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Event Archive - Richard Thompson - UK, Frazey Ford, Hawksley Workman, Said the Whale, Lucius, Phosphorescent, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, The Once, Rory McLeod, Jenn Grant, Pokey LaFarge, & Many More!

Fri. July 17th 2015 Jericho Beach Park (All Ages)
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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.

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Richard Thompson - UK

Richard Thompson website: Richard Thompson’s latest album, Electric, produced by Buddy Miller, comes in what is arguably his most creatively productive period in a career that stretches back some 45 years, back to his emergence as a teen guitarist and songwriter with the groundbreaking Fairport Convention—the b... 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

Said the Whale

Said The Whale formed in 2007 as a collaboration between songwriters Ben Worcester and Tyler Bancroft. The pair's debut EP, Taking Abalonia, featured sunny west coast indie pop, with breezy harmonies, shimmering guitars, and lyrical tributes to their home city of Vancouver. In 2008, the album was rereleased as Howe Sounds/Talking Abalonia, featurin... more info

The Once

Named for a unique Newfoundland phrase that means ‘imminently’, now is indeed the time for The Once. From their beginnings as three actors who also loved to sing together, The Once has embraced a different vision of Newfoundland music. Their sounds do not come from the noisy pubs and dockside taverns that fuel so much of the Island’s energ... more info
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