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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 40+ bands over three days, along with workshops, dances, film screenings, puppet shows, jam sessions, curated local food offerings and the world-famous Banjo Toss Contest banjo throwing competition!

Please consider becoming a Friend of the Brooklyn Folk Festival. Your tax deductible donation helps pay working musicians a living wage and at the same time keep ticket prices affordable for the community.

Help sustain the Brooklyn Folk Festival as a grassroots, down home, independent production. Your support is vital to the production of the festival this year.

“Diverse, spontaneous, countercultural, and trenchant… One of the most vital and spiritually sound folk-music events in the country.” – The New Yorker Magazine __________________________________________________________

Friends of the Brooklyn Folk Festival Members will receive special offers to attend the Brooklyn Folk Festival and free tickets to events at the Jalopy Theatre throughout the year.

To make a tax-deductible donation click the “Donate” button below
or send a check made out to:
Living Traditions
with “Brooklyn Folk Festival” in the memo section
Send to:  315 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231.

With sincere thanks,

Lynette and Geoff Wiley
Eli Smith
Jalopy Theatre and School of Music

As a thank you gift we are offering the following rewards:

BFF – $1000

3 three-day passes to the 2019 festival, 10 tickets to any shows at Jalopy Theatre and four LPs from the Jalopy Records catalog.

Folk Hero – $500

2 three-day passes to the festival, and four tickets to any shows at Jalopy Theatre

Benefactor – $250

2 three-day passes to the 2018 Festival

Friend – $100

1 three-day pass to the 2019 Festival

Supporter – $50

Brooklyn Folk Festival t-shirt

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