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News from the Festival Backstage Beat

During the National Folk Festival, the News & Record will offer live interviews with 12 festival artists at Backstage Beat, in a tent near the Greensboro Cultural Center at 200 North Davie Street. You can watch the interviews live at the Festival or view them on the News & Record’s Facebook page. Here’s a look…

News from the Festival National Folk Festival Announces VF Corporation to Serve as Stage Sponsor for Third Straight Year

The National Folk Festival today announced that VF Corporation will sponsor the “Wrangler Stage” for the third straight year at the 2017 Festival, which will take place in downtown Greensboro from September 8-10, 2017. A large “street stage” located in the 400 block of North Elm Street in downtown Greensboro, the Wrangler Stage will anchor…

News from the Festival 77th National Folk Festival Food Vendors Announced

Festival organizers today announced the 28 food vendors who will be serving delicious meals, treats, and drinks at the National Folk Festival, taking place in downtown Greensboro from September 8 – 10, 2017. The National Folk Festival will feature a variety of regional and ethnic foods as well as classic festival fare that will take…

News from the Festival National Folk Festival Announces 2017 Schedule for Performers and Stages

The National Folk Festival – America’s longest running free celebration of our nation’s heritage and traditions — today announced its complete schedule of performance times and stage locations for more than fifty acts the weekend of September 8 through 10, the national event’s third historic year in Greensboro, North Carolina. From classic country, jazz and…