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Watch the website for more info as it becomes available, and in the meantime, save the date for the 46th Home County Music & Art Festival, July 19th to 21st, 2019.

Second Show Added!

On May 31st, 2019 Home County is presenting an evening celebrating Canadian icon Stan Rogers, at Aeolian Hall in London.  This show sold out very quickly so Aeolian Hall decided to mount a second presentation the following night -… Continue Reading

Home County welcomes Michael Del Vecchio to the Board of Directors.  Michael has been actively involved in the London music community as a musician, promoter, and artist manager for the past six years.

 

The AGM on November 29th also saw the re-election of Jenny Rensby, Amanda Lynn Stubley, and Board Treasurer, Paul Tomlinson. 

 

Following the AGM, the Board appointed Vince McNeil to fill in a two-year vacancy.  Vince served… Continue Reading

Congratulations to Jeff Robb of Turner Drug Store Ltd for being awarded the Community CJeff Robb receiving the Pillar awardHOICE Award at Pillar Nonprofit Network​'s Community Innovation Awards last night! Turner Drug Store has been a long-time sponsor and… Continue Reading

The Home County Folk League Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Stevenson &  Hunt meeting room B at the London Public Library, Central Branch, 251 Dundas Street.  All members are invited to attend.  Click HERE to become a member; it's only $20 annually.

 

As part of the the AGM, the Home County membership will be electing members for… Continue Reading

Join Home County and the St. Thomas Public Library for Songs in the Stacks: An Evening of Music with Deni Gauthier and the Horrible Mischief, and special guests The Pairs!

Tickets now available here: … Continue Reading

The festival may be over but Home County is back with two great events.
 

Both take place on Saturday, November 3 and both feature London musician Marty Kolls.
 

During the afternoon from 2 to 4 pm, Marty will be conducting a ukulele workshop for children from 9 to 12 years of age. 
 

That evening at 7:30 pm, she will be performing a solo concert. It… Continue Reading

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of Tom Siess. Tom was a significant force in the London music scene for many years.

 In the early seventies, he was one of the founders of the Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club and helped to run it for many years. In 1978 he joined the Board of our festival, then called the Home County Folk Festival, and the next year he became the Board Chair. He served in that position for the next ten years and had a profound impact on the growth and… Continue Reading

As Home County fans have come to know, the festival is as much about the crafters and artisans as the music!  On Saturday, July 21, the second night of the festival, some of our craft vendors got to take a bow and feel the applause during the Home County Craft Awards!

 

Due to the large selection of 119 approved craft booths,  we arranged for Five Craft Award judges who divided the craft path into sections, took time to individually observe and select nominees… Continue Reading