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Wailin’ Wednesday: Chris Went to Australia & Heard A LOT of Great Music

Wailin’ Wednesday: Chris Went to Australia & Heard A LOT of Great Music

Our Artistic Director Chris Frayer went to the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) last week to speak on a panel and hear some of the best music from the other side of the globe (and stopped to sample some of the coffee from cool mobile cafés, like the one pictured above - a converted VW van).

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We’re Looking for Food Vendors!

We’re Looking for Food Vendors!

You can’t fully experience music on an empty stomach, so that’s why it’s so important to offer good food at our festival!

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Wailin’ Wednesday: Memory of a Local Instrument Crafter Lives On

Wailin’ Wednesday: Memory of a Local Instrument Crafter Lives On

We were happy to receive a letter from our long-time friend Fred Casey one morning. Many of you may recognize his name from the thirty years he spent in the Hand-Made Village, selling his beautiful handmade guitars, dulcimers and banjos.

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Set Up Shop in Our Hand-Made Village

Set Up Shop in Our Hand-Made Village

Even in these dreary days of November, it’s looking bright here at the office as we get things lined up for next summer’s festival! Applications to become a vendor in the Hand-Made Village at the 2015 Folk Fest are online now.

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Wailin’ Wednesday: Who Is David Lindley?

Wailin’ Wednesday: Who Is David Lindley?

Since we announced that David Lindley was receiving our Artistic Achievement Award this year, folks who have been in our office have been praising the talent of the man. Or should we say talents – plural.

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Wailin’ Wednesday: 10 Spooky Songs for Halloween Night

Wailin’ Wednesday: 10 Spooky Songs for Halloween Night

All Hallows’ Eve is on Friday and we’re getting pretty excited for the occasion. The traditions of October 31 are rooted in the idea that humour and ridicule could confront the power of death, but we just really like dressing up and getting a good scare!

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