Hello everybody – We are currently in the process of finalizing booking and other arrangements for the 2022 Brooklyn Folk Festival. We can’t announce anything yet, but can let you know we have a great festival planned! The Brooklyn Folk Festival will be held Friday-Sunday, October 21st-23rd, 2022. The festival will take place, as usual, […]
Many thanks to Paste Magazine, Brad Wagner and Juan Soria for filming six artists at the Brooklyn Folk Festival this year for their “Paste Studio on the Road” series! Listen/watch at these links: Nora Brown – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1GjcbPbLxI Radio Jarocho – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEi-0sX6N_s Jackson Lynch – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxkSUehjxbU&t=133s Piedmont Bluz – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmkHLanlciY Tamar Korn – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09pEM9G0F1A
Watch the Brooklyn Folk Festival from home!.. in HD! Live stream all the main stage concerts! via:Jalopy Theatre YouTube channel Jalopy Theatre Facebook Page Brooklyn Folk Festival Facebook Page Jalopy Theatre Viewcy Page The live stream is free but donations are gladly accepted: Tune in from anywhere… or go to the festival in person right […]
We need your help to make the Brooklyn Folk Festival happen! Come be a part of the festival by volunteering and GET A FREE TICKET! Volunteers are needed to help us on November 12th and 13th! We are asking people to help with various parts of the festival, including watching the door (security), helping in […]
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!https://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 […]