Stanfest announces 2019 Lineup

For Immediate Release Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Suzanne Vega, Donovan Woods & The Opposition, and Jeremy Dutcher to headline the Stan Rogers Folk Festival, July 25-28th in Canso, Nova Scotia Day and weekend passes available now! (Canso, NS) – The Stan Rogers Folk Festival, Canada’s Songwriter Festival, is excited to announce its…

Stanfest Announces First 2019 Headliner: Jeremy Dutcher

We’re extremely proud to make our first #stanfest2019 headliner announcement: 2018 Polaris Music Prize​ Winner, Jeremy Dutcher​. Jeremy Dutcher is a classically trained tenor and composer who takes every opportunity to blend his Wolastoq First Nation roots into the music he creates, blending distinct musical aesthetics that shape-shift between classical,…

Stanfest Announces New Artistic Director

For the first time in 20 years, the Stan Rogers Folk Festival is announcing a change in artistic leadership. The team is broadening and long-time Artistic Director Troy Greencorn is shifting to the role of producer. Taking the creative reins: his son and festival staffer, Chris Greencorn. “Nobody is better…

Tidal Wave of East Coast Talent Continues in 2019

Fresh from a spectacular summer in 2018, the Stan Rogers Folk Festival is back and better than ever for another exceptional event in 2019. We’re starting things off right with an announcement sure to please die-hard Stanfest attendees: 4 stellar East Coast artists and groups joining the 2019 roster, continuing…

A For Adventure Land

Guest Post with Chris Surette and Jan LaPierre of A For Adventure Working too hard? Been a long year? Feeling the need to bust out, let your hair down and have a new experience? A for Adventure and the Stan Rogers Folk Festival have you covered. We fell in love…

2018 Mainstage Schedules Announced!

We know many of you have been waiting just for this! Below are the schedules for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night Mainstage peformances. Read more about each on our Artists page. Buy Tickets Friday: 7:00pm – Chuck Brodsky 7:30pm – Grace Petrie 8:00pm – Garnet Rogers & Archie Fisher 8:30pm…

Back to Our Roots

Do you remember the early days? I sure do. I remember day one, and I can hardy believe that was 22 years ago. Then as now, Stanfest has always had a vision of being Canada’s Songwriter Festival. We present songwriters, some of the finest in the world. “Lifers” amongst us…