The weather was perfect and the music was outstanding on Sunday August 26th as the 5th annual Providence Folk Festival arrived in town. Hundreds attended the festival which was held at the Roger Williams National Memorial. Performers came from far and wide and included several local acts, many who stretch the boundaries of traditional folk.
Providence Folk Festival
The Providence Folk Festival returns to the capital city Sunday August 26th with a full line-up of local and national acts on two stages. Headlining the free festival this year will be musician, activist and former Congressman John Hall, who’ll be playing the Roger Williams National Memorial for the first time. Hall is perhaps best
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The Providence Folk Festival returns Sunday August 27th to the Roger Williams National Memorial in downtown Providence. That’s right, a folk festival in Providence, not Newport, and it’s free. This year’s event includes well-known folk artists like Chris and Meredith Thompson, Chris Trapper and the Pamela Means Band. The Festival is the brainchild of John