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2016 Singer-Songwriter Winners Announced

2016 Singer Songwriter WinnersCongratulations to the two winners of the Ferdinand Folk Festival Singer-Songwriter Showcase for 2016.

Anna Wrasse of Bloomington, IN won the Under 18 title and Bethany Boeglin of Ferdinand, IN won the Over 18 title. Keep an eye out for these two performing at this year's Folk Festival.


Thanks to all the other participants in this year's contest - it was an impressive show of talent across the board.

 

Finalists for the Singer-Songwriter Competition Announced--all will perform Aug 13 at the historic Astra Theatre

forest trees grass ray of sunshine largeIn the second annual Ferdinand Folk Festival Singer-Songwriting Contest, four “18-and-under” and nine “over-18” artists will vie for the opportunity to perform on the festival's NextEra Energy Main Stage later this year.

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MasterBrand Cabinets to Sponsor Ferdinand Folk Festival Headliner and all Children's Activities at Seventh Annual Fest

masterbrandMasterBrand Cabinets, Inc. will be the presenting sponsor for Rich Robinson as he and his band take to the Next Era Energy Main Stage at the seventh annual Ferdinand Folk Festival on September 17, 2016.  Robinson, co-founder of the Black Crowes, is set to headline this year's fest.

"We are proud to be partnered with MasterBrand and are humbled by the amount of support they have shown our community," said Chris James, Ferdinand's Town Manager and Folk Fest committee member. MasterBrand also recently announced their Platinum sponsorship of Ferdinand's Heimatfest, which will take place.

RR 1In addition to being the presenting sponsor for the Rich Robinson Band, MasterBrand is also sponsoring all children's activities located at the lower shelterhouse, including a play, a concert, and other hands on demonstrations.

The Ferdinand Folk Festival is again presented by Best Home Furnishings, as well as these sponsors:  Ferdinand's Community Endowment at the Dubois County Community Foundation, Kyana Woodstock, Access Storage, the Ferdinand Community Center, German American, Jasper Engines & Transmissions, Kimball Electronics, Kimball International, and Old National Bank.  The festival, now in its seventh year, is the region’s premiere earth-friendly and family-friendly event promoting music, arts, and the environment.  For additional information, please visit

About MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc.
Headquartered in Jasper, Ind., MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc. is the largest cabinet manufacturer in North America. Its powerful portfolio of brands – ranging from standard to custom – offers quality cabinetry solutions for kitchen, bath and other areas of the home. MBCI is an operating company of the consumer product company, Fortune Brands Home Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS). For more information, visit https://www.fbhs.com/

Want to show off your tiny house?

La Tiny House ExteriorCalling all Tiny House Owners! With the increased national interest in tiny houses lately, we thought it would be a cool addition to our fest if a tiny house owner (or owners) could come to Ferdinand and show off their abode(s) and share some knowledge. If you are interested in bringing your mini-mansion to the Ferdinand Folk Festival on September 17, 2016, please contact us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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