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Calgary Folk Music Festival 2018 announces full lineup

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DH Calgary Staff Apr 24, 2018 1:57 pm 136

It’s nearly time to start daydreaming about the summer sunshine, long days, beautiful sunsets, and, of course, weekend festivals.

One of Calgary’s favourite July events is the four-day long Calgary Folk Music Festival, running from Thursday, July 26 to Sunday, July 29, and the full line-up has recently been announced by organizers.

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Notably performers include A Tribe Called Red, Hannah Epperson, Bahamas, and Passenger, with over 60 other acts joining in on the music at the festival’s various stages.

An evening schedule has also been released, so you can spend the next few months deciding which stages you’ll be at, and the full daytime schedules will be released in mid-June.

Tickets are currently on sale for either single day admission or full weekend passes, with single day tickets going for $60 to $80 per person, and full weekend passes being available for as little as $180.

The cost goes up to $225 per weekend pass if you’d like to purchase the Flex Ticket, which allows others to use your pass on days that you may not be able to attend.

A total of 68 performers will be in Calgary for the Folk Fest, and we’ve put together a full list for you to check for some of your favourite bands and musicians:

  • A Tribe Called Red
  • African Head Charge
  • Ahi
  • Altameda
  • Alvvays
  • Amy Helm
  • Archie Roach
  • Bahamas
  • The Barr Brothers
  • Ben Caplin
  • Beyries
  • Blackalicious
  • Carmelo Torres Y Su Cumbia Sabanera
  • Carolina Slim
  • Cassie and Maggie
  • Chad Vangaalen
  • Clinton St. John
  • Copperhead
  • Damien Jurado
  • The Deep Dark Woods
  • Destroyer
  • Doctor Nativo
  • Front Country
  • Hannah Epperson
  • Harrison Kennedy
  • Harrow Fair
  • Hubby Jenkins
  • Jeremy Dutcher
  • Joe Jackson
  • Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton
  • Kevin Breit presents Johnny Goldtooth and the Chevy Casanovas
  • Kobo Town
  • Land of Talk
  • Lankum
  • Lee Ann Womack
  • Leeroy Stagger
  • Mappe Of
  • Mariel Buckley
  • Martha Chaves
  • Melingo
  • Michelle Thrush
  • Mick Flannery
  • The Milk Carton Kids
  • Mipso
  • Mission Songs Project
  • Neko Case
  • NQ Arbuckle
  • Passenger
  • Quantum Tangle
  • Ramy Essam
  • Reuben and the Dark
  • Rev. Sekou
  • Rhye
  • Roberto Lopez
  • Ruploops
  • Ryland Moranz
  • Sarah and the Disarmers
  • Saul Williams
  • Scenic Route To Alaska
  • Scott Cook and the Second Chances
  • Shakura S’aida
  • Shovels and Ropes
  • The Small Glories
  • Spencer Burton
  • Stars
  • Sudan Archives
  • Tom Phillips and the D.T.S.
  • Wallis Bird
  • The War and Treaty
  • Wise Atangana

Calgary Folk Music Festival 2018

When: Thursday, July 26 to Sunday, July 29, 2018

Time: Full schedule will be released this summer

Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW

Tickets: Available online, $60 and up for single day tickets. $180 and up for a full weekend pass

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