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




Anonymous Friend of the Festival

Bangor Savings Bank
EMHS St. Joes
Sea Dog
Sutherland Weston


Maine Trailer


Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union
Cassidy Foundation
City of Brewer

Deighan Wealth Advisors

Dorr's Equipment
Greenway Equipment

Griffin Jordan

NH Bragg
Rudman Winchell

Vacationland Inn Viking Lumber


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

Gross, Minsky & Mogul, P.A.
John T. Cyr & Sons, Inc.
Katahdin Trust
Maine Distributors
Maine Savings Federal Credit Union
Northeast Pain Management, P.C.
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
The Snowman Group
The UPS Store
Wells Fargo Advisors
WBRC Architects - Engineers
Stephen Wilde Insurance - All State
Woodard & Curran

Celebrate Maine

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


Allen / Freeman / McDonnell Agency
Bangor Federal Credit Union
Chapel Hill Floral
Daigle & Houghton
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
Shyka, Sheppard & Garster
Uno Pizzeria & Grill Bangor
W.S. Emerson Co,. Inc.

Stage Manager

Floyd and Janice Adams
Rick and Renee Fournier
Duane Hanselman and Deb Leon
Jan Hill, Bruce Hunt, Deb Lawrence, and Bob Smith
Dick and Sue Jagels
The Sychterz Family
David and Mary Warner
Dale Wilkes


Richard and Joan Andren
Jane Baron
Ray and Lynn Bolduc
Daniel and Dina Cassidy
Janet Godfrey
Rodney and Judy Hanscom
Bill and Chuck Leithiser
Gianna and Stuart Marrs
Jim and Marti McCarthy
Penobscot County Conservation Association
Denise and Dave Rocker
Elsa Sanborn
Ann Schonberger
Philip and Janey Villiotte
Jeffery and Lisa Wahlstrom
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
Charles and Judith Boothby
Bruce and Cathy Brown
C & K Variety
Kenneth Cantor
Ben and Sarah Carlisle
Cigaret Shopper
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
Nancy Fishwick and Marc Moss
Goodwin Gilman
John and Carol Gregory
Michael Grondin and Kyle Tardy

Calista and Earle Hannigan
Tom Hanson
Jane E. Haskell
The Henry's Bridal Boutique and Formal Wear
Alan and Sheila Hess
Audrey Higgins
Judy Horan and Joe Howard
Ken Huhn
Brenda and Larry Jacobs
Rodney & Susan Jacobs
L.J. and Doris Laber
Ralph Leonard
Tom and Nancy Lever
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
Eric Peterson and Kristin Langellier
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
Michael and Diane Smart
Bryce and Janet Smith
Gary W. Smith
Lois and William Soule
Lee and Cathy Speronis
Winfred and Patricia Stevens
Martha Stewart, D.O.
Richard and Kay Storch
Dr. William Sturrock and Mary-Michael Billings
John and Cora Swalec
Ray and Carolyn Thompson
Joe and Kathy Tiso
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
Shawn and Rita Yardley


Geneva Allen
Robert Anderson
James Aucoin
Guy Baker
David and Judy Beebe
Robert and Ellen Beekman
Martin and Karen Bell
Richard Borgman and Sara Martin
Phyllis Borms
Ward Briggs
Jane Campbell
Lee Clein and Annette Hatch-Clein
Steve and Lisa Colburn
Lawrence Conrad and Lynne Josselyn
Julie Crowe
Judy Cuddy
Jeanne and Gary Edwards
Scott Edwards and Dr. Susan Clark Edwards
Dr. Gary Fessler
Bernadette and Glenn Gaspar
Carlton Gerow
Angela Gilladoga
Diane and Jim Gloriant
Jane Goode
Charlie and Sue Grosjean
The Grosjean Family
Brent Hartley
Ryan Hews
Ann Holland and Lev Sherman

Brittany Hopkins and Joy Trueworthy
Leslie Hudson and John Halloran
Naomi Jacobs
Cordon and Carol Kulberg
Raymond and Beverly Larochelle
Per and Cindy Lee
Thomas and Nancy Lever
Valerie and David Levy
Rosalind Lewis
Mary and L. Williams Linz
Walter/Elaine Littlefield
Lin and Mabel Lufkin
Ruth MacIlroy
Dewey and Linda Martin
Patricia Martin
Gerald McCarthy
Frederick and Caroline Oldenburg
Gerald Palmer and Evelyn Lutz
Raymond Pelletier
Peter and Patricia Phillips
John and Marisue Pickering
Nancy Pochan
Eloise Rhyne
William Shackelford
Susan Skinner
Mary Anne Turowski
Donald and Felicia Wiswell
Deborah Wood
David and Michaela Zelz


Margaret M. Baillie
John and Jean Barry
Nathaniel and Beth Bond
Nancy and John Burgoyne
Kathleen Choate
Pamela Coffey-Paine
Lee and Ron Davis
Jane Dewitt
Pamela Doiron
Kathy Elmore
Philip Emery
Guy and Fran Grant
Marvin Graves and Laura Neal
Barbara Hodgkins
Richard and Pat Judd
Wendy Knickerbocker
Eileen Mielenhausen
James and Cathy Mingo
John Miller
Paul and Cheryl Morrow
Virginia Nees-Hatlen
Martha D. Rowley
Mark and Tanya Rutter
Barry and Gail Ryan
Susan M. Shortall
Marilee Smith and Andrea Snow
Cheryl L. Spencer
Gene and Joan Staffiere
Karen Svenson
David and Peggy Swett
Algis Vydas
Norman and Linda W
Michael and Penny Weinstein
Judith Williams

Click here to learn about the different ways YOU can support the Festival.