The New Bedford Folk Festival features Americana roots music, contemporary singer-songwriters, traditional American folk music from Appalachia, blues, western music, sea music and Celtic music, this year from Ireland, Scotland, Nova Scotia and Quebec. The festival features nearly 50 acts performing on seven stages, all operating simultaneously all day, both days. The festival also features a juried crafts show with the handmade crafts for sale at affordable prices. Crafts include jewelry, pottery, clothing and musical instruments. Food will also be available including New Bedford landed fish and scallops, Mediterranean specialties, French cuisine, homemade ice cream and the usual hamburger/hot dogs.