Category Archives: Festival News

We’re hiring! Ticket Office Coordinators wanted.

Edmonton Folk Music Festival Positions Available for Two Ticket Office Coordinators   Reporting to the Administrator, the Ticket Office Coordinators will work alongside Festival staff and volunteers.   Projects include the following: Ticket Sales (in person). Availability on Saturday, June 6th is mandatory.   Ticket Coordinators will help in the set up, training, management, operation andread this »

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews ~ Love Connections, show info, Winter Roots Roundup

Folk Festival Love Connections – And the romantic winners are…. After a very tough (but heartwarming) deliberation, the winners of our Folk Festival Love connection contest are Steve & Tina Baker and Blair & Tara Assaly! Each pair of winners will receive two VIP Guest badges for the 2015 Edmonton Folk Music Festival! Steve andread this »

Rosanne Cash – Postponed

ROSANNE CASHLIVE AT THE WINSPEARPOSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 23, 2015 Due to a family emergency within the band, the Rosanne Cash: The River andthe Thread performance on February 1st, 2015 will be postponed until March 23rd, 2015 at the Winspear Centre at8:00pm. Original tickets will be honoured on March 23rd, 2015. Should you not be ableread this »

eNews Jan. 2015 – Cat Empire, Live at the Winspear, Winter Roots, and Love Connections

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews – January 2015 MULTI-PLATINUM SELLING AUSTRALIAN BAND THE CAT EMPIRE ANNOUNCE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED 2015 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR including an Edmonton date ~ Live at the Winspear JCL Productions and Live at the Winspear present The Cat Empire, w/ special guest Current Swell Winspear Centre Sunday, April 5, 2015 Advance tickets goread this »

Volunteering in 2015? Let us know!

Will you be returning to your volunteer position in 2015? Looking to switch crews? Now is a great time to let us know! We are in the office getting ready for the 36th Festival and already have new volunteers anxious to join our volunteer community. If you volunteered with us in 2014, you have firstread this »

2015 Live at the Winspear – Whitehorse, James Vincent McMorrow and more…

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is pleased to announce: Whitehorse – Live at the WinspearApril 15, 2015, 8 pmPresented by Live at the Winspear and Tooth Blackner Presents Tickets available beginning Friday, November 21 at 10am.The classic tale of musical romance continues for Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland, the husband and wife duo behind this »

Drumzy: A Celebration of Egyptian Music & Dance

Bedouin Beats, in partnership with the University of Alberta’s Department of Music and the Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology, presents Hossam Ramzy, legendary Egyptian percussionist, composer and musician, and Serena Ramzy, world renowned Middle Eastern dancer. This marks Hossam and Serena’s only Canadian stop on their 2014 North American Tour. Drumzy: A Celebration of Egyptian Musicread this »

Office Closure and Lost & Found

The festival office will be closed from August 23 until September 3rd. Lost and Found will be held until the end of September and will then be donated to charity. Have a wonderful end of summer season and enjoy some new music along the way!

2014 Raffle Winners – Check your tickets!

Here are the winning numbers for the 2014 EFMF raffle draw: Early Bird Draw (Saturday, August 9th): Nikon Package – #6766 Silver Tarp – #9662 Main Draw (Sunday, August 10th): Party Prize – #10063 Guitar Package – #3919 Sky Suite Package – #12819 Flight Package – #3710 Golden Tarp – #12020 Congratulations to this year’sread this »

FAVA TV: Edmonton’s Online Arts Television teams up with the Edmonton Folk Music Festival and the Edmonton Journal.

 FAVA TV is thrilled to be working with the Edmonton Folk Music Festival (EMFF) and the Edmonton Journal this summer.  We’ll be heading over to the EFMF  grounds to give online viewers an exclusive opportunity to access some of the amazing talent gracing Stage 6 from Friday, August 8th – Sunday August 10th.  We willread this »