Additional Performers Announced for the 2022 North Carolina Folk Festival

Additional Performers Announced for the 2022 North Carolina Folk Festival Indie Rock star Futurebirds to perform Sunday Download This Press Release Greensboro, N.C., June 2, 2022 — The North Carolina Folk Festival announced six additional performers who will appear on its stages in downtown Greensboro September 9, 10, and 11, 2022. The six artists announced […]

The North Carolina Folk Festival Announces Return of the Not Your Average Folk Contest

The North Carolina Folk Festival Announces Return of the Not Your Average Folk Contest Applications Open Today for North Carolina-Based Musicians Download This Press Release Greensboro, N.C., May 16, 2022 — After its debut in 2021, the North Carolina Folk Festival’s Not Your Average Folk Contest will return in 2022 to give North Carolina-based, independent […]

First Performer Details Announced for the 2022 North Carolina Folk Festival

First Performer Details Announced for the 2022 North Carolina Folk Festival Eight performers announced including “Newgrass” legend Sam Bush Download this Press Release Greensboro, N.C., May 12, 2022 — The North Carolina Folk Festival announced today the first group of performers who will appear on its stages in downtown Greensboro September 9, 10, and 11, […]

Chicanx / Mexican-American

Three members of Mariachi Los Camperos preform on a festival stage in traditional mariachi attire.

Mariachi Los Camperos at the 2016 National Folk Festival in Greensboro, NC. 📷 Photo by Lynn Donovan. Compiled by: [field “compiled_by”] For six months in the mid-2000s I lived in Los Angeles. I had just left my job in Washington, D.C., taking only what fit in my car as I drove 3,000 miles cross country […]

Zoom Backgrounds from Greensboro featuring NC Folk Fest

A large crowd gathered to see Booker T. at the 2019 North Carolina FolK Festival.

The City of Greensboro has put together a collection of ‘sites and scenes’ from Greensboro that can be used as zoom backgrounds, including some shots from the 2019 North Carolina Folk Festival! You can check out the City’s collection of Zoom backgrounds by following this link. The collection features photos taken by Lynn Donovan and […]

Folk Festival Update – March 15

Festival volunteer plays the guitar.

NC Folk Festival Friends: Late last week we made the decision to cancel our “Folk in the Park” event that was to take place in Greensboro’s LeBauer Park this coming Saturday, March 21.  While there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Guilford County, NC yet, we respect and support the recommendation, and now […]