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EFMF ENews – March 2022 – Early Artist Announcement

March 29, 2022

** Just Announced – The National will play the festival on Saturday, August 6.  The War on Drugs, Allison Russell, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Lord Huron, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and The National to perform at the 2022 Edmonton Folk Music Festival. We are delighted to announce these artists, and look forward to releasing the…

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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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Happy Holidays!

December 16, 2021

  Happy Holidays From our family to yours, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival wishes you the Happiest of Holidays this year. Stay warm, safe and healthy. 2021 looked very different for the festival as we cancelled our in person festival for the second year in a row. We were delighted however, to be able to come…

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Holiday Pop Up Shop!

November 17, 2021

Looking for the perfect present for the Folk Fest Fan on your list? Stop by the Festival Office (10115 – 97 A Ave) November 27 & December 4 from 11 – 5 to pick up some great festival gifts.  We’ll have festival merchandise from prior years, some great sale prices, and some new collaborations for…

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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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The Hill at Home – August 6 – 8, 2021

July 15, 2021

THE HILL AT HOME Join us August 6-8   Layout your tarps and chairs, put on your folk fest t-shirts, and get ready to enjoy a weekend of music, song, food, and art at home! Join us for The Hill at Home, August 6 – 8, 2021. Once again we have a very exciting online…

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EFMF E-News – Four Strong Winds

June 21, 2021

Four Strong Winds Sing Along Every year at festival time, we wrap up an incredible 4 days of music and community by singing Ian Tyson’s Four Strong Winds together on the hill at Gallagher Park, filled with memories to carry us through to the next festival. We can’t wait to sing with you again. On…

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EFMF ENews – June 2021 – Taking it to the Streets

June 8, 2021

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is Taking it to the Streets The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is delighted to announce Taking it to the Streets, made possible with the generous support of Epcor’s Heart+Soul Fund. Working with our neighbours and partners in Edmonton, we’ll bring 40+ concerts from the hill to the streets of Edmonton…

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