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The Quilt Sessions

  • 3:00PM - Benjamin Hunter
  • Julia Francis w Darren Loucas
  • Jamaar Smiley
  • Mason Marcus Turner
  • Monoclub
  • Athr
  • Derek Edamura, LJ Cronin & Benjamin Hunter Interview
  • Kitty Junk
  • Lew Jones Act
  • The Kicheko Project
  • FMD Enero
  • Mark Wand
  • Doug Rusk
  • Terra Nobody
  • Barry Sebastian
  • Vivian & Benjamin Interview

Folklife Film Forum

  • 1:00pm - Vanishing Seattle: Central District, Wa NA WARI
  • 1:30pm - mother of pearl
  • 2:00pm - Aidan
  • 2:30pm - Pili Ka Moʻo
  • 3:00pm - York's Lament
  • 3:30pm - A Heart Free
  • 4:00pm - Take Hands

Converge Mural Stage (Live)

  • 11:00AM - Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band
  • 12:00PM - Siam Smile Thai Classical and Folk Dance
  • 12:45PM - Bonglang Ruam Jai
  • 1:40PM - Banda Vagos
  • 2:30PM - Morning Star Korean Cultural Center
  • 4:00M - The Pine Hearts
  • 4:45PM - Richie and the Walnuts
  • 5:30-6:00pm - The Faux Paws
  • 7:20PM - Global Heat
  • 7:20PM - Planet Fly
  • 8:15PM - Afrosonics
  • 9:20PM - The Braxmatics

The Quilt Sessions

  • 3:00 PM - Francisca Flores Garcia_President's Message
  • Judd Wasserman
  • Haley Graves
  • James Dean Cotton
  • Kimo Muraki
  • Francisca Flores Garcia & Benjamin Interview
  • Carter Wilson
  • Rev Sekou & Benjamin Interview
  • Harvey Neibulski
  • Erika Lundahl
  • Pink Camel
  • Kenya & Benjamin Interview
  • Mason Marcus Turner
  • Meera bhajans by Suchitra Iyer
  • Luther Ray
  • Ari Joshua
  • Simon Okelo

Folklife Film Forum

  • 1:00pm - Vanishing Seattle: Chinatown-International District, Bush Garden
  • 1:30pm - Artifact
  • 2:00pm - Folk Floor
  • 2:30pm - Thank You Trees
  • 3:00pm - ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught)
  • 3:30pm - Stay Well, Stay Awake
  • 4:30pm - A Drive to Top Surgery

Converge Mural Stage (Live)

  • 11:00AM - Klez Chaos
  • 11:50AM - The Klein Party
  • 2:00PM - Bahia in Motion
  • 3:00PM - Samba Olywa
  • 3:00PM - Northwest Junior Pipe Band
  • 4:30PM - Je Ka Jo

The Quilt Sessions

  • 3:00 PM - Savi Louise
  • Naomi cooper
  • Osem i Devet
  • Uuhai Band Part I
  • D'Mario D. Carter
  • No Idol Music
  • Steve and Kristi Nebel
  • Ayesha Brooks
  • Eliza & Benjamin Interview
  • WES SP8 (Speight)
  • Kate Berreth
  • Aaron J. Shay
  • Jam Town Howdy Band
  • Yeti set go
  • Jacqueline (Jaye) Ware

Folklife Film Forum

  • 1:00pm - Sojourn
  • 1:30pm - The Reluctant Radical
  • 2:45pm - SŪKŪJULA TEI (Stories of my Mother)
  • 3:15pm - No Soy Oscár
  • 3:45pm - Rooted
  • 4:00pm - The Last Attempt
  • 4:20pm - Don't Put Her Down

Converge Mural Stage (Live)

  • 11:00AM - Path with Art Veteran's Choir
  • 3:10PM - Dance with Dora
  • 6:30PM - Playerz of Instrument
  • 7:20PM - Lion Of Judah Band

The Quilt Sessions

  • 3:00pm - Ella-Bella Bee & the Pollinators
  • Bulgarian Voices of Seattle Women's Choir
  • Dr Mel & The SQUIDminders - Ukraine
  • Merri Ann Osborne
  • Wendy Joseph
  • Uuhai Band Part II
  • Shahrazad

Folklife Film Forum

  • 1:00pm - Sky Aelans
  • 1:30pm - life is a gift
  • 2:00pm - Weckuwapok (The Approaching Dawn)
  • 2:30pm - Our Stories
  • 3:00pm - Taky Kimura - The Heart of The Dragon
  • 3:30pm - Terra Nostra
  • 4:30pm - Manahini

Getting to the Festival: what you need to know

The below information was sent via mail on April 26, so you should have a paper version in your mailbox by now. If you haven't seen it yet, please email programming@nwfolklife.org. 

Final confirmation Cover Letter 

Traveling to the Festival (including map)

Travel reimbursement information 

COVID safety information for artists

All artists must show proof of vaccination before performing on stage at the Festival. If you are experiencing any symptoms, please let us know and stay home. In order to reduce the spread of Covid19, we encourage artists to get tested regularly leading up to and during the festival. If you receive a positive test or feel unwell, please do not come to the festival. Washington State Department of Health states anyone who tests positive must self-isolate for at least 5 days. Call the programming hotline as soon as you are able and let us know you will not be able to make your performance due to a positive test result. Northwest Folklife will not penalize bands for last minute cancellations due to positive cases or exposure, and it will not impact your ability to perform at future events with Northwest Folklife.

Additional COVID Information for performers

Planning for your performance:

Venue Tech Sheet

2022 Stage Diagram and Input List - PDF Version

2022 Stage Diagram and Input List - Word Version

Have questions about how to read your artist itinerary in your first confirmation email? Check out the videos we created below.

COVID Information for performers 

Busking at the Festival

Interested in busking at the festival? Read our guidelines on busking below.

A Guide To Street Performing