All artwork by Kathryn Durst. All photos by Reenie Perkovic.

Big Branch 2018

About The Festival

The Big Branch is a gathering of folk musicians and dancers, a festival bringing European sounds to the trees along the Bruce Trail in Ontario, Canada. Three days of concerts (bals) with international bands, music and dance workshops, good food, jamming and camping.

2019 Past Performers

Arnaud Bibonne


Benoit Roblin


Maider Martineau


Sweden / France

Feedback From 2018

"Performers and teachers were all top-notch. Same with sound and kitchen!"

"Awesome bands and beautiful nature setting!"

"The community is so welcoming and friendly!"


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