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2011 Festival Blog - Photo Galleries

Photos from Swamp Dogg July 2 Evening Concert


On Saturday, July 2, Swamp Dogg and his band brought the audience to their feet from the Motor City Stage. HisRead More

July 4, 2011   No Comments

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/3


Festival photographs from Sunday, July 3, 2011 Click on images to enlarge and see captions.

July 4, 2011   1 Comment

Beautiful Images from Day 1 of the Folklife Festival


The Smithsonian Folklife Festival attracts many talented photographers every year. For the first time, we are choosing our favorite photosRead More

July 3, 2011   No Comments

Folklife Festival T-Shirt Collectors


Visitors, volunteers, and staff who make the Smithsonian Folklife Festival an annual event in their lives often collect Festival T-shirts.Read More

July 3, 2011   9 Comments

Today’s Ten: Photos From 7/2


The artists performed and demonstrated for enthusiastic audiences on this third day of the Festival. Here is a selection ofRead More

July 2, 2011   No Comments

Photos from an Evening with Miss Martha Reeves


From the Motor City Stage, Miss Martha Reeves shared stories from her career and took audience questions. Afterwards, she andRead More

July 2, 2011   No Comments

Today’s Ten: Photos from 7/1


A glimpse of the Festival on July 1 through the lenses of some of the Smithsonian staff and volunteer photographers.

July 1, 2011   1 Comment

Soul Train Dancing at the Folklife Festival


Photos from last night’s Soul Train scene: the participants included Kenard Gibbs, the current CEO/Partner of Soul Train holdings; Tony Cornelius,Read More

July 1, 2011   No Comments

Opening Day Photos


Here are photos taken from 10am-1pm on Opening Day at the Folklife Festival!

June 30, 2011   4 Comments

Gearing Up at the National Mall!


Walk down the National Mall today, and you will see about 65 white tents, and within them, you will hearRead More

June 28, 2011   No Comments