Join us at these folklife festivals and events all around the Commonwealth!

June 9 - 10, 2017

HoustonFest 2017

This bluegrass and old-time music festival honors banjo-playing prodigy and rising star of traditional music, Houston Caldwell, who sadly passed away at age eighteen in 2010. Houston was featured on… Read More»

October 13 - 15, 2017

Richmond Folk Festival 2017

Celebrating its thirteenth year, the Richmond Folk Festival has become the largest folk festival on the East Coast. Each year, the Virginia Folklife Program produces the much loved Virginia Folklife… Read More»