Moscow Renaissance Fair and Poster Unveiling

By Arlene Falcon, Moscow Renaissance Fair Public Relations

Our annual rite of spring, the Moscow Renaissance Fair, is around the corner! The fair is on the first weekend of May, May 5 and 6.

But first comes the unveiling of the poster to herald the announcement of our fair!

Please join us on Saturday, April 7th, at BookPeople of Moscow at 3 p.m. for this year’s unveiling ceremony. There will be light refreshments and an opportunity to visit with the artist and get signed copies of the new poster. Plus, as always, there will be a display of all or most of the Ren Fair posters from the last 45 years.

Please see the music schedule for the weekend below, and visit our website,, for any updates. Highlights include Finn Riggins, formerly from Moscow, on Saturday night; soul-seeking Reggae greats from Eugene, Sol Seed, and the high energy power band from Boulder ColoradoCoral Creek. There are many local musicians also so be sure to check out the schedule.... and come to the poster unveiling on April 7th at BookPeople.

See you there!


45th Annual Moscow Renaissance Fair
Peter Basoa Memorial Stage

Saturday May 5, 2018

10:00 Welcome Ceremony with the King and Queen 

10:20 A Mighty Band of Microbes -- Garage folk music. Embrace the awkward! -- Boise, ID 

11:15 Moscow Mules -- An eclectic, hard-driving mix of bluegrass and acoustic music -- Moscow, ID

12:30 Henry C and the Willards -- Rock and blues -- Moscow, ID

1:30 Maypole Dance -- with Sam & Friends -- by the Volleyball Court

2:00 Costume Contest on the Peter Basoa Memorial Stage

2:30 Renaissance Fair Parade -- A joyous trip through space, time, and East City Park

3:00 Meshugga Daddies -- Lively klezmer music from Greece and eastern Europe -- Spokane, WA

5: 00 Sol Seed -- Reggae fusion -- Eugene, OR 

7:00 Finn Riggins -- Bridging the gap between barn parties and urban music scenes -- Boise, ID 

Sunday, May 6, 2018

10:00 Emily and the Poor Excuses -- Eclectic, impelling, Americana music -- Moscow, ID

11:00 Dan Maher -- The very best of general folk -- Moscow, ID

12:00 Gordon Neal Herman -- Pastoral to fiery original piano and keyboard music -- Portland, OR 

1:00 Will Fontaine and the Vital Signs -- Folk, funk, and rock music -- Moscow, ID 

2:00 Maypole Dance -- with Sam & Friends -- by the Volleyball Court

2:30 Phoenix Blues Band -- Blues with some bite -- Moscow, ID

4:00 Coral Creek -- High-energy country, bluegrass, and blues -- Boulder, CO