CALGARY FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL
JULY 27 - 30
For those who like their music on the folkier side, the
CALGARY FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL (page 36) returns to Prince’s Island Park from July 27 to 30. As always, the programming skews towards an “a little bit of everything” philosophy, with artists like Blue Rodeo, City and Colour,
Barenaked Ladies, and Basia Bulat appearing on the main stage and dozens of other bands playing the many side stages scattered throughout the island.
“The Festival’s bucolic setting, programming diversity and community-based, egalitarian atmosphere and philosophy mean that all ages, cultures, backgrounds, and tastes happily co-exist,” says artistic director Kerry Clarke. “The site is like a small town of 13,000 a day that also includes creative artisans and the opportunity to chill in the family zone.”