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GillBilly Festival: All your fall favourites

Let us pitch you the concept of GillBilly Fest in just 3 words; music, flyfishing, and banjos.

It's different, in a uniquely Fernie way...


Gillbilly Festival | 28th - 30th September 2018 | A celebration of Fly Fishing & Old-time Music. Expect outdoor and indoor morning and late night jamming, evening concerts, workshops, fishing, food and friends... all set in the beauty of the Canadian Rockies.

Nothing tastes quite so good as a Mashed Potato Bar!

Live Music from bluegrass and folk heroes. Concerts, Jams and impromptu performances.

Learn casting tips from professionals.

Workshop your skills with expert advice from Fly Guides.

Historic downtown Fernie makes for a pretty special backdrop for skills workshops.

Finally, put your newfound skills to the test on the Elk River under the sublime fall setting

Meet like-minded musicians or just sit back and enjoy the tunes. 

Learn. Teach. Share.

Sharpen your sound with a jam session.

How many instruments can you pack in your trunk?

Each day concludes with concert performances from some of Canada's best bluegrass performers and artists.

Red Girl at Gill Billy 2016


Gillbilly Festival | 28th - 30th September 2018 | A celebration of Fly Fishing & Old-time Music. Expect outdoor and indoor morning and late night jamming, evening concerts, workshops, fishing, food and friends... all set in the beauty of the Canadian Rockies.

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