[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 […]
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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 […]
“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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]