2017 Sponsors

The American Folk Festival depends on the generosity of our corporate and individual sponsors. We'd like to thank the following businesses, organizations, and individuals who have shown their support for the 2017 American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront.

The American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. To add your name to the sponsor list, contact the festival office at 207.262.7764 or make an online donation.


  • City of Bangor
  • Bangor Daily News


  • Chevrolet
  • LLBean


  • Anonymous Friend of the Festival
  • Bangor Savings Bank
  • Casella
  • EMHS
  • EMMC
  • St. Joes
  • Sea Dog
  • Sutherland Weston


  • Epstein Commercial
  • Hannaford
  • Haverlock Estey
  • Maine Trailer
  • Sephone Interactive Media
  • TD Bank


  • Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union
  • Cassidy Foundation
  • Camden National
  • City of Brewer
  • Deighan Wealth Advisors
  • First Light
  • Friend and Friend
  • Greenway Equipment
  • Griffin Jordan
  • Hollywood Casino
  • Husson University
  • Print Bangor
  • NH Bragg
  • Rudman Winchell
  • Spectrum
  • Tradewinds
  • Vacationland Inn
  • Viking Lumber


Bangor Letter Shop
Brantner, Thibodeau & Associates
Cornerstone Energy Services, Inc.
Farrell, Rosenblatt & Russell

Getchell Bros. Inc.
Gross, Minsky & Mogul, P.A.
Hill View Mini Barns
John T. Cyr & Sons, Inc.
Katahdin Trust
Maine Distributors
Maine Savings Federal Credit Union
Northeast Pain Management, P.C.
Nurse Anesthesia of Maine
Oriental Jade
Paine Lynch & Harris PA
Parker K. Bailey Total Moving Solutions
Penobscot Energy Recovery Co.
Penobscot Financial Advisors
RBC Wealth Management
Realty of Maine
Seacoast Scaffold
The Snowman Group
Studio Linear
The UPS Store
Wallace Events
Wells Fargo Advisors
WBRC Architects - Engineers
Stephen Wilde Insurance - All State
Woodard & Curran

Celebrate Maine

East Coast Greenway Alliance
Penobscot River Community Coalition
Penquis Regional Linking Partnership
Renewal By Anderson
University of Maine Augusta-Bangor

Producers Circle

Anderson-Nygaard Fund of the Maine Community Foundation


Anonymous Grant from the Performing Arts Fund of the Maine Community Foundation

Bill and Sally Arata

Maria Baeza

Larry and Barbara Beauregard

Sandy Blitz

Beth Bohnet

Frank and Jane Bragg

Peter Arabadijis and Lisa Buck

Alfred and Esther Bushway

Eric Brown and Jean Camuso

David and Susan Carlisle

Lee and Ann Chick

Rachel and Dana Clark

Dan and Nancy Coffey

Liz Downing and Dennis Cox

Nichi and Doug Farnham

Marvin and Sheri Glazier

Andrew and Patricia Hamilton

Tracy Harding and Aimee Smith

Greg and Betty Jamison

Jennifer and Aram Khavari

Vern and Janelle Leeman

Keith and Kristen Martin

James McLeave and Eddie Meisner

Norman Minsky

Nima and Ron Morgan

Susan Ortiz and Alexander Kagan

Roxanne Reynolds

John and Lyndy Rohman

Matthew and Layne Rowe

Liz Russell and Julie Green

Deb and Jeff Sanford

Katie and Allen Schaffer

Penny Shar and Stellos Tavantzis

Kathryn Slott

Lee Souweine

Bob and Kristen Strong

James Stanley

Leith and Donna Wadleigh

Tim and Cam Ward

Mary and George Wright


Airgas, an Air Liquide company
Allen / Freeman / McDonnell Agency
Bangor Federal Credit Union
Chapel Hill Floral
Daigle & Houghton
Eastern Maine Music Festival
Eaton Peabody
Epic Sports
Fairmount Market
Governor's Restaraunt
Hartt Transportation

J B Industrial Paint Co.
Jeff's Catering
MacDermott Valuation & Consulting, LLC
Moe's Original BBQ
Olive Garden

Puritan Medical Products, LLC.

Rand & Rand Dentistry
Sam's Club - Bangor
Seasons Restaurant
SGC Engineering
Shyka, Sheppard & Garster
Thomas Massage Therapy
Uno Pizzeria & Grill Bangor
Walmart Supercenter - Brewer
W.S. Emerson Co,. Inc.

