2006 Reviews

Kristofferson and Son Volt top fest feast, Ffwd Weekly, May 18, 2006

31 May 2006

Kristofferson and Son Volt top fest feast Calgary Folk Music Festival offers fans eclectic musical talent The Calgary Folk Music Festival announced its 27th lineup on Wednesday, May 17 for the summer’s sunniest musical event, taking place at Prince’s Island Park from July 27...

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Folk festival seeing stars, Calgary Sun, May 18, 2006

31 May 2006

Folk festival seeing stars, Mike Bell, Calgary Sun Blame Kerry Clarke. She won’t mind. In fact, she’s more than willing to take all the blame or, more likely, the credit for this year’s Calgary Folk Music Festival now that she is the event’s...

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The 2006 Songwriting Contest Best Song Winners Annouced!

14 May 2006

The Calgary Folk Music Festival and Ship and Anchor Pub Songwriting Contest ended on a high note. BEST SONG in contemporary or traditional styles suitable for acoustic performance. Please note that pop style love songs are not a high priority. Open to established artists (that...

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Best Newcomer Winners Announced

6 May 2006

15 songwriters put it out there in front of judges at the Ship and Anchor Pub. BEST SONG BY A NEWCOMER Open to writers who have not released a commercial CD. The winner and runner up in this category advance to the Best Song...

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Best Song of Alberta Winners Announced!

1 May 2006

15 songwriters strutted their stuff Saturday April 29 in front of judges at the Ship and Anchor Pub. *BEST SONG OF ALBERTA* – About the people, politics, history, land, and humour - in contemporary or traditional styles suitable for acoustic performance. The winner and...

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2006 Songwriting Contest Best Song Finalists Announced!

26 April 2006

The Calgary Folk Music Festival and the Ship and Anchor Pub present the 2nd Annual Songwriting Contest Best Song Finalists Announced! These finalists (as well as the winners and runners up from each other category) will perform in front of a panel of judges at...

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Seven Wonders of the World - Music, Globe and Mail, April 22, 2006

24 April 2006

The Calgary Folk Festival joins Austin Tx and other international locations as one of seven wonders of the musical world... Seven Wonders of the World - Music. The list 1. Teatro Amazonas Opera house, Manaus, Brazil 2. Barcelona 3. Bayreuth Festival, Germany 4. Austin, TX 5. Stars of the...

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2006 Songwriting Contest Best Newcomer Finalists Announced!

19 April 2006

The Calgary Folk Music Festival and the Ship and Anchor Pub's Songwriting Contest Best Newcomer Finalists Announced! These finalists will perform in front of a panel of judges at the *Ship and Anchor Pub Saturday May 6 from 2pm - 6pm*, with host Lorrie Matheson: Geoff...

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2006 Songwriting Contest Best Song of Alberta Finalists Announced!

12 April 2006

The Calgary Folk Music Festival and Ship and Anchor's 2006 Songwriting Contest Best Song of Alberta Finalists Announced!   These finalists will perform in front of a panel of judges at the *Ship and Anchor Pub Saturday April 29 from 2pm - 6pm*, with host Lorrie...

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