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58th Annual
Miramichi Folksong Festival
Canada's Longest Standing Folksong Festival

Thanks to everyone who attended the Miramichi Folksong Festival this year, and to all the talented performers.  Throughout the year we’ll be hosting a variety of fundraisers and events.

August 29th
Remembering Elvis with Thane Dunn and the Cadillac kings
September 7th
Labour Day Fund Raiser for the Miramichi Community ( Newcastle) Food Bank
September 20th
N.B. Country Music Hall of Fame Fundraising Concert
October 17th
Annual N.B. country Music Hall Of Fame, Gala Dinner and Concert

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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
  • Songwriters Circle  
  • Closing Dinner - A Miramichi Tribute

Children under 12 accompanied with
an adult are admitted free to all concerts
except breakfast, noon luncheons & dinner theatres.

Special thanks to the Kinsmen Club of Miramichi for their support all year long. Visit them online at www.miramichikinsmen.com.


Listen to a traditional Miramichi folksong Mystical Miramichi, by Director Susan Butler, Miramichi's first recipient of the Order of Canada and second member of the Order of New Brunswick July 11, 2012  Conferral of Honorary Degree ( Dr. of Letters) from St. Thomas University in Fredericton- This is her 30th year as volunteer director of Canada's Longest Standing Folksong Festival.
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