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Natural Awakenings of Greater Ann Arbor & Detroit / Wayne County Michigan

Ann Arbor Folk Festival on the Web

 The 44th Ann Arbor Folk Festival, a fundraiser for The Ark, Ann Arbor’s nonprofit home for folk, roots and ethnic music, will be streamed online at 7 p.m., January 29 and 30. Presented by The Ark and the Ford Motor Company Fund, the 2021 Folk Fest is “at home” with streamed performances from cherished #ArkFamily and friends. Each night includes a blend of well-known and up-and-coming artists playing 20-to-40-minute sets, providing an opportunity to hear artists we know and love while discovering great new talent. The lineup delivers the full spectrum of “Ark music”, presenting a taste of what’s happening on the leading edge of acoustic music while delving into the very heart of folk and roots traditions.

            January 29 features Raul Malo, Colin Hay, Alan Doyle, The War and Treaty, Joe Pug, Glen Phillips, Amythyst Kiah and The Accidentals. January 30 features Robert Earl Keen, Bruce Cockburn, Dar Williams, George Winston, Vance Gilbert, Dom Flemons, Matt Andersen, Sierra Ferrell and The RFD Boys.


Location: 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. To view and donate, visit