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Australian Folk Gathering
National and local folk performers in over 70 events over 5 days every Queen´s Birthday weekend in June.
www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au/
 
Ben & Jerry´s Folk Festival Newport
Annual festival held in Ford Adams State Park.
www.newportfolk.com/
 
Blissfest Traditional Music Festival
Annual weekend festival of eclectic acoustic-based music including traditional American, ethnic, and world music.
www.blissfest.org/
 
Boston Folk Festival
Two-day event filled with live music on multiple stages, dance, workshops, craft and food vendors, boat tours, and activities for children.
www.wumb.org/folkfest/
 
Cotati Accordion Festival
Takes place annually in August in Cotati, CA.
www.cotatifest.com/
 
Falcon Ridge Folk Festival
Community of folk music and dance at the foot of the Berkshires, held annually in July.
www.falconridgefolk.com/
 
Five Year Plan Entertainment
Presents live music and entertainment in Philadelphia. Site includes schedules, style of music, and booking info. And some shows are free.
fype.freehomepage.com
 
Folk College Huntingdon Arts Council
An annual fun and friendly weekend of playing and listening to folk music. A fantastic three days of workshops, concerts, jams and dancing.
www.folkcollege.com/
 
Folk Music Concert Schedules
Several links to folk music concerts, schedules and events from around the U.S.
www.jg.org/folk/info/concerts.html
 
Folk Music in Ojai
Provided the best in acoustic and folk music from across the country and around the world for over 18 years. The site features a current concert schedule, information on the artists and their discography, pictures and links to artist´s sites, and ticket o
www.billyates.com/ojaifolk/
 
Folkfestival Dranouter - Belgium
Annual festival. In Dutch.
www.folkdranouter.be/
 
Folkloriades Internationales de Dijon
Annual festival (since 1946) in late summer when the city of Dijon welcomes dance, music, and folklore groups from around the world.
www.ifrance.com/folkloriades
 
Fylde Folk Festival
Includes artists, gossip, and lots of other things dedicated to the festival.
www.fyldefolk.freeserve.co.uk/
 
Førde Folk Music Festival
Biggest festival in Norway for traditional music and dance from all over the world. Annual festival, arranged in the first half of July.
web.prodat.no/fordefolk/
 
Get In The House
House concert series on the north side of Chicago featuring singersongwriters in performance in a living room. The site includes schedule information, form to request addition to the invitation list, and an image gallery.
www.getinthehouse.org/
 
Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering
A weekend of music workshops, jamming, concerts and dancing at Greenwood Furnace State Park in Central Pennsylvania. The Fifth Annual Greenwood Folk Gathering will be held September 12-14, 2008
www.folkgathering.com/
 
guca Trubaca Brass Bands Music Festival Boban Markovic Das größte Fest der Trompeter auf dem Balkan
GUCA 05 08.08.2004 Dragacevski Sabor Trubaca Brass Bands Music Festival
www.guca.co.yu/en/index.html
 
Institute of Musical Traditions
The Institute of Musical Traditions(IMT)is a nonprofit (501) (c) (3) organization which preserves and promotes American and international folk music traditions and nurtures new styles evolving from these cultural roots by presenting concerts, workshops, a
www.imtfolk.org/html/imt_calendar.shtml
 
Kerrville Folk Festival
Bring your guitar and sleeping bag. The firewood is already here.
www.kerrville-music.com/
 
List of music festivals at AllExperts
Comprehensive list of festivals.
experts.about.com/e/l/li/List_of_music_festivals.htm
 
Llangollen International Music Festival Eisteddfod
Festival of International Music taking place in the North Wales town annually, featuring exciting competitions and glamerous celebrity concerts.
www.international-eisteddfod.co.uk/
 
Lowell Folk Festival
Lowell Folk Festival is an annual July event of folk music and dance. Includes visitor´s info, attractions, performers, merchandise, and press room.
www.lowellfolkfestival.org/
 
Minnesota Folk Festival
Presents, teaches, and promotes the folk music and dance of all people, and introduces these folk arts to new audiences.
www.minnesotafolkfestival.org/
 
Music Guide to the Upstate Outback
Revealing the hidden music scene in the Upstate New York Region. Includes performance dates and reviews.
www.geocities.com/upstateoutback/
 
Mystic Seaport Sea Music Festival
Learn about and listen to sea chanteys. Includes an event calendar for the festival.
www.visitmysticseaport.com/events_calendar/seamusic.html
 
N.Y. Pinewoods Folk Music Club
Folk Music Society of New York lists events around the New York City area.
members.aol.com/nypinewood/club.html
 
