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2018 Daytime Schedules Announced

May 25, 2018

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 2018 Winnipeg Folk Fest! Jukebox ’74 In celebration of 45 years of the Winnipeg Folk Festival, the Jukebox ’74 workshop will feature songs…

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2018 Stingray Young Performers Program

May 10, 2018

The Winnipeg Folk Festival is announcing today the roster of young musicians from across Canada selected to participate in the Stingray Young Performers Program. During the festival on Friday, July 6, Shady Grove stage will be taken over by 43 emerging artists who were hand-picked by a jury of industry professionals. This special program nurtures young…

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2018 Prairie Outdoor Exhibition

April 24, 2018

Art at Folk Fest comes in all shapes and forms – from the music on stage to the creative wardrobe of the crowd – we welcome it all! We are especially proud of the wonderful art installations that are part of our Prairie Outdoor Exhibition. This year we have some returning artists, who will be…

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2018 Art & Animation Projects

April 17, 2018

The Art & Animation Program is unique to the Festival Campground. Each year we take submissions for various art projects in hopes of bringing them to life in the campground. This year we’ve brought back some festival favourites and added some awesome new projects! We will be rolling out 6 per week for the next…

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2018 Winnipeg Folk Fest Lineup Announcement

March 7, 2018

The wait is over folks, here is our full 2018 Winnipeg Folk Fest Lineup! To learn more about our artists head over to our performers page and if you are ready to purchase your tickets head on over to Front Gate Tickets! 

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2018 Food Vendors Announced

March 1, 2018

 

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Winnipeg Folk Festival Receives Clearwater Award

February 15, 2018

Last night, the Winnipeg Folk Festival was named the recipient of the 2018 Clearwater Award at the International Folk Music Awards held in Kansas City, Missouri. This honour is given to a festival that prioritizes environmental stewardship and demonstrates public leadership in sustainable event production. The International Folk Music Awards are the premier presentation of folk music…

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Enjoy the 2017 Folk Fest Wrap Video

September 28, 2017

Relive highlights of the magic that was the 2017 Winnipeg Folk Fest!

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