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Folk On The Rocks Society announce changes to Board of Directors

April 24, 2018 - The Folk On The Rocks Society would like to announce the departure of President Ryan Fequet, and Director Andrew Livingstone, effective April 23, 2018. Ashley Makohoniuk is the current Vice President and will take on the role of President until the Society’s Annual General Meeting later this year, as per article 20.4 of the Society’s bylaws.

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Tickets for the Annual Spring Thaw are live!

Come celebrate the upcoming 2018 Folk on the Rocks Music Festival with our Annual Spring Thaw! We will be getting our groove on at Shout (downstairs from Twist).

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2018 Final Festival Lineup!

The final 2018 lineup announcement for Folk On The Rocks is here! The Festival is welcoming to our stages Juno award-winning folk roots duo Whitehorse, Northern BC based indie darlings Twin Peaks, Toronto folk noir songwriter Abigail Lapell, and Juno nominated Francophone singer-songwriter Klô Pelgag presented by AFCY.

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Wave 2: FOTR 2018 Line-up

More exciting announcements! Joining the line-up the previously announced 2018 artists are 2017 Juno Award Winner William Prince, power rock sensation Partner, and 2018 Juno Nominee Nuela Charles presented by Rio Tinto Diavik Diamond Mine.


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Wave 1: FOTR 2018 Line-Up

FOTR is extremely excited to share that this year the 38th Annual Folk On The Rocks Music Festival will host performances by longtime Canadian indie darlings, STARS, 2018 Juno nominee The Weather Station, and many more! Click below for the rest of this exciting first wave!

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FOTR is hiring!

Interested in joining the Folk On The Rocks team? Click here to find out more. 

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Early Bird Tickets Are On Sale Now!


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Apply to play FOTR 2018!

Want to play at the 38th Annual Folk On The Rocks Music Festival? 

Folk On The Rocks is now accepting artist applications for the 2018 festival (July 20-22) via Sonicbids. Please submit your application by January 30th, 2018. 

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Relive the magic

Check out this magical video of the 2017 festival! We can't stop watching it. 

Filmed and edited by the incredible Isis Essery. Music by The Dead South.


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Thank you!

Thank you everyone for a wonderful Folk on the Rocks 2017! None of this would have been possible if it weren't for the hard work and support from our community, sponsors, volunteers, and board! 

Masi Cho.

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