The National Folk Festival, one of the longest-running celebrations of the arts, is coming to Nashville for a three-year tenure in September of 2011. Husband and wife team Garry West and Alison Brown, founders of Compass Records, fought hard for years to bring the National Folk Festival to Music City. West says, “Nashville was selected over forty-three other host cities.” He adds that the historic music culture of Nashville, along with its large refugee population, helped win the festival for Tennessee. “The Music City brand is enhanced and reinforced by the festival. This type of event, by design, programs the best music that America has to offer.”

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