Arts & CulturePhotography

Photostory: Edmonton Folk Fest 2019 Day 1

The Edmonton Folk Festival opened up with Digging Roots, Hozier, and many more.

On August 8, the 2019 Edmonton Folk Fest kicked off with star-studded performances by Digging Roots, Trampled by Turtles, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, and Hozier. Our photographers caught some snapshots of the headliners — check them out below.

Helen Zhang Juno-winning Digging Roots is made up of First Nations power couple, Shoshona Kish and Raven Kanatakta. Digging Roots opened the first day of the Edmonton Folk Fest.
Nana Andoh Progressive bluegrass band, Trampled by Turtles, followed them with their own unique sound.
Reese Simoneau Trampled by Turtles
Helen Zhang Trampled by Turtles
Nana Andoh Trampled by Turtles
Helen Zhang Alabama’s St. Paul & the Broken Bones captivated the audience with their gospel-tinged, retro-soul performance.
Reese Simoneau St. Paul & the Broken Bones
Rachel Wang The night closed off with Irish singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Hozier. The artist rose to fame with the single, Take Me To Church and earned a Grammy nomination for his self-titled album Hozier.
Rachel Wang Hozier
Reese Simoneau Hozier

Ashlynn Chand

Ashlynn is the 2019-20 Arts and Culture Editor. She is a fifth year English and Psychology student. She can be described as a friendly neighbourhood cat: very small, very fast, and can sleep anywhere.

Related Articles

Back to top button