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33rd Annual Claremont Folk
May 22nd, 2016

Claremont Folk Festival

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Sontag Greek Theater, Pomona College
300 E. Bonita
Claremont, CA. 91711

 

Join the Claremont Folk Festival for an afternoon and evening of fantastic music, food, beverages and more at our new venue, the Sontag Theater located on the Pomona College Campus in Claremont.

 

We are a non-profit organization promoting folk music, art, and culture in the Los Angeles and surrounding area.

Past year's acts have included: Ben Harper, Jackson Browne, Taj Mahal, David Lindley, David Hidalgo & Louis Perez, Tom Morello, Henry
Rollins, Dave Alvin, and may more local and regional performers.

2016 CLAREMONT FOLK FESTIVAL

PRESENTED BY THE CLAREMONT FOLK MUSIC CENTER MUSEUM

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

2016 CLAREMONT FOLK FESTIVAL

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

 All the workshops will be held at the Folk Music Center 220 Yale Ave Claremont.
Workshops are included in the price of the ticket. Please bring your festival ticket to the workshop for entry.

 

11:00 am  Introduction to Banjo with Kent Besocke

12:00    Mountain Dulcimer with Leo Kretzner.

1:00 pm   History of  .  .  .  .  with Ross Altman.

 

CONCERT SCHEDULE

The concert will be held at the Sontag Greek Theater, Pomona College 300 E. Bonita Claremont, CA. 91711


3:00  Doors Open

4:00 Quetzal

5:15 Yuval Ron Ensemble

6:30 Tom Morello

8:00 David Lindley

FESTIVAL FAQ

Q:

Where can I buy tickets?

A:

Tickets can be purchased with credit card online by clicking the Brown Paper Tickets link on the festival website or Facebook page, or in-person at the Folk Music Center, 220 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA, for cash or check.  Tickets will be available at the theater gate on the day of the festival, unless the show is sold out.

Q:

Can I bring blankets or lawn chairs?

 

A:

Low lawn chairs will be allowed on the lawn area only.  There may not be space for blankets on the lawn.  Much of the seating is on concrete benches and chairs.  Seat cushions and stadium seats are allowed for the amphitheater.

Q:

Can I bring a cooler or food?

A:

Coolers and personal food items are not permitted, with the exception of refillable water bottles.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase from Pappas Artisanal, Dale Bros Brewery, Claremont Craft Ales, and Plume Ridge Wine Sellers.

 

Q:

Can I bring my dog?

A:

No pets allowed except registered service animals.

Q:

Is parking free?

A:

 Yes.  There is free parking in the nearby Pomona College parking structure, and limited parking on public streets.

Q:

Is there handicapped parking?

A:

There is official, marked handicapped parking on the ground floor of the nearby Pomona College parking structure.

Q:

Is there assigned seating?

A:

No. All seating is first come, first served.

Q:

Is there wheelchair access in the theater?

A:

Yes. There are wheelchair ramps and reserved spots in the theater.

Q:

Is there shade in the theater?

A:

 This is an open air theater, so there will be sun for the first couple hours of the show.  Come prepared with a hat and sunscreen, but no umbrellas will be allowed.

Q:

What if it rains?

A:

This is a rain or shine event.

Q:

How much do tickets cost and are there any discounts?

A:

 Tickets cost $30 each. There are no discounted or VIP tickets available this year.

Q:

Where is the Sontag Greek Theater?

A:

The theater is on the campus of Pomona College in Claremont, CA.

Q:

Who is playing?

A:

 David Lindley, Tom Morello, The Yuval Ron Ensemble, and Quetzal are performing.

Q:

Are there any workshops this year?

A:

 Yes.  There will be limited workshops at the nearby Folk Music Center, 220 Yale Ave, Claremont, prior to the concert.  Your ticket will gain you admission to these workshops.  Look on the website for workshop titles and up-to-date details.

Q:

Will there be children's activities this year?

A:

No.  The format is different this year as we adjust to our new venue.  This year's festival is comprised of a concert and limited, off site workshops.

FOLK MUSIC CENTER & MUSEUM

220 Yale Avenue

Claremont CA 91711

(909) 624-2928

 

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HOURS

Mondays : Closed

Tue-Friday: 10 am – 6 pm

Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm

Sundays: 12 pm – 4pm