This year’s CityFolk runs for five days from Wednesday, September 12 through Sunday, September 16.
Terry Steeves: “The magic of her music and voice, and the truthful poetry in her words, stayed with me long after the show had ended. It had been my first exposure to Rose Cousins, and had left me a diehard fan forever.”
Terry Steeves: “…a little bit of historical Canadiana magic.”
Terry Steeves: “He dished it out in spades… and we loved it all.”
The final night of CityFolk saw the great lawn packed with fans enjoying Rodriguez. Other acts included Rose Cousins, Bahamas, Scott Helman and more.
Thornhill, Ontario’s The Philosopher Kings graced the stage at CityFolk Festival, which also saw performances by Fred Penner, Miss Emily, Common Deer, Father John Misty and more.
A short but sweet half-hour set by Ottawa-based duo Etoile Noire drew a roomful of listeners into The Papery at Bank and Fifth early Friday night as part of Marvest, CityFolk Festival’s selection of locally produced music.
Amanada Marshall made her return to Ottawa for the first time in nearly two decades with a stunning performance at CityFolk Festival on Friday night.
CityFolk Festival continued Friday night along with performances at various venues along Bank Street for Marvest, a feast of locally produced music.
Fred Penner has a storied musical career that spans 45 years, 12 children’s albums, and countless live shows. He will be performing at CityFolk Festival on September 16 and chatted with Apt613 ahead of his show.
One man show Matt Lorenz, aka The Suitcase Junket, put on a spectacular performance at CityFolk Festival’s RavenLaw Stage.
The Family Crest, The Wilderness, Jenn Grant, Nathaniel Ratecliff & The Night Sweats, Jack Johnson and more performed on a balmy September night for day 2 of CityFolk Festival.
Terry Steeves: “Her smooth and very controlled vocals were mesmerizing and at times, she reminded me of a young Lauryn Hill or Beyoncé.”
With sun in the forecast, this weekend looks to be a great one to spend outside. Whether you’re enjoying CityFolk or running the Army Run, now is the time to (finally!) enjoy some summer weather!
Kaija, Ruth B, Allan Rayman, and Post Malone kicked off CityFolk Festival at Lansdowne Park.