As we venture into spring (is it spring?) our news will become a bit more frequent – keeping you informed about changes and artist announcements as you make your summertime festival plans.
k.d. lang and her Siss Boom Bang will be coming to the 2011 Edmonton Folk Music Festival. She will be performing older songs along with new material from her new album, Sing It Loud which she says was written for the Canadian folk festivals. Sure to be a triumphant return, k.d. lang will be singing us out on Sunday evening for our finale.
Also heading our way in 2011:
Joe Louis Walker – With a long and storied career that has included stints with John Lee Hooker, Thelonius Monk, Steve Miller, Jimi Hendrix and others, singer/guitarist Joe Louis Walker has had the opportunity to soak up lots of influences and he will be showing them all off at this year’s festival.
Duke Robillard – Guitarist. Bandleader. Songwriter. Singer. Producer. Session musician. And a one-man cheering section for the blues, in all its forms and permutations – he is a man who is a legend in the blues community.