Category Archives: Festival News

We’re Hiring – Production Assistant

Check out the pdf to see if you qualify! Job Posting_PA 2015

Festival Info, Lucinda Williams, the Decemberists

Edmonton Folk Festival eNews – April 2015 Happy Spring ~ Festival Info As things start to warm up we know you are all looking forward to festival season. Things are heating up in the office as well, as we get set to bring you the 2015 festival. The 2015 EFMF Performer line up will beread 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 Whitehorse.read 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 »

Volunteer Badge Pick up

We are one week away! Please make sure you have contacted your coordinator if you were unable to make it to your meeting. A reminder that coordinators are responsible for your shift schedules, and we do not have that information at our office. If your crew meeting has passed and you were unable to attend,read this »

Folk Festival Love Connections <3

Did you meet your partner at the festival?  We know there are more than a few of you out there who met the love of your life on Gallagher Hill and we are looking for you.  We’d like to gather you all together on the festival weekend for some photographs and to share your stories.read this »