Vancouver Folk Music Festival
July 15 to 17, Jericho Beach Park
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Main Stage Schedule
FRIDAY JULY 15
The Bros. Landreth
SATURDAY JULY 16
Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway
Asleep at the Wheel
The New Pornographers
SUNDAY JULY 17
Shovels & Rope
Five Alarm Funk
Mexican-American kid with Texas roots and California raising takes on immigration issues in two continents with an Italian band
An artist, activist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of extraordinary power, talent and grace
A cornerstone of the American Roots Music landscape for over half a century
An eclectic ensemble of Scottish highland bagpipes, Balinese processional gamelan beleganjur, solo voices, chorus, and viola
“Sublime Appalachian heartbreak”. – Rolling Stone
Swinging blues band born of wild rose country
Melody-driven songs with layers of atmospheric synth, organ, and textured guitar
Reinventing timeless music while integrating new ideas and influences with an originality and flair
A natural-born vocalist, soul singer & songwriter
Redefining Indian classical music on slide guitar
Grooves for days. Monster horns, crushing percussion and shredding psych-rock guitars.
Melody, dissonance, humour, tenderness, aggression, depth, grandeur
A brand new collaboration of Richard Inman and Amber Nielson (Sweet Alibi)
An artist revered for her soulful voice, captivating live show, and immersive lyrical storytelling
Music of celebration and conscience that will move you and make you move
A musical search for calm through these waves of uncertainty and upheaval
Fresh, genuine and candid perspective through the window of an adolescent world that speaks to the masses
The musical epitome of an island society, creating explosive harmony that boldly crosses borders
The new musical genre of Roma jazz, merging Eastern influences with western musicology
Recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s best performing songwriters, Lennie Gallant has released thirteen albums of original...
Virtuosic multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter is one of the most compelling new voices in roots music
Infectious hooks, sweet harmonies, and a pile of power-pop riffs
Blending haunting harmony and quick-witted comedy with East-Coast meets Americana songwriting
The Festival's favourite stilt-walking, ukulele-strumming bird returns!
A group of very talented young musicians from various regions in Mexico including Vera Cruz, Oaxaca, and Morelos
One of today's premier electric guitarists, known for his blues playing with deep jazz influences
A mix of southern soul and restrained balladry, with obvious touches of jazz, blues, old-school country, and western swing
The tenth year since Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent – billed as Shovels & Rope – combined threads...
A compelling collaboration exploring the Haida worldview of a Supernatural landscape through traditional Haida music interwoven with influences from...
Combining ancient Korean vocal styles with electronics and jazz, creating something completely new in the process
Bringing together Vancouver’s finest bluegrass and old time musicians for a world class sound with a distinctly west coast...
The artist formerly known as Oh Susanna becomes her true self with a fresh beginning
A towering musical figure who embodies the blues
Young musicians playing contemporary and traditional fiddle tunes
An original blend of indigenous Sámi yoiks, grooving rhythms and improvisation
A soundscape of vocal layers, loops, raps and harmonies on a bed of hip-hop, jazz and soul-inspired beats
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.
Donations are a key part to ensuring the Festival will be a wonderful experience this year and for many years to come. Donations of $35 or more allow you membership which provides you an opportunity to have a voice at our annual AGM. Donate today.
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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