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Canmore Folk Music Festival

Three music stages operate Aug 2-4 (Centennial Park; $25 Sat 5 pm, $30 Sun or Mon 10 am, 3-days $80, yth/ sen $5 day, -6 free; advance tickets to July 30 at reduced rates; 678-2524). Performers include Aché Brasil (Brazilian music/dance/acrobats), John Boutte and Paul Sanchez (jazz/gospel), Alison Brown Quartet (bluegrass/jazz/Celtic), Bob Brozman (slide guitarist), Red Hot Louisiana Band (R&B/soul/funk), The Duhks (world fusion), Eliza Gilkyson (folk), Kobo Town (calypso/reggae), Le Bébert Orchestra (world/French Canadian), Murray McLauchlan (folk/country), Mighty Popo (African/folk), Polyjesters (swing/jazz/alternative country), The Sojourners (gospel), John Wort Hannam (roots/Americana). Impromptu workshop concerts, crafts and food. Clowns, climbing wall, petting zoo and craft tent. Free kids’ concert ($2 adults) Sat 1 pm, High School (1800 8 Ave). Free pancake breakfast Mon 8-10:30 am, Miners Union Hall (7 St and 7 Ave). — Nora O’Malley

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