This Year’s Finalists
These wonderful musicians have been selected as the Finalists in this year’s Grassy Hill Songwriting Competition. Each will perform a short set, before a panel of judges, during the Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo on September 10th.
The winner will receive a cash prize, will perform a short set on the Festival Main Stage later that day, and will be awarded a slot in the 2017 Festival lineup.
Saturday, September 10th
11:00 AM through 10:00 PM
Edgerton Park, New Haven
APPEARING ON THE FESTIVAL STAGE:
Susan Werner with special guest Trina Hamlin
Grassy Hill Song Circle: Brad Cole, Matt Nakoa and Robinson Treacher
The Young Novelists
Stacy Phillips and His Bluegrass Characters
The Grassy Hill Songwriting Competition Finalists: Arms and Voices, O’hAnleigh, Amy Soucy, Mike Vial and Ira Wolf
Hurray for the Riff Raff
…and many more!
Saturday, June 25th
All Day! (Gates Open at 11:00 AM)
149 Girdle Ridge Road
CO-SPONSORED BY CT FOLK
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.
These musicians, from our Auditions Night lineup, have been selected to perform at the 2016 Connecticut Folk Festival on September 10th:
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Once again, CT Folk arranged for the great live music that was enjoyed during the Rock to Rock Bike Ride!
CT Folk is now accepting advertisements for placement in the 2016 Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo program booklet.
Full-page (5”w X 8”h): $500
Half-page (5”w X 3.9375”h): $250
Eighth-page (“Business Card”)
(2.4375”w X 1.9063”h): $100
New Director for the Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo
Nicole is a co-founder of the Celebrate Shelton initiative, which features the annual Downtown Sounds Summer Concert Series as well as, on the first Saturday of each month, the Downtown Handmade Market. She also serves as the Producer for the Soupstock Music and Arts Festival and is the founder and owner of Bring the Hoopla, an educational (hula) hoop company that brings the FUN back into fitness!
Please email any suggestions or comments regarding the 2016 Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo to Nicole. She looks forward to hearing from you.
We are very grateful to the SPONSORS of the 2015 Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo. The event could not have taken place without their generous support! Please click here to see a listing of those Sponsors and to visit their websites.
Broadway’s Bright Star sponsors the 2016 CT Folk Festival!
Get your tickets today!