Category Archives: Folk Festival

Folk Festival Poster

Here’s the poster for the 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival! Many, many thanks to Art Rosenbaum for the drawing of the Stone Mountain Wobblers and to Andrew Lentini for the poster design.

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Norman Blake to Headline the 30th Folk Festival

We are extremely proud to announce that Norman Blake will be headlining the 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival on October 11, 2014.  and the rest of the musical lineup is great too. Advance tickets on sale now at Eventbrite. … Continue reading

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30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival – Save the Date!

The 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held on October 11, 2014 at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia.  We’ll have a full, beautiful, Fall day filled with music, arts, craft demonstrators, kid’s activities and fantastic food. The … Continue reading

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Folk Festival Receives Grant from Georgia Council for the Arts

The Athens Folk Music and Dance Society has received a grant to support The 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival from the Georgia Council for the Arts.  In a letter to Tommy Jordan (Associate Director of CGR and Director of … Continue reading

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Date set for the 29th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival

Mark your calendars!  Reserve the Date:  October 5, 2013. The 29th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Sandy Creek Park, Athens, Georgia. All of the infrastructure is in place and we are … Continue reading

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Pre-Folk Festival Events

North Georgia Folk Festival Pre-Festival Activities Farmer’s Market Music with the Folk Society Band, Saturday, Sept 29, 2012, Athens Farmer’s Market at Bishop Park, 10:00-12:00. Concert: Joe Willey and Fiona Sheehan: Tuesday, October 2,2012 at Two Story Coffee House, Five … Continue reading

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The Folk Festival Preview Hoot at The Melting Point Pavilion

The Folk Festival Preview HOOT!! Monday Sept 10 @ The Melting Point Pavilion 8-10pm, admission is FREE Our monthly show will highlight our upcoming North Georgia Folk Festival happening on October 6 at Sandy Creek Park north of Athens.  And, this month’s Hoot will be located on the Pavilion, which … Continue reading

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North Georgia Folk Festival

Today is the day!  Sept 24, 2011 The North Georgia Folk Festival is out at Sandy Creepk Park, north of Athens.  Come on! The full lineup and info are on the Folk Festival page on this site.

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