crossroads folk festival

Crossroads Folk Festival Featuring Tom Chapin

Folk at the Farm

The second annual Crossroads Folk Festival will be held on June 12, 2016 from 1 to 8 PM.  We are pleased to announce that the headliner for 2016 will be Tom Chapin.

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Southwest Nassau County held its first-ever folk festival on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, when major names in the northeastern folk circuit converged at Crossroads Farm in Malverne, on the grounds of the former Grossmann’s Farm where Hempstead and Ocean Avenues meet. The Crossroads Folk Festival featured a number of Long Island and tri-state artists in a family-friendly event.

Returning to the festival this year will be Long Island folk-Americana harmony trio Gathering Time, whose sound is best described as a co-ed Crosby, Stills and Nash with a bit of the Byrds and a jot of Joni Mitchell.

Other Long Island performers of note last year included two-time Kerrville New Folk winner Josh Joffen, touring singer-songwriter Marci Geller, coffeehouse favorite Rorie Kelly, and Nancy Sirianni & Jack Hoffman of  the Scoldees. New Jersey folk stylists Mara Levine and the often hilarious Mike Agranoff topped off the list of feature acts. A number of smaller showcase artist slots took place earlier in the day, and local favorite Al Murphy started things off with a selection of acoustic favorites from the ‘60s and ‘70s.

Food was sold by a number of vendors, and fine microbrews by the Lithology and Barrier Brewing companies, as well as New York State  wines and soft drinks were served.

The Folk Music Society of Huntington ran a “jam” tent far enough from the stage to avoid sound conflicts. All were welcome to bring their guitars, mandolins, banjos, autoharps, hand percussion instruments and course voices to sing and play along on songs old and new.

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VENDORS WANTED FOR 2016: Space is available for Food and Craft Vendors at very reasonable rates. Please go to to register your request.

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Read about the event last year in the LI Malverne Herald: