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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 are…

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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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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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