2019 Schedule

The 2020 Lunsford Festival is Postponed until 2021

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2019 Lunsford Performer Schedule

All information subject to change.

10:00 Welcome by MHU Provost Dr. John Omachonu
10:05: White Rock Revival
10:25: Carolina Chickpeas
10:45: Madison County Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM)
11:00: Lunsford Award Presentation
11:10: Lillian Chase
11:35: Lonesome Mountain Ears
11:50: Teaser for the Ballad Swap
12:00: Bailey Mountain Cloggers
12:20: Kathryn Parham Brickey
12:40: George Buckner and Chris Sharp
The RiverBenders (Warren Wilson Old Time Ensemble)
1:20: Carol Rifkin
1:40: Southern Heritage
2:00: Cole Mountain Cloggers
2:20: Jim Lloyd
2:40: Midnight Plowboys
3:00: Don Pedi
3:20: Jerry Sutton & Bailee Brandon
3:40: Special Tribute
3:45: Roger Howell and Friends
4:05: Green Grass Cloggers
4:25: Lena Jean Ray & Tom Gardin
4:45: Old Time Ramblers

1:30-2:30: Ballad Swap (Peterson Conference Room in Blackwell Hall)
Ballad singers include Dee Dee Buckner, Debbie Chandler, Bobby McMillonDonna Ray Norton, Analo Phillips, Denise Norton O’Sullivan, Betty Smith, hosted by Joe Penland.

5:30-7:30: Community Dance (Chambers Gym)
Caller: Beth Gunn
Music: Rhiannon and the Relics
With demonstrations by the Cole Mountain Cloggers and the Bailey Mountain Cloggers.