Canadian Music Roadtrip


The open breadth of the prairies meets the majesty of the Rockies in Alberta. Its vibrant festivals welcome fans of all musical genres, offering big city experiences, small town charms – and spectacular backdrops.  From roots and blues to global sounds, these artists give you a glimpse into this beautiful area.

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  1. The North Country Fair is one of the longest-running festivals in Alberta. The Lesser Slave Lake North Country Community Organization is a volunteer-powered … read more

  2. What began as a camping weekend for several local folk clubs in 1987 intended for organizers to get to know each other better morphed into an annual three-day event. … read more

  3. What began in 1980 as a modest two-day affair on three stages has grown into the Calgary Folk Music Festival’s current incarnation — a four-day … read more

  4. The Canmore Folk Music Festival might be small but it’s mighty, and definitely punches above its weight. The longest-running folk fest in Alberta, founded … read more

  5. Beginning in 1980 with one staff and 300 volunteers, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival has grown and matured to become one of the leading folk festivals in the world. … read more


Artist Testimonials

Curated by the participating festivals, these artists give you a window into what makes this region unique and their inspiration for calling it home. 

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