The citizens of Montreal, accompanied by fierce drummers, mob the Hyatt lobby Saturday night, demanding the sacrifice of a singer/songwriter. Okay, really it was part of the finale of the city's annual winter Lumiere festival.
Julie Wolf Maria Dunn The McKassons Zoe Lewis The Duhks The Wiyos Chuck Mitchell Penelope Sisters Pipeline Brian Joseph Joe Crookston Jake Armerding Ginny Hawker Michael Smith Lonesome Sisters Alana Levandoski La Vent du Nord Natalia Zuckerman John Wort Hunam Rob Lutes The Mammals Bill Bourne Crooked Still Rachel Sage The Redbirds April Verch Montana Skies Kym Tuvim April Verch Amy Speace Bohola Ale Moeller Jeff Lang
Folk dj listmembers at lunch at Restaurant Baton Rouge in Montreal, Feb. 2005. A few more assorted photos from the 17th International Folk Alliance Conference/Strictly Mundial are posted below.
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Same basic lineup, except adding a woman I also don't know in white sweater/pink shirt standing toward left, I have been replaced by Judith Gennett, and Paul Porzio has vanished!
Better photo quality here, further enhanced by my absence!
Sonny Ochs shows card we all signed for Susanne Millsaps, Utah dj/venue host/manager who was undergoing chemotherapy and could not attend. Next year in Austin, Susanne!
John Sincock, Sue Kessell hosting Folkdj Reception
Gene Shay, Iain Campbell Smith, and ... not sure.
Rob Gillis, Sue Kessell, Tom Coxworth
Leslie Berman with Emma's Revolution (Pat Humphries and Sandy O)
Mrs. Cox, Richard Berman, Ronny Cox, not sure
Kerry Polk, Dalis Allen, not sure
Above, the sandy beaches of Montreal seen from the air, Notre Dame Basilica, more Folkdj-l group photos, and a few from the reception and exhibit hall.
Above, some Elaine Weissman Lifetime Achievement Award pix and assorted performers in formal and/or coincidentally unconnected so neither formal nor informal private performances at hotel near the FA convention location.
Nathan Rogers at tribute to his father Stan; Sylvia Tyson handing award to Odetta, honoring Phyllis Barney, 3 pix of The Red Stick Ramblers from Louisiana, Daniel Link with Cyd Cassone, Alana Levandoski, The Grandads, Michael Smith, Redbird, Zoe Lewis, Terry Kitchen, Bohola, Jack Williams, Leni Stern. It's a new camera, and I unfortunately blew a few photos ... so Melissa Ferrick snapshot, Catie Curtis at tribute to McGarrigles, Emmylou pix with McGarrigles, are lost. Je suis desolee, but at least I have learned more about the settings.
A few more photos from Saturday Feb. 26: Palais des Congres convention center, Peggy Seeger with Chris Chandler and David LaMotte, Emma's Revolution with Wishing Chair, Eleni Kalakos & Meredith Carson, Uncle Earl, Falling Mountain booth, Anne Feeney raising money for tsunami relief, Sing Out! booth, Mike Regenstreif & Penny Lang.
And, the last batch of photos: a few from the Exhibit Hall, then the Lonesome Girls, Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir, Ken Whitley, Reggie Harris, Rosheen from Quebec, Tret Fure.