2004 Reviews

Festival season arrives

30 July 2004

Preview, Gauntlet Entertaiment Staff, May 13, The Gauntlet What's the best thing about summer? It's not the warm weather, it's not the escape from the classroom and no, it isn't even the mayhem of the Calgary Stampede. The best thing about summer time,...

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Rewriting banjo history -
Earl Scruggs scratches his musical itch

30 July 2004

FFWD Weekly July 22, 2004 - Preview Article by by Rick Overwater Few things are more important to a career in music than the overwhelming desire to play. For lifelong musicians, successful or not, it's an itch that can never totally be scratched, whether...

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Festival spirit shines - Folkies turn out in record numbers to celebrate 25th anniversary

30 July 2004

Heath McCoy and Alexandra Burroughs Calgary Herald - July 26, 2004 Calgary Folk Music Festival, Sunday at Prince's Island Park. Featured artists included Steve Earle, Corey Harris, Lucinda Williams and James Keelaghan. The show was sold out. Attendance 10,000. Mission accomplished. The silver anniversary was officially a...

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Eclectic mix kicks off Calgary's folk fest

23 July 2004

Heath McCoy Calgary Herald Friday, July 23, 2004 CREDIT: Ted Rhodes, Calgary Herald The Warsaw Village Band brought its folk-rock to the stage. ...

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