Festival Dates August 6th to August 11th, 2017

Join us for the 61st Anniversary
of the Miramichi Folksong Festival in 2018

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 6th, 2018 at the Miramichi Civic Centre with The Barra MacNeils!


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 Scott Woods Band Fiddling up a Storm

Upcoming Events



The Barra MacNeils Kyle, Lucy, Sheumas, Stewart, Boyd and Jamie Gatte 2018 marks 31 years for the Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Island based MacNeils, in an outstanding recording and touring career. Multi-award winners, The Barra MacNeils have released numerous recordings. Canada’s Celtic ambassadors, The Barra MacNeils continue to perform to sold-out audiences throughout Canada, the… Continue Reading

“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

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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