Americana in the Archway – Friday Summer Series 2021

7th Annual BKAMF

September 16 – 19, 2021

 Brooklyn Americana Music Festival Facebook page – 2020 ‘Long Distance’ Festival Highlights

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
Wild Ponies
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
The Buffalo Gals Band
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
Nat Myers
Miriam Elhajli
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
Kristin Andreassen & Lauren Balthrop
The Red Birds
Jenny Parrott
Paranoid Larry
Tone Johansen
Ginger Dolden
John Cohen
Blair McMillan
Quincie Hydock
Story Time w/ Melanie Hope Greenberg
Tanya Rynd
Tank Tops
T Shirts!
T Shirts!
Jan Bell



Click the Day to Reveal its Schedule

In partnership with Americana Music Association UK

3pm – 5pm EDT  / (8pm – 10pm BST – British Summer Time)

Dumbo Archway under the Manhattan Bridge

Carousel Stage 5pm – 8:30pm

Dedicated to Jane Walentas

68 Jay St Bar

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Women’s Stage   WORLD PREMIER 3pm – 8pm


Superfine WORLD PREMIER After Party Hosted by Tanya Rynd! 8pm til late.



Catch Festival Artists in Dumbo at ‘Americana in the Archway’ Fridays 5 – 7pm

June 11 – Erica Mancini trio with special guest Smokey Hormel

June 18 – The Charlie Burnham trio with Fred Cash and Marvin Sewell

Upcoming: The Maybelles, Kensuke Shoji & Arnt Arntzen, The Wild Goats, Queen Esther & more.

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

(Drumroll, please!) 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 (DCLA).

AND from the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), both administered in Kings County by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).

‘Most Brooklyn-esque’ Andrew Chow

‘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

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
Brown County Inn
Robin Wood Inn
NYC Ferry
Two Trees NY
Creatively Wild

Would you or your company like to support the BKAMF?

Tips Sincerely Appreciated: VENMO @BrooklynAmericana or

There are many ways you can do so.

 Partnership is a top priority and we are very happy to doff our hat your way! 
Place an Ad. in our 2500+ festival brochure with full schedule, map and other crucial information. Ad. space reserved solely for local business.
Your company logo on our website with a live link (Click on logo above and See!)
‘Spotlight on the Sponsor’ on all of our social media platforms
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
Your company table at festival stages
Back Stage Guest List Passes 
Shout outs from the stage (unless you’re the shy type!)
Invitation Only events year round in Dumbo and Red Hook for you & friends and family.
Individual Tax Deductible Donations
The 6th 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 from the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, both administered in Kings County by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).

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

Thank you so much!
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