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Artist cancellations: Sinead O'Connor, The Wind and the Wave

July 22, 2015

Sinead O’Connor has cancelled her summer tour dates, including her Friday, August 7th appearance on the Edmonton Folk Music Festival main stage due to health concerns. We are, naturally, disappointed that she is unable to perform. The Wind and the Wave have also cancelled their scheduled appearance at this year’s festival due to a conflict…

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Important Festival info

July 14, 2015

2015 Info updates: Side Stage SchedulesSession schedules are now available via the website. Festival AppThe 2015 Festival App is now available for download. If you’ve downloaded our app in the past you will receive a notification of an update that will give you the new version for this year’s festival. Available through the App Store…

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4-day passes sold out; Senior tix available through box office starting Tues.

June 8, 2015

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is pleased to announce that as of noon Monday June, 8th, we have sold out of tickets for the 2015 festival. Fifty percent of the tickets were sold through our in person, on-sale at Telus Field on Saturday morning. The rest went on sale through the various Ticketmaster outlets Saturday…

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Box Office Info – Closed Monday June 8th.

June 8, 2015

The Box Office is closed Monday June 8th. Seniors tickets will be available for purchase through our box office starting Tuesday during our regular box office hours.  

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eNews June 1st – Ticket Info, Winspear Series and Brookfield Backyard Concerts

June 1, 2015

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews –June 1st 2015 The 2015 Folk Festival performers will be announced Wednesday June 3rd. Check the website after 11:00 a.m. for all the details. TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE JUNE 6TH, 2015.  TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN-PERSON AT TELUS FIELD IN THE MORNING AND THEN AT TICKETMASTER OUTLETS AND ONLINE AT…

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Festival Info, Lucinda Williams, the Decemberists

April 7, 2015

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews – April 2015 Happy Spring ~ Festival Info As things start to warm up we know you are all looking forward to festival season. Things are heating up in the office as well, as we get set to bring you the 2015 festival. The 2015 EFMF Performer line up will be…

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Volunteering in 2015? Let us know!

January 12, 2015

Will you be returning to your volunteer position in 2015? Looking to switch crews? Now is a great time to let us know! We are in the office getting ready for the 36th Festival and already have new volunteers anxious to join our volunteer community. If you volunteered with us in 2014, you have first…

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2015 Live at the Winspear – Whitehorse, James Vincent McMorrow and more…

November 18, 2014

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is pleased to announce: Whitehorse – Live at the WinspearApril 15, 2015, 8 pmPresented by Live at the Winspear and Tooth Blackner Presents Tickets available beginning Friday, November 21 at 10am.The classic tale of musical romance continues for Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland, the husband and wife duo behind Whitehorse.…

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Drumzy: A Celebration of Egyptian Music & Dance

October 6, 2014

Bedouin Beats, in partnership with the University of Alberta’s Department of Music and the Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology, presents Hossam Ramzy, legendary Egyptian percussionist, composer and musician, and Serena Ramzy, world renowned Middle Eastern dancer. This marks Hossam and Serena’s only Canadian stop on their 2014 North American Tour. Drumzy: A Celebration of Egyptian Music…

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Office Closure and Lost & Found

August 22, 2014

The festival office will be closed from August 23 until September 3rd. Lost and Found will be held until the end of September and will then be donated to charity. Have a wonderful end of summer season and enjoy some new music along the way!

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