The 2018 edition takes place at Jericho Beach Park from Friday to Sunday (July 13 to 15).
“We gave the rhyme a melody, put chords behind it, and added our rhythm—and now it’s a song.”
As folk performers have always done, she frequently concerns herself with the pressing issues of the day.
The Vancouver Folk Music Festival headliner says she trusts herself in the free fall.
The singer is just out of her teens but what stands out is the way that she sounds like an old soul.
Forget Tony Robbins: if you’re a songwriter in need of positive thinking you need only consult Rodney Crowell.
"A mariachi group needs to present itself as a mariachi group, so we do have to look the part.”
From July 13 to 15, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival returns to Jericho Beach Park for its 41
Today the Vancouver Folk Music Festival Society Board of Directors announced the departure of Linda Tanaka as the festival's artistic man
Some people hang it up when they turn 65, but Ferron has never been one to abide by convention.
Think music doesn’t matter? This Egyptian musician is here to tell you otherwise.
Shine a Light, a joint project with American producer and songwriter Joe Henry, grew out of Bragg’s research into skiffle, the ’50s DIY craze that eventually gave birth to the Beatles.
The two have a long history of collaboration, thanks in part to an inadvertent push from Bruce Springsteen.
Except for a few words of English and French, he sings exclusively in his mother tongue, Bassa, on Akö.
On Freedom Highway, the multi-instrumentalist finds an uplifting way to shine a light on America’s dark past.
Get ready to sing.
We're only here for the food.
Inspired by the hellish Halicephalobus mephisto nematode worm, the band explore the depths of the human psyche.
Sometimes you find a kindred spirit in the most unlikeliest of places
The nine-piece outfit rose from the rubble of the magnitude 7.0 quake that struck the small and overcrowded Caribbean country.
There’s more to the team that made Songs in the Dark than just the two half sisters.
Although Kanaka’ole sometimes performs as a folk-roots songwriter, her primary medium is hula.
Wild equestrian fiddling and shamanic vocals will factor into the mix, along with urban elements gleaned from the band’s decadelong sojourn in Beijing.
He's often considered the logical heir to songwriting greats Kris Kristofferson, John Prine, and Townes Van Zandt.