Tune in this July to watch our livestream of WoodyFest on the Web!

In lieu of a physical festival this year, the Woody Guthrie Coalition has made the decision to host a free virtual festival the week of Woody Guthrie’s birthday, July 14, 2020.


Our 2020 Virtual WoodyFest is FREE, thanks to our generous sponsors & grantors. We will be accepting donations for future programming, and a portion will be contributed to the Red Dirt Relief Fund & Huntington’s Disease Society of Oklahoma

With generous support from: Oklahoma Arts Council, Philip E. Landers Foundation, Pilgrim Media Group, Oklahoma Today, O’Colly Media, Kirkpatrick Foundation, COOP Ale Works, Grand Casino, Okemah Casino, Double Shot Bar Services, Oklahoma Humanities, KOSU, Oklahoma Film+Music Office, BancFirst, Herbage, Parks Brother Funeral Home, Deep Roots Dispensary, Stress Releaf Cannabis Co., Eric’s Pawn Shop, & Walrus Audio.


Tuesday, July 14th | 7pm – 9:30pm CST
Woody Guthrie’s Birthday
Hosted by Sarah Lee Guthrie

In Order of Appearance:

Sarah Lee Guthrie, Butch Hancock, Sam Baker, John Fullbright, Radoslav Lorković, Serena Guthrie, Burns Sisters, Red Dirt Rangers, Annie Guthrie, Randy Crouch, Ellis Paul, Krishna Guthrie Band, Terry ‘Buffalo’ Ware, T.Z. Wright, Monica Taylor, Folk Uke, David Amram, Miss Brown to You, Cole Quest & the City Pickers, Joel Rafael, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie

Saturday, July 18th | 7pm – 11pm CST
Hosted by Jaimee Harris

In Order of Appearance:

Jaimee Harris, Jared Tyler, Paul Burch, BettySoo, Chris Buhalis, Graham Nash, Crys Matthews, Seth Glier, Gregory Page, Samantha Crain, Tom Breiding, Matt Harlan, Bonnie Whitmore, Jacob Tovar, Branjae, B.J. Barham, Emma’s Revolution, Jamie Lin Wilson, Josh Okeefe, Tim Easton, Brennen Leigh, Seth Bernard, Raye Zaragoza, John Fullbright, Glen Hansard, Mary Gauthier, Jason Mraz, Jaimee Harris, Jimmy LaFave Archive

Sunday, July 19th | 2pm – 4:30pm CST
Hosted by Terry ‘Buffalo’ Ware

In Order of Appearance:

Terry ‘Buffalo’ Ware, Melissa Hembree, Andy Adams, Ali Harter, K.C. Clifford, Robert Williams, Susan Herndon, Travis Fite, BettySoo, Butch Hancock, Nellie Clay, Jared Deck, Jaimee Harris, Joel Rafael, Red Dirt Rangers, Cassie Latshaw, Annie Guthrie, Gypsy Twang, Larry Spears, Ken Pomeroy, Jacob Tovar, RT Valine, Kyle Reid, Carter Sampson, Peggy Johnson, Chris Buhalis, Greg Jacobs, Terry ‘Buffalo’ Ware, Woody’s Road Archive

Panels & Workshops:

Saturday, July 18th from 12pm – 7pm

Ellis Paul Songwriting Workshop presented by Oklahoma Film + Music Office
12pm – 2pm | $20 | Limited to 20 participants
Sign up here!

Appalachia: This Land is Home to Me hosted by Tom Breiding
Saturday, July 18th, 2020 | 12:00pm CDT

Folk Collusion Hosted by Tim Easton
Saturday, July 18th, 2020 | 1:00pm CDT

Woody’s Country hosted by Rik Palieri
Saturday, July 18th, 2020 | 1:30pm CDT

Collecting Woody Guthrie hosted by Barry Ollman
Saturday, July 18th, 2020 | 2:00pm CDT

This Land is Your Land: A Celebration of 80 Years hosted by Deana McCloud
Saturday, July 18th, 2020 | 3:00pm CDT

Native Music of Oklahoma presented by Oklahoma Film + Music Office
Saturday, July 18th, 2020 | 4:00pm CDT
Moderated by Sterlin Harjo & Dr. Hugh Foley | Panelists: Samantha Crain, Jula Harjo, Kylee Robison, Johnny Akeketa, Nokosee Fields, K-OSS, & Kalyn Fay

2020 Songwriting Contest Winners
Saturday, July 18th, 2020 | 5:15pm CDT

Something to Say: Making Music That Matters presented by Oklahoma Humanities
Saturday, July 18th, 2020 | 5:30pm CDT
Moderated by Barry Ollman | Panelists: Louie Pérez, Mary Gauthier, & Dr. Sunu Kodumthara