- Sept. 4, 2013 TBA
- Sept. 5, 2013 TBA
- Sept. 6, 2013 TBA
- Sept. 7, 2013 TBA
- Sept. 8, 2013 TBA
- Hog's Back Park
- $128.50 Adult Festival Wristbands, $99 for Youth Wristbands until June 14th at midnight!
- Prices include tax, but exclude the Capital Restoration Fee (CRF) and applicable convenience charges. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or toll free at 1-877-788-FANS (3267); online at www.capitaltickets.ca; in person at The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d’Oréans, any Ottawa Sports Experts Location, Les Galeries de Hull and at the Scotiabank Place Box Office.
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Ottawa Folk Festival
Sept. 4 - Sept. 8, 2013
Hog's Back Park
Ottawa, June 11, 2012 – Ottawa Folk Festival organizers today announced they are adding a day of programming and launching the 20th edition of the festival on Wednesday, September 4, rather than September 5. That's to make room for . . . NEIL YOUNG and CRAZY HORSE! The opener that evening will be the inimitable Patti Smith & Her Band.
The rest of the line-up rolls out as follows:
- September 5th - Vampire Weekend, Colin Meloy, Little Stella, Shannon Rose and the Thorns, Shred Kelly, The Claytones, Three Little Birds . . .
-September 6th - Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, Kendrick Lamar, Amos the Transparent, Amanda Rheaume, Beth Orton, Matt Andersen, Robyn Hitchcock, Shad, Tall Trees, The Dusty Drifters . . .
- September 7th - The Avett Brothers, The Sheepdogs, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Chris Hadfield, Hayden, Hey Ocean!, John Allaire, Leif Vollebekk, Martyn Joseph, Pacific Curls, Rachel Sermanni, Sheesham and Lotus, Sondre Lerche, The Belle Game, Tift Merritt, Trent Severn, Vance Joy, Wake Owl, Winchester Warm . . .
-September 8th - Carolina Chocolate Drops, Chris Smither, Claude Munson and The Storm Outside, Dave Norris and Local Ivan, David Lindley, Folly and the Hunter, Go Long (!), Jeff Lang, Kat Edmonson, Mac DeMarco, Martyn Joseph, Mo Kenney, Sam Amidon, Spirit Family Reunion, Terry Gillespie, The Wailers, World Party . . .
The five-day event begins on Wednesday, September 4 and runs to Sunday, September 8. Festival organizers are expecting a repeat of last year’s increased attendance due to a dynamic, star-studded line-up and a unique festival experience at beautiful Hog’s Back Park—showcasing one of Ottawa’s more beautiful green spaces, adjacent to the stunning Hog’s Back Falls. The festival site will offer a variety of food and beverages. Merchandise and artisan concessions, music workshops, and other family and children oriented entertainment will also be offered free again this year.
A special ‘on-line only’ ticket offer of $128.50 for a five-day transferable Adult Festival Wristband and a $99 non-transferable YOUTH Festival Wristband (for fans under 22 years of age on opening day) begins Wednesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. and ends Friday, June 14 at midnight (go to Capitaltickets.ca). Please, see www.ottawafolk.com in the weeks ahead for detailed performance schedule and ticket information.