Day 1 - Thur, May 24

1pm • Campground Gates Open

3 - 5pm • Ballad Tree @ Chapel Hill

Joe Jencks

7pm • Evening Concert @ Kennedy Outdoor Theater

C Daniel BolingHeather Pierson TrioOrdinary ElephantPeterson Brothers

Day 2 - Fri, May 25

12pm  Canoe Trip

1 - 3pm • Music Law Panel @ Threadgill Theater

3 - 5pm • Ballad Tree @ Chapel Hill

Jaime Michaels

3:30 - 5:30pm • University Songwriter Finalists Concert @ Threadgill Theater

7pm  Evening Concert @ Kennedy Outdoor Theater

Jon BrooksJohnsmithPierce PettisWalt Wilkins + Susan Gibson+ Michael O'Connor (In-The-Round), Sirens of South Austin

Day 3 - Sat, May 26

11am • Shabbat Service @ Chapel Hill

10:30am - Noon • Children's Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Trout Fishing in America, Gayle Ross

1 - 4pm • New Folk Finalists Concert #1 @ Threadgill Theater

3 - 5pm • Ballad Tree @ Chapel Hill

Graham Warwick

7pm • Evening Concert @ Kennedy Outdoor Theater

Drew KennedyJaimee Harris, Trout Fishing in AmericaSeth GlierJohnny Nicholas and Hell Bent w/ Special Guest Cindy Cashdollar


Day 4 - Sun, May 27

11am • Folk Song Service @Chapel Hill

10:30am - Noon • Children's Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Trout Fishing in America, Gayle Ross

1 - 4pm • New Folk Finalists Concert #2 @ Threadgill Theater

3 - 5pm • Ballad Tree @ Chapel Hill

Rebecca Loebe

7pm • Evening Concert @ Kennedy Outdoor Theater

Steve SeskinJohn GorkaMary GauthierThe SherpasAmilia K Spicer

Day 5 - Mon, May 28

10am - 5pm • Workshop - Songwriter School @ Kennedy Theater

10am - Noon • Workshop - Quick & Dirty Guitar Start-Up (for beginners) @ Threadgill Theater

1 - 3pm • Dancin’ to Rockin’ Blues with Will Owen Gage and Graham Warwick Blues Band

3:30 - 5pm • KFF Foundation Annual Membership Meeting @ Threadgill Theater

7pm • Sundown Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Joe JencksJaime Michaels

Day 6 - Tues, May 29

10am - 5pm • Songwriters School @ Kennedy Theater

7pm • Sundown Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Songwriter's School Faculty Concert

Siobhan Quinn & Michael BowersRay ChesnaGary NicholsonConnor Garvey


Day 7 - Wed, May 30

10am - 5pm • Songwriters School @ Kennedy Theater

10am - Noon • Workshop - Making Friend with Barre Chords @ Threadgill Theater

5:30 - 6:30pm • Texas Wine Seminar @ Threadgill Theater

Dry Texas Rose'

7pm • Sundown Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Buck MeekAdrianne Lenker

Day 8 - Thurs, May 31

10am - 5pm • Songwriters School @ Kennedy Theater

10am - 3pm • Workshop - I'm With The Band: Learn the Jam @ Threadgill Theater

7pm • Sundown Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Peter Yarrow

Day 9 - Fri, June 1

12pm • Canoe Trip

3 - 5pm • Ballad Tree @ Chapel Hill:

Rob Lytle

7pm • Evening Concert @ Kennedy Outdoor Theater

Beppe GambettaSam BakerEliza GilkysonPorterdavisBig Thief


Day 10 - Sat, June 2

10:30am - Noon • Children's Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Hey Lolly Band, Mr. Habitat (Bill Oliver)

11am • Shabbat Service @ Chapel Hill

1 - 3pm • Young Artist Performance Incubator (YAPI) @ Threadgill Theater

3:30pm • Campground Mayors Meeting @ Threadgill Theater

3 - 5pm • Ballad Tree @ Chapel Hill

C Daniel Boling

7pm • Evening Concert @ Kennedy Outdoor Theater

The Honey DewdropsThe Crane WivesWarren HoodDavid Ball & That Carolina SoundPike & Sutton

Day 11 - Sun, June 3

10:30am - Noon • Children's Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Hey Lolly Band, Mr. Habitat (Bill Oliver)

11am • Folk Song Service @ Chapel Hil

1 - 4pm • 2018 New Folk Award Winners Concert @ Threadgill Theater

3 - 5pm • Ballad Tree @ Chapel Hill

Hudson Mueller

7pm • Evening Concert @ Kennedy Outdoor Theater

The Brother BrothersTwisted PineJoe Filisko & Eric NodenThe Accidentals

Day 12 - Mon, June 4

10am - 3pm • Harmonica Workshop @ Kennedy Theater

10am - 3pm • Ukulele Workshop @ Threadgill Theater

7pm • Sundown Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Hudson MuellerEric Gerber Three


Day 13 - Tues, June 5

10am - 3pm • Harmonica Workshop @ Kennedy Theater

10am - 3pm • Ukulele Workshop @ Threadgill Theater

7pm • Sundown Concert @ Threadgill Theater:

The Railhouse BandTony Kamel (from Wood & WIre)

Day 14 - Wed, June 6

10am - 3pm • Harmonica Workshop @ Kennedy Theater

10am - 3pm • Ukulele Workshop @ Threadgill Theater

7pm • Sundown Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Chris Gage & Friends

Day 15 - Thurs, June 7

9am - 12pm • Professional Development Program for Teachers

Day 1 Morning Session // Voice Workshop

Brenda Freed

1 - 4pm • Professional Development Program for Teachers

Day 1 Afternoon Session // Mic Techniques

Brenda Freed

5:30 - 6:30pm • Craft Beer Seminar @ Threadgill Theater

7pm • Sundown Concert @ Threadgill Theater:

Bill Ward

George Ensle


Day 16 - Fri, June 8

9am - 12pm • Professional Development Program for Teachers

Day 2 Morning Session: "You Get To" - How everyone can play groovin' music:

Janet Brockman

12pm • Canoe Trip

1 - 4pm • Professional Development Program for Teachers

Day 2 Afternoon Session: "User Friendly Group Improv - Participate or facilitate and keep it groovin'"

Janet Brockman

3 - 5pm  Ballad Tree @ Chapel Hill

Butch Morgan

7pm • Evening Concert @ Kennedy Outdoor Theater:

Son of Town HallBob LivingstonSONiA Disappear FearBrave Combo

Day 17 - Sat, June 9

10:30am - 12pm • Children's Concert @ Threadgill Theater

Mr Pancake (Frank Meyer), Purly Gates

11am • Shabbat Service @ Chapel Hill

- 3pm • Volunteer Staff Concert @ Threadgill Theater

3 - 5pm • Ballad Tree @ Chapel Hill

Bob Livingston

7pm • Evening Concert @ Kennedy Outdoor Theater

Remembering Bonnie Hearne with:

Tish HinojosaShake Russell & Michael HearneBill Hearne TrioAlbert & Gage

Day 18 - Sun, June 10

10:30am - 12pm • Children's Concert Threadgill Theater

Mr Pancake (Frank Meyer), Purly Gates

11am • Folk Song Service @ Chapel Hill

1 - 3pm • Final Afternoon Concert @ Threadgill Theater 

Butch Morgan & the Bandaholics

3 - 5pm • Ballad Tree @ Chapel Hill:

Bill Nash

7pm • Evening Concert @ Kennedy Outdoor Theater

All Our Exes Live in Texas, Ray Bonneville,  Sultans of StringCoffee Sergeants, "Heal in the Wisdom"