There will not be a 2014 Folk Fests Database

Sorry to burst your bubbles! I did not have time to update the Folk Fest Database this year to include 2014 application info, but I have big plans for the 2015 version which will be available for download sometime around October 2014. In the meantime, you can still use the previous version as a guide, … Read more

2013 Canadian Folk Festivals Database

*Please note, this resource has NOT been updated with 2014 festival application information.* The 2013 Canadian Folk Festivals database is here!! My good friend Dave Cool and I originally compiled this database of Canadian Folk Festivals in January 2011 and it seems wrong to not continue it. Since then, we have received a ton of feedback from the … Read more

Grassy Fields/Carpeted Hotels

I’m writing this nearing the end of Canadian Music Week 2012 here in Toronto, which is part festival, part conference. I have absorbed but a tiny fraction of the music others have, and attended exactly zero panels, but it’s been fun! I got to see my friend JP Hoe who has a fantastic new album … Read more