Trading vaulted ceilings for the great outdoors

UPDATE: The Dino BBQ is all gone, but there will still be free food! Starting at 6:30 pm at the Vam Am quad, Postcrypt will be giving away free pizza!

Seize the rare opportunity this afternoon to experience Postcrypt above ground! From 3 to 9 pm today on Van Am Quad, enjoy music, Dinosaur BBQ, and other refreshments as part of their fourth annual Folk Fest. Full description and lineup below:

Postcrypt Coffeehouse, an acoustic folk music venue at Columbia University is hosting its 4th annual Folk Festival on Sunday, April 15, 2012 from 3:00-9:00 PM in Van Am Quad. There will be free food catered by Dinosaur BBQ and free refreshments throughout the day. Van Am Quad is located next to Hartley Hall at Columbia University (enter campus at 116th and Amsterdam or Broadway). The line-up for the festival is below:

3 PM – Laura Dunn and the Ghosts of Christmas Past
4 PM – The Sea, The Sea
5 PM – Spuyten Duyvil
6 PM – Chris Faroe
7 PM – Bird Courage
8 PM – Sam Reider and the Tres Amigos Band
9 PM – ADC and the Rival Party Band

The festival is free, all ages, and open to the public.

Postcrypt is a student-run music venue established in 1964 that brings musicians from all over New York City to the Postcrypt stage in the basement of St. Paul’s Chapel on campus. There are concerts every Friday and Saturday night with three hour-long sets each night at 8:30, 9:30, and 10:30. The shows are always free, all ages, and open to the public.

Medieval architecture via Flickr Commons.