BKAMF features over forty events free of charge for all ages

Tanya Rynd and Cara Lee Sparry
Queen Esther
Nora Brown
Mazz Swift
Walter Parks
Mike Younger
Crys Matthews
Heather Mae
Joanna Sternberg
Jesse Lenat
Danni Nicholls
Edan Archer
Eleanor Buckland
M Shanghai String Band
Olivia Ellen Lloyd
Bobby Blue
Jackson Lynch
Emerald Rae
Treya Lam
Rashad Brown
Maggie Carson
The Queens of Everything
Melanie Curran
Taylor Plas
Willy Gantrim
Erica Mancini
Feral Foster
Rebecca Birmingham – WFMU
Jack Grace Band
Ryan Engelbert and the Little Victories
Charlie Burnham
Story Time w/ Melanie Hope Greenberg
The Dang-it Bobbys
Peter Baldwin
Tina Lama
Hilary Hawke
John Platt
Smokey Hormel
Ken Shoji and Arnt Arntzen
Ashlie Atkinson
Tone’s Legendary Bluegrass Jam
Krissie Nagy
Dot Moore
Sunshine Nights
The Maybelles
A’yen Tran and Joe Bass
Queen Esther
The Woes
Pete Lanctot and Ginger Dolden
The Wild Goats
Samoa Wilson
Miss Tess
T Shirts!
Tank Tops!



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Brooklyn Bridge Park Newsletter 2021

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


‘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, The 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

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


Look & Listen

Click here to watch 6th Annual BKAMF Highlight Reel

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THANK YOU to our Bkamf 2020 ‘Long Distance’ Virtual Artists.

Sixty three concerts live streamed and pre-recorded from lock down and quarantine in NYC, eleven states, and seven countries.

Enjoyed by 41K Viewers around the world:

In 2021 Brooklyn Americana Music curated ‘Americana in the Archway’ in partnership with Dumbo BID as part of ‘Daily Dose of Dumbo’

7000 Square foot cobblestone plaza beneath the Manhattan Bridge is in its 12th year as an activated community space.

Click here to see the  brilliant history of the Dumbo Archway!

Americana in the Archway September 3rd – ‘Downtown’ Rashad Brown

More Online fun took place at ‘Unlocked’ Folk Alliance International. More on our Youtube Channel!

DUMBO Oral History Project with festival founder Jan Bell



BKAMF takes place on the unceded territory and ancestral land of the Lenape, which means “the People” including the Nayack and the Canarsee.

The Fabulous Jalopy Theatre


Dumbo Archway


Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 6


68 Jay St Bar


Sunny’s Bar





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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!