Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival

At Kingman Island – On the Anacostia River

Sat, April 25, 2015




  • 2015 Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival Date Announced / Accepting Artist Applications

    Living Classrooms, Listen Local First, and the KIBF Planning Committee are excited to announce that the 2015 Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival is officially scheduled for Saturday, April 25th, 2015!

    Mark your calendars because you do not want to miss what has become DC’s biggest and most exciting local music festival. The Committee has much to do over the coming months, and we’re looking forward to again working with so many great DC artists, vendors, volunteers, communities and businesses to make this a true District event. We’ll have much more to announce over the coming months, so please check our site, like us on facebook, and follow us on twitter to make sure you’ve got the latest news.

    We would also like to invite all performers interested in being part of the Festival to submit an Artist Application. All applications must be received by Friday, January 23rd, 2015. The final line-up will be announced in mid-February. This year’s Festival will feature upwards of 6 stages of local acts, and while the Festival is certainly lush with bluegrass music, we are looking for acts across a spectrum of styles, including folk, swing, roots, Americana, country, kids music, etc. For all artist-related inquiries, please contact Listen Local First at And please help us get the word out!

  • Full 2014 Festival Music Lineup

    Washington DC – Tuesday April 15th – The Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival presented by Whole Foods Market Line Up is complete.  On Saturday April 26th, this year’s festival features two main stages, two island stages and a Children’s Stage.  Over 30 amazing local musicians will be performing throughout the day.  All of theses musicians are from the DMV Region and perform around this area on a regular basis.  Please take a second to check out the links below visit the artists websites and social media pages and plan your daytime listening accordingly.