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Wailin’ Wednesday: 2015 Folk Fest Artist Leaks!

Wailin’ Wednesday: 2015 Folk Fest Artist Leaks!

We just couldn’t keep this in any longer! In advance of our full festival lineup announcement on March 5, we thought we’d share a few performers you’ll see at Birds Hill Park this summer.

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The YUM Blog: Here’s What You’ll Be Eating at Folk Fest

The YUM Blog: Here’s What You’ll Be Eating at Folk Fest

You can’t enjoy four days of music on an empty belly! These vendors will be serving up delicious local, organic and fair trade food at the festival. We’re happy to welcome a few new vendors to Folk Fest this year! Take a scroll down the list - your tummy will start grumblin’ in no time!

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Wailin’ Wednesday: The Playlist You Need This February

Wailin’ Wednesday: The Playlist You Need This February

Had enough of winter?

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Guest Blog: Experience #FolkFestHappy by Volunteering

Guest Blog: Experience #FolkFestHappy by Volunteering

By Abeth Encarnacion, Festival Campground Safety Volunteer

It was a hot summer of 2010. The clock was ticking extra slow that day but when it finally struck 3:30, it was official. I rushed out of work, bolted straight to my packed 98 Civic and raced down 59. Windows down, sun gleaming, Slurpee in my hand, wind blowing, Biggie pumping in the background and not a single cloud in the sky - a perfect day for my very first Folk Fest.

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Craft Donations Needed For Family Area

Craft Donations Needed For Family Area

Help those little hands get crafty under the Big Top in the Family Area! We’re looking for craft donations for the children’s arts area at this summer’s Folk Fest.

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Wailin’ Wednesday: The Music Video You Need To Watch

Wailin’ Wednesday: The Music Video You Need To Watch

On our “official” Canadian Bands You’ve Gotta Know list is Shred Kelly from Fernie, BC. We had them in town to play an outdoor show at Old Market Square back when their record ‘In The Hills’ was released. Their high-energy and fast-banjo playing had folks of all ages kicking off their shoes and dancing in the grass.

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