Music Around Town

Oberlin Folk Fest

When: Fri., April 28 2017

The 19th annual Oberlin Folk Fest kicks off today at noon with the discussion, "Women in Folk Music." Ethnomusicology professor Jennifer Fraser leads the talk featuring members of Isle of Klezbos. At 7 p.m. at the Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse, the Pearly Snaps, an old-time fiddle/banjo duo performs along with Isle of Klezbos. The festival resumes at 10 a.m. tomorrow with a harmony singing workshop and a parade at noon at Tappan Square. At 7 tomorrow night at Finney Chapel, Les Poules à Colin and the Grammy-nominated all-female mariachi band Mariachi Flor de Toloache will perform. All events are free, unticketed and open to the public. (Niesel)

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