Northwest Folklife invites musicians, dancers, community groups, artists, storytellers, and instructors to participate in the 43rd annual Northwest Folklife Festival, which will take place May 23-26, 2014, at Seattle Center. If you or your group is based in the Northwest [...]
Join us for our very first annual Winter Fireside Party; a benefit for Northwest Folklife on January 25, 2014 at the VERA Project on Seattle Center grounds! Enjoy a full day and evening of string bands, indie-roots, blues and gospel [...]
Do you love music, arts, and culture? Are you interested in learning what it takes to program the largest free community arts festival in the nation? Folklife is now seeking a Programming Intern for the 2014 Folklife Festival (May [...]
Roots & Branches, a series of recordings from Northwest Folklife, presents live performances mined from four decades of Festival performances. The 2013 Roots & Branches disc features some of the dynamic musical traditions that make Folklife the premier community arts [...]
If you have interest in supporting Northwest Folklife this Fall, consider hosting or participating in a Night for Folklife! Last year, Nights for Folklife raised nearly $12,000 to support the Festival you love.
Mark your calendars for the 3rd Saturday of every month (through October), when we’ll be partnering with the Crossroads Mall in Bellevue to put on dances for all ages and abilities! Read more here and RSVP at our Facebook event [...]
We are excited to have as part of our newly refreshed website a Community Calendar. Members of the public are encouraged to post their public events to share with the Folklife community. Performances, workshops, dances, storytelling hours and other arts [...]
Folklife is all about traditions: creating new ones and appreciating the older ones. That’s why I’m so pleased to be a part of the Roots & Branches CD series. It continues a long tradition of sharing music with the public, [...]