Cloggeroo—the Island Folk Festival (CIFF) is back in Three Rivers August 12–15 with live music performances on the main stage all weekend. This year’s festival will feature the addition of a Thursday night Blues Night, the Cloggeroo Craft Brew Picnic, and a new Festival Bus making round trips from Charlottetown and Montague. Local food vendors will be on site and camping will be available.
New to Cloggeroo this year, on August 12, the first-ever Thursday night Blues Night will feature Theresa Malenfant and the Instigators, Shirley Jackson and her Good Rockin’ Daddies, and Steve Marriner with special guest Paul Reddick.
The Friday night main stage will have The Sadies, Stephen Lewis and the Big Band of Fun, and Island favourites Andrew Waite and the Firm.
The music keeps going on Saturday night with Hawksley Workman and two of PEI’s own—Brandon Howard Roy and The Haunted Hearts.
Sunday afternoon rounds out the festival with Morgan Toney, Michelle Mock and the Moccasins, and Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys.
The first annual Cloggeroo Craft Brew Picnic on Saturday afternoon will have select Island beer and cider breweries will be set up for tastings in the open air on the Brudenell River, along with food vendors and live music. The Picnic is free for kids 12 and under.
The CIFF Campground will be open on Friday and Saturday nights.
Visit cloggeroo.com for full schedule, tickets, camping info and more.