Jer Coons Plays The Ann Arbor Folk Festival 1/29

The Ann Arbor Folk Festival celebrates its 33rd year with some of the finest in traditional and contemporary artists. The Festival returns to Hill Auditorium for two dynamic and different nights of folk and roots music on Friday, January 29, and Saturday, January 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m. each night. In keeping with the Festival’s longstanding reputation, each night will feature a blend of renowned and up-and-coming performers, providing audiences with the opportunity to hear popular artists working at the top of their field while discovering terrific new talent. All funds raised through the Festival benefit The Ark, Ann Arbor’s non-profit home for folk, roots, and ethnic music.

Jer Coons plays on the evening of Friday, January 29th with Iron and Wine and Jay Farrar (Son Volt, Uncle Tupelo) & Benjamin Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) performing as a duo.

Jer Coons released his full-length debut Speak September 29, launching it with at a sold out record release show at Higher Ground in his hometown of Burlington, VT. Jer followed the release with a national tour including CMJ, California shows, and a number of sold out performances including a run of east coast dates with Colin Hay of Men at Work.
Check out the music video for “Legs”, filmed in various Vermont locales here. Get his album now on Jer Coons and for more information check out Jer Coons on MySpace or his official website.

Ann Arbor Folk Festival Line Up:
Friday, January 29
Iron and Wine
Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard
Band of Heathens
Hoots & Hellmouth
Po’ Girl
Jer Coons
Nervous But Excited
Patty Larkin, MC

Saturday, January 30
Rosanne Cash
Richie Havens
Doc Watson
Raul Malo
Hot Club of Cowtown
Enter The Haggis
Patty Larkin, MC

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