Another Year in the Books

Guest post by Kelsey Johns The tents are packed away and many of the performers are on their way to the next stage. The American Folk Festival has wrapped up a thirteenth year and is declaring it to be a success! The Waterfront began to attract a gathering late Friday afternoon, and soon grew into […]

Listening Near and Far

No matter where you are, you can enjoy the great sounds the American Folk Festival has to offer. WERU community radio, based in Blue Hill, is joining the festival for the 13th year to spread the music near and far. WERU will be stationed at the Bangor Daily News Railroad Stage and broadcasting live on […]

The American Folk Festival: A Volunteer’s Perspective

The American Folk Festival has become one of the most well-attended, most talked about, and most exciting events of summer. Mixed in with the many performers, craftsmen and craftswomen, food vendors, and festival-goers are hundreds of volunteers. Volunteering at the American Folk Festival is an amazing experience. Take the word of one of the Festival’s […]