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Banjo Toss Video Game!

Banjo Toss Video Game!

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 […]

John Cohen (1932-2019)

John Cohen (1932-2019)

[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 […]

Letter Press Posters!

Letter Press Posters!

Get your beautiful limited edition letter press poster for the 2019 Brooklyn Folk Festival! Heavy card stock paper. Each poster hand numbered. Order here!https://jalopyrecords.bandcamp.com/merch/brooklyn-folk-fest-limited-edition-letter-press-poster-2019 Designed and printed by Big Tom Press and eGo. See how they were made!

Food Highlights at the Folk Fest!

Food Highlights at the Folk Fest!

Along with 50 bands, workshops, film premieres, the banjo toss and more – don’t miss the great food at the Brooklyn Folk Festival this year. Violeta Palchik, a folklorist studying foodways, has brought together a great group chefs from Brooklyn’s amazing cooking traditions. Some of our food selections this year include:Makina Café (Ethiopian/Eritrean Food)Chef Eden […]