"This is a similar festival structure to others in Baltimore, but usually folk festivals are geared around a different type of structure-they all happen outside the city on a farm." He notes that, when we see live folk, it's usually about escaping our hectic, everyday lives. We drive far from the city, pitch our tents, and drink around a fire. "I really respect that [Champagne] put it right on North Avenue," says Reed. "It's city folk."