Folk Festival


Save The Date!  October 12, 2019

35th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival

Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens, Georgia

The 35th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia.

Featured performers for this years’ festival include Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys, The Rebecca Sunshine Band, The Moonshine, Crooked Mile, Oh Jeremiah,

"The Skillet Lickers" drawing by Art Rosenbaum, 2019.

“The Skillet Lickers” by Art Rosenbaum, 2019

Caroline Aiken Band, Joe Leone & Gypsy at Heart, The Skillet Lickers, Grupo C21, Nina Ricci, Eliot Bronson, and Adam Klein.

AND we are getting our artists, traditional craft demonstrators food vendors all lined up.  Kids activities include music and arts and crafts, as well as the ever-popular dinosaur playground at Sandy Creek Park.   It is going to be a fine day in the Park.  Make your plans today to join us.

2018 Food vendors: Biggums BBQ, Your Pie, Rashe’s Cuisine, Aunt Jack’s Peanut Shack, Holy Crepe, Jittery Joes Coffee, La Michoacana Ice Cream Truck, Manila Express and GG Sweet Magnolia’s Bakery Truck.

2018 Artists/Vendors: Athena Bee, Bear Hollow Zoo, Chelsea Born, Tex Crawford, Meredyth Howard and Le’Ann Fleischer



Music Schedule

Jonathan Byrd

Jonathan Byrd


11:00am      Rebecca Sunshine Band
12:00pm     The Moonshine
1:00pm       Grupo C21
1:45pm       Joe Leone & Gypsy at Heart
2:45pm       Crooked Mile
3:45pm       Oh Jeremiah
4:45pm       The Skillet Lickers
5:45pm       Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys
7:15pm       Caroline Aiken Band

1:00pm       Adam Klein
2:00pm       Eliot Bronson
3:00pm       Nina Ricci

Sound provided by Thunder and Lightning Sound


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Please email: for more information or to volunteer.

*** This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly.  GCA also receives support from its partner agency – the National Endowment for the Arts.

***  The Folk Festival is co-sponsored by Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services
*** Poster and program printing by Duplicating Systems, Inc, Athens, GA
*** Tee Shirts printed by RubySue Graphics, Athens, GA


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