Humboldt Folklife Festival 2017 

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Mark Larson
A packed house watched and listened as The Absynth Quartet wrapped up the 39th annual Humboldt Folklife Festival at the Dell'Arte Amphitheatre in Blue Lake on Saturday. The crowd got up and danced to the last several songs.
Mark Larson
Nayelli Zechman joined The Chimney Swifts (a group of high school-age students from Arcata High School in their first public performance) as vocalist on one song on the Dell'Arte Street Stage during Saturday's All Day Free Fest at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Folklife Festival in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
Clean Livin' opened the Humboldt Folklife Society's Bluegrass and Beyond performance at the Folklife Music Festival on Thursday in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
The Compost Mountain Boys — Britt Smith (left), Tim Wilson, Rich Kearns, Marty Dodd, and Bruce Johnson — played covers of traditional bluegrass, as well as several of their own original songs, at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Bluegrass and Beyond event at the Humboldt Folklife Music Festival on Thursday night in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
Bruce Johnson, of Westhaven, and the rest of The Compost Mountain Boys played their best covers of traditional bluegrass as well as several of their own original songs at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Bluegrass and Beyond event at the Humboldt Folklife Music Festival on Thursday night in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
The Humboldt Folklife Festival wrapped up with some of the crowd dancing on the grass in front of the Dell'Arte Amphitheatre stage to the lively music by The Absynth Quartet at Saturday's All Day Free Fest in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
The Humboldt Folklife Festival wrapped up with some of the crowd dancing on the grass in front of the Dell'Arte Amphitheatre stage to the lively music by The Absynth Quartet at Saturday's All Day Free Fest in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
Deanna Sanders, of McKinleyville, and the Humboldt Ukulele Group led beginning and intermediate ukulele workshops during Saturday's All Day Free Fest at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Folklife Festival in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
Robert Franklin (right) and Deanna Sanders from the Humboldt Ukulele Group led beginning and intermediate ukulele workshops during Saturday's All Day Free Fest at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Folklife Festival in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
In a wonderful performance, Jenny Scheinman. of Arcata, first played solo on beautiful tunes from her latest release Here On Earth (a tribute to fiddle tunes) at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Bluegrass and Beyond event at the Humboldt Folklife Music Festival on Thursday night in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
Jenny Scheinman, of Arcata, first played solo on beautiful tunes from her latest release Here On Earth (a tribute to fiddle tunes) at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Bluegrass and Beyond event at the Humboldt Folklife Music Festival on Thursday night in Blue Lake. John Wood then accompanied her on his keyboard for songs that she has written...some very personal, funny, sad and a few very Petrolia-based. She grew up in Petrolia behind the "redwood curtain."
Mark Larson
It was the first public performance for Summer McCall (above) and Rosalyn Parducci on the Dell'Arte Amphitheatre stage during Saturday's All Day Free Fest at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Folklife Festival in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
It was Irish music (mostly) from Summer McCall and Rosalyn Parducci on the Dell'Arte Amphitheatre stage during Saturday's All Day Free Fest at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Folklife Festival in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
In another first time public performance, The Chimney Swifts (a group of high school-age students from Arcata High School including Kaya Topolewski (left), Ruby Vardas, Nigella Baur, Zane Taylor and Matt Jioras) did a set of covers and one of their own group-written songs on the Dell'Arte Street Stage during Saturday's All Day Free Fest at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Folklife Festival in Blue Lake.
Mark Larson
The Trouble, the penultimate group on the Dell'Arte Amphitheatre stage, woke up the crowd sitting in the hot afternoon sun with their hard-driving, loud guitars and singing at Saturday's All Day Free Fest at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Folklife Festival in Blue Lake. (Chris Parreira (left) Jeff Krider, Sam Kaplan, and Marc Jeffares)
Mark Larson
Chris Parreira (left) and Marc Jeffares rocked out with The Trouble, the penultimate group on the Dell'Arte Amphitheatre stage, at Saturday's All Day Free Fest at the Humboldt Folklife Society's Folklife Festival in Blue Lake.
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Mark Larson
A packed house watched and listened as The Absynth Quartet wrapped up the 39th annual Humboldt Folklife Festival at the Dell'Arte Amphitheatre in Blue Lake on Saturday. The crowd got up and danced to the last several songs.

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