Great Lakes Graham (Troy Graham) and the Fiddleman (Allen Dupras) will be featured on Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. during the Rabbit River Folk Festival. The Luke Lenhart Band features, from left, Sarah Bernstein, Luke Lenhart and Beverly Lenhart who will be featured at Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. during the Rabbit River Folk Festival in Wayland.

Rabbit River Folk Festival tunes up for Aug. 2

Fellow folk music lovers will be gathering for the Rabbit River Folk Festival on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Wayland City Park.

The festival features artists, jam sessions, workshops, kids crafts, an open mic stage and jamming tent.

Featured entertainment includes

10 a.m. Brushridge

11 a.m. Kathleen Lieffers

12 p.m. Phil and JD

1 p.m. Pryer Times

2 p.m. The Tanis Sisters

3 p.m. Basement Bluegrass Band

4 p.m. Desert Squirrel String Band

5 p.m. Thornapple Valley Strings

6 p.m. Luke Lenhart Band

7 p.m. Great Lakes Graham and the Fiddleman

Free workshops include:

11 a.m. Beginning strumsticking with a strolling dulcimer. Instruments will be provided, but are limited.

1 p.m. Learning guitar fingerpickin’. A few instruments will be on hand. Bring your own if you have one.

3 p.m. Autoharp gospel-style. Bring your own autoharp or watch and listen.

5 p.m. Upper Grass: how to get the most sound out of a two-piece band with a guitar and fiddle player (like in da U.P.)

Bring a chair, a picnic basket or patronize the local downtown food venues.

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