June/July, 2017 – Vol.9, No. 5 Claudia Schmidt Lindsay Street Cronan Past Concerts featured Cronan on Friday, April 14, Claudia Schmidt on Sunday, April 30, and Lindsay Street on May 12. This issue features two articles by Stewart Hendrickson: “Paul Clayton – Unsung Hero of the Early Folksong Revival,”and “The First NW Folklife Festival – 1972 – A Modest Beginning” with reprints from early Seattle Folklore Society Journals. Upcoming events at the Couth Buzzard will feature Brittany and Johnny on June 9, and Murphy, Rideout and Middaugh on July 14. Every 2nd Saturday at the Couth Buzzard from noon – 1:30 pm, Stew’s Folk Music Corner will feature tunes, songs, and community singing. The Events page lists some great concerts through the next few months. Keep tuned and revisit the NW HOOT as new articles may appear along with a new video of the week. We are still looking for more writers for the NW HOOT (send us your ideas and articles). Donations – Help support the Pacific NW Folklore Society. Donations of any amount are welcome – for $20 or more we will send you a free CD: “Songs of the Pacific Northwest“, or “Paddy Graber – The Craic Was Great“. Send a check to Pacific NW Folklore Society, 11720 1st Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98177. Thank you.