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Lake Erie Folk Festival Seeks Funding

Any distraction from winter in Northeast Ohio is a worthy investment. The organizers behind the Blue Sky Folk Festival are seeking donations for a new event this upcoming February. The Lake Erie Folk Festival is slated for Feb. 27, 2016, at the Shore Cultural Centre in Euclid.

Almost three years ago, the same venue was the site of the Shore Folk Festival. This appears to be a relaunch of that same event. The nonprofit group North East Ohio Musical Heritage Association, formed in 2014, has set up an Indiegogo page to raise $5,000 to help fund the Lake Erie Folk Festival.

No details have been announced yet for the nascent event. However, if its predecessor is any indicator for what to expect, the Lake Erie Folk Festival will feature free workshops from local musicians, open jamming and a concert, as well as food and beverages.

The Shore Cultural Centre is housed in a former school building built in 1913. It was converted into a community center after Euclid City Schools stopped using it in 1986. In addition to its ample classrooms for workshops and jamming, the building has a spacious auditorium for concerts.

If you're interested in learning more about the event or getting involved in the Lake Erie Folk Festival, check out their Facebook page or sign up for email alerts at LakeErieFolkFest.com.

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