Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2011 at Jericho Beach

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The 2011 Vancouver Folk Music Festival takes place this weekend at Jericho Beach Park, the perfect place to kick back and relax to some great music. This is also a great family event as they have lots of activities for the young ones as well.

This year is the 34rd annual Folk Festival and tickets can be bought here.

What: 2011 Vancouver Folk Festival

Where: Jericho Beach, Vancouver

Dates: July 15, 16 and 17

Full Lineup for this year’s Vancouver Folk Festival (see the schedule here):

C.R. Avery
Beats Antique (live set feat. Sidecar Tommy & David Satori)
Dustin Bentall & Kendel Carson
Dan Bern
Jim Bryson and the Weakerthans Band
Buck 65
The Burning Hell
Kathryn Calder
Rosanne Cash
James Cotton Superharp
Samantha Crain
The Dardanelles
Alpha Yaya Diallo
DiggingRoots
Dry Bones
The Duhks
Justin Townes Earle
Elliott BROOD
Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble
Freshlyground
The Fugitives
Dick Gaughan and Jason Wilson
Mary Gauthier
Graveyard Train
The Hawaiian Legends
Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks
Imaginary Cities
Emmanuel Jal
The Jayhawks
Diana Jones
Joy Kills Sorrow
Cassius Khan
La-33
Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three
Daniel Lapp
Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca
Wendy McNeill
Danny Michel
New Country Rehab
Nomadic Caravan
Morgan O’Kane
Joel Plaskett Emergency
Réveillons
Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band
Tim Robbins & The Rogues Gallery Band
Leon Rosselson
Solas
Spiro
Taiko for Tohoku
Hans Theessink and Terry Evans
Ti-Coca & Wanga-Nègès
Tinariwen
Foy Vance
David Wax Museum
Gillian Welch
Emily Wells
Corinne West & Kelly Joe Phelps
Jenny Whiteley
Cris Williamson
David Woodhead’s Confabulation

They also have some free preview concerts this week downtown at the following locations and times:

Two Noon Hour Concerts at the CBC Plaza at Hamilton & Georgia

Wednesday, July 13

  • Ti-Coca and Wanga-Neges

Friday, July 15

  • Imaginary Cities

Concerts on Granville Street
Friday, July 15 @ Noon

Tom Lee Music on Granville

  • Hear from The Hawaiian Legends: Dennis Kamakahi, Nathan Aweau, and Mike Kaawa.

Friday, July 15 @ 1 pm

700 Block on Granville Street

  • Members of the Nomadic Caravan

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