about the festival


The San Francisco Folk Music Club

in association with
The City of El Cerrito Arts and Culture Commission

El Cerrito Free Folk Festival

is on hiatus and will be back bigger and better in 2013!


The El Cerrito Free Folk Festival will be on hiatus this year, as the committee was unable to secure a suitable venue. Work is underway to secure a great site for the 2013 El Cerrito Free Folk Festival. Volunteers are needed -- especially for publicity and volunteer recruitment.

Welcome to the El Cerrito Free Folk Festival a daylong arts and music festival that is free of charge and open to the public.

This exciting event features performances and workshops from world renowned and local musicians alike, with open microphone, jam sessions, and much, much more. 

Past performances have included Patrick Landeza, Evie Ladin, Eric and Suzy Thompson, Euphonia, Larry Hanks and Deborah Robins, Hali Hammer Band, The Courtney Janes, Misner and Smith, Emily Bonn and the Vivants, The Lonestar Retrobates, Don Burnham and The Bolos
and much much more.

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