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The North Carolina Folk Festival has been approved for a $30,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the presentation of artists at the 2021 NC Folk Festival

Rissi Palmer performing at the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum during the 2020 NC Folk Festival Virtual Concert Series. 📷 Credit: Brendan McLean Greensboro, N.C., May 12, 2021 — The North Carolina Folk Festival has been approved for a $30,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the presentation of artists...

Zoom Backgrounds from Greensboro featuring NC Folk Fest

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...

34th Annual Carolina Blues Festival partners with 2020 North Carolina Folk Festival

The North Carolina Folk Festival and the Piedmont Blues Preservation Society announce a unique collaboration to present the 34th Carolina Blues Festival as part of the annual Folk Festival the weekend of September 11-13, 2020.Piedmont Blues Preservation Society president Atiba Berkley, and North Carolina Folk Festival president & CEO Amy...

An Update Regarding the 2020 NC Folk Festival

📷 Photo by Lynn DonovanDear Friends, Fans, and Supporters - Together we are a community of arts supporters, professionals, consumers, advocates, and artists who are nimble, resilient, and creative. We WILL successfully weather these challenging times, and emerge from them stronger and more unified in our support of and gratitude for...

Folk Festival Update – March 15

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...