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Butte’s sixteenth Montana Folk Festival is less than a month away!

The 2024 Montana Folk Festival (its sixteenth year!) is taking place July 12-14, 2024.

On this episode of Front Row Center, co-host Lauren Korn chats with the Executive Director of Mainstreet Uptown Butte and the Festival Director of the Montana Folk Festival, George Everett.

The 2024 Montana Folk Festival is taking place July 12-14, 2024.

Montana Public Radio will be back on site with their broadcast team to bring a number of performances from The Original Stage to the airwaves in Montana and beyond. Hosts Sarah Aronson and Michael Marsolek, and special guest Nick Spitzer from American Routes, will be your guides for ten performances carried live over eleven hours on Friday, July 12th, and Saturday, July 13th. Bands and artists that will be featured during the live 2024 broadcasts include: The Irish band, Reverie Road; The Jerry Douglas Band; and Mr. Sipp!

For more information about the 2024 line-up, visit the Folk Festival website here.

Lauren R. Korn holds an M.A. in poetry from the University of New Brunswick, where she was the recipient of the Tom Riesterer Memorial Prize and the Angela Ludan Levine Memorial Book Prize. A former bookseller and the former Director of the Montana Book Festival, she is now an Arts and Culture Producer at Montana Public Radio and the host of it’s literature-based radio program and podcast, ‘The Write Question.’
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