Summer 2023 might feel like a lifetime away, but it’ll only be a matter of months until temperatures are on the rise and outdoor concert season returns. If, however, you weren’t already excited, we’ve got some news! The Calgary Folk Music Festival has just announced its full lineup and it’s a good one!

Held in Prince’s Island Park every year since the 1980s, this beloved event will kick off on July 27th and will take place over four wonderful days in celebration of music, inclusion and sun!

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“The 44th annual Calgary Folk Music Festival lineup has landed!” they wrote on their Instagram.

“Get lost in the melodious magic of 70 artists from Alberta, Canada and the world as they send you soaring during our four-day, multi-staged family-friendly cultural and musical extravaganza.”

From Andrew Bird, Aysanabee and Bahamas, to Tanya Tucker, The Wood Brothers, and The Weather Station, this year’s headliners will take the stage with 60 incredible additional artists, that also includes the following:

  • Calexico
  • Digable Planets
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Fantastic Negrito
  • Jeff Tweedy
  • Julia Jacklin
  • Matt Mays
  • The Paper Kites
  • The Sadies
  • Sierra Ferrell
  • +50 more

“There’s a song for every ear, every year, big and small. Flock to the festival and soak up the sun, sounds and suds,” they continued.

“Get ready for an enthralling weekend of song and dance!”

If you’re interested in checking it out, tickets are on sale now and passes start at just $45.

For the full lineup and four-day schedule, you can check out their website now, and enjoy!

It’s going to be a good one!


When: Thursday, July 27th – 30th, 2023
Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Ave SW, Calgary