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Ticket Update – early bird prices until July 3rd

June 16, 2016

 Passes and Tickets are still available for the 2016 Edmonton Folk Music Festival!   Early bird pass prices will end at midnight on July 3rd. Starting July 4th, the prices will be $199.00 for a personal pass and $229.00 for a transferable festival pass. Youth and senior tickets will remain at $22.00 per day through…

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Ticket sale update – 2016 Edmonton Folk Music Festival (June 6th, 3:00 pm)

June 6, 2016

There seems to be a bit of confusion about whether the Folk Festival is sold out. Adult festival passes, personal and transferable, are still available, as are youth and senior tickets. Single day tickets are also still available for both Thursday and Friday. (Reminder that Friday includes 3 hours of side stage sessions as well…

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Ticket update – 5:45 pm

June 4, 2016

Ticket sale update – 2016 Edmonton Folk Music Festival Saturday and Sunday adult single tickets have sold out. Adult festival passes, personal and transferable, are still available, as are youth and senior tickets. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster: online: by phone: 1-855-985-5000 ticket kiosks: The Festival box office re-opens on Tuesday, June 7th…

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2016 Performers

June 1, 2016

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is very excited to share our 2016 Performer line up! This year’s line up will feature incredible artists from all over the world, singer songwriters with a story to tell, and plenty of music to get you up on you feet. Our 2016 Artists are: Amadou Fall Trio • Amos…

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May eNews – Ticket Day info, Mohsin Zaman CD release

May 26, 2016

Important Information for June 4th Ticket Sales Day – In Person Sales Parking Please carpool if possible. Parking is limited at Telus Field and in the neighbourhood, and carpooling will alleviate some of the congestion. Ticket Sales Ticket sales may run as late as 2 or 3pm for the final lottery groups. Be prepared to…

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Volunteer at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival!

April 18, 2016

Have you been thinking of volunteering? Now’s the time to apply! We begin placing new volunteers in May. *Please note that volunteer applications will be unavailable from June 1-5, as we announce our lineup and go through the ticket sales process. Applications will be available again on the morning of June 6th. We will continue to…

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Lunasa in Concert

March 22, 2016
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EFMF Summer Box Office position available – Filled

March 4, 2016

Position filled   We are now hiring our summer box office staff. This is a full time (40 hours per week), 14-week position (start date: May 24, 2016) at $16.50 per hour. Some flexibility in hours will be required. Availability on June 4th (for ticket sales) and the Festival Weekend (Aug 4-7th) are mandatory and time…

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Crafts and Concessions vendors

January 5, 2016

Deadline for Concession Applications: April 6th, 2016 Deadline for Craft Applications: March 24th, 2016   Applications are now available on our vendor page for both crafts and concessions. Please visit the “Get Involved” page and go to Vendors.

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Ron Hynes RIP, winter office hours, Soweto Gospel Choir, Mavis! movie

November 20, 2015

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews – Nov. 20, 2015 It is with heavy hearts that we at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival heard about the passing of Ron Hynes. Ron was a well respected and much beloved singer songwriter whose contribution to the Canadian folk music lexicon is undeniable. He played the Edmonton Folk Music Festival…

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