Steamboat Mountain Music Society is hosting an evening of music and refreshments at Edgewater Legion from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday June 5th, featuring just a small sample of the Steamboat Festival line-up. Doors open at 7 p.m. and music starts at 8 p.m. Admission is free. The party offers a last chance to purchase festival tickets at the early bird rate of $30 for an individual or $65 for family admission. After June 8th ticket prices jump up to $35 for an individual and $70 for a family. And then on festival day, at the gate, admission price will be $40 for individuals and $75 for families.
This pre-boarding party will have a sign-up roster with particular jobs and times for festival volunteers, and a membership list for new and renewing members as well as colourful festival posters to distribute all around the valley.
The fourth annual Steamboat Mountain Music Festival is set for Saturday, July 25th with music workshops on Sunday July 26th. Saturday will offer a full day of performances starting at noon and running until 10 p.m. The Saturday stage will showcase over a dozen talented local performers and combos, as well as the Calgary Folk Club favourites Beagle Boys, Juno winner John Wort Hannam, classic rockers Black Snake Moan, and by popular demand, festival favourite Afro-Cuban Word Beat sensation Los Morenos. Watch for more information in future articles as the event approaches, or visit the website www.steamboatmtnmusicfest.ca for all the program details.