(Kerrville, Tex.) – April 17, 2009 – The Kerrville Folk Festival at Quiet Valley Ranch, nine miles south of the Texas Hill Country resort community Kerrville, announces an exciting 2009 festival schedule for its 38th annual event. Once again this legendary songwriter’s festival will run for 18 straight days, from Thursday, May 21 through Sunday, June 7, 2009. The entire weekend of May 29 – 31 will be broadcast live on Sirius XM Radio, The Village (XM 15), hosted by Mary Sue Twohy. For information and tickets please go to www.kerrvillefolkfestival.com.
This year’s talent-packed festival lineup includes Kerrville Folk Festival newcomers such as Norton Buffalo & Friends (May 21), Rich DelGrosso (May 29), Butch Morgan (May 31), Jaime Michaels (May 24), and David Llewellyn (May 25). There’s also an impressive list of artists returning after a hiatus including, among others, Tish Hinojosa (June 5), The Folk Brothers: Jack Hardy & David Massengill (May 22), The Limeliters (May 29), Kevin Connolly (June 6), Berkley Hart (May 24), Michael Hearne & SXSW (June 5), and Cliff Eberhardt (May 25).
Of course the talent doesn’t stop there… the Kerrville Folk Festival will once again present diverse audience favorites such as Ruthie Foster (June 7), Terri Hendrix (May 30), Guy Forsyth (May 23), the Austin Lounge Lizards (May 22), Trout Fishing in America (May 29), Ray Wylie Hubbard (May 31), Johnsmith (May 30), Shake Russell Trio (June 5), Band of Heathens (May 24), Ellis Paul (May 29), Kevin Welch (May 21), Jimmy LaFave (May 23), Peter Yarrow (May 23), Susan Gibson (May 21), Bruce Robison (May 30), Shelley King (May 25), and Walt & Tina Wilkins (May 24) along with dozens of other renowned artists.