Have some folk and a smile, Lisa Wilton, Calgary Sun, July 22, 2009
When Ruth Lund and her husband John volunteered for the Traveling Folk Festival and Goodtime Medicine Show in 1980, they thought it would be a great way to hear some music and meet new people.
Folk Fest: 30 years and going strong, Jeremy Nolais, The Relfector, July 22, 2009
Surely after 30 years a music festival is bound to become stale and outdated, right?
Government of Canada Supports Calgary Folk Music Festival, Marketwire, July 21, 2009
The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, today announced the Government of Canada's investment of more than $290 000 to support the Calgary Folk Music Festival.
Change to July 23 Folk Festival program
The Folk Festival has just learned that Michael Franti, slated to perform with his band Spearhead, has fallen ill and is no longer able to appear at the Calgary Folk Music Festival and close the Thursday July 23 mainstage.
Music in Motion, Calgary Herald
A video clip of the Music in Motion program in support of the Calgary Folk Music Festival
The Insider's Guide to Calgary Folk Fest, Chris Forrest, www.dailyxy.com
At this weekends Folk Fest, how will you know which unknowns are worth getting to know?
Calgary music festivals hit high note on ticket sales, CBC News, July 20
Music festivals in Calgary are reporting strong ticket sales despite an economic slowdown.
Thirty years of island magic, Jeremy Klaszuz, FFWD, July 16
Folk fest is the perfect antidote to the Stampede
30 Years of making memories, Calgary Herald, July 18
BY HEATH MCCOY, MIKE BELL AND ERIC VOLMERS
The fragile ecology of the festival circuit, David Honigman, London Financial Times, July 18
Are you reading this at the Larmer Tree festival, in a tent in Dorset? Or at the Mostar World Music Festival in Bosnia, the Telemark International Folk Music Festival, or the Kaustinen Folk Festival in Finland? Perhaps you cant wait for next weekends Calgary Folk Fest, or Dranouter in Belgium, or the Festival Interceltique de Lorient in Brittany.