Columbus Folk Music Society

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FAST FACTS Twenty-sixth annual


Roots, acoustic music at its best!

MAY 6 & 7, 2023 (first full weekend in May)


Location –– HIGHBANKS METRO PARK  (Big Meadows area), 9466 Columbus Pike (Rt 23N), Lewis Center, OH 

Produced by –– The Columbus Folk Music Society in cooperation with The Metro Parks. Co-sponsored by WCBE 90.5 FM


Multiple activities –– A fun-filled and family friendly event that includes: a Headliner concert (Saturday night) with nationally/internationally touring artist, 3 performing stages,  30+ music workshops (with something for everyone), dedicated Old-time, Folk/Mix and Bluegrass Jam tents, community song, kids’ music & crafts, young adult offerings, food service, beer garden, Festival Store, Heart BeatTM Drum Circles, and more!


Donation tents are at the entrance. Your generous $$ support makes all of this possible! The event draws roughly 11,000 folks over the 2 day weekend.


Founded in 1997, the festival seeks to promote various forms of folk/acoustic/roots music AND to make folk arts accessible to the public.  Our festival is run & staffed entirely by volunteers. Visit: for more information, especially as the event draws closer.

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