Artists generally take turns playing on each other's songs, or improvising in a "jam" format.
In addition to the main festival on Prince's Island Park, the Calgary Folk Music Festival runs a series of three-day intensive workshops at the National Music Centre, taught by festival artists in such areas as songwriting, arranging, vocal techniques and guitar.
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The workshops, also known as "jams" or "sessions" involve four to five festival artists playing together on the same stage.
Often centered around a theme, some workshops feature acts of similar style, while others may feature artists of different genres.
Some of the artists the Festival has programmed in recent years include: Father John Misty, kd lang, Decemberists, The Avett Brothers, Iron & Wine, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Billy Bragg, Corb Lund, Neko Case, The Felice Brothers, Kris Kristofferson, David Byrne, Gillian Welch, Elvis Costello, Alison Krauss and Union Station, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Great Big Sea, Calexico, Feist, Rufus Wainwright, Hawksley Workman, Ani Di Franco, and Andrew Bird.