The Tucson Folk Festival returns for its 36th year, April 10-11, with a range of new ways to enjoy the festival, including over 75 socially-distanced performances, broadcast live from three stages.

  • Centennial Hall at the University of Arizona
  • Drive-In Stage at Park Place Mall
  • MSA Annex at Mercado San Agustin

All performances will be broadcast live for free viewing online; viewers can watch the Festival at home, in a car, or in person.

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NATIONAL HEADLINERS

Grammy Award-winning folk and bluegrass artists Laurie Lewis & Nina Gerber will perform live from Berkeley, California. Their performance will be broadcast live both online and to the big screen at Park Place and MSA Annex stages on Saturday, April 10, from 8-9:15p.

REGIONAL HEADLINER

The Tucsonics, featuring special guests, will perform live on the Drive-In Stage at Park Place Mall on Sunday, April 11, from 7-8:30p. It will also be viewable online and on the MSA Annex Big Screen.

FAMILY SHOW HEADLINER

Ron Pandy will perform live on the Centennial Hall stage, presented by Arizona Arts and Arizona Arts Live, and streaming online on Sunday, April 11, at 12:15p.

Remaining performers are a who’s who of local and regional fan favorites, including such beloved artists as the Heather Hardy Band, JC & Laney, Ryanhood, CS&M Trio, Gertie and the TO Boyz, P.D. Ronstadt & the Company, and so many more. 

STAGE SCHEDULES

Saturday, April 10
Noon – 9p … Drive-In Stage at Park Place Mall
10:30a – 7p … Centennial Hall at University of Arizona
11:45a – 9p … MSA Annex at Mercado San Agustin, 11:45 AM – 9 PM

Sunday, April 11
11:30a – 9p … Drive-In Stage at Park Place Mall
10a – 7p … Centennial Hall at University of Arizona
11:45a – 9p … MSA Annex at Mercado San Agustin

LOCATIONS

  • Drive-In Stage at Park Place Mall
    No reservations are required. Up to 300 cars can view the performances in a spaced-out parking spaces just southeast of Park Place Mall (in the lot behind LA Fitness near Wilmot and Broadway). This stage features live performances viewable by car and broadcasting live online. 
  • Centennial Hall at the University of Arizona, presented by our Arizona Arts and Arizona Arts Live. This stage will not have an in-person audience and is viewable online by live broadcast. This stage will feature live performances all weekend, the Young Artist Showcase and the Ron Pany Family Show on Sunday at 12:15p, and a broadcast of our pre-recorded Stefan George Memorial Songwriting Competition on Saturday. 
  • MSA Annex at the Mercado San Agustin, where up to 94 attendees can view the live performances in spaced-out seating pods. MSA Ticket reservations are required for MSA Annex and can be made at any Bookmans store, online at the Festival website or on site.

HOW TO WATCH

All performances will be available as a free-to-watch live broadcast accessible through the Tucson Folk Festival website, with audience members invited at the Drive-In Stage at Park Place Mall (no reservation required), and to socially-distanced pod seating at the MSA Annex (reservation required). 

TICKETS

MSA Annex ticket reservations can be made in any Bookmans store or online at the Festival website

Event Website

Arizona Arts and Arizona Arts Live are proud to be title sponsors of the 36th annual Tucson Folk Festival.

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