Festivals & Events

2014 Hermit Music Festival

When: Fri., Aug. 29, 4-10 p.m. 2014

Boise Old Time's second annual Hermit Music Festival starts at the Linen Building on Friday, Aug. 29, with a square dance and a series of workshops on old-timey dancing, singing and playing: Appalachian Flatfooting, Clawhammer Banjo, Old Time Singing, Old Time Fiddle Tunes from the Great Plains and the Missouri River Valley, Musical Saw Demonstration, Pennywhistle, Basque Styles of Playing Music and more. Saturday, Aug. 30, head to Indian Creek Winery and back in time as musicians pick, pluck, strum and sing. Hear The Tallboys, The Barn Owls and the Hi-O Revelers, the Roe Family Singers, Hillfolk Noir and The Oliphants, to name a few. Catch two days of Stump Stage Sessions, a low-fi audio/video project Travis Ward, of Hillfolk Noir, which is what it sounds like: a performance on a stump. More info at hermitmusicfestival.com.

Price: $12 seminar pass, $7 square dance, $35-$45 three-day pass

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