Downtown Greensboro event expected to draw 100,000+ attendees
The free, three-day event will be held September 9-11 in downtown Greensboro, N.C. The outdoor festival will feature more than 300 musicians, dancers and craftspeople in performances, workshops and demonstrations, as well as children’s activities, Southern and ethnic foods and craft beers. Music and dancing will include jazz, bluegrass, reggae, hip-hop, tap, hula, Western swing and many more diverse talents.
Allen Tate will sponsor the VIP seating area in front of the main stage.
“We’re honored to be part of this amazing celebration of arts, culture and music that is indigenous to our roots around the world,” said Tony Jarrett, Allen Tate regional vice president, Triad. “There’s something everyone can enjoy.”
For more information and performance schedules, visit www.nationalfolkfestival.com.
About the 2016 National Folk Festival
Co-produced by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) and ArtsGreensboro, the National Folk Festival is celebrating the second year of its three-year residency in downtown Greensboro in 2016. Founded in St. Louis in 1934 and championed by Eleanor Roosevelt, the traveling festival embraces the diverse cultural expressions of nations, races and languages from around the world.