Lansing Eastside Folklife Festival West Stage Schedule
Time West Stage (Music and Dance)
10:00 - 10:20 A.M.

Michigan Heritage Awards Ceremony

Mick Gavin, Irish musician, and Neil Woodward, folksinger and storyteller, will each be awarded the Michigan Heritage Award 

10:30 - 11:00 A.M.

Michigan Folk Songs: Neil Woodward

Folksinger and storyteller

11:20 A.M. - 12:20 P.M.

Irish Music and Dance: Mick Gavin and Friends with McCartney Irish Dance

Enjoy music and dance then join the dancing with instruction from Megan Scott

12:40 - 1:10 P.M.

Mariachi  Music: Mariachi Femenil Detroit

A female based mariachi ensemble aiming to promote gender equality in music and performing arts

1:30 - 2:00 P.M.

Bharatanatyam Dance: Bhuvna Murthy

Performance of traditional Hindu myths through detailed hand gestures, eye movements, and facial expressions

2:15 - 2:45 P.M.

Scottish Bagpipes: Andrew Duncan and Duncan Petersen-Jones

Music of a master and apprentice pair

3:00 - 3:20 P.M.

Rwandan Dance: Indabo

Led by Lansing-based Therese Mukarushema, this group of young girls perform traditional dances of Rwanda

3:40 - 4:25 P.M.

Michigan Hip Hop: Jahshua Smith

Detroit native rapper with music that makes you think and dance

4:45 - 6:15 P.M.

Swing Music and Dance: Paulette Brockington and the Detroit Lindy Workshop with the Arlene McDaniel Quartet

Enjoy the music and dance performance then join the workshop and open dance

6:45 - 8:00 P.M.

The Tannahill Weavers

One of Scotland’s premier traditional bands, now on a 50th anniversary tour


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