The 2019 Mission Folk Music Festival features an exceptional and diverse roster of artists from across the continent, with music from around the world.
Mission Folk Music Festival
When: Friday July 26th, 2019 to Sunday July 28th, 2019
Where: Fraser River Heritage Park, Mission, BC
Tickets: Ranging from $90 for adults to $85 for Seniors and Students to $50 for Youth, available online. Camping passes are also available at all price levels. Children 12 and under are free.
The MFMF’s Artistic Director, Michelle Demers Shaevitz has put together a weekend with a diverse selection of artists. There’s everything from Celtic, country and folk to klezmer and blues, Cuban son and Senegalese asiko; from Americana roots to Latin grooves to Balkan, choral and a cappella voices, and from Quebecois step to Thracian dance tunes – and more! Community Voices join the festivities, including a participatory Festival Choir.
The festival kicks off Friday night July 26 with a pay-what-you-can main stage concert featuring a selection of festival artists. Saturday and Sunday (July 27 and 28) sees music on three daytime stages and on the evening main stage.
In addition to the great music, there are both Food and Artisan Market vendors, a Wee Folks area on site, and a licensed bistro. Attendees can also choose to buy a ticket to camp on site. Over 300 enthusiastic volunteers ensure the festival runs smoothly.
Mission Folk Music Festival 2019 Artist Lineup
Beaton-Plasse (QC & NS)
Geoff Berner (BC)
Wil Campa Y Su Orquestra (Cuba)
Élage Diouf (QC/Senegal)
Diyet and the Love Soldiers (YT)
Cécile Doo-Kingué (QC)
Leaf Rapids (MB)
Zachary Lucky (SK)
Irish Mythen (PEI)
Raw Honey (BC)
Roads Unknown (BC)
Schryer, Hillhouse & Dobres (BC)
Rick Scott & Nico Rhodes in ROOTS & GROOVES (BC)
Jesse Waldman (BC)
John Welsh & Los Valientes (BC)
Jenny Banai, Fraser Valley Music Awards winner
Railyard Youth Open Stage Project
Festival Choir Lead by Deborah Handley
Music 101 @ The Tractorgrease Café
Low Barrier Cabaret
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Alexis Miles is a college student with a passion for writing, hiking, and live music.