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An enchanting adventure awaits...

The 43rd annual Calgary Folk Music Festival returns to Prince's Island Park, July 21-24 2022 presented by ATB.

Our full line-up has arrived!


Earlybird tickets on sale now until June 4!

Your headliners include...

Spoon

First things first: it is supremely unfair to silo the Austin, TX band Spoon as an “indie rock” act. It would be more accurate (and deserved) to characterize them as simply one of the great rock a...

K'Naan
Josh Ritter
Watchhouse
The Wood Brothers
Spoon
Allison Russell
Black Pumas
Courtney Barnett
K'Naan
Josh Ritter
Watchhouse
The Wood Brothers
Spoon
Allison Russell
Black Pumas
Courtney Barnett

Your headliners include...

Watchhouse

Watchhouse understands the merits of simplicity, that leaving things out makes space to invite wonder and intrigue inside. Formed in North Carolina as Mandolin Orange in 2009 by songwriter Andrew ...

The Wood Brothers

Multi-instrumentalists Chris and Oliver Wood’s music reveals the power of sibling musical attraction after spending 15 years pursuing separate careers. Brother Chris gained legions of fans as the ...

Spoon

First things first: it is supremely unfair to silo the Austin, TX band Spoon as an “indie rock” act. It would be more accurate (and deserved) to characterize them as simply one of the great rock a...

Allison Russell

So much beauty born of so much pain. On Allison Russell’s first solo album – Outside Child – she sings stories about her harrowing teenage years in Montreal – poverty, homelessness and abuse at th...

Black Pumas

The alchemy of a successful musical collaboration can leave you shaking your head in wonder at times. Who would think to pair a Latin-rock guitarist who grew up on punk and hip-hop with a busker w...

Courtney Barnett

Deadpan. Dead cool. Deadly tunes. That sums up songwriter-guitarist Courtney Barnett. Deadpan – well, listen to her sing, “the paramedic thinks I’m clever ‘cause I play guitar, I think she’s cleve...

K'Naan

"The “Wavin’ Flag” hitmeister from the 2010 FIFA World Cup was never an easy fit in global pop success. He preferred to rap about the hard truths and memories from the harsh Mogadishu of his youth...

Josh Ritter

Wordsmith a fitting and well-deserved honorific for Josh Ritter, named by Paste Magazine in 2006 as ‘one of the 100 greatest living songwriters’ for his deep, expressive voice, keen wit and evocat...

Watchhouse

Watchhouse understands the merits of simplicity, that leaving things out makes space to invite wonder and intrigue inside. Formed in North Carolina as Mandolin Orange in 2009 by songwriter Andrew ...

The Wood Brothers

Multi-instrumentalists Chris and Oliver Wood’s music reveals the power of sibling musical attraction after spending 15 years pursuing separate careers. Brother Chris gained legions of fans as the ...

Spoon

First things first: it is supremely unfair to silo the Austin, TX band Spoon as an “indie rock” act. It would be more accurate (and deserved) to characterize them as simply one of the great rock a...

Allison Russell

So much beauty born of so much pain. On Allison Russell’s first solo album – Outside Child – she sings stories about her harrowing teenage years in Montreal – poverty, homelessness and abuse at th...

The last time we were all together was magic 😍

After three years of waiting, the Calgary Folk Music Festival returns!

Our annual Festival is a four-day family-friendly cultural and musical extravaganza. featuring 70 artists from Alberta, Canada, and the world. With unpredictable mash-ups where artists collaborate in unique and unexpected ways, a tantalizing food vendor alley and arts market, the ever-popular beer gardens and so much more.

Volunteer applications now open

The Calgary Folk Music Festival is back in action for the 2022 season, and we want you on our team! This year, we are looking for nearly 1,800 volunteers to help us build, maintain, and support the event. With roles available for all interests, skills and abilities, the perfect crew is waiting for you!

Enter to win the golden tarp prize pack

Calgary Folk Music Festival is excited to announce that tickets for our ULTIMATE CALGARY PRIZE PACKAGE RAFFLE are on sale until June!

Our audience favourite prize raffle is back with yet another opportunity to win the Ultimate Calgary prize package that includes the Golden Tarp Prize Package at Calgary Folk Music Festival July 21-24 2022.

Youth summer jobs available

Join our team! We are seeking two new youth employees to join us on a short-term contract for the summer. A Box Office and Administrative Assistant, and a General Administrative Assistant. ⁠Apply by Thursday, May 12, 2022.

Upcoming featured events

Orville Peck is pictured against a pink flamingo wallpaper. He stares into the camera from behind his signature fringed mask and cowboy hat. Photo Credit: Carlos Santolalla

Orville Peck live at the Palace Theatre, Aug 3

Aug 3, 2022 · The Palace Theatre

The National with Bartees Strange

Aug 7, 2022 · Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

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Wilco live at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Sep 23, 2022 · Southern Alberta Jubliee Auditorium

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The National with Bartees Strange

Aug 7, 2022 · Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

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Wilco live at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Sep 23, 2022 · Southern Alberta Jubliee Auditorium

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Orville Peck is pictured against a pink flamingo wallpaper. He stares into the camera from behind his signature fringed mask and cowboy hat. Photo Credit: Carlos Santolalla

Orville Peck live at the Palace Theatre, Aug 3

Aug 3, 2022 · The Palace Theatre

View event details

The National with Bartees Strange

Aug 7, 2022 · Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

View event details

Wilco live at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Sep 23, 2022 · Southern Alberta Jubliee Auditorium

View event details
Orville Peck is pictured against a pink flamingo wallpaper. He stares into the camera from behind his signature fringed mask and cowboy hat. Photo Credit: Carlos Santolalla

Orville Peck live at the Palace Theatre, Aug 3

Aug 3, 2022 · The Palace Theatre

View event details

The National with Bartees Strange

Aug 7, 2022 · Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

View event details
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Super Duty Tough Work on jazz and hip-hop influences

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