NHPR Folk Festival Calendar 7.24.16

Jul 24, 2016

July 28-July31

>>>Ossipee Valley Music Festival

South Hiram, Maine  ~  www.ossipeevalley.com

Performers include: The California Honey Drops, Sarah Jarosz,    Mandolin Orange, The Claire Lynch Band, Darlingside, Ten Strings & a Goatskin, Ghost of Paul Revere, Twisted Pine, The New England Bluegrass Band, Tricky Britches, Lula Wiles and more.

July 29-31

>>>The Lowell Folk Festival

Lowell, Massachusetts   ~   www.lowellfolkfestival.org

Performers include: Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, King Sunny Ade & His African Beats, Savoy Family Cajun Band, The Gibson           Brothers, and more.

August 2-4

>>>Sweet Chariot Music Festival

Swan’s Island, Maine  ~  www.sweetchariotmusicfestival.com

Performers include: Nick Apollonio, Jennifer Armstrong, Doug Day,     The Jenkens Family, Geoff Kaufman , Lisa Redfern, Moira Smiley with     VOCO, Daisy Nell, and many more.

August 5-7

>>>Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Hillsdale, New York   ~   www.falconridgefolk.org

Performers include: Annie Wenz, Tom Rush, Vance Gilbert,                                 Nerissa & Katryna Nields, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams,

Peter Mulvey,  The Green Mountain Playboys, Patty Larkin, and many more.

August 19 & 20

>>>Peacham Acoustic Music Festival

Peacham, Vermont ~ www.pamfest.com

Performers include: Cosy Sheridan, Annie & The Hedonists, Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing, Cantrip, Luke Donforth, Norman    Kennedy, Arynn Marshall & Carl Jones, Cajun Double Fiddles, The Baley-Hazen Boys and more.

August 24-27

>>>The Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival Litchfield, Me.  ~   www.blisteredfingers.com    

Performers include: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Gibson Brothers,             Band of Ruhks, Nothin’ Fancy, The Baker Family, Zink & Company,            Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters, Phat Burger Deluxe, The Zolla Boys,     Original Condition, Bluegrass Sing & Jam, Blistered Fingers

August 26-28

>>>American Folk Festival

Bangor, Maine   ~   www.americanfolkfestival.com

Performers include: Michael Cleveland, Nathalie Pires, The East             Pointers, The Western Flyers, The national Women’s Dance Troup of          Sri Lanka and more.         

September 10

>>>The Connecticut Folk Festival

Edgerton Park, New Haven, Connecticut   ~  www.ctfolk.com/festival-2016/

Performers TBA

September 16-18

>>>Fresh Grass Festival

North Adams, Massachusetts   www.freshgrass.com   

Performers include: Old Crow Medicine Show, Ricky Skaggs, Aoife      O’Donovan, Alison Brown, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Mr. Sun, and    more.

September 17 & 18

>>>Grand Point North Music Festival

Burlington, Vermont   ~   www.grandpointnorth.com                                           Performers include: Old Crow Medicine Show, The Wood Brothers,   Iron Eyes Cody and others

September 24 & 25

>>>Portsmouth Maritime Festival

Portsmouth, New Hampshire  www.newenglandfolknetwork.org

Performers include: Great Bay Sailor, Craig Edwards, Cliff Haslam,        The Johnson Girls, Chris Koldewey, London Julie, Dan Milner,    Mudhook, Jean Pauley, Two Old Friends, Jeff Warner and more.