Festival News

THANK YOU!

July 23, 2020

We would like to say a huge thank you from the very bottom of our hearts for tuning in to Winnipeg Folk Fest at Home presented by Assiniboine Credit Union and Bell MTS. We felt the love from near and far when over 73,000 folkies like you tuned into our Facebook and YouTube streams from…

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Winnipeg Folk Fest at Home

July 10, 2020

With the cancellation of the festival this summer we know many hearts, including ours, were broken. So we set out in search of a way to keep the music alive and celebrate our amazing community which includes YOU and our volunteers, sponsors, donors and of course, the artists both past and present. We are so…

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50/50 Raffle Presented by Red River Co-op

July 3, 2020

Our 50/50 Raffle presented by Red River Co-op is available online only this year! Read below to see how it all works. We wish you the best of luck! HOW IT WORKS Our 50/50 Raffle Draw will take place Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 10:00 p.m. CDT after the Winnipeg Folk Fest at Home broadcast,…

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2020 Winnipeg Folk Festival – Cancelled

April 14, 2020

Dear Winnipeg Folk Fest Friends, 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. We care about you and your health, first and foremost, and we cannot plan and deliver the…

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Support Small Businesses

March 23, 2020

In addition to supporting musical artists through these difficult times please remember to also support small businesses. Below is a list of some of our 2020 food vendors and artisans who are still open for business in some capacity. Please note that this information is subject to change. Food Vendors For our full list of…

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Support Winnipeg Folk Fest & McNally Robinson Booksellers

February 26, 2020

We’re so grateful that so many of you asked to buy merchandise to support us this year. We were incredibly excited to work with McNally Robinson Booksellers this summer on our Music, Merch, and More store but, we’ll have to wait until 2021 for that. Until then, you can support both us and McNally Robinson by purchasing…

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Relive the 2019 Winnipeg Folk Fest

September 10, 2019

Thank you to everyone who came out and made this the best Folk Fest yet! See you July 9-12, 2020! Music: The Lone Bellow “Time’s Always Leaving” Thanks to our videographers Jen Doerksen, Julie Epp, Spencer Stanley, Joey Senft, Destiny Gulewich, Quincy Houdayer.

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RIP Mitch Podolak

August 26, 2019

We are incredibly saddened to share that our founder Mitch Podolak has passed away. Words cannot express how much he will be missed. More than one of our founders, he was a father, a friend, a leader, a mentor, a true visionary. We owe so much of who we are to him. Our heartfelt condolences…

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Thank You

July 15, 2019

THANK YOU! This year, we exceeded 76,000 attendees to have the best attended four-day festival in our history! We couldn’t be the festival that we are without the help of our 2,800+ volunteers, artists, vendors, funders, sponsors, donors and all of you in attendance – so thank you all for making last weekend a truly…

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Wilco

January 23, 2019

March 11, 20208:00 pm Centennial Concert Hall $55-$75 Advance plus fees TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE at centennialconcerthall.com Throughout the past two-plus decades Wilco has won multiple Grammy Awards, released ten studio albums, as well as a trio of albums with Billy Bragg penning music to lyrics by Woody Guthrie. They have founded their own record label…

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