The Friends of Historic Boonville is proud to sponsor the Big Muddy Folk Festival, held in April each year. This two day, nationally-recognized folk festival focuses on traditional, ethnic and folk music with concerts, workshops, jam sessions, demonstrations, master classes, exhibits, a dance and barbeque. The Festival has been under the artistic direction of Dave Para & Cathy Barton since its inception in 1992. Under Dave and Cathy’s direction, nationally known artists have performed on the stage of historic Thespian Hall for the past 27 years!
Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:00 PM in Thespian Hall.
Friday, April 5th
Cathy Barton & Dave Para will be joined by Stephen Seifert, the Bourque Emmissaires, and the Alferd Packer Memorial String Band. A dance will follow at historic Turner Hall!
Saturday, April 6th
STEAM!, Ed Trickett and Sarah Gray, Phyllis Dale, Joel Mabus, and the McLain Family Band will join Dave & Cathy.