Folk Festival on the Canal

June 2, 2013

June 12 to 16, 2013.

The 2013 Folk Festival on the Canal continues its rich tradition of securing the finest folk and roots music performers working today. The five-day festival promises to deliver another stellar line-up to various venues inMontreal’s bustling Sud-Ouest borough from June 12 to 16, 2013.

As in years past, the Folk Festival will feature free outdoor weekend events on theLachineCanal’s picturesque Îlot Charlevoix (adjacent to the Atwater Market). Weekend performers will be announced to the public on May 15, 2013.


Weekend festivities will include the popular Lhasa De Sela youth stage (inaugurated in 2012), a new workshop stage, urban camping along the historic Lachine Canal in partnership with Parks Canada, and an array of local food options.  

Details and tickets and campsite reservations are all available on the Folk Festival website at


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