Saturday’s Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival For All Ages Family Programming

The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music is again sponsoring a series of free family performances as part of the 2017 Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival.  The performers include Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music teacher Ann Torralba as Little Miss Ann, Ludlow, Kentucky music teacher and folk musician Hanna Rae Mathey, and Urbana’s exceptional music teacher, fiddler, and Community Center for the Arts director, Robin Kearton.  Saturday’s programming kicks off with Early Morning Kids’ Music Time lead by the staff of the Community Center for the Arts, and will be followed by special children’s programming provided by Little Miss Ann and and Hanna Rae’s Little Folkers Puppet Party.  In addition there will be a children’s sing along, the You Can Ukulele, Too! program, and the return of the Festival’s Music Mayhem Parade. For further information about the entire weekend’s programming visit

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