Opportunities available to volunteer for National Folk Festival

A bucket brigade – a human chain of first-responders, if you will – is generally a firefighting tactic used to put out a fire, in the absence of more sophisticated equipment. Not so at the National Folk Festival, which will take place Sept. 6-8 in Salisbury. For those three days the Bucket Brigade will be […]

One On One: Aug. 15, 2019: Folk Festival event preview

Salisbury Mayor Jake Day and National Folk Festival Local Manager Caroline O’Hare preview the upcoming National Folk Festival, scheduled Sept. 6-8 in Downtown Salisbury. The interviews were held in the city’s amphitheater on the Riverwalk.

Food vendors selected for 79th National Folk Festival

The 79th National Folk Festival has gathered together a varied group of food vendors offering a mouth-watering assortment of selections guaranteed to satisfy tens of thousands of hungry festivalgoers. When the festival returns to Downtown Salisbury the weekend of Sept. 6-8, it will feature a variety of regional and ethnic foods, as well as classic […]

Folk Festival names its Marketplace artisans

The National Folk Festival has announced the talented artisans and craftspeople who will be featured in the festival’s juried Marketplace in 2019. The Festival Marketplace will offer festival attendees the opportunity to purchase handmade creations from 30 of the finest artists and craftspeople from Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula. It will include both deeply traditional […]

One On One, June 6, 2019: Dine & Stay United, more Folk Festival artists

Caroline Phillips of the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore joins us to talk about the nonprofit’s “Dine And Stay United” program which allows a percentage of tabs for meals consumed at Ocean City restaurants to be returned to United Way programs. Then, Caroline O’Hare of the National Folk Festival discusses the latest list […]

Folk Festival adds Baltimore Orioles as stage sponsor

The National Folk Festival is excited to welcome the Baltimore Orioles as a 2019 stage sponsor for the 79th National Folk Festival, which returns to Downtown Salisbury, Sept. 6 – 8. “The city of Salisbury is overwhelmed with excitement to welcome the Baltimore Orioles as a major sponsor of the National Folk Festival,” said Salisbury […]

New round of performers added to NFF roster

Another four performers have been announced for the 79th National Folk Festival in Downtown Salisbury. The National Folk Festival returns for the second year of the festival’s three-year residency in Salisbury from Sept. 6-8. “The artistic program for the 79th National Folk Festival is shaping up to be an amazing, expansive display of our nation’s […]

Four more performers added for Folk Festival

Another round of performers has been announced as excitement continues to grow for the 79th National Folk Festival, which is returning to Downtown Salisbury, Sept. 6-8. The 79th National Folk Festival in 2019 marks the second year of the event’s three-year residency in Salisbury. More than 15 performance groups have been named so far, with […]

One On One, April 4, 2019: Martin Hutchison and Caroline O’Hare

Pastor Martin Hutchison joins us to talk about his good work with the Camden Community Garden and the growth of neighborhood gardens across the Salisbury. Then, Caroline O’Hare of the National Folk Festival reveals the first musical acts announced for the big entertainment event this September in Salisbury.

More performers added for National Folk Festival

The National Folk Festival has announced another four performers who will take the stage in Downtown Salisbury, Sept. 6-8. The 79th National Folk Festival in 2019 marks the second year of the event’s three-year residency in Salisbury. “The 79th National Folk Festival is going to be an outstanding showcase of traditional arts and culture, featuring […]