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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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Welcome to The Hill at Home 2021

August 5, 2021

THE HILL AT HOME Join us August 6-8 The Hill at Home is this weekend! From August 6 – 8, lay out your tarps and chairs, put on your folk fest t-shirts, and get ready to enjoy a weekend of music, song, food, art, and shopping at home or with your festival cohort! We’ll see…

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Job Posting – General Store Coordinators

May 15, 2021

Edmonton Folk Music Festival Positions Available for General Store Coordinator(s) (two jobs available) Reporting to the Administrator and Assistant Administrator, the General Store Coordinators will work at the Festival office in Edmonton. All AHS safety and socially-distanced restrictions and regulations will be adhered to. General Store Coordinator duties include: • Opening and closing of physical…

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The 2021 Edmonton Folk Music Festival is Cancelled

April 11, 2021

After much careful deliberation, the 2021 Edmonton Folk Music Festival will not take place in Gallagher Park this year. As profoundly disappointing as this news is, we believe this is the only safe way forward. The safety of our patrons, volunteers, and artists was of paramount importance in coming to this conclusion. With so many…

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February News – Upcoming concerts

February 17, 2021

2021 and the road ahead We are watching carefully as things progress with the pandemic and COVID19 vaccination rollout.  Some of you may have seen the recent article in the Edmonton Journal – our team is keeping an open mind, but chances of the festival as we know it are slim considering the vaccination timeline. As plans develop…

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December News – Happy Holidays!

December 9, 2020

  From our family to yours, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival wishes you the Happiest of Holidays this year.  Stay warm, safe and healthy!   As we reflect on the past year, we are overwhelmed with the love and support from our audience, volunteers, artists, and community. It means so much to us that you engaged with The…

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Upcoming Concerts and Events

October 25, 2020

Upcoming Concerts and Events Music gets us through many things, and this year is no different. As we head into winter, we look forward to enjoying some of these upcoming concerts from festival performers past, present and future to get us through the cold months ahead. Join us – virtually – and enjoy!  Carmanah Join…

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Festival Footage!

June 17, 2020

Would you like to contribute to a piece of festival history? We’re working on a festival documentary and we’d love your help! Maybe you have some film from Goldbar in 1980? Or perhaps you shot Joni Mitchell in 1994 – let’s see what you have! For more information please contact Dave Morgan by July 1…

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Cancellation of the 2020 Edmonton Folk Music Festival

April 21, 2020

On behalf of the volunteers, board and staff of the festival, we are truly sad to announce the cancellation of our 41st annual festival, scheduled to run from August 6-9.In light of the global pandemic and the implications it has for large gatherings, the decision, though deeply disappointing, was necessary. We will work to reconfirm the artists…

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National On-Line Folk Festival

March 21, 2020

HOME ROUTES / CHEMIN CHEZ NOUS ANNOUNCES NATIONAL ON-LINE FOLK FESTIVAL BEGINNING MARCH 21 MUSIC FROM LIVING ROOM TO LIVING ROOM Home Routes / Chemin Chez Nous creates the Home Routes / Chemin Chez Nous National On-line Folk Festival for all to enjoy our performers from home. Instead of touring from house to house, Home…

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