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Richmond Folk Festival ready for rain or shine

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The tents are ready and organizers say the ‘show must go on' at the Richmond Folk Festival. The forecast predicts on-and-off showers all weekend.

Five of the seven stages are under tents. The festival is set to host an estimated 200,000 people. It is the largest folk festival in the U.S.

The Folk Festival kicks off Friday night at 6 p.m. Ten acts are scheduled to perform. The festival has music, food and tastes of different cultures from around the world.

54 acts are scheduled to perform on Saturday. No pets are allowed, and the event is free.

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