Founder and Director of Brooklyn Americana Music Festival. Opening Night Gala kicks off a four day extravaganza comprised of fifty free shows at eight locations along the spectacular New York City waterfront. FREE day time shows for all ages in The Archway Plaza under the Manhattan Bridge & Brooklyn Bridge Park on Pier 3. Evening shows at beloved pioneer establishments in Red Hook and Dumbo: Jalopy Theatre and Jalopy Tavern, Sunny's Bar, 68 Jay Street Bar & Superfine Restaurant Bar. 2018 sees the addition of Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop, and powerHouse Arena.

Fifty Performances on several stages from DUMBO to Red Hook, and in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Pier 3. September 20 -23, 2018. Opening NIght Gala Thursday, September 20 at 8pm at Jalopy Theatre. Closing Night Party Sunday September 23 at Superfine.

"Spiritual Successor: Americana jamboree revives old music and old festival. Just like American tunes grew out of an older tradition, the Brooklyn Americana festival is rooted in a previous one — it is a spiritual successor to the now-defunct Dumbo Arts Festival" Brooklyn Paper
"Most Brooklyn-esque!" New York Times.

Top Ten List in: Metro US -NYC, Brokelyn, amNY, Time Out NY and as seen on Channel 13 'NY Arts Summer in DUMBO' 2018.

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