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Yakima Folklife Association

The purpose of the Yakima Folklife Association  shall be to promote a broader community awareness of our cultural and folk traditions, such as music, dance, crafts, and other folk arts, through such social and educational events as concerts, dances, festivals, workshops, lectures, demonstrations, and a newsletter. 

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2015 Yakima Folklife Festival Performance


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Just a bit of History

Here are just a few samples of performers from the past, present, and we hope the future...



Angela Soffe
Annie Corbett
Bad Habit
Bel Canto Choir
Beth Whitney
Big Sur
Blackheart Honeymoon
Blue Star Creeper
C G Bearcatz
Chad Bault (not amy)
Chance Brothers
Chris Nobbs
Crimson Theorie
Curtains For You
Dan Maher
Dan Weber
Die Bruder
Dwight Smith
Dylan Jacobsen
Flora's Ghost
Gabe Mintz
Ghosts I've met
Gone Fiddlin' Again
Grace Creek Band

Happy Otherwise
Heidi Muller
Heron & Crow
Humphrey, Hartman, & Cameron
Irene makes three
Jacob Nararro
James and Yesenia
James Hunter
Jez Slowe
Jill Cohn
John Spitler
Jon Fickes
Jonah Sissoyev
Joshua Hope
Julia Lucille
Kids show with Mikey
Mark Holt & Kim Holt Tully
Mark Holt & Kimberlee Holt Tully
Marshall McLean Band
Matt Gervais (Curtains For You)
Mike - The Rad Scientist
Not Amy
Pastel Motel
Planes on Paper
Rockin HW
Rod Giles Band
Runaway Symphony

Sam Watts
Shelby Earl
Skweez The Weezle
Smokey Brights
Solar Demonstration Project
St. Paul de Vence
Steve & Gloria
Steve Rush
Sunday Speedtrap
Tai Shan (solo)
TBA (Waterbound)
The Banner Days
The Blankers
The Local Strangers
The McClellans
The Moonlight Gypsies
Three Times Bad
Whitney Monge
Willow and The Embers
Yakima Nation


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Next Meeting

Monday, June 25, 2018
Monday, July 2, 2018

Yakima Valley Museum
2105 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA




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Kana Winery
Gilbert Cellars
Sports Center

 Hop Nation

AntoLin Cellars

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Come find us at the Downtown and Yakima Farmer's Markets in May and June. 

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