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
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…Read More
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.Read More
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…Read More