Stage Manager

Floyd and Janice Adams
Libbey and Bob Bayer
Kate Beard and Walter Tisdale
Kay and Clif Eames
Rick and Renee Fournier
Duane Hanselman and Deb Leon
Ron Hidu and Cindy Mitchell
Ruel and Constance Holden
Jan Hill, Bruce Hunt, Deb Lawrence, and Bob Smith
Judy Horan and Joe Howard
Dick and Sue Jagels
Shawn, Wende, and Maggie Mahaney
Debra and Richard Maidlow
The Sychterz Family
David and Mary Warner
Dale Wilkes


Richard and Joan Andren
Barbara Baeslack
Jane Baron
Ray and Lynn Bolduc
Ernest and Karen Bowling
Todd Caron
Daniel and Dina Cassidy
William and Hannah Castrucci
Jane Clayton and Nancy Harrison
Shaun Dowd
Anne and Richard Gassett
Rod and Kathy Gillespie
Janet Godfrey
John and Carol Gregory
Rodney and Judy Hanscom
Ryan Hewes
John and Ginger Hwalek
Samantha and Douglas Kavanaugh
Curt and Denise Kimball
Bill and Chuck Leithiser
Gianna and Stuart Marrs
Jim and Marti McCarthy
Modern Screenprint, Inc.
Jim Nichols
Northeast Geophysical Services
Lesa and Martin O'Connell
Penobscot Cleaning Services, Inc.
Penobscot County Conservation Association
Debra Rice and Michael Grenier
Denise and Dave Rocker
Elsa Sanborn
Ann Schonberger
Evie and Dave Smith
Peter and Lynn Soucy
Philip and Janey Villiotte
Jeffery and Lisa Wahlstrom
Don and Laurie Wilbur
Margaret Wiken


James and Ann Acheson
Julianne and Wesley Archer
Neil and Jan Ashton
Law Office of Joseph Baldacci
Dottie Baron
Paul and Cathleen Bauschatz
Marcia Biggane
Dr. Ronald Blum and Dr. Mary Evitts
Charles and Judith Boothby
Bruce and Cathy Brown
Charles and Jane Burger
C & K Variety
Kenneth Cantor
Ben and Sarah Carlisle
Arline and Richard Caron
Cigaret Shopper
Lee Clein and Annette Hatch-Clein
Arthur A. Comstock
Bill and Dawn Curtis
Bob and Ellie Davids
Evelyn Dearborn
Jack Deering
Geraldine Dorsey
Lisa Durkee
Jon and Lisa Eames
Elite Auto Inc.
David and Victoria Erker
Robert and Graceann Feher
Nancy Fishwick and Marc Moss
Kevin Forrest
David Frasz, MD
Debbie, Mark, Bekah, and Hannah Friedman
Arnold Garson
Goodwin Gilman
Nicole Gogan
Don and Pamela Gow
John and Carol Gregory

Michael Grondin and Kyle Tardy
Charlie and Sue Grosjean
Calista and Earle Hannigan
Tom Hanson
Jane E. Haskell
The Henry's Bridal Boutique and Formal Wear
Alan and Sheila Hess
Audrey Higgins
Janet W. Hooke
Ken Huhn
Brenda and Larry Jacobs
Rodney & Susan Jacobs
Judy Kuhns-Hastings
Carol and Gordon Kulberg
L.J. and Doris Laber
Bob and Trish Lad
Eric Landis
Janice and Robert Laverdiere
Heidi and John LeBlanc
Ralph Leonard
Tom and Nancy Lever
Woody and Janice Littlefield
John Lord
Pauleena MacDougall
Rich Maietta
The Honorable Bruce C. and LeeAnne P. Mallonee
Willie Marquart
Susan McKay and Patti Woolley
Jean Mellett and Edward Rudnicki
Peter Millard and Emily Wesson
Bill and Gloria Miller
Bill Munsey in memory of Helen Munsey
Stephen W. Munsey
Virginia Nees-Hatlen
Nancy Nickerson
Raymond Pelletier
Eric Peterson and Kristin Langellier

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Popper
Gregory and Eileen Porter
Robin and Ursula Pritham
Charles Rauch
Tim and Beth Rockcress
Ellen and Don Roffey
Lousie and Michael Rolnick
Colette and Iyad Sabbagh
Steven and Penelope Sargent
Roberta Scott
Richard Shaw
David and Terrill Shipley
Jack Simmons III
Michael and Diane Smart
Bryce and Janet Smith
Gary W. Smith
Lois and William Soule
Stephen Spencer
Lee and Cathy Speronis
Winfred and Patricia Stevens
Martha Stewart, D.O.
Lovern Stockwell
Richard and Kay Storch
Dr. William Sturrock and Mary-Michael Billings
Robert and Nina Sutcliffe
John and Cora Swalec
Ray and Carolyn Thompson
Joe and Kathy Tiso
Rich Tozier
Bourke and Esther Trask
Tricia and Jim VanKirk
Diane Vatne and Martin Yates
Charles and Jane Veeder
Larry and Deanna Wade
Forrest and Karen Wardwell
Calista Wiberg-Hannigan
Shawn and Rita Yardley


