The 26th Peterborough Folk Festival - August 21, 22, 23, 2015

We are excited to announce our lineup for this years festival!  New this year is 2 days in Nichols Oval and 2 days of Main Stage performances  ! We will have another lineup announcement July 27th with more artists TBA! 

Saturday August 22nd 

  • Headliner TBA July 27th 
  • Matthew Barber 
  • The Wilderness Of Manitoba
  • Terra Lightfoot
  • Jadea Kelly
  • Kayla Howran
  • Chris Culgin Band
  • Zachary Lucky
  • Folly And The Hunter
  • Pine Box String Band
  • Leaf Rapids 

         More Artist TBA! 

Sunday August 23rd

  • Joel Plaskett
  • Mo Kenney
  • Quique Escamilla
  • Irish Mythen
  • Gospel with Kim Doolittle and more TBA

       More Artists TBA!

Peterborough Folk Festival 2015 Kick Off Concert with Matt Andersen  August 21st 2015 Live at  Market Hall 



The Peterborough Folk Festival is excited to announce our opening night kick off concert on August 21st 2015 at Market Hall with Matt Andersen.  This is an all-ages show with the soon TBA 2015 Emerging Artist opening the night. 

Tickets are currently only available online at the link below 

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With over 2 million views on YouTube, independent sales over 30,000 albums, a 2013 European Blues Award, and winning Best Solo Performer at the Memphis Blues Challenge, it appears that the entire world is now discovering Matt Andersen. A powerhouse performer with a giant soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence, Matt has built a formidable following the old fashioned way – touring worldwide and letting the converted audiences and Andersen devotees spread his reputation through word of mouth .

The Peterborough Folk Festival happens August 21, 22, 23, 2015.   It’s a three-day music and art festival in the heart of the beautiful city of Peterborough, Ontario. With lots of music, workshops, food and craft vendors, we’re certain that you’ll love our festival as much as we do! The Peterborough Folk Festival’s mandate is to foster the artistic and professional development of local culture. We encourage local artists to apply to Emerging Artist Program and to apply as performers.

The Peterborough Folk Festival is primarily a volunteer run organization led by a board of directors, and as such we’re always looking for volunteers. If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact the festival by emailing or complete the form on our volunteer page.

Donate to the Peterborough Folk Festival and help artists! 100% of your donations go to our artistic programming and putting artists on our stages.