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Written by Irene Schubert   
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 08:20

The 45th Annual Willow Folk Music Fest, Aug 11th & 12th, will be held on the Willow Church grounds, near Stockton, Illinois.

Hours: Saturday

  • 11am - 10pm - Open Stage performances featuring flutist/songwriter Debbie Leininger from 6pm-6:30pm.


  • 6:30am - 9:30am Breakfast followed by Gospel Music Service,
  • 10:15am-11:15am Christ's Country Choir (please joinus for this)
  • 12pm-5pm Open Stage performances.

More than 100 amateur bluegrass and country singers and acoustic musicians pefrom from a hay wagon on a country church lawn.  Jam sessions in the pasture.  Food and drinks may be purchased on the grounds.  Admission is $5 per day, ages 8 and under are free.  NO dogs, NO alcohol or drugs allowed on Church grounds.

Directions: Willow Church is 3 miles east of Stockton on Rt 20, turn right (south) on Willow Rd, travel six miles. From Freeport go west on Rt 20 past the Lena Kolb Cheese plant for 2 miles, to Willow Rd, turn left (south) and travel six miles.

For more information, please call 815-947-3789.

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