Red Hook Fest

Saturday, June 27 at 2:00 PM, audiences around the world can enjoy Red Hook’s largest annual festival on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and A lineup of New York’s most progressive and talented performers will share music and dance from their homes and studios. Hook Arts Media will also highlight the relief efforts in Red Hook, spotlighting local individuals, essential workers, and nonprofits’ efforts to provide resources and comfort during this challenging time.

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Red Hook Fest 2020: Lineup

Martha Redbone Roots Project in Concert Red Hook Fest 2020

Martha Redbone

We’re happy to announce that Martha Redbone Roots Project will be one of the headlining bands in concert with other progressive musicians and dancers!

Martha Redbone is a Native & African-American vocalist, songwriter, composer, and educator. She is known for her unique gumbo of folk, blues, and gospel from her childhood in Harlan County, Kentucky infused with the eclectic grit of pre-gentrified Brooklyn. Inheriting the powerful vocal range of her gospel-singing African American father and the resilient spirit of her mother’s Cherokee/Shawnee/Choctaw culture, Redbone broadens the boundaries of American Roots music. With songs and storytelling that share her life experience as a Native and Black woman and mother in the new millennium, Redbone gives voice to issues of social justice, bridging traditions from past to present, connecting cultures, while celebrating the human spirit.

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Local Heroes

Hook Arts Media is proud to spotlight the fantastic relief efforts in Red Hook during the upcoming Red Hook Fest! In this uncertain time, Red Hook’s residents, essential workers, volunteers, and community leaders have risen to the occasion to offer food, supplies, and other invaluable resources and support. We want to share a snapshot of the efforts locals have undertaken to support their neighbors, and what better time than the Red Hook Fest livestream on June 27, 2020?

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We are proud to partner with the organizations working to make NYC a safer, more sustainable, and just community. As a result of these partnerships, we can share vital resources, education, and services. Visit our COVID-19 response & resource page to learn more about the resources currently available to our community.

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Red Hook Fest Over the Years

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Hook Arts Media has proudly produced Red Hook’s largest annual festival for more than 25 years! But isn’t cheap or easy. A much-beloved free summer concert, dance show, party, and community barbecue all in one, Red Hook Fest is a can’t-miss tradition for New Yorkers and tourists alike. But as a small nonprofit, this festival isn’t a cheap or easy undertaking. Please donate to help bring our beloved festival back for years to come! Just $5.75/month can provide MetroCards for a dozen participating artists.

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