2013 Richmond Folk Festival lineup

Here’s a rundown of this year’s performers along with a little taste of what you can expect from them.

Folk Festival performance

Artists from across the globe will be in town this weekend for the 2013 Richmond Folk Festival. If you attend the festival (and you should, because its free and awesome) you’ll hear polka, blues, Portuguese fado, Rajasthani, reggae, bluegrass, Cajun, and more. Here’s the full schedule for this weekend.

Don’t know the artists? Don’t worry. Below is a list of this year’s performers along with video clips to hear them in action.

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Abdoulaye “Djoss” Diabate and Super Mande

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Alash

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Alex Meixner Band

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Aurelio Martinez

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The Brotherhood Singers

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The Chankas

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Christine Salem

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Chuck Brown All Star Tribute Band

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The Dardanelles

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Don Carlos

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James King Band

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Jesse Lége and Joel Savoy

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Khac Chi Ensemble

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Lurrie Bell

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Marshall Ford Swing Band

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Mighty Sam McClain

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Nathalie Pires

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The Prusinowski Trio

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Rhythm of Rajasthan

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Spanish Harlem Orchestra

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Stooges Brass Band

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Thomas Maupin and Daniel Rothwell with Overall Creek and guest dancer Kory Posey

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Yves Lambert Trio

The Holmes Brothers

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Cheick Hamala Diabate

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The Harris Brothers

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The Snyder Family Band

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Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt

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Gankhuyag Natsag and Family

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Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes

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The Whitetop Mountain Band

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The Knicely Family Band

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Dry Hill Draggers

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The Moore Brothers Band

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Nathan Cushing

Nathan Cushing is a writer, journalist, and RVANews Editor.

2 comments on 2013 Richmond Folk Festival lineup

  1. Sid del Cardayre on said:

    Wow! Thank you for putting that preview together. Very helpful.

  2. Jim Tromater on said:

    This is a a great help. Some I might have tried and not liked, some I might have skipped and really missed out.

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