Mark Teo, FFWD: Folk Fest workshops: Midgame report card
Geoff Berner, when quizzed about the Calgary Folk Music Festival's workshops earlier this week, said it best: "There's a creative risk," he said. "It could be really good or really bad." Braids' Austin Tufts and Katie Lee, in an interview yesterday, reiterated the sentiment — they, unlike those predisposed to free-form jamming, felt they were a band whose music was calculated. For them, jamming with complete strangers was a question mark — as it always is for audiences.
Mike Bell, Calgary Herald: Mike Bell's picks for Sunday's Folk Fest
Presumably, if you’re reading this, you survived Saturday of the folk fest.
Mike Bell, Calgary Herald: Music, weather, make for Folk Fest perfection
The Calgary Folk Music Festival ran Saturday night at Prince's Island Park. Attendance: 12,000.
Elly Adeland, Calgary Herald: Bottled water rule at Folk Fest hits just the right note
Congratulations to the Calgary Folk Festival for their progressive action to go bottled water-free and support public tap water.
Lana Gay, Radio 3: The Calgary Folk Music Festival Highlights, Gallery and Playlists Part 2
James Wilt, FFWD: Folk Fest day four photos: coeur de pirate, Raleigh, Joseph Arthur and more
My monthly limit of photo uploads on Flickr is maxed out, so a lot of the photos I would like to have included in this slideshow will have to wait until August before being posted.
Eric Volmers, Calgary Herald: Eclectic mix of performers entertains sold-out crowd as sun sets on Calgary Folk Music Festival
It was as good an end as you could have hoped for.
CBC News: Calgary Folk Music Fest ditches bottled water
Calgary's Folk Music Festival is getting a little greener this year — organizers are no longer selling bottled water at the event.
Folk Fest announces its lineup for 2011
Calgary Herald coverage
From country to funk: Calgary Folk Festival announces lineup for 2011