The 12th Annual American Folk Festival will be held on the Bangor Waterfront, August 26-28, 2016. It's one of my favorite times, as the world literally comes to Bangor, with fantastic entertainment. Organizers announced the initial list of entertainers, and the 7 acts announced on March 31st are all new to Bangor!

There's Michael Mwenso and the Shakes, featuring vocalist Brianna Thomas,

The National Women’s Dance Troupe of Sri Lanka

The Western Flyers, a Western Swing band

Michael Cleveland, a traditional bluegrass fiddler

The East Pointers

Gerarde Contino y Los Habaneros

Nathalie Pires