Geneva Allen
Hannah Allen
Robert Anderson
Astran Family
James Aucoin
Arthur and Margo Bailey
Margaret M. Baillie
Guy Baker
Gregory and Leda Ball
David and Judy Beebe
Robert and Ellen Beekman
Martin and Karen Bell
Richard Borgman and Sara Martin
Phyllis Borms
Ward Briggs
Vera and Jerry Byrd
Jane Campbell
William and Karen Clements
Steve and Lisa Colburn
Lawrence Conrad and Lynne Josselyn
Eileen Coyne
Julie Crowe
Judy Cuddy
Gerard and Benita Deschaine
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dee
Noreen Delorey and Frank Lowell
John and Marcia Diamond
Roberta Downney
Jeanne and Gary Edwards
Scott Edwards and Dr. Susan Clark Edwards
Bruce and Debbie Ellis
Shirley Ellis
Gene and Carol Farthing
Michael and Martha Fasulo
Dr. Gary Fessler
James A. and Sonia K. Franklin
Stanley Freeman
Susan Garrettson and Stephen Madera

Bernadette and Glenn Gaspar
Carlton Gerow
Angela Gilladoga
Diane and Jim Gloriant
Jane Goode
Robert and Susan Goodwin
Frances Griffin
The Grosjean Family 
Barbara Hamilton
Richard and Jane Harburger
Gay and Joe Haroutunian
Brent Hartley
Laurie Hicks and Roger King
Mary Hillery
Barbara Hodgkins
Ann Holland and Lev Sherman
Brittany Hopkins and Joy Trueworthy
Leslie Hudson and John Halloran
Naomi Jacobs
Anita Kurth
Raymond and Beverly Larochelle
Per and Cindy Lee
Thomas and Nancy Lever
Valerie and David Levy
Rosalind Lewis
Elvin and Maria Leyro
Mary and L. Williams Linz
Walter/Elaine Littlefield
Lin and Mabel Lufkin
Susan Luthin
Ruth MacIlroy
Dewey and Linda Martin
Patricia Martin
Gerald McCarthy
Jane McGlauflin

Bernard and Gloria Miller
Lewis and Eleanor Miller
Michael and Ellen Murphy
Nancy Murray
Ruth and Jerome Nadelhaft
New Panda Garden
Nancy Nickerson
Frederick and Caroline Oldenburg
Amos and Lola Orcutt
Ray and Sue Owen
Gerald Palmer and Evelyn Lutz
Herbert and Gloria Pelletier
Peter and Patricia Phillips
John and Marisue Pickering
Nancy Pochan
James Raczek and Sheryl Winchester
Nancy and Glenn Rampe
John and Gail Reeves
Eloise Rhyne
William Shackelford
Mary Sidell
Sites Realty Corporation
Susan Skinner
Gene and Joan Staffiere
Jan Summers, LCSW
Edward and Deborah Thompson
John, Conor, & Claire Thompson and Kate Dickerson
David and Rosemary Tonini
Mary Anne Turowski
Ryan and Leah Welch
Daniel and Ann Wheeler
Donald and Felicia Wiswell
Bonnie Wood
Deborah Wood
David and Michaela Zelz


John and Jean Barry
Jim Betts and Marty Henson
Jim and Claudia Blanchette
Nathaniel and Beth Bond
Nancy and John Burgoyne
Jane Campbell
Shirley Cassidy
Elizabeth Choate
Kathleen Choate
Pamela Coffey-Paine
Lori Cooper
David and Kathryn Cyr
Lee and Ron Davis
Jane Dewitt
Pamela Doiron
Ann Dyer
Kathy Elmore
Philip Emery
John Foley
Pam and Dick Foster
Full Circle-Acupuncture Health Care
Deborah Gerow
Ralph and Nancy Gildred
In memory of Kevin D. Goss
Guy and Fran Grant
Marvin Graves and Laura Neal
Ms. Elizabeth Henry
Laurice Jackson
Richard and Pat Judd
Wendy Knickerbocker
Peter Lammert Tree Doc
Marilyn and Jonathan Lavelle
Per and Cynthia Lee
Barbara and Owen Logue
Robert and Nancy McNally
Ivan and Susan McPike
Eileen Mielenhausen
James and Cathy Mingo
John Miller
Paul and Cheryl Morrow
Virginia Nees-Hatlen
Irwin and Leila Pasternak
Clare and Lewis Payne
Thomas Preble and Angela Maniak
Steven and Deborah Pellegrino
David and Rhea Robbins
Deb Rogers and Howard Segal
Martha D. Rowley
Mark and Tanya Rutter
Barry and Gail Ryan
Susan M. Shortall
Marilee Smith and Andrea Snow
Cheryl L. Spencer
Ms. Seena Stein
Karen Svenson
David and Peggy Swett
Jude and Angela Tardy
Bernard and Charlotte Thompson
Helene and Maurice Tuchman
Algis Vydas
Norman and Linda W
Michael and Penny Weinstein
Williams & Associates, P.A.
Judith Williams
Deborah Wood
Victoria Wood

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