STINGRAY Young Performers Program

We’re absolutely heartbroken to announce that due to the COVID-19 situation, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel the 47th edition of the Winnipeg Folk Festival scheduled for July 9 to 12, 2020.

Past Mentors Include

Afie Jurvanen (Bahamas)
Alexa Dirks
Amelia Curran
Amy Rigby
Andrew Whiteman
Andrina Turenne
Andy Stochansky
Andy White
Ann Louise Genest
Annick Bremault
Aoife O'Donovan
April Verch
Brandy Zdan
Cara Luft
Carolyn Mark
Catherine MacLellan
Chad VanGaalen

Christine Fellows
Damhnait Doyle
Dave Bidini
David Wax & Suz Slezak
Dustin Bentall
Fred Penner
Greg MacPherson
Heather Bishop
Mark Berube
Michael Bernard Fitzgerald
Michael Jermome Brown
Natalia Zuckerman
Nathan Lawr
Oh My Darling
Oliver Schroer
Oliver Swain
Paul Thorn

Rani Arbo
Rick Fines
Royal Wood
Ruth Moody & Heather Masse (Wailin’ Jennys)
Ruthie Foster
Sacha Daoud
Sarah Lee Guthrie
Shannon Johnson
Stephen Dudash
Stephen Fearing
Steve Dawson
Suzie Ungerleider (Oh Susanna)
Tannis Slimmon
Tim Williams
Tony Dekker
William Prince

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Program Overview

Music industry sessions, a full day with your mentor and the opportunity to perform on stage at the 2020 Winnipeg Folk Fest! Sessions and workshops held in the city at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg (603 Wellington Cres.).

Performances on Shady Grove stage on Friday of the annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Provincial Park, Manitoba.

This year's mentors include Devan Glover & Khalid Yassein (Wild Rivers), Doug Paisley, Grant Davidson (Slow Leaves), Ndidi Onukwulu and Tré Burt.

Application Form

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