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  • September 27, 2019 thru September 29, 2019
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A celebration of Fly Fishing & Old-time Music hosted by the Fernie Old Type Music Society - Yeehawreckon!

Grab your pardner and come on down for a hoe-fest of fine quality. The festival features outdoor and indoor morning and late-night jamming, concerts, workshops, fishing, food and friends... all set in the beauty of the Canadian Rockies. 

NEW TICKET PRICING FOR 2019! $50 - PURCHASE ONLINE

2019 Headline Performance by Del Barber featuring music from his new album Easy Keeper, to be released on September 6th, 2019.

Del Barber is a singer-songwriter from Manitoba, whose winsome balladry and wry wit harken back to country-folk traditions that remind the listener of the late greats of songwriting history. Del is no stranger to finding inspiration in the cultural backdrop of Canada. On the JUNO Award-nominated Prairieography, Barber documented stories of prairie life, highlighting the unique relationship between struggle, hard work and love. 

FULL SCHEDULE:

FESTIVAL WEEKEND PASS $50 - PURCHASE ONLINE (includes all events listed below) 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH

  • 4-6 PM: Early Bird Jam at Fernie Legion
  • 5-7 PM: Registration at Fernie Legion
  • 6-7 PM: Chili Potluckat Fernie Legion (bring a topping to share, and your own bowl/spoon)
  • 7:30 - 9:30 PM: Old-time dance with Second String Fiddle Jam at Fernie Legion $15 - PURCHASE ONLINE
  • 10 PM: Jamming at Fernie Legion

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH

  • 10 AM: Songwriting Workshop with Del Barber at Fernie Hotel $20 - PURCHASE ONLINE
  • 10 AM: Muggle Workshop at Fernie Arts Station
  • 1:30-3:30 PM: Library Jams at Fernie Heritage Library
  • 3:30 - 5:00 PM: Stillbilly Open Stage at Fernie Distillers
  • 7:30 PM: Del Barber in Concert at The Arts Station $25/$22 - PURCHASE ONLINE
  • 10 PM: Jamming at The Arts Station

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH

  • 9 AM: Toast & Jam at The Arts Station

Past Festivals have included Clayton & Joelle, Nomad Jones, Pharis & Jason Romero, John Lowell, Jim & Lynda McLennan, Chris Coole, The Lonesome Ace String Band, Paul Silveria and more!

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