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David Francey presented by Mission Folk Fest *

"Francey's clear, simple songs speak volumes to his followers. After a decade in music, David Francey is known as one of Canada's finest tunesmiths and a champion of the Everyman, admired for his less-is-more approach to writing. It's amazing how he manages to address deep stuff with such spare ingredients" -The Edmonton Journal Learn more… LEARN MORE

Emerald City Songwriter Circles ^

Folklife's celebration of original songcraft -Anyone is welcome to join the circle & share an ORIGINAL song in turn - listeners welcome too! -Choose a song (& introduction) that won’t exceed 5 minutes total -Please listen actively & avoid playing along unless specifically asked by the song-sharer LEARN MORE

Jim Page *

Jim Page – who, in 1974, legalized busking in Seattle and has since been a major force in the scene - was named by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine as “One Of The 50 Most Influential Musicians In Seattle History.” In 1974 he legalized busking here and has since been a major force in the scene. He has recorded 23 albums over the course of a 50-plus… LEARN MORE

Totem Star

Totem Star supports a diverse community of young recording artists learning music and life skills through mentorship and meaningful relationships. Their work in the studio and on the stage fosters growth in collaboration, leadership, and self-identity. Learn more at their website. The… LEARN MORE

Wes Weddell presented by the Acoustic Lounge Show*

For the past twenty years, Wes Weddell has worked multiple shifts in the engine room of Seattle’s roots music scene as frontman, sideman, writer, teacher, and community-builder. “Always heartfelt and well-constructed” (Seattle Weekly), listeners have come to expect Weddell’s regionally-rooted songs to “speak for themselves” (No Depression). Learn… LEARN MORE