Feb 16–18, 2018

WF XIII Schedule – Feb 2015

The Full Schedule Is Available at the Door of All Winterfolk Venues

Admission to Winterfolk – General Admission is  $10.00, allows admittance shows listed below, except 4 paid stages which are indicated on a blue background. (or PWYC) Wristbands are sold on entry at all Winterfolk Venues.

Toronto’s Winterfolk Music Festival – This color denotes paid stages.

Friday February 13, 2015

Black Swan Tavern (2nd Floor) 154 Danforth Ave

Black Swan Tavern

(Main Floor) 154 Danforth Ave

Globe Bistro (Upstairs Lounge) 124 Danforth Ave

Terri O’s

185 Danforth Ave

Dora Keogh’s 141 Danforth Ave

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THE BLUES OF WINTERFOLK

Doors open at 7:00 $15 Advance, $20 Door 

8:00 – Alfie Smith

9:00 – The Heavyweights Brass Band

10:00 – David Essig

11:00 – The Winterfolk All-star Blues band with Jack de Keyzer, Gary Kendall, Al Lerman, and more

 

Sebastian Agnello

ACOUSTIC HARVEST PRESENTS

Doors open at 7:00 Music Starts at 8:00 $10.00 Advance, $15.00 Door  Artists from their monthly concert series are featured. Host Lillian Wauthier presents artists Jon Brooks, Suzie Vinnick, Laura BirdMeg Tennant, Kelli Trottier,  Clela Errington, Jocelyn Barth

Brian Litvin and Jabulani

Jessica Stuart Few

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Stars of The Black Swan

Seb Agnello presents some of the greatest songwriters that have performed at this legendary venue.

Hour 1: Steven David, Michael Bar, Dan Dimock

Hour 2: Lynn Mantle, Trevor Jones, Kenny Butterill

Andrew Collins Trio

NSAI Presents

Nashville Songwriters Association of Canada Showcases some of NSAI’s talented songwriters Host is Roger Beckett

Hour 1 –Brad Battle, Krista Earle, Paul Lamarche, Melissa Lynn Hour – 2 Carrie Demaeyer, Andy Griffiths, Glenn Marais, Angela Saini

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Songs and Stories

Host Danny Marks is joined by Tony Quarrington, Jory Nash and Ben Sures to play their tunes and spin their tales at this concert stage

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Onion Honey

Glen Hornblast & Friends with the Queen St. Cowboys, plus more guests

Rae Billing

and the Unpayables

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Saturday February 14, 2015

Black Swan Tavern (2nd Floor)
154 Danforth Ave

Black Swan Tavern (Main Floor) 154 Danforth Ave

Terri O’s

185 Danforth Ave

Dora Keogh’s
141 Danforth Ave

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Lilith Comes to Winterfolk

A celebration of women in song

$15 Advance,$20 Door

1:00-2:30 pm: The Story Behind The Songs Hosted by Shawna Caspi with Lynn Harrison, Soozi Schlanger

2:30-4:00

pm: Songwriting Workshop

Three of Canada’s top songwriters play tunes and reveal the magic in their Songwriting process. with Lynn Miles, Linda McRae, and Rae Billing

The Best of Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show with host Steve Raiken

Hour 1 – Roger Zuraw, Brian Jantzi, Sharron Katz , Steve Raiken Hour 2 – Mark Denington, David McLachlan, Murray Powell,  Brian Gladstone Hour 3 – Sean Peever, Mark Yan and Barry Mulcahy (duo), Jo-Anne Park

 

Audience Participation Songwriting

Host Marianne Girard divides the crowd into four groups, each with a mentor, then writes and performs a song with Vera Colley (From Whoa Nellie), Jessica Stuart, Allan Fraser

Duelling Tubas and other Nerdy Pursuits

Members of both

The Polka Dogs and The Heavyweights Brass Band utilize underutilized instruments.

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 Noah Zacharin

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Al Lerman Julian Taylor

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Spirit of Song Niagara: Peace and Love

The Perpetual Peace Project is hosted by Joanne Smale with artists Aaron Berger, Beth Moore, C.D. Onofrio, and  Katey Gatta.

Seneca College Independent Music Programs  Hosted by John Switzer and Linda M With artists Vale Abbott, Inna Powell,  Braden Phelan, Mark Vaiana, Natasha Fisher, August Lily, Jimmy Pearson,  Ben Cherry 

 

Jessica Stuart Few

 Traditional Irish Music
Deborah Quigley – Uilleann pipes, Patrick Orseau – fiddle 

Come and join in – players welcomed!

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The O’Pears

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D’Arcy Wickham

The Wanted

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Sue and Dwight

The Smokin’ Guitars of Winterfolk  Host D’Arcy Wickham with Brian Gladstone, Wendell Ferguson and Noah Zacharin demonstrate a variety of guitar techniques and styles at this sizzling Toronto music performance.

