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Feed the Bird!
Sustaining (monthly) donors feed the Vancouver Folk Music Festival's activities year-round. Sign up to become a sustaining donor and help us build a safety nest. You'll not only support the Festival, you'll have a chance to win a fabulous prize! READ MORE

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Young Artists Program
Are you an aspiring young songwriter between the age of 15-24?  Join us for the  Vancouver Folk Music Festival’s Young Artist Program, a songwriting intensive for young and aspiring singer/songwriters with Olivia Hally and Pepita Emmerichs from Australia’s Oh Pep! READ MORE

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@VanFolkFest News
As we near the Festival, we will be posting the latest news and special features in our @VanFolkFest News section. Watch videos and catch up on social artists highlights, introducing some of the incredible artists that will be going us this year. READ MORE

2016 MAIN STAGE LINEUP

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FRIDAY JULY 15
Faris Amine
Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton
Lee Fields and the Expressions
M. Ward
The New Pornographers

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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

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SUNDAY JULY 17
Lakou Mizik
Leftover Salmon
Bruce Cockburn
Lord Huron
Finale

WATCH + LISTEN

"how a festival is done right..." BeatRoute Magazine

"an eclectic, heady mix of outstanding music" Rod Mickleburgh

 

CONCERTS

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RISING APPALACHIA with special guest Lena Anderssen 
Thursday, July 28 8pm • Biltmore Cabaret  
Effortless harmonies and a joyous global beat from sisters Leah and Chloe Smith.  BUY TICKETS

 
 

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SONGHOY BLUES with special guest Ezra Kwizera
Tuesday, August 2 8pm • Biltmore Cabaret
Desert blues that blends American guitar licks with Malian grooves. Catch their Vancouver debut. BUY TICKETS