It is with grateful hearts that we reflect on the generosity of the community of Mission and surrounding areas for their support of the 29th annual Mission Folk Music Festival. We welcomed over 4000 attendees on the weekend to our festival in the beautiful Fraser River Heritage Park.

125 performers, 300 volunteers and 21 area coordinators came together to present a weekend of music, dance, hands-on workshops and family fun.

We very much appreciate the support of all who made this happen: patrons, volunteers, donors, sponsors, and funders including Canadian Heritage and the Province of BC. We particularly acknowledge the tremendous support of the District of Mission and Park staff.

We created a more intimate festival experience this year, and our audience appreciated the smaller footprint and the sense of community and warmth that resulted.

We shall continue on this sustainable path as we work towards celebrating our 30th annual Mission Folk Music Festival on July 21-23, 2017. We hope you will join us.

Michelle Demers Shaevitz
on behalf of the board, staff and volunteers of the Mission Folk Music Festival Society

2016 Performers




featuring:  The Sojourners   |   Khari Wendell McClelland   |  Shari Ulrich

Jimmy D Lane  |  Robt Sarazin Blake  |  Lion Bear Fox  |  Angela Harris  |  Jean Pierre Makosso  |  Ranj Singh  |  Podorhythmie 

Jenny Ritter & the Kingsgate Chorus  |  Swamp City  |  Carnival Band  |  Deanna Knight & Hot Club of Mars  |  Dan Huget  |  Gerald Charlie

Jack Garton & The Demon Squadron  |  Tim Sars Trio  |  Kiérah  |  Professor Banjo & Shout!WhiteDragon  |  Kat Wahamaa  |  La Candela

She Could Be Trouble  |  Nadine Davenport  |  Ari Neufeld  |  Chicken-Like Birds  |  Michael Jantzen  |  Boris Sichon  |  Phil Williams

And don't forget… workshops, collaboration stages, artisan market, Wee Folks area!

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