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2017

October 18, 2017
2017 winners in the Scott Street Five String Finals announced (Bluegrass Today)

October 16, 2017
Saturday's Richmond Folk Festival was the biggest day in the history of the festival (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 13, 2017
Folk Festival to ‘feed your soul’ this weekend (Richmond Free Press)

October 13, 2017
Everything you need to know about this weekend's Richmond Folk Festival (RVAHub)

October 12, 2017
Unique Partnership (CBS6)

October 12, 2017
Cora Harvey Armstrong, Gospel Singer and Pianist, to Perform at Richmond Folk Festival (Community Idea Stations)

October 10, 2017
Sherman's New March (Richmond Magazine)

October 7, 2017
Richmond Folk Festival: a community celebration of national diversity with global reach (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

August 22, 2017

RTD EXCLUSIVE: Second wave of artists announced for Richmond Folk Festival 2017 (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

2016

September 22, 2016
New canned beer for Richmond Folk Festival hits shelves Friday (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Septemer 19, 2016
Tangier Island crab bisque and Filipino desserts at Richmond Folk Festival's foodways (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 6, 2016
Katie McBride latest in line of Folk Festival poster artists (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

August 14, 2016

Maceo Parker, Phil Wiggins among 14 new artists on 2016 Folk Festival lineup (Richmond-Times Dispatch)

August 4, 2016

Folk Festival's Folklife area to feature "tasty licks" from around state (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

June 2, 2016
EXCLUSIVE: Richmond Folk Festival 2016 line-up announced (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

2015

October 11, 2015
Richmond Folk Festival attracts more than 200,000 (WRIC)

October 11, 2015

2015 Richmond Folk Festival may have had 'largest turnout ever' (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 11, 2015

Photos and Sounds from the Richmond Folk Fest (WRVA)

October 9, 2015
Vendors sell, showcase off-the-beaten-path goods at Richmond Folk Festival's marketplace (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 9, 2015

Richmond Folk Festival kicks-off tonight (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 9, 2015
12 About Town: 11th Annual Richmond Folk Festival

October 9, 2015

'It's like the highlight of my year,' fan says as Folk Festival starts (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 9, 2015

Folk festival performers take their music to Richmond schools (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 5, 2015

Richmond Folk Festival Food and Drink (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 5, 2015
Folks, young and old: The Folk Fest’s celebration of Va. mentorship (RVAnews)

October 4, 2015
Some first-time acts highlight this year's Richmond Folk Festival (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 1, 2015
Shemekia Copeland (at the Richmond Folk Festival) and More Siegel-Schwall! (Idea Stations)

October 1, 2015
Sample this tasty smoked turkey dish at Folk Feast (CBS 6 Virginia This Morning)

October 1, 2015
Richmond Folk Festival artisan guide (RVAnews)

September 30, 2015
The Virginia Luthiers (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 29, 2015
Banjo Competition Entry Extended: Folk Fest Event to honor life of attorney and musician Scott Street (Style Weekly)

September 22, 2015
This Asian inspired 'Chasho Chicken Buns of Steam' is a Fok Feast Featured dish (CBS 6 Virginia This Morning)

Septebmer 21, 2015
Head to the Folk Feast to sample this authentic Italian Maiale Ripieno (CBS 6 Virginia This Morning)

September 13, 2015
Lohmann: Keeping the music going (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 10, 2015
Richmond Folk Festival poster unveiled (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

August 30, 2015
Bolivian Traditions to Come Alive at the Richmond Folk Festival

August 30, 2015
Full List of Artists Announced for Richmond Folk Festival 2015

August 30, 2015
Sun Ra Arkestra and Grandmaster Flash to Play Folk Fest

July 30, 2015
Feast at the Festival (Style Weekly)

July 6, 2015
Virginia Folklife Program to Celebrate Youth “Tradition Bearers” and the Masters Who Taught Them

June 10, 2015
Richmond Folk Festival Announces Dates, Performances for 2015

2014

October 12, 2014
Folk Festival closes with West African and Gospel(Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 12, 2014
The best part of the Richmond Folk Festival nobody knows about (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 10, 2014
Folk Festival Artist Supaman Performs at City Jail (Richmond Magazine)

October 10, 2014
Inside Master Violin Maker Don Leister’s Workshop (WCVE)

