Vancouver Folk Fest Brings Out Joan Baez, Andrew Bird, Great Lake Swimmers, Seun Kuti
Published Apr 30, 2014As it has since the late '70s, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival will make its returns to the city's Jericho Beach Park this summer, with organizers having now revealed the lineup to the 37th edition of the event.
This year's festival has roped in one of folk's most iconic figures, Joan Baez, as a headlining act, and she'll be joined by over 60 acts and artists between July 18 and 20. A wide range of genres will be represented at the folk fest, with a few of the other big-name artists including Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory, Nigerian Aftrobeat player Seun Kuti and Egypt 80, Great Lake Swimmers, Wintersleep and more.
Also part of the outdoor event's roster are Ozomatli, Jay Malinowksi and Deadcoast, Born Ruffians, Brasstronaut, Rose Cousins, Amos Lee, Corbin Murdoch's Nautical Miles, Langhorne Slim & the Law, Mokoomba, Noura Mint Seymali, La Manta, Mary Lambert, Tift Merritt, Pacifika, Beppe Gambetta, the Honeycutters, Casey Driessen Singularity, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Grievous Angels, the Howlin' Brothers, and more.
You can check out all of the lineup details over on the Vancouver Folk Fest's newly updated website.
Tickets are on sale now, with a three-day pass for adults currently going for $140, plus service charges. A ticket to Friday evening's show is $45, while single tickets for full-day concerts on Saturday and Sunday will be $75. There are different price breakdowns for students, youths and seniors, and you can find out all of the specifics over here.