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What’s New in 2022

July 22, 2022

Nikamowin (nee-gah-mow-in) in Cree means “song”. This year the Edmonton Folk Music Festival came together with the Edmonton’s Indigenous Arts Community to present First Nations, Metis and Inuit Artists. EFMF acknowledges we are on Treaty 6 traditional lands, the home of the Cree, Dene, Blackfoot, Saulteaux, Nakota Sioux and Metis peoples. We are committed to…

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The Hill at Home – August 6 – 8, 2021

July 15, 2021

THE HILL AT HOME Join us August 6-8   Layout your tarps and chairs, put on your folk fest t-shirts, and get ready to enjoy a weekend of music, song, food, and art at home! Join us for The Hill at Home, August 6 – 8, 2021. Once again we have a very exciting online…

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EFMF E-News – Four Strong Winds

June 21, 2021

Four Strong Winds Sing Along Every year at festival time, we wrap up an incredible 4 days of music and community by singing Ian Tyson’s Four Strong Winds together on the hill at Gallagher Park, filled with memories to carry us through to the next festival. We can’t wait to sing with you again. On…

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EFMF ENews – June 2021 – Taking it to the Streets

June 8, 2021

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is Taking it to the Streets The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is delighted to announce Taking it to the Streets, made possible with the generous support of Epcor’s Heart+Soul Fund. Working with our neighbours and partners in Edmonton, we’ll bring 40+ concerts from the hill to the streets of Edmonton…

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THANK YOU

August 13, 2020

THANK YOU Thank you for joining us this year as we celebrated festival time together for The Hill at Home. It was an absolute joy to see and hear how you were celebrating with loved ones. Our Hearts were on the Hill with you. It was a truly remarkable virtual gathering and we can’t wait…

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The Hill – A Documentary Film Celebrating 40 Years of Music and Community

August 4, 2020

  Congratulations to the filmmakers, Dave Morgan, Director and Co-Producer, and Andrew Scholotiuk, Co-Producer, and to FAVA and to our team here at EFMF. The Hill is no longer available to view, but we look forward to updating you about the future of the film.         The Film and Video Arts Society…

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The Hill at Home

July 16, 2020

THE HILL AT HOME On August 7 – 9, lay out your tarps and chairs, put on your folk fest t-shirts, and get ready to enjoy a weekend of music, song, food, art, and family fun at home or with your festival cohort! Join us for The Hill at Home. Visit www.edmontonfolkfest.org to find your gateway to having…

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Four Strong Winds Sing Along

July 10, 2020

~FINALE~ FOUR STRONG WINDS VIDEO SING-A-LONG with MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER   Calling all folkies and Edmonton Folk Festival friends to come together in song and spirit, to keep the tradition alive! **UPDATE!** Deadline to submit is Monday, July 27!   1.Create your video Sing on your own, sing with your family, sing with your pets,…

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Cancellation of the 2020 Edmonton Folk Music Festival

April 21, 2020

On behalf of the volunteers, board and staff of the festival, we are truly sad to announce the cancellation of our 41st annual festival, scheduled to run from August 6-9.In light of the global pandemic and the implications it has for large gatherings, the decision, though deeply disappointing, was necessary. We will work to reconfirm the artists…

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From the family of Don Snider

December 4, 2012

Dear Friends, The family of Don Snider would like to thank everyone who has sent expressions of sympathy over our overwhelming loss. Many thanks to those who phoned, visited, sent emails, food, flowers, and helped throughout Don’s journey. We are forever grateful to the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, the wonderful staff, and volunteers who demonstrated…

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