New Video! How to Discord for the Blue Skies Festival

Jake Roels guides newcomers into how to get on Discord and use the Blue Skies Discord server, a virtual space where people can hangout and chat, plus share pictures, songs and videos. During Blue Skies’ first virtual festival in 2020, people even figured out how to make a campfire song circle work over Discord. Imagine … Read more

2021 Fundraising

Have you been missing Blue Skies? Are you eager to get back to the land? Getting excited for the upcoming virtual festival? Ready to reach out to friends, procure a beautiful new hoodie, or peruse the eclectic goodies that us Blue Skiesers are willing to offer up for purchase?? If you answered yes to one … Read more

Respect, care, and kindness

We all contribute to making Blue Skies the festival we look forward to all year long. Part of the magic comes from how we act and treat the community around us: with respect, care, and kindness, and by helping those who might need it. One of the simplest and best ways to maintain the good … Read more

New! How to make a GOOD video!

Holistic workshop presenters, Kids’ Area performers and workshop presenters, open stage and campfire performers – this is going to help you up your game. And you folks on the Main Stage might learn a thing or two, as well. Video guru Jake Roels gives a quick overview of the BASICS you need to know to … Read more

Propose a Holistic Online Workshop

Holistic workshop submissions for 2021’s festival are now closed, but there’s always next year! To propose a Holistic Online Workshop for 2022, contact blueskiesholistic@gmail.com or holistic@blueskiesmusicfestival.ca Please include: your idea, including a description of your workshop the target age group a list of supplies that people will need in order to participate For Holistic Workshops: … Read more

Propose a Kids Area Workshop

Kids’ Area workshop submissions for 2021’s festival are now closed, but there’s always next year! To propose a Kids’ Area Online Workshop for 2022, contact blueskieskids@gmail.com or kids@blueskiesmusicfestival.ca Please include: your idea, including a description of your workshop the target age group a list of supplies that people will need in order to participate For … Read more

HELP US FUNDRAISE

Blue Skies Music Festival and Cultural Centre has been fundraising and accepting donations to support the 2021 festival musicians whose income has suffered from live venues being shut due to the pandemic. Ticket sales are the festival’s main source of income, so we agreed that pay what you can donations and fundraising events are our … Read more

Monday Meeting – 10am Zoom

The traditional Monday morning meeting is for any festival attendees to share their ideas and feedback about how the festival unfolded. There is no discussion of points raised. All feedback is recorded and considered by organizers. It’s the kick-start for planning next year’s festival. Topic: Monday Morning Zoom Meeting Time: Aug 2, 2021 10:00 AM … Read more

How to find a Moderator on Discord

Discord will be moderated during certain high traffic festival times. During these times you can ask for help from moderators and receive one on one assistance. The mods are there to make sure that things are going smoothly and kindly. If you have a technical problem, please try troubleshooting with the information already provided before … Read more

Join the Blue Skies campfire jams and Open Stage

We’re asking all interested musicians to contribute a song or a tune for Virtual campfires and Open Stage performances last day for uploading to YouTube is July 29th.  Two fabulous volunteers have offered to host: Linda Grenier is looking after Open Stage and Michael Griffin is looking after Campfire Jams. We’re asking all interested musicians … Read more