Greetings Festival Friends! June is nearly upon us and that means the 2017 Stan Rogers Folk Festival is getting that much closer. We’re sure many of you are beginning to consider your travel plans to and from the beautiful community of Canso for Canada Day weekend. For this reason we are glad to introduce you to Kangaride, a car-pooling group we have partnered with for this year’s festival. Kangaride is a car-pooling – seat-sharing opportunity that connects drivers with passengers so they can share the road and share the cost! Kangaride is an inexpensive and sustainable way to travel to STANFEST this year! By visiting https://www.kangaride.com/events/stanrogers those wishing to be a driver or passenger to or from STANFEST can find accessible means of arranging travel plans. Sign up is FREE! We believe Kangaride may be an ideal choice for those travelling to or from rural areas in which public transportation…

Stanfest Announces 2017 Line-up Featuring Terri Clark and Bahamas

For Immediate Release Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Bahamas and Terri Clark to headline the Stan Rogers Folk Festival, June 30 – July 2 in Canso, Nova Scotia (Canso, NS) – The Stan Rogers Folk Festival, Canada’s Songwriter Festival, is excited to announce its 2017 headliners: Bahamas and Terri Clark for its 21st event in Canso, Nova Scotia, Friday, June 30 to Sunday, July 2. “For Canada’s 150th year, we wanted to present great Canadian artists who are blazing a trail internationally”, said Troy Greencorn, Artistic Director. “I am so excited to get to be a part of StanFest this year,” said Terri Clark. “I’m honoured that this festival is opening its arms to someone who is considered mainly a mainstream country artist. My solo acoustic show will fit right in and display a lot of the bluegrass, country and folk elements that I grew up with and was influenced by….