Look out for the 2021 Brooklyn Folk Festival! Coming your way Nov. 12th & 13th at St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights. Check the Lineup and Schedule! Get your discount advance tickets now!
The Brooklyn Folk Festival is committed to presenting a Covid-safe event and organizers will be monitoring conditions as the date of the festival approaches. The Festival will be following all state and city distancing and capacity guidelines and will operate at 2/3 capacity audience in order to assure proper distancing. All festival staff are vaccinated […]
The festival performances will be broadcast on Facebook and Youtube. Click here to be directed to our Facebook pageClick here to be directed to our Youtube channel The Brooklyn Folk Festival will be online! And has new dates: October 23rd-25th, 2020. This year, the festival will be presented in an online-only format.All performances, film screenings […]
The Brooklyn Folk Festival made a video game! Play Now!http://brooklynfolkfest.com/banjo-toss/ Or on your smartphone, download for free on the “app store”:Apple https://apps.apple.com/us/app/the-banjo-toss/id1532610541Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ArtFail.BanjoToss The Banjo Toss: Banjo Throwing Competition replicates in digital format the signature absurd contest of the Brooklyn Folk Festival, held annually on the banks of the Gowanus Canal, a federally designated superfund […]
UPDATE – since the festival will be online-only this year, we will not be asking for volunteers at this time. We thank all of our volunteers so very much, and can’t wait to see you next year.
[John Cohen at the Jalopy Theatre. Photo by Eli Smith] Dear Friends, At the 2020 Brooklyn Folk Festival we will remember the life and work of musician, photographer and filmmaker John Cohen (1932-2019). John played at every Brooklyn Folk Festival since the beginning and was a great supporter and intellectual founder of the festival. We […]
Be sure to check out the Brooklyn Folk Festival youtube channel at:www.youtube.com/user/BrooklynFolkFestival We are currently adding lots of great video from the 2019 festival. We have some great ones up now, and more on the way!
A Message From the Organizers: Many thank yous to all the wonderful people that came out to the festival! – to the amazing bands and presenters and to all the friends and volunteers who worked so hard on the Brooklyn Folk Festival this year —Thank you for another great year!! We had such a special […]
Get your Brooklyn Folk Festival baseball cap!Caps are adjustable – one size fits all It’s a good hat!Pick one up at the festival or order online:https://jalopyrecords.bandcamp.com/merch/brooklyn-folk-festival-hat
“Going Down to ‘Leven Point” by the Ozark Highballers – the newest album from the Jalopy’s own record label – will be released at the Brooklyn Folk Festival in conjunction with their performance at the festival. This is the first studio album from this great Arkansas string band – don’t miss them at the folk […]