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Brooklyn Folk Festival

October 23, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$30 – $55

The Brooklyn Folk Festival presents the best in American and world folk music, a celebration of down-home music, cultural diversity and memory. The Festival is presented by the Jalopy Theatre & School of Music, a grassroots community space that is a music venue, music school, instrument store and record label. Since 2009, the Jalopy has created a substantial and unique community event that brings together thousands of music lovers and hundreds of musicians to celebrate the valuable musical traditions of the world’s peoples.

Main Stage

2:00pm Dan + Claudia Zanes, music for children and families, Grammy Award winning!
2:50pm Bob Malenky, blues guitar
3:40pm Taylor Plas, original and traditional songs
4:30pm Ernie “Papa” Vega, blues, folk, trad jazz and more!
5:20pm The Down Hill Strugglers, old time string band
6:10 Dueto Dos Rosas, vocal and guitar duet from Oaxaca, Mexico!

Parish Hall Stage

5:00pm The Jalopy Chorus – choral group of the Jalopy Theatre, singing songs from world vocal traditions

Workshop Room

2:00pm – Eastern Kentucky Banjo Workshop w/ Brett Ratliff: Learn old time banjo songs, tunes and techniques, traditional from Eastern Kentucky.

3:00pm – Alan Lomax Archive/Association for Cultural Equity, presentation TBA

4:00pm – Dust-to-Digital Listening Session: Lance Ledbetter and April Ledbetter of Dust-to-Digital play and discuss special recordings.

Evening Concerts

Main Stage

7:20pm Brett Ratliff, old time banjo songs, tunes from Eastern Kentucky
8:10pm The Other Years, vocal duet w/ fiddle, guitar, banjo, from Louisville, KY
9:00pm Bonnie “Prince” Billy


October 23, 2022
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$30 – $55
Event Category:


Jalopy Theatre
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St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church
157 Montague Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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