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Kingsville Folk Music Festival 2018

August 10 @ 4:00 pm - August 12 @ 11:00 pm

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The 5th Annual Kingsville Folk Music Festival featuring top folk music performers takes place at Lakeside Park on August 10-12, 2018.

The first of its kind southwest of London, Kingsville Folk Music Festival showcases international, national and regional performers in a variety of styles within the folk genre.

The 3 day ticketed, family friendly all ages, outdoor music celebration, boasting 4 daytime stages and the evening main stage, featuring performances by more than 30 award winning and up and coming regional, national and international performers. Diverse musical styles from blues to bluegrass to Americana, workshops, children’s performers and pancake breakfast, food and artisan vendors, Pelee Island Wine and Grove Brewery micro-beer: something for everyone! Ages 16 and under admitted free.

Ticket Pricing & Information:

A limited number of Early Bird Tickets, $80.00 per person, (plus fees where applicable) are available until June 1, 2018 or until sold out.

More details and the full 2018 line up including the headlining act will be announced as the festival gets closer.

So far festival organizers have announced:

JUNO Award Winners Fred Penner & Splash ‘N Boots as this year’s Kingsville Folk Fest featured family entertainment

Iconic Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea To Headline Kingsville Folk Fest 2018

In addition, several Road To FolkFest Concert Series shows will take place leading up to the festival which include Steve Polts (Jan 19) and Madison & Violet (May 11).

For more information or to get your tickets visit www.kingsvillefolkfest.org

Musical acts headlining the event in previous years include: One of the most influential and respected alt-country bands of all time, The Cowboy Junkies (2017); Cree activist, Oscar, Juno, Golden Globe and Polaris winner, Buffy Sainte-Marie (2016); Celtic musicians and two of the world’s most celebrated fiddlers, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: Masters of the Fiddle (2015), and legendary Canadian Songwriters Hall of Famer, Bruce Cockburn (2014).

Bruce Cockburn performing during the Inaugural Kingsville Folk Music Festival Held in August of 2014.

Buffy Sainte'Marie performs during the 2016 Kingsville Folk Music Festival 2016

Formed in 2012, the Sun Parlour Folk Music Society exists to promote the live performance of folk music and to establish and maintain cultural activities among its members and the community at large. The SPFMS presents the annual Kingsville Folk Music Festival the 2nd weekend of August as well as a several concert series each year. A portion of the proceeds from the Festival are designated for The MAY FUNd (Music and Arts for Youth) to enrich the lives of youth in the region through access to arts and cultural education and mentorship.



August 10 @ 4:00 pm
August 12 @ 11:00 pm
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Sun Parlour Folk Music Society


Lakeside Park
315 Queen St.
Kingsville, Ontario N9Y 1Y8 Canada
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