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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: All items collected will be retained until the end of September and then donated to charity.

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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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Tickets, Box Office hours; Lottery Changes; Raffle Prizes

August 4, 2017

Tickets! Adult tickets available as single day tickets only – all days available. Box Office Phone: 780-429-1999 Ticket office late night hours for pick up/purchase: Thursday, August 3: 9:30 am – 7:00 pm Friday, August 4: 9:30 am – 7:00 pm (Holiday) Mon, Aug 7: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday, August 8: 9:30 am –…

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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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