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20th Annual Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

Downtown Portsmouth

Various locations
, NH

Enjoy a two'day festival of traditional folk music and songs of the sea, held in downtown Portsmouth at various locations -- indoors and out!

Every September, dozens of folk and sea music performers bring maritime folk music and song to downtown Portsmouth. The 19th annual festival showcases music from the US, British Isles and Canada at venues in the Market Square area, including RiRa Irish Pub (22-26 Market Sq), and the Portsmouth Athenaeum (9 Market Sq).

This is an all-ages event with audience participation strongly encouraged!


  • Sat. 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.
  • Sun. 1 p.m.  5:00 p.m.

All events FREE; donations appreciated.

Organized by local folk artists, the Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival is a registered nonprofit with the mission of preserving and presenting the music of Portsmouth's maritime heritage and keeping the Port City's seafaring traditions alive.

See here for the entire lineup and schedule.

Saturday, 28 September, 2019


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