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News from the Festival Four New Performers Added to the Growing List of Artists

Four New Performers Added to the Growing List of Artists Announced for 77th National Folk Festival, Celebrating Its Third Year in North Carolina from September 8 – 10, 2017 From the Appalachian songs and ballads of Riley Baugus – to the big band free jazz of Sun Ra Arkestra, the Festival adds diversity to the…

News from the Festival Four More Performers Join 2017 Lineup

The National Folk Festival announced today four additional artists who will be performing in downtown Greensboro from September 8 – 10, 2017. The 77th National Folk Festival in 2017 marks the event’s third year in Greensboro. Last fall, the 76th National Folk Festival attracted more than 138,000 attendees to downtown Greensboro for the FREE, three-day…

News from the Festival National Folk Festival Announces Call for Artisans and Craftspeople

Artisans and craftspeople who can provide a unique shopping experience for thousands of National Folk Festival attendees are invited to submit applications to participate in the North Carolina Arts Marketplace at the 2017 Festival. In 2016, the 76th National Folk Festival attracted more than 138,000 attendees to downtown Greensboro for the FREE, three-day weekend. Organizers…