October 10, 2014
Richmond Folk Festival grounds ready for crowds (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 10, 2014
Friend With Benefits Local volunteers are at the heart of the Folk Fest, and they get sweet perks too. (Style Weekly)

October 9, 2014
Photos: Every Dish at the 2nd Annual Richmond Folk Feast (Richmond Magazine)

October 9, 2014
Urban traditions on display at Folk Festival (RVAnews) 

October 7, 2014
Richmond Folk Festival Guide (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 7, 2014
The Unofficial Guide to the Richmond Folk Festival (Style Weekly) 

October 7, 2014
EMTs, proposals, and cobbling: Behind the scenes of the Folk Fest (RVAnews)

October 7, 2014

Five To Try at Richmond Folk Fest 2014 (Richmond.com)

October 4, 2014
Richmond Folk Festival is everything you think it is and more (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 3, 2014
Q&A: William Bell (Richmond Magazine)

October 3, 2014
Folk Fest kicks off with Mayan dance staged on a 80-foot pole (RVAnews)

October 1, 2014

Folk Festival Poster Art Revealed (Richmond Magazine)

October 1, 2014
Folk Fest Poster 2014: Love! (Richmond.com)

October 1, 2014

A decade of Richmond's folk festival (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 29, 2014
2014 Richmond Folk Festival FAQ (RVAnews)

September 24, 2014
A High Note (Richmond Magazine)

September 18, 2014
The Menu is Out for Folk Feast (Richmond.com)

September 11, 2014
The Richmond Folk Festival needs you (RVAnews)

September 10, 2014
Governor McAuliffe Proclaims September as Virginia Music Heritage Month (WSET)

September 8, 2014
Behind the Richmond Folk Festival (Richmond Navigator)

September 5, 2014:
Richmond Folk Festival celebrates 10th year with special lineup (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 4, 2014
Food News: The Answer, Perly’s, Nora open; Jorge’s takes a siesta; and Fall Line Fest beer and brunch (RVAnews)

September 3, 2014
Dish: Delicious dining events that give back (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September, 2014
20 for the Road (AAA World Magazine)

August 20, 2014
Get ready for weird body movement and weirder instruments at the 2014 Richmond Folk Festival – Full Line up (RVA Mag)

August 19, 2014
2014 Folk Festival lineup announced

August 13, 2014
Richmond Folk Festival Announces Lineup (RVA Playlist)

August 13, 2014
Richmond Folk Festival Turns 10, Performers Announced (Richmond.com)

August 13, 2014
Release: Richmond Folk Festival Celebrates 10 Years, 
Invites Favorites Back to the Stage

July 22, 2014
Advance Tickets for Folk Feast Now on Sale (Richmond.com)

July 22, 2014
Richmond Folk Feast back for seconds with more chefs in the kitchen (RVAnews)

2013

October 9, 2013
Photos: RVA Folks Feast (Richmond.com)

October 9, 2013
Richmond Folk Fest: Kids! (Richmond.com)

October 9, 2013
Top 5 Weekend Events (Richmond.com

October 9, 2013
Photos: Improvements to Richmond Folk Festival (Richmond.com)

October 9, 2013
Folk Festival may have rainy start (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 9, 2013
Five not-to-miss acts at the Folk Festival (RVA News)

October 8, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival Returns (WRIC)

October 8, 2013
The 2013 Richmond Folk Festival (Style Weekly)

October 8, 2013
Petting Zoo (Style Weekly)

October 8, 2013
Folk Feed (Style Weekly)

October 8, 2013
Running Strong (Style Weekly)

October 8, 2013
Backstage Pass (Style Weekly)

October 8, 2013
Got A Plan? (Style Weekly)

October 8, 2013
On The Air (Style Weekly)

October 8, 2013
5 Things For Families (RVA News)

October 8, 2013
Richmomd Folk Fest: Beer & Booze (Richmond.com)

October 8, 2013
How to make the most of the biggest music festival of the year (Style Weekly)

October 7, 2013
Richmond Folk Fest: Five to Try Music Pics(Richmond.com)

October 7, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival performers share love of music (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 7, 2013
A festival volunteer with a lot of heart (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 7, 2013
2013 Richmond Folk Festival Lineup (RVA News)

October 7, 2013
The dish on 1st annual Richmond Folk Feast (RVA News)

