The Folk Festival: History and Theory
- Robert Cantwell, “Feasts of Unnaming: Folk Festivals and the Representation of Folk Life,” in If Beale Street Could Talk: Music, Community, Culture (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008), 71-110.
- Helen Regis and Shana Walton, “Producing the Folk at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival,” Journal of American Folklore 121, 482 (Fall 2008): 400-440.
- Optional: Posen, “On Folk Festivals and Kitchens,” TT, 127-136.
One word that has come up often that seems crucial for festivals: community.
What is community exactly as a concept for thinking about the folk revival?