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Want to perform at the 2011 Festival?

September 23, 2010
Karl Blau

Karl Blau and LAKE performing at the 2010 Festival. Photo by Piper Hanson

Attention musicians and dancers! We are now accepting applications for the 4oth annual Northwest Folklife Festival, May 27-30, 2011. Click here to apply online or download a .pdf of the application.

If you are a roots or traditional performer and you live in the Northwest (WA, OR, AK, ID, MT and BC, Canada), then you are eligible to take part in the largest free community arts Festival in the country.  If you are unsure whether or not your music falls into the “roots and traditional” category, send us an application anyway! We are always interested in showcasing new and emerging artforms. Applications are due by November 1st and will be reviewed by the Northwest Folklife programming staff.

If you have any questions or would like more information, email programming@nwfolklife.org or call our performer hotline: 206-684-4189.

We look forward to hearing from you!



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GIVE SEATTLE 2009

December 3, 2009

If you’re looking for something to do tonight, head to the Crocodile Cafe for GIVE SEATTLE, a benefit for Arts Corps and area food banks. The show starts at 8pm and $15 gets you in the door for some fabulous artists including Folklife


Gabriel Mintz

performer, Gabriel Mintz. In addition to Mintz’s dreamy melodies and thoughtful lyrics, you will see stellar performances from local hip-hop artist D. Black and Grant Olsen from indie folksters, Arthur & Yu, among others.

The best part? With 100% of your ticket price going to support Arts Corps and local food banks, you can get those warm fuzzy holiday feelings off to a rockin’ start!

See you there…