Giveaway – Vancouver Folk Music Festival Returns to Jericho Beach for 45th Year

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It’s been a staple of summer in Vancouver for almost half a century and it’s definitely one of the most beautiful festival locations you could dream of! The Vancouver Folk Music Festival (“VFMF”) returns to Jericho Beach July 15-17, 2022 and you won’t want to miss out on this incredible lineup of entertainment.

Vancouver Folk Music Festival at Jericho Beach
VFMF at Jericho Beach. Alyssa Burtt photo.

Vancouver Folk Music Festival Lineup

Alejandro Escovedo, Allison Russell, Asleep At the Wheel, Beledrone, Bella White, Blue Moon Marquee w/ Duke Robillard, Christine Tassan et les Imposteures, Clerel, Debashish Bhattacharya, Five Alarm Funk, Ford Pier, Fortune Block, Frazey Ford, Golosa La Orquesta, Haley Heynderickx, Housewife, Kanatal, Lache Cercel & The Roma Jazz Ensemble, Lennie Gallant, Molly Tuttle, Quote The Raven, Redbird, RevoluSon, Robben Ford, Russell deCarle, SGaanaGwa, Shovels & Rope, SINNOI, Stringband Sundae, Suzie Ungerleider, Taj Mahal, The Bros. Landreth, The New Pornographers, Vancouver Fiddle Club, Vilda, and Witch Prophet.

The festival features three daytime stages, as well as the evening Main Stage. On Friday, the gates will open at 3:00pm with music from 4:00pm to 11:00pm.

The gates open at 11:00am on Saturday and Sunday with music from 12:00pm to 11:00pm. Tickets are free for children 12 and there’s concession priced tickets for elders, students, and youth. The 2022 festival features a Little Folks area, artisan market, food vendors, and an adult beverage garden.

Vancouver Folk Music Festival. Photo submitted.
VFMF. Photo submitted.

“I am so happy to have so many great Canadian and International artists coming this year,” says Artistic/Executive Director Debbi Salmonsen. “As well as legends like Taj Mahal, and many great Canadian and US musicians, we have artists joining us from Chile, Finland, India, Korea, Mexico, and Taiwan. This year our ‘folk music’ definition has really spread its wings into many roots genres. We can’t wait to see our Folk Fest fans, vendors and volunteers in person again this year. We are working hard to ensure a safe and joyful experience for everyone. I also want to express our gratitude to the Musqueam Nation for allowing us to hold our event on their unceded traditional land.”

Enter to Win Weekend Passes

I have a pair of full weekend passes to give away (value over $500!). Here’s how you can enter to win:

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

To view the full lineup of performers, find more information about the festival, and to purchase your tickets visit the VFMF website and follow along on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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26 Comments  —  Add a Comment Below

  1. Andrew LacelleWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 9:14am PDT

    Hi, I would like to win primarily to see Asleep At The Wheel

  2. Iris NixonWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 10:50am PDT

    This would be fun!

  3. Ray CWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 3:50pm PDT

    A weekend of great music would be wonderful

  4. C LauWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 4:22pm PDT

    Thank you for great prizes

  5. Heidi CWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 4:56pm PDT

    Thanks for the chance. It is wonderful that there is live music this summer.

  6. SteveWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 5:32pm PDT

    Would be so awesome, especially with Mobi stations out there now!

  7. Dan MartinWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 8:16pm PDT

    a Great Date, for a Great Weekend of Jericho Folk Music Festival! Looking Forward to It!

  8. Tracy kWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 8:33pm PDT

    Missed this festival!

  9. AmWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 9:12pm PDT

    Van Folk Fest is always such a good time!

  10. LauraWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 9:30pm PDT

    What a way to kick-start the summer!

  11. SevieWednesday, June 29th, 2022 — 9:32pm PDT

    I would love to surprise my partner with tickets to her favourite summer festival for our anniversary! 🤞

  12. NicolleThursday, June 30th, 2022 — 12:48am PDT

    Folk Fest is always a great time!

  13. RobThursday, June 30th, 2022 — 6:16am PDT

    Ford & Five Funk? Folking fantastic!

  14. ms jane jamesThursday, June 30th, 2022 — 7:58am PDT

    liked and following on instagram

  15. DarrenThursday, June 30th, 2022 — 9:50am PDT

    Oh this looks great!

  16. lorraine fortinThursday, June 30th, 2022 — 11:58am PDT

    Thanks for that contest! hopefully I’ll be there with a pass!

  17. Cheryl GreenFriday, July 1st, 2022 — 8:15am PDT

    I can’t wait for this!! Thanks for the chance!!

  18. Susan J.Friday, July 1st, 2022 — 10:58am PDT

    Thanks for the chance!

  19. daneSaturday, July 2nd, 2022 — 12:59pm PDT

    needed escape

  20. WesSunday, July 3rd, 2022 — 8:25am PDT

    Wow, hope to win!!

  21. YaSunday, July 3rd, 2022 — 10:52am PDT

    Looking forward to a music filled, and hopefully hot, weekend!

  22. Leamore CohenSunday, July 3rd, 2022 — 9:50pm PDT

    I am crossing my fingers! I haven’t been to a festival in so long and my kids havent’t either!

  23. Gregory GurdMonday, July 4th, 2022 — 12:36am PDT

    Such a great event, would love to bring my children!

  24. EdTuesday, July 5th, 2022 — 2:39pm PDT

    me please

  25. RoderickTuesday, July 5th, 2022 — 11:05pm PDT

    That would be fun!

  26. Toni GlickSaturday, July 9th, 2022 — 7:50pm PDT

    We’ve missed the Vancouver folk fest during covid! My daughter and I are hoping to see Frazey Ford live.

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