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Press: Archived press releases

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2011 Press Releases

April 13, 2011
Richmond Folk Festival Presents a Second Round of
Performers for 2011

March 10, 2011
Richmond Folk Festival Announces 2011 Event Dates & A Sampling of This Year's Performers


2010 Press Releases

September 21, 2010
CenterStage Virginia Folklife Area
Showcases Commonwealth’s Coast and Coal Fields

September 14, 2010
Third Round of 2010 Richmond Folk Festival Performers Announced

September 1, 2010
Richmond Folk Festival Announces
Second Round of 2010 Performers

August 12, 2010
Richmond Folk Festival Announces
First Group of Performers


2009 Press Releases

September 17, 2009
2009 Richmond Folk Festival
Announces the Final Line-up of Performers

August 18, 2009
2009 Richmond Folk Festival
Announces Second Round of Performers

June 25, 2009
2009 Richmond Folk Festival
Announces First Eight Performers

June 22, 2009
Volunteer NOW for 2009 Richmond Folk Festival

1,200 Volunteers Needed!


2008 Press Releases

October 10, 2008
Gov Kaine & First Lady Holton to Open First Richmond Folk Festival

October 9, 2008
Richmond Folk Festival and Capital One Bring Artists into Schools
Local non-profit JAM Inc. organizes school visits for fourth year bringing a variety of festival performers into 14 Richmond City Schools

October 8, 2008
First Richmond Folk Festival This Weekend
More than 30 Performing Groups on Seven Stages, Plus Virginia Folklife Area, Ethnic Food Court, Traditional Craft Marketplace & More

September 19, 2008
Richmond Folk Festival Announces Final Line-up
More than 30 Performing Groups on Seven Stages Scheduled to Perform

September 13, 2008
Richmond Folk Festival Announces Genworth Foundation Family Area

September 5, 2008
Mexican Flyers to do Trapeze-like Ritual from 90-foot Pole

August 15, 2008
Richmond Folk Festival Announces Virginia Folklife Area

August 1, 2008
Richmond Folk Festival Announces Five More Performing Groups

June 26, 2008
Volunteer Sign-up has begun for Richmond Folk Festival

May 22, 2008
Richmond Folk Festival Announces First Six Performing Groups

January 14, 2008
Now accepting applications for musical performers and food vendors for the 2008 festival.

October 16, 2007
Richmond, Virginia Breaks National Folk Festival Attendance Record

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