Feb 16–18, 2018

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Winterfolk Volunteer Meetup, Sunday November 19

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017

Sunday, November 19 at 1 PM – 3 PM Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K1N1 Do you have questions about volunteering at Winterfolk? Would you like to meet...

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Performers

Dirty Dishes

Posted by on Nov 19, 2017

Dirty Dishes is a kick-in-the-pants harmony-driven roots trio.     Fourth album to be released this spring.     Dirty Dishes is well known...

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Winterfolk Lineup – Check Out the Talent at This Year’s Festival

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015

Andy Griffiths Blair Packham Brian Gladstone D’Arcy Wickham David Essig David McLachlan Freeman Dre Glen Hornblast Harpin’ Norm Lucien HOTCHA! Jerome Tucker Band Jon Brooks Jory...

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Press Releases

WINTERFOLK XV ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017

WHO: Trent Severn, Johnson Crook, The Small Glories, Command Sisters, Julian Taylor, The Jerome Tucker Band, Jon Brooks, Lily Frost, Louis Simão, Denielle Bassels, Blair Packham +...

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Recent Posts

Lynn Harrison

Lynn Harrison

Dec 3, 2015

An inspirational presence on the Toronto singer-songwriter scene, Lynn Harrison captivates audiences of all ages with songs that are moving, powerful, life-affirming and just plain catchy. Also a Unitarian Universalist minister. Creator/host of “The Bridge” themed open mic. Fifth CD to be released in 2016. A gifted singer, guitarist, composer and...

Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) – Toronto Chapter

Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) – Toronto Chapter

Dec 3, 2015

NSAI Toronto exists to meet the educational and awareness needs of Toronto-area songwriters and to further the craft of songwriting in the GTA.     The Toronto Chapter holds monthly meetings on the First Tuesday of every month at Harris Institute in Toronto.     NSAI Toronto presents Ontario’s largest 3-day songwriter’s...

Evolution of Blues Guitar: Jack de Keyzer

Evolution of Blues Guitar: Jack de Keyzer

Dec 2, 2015

From Robert Johnson to Jimi Hendrix  The two times Juno Award winner and seven times Maple Blues Award winner Jack de Keyzer performs and explores the history of Blues Guitar from the 1930s (Robert Johnson Delta blues, ragtime, Lonnie Johnson, Blind Boy Fuller), 1940s (Charlie Christian, T-Bone Walker, the birth of the electric blues/jazz guitar), 1950s (Muddy...

Alana & Leigh Cline

Alana & Leigh Cline

Dec 2, 2015

Alana and Leigh Cline are a Toronto based Celtic fiddle/guitar instrumental duo who combine Irish, Cape Breton and Scottish styles to create their own sound, while also including occasional Balkan tunes in their sets. Alana and Leigh Cline are a Toronto based Celtic fiddle/guitar instrumental duo who combine Irish, Cape Breton and Scottish styles to create...

Mean Mary

Mean Mary

Dec 2, 2015

Known internationally for lightning-fast fingers, haunting vocals, and intricate story songs, Mary travels the genres of folk-rock, bluegrass, and blues with banjo, fiddle, and guitar. New CD Release February 2016. New Novel Release February 2016. Iron Horse – IMA Vox Populi Winner Americana Song 2014. Mean Mary (Mary James), a Florida native now based in...

Annabelle Chvostek

Annabelle Chvostek

Dec 2, 2015

Annabelle Chvostek is a Juno-nominated singer songwriter, multi instrumentalist and once member of The Wailin’ Jennys. She has just released her fifth studio album “Be the Media”. New CD “Be the Media” released 2015. Juno nomination for the album “Rise”, 2013. Co-wrote two songs with Bruce Cockburn on his Juno winning...

Sharron Katz

Sharron Katz

Dec 2, 2015

Soulful Singer/songwriter Sharron Katz will connect you to your heart with her deep passionate vocals and original music in alternate tunings. Sharron’s CD Love’s crime featured on CBC Radio. New CD released September 2015 Another Song About Love Featuring Myke Mazzei David Barrett and Paul DeLong. Sharron Just moved to Stratford and is already...

Glenn Marais

Glenn Marais

Dec 1, 2015

Glenn Marais is a bluesy folk artist, with an intense and passionate performance style, creating original songs of hope, inspiration and true life. JUNO NOMINEE BEST SONGWRITING CATEGORY-“EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE LIKE YOU”. Architect of the Say My Name Canada Kindness Campaign featured Nationally on Global TV and The Toronto Star. Travelled several...

Wendell Ferguson

Wendell Ferguson

Dec 1, 2015

Wendell Ferguson is a hilarious songwriter, a great MC/Host, a stand up comic and can also play the guitar… a bit. 10 time CCMA award winner! 6 for Guitarist of the year. CFMA Winner for Instrumental Album of the Year “Menage A Moi”. Inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2014. Wendell Ferguson’s never worked a day in his life. He...

Mr. Rick

Mr. Rick

Dec 1, 2015

Mr. Rick is a Singer and fingerstyle acoustic guitarist performing original arrangements of the Trad. American Roots and Blues Song book. Rick has just finished his 3rd CD “Songs about God and Booze” available at CD Baby. Now Magazine, 4 stars. Singer, guitarist, and player of old time Roots Americana, Mr. Rick (aka Rick Zolkower) was born in post...

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