Festival Dates August 6th to August 11th, 2017

Join us for the 60th Anniversary of the Miramichi Folksong Festival in 2017

Welcome to Canada’s Longest Standing Folksong Festival!
Featuring 5 days of authentic, traditional and contemporary music for the whole family!

The official opening concert will be Monday, New Brunswick Day, August 7th, 2017 at the Miramichi Civic Centre with Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy and Family.


The Miramichi Folksong Festival Features:
  • Five days of music for the entire family!
  • Gospel Concert
  • Singers, Dancers & Fiddlers.
  • New Brunswick Day breakfast with live music.
  • Noon Luncheons.
  • Children’s Show
  • Boat Cruise  on the Miramichi River with live music.
  • Guitar Workshop
  • Closing Dinner – The Rise and Fall of Lucien with Marshall Button
    Please note new location for closing dinner is Carrefour Beausoleil.

Upcoming Events

“For the Love of It” Book Launch

Susan Butler invites you to join her on the launching of her new book “For the Love of It”, a history of the Miramichi Folksong Festival and her 35 years as volunteer director. Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:00pm at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre. Reception to follow. Continue Reading

Celebration Concert

Celebrating our 60th Anniversary of the Miramichi Folksong Festival, a Celebration Concert featuring the Sussex Ave. Fiddlers will be held on Sunday, May 28 at 2:00pm at Carrefour Beausoleil School, 300 Beaverbrook Road in Miramichi. Special guests Ivan and Vivian Hicks with local guests/NBCMHF inductees Jimmy Lawlor, James Morrison and Susan Butler. Advance tickets are… Continue Reading

Contact Information

Tel (506) 622-1780 · (506) 623-2150 · (506) 210-1780
Fax (506) 623-2261

PO Box 13, Miramichi New Brunswick E1V 3M2

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