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The 2016 Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo will take place on Saturday, September 10th in beautiful Edgerton Park, located off Whitney Avenue near the Hamden-New Haven town line. Free admission! Connecticut Folk Festival hours: 11:00 AM through 10:00 PM Green Expo hours: 11:00 AM through 5:00 PM

2017 Contest Results

2017 PODUNK BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL COMPETITION WINNERS   The Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival Band Competition Sponsored by Telefunken-Elektroakustik                                    Winner :   Beg, Steal, or Borrow                             Fan Favorite :  Beg, Steal, or Borrow                                Check out the band competition recordings made by Telefunken!  Click Here Voice of Podunk Kids Competition Competition not held in 2017   Songwriting Competition. 1st:   Kevin Hale, Brentwood, TN.    Song: Angels From Appalachia 2nd:   Mark Swartzentruber, Centerburg, OH.    Song: My Child, Welcome Home 3rd:   Kevin Hale, Brentwood, TN.    Song: Are There Hillbilly Bands In Heaven?    

Connecticut Listener Supported Radio

Where do you go to hear your Bluegrass?   Where do you go to hear the homegrown music that fills Connecticut? Public supported stations!  (your donations keep these shows alive) WHUS 91.7, “The Bluegrass Cafe”, Alternating hosts Jim Beaver and Amy Orlomoski –Sunday 4 to 7 PM, Storrs, CT 860-429-WHUS WWUH – 91.3, “U-H Radio Bluegrass” Saturday 9 AM to 1 PM, with Brian Burness, West Hartford, CT 860-768-4701 WESU FM 88.1, Acoustic Bender, Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM with Bill Revill WESU FM 88.1, Homegrown, Thursday 5:05 PM to 6:30 PM with Rob DeRosa WESU FM 88.1, VOICE of the CITY, Tuesday 8:00 PM to 9:00PM with J Cherry WNHU FM 88.7, Connecticut Rocks Radio, Wednesday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM with Bob D’Aprile Listen to these stations online!  (They support local music!!!) Cygnus Radio – Hours of Connecticut based music. iCRV Radio – The Stream Feeding the River Valley Let me know about any others!

Podunk wins 2010 IBMA Bluegrass Event of the Year!

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