COVID-19 Update

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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Shakey Graves – SOLD OUT

The prehistory of Shakey Graves exists in two overstuffed folders. Inside them, artifacts document an immense era
of anonymous DIY creativity, from 2007 through 2010 – the three years before Roll The Bones came out and
changed his life.

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SOLD OUT – JP Hoe Hoe Hoe Holiday Show

The JP Hoe Hoe Hoe Holiday Show is back and in person! This annual celebration has become a heart-warming tradition for so many Manitobans and we are thrilled to have this beloved show return to the Burton Cummings Theatre.

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ACU & WFF Present So Long, Bannatyne

Join us for some much-needed Festival workshop vibes at Burton Cummings Theatre on November 20, 2021. This Manitoba 150 celebration event was set to take the stage at the 2020 Festival but due to COVID-19 we’ve turned it into its own event featuring a broad selection of Manitoba’s incredible talent. Backed by a custom house band led by Jonny Moonbeam and Friends, artists will cover another Manitoba artist and then share an original song. This night will take us on a multi-genre journey through the history of Manitoba music, both old and new.

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ACU & WFF Present So Long, Bannatyne

Assiniboine Credit Union and Winnipeg Folk Festival Present So Long, Bannatyne! Join us for some much-needed Festival workshop vibes at Burton Cummings Theatre on November 20, 2021. This Manitoba 150 celebration event was set to take the stage at the 2020 Festival but due to COVID-19 we’ve turned it into its own event featuring a…

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Donovan Woods – Long Life Tour (Full Band)

Late at night, when a hush fell over the house after his kids went to bed, Donovan Woods got to work on his latest album, Without People.

In a makeshift recording studio at his Toronto home, the acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter tracked his vocals and guitar alone and then emailed files to producer James Bunton. As Woods’ new songs took shape, backing musicians sketched out their own parts in isolation from their respective homes.

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Celebrate the Return of Live Music!

Fall is upon us which means we’re back to once again partnering with our favourite local venues to bring live music back to our community. Throughout the pandemic, artists have been innovative in continuing to reach their fans with the hopes of one day returning to in-person shows. Now is the time to show your…

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SOLD OUT – Bahamas – Still Sad Tour

“I think I’m always trying to get closer and closer to the source, like the way old blues albums were made — there’s no production; all the emotion you’re hearing is just the players, the room, the song.

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Passenger

Passenger, aka Mike Rosenberg, is a multi-award-winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter from Brighton, England. Although still known for his busking, he made the journey from street corners to stadiums with ‘Let Her Go’, which reached number 1 in 19 countries and which has now notched more than two billion plays on YouTube.

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