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In pictures: Ann Arbor Folk Festival throughout the decades

Buffy Sainte-Marie in 2015 (Photo: Andrew Rogers)
Buffy Sainte-Marie in 2015 (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

ANN ARBOR – The 41st annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival is fast approaching. 

The event takes place at Hill Auditorium Friday and Saturday evenings. Friday is nearly sold out.

See ticket information here.

In honor of the festival's tradition and the many artists who have made their mark on the event, here's a look back at some of the most memorable acts in the festival's history.

2016

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Joshua Davis (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

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Joan Baez (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

2015

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Amos Lee (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

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Brandi Carlile (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

2013

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The Steel Wheels (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

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Lucinda Williams (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

2011

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Mavis Staples (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

2010

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Roseanne Cash and Richie Havens (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

2009

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Old Crow Medicine Show (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

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Folk Festival finale (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

2007

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Rufus Wainwright, Kate McGarrigle and Martha Wainwright (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

2006

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Blanche (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

2000

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Shawn Colvin and Great Big Sea (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

1989

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John Prine (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

1987

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Elizabeth Cotton (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

1986

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The Chenille Sisters and Rory Block (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

1985

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Arlo Guthrie and David Bromberg (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

1979

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Jay Ungar and David Bromberg (Photo: Andrew Rogers)

Read more about the history of the Ann Arbor Folk Festival here.

Will you be attending? Have great memories of past festivals? Share in the comments below. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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