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EFMF E-News – September 2022

September 21, 2022

Festival recap and upcoming concerts View this email in your browser ( Thank you for your tremendous support this year. We look forward to being back on the hill with you next year, August 10 – 13, 2023 It’s been a month since the festival, and it was wonderful to be back on the hill…

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September 21, 2022

We are saddened to learn of Bill Lopushinky’s passing. A founding member of Jerusalem Ridge, Bill played at the festival several times over the years. He will be missed. From Keith Burgess: “We’re sad to hear that our friend Bill Lopushinsky, mandolin player extraordinaire and a long-time fixture of the Alberta bluegrass scene, passed away yesterday…

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Fan to Fan ticket exchange

July 12, 2022

LYTE – Fan Ticket Exchange We are delighted to announce the launch of our official ticketing exchange with our partner, Lyte. Through this platform you can safely and securely exchange tickets to the Edmonton Folk Music Festival. If you find you are no longer able to use your ticket, you can return it, and Lyte will find a…

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EFMF E-News – Festival Lineup Updates

July 7, 2022

Main Stage Update for Thursday August 4th. Sending well wishes for a speedy and full recovery to Buffy Sainte-Marie as we share this news from her team. With deep regret we are announcing the cancellation of Buffy Sainte-Marie’s Summer 2022 performances. Despite being vaccinated and following all protocols, Buffy is recovering from Covid-19. At this…

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Tickets on Sale Saturday June 4

June 3, 2022

Edmonton Folk Music Festival tickets on sale Saturday June 4 at 10am, online only at   For safety reasons, tickets will be available for purchase online only on the weekend of June 4th. Our Festival Ticket Office and General Store will be open the following week.  Please call 780-429-1999 or visit our website for hours…

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EFMF Enews May 2022 – Lineup Announcement

May 26, 2022

Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2022 Lineup Announced.  Just announced! This year’s artist lineup at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival in Gallagher Park on August 4-7, 2022. Welcome back to The Hill. Moments of magic, seeing old friends and making new ones, and most importantly, enjoying great music.  Visit for schedules, faqs and all you…

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EFMF ENews – February 2022

February 15, 2022

WELCOME BACK TO THE HILL We look forward to welcoming you back to Gallagher Park this year, and we can’t wait to tell you all about plans for the festival’s return August 4 – 7, 2022.  Our full line-up will be announced May 25, and tickets go on sale June 4. Stayed tuned in the coming weeks…

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Happy Holidays!

December 16, 2021

  Happy Holidays From our family to yours, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival wishes you the Happiest of Holidays this year. Stay warm, safe and healthy. 2021 looked very different for the festival as we cancelled our in person festival for the second year in a row. We were delighted however, to be able to come…

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Holiday Pop Up Shop!

November 17, 2021

Looking for the perfect present for the Folk Fest Fan on your list? Stop by the Festival Office (10115 – 97 A Ave) November 27 & December 4 from 11 – 5 to pick up some great festival gifts.  We’ll have festival merchandise from prior years, some great sale prices, and some new collaborations for…

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EFMF E-News – September 2021

September 3, 2021

    Thank you for your support! As autumn arrives we look back on the summer with some very fond memories made. The Taking It to the Streets concerts and online Hill at Home programming were a great success and we are grateful for your support.Some of our programming remains available online. Watch the Taking It to…

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