Andy Shauf

Andy Shauf is known for his storytelling prowess in albums like The Party and The Neon Skyline. In his latest release, Norm, Shauf evolves his style, crafting complex narratives and melodies with a darker edge. The album was produced solo in his garage studio during the pandemic, with Shauf playing every instrument and incorporating synths…

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Ruby Waters

Her sound is similar to her journey – eclectic, always evolving, and unfeigned. Hailing from the small town of Shelburne, Ontario and born to two artists, Ruby was immersed in a musician’s world at a young age.

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Donovan Woods with Billianne

Donovan Woods, known for his blend of folk, country, and pop, has seen his profile rise with the success of his recent album “Without People,” which led to him opening for Gaslight Anthem. Now, his forthcoming album “Things Were Never Good If They’re Not Good Now” delves deeper into his emotions, exploring the complexities of…

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Earth Day 2024

Happy Earth Week! The Winnipeg Folk Festival is so proud to keep it green not only at our summer Festival but also year-round at our offices and events. We work hard to keep our environmental footprint as small as possible and that remains a major goal for our organization. In 2023, with the help of…

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Hawksley Workman

Hawksley Workman is a multi-talented singer-songwriter who has won a JUNO Award and has been certified Gold Record. His music career spans from his indie debut in 1999 to chart-topping singles in 2020. Hawksley’s work ranges from major-label international hits to indie releases deeply rooted in Canadiana. He has a collection of 17 solo records…

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Sarah Harmer

Sarah Harmer, a recognized singer-songwriter and environmental activist, has produced six acclaimed albums and is an advocate for rural land protection in Ontario. Her work, intertwining music and activism, is featured in the Beyond the Beat: Music of Resistance and Change exhibition at Canadian Museum for Human Rights in partnership with Winnipeg Folk Festival. Beyond…

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Nick Lowe & Ron Sexsmith

Renowned producer and songwriter, Nick Lowe, and three-time Juno-award winner, Ron Sexsmith, will be taking the stage at Burton Cummings Theatre. Known for their wit, musical excellence, and extensive catalogs, this is a show you won’t want to miss. Mark your calendars and join us for a memorable night of music! Nick Lowe Nick Lowe…

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Ocie Elliott with Chris Staples

Ocie Elliott’s music is a testament to their shared experiences as a couple, blending Jon Middleton and Sierra Lundy’s talents into a unique 21st-century folk sound with alternative nuance and pop appeal. Their journey, from the 2023 EP “Know The Night” to their earlier releases like “We Fall In” and “Slow Tide,” has garnered them…

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2023 Year in Review

Happy Holidays Another year has passed and we’re so grateful that we could share it with you! May your 2024 be filled with incredible memories, good company, and of course, great music! Keep scrolling to look back on our amazing musical year. Festival Highlights 2023 Artists Below are just SOME of the Festival favourites this…

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2024 Winnipeg Folk Festival Tickets on Sale NOW!

Get ready for the 2024 Winnipeg Folk Fest! Treat yourself or your favourite folkie to the ultimate holiday gift – tickets to the Festival from July 11-14, 2024, at the stunning Birds Hill Park. Last year, we had sellouts across the board, so you don’t want to miss out! Purchase Tier 1 tickets online at…

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