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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! **UPDATE!** Deadline to submit is Monday, July 27!   1.Create your video Sing on your own, sing with your family, sing with your pets,…

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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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Remembering Mitch Podolak

August 28, 2019

Remembering Mitch Podolak September 21, 1947 – August 25, 2019 We are saddened to learn of the passing of Mitch Podolak. He will be missed. “It is more than likely that without the foresight and assistance of Mitch Podolak there would not be an Edmonton Folk Music Festival. It is time to raise a parting glass in…

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Applying to Volunteer?

July 20, 2017

Many of our positions for the 2017 Festival are now full; however, we continue to accept applications as cancellations do happen leading up to the Festival. Visit our Apply to Volunteer page (in the Volunteer menu up top) for applications, crew descriptions, and more information. Youth volunteer positions (ages 12-17) are now full for 2017.

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From the family of Don Snider

December 4, 2012

Dear Friends, The family of Don Snider would like to thank everyone who has sent expressions of sympathy over our overwhelming loss. Many thanks to those who phoned, visited, sent emails, food, flowers, and helped throughout Don’s journey. We are forever grateful to the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, the wonderful staff, and volunteers who demonstrated…

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Don Snider, EFMF Production Manager

November 14, 2012

  Don Snider (August 11, 1953 – November 12, 2012)   The family of Don Snider is profoundly saddened to announce the passing of our wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend.  His battle with cancer was fought with courage, dignity and grace, and he was an inspiration to all of us who watched him take…

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