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: