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Vancouver Folk Music Festival set to rock the city's summer nights

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Daily Hive Staff Jun 02, 2016 3:05 am

The 39th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival, the premiere folk and roots festival in the heart of the city, has announced its full slate of headlining evening concerts.

Mark your calendars for July 15-17 at Jericho Beach in Kits, as crowds of 40,000 are expected to see 60+ international, national, and local acts. From blues to bluegrass, Celtic to banjos, Hawaiian, electro-trad, acoustic and spoken word, the legendary diversity of VFMF is sure to get Vancouverites moving to old favourites and new discoveries.

Early bird pricing runs out this Saturday, so you have a few more days to score discounted tickets to one of the best community-based weekends in town.

Image: VFMF/The New Pornographers

Image: VFMF/The New Pornographers

Friday, July 15

  • Faris Amine
  • Julie Holland and Samantha Parton
  • Lee Fields and the Expressions
  • M. Ward
  • The New Pornographers

Saturday, July 16

  • Martin and Eliza Carthy
  • Shane Koyczan and the Short Story Long
  • Oysterband
  • Yemen Blues with Ravid Kahalani
  • Nahko and Medicine for the People

Sunday, July 17

  • Lakou Mizik
  • Leftover Salmon
  • Bruce Cockburn
  • Lord Huron

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2016

Where: Jericho Beach Park, Vancouver
When: July 15-17
Tickets: Tickets are on sale now, early bird discounts available until June 4.

Daily Hive Vancouver is a proud media partner of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival.


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