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Ottawa Morning Folk Festival Contest!!!

The Ottawa Folk Festival is looking for your input to put together the afternoon sessions this year.


FolkFestposter.jpgThese sessions (formerly called 'workshops') generally feature:

  • Three to four artists on stage performing individually and together
  • A theme centred around something like lyrics, musical arrangements, an instrument, touring, or something interesting which connects the artists


How to enter:

  • Check out the lineup at
  •  Focus on the artists booked Saturday or Sunday because they're available for the sessions
  • Remember, headliners performing at the end of the night cannot participate due to scheduling conflicts
  • Find connections or themes that link the artists


You have until May 23rd to make your submissions by email (include Folk Fest Sessions in the subject line): 

  • Be sure to include artists' names, the theme with brief explanation, and a clever title


One lucky winner will receive:

  • Two free passes for the day of their workshop
  • The opportunity to meet the artists backstage
  • The chance to introduce the session (if you're not too shy!)


Good luck!

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