2006 Reviews

Festival Blogs from around the world wide web

18 August 2006

Festival Blogs from artists and audience *Jeff Robson:* http://www.tellthebandtogohome.com/photos/cff06.htm[http://www.tellthebandtogohome.com/photos/cff06.htm] * Mark Rubin:* http://markdrubin.blogspot.com/[http://markdrubin.blogspot.com/] * Barbara Bruederlin:* http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/gathering-of-hippies-day-one-although.html[http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/gathering-of-hippies-day-one-although.html] http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/oh.html http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/elliott-brood-man-quick-day-two-folk.html[http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/elliott-brood-man-quick-day-two-folk.html] http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/gathering-of-hippies-day-3-although.html[http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/gathering-of-hippies-day-3-although.html] http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/calgary-folk-festival-day-three-quick.html[http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/calgary-folk-festival-day-three-quick.html] http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/gathering-of-hippies-day-4-weather.html[http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/07/gathering-of-hippies-day-4-weather.html] http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/08/good-bad-and-ugly-folk-festival-pic.html[http://badtemperedzombie.blogspot.com/2006/08/good-bad-and-ugly-folk-festival-pic.html]

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Weekend's worth of Festival Memories

1 August 2006

Calgary Herald, Monday, July 31, 2006   - All praise the tweeners, those acts who played for 15 minutes while crew members change sets behind them. Best tweener moment of the weekend: New Orleans native John Boutte singing a soaring rendition of Annie Lennox's...

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Record crowds pack Folk Fest

1 August 2006

Stephen Hunt, Calgary Herald, Monday, July 31, 2006   Who knew that a folk festival in July could ever be as hot a ticket as a Flames game in January?   That was the scenario this weekend as the 27th Annual Calgary Folk Music Festival...

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World of music: Folk Fest sets record for ticket sales

1 August 2006

Nick Lewis, Calgary Herald, Saturday, July 29, 2006 Excuse me sir, who is your favourite folk artist playing here today? The man with dishevelled hair stands barefoot on the dusty path, having paired the carefree hippie look with brown dress pants, a pressed white...

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Folk fest shines light on darker country

1 August 2006

Eric Volmers, Calgary Herald, Friday, July 28, 2006 Classic sound thrives outside mainstream   Preview   Sorrow Bound, Elliott Brood and Tim Hus perform at the Calgary Folk Music Festival this weekend at Prince's Island. - - - It was in the early 1980s that a severe...

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Old, new collide at folk fest

1 August 2006

Theresa Tayler, Calgary Herald, Friday, July 28, 2006   Day 1 sees younger stars take stage   "It's all in the tarp flick. You have to make sure it's easy to flick and unfold onto the grass," explains one Calgary Folk Music Festival die-hard attendee...

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Folk Feast

1 August 2006

Janice Paskey, For The Calgary Herald, Wednesday, July 26, 2006   As fans of Calgary Folk Music Festival know, the food found on Prince's Island is a perfect match for the superb tunes   Kris Kristofferson wants a nice Merlot. Dar Williams has requested organic fruit....

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Folk Tales

1 August 2006

Theresa Tayler, Calgary Herald, Tuesday, July 25, 2006   Homegrown talent adds lustre to music festival   Just a year ago, he was a spectator in a sea of music fans, catching the sights and sounds of the Calgary Folk Music Festival like 10,000...

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Folk Festival, Swerve Magazine, May 19,2006

31 May 2006

Folk Festival, Swerve Magazine, May 19,2006 In 1970, Janis Joplin, along with The Grateful Dead, The Band, Buddy Guy and Ian and Sylvia Tyson boarded a train in Toronto dubbed the Festival Express, for a five-day, moveable, musical-marathon. Joplin and friends ended up in Calgary--just...

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Folk Festival lures Canadian talent, Calgary Herald, May 18, 2006

31 May 2006

Folk Festival lures Canadian talent Calgarian Feist leads lineup of acclaimed musicians Theresa Tayler, Calgary Herald Published: Thursday, May 18, 2006 Spotlight The 27th annual Calgary Folk Music Festival runs July 27 to 30 at Prince's Island Park. Early bird tickets go on sale today...

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