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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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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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The 2021 Edmonton Folk Music Festival is Cancelled

April 11, 2021

After much careful deliberation, the 2021 Edmonton Folk Music Festival will not take place in Gallagher Park this year. As profoundly disappointing as this news is, we believe this is the only safe way forward. The safety of our patrons, volunteers, and artists was of paramount importance in coming to this conclusion. With so many…

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THANK YOU

August 13, 2020

THANK YOU Thank you for joining us this year as we celebrated festival time together for The Hill at Home. It was an absolute joy to see and hear how you were celebrating with loved ones. Our Hearts were on the Hill with you. It was a truly remarkable virtual gathering and we can’t wait…

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The Hill – A Documentary Film Celebrating 40 Years of Music and Community

August 4, 2020

  Congratulations to the filmmakers, Dave Morgan, Director and Co-Producer, and Andrew Scholotiuk, Co-Producer, and to FAVA and to our team here at EFMF. The Hill is no longer available to view, but we look forward to updating you about the future of the film.         The Film and Video Arts Society…

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The Hill at Home

July 16, 2020

THE HILL AT HOME On August 7 – 9, 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 family fun at home or with your festival cohort! Join us for The Hill at Home. Visit www.edmontonfolkfest.org to find your gateway to having…

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