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February 12, 2024

The North Carolina Folk Festival announces new board members and fundraising and anniversary campaigns.

August 9th, 2023

The North Carolina Folk Festival announces the performance schedule for the 2023 NC Folk Fest.

August 1st, 2023

The North Carolina Folk Festival announces the grand prize winner of the 2023 Not Your Average Folk contest.

July 28th, 2023

The North Carolina Folk Festival announces third group of performers who will appear at the NC Folk Fest in downtown Greensboro Sept 8-10, 2023.

July 18th, 2023

The North Carolina Folk Festival announces the return of Songs of Hope & Justice concert – at the Carolina Theatre, Sept 6, 2023.

June 28th, 2023

The North Carolina Folk Festival announces second group of performers who will appear at the NC Folk Fest in downtown Greensboro Sept 8-10, 2023.

June 26th, 2023

The North Carolina Folk Festival announces the Folk Fest 5K for Sunday, Sept 10, 2023.

May 31st, 2023

The North Carolina Folk Festival announces the first group of performers who will appear on its stages in downtown Greensboro September 8, 9, and 10, 2023.

May 15th, 2023

The North Carolina Folk Festival announced the return of the Not Your Average Folk Contest, marking the 3rd year of the contest for North Carolina-based independent musicians to compete for a chance to perform at the festival in September.  Applications open and accepted through June 12, 2023.

May 10th, 2023

The North Carolina Folk Festival and JM International Announce Partnership to Bring Global Musical Exchange Program to the NC Folk Fest in Greensboro

Prior Year Press Releases

August 23rd, 2022

The North Carolina Folk Festival Releases Official Schedule and Map as Festival Weekend Approaches.

August 11th, 2022

The NC Folk Festival Finalizes the 2022 Lineup with George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic.

August 8th, 2022

Additional Performers Announced for the 2022 North Carolina Folk Festival.

August 3rd, 2022

Announcing the Not Your Average Folk Contest Winner: Anna Vtipil, from Raleigh, N.C.

July 14th, 2022

NC Folk Festival Announces Return of Songs of Hope and Justice Concert to the Van Dyke Performance Space

July 5th, 2022

The North Carolina Folk Festival Announces Four Finalists of the Not Your Average Folk Contest.

June 2nd, 2022

Additional Performers Announced for the 2022 North Carolina Folk Festival.

May 16th, 2022

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

May 12th, 2022

First Performer Details Announced for the 2022 North Carolina Folk Festival.

March 29th, 2022

North Carolina Folk Festival Celebrates City’s International Cuisines with Folk A’Fare Fundraiser.