OTTAWA, CA (CelebrityAccess) — CityFolk festival organizers have today (May 23) announced the initial line-up for their 2018 program, in celebration of their 25th anniversary.
Confirmed acts to date include David Byrne; Hozier; Nick Murphy (Chet Faker); Janis Ian; Belle and Sebastian; Kaleo; The Decemberists; Michael McDonald; Tedeschi Trucks Band; Steve Earle & The Dukes; Lindi Ortega; Allan Rayman; Trampled By Turtles; Tune-Yards; Whitehorse; Andy Shauf; Colter Wall; Flint Eastwood; Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore; Humble Pie; Whitney Rose; William Prince; Ben Caplan; Terra Lightfoot; Chris Smither; Skydiggers; MonkeyJunk; Mt. Joy; and Gene Clark Tribute, with more to be announced in the weeks ahead.
This year’s event marks 25 years since CityFolk’s original incarnation—the Ottawa Folk Festival—was launched. CityFolk will recognize the milestone by working with past stakeholders, volunteers and board members to showcase classic photos from days gone by, along with other memorabilia and conversations that chronicle the rich history of the Ottawa Folk Festival. Performances by past Folk Fest alumni will also be featured.
Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, May 25 at noon. For more information, visit: www.cityfolkfestival.com.