Vancouver Folk Music Festival
July 15 to 17, Jericho Beach Park

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It is with great delight that we announce the artists for the 2022 Vancouver Folk Music Festival – an eclectic lineup that traverses a global musical landscape with something for everyone, including artists from Korea, Chile, Mexico, Taiwan, India, Finland, USA and across Canada. We're looking forward to sharing this special summer weekend with you, our incredible Folk Festival community. Prepare to discover artists you will love and listen to some old favourites as we join together once again at our beloved festival.

Festival Program Guide

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Weekend Schedule 2022

Download a printable weekend schedule HERE

EVENING MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY JULY 15

5:45  Musqueam Ceremonial opening
Thelma Stogan and family

6:00 - 6:55 The Bros. Landreth 

7:15 -  8:10 Robben Ford 

8:30 - 9:20 Frazey Ford

9:45 - 11:00 Taj Mahal

SATURDAY JULY 16

6:00 - 7:00 Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway

7:20 - 8:20 Asleep At The Wheel

8:40 - 9:40 Allison Russell

10:00 - 11:00 The New Pornographers 



SUNDAY JULY 17

6:00 - 7:00 SGaanaGwa

7:20 - 8:20 Shovels & Rope 

8:40 - 9:40 Alejandro Escovedo

10:00 - 11:00 Five Alarm Funk




FRIDAY CONCERTS

EAST STAGE

4:00 - 4:55 
SINNOI 


5:15 - 6:10  
Housewife 


 

WEST STAGE

4:30 - 5:30 
Golosa La Orquesta

SOUTH STAGE

3:50 - 4:45 
VILDÁ


5:05 - 6:00 
Stringband Sundae


SATURDAY WORKSHOPS & CONCERTS

EAST STAGE

12:00 - 12:55 
Beledrone
 


1:15 - 2:10     
What's In a Name
Suzie Ungerleider
Quote The Raven
Housewife


2:30 - 3:25    
Bella White


3:45 - 4:40     
Haley Heynderickx


5:00 - 5:55    
Ford Pier

WEST STAGE

12:15 - 1:15 
Kanatal


1:35 - 2:35  
Swing Time
Lache Cercel Roma Jazz
Christine Tassan et Les Imposteurs


2:55 - 3:55  
The Power of Three
SINNOI
VILDÁ
Witch Prophet 


4:15 - 5:15  
Five Alarm Glo
Golosa La Orquesta
Five Alarm Funk

SOUTH STAGE

12:00 - 1:00 
Golden White Highway
Molly Tuttle
Bella White
Stringband Sundae


1:15 - 2:10   
Fortune Block


2:30 - 3:25   
Lennie Gallant


3:45 - 4:40   
Suzie Ungerleider


5:00 - 5:55   
Once in a Blue Moon
Russell deCarle
Duke Robillard
Blue Moon Marquee


SUNDAY WORKSHOPS & CONCERTS

EAST STAGE

12:00-12:55 
Revoluson


1:15 - 2:10   
Quote The Raven


2:30 - 3:25
Russell deCarle


3:45 - 4:45   
Heartworn Highways
Ford Pier
Fortune Block
Alejandro Escovedo 


5:00 - 5:55
Clerel

WEST STAGE

12:15-1:10 
Christine Tassan et Les Imposteurs


1:30 - 2:30 
We Are Family
Haley Heynderickx
Shovels & Rope
The Bros. Landreth


2:50 - 3:45 
Witch Prophet


4:05 - 5:05 
Muy Caliente!
Revoluson
Tom & Kalissa Landa 

SOUTH STAGE

12:00-1:30 
Sunday Soul Healing
Allison Russell
Frazey Ford
Clerel 


1:50 - 2:45 
Blue Moon Marquee with Duke Robillard


3:05 - 4:00 
Lache Cercel Roma Jazz


4:20 - 5:20 
Debashish Bjattacharya

2022 Artists

Alejandro Escovedo

Punk rock roots troubadour by way of California, NYC and Austin shares songs with an eye toward social change

