A weekend of balfolk tunes and dances!

"Little Branch"
Balfolk Gathering

We invite you to a weekend of balfolk tunes and dancing near Kingston, ON, on a beautiful farm on a lake. A way for Balfolk communties across Ontario and Quebec to gather again after a few years apart!

Friday evening August 26 - Sunday morning August 28, 2022

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Located at
Leopard Frog Farm

20 Minutes north of Kingston, ON

3h20 Minutes West of Montreal, QC

3h East of Toronto, ON

*Overnight tenting included

*Breakfasts provided

*BBQ dinner provided Saturday evening

Tickets are sold out!
To be put on the waitlist, email emilynstam@gmail.com

Schedule

FRIDAY AUGUST 26

Arrive 6pm or later to set up your tent (Bring your own dinner)


Bal in the Barn! 8pm-Midnight
Including music from our feature performers 

as well as open stage slots you can sign up for

SATURDAY AUGUST 27
Breakfast 8:30am-9:30am (included with your ticket)

Workshops 10am-12:30pm
Lunch and Swimming 12:30pm-3pm (bring your own lunch or go to town 5 min drive)

Workshops 3pm-5:30pm

BBQ Dinner 5:30-7:30pm (included with your ticket)

Bal in the Barn! 8pm-Midnight 
 

SUNDAY AUGUST 28

Breakfast 9am-10:00am (included with your ticket)

Clean up, pack up, off to home! 10am-1pm
 

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Performers

Vinta
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Breakfast of Champignons
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François-Xavier Dueymes
& Everest Witman
Trio Stam Williams Mackie
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Alison Gowan
Robert Alan Mackie
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And more!

Ticket Prices:
Sliding scale $125-200.
Includes 2 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner, Camping, 2 Nights of Music, 1 day of Workshops


Our expenses for the weekend:
$1400 - insurance, portapotties, drinking water, prepping field for camping, other venue expenses

$2300 - Performers' Fees

$1800 - food/2 chefs for 40 attendees + 15 performer/staff

$500 - misc. unforeseen expenses

In-kind donations:
Sound gear / sound person 
Venue Rental

Administration / organization
Some of the performers

 

TOTAL= $6000

We're aiming to sell 40 tickets. $6000/40= $150. If you're able to give more, we are grateful! We'd love to be able to pay the musicians more. We're also aware that we may not sell 40 tickets, as this is quite last minute! So if you're able to pitch in extra, that is really helpful!