American Folk Festival

American Folk Festival

Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 at 12:00pm


The American Folk Festival is a large-scale, three-day event. Held each year at the end of August in downtown Bangor, Maine, the Festival presents the music and dance from the many cultures that make up America today.


Bangor Daily News Railroad Stage

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Don & Cindy Roy: Performance and Celebration - Maine French Fiddle & National Heritage Fellows
1:15pm - 2:15pm: The Campbell Brothers - Sacred Steel Gospel
2:30pm - 3:30pm: The Fitzgeralds - Ottawa Valley Step Dancing and Music
3:45pm - 4:30pm: Les Tireux d'Roches - Quebecois
4:45pm - 5:45pm: Garifuna Collective - Afro-Carribean Garifuna Music
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Cimarrón - Colombian Joropo Music
7:15pm - 8:15pm: The Campbell Brothers: A Sacred Love Supreme - A Gospel Take on John Coltranes' "A Love Supreme"
8:30pm - 9:30pm: Los Straightjackets - Instrumental Guitar Rock

Showcase Stage

12:00pm - 12:45pm: Jones Benally Family - Navajo Music and Dance
1:15pm - 2:00pm: Los Straightjackets - Instrumental Guitar Band
2:15pm - 3:00pm: Ikirenga Cy'Intore  - Rwandan Dance and Drumming
3:15pm - 4:30pm: World Strings - Talk/Demo Session
4:45pm - 5:30pm: Kim So Ra - Korean Percussion
5:45pm - 6:30pm: The Local Honeys - Old-Time
6:45pm - 7:45pm: Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton - Country Blues
8:00pm - 8:45pm: Les Tireux d'Roches - Quebecois
9:00pm - 9:45pm: The Fitzgeralds - Ottawa Valley Step Dancing and Music

Northern Light Health Two Rivers Stage

12:00pm - 12:45pm: Ikirenga Cy'Intore - Rwandan Dance and Drumming
1:00pm - 1:45pm: Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton - Country Blues
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Songs of Home - Talk/Demo Session
3:15pm - 4:00pm: The Local Honeys - Old-Time
4:15pm - 5:00pm: Jones Benally Family - Navajo Music and Dance
5:15pm - 6:15pm: Mainers: Old and New - Talk/Demo Session