2021 Artists Announced July 25th

Mazz Swift
Caleb Caudle
The Queens of Everything
Queen Esther
Jolie Holland
Elyas Khan
The Chapin Sisters
The Wild Goats
Charlie Burnham
Dan Zanes and Claudia Eliaza
Tyrone Cotton
The Woes
Tiger Alley
Joanna Sternberg
Fat Boy Wilson and Old Viejo Bones
Erica Mancini
Sabine McCalla
Annie Keating
Smokey Hormel
Hubby Jenkins
Neha Jiwrajka
Demolition String Band
Pete Lanctot and Ginger Dolden
Truckstop Honeymoon
Nora Brown Banjo
Carter Sampson
Marika Hughes
Dayna Kurtz
Jaimee Harris
Megan Palmer
Miss Sophie Lee
Sabine & the Dew Drops
Cari Ray and the Shaky Legs
Ali Dineen
Little Leatherwood
Graham Weber
Mamie Minch
Rich Russell (The Lonesome Heroes)
Izzie Walsh
Beth Chrisman
Hilary Hawke
Marca Cassity
Paisley Fields
Bobby Blue the Balladeer
Smokey’s Secret Family
Ana Egge
Sasha Dobson
Tom Chapin
Leila Jane
City Billies
Cricket Tell the Weather
Alex Battles
Hannah Hodson
The Mammals
Aramis Estevez
Underhill Rose
Willi Carlisle
The Hammer and the Hatchet
A’yen Tran and Joe Bass
Maggie Carson
Danni Nichols
The Four O’Clock Flowers Band
Troubadours of Divine Bliss
Kellie Cain
Jesse Lenat
Kandia Crazy Horse
Blue Highways
Hollie Rogers
Rebecca Birmingham – WFMU
Curtis J
Bad Penny Pleasure Makers
The Dang-it Bobbys
Sons of Owen
Rima Fand
Choichun Leung- Founder / Executive Director of ‘The Young Girl Project’ 
Stella Branstool
Rosetta and Evelyn
The Red Birds
Jenny Parrott
Paranoid Larry
Tone Johansen
Ginger Dolden
John Cohen
Quincie Hydock
Story Time w/ Melanie Hope Greenberg
Tanya Rynd
Tank Tops
T Shirts!
T Shirts!
Jan Bell



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September 2021

Thursday 16th – Jalopy Theatre

Friday 17th – Dumbo Archway, and Sunnys Red Hook

Saturday 18th – Dumbo Archway, Sunnys Red Hook, Superfine, 68 Jay St Bar and Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6

Sunday 19th – Superfine Bluegrass Brunch, Sunnys Red Hook, Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6, Superfine After Party

  • Jalopy Theatre

8pm M Shanghai String Band

9pm Caleb Caudle



Mike Younger, Ellie Buckland and more TBA. 



8pm Erica Mancini


Mazz Swift, Danni Nichols, The Maybelles and more TBA.

Walter Parks, Maggie Carson, Bobby Blue and more TBA


8pm TBA

8pm Jack Grace and more TBA

8pm TBA



  • Superfine After Party Hosted by Tanya Rynd! 7pm til late




Brooklyn Americana Music Fridays 5 – 7pm

‘Americana in the Archway’ 2021

In partnership with Dumbo BID as part of Daily Dose of Dumbo, leading up to the

7th Annual BKAMF September 16 – 19, 2021

10 Amazing Summer things to do in Dumbo and Brooklyn Bridge Park – TONY_LOGO

‘Most Brooklyn-esque’  NY Times

‘Spiritual successor: Americana jamboree is rooted in the old Dumbo Art Festival’ Max Jaeger
The Brooklyn Paper, New York Post Sunday Special

Kings of Americana! Bands to watch in DUMBO and Red Hook

 “If you hear twangs of mandolin or fiddle wafting across the East River, it’s not carrying up the coast from Nashville — it’s the Brooklyn Americana Music Festival, taking place on several stages in Dumbo.”  Critics Choice  New York Times

“Folk music is alive and well in Brooklyn. A number of venues and musicians are committed to keeping traditional music—including folk, Americana, bluegrass, old time, and country music—on stage.” – Explore Brooklyn BROWNSTONER_LOGOWHITE

Best things to do in NYC this week – METRO US  NY News

Biggest and best yet! Leaves Waterfront Wanting More – ‘Brooklyn Life’ DumboNYC

Top Ten things to do this week – Brokelyn

Variety and authenticity highlight Americana Festival – Brooklyn Roads

Significant music festival grows in Dumbo and Red Hook – Red Hook Star Revue

Superfine Bluegrass Brunch – The Best Live Music Brunch Spots in Brooklyn – Brooklyn Magazine

THANK YOU to our Bkamf 2020 ‘Long Distance’ Virtual Artists who live streamed and pre-recorded sets from lock down and quarantine:

Meanwhile, enjoy our ‘Unlocked’ Folk Alliance International showcases on our Youtube Channel!

DUMBO Oral History Project with festival founder Jan Bell



The Fabulous Jalopy Theatre


Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6


68 Jay St Bar


Archway under Manhattan Bridge


powerHouse Books


Sunny’s Bar




Time Out Market NY



Brooklyn Arts Council
Coney Island
Brooklyn Bridge
Mark Jupiter
Jalopy Theatre
Mark Jupiter
Miko Graphics
Art Index
BK Roads
NYC Ferry
Two Trees NY
Creatively Wild

VENMO @BrooklynAmericana

Tax Deductible Donations via Brooklyn Arts Council

We are happy to doff our hat your way for any contribution. Sliding Scale Sponsorship starting at small business level $500
Signage on stage at seven indoor stages & two outdoor stages in Brooklyn Bridge Park & the Archway under the Manhattan Bridge
VIP tickets to the Opening Night Gala
Reserved picnic table at Brooklyn Bridge Park and Dumbo Archway outdoor stages
Back Stage Guest List Passes 
Shout outs from the stage  & Invitation Only events year round in Dumbo and Red Hook for you & friends and family.
The 7th Annual Brooklyn Americana Music Festival is made possible by public funds from the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Brooklyn Arts Council.

The Festival is made possible in part by the office of Councilman Stephen Levin administered by Dumbo BID.

Thank you so much!