Once again Jericho Beach is gearing up for the Vancouver Folk Music Festival which returns July 17 to July 19. This year more than 60 acts from around the world are set to take to the stage, framed by a backdrop of sand, sea and mountains. It doesn't get much bettter than this. The 3 day celebration of folk music in all its forms- from blues and roots to reggae and world rhythms - is expected to attract 30,000 fans for the outdoor concert event of the summer. The concerts will take place on multiple stages throughout the grassy grounds of Jericho Beach Park, starting as early as 10 am. on the weekend and continuing long after sunset to 11 pm. The atmosphere includes as expansive artisan market and kids area, not to mention some of the city's top food trucks.