We are very excited to announce STRANGEFOLK Edge of Eden REUNION TOUR at the Maritime Festival Saturday, August 11! All details below.

PRE-SALE TICKETS ON SALE TODAY, April 4 at 11am. PRE-SALE LINK: http://lcmfestival.frontgatetickets.com/choose.php?a=1&lid=67095&eid=75989 password: eden


April 4, 2012

Media Contact: Tara C. Perkins | Director of Public Relations | Lake Champlain Maritime Festival
[email protected]

Lake Champlain Maritime Festival Saturday, August 11

BURLINGTON, VT—On the heels of their sold-out reunion tour to huge crowds at Higher Ground and the State Theatre in Portland, ME, the original lineup of Strangefolk will grace the stage at the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival on Saturday, August 11 at 7pm.

Reemerging after a twelve-year hiatus, original band members Jon Trafton, Reid Genauer, Erik Glockler and Luke Smith return to their Vermont roots, dubbing this special event “The Edge of Eden” as an homage to their wildly successful Garden of Eden festivals. Envisioning this as one-night celebration of the Strangefolk community, the band will showcase their extensive catalog of finely honed, impeccably crafted songs. For more information, please visit: www.strangefolk.com | www.highergroundmusic.com.

Time: Gates 6pm, Show 7pm Date: Saturday, August 11, 2012 Location: Lake Champlain Maritime Festival, Waterfront Park, Burlington, VT* Ages: All ages. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 6: $30 early bird (First 500); $35 advance; $40 day of show (Plus applicable fees) PRE-SALE Tickets on sale TODAY, April 4 at 11am; presale link:
http://lcmfestival.frontgatetickets.com/choose.php?a=1&lid=67095&eid=75989 password: eden Purchase: Online: www.highergroundmusic.com; charge by phone: 888-512-7469; in person: Higher Ground Box Office, 1214 Williston Rd., South Burlington.

The Lake Champlain Maritime Festival named Top Ten Summer Event by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce. The Festival has grown tremendously and has become a destination for people in Vermont, the United States and Canada. Now heading towards its sixth year, the Festival is held annually during the second week of August and is planned for 8/9/12-8/12/12 in 2012. A four-day celebration of Lake Champlain, the Festival Showcases hundreds of exhibits throughout sites on the Burlington Waterfront (Burlington Boathouse, Perkins Pier, Spirit of Ethan Allen, Lake Champlain Ferries, US Coast Guard, Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center, ECHO Leahy Center, Burlington’s Waterfront Park and more) and musical performances (on three separate stages). Daily admission is free to most events with select events requiring admission.

Activities are varied and include: free live music; national artists; free sailboat, canoe and paddleboard rides; Antique Boat Show; ALS Silent Auction; Showcase of Vermont Wineries and Food; craft and international food vendors; interactive children’s exhibits (Kids Day Friday with free activities, including educational, narrated cruises for kids about Lake Champlain); Eco-Zone with ecological/environmental exhibits and organizations (including ECHO Leahy Center, the Lake Keeper, Vermont Energy Education Program; Stream Team and more); United Way Mission Possible Adventure Race; Non-profit Exhibit Area showcasing community organizations (featuring: American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Chittenden County Humane Society, Be the Match Bone Barrow Donor Booth, Green Mountain Autism, Kids on the Block and more).

“What really makes The Lake Champlain Maritime Festival special is that it offers something for everyone; it is a dynamic celebration for children, families and adults of all ages,” says Tara Perkins, Festival Spokesperson.

The Lake Champlain Maritime Festival’s mission is unique in that this is the only Festival to celebrate the past, present and future of Lake Champlain and the Burlington Waterfront. The Festival is also committed to enhancing the visibility and outreach while encouraging onsite fundraising of various non-profit organizations within the community by offering space at no cost for exhibits and booths on site, listing participating non-profits in promotional materials, as well as on social media outlets and the website. Through educational initiatives and exhibits, music and family activities, the Festival encourages the ecological and environmental preservation of the amazing resource that is Lake Champlain.

The Lake Champlain Maritime Festival’s mission is to celebrate the past, present and future of Lake Champlain and the Burlington Waterfront. The Festival is committed to enhancing the visibility and outreach of various non-profit organizations within our community. Please contact the LCMF office at (802) 482-3313 or visit LCMF online: www.lcmfestival.com; Facsimile: (802) 881-0570.

*Glass, pets, alcohol, blankets, and coolers are all prohibited. All events are rain or shine. All dates, acts, and ticket prices subject to change without notice.

The Lake Champlain Maritime Festival is presented with generous support from its sponsors: Price Chopper, Harpoon, Earthlogic, Inc., Stowe Mountain Resort, Jolley Shortstop, Vermont Tent Company, New England Federal Credit Union, Courtyard by Marriott, NBT Bank, Coca Cola, Cabot, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Minuteman Press, St. Michael’s College, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Serena Fox Design, Casella, Vermont Smoke and Cure, Klinger’s Bread Company, Crate Escape, Cody’s Irish Pub and Grille, Lake Champlain Chocolates, JFC International, Inc. and O’Brien Brothers Agency, Inc. Media Sponsors: FOX 44/ABC 22/The CW; 104.7FM WNCS The Point; MP103 FM; and Burlington Free Press, Vermont Grape and Wine Council


The 2021 Festival has been CANCELED...We look forward to a spectacular event in 2022