Tucson Folk Festival
April 6 - April 7
The Tucson Folk Festival is a FREE, two-day event celebrating Americana/Folk Music traditions and all the wonderful variations, including American bluegrass, blues, country, jazz, Celtic, zydeco, and various styles of Latin and Mexican music! This annual family-friendly festival is held in some of the most historic sections of downtown Tucson: Jacome Plaza, La Cocina, Presidio Museumand the Dusty Monk Pub. This festival features six stages of acoustic music in traditional, contemporary, and ethnic genres to entertain and delight a multi-faceted and diverse audience. The festival attracts over 12,000 fans and participants who come from all over Southern Arizona, and across the nation. The festival features a national headliner (Saturday night) and local headliner (Sunday night), as well as, family show headliner (Saturday and Sunday). Over 120 acts perform at the festival. This festival also features the Stefan George Memorial Songwriting Competition, the Roger Mikulas Young Artist Showcase for youth under 18 (now both days), interactive music workshops, the Ballad Tree for future songwriters (open mic), raffles, food and craft vendors, and a beer garden. Over 200 volunteers support the success of this festival.
Please visit The Tucson Folk Festival website for a full schedule of events.
Note that due to the nature of the event we do not have full service dining available. Food and beverages are available via counter service at the bar or the taco grill.