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We're Hiring! – CLOSED

February 18, 2014

We are looking for candidates to fill summer positions in our Ticket Office and Production Office. Please read the position descriptions carefully (including the grant requirements). Feel free to contact us if you have any questions! We will be accepting applications until 5pm on Friday, March 14th. Ticket Office Coordinator (two positions available) Production Assistant…

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Ticket Sale day change, Neko Case…

February 7, 2014

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews – Febuary 2014 We would like to give you all a quick “heads up” about a change in our Ticket Day timing. We are making a change from our tickets going on sale on June 1st, to having them always on sale the first Saturday in June – this year June…

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Ticket Sale Date Change (June 7, 2014)

February 6, 2014

As of 2014, Ticket Sale day will now be on the FIRST SATURDAY OF JUNE. The lottery for in-person tickets will be held at Telus Field (Rossdale Road & 96th Ave) on June 7th, 2014. On-Line ticket sales will also be the same day. Additional details will be released as the date approaches.  Please consider…

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James Vincent McMorrow + VENUE CHANGE for The Head and the Heart

January 15, 2014

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews – January 2014 Happy New Year! Hope you all had a lovely holiday season. The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is pleased to be partnering on the following shows in Edmonton to bring some festival favourites back to town. James Vincent McMorrow, w/ guests Presented in Partnership With JCL Productions McDougall United…

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The Head and the Heart, The Milk Carton Kids and more

December 10, 2013

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews Looking for last minute Christmas presents? How about tickets to one of these terrific shows coming up in 2014? The Edmonton Folk Music Festival in partnership with Union Events are pleased to announce: The Head and the Heart With special guest Basia Bulat Thursday, April 10th, 2014 McDougall United Church Doors…

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Contest closes Nov. 1st, Matt Andersen plus gigs

October 28, 2013

CONTEST closes this Friday November 1st at Noon. Be the Producer – Program one night and six sessions at the Folk Festival, win a once-in-a-lifetime backstage festival experience. To celebrate the upcoming concert featuring Emmylou Harris with Rodney Crowell plus Richard Thompson – we are running a contest! Incorporating Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell (with…

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Emmylou Harris + Rodney Crowell, CONTEST and Brandi's back

October 16, 2013

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews – October 2013 To celebrate a great night of music on November the 11th at the Jubilee with Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, with guest Richard Thompson, we are holding a contest. CONTEST Be the Producer – Program one night and six sessions at the Folk Festival. Incorporating Emmylou Harris and…

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Raffle Winners – check your tickets!

August 16, 2013

Here are the winning tickets of the 2013 EFMF raffle draw: Early Bird Prizes (drawn on Saturday, August 10)1. Outdoor Adventure Package: #090342. Silver Tarp Prize Package: #06037 Main Draw (drawn on Friday, August 16)1. 4th Prize – Pentax Package: #022222. 3rd Prize – Party Prize Package: #062293. 2nd Prize – Sky Suite Package: #0101284.…

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Raffle Draw 2013

August 15, 2013

Due to the emergency evacuation, we were unable to do our raffle draws on stage. The draw will be done Friday August 16th at 11:00 am and results will be posted to our website, via social media and print media – so keep an eye out.   Good Luck!

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Lost and Found

August 12, 2013

We will be dealing with a larger amount of lost and found than usual due to the fast exodus and it comes back from the site over the course of several days (be patient and don’t lose hope). Please call in with a description of your lost items and we will do our best to…

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