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News from the Festival Rhiannon Giddens Curates Special Program for The North Carolina Folk Festival

Rhiannon Giddens Curates Special Program for The North Carolina Folk Festival The Program includes music and dance performances, banjo workshop and banjo symposium   North Carolina Folk Festival organizers announced the program developed by guest-curator Rhiannon Giddens as part of the 2018 North Carolina Folk Festival. The three-day weekend celebration of America’s roots & heritage will…

News from the Festival Wish List Wednesday: Bungee Cords and Canopy Ties

  This week’s featured item: Bungee Cords and Canopy Ties Let’s make it our own! For the first three years, the National Folk Festival handled all production logistics for the Festival.  However, as the NC Folk Festival, we are now responsible for all stages, sound, vendors, and artists, plus all the details that come with that responsibility. We…

News from the Festival Laurelyn Dossett Hosts “Songs of Hope & Justice” with Special Guest Rhiannon Giddens and Others

  Laurelyn Dossett Hosts “Songs of Hope & Justice” with Special Guest Rhiannon Giddens and Others   Tickets for this special pre-festival celebration on the eve of the inaugural North Carolina Folk Festival are on sale now. Greensboro, NC. August 14, 2018 – Greensboro singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett will host a gathering of some of the region’s greatest artists…

News from the Festival More then 30 Food Vendors Will Offer Culinary Delights at 2018 NCFF

  North Carolina Folk Festival organizers announced that more than 30 food providers will offer a wide array of culinary delights on site as part of the 2018 North Carolina Folk Festival. The three-day celebration of America’s roots and heritage takes place in downtown Greensboro, September 7 – 9. Admission-free and family-friendly, the Festival is one of…

News from the Festival NCFF Announces VF Corporation to Serve as Stage Sponsor

The North Carolina Folk Festival announced on Friday, July 27 that VF Corporation will sponsor the “Wrangler Stage” for the inaugural year of the Folk Festival. The N.C. Folk Festival will take place in downtown Greensboro from September 7-9th, 2018. The Wrangler stage will be a large “street stage” located in the 400 block of North Elm…

News from the Festival North Carolina Folk Festival Organizers To Announce Major Sponsorship on Friday, July 27th

North Carolina Folk Festival Organizers To Announce Major Sponsorship on Friday, July 27th N.C. Folk Festival organizers, including ArtsGreensboro Interim President/CEO and Festival Director Amy Grossmann, Wrangler President Tom Waldron, and Wrangler VP, Ed Villano will make an important announcement on Friday, July 27th at 11am at Wrangler, 400 North Elm Street, in downtown Greensboro. The event will…

News from the Festival NCFF Needs Volunteers

  The North Carolina Folk Festival needs you! We have more than 1,500 volunteer needs for this year’s festival, September 7-9, 2018 – and we want you to join us. Our volunteer sign-up is open, and some of the favorite slots are filling up, so don’t wait too long to register. Just click here ncfolkfest.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/ to choose your…

News from the Festival NCFF Announces Artists and Makers Chosen For the 2018 NC Makers Marketplace

  Representing makers traditions from the Atlantic seaboard to the Blue Ridge Mountains, over 50 artists and craftspeople from more than thirty North Carolina towns and cities have been selected to showcase their work and products at the 2018 North Carolina Folk Festival, to be presented in Greensboro the weekend of September 7, 8 and…

News from the Festival NC Folk Festival’s Rhiannon Giddens Featured in Greensboro News & Record

  North Carolina Folk Festival guest curator and performer Rhiannon Giddens was featured recently in the Greensboro News & Record. Giddens told the paper about her love for North Carolina and how it helped shape her Grammy Award-winning career. “I have always been very vocal about how much North Carolina as a state and as…

News from the Festival NC Folk Fest Welcomes Our State Magazine as Sponsor for the NC Makers Marketplace.

  North Carolina Folk Festival organizers today announced that Our State Magazine will sponsor the North Carolina Makers Marketplace at the 2018 North Carolina Folk Festival, to be presented in downtown Greensboro the weekend of September 7 – 9.   Artists and craftspeople from more than thirty North Carolina towns and cities will showcase their…