Friends of the Festival

Our festival wouldn’t happen without YOU!

View membership benefits below.

2021 Friends of the Festival: Richard & Renae Allen | Lacey Butler | Linda Coale | Tom Davidson | Daniel Davis | Lynn Eby | Bob Estes | Felker Farm | Lindsey Flowers | Mary Francis | Tony Gehres | Cheryl Graham | Maddie Gregory | Gary Hart | Rick Hesch | Roger Hoestenbach | Bruce Hoffman | Miranda & Ian Huff | Billy & Ginger Huff | Dale Ingram | Nancy L. Jones | Harrel Rebecca Kennedy | Susie Killingsworth | Jeff Lake | Joseph Leavell | Mary Katherine Long in memory of Tom Lee | Jamie Lucas | Kerri Lynn | Pat & Janice Martin | Doug & Dolores McNiven | Addy Nijenboer | Randy & Pam Norman | Jackie Odell | Roger Osburn | Nancy Paddock | Joy Peck | Danna Primm | Daria Checorski Puffett | David Register | John Robertson | Joe Schmidt | Julie Skye | Ruthanne Smith | George Smith | Rayona Styve | Rita Taylor | Tidwell Health Care | Frances Topping | Andy & Claudia Tucker | Brenda Wheelock | Dennis Whiteman | Robert Williams | Woody Guthrie Publications in Memory of Phyllis Logsdon | Guy Zahller | Karen Zundel


The Woody Guthrie Coalition, Inc., 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.

By becoming a Friend of the Woody Guthrie Coalition, Inc., your tax-deductible gift allows us to achieve our mission and together we help make the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival one of the finest in the country.

Not yet ready to make a recurring commitment or not interested in swag? You can make a one-time donation by click here in any amount.

Membership and benefits run from July 1 in the previous year through June 30 of the current year. For example, to be eligible for Friends of the Festival benefits at WoodyFest 2021, you must have paid a monthly or annual subscription between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021.

Benefits for each level:

$5 level
For a donation of $5 per month (or $60 annually):

  • Name posted on the festival website & program acknowledging your gift
  • Early access to ticket sales
  • Voting the festival artist poll

$10 level
For a donation of $10 per month (or $120 annually):

  • Name posted on the festival website & program acknowledging your gift
  • Early access to ticket sales
  • Voting the festival artist poll
  • Commemorative Friends of the Festival t-shirt

$25 level
For a donation of $25 per month (or $300 annually):

  • Name posted on the festival website & program acknowledging your gift
  • Early access to ticket sales
  • Voting the festival artist poll
  • Commemorative Friends of the Festival t-shirt
  • 10% discount on WoodyFest merchandise (excludes artist merchandise like CDs)
  • One (1) general admission ticket to the Wednesday night concert at the Crystal Theatre (limited to 300 people)
  • One (1) livestream pass

Members at the $300 annual level can also purchase one extra general admission seating ticket for Wednesday night’s show for $25. If you would like an extra ticket, we will contact you with instructions as the festival gets nearer.

$50 level
For a donation of $50 per month (or $600 annually):

  • Name posted on the festival website & program acknowledging your gift
  • Early access to ticket sales
  • Voting the festival artist poll
  • Commemorative Friends of the Festival t-shirt
  • 10% discount on WoodyFest merchandise (excludes artist merchandise like CDs)
  • One (1) general admission ticket to the Wednesday night concert at the Crystal Theatre (limited to 300 people)
  • One (1) livestream pass
  • One (1) 3-day festival pass

$100 level
For a donation of $100 per month (or $1200 annually):

  • Name posted on the festival website & program acknowledging your gift
  • Early access to ticket sales
  • Voting the festival artist poll
  • Commemorative Friends of the Festival t-shirt
  • 10% discount on WoodyFest merchandise (excludes artist merchandise like CDs)
  • Two (2) general admission ticket to the Wednesday night concert at the Crystal Theatre (limited to 300 people)
  • One (1) livestream pass
  • Two (2) 3-day festival pass

Members at the $300/$600/$1200 annual level may purchase one extra reserved seating ticket for Wednesday night’s show. We will contact you with instructions as the festival gets nearer.

Friends of the Festival t-shirts will be available for pick-up at WoodyFest in July. If you aren’t going to make it, but still want to help sustain the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival by becoming a friend of the festival, contact us and we will work something out.

All members will also receive email with special early notices and offers.