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Tucson Folk Festival

April 10, 2021 - April 11, 2021

Free

The Tucson Folk Festival is a FREE and accessible festival celebrating Americana/Folk Music traditions and all the wonderful variations, including American bluegrass, blues, country, jazz, Celtic, zydeco, and various styles of Latin and Mexican music! This annual family-friendly festival is held in some of the most historic sections of Tucson.

The 36th Annual festival will take place on April 10-11, 2021 in an exciting new way! Saturday and Sunday, the festival features three new stages and venues with a range of ways to enjoy and watch the festival, including three free livestream broadcasts! The National Headliner is grammy-winning folk singer and bluegrass legend Laurie Lewis & Nina Gerber with a Saturday night 8:00pm performance, livestreaming to the big screens and live broadcasts straight from California! The Sunday night local headliners are Western Swing favorites, The Tucsonics, performing live on the Drive-In Stage Sunday at 7:30pm and broadcasting online and to the MSA Annex. The Ron Pandy Family Show broadcasts live from Centennial Hall Sunday morning at 12:15pm. All three stages will feature over 75 live performances throughout the weekend! Over 250 volunteers support the success of this free, family-friendly festival.

The three new venues include:

  • Drive-In Stage at Park Place Mall, where no reservation is required and up to 300 cars can view the performances in a spaced out parking spaces just southeast of Park Place Mall (in the lot behind LA Fitness near Wilmot and Broadway). This stage features live performances viewable by car and broadcasting live online. Bring your chairs to enjoy the music outside your car!
  • Centennial Hall at the University of Arizona, presented by our Title Sponsors Arizona Arts and Arizona Live! This stage will not have an in-person audience and is viewable online by live broadcast. This stage will also feature a broadcast of a pre-recorded Stefan George Memorial Songwriting Competition on Saturday, pre-recorded festival sets, and a live broadcast of our Young Artist Showcase and Family Show on Sunday at 12:15pm.
  • MSA Annex at the Mercado San Agustin, where up to 94 attendees can view the live performances in spaced out seating pods. Because of limited capacity, reservations are required and can be made online and in-person at any Bookmans store.

Details

Start:
April 10, 2021
End:
April 11, 2021
Cost:
Free
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