Kingsville Folk Music Festival 2019
August 9 @ 4:00 pm - August 11 @ 11:00 pm
The 6th Annual Kingsville Folk Music Festival featuring top folk music performers takes place at Lakeside Park on August 9-11, 2019.
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, and more! There’s 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 March 1, 2019 or until sold out.
Festival organizers announced that Multi-JUNO Award Winner Serena Ryder will headline the festival on Friday, August 9.
More details and the full 2019 lineup will be announced during a media launch event planned for early April.
In addition, several Road To FolkFest Concert Series shows will take place leading up to the festival which include The Slocan Ramblers (February 8) and Dave Gunning (March 29).
For more information or to get your tickets visit www.kingsvillefolkfest.org
Musical acts headlining the event in previous years include: Iconic Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea (2018), 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).
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.