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Freight on The Plaza Feat. Square Dance with Evie Ladin Freight Fest
August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
6 PM – 7PM
The Downtown Berkeley Association and Sliver will host a beer garden on the plaza from 5 PM to 7 PM
Banjo player, singer, songwriter, percussive-dancer, choreographer and square-dance caller, Evie Ladin grew up steeped in traditional folk music/dance, and brings a contemporary vision to her compositions and choreography. Evie’s performances, recordings and teaching reconnect Appalachian music/dance with other African-Diaspora traditions, and have been heard from A Prairie Home Companion to Lincoln Center, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass to Celtic Connections. She has taken home ribbons in folk song from Mt Airy, NC Fiddler’s Convention, and Neo-Trad Band from the Appalachian Stringband Festival, Clifftop, WV. Based in Oakland, CA,