Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Are you ready for some Balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk-super band music this summer?

Say “yes!”, cause guerrilla folk revolutionaries the Lemon Bucket Orkestra are coming to the fest, and you don’t want to miss a sec.

Vendor applications now available!

If you are interested in selling your goods and wares at the 2014 Vancouver Folk Music Festival, we welcome your applications now. Priority will be given to those who apply early! Folk Bazaar Vendor Application Artisan Market Vendor Application

2014 Festival Early Bird Passes ON SALE NOW!

It’s never too early to get your tickets to the 2014 Vancouver Folk Music Festival! This year’s dates are July 18 – 20. Read more HERE to check out the great Early Bird prices, and to get your passes to the fest!

Volunteer at the Festival!

Volunteers are an essential and valued part of the VFMF. They help create a successful Festival year-after-year. We believe this volunteer experience is like no other. Our team of 1400+ volunteers, in collaboration with staff, have mastered the art of establishing a multi-faceted village of entertainment and enjoyment.

Green Couch Sessions at VFMF2013

A very big thanks to our friends at the Green Couch Sessions for so beautifully capturing these summer memories.

Check out their sessions with Whitehorse, The Wooden Sky, Del Barber and Maria in the Shower!

Pete Seeger 1919 – 2014

Folk music and the world lost a legend January 27/2014, and we honour the great Pete Seeger at his passing. Pete inspired us all over his long life and leaves an incredible legacy in folk music, activism and the struggle for social justice behind. Pete performed at the 1989 Vancouver Folk Music Festival, closing out the […]

Festival 2013 in Review

Each year the festival brings thousands of music lovers together from all generations; it’s not often that you get to see tykes on parent’s shoulders, teenagers, and the elderly, all in one spot, dancing, singing, and grinning ear to ear.

Download Original Songs from 2012’s Memory Project!

In 2012, for the 35th anniversary of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, festival goers and artists were encouraged to submit their fond memories of years gone by to The Memory Project online. And you certainly did! We commissioned Veda Hille – singer, songwriter, composer and all-round creative force – to pour over these, and from […]