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February Update

Our Annual General Meeting was held in Grafton on Febuary 4th, you can find those minutes HERE, they will also be archived with meeting minutes. 

Thank you to those who have been putting their brains to work in finding ideas to help make this organization a more sustainable creature!

For Our Family, SVFF More Than Just a Music Festival

It was August, 2012 when I first walked through the gates at the Shelter Valley Folk Festival. To say that it was love at first sight would be an understatement. As I took in the spectacular beauty of the festival site (also known as the Henkel Family Lavender Farm), I finally realized what people meant when they spoke so reverently about the “rolling hills of Northumberland”.

Homemade Jam Brings Music to Cobourg Beach

Friday's Homemade Jam was a great success drawing in many people who came to support our three young performers, Ellen Torrie, Mitchell Jackson, and Todd Jaxon. In addition to friends and family, we had many visitors stop by the lion's pavillion to enjoy frree pizza and listen to Ellen, Mitchell and Todd performing some of their original music. The Shelter Valley Folk Festival would like to thank everyone who showed up to the event and our amazing performers for sharing their music with us.

Local Songwriters Showcase (2016) Finalists Announced!

What a great night! Thank you to everyone who helped to put on the songwriters showcase- The jury, audience judges, volunteers who slugged tents and chairs in the heat, the DBIA for letting us take over the down town, our fantastic Emcee, and each of the musicians who put their songs and hearts out there for everyone to hear. 
 
The Shelter Valley Folk Festival would like to congratulate our three finalists:
  • Peter Graham
  • Sadie Goering
  • Doug Alcock

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