Look back at the American Folk Festival's vivid history with these photographs from over the years. Credit: File

The American Folk Festival said Tuesday that the 2019 edition of the 18-year-old festival was its last, and that the organization would dissolve at the end of the year. Look back at its vivid history with these photographs from over the years.

2002

Credit: Michael C. York | AP
Credit: Michael C. York | AP
Credit: Jerry Swope | BDN
Credit: Jerry Swope | BDN
Credit: Kevin Bennett | BDN
Credit: Stephen M. Katz | BDN
Credit: Jerry Swope | BDN

2003

Credit: Bob Delong
Credit: Kevin Bennett

2004

Credit: John Clarke Russ
Credit: Kevin Bennett

2005

Credit: John Clarke Russ

2006

Credit: Gabor Degre
Credit: Bridget Brown | BDN

2007

Credit: Bridget Brown | BDN
Credit: Bridget Brown | BDN
Credit: Kate Collins

2008

Credit: Kevin Bennett
Credit: Bridget Brown | BDN

2009

Credit: Kevin Bennett

Credit: Bridget Brown

Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik

2010

Credit: Gabor Degre

Credit: Gabor Degre

2011

Credit: Kevin Bennett

Credit: John Clarke Russ

Credit: John Clarke Russ

Credit: John Clarke Russ

2012

Credit: Kevin Bennett

Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik

Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik

Credit: Gabor Degre

2013

Credit: Kevin Bennett

Credit: Kevin Bennett

Credit: Kevin Bennett

Credit: Kevin Bennett

2014

Credit: Ashley L. Conti

2015

Credit: Ashley L. Conti

Credit: Michael C. York

Credit: Ashley L. Conti

2016

Credit: Ashley L. Conti

2017

Credit: Ashley L. Conti

Credit: Ashley L. Conti

2018

Credit: Emily Burnham

2019

Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik

Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik

Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik

Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik

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