Jacob's Ladder Folk Festival, now in its 41st year, is a unique musical and social event which takes place twice a year in two different formats for lovers of all aspects of folk music from Bluegrass to World music, from Irish jigs to Country Rock, from Blues to Bagpipes.
This years spring festival will be held on May 18-19-20 2017 on and around the pastoral lawns and beach and in the various indoor halls of Nof Ginosar Hotel on the shores of Lake Kinneret.
From Thursday afternoon until late Saturday afternoon, the festival features 37 concerts, dance workshops music workshops, Jam sessions of all types in every possible corner, Juggling, and other fabulous activities in the Jacobs Ladder spirit. Handicrafts for children and adults, swimming in the lake and pool and free camping make this a perfect weekend for singles, families, teens and seniors.
Thursday sees hotel guests arriving while savvy campers claim the best spots on the lush lawns and their place in front of the main stage in time for a rocking good concert. On Friday from morning till the early hours and on Saturday from morning till 17:00 one can enjoy a marathon of concerts and activities on a variety of stages and venues with jam sessions of all types in every possible corner.
Camping is on lawns with hot water showers and luxury toilets. The onsite hotel Nof Ginosar fills up a year ahead, but offers a variety of food and facilities. B&B accommodation isavailable in the area.
Highlights of this years festival include:
THE ABRAMS (Canada) * NEFESH MOUNTAIN (USA) * THE BETTY BEARS
MALABI TROPICAL * LUCA CIARLA (Italy) * THE PAZ BAND * THE BLOOMERS
DBLUES * LIBI & THE FLASHBACK * GABRIELLA LEWIS BAND * MIKA SADEH
THE LEE & GIL BAND * GALILEE THUNDER * FOREST * JACKS OF DIAMOND and many more
* Swing, Irish and American Dance Workshops * Master Classes * Children's Activities *Crafts Fair * Food Stalls *Juggling Circus*
Sorry, no dogs allowed.
The festival is produced by Menachem & Yehudit Vinegrad.
Tickets / Program: www.jlfestival.com
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