American Folk Festival to feature 16 acts this year

Posted July 30, 2012, at 6:51 a.m.

BANGOR, Maine — The 2012 American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront will feature 16 musical groups this year.

The festival will take place Aug. 24-26. Besides a diverse lineup of music, it includes crafts, food and demonstrations.

This year’s performers run the gamut from western swing, blues and bluegrass, to Franco, Cajun, Irish, Scottish pipe and drum, Lakota hoop dance, gospel, doo wop, and Tamburitza.

In addition to music, dozens of food vendors including regional specialties, ethnic foods, and festival favorites will be set up.

 

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