Donate Now! The Brooklyn Folk Festival is the largest and longest running folk festival in New York City’s history and the biggest yearly production of the non-profit Jalopy Theatre and School of Music. The 11th annual festival is happening April 5th-7th 2019, at the beautiful St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights. It will feature […]
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Thank you so much to everybody that came out for the 2018 Brooklyn Folk Festival and made it a big success! We are already planning for the 2019 festival! Meanwhile, here are some great photos from the 2018 festival, courtesy of photographers Brian Geltner, Jack Hirschorn and Jeremy Kohn:
Dear Friends, Thank you so much for coming to the 10th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival. It was a truly wonderful year and a great way to celebrate a decade of our festival. Thank you to all of the artists, volunteers, staff and the audience for making such a magic, unlikely, long planned, spontaneous, beautiful, successful […]
wAs a special part of the festival this 10th year, we have asked several artist friends to make limited edition, alternative Brooklyn Folk Festival posters. Get your specially printed copy at the festival!! Limited edition! By Jose Delhart By Ernesto Gomez By Em New By Skylar Gibbons-Reich By Eric “Eyeball” Richardson By Samoa Wilson By […]
Hello friends – We need your help to make the Brooklyn Folk Festival happen! Come be a part of the festival by volunteering. If you do a volunteer shift you get free admission to a full day of the festival. We need people to help with various parts of the festival, including watching the door […]
We have some wonderful films showing at the Brooklyn Folk Festival this year!! Films you won’t see anywhere else in New York!! Be sure to check out: Gold – 50th anniversary screening!! Filmed in August of 1968 in the remote foothills of the Sierra Mountains this wacky piece of celluloid captures the essence of the […]
Check out this video!! Featuring some of the great music, dances and workshops that are coming up real quick – at the 2018 Brooklyn Folk Festival!! Get your tickets now!!
Coming from out of town for the Brooklyn Folk Festival? Or wanna make it a staycation?!? The Brooklyn Folk Festival has discount codes for two hotels near the festival site. See below for all the information, including the promotional codes to get the discount on your reservation. THE RED LION INN AND SUITES 279 BUTLER […]
Many thanks to the Brooklyn Vegan for announcing our 2018 lineup of bands! Check out their piece at this link. And Click here to check out the full Brooklyn Folk Fest 2018 schedule!
Thanks so much to Amanda Petrusich at The New Yorker magazine for her excellent article about the 2017 Brooklyn Folk Festival: Keep Folk Music Weird By Amanda Petrusich April 19, 2017 The Brooklyn-based musician and producer Eli Smith curates the Brooklyn Folk Festival’s offerings with an eye toward the diverse, the spontaneous, the countercultural, and […]