2017 Yakima Folklife Festival

 

Yakima Folklife Festival
Celebrating over 30 years of Music & Fun
Always Free!

July 7 - 9, 2017

  The 2017 Kick-off Concert starts at 6:30 and the line-up is one you won't want to miss...

 The Maldives

Shane Alexander

  MARSHALL McLEAN BAND

As always, this year's festival is held at Yakima's Franklin Park, Rotary Stage in parternership with the Yakima Valley Museum.  In addition, Downtown Yakima Friday and Saturday evening venues offer a variety of styles and music for everyone.  Don't forget to look for Music Pop-Ups around town. 

Vendor Info

Performer Info 

 

2017 Folklife Festival Line-Up - Schedule to be announced soon! 

 

Download your copy of:

2017 Franklin Park & Downtown Schedule (PDF)

  Yakima Folklife Festival at the Rotary Stage in Franklin Park, Yakima.

 

Yakima Folklife Festival



Yakima Folklife Organization

The purposes of the Yakima Folklife Association shall be to promote a broader community awareness of our cultural and folk traditions, such as music, dance, crafts, and other folk arts, through such social and educational events as concerts, dances, festivals, workshops, lectures,  and demonstrations.

2015 Yakima Folklife Festival Performance

 

 

Yakima Folklife Festival


Just a bit of History

Here are just a few samples of performers from the past, present, and we hope the future...

1928
AME
Angela Soffe
Annie Corbett
Bad Habit
Bel Canto Choir
Beth Whitney
Big Sur
Blackheart Honeymoon
Blue Star Creeper
C G Bearcatz
Cazador
Chad Bault (not amy)
Chance Brothers
Chris Nobbs
COHO
Crimson Theorie
Curtains For You
Dan Maher
Dan Weber
Die Bruder
Dwight Smith
Dylan Jacobsen
Fable
Flora's Ghost
Gabe Mintz
Ghosts I've met
Gone Fiddlin' Again
Grace Creek Band

Happy Otherwise
Heidi Muller
Heron & Crow
Humphrey, Hartman, & Cameron
Irene makes three
Jacob Nararro
James and Yesenia
James Hunter
Jez Slowe
Jill Cohn
John Spitler
Jon Fickes
Jonah Sissoyev
Joshua Hope
Julia Lucille
Kids show with Mikey
Mark Holt & Kim Holt Tully
Mark Holt & Kimberlee Holt Tully
Marshall McLean Band
Matt Gervais (Curtains For You)
Merilouis
Mike - The Rad Scientist
Not Amy
Open
Pastel Motel
Planes on Paper
Powerline
Rockin HW
Rod Giles Band
Runaway Symphony

Sam Watts
SeaStar
Shelby Earl
Skweez The Weezle
Smokey Brights
Solar Demonstration Project
St. Paul de Vence
Steve & Gloria
Steve Rush
Sunday Speedtrap
Tai Shan (solo)
TBA (Waterbound)
The Banner Days
The Blankers
The Local Strangers
The McClellans
The Moonlight Gypsies
Three Times Bad
TTY
Waterbound
Whitney Monge
Willow and The Embers
Yakima Nation
     

Yakima Folklife Festival 

Thank you to our Sponsors & all the Folklife Volunteers

We couldn't do it without you!


Yakima Folklife Festival

Find us each week at the Downtown Yakima Sunday Market, Third & Yakima Ave, 9a-2p.

 Yakima Folklife Booth at Downtown Yakima Sunday Market.

Stop on by and say "Hi!"
 Yakima Folklife Booth at Downtown Yakima Sunday Market.

 

 

Menu

 

 

Downtown Venues

Kana Winery

Gilbert Cellars

Sports Center 

 Hop Nation

Pop-Ups
 (just about anywhere)

 

 

2017 Auction

2017 Folklife Auction Painting by Duane Heilman
by Duane Heilman

 

 

Fun Stuff & Links

 Pacific NW Festivals

 2017 Franklin Park Schedule

 2017 Downtown Schedule

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