While it’s been another tough year without a Festival, we wanted to say once again how grateful we are for your support over the last year. Whether you donated, started volunteering again, watched a show online, purchased tickets to our concert series or the 2022 Winnipeg Folk Fest or just shared some kind words, we…Read More
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.
Dan Mangan is a two-time JUNO award-winning & two-time Polaris Music Prize-listed musician and songwriter. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia with his wife and two sons. He has released 5 studio LPs on Arts & Crafts, and toured extensively in North America, Europe & Australia.Read More
Geoffroy is a Montreal-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.
After debuting in 2015 with the Soaked In Gold EP, he released his first full-length album, Coastline, in March 2017 to critical and commercial success, earning the top spot for electronic album in Canada, a spot on the Polaris Music Prize long list and more than 25 million streams worldwide.Read More
Are You Gone – the first album in a decade from Sarah Harmer – is a deeply personal and momentous collection of songs motivated by life’s beauty, love’s mysteries and the climate crisis. Two decades since her heralded debut “You Were Here”, Sarah returns with a deepened, electric exploration of nature and human nature.Read More
Hawksley Workman is a JUNO Award-winning and Gold Record certified singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Since his ground-breaking self-produced indie debut For Him and The Girls (1999) through to chart-topping singles of 2020, Hawksley has careened between major label international smash hits to Canadiana soaked indie releases.Read More
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.Read More
Ben Caplan is both the roar of the hurricane and the eye of the storm. He has an uncanny ability to channel both wild abandon and quiet introspection. His songwriting pulls from many diverse influences but both his music and his lyrics regularly draw from his Jewish heritage.Read More
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.Read More