The summer is winding down but damn it is still hot outside! With some of the great summer festivals Buskerfest behind us we start looking to the fall and fun events in LB like the Zombie Walk and of course our own production the LB Folk Revival Festival!

We worked really hard this year to bring you a festival that was bigger and better with more of what you loved last year and we think you are going to have a hoot! With over 25 acts on multiple stages and a wide range of music and talent you will have no problem finding your new favorite band.

We are giving away 4 pairs of tickets to 4 randomly selected people who sign up for our contest. Enter below for your chance to win.


So we are looking for 4 winners and they will each receive 2 free tickets to the Long Beach Folk Revival Festival on September 27th! If you have previously won a contest from LBI you are not eligible, if you have previously entered a contest please choose the option to “update your info”. A Winner will be chosen at random and notified Thursday, September 25th, 2014 so make sure you check for our email and it doesn’t land in your spam folder!

Join us on September 27th at Rainbow Lagoon Park for the 2nd annual Long Beach Folk Revival Festival featuring:
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit + Possessed by Paul James/Official
Frank Fairfield + Restavrant + The Americans + Tom Brosseau
Moonsville Collective + “RT N the 44s” + The Get Down Boys
The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers + Triple Chicken Foot + Tommy Santee Klaws
Vinnie & The Hooligans + Ranger + Sawtooth + Creekwood
Wreck N Sow + Echo Sparks + Blind John Pope + G Burns Jug Band
Skin & Bones + The Bottled Spirits + Black lab and the banjo + Billy Rose + Phil Celia Music + The Hollow Trees

This family-friendly music festival will have something for everyone and in addition to the great music, all your favorites from last year are back including the Pie Eating Contest, Kids Area with Crafts, Music, Games, & the “Instrument Petting Zoo”, Craft Brews on tap & Gourmet Food Trucks & booths, Beard & Mustache Contest, Open Bluegrass Jam, Deering Banjo Contest, & Old Time Photo Booth.

To top all that off we will also be featuring a few new things at the festival this year which include our “Dance Pavilion” where you can find Square Dancing, Contests, Open Bluegrass Jams, & Sideshow style entertainment. We will also have a “Vintage Bazaar” where you can find the hippest vintage clothing, jewelry, & more. For the little ones we have an entire stage with kid’s music, storytelling, magic, & more.


Tickets are $15 in advance & $20 at the door. We have General Admission tickets now available at select retail locations without a service fee! Pick up your tickets at:
Fingerprints Records – 420 E 4th St Long Beach, California – (562) 433-4996
Alex’s Bar – 2913 E Anaheim St Long Beach, California – (562) 434-8292
Wilmore Wine Bar – 3848 Atlantic Ave Long Beach, California – (562) 492-5951
Viento Y Agua Coffee House – 4007 E 4th St Long Beach, California – (562) 434-1182

Children 12 & under as well as Seniors 75 & older are FREE!

This year we are also offering Reserved Seating admission which allows you to bring a low backed chair or blanket and sit in our priority seating area at the main stage along with VIP admission which gets you entry to our VIP lounge where you can mingle with the artist and includes private bar, bathrooms, and view of the Main Stage.

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About the Author

Shea Newkirk

Executive Editor, Long Beach Independent

Shea has been involved in the Long Beach music scene since 2003 helping to promote unsigned, independent bands and musicians through various media including photos, video, event production, and marketing. Founder of and Folk Revival Festival as well as a musician with over 15 years experience, Shea has a great ear for finding the best independent music coming out of the local Long Beach music scene.

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