October 7, 2013
2013 Richmond Folk Festival FAQ (RVA News)

October 6, 2013
Folk Festival adds special beer to its lineup (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 6, 2013
Nathalie Pires to bring Portuguese fado to Richmond Festival (HispanicBusiness.com)

October 6, 2013
Nathalie Pires to bring Portuguese fado to Richmond Festival (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 6, 2013
Q&A with Volunteer Coordinator Jamie Thomas (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

October 3, 2013
What's new at this year's Richmond Folk Festival (Richmond.com)

October 3, 2013
Table Talk

October 3, 2013
Arts & Entertainment Calendar for Oct. 3

October 3, 2013
Mention in The Scoop

October 2, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival Goes Fine Dining With Folk Feast (republished with menu)

October 1, 2013
Richmond With Children: Four Fall Fests for Families

September 27, 2013
2013 Folk Festival poster unveiled (RVA News)

September 26, 2013
Richmond Folk Feast (RichMag.com)

September 26, 2013
Introducing the fireside felines of the 9th Richmond Folk Festival poster (WTVR)

September 26, 2013
Gallery: Richmond Folk Festival Posters, 2008-2013 (Richmond.com)

September 26, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival 2013 Poster Reveal (Richmond.com)

September 24, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival Goes Fine Dining With Folk Feast (Richmond.com)

September 24, 2013
Heritage chef Joe Sparatta cooks up Season Pumpkin Gemelli Pasta (WTVR)

September 24, 2013
Q & A with Stephen Lecky (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 20, 2013
Food, music, and traditions from around the world

September 19, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival 2013 Poster Reveal (RVA Playlist)

September 19, 2013
Family ties will characterize folklife areas at Folk Festival (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 19, 2013
Fall Arts Preview: Get a bit of twang with Folk Festival, banjo greats (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 17, 2013
Richmond Panel OKs plan for ampitheater (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 16, 2013
All You Can Eat: Whet your appetite for Folk Festival with new chef’s dining event (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 10, 2013
Michael Paul Williams: Folk festival, restored canal can co-exist (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

September 10, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival Introduces Folk Feast (WRIC)

September 9, 2013
This Week in RVA Food News: Week of Sept. 8 (Richmond Magazine)

September 5, 2013
Food news: Fests, a Main Street curse, and the return of a legend (RVA News)

August 26, 2013
On air mentions and playlists featuring RFF 2013 artists (WRIR)

August 25, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival Lineup Covers the Spectrum of Music (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

August 25 2013
On air mentions and playlists featuring RFF 2013 artists (WRIR)

August 22, 2013
RVA Folk Festival Announces 2013 Lineup (RVA Mag)

August 28, 2013
All You Can Eat: Whet your appetite for Folk Festival with new chef's dining event (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

August 25, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival lineup covers the spectrum of music (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

August 25, 2013
Q&A with Festival Manager, Stephen Lecky (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

August 21, 2013
Press Release: Richmond Folk Festival Announces Artists

August 21, 2013
2013 Folk Festival Lineup Announced (RVA news)

August 21, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival Artist Lineup (NBC12)

August 21, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival Announces 2013 Lineup (WRIC)

August 21, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival Lineup Announced (RVAPlaylist.com)

August 21, 2013
Richmond Folk Festival 2013 Artists Announced (Richmond.com)

August 21,2013
Richmond Folk Festival 2013 (Mindgrope.com)

September 17, 2013
Richmond Panel OKs plan for ampitheater (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

2012

October 10, 2012
Local, and nationally-featured, artist behind the 2012 Folk Festival poster (Richmond.com)

October 9, 2012
Routes to Revelry (Style Weekly)

October 9, 2012
Raising Richmond: You, your kids, and the Richmond Folk Festival (RVAnews.com)

October 9, 2012
Richmond Folk Festival: Five Bands You Need to See (Richmond.com)

October 9, 2012
Richmond Folk Fest Tips From You (Richmond.com)

October 8, 2012
Richmond's Folk Roots (Deep South Magazine)

October 8, 2012
Rosanne Cash Interview Part II (Richmond.com)

October 3, 2012
15 Instruments you'll find at the Richmond Folk Festival (RVAnews.com)

September 25, 2012
Rosanne Cash Interview Part I (Richmond.com)