Category Archives: Festival News

May eNews – Ticket Day info, Mohsin Zaman CD release

Important Information for June 4th Ticket Sales Day – In Person Sales Parking Please carpool if possible. Parking is limited at Telus Field and in the neighbourhood, and carpooling will alleviate some of the congestion. Ticket Sales Ticket sales may run as late as 2 or 3pm for the final lottery groups. Be prepared toread this »

Volunteer at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival!

Have you been thinking of volunteering? Now’s the time to apply! We begin placing new volunteers in early May. Currently we are looking for volunteers for the following crews: Beer Garden (various) Festival Kitchen (all crews) Green Team Nighthawks (pre-Festival) Party Public Gate Schleppers Traffic Limited positions are available on some other crews. Read more aboutread this »

Lunasa in Concert

EFMF Summer Box Office position available – Filled

Position filled   We are now hiring our summer box office staff. This is a full time (40 hours per week), 14-week position (start date: May 24, 2016) at $16.50 per hour. Some flexibility in hours will be required. Availability on June 4th (for ticket sales) and the Festival Weekend (Aug 4-7th) are mandatory and timeread this »

Crafts and Concessions vendors

Deadline for Concession Applications: April 6th, 2016 Deadline for Craft Applications: March 24th, 2016   Applications are now available on our vendor page for both crafts and concessions. Please visit the “Get Involved” page and go to Vendors.

Ron Hynes RIP, winter office hours, Soweto Gospel Choir, Mavis! movie

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews – Nov. 20, 2015 It is with heavy hearts that we at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival heard about the passing of Ron Hynes. Ron was a well respected and much beloved singer songwriter whose contribution to the Canadian folk music lexicon is undeniable. He played the Edmonton Folk Music Festivalread this »

Frazey Ford, CFMAs

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews The Edmonton Folk Music Festival and JCL Productions are pleased to present: Frazey Ford – Sunday February 14th 2016 at McDougall United Church (10025 101 Street, Edmonton, AB) Following her appearance on main stage at the 2015 Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Frazey Ford will be returning to Edmonton for a Valentine’s Dayread this »

Harvard Broadcasting, 95.7 CRUZ FM Emerging Artist Award

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is pleased to announce the winners of the Harvard Broadcasting, 95.7 CRUZ FM Emerging Artist Award.This award is offered to encourage the development of new Canadian artists. The winners of the 2015 Award are: Winner:                Reuben and the Dark     $5000Runner up:           The Slocan Ramblers      $2000Runners up:          Mohsin Zaman               $1000                             The Dollread this »

Winning Raffle Numbers 2015

Early Bird DrawCalgary Folk Music Festival Package ($1080 Value) – #03995Silver Tarp Prize Pack ($1400 Value) – #00299 Main Draw4th Prize: Party Prize Package ($1500 Value) – #095053rd Prize: L’arrivee Guitary ($1799 Value) – #003822nd Prize: Sky Suite Package ($4000 Value) – #066541st Prize: Travel / Flight Package ($3500 Value) – #03294Special Draw: Golden Tarpread this »

Lost and Found; office hours

The lost and found items trickle back to our offices over the next few days as they get turned in all over the site. You can call and leave a description of your lost item but if it’s not here early, it may still come in over the next while.   Our office is openread this »