Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2012

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THE BASICS

WHERE:Edmonton, AB
WHEN:August 9-12, 2012
TICKETS: Lottery
CAMPING: No
WEBSITE: Official Website

THE SCENE

Beginning in 1980 with one staff and 300 volunteers, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival has grown and matured to become one of the leading folk festivals in the world. Now boasting a volunteer force of over 2000, the festival in a not-for-profit society dedicated to bringing in the best of folk music from around the world.

2012 LINEUP

  • Amadou & Mariam
  • Amos Garrett and the Festival House Band
  • Andrea House
  • Arlo Guthrie–Guthrie Family Reunion
  • Arrested Development
  • Bahamas
  • Blue Highway
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Calypso Rose
  • Corb Lund
  • David Bromberg
  • David Lindley
  • David Wax Museum
  • Dougie MacLean
  • Dry Bones
  • Emily Smith
  • Emmanuel Jal
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Geoff Berner
  • George Kahumoku Jr. and the Masters of Hawaiian Music
  • Hills To Hollers
  • J.R. Shore
  • James Vincent McMorrow
  • Jayme Stone
  • Jim Cuddy Band
  • Jim Lauderdale
  • Jimmy LaFave
  • Joanne Shenandoah
  • Joe Henry
  • Kim Beggs and TNile
  • Kiran Ahluwalia
  • La Bottine Souriante
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  • Lennie Gallant
  • Lindi Ortega
  • Lori McKenna
  • Mairtín O’Connor Band
  • Martin Simpson
  • Martyn Joseph
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • Mavis Staples
  • MonkeyJunk
  • Mortal Coil
  • New Country Rehab
  • Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits
  • Oscar Lopez
  • Paul McKenna Band
  • Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three
  • Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
  • Rodney Crowell
  • Rory Block
  • Rose Cousins
  • Royal Wood
  • School of Song
  • Scott Cook
  • Sidi Toure
  • Steve Forbert
  • Street Performers
  • Suzie Vinnick and Rick Fines
  • The Barr Brothers
  • The Dunwells
  • The Johnny Clegg Band
  • The Parachute Club
  • Tom Power
  • Trampled by Turtles
  • Treme
  • Valdy
  • Wool on Wolves

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