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John Prine

April 8, 2020

From Fiona Whelan Prine… Our beloved John died yesterday evening at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville TN. We have no words to describe the grief our family is experiencing at this time. John was the love of my life and adored by our sons Jody, Jack and Tommy, daughter in law Fanny, and by our…

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John Prine

March 29, 2020

We’re thinking of John Prine and sending love. From his family: After a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms, John was hospitalized on Thursday. He was intubated Saturday evening, and continues to receive care, but his situation is critical.  This is hard news for us to share. But so many of you have loved and supported…

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John Prine unable to close this year’s Festival

July 23, 2019

John Prine cancels Folk Fest appearance The Edmonton Folk Music Festival regrets to announce that due to health reasons, John Prine is unable to close this year’s Festival. John’s management informed the Festival that he is undergoing surgery this week and is postponing all of his summer dates.  John is expecting a full recovery and…

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2019 EFMF Lineup Announcement

June 8, 2019

Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2019 Artist Announcement Just announced! Here is the full list of artists performing at the 40th annual Edmonton Folk Music Festival in Gallagher Park on August 8-11, 2019. Please visit edmontonfolkfest.org for schedules, faqs and all you need to know about coming to the Festival this year! 2019 tickets go on sale Saturday,…

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HOZIER, Blue Rodeo, Ani DiFranco to perform at the 40th Anniversary of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival

April 3, 2019

August 8-11, 2019 Full line up of 60+ artists will be announced Wednesday, May 29.Tickets on sale Saturday, June 1. The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is excited to announce HOZIER, Blue Rodeo, Amanda Shires, Ani DiFranco, The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer, and Hurray for the Riff Raff, August 8 – 11, 2019. Irish singer,…

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