Perseverance Folk Festival, 2022

Perseverance Folk Festival, 2022
Veda Hille
The Perseverance Folk Festival kicks off Friday evening September 2nd with Cougar Annie Tales, a play that tells the story of Ada Annie Jordan, who settled in the remote and wind-swept Clayoquot coastal rainforest in 1915, had 11 children, outlived four husbands, ran a general store, post office and mail-order garden nursery from her home, and was famous for trapping and killing 70 cougars. The indomitable spirit of this west coast pioneer lives on in Katrina Kadoski’s remarkable show with stories, letters and photos interwoven with original songs on guitar and banjo. Tickets are only $15 for Folk Festival Saturday Passholders. $20 for everyone else! Doors at 7:30.

Saturday September 3rd features a stellar line up of madein BC music from 2 till 10 from Veda Hille, West my Friend, The Fits, Jesse Waldman, The Blackwood Two, Nice Verdes, Senyuè, a Rebels and Radicals Story Time Tent, all site license, a community collage-a-thon, Dragon Bowls and gourmet coffee, and more!Saturday tickets are only $40 each and kids 16 and under are FREE.

West My Friend

The Perseverance Folk Festival is held in the territory of the K’ómoks First Nation, on the site of the #6 Coal Mine, in the Village of Cumberland. 100% of proceeds from the festival support the work of the Cumberland Museum. Bring down a blanket, a picnic and your family for a full day of wonderful music from local and visiting artists. Low rider chairs (very low) welcome. Parking available at Dunsmuir and Sutton Road (CRI lot) and behind the Museum and Cultural Center.

Here is the Perseverance Folk Festival FB event:
Here is the Cougar Annie Tales FB event

Blackwood Two



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