Birmingham Folk Festival


Sat Aug 27 2022 at 03:30 pm to Sun Aug 28 2022 at 12:30 am


Avondale Park, 4101 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222 | Birmingham

The Birmingham Folk Festival Is a free, family friendly, outdoor festival coming to Avondale Park on August 27. Join us for a day of music, community, and art, with live performances of gospel, blues, cosmic country, bluegrass, West African drumming, jazz, dance, and more.
Main Stage Schedule:
10:30 // Crestwood Community Band
11:15 // Sahi On Ko Djony
12:00 // The Whistlebees
1:00 // Ruth Black and the Harmonettes
2:00 // The Mountain Grass Unit
3:00 // Sarah Lee Langford
4:00 // Clarence "Bluesman" Davis & Jock Webb
5:00 - 6:30 // Jose Carr's Jazz Jam Session
We'll also have a community space in Avondale Park's Rose Garden Pavilion with the following line-up of activities:
10:30-11:30 // Knowledge, Rhythm, and Understanding: Hip Hop workshop (bring your kids!)
12:15-12:45 // Sahi Omko Djony: West African drumming & dance (all ages!)
1:00 – 2:45 // Old-time music jam (bring your instruments!)
2:00 – 3:00 // Alabama Folk School: beginners’ lessons in harmonica and ukulele (all ages!)
3:00 – 4:00 // Alabama Waldorf School craft session: making hand drums ((bring your kids! all ages welcome!)
4:00 – 6:00 // Bluegrass jam session (bring your instruments!)
The Birmingham Folk Festival is sponsored by Cahaba Brewing Company, Mom's Basement, Friends of Avondale Park, and MANY other community partners and music lovers.

Where is it happening?

Avondale Park, 4101 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
The Birmingham Folk Festival

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