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For the Love of Music: Roosters Acoustics Does it All

Roosters Acoustics is sponsoring this year’s Merch Tent at the Canmore Folk Music Festival. We are delighted to partner with a local business that shares our passion for music, creativity, and community. Roosters Acoustics is a music shop on Canmore’s Main Street that sells and rents acoustic and electric guitars…. Continue Reading

Join Us in Signing the “Pledge to the Peaks”

Our friends at Tourism Canmore Kananaskis (TCK) are the official not-for-profit Destination Management Organization for our area’s tourism industry. They work to promote this marvellous destination while driving business to their local partners. Because the folks at TCK are advocates for this place, they want to invite both locals and… Continue Reading

Biosphere & Folk Fest Come Together To Celebrate Past While Building Future

We are pleased to announce that the Canmore Folk Music Festival will be partnering with the Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley as our Environmental Coordinator for the 2022 festival. The Canmore Folk Fest is the Bow Valley’s first festival to have embraced the Toward Zero Waste initiative. From eliminating… Continue Reading

2022 – Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Call! It’s just about time for the 45th annual Canmore Folk Music Festival! Our army of over 600 volunteers brings you the great experience you’ve become accustomed to every year. We plan to do the same thing this year. However, we need a few more hands on deck. We’re… Continue Reading

Your Canmore Folk Fest Transportation Guide For The 2022 Festival 

Your Canmore Folk Fest Transportation Guide For The 2022 Festival    We hope you’re as excited as we are for the 2022 Canmore Folk Music Festival! Everything good comes with a little bit of planning and logistics, but we don’t want you to get bogged down in those. So, we’ve… Continue Reading

Your Guide To Accommodation On 2022 Folk Fest Weekend In Canmore

Your Guide To Accommodation On 2022 Folk Fest Weekend In Canmore   Will you be joining us at the 2022 Canmore Folk Music Festival? Excellent! We can’t wait to host you. If you scooped up your tickets but you haven’t sorted out the rest of the details yet, we want… Continue Reading


Online June 8th, 7 pm.  … Learn his secrets & tips on lyrics, themes, structure, melody and how to make your song stronger  Open to songwriters from Lake Louise, Banff, Canmore, Exshaw and Morley   Please register for the workshop by emailing:   Put “Songwriter Workshop” in the subject box  Space… Continue Reading

Board of Directors Recruitment

 Volunteer positions are available on the Canmore Folk Festival Board of Directors!   The Canmore Folk Music Festival (CFMF) is in its 45th year and is the longest-running festival in Alberta. Do you want to help guide the festival into the future? Consider joining our Board of Directors and becoming part… Continue Reading

Canmore Folk Fest Covid 19 Approach

Dearest Folkies, We are so excited for the return of the Canmore Folk Music Festival in Centennial Park from July 30th to August 1, 2022. Festival weekend is a staple for folkies in our community and beyond and there is nothing we love more than coming together with all of… Continue Reading

Introducing The Canmore Folk Fest Mentorship Concert

Watch the Recorded Stream The “Canmore Folk Mentorship Performance” is being streamed live by Calgary Audio Visual via YouTube. Please proceed to their channel by clicking “Watch the Live Stream”, on Saturday, September 18th  starting at 1:00pm. The live stream will appear at the top of the channel feed when… Continue Reading