The Ark will sponsor and host The Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival on January 27 and 28, 2012 at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor. The Lamp Post Inn will offer special rates on several of their most popular units for those attending the Festival. When booking at The Lamp Post Inn please use the Promo Code HILLEV.
The two evenings will feature some of the finest contemporary and traditional artists with a variety of special performances. Each night includes a blend of well known and upcoming performers.
This year comedian Heywood Banks will be the Master of Ceremonies for both evenings.
On Friday the talented singer songwriter Ryan Adams will be the headliner , and will be introducing his new highly acclaimed Ashes & Fire release. He will be joined by gypsy-rockers Devotchka and the popular band Dawes.
On Saturday evening the Festival will celebrate their 35th anniversary with the legendary performers, Emmylou Harris and nanci Griffith. Also rounding out the Saturday festivities will be Glen Campbell making his first trip to the Ann Arbor Folk Festival.
Friday, Jamuary 27
David Wax Museum
Heywood Banks, MC
Saturday, January 28
Caravan of Thieves
Festival information and tickets can be obtained through the Ark
Hill Auditorium, located on the campus of the University of Michigan, is 1 ½ miles from the Lamp Post Inn. Special discounted rates for those attending the Ann Arbor Folk Festival are available at the hotel. For reservations go to The Lamp Post Inn and use the corporate code HILLEV.