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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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Remembering Mitch Podolak

August 28, 2019

Remembering Mitch Podolak September 21, 1947 – August 25, 2019 We are saddened to learn of the passing of Mitch Podolak. He will be missed. “It is more than likely that without the foresight and assistance of Mitch Podolak there would not be an Edmonton Folk Music Festival. It is time to raise a parting glass in…

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Lost and Found 2018

August 11, 2018

Sometimes when we are having fun we become separated from things we hold dear.  Here are the best ways to try and be reunited: During the festival (August 9-12): Drop off or claim lost and found items at the Information Tent (look for the big red balloons) Following the festival (August 13-23): Contact the Edmonton…

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Volunteer Family 2018!

January 23, 2018

We know you’re coming back to join us in 2018… let us know here! If you’ve taken some time off, give Marianne a shout first to activate and access your volunteer profile. Are you looking to get involved for the first time? Great! You can find more info on volunteering with us here, along with…

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Winter Office Hours

November 8, 2017

It’s that time of year again. The chillier weather means our office hours become a bit irregular. If you need to stop by, please give us a quick call to ensure that someone is in the office to receive you. Thanks!

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Raffle 2017

September 7, 2017

All raffle winners have been contacted. Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to everyone who supported the EFMF raffle this year! Winning numbers are: Early Bird Draw: Orange Crush! Go Oilers Go!: #9219 Silver Tarp Prize Package: #0810 Main Draw: 3rd Prize, Party Package: #14003 2nd Prize, Larrivee Guitar: #11625 1st Prize, KLM &…

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A message from the Producer

August 21, 2017

As I write it has been exactly one week since the Evacuation on opening night. I thought is best to give you the facts and why certain decisions were made. Thursday Night Evacuation: Our weather people had been tracking a storm for most of the day. A sudden wind gust broke in front of the…

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