Music festival to help to warm up city

January 3, 2019 by  

The 4th annual Block Heater music festival is taking place next month for three days. It is a presentation of the Calgary Folk Music Festival.

Live musical performances will be taking place at four separate city venues: Festival Hall, Studio Bell, The King Eddy, and the new Central Library. Among those who will be performing are The Wet Secrets, Cartel Madras and the Snotty Nose Rez, Kids, Andrew Combs, The Eamon McGrath Devastation Trio, The Handsome Family. and Ashley MacIsaac.

There will be a special Happy Hour which will be held at The King Eddy from 3:00 to 5:00 PM on February 22. It will feature performances by Kay Berkel and Carter Felker. Admission is free of charge.

A two-day wristband is $80, while admission to Thursday shows is $25 each, or $45 for Friday. Saturday afternoon sessions cost $15 each. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free of charge to all events.

Fans of folk and other types of music will likely be interested in this event. To help spread the word, organizers often invest in the services of local print shops, such as flyer and poster printing.

The Block Heater music festival will take place from February 21 to 23 at various Calgary venues. To learn more about this event or the Calgary Folk Music Festival, call 403-266-0904.