Festival News

National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2022

Header image: “Truth” by KC Adams (2019) National Indigenous Peoples Day This year, we are recognizing National Indigenous Peoples Day by highlighting Indigenous artists at the 2022 Festival this summer. We are honoured to have the support from the Indigenous Advisory Circle and Knowledge Keeper Sherry Copenace for the Winnipeg Folk Festival who guide and…

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Legendary Funk guitarist Leo Nocentelli Added to Lineup

June 16, 2022

Due to a recent medical condition and upon the direction of his medical professionals, Buddy Guy is unable to leave the country for the foreseeable future and has cancelled his performance at Winnipeg Folk Festival. We wish him all the best and hope that we have a chance to host him again in the future.…

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50/50 Raffle

June 16, 2022

2022 Winnipeg Folk Festival Early Bird & 50/50 Raffle PURCHASE TICKETS Terms & Conditions  HOW IT WORKS Two draws will take place this year. An Early Bird Draw on Thursday, July 7th 2022 and a 50/50 Raffle Sunday, July 10, 2022. Those who purchase their tickets before July 7th will be entered into both draws.…

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What to Expect at the 2022 Winnipeg Folk Fest

June 2, 2022

We are so excited to see all of you at Birds Hill Park in just over a month! The 47th Winnipeg Folk Festival is finally happening and we really want you to come out to have a good time, help us to keep the park clean and enjoy an incredible weekend of music that we’ve…

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Daytime Schedules Announced

May 19, 2022

You’ve been asking for the daytime schedules and now they’re LIVE! Use the Winnipeg Folk Fest app to favourite concerts and workshops you can’t wait to see and you’ll get notified when those shows are about to start. Download the app in the App Store or Google Play. Check out some of the daytime concerts…

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Tavern Lineup

May 13, 2022

We are thrilled this year to offer a completely Canadian lineup of beverages in our taverns including some local favourites! We’ll be offering beer, wine, cider and seltzers, so take a peek below to see what will be available. Little Brown Jug We’ve been working on something cool and refreshing for our taverns this summer…

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COVID-19 Update

May 12, 2022

Last updated May 12, 2022 The Winnipeg Folk Festival will no longer require proof of vaccination for audience members to attend the 2022 Festival.   This decision was made after carefully considering feedback from our community, the size of the outdoor space, changes in public health orders and to be consistent with industry standards at live…

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2022 Winnipeg Folk Festival Lineup

April 8, 2022

  Discover more about the artists on winnipegfolkfestival.ca      

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Winnipeg Folk Festival Welcomes Little Brown Jug

February 10, 2022

  We are so excited to announce our new partnership with Little Brown Jug for the 2022 Winnipeg Folk Festival! When all you wonderful folkies return to Birds Hill Park this summer, you’ll be able to enjoy Little Brown Jug products on tap at all festival taverns including the newly named “Little Brown Jug Tavern”…

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