Lowell Festival Foundation Receives $30,000 NEA Art Works Grant to Support The Lowell Folk Festival Press Release
The Festival is always the
last full weekend in July. We look
forward to seeing you July 24-26, 2015
in downtown Lowell!
The 28th Annual Lowell Folk Festival features five stages of traditional music, authentic crafts demonstrations, ethnic foods, art and children's activities.
Among those performing in 2014 were:
Pine Leaf Boys – Cajun Bud Hundenski & the Corsairs – polka James Kelly & Donna Long – Irish fiddle and piano Seán Keane Band featuring Kevin Doyle – Irish music and dance Marquise Knox – blues Grand Master Seiichi Tanaka's San Francisco Taiko Dojo – Japanese taiko drumming Nikki "D" & the Browns – Sacred Steel guitar (African American gospel) Sonny Burgess & the Legendary Pacers – rockabilly Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers – bluegrass Samba Mapangala & Orchestre Virunga – East African rumba E.U. featuring Sugar Bear – go-go Hassan Hakmoun – Moroccan Gnawa Seizmos – Greek Thomas Maupin, Daniel Rothwell, & Overall Creek with Kory Posey – Appalachian buck dance & old–time music Conjunto Guantanamo – Afro-Cuban Bachata Legends: Trio Amargue with Edilio Paredes & Andre Veloz – Dominican bachata Egyptian Celebration – Egyptian dance New England Franco Fiddle Traditions: Patrick Ross & Daniel Boucher – New England French fiddle styles
Presented by the City of Lowell, Greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, Lowell Festival Foundation, Lowell National Historical Park, Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce, and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.
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The Lowell Folk Festival is Presented by Lowell National Historical Park, Lowell Festival Foundation,
National Council for the Traditional Arts, Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce, Greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau,
and the City of Lowell.