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South Country Fair
Fri, Jul 19
Fort Macleod Fish and Game Park - Fort Macleod


Time: 4- 4 a.m.

Tickets $90 before July 12, $120 at the Gate

 South Country Fair is a rural, peace-oriented, camping, music and arts festival that manifests itself annually just outside Fort Macleod, Alberta.

We like to think of ourselves as exciting but civilized - a bunch of "jolly escaped asses" as D.H. Lawrence might have described us, who observe a solitary rule of conduct: ’Eschew Obfuscation’ (in Englische: Avoid Confusion; sub-text - be harmless).

We are not an anomaly, but a part of a much larger phenomenon of Folk and Roots music festivals Worldwide. Check out WRAD.CA for a glimpse of what’s happening in Western Canada and beyond.

But, back to our little corner... since the late 80’s SCF has brought together all of the elements of old-world festivals and the heady and exotic flavours inherent to international ports-of-call, combined with very high production standards for a festival of our size, juxtaposed against a big blue prairie sky on the edge of a natural riparian forest.

Our attendance average the last few years has been 2,500, and you can expect to see almost anything on stage, from dub and rant poets, art films, ’street’ performers, scathingly hot Cape Breton fiddling, hot-blooded bag pipes or Flamenco guitars, cool sarod or santur, djembe and/or dadouk, screaming electric guitars and mandolins - pretty much everything under the Sun has graced our stages in the last two decades.

Four performance areas. Three days. Too much to see. One Old Man River.

And of course there’s the Fair Mall, Kidz’ Kountry and an Awareness Tent, too. It all works together to provide a well-rounded, magnificent experience for everyone.


 South  Stage

 6:00 pm Maureen and Friends

7:00 Linda McRae

8:10  Poet - Paul Finkleman

8:20 Petunia and the Vipers

9:30  Songwriter Winner - George Fowler

9:40 Reuben and the Dark

10:50 Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer

12:00  C.R. Avery

Lotus Land Stage

6:00 pm : Prairie Tales 14

7:00:  Susan McMaster
8:00: Two Dope Boys in a Cadillac (Shayne Avec I Grec/Johnny McRae/Aaron Mercer)
Shayne Avec i Grec
& Johnny McRae

9:00: Magpie Ulysses

10:00: Prairie Tales 14










Corin Raymond

Luke Thomson & The Howl

The Broken Mirrors

Jesse & The Dandelions

Sarah Jane Scouten

Sweet Alibi

Jaron Freeman Fox
& The Opposite of Everything

Sara Burton

High Society  

Gordie MacKeeman
and His Rhythm Boys

Petunia & The Vipers

Quique Escamilla

JP Hoe

Sarah McDougall

Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer

C.R. Avery

Minor Empire

Captain Tractor

Miss Quincy

Linda McCrae

Ben Caplan

Reuben & The Dark


Shout Out Out Out Out

Sunparlour Players

Sadlier Brown Band

Steven Ross Smith

Erin Dingle

Paul Finkleman

Joel Bryant & Pete Watson

Alex Webster & Cameron Prince

Matthew Robinson
George Fowler

Maureen and Friends


Fort Macleod Fish and Game Park   -   Website
Lyndon Road
T0L 0Z0
Fort Macleod
Country: ca


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