Salisbury Folk Festival preparations in high gear

As the National Folk Festival draws closer to opening in Salisbury, filling the city with music and dance Sept. 7 to 9, there is a need for volunteers to help the event run smoothly, since 60,000 to 80,000 people are expected to attend. About 800 volunteers are required and can sign up individually or with […]

One One One, April 26, 2018: National Folk Festival manager Caroline O’Hare

Caroline O’Hare, Local Manager for the National Folk Festival that is coming to Salisbury in September, talks about the preparations that are under way to host crowds approaching 100,000 people.

Folk Festival off to a quick fundraising start

More than 50 people have already contributed to the National Folk Festival’s Legacy Society, by donating $1,000 each to help pay for the prestigious event, coming to Salisbury in less than six months. The goal is for 300 people to join the Legacy Society, and donate $1,000 each, for a total of $300,000 toward the […]

2018 Folk Festival will require preparation

You might say attending the National Folk Festival in Greensboro, N.C., was music to Caroline O’Hare’s ears. After seeing performances and talking to organizers there last week, the enthusiastic O’Hare, the newly named director of next year’s National Folk Festival in Downtown Salisbury, returned with even more fervor. Planned for Sept. 7 to 9, 2018, […]