Billboard's Top Folk Albums February 2016

Billboard's top folk albums for the week of February 13, 2016:


1
Fifteen
Green River Ordinance

2
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

3
Hozier
Hozier

4
Tomorrow Is My Turn
Rhiannon Giddens

5
Chaos And The Calm
James Bay
New

6
In The Magic Hour
Aoife O'Donovan

7
Dream Your Life Away
Vance Joy

8
Cautionary Tale
Dylan LeBlanc

9
Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit.
Courtney Barnett

10
1989
Ryan Adams


Upcoming Folk Music Festivals in Washington State


Upcoming folk music festivals in Washington include:

Centrum's Festival of American Fiddle Tunes takes place on July 3-10, 2016 in Port Townsend, Washington. Port Townsend is about two hours north of Seattle and includes a ferry ride. Follow the Centrum Foundation on Facebook and on twitter @ptcentrum.

The 31st annual Northwest Folklife Festival is held over Memorial Day weekend at Seattle Center. The free festival typically runs from 11-10 from Friday to Sunday and from 11-9 on Memorial Day. Follow Northwest Folklife on Facebook and on twitter @NWFolklife. They are no longer accepting applications for the 2016 festival.
The Tumbleweed Music Festival in Richland, Washington runs September 2-4, 2016. Richland is about a 3 1/2 hour drive from Seattle and a four-hour drive from Portland, Oregon. Performers can apply online and songwriters can apply to the Tumbleweed Songwriting Contest before April 16th, 2016. The theme for this year's songwriting contest is Come Together. Follow the Tumbleweed Music Festival on Facebook and on twitter @tmblweed_music.

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