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2020 Festivals in British Columbia, mostly

March 2020

Georgia Straight Guitar Workshop Spring Jam, Crescent Beach, BC, Mar. 06–08, 2020
 

May 2020

Puget Sound Guitar Workshop: PSGW Spring Retreat, Port Orchard, WA, Apr 30–May 03, 2020

Vancouver Island Music Workshop: VIMW Spring Retreat, Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island, BC, May 08–10, 2020

Islands Celtic Music Festival, Errington, Vancouver Island, BC, May 29–31, 2020

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts, Port Angeles, Washington, USA, May 22–25, 2020

Northwest Folklife Festival, Seattle, Washington, USA, May 22–25, 2020

Folk 'n Fiddle Fest, Sidney, Vancouver Island, BC, June 05–07, 2020
 

June 2020

Georgia Straight Guitar Workshop, Crescent Beach, BC, June 05–07, 2020

Folktoria, Centennial Square, Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC, June 06–07, 2020

Cowichan Valley Bluegrass Music Festival, Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island, BC, June 19–21, 2020

Campbell Bay Music Fest, Mayne Island, BC, June 19–21, 2020

Victoria International JazzFest, Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC, June 19–28, 2020

Centrum Festival of American Fiddle Tunes Workshop, Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA, June 28–July 05, 2020

Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival, Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC, June 30–July 05, 2020
 

July 2020

Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival, Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC, [TBA; was Jul. 03–07, 2019]

Midsummer Music Festival, Smithers, BC, July 03–05, 2020

Chemainus Valley Blues Festival, Chemainus, Vancouver Island, BC, July 18, 2020

Atlin Arts & Music Festival, Atlin, BC, July 10–12, 2020

Vancouver Island MusicFest, Courtenay, Vancouver Island, BC, July 10–12, 2020

Chemainus Bluegrass Festival, Chemainus, Vancouver Island, BC, July 11, 2020

Arts on the Fly Festival, Horsefly, BC, July 17–18, 2020

Peace Valley Folk Fest, Hudson's Hope, BC, July 17–18, 2020

Vancouver Folk Festival, Vancouver, BC, July 17–19, 2020

Bella Coola Music Festival, Bella Coola, BC, [TBA; was July 20–21, 2019]
(on BC's Central Coast)

Beyond Trad Summer Music Camp, Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island, BC, July 20–24, 2020

Calgary Folk Music Festival, Calgary, Alberta, July 23–26, 2020

Kamloops International Buskers Festival, Kamloops, BC, July 23–26, 2020

Islands Folk Festival, Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC, July 24–26, 2020

Mission Folk Music Festival, Mission, BC, July 24–26, 2020
(in the Fraser River Valley)

Sunfest Country Music Festival, Cowichan Lake, Vancouver Island, BC, Jul. 30–Aug. 02, 2020

Coombs Bluegrass Festival, Coombs, Vancouver Island, BC, Jul. 31–Aug. 02, 2020

Filberg Festival, Comox, Vancouver Island, BC, Jul. 31–Aug. 03, 2020
 

August 2020

Texada Island Blues and Roots Festival, Gillies Bay Ball Park, Texada Island, BC, August 01–02, 2020

Puget Sound Guitar Workshop: PSGW Session 1, Port Orchard, WA, Aug. 01–07, 2020

Canmore Folk Music Festival, Canmore, Alberta, Aug. 01–03, 2020

Puget Sound Guitar Workshop: PSGW Session 2, Port Orchard, WA, Aug. 08–14, 2020

Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Edmonton, AB, Aug. 06–09, 2020

Edge of the World Music Festival, (Haida Gwaii) Queen Charlotte Islands, BC, Aug. 07–09, 2020

Shoal Bay Music Festival, East Thurlow Island (near Campbell River) BC, Aug. 08, 2020

Puget Sound Guitar Workshop: PSGW Session 3, Port Orchard, WA, Aug. 15–21, 2020

Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival, Salmon Arm, BC, Aug. 13–16, 2020
(centrally located on the Trans-Canada Highway halfway between Calgary, AB, and Vancouver, BC)

Princeton Traditional Music Fest, Princeton, BC, Aug. 14–16, 2020

NimbleFingers Bluegrass Workshops and Festival, Sorrento Centre, BC,
NimbleFingers Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Festival happens Saturday, August 22, 2020
• NimbleFingers Workshop Week 1, Aug. 16–21, 2020
• NimbleFingers Workshop Week 2, Aug. 23–28, 2020
(on Shuswap Lake)

Gabriola Island CULTIVATE Music Festival, Gabriola Island, BC, [Next festival will happen in 2021…]
(was Aug. 30–Sep.01, 2019)
 

September 2020

Sunshine Music Festival, Powell River, BC, Sep. 05–06, 2020
(on BC's Sunshine Coast.)

Koksilah Music Festival, Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC, [TBA; was Sep. 06–08, 2019]
(Providence Farm, Duncan)

Vancouver Island Music Workshop: VIMW Fall Retreat, Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island, BC, Sep. 11–13, 2020
 

October 2020

Tofino Folk Festival, Tofino, Vancouver Island, BC, Oct. 02–04, 2020

Vancouver Folk Song Society Retreat, Crescent Beach, South Surrey, BC, Oct. 02–04, 2020

 

November 2020

Woodstove Festival, Cumberland, Vancouver Island, BC, Nov. 06–08, 2020

VFMS Autumn Retreat *, Camp Pringle, Shawnigan Lake, Vancouver Island, BC, Nov. 13–15, 2020
(* hyperlink is to 2019 Retreat)

February 2021

Victoria Trad Weekend, Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC, [TBA; was February 14–15, 2020]

Puget Sound Guitar Workshop: PSGW Winter Retreat, Port Orchard, WA, [TBA; was February 14–17, 2020]
 


 

Our "Links Near & Far" webpage includes links to many of these regional music festivals . . .


. . . and see the Victoria Bluegrass Association's Festivals in Western Canada and the Western U.S. webpage!

 

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