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EFMF eNews Nov.9, 2011

November 8, 2011

As Halloween has passed us by and the holiday season approaches, there are a number of shows coming up featuring favourites from Folk Festival’s past. Check out these shows and maybe buy a CD or two – music makes a perfect Christmas gift! November 14th The Once at The Artery 7:30 A big hit at…

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FESTIVAL 2012, August 9-12

August 26, 2011

Just in case anyone wants to make plans for next year’s event, the dates for 2012 are August 9-12.  If you want to plan even further ahead, just look for the first Monday in August and our festival will always be the Thursday – Sunday following!  (Unless we have a Wednesday)…

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EFMF eNews Aug. 18, 2011

August 18, 2011

Producer’s Message: There have been many great festivals in our 32 year history, but I feel our 2011 festival has set a new standard for us to reach in future years. Once again we dodged severe weather. Yes, enough rain on Saturday night to remind us of how fortunate we have been in recent memory,…

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Raffle Winning Numbers

August 10, 2011

Raffle winning ticket numbers Early Bird Prizes:Outdoor Adventure Package #09940Silver Tarp #07035 Main Draw Prizes:4th Prize Home Audio System and iPod Touch #098813rd Prize Party Prize Package #116892nd Prize Sky Suite Package #039661st Prize Guild Guitar #10484Special Draw Golden Tarp Prize Package #08962 *Note: All winners have been contacted.

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Festival Lost and Found

August 9, 2011

Lost and Found Items are being collected from all corners of the site and being brought to the offices (10115 97 A Avenue). If you lost an item, give us a call. Keep in mind that lost and found collection continues over the course of the next week as the site gets cleaned up,  so…

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2011 Folk Fest Photos

August 5, 2011

The latest round of Folk Fest Photos are up and ready for viewing! Check out our new Flickr site here:   EDMONTON FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011 PHOTO PAGE

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Volunteer T-shirt Pickup 2011

July 27, 2011

This year volunteer packages will not be handed out at crew meetings. Please keep in mind that attendance at crew meetings is still mandatory. Volunteer packages will be available for pickup at the following times: Tuesday, August 2nd from 4-9pm at the Cloverdale Community League building (9411 97 Avenue) Wednesday, August 3rd from 11am –…

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Box Office and Gate Lottery Information

July 12, 2011

GATE LOTTERY PROCEDURE Please note – the gate lottery is not mandatory, it is mostly used by those with very strong preferences for their tarp location. The gate lottery is not the place for dogs – it is hot and busy – please leave your dogs at home. Arrive no earlier than 1:45pm on Thursday…

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Changes in locations of Volunteer meetings.

July 5, 2011

Due to a flood in the Folk Festivals offices several of the Volunteer Meetings have been moved to alternate locations.Please note these meetings are for people who have already been contacted about volunteering; these are not general recruitment meetings. The changes are as follows: July 10 Beer Garden Security – Bonnie Doon Hall Nighthawks –…

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Gaye Delorme

June 29, 2011

Thursday June 23rd, 2011 was a very sad day for our Edmonton music scene, with the sudden death of Gaye Delorme. Gaye was to play a prominent part in our upcoming festival and his talent and spirit will be sorely missed, in August and now, forever. -Terry Wickham A Memorial will be held Sunday, July…

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