The 2019 edition takes place at Jericho Beach Park from Friday to Sunday (July 19 to 21).
The Lovell sisters readily confess to a fascination with the southern-gothic genre, as expressed in Edgar Allan’s eerie poems and short stories.
The North Crolina trio blurs the lines between the secular and the sacred.
On the line from his home in la belle province, Roberts reports that he’s been “toying” with the idea of debuting some of the new songs at Jericho Beach Park, but has chosen to keep them secret for now.
One of the simplest ways to describe the bands music would be "Celtic rock", according to Vancouver-raised fiddler Elise Boeur.
"Genre is something I don’t really attach myself to anymore, because it’s not really the point," the local singer-songwriter says.
“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.”