Bob Blackman

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Friday Night Emcee

Bob is the host of the evening events at the MWSFF. He has channeled his passion for folk music into many activities over the last thirty years. He recently retired from his popular Sunday Night WKAR radio show, The Folk Tradition. For 27 years, he shared a wide variety of traditional and contemporary folk music with WKAR lsiteners. Bob co-founded the Ten Pound Fiddle coffeehouse in 1975. He served on the Music Programming Committee for the National Folk Festival's three year stay in East Lansing, and did the same for the Great Lakes Folk Festival. He has contributed over one hundred articles, columns and reviews to Sing Out! and other publications, and has even written a song that was recently recorded by the Short Sisters. Bob is the computer systems administrator at Elderly Instruments in Lansing, Michigan.

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