Folklife Submissions Are Being Accepted Now

Posted on November 20, 2013, 9:57 am
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Northwest Folklife Announces Final Opportunity to

Submit to Perform at 2014 Festival

Submission Deadline is December 1, 2013

Northwest Folklife

Northwest Folklife



Northwest Folklife invites musicians, dancers, community groups, artists, storytellers, and instructors to participate in the 2014 Northwest Folklife Festival, May 23-26, 2014, at Seattle Center.


If you or your group is based in the Northwest region, including Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Western Montana, this is a great opportunity to share your music and traditions.


About Northwest Folklife Festival

The annual Northwest Folklife Festival is the largest free community arts festival in the United States. Drawing nearly 250,000 people over just four days, Northwest Folklife plans to program over 6,000 performers in 65 different genres of music, from Hawaiian to hip-hop; dance performances representing cultures from Ireland to India. We believe everyone is a bearer of folk arts, and we encourage communities to share their cultural traditions, in the hope that interaction with new audiences will enrich the community as much as the audience.



Submission deadline is December 1, 2013



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Sarah Caples has lived in Seattle since 2004 working as a fashion stylist for private clients. Sarah launched an art and society blog in 2008, along with a monthly salon at The Sorrento Hotel, which ran until June 2012. As executive editor of, Caples hopes to cultivate an informed dialog about regional culture and bring people of diverse backgrounds together in support of nonprofits, artists and community builders.