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South Country Fair
Sat, Jul 20
Fort Macleod Fish and Game Park - Fort Macleod


Time: 11a.m.- 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.

Saturday South Stage (MC - Steven Foord/Mayor Mark Sadlier Brown)
noon: Nia

1:10 Workshop - Sunparlour Players, Sweet Alibi, High Society

2:20: Nathan

3:30: Susan McMaster

3:45:  Minor Empire

4:45: Volunteer Photo
Sarah McDougall

6:10: Magpie Ulysses

6:30 Mayoral Address with the honourableMark Sadlier Brown, Linda McRae and Luke Thompson

7:40: Ben Caplan

8:40: Magpie Ulysses

8:55: JP Hoe

10:00: Songwriter winner Matthew Robinson

10:10: Quique Escamilla

11:20: Captain Tractor

12:30: Shout Out Out Out Out

 East Stage

Saturday East Stage MC - Gillian Moranz

12 p.m.: Jesse & The Dandelions
1:05: Luke Thomson & The Howl
2:10:Sarah Burton
3:15: Corin Raymond
4:20: The Broken Mirrors
5:25: High Society

 Lotus Land Stage Saturday
6:00 pm Prairie Tales 14
7:00: Erin Dingle
8:00: Paul Finkleman
9:00: Steven Ross Smith
10:00 Prairie Tales 14


Sarah Jane Scouten

Sweet Alibi

Jaron Freeman Fox
& The Opposite of Everything


Gordie MacKeeman
and His Rhythm Boys

Petunia & The Vipers

Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer

C.R. Avery

Miss Quincy

Linda McCrae

Reuben & The Dark

Sunparlour Players

Sadlier Brown Band

Shayne Avec i Grec
& Johnny McRae

Joel Bryant & Pete Watson

Alex Webster & Cameron Prince

George Fowler

Maureen and Friends


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


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