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2019 Cancellation Announcement
2019 Sponsor Letter | 2019 Exhibitor Letter

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Photo Below, NAFF 2017 (links to 300 dpi file)


A NAFF TIMELINE  2013-2015
find a roundup of coverage and press materials for 2018-2016  below

• The First Northern Appalachian Folk Festival (IUP Anthropology Dept. News)


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• A Look Back, Over The Years Through 2015

2018 Sponsor Overview (email/PDF)

Winter/JAN Newsletter — all newsletters archived on this site’s News page

2017 Wrap-Up Newsletter (8.5 MB best quality for printing  – a smaller file size can be downloaded from our News Page) – subsequent newsletters archived on our News page.

2018 Editorial Coverage, Advertising and Promotion

• Stitched Sound magazine: Wheatus review (Sept. 11, 2018)

• The Penn (Indiana University of Pennsylvania): Wheatus Lights Up Stage at Philly Street Festival (Sept. 10, 2018)

• The High Arrow (Indiana Area Senior High School): ‘Teenage Dirtbag’ Interviews Wheatus at Local Festival (Sept. 27, 2018) *the kids are alright!

• PA Musician: cover and Editor’s Ramblings (September 2018)

• Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: What’s Happening in Pittsburgh This Weekend (Sept 6-9, 2018)

• Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Best Concerts This Week (August 31, 2018)

• Indiana In The Morning interview with Downtown Indiana’s Linda Mitchell and Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County’s Jonathan Bogert
(September 4, 2018)

• Anthony Frazier Acoustic Hour (WCCS) interview with Lucy Kaplansky and Downtown Indiana’s Linda Mitchell (August 26, 2018)

• Indiana Gazette: “Hawkins Performance At NAFF Will Cap Tour” (June 10, 2018)
also Dubois Courier-Express (June 10, 2018)

E R I Jams Magazine (Erie, PA): Arts For Everyone Weekly Event Update (May 3, 2018)

• TribLIVE (Greensburg, PA): “Sophie B. Hawkins To Headline…”  (April 25, 2018)

• Indiana Gazette: “Hawkins To Headline This Year’s Folk Fest” (April 15, 2018)

• Indiana Gazette (April 13, 2018)

• (2018 event page)

• (2018 Pennsylvania Festivals)

• (2018 Pennsylvania Festivals)

2017 Editorial Coverage, Advertising and Promotion

• PA Musician: The Professor (Dan Price/page 15 reviews Saturday afternoon acts, October 2017)

• The Penn: “Folk Festival To Energize Philly Street” (September 9, 2017)

• WCCS Radio: David Janusek and John Wenturine of Wood On Glass sponsor, WBL Hardwoods (September 8, 2017)

• Altoona Mirror: Backyard Beats column (September 7. 2017)

• WCCS Radio: Kathy Abbey-Baker and Kayla Fuller on kids’ activities (September 7, 2017)

• WCCS Radio: Chelsea and James of Melville Walbeck and the NAFF17 Music Committee (September 7, 2017)

• TribLIVE (Tribune-Review): “Folk Festival Brings The Best Of The Arts To Indiana” (August 5, 2017)

• The Gal-ivanter: “Northern Appalachian Folk Festival This Weekend…” (August 6, 2017)

• Indiana Gazette: “County Commissioners Declare Lumber Heritage ”
(August 24, 2017)

• Indiana Gazette: “Lineup Announced For Fifth..” (August 20, 2017)

• WCCS “Indiana In The Morning” (August 4, 2017)

• Rec News feature story (August 2017)

• Indiana Gazette: Inside Indiana (May 19, 2017)





• Bandsintown




September PA Musician


August 30 and September 6 Weekly Collegian (PSU branch campuses + subscribers)


August Pennsylvania Musician (statewide)


2016 Editorial Coverage, Advertising and Promotion

• Indiana Gazette: Lineup Announcement (June 21, 2016)
• WCCS Indiana in the Morning Interview  (August 30, 2016 mp3)
with Jimmie Ross of the Jaggerz
Indiana Gazette: Kickoff Concert To Feature Fiddler (September 2, 2016)
• WCCS Indiana in the Morning Interview (September 2, 2016 mp3)
with David Janusek (Downtown Indiana) and Cate Planisky (NAFF Arts Chair)
• WCCS Indiana in the Morning Interview (September 5, 2016 mp3)
with Ray Owen

WCCS Indiana in the Morning Interview (September 7, 2016 mp3)
with Rick Miller of Southern Culture on the Skids
• Indiana Gazette: …Offers Something for Everyone (September 6, 2016)
• WCCS Indiana in the Morning Interview (September 7, 2016 mp3)
with Ken Waldman
WDAD coverage of NAFF16 Kickoff Concert (September 8, 2016 with audio)
• U92 coverage of NAFF16 Kickoff Concert (September 8, 2016 with audio
The Penn: NAFF Presents Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers (September 8, 2016)
• Altoona Mirror: Striking Chords: Folk, Bluegrass and More (September 9, 2016)
• Indiana Gazette: NAFF Continues Sunday w/photo gallery (September 10, 2016)
• Cat Country: NAFF Continues (September 10, 2016)
• WCCS: NAFF Wraps Up (September 11, 2016)

• Centre County Gazette (September 1-7 2016 page 3)
• Recreation News (Mid-Atlantic publication with DC and Baltimore editions/100k circ.) print and online — including a home page feature
The Rural Blog (University of Kentucky)
• Indiana Gazette (ads in addition to above editorial coverage)
• Renda Broadcasting stations (ads in addition to above editorial coverage)
WCCS, WQMU, Cat Country, WDAD, WHJB (Greensburg), KOOL 103 (Punxsutawney)
Additional online listings and mentions included individual artist, performer and vendor websites, WQED (Pittsburgh), Visit Indiana County PA, Visit Pittsburgh, Fairs and Festivals, Funtober, Indiana County Chamber of Commerce, National Storytelling Network, Downtown Indiana, Pollstar, Ohio Festivals, Johnstown Art, PA Vendors, FiberArts (Pittsburgh), Do Johnstown, VoicesWeb (State College/Central PA), Pittsburgh Arts Council, Side Arts, Family Fun in PA, eArts, InLiquid Arts & Design, Musicateur, Broome County Arts Council (New York)
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2017 Fact Sheet
Lumber Heritage Promo
2017 Press Release


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