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Four Artists Announced for Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2017

April 27, 2017

  City and Colour will be headlining, performing his intimate stripped down solo set from his award- winning catalog. Dallas Green is undeniably one of the biggest groundswell stories to emerge from Canada. Green’s achievements include 3 JUNO Awards — including two SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR awards (2009, 2012), 7  Platinum-certified albums and 3 Gold-certified albums…

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Do you know how to be a good neighbor at the festival?

March 7, 2017

Be a Good Neighbour Rules, Safety and Etiquette – Good Neighbor Guidelines   The Edmonton Folk Music Festival plays host to 100,000 patrons over four days. In order to ensure the best possible experience for everyone involved, please be aware of our good neighbor policies. This is a very friendly Festival where strangers respect each…

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The Head and the Heart at Winspear plus News and Notes

February 7, 2017

News and Notes Please note that due to the Edmonton Prospects baseball schedule, for 2017, the Edmonton Folk Festival tickets will go on sale on SUNDAY June 4th at Telus Field. Other ticket details TBA.   The Head and the Heart at the Winspear – Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 8:00pm Pre-sale available to Folk…

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2016 Raffle Winners

January 17, 2017

All the lucky raffle winners from the 2016 Edmonton Folk Music Festival have been notified at this time. Thanks to all who participated! By purchasing raffle tickets, you help us continue to make the festival happen!

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Mike Farris Trio to play Winspear in May

November 15, 2016

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival, in partnership with Live at the Winspear, are very pleased to present: the Mike Farris Trio, May 23rd, 2017, Tickets will go on sale Thursday, November 17th at 10:00 am. $35.00 plus applicable service charges. To purchase tickets visit the Winspear box office. Following two very successful appearances at the…

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Volunteers: NextGen City Jam

October 18, 2016

Did you volunteer at EFMF 2016? Are you between 18-40 years of age? If you answered yes and yes, then you’re eligible for a ticket to Next Gen’s City Jam! Check out the details below, and sign up here.  

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Passenger announces Edmonton date

September 15, 2016

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival and Live at the Winspear are very pleased to present PASSENGER, for his first North American tour with his full band – March 23rd, 2017. Tickets are $45.00 plus service charges and go on-sale Thursday, September 15th at 10:00 a.m. through the Winspear Box Office. Box Office phone in Edmonton…

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Please take our post-festival survey

August 16, 2016

2016 Post-Festival Survey Hello and thank you to all who attended the 2016 Edmonton Folk Music Festival. Even with some challenges heading into the festival, it was a wonderful weekend full of musical surprises and unbelievably great weather. For those that attended, as well as those who have in the past but did not this…

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LOST AND FOUND

August 8, 2016

All lost and found is being collected from various areas and will find it’s way to our main office over the next few days. Please call in a description of your lost items and we will do our best to reunite you with your stuff.  Our office number is 780-429-1899 or via email at office@efmf.ab.ca…

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Limited tickets available for Edmonton Folk Music Festival

August 3, 2016

August 3, 2016 – Edmonton, AB – There are a limited number of tickets available for this year’s Festival. Thursday/Friday nights Adult/Youth/Senior tickets available at the gate Saturday Senior tickets available at the gate Sunday Senior tickets available at the gate The Festival box office will open for in-person sales beginning Thursday at noon at…

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