- Associated Press - Monday, June 30, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - The American Folk Festival on the Bangor riverfront will feature an eclectic mix of artists, ranging from a Cape Verdean reggae musician to a Mississippi soul singer.

The organizers of the event released its final lineup on Friday. The festival takes place Aug. 22-24.

Performers include Lutchinha, who grew up on the Cape Verdean island of Sao Vincente and plays reggae with Latin and jazz influences. Mississippi-born soul, gospel and rhythm and blues singer Otis Clay will also perform.

Other artists include Capoeira Luanda, Andrea Beaton, the Sipayik Dance Troupe, the Chinese Folk Art Workshop, and Bernard Allison. Ten other acts were previously announced.

More information about the festival is available by calling 207-262-7763 or visiting www.americanfolkfestival.com.

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