Check out the National Folk Festival….TONIGHT!

posted on September 11, 2015 by C L

It’s the first day of the National Folk Festival, and the 17 Days Festival, and we are so excited! Be sure to stop by tonight for the opening events.

The Jeff Little Trio will open the festival tonight at 5:45 PM, followed by an opening parade at 6:30 PM. Then, the fun never stops as the festival continues to roll on through the entire weekend. A full detailed schedule is available online at the National Folk Festival website.

From honky-tonk to Cajun, bluegrass to Chinese rod puppetry…the National Folk Festival has it all. So come out and discover your roots at the FREE National Folk Festival in downtown Greensboro tonight and all weekend long. Be sure to tweet at us your favorite performances or what you are most excited about for the festival!

And don’t forget that the start of the National Folk Festival tonight also kicks off Greensboro’s annual 17 Days Festival. Events will be going on for the entire 17 Days, and you can find out more online at

Be sure to download the National Folk Festival/17 DAYS App for your mobile phone! It is available in the iTunes store, Google Play & Blackberry World.

We hope to see you out and about enjoying the festivities of both events this weekend and this month!