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RICHMOND, Va. - Venture Richmond today announced 14 additional artists who will be performing at the 2018 Richmond Folk Festival on the weekend of October 12-14
This year’s program includes a spectacular group of diverse musicians and dancers from around the world; six of these artists carry on cultural traditions that have never been featured at the festival before. In addition to previously announced artists, including gospel, soul, and rhythm and blues icon Mavis Staples and award-winning Irish musician Jarlath Henderson, New Orleans bounce music pioneer Ricky B will perform, as will Chinese wind and percussion masters, the Zhou Family Band, rising jazz star Brianna Thomas, and many more.
Legendary Rhythm and Blues artist Mavis Staples to appear for one performance
Last year’s Richmond Folk Festival was one for the record books, and the festival is on pace to outdo itself in 2018. Today, Venture Richmond Events announced the first 10 artists scheduled to perform along Richmond’s historic downtown riverfront the weekend of October 12-14, 2018.