Monthly Archives: June 2018

June 27, 2018

Six More Performers Announced for 78th National Folk Festival

New stage performers announced include: Albert Lee (Malibu, California) – rockabilly Nicknamed “Mr. Telecaster,” this rockabilly guitar icon is noted for his unique picking technique, melodic sensibilities, and lightning speed. The Bing Brothers Band feat. Jake Krack (Marlinton and Huntington, West Virginia) – old-time string band One of the Mountain State’s finest old-time bands ably carries on their Appalachian musical...

June 12, 2018

Chesapeake Traditions at the National Folk Festival

THIS JUST IN - the 78th National Folk Festival announced today the Maryland Traditions Folklife Area & Stage program, sharing details about the performers, craftspeople and demonstrators who will be featured in this special area of the Festival in 2018, the first year of the event’s three-year residency in Salisbury. Adding to the festive air of the press event was the participation of three...

June 7, 2018

Be a Volunteer – Shifts now Open

Over 800 volunteers needed to fill a variety of positions for the free, 78th National Folk Festival taking place in downtown Salisbury, September 7 – 9, 2018 Salisbury, MD, June 5, 2018 —The National Folk Festival has announced that volunteer shifts are now posted and OPEN for online sign up. Partnering with the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore’s...

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