The Best Weekend of Your Summer: Vancouver Folk Music Festival

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It’s that time again: the ever-popular Vancouver Folk Music Festival returns to Jericho Beach on July 18 to 20. Join fellow Vancouverites for a musical extravangza on the best weekend of your summer.

There’s something for everyone at the 37th annual Folk Music Festival’s cross-genre lineup. This year boasts over 60 artists and groups from 12 different countries, 7 provinces and 12 states. The action doesn’t let up for a moment, with multiple daytime stages, early evening and Main concert stages.

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Music For All: Headlining the 37th annual Folk Music Festival are Amos Lee, Wintersleep, Joan Baez, Great Lake Swimmers, Born Ruffians and more. Local B.C. talent Fish & Bird, Brasstronaut, and Jay Malinowski (formerly of Bedouin Soundclash) round out the mix. The festival also features international flavour from all over, including Egypt, Mexico, Mozambique and Korea. Full lineup details here.

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Opening Night: The Festival also gives a nod to the important First Nations heritage of Vancouver, with Friday night’s special opening ceremony featuring First Nations performers and legendary women’s music artist Ferron.

Festival Eats: A wide range of food vendors, artisan markets, a community village and Little Folks Area are also on hand to keep festival goers and families fed and entertained for the entire weekend.

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Listen to a specially curated Songza playlist of 2014 artists

Go for a day or stay for the entire weekend – see you out at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival!

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2014

Where: Jericho Beach Park

Festival Hours
Friday, July 18: 5 to 11 p.m.
Saturday, July 19: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, July 20: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Ticket Information
Adult weekend pass & one day tickets available
Discounts for Students, Youth & Elders
Children 12 and under are free w/ adult

Advance discount pricing until July 17. More information here.

 

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