Jul 10, 2022
Welcome to the 2022 Summer Music Festivals. Part
kept Edmonton, Calgary and the next event the Vancouver Folk
Festival in the mix.
this week is HUFF the Halifax Urban Folk Festival. Its
artistic director is a classic Canadian troublemaker, Mike
same Mike who co-hosted Mike and Mike for
curated the rise of a great music room The Carleton in
Halifax. It just won the best small live room in
its leader, the HUFF is wonderfully different.
the pandemic hit at the beginning of 2019 anything that qualified
as a gathering took the brunt of the hit.
Restaurants, concerts, sports, schools, music tours, group travel,
Festivals of all descriptions were immediately shut down and
artists went home and stayed home.
here we are two years later and this summer the music festivals
have been fully booked by artists who can’t wait to get on the road
and on stage. To be met by audiences and music fans who truly
missed the live music experience.
touch on four music festivals but they do represent all festivals,
big and small. Please find one near you and support the
festival and the artists.
web link below has info on the performers, their schedules, and
Wickham – Producer, Edmonton Folk Music Festival Aug
Clarke — Artistic Director Calgary Folk Fest Prince’s Island
Park July 21-24
Salmonsen – Artistic Director Vancouver Folk Fest – Jericho Beach
Campbell. Artistic Director HUFF. Halifax
August and early September.
Amazing lineups and special events. The info is here in the
Podcast and on the website – Enjoy!