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John Prine

March 29, 2020

We’re thinking of John Prine and sending love. From his family: After a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms, John was hospitalized on Thursday. He was intubated Saturday evening, and continues to receive care, but his situation is critical.  This is hard news for us to share. But so many of you have loved and supported…

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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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EFMF Response to COVID-19

March 13, 2020

  EFMF Response to COVID-19 We are monitoring the situation closely and are aware of the latest recommendations from Alberta Health Services regarding public gatherings and events. The festival is 5 months away and as the situation continues to change, we will update as necessary. Our priority is the health and safety of our patrons, artists, and…

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Job Posting – Indigenous Project Manager (Liaison)

February 28, 2020

Job Posting Indigenous Project Manager (Liaison) Job Type: Temporary/Contract Start Date: April 2020 Deadline to apply: March 17, 2020 Description Reporting to the Festival Producer, the Indigenous Project Manager (Liaison) will coordinate and oversee indigenous cultural content for the outdoor live event production of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival. Please click the link below to…

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EFMF E-news – We’re Hiring!

February 21, 2020

EFMF E-News  We’re Hiring! Summer positions available – deadline to apply March 20, 2020 Job Opportunity: Ticket Office Manager(s) (two positions available) Reporting to the Administrator and Assistant Administrator, the Ticket Office Manager(s) will work alongside Festival staff and volunteers. Ticket Office Coordinator duties include: • Balancing and accounting of stock and sales (daily reconciliation).…

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EFMF eNews – Upcoming Concerts and Folk Fest Updates

January 29, 2020

EFMF E-News  We’re delighted to share these upcoming concerts featuring some of your favourite festival artists! Live At The Winspear presents PassengerTuesday November 10 2020 8pm Passenger, aka Mike Rosenberg, is a multi-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter from Brighton, England. Although still known for his busking, he made the journey from street corners to stadiums with ‘Let Her…

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Holiday Wishes and Upcoming Concerts

December 5, 2019

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival wishes you the Happiest of Holidays this festive season, and we look forward to connecting with you in the New Year! Festival Office Holiday Hours The festival office is winding down for the holiday season and we will be lightly staffed for the next few weeks. If you need to stop…

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Upcoming Concerts – Fall 2019

September 23, 2019

Upcoming Concerts – Fall 2019 Keeping the Festival vibe alive all year round, Live at the Winspear presents a series of concerts this fall featuring some of our performers from past years. If you need a musical lift, check out one or more of the following shows from the Live at the Winspear lineup  …

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EFMF 2019 – Thank you

September 12, 2019

View from the Hill Part 2.  September 11th 2019 Well here we are, exactly one month after our 40th festival closed. And what a festival we had. All the artists were at the high standards I expected and several were well above them. Amongst the highlights for me were: The new sound system on Mainstage. I have never…

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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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