Ottawa Folk Festival

Published: 2004-07-23
The Ottawa Folk Festival began in 1994. Since that time it has become one of the premiere events in North America. The 2004 Ottawa Folk Festival will be August 26 – 29 in Britannia Park. Tickets for the four day festival range from $20 for a single day pass to $50 for a four day pass if purchased before August 23. Tickets may be purchased through Ticketmaster.

The Travelodge Hotel Ottawa West if offering festival packages. Call the hotel at 1-800-267-4166 for more details.

Over 70 artists will perform on seven stages during the day plus a main stage in the evening. In addition to the concerts a free public drumming circle is being offered on Friday afternoon at 3pm.

Scheduled to perform at the 2004 Ottawa Folk Festival are:
Arlo Guthrie
Broken Social Scene
Connie Kaldor
Corb Lund Band
Eagle & Hawk
Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul
Ember Swift
Freda's Brow
Gerald Laroche
Gordie Sampson
Harry Manx & the Urban Turban
Jane Bunnett & the Spirit of Havana
Joaquin Diaz
Joel Kroeker
Judy Collins
The McDades
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Rachael Davis
Sandy Scofield
Scarlett, Washington & Whiteley
The Terry Penner Memorial Choir directed by Michael MacDonald
Alise Marlane
Ana Miura
Arthur McGregor
Ball and Chain
Bingie Barker and Raggamuffin
Darryn Grandbois
Ed Lawrence
The Celtic Rathskallions with Wendy Moore-McGregor
Chris MacLean
Dave Carmichael
Eve Goldberg
Gordon Stolbe & Greg Simm
The Gruff
Jennifer Noxon
Joe Grass
Just Voices
Kate Weeks
Kristen Sweetband
Leo Brooks
Lindsay Jane
Les Harvey
Liz Benjamin
Mark Reeves
Matt Pepin
Mike McCormick
Michael Jerome and the Twin River Band
Miles Howe
Nancy White
Natalia Zukerman
The Old Sod Band
Omi, the Hatian Sensation
Pierre Schryer Band
Pae Spoon
Rev. Ernie Cox
Ron Korb
Roxanne Layton
Ryan Schneider
Samantha Robichaud
Shane Simpson and Paul Bourdeau
Splash 'n' Boots
Sprial Beach
The Vanity Press
Wendell Ferguson
Zoe Lewis

Writer: Sherrill Fulghum



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