The 2020 Virtual Richmond Folk Festival Celebration

It's October 9th - 11th!

August 19, 2020
kat simons

It's October 9th - 11th!

he Richmond Folk Festival will celebrate its 16th anniversary the weekend of October 9-11 with a “virtual” event that will bring together the community through a special television program, radio broadcasts and online streaming.

Ways to watch:
- Visit, the Richmond Folk Festival's Facebook page, and the Richmond Folk Festival on YouTube to livestream the event.
- Watch All Together Now, a special television program celebrating Virginia artists, to be aired on VPM PBS Plus Channel 57.1 WCVW digital HD transmitters for festival coverage on Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11.
- Listen to Richmond public radio stations, VPM News (88.9 FM) and VPM Music (107.3 FM & 93.1 FM), for festival coverage on Friday, October 9, Saturday, October 10, and Sunday, October 11.

- Friday, October 9 from 6:00-10:00pm,
- Saturday, October 10 from 12:00-8:00pm
- Sunday, October 11 from 12:00-8:00pm

Featured Festival Artists:

New musical performances by
- Aurelio (Garifuna), Plaplaya, Honduras, and New York, New York
- Los Texmaniacs (conjunto tejano), San Antonio Texas
- The Quebe Sisters (Texas fiddling and western swing), Dallas, Texas
Rahim AlHaj (Iraqi oud), Albuquerque, New Mexico
- Vishtèn (Acadian), Prince Edward Island and Magdalen Islands, Québec
- Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters (funk and R&B), New Orleans, Louisiana

Art installation by Kevin Orlosky on Brown’s Island, CarMax Family Area produced by the Children’s Museum, Interactive Scavenger Hunt, and more!

For more information, please click here!