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Trampled by Turtles , ASH GRUNWALD, Blind Pilot, Lurrie Bell, I'm With Her-Sara Watkins – Sarah Jarosz – Aoife O’Donovan, Basia Bulat, Adam Cohen, Hawksley Workman, The Strumbellas, Pokey LaFarge, Son Little, The Sadies

Sat. July 18th 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 pm doors at 9:00 am Jericho Beach Park (All Ages) 10:00 am - 11:00 pm doors at 9:00 am
$50 and up (children 12 and under free)
Tickets at: www.thefestival.bc.ca, Red Cat Records, Zulu Records, Highlife Records
For the best weekend of your summer – the 38th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival presents some of the world’s finest traditional and contemporary folk, world and roots music artists July 17-19th on the Pacific shores of Jericho Beach Park. Over 60 extraordinary acts from over 14 countries groups will perform, from new discoveries to renowned names. The festival features six daytime stages with workshops, sessions and concerts, early evening stages, and evening Main Stage concerts.

There’s a Little Folks Village with crafts and workshops for kids, and families, an Artisan market, Folk Bazaar, a Food Area with tastes from around the globe, and other fun things to see and do. Children 12 and under get in free when accompanied by an adult.

Blind Pilot (Acoustic Indie)

Blind Pilot is an American indie pop band based in Portland, Oregon. The group's single, "Go On, Say It", was chosen to be a Single of the Week on July 7, 2008 on Apple Inc.'s iTunes Store.The band completed a bicycle tour in 2008, biking from Bellingham, Washington to San Diego, California, carrying their instruments on custom bicycle trailers the... more info

Basia Bulat

Basia's 2007 debut, Oh, My Darling, was a success both at home and on the international scene. It garnered a Polaris Prize nomination, and praise from outlets like NPR, who labeled In the Night as one of 2008s great singles, citing Bulats graceful effervescence and innate understanding of momentum. Breathless, thirsty, and dislodged from dreary nos... more info

Hawksley Workman

Hawksley Workman is not afraid to be strange. After over a decade in the business, this hyper-prolific, perpetually restless creative force continues to push the boundaries of experience and the heights of his successes well outside the comfort zone. In fact, Hawksley Workman’s comfort zone is probably not all the comforting to most: it’s left ... more info

The Strumbellas

It’s been a busy year so far for Lindsay, Ontario’s The Strumbellas. The band hit the ground running with a win for Roots & Traditional Album Of The Year at the 2014 JUNO Awards in March for their sophomore album, We Still Move On Dance Floors. In May they took home the SiriusXM Indies award for Folk Group Of The Year. This summer they pull up ... more info

The Sadies

"We first saw the Sadies when they were backing up Neko Case at Lounge Ax in 1998. She kept saying she had the best band of tree-like men in the world backing her up. Once we got our jaws off the beer-soaked floor, deals were made. We went back to Rob's place and listened to Coasters and Tarheel Slim records all night. Our love was cemented. We... more info
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