of talented performers who have appeared at the festival. We are also proud of our Open Mic Stage Special Guests, as well as our Children’s Area performers, and the leaders of our workshops.

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