National Folk Festival
Australia´s premiere folk festival, held annually in Canberra at Easter.
www.folkfestival.asn.au/
 
New Jersey Folk Festival
Free, not-for-profit family event includes traditional folk music, dance, workshops, crafts, foods, and children´s activities. Takes place annually, the last Saturday of April.
njfolkfest.rutgers.edu/
 
North Shore Point House Concerts, Norfolk, VA
A house concert series featuring singer/songwriters including Ellis Paul, Steve Forbert, Jeff Black, Marshall Crenshaw, Eliza Gilkyson, Peter Case, Dave Alvin and others.
hometown.aol.com/northshorepoint/myhomepage/business.html
 
Paris Plains Concert Series
Paris, Ontario, May October. Candlelight concerts in a historic cobblestone church. Folk, Celtic, dixieland, roots blues, oldtime, Quebecois, early music, world music, etc. Unamplified. Presenters: Charles Cares, Chantal Lapointe.
www.sentex.net/~charlesc/paris_concerts.html
 
Philadelphia Folk Festival
Three-day extravaganza of folk music, dance, crafts, and children´s activities in late August.
www.folkfest.org/
 
Pittsburgh Folk Festival
Held annually on Memorial Day Weekend.
www.pghfolkfest.org/
 
Port Fairy Spring Music Festival
A celebration of Australian and international cultures. Includes program, performance details, venue map, online booking information, and accommodation.
www.port-fairy.com/springfest/
 
Red Lion Folk Club
Folk music at the Red Lion, Kings Heath Birmingham, UK.Concerts Saturday 8.30pm.
www.RedLionFolkClub.com
 
Rhode Island Folk Festival
Annual fall event celebrating traditional music and dance with workshops and evening concert; site features schedule, online registration and meal orders, and artist profiles.
www.rifolkfestival.org/
 
Rouse House Concerts
House Concert presenters in Austin Texas, also information on presenting your own house concerts.
www.pe.utexas.edu/~brouse/rhouse.htm
 
San Francisco Free Folk Festival
With concerts, dances and workshops.
www.sffolkfest.org/
 
Silverton Music Festivals
Provides information for the Silverton Jubilee Folk Music Festival and the Silverton Rhythm Harvest.
www.silvertonfestivals.org/
 
Sisters Folk Festival
Folk and Americana Music Festival with traditional story-telling, song-writing contest, musician contest, workshops.
www.sistersfolkfestival.com/
 
Spin2folk
Folk band out of Exeter,Southwest England
www.myspace.com/spin2folk
 
Stan Rogers Folk Festival - Nova Scotia, Canada
Held annually in July in Canso, Nova Scotia. Includes list of performers, ticket information, accommodations, and more.
www.stanfest.com/
 
Stone Soup Coffeehouse
A venue for live performances of folk music, storytelling, and related arts. Events are held weekly each fall through spring and are organized by the Stone Soup Folk Arts Foundation.
www.soup.org/
 
Strawberry Music Festival
Four days of mostly acoustic music at Camp Mather near Yosemite, each Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend.
www.strawberrymusic.com/
 
Sunday Night Sessions - A House Concert Series
Acoustic folk house concert series in Greensboro, NC
www.geocities.com/sundaynightsessions
 
The Folk Times
The Folk Times is a calendar of acoustic music performances in upstate New York.
www.mybizz.net/~folktimes/
 
University of Chicago Folk Festival
Presenting workshops and concerts of traditional bluegrass, old-time, blues, Irish, Gospel, Québécois, and ethnic music in Chicago´s Hyde Park.
www.uofcfolk.org/
 
Vancouver Folk Music Festival
A celebration of music and the spoken word from around the corner and around the world.
www.thefestival.bc.ca/
 
Vancouver FolkFest
Resources, photos, movies and more from the 24th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival.
vancouverfolkfest.150m.com/
 
Warwick Folk Festival
Held annually in late July.
www.warwickfolkfest.demon.co.uk/
 
Wild Iris Folk Festival
Annual festival in Mendocino County, California featuring great folk artists in a small friendly setting.
www.boont.com/wildiris/
 
Will McLean Music Festival
Dedicated to preserving the music of Will McLean and promoting the study of Florida folk music tradition and related folklore.
www.willmclean.com/
 
Woodstock Folk Festival
Folk and contemporary music venue and ongoing festival in Woodstock, IL.
www.woodstockfolkmusic.com/
 
Woody Guthrie.Com
Official site for The Annual Woody Guthrie Free Folk Festival.
www.woodyguthrie.com/
 
Yogyakarta Gamelan Festival
International gathering of gamelan players and gamelan lovers, held annually in July.
www.gamelanfestival.com/
 
 

 

 

 



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