Preview: Winter Folk Music & Photography Showcase 2020
Winter Folk Music and Photography Showcase 2020
Winter Folk Music and Photography Showcase is a 12- day event that takes place over 4 consecutive weekends throughout February and into March, 2020, in Longmont, Colorado.
Over 40 bands and artists will decend on the St. Vrain in Longmont, Colorado for the annual Winter Folk Music and Photography Showcase.
Each weekend, starting on February 7 and continuing through March 1, the St. Vrain will host a stage with incredible music, as well as a photography exhibit. Food and drinks will be available throughout, and proceeds will help the Future Arts Foundation as they provide musical instruments to Colorado schools.
Winter Folk Artists
There are over 40 artists at this year’s Winter Folk, and each weekend is special and unique in its own way.
February 21 – 23 brings Willie Watson (formerly of Old Crow Medicine Show), Esme Patterson, Women of Folk (A Collection of Powerful Colorado Women Performing Classic Folk Tunes), Otis Taylor, Jaquita Straw, Mackenzie Page, and many other amazing artists.
February 28 – March 1 -The fourth weekend is Bluegrass Weekend! Bluegrass weekend includes Adam Aijala & Ben Kaufmann (of Yonder Mountain String Band), TIMBER!, Wood Belly, The Lonesome Days, Andy Thorn (of Leftover Salmon), Kate Farmer, The Hop Pickers and more! The closing ceremonies on Sunday, March 1st include the Winter Folk All-Stars, where some of these amazing artists will join together for what is sure to be an epic jam!
Future Arts Foundation
Winter Folk Music and Photography Showcase is put on by Future Arts Foundation (FAF). FAF is a non-profit with a mission to “host concerts with a purpose.” Proceeds from FAF events provide Colorado schools with instruments and allow them to host free youth arts workshops to the children of Colorado teachers, first responders, and military members.
Each day of this year’s Winter Folk event will provide an instrument to a Colorado school music program. That’s 12 instruments!
Each day of Winter Folk will feature a photography expo on the bottom floor of the St. Vrain, with the music going on upstairs.
There will be a dozen Colorado photographers showcased throughout the month, featuring a variety of styles and topics. Each photographer will receive 100% of their sales, so your purchases will directly support local artists.
Winter Folk Ticketing
There are multiple ticketing options for Winter Folk 2020.
You can purchase a 12-day, month-long pass that allows entry to every day of Winter Folk.
You may also purchase individual weekend passes, allowing entry to all 3-days of whichever weekend you choose.
Both 12-day and Weekend passes are available in Standing Room or a VIP Seating Area.
12-Day Standing Room: $199 That’s $199 for 12 days od music!!!
12-Day VIP: $399
Weekend Standing Room: $39 – $69
Weekend VIP: $89 – $119
February 7 – 9
Josiah Johnson (formerly of The Head & The Heart)
Bonnie & The Clydes
Heavy Diamond Ring
J. Robert Miller
February 14 – 16
Brett Dennen – 2 Nights!
Daniel Rodriguez (of Elephant Revival)
February 21 – 23
Willie Watson (formerly of Old Crow Medicine Show)
Women of Folk (A Collection of Powerful Colorado Women Performing Classic Folk Tunes)
The Still Tide
Andy Mann & Nick Dunbar
Bonnie & Taylor Sims
February 28 – March 1
Winter Folk All-Stars (Featuring members of Yonder Mountain String Band, Leftover Salmon, and more TBA)
Adam Aijala & Ben Kaufmann (of Yonder Mountain String Band)
The Lonesome Days
The Hop Pickers
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