C-U Folk & Roots Festival Features Local, National Performers

The band Mean Lids performing on stage.

From left, Miriam Larson, Ben Smith, and Matt Turino are the contra dance band Mean Lids

Provided by Mean Lids

The 7th Annual C-U Folk & Roots Festival continues through Saturday in Urbana.  Local musicians Miriam Larson and Matt Turino of the group Mean Lids shared some of their music with Illinois Public Media's Brian Moline.  They were joined by Scott Dossett of the festival's steering committee, who discussed how the group organizes the festival each year.

Mean Lids is performing Friday night at 8:45pm with Allos Musica at a contra dance at the Landmark Hotel in downtown Urbana

Click this link for a full schedule of this weekend's performances at the C-U Folk & Roots Festival.

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