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Covid Safety Information

Covid Safety Information

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 […]

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 […]

New Jalopy Records Album!

New Jalopy Records Album!

“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 […]

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!