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EFMF E-News May 2024

May 28, 2024

Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2024 Lineup Announced.  We are delighted to share the full artist lineup for the 45th Edmonton Folk Music Festival,  August 8 – 11, 2024 Join us for four days of incredible music, community, and celebration in beautiful Gallagher Park this summer. See you on the hill! Visit for artist bios, ticket info, and everything…

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EFMF E-News – February 2024

February 13, 2024

  We are thrilled to announce that Robert Plant & Alison Krauss will headline the festival on August 11.    “This is one of the most exciting bookings in the history of our festival, and a brilliant way to close on Sunday night,” says Terry Wickham, Festival Producer.   This is Robert Plant’s first time…

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EFMF E-News December 2023

December 16, 2023

Happy Holidays from our festival family to yours! We look forward to being back on the hill with you next year August 8 – 11, 2024 As the holiday season approaches, we would like to take a moment to express our thanks for your unwavering support and loyalty throughout the years. Your presence on the hill…

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EFMF E-News – September 2023

September 15, 2023

  Thank you for your tremendous support. We look forward to being back on the hill with you next year, August 8 – 11, 2024 I am often asked ” What was your highlight of the festival?” This year it was an easy choice. I was watching a deer at Area 4 late on Sunday…

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EFMF E-News May 2023 – Lineup announcement and Festival updates

May 24, 2023

Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2023 Lineup Announced.  Just announced! This year’s artist lineup at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival in Gallagher Park on August 10-13, 2023. Seeing old friends and making new ones, creating magical memories, and most importantly, enjoying great music. See you on the hill! Visit for artist bios, faqs and all you need…

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EFMF E-News February 2023

February 16, 2023

  Come work with us this summer! Various summer positions are open now in our Festival and Production offices. Head to for full job descriptions and application information for each position. To be considered, applicants must meet granting requirements. Deadline to apply for all positions is Friday, March 17th at 5pm     We…

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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. Join us for some amazing concerts in the coming months. Links and info below.     Live at The Winspear presents Bruce Cockburn’s 50th Anniversary concert on Wednesday, February 8. One of Canada’s finest artists,…

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EFMF E-News – September 2022

September 21, 2022

Festival recap and upcoming concerts View this email in your browser ( 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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Bill Lopushinky’s Passing

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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