53,000 Calgarians pass through the Great Calgary Folk Festival

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By Adriana Malinowska

CITY:  Calgary, AB (Canada)

DATE:  July 26-29, 2018

VENUE: Calgary Folk Music Festival

This year, it was 39th edition of Calgary Folk Music Festival held at Prince's Island Park in Calgary, AB. In four days, it featured over 70 icons and upstarts from Alberta, Canada, and the world, on seven stages in concerts and collaborative sessions.

Passenger

Passenger

Mariel Buckley

Mariel Buckley

Stars

Stars

Bold Country For No Men

Bold Country For No Men

Bahamas

Bahamas

Session Commonwealth

Session Commonwealth

Land of Talk

Calgary Folk Fest features tends to be a multi genre event,with a blend of music from the likes of indie, funk, roots, country, old-time, folk, and world music. It is estimated that in four days, about 53,000 Calgarians and tourists come down to Prince’s Island Park to listen to big artists as well as to discover new music and singers.

Stars

Stars

AHI

AHI

Alvvays

Alvvays

Reuben and The Dark

Reuben and The Dark

Lee Ann Womack

Lee Ann Womack

Leeroy Stagger

Leeroy Stagger

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

A Tribe Called Red

A Tribe Called Red

Chad VanGaalen

Chad VanGaalen

Front Country

Front Country

Tom Phillips & The D.T.S

Tom Phillips & The D.T.S

This year’s lineup on the main stage alone included: Alvvays, Joe Jackson, A Tribe Called Red, Bahamas, Neko Case, Lee Ann Womack, Reuben and the Dark, Stars, Passenger, The Milk Carton Kids, Rhye, African Head Charge, Shovels & Rope, Kobo Town, Archie Roach, The War and Threaty.

African Head Charge

African Head Charge

Archie Roach

Archie Roach

Mick Flannery

Mick Flannery

Sudan Archives

Sudan Archives

Blackalicious

Blackalicious

Soul Williams

Soul Williams

Shovels & Rope

Shovels & Rope

Amy Helm

Amy Helm

Sarah Shook

Sarah Shook

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

Wallis Bird

Wallis Bird

If you have never been to Folk Fest, you should buy your tickets now!

https://www.calgaryfolkfest.com