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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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2019 “Go Wildly Forward” Scholarship Application

March 5, 2019

Are you a student attending a post-secondary institution? Have you volunteered with the festival for two or more years (these do not have to be consecutive)? Consider applying for the “Go Wildly Forward Scholarship”! Applications are due April 30th, and can be found here. Please contact wildly@edmontonfolkfest.org with any questions or concerns.

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Edmonton Folk Music Festival wishes you Happy Holidays!

December 17, 2018

Festival Office Holiday Hours The festival offices are winding down for the holiday season. As such we will be lightly staffed for the next few weeks. If you need to stop by, please give us a call just before you come so that you can ensure that someone is in the office. The festival office…

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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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Changes to Thursday and Friday schedules due to unusual circumstances.

August 8, 2018

August 8, 2018   After performing in Toronto earlier this week, Tash Sultana’s custom-made equipment was damaged by heavy rain. We have confirmed that, after making repairs, Tash will be able to perform on Friday instead of Thursday. In order to accommodate this unfortunate situation for Tash, we have made the following change: DakhaBrakha Thursday,…

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Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2018 Passes and Tickets are On Sale Now!

June 7, 2018

A huge thank you to everyone who lined up for tickets last weekend! 4-day festival passes and single day tickets are on sale now, in person at the Festival Box Office or online at Ticketmaster.   With 35.75 hours of live music on 7 stages from 65+ world class artists over 4 days in the…

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Artist Announcement: Regina Spektor to perform at the 2018 Edmonton Folk Music Festival

May 15, 2018

Artist Announcement:  Regina Spektor to perform at the 2018 Edmonton Folk Music Festival Moscow born, Bronx raised Regina Spektor will be making her EFMF debut on Saturday, August 11th. This classically trained, songwriting wonder has been connecting with audiences since the early 2000s, with her highly eclectic sound and deeply personal music. A natural storyteller, she…

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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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