FEST: Folk On The Rocks 39th Annual Music Festival - 2019

Posted by:  Folk on the Rocks  | When:  –  | Where: Folk on the Rocks, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, CAN

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Folk On The Rocks 2019 (FOTR) is a three-day music festival held July 12-14 on the sunny shores of Long Lake, just outside of Yellowknife, NT, Canada. FOTR is looking for one lucky Soinicbids artist to join their roster of performers. 

Flights and accommodations will be covered for selected artists. Monetary compensation is provided and negotiated at the time of booking.

The Opportunity

Celebrating its 39th year, FOTR is one of Canada’s top summertime music and cultural festivals, drawing performers from all across Canada for the North’s biggest party under the midnight sun. The festival boasts more than 24 hours of programming on five stages, including a children's area and a beer garden, promising fun, and enjoyment for all ages. 

Along with the music, crowds can savor international and traditional cuisine at the food fair, shop Northern creative works, and check out other non-profit groups and activities in the artisan tent. Be a part of the magic as performers from all over Canada and the world create and collaborate in the biggest artistic jam in the North.

Past Performers Include:
City and Colour, STARS, Shad, Joel Plaskett Emergency, A Tribe Called Red, Iskwe, Sam Roberts, Tanya Tagaq, Serena Ryder, Great Lake Swimmers, Corb Lund, The Strumbellas, Shred Kelly, Terra Lightfoot and many more.

The Band

The band

  • Family-friendly acts only

The Gig


  • 2-3 support sets of 45-60 minutes
  • Headliner sets are generally 60-75 minutes 
  • All performances are outdoors
  • Backline is provided (special requests granted on case by case basis)
  • Professional sound and engineer provided
Additional Compensation Details:
  • Compensation is provided and negotiated at the time of booking
  • Accommodations are covered
  • Artists receive festival passes
  • Food and drink provided
  • Artists may sell merchandise and retain 85% of sales


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking