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Bellflower to pick at Calgary Folk Music Festival

As the end of July comes around, it’s time once again for the Calgary Folk Music Festival to turn over Prince’s Island into a smorgasbord of music from around the planet. One of the most exciting thing about being there … Continue reading

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World Music Workshop: Final day at Calgary Folk Music Festival 2015

Solar Powered Sunday at the Calgary Folk Music Festival Back in the early days of the festival, Stage 6 was so remote from the electricity supply it was open just for acoustic performances. This year the FestivalHall was hooked up with … Continue reading

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Funk folk, soul folk, jazz folk: Saturday at the Calgary Folk Music Festival 2015

Saturday at the Calgary Folk Music Festival Rock is a centre stone (sorry!) of many musical types: there’s jazz rock, funk rock, country rock. Saturday’s performances in Prince’s Island tilted that rock centric perspective. Just a little nudge of acknowledgement … Continue reading

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Into the night: Friday at the Calgary Folk Music Festival 2015

Second day of the Calgary Folk Music Festival My pick of the bands from the second day of the festival was Black Joe Lewis, from Austin, Texas. BJL  pushed out some fab funk, blues and soul with some terrific playing from the … Continue reading

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Cow & guitar back together for the 36th time: Photos from the Calgary Folk Music Festival 2015

Calgary Folk Music Festival 2015 The 36th Edition of the Calgary Folk Music Festival got underway at Princes Island last night. Starting up the first of four days of eclectic music from around the world, perennial provincial favourites Jr. Gone Wild played … Continue reading

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