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Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2013



Some pretty famous names will be gracing the festival Main Stage this year, including: Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines on her solo tour, American singer and songwriting legend Steve Earle performing with his band The Dukes, Canada's very own Kathleen Edwards, UK Celtic-rock group The Waterboys, as well as American folk icon Loudon Wainwright III, who'll be making his debut appearance at the VFMF.

A World of glorious music is coming to the park, including: Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Canada's Danny Michel and his collaboration with The Garifuna Collective from Belize, Ethiopian-American pop/soul/funk ensemble Debo Band, and Egyptian singer Fatma Zidan. Hanggai from China/Inner Mongolia, as well as the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble will also join us at the Festival this year!

On the bluegrass/Americana/old time music front, we are happy to announce Black Prairie (with members of The Decemberists), singer-songwriter and fiddler Sara Watkins (previously a member of Nickel Creek), San Francisco area's string quintet The Brothers Comatose, banjo maestro Jayme Stone and, direct from Horsefly BC, Pharis & Jason Romero.

We have a slew of emerging and established talent joining us at Jericho. This includes folk-rock super couple Whitehorse, Vancouver's own Hannah Georgas, songwriting veteran Hayden, indie-rock group The Wooden Sky, alt-country singer-songwriter Justin Rutledge, and Québec-based hip hop group Nomadic Massive. We have two hot acts from down under as well -  Australia's The Cat Empire and Tinpan Orange.

Get ready for some hot times at Jericho!

Tickets are sold in-person at both Tickets Tonight locations:

Tickets Tonight

200 Burrard Street, Plaza
inside the Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre
North entrance off Canada Place Way

Satellite Visitor Centre
800-block Robson at Hornby
south plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery
credit card sales only

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