February 9 - 12, 2023 marks the 8th iteration of the Calgary Folk Music Festival’s annual winter ritual Block Heater, powered by ATB.
Choose your own adventure at diverse Inglewood and downtown venues.
For full details, including schedule, visit calgaryfolkfest.com/blockheater.
Note: For infants aged below two years, no ticket will be required, but they will need to be accommodated on the parent or guardian’s lap, as no seat will be allocated. Children over the age of two require a seat and therefore a paid ticket.
All ages. Doors 7:00 pm; Show 8:00 pmFeaturing: Abigail Lapell, Steven Taetz
All ages. Doors 7:00 pm; Show 8:00 pmFeaturing: Lindy Vopnfjörd, OMBIIGIZI
All ages. Doors 7:00 pm; Show 8:00 pmFeaturing: Clerel, CELL7
All ages. Doors 7:00 pm; Show 8:00 pmFeaturing: Luca Fogale, Sister Ray
All ages. Doors 7:00 pm; Show 8:00 pmFeaturing: Hayden, The Deep Dark Woods, Cold Specks
18+ Doors 7:00 pm; Show 8:00 pmFeaturing: Elliott BROOD, Margaret Glaspy, Vailhalen
All ages. Doors noon; Show 1:00 pmTwo collaborative sessions.Block Party, 1:00 - 2:15 pm:Julie Doiron, Jesca Hoop, Aysanabee, and Benjamin LongmanDo the Write Thing, 2:45 - 4:00 pm:Amy Nelson, Clerel, Sister Ray, and Stephen Taetz
All ages. Doors 7:00 pm; Show 8:00 pmFeaturing: Damien Jurado, Mick Flannery, Jesca Hoop
18+ Doors 7:00 pm; Show 8:00 pmFeaturing: Pierre Kwenders, Kid Koala x Lealani, K-Riz
On Sunday February 12, the beautiful Jack Singer Concert Hall houses the Festival, with two separate events.
The afternoon program is 1:00 - 4:00 pm, with doors at noon. It features The Milk Carton Kids, Hawksley Workman and Julie Doiron, with Benjamin Longman on the Duet Stage.
Purchase tickets for the afternoon program here.
The evening show is 7:30 - 10:45 pm, with doors at 6:30 pm. It features The Jayhawks, Heartless Bastards and Aysanabee, with Amy Nelson on the Duet Stage.
Purchase tickets for the evening program here.
Live music events are an integral part of our thriving arts community and are still in the process of regaining momentum.
This was possible thanks to ongoing support from sponsors, granting organizations, and you — our donors.
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