Prescott Park Arts Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNew Hampshire
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Portsmouth, New Hampshire USA
Festival Contact Information

Prescott Park Arts Festival, Inc.
P. O. Box 4370
105 Marcy Street
Portsmouth, NH 03802-4370 USA
Phone: (01) 603-436-284
Fax: (01) 603-436-1034

Festival Description

Established in 1974, the Prescott Park Arts Festival has been serving the seacoast area and its visitors with inspiring theatre, music, dance, food festivals, and art on 3.5 waterfront acres in vibrant downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The Festival has always sought to provide quality family entertainment, promote artistic excellence in the community and consistently present quality presentations of both entertainment and educational events. The Arts Festival has a rich history of successfully presenting a range of arts and cultural events —over 9,000 events to date— with no fixed admission.

Festival Dates June 30 - September 1, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Trombone Shorty
  • Ruthie Foster
  • Ben Taylor
  • Judy Collins with special guest Ari Hest
  • Hurray for the Riff Raff
  • Ryan Flaherty and the Burners
  • Ruth Moody of the Wailin' Jennys
  • Ayla Brown


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Practical Info:

Music schedule 2013:
  • Showcase Festival — July 13, 2013
  • Jazz Festival — July 7, 2013
  • Folk Festival — July 26, 2013
  • Country Festival — August 3, 2013
  • Rhythm & Roots Festival — August 10, 2013
  • Americana Festival — July 6, 2013


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