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Richmond Times-Dispatch - Events
Friday, August 23rd, 2019

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Richmond Folk Festival draws crowd despite rain

Despite Saturday’s relentless rain, the Richmond Folk Festival drew a steady flow of festivalgoers, though seemingly far fewer than usual. …

Photo Collections

PHOTOS: 2018 Richmond Folk Festival

PHOTOS: Richmond Folk Festival, Sunday

Images from Sunday at the Richmond Folk Festival.

PHOTOS: Richmond Folk Festival, Saturday

Images from Saturday at the Richmond Folk Festival


Folk Festival returns with a vow

The rain held off, the wedding went on and the music started.

Six must-see things to do at the Folk Festival

It’s Folk Festival time, Richmond. And yes, we know it’s going to be rainy. But only on Saturday, and even then, there are six tents you ca…

All things Folk Fest: Schedules, audio clips, parking info and a map

Check out our Richmond Folk Festival page for the latest stories about this year's acts, audio clips, schedules, photos and videos from pre…

Blues man Marquise Knox plays for inmates at Richmond jail

Marquise Knox said when people see him without his guitar “they don’t see a blues man.”

Richmond Folk Festival Parking and Map Info

The Richmond Folk Festival takes place on downtown Richmond's historic riverfront, from 2nd to 7th streets and from Byrd Street to the river - including Brown's Island, the American Civil War Center at Tredegar, portions of Federal Reserve parking lots, and Tredegar Street.

2016 Folk Festival RTD Public Square Tent Schedule

Join us at the Richmond Times-Dispatch Public Square Tent for lively interviews with some of the weekend's performers.

Richmond Folk Festival 2016 performers: Listen to clips, watch videos

Here's a full list of the performers at this weekend's Richmond Folk Fest held on Brown's Island Oct. 7 to Oct. 9.

Folk Festival headliner Gary U.S. Bonds brings half-century of hits to Richmond

Touring Europe in 1963 was a career highlight for singer Gary U.S. Bonds, who was riding high on a string of hits, including “Quarter to Th…

Funk legend Maceo Parker to take center stage at this year's Richmond Folk Festival

The 12th Richmond Folk Festival offers a rare opportunity for music lovers to see the 73-year-old instrumentalist for free.

VIDEO: Folk Festival Wedding

Volunteers Grant Osborne and Laura Napky tied the knot in a traditional Celtic wedding at the Richmond Folk Fest Friday evening.