2018 Spring Benefit Concert
On Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 2 p.m., at Unity Spiritual Center, the Festival will present a concert commemorating the 50th Anniversary of “Earthrise,” with Tricia Alexander; Cabin Girls (Amy Dixon-Kolar, Patti Ecker, Jacquie Manning, & Kate Moretti); Jessica Campbell & the Atrocious Poets; Bill Camplin; Kishwaukee Ramblers (Amy Beth, Neal Brown, & Gary Plazyk); Lee Murdock; and Anna Stange.
2018 Woodstock Folk Festival
The 33rd Annual Woodstock Folk Festival will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2018 from Noon-6 p.m., on Woodstock Square. The Festival will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Corky Siegel. Corky is known internationally as one of the world's great blues harmonica players, and is a celebrated composer, blues pianist, singer, songwriter, band leader, and author. Spook Handy, who performed with Pete Seeger many times and has traveled the world keeping Pete's songs and tradition alive, will open the Festival and lead the All-Sing Finale. Other Main Stage artists include Annie and the Hedonists (Annie Rosen, Jonny Rosen, Peter Davis, and Don Young); Gathering Time (Hillary Foxsong, Gerry McKeveny, and Stuart Markus) with guest Mara Levine; The Donna Herula, Jon Spiegel, & Chris Walz Trio; Crys Matthews; Ordinary Elephant (Crystal and Pete Damore); and Garnet Rogers. Chuck VanderVennet and Rich Warren co-host the Festival’s Main Stage. There will also be a Children’s Area, Open Mic Stage, and Workshop. The Festival is made possible in part by our Radio Partners WDCB/90.9FM, WFMT/98.7FM, and WNUR/893FM, the City of Woodstock, and Real Woodstock.
Come for the weekend
A picnic with Chris Jones and Open Mic on Friday night; music at the Farmer’s Market on Saturday morning; concerts by Garnet Rogers and Corky Siegel at Stage Left Cafe and Woodstock Opera House, respectively; and the multi-day “Summer in the Park.”
For information on attractions and events in Woodstock, visit RealWoodstock.com.
Entrance to the Woodstock Folk Festival is by donation. The suggested donations are:
- $15/seniors and students
Since the festival is held in a publicly accessible location, our audience pays on the honor system. Please be conscious of this and make sure you find out where the donation is being collected as soon as possible after arriving. Thank you.