The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival is held annually in mid-July to commemorate the life and music of Woody Guthrie. The festival is held on the weekend closest to July 14 – the date of Guthrie’s birth – in Guthrie’s hometown of Okemah, Oklahoma.
Daytime main stage performances are held at the Crystal Theater and the Pastures of Plenty day stage. Evening main stage performances are held outdoors at the Pastures of Plenty.
Performers this year include Arlo Guthrie, John Paul White, Willie Watson, Annie Guthrie, Carter Sampson, Count TuTu, Dan Navarro, and more. There will also be featured speakers, and a tribute to Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger.