May Folk Festival - Passing Clouds

May Folk Festival - Passing Clouds
Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 13:00 - Monday, May 6, 2013 - 03:00
£5 before 8pm / £8 after

The Sixth Two For Joy May Bank Holiday (All Day) Folk Festival changes location to the legendary Passing Clouds in Dalston. 13 bands take over the entire venue with stages upstairs and down, showcasing the hottest emerging talent from the UK folk scene. Heaps of local bands and bands from all over the country converge for a jam packed folk out, bringing the Fire in the Mountain Festival vibe to deepest Hackney.

The event starts at 1pm with a small market and a programme of free workshops for all the family. Come early for wood-fired Pizza, proper coffee, a smoothie stall from the Fire in the Mountain traders. Relax with the Sunday papers and be entertained by bands in the splendid top floor “lounge” at Passing Clouds, or get active with the workshops downstairs. 
13:00 - 14:30
All ages music jam with Double Bass Dan.
Come and bring a rythm, a melody, an instrument, lyrics or even a dance! and jam to create some music together! Celebrate and bring in Spring the old school Hackney way!!

15:00 - 16:00
Flat Foot Dancing with Stompin' Dave.
Learn this ancient Appalachian Dance Style with the countries best exponent along with a live band

16:00 - 17:00
Dance the Maypole!

Food available all day and night:
Freshly Wood Fire Baked Pizza from Furnace Family
Freshly Ground Chai from Chai Masters (who will be doing Chai at Fire in the Mountain)


17:00 - 18:00 Santa Mozzarella
18:30 - 19:30 Mojo Hand
20:00 - 21:00 Trailer Trash Orchestra
21:30 - 22:30 Passing Clouds House Band
23:00 – 23:45 Kidnap Alice
00:00 – 01:00 Fitty Gomash
01:30 – 02:30 Stompin' Dave and his Bluegrass Band
15:30 - 16:15 Dolly May
16:30 - 17:30 Tir Eolas
18:00 - 19:00 A & E Oldtime Stringband
19:30 - 20:30 Lands End Bluegrass
21:00 - 22:00 The Loose Moose Stringband
22:30 – 01:30 Jupiter Club ft yoB and Mole