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Friday, May 28, 2010

Young bands breathe new life into acoustic roots music at Northwest Folklife Festival

The rain didn't stop the music Friday at the Northwest Folklife Festival at Seattle Center. Performing here are the Blair Street Mugwumps from Oregon. Such traditional performers at the 39-year-old event are being joined by an energetic new wave of younger folkies.