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Frazey Ford, CFMAs

October 8, 2015

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews The Edmonton Folk Music Festival and JCL Productions are pleased to present: Frazey Ford – Sunday February 14th 2016 at McDougall United Church (10025 101 Street, Edmonton, AB) Following her appearance on main stage at the 2015 Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Frazey Ford will be returning to Edmonton for a Valentine’s Day…

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Harvard Broadcasting, 95.7 CRUZ FM Emerging Artist Award

August 14, 2015

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is pleased to announce the winners of the Harvard Broadcasting, 95.7 CRUZ FM Emerging Artist Award.This award is offered to encourage the development of new Canadian artists. The winners of the 2015 Award are: Winner:                Reuben and the Dark     $5000Runner up:           The Slocan Ramblers      $2000Runners up:          Mohsin Zaman               $1000                             The Doll…

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Winning Raffle Numbers 2015

August 13, 2015

Early Bird DrawCalgary Folk Music Festival Package ($1080 Value) – #03995Silver Tarp Prize Pack ($1400 Value) – #00299 Main Draw4th Prize: Party Prize Package ($1500 Value) – #095053rd Prize: L’arrivee Guitary ($1799 Value) – #003822nd Prize: Sky Suite Package ($4000 Value) – #066541st Prize: Travel / Flight Package ($3500 Value) – #03294Special Draw: Golden Tarp…

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Lost and Found; office hours

August 10, 2015

The lost and found items trickle back to our offices over the next few days as they get turned in all over the site. You can call and leave a description of your lost item but if it’s not here early, it may still come in over the next while.   Our office is open…

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Sat/Sun Youth tickets released; Friday only Adult tix available (Ticketmaster only)

July 31, 2015

The feedback from the release of the YOUTH tickets for Thursday and Friday has been overwhelmingly positive so we have decided to make some YOUTH tickets available for Saturday and Sunday, as well. One hundred YOUTH tickets will be released on Monday August 3rd at 9:30 am for each of Saturday, August 8th  and Sunday,…

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Additional YOUTH ticket released Thursday/Friday

July 29, 2015

Adult and Youth tickets sold out very quickly, while sales of the allotment for seniors tickets has held steady, so the Edmonton Folk Music Festival is pleased to announce that we will be re-releasing 300 tickets for each of Thursday and Friday evening as YOUTH tickets. With Of Monsters and Men, and Edward Sharpe and…

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What to know before you go…

July 27, 2015

What to know before you go…   There is no public parking at all in the Cloverdale neighbourhood. Please use the Park ‘n’ Ride, public transit or people power (walk or bike – we have a manned bike lock up area along the bike path behind Muttart Conservatory). Feel free to bring: Tarp, food or…

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Schedule Changes EFMF 2015

July 27, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Sam Amidon will be added to the line up, to replace the Wind and the Wave. As previously announced, Frazey Ford will be taking the place of Sinead O’Connor on the Friday night Mainstage.These changes necessitated some shifting of schedules which has now been updated on both the website…

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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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