Friday, Jul 26, 2019 6:00p -
Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 6:00p
40 French St
Lowell, MA 01852
Festivals & Fairs, Music
The 33rd Lowell Folk Festival continues to provide the finest in traditional music, craft, foodways and more in downtown Lowell. This annual celebration showcases the best in traditional folk music, artisan crafts, and ethnic foods. Returning to downtown Lowell, the festival kicks off with the traditional parade of nations from Lowell’s City Hall Plaza to Boarding House Park. The free festival offers something for everyone, from 8 to 80-year-olds all within the heart of Lowell National Historical Park.
Friday, July 26: 6-10 p.m.
Saturday, July 27: 12-10 p.m.
Sunday, July 28: 12-6 p.m.
Look for the following performers to make the Lowell Folk Festival the place to be July 26-28, 2019:
Vieux Farke Touré – Saharan blues
Yamini Kalluri & the Carnatic Ensemble – Kuchipudi dance
Grupo Cimarrón – Colombian joropo music
Albert Lee – rockabilly
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver – bluegrass
Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne – blues and boogie-woogie piano
Full 2019 artist lineup: http://lowellfolkfestival.org/listen/2019-artists/
The ever popular Folk Craft and Foodways Area returns to Lucy Larcom Park. The theme this year will be Fish and Fowl. Traditional artists from Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Connecticut will demonstrate their skills and engage with visitors on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
The Foodways area will also feature Fish and Fowl. Check out cooks who have adapted their traditions and how they found their way to America, and to the Lowell Folk Festival! Make sure you stop by and have a “Taste of Tradition!”