Feb 17–19, 2017

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Tony Quarrington tribute album shows Winterfolk’s stature

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Tony Quarrington tribute album shows Winterfolk’s stature

\ TO EAST \ Reprinted from Toronto Moon Magazine There was a time when there was really only one Roots festival that artists of that genre talked about in TO.  Back when I started this publication —25 years ago this coming April, as Open Season (which gave birth to to-nite before evolving into TorontoMoon.ca) — the Mariposa Festival had a very strong presence in the city and in fact was still staging shows here. The last presentation of its weekend within the city limits, I believe, was the ill-fated 1992 edition on one of the...

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Winterfolk is back for its 15th year on The Danforth

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Front Page, In The Press, What's New | Comments Off on Winterfolk is back for its 15th year on The Danforth

Winterfolk is back for its 15th year on The Danforth

All-ages, mid-winter festival to feature some of the best Canadian blues and roots artists East York Mirror – The 2017 edition of the Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival is coming to The Danforth. The 15th annual event, which features some of the best Canadian blues and roots artists, will run from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17. Organizers describe Winterfolk as an all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof event that features the best of urban, blues, rock, jazz, country, folk and roots music. More than 150 artists are set to perform at five venues...

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Entertainment Beat – Its that time of year again

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Entertainment Beat – Its that time of year again

February 9, 2017February 8, 2017 Anna Killen and Lara O’Keefe Reprinted from Beaches Metro It’s that time of year again. Toronto’s Winterfolk Blues and Roots Music Festival is on the Danforth Feb. 17-19, 2017 and Acoustic Harvest will be there with bells, and guitars, and dancing shoes. Its showcase is Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Globe Bistro at 124 Danforth Ave. Featuring Mary Kelly with Tom Leighton, Anne Walker, Missy Burgess, and John Prince and Bruce McDaniel, this is Acoustic Harvest’s fourth Winterfolk showcase. Last year,...

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Winterfolk Hour on BLUZ FM

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Front Page, What's New | Comments Off on Winterfolk Hour on BLUZ FM

Winterfolk Hour on BLUZ FM

Don’t miss the Winterfolk hour on Bluz Fm on JAZZ.FM91 with Danny Marks which will air this Saturday Feb 11 from 10 to 11 PM. We will be talking about a variety of topics including local music scene, the role of music in society, and of course highlights of the upcoming Winterfolk XV Blues & Roots Festival. We will be spinning tracks from Winterfolk artists including Brian Blain, Mike McKenna, Lily Frost, MrRick MusicAmericana, The Small Glories, Jack de Keyzer, HOTCHA!, Denielle Bassels, David Essig, Noah Zacharin, Kim Doolittle....

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WINTERFOLK XV ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP

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WINTERFOLK XV ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP

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 + more! WHAT: Winterfolk XV Blues & Roots Festival TICKETS: Advance tickets for the four ticketed events are separate from wristband admission. Purchase here: http://www.winterfolk.com/winterfolk-advance-ticket-sales/   WHERE: Various venues on the Danforth, Toronto • Black Swan Tavern (two stages), 154 Danforth Ave., 416-469-0537 • Dora Keogh Irish Pub, 141...

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A Musical Extravaganza for All Ages on the Danforth Strip

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A Musical Extravaganza for All Ages on the Danforth Strip

By: Thomas Schultz posted Mon, Feb 6, 2017 in SPECIALINTEREST Toronto serves as Canada’s hub for art, commerce, and entertainment, making it an ideal destination for travelers. The city won’t disappoint thanks to a wide range of world class restaurants like Canoe, Carisma, and VOLOS. Another major attraction you won’t want to miss is Canada’s largest natural history museum, the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, truly offering something for everyone. Winterfolk Blues and...

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Live Album Release The Songs of Tony Quarrington

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Live Album Release The Songs of Tony Quarrington

Tickets are Limited – Order Early to avoid disappointment  Sunday Feb 19, Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Ave.  The Songs of Tony Quarrington Live CD Release– featuring Heather Fielding, Glen Hornblast, David Storey, HOTCHA!, Wendell Ferguson, Seb Agnello, Brian Gladstone, Wayne Neon, Isabelle Frysberg, Laura Fernandez, Noah Zacharin, Soozi Schlanger, Howard Gladstone, Joe Hall, Stuart Laughton. Doors open at 3:30 pm. Music starts at 4:00. $15.00 Advance $20.00 door. CDs sold at the...

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Winterfolk’s 15th anniversary Feb. 17-19 will include many East York talents

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Front Page, In The Press, What's New | Comments Off on Winterfolk’s 15th anniversary Feb. 17-19 will include many East York talents

Winterfolk’s 15th anniversary Feb. 17-19 will include many East York talents

Reprinted from East York Chronicle, by /Gary 17/ Although it was not born in east TO, the annual Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival has made its home here for most of what will be 15 years of existence February 17-19. From its beginnings the event, held at five bar/restaurant venues on Danforth Ave. near Broadview, has drawn on talents from the area, including iconic songwriter and veteran of the TO music scene for 50 years, Sebastian Agnello, who has been an East York resident all his life. Agnello returns again this year, kicking things...

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Hi Res Images of Winterfolk XV Artists

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Media, What's New | Comments Off on Hi Res Images of Winterfolk XV Artists

Click on any image to enlarge. Click on Arrows < > left and right for horizontal scroll. Right Click to Download, Save, Copy, Copy URL, etc. All Day Breakfast Stringband Anne Walker Brian Blain Brian Gladstone Command Sisters David McLachlan Denielle Dr. Tom Hamilton HOTCHA! Isaak Bonk Julian Taylor Juneyt Laura Fernandez Lily Frost Louis Simão Duo Margaret Stowe Mike McKenna Onion Honey Sebastian Agnello Soozi Schlanger Soul Maître Ds Stephanie Braganza Steve Raiken Sue and Dwight The McDales The Redhill Valleys Tom Leighton Tragedy...

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Winterfolk Preview Jan 21

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Winterfolk Preview Jan 21

BITS’N’PIECES – Reprinted from Cashbox  TORONTO – Festival-goers will have a chance to get a sneak preview of what’s in store at the 15th ANNUAL WINTERFOLK BLUES AND ROOTS FESTIVAL when some of the finest folk, roots and blues artists take the stage at Toronto’s Acoustic Harvest on Saturday, January 21st. Doors open at 7:30 pm and music starts at 8:00 pm for this event to benefit Winterfolk. Presented by Lillian Wauthier, Artistic Director of Acoustic Harvest along with Winterfolk Blues & Roots...

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Jan 21 Winterfolk Preview at Acoustic Harvest

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Jan 21 Winterfolk Preview at Acoustic Harvest

Winterfolk XV Preview & Benefit Saturday, January 21st Acoustic Harvest, Robinson Hall, St. Nicholas Anglican Church 1512 Kingston Rd., Toronto | 416.729.7564 Doors 7:30 pm / Music 8:00 pm      WHO: Blair Packham, Tony Quarrington, Lynn Harrison, Brian Gladstone, HOTCHA!, Kim Doolittle, Glen Hornblast, Tragedy Ann and Lillian Wauthier as Host. WHAT: Acoustic Harvest Presents: Winterfolk XV Preview & Benefit WHERE: Robinson Hall, St. Nicholas Anglican...

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