We are very grateful to the SPONSORS of the 2016 Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo. Their support has been crucial to our efforts to produce a FREE ADMISSION event! Here is a listing of this year’s Sponsors and links to their websites.

SIERRA NEVADA is the Official Beer Sponsor of the 2016 Connecticut Folk Festival.

The Folk Fridays Concert Series

October through May, CT Folk presents Folk Fridays — semi-acoustic concerts in New Haven, often on the First Friday of the month. This year’s first show will feature the virtuosic guitarist and very entertaining Beppe Gambetta on October 14th.



November 4th:  Blues Night featuring Lauren Sheehan and Terry Robb

December 2nd: The Levins

January 6th: The Wool Hats String Band

February 3rd: Connecticut Artists Showcase featuring Rani Arbo and Greg Ryan

March 3rd: The Kennedys

April 7th: Connecticut Folk Festival Auditions — “The Finalists”

May 5th: “Tribute to Our Influences”

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View/Download the 2016 Festival/Expo Program Booklet 

Congratulations to Amy Soucy, winner of the 2016 Grassy Hill Songwriting Competition!

…and to the
other finalists:  Arms and Voices, O’hAnleigh, Mike Vial and Ira Wolf