The Lee-Wrangler Stage, one of the N.C. Folk Festival’s several outdoor stages, will host festival performers both day and night

Logo for Lee Wrangler

The North Carolina Folk Festival today announced that Kontoor Brands, Inc. will sponsor the “Lee-Wrangler Stage” for the 2019 NCFolk Festival, which will take place in downtown Greensboro from September 6-8th, 2019.


A large street stage located at 400 North Elm Street in downtown Greensboro, the Lee-Wrangler Stage will host many talented performers during the three-day festival. At any time throughout the Festival, thousands of attendees can come and enjoy these performers on the Lee-Wrangler Stage, which will operate both day and night. Food and beverage vendors will be located on the Kontoor Brands property close to the stage.


Throughout the weekend, festival-goers will have the opportunity to see artists such as Mwenso & The Shakes, Redd Volkaert, Phil Wiggins Blues House Party, and more on the Lee-Wrangler Stage. The full performance schedule will be available on the new N.C. Folk Fest app and website in the coming weeks. Sign up for our e-Newsletter for latest festival updates!


2019 NC Folk Fest postcard featuring musicians Redd Volkaert (country), Lunasa (irish), Andre Veloz (bachata), and Mwenso & the Shakes (jazz and funk).


Making the announcement today at the Kontoor Brands’ World Headquarters in Greensboro were Scott Baxter, President and CEO, Kontoor Brands; Tom Waldron, VP & Global Brand President of Wrangler®; Chris Waldeck, VP & Global Brand President of Lee®; City Councilman Justin Outling; Amy Grossmann, N.C. Folk Festival Director; and local bluegrass band The Alley Rabbits who will perform at this year’s Festival.


“As proud members of the Greensboro community, it is a privilege to partner with the Festival to offer the Lee-Wrangler Stage to attendees in Kontoor’s own front yard,” said Scott Baxter, President and CEO, Kontoor Brands. “We are honored to participate in such a unique community event that celebrates American culture and the arts, both of which are deeply embedded in the Lee and Wrangler brands’ iconic history.”