American Folk Festival: A Word from the Festival’s Executive Director 

The fun continues on the Bangor Waterfront for the 10th year. It began in 2002 as the National Folk Fest, which had a 3 year run before handing it off to the American Folk Festival, and it hasn’t missed a beat since.And whether the name is National or American, what hasn’t changed is it’s where you’ll get your fill of great food, great music and great folk art.Executive Director of the festival, Heather McCarthy joined Jon Small and Carolyn Callahan on TV5 News at 5.