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Watermen’s Museum Releases Schedule for Upcoming Yorktown Folk Fest 2022

(WYDaily file photo/Courtesy of Watermen’s Museum)

YORKTOWN — The Watermen’s Museum announced the schedule for the 10th Annual Yorktown Folk Festival slated to take place on Sept. 24-25 at the Watermen’s Museum, Riverwalk Landing, and York Hall.

The music festival will feature performances on five stages by musical acts, storytellers, and dancers.

The weekend event is free, open to the public, and will feature various food trucks, vendors craft demonstrations, and artists.

Bands and musicians that will be featured include:

  • Baxter Harding
  • Jerry Sowers
  • Virginia Indian Dance Demonstration
  • York River Symphony Orchestra Concert
  • Bob Zentz
  • LCV Project
  • Winsome
  • Rider
  • Dead Rise
  • v Donnaka
  • Jerry Sowers
  • Cindy Kay
  • Bully Billy
  • Rose and Sword Dance Academy
  • Mosquito Cabaret
  • Tin Can Fish Band
  • Audio Portrait
  • LCV Project
  • Amy Ferebee
  • Baxter Harding
  • Jolly Roving Tar
  • Ralph Motley and Friends
  • Shanty Grass
  • Kountry Kickers
  • 12 Shots
  • Scotch and Rye
  • Poisoned Dwarf

The Folk Festival is sponsored by the York County Commission of the Arts, Westrock, Dominion Power, and St. George Brewing Company.

The following is the official schedule for the 10th Annual Yorktown Folk Festival. The five stages to feature live music are labeled: Ship Stage, Tent Stage, Beach Stage, Riverwalk, and Market Stage. (Schedules may be subject to change):

Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.:

  Ship Stage Tent Stage Beach Stage Riverwalk Market Stage
8         County Market 8 – 12
9         Audio Portrait
10   Bob Zentz   Cindy Kay Yorktown Fife and Drum
10:30     Story   Audio Portrait
11 Winsome   LCV Project     Virginia Indian  
11:30     Story Field Music VA Audio Portrait
12   Rose & Sword  Irish Dance    Jerry Sowers  
12:30     Bully Billy    
1 Rider                       LCV Project        
1:30     Story    
2   Donnaka    York River Symphony   
2:30           Bully Billy    
3 Dead Rise         
3:30     Story    
4   Jolly Roving Tars      
5:30 Mosquito Cabaret        
7-9 Tin Can Fish        


Sunday Sept. 24, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.:

  Ship Stage Tent Stage Beach Stage Riverwalk
        Art Stroll  10 – 5
11   Bob Zentz  Back Porch   Audio Portrait
12   Kountry Kickers  Jolly Roving Tar Baxter Harding 
12:30          Bully Billy  
1 Ralph Motley And the Last Minute Band     Audio Portrait
1:30     LCV   
2   Bob Zentz  Simulcast with England   Amy Ferebee
2:30             Bully Billy  
3 12 Shots     Audio Portrait 
4   Shanty Grass    
5:00 Scotch and Rye       
6-8 Poisoned Dwarf      

For more information, please visit the Watermen’s Museum’s official website.

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