Folk Fest fully finalized

Mark your calendars for July because the Calgary Folk Festival has announced their full lineup! Running from July 26 to 29 organizers have unveiled their full lineup.

Yes Sinead O’Connor has canceled for unknown reasons (although recent Twitter outbursts have definitely hinted at mounting instability.)

Still a lack of Sinead shouldn’t stop you from enjoying a packed-to-the-brim lineup that includes 100 Mile House Sam Baker Del Barber Barr Brothers Shelley Bean The Beauties Beirut Mark Berube Besh o DroM Bettysoo and Doug Cox Blackie and the Rodeo Kings Blitz the Ambassador Renato Borghetti Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires The Breakmen Junior Brown Marco Calliari Mary Chapin Carpenter Chatham County Line Cold Specks Elage Diouf John Doe Justin Townes Earle Carrie Elkin The Hackamores Eve Hell and the Razors Chris Isaak Iron and Wine Sarah Jarosz Joy Kills Sorrow Lisa Knapp Jon Langford and the Skull Orchard Bettye LaVette Little Scream Locarno Lowlands The Magnetic North Dan Mangan Jeff Mangum Marc Ribot Y Los Postizos Cubanos Lorrie Matheson Melvin Gibbs’ Elevated Identity Randy Newman Joe Nolan Lindi Ortega Ellis Paul Mercedes Peón Pokey Lafarge and the South City Three Reuben and the Dark Alejandra Robles The Rural Alberta Advantage Serena Ryder and the Beauties Shakura S’Aida Danny Schmidt Shad Shooglenifty Rae Spoon Leeroy Stagger and the Wildflowers Jeff Stuart & the Hearts Ian Tamblyn Three Metre Day Walking Woody’s Road Abigail Washburn Wazimbo Jim White and Whitehorse.