The 41st River Bend Art Fair takes place this coming Memorial Day Weekend Saturday and Sunday at the Downtown Atchison Mall, Kansas, May 27th and 28th 10:00am to 5:00pm
Along with over 60 artists showing, there is a full schedule of music and entertainment including many folk/celtic music acts from the Kansas City region.
Music on Saturday includes Scottish singer Hazel Whyte, Celtic and Americana Fiddle music from Tenley Hansen & Michael Frazer, Celtic folk music from Tullamore, and Scottish and Irish music from Glenfinnan. Music on Sunday includes Irish balladeer Tom Meehan.
Also there will be a session during/after the artist reception and dinner on Saturday evening (5:30) which is open to anyone who wants to play some Irish/Celtic/Americana/Old Timey music.
With plenty for the kids too, the River Bend Fair sounds like a great time and a perfect opportunity to visit Atchison.
Saturday May 27
10:00 am The Carlsons (Don, Mim, and Ralph)- Old Time and Americana
11:00 am Hazel Whyte - Scottish and American Ballads
12:00 n Tenley Hansen & Michael Frazer - Celtic and Americana Fiddle
1:00 pm Mark Twain’s Dog - Acoustic Folk
1:30 pm Kaw Valley Shape Note Singers (In the Squire Building)
2:00 pm The Kahlers (Charese and Steve) - Acoustic Folk
3:00 pm Tullamore - Celtic pub tunes and songs
4:00 pm Glenfinnan - Celtic influenced folk rock
Sunday May 28
11:00 am Tom Meehan - Irish Ballads
12:00 n Chuck Pulliam - Acoustic Folk
1:00 pm David Hakan - Acoustic Folk
2:00 pm Kasey Rausch - Acoustic Americana/country and Folk
3:00 pm Konza Swamp Band - Acoustic Americana/bluegrass and folk
4:00 pm Kathy Forste - Swink - Acoustic Folk and Folk rock
More information is available from the Atchison Art Association