Allison Russell

An artist, activist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of extraordinary power, talent and grace

Asleep at the Wheel

A cornerstone of the American Roots Music landscape for over half a century

Beledrone

An eclectic ensemble of Scottish highland bagpipes, Balinese processional gamelan beleganjur, solo voices, chorus, and viola

Bella White

“Sublime Appalachian heartbreak”. – Rolling Stone

Blue Moon Marquee with Duke Robillard

Swinging blues band born of wild rose country

The Bros. Landreth

Melody-driven songs with layers of atmospheric synth, organ, and textured guitar

Christine Tassan et les Imposteures

Reinventing timeless music while integrating new ideas and influences with an originality and flair

Clerel

A natural-born vocalist, soul singer & songwriter

Debashish Bhattacharya

Redefining Indian classical music on slide guitar

Five Alarm Funk

Grooves for days. Monster horns, crushing percussion and shredding psych-rock guitars.

Ford Pier

Melody, dissonance, humour, tenderness, aggression, depth, grandeur

Fortune Block

A brand new collaboration of Richard Inman and Amber Nielson (Sweet Alibi)

Frazey Ford

An artist revered for her soulful voice, captivating live show, and immersive lyrical storytelling

Golosa La Orquesta

Music of celebration and conscience that will move you and make you move

Haley Heynderickx

A musical search for calm through these waves of uncertainty and upheaval

Housewife

Fresh, genuine and candid perspective through the window of an adolescent world that speaks to the masses

Kanatal

The musical epitome of an island society, creating explosive harmony that boldly crosses borders

Lache Cercel & The Roma Jazz Ensemble

The new musical genre of Roma jazz, merging Eastern influences with western musicology

Lennie Gallant

Recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s best performing songwriters, Lennie Gallant has released thirteen albums of original...

Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway

Virtuosic multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter is one of the most compelling new voices in roots music

The New Pornographers

Infectious hooks, sweet harmonies, and a pile of power-pop riffs

Quote the Raven

Blending haunting harmony and quick-witted comedy with East-Coast meets Americana songwriting

Redbird

The Festival's favourite stilt-walking, ukulele-strumming bird returns!

RevoluSon

A group of very talented young musicians from various regions in Mexico including Vera Cruz, Oaxaca, and Morelos

Robben Ford

One of today's premier electric guitarists, known for his blues playing with deep jazz influences

Russell DeCarle

A mix of southern soul and restrained balladry, with obvious touches of jazz, blues, old-school country, and western swing

Shovels & Rope

The tenth year since Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent – billed as Shovels & Rope – combined threads...

SGaanaGwa

A compelling collaboration exploring the Haida worldview of a Supernatural landscape through traditional Haida music interwoven with influences from...

SINNOI

Combining ancient Korean vocal styles with electronics and jazz, creating something completely new in the process

Stringband Sundae

Bringing together Vancouver’s finest bluegrass and old time musicians for a world class sound with a distinctly west coast...

Suzie Ungerleider

The artist formerly known as Oh Susanna becomes her true self with a fresh beginning

Taj Mahal

A towering musical figure who embodies the blues

Vancouver Fiddle Club

Young musicians playing contemporary and traditional fiddle tunes

VILDÁ

An original blend of indigenous Sámi yoiks, grooving rhythms and improvisation

Witch Prophet

A soundscape of vocal layers, loops, raps and harmonies on a bed of hip-hop, jazz and soul-inspired beats

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Keep the Music Playing!

We are excited to gather together this summer at Jericho Beach Park once again and enjoy live music throughout the park, while keeping everyone safe! It is our community of passionate music lovers and volunteers who have sustained us through the past few years and we can't wait to celebrate with you this year.

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The list of artists whose careers broke out after appearing on one of the workshop stages at Jericho Beach is too long to print. This year will just add more names to the list.” – Stuart Derdeyn, Vancouver Sun