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Home County Needs You!

 

The Home County Folk League, the organization that puts on the annual Home County Music & Arts Festival and other events throughout the year is looking for people to help make it even better. There are openings available for Board members, Committee participants and… Continue Reading

Photo credit: Andrea McCleary

 

Home County Music and Arts Festival, 46th edition, featured a fantastic array of wonderful artists, incredible crafters and delicious food!  In spite of weather challenges, it was a fabulous weekend.  Thanks so much to each of you for attending.  We are already looking forward to Home County 47 in 2020!

Congratulations to Samantha Blatnicky, winner of the Home County 50/50 draw with ticket number 1038.  The prize she took home was $1701.  Thanks to everyone who took part in the draw for their support of Home County!  Here are a few pictures of Samantha receiving her cheque.  We also filmed it live and you will find that video HERE

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Adults and children alike will enjoy the family performers joining us this year. Catch some of these awesome performances starting this Saturday:

 

Fred Penner: 1:00pm Saturday, July 20th at the North Stage

 

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Many are surprised to learn that Home County is a registered charity and not-for-profit that accepts donations, not just at the festival, but year round. 

 

In fact, donations of $20 or more will be issued a tax receipt (learn more on our donation page). 

 

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London Ontario: Former Barenaked Ladies frontman Steven Page, world music pioneers Delhi 2 Dublin, Canadian power-pop legends Odds, and… Continue Reading

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