Wells Fargo to Sponsor Stage at North Carolina Folk Festival
Greensboro, N.C., September 5, 2018 — The North Carolina Folk Festival announced today that Wells Fargo will sponsor the Lawn Stage at the 2018 North Carolina Folk Festival – a three-day weekend celebration of America’s roots & heritage in downtown Greensboro, Sept 7 – 9, 2018.
One of seven outdoor performance venues, the Lawn Stage will host performances on September 7, 8, and 9th, 2018 in downtown Greensboro
The Lawn Stage is an intimate venue on Commerce Place where festivalgoers can sit on the grass and enjoy a variety of artists over the weekend from Friday, Sept 7 at 7:15pm to Sunday, Sept 9 at 5:15pm, including two performances curated by headliner Rhiannon Giddens.
“Wells Fargo is proud to help sponsor of the North Carolina Folk Festival as we celebrate local musicians and great music,” said Leigha Smith, Region Bank president for Wells Fargo in the Piedmont. “It helps demonstrate our ongoing commitment to Greensboro and the Triad region. Our goal is to help build strong, vibrant communities and make a positive difference. At Wells Fargo, we believe we’re responsible for promoting the long-term economic prosperity and quality of life for everyone in our communities. If our communities prosper, we all prosper.”
Visit https://ncfolkfestival.com/ for updates and information on all stages and performers.
About Wells Fargo:
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 8,050 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 38 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2018 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.
About the North Carolina Folk Festival:
Produced by ArtsGreensboro with help from the City of Greensboro and many other partners, the North Carolina Folk Festival celebrates its first year in 2018, building on the success of the three-year residency of the National Folk Festival (2015-2017). The FREE admission, three-day weekend is North Carolina’s fastest growing cultural event and will be presented in downtown Greensboro September 7, 8, 9, 2018. ncfolkfestival.com
As it has been for more than 50 years, ArtsGreensboro is an arts council and catalyst for connecting the community and building recognition and support for the arts. Through its annual community-wide Campaign for the Arts, it supports more than 50 arts organizations, projects, artists and schools annually. In addition, ArtsGreensboro hosts events and manages facilities – from the North Carolina Folk Festival and Sternberger Artists Center (Summit Avenue), to the collaborative 17DAYS Arts Festival, and the innovative Van Dyke Performance Space. Through all these activities, ArtsGreensboro drives the health and vitality of our community by supporting arts education, celebrating the diversity of Greensboro, and driving economic impact through excellence in arts programming. artsgreensboro.org