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2011 Lineup Announced

May 25, 2011

Today we are excited announce the entire lineup for the 2011 Edmonton Folk Music Festival. Information can all be found on the Performers page. Matt Andersen  Karla Anderson  Baka Beyond  Del Barber  Keola and Moana Beamer  Andrew Bird  Blackie & the Rodeo Kings  Bill Bourne  Pieta Brown  Ane Brun  Brandi Carlile  Guy Clark  JP Cormier…

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2011 Artist Sneak Peeks

May 18, 2011

As we venture into spring (is it spring?) our news will become a bit more frequent – keeping you informed about changes and artist announcements as you make your summertime festival plans. k.d. lang and her Siss Boom Bang will be coming to the 2011 Edmonton Folk Music Festival.  She will be performing older songs…

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Coming Events in Edmonton

May 18, 2011

Coming Up at the Haven Social Club: May 6th – Jeremy Fisher with Sean McCann (Great Big Sea)May 14th – Amelia Curran with Erin Costelo and Emma LeeMay 15th – Jimmy RankinMay 28th – Rose Cousins Come out to the Haven for some fabulous folk music in a setting made for music – with Pharos…

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Your Sneak Peek

April 3, 2011

Message from the Producer I am very pleased and excited by the confirmations and the possibilities for August. **Your Sneak Peek** Already Confirmed are: k.d. lang and Siss Boom Bang will be performing older songs along with new material from her new album, Sing It Loud which she says was written for the Canadian folk…

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Survey Results Summary

April 3, 2011

Of the almost 600 people who filled out the survey, 202 had attended less than 10 years; 245 had attended 15 years or more. Artist suggestions were plentiful – over 1000 different artists were suggested – and quite varied, a testament to the musical knowledge and breadth of the musical tastes of folk fest patrons.…

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More Coming Events

April 1, 2011

Coming Edmonton events that Folkies will love: Bruce Cockburn will be gracing the stage at the Winspear April 1, 2011 in support of his new album Small Source of Comfort, an adventurous collection of songs of romance, protest and spiritual discovery. The album, primarily acoustic yet rhythmically savvy, is rich in Cockburn’s characteristic blend of…

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