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Four Strong Winds Sing Along

July 10, 2020

~FINALE~ FOUR STRONG WINDS VIDEO SING-A-LONG with MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER   Calling all folkies and Edmonton Folk Festival friends to come together in song and spirit, to keep the tradition alive!   1.Create your video Sing on your own, sing with your family, sing with your pets, sing anyway you want, but be sure you…

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Job Posting – Digital Training – Content Creator

July 10, 2020

  Job Posting – Edmonton Folk Music Festival Position: Digital Training – Content Creator Temporary Part-time from August 31 through December 18, 2020 $18/hour Reporting to the Manager of Volunteers and Assistant Manager of Volunteers, the Digital Training Content Creator will work with staff to create training video components for our volunteers. Videos will vary…

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Festival Footage!

June 17, 2020

Would you like to contribute to a piece of festival history? We’re working on a festival documentary and we’d love your help! Maybe you have some film from Goldbar in 1980? Or perhaps you shot Joni Mitchell in 1994 – let’s see what you have! For more information please contact Dave Morgan by July 1…

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2020 Festival Merchandise

June 17, 2020

ONLINE STORE We will miss gathering with you on the hill at Gallagher Park this summer, but we all know where our hearts will be. My Heart is on the Hill t-shirts, tank tops, and crewnecks are available to pre-order now.  Head to our ONLINE SHOP for details. Deadline to order is Sunday, July 5.  ***UPDATE*** My Heart…

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Cancellation of the 2020 Edmonton Folk Music Festival

April 21, 2020

On behalf of the volunteers, board and staff of the festival, we are truly sad to announce the cancellation of our 41st annual festival, scheduled to run from August 6-9.In light of the global pandemic and the implications it has for large gatherings, the decision, though deeply disappointing, was necessary. We will work to reconfirm the artists…

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John Prine

April 8, 2020

From Fiona Whelan Prine… Our beloved John died yesterday evening at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville TN. We have no words to describe the grief our family is experiencing at this time. John was the love of my life and adored by our sons Jody, Jack and Tommy, daughter in law Fanny, and by our…

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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 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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