2017 Festival Performers

This year marks the 31st Anniversary of The Lowell Folk Festival and we have worked hard to come up with a superlative line up of performers for the weekend of July 28-30!

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Below is a partial list of the Performers that will be joining us here in Lowell!

Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo – Afro-Venezuelan

The Branchettes – African American gospel

C.J. Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band – zydeco

Dori Freeman – appalachian song

El Septeto Santiaguero – Cuban son

Innov Gnawa – Moroccan Gnawa

Kenan Adnawi – Syrian oud

Los Texmaniacs – conjunto tejano

Mokoomba – Zimbabwe

Seamus Egan Project – Irish

ShadowGrass – bluegrass

Stax Music Academy Alumni Band – Memphis soul

Toronzo Cannon – Chicago Blues

Vishtèn – Acadian

The Western Flyers – western swing


  • Demetra Papas

    This is always an amazing event. Great cultural music and food.

  • John Ritz

    Always astounding quality of music; completely professional but not usually famous. Great crowds. Good food.