Calgary Folk Fest in photos

By Miranda Krogstad, July 28 2015 —

Another year of Calgary Folk Fest has come and gone, and it was a good one. Festival-goers enjoyed a carefree weekend while headliners like Father John Misty, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Kid Koala put on sets to remember.

Missing Folk Fest already? Check out our photo recap of the weekend.

 

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Black Joe Lewis snapped two guitar strings with his soul-felt riffs in his set Friday night.

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After bands paraded through the crowds at Saturday’s “Give Up the Funk” workshop, an elated fan followed them onto the stage to show off some moves of his own.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thao Nguyen, frontwoman of Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, rocks out on Saturday night.

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The intensely animated Thao entirely disregards her band’s namesake as she thrashes around the stage during their set Saturday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A ‘recyclist’ pulls a cart of recycled waste behind him as one of the Festival’s sustainability initiatives.

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Food trucks line the path to mainstage in the heart of Prince’s Island, fuelling festival-goers through the weekend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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