Malpeque Folk Festival

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Country and Region CanadaPrince Edward Island
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Festival Description

The Malpeque Folk Festival will launch it inaugural edition in 2012 with a one day festival in August 2011 that will serve as a sampler for the office festival. The launch of the first edition will take place over 3 days in 2012. The taster event will be free and happen on Victorian Row in Charlottetown. The festival was founded by Mitch Podolak — founder of the Winnipeg Folk Festival and who packs a lot of festival know-how under his belt. The first edition is slated to be a three day that will happen in August 2012 — an event with multiple stages and space for camping, food and artisan vendors.

Festival Dates August 13, 2011
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2011:
  • Old Man Luedecke
  • Saddle River String Band
  • John Connolly
  • Meaghan Blanchard
  • Haunted Hearts
  • Darren McMullen
  • Anna Ludlow


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  • Malpeque Folk Festival set for 2012 (CBC News, August 4, 2011)
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