The 2012 Folk Festival of Music & Dance
in Gays Mills Wisconsin, May 11th, 12th, & 13th
Yid Vicious
String Ties The Roddy's 

Admission Prices ~ Press Release ~ Schedule of Activities ~ Workshops

This year's festivities will start off with a Square Dance at the Gays Mills Old Town Community Building on Main Street, Friday Night, May 11th at 7:00 with the special calling of Terrence Smith along with the Folk Festival's favorite callers Tim Jenkins and Jesse Downs.  The Folk Fest String Band will be providing the tunes, and live callers will be leading the dances: Circles, Squares, Contras, Reels.  All ages and all experience levels welcome. 


Saturday's events will take place in the Park on Main Street and at the Old Town Community Building on Main Street downtown.    Join us for a special Celtic concert with Cilla Skrade & Matt Shortridge along with Parking lot Picking, Maycrown Making, Food & Drink, Square Dancing, Open Stage, and Workshops.   The Lion's Club Shelter will ensure the afternoon's fun, rain or shine. Help support our Folkfest by participating in our SILENT AUCTION. 


Saturday's affair will continue with a 7:30 evening concert at the Old Town Community Building on Main Street in Gays Mills with performances by Yid Vicious, String Ties, and The Roddy's. A Sunday Morning Gospel Sing, by the banks of the Kickapoo River, will wrap up the weekend's events.

Admission Prices

Weekend Pass
including admission to all activities:
$45 for a family



Thank You To Our Sponsors:
WDRT Driftless Community Radio
WORT Community Radio

The Gays Mills Folk Festival of Music and Dance is a project of the Kickapoo Cultural Exchange