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Folk Festival on the Canal 2011 – June 16 – 17 – 18 and 19 – Get Your Passes On-Line Today

Thursday, June 16 – The Festival Folk sur le Canal Opening Gala (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.)
An opening night concert featuring John Sebastian – founding member of the Lovin’ Spoonful.  One glass of wine and a cheese course included in the admission price.
Georges Vanier Cultural Centre (2450 Workman)

John Sebastian
with Emilie Clepper

Friday, June 17 – Urban Camping Along the Canal (4 p.m. to 9:15 p.m)
In partnership with Parks Canada, the Festival is pleased to present this open-air, free concert. 
IIot Charlevoix – Northwest Corner of St. Patrick and Charlevoix (across from Magnan)

Osmosaic
Hellbound Hepcats
Jimmyriggers
Folk Jam featuring Rob Lutes, Matt Large, Sacred Harp Singers and tonnes more
Edinburgh Choir
Belzébuth

Saturday, June 18 (noon to 10 p.m.)
Terrasse St. Ambroise (5080 St. Ambroise)

Allison Lickley
Scott Normandy
The Wildwood Flowers
Bourrasque Celtique
Emm Gryner                                                              
Rose Cousins
Fred Eaglesmith
Tricot Machine

Sunday, June 19 (noon to 8:30 p.m.)
Terrasse St. Ambroise (5080 St. Ambroise)

Cecile Doo Kingue
Joe Grass
Grouyan Gombo
Canailles
Anthony D’Amato                         
Mark Berube and the Patriotic Few
Sheesham and Lotus
David Francey   
                                                                    

INFORMATION
Mark your calendars! Hello Darlin’ Productions, Hyperbole Music, Parks Canada, the Arrondissement du Sud-Ouest and the Centre St-Ambroise have partnered to present the 4th annual Montréal Folk Festival on the Canal. This special four-day music event – slated for Thursday to Sunday, June 16 to 19, 2011 – will take place at various locations in the Arrondissement du Sud-Ouest, including the Georges-Vanier Cultural Centre, a new Parks Canada outdoor venue, and our beloved St-Ambroise Terrace located behind the McAuslan Brewery (5080 St-Ambroise Street) along the historic Lachine Canal.

The Folk Festival on the Canal will showcase some of the top names in folk and roots music.

TICKETS
We have created a number of ticketing options for this year’s festival, including incredible early-bird pricing. To purchase tickets in advance, visit www.montrealfolkfest.com. This is the only way to get advance tickets.

The festival will take place rain or shine. Join us at the St-Ambroise Terrace on Saturday and Sunday for two full days of music. Our commitment to providing top-notch food options continues this year with a number of well-recognized local businesses at the St-Ambroise venue to tempt your taste buds! Parking will also be available on site for a small fee. This is a family-friendly event replete with children’s activities and performances! For full details and the complete schedule, visit www.montrealfolkfest.com.

For four great days of music, food, and McAuslan Brewing’s award-winning beer, don’t miss the 2011 Folk Festival on the Canal!

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