Washington Square Park Folk Festival

Saturday, September 24, 2016

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

This event repeats every day between 9/24/2016 and 9/25/2016.

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The sixth annual Washington Square Park Folk Festival celebrates the long tradition of folk music performance and culture—a tradition that can trace its roots to the birth of the genre in New York City in the 1940s.

The festival stage will be located in Garibaldi Plaza, and while bleacher seating will be provided, attendees are encouraged to bring additional seating or blankets. The festival–which has been extended to two days this year, for the first time–will close, per tradition, with a community square dance. 

This event is free and open to all!

Performance Lineup

Saturday, September 24
1:00 p.m. - Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues
1:45 p.m. - Ali Dineen
2:30 p.m. -  Feral Foster
3:15 p.m. - The Tillers     
4:00 p.m. -  Bulla en el Barrio 

Sunday, September 25
1:00 p.m. - The Freakniks
1:45 p.m. -  Kenny Kosek 
2:30 p.m. - Julia Patinella 
3:15 p.m. -  The Down Hill Strugglers w/ John Cohen of the New Lost City Ramblers
4:00 p.m. - Square Dance w/ Alex Kramer Calling




Event Organizer

Washington Square Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(212) 408-0297

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