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We’re Hiring!

November 14, 2022

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival seeks a Site Manager.Reporting to the Producer, the Site Manager is responsible for the coordination and supervision of all aspects of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival site operations. For full description and details about how to apply, please visit https://edmontonfolkfest.org/wp-content/uploads/Site-Manager-description-for-website.pdf

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EFMF E-News – Upcoming Concerts

September 29, 2022

Upcoming Concerts With summer behind us, we’re looking forward to seeing some great live music at some of our favourite venues this fall. Join us for some amazing concerts in the coming months. Links and info below.     GRAMMY-nominated indie folk duo The Milk Carton Kids (TMCK) return to the Winspear Centre for the first…

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EFMF E-News – September 2022

September 21, 2022

Festival recap and upcoming concerts View this email in your browser (https://mailchi.mp/efmf/efmf-e-news-september-2022-thank-you?e=dee422349f) 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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What’s New in 2022

July 22, 2022

Nikamowin (nee-gah-mow-in) in Cree means “song”. This year the Edmonton Folk Music Festival came together with the Edmonton’s Indigenous Arts Community to present First Nations, Metis and Inuit Artists. EFMF acknowledges we are on Treaty 6 traditional lands, the home of the Cree, Dene, Blackfoot, Saulteaux, Nakota Sioux and Metis peoples. We are committed to…

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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 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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In Memoriam

September 28, 2021

We are sad to have lost volunteers so integral to our festival community since we were last able to gather in Gallagher Park. They will be missed. Dick Au 2016-2019 Festival Liaison Gil Carleton 1998-2019 Coordinator Site Environment Patty Coates 2015-2018 Security – Beer Garden, Main Stage; Festival Kitchen Salads Aileen Fontaine 1998 – 2016…

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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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