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2019 Hudson West Folk Festival To Take Place On September 14
originally published: 09/07/2019
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Jersey City again hosts the Hudson West Folk Festival in the historic downtown area, three blocks from the Grove Street Path station and just two stops from Manhattan, on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Grace church. The festival uses ar two stage approach with continuous music, they will present Grammy award winners and other top performers from throughout New York and North America. The lineup includes Mary Gauthier, David Olney, Vance Gilbert, Susan McKeown, Jean Rohe, Sam Baker, Taarka, Sophie Buskin, Rosier (formerly Les Poules à Colin). The festival runs from 12:30pm to 9:00pm.
An entire hall is dedicated to local, original vendors, a full bar and foods for all diets. A special treat are the free music workshops for aspiring musicians and songwriters held by Mary Gauthier, Sam Baker and others.
A Music Festival With A Unique Approach
"We try to meld both art and music with beautifully original stage backdrops, artworks throughout the venue, and roving sketch artists", commented founder and president Gidge Miller. "This year we have top performers holding free music workshops with the $30 festival admission, and an open jam which we hope will be especially attractive to local musicians".
The Hudson West folk festival is a non-profit organized by a handful of longtime music presenters based in Manhattan and Jersey City that have come together to present their favorite performers. It is an indoor, rain-or-shine event with one hall dedicated to continuous music on two stages, and another hall that provides a bar, food and vendors. Easily accessible by both the Path train and by car.
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“Hudson West Folk Festival, in just its third year, has managed to assemble a mind-boggling array of singer/songwriter talent. Just saying the names Mary Gauthier, David Olney and Sam Baker in the same sentence is akin to quoting from the Book of Tao,"said Richard Cucarro, Acoustic Live.
Grace Church is located at 39 Erie Street in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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