The North Carolina Folk Festival makes its celebratory return to downtown Greensboro

The 2021 NC Makers Marketplace acts as a bustling corridor between the Lee Wrangler and Courthouse Stages. 📷 Photo by Lynn Donovan. Download This Press Release See This Story in the News and Record Greensboro, N.C., October 19, 2021 — After a year of virtual and online programming, North Carolina Folk Festival organizers announced that […]

North Carolina Folk Festival to host free experiential training to elevate the safety, accessibility, sustainability and community engagement of events

Arts administrators, artists, emergency professionals & event organizers are invited to attend  Greensboro, N.C., August 26, 2021 — Performing arts and live entertainment events are catalysts for culture and community-building. How can they also drive meaningful social transformation, equitable emergency response, and increased economic resilience for arts and events workers? What do our events look […]

Three Guest Curators Develop Special Programs for The North Carolina Folk Festival

2021 NC Folk Festival Gospel Performers, The Legendary Ingramettes Download this Press Release See this Story in the News & Record Greensboro, N.C., August 12, 2021 — Today festival organizers announced three programs developed by guest-curators as part of the 2021 North Carolina Folk Festival – a three-day weekend celebration of roots and heritage in […]

The North Carolina Folk Festival Announces First Round of 2021 Performers

Molly holding her guitar.

2021 NC Folk Festival Bluegrass/Americana Performer Molly Tuttle Download this Press Release See this Story in the News & Record Greensboro, N.C., July 22, 2021 — Today the North Carolina Folk Festival announced five performers who will appear at the 2021 North Carolina Folk Festival in downtown Greensboro September 10, 11, and 12, 2021. The […]