Grammy winning American folk singer Steve Earle will headline this summer’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival.
The festival returns to its waterfront home at Jericho Beach for the 36th year, this July 19-July 21. Attracting some 30,000 fans and famous for its laid-back, counterculture vibe, the event is considered one of the musical highlights of the summer in Vancouver.
Steve Earle, a master storyteller who jumpstarted the “new country” genre, has released 15 albums and been covered by a who’s who of musical greats. He’s touring now with his band The Dukes in support of their critically acclaimed new album, The Low Highway.
Earle shares top billing this year with another rabble-rousing performer from south of the border, the Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines. Continue reading:
Vancouver Folk Music Fest Lineup Announced