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July 25, 2014
  Folk music is about tradition and evolutionPDF files may take a moment to load

The 35th Calgary Folk Music Festival has begun and features an eclectic line up of 76 artists. With a range of genres from indie to afrobeat, electric to experimental, many bands are not what music lovers typically call 'folk music.'

Yet what all the artists at Folk Fest have in common is that their music focuses on something traditional.

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July 25, 2014
  How the flood is still changing Folk FestPDF files may take a moment to load

When last year’s flood submerged Prince’s Island Park, it seemed unlikely that the Calgary Folk Music Festival would happen. However, volunteers rallied to the cause and in just over a month, Folk Fest opened it’s gates and fans descended on the park with their tarps.

“We learned how important we are to the city,” Folk Fest artistic director Kerry Clarke says. “That we mattered. The public and the city and our volunteers really stepped up.”

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July 25, 2014
  Folk Fest photo recap: July 24, 2014PDF files may take a moment to load

Calgary Folk Fest returns to Prince's Island for four days of music. Here's a selection of photos from Day 1.


Image by Sean Sullivan

Image by Sean Sullivan

Image by Sean Sullivan

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