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World Music Festivals

The American Folk Festival
August 26, 2005 - August 28, 2005

The American Folk Festival Features Music, Dance and Culture From Across America.
Bangor Waterfront
Bangor Maine


The American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront boasts five stages featuring top-quality music and dance from traditions across the
Americas. The American Folk Festival will also feature a children’s area, parades, storytelling, workshops, craft exhibits and demonstrations for people of all ages to enjoy. An extensive folk and traditional arts exhibit and demonstration area will highlight Maine’s regional cultural heritage. Even the food is diverse, with ethnic and regional specialties, plus classic "fair food" favorites.

Danú, The Bahamas Junkanoo Revue , Don Vappie & The Creole Jazz Serenaders, Le Vent du Nord, Wanda Jackson with The Lustre Kings, Cephas & Wiggins, Bettye, The Skatalites, Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys, Don Vappie & The Creole Jazz Serenaders, The Del McCoury Band, Wanda Jackson with The Lustre Kings, Edwin Ortiz y su Orquesta La Romana, Git - Hoan Dancers, El Espíritu del Flamenco, Cephas & Wiggins, Jothi Raghavan, Sophia Bilides Trio, Cyril Pahinui & Patrick Landeza. Tony Ellis, Don Roy Trio with Lucien Mathieu & Erica Brown, Tony Ballog & The Golden Strings, Olivier Demers, Don Roy, Paul Dahlin, David Greely, Jason Carter, Michael & David Doucet , Cephas & Wiggins, Paul Dahlin & Äkta Spelmän  and The Polka Family Band