Various Downtown Location
101 9 Ave SW (see map)
About this Event
Calgary Folk Music Festival’s 4th Annual Block Heater festival, presented by ATB, is a magical weekend of concerts and collaborative sessions held at Festival Hall, Studio Bell, the King Eddy, and the New Central Library.
Featuring Ashley MacIssac, Basia Bulat, DJ Logic, The Handsome Family, Matt Mays, Pokey LaFarge, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, and The Wet Secrets plus many more!
For the full schedule and lineup, click here!
A limited number of 2-day pass wristbands are available. They permit entry to all events on Friday, February 22nd and Saturday, February 23rd, subject to venue capacity. Each venue has a predetermined allocation of capacity for wristband holders. If you cannot get into your venue of choice, there will be space for you at one of the other venues. Space will be held for pass-holders until 30 minutes prior to showtime for each event. After that, unsold tickets will be made available for door purchase.
Thursday at Festival Hall
Door time: 7pm
Show time: 8pm
Cartel Madras and Snotty Nose Rez Kids
Note: this event is not included in the 2-day wristband and tickets must be purchased separately.
Friday Happy Hour at the King Eddy – FREE!
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
No ticket required, free show
Join us for a free afternoon of Block Heater music at the King Eddy with Kay Berkel and Carter Felker.
Friday Evening Ticket for Block Heater at Studio Bell, the King Eddy, and the New Central Library
Door time: 6pm
Featuring: Andrew Combs, Ashley MacIsaac, Basia Bulat, Beatrice Deer, Carter Felker, Ghostkeeper, Kacy & Clayton, The Mariachi Ghost, Matt Mays, Paper Beat Scissors, Riit, Saint Sister, Shaela Miller, Sinzere, The Wet Secrets
Saturday Evening Ticket for Block Heater at Studio Bell, the King Eddy, and the New Central Library
Door time: 6pm
Featuring: Andrew Combs, Basia Bulat, DJ Logic, Eamon McGrath Devastation Trio, Haley Heynderickx, The Handsome Family, Jeff Lang, Kay Berkel, Lucky Sonne, Matt Mays, Pierre Kwenders, Pokey LaFarge, Samantha Savage Smith, Shaye Zadravec, The Wet Secrets
Note: the Saturday single day ticket does not include the Saturday afternoon sessions. Tickets for the afternoon sessions must be purchased separately.
Saturday Afternoon Session – Studio Bell
Weightless Again (1:00pm-2:30pm) featuring Jeff Lang, Pokey Lafarge, The Handsome Family, and Kacy & Clayton
Ya-ya Yeah! (3:00pm-4:30pm) featuring Basia Bulat, Haley Heynderickx, Samantha Savage Smith, and Saint Sister
Saturday Afternoon Sessions – The King Eddy
Deerly Beloved (12:30pm-2:00pm) featuring Beatrice Deer, Ghostkeeper, and Shayeb Zadravec
World Spinning (2:30pm-4:00pm) featuring DJ Logic, Pierre Kwenders, The Mariachi Ghost, and Sinzere
Note: Children 12 and under are free!
Purchase tickets here
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