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Winterfolk Documentary Video

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014

Winterfolk Video by Glen HornblastSee what Winterfolk is all about.This is Winterfolk on the Danforth … Thanks for Watching Share...

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Get A Winterfolk Gig

Get a Winterfolk Gig

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014

How Winterfolk Selects Talent 1. Artistic Director Committee will Select About 100 Artists Approximately 100 Artists Will Be Selected by the Winterfolk Music Festival Artistic...

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Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities – Join the Team!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013

Winterfolk is Looking for Volunteers! Presented by non-profit organization “The Association of Artists for A Better World”, Winterfolk Blues and Roots Music Festival is...

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In The Press

Ginger St. James at Winterfolk

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014

  by Kollin Lore • February 19, 2014   Raz Mataz Magazine had a chat with Ginger St. James, who was a pleasure to talk to, with her perky, friendly and fun personality. Ginger...

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Recent Posts

Get a Winterfolk Gig

Get a Winterfolk Gig

Oct 20, 2014

How Winterfolk Selects Talent 1. Artistic Director Committee will Select About 100 Artists Approximately 100 Artists Will Be Selected by the Winterfolk Music Festival Artistic Director (AD) Team We have a team of three people on the AD committee who decide on the talent as a group. The AD committee will select and hire approximately 100 known artists based on a...

Typical Profile of Winterfolk Artists

Typical Profile of Winterfolk Artists

Oct 20, 2014

What we Look for in Artists We look for topical artists who are working hard to perfect their artform, promote their band, and build their brand. We especially seek out artists who are creating a ‘buzz’ within the music community, filling their calendars (4-5 gigs a month typically or more), generating publicity, and getting their name out there. We are always...

What Winterfolk Offers Artists

What Winterfolk Offers Artists

Oct 20, 2014

Winterfolk’s Commitment to Our  Artists We supply a good audience – Great to break in new territory! Typically, we offer artists 2 – 3 paid performance opportunities during the Winterfolk weekend. Play for Large Attentive and Appreciative Audiences Many Artists Consider Winterfolk a Dream Gig Remuneration will be based on budget considerations, which...

Ginger St. James at Winterfolk

Ginger St. James at Winterfolk

Feb 25, 2014

  by Kollin Lore • February 19, 2014   Raz Mataz Magazine had a chat with Ginger St. James, who was a pleasure to talk to, with her perky, friendly and fun personality. Ginger brought all of those qualities on stage along with a whole lot of sultriness. Her music features bluesy rock-n-roll melodies, and her vocals resembles a more throwback, country kind...

Moonshine Café owners receiving deserved honours from Winterfolk Festival

Moonshine Café owners receiving deserved honours from Winterfolk Festival

Feb 21, 2014

Reprinted from torontomoon.ca Having just celebrated its eighth anniversary last month, Oakville’s Moonshine Café is about to get a new feather in its cap to display as part of its many mementos of special moments over those years. The room at 137 Kerr St. in downtown Oakville is being toasted by organizers of the Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival for its...

TONY QUARRINGTON – Honouring Our Own – A Film by Glen Hornblast

TONY QUARRINGTON – Honouring Our Own – A Film by Glen Hornblast

Feb 15, 2014

A short video celebrating the career of Canadian musician Tony Quarrington at an event sponsored by Winterfolk Festival and Songtown on February 16th, 2014 at the Black Swan in Toronto. Directed by Toronto Musician/Filmmaker, Glen Hornblast. Share...

Winterfolk music festival on tap Friday to Sunday at Danforth Avenue venues

Winterfolk music festival on tap Friday to Sunday at Danforth Avenue venues

Feb 15, 2014

Reprinted from the East York Mirror, Feb 13, 2014 Folk-blues-roots festivals are usually held in the summer in rural areas. But Winterfolk, which runs in Toronto Friday, Feb. 14, to Sunday, Feb. 16, turns that on its head and does just the opposite: it’s a folk-blues-roots festival right in the heart of Toronto, right smack-dab in the middle of winter. It’s...

Winterfolk Roots and Blues

Winterfolk Roots and Blues

Feb 13, 2014

MUSIC MUSIC FEATURE Winterfolk XII By SARAH GREENE WINTERFOLK XII featuring JACK DE KEYZER, LYNN MILES, RON HYNES, TONY QUARRINGTON, SWAMPERELLA, DINAH THORPE and more, at various venues, Friday to Sunday (February 14-16). Free-$15. winterfolk.com. The Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival – tiding over Toronto folkies during that long, cold chasm between...

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