There are still some tickets available to the 8th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival this weekend. Grab your banjo, fiddle, ukelele or oud, or just listen to top folk musicians play theirs, at this jam fest of toe-tapping performances, workshops, even an old-fashioned square dance and a jug band.
The Brooklyn Folk Festival 2016 is April 8-10, with banjo and fiddle music, Hawaiian string, Middle Eastern, jazz and ragtime, and workshops that explore the history of down home folk music around the world.
It’s happening at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St., between Clinton and Henry Streets, in Brooklyn Heights
The three-day festival includes 30 bands, vocal and instrumental workshops, a family-friendly square dance and swing dance, jam sessions, film screenings, the famous Banjo Toss contest and more
Tickets are priced from $20 for an afternoon or evening session to $85 for an unlimited three-day pass, directly from the sponsors, which include Down Home Radio. Get tickets here.
Be inspired. Watch one or more of the music videos on the Brooklyn Folk Festival website.
And bring the kids. Kids 5 and under are free.
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