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EFMF 2019 – Thank you

September 12, 2019

View from the Hill Part 2.  September 11th 2019 Well here we are, exactly one month after our 40th festival closed. And what a festival we had. All the artists were at the high standards I expected and several were well above them. Amongst the highlights for me were: The new sound system on Mainstage. I have never…

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HOZIER, Blue Rodeo, Ani DiFranco to perform at the 40th Anniversary of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival

April 3, 2019

August 8-11, 2019 Full line up of 60+ artists will be announced Wednesday, May 29.Tickets on sale Saturday, June 1. The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is excited to announce HOZIER, Blue Rodeo, Amanda Shires, Ani DiFranco, The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer, and Hurray for the Riff Raff, August 8 – 11, 2019. Irish singer,…

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Edmonton Folk Music Festival wishes you Happy Holidays!

December 17, 2018

Festival Office Holiday Hours The festival offices are winding down for the holiday season. As such we will be lightly staffed for the next few weeks. If you need to stop by, please give us a call just before you come so that you can ensure that someone is in the office. The festival office…

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Changes to Thursday and Friday schedules due to unusual circumstances.

August 8, 2018

August 8, 2018   After performing in Toronto earlier this week, Tash Sultana’s custom-made equipment was damaged by heavy rain. We have confirmed that, after making repairs, Tash will be able to perform on Friday instead of Thursday. In order to accommodate this unfortunate situation for Tash, we have made the following change: DakhaBrakha Thursday,…

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Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2018 Passes and Tickets are On Sale Now!

June 7, 2018

A huge thank you to everyone who lined up for tickets last weekend! 4-day festival passes and single day tickets are on sale now, in person at the Festival Box Office or online at Ticketmaster.   With 35.75 hours of live music on 7 stages from 65+ world class artists over 4 days in the…

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Artist Announcement: Regina Spektor to perform at the 2018 Edmonton Folk Music Festival

May 15, 2018

Artist Announcement:  Regina Spektor to perform at the 2018 Edmonton Folk Music Festival Moscow born, Bronx raised Regina Spektor will be making her EFMF debut on Saturday, August 11th. This classically trained, songwriting wonder has been connecting with audiences since the early 2000s, with her highly eclectic sound and deeply personal music. A natural storyteller, she…

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End of Summer Office Closure

August 28, 2017

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival offices will be closed until September 4th, reopening Tuesday September 5th. Check this link for Lost and Found info: https://edmontonfolkfest.org/lost-and-found-2/ All items collected will be retained until the end of September and then donated to charity.

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SUNDAY TICKETS NO LONGER AVAILABLE

August 13, 2017

The festival has no more available tickets for Sunday, August 13, 2017. There will be no tickets available for purchase at the Festival Box Office. Thank you to all our patrons and supporters.

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Thursday Refund Procedures (REFUND OFFER ENDED AUGUST 25)

August 11, 2017

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival had to make a tough call Thursday night after high winds threatened the safety of those on site. *** The deadline to ask for your refund was: Thursday, August 25, 5:00 pm MT *** THE DEADLINE HAS PASSED AND THE REFUND OFFER IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.   People who purchased…

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Thursday Evening Evacuation

August 11, 2017

On Thursday evening we had to make the difficult decision to end the show and evacuate our site. After heavy winds went through, our on site meteorologist advised that there could be another period with winds of higher intensity and potentially longer duration, making for unsafe conditions. We are very disappointed to have to cancel…

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