Hot ticket: Folkwest music festival

Tickets go on sale Friday (May 20) for the inaugural Folkwest music festival, being held Aug. 19 to 21 at Royal Athletic Park in Victoria.

Headlined by such acts as Barney Bentall, Joy Kills Sorrow, The Bills, Ruth Moody and Daniel Lapp, the festival includes music, food booths and art displays.

A full-event pass costs $50 for adults until June 21, after that it’s $60. Students discounts are available. Tickets are available at Lyle’s Place, Long and McQuade, Larsen Music and Hemp and Co.

Visit www.folkwest.ca for more information and a full schedule.