Join the team – 2022 opportunities

The Georgian Bay Folk Society is seeking applicants to fill two volunteer roles for the Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival! Read on for descriptions of the roles and to submit an […]

Staff Venue Picks

This article originally ran in the owen sound sun times on August 18, 2021 Written by James Keelaghan, Jaret Koop, Skylar Shelley, and Ayrton Wakfer Well. Summerfolk is a-coming in […]

Summerfolk 46 Full Venue and Ticket List

There’s a lot going on at Summerfolk this year. Venues all over, performers booked for two shows (!?!), and ticket links here, there, and everywhere. As we head into the […]

Sounds of Summerfolk 46

Summerfolk is just 4 (Four !) days away. Have a listen through our playlist of performers for this year. Bought tickets and want to get acquainted with who you are […]

How is Summerfolk 46 Going to Work?

How Will Summerfolk 46 Work?  All over Owen Sound? Music coming to you? What does this all mean? Take a read through below to get up to speed with the […]

General Store Now Open!

Summerfolk General Store is Open! With the province moving to stage two (and soon to be stage three) we are happy to share that the Summerfolk General Store is open […]


We miss you!  We’d like you to know that we’re still planning for a #Summerfolk. It won’t be a normal year but we’re hoping for live music should health guidelines […]

Sun Times Article #11: From unexpected places…

Every year Artistic Director James Keelaghan writes a series of 12 articles for the Owen Sound Sun Times previewing the Summerfolk Music and Crafts Festival By James Keelaghan Two years […]

Job Opportunities

JOB POSTINGS Mail resumes and expressions of interest to The Georgian Bay Folk Society (GBFS) is seeking applications for two (2) summer positions. Applicants must be students returning to full-time […]

Ist annual Summerfolk Golf Tournament

Ist Annual Summerfolk Singing’ and swinging’ Golf Tournament register now.. Saturday, June 23 1 PM Join us at Stonetree Golf and Fitness for our 1st Annual Festival Golf Tournament. […]

GBFS Annual General Meeting – March 20th

The 2016 GBFS Annual General Meeting will take place March 20th from 10am-12 Noon at the Harmony Centre in Owen Sound. As a volunteer run nonprofit, the Georgian Bay Folks […]