FEST: ABQ Folk Festival (NM)

Posted by:  ABQ Folk Fest  | When:  | Where: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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 The Albuquerque Folk Festival is focused on raising the awareness of traditions to ensure the survival of folk music and culture. ABQ Folk fest covers old American, New Mexican, Middle Eastern, and other international traditions, we are seeking Sonicbids Folk artists to come forth with their distinct Folk sound for our upcoming festival. The Albuquerque Folk Festival is committed to the Folk Ethic. The Folk Ethic is focused on self-expression, community, friendship building, and social consciousness. If you're a talented folk artist passionate about the culture and live performance, this is the gig for you! 

The Opportunity

ABQ Folk Festival is a non-commercial festival that embraces acoustic music with a focus on open participation and education. This is an opportunity for Folk artists to enrich others through sharing in folk activities and sharing of each other's resources is the best form of self-expression

The Albuquerque Folk Festival provides an opportunity for the public to experience and participate in folk music, song, dance, and storytelling through educational workshops, demonstrations, and performances. Folk activities enhance community expression and the continuance of cultural traditions. If you have a great sound and you're passionate about joining the community, this gig is for you! 

The Band

We're looking for Old American, New Mexican, Middle Eastern, and other international and traditional forms of Folk music. 

  • Bands must have live stage experience
  • Artists can sell their merchandise on-site
This is also a great opportunity for local, regional up and coming acts to get more visibility. If you're looking to get involved in a progressive music festival, meet other musicians and gain new fans, this is the gig for you!

The Gig

Fest takes place on June 15, 2019  

*Large outdoor stage   

*Backline and PA provided

*Professional sound and lighting provided

*Sound engineer provided

*Compensation to be discussed at the time of booking

*Acts get drinks

*All acts get all-access backstage passes

*Capacity 5000+


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking