The RHODE ISLAND FOLK FESTIVAL returns to Riverside, RI on Sunday, August 28th from 12:00pm – 6:00pm.
The FESTIVAL is a FREE music event featuring some of the finest folk, acoustic and Americana singer-songwriter acts in the Rhode Island area. The event takes place at the waterfront Rose Larisa Park across from the National Historic Site Crescent Park Looff Carousel
The 2022 RI Folk Festival will feature three stages of acoustic-themed music. The BAND SHELL STAGE featuring mostly bands of musicians, the SONGBIRD STAGE on the other end of the park, featuring mostly soloists and the EMERGING SONGWRITERS STAGE at the Gazebo between the two stages for a juried open mic. The festival is a great opportunity to get a good dose of the RI local sound as well as some classic performances. Featured artists include The Fools (unplugged), Robin Lane (formerly of Robin Lane & the Chartbusters), Julie Rhodes & the Electric Co. , Mark Cutler and many more…..
Food and art vendors will be set up along the path among the three stages so that your senses will be delighted everywhere you go at the event! Rose Larisa Park is located at 701 Bullocks Point Avenue in Riverside, RI.