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Contest: Win tickets to Sunday at Calgary Folk Music Festival!

June 26, 2016

It just wouldn’t be summer in Calgary without the Calgary Folk Music Festival. And this year’s festival is certainly going to be one to remember. Celebrating its 37th year, the Calgary Folk Music Festival features more than 70 artists from 14 …
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Should the tarps stay or go? Calgary Folk Music Festival weighs in!

July 29, 2014

Yesterday I wrote a blog post that caused more discussion than maybe anything I’ve ever written on this blog.  And you thought folk festival goers were a calm people.  My blog post about the Calgary Folk Music Festival‘s tarps resulted …
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How to solve Calgary Folk Music Fest’s biggest problem!

July 27, 2014

Update: Check out what the Calgary Folk Music Festival had to say about the future of the tarps. It should come as no surprise that I love the Calgary Folk Music Festival. Even though  I’ve only been going for the …
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35 reasons why this year’s Calgary Folk Music Festival was AWESOME!

July 27, 2014

Every year Calgary Folk Music Festival wows and woos thousands of Calgarians with its food, fashion and yes, music. But this year’s festival was special because this year, the festival marked it’s 35th anniversary!  An impressive feat, especially considering the …
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Contest: Two four-day passes to the Calgary Folk Music Festival! (CLOSED)

June 24, 2014

If you were to ask me what is my favourite four days of the year in Calgary, I would always 100% say Calgary Folk Music Festival. And no, I’m not just saying that because they’ve given me a sweet prize …
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Folkin’ Awesome: Calgary’s Folk Music Festival survives and thrives!

July 29, 2013

All photos taken with the Samsung Galaxy Camera. If you’ve never been to a folk festival, here’s the one thing you have to know: No one festival is like another. Actually, even if it’s the same festival, every corner presents …
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Calgary Folk Music Festival Find: Caravan Palace!

July 28, 2013

This weekend, despite the island being underwater five weeks go, Prince’s Island Park played host to the always awesome Calgary Folk Music Festival. Besides the friends, the beer gardens, the delicious food and the weather, one of my favourite things …
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Calgary Folk Music Festival Find: Jordie Lane!

July 28, 2013

This weekend, despite the island being underwater five weeks go, Prince’s Island Park played host to the always awesome Calgary Folk Music Festival. Besides the friends, the beer gardens, the delicious food and the weather, one of my favourite things …
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Calgary Folk Music Festival Find: Dala!

July 28, 2013

This weekend, despite the island being underwater five weeks go, Prince’s Island Park played host to the always awesome Calgary Folk Music Festival. Besides the friends, the beer gardens, the delicious food and the weather, one of my favourite things …
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Summer preview: Calgary’s most bike-friendly festivals!

June 14, 2013

We’re so close to it officially being summer, you can almost taste it.  One of my favourite parts about the warmer weather is the ability to hop on my bike and go exploring and this summer, my friends at Opus …
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Folk Fest Recap: All the right folks!

July 31, 2012

I told myself that I wouldn’t write about the Calgary Folk Music Festival until my toes were completely free of mud. Yes, it took me this long. But now that my feet are as clean as a baby’s bottom (ew), …
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Calgary Folk Music Festival: My Top 5 Picks!

July 26, 2012

Today is like Christmas day for music lovers in Calgary.  It’s time for the Calgary Folk Music Festival and I couldn’t be more excited. Just after I post this, I’m going to have a nap and then I’m going to …
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Bid on my Empty Bowl for the Calgary Food Bank!

April 26, 2012

The Empty Bowl Benefit is one of my favourite things to do every year.   It’s a great event that sees celebrities, media personalities and I guess a blogger, painting bowls and auctioning them off, with all the money going to …
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Calgary Folk Music Fest Line Up is HOT!

April 25, 2012

Like, seriously. Hot.   The 34th annual Calgary Folk Music Festival announced their up this year and it would appear that there is something for everyone…unless you like Sinead O’Connor, who was to be a headliner, but canceled her entire …
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Contest: TEDxCalgary shows you the music! (CLOSED)

November 7, 2011

Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaave you met Ted? More specifically Ted X?  TEDxCalgary is just like those now world famous Ted talks, but they are independently organized by different cities.  Next week, Calgary will be hosting its latest event and the topic is something …
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