Our Musical Philosophy
Our goal is to showcase the best Celtic, bluegrass, blues, gospel, roots and singer/songwriters, that we can book from anywhere in the world.
It’s a balancing act. We try to blend all these music traditions to offer something for every musical taste and to create interesting main stage line-ups and sessions where diverse styles can be shared.
We strive to achieve the following:
- 50% Canadian artists
- Examples of folk music from all around the world
- An eclectic mix of familiar favourites, big names and first-time artists
Want to be considered?
The application deadline for the 2017 festival has now passed.
To be considered for next year’s festival (2018) please submit your application between September 1st and November 30th of 2017. Send your CD or package to:
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Edmonton Folk Music Festival is not primarily a new performer festival, only a small portion of our acts are booked from unsolicited applications.
EPK applications may be sent directly to: firstname.lastname@example.org
What if I want to recommend a performer?
Email your suggestion to me at email@example.com
I can’t promise to book your favorite artist but this input helps me program the festival. You never know-your discovery might become mine also!
Terry Wickham, Producer