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:   info@canmorefolkfestival.com   Put “Songwriter Workshop” in the subject box  Space… Continue Reading

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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

2021 Mentorship Project – Applications Now Open

Canmore Folk Festival ADF Mentorship Project There are 5 spots available for local Bow Valley artists/musicians (Lake Louise to Stoney Nakoda Nation). We will have 5 well established touring artists working with those selected. The project will start with a virtual zoom style workshop day in early September with topics… Continue Reading

44th Annual Canmore Folk Festival Swag

  This year’s Folk Fest merch just dropped and we are so excited to share it all with you! Pre-orders are officially open now till Monday, July 5th! Be sure to act fast and have your merch delivered before the folk festival weekend! We have a wide variety of shirts,… Continue Reading

Canmore Folk DIY Online Festival presented by TD

  Join us this summer for the Canmore Folk DIY Online Festival presented by TD.  We are bringing you a unique website with concerts, workshops, a family area, and an artisan and food vendor area.  Decide for yourself what to watch and when to watch!  The website goes live on… Continue Reading

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Canmore Folk Music Festival – Cancellation

Folkies, After much deliberation and consultation with our governing bodies, it is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the cancellation of the 2021 Canmore Folk Festival.  We are as heartbroken as you are.   Although many things are looking positive, there’s still too much uncertainty and risk for us to plan a full in-person event. When weighing… Continue Reading

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Happy Holidays from the Canmore Folk Festival Team

  As we approach the holiday season, it’s an excellent time for reflection on the year that passed. I think we stand with everyone when we say “goodbye and good riddance to 2020”.    On April 21st, we announced the cancellation of the 2020 festival. Shattered and disappointed, we immediately… Continue Reading

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Steve and Coco’s Secret Fort – November 17th 2020

Join Steve Poltz and Coco Love Alcorn on November 17th, 2020 @ 7pm MT  (6pm west coast, 9pm Toronto) for a special night of music, laughs and forts. Hang on to your hats folks because this is a show you don’t want to miss. Lots of spontaneity, gaiety, schmayety, and laughter…. Continue Reading

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