New Bedford Folk Festival


Saturday & Sunday

JULY 8 & 9

Early Bird prices through Friday, June 23:
Single Day $22.50 · Weekend $30 · Premium Pass $125
Starting Saturday, June 24:
Single Day $30 · Weekend $40 · Premium Pass $140

The New Bedford Folk Festival and The Z present two full days of the best in contemporary, Americana, traditional, blues and Celtic folk music. More than 100 artists will perform on nine stages throughout historic downtown New Bedford – ranging from the 1,200 seat Zeiterion to the intimacy of the Meet-The-Performer stage.

To see the schedule, a complete artist line-up and more, visit:

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Interested in Volunteering at Folk Fest?

If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this form to the best of your abilities so that we can best match you with an appropriate task:

In exchange for volunteering for 4-hour shift, you will receive a ticket for the rest of the weekend and a free volunteer t-shirt. For a description of the volunteer jobs, please visit There will be a mandatory volunteer training. Dates to be announced.