The Woody Guthrie Coalition, a not-for-profit, 501(C) 3 organization, is dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy and music of Woodrow Wilson Guthrie through the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival as well as year-round cultural, musical, educational, and scholarly community outreach events that relate to Woody Guthrie and folk music.
The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival is held annually in mid-July to commemorate the life and music of Woody Guthrie. The festival is held on the weekend closest to July 14 – the date of Guthrie’s birth – in Guthrie’s hometown of Okemah, Oklahoma.
Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors & Grantors!
Oklahoma Arts Council | COOP Ale Works | Philip E. Landers Foundation | Pilgrim Media Group | Grand Casino Hotel & Resort | Okemah Casino | Friends of the Festival | Oklahoma Humanities | Bill Graham Memorial Foundation | Rex Foundation | BancFirst | KOSU | Wander Folk Spirits | Mike Rice | Oklahoma Pipe Sales | Oklahoma Shirt Company | Oklahoma Today Magazine | Parks Brother Funeral Home Okemah | Willard & Diann White | Okemah Community Improvement Association | Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Cue | Oklahoma Film + Music Office | Deep Roots Dispensary | East Central Electric Cooperative | Eric’s Pawn Shop | Hart Driver Solutions | Okemah Chamber of Commerce | Platinum Cross Welding, Inc. | Sovereign Abstract & Title Co. | T&D Meats | Stress Relief Cannabis Co. | Double Shot Bar Services | KUSH Radio