Just folkin’ around

Dawes, a self-described ‘American rock and roll band,’ brings a classic rock edge to the evening.

Dawes, a self-described ‘American rock and roll band,’ brings a classic rock edge to the evening.

An eclectic mix of performers gathered at the Hill Auditorium and delighted the sellout crowd at the 35th Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival.

The evening’s line-up included bands like Elephant Revival, a five-piece neo acoustic quintet and a folk girl with a guitar, Sunny War. Headliner Ryan Adams closed the Jan. 27 show with a very intimate, all-acoustic solo performance, playing some of his most popular songs and bringing a satisfying finale to a night of amazing music.

Devotchka showcases their blend of Eastern European gypsy punk.

Devotchka showcases their blend of Eastern European gypsy punk.

Heywood Banks, the Ann Arbor Folk Fest MC for the night, entertains the   crowd in between sets with a variety act of musical comedy and one-liners.

Heywood Banks, the Ann Arbor Folk Fest MC for the night, entertains the crowd in between sets with a variety act of musical comedy and one-liners.

Last-minute touches are put on lighting and sound before the show.

Last-minute touches are put on lighting and sound before the show.

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