The 39th annual Old Songs Folk Festival of Traditional Music and Dance will be held June 28-30 at the Altamont Fairgrounds in Altamont, NY. The three-day event celebrates Folk, Celtic, Quebecois, Roots, Americana and World music from countries across the world as well as new music from contemporary songwriters.
Old Songs Folk Festival is an interactive experience for the whole family. Attendees are encouraged to sing, dance, jam, and listen. Old Songs invites audience members to join jam sessions, take part in teaching sessions, sing sacred harp, join in with great dance bands or take a Friday afternoon class.
There are three main stage concerts, each featuring multiple artists on Friday & Saturday from 6:30 -11:00 p.m. and Sunday 3:30 -7:00 p.m. During the day on Saturday and Sunday there are more than 100 performances, dances, interactive workshops, and jams in areas around the grounds. An extensive artisan area and diverse food concessions are also available.
Tickets may be purchased for Old Songs Folks Festival online, by phone at 518-765-2815, or at the festival gate. Full festival details, including a complete performance schedule is available on their website.