Speak Music Presents Hosted by Beverly Kreller with Howard Druckman, as they showcase emerging artists

7:00 Isabel Fryszberg w/ Steve Briggs

7:20 Kristine Schmitt

7:40 Whoa Nellie

8:00 Clela Errington

8:20 The Wanted

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 Special Valentine’s Day Event

Doors open at 7:00 $15 Advance, $20 Door

LOVE AT WINTERFOLK

8:00 Laura Fernandez

9:00 HOTCHA!

10:00  The Trio of Fun (Ken Whiteley, Wendell Ferguson, Tony Quarrington)

11:00 Swamperella

 Nice and a bit naughty describes what’s in store for this special Toronto valentine’s day event. Ladies, be prepared to be serenaded at your table and plied with valentine’s cheer. A drink designed especially for this night at Winterfolk is called the WF Kocktail Kiss.

 

Canadian Folk Music Revue and Sing Along

The Fabulous Gladstone’s with Martin Gladstone, Frank Caruso,  Marci Gladstone-Jameson, Bonnie Gladstone & more

Jory Nash

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Isabel and the Uncommons

The O’Pears

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Vivienne Wilder Band

The Polka Dogs

HOTCHA!’s Americana Pie  w/ special guests Mr. Rick, Linda McRaeOnion Honey Chow down on a tasty slice of old time musical flavour accompanied by some skillet lickin’ pickin’. This Americana pie is sure to make your eyes light up and yer tummy say “Howdy!” Americana Pie continued to closing

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Sunday February 15, 2015

Black Swan Tavern (2ndFloor) 154 Danforth Ave

Black Swan Tavern (Main Floor) 154 Danforth Ave

Globe Bistro (Upstairs Lounge) 124 Danforth Ave

Terri O’s

185 Danforth Ave

Dora Keogh’s 141 Danforth Ave

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Jack de Keyzer Guitar Jamboree

Jack and the band are joined by six string guitar playing guests Mike McKenna, Noah Zacharin, Danny Marks, D’Arcy Wickham, Mr. Rick, Tony Quarrington, Johnny G. Mazzei  and more!

Best of the Moonshine Cafe

Hosted by John Marlett of the Moonshine cafe

Hour  1 – John
Marlatt & James MacKay, 
Jason Smith & Daniel LeBlanc, Megan Boni, Mark Parr

Hour 2 – Leslie Hudson. Rob Birmingham, Neil MacNaughton

Brian Blain

Songtown Presents Host Pete Otis features artists who have recorded tracks on their albums.

Hour 1 – James Sloan, Darwin Bruce, Paul Cross, Michael BarHour 2 – Harpin’ Norm Lucien, Pete Otis, Romas Project, Pat Little

Duelling Banjos – Long time feuding clans presents Frank Evans, John Millard, members from Andrew Collins Trio,  and Kitgut Stringband to converge for a Bluegrass Hootenanny to settle things. 

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Nicole Coward

Winterfolk Open Stage

Hosted by Beverly Kreller with Howard Druckman Artists are invited to bring their instruments and sign up to play a few tunes at this music stage. Sign up starts at 1:00 pm.

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The Audience Writes a Blues Song with Brian Blain and
Wendell Ferguson 

Nik Beat: A Celebration of Life  Celebrating the life and art of Poet and Musician, the late Nik Beat, w/ Host Michael Oesch and artists Jennifer Hosein, Nancy Bullis, Laura L’Rock, Pat Kelly, Michael Marion, Michael Marion, Pat Connors, Laura Fernandez and more…

Shawna Caspi

Nicola Vaughan
Tony Quarrington

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All About That Bass w/ bass players extraordinaire Rachel Melas,  Gary Kendall,  Alastair Whitehead, Vivienne Wilder  Sue and Dwight

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Winterfolk Open Stage

Host Nicola Vaughan Artists are invited to bring their instruments and sign up to play a few tunes at this open stage. Sign up starts at 5:00 pm.

Jo Jo Worthington Whoa Nellie Ben Sures

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Doors open at 6:00 $15 Advance, $20 Door

They Put the Folk in Winterfolk

4 of our finest word class performers, singer/ songwriters on the same bill!

7:00 – David Essig

8:00 – Linda McRae

 9:00 – Ken Whiteley

10:00 – Lynn Miles

Soozi Schlanger 

Songs of Protest and Social Change

Lynn Harrison, Seb Agnello, and    Glen Hornblast

Laura Fernandez

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Amazing Flying Fingers

Brian Gladstone and Tony Quarrington

Cool Guitar Stuff

With Mike McKenna, D’Arcy Wickham, Noah Zacharin

Julian Taylor

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 Dan McVeigh

Lynn Harrison

Mr. Rick
HOTCHA!

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Danny Marks

Kristine Schmitt and Will Meadows

Wendell Ferguson


Isabel and the Uncommons

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Kitgut String Band

Fraser and Girard

Vivienne Wilder Band

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