5 Reasons to Attend the Vancouver Folk Festival (July 13 – 15, 2018)

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2014

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Tickets are still on sale for the 41st annual Vancouver Folk Festival–the city’s “Best Local Music Festival” as rated by Georgia Straight Newspaper readers (five years in a row!).

The concert takes place over three days from July 13 – 15 and draws over 30,000 enthusiastic attendees to the beautiful Jericho Beach Park. The event is a unique mix of music and culture of more than 40 international, national, and local acts.

Need even more reasons on why you should be checking out the festival? We’ve got five great ones below…

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5 Reasons to Attend the Vancouver Folk Festival (July 13 – 15, 2018)

3 Days of Sand, Sun and Music: Vancouver Folk Festival is Back, July 17-19

Photo courtesy Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Photo courtesy Vancouver Folk Music Festival

For nearly 40 years, it’s been quite possibly the most gorgeous concert setting in Vancouver.

The Vancouver Folk Music Festival – staged just steps from of Jericho Beach – returns July 17-July 19. This year, more than 60 acts from around the world are set to take the stage, framed by a backdrop of sand, sea and mountains. The three-day celebration of folk music in all its forms – from blues and roots to reggae and world rhythms – is expected to attract 30,000 fans for the outdoor concert event of the summer.

Concerts take place on multiple stages throughout the grassy grounds of Jericho Beach Park, starting as early as 10 a.m. on the weekend and continuing long after sunset to 11 p.m. The festival atmosphere includes an expansive artisan market and kids area, not to mention some of the city’s top food trucks. Continue reading:
3 Days of Sand, Sun and Music: Vancouver Folk Festival is Back, July 17-19

Vancouver Folk Fest Announces Awesome Lineup for 2014 Event

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2014

Image courtesy of the Vancouver Folk Festival

For music lovers, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Outdoor festivals and concerts are announcing their lineup listings left and right, and anticipation is running high for sunny days basking in the sun, listening to live music.

While bigger festivals such as the Squamish Music Festival and Pemberton Music Festival often take over the attention for summer concerts, the Vancouver Folk Festival also casts a ray of sunshine on the music scene. For the 37th year, the Folk Fest is coming back to Jericho Beach Park from July 18-20 and bringing together over 60 artists from 12 countries, 7 provinces, and 12 U.S. states.

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Vancouver Folk Fest Announces Awesome Lineup for 2014 Event