National Folk Festival Press

The award-winning radio show American Routes regularly celebrates the National Folk Festival with recorded performances captured onstage and backstage at the festival. In 2011, it showcased the National Folk Festival for an entire episode. Additional segments featuring recordings and interviews captured at other National Folk Festivals are here.

Salisbury, Maryland

“A World of Music in Salisbury”
Digital Insider 9/11/2019
“How the NFF Changes Communities”
Salisbury Independent 8/23/2018

Additional Press:

‘Everything Just Clicked’ at National Folk Festival; Attendance estimated at 153K

Just how large did Salisbury’s National Folk Festival get this year?

Record crowds recorded for National Folk Festival in Salisbury

‘Salisbury deserved this’: National Folk Festival succeeds in year one

Downtown Salisbury is on the rise: Editorial

Greensboro, North Carolina

“Doug Clark: Greensboro sets a better example for North Carolina”
Greensboro News & Record 9/14/2016
“A Greensboro hit”
Greensboro News & Record 9/15/2015

Additional Press:

More than 102,000 attended National Folk Festival

National Folk Festival draws thousands from across the nation

National Folk Festival wraps up second year in Greensboro

Nashville, Tennessee

“The National Folk Festival Is Here—and it’s a whole new look for Music City U.S.A.”
Nashville Scene September 1-7, 2011
“National Folk Festival lures big crowds on day one”
News Channel 5 9/2/2011

Additional Press:

National Folk Festival officials estimate 50,000 attendees

Thousands expected to attend Nashville festival

National Folk Festival coming to Nashville

Butte, Montana

Economic Impact, National Folk Festival in Montana 2008-2010

Richmond Virginia

“Richmond Folk Festival: a community celebration of national diversity with global reach”
Richmond Times-Dispatch 10/7/2017
“175,000 gather at river for diverse, lively event”
Richmond Times-Dispatch 10/15/2007

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