Friday, July 3, 2015

New Bedford Folk Festival 4th of July Weekend

This weekend WUMB will be at the 20th Annual New Bedford Folk Festival on both Saturday and Sunday! And Dave Palmater will be hosting on The Whaling Museum stage! We will have a booth so come say hi to us!

About the festival: Every first weekend of July seventy or more musicians--both local and national--and ninety plus artists and vendors all convene in downtown New Bedford. Music is from 11 AM to 9 PM across seven stages in the region of the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park. There is also an Artisans Marketplace and International Bazaar! Food options include restaurants, street carts, and a food court. The New Bedford Folk Festival is hosted by The New Bedford Economic Development Council, The City of New Bedford, the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, The New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, and The New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Performers include: 

  • Benoit Bourque
  • Catie Curtis
  • Vance Gilbert
  • Seth Glier
  • Kim and Reggie Harris
  • Yves Lambert Trio
  • Patty Larkin
  • Danielle Miraglia
  • Peter Mulvey
  • The Nields
  • Claudia Russell
  • David Jacobs-Strain
  • New Bedford Harbor Sea Chantey Chorus

-Kendall Stewart

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