Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2021: What to Expect
The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is one of the most highly anticipated musical events of the year. Here’s what you can expect from this year’s lineup.
Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2021 will take place from July 16-18 at Jericho Beach Park. The festival will feature a wide range of music performers, food and drink vendors, and interactive activities for all ages. This year’s lineup includes headliners such as Feist, Father John Misty, and City and Colour. With three days of non-stop music and fun, Vancouver Folk Music Festival is sure to be a memorable event for all who attend.
History of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival
The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is an annual music festival that takes place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The festival was founded in 1980 by Roger Greppi, art director of theSimon Fraser University Contemporary Arts Society. The festival is currently produced by the Vancouver Folk Music Society.
The first Vancouver Folk Music Festival was held on July 18 and 19, 1980 at Jericho Beach Park. The event featured 26 performers from around the world including Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Odetta, and Taj Mahal. Approximately 7,500 people attended the two-day event.
In subsequent years, the festival expanded to three days and relocated to Stanley Park. In 1985, the festival moved again to its current location at Jericho Beach Park.
Over its 40-year history, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival has featured a wide variety of artists from all genres of music including folk, roots, worldbeat, blues, gospel, jazz, and more. Some of the notable performers who have graced the stage at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival include Emmylou Harris, Neil Young, k.d. lang, Ani Difranco, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and Arcade Fire.
The 2021 Vancouver Folk Music Festival is scheduled to take place from July 16-18 at Jericho Beach Park.
What to Expect at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival
This year’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival will take place from July 16-18 at Jericho Beach Park. This will be the 40th anniversary of the festival, which began in 1978.
Over the years, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival has become known for its eclectic lineup, which includes a mix of international and local musicians. This year’s lineup includes such artists as The Head and The Heart, Passenger, and Benjamin Booker.
In addition to the musical performances, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival also offers a variety of other attractions and activities. These include a food court with a variety of cuisines from around the world, a beer garden, an artisan market, and workshops on everything from yoga to banjo playing.
If you’re planning on attending the Vancouver Folk Music Festival this year, here are a few things to keep in mind:
-Tickets are required for all three days of the festival. You can purchase them online or at the gate. day passes are also available for purchase.
-The gates open at 10:00 am each day and music begins at 11:00 am.
-The music ends at approximately 10:30 pm each night.
-There is no camping allowed on site; however, there are a number of hotels and camping options in the area.
-There is no re-entry once you have left the festival grounds.
Folk music from all over the world
The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is one of the biggest and best-loved music festivals in Canada. Every year, the festival brings together folk musicians from all over the world to perform on stages throughout Vancouver.
This year’s festival will take place from July 16-18, 2021, and will feature a wide range of artists from different genres. If you’re a fan of folk music, or just looking for a great summer music festival to attend, here’s what you can expect at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival this year.
One of the things that makes the Vancouver Folk Music Festival so special is itscommitment to showcasing folk music from all over the world. This year’s lineup includes artists from Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa, and more. Whether you’re a fan of traditional folk music or looking to discover something new, there’s sure to be something for everyone at the festival.
In addition to featuring a wide range of international artists, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival is also known for its welcoming and inclusive atmosphere. The festival takes place in Jericho Beach Park, which offers stunning views of Vancouver’s mountains and ocean. You can also expect to find a variety of food trucks and vendors at the festival, so you can refuel between sets.
If you’re interested in attending the Vancouver Folk Music Festival this year, tickets are now on sale through the festival’s website. Day passes start at $60 CAD, while weekend passes start at $155 CAD. Get your tickets early to take advantage of early bird pricing!
A variety of food and drink vendors
As in years past, there will be a variety of food and drink vendors onsite, offering everything from healthy snacks to full meals. Local favourites such as Japadog, Vij’s Railway Express, and Mom’s Grilled Cheese will all be back, along with a selection of new food trucks and carts.
There will also be a variety of beer, wine, and cider available for purchase. This year’s beer garden will feature local craft brews from breweries such as Parallel 49 and Off the Rail Brewing. And for those who prefer something non-alcoholic, there will be a selection of cold-pressed juices and kombucha available.
A family-friendly atmosphere
Since its inception 41 years ago, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival has adhered to a set of values that have made it one of the most successful and longest-running music festivals in Canada. One of its defining characteristics is its family-friendly atmosphere.
The festival takes place in beautiful downtown Vancouver at Jericho Beach Park, and features a wide range of musical genres on multiple stages. With over 60 acts performing over the course of three days, there is something for everyone at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival.
The festival also features a wide variety of food and drink options, including vegetarian and vegan options, as well as a Kidzone with bouncy castles and arts & crafts.
The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is an all-ages event, and kids 12 & under are free when accompanied by an adult. For more information, and to purchase tickets, please visit our website.
The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is always a fantastic event, and this year’s edition is sure to be no different. With an incredible lineup of musicians set to perform, and a wide variety of food and drink options available, there’s something for everyone at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival. Whether you’re a diehard music fan or just looking for a fun day out, make sure to check out the Vancouver Folk Music Festival in 2021.