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Jacob's Ladder Folk Music Festival May 2017

Posted : 11 January 2017 12:26:07 | By TWO Bureau | New Delhi

Jacob's Ladder Folk Music Festival May 2017

Over 3,000 tourists and Israelis are expected to attend this year’s Jacob’s Ladder Festival, a family-friendly folk music festival held in the grounds of Nof Ginosar Hotel on the Sea of Galilee that will take place May 18-20, 2017. Jacob’s Ladder Folk Festival showcases all aspects of folk music from bluegrass, world music and Irish jigs to country, blues and renaissance.


Beginning on Thursday evening and continuing until late afternoon on Saturday, it includes activities for all the family on six different stages or activity centers. On Friday from morning till the early hours and on Saturday from morning till 17:00, there is a marathon of concerts and activities on a variety of stages with jam sessions of all types in every possible corner.



Festival tickets include entrance to all concerts, sessions, dance and music workshops, story tent, yoga, tai chi, swimming, crafts fair, parking and free camping. Most activities and the Main Stage concerts are held outside. Festival-goers can choose to stay on-site (in rooms or tents) or in local hotels and zimmers.


Since 2003, Nof Ginosar has been the home of the Jacob's Ladder Folk Festival and the Jacob's Ladder Winter Weekend.  Since 2000, Jacob's Ladder has hosted overseas guests: Rory McCleod (UK), Ben Sands (Ireland), Pete, Joan & Will Wernick (US), Orrin Star (US), The Brittania Bluegrass Band (UK), Noah Zacharin (Canada), Hogie & Brown (US), Sliotar (Ireland), Tommy Sands (Ireland), Work O' The Weavers (USA), James Durst & Madhumita Chakrabati (India/USA), Bruno Sabalat (France), and Aoife Clancy (Ireland) as well as many others from abroad and from the local Israeli scene.



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