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2011 Folk Festival on Saturday's Key of A

April 5, 2012

This week the Key of A heads back to last summer’s Edmonton Folk Music Festival, where 5 songwriters shared the stage for a special live-to-air broadcast. We’ll hear some of the best songs from that 2 hour performance, including acoustic blues from Kat Danser; quirky observations from John Rutherford; laid back blues from Bill Bourne……

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Edmonton Folk Festival March 2012 – Message from the Producer

March 20, 2012

The Board and Staff of the festival have been busy debriefing the 2011 festival and coming up with changes for the 2012 and 2013 festivals. Increase in numbers = adjustments In 2011, due in part to our technical difficulties with phone sales, there were more people on site than in previous years, thus in 2012…

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Edmonton Folk Festival eNews – February 9, 2012

February 10, 2012

Winspear Presents 2011-12 May 7, 2012 – 8:00 pm John Prine: an intimate evening with one of America’s finest songwriters For immediate release Edmonton (February 9, 2012) – American legend John Prine returns to Edmonton for a special performance on the Winspear stage playing hits from his storied forty-year career. This concert marks Prine’s third…

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Celebration of the Life of Colin Lay

January 25, 2012

Colin Lay, longtime EFMF sound man, passed away last week after a long battle with ALS. If anyone would like to join in the celebration of Colin’s life please see below for details. “Celebration of the Life of Colin Lay” Tuesday January 31, 2:00 pmWestlawn Funeral Home10132 163 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5P 4X3(780) 489-1602…

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Happy 2012 – Artists Announced!

January 11, 2012

Happy New Year to all our festival patrons and supporters! 2012 Message from the ProducerFestival bookings are coming along nicely, as you can see below. I was very pleased with the improvements to our festival in 2011, such as high def screens and the elimination of Stage 4, leading to a huge reduction in the…

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EFMF eNews Nov.9, 2011

November 8, 2011

As Halloween has passed us by and the holiday season approaches, there are a number of shows coming up featuring favourites from Folk Festival’s past. Check out these shows and maybe buy a CD or two – music makes a perfect Christmas gift! November 14th The Once at The Artery 7:30 A big hit at…

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FESTIVAL 2012, August 9-12

August 26, 2011

Just in case anyone wants to make plans for next year’s event, the dates for 2012 are August 9-12.  If you want to plan even further ahead, just look for the first Monday in August and our festival will always be the Thursday – Sunday following!  (Unless we have a Wednesday)…

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EFMF eNews Aug. 18, 2011

August 18, 2011

Producer’s Message: There have been many great festivals in our 32 year history, but I feel our 2011 festival has set a new standard for us to reach in future years. Once again we dodged severe weather. Yes, enough rain on Saturday night to remind us of how fortunate we have been in recent memory,…

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Raffle Winning Numbers

August 10, 2011

Raffle winning ticket numbers Early Bird Prizes:Outdoor Adventure Package #09940Silver Tarp #07035 Main Draw Prizes:4th Prize Home Audio System and iPod Touch #098813rd Prize Party Prize Package #116892nd Prize Sky Suite Package #039661st Prize Guild Guitar #10484Special Draw Golden Tarp Prize Package #08962 *Note: All winners have been contacted.

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Festival Lost and Found

August 9, 2011

Lost and Found Items are being collected from all corners of the site and being brought to the offices (10115 97 A Avenue). If you lost an item, give us a call. Keep in mind that lost and found collection continues over the course of the next week as the site gets cleaned up,  so…

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