Rhode Island Folk Festival in East Providence

Posted 8/23/22

The Rhode Island Folk Festival will be returning to Rose Larisa Park in East Providence on August 28, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

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Rhode Island Folk Festival in East Providence

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The Rhode Island Folk Festival will be returning to Rose Larisa Park in East Providence on August 28, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The festival is free to the public and will feature over 50 different acoustic and folk acts, including the following: 

Bandshell Stage:

The Fools

Jake Blount

Dan Lilly and the Keepers

The CarLeans

Julie Rhodes

Pamela Means

Sidy Maiga

Songbird Stage:

Allysen Callery

Rachel Sumner

Frozen Corn

Bank of Ireland

Hungrytown

swimming bell

Beauquet

Mark Cutler

Tyler James & Jess Powers

Jose Docen

Robin Lane

Isaiah Johnson

For those who would like to support the event, festival organizers are encouraging donating to the organization's GoFundMe campaign. Organizers are also seeking volunteers. Those interested can reach out to loveoftenlaughmuch715@gmail.com.

WHAT:  Rhode Island Folk Festival 

WHERE:  Larisa Park, East Providence

WHEN:  August 28, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

MORE INFO:  https://rhodeislandfolkfestival.com/

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