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Seven Artists announced for 2013 Festival

February 13, 2013

As the year ramps up we are getting very excited about the 2013 Edmonton Folk Music Festival. To whet your appetites, here are a few artists that are confirmed to play for you on Gallagher Hill in August. Cold SpecksDescribing her sound as “Doom Soul”, Cold Specks’ music is steeped in the musical traditions of…

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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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Don Snider, EFMF Production Manager

November 14, 2012

  Don Snider (August 11, 1953 – November 12, 2012)   The family of Don Snider is profoundly saddened to announce the passing of our wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend.  His battle with cancer was fought with courage, dignity and grace, and he was an inspiration to all of us who watched him take…

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Raffle Winning numbers

August 13, 2012

Here are the winning numbers for the EFMF raffle: Early Bird Draw Outdoor Adventure Package     Ticket #04555Silver Tarp Prize Pack         Ticket #07232 Main Draw 4th Prize HMV Music Package Ticket #108753rd Prize Party Prize Package    Ticket #065292nd Prize Sky Suite Package    Ticket #093331st Prize Guild Guitar            Ticket #07939Golden Tarp Prize…

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Lost and Found

August 13, 2012

Lost and Found items are collected from all areas of the site and will be transported back to our office. It actually takes a few days to get everything in one place and sort through it all. We will endeavour to call anyone with contact info on their lost items as soon as they come…

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Volunteer Badge Pickup

July 26, 2012

Volunteers will be on hand to distribute the following crews’ badges between 10am – 7pm on Wednesday, August 8th at the Festival Office (10115 97A Avenue) – Enviropower, Family, Festival Support, Green Team, Music and Merch Festival Product,Plate, Traffic, Shuttle, Site Environment, Special Projects. Festival Kitchen – Dessert, Enviro/KP, Main Course, Platters, Salad, Serving Line Security…

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Session Stage Schedules announced and EFMF gets an App

July 24, 2012

Our session stages are now online here: https://edmontonfolkfest.org/performers-2/schedule   And to make planning your festival even easier, we are happy to announce that we now have a mobile App for iPhone and Android. This app will be your electronic passport to the festival – it will allow you to plan your weekend, follow your favourite…

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2012 Volunteer Handbook now online

July 9, 2012

The Festival is getting closer, and that means this year’s Volunteer Handbook is ready to go! Information on volunteer parking, shuttles, parties, meals, etc. has been updated. Make sure you give both the handbook and Harassment Policy a read before heading to the Festival! 2012 Volunteer Handbook Harassment Policy

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Ticket Pickup and Box Office Hours

July 6, 2012

Tickets ordered through the Edmonton Folk Music Festival’s online ticketing system are now ready for pickup at our Box Office (10115 97A Avenue). Please be sure to bring one piece of photo ID along with your confirmation number. Box Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 9:30am – 5pm Late Night ticket pickup – August 2,…

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Why you should head to your 2012 Crew Meeting

June 18, 2012

Hello Volunteers! It’s that time of year – meeting time! Some of you have already attended your 2012 crew meeting (if scheduled in May or June), however,the majority of crew meetings are scheduled throughout July and early August. Crew meetings are the best way to find out about updated information for 2012, and as a…

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