2019 Daytime Schedules Announced
Who’s ready for workshops?! Our daytime schedules are LIVE including daytime concerts and of course, workshops. Below is just a little taste of all the incredible workshops you’ll come across at the 2019Winnipeg Folk Fest!
Friday, July 12 / Big Bluestem / 1:00 PM
My Hometown workshop features four talented Canadian singer-songwriters joined by another from Australia to sing songs about their home. Join Ontario born artists Danny Michel and Hawksley Workman, Newfoundlander Tim Baker, hometown hero Taylor Janzen and William Crighton all the way from Australia for a memorable workshop!
Íslenskir tónar (Icelandic Sounds)
supported by Icelandair and Iceland Naturally
Friday, July 12 / Big Bluestem / 2:45 PM
With Manitoba having such deep connections with Iceland, we just had to include some incredible Icelandic artists this year. During our Icelandic Sounds workshop, you can catch FM Belfast, Lindy Vopnfjörð, MAMMÚT, Snorri Helgason and Ylja all discovered at the 2018 Icelandic Airwaves festival. Let their music transport you to Reykjavík!
Your Indie Heart
Saturday, July 13 / Green Ash / 1:15 PM
This one’s for the indie lovers! Enjoy music from passionate rockers Car Seat Headrest, the infectious five-piece band Mt. Joy and indie-rock prodigy Snail Mail when they all come together on stage for the popular Your Indie Heart workshop.
Saturday, July 13 / Snowberry / 2:15 PM
Hear music from all over the world on one stage! From Turkish psych-folk band Altin Gun to Latin roots ensemble Combo Chimbita to the instrumental powerhouse that is Toubab Krewe, discover how traditional instruments meet contemporary sounds!
Finger Pickin’ Good
Saturday, July 13 / Big Bluestem / 3:00 PM
Enjoy award-winning guitarist Molly Tuttle, the pedal steel sounds of The Cactus Blossoms, orchestral flourishes of The Lone Bellow and the soul and rock music of The Sheepdogs all jamming together on a sunny afternoon at Big Bluestem.
Young & Bold: Celebrating 20 Years of YPP
Sunday, July 14 / Shady Grove / 11:00 AM
This year, we are celebrating 20 years of nurturing young talent through the STINGRAY Young Performers Program. This workshop includes past participants and 2019 lineup performers Jesse Matas, Roman Clarke, Taylor Janzen and special guests.
Three Minute Rule
Sunday, July 14 / Spruce Hollow / 2:45 PM
Saskatchewan born country-folk artist Colter Wall will join Americana phenom from Tennessee Courtney Marie Andrews and alt-country chameleon Kathleen Edwards on the Spruce Hollow stage for the Three Minute Rule workshop where short songs prevail.
For the full schedule see our schedules page.