Coronavirus: Edmonton Folk Music Festival ‘deeply sad’ to cancel 41st event

The Edmonton Folk Music Festival is the latest summer event to announce it won’t be able to run this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival Society announced the music festival — planned for…

Singer-songwriter Martin Kerr talks about upcoming performance with Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

November 3 2019 1:44pm Martin Kerr will be joining the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 6 for a special performance. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

Announcement on Edmonton’s Winspear Centre expansion project expected Tuesday

An infrastructure announcement will be made Tuesday on the Winspear Project, an ambitious plan to expand the Winspear Centre music hall in downtown Edmonton. The plan would see what is now a surface parking lot at the back of the…

John Prine bows out of Edmonton Folk Music Festival due to health

With just over two weeks to go until the 40th annual Edmonton Folk Music Festival kicks off, one of the main headliners has had to pull out due to health reasons. John Prine was set to